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CFP: Children, Youth, and International Television

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 9:25am
debbie olson
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Call for submissions to a collection which critically examines programs that prominently feature children in international (i.e. non-American) television. Programs may include those targeted to children, or those programs targeted to adults but contain child characters. We invite submissions on programs from Canada, the UK, Continental Europe, Australasia, Africa, Asia, Central and South America, and the Middle East. These essays will explore how international television has been a significant conduit for the public consumption of changing ideas about children and childhood, and will connect relevant events, attitudes, or anxieties within their respective countries of origin to an analysis of children or childhood in international programs.

Consumption and Culture in English Literature before 1800

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 9:25am
English I: English Literature Before 1800 -- MMLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Building off the 2018 MMLA themes of consumption and culture, this section invites papers that explore representations of food, its production, and/or its consumption in works of English literature before 1800. Possible questions to explore might include the following:

Towards an Aesthetics of South Texas Women Artists

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 9:24am
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 30, 2018

“Towards an Aesthetics of South Texas Women Artists” aims to recover and analyze regional artistic productions to get at a sense of what characterizes South Texas women’s art and literature in relation to the area as well as to the larger traditions of women’s regionalist writing and art. 

  • We welcome proposals that seek to analyze the artistic production of South Texas women (literary, visual arts, and music).
  • We also welcome readings or presentations of creative work by South Texas women.

Send a 250-word abstract to Dr. Susan Roberson (susan.roberson@tamuk.edu) by July 30, 2018.

Digital Stories: Narratives and Aesthetics in Post-network Media

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 9:23am
University of York, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 6, 2018

Digital Stories: Narratives and Aesthetics in Post-network Media

 

Department of Theatre, Film and Television, TFTV

University of York

Symposium, 21st June, 2018

 

 

Panel, Women of the Avant-Garde and Political Dissent: Resisting Power from the Margins

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 9:23am
SAMLA 90, Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and their Allies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 4, 2018

This panel examines the role of avant-garde women in confronting models of gender, domesticity and political practices safeguarded by patriarchal society. From the margins of vanguardism women effectively engaged in syndicalist and anarchist movements that reacted to state politics, while urging the importance of launching social reforms and radical art. This panel will thus provide an overview of artists who participated in a variety of experimental trends such as Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Imagism, Vorticism, Dadaism and Surrealism, among others.

*Deadline Extended* CFP "Hermeneutic Forms" at SEP-FEP 2018

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 9:20am
2018 SEP-FEP Joint Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Deadline Extended: 3/20/2018

We invite participants for a curated panel entitled "Hermeneutic Forms" to be held at the joint Society for European Philosophy and Forum for European Philosophy Conference in Colchester, England from June 18th to June 20th.

Religion and Literature Permanent Section (MMLA 2018)

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 9:19am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 6, 2018

In keeping with the MMLA conference theme, “Consuming Cultures,” the Religion and Literature permanent section welcomes proposals that address works and writers who explore the ways in which religion and consumerism and consumption intersect. This topic could be considered in a multitude of ways. Religious practice often involves food—both in preparation and consumption—as the center of observance and practice. On the other hand, consumerism, specifically the purchase and/or display of products, is also present in many expressions of 20th and 21st Century religiosity. This is perhaps best depicted in the “megachurch,” but also in the ever-broadening “religious” sub-genres of fiction and film.

Storytelling Conference 2018

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 7:55am
University of Suffolk - Jessica Clark, Tom Vine, Sarah Richards
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

Storytelling Conference 2018

10th and 11th July 2018,

University of Suffolk, UK

We are excited to announce that the call for papers for our Storytelling Conference is now open. We invite papers that theoretically and empirically engage with a broad range of disciplines reflecting the diverse nature of storytelling and stories substantively and methodologically.

The conference aims to bring together established academics, early career researchers, PhD candidates and students. Topics covered by this call could include but are not limited to:

  • Stories as a research method(ology)

  • Storytelling in the workplace

  • ‘Storied organisation’

Interdisciplinary Storytelling Conference

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 7:55am
University of Suffolk
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

Storytelling Conference 2018 deadline for submissions: March 30, 2018 full name / name of organization: University of Suffolk - Jessica Clark, Sarah Richards and Tom Vine contact email: storytellingpapers@uos.ac.uk 

Storytelling Conference 2018

10th and 11th July 2018,

University of Suffolk, UK

We are excited to announce that the call for papers for our Storytelling Conference is now open. We invite papers that theoretically and empirically engage with a broad range of disciplines reflecting the diverse nature of storytelling and stories substantively and methodologically.

