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Migration(s): Body, Word, Spirit

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:43am
MEM-UM
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

Migration(s): Body, Word, Spirit

Migration(s) of various sorts—of people, information, political, religious, and cultural

movements—have long transformed the periods, places, and paradigms in which they

occur. Recent scholarship has underlined the fundamental importance of migrations in

the medieval and early modern periods. Intrinsically interesting in their original

context, these historic migrations also provide much-needed perspective on the

migrations our world is currently experiencing.

Keynote Speaker

Prof. Nicholas Terpstra

University of Toronto

We invite 250-300 word proposals for individual 20-minute papers from established

The Ages of the Flash

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:43am
Joseph J. Darowski
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The editor of The Ages of the Flash is seeking abstracts for essays that could be included in the upcoming collection. The essays should examine the relationships between stories featuring the Flash or comic book characters closely related to the Flash ks and the social era when those comic books were published. Analysis may demonstrate how the stories found in Flash comic books and the creators who produced the comics embrace, reflect, or critique aspects of their contemporary culture. This will be a companion volume to existing volumes in the series that have already focused on Superman, Wonder Woman, the X-Men, the Avengers, Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, and the Justice League.

PJSA 2017: "Moving... From Civil Rights to Human Rights"

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:43am
Peace & Justice Studies Association/University of Alabama at Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Peace & Justice Studies Association announces its 2017 annual conference… “Moving... From Civil Rights to Human Rights”October 25-29, 2017

 

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)Birmingham, Alabama

 

Early Bird Registration Rates & Proposal Submission Deadline: June 1, 2017.

As peace scholars, educators, and activists, we are challenged with a new reality. We must make a response. We must build a movement embracing the values and principles of justice and peace-building.

Inviting applications to join editorial board

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:43am
Palgrave Communications
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

Palgrave Communications is a fully open access journal covering the humanities and social sciences. It welcomes interdisciplinary research.

Palgrave Communications is inviting applications from academics working in the digital humanities to join its international Editorial Board. The role of Board members is to act as ambassadors for the journal, support the in-house editorial team on an advisory basis and assist with the peer review process. For more information or to apply, please contact the Editorial Office at palcomms@palgrave.com. Applications should include a brief cover letter and CV/resume.

Joe Orton: 50 Years On

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:43am
UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of playwright Joe Orton (1933-1967), the University of Leicester is hosting a one day interdisciplinary symposium on his life and work.

Possible topics include:
• Orton and satire/black
comedy/farce
• Orton’s TV plays
• Orton as diarist
• Orton and race
• Orton and crime
• Orton and art
• Orton and film
• Orton and the 1960s
• Gay/Queer Orton
• Orton and Halliwell
• Orton and Leicester
• The Orton industry
• Orton’s influences
(Oscar Wilde, Ronald Firbank,
Jean Genet)
• Orton’s influence (on other
playwrights, novelists,
comedy, art, music)
• Orton’s legacy

College Literature Special Issue: “Lively Words: The Politics and Poetics of Experimental Writing,” edited by Tyler Bradway.

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:42am
College Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

The title of this special issue draws inspiration from Gertrude Stein’s “lively words,” a style of experimental writing that has been influential for many queer and feminist experimental writers. The essays in this special issue will reconsider the “liveliness” of experimental writing in the twentieth and twenty-first century—not only how experimental poetics disrupt codified practices of reading, but also how experimental writers conceive of the relationship between their words and the social world more broadly.

CFP: European Writers in Exile (DEADLINE EXTENSION)

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:42am
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

CFP: European Writers in Exile

 

We have a contract with Lexington Books (an imprint of Rowman and Littlefield) in hand and are issuing a targeted call for, primarily, the following important writers.  We have accepted a number of essays already and are seeking now only to round out our volume, as follows.

 

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores the work of some of the more popular and/or influential European writers in nineteenth-, twentieth- and twenty-first-century exile. 

 

Issue 28: Contending with Crisis

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:42am
Invisible Culture: An Electronic Journal For Visual Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

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

Techniques of Listening

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:42am
Music & Sound Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Group
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Techniques of Listening

 

A Conference Organized by the Music and Sound Studies Interdisciplinary Student Group

University of Minnesota

 

October 13–14, 2017 • Minneapolis, MN

Keynote Speakers: Charles Hirschkind (UC Berkeley) and Emily Dolan (Harvard)

 

Dusting off the Archives

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:42am
English Graduate Student Association, University of Tulsa
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Dusting Off the Archives

19-21 October 2017

9th Sesquiannual University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference

Tulsa, Oklahoma

 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Emily Friedman, Auburn University

 

TRANS TV conference, September 13-15, 2017

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:42am
University of Westminster, London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 8, 2017

TRANS TV: Call For Papers
 Transformations of Television Industries
 Transformations of Television Consumption Practices 
 Transformations of Televisual Aesthetics, Narratives and Identities
 21st Century Transnational and Transmedia Television Practices

Wednesday the 13th of September to Friday the 15th of September, University of Westminster, 309 Regent St, London
Organised in Collaboration with the CREAM and CAMRI research centres and the Faculty of Media, Arts and Design at the University of Westminster.

Organising Committee: Dr Michael Goddard, Dr Christopher Hogg, Jane Thorburn, Paul Dwyer, Ged Maguire, Robert Benfield, Simon Passmore.

Othello's Island 2018 - 6th Interdisciplinary Conference on Byzantine, Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:41am
CVAR and Othello's Island
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 22, 2017

OTHELLO'S ISLAND 2018

The 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Byzantine, Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies held at CVAR, Nicosia, Cyprus, March 2018


Lead Convenors:


Professor James Fitzmaurice, (Northern Arizona University)
Professor Lisa Hopkins, (Sheffield Hallam University)
Dr Sarah James, (University of Kent)
Dr Michael Paraskos, (Imperial College London)


About the Conference: 

Margaret Cavendish, Aphra Behn and Other Early Modern Women Writers

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:41am
CVAR and Othello's Island
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 22, 2017

THE 2nd EARLY MODERN WOMEN WRITERS STRAND OF THE 6th ANNUAL OTHELLO'S ISLAND CONFERENCE 2018

at the Centre for Visual Arts and Research, Nicosia, Cyprus, 25 to 27 March 2019

Full information at www.tiny.cc/emww2018


Lead Convenors:

Professor James Fitzmaurice, (Northern Arizona University)
Professor Lisa Hopkins, (Sheffield Hallam University)
Dr Sarah James, (University of Kent)
Dr Michael Paraskos, (Imperial College London)


About the Conference: 

UCLA's Mediascape - on Film Technology

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 12:06am
UCLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Call for Papers: This issue of Mediascape will focus on film technology.

The US and the World We Inhabit

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 9:40am
AISNA (Italian Association for North American Studies); University of Milan
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

24th AISNA Biennial Conference

The US and the World We Inhabit

University of Milan, September 28-30, 2017 

 

Call for workshops

The newly elected administration inaugurated the year 2017 by raising questions in the nation and the world about the oncoming policies of the US government regarding the construction or removal of barriers, the care or exploitation of the environment, and many other dilemmas involving radically alternative scenarios for our future relations to the world and to our habitats. What is at stake is the option of facing contemporary cultural and political challenges on the ground of a shared or an exclusive governance.

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