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CFA: Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute (Special Topic: "Infrastructure")

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:37pm
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Call for Applications

 

2018 Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute

“Infrastructure”

 

Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Asian Studies Summer Institute, to be held June 10-16, 2018.  This year’s Institute, co-directed by Leo Coleman (Hunter College/CUNY) and Jessamyn Abel (Penn State), focuses on the topic of “Infrastructure.”

City and (Dis)Order

updated: 
Monday, January 1, 2018 - 11:12am
Saloua Karoui-Elounelli Ecole Normale Supérieure
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

CITY  & (DIS)ORDER

                              (Re)Mapping the Metropolis ; (De)Coding Urban (dis)order

                                                     in the Discourses of Culture                                         

 Deadline extended to 25th January 2018

       The renewed interest in exploring the urban theme in the arenas of culture studies and the constructs of literary and artistic creativity, has quite often coincided with the moments of crises, of major changes in the conceptualizing of historical processes and of the human experience and consciousness of environmental questions, of belonging and alienation.

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy - Deadline Extended!

updated: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 1:19pm
University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy

University of Florida

University Writing Program

Conference Call for Papers

Matter(s) of Fact

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:16am
Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

                                            

 

 

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Matter(s) of Fact

20th Annual Graduate Student Conference presented by the Graduate Programs in Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and Theory & Criticism at Western University

March 15-17, 2018

Abstract submission deadline: January 3, 2018

UConn Conference on the Teaching of Writing: New Media, New Messages

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:09am
University of Connecticut
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

New Media, New Messages
The University of Connecticut First-Year Writing Program’s Thirteenth Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing

Keynote Speakers:

  • Jason Palmeri, Miami University of Ohio
  • Ben McCorkle, The Ohio State University, Marion

Friday, April 6, 2018
University of Connecticut, Hartford Regional Campus
10 Prospect St., Hartford, CT 06103

Forever Silent: Fiction and the Sixth Mass Extinction.... Deadline Approaching

updated: 
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 8:06am
Edited Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Most scientists and other interested parties agree that we have firmly entered the Anthropocene and literary and cultural scholars have been alongside their colleagues in the sciences studying the fiction produced during, and written about, the Anthropocene. The two decades of the 21st Century have seen an explosion of scholarly attention directed toward fiction and the Anthropocene. Adam Trexler’s Anthropocene Fictions: The Novel in a Time of Climate Change Pieter Vermeulen’s “‘The Sea, Not the Ocean’: Anthropocene Fiction and the Memory of (Non)human Life,” and Kate Marshall’s “What Are the Novels of the Anthropocene?

Mississippi Philological Association Meeting and Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 11:01am
Mississippi Philological Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Mississippi Philological Association Meeting and Conference

March 2-3, 2018

Jackson State University

Jackson, Mississippi

 

Call for Papers

 

The Mississippi Philological Association (MPA) invites submissions of critical or pedagogical papers and creative works for the annual association meeting and conference to be held March 2-3, 2018, at the Mississppi eCenter campus at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi. The conference is hosted by the Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Speech Communication, the Department of History and Philosophy, and the College of Liberal Arts at Jackson State University.

Spring 2018 - Organic Machines/Engineered Humans: (Re)Defining Humanity

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:24am
Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Deadline fast approaching. 

From E.T.A Hoffmann's Tales of Hoffmann and Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? to Isaac Asimov's I, Robot, Vernor Vinge's Rainbows End and Warren Ellis' Transmetropolitan authors have been exploring the human/machine interface since before the computer age. Today we stand on the threshold to the lab as the government contemplates microchipping all U.S. military personnel and office workers are already implanting themselves for convenience ala M.T. Anderson's Feed.

Theory and Strategies for Teaching Creative Writing

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:23am
Tamara Girardi, HACC & Abigail G. Scheg
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

The demand for online education continues to grow. In fact, more than six million students are currently taking distance education courses. As online education steadily increases, students not participating in any distance education courses is decreasing; this number “dropped by almost one million between 2012 and 2015” (Allen and Seaman 3).

 

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