The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its Fall 2016 issue, themed “Journeys: Literal, Metaphorical or Imaginary.” Submission deadline: October 31, 2016. ‘Journey’ is a word that evokes images and feelings of freedom, escape, newness, experience, and curiosity. Within English studies, a journey may be literal, requiring movement across borders and spaces; figurative journeys often develop the inner dynamic of a character; and whimsical voyages, on the other hand, take place in the mind—the ultimate creative, uncharted territory.
March 31 & April 1, 2017 | In Honor of Robert Lax
4-5 July 2017, University of Amsterdam
Confirmed Keynote Speaker:
Ursula K. Heise (University of California Los Angeles)
For this two-day international conference, sponsored by the Amsterdam Centre of Globalisation Studies (ACGS) and the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA), we invite papers that explore cultural practices that - in an era of intensive globalisation – imagine the global otherwise.
Keywords: Globalism, globalisation, mondialisation, planetarity, world, ecology, visual culture, literature, art.
The Sixth International Conference on E-Learning and E-Technologies in Education (ICEEE2017)
September 18-20, 2017
Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland
Scholars of American religion are well familiar with the problem that, in most standard narratives of American history, religion tends to play a minor and neglected role. A similar problem has been noted in the study of American literature. Scholars of American religions have worked to and may continue to help correct both of these problems.
The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 14th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, “Comics Remixed: Adaptation and Graphic Narrative." The conference will be held from Friday, April 7 to Sunday, April 9, 2017.
Schools of thought labeled Speculative Realism (SR) and Object Oriented Ontology (OOO) have recently honed as well as critiqued postmodernism’s conceptualizations of the relationship between (human) consciousness and (nonhuman) objects. SR and OOO have, in turn, been criticized for their often radically speculative and academic methodology divorced from concrete ethical and political concerns that include issues of class, gender, race, and sexuality.
From Naxalbari to Neoliberalism: Left Radicalisms in South Asia
In the year of the 500th anniversary of the publication of Luther’s theses, the Shakespeare- Seminar 2017 calls for papers that address ideas of reform and reformation in Shakespeare's works. We invite papers on the literary and cultural repercussions of the two major early modern reformations – the one prompted by Martin Luther and the one initiated by Henry VIII. Taking our cue from Hamlet's famous charge to the players to “reform it altogether” (Hamlet 3.2.36), the seminar seeks to address both questions of religious reformation and of more widely conceived notions of personal, political, cultural, or literary reform in Shakespeare's poems and plays. Topics may include, but are not restricted to the reform/reformation of
As observed, in today’s setting, television is considered the main source of entertainment especially to children. In a world where time needs to be used productively, a parent must observe time efficiency to still guide the children in all their aspects of life. This paper aims to measure the extent of parental monitoring given by parents while their children watch television and the perceived effects on children’s behavior. In this light, to determine the said aspects, the researchers have made a questionnaire for the parents to find out the frequency, parenting style and the perceived behavior of the children in terms of action and language used.
Entangled Literatures and Cultures:
Systems of Relations, Intersections, Reciprocity
Under and Tuglas Literature Centre of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Tallinn, Estonia
25-26 May 2017
American Literature Association Annual Conference, May 25-28, 2017, Boston, MA
_Zero K_ (2016), the sixteenth novel by Don DeLillo, is, for some readers, a return to form and familiar themes—especially death—while for others, it extends DeLillo’s body of work into cryogenics and post-millennial ground. This panel will consider any aspect of _Zero K_, including, but not limited to, the ways in which it fits into or departs from DeLillo’s oeuvre or “late period” DeLillo; science and technology in the novel; genre and genre theory; close readings, voice, style, language, and structure; post-colonial readings; and/or relationship to the literary canon or popular culture.
CFP LAJSA XVIII - Mexico City - July 2017
Call for Papers:
Supernatural Cities II: Gothic Cities
6th-7th April 2017
Limerick School of Art and Design, LIT, Limerick, Ireland in collaboration with the University of Portsmouth, UK.
‘For Gothic of a city rather than just in a city, that city needs a concentration on memories and historical associations.’ (Mighall 2007)