**UPDATED** Edited Collection: CINEMA LIBERATION THEOLOGY (Second Call)

updated: 
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
Anthony Ballas
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Edited Volume, Cinema Liberation Theology

 

I am looking for 7-10 additional 4,000-5,000 word chapters on cinema and liberation theology for an edited collection which a major academic publisher is interested in.

This collection focuses on liberation narratives which are in some way related to or inspired by religious traditions/literatures/practices/discourses from around the world. The films and analyses need not be explicitly religious in content, but need only to be argued in the context of liberation with theology, spirituality, or divinity.

*DEADLINE EXTENDED* CFP-- "Hermeneutic Forms" at SEP-FEP 2018

updated: 
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 7:40am
2018 SEP-FEP Joint Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 19, 2018

We invite participants for a curated panel entitled "Hermeneutic Forms" to be held at the joint Society for European Philosophy and Forum for European Philosophy Conference in Colchester, England from June 18th to June 20th.

The Black Arts Movement

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 3:55pm
Dr. Alison Ligon (Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA), Dr. Cynthia Davis (San Jacinto College, Houston, TX) and Dr. Verner Mitchell (University of Memphis, Memphis, TN)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Established scholars in the field of African-American letters seek contributors for a comprehensive volume they are editing on the Black Arts Movement. The book is under contract with a major academic press. Entries should run from 250 words for minor topics and up to approximately 3,000 for major topics. For more information and available authors, groups, works, etc., please contact Verner Mitchell at vdmtchll@memphis.edu.

Armistice & Aftermath: A World War One Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 11:56am
Michigan Technological University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 2, 2018

Armistice Day 2018 marks the centenary end of World War I. This symposium explores the conditions and impacts of the “Great War,” as experienced during and afterwards, with a special focus on the perspective from the American Heartland. The war had tremendous human and economic repercussions. It also motivated technological, medical, and cultural advances, and it paved the way for transformative social change, from Prohibition to women’s suffrage.

Identities in Transit: The Ethics and Politics of Representation

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 11:56am
Laboratory Values, Society and Development (LVSD), Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, Morocco
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

 

The concept of ‘identity’ has of late acquired much resonance inside and outside academia. Identity has become in today’s globalized world more fundamental than ever before to the endeavor of addressing theoretical and political issues relating to ‘nationality,’ ‘nation (-state) borders,’  ‘history,’ ‘ethnicity,’ and other, perhaps more urgent, issues of ethnic conflicts, immigration, and refugees. The complexity of each of these entities and the interplay of most of them point, together, to the insufficiencies apparent in those ‘fixed’ understandings of the concept of identity. Fixed, or essentialized, views of identity put emphasis on roots, continuity, tradition, and timelessness... .

Special issue: Negotiating Spaces in Women's Writing

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:53am
Humanities journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Gender is achieved through performances and interpretations associated to normative judgments of masculinity and femininity. Gendered imaginations and power relations are inscribed into space as structures and reproduced through spatial interaction, but gender is only one among numerous symbiotic categories of social differentiation and inequality such as ethnicity, class, sexuality, religion, etc. Different spaces present more or less great latitudes for reinterpretation, determination and conflict of all kinds of identity categories that can be interrelated or played out against each other.

(IN)VISIBILE CITIES: SUBJECTS, GAZES. Metropoles and the point of view

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:53am
de genere. Journal of Literary, Postcolonial and Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

(IN)VISIBILE CITIES: SUBJECTS, GAZES.

Metropoles and the point of view

 

Edited by Giorgio de Marchis and Maria Paola Guarducci

 

German linguistics, literature, culture

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:38am
German Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

We want to offer researchers the possibility to reflect on “German” in all its facets and its place in the world.

We are interested in academic studies focusing on the analysis of  Linguistics Theories; Language Form; Language Meaning; Language in Context; Teaching Methodologies; Theories of Second or Foreign Language Acquisition; Theories of Second or Foreign Language Teaching; Technology used in the Classroom; Materials Design; Curriculum Development; Historical Linguistics and more as they relate to German language.

