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[CALL EXTENDED] “Consilience”: Exploring History Across the Disciplines

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:18pm
Dalhousie Graduate History Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2024

Every year, Dalhousie’s Graduate History Society hosts a conference to foster critical thinking and meaningful discussion on the discipline. This year’s theme of consilience hopes to spark discussion on the importance of interdisciplinary research. The importance of consilience is fostering a dialogue between disciplines that traditionally have little interaction. In this case, the more we know, the more we grow, and this year’s conference intends to highlight how interdisciplinary approaches to history should be celebrated, providing a sense of unity in knowledge. The 25th annual conference will be a hybrid event in Halifax at Dalhousie University. Consilience will consider graduate-level papers in any area of study featuring an overlap with history.

The Global Music(al) Novel: Call for Papers

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:17pm
Barry Faulk and Chris Okonkwo / Florida State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

The Global Music(al) Novel: Call for Papers

 

Culture and Conflict: Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference 2024

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:17pm
University of Washington, Seattle
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 19, 2024

Culture and Conflict

 

“In the struggle between tradition and innovation, which is the basic theme of internal cultural development in historical societies, innovation always wins. But cultural innovation is generated by nothing other than the total historical movement—a movement which, in becoming conscious of itself as a whole, tends to go beyond its own cultural presuppositions and toward the suppression of all separations.”

Guy Debord, Society of the Spectacle

      

Call for Papers - Sixth World Conference on Remedies to Racial and Social Inequality

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:12pm
University of Minnesota, Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2024

he Sixth World Conference on Remedies to Racial and Social Inequality will be hosted by University of Minnesota, Roy Wilkins Center in Cape Town, South Africa, on September 3-5, 2024 at the University of the Western Cape, Bellville Campus.

Linda Hall Library, 2024-25 Fellowships

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:12pm
Linda Hall Library
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 19, 2024

The Linda Hall Library is now accepting applications for its 2024-25 fellowship program. These fellowships provide graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and independent scholars in the history of science and related humanities fields with financial support to explore the Library’s outstanding science and engineering collections. Fellows also participate in a dynamic intellectual community alongside in-house experts and scholars from other Kansas City cultural and educational institutions.

On Bothering

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:11pm
Canadian Association of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

“On Bothering” is an interdisciplinary American Studies conference, hosted by Concordia University and the Canadian Association for American Studies (CAAS). It will take place at Concordia University in Montréal/Tiohtià:ke from October 4th-6th, 2024.

Canadian Society for Digital Humanities Annual Conference 2024

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:10pm
Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2024

CSDH/SCHN Congress 2024: Sustaining Shared Futures
16–19 June 2024
McGill University, Montreal

CFP URLs
English: https://csdh-schn.org/csdh-schn-congress-2024-sustaining-shared-futures/
Français: https://csdh-schn.org/csdh-schn-congres-2024/

CFP Deadline: 12 January 2024 (https://www.conftool.net/csdh-schn-2024/)

(Appel en français ci-dessous.)

'Fuck the Patriarchy': A Taylor Swift Conference

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:10pm
University of Kent, UK & Online. Friday 31st May 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2024

Named Time magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’ and Spotify’s ‘Artist of 2023,’ Taylor Swift has dominated the music scene with re-recordings, a global tour and billions of streams. Singer, songwriter, performer and film director, Swift has excelled across genres, categories and artistic mediums. Bringing together academics, students and ‘Swifties,’ this conference will consider Taylor Swift as a major feminist voice and performer in the 21st century. Coinciding with the European leg of ‘The Eras Tour,’ the conference will offer a space to explore Swift’s feminist Reputation.

Topics under consideration might explore (but are not limited to): 

Midwest Winter Workshop

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:09pm
RSA UW-Madison Student Chapter
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Calling All Rhetoricians! 

For the 14th Annual Midwest Winter Workshop 

The University of Wisconsin-Madison departments of Communication Arts and English, in coordination with our RSA student chapter, are thrilled to be hosting the 14th annual Midwest Winter Workshop on February 17, 2024. We cordially invite graduate students interested in any rhetoric, rhetoric-adjacent, or rhetoric-ish topics to participate! 

