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CFP NO. 5 CONVERSATIONS: THE JOURNAL OF CAVELLIAN STUDIES "THE AESTHETICS OF POLITICS AND THE POLITICS OF AESTHETICS IN AFTER CAVELL"

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:11pm
Conversations: The Journal of Cavellian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

CFP NO. 5
"THE AESTHETICS OF POLITICS AND THE POLITICS OF AESTHETICS IN AFTER CAVELL"

Stanley Cavell has described the “new, yet unapproachable America.” These days, America seems as unapproachable as ever. Cavell’s reprise of Thoreau for the twentieth century, where American sins of slavery and the Mexican-American War are trumped by the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War, was either “politically” effective or it was not.

ReFocus: A Series of Film/American Studies Anthologies

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:27pm
Edinburgh University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

In 2015, the University of Edinburgh Press launched a multivolume series of scholarly, refereed anthologies entitled ReFocus. Edited by Robert Singer (CUNY Graduate Center, Liberal Studies) and Gary D. Rhodes (Queens University, Belfast), each book focuses on a critically overlooked American film director who worked in the studio system, independent cinema, experimental filmmaking, or documentary tradition. The volumes published so far include Preston Sturges, Amy Heckerling, Delmer Daves, and Budd Boetticher. Future volumes will include William Friedkin, Doris Wishman, Ida Lupino, and several more.

2017 ELLAK International Conference

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:28pm
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The 2017 ELLAK International Conference

Seoul National University, South Korea

December 13th–15th, 2017

 “Narrating Rights: Literary Texts and Human, Nonhuman, and Inhuman Demands”

CORRUPTIBLE SEED: Literary, Political, and Historical Perspectives on Bob Dylan (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:18am
Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Richmond B.C.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

CORRUPTIBLE SEED: Literary, Political, and Historical Perspectives on Bob Dylan

Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Richmond B.C., September 22-23, 2017

Bob Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in November 2016, is one of the seminal figures of contemporary culture. Aligning with the 50th anniversary of his landmark album John Wesley Harding, this conference will explore perspectives on Dylan’s work from a variety of disciplines. Proposed papers should deal with any aspect of Dylan’s career and oeuvre, whether from a political, historical, or literary standpoint. More musicological analyses are also welcome.

BOOK COLLECTION: Edward Albee as Dramatic and Theatrical Innovator

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:20am
Michael Y. Bennett / Editor, New Perspectives in Edward Albee Studies book series
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Call for Submissions for Volume Three of New Perspectives in Edward Albee Society, the Official Publication of the Edward Albee Society. (Published annually by Brill from which Volume One, Edward Albee and Absurdism, is now available)

 

Topic: Edward Albee as Dramatic and Theatrical Innovator

 

We are seeking essays that explore Albee’s plays for innovations in theatrical style, dramatic structure, creation of great characters (from both a performance and observation of human behavior perspective), and subject matter (e.g., mistreatment of the elderly, reversal of gender roles in conventional marriage, death and dying).

 

THE POLITICS OF SPACE AND THE HUMANITIES

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:20am
Hellenic Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

Conference dates: 15-17 December 2017

 

Deadline for submission of abstracts: May 1st, 2017

Venue: Aristotle University, Thessaloniki

 

The Department of American Literature of the School of English at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS), invite scholars to submit proposals for the international conference ―The Politics of Space and the Humanities‖ to be held in Thessaloniki.

 

The Art of Revolutions – October 26-28, 2017

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:20am
American Philosophical Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The tumult and transformations resulting from the Age of Revolutions (1770s-1840s) created a trans-Atlantic body of art and material culture that reflected and inspired new ideas and actions.  Inspired by Curious Revolutionaries: The Peales of Philadelphia, the American Philosophical Society’s 2017 exhibition on the legacy of the patriot portraitist Charles Willson Peale and his artistic family from the eighteenth century until the middle of the nineteenth, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA)’s forthcoming publication of The Art of the Peales: Adaptations and Innovations, along with a series of other Peale-centric events happening in Philadelphia, the APS and PMA will co-sponsor a scholarly conference on October 19-21, 2017 that exp

Time, Space, and Epistemic Violence in Hemispheric American Literature: SAMLA Nov. 3-Nov. 5 2017

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:21am
SAMLA Conference 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017

 Time, Space, and Epistemic Violence in Hemispheric American Literature

This panel seeks papers that explore the depiction of time and space in hemispheric American Literature and the ways in which traditional conceptualizations may be read as a form of epistemic violence. How do the depictions of physical spaces in works from the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States interact with complex configurations of time as progressive, circular, or even anti-linear and irregular—narrative time as composed of a randomized trail of apexes and abysses? How does this literature address/redress/move beyond the concepts of time and space and the harm caused by the imposition of Western paradigms?

Truthiness: The 2017 Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Conference in English Literature

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:21am
UC Berkeley Department of English & Stanford University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 3, 2017

The Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Conference in English Literature welcomes papers on this year’s theme:

TRUTHINESS

April 29, 2017 @ Stanford University 

“Fiction must stick to facts, and the truer the facts the better the fiction...” -Virginia Woolf

Nietzsche defines truth as “a mobile army of metaphors, metonymies, anthropomorphisms, in short, a sum of human relations…which, after lengthy use, seem firm, canonical and binding to a people.” For whom is it binding, and in what sense are they bound?

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