CFP: New Directions in David Jones Research

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:38am
David Jones Research Center, The Honors College, Washington Adventist University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 7, 2018

Call for Papers:  New Directions in David Jones Research

 

Inaugural Research Seminar of the David Jones Research Center

 

7-8 June 2018

 

Join us this June to inaugurate the David Jones Research Center, housed within the Honors College at Washington Adventist University.  Designed to be a collaborative space for scholars interested in the work of artist and poet David Jones, the center seeks to:

Yeats Kyoto Symposium 2018

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:37am
International Yeats Society / Yeats Society of Japan
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Yeats Kyoto Symposium 2018

2018 International Yeats Society Symposium, Kyoto

The 54th Annual Conference of the Yeats Society of Japan

 

Dates: December 15ー16, 2018 

Venues: Clock Tower Centennial Hall of Kyoto University and Kashokaku Noh Theatre 

Themes:  Any topic on Yeats is welcome, but the following theme is particularly encouraged:

“Yeats and Laughter”

   Topics may include:

-thematic concerns on laughter in Yeats poems/plays

-cultural considerations on Yeatsean humor and Modernism

-laughter in post-Yeats poets/writers

-Yeats and Kyogen

-laughter in Irish folklore and mythology

 

MWASECS 2018 Conference - "Eighteenth-Century Frontiers"

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:37am
Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (MWASECS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

The Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2018 Annual Meeting

“Eighteenth-Century Frontiers”

Testing Limits • Crossing Boundaries • Claiming Spaces

October 12 & 13, 2018

Holiday Inn Sioux Falls – City Centre, Sioux Falls, SD

 

THE CONFERENCE

The 2018 meeting of MWASECS, the Midwestern affiliate of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, will be held in Sioux Falls, SD, on October 12 and 13, 2018. The conference hotel and venue will be the Holiday Inn Sioux Falls – City Centre, located within walking distance of a wide assortment of restaurants, shops, and entertainment in downtown Sioux Falls.

 

THE THEME

Joint SALA-MLA panel: Image-Text Encounters in South Asian Graphic Narratives

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:36am
South Asian Literary Association and Modern Language Association Joint Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Papers invited for the joint (guaranteed) South Asian Literary Association-MLA panel exploring the incorporation of South Asian visual and literary traditions in the subcontinent’s comics. Inspired by the MLA 2019 theme of “textual transactions,” this panel explores the constitutive relations among South Asian graphic narratives and the region’s local, folk and national visual as well as literary cultures. This panel is interested in teasing out what makes South Asian graphic narratives' image-text interactions distinct from that of Western comics. What visual frames of reference do they rely on? How are image and text mutually constitutive in Indian graphic narratives?

PCAS conference Panel: Bad Boys in Sports

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:36am
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

“Bad Boys” and Girls in Sports

 

DIGITAL engAGEment Conference: Media. Literate. #activist.

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:36am
Brooklyn College M.S. in Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 19, 2018

Call For Proposals:

DIGITAL engAGEment:  Media. Literate. #activist

Conference Date:  May 18, 2018

Conference Location:  25 Broadway, New York, NY

Deadline for proposals:  March 19, 2018 via email (please see below)

Institutions and Well-Being: Heritage, Space & Bodies

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:35am
International Network for Narratives and mental Health
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Institutions and Well-Being:

Heritage, Space & Bodies

Elisabeth Punzi (University of Gothenburg), Christoph Singer (University of Paderborn), Cornelia Wächter (Ruhr University Bochum)

 

Digital Spatiality

updated: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:35am
Dr Martin Roth, University of Leipzig
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

 

“Digital Spatiality”

A special issue of Asiascape: Digital Asia

 

Guest Editors:

Dr. Rahul K. Gairola, Murdoch University, Australia

Dr. Martin Roth, University of Leipzig, Germany

 

Digital technologies, namely the “internet,” have catalyzed a dramatic shift in the production of space and how we conceive it. They are ambiguous at their borders, at once expanding yet shrinking notions of home and homeland, of the local and the global, and of the intangible and the material. Such fuzziness and shifting boundaries generate new spatial relations on multiple layers which we call “digital spatialities.”

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