A Queer Presence: Queer Ghostlore in Folk and Popular Cultures (edited collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:09pm
Editors: Jessica Armendarez, Harold Bosstick, Mystery Harwood, Sarah Meador, and Shelley Ingram
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

In an essay for the New Yorker, author Nell Stevens writes that, growing up as a reader of ghost stories, the “spectral presences, by being seen and not seen, by exerting energy where none was anticipated, spoke to the queerness I felt within me and didn’t understand. At that time in my life, I experienced my queerness as an unknowable force” (2022). With the advent of media like the YouTube series Queer Ghost Hunters (2016), Mike Flanagan’s The Haunting of Bly Manor (Netflix 2020), and Kristen Stewart’s long-awaited queer ghost hunting show Living for the Dead (Hulu 2023), queer ghosts have begun to make themselves visible in the broader landscape of paranormal media.

The Future of Masculinities: Theory and Praxis

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:09pm
Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 10, 2024

CFP: THE FUTURE OF MASCULINITIES: THEORY & PRAXIS
Deadline for proposals: February 10, 2024

Exploring the Scandalous

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:08pm
ESSE Conference 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

For this seminar as part of the ESSE conference 2024 in Lausanne, 26-30 August 2024, we invite abstracts on the topic/narrative structures/media conditions of the scandalous (in the 19th-21st centuries) through the lens of  in_visibilisation. Scandals – in the context of sex, money or power – tend to involve obfuscation, an audience that is in the dark, but willing to see, agents who have an interest either in disclosure or in concealment. These interests are shot through with power that can be gendered, often contains a class-imbalance, is sometimes racialized, and not infrequently centres on non-normative desires. One area in which these dynamics of scandalization become particularly obvious are the cultural practices of fame and celebrity.

Victorian Network: Call for Book Reviews

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:07pm
Victorian Network
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024

Victorian Network: Call for Book Reviews

2024 Issue Theme: Victorian Pedagogies

Victorian Network, an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal, is thrilled to announce its sixteenth issue on the theme of “Victorian Pedagogy,” guest edited by Kevin A. Morrison. 

 

As a platform committed to showcasing the finest work in Victorian studies by postgraduate students and early career academics, we invite proposals for insightful and critical book reviews that explore the theme of Victorian Pedagogy. 

 

The Sounds of Horror: Music and Sound Effects in American Horror Film and Television (Panel at the 2024 German Association for American Studies Conference; May 23-25, 2024)

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:06pm
Michael Fuchs
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2024

The strings accentuating Norman Bates's stabbing of Marion Crane in Psycho (1960); the simple, albeit extremely effective two-note ostinato representing the shark in Jaws (1975); the sinister atmosphere established by Ennio Morricone's The Thing (1982) theme; the critique of pop music to the (diegetic) tune of Huey Lewis & The News' song "Hip To Be Square" in American Psycho (2000); the poignant use of Lynyrd Skynyrd's song "Free Bird" in the concluding scene of The Devil's Rejects (2005); the pieces of classical music accompanying Hannibal Lecter's preparation of dishes containing human ingredients in Hannibal (NBC, 2013–2015); sounds of chainsaws cutting off human limbs, alligator jaws snapping h

Bridges and Borders: Media (In)Forms

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:06pm
Carnegie Mellon University Departments of English & Modern Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2024

Bridges and Borders: Media (In)Forms
A Graduate Student Virtual Conference presented by the Departments of English and Modern Languages Featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Cait McKinney

April 12 - 13, 2024 

 

“Studying information activism means following information as it moves—the logistics of information—to see the infrastructures that quietly get it where it needs to go: across space, across different forms of media, and through time.” Cait McKinney Information Activism (2020)

 

Modern Language Association 2025 (New Orleans, January 9 – 12, 2025): “Wallace Stevens & Classicism.”

