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Rhetorical Figures in Computational Argument Studies

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Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
University of Waterloo
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Call for Papers
Rhetorical Figures in Computational Argument Studies

for Argument and Computation

 

For a special issue of Argument and Computation on Rhetorical Figures in Computational Argument Studies, we seek papers on the detection, classification, and use of rhetorical figures in argument studies, in ways either executed or facilitated by computers.

UPDATE: Science, Technology, and 20th-century Irish Literature (edited volume)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Cóilín Parsons
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2016

Science, Technology, and 20th-century Irish Literature (edited volume)           

       The editors are seeking contributors for a volume focused on science, technology, and Irish literature of the revival and modernist period.            

The Symbolic Role of Agriculture in Anglophone/American Fiction

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

“Those who labour in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever he had a chosen people…” (Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia, Query XIX). This quote from Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the State of Virginia (1785) represents an attitude towards agriculture and specifically the family farm that remains influential in the United States today. Connection to the land is still viewed as sacred even as less people work on the land as farmers and ranchers (two percent according to the last census) and environmentalists struggle to reclaim the “soul” of agriculture from the industrial interests that have reshaped farming and the American farmer.

Teaching War Literature Since 9-11 (Roundtable Session)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Many faculty came of age in the Post-Vietnam War era. This time period was shaped by the writings of Tim O’Brien in The Things They Carried and the films Platoon directed by Oliver Stone, Full Metal Jacket directed by Stanley Kubrick, and The Deer Hunter directed by Michael Cimino. These stories challenged the image of the United States as a land of righteous warriors protecting the world from oppression. Instead, soldiers were the pawns of forces they didn’t understand, forces that were bent on a neo-colonial domination of the world. Then came 9/11 and everything changed. Or did it?

Spaces / Borders / Identities in Europe

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Section "Space / Culture" of the Association for Cultural Studies (KWG) / Vechta, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 25, 2016

The panel “Spaces / Borders / Identity” deals with the spatial dimension of migration movements in Europe and focuses especially on aspects of identity formations und identity negotiations in border spaces. It is primarily concerned with the discussion of migration as a border-crossing process that challenges spatial borders and that enables and necessitates the constitution of complex identities. It also considers translocal and transnational identities in flux, as they can be described by theoretical concepts important to cultural studies such as orientalism (Edward Said), “third space” and hybridity (Homi Bhabha), contact zones (Mary Louise Pratt) and border spaces as heterotopias.

DOCTOR WHO: TWELFTH NIGHT

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Dr. Andrew O'Day
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

A chapter has become available for the volume Doctor Who: Twelfth Night to be published by I.B. Tauris. The chapter should look at the character of Missy in the context of Moffat's queer characters (Madame Vastra and Jenny and 'odd' figures such as Dorium and Strax). It should argue, however, that casting the Master as female de-queers the relationship between the Doctor and the Master and casts it as heterosexual. Other female characters should be examined such as the Rani and Servalan in Blake's 7. The chapter should NOT look at fan responses to Missy as this is covered elsewhere in the collection. 

 

Redefining Allegory: The Meaning of Allegory Now

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Queen Mary University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

 

  

 

Call for papers for a one day conference

24th September 2016

Queen Mary University of London

 

Redefining Allegory: The Meaning of Allegory Now  

 

Keynotes from

Michael Silk (King’s College London)

and Jeremy Tambling

 

Call for Papers: Borderland National Identities (Philosophy & Literature)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:53am
Dylan Winchock / CSU San Marcos
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

We are currently seeking finished, previously unpublished articles for an edited anthology under contract, entitled “Transgressing the Limit: Borders and Liminality in Philosophy and Literature.”  This article will serve as a substitute piece for an author who has dropped out of the process.

 

Call for Papers: American Borderlands of Race and Ethnicity (Philosophy & Literature)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:52am
Dylan Winchock / CSU San Marcos
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

We are currently seeking finished, previously unpublished articles for an edited anthology under contract, entitled “Transgressing the Limit: Borders and Liminality in Philosophy and Literature.” This article will serve as a substitute piece for an author who has dropped out of the process.

 

East/West: Ruptures & Convergences: An International Conference

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:52am
The Department of English, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 10, 2016

"East/West: Ruptures and Convergences," An International Conference, 1-2 December, 2016

New deadline for abstract submissions: 

September 10, 2016

full name / name of organization: 

The Department of English, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

contact email: 

spgabriel@um.edu.my

CFP: Alphaville Issue 13 — Screening Race: Constructions and Reconstructions in Twenty-first Century Media

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:52am
Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2016

Issue 13 of Alphaville will focus on the renewed interest in race and identity on screen and in the media. These topics have received increasing attention in recent years, including a spate of films and mini-series chronicling episodes in black history from the past two hundred years, and are at the core of a growing public engagement with questions of civil rights and social justice, which most recently has sparked movements like Black Lives Matters in the aftermath of numerous deaths of black citizens at the hands of American police.

Temporality in East Asian Literature, Cinema and TV

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:51am
ACLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

How is time represented and perceived on screen and on page? The panelinvestigates the ways in which time is structured as linear flow of past, present and future, and as parallel dimensions and cycles.The panel welcomes papers that explore interplays among time, space and narratives in different literary and cinematic genres. How abstract time can be imagined and constructed through different literary and cinematic devices in East Asian literature and films? How do writers and directors use various time-space narrative strategies to achieve their overall themes?

 

 

Topics could include but are not limited to:

 

 

“Law and Literature” – Transcend “Law” and “Literature”

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:51am
Lung-Lung Hu
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

ACLA Conference 2017 Annual Meeting

Date: July 6th-9th, 2017

Place: Utrecht University in Utrecht, the Netherlands

Submission: ACLA website (http://www.acla.org) between September 1 and September 23 

Seminar: “Law and Literature” – Transcend “Law” and “Literature”

Law and Literature as an interdisciplinary research has different focuses in Law and in Comparative Literature.

Abhinavgupta A re-reading

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:51am
Bhavan's Arts and Commerce College Ahmedabad India
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Details of Seminar:

Theme:

“ABHINAVGUPTA-A RE-READING

Aims/ Objectives

The aim of organizing this seminar is as follows.

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