The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College, a two-year institution serving Collin County, is pleased to announce a one-day Working-Class Studies conference for interested scholars and students. The conference will consist of panels in a range of disciplines and on a variety of issues related to social class and labor issues, both historical and contemporary. The keynote speaker will be noted scholar Dr. David Roediger, Foundation Professor of American Studies and History at The University of Kansas. Dr. Roediger’s recent books include Seizing Freedom: Slave Emancipation and Liberty for All, How Race Survived U.S.
2017 Thoreau Society Fellowship
The Thoreau Society is pleased to announce the second annual Marjorie Harding Memorial Fellowship.
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
May 27-30, 2017
Essays are sought for a collection of scholarship on the seminal twentieth-century playwright/lyricist/man-about-town Noël Coward. 1,000-2,500-word abstracts are invited for consideration on topics including but not limited to the following: Coward and style; Coward and substance; Coward and the post-Edwardian; Coward and “The Modern”; Coward and jazz-age aesthetics; Coward and class; Coward and gender; Coward and the lush life; Coward and gaiety; Coward and war; Coward and theatre/theatricality; Coward and music; Coward as playwright; Coward as lyricist; Coward as diarist; Coward as celebrity; Coward and Las Vegas; Coward, forerunners, and inheritors.
Joint Panel between ACCUTE (Association of the Canadian College and University Teachers of English) and CSDH-SCHN (Canadian Society for Digital Humanities-Société canadienne des humanités numériques)
2017 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Toronto, Canada (May 27 -- June 2, 2017)
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Current discussions on precarity in the Canadian academe respond to the economic structures of university labour. The increasing dependence of universities on temporary teaching staff and the paucity of “alt-ac” positions have dominated conversations about precarious labour and the changing nature of early career researchers.
Beyond Geography: Situating the Global Iranian Diaspora -- CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
edited by Dr. Persis Karim, San Jose State University
This international and interdisciplinary conference will bring together a range of academics and practitioners to discuss new directions of research and discovery in Global Studies. As with IAFOR’s other events, Global2017 will afford the opportunity for renewing old acquaintances, making new contacts, and networking across higher education and beyond.
The political, economic, cultural, and artistic histories of Ireland are deeply intertwined with its rich tradition of writing in Irish and English, with generations of writers greatly contributing to broader literary categories like the realist novel, European modernism, postmodernism, colonial, and postcolonial literature. Writers such as Laurence Sterne, Jonathan Swift, Oliver Goldsmith, Maria Edgeworth, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, W.B.
Call for Papers
Performance, Religion, and Spirituality (PRS), Volume 1 Issue 1
Deadline for abstracts: November 30th, 2016
Special Inaugural Issue:
Spiritual and Religious Performances of Activism and Protest
Call for Papers: Media Watch Journal
Free Speech after a Free Press
Issue Editor: Dr. Brian Gorman
Associate Professor, Communication Studies
MacEwan University, Edmonton AB, Canada
www.mediawatchjournal.in / www. mediawatchglobal.com
Important Dates: November 15, 2016 (Abstract submission)
January 15, 2017 (Full paper submission)
While historical research is bringing the Holocaust into ever clearer view, visual representations contribute substantially to how the general public remembers the past. This special issue of Holocaust Studies will focus on recent films (from about the year 2000) in order to ask how cinematic and other visual media reflect and contribute to current academic discussions about the Holocaust. While questions over trauma, second-generation memory, and national forms of commemoration continue to influence critical discourse, other issues are also coming into focus.
Victorian Popular Fiction Association Study Day
Victorian Popular Collaborations
Saturday 22 April 2017, 10am - 5pm
Manchester Metropolitan University, Cheshire Campus
Keynote: Patricia Pulham, Reader in Victorian Literature, University of Portsmouth.
Roundtable: ‘Teaching Victorian Popular Collaboration’ led by Study Day Organisers Kirsty Bunting, MMU, and Janine Hatter, Hull.
"Collaboration is one of the literary features of our age, and at the present rate of progression there seems to be some prospect of it attaining alarming proportions in the future"
Breaking New Ground:Pluralistic Approaches to “Glocal” Ecocriticism
Friday, March 3, 2017 – Saturday, March 4, 2017
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
University of Maryland-College Park
Keynote speaker: Dr. Stephanie Posthumus, McGill University
Abstract proposals due: December 1
“For technological breakthroughs, legislative reforms, and paper covenants about environmental welfare to take effect, or even to be generated in the first place, requires a climate of transformed environmental values, perception, and will. To that end, the power of story, image, and artistic performance and the resources of aesthetics, ethics and cultural theory are crucial.”
The 38th Annual Mid-America Theatre ConferenceHyatt Regency Galleria, Houston, TX ~~ March 16-19, 2017“Houston…We Have a Problem”Pedagogy Symposium—Call For Papers