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The Plays of David Henry Hwang

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:43pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019

The Plays of David Henry Hwang

Sponsored Panel by the David Henry Hwang Society

Any abstract proposal  on David Henry Hwang’s plays are welcome.

 

Some possible topics include:

 

The generation of Asian-American playwrights who have followed Hwang and their (dis)connection with his legacy

The presence of autobiography in his plays, particularly Yellow Face and Soft Power

Hwang's representation of China 

Comparing Hwang's theatrical legacy with his work on Showtime's The Affair

A discussion of Hwang's engagement with Trump in Soft Power in comparison to other theatrical depictions of Trump

 

Virtual Ecologies

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:04pm
Natura / Rutgers University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

Virtual Ecologies

9th Annual Natura Conference on Science and Epistemology

 

Hosted by Natura, a Rutgers University Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Working Group focused on critical perspectives of Science and Epistemology, the 2020 Natura Graduate Conference seeks papers on the topic of virtual ecologies: dreamed, immaterial, digital, imagined, or potential networks of relationships and ruptures between humans, nonhumans, and their environments.

 

2020 Salzburg Easter School – PhD- and MA-Forum In the context of the 2020 Salzburg Easter Festival 30 March – 3 April 2020, Salzburg University Versions & Revisions

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:04pm
Organised by: PLUS Kultur / Atelier Gespräche® // University of Salzburg
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 15, 2019

Under the theme of “Versions and Revisions,” the 2020 Salzburg Easter School (SEAS) will be dedicated to Verdi’s Don Carlos. The grand opera will form the centerpiece of the 2020 Salzburg Easter Festival, where it will be presented in a special four-act version with Manfred Trojahn’s new instrumental prologue, which has been specifically commissioned by the Festival. Yet, in its own genesis, Don Carlos has always been characterised by diverse versions and revisions.

(Counter) Narratives of Migration

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:08pm
University of Michigan Department of Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 7, 2019

“I have lived that moment of the scattering of the people that in other times and other places, in the nations of others, becomes a time of gathering.”

— Homi K. Bhabha, “The Location of Culture”

Keynote speaker: Ariella Azoulay

Dates: March 13-14, 2020

In June 2019, New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that Trump’s administration was establishing “concentration camps” for immigrants on the southern border of the US. Her viral tweet, which has as of the posting of this CFP has46k retweets and 102k likes, has caused a bipartisan commotion.

The 26th Annual (dis)junctions Graduate Student Conference: "Read for Filth"

updated: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 2:08pm
University of California, Riverside/English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

Deadline for submissions: January 10, 2019

Contact email: disjunctions2020@gmail.com

Conference dates: April 16 and 17th, 2020

Location: University of California - Riverside, Riverside, CA

Keynote Speaker: Martin F. Manalansan, author of Queering the Middle: Race Region and a Queer Midwest (2014)  and Global Divas: Filipino Gay Men in the Diaspora (2003)

 

“I read good books, and bad people.”

  • TS Madison, trans activist and social media influencer 

The Production of Space and its Interdisciplinary Study

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:20pm
University of California Merced
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 5, 2020

     

Call for Papers: IH Graduate Conference 2020

Conference Theme:The Production of Space and its Interdisciplinary Study.

 

If space is a product, our knowledge of it must be expected to reproduce and expound the process of production.  The ‘object’ of interest must be expected to shift from things in space to the actual production of space.”

Henri Lefebvre, The Production of Space

 

When: April 3-4, 2020

Where: University of California, Merced

 

Fifth Annual Post45 Graduate Symposium

updated: 
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 1:15pm
Post45
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 10, 2019

Fifth Annual Post45 Graduate Symposium 

February 28-29, 2020

New Brunswick, NJ 

Co-Hosted by Rutgers and Princeton University

Keynote Speaker: Rebecca Walkowitz

Additional Faculty Participation by Kinohi Nishikawa, Sarah Chihaya, Josh Kotin, Jeffrey Lawrence, Kristin Grogan, Paul Nadal, Christina León and others to be announced. 

Life After the Fall: Ruins in the Literary and Cultural Imaginary

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:20pm
Department of English Thirteenth Graduate Student Conference University of Ottawa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 13, 2019

Life After the Fall: Ruins in the Literary and Cultural Imaginary Department of English Thirteenth Graduate Student Conference University of Ottawa February 28th- March 1st 2020

 

 

We are most interested in thinking about how ruins might be figured not only as the ending of something, but also as the beginning of something else.

Hannah McGregor, Julie Rak, & Erin Wunker, Refuse: CanLit in Ruins

And on the Pedestal, these words appear: My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings; Look on my Works ye Mighty and despair! Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away.

Percy Bysshe Shelley, “Ozymandias”

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