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Trash Objects (Deadline 6/15/18)

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:24am
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

Conference Date: October 27th, 2018

Trash Objects

 

The defining qualities of trash can change from moment to moment.  Who gets to discard detritus, and who is thrown into to the garbage can? Whether referring to cast-off material or undesirable aesthetics and affects, “trash” is designed, regulated, and disposed of by social hierarchies. Consumer culture manufactures trash–both the literal waste that lingers in landfills and the lowbrow schlock produced by executives in corporate boardrooms. But can trash also refuse Western power structures and the white, masculinist heteronorms inherent to them?

 

Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context, A Biannual Peer-Reviewed Scopus Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:24am
Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context/ Yonsei University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

 

Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context

A Biannual Peer-Reviewed Scopus Journal

We are currently accepting essay-length manuscripts and substantial book reviews dealing with the full range of issues and perspectives of cultural studies in Asia for our September 2018 issue.

Cultural History; PAMLA 2018; Nov. 9-11

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:14am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The 116th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will be held at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington, from Friday, November 9, to Sunday, November 11.

The Beatles' "White Album": A 50th-Anniversary Symposium

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:14am
Monmouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 2, 2018

Conference Theme: "Producing an Enigma for the Ages"
November 8-11, 2018

Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

You are cordially invited to submit abstracts and/or panel suggestions for an international scholarly conference devoted to the life, work, and influence of the Beatles, particularly in relation to their legendary album The Beatles (1968), popularized as The White Album. To submit an abstract, please go to https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/BWAIS2018, and click on the abstract link. Abstracts should be 150-250 words in length to ensure full consideration.

Critical Theories of Education Conference

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:13am
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Critical Theories of Education (CTE) 2018

Critical theories have traditionally problematized the current and past states of our educational institutions. For this year’s conference, however, we ask participants to explore the potential future(s) of educational theory and practice.

What can critical theories tell us about the future of education?

Papers, panels, and workshops addressing any of the following are welcome:

Critical pedagogy, history of education, education and social change, movement pedagogy, philosophy of education, critical theory, Marxist educational research, race and education, gender oppression, or other related themes.

In the name of... Conference on Animal Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:13am
Institute of European Studies, Jagiellonian University in Kraków
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

In the name of...  

International Interdisciplinary

Conference on Animal Studies

of BA, MA and PhD students

 Kraków, 25-26 October 2018

 

We speak in the name of animals. We kill in the name of pleasure. We think in the name of animals. We subdue the earth in the name of gods. We make them suffer in the name of science. We fight in the name of animals. We abuse in the name of profit. Therefore, we organize a conference - to think, to discuss, to exchange.    

Suggested topics:

- representation of non-human animals in literature, film, music and art;

16th Annual Norman Mailer Society Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 4:05pm
Norman Mailer Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Call for Papers: 16thAnnual Norman Mailer Society Conference

Marriott Hotel, Macon GA

October 25-27, 2018

Edited Collection on the Hallmark Channel and its programming

updated: 
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 2:31pm
Emily L. Newman and Emily Witsell
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Contributions are sought for an interdisciplinary collection of essays on the Hallmark television channels to be published by McFarland & Co. We are interested in a sustained exploration of the television channel and brand as a cultural phenomenon. At the end of 2017, The Washington Postpublished an article entitled “We can’t take any more of 2017, so we’ve turned to the Hallmark Channel in desperation.” The article described men and women – but mostly women – engaging in a particular brand of escapism from the seemingly daily barrage of bad news: watching Hallmark Channel original movies.

On-going CFP, Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies

updated: 
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 10:00am
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS) is

- devoted to literary, historical, film and cultural studies of the English-speaking world
- an international scholarly journal with an international audience available at major research centers and libraries throughout the world
- the oldest continuously published Central European scholarly journal in its field
- published twice a year by the Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen, Hungary.

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