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CFP: Social Justice Conference -- Toronto

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Humber College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The State of (In)Equality: Social Justice Under Siege

Toronto: October 28-29, 2017

Keynote Speaker: 
Susan N. Herman
President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

CFP:

CFP: Speculative Visions (Invisible Culture, Issue 27)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Invisible Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

For its twenty-seventh issue, InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture invites scholarly articles and creative works that address the complex and multiple meanings of speculative visions.

The last decade has seen a rise in popularity among science fiction, fantasy, and horror. These genres encourage the capacity to imagine post-human bodies, extraordinary worlds, techno-utopias, and claustrophobic spaces of violence. In their reliance upon the imagination, these speculative visions provide a space to consider contradictions and a carnivalesque interaction between popular culture and critical theory.

Ilha do Desterro. Non-thematic Language Issue. 2018.

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Ilha do Desterro Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Call for papers. Non-thematic Language Issue. 2018.

Call for papers

Ilha do Desterro: A Journal of English Language, Literatures in English and Cultural Studies, ISSN 2175-8026

The Ilha do Desterro journal is published by the English Post-Graduation Program (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina – Brasil). This is an open-access journal indexed by SCOPUS, SciElo, MLA, among other databases.

We are currently seeking for papers that investigate and theorize about the usage of the English Language in various contexts. Possible topics are as follows: discourse, education and society, language teaching and learning, language and cognition, and translation.

CFP Special Issue: The uses of parallel corpora in the stylistic analysis of films and literature for children

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Ilha do Desterro Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

CFP Special Issue: The uses of parallel corpora in the stylistic analysis of films and literature for children

CALL FOR PAPERS – Ilha do Desterro Journal

 

SPECIAL ISSUE 2017: The uses of parallel corpora in the stylistic analysis of films and literature for children

 

Guest Editors:

Lincoln Fernandes, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Michael Toolan, University of Birmingham

 

Call for Essays: Stranger Things: Eighties Nostalgia, Cynicism and Innocence

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Kevin Wetmore
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Call for Essays: Stranger Things: Eighties Nostalgia, Cynicism and Innocence

 

I am looking for proposals for chapters for a book on the Netflix series Stranger Things to be published by McFarland & Company. As the book title suggests, the overarching theme of the volume is how the series creates, evokes, uses and exploits the eighties, eighties culture and contemporary nostalgia for both. Successful proposals will link an aspect of Stranger Things with an eighties counterpart and explore how the series engages that aspect of Reagan-era culture.

 

Twelfth International Conference on Design Principles & Practices

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Common Ground Research Networks
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Design Principles & Practices Research Network: a conference and journal collection founded in 2007, exploring the nature, meaning, and purpose of design.

http://designprinciplesandpractices.com/2018-conference/call-for-papers

Topics include: Interdisciplinary Studies, Multidisciplinary Studies, Communications and Media, Design, Technology, Fashion, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Visual Design, Information Science, Popular Culture, Sustainable Development, Computer Software and Applications, E-learning, Architechture

Wreck Park Literary Journal: Submissions Due by March 31

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Wreck Park: A Journal of Interesting Literatures and Interested Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Wreck Park

A Journal of Interesting Literature and Interested Criticism

 

Spanish II: Peninsular Literature after 1700

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Isaac García-Guerrero - M/MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

This panel welcomes papers (either in English or Spanish) that explore any aspect of Peninsular Literature after 1700, including those dealing with the convention’s theme: “Artist and Activism.”  Please email abstracts of 250 words (along with your first and last names, institutional affiliation, preferred email, and paper title) to Isaac García-Guerrero at isaac.garciaguerrero@wisc.edu.  The deadline to submit proposals is April 5th, 2017.

Queering the Transpacific: Asian American, American and Asian Queer Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Alan Williams
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

In an era of neo-nationalism and the waning of Pax Americana, Asia ascends and transpacific tensions rise, evident in both Obama’s Pivot to Asia and Trump’s America First policies. A post-national Asian/American studies is thinking more robustly about transpacific relations that pay more attention to histories of Afro-Asian solidarity and methods of comparison beyond Asian nationalism and economic relations alone. What this means for queer critique is less clear, however. Critiques of homonationalism as well as formulations of queer international studies have pushed for critical approaches to Western international policy and its racial and gendered legacies.

2017 International Symposium on Computer Science and Intelligent Controls (ISCSIC 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:17pm
IASED
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 20, 2017

★2017 International Symposium on Computer Science and Intelligent Controls (ISCSIC 2017)

Oct.20-22, 2017|Budapest, Hungry|http://www.iscsic.org/

 

★ISCSIC 2017 welcomes researchers, engineers, scientists and industry professionals to an open forum where advances in the field of Computer Science and Intelligent Controls can be shared and examined. The conference is an ideal platform for keeping up with advances and changes to a consistently morphing field. 

Leading researchers and industry experts from around the globe will be presenting the latest studies through papers and oral presentations.  

 

★Publication and Indexing

Conference Call for Papers INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN HONOUR OF PROFESSOR EDWARD OBEN AKO THEME: GLOBALISATION AND TRANSITIONAL IDEOLOGIES: MOVING THE MARGINS THROUGH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE Yaoundé, 29 June – 01 July 2017

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:17pm
The English Department, The University of Yaoundé I
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Conference Call for Papers

 

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN HONOUR OF PROFESSOR EDWARD OBEN AKO

THEME: GLOBALISATION AND TRANSITIONAL IDEOLOGIES: MOVING THE MARGINS THROUGH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Yaoundé, 29 June – 01 July 2017

 

 

9th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:17pm
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

The 9th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 22-23, 2017 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The Conference Committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conference. The theme of this year’s conference is “Louisiana Landscapes.”

MLA 2018 Special Session on South-Asia in/and Romanticism

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:17pm
South Asian and South Asian Diasporic Literature Forum and the Keats-Shelley Association of America
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

In his pathbreaking argument that the "Orient" was "a European invention" crucial to the West's self-construction, Edward Said builds on earlier work such as Raymond Schwab's encyclopedic history of Orientalism byinsisting on the "formidable structure of cultural domination" that the orientalist text elaborates or enacts. The "fact of empire" gives nearly all nineteenth century writing a political charge, but British Romanticism specifically can be seen to emerge out of or in relation to the period of England's intensive imperial expansion, including the operations of the East India Company from the acquisition of territory in the Battle of Plassey in 1757 to the Great Revolt in India in 1857 as a resu

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