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International Conference – A Hairy Affair: The Material Poetics of Hair

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:46pm
Graduate School Language & Literature, LMU Munich
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

Rapunzel lowers her plaited hair 20 cubits deep, so that her prince can climb into her hermetically sealed tower. Donald Trump’s signature quiff – a piece of interwoven fabric with no evident beginning and end – is treated as a metaphor for his relationship to truth and politics. Samson defeats the Philistines oppressing the Israelites in the Old Testament with his superhuman strength: the origin of his invincibility lies in the vigour of his hair as long as it is not cut.

Work: The Labors of Language, Culture, and History

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:48pm
Swiss Association for North American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Work: A Conference on the Labors of Language, Culture, and History

Swiss Association for North American Studies Biennial Conference

School of Humanties and Social Sciences, University of St. Gallen

November 27-28, 2020

sanas20.com

 

Keynotes (tentative titles)

Michael Denning (Yale): “Laboring Life: Re-founding the Critical Theory of Work”

Michele Elam (Stanford): “Representing the Future of Work: Art-work in the Age of AI”

Completed Chapters: Film Adaptations about Comic Book Characters or Superheroes

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:39pm
Ashley Carranza/College of Southern Nevada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 14, 2020

Call for Essays: Film adaptations of comic book characters/comic franchises/superheroes between the years of 1998-2020

For the book: Feeding Cultural Fear: Essays on Films During a Time of Transition, 1998-2020 

 

I am looking for a completed chapter for an academic book that aims to examine the manifestation of collective societal fears in film. This collection will cover films specifically from the time period of 1998-2020. This collection is under contract with McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers and will be released in 2020.

 

Open Officer Positions in the GCRR Academic Society

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:55pm
Global Center for Religious Research (GCRR)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

Every four years, the Global Center for Religious Research (GCRR) must seek replacements for certain executive positions within the organization. We are now accepting applications for the following roles to help run the GCRR Academic Society: 

  • Executive Officer
  • Society Secretary
  • Society Treasurer

 Required Qualifications:

“Blood on the Leaves / And Blood at the Roots”: Reconsidering Forms of Enslavement and Subjection across Disciplines

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:42pm
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

“Blood on the Leaves / And Blood at the Roots”:

Reconsidering Forms of Enslavement and Subjection across Disciplines

 

18th June 2020:

Pre-conference panel on getting published & networking event for postgraduate students and early career researchers and practitioners

Supported bythe Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS)

 

19th-20th June 2020

Conference at the University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

Eugène Ionesco’s Theater of Language

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:47pm
MLA Convention (Toronto 2021)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

The Romanian Forum of the MLA invites proposals for presentations on its guaranteed panel at the 2021 Convention of the Modern Language Association (Toronto, January 7-10, 2021):

 

Eugène Ionesco’s Theater of Language

UCSIA Summer School 'Religion, Mobility & Politics'

updated: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:58pm
University Centre Saint-Ignatius Antwerp (UCSIA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

We would like to draw your attention to the call for applications for the 2020 UCSIA Summer School on ‘Religion, Culture and Society’. This summer school is a one-week course, organized by the University Center Saint-Ignatius Antwerp and taking place from Sunday 23 August 2020 until Sunday 30 August 2020 at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. This year the program focusses on the topic ‘Religion, Mobility and Politics’.

Radical Visions: Abolition as Praxis in Rhetoric, Literature, and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 1:51pm
Graduate English Organization at the University of Maryland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 2, 2020

Call for Proposals: 13th Annual Graduate English Organization Conference 


 

Radical Visions: Abolition as Praxis in Literature, Rhetoric, and Culture

Department of English

University of Maryland

February 28-29, 2020

 

Patriotism and Protest | NEASA 2020 Conference | June 6, 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:22pm
New England American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

Call For Papers

“Patriotism and Protest”

New England American Studies Association Annual Conference

June 6, 2020

Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

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