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:00pm
The Wallace Stevens Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

There’s Jove’s “mythy mind” in “Sunday Morning,” Penelope’s meditative compositions in “The World as Meditation,” “Aeneas” bearing his father “from / The ruins of the past” in the uncollected “Tradition,” and a call-out to “Classical mythology” in general as “The greatest piece of fiction” toward the end of Adagia. Stevens invokes “Plato’s ghost” and “Aristotle’s skeleton” in “Less and Less Human, O Savage Spirit”; he proposes and describes a “platonic person” in “The Pure Good of Theory”; he points to Plato and cites Socrates throughout his essays and letters. We find him freely, knowingly referring to Callimachus, Democritus, Parmenides, Sappho, Xenophon; to Catullus, Cicero, Horace, Lucretius, Ovid.

2024 International PhD Conference "Lived Experiences", Vrije Universiteit Brussel (hybrid format)

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:00pm
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for Lived Experiences, the international two- day PhD conference that takes place in Brussels, Belgium, on June 7th, and online on June 8th, 2024. This conference aims to create a platform for doctoral students specializing in literary studies, literary translation studies, and theatre studies to showcase their research and engage in discussions on the profound impact of personal narratives and lived experiences in shaping creative works. It provides an excellent opportunity for emerging scholars to actively participate in scholarly dialogues, share their findings, and contribute to the broader academic discourse.

Theme and Scope

Voicing Otherness Reconfiguring Australia’s Postcoloniality

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:00pm
Marilena Parlati
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Voicing Otherness: Reconfiguring Australia’s Postcoloniality?

17th ESSE Conference 2024 Lausanne  26-30 August 2024

(please note, only members of one of the European Association for English Studies or similar can present papers at the Conference, so you should consider applying for one before sending a proposal)

Jerome Charyn Anthology

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:00pm
Bob Batchelor
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Jerome Charyn Anthology

Jerome Charyn is one of America’s most prolific and respected authors. He has written 50-plus works of fiction, nonfiction, essay collections, memoirs, and more. Charyn is widely celebrated in Europe (particularly France and Germany), including renown for writing award-winning graphic novels. Included in his oeuvre is the Isaac Sidel crime novels, which added a new dimension to the genre, and his recent historical fiction: Savage & Son, Big Red, Sergeant Salinger, and Cesare. 

Thomas Hardy: Special Session RMMLA

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 11:59am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

Papers on any aspect of Thomas Hardy, poetry or prose, 19th or 20th century. Email abstracts or papers by April 1 to clay.daniel@utrgv.edu. Conference Dates: October 10-12, 2024. Conference Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

"Everyone whose name appears on the convention program must pay MEMBERSHIP DUES AND the applicable CONVENTION REGISTRATION FEES, even faculty and students from the local host institution."

Digital Literacy at the Intersection of Equity, Inclusion, and Technology

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 11:59am
IGI Global
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 29, 2023

Our book, Digital Literacy at the Intersection of Equity, Inclusion, and Technology, aims to address a national and global need for furthering a deeper understanding of the complex relationships between equity, inclusion, and digital technologies in higher education. These issues impact students and faculty across disciplines, thus we aim to foster broader multidisciplinary conversations that will guide teacher-scholars as they navigate this rapidly evolving landscape. ObjectiveThis edited collection explores scholarship at the intersection of equity/inclusion and digital pedagogies.

(Re)Tracing Self, World, and Agency in Narratives of Transformation

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 8:43am
Université Laval’s Graduate Conference for English Literature (ULGCEL)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 14, 2024

“Writing and performing should deepen the meaning of words, should illuminate, transfix and transform.” –bell hooks

Glossator 13: In a Sea of Commentary

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2023 - 9:30pm
Alexa Climaldi
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2023

Glossator 13: In a Sea of Commentary

“Abyssus abyssum invocat” (Psalm 42)


Initial H: Fishing in the margins. Moses Striking Water from the Rock and Israelites Drawing Water in the Abbey Bible, Italian (probably Bologna), about 1250-1262. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. 107.62

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