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EXTRA//ORDINARY

updated: 
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 1:48pm
UCLA Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2019

CFP: EXTRA//ORDINARY
UCLA Friends of English Southland Conference: May 10-11, 2019

Keynote Speakers: Professor Rei Terada (UC Irvine) and Professor Sarah Tindal Kareem (UCLA)

“What exactly is ordinary language? Is it possible to write in something other than
ordinary language? … And is it really true that in order to break the stranglehold of
ideology, intellectuals must use a special, philosophical vocabulary?”
–– Toril Moi, Revolution of the Ordinary

British Literature and Technology, 1600-1830

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 1:55pm
U of Nebraska, Omaha and Colby College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

Call for Papers | British Literature and Technology, 1600-1830

Eds. Kristin Girten (U of Nebraska, Omaha) and Aaron R. Hanlon (Colby College)

 

We invite submissions for British Literature and the History of Technology, 1600-1830, a peer-reviewed, edited volume of essays for the Bucknell University Press Aperçus Series. The Aperçus Series focuses on connections between historiography, culture, and textual representation. The purpose of this volume is to provide a much-needed account of the role and history of technology in British literature and literary studies of the (very) long eighteenth century.

 

Calibanías y Caribeñidades: Asedios a la imagen/ Calibans and Caribbeanisms: Troubling the Image/ Calibanismes et Antillanismes: Assiéger L’image

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 1:53pm
Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Calibanías y Caribeñidades: Asedios a la imagen
Calibans and Caribbeanisms: Troubling the Image
Calibanismes et Antillanismes: Assiéger L’image

April 2nd-4th, 2020

Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

A Digital Space to Call Home

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 2:15pm
MediaCommons
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 3, 2019

Each month, the MediaCommons Field Guide hosts a different conversation in Media Studies, Digital Humanities, and Culture Studies asking contributors to connect their interests or research to a core conceptual question. 

We are seeking contributors to shape diverse and intriguing conversations for our May 2019 issue, A Digital Space to Call Home, asking broadly:

How does homelessness and transience translate in digital spaces? 

The responses we hope to compile in this issue can (but need not exclusively) address:

The World Upside-Down: Absurdities, Inversions, and Alternate Realities

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:49am
Karin E. Christiaens / Columbia University Ancient Mediterranean Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 4, 2019

The World Upside-Down: Absurdities, Inversions, and Alternate Realities

Columbia University Ancient Mediterranean Graduate Student Conference

November 1-2, 2019. Columbia University in the City of New York, USA.                           

 

Keynote Speaker:  Patrick R. Crowley (University of Chicago)

                                                                                                           

SEMANTIC RELATIONS AND PERSONAL NAMES

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:47am
ANS Panel at MLA 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

 

The American Name Society (ANS)

is issuing its

Call for Papers

for the ANS panel at the 

Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention

9-12 January 2020, Seattle

 

Semantic relations and personal names

Inhuman Algorithms

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 2:24pm
Transformations: Journal of Media, Culture and Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

CFP Issue 34: Inhuman Algorithms

http://www.transformationsjournal.org/calls-for-papers/

Algorithms are integral to a digital, networked, automated society. Thrown into the public spotlight by a certain high profile search engine, algorithms are increasingly recognised to exercise agency in practices such as governance, surveillance, online personalisation, medicine, design, high frequency trading, credit scoring and plagiarism. Computational machines make decisions about things, people, places and experiences, and humans learn to address algorithms.

Muslims in America

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 8:04am
Dr. Mahwash Shoaib / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

South Atlantic Modern Language Association / SAMLA 91 conference  Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships

November 8-10, 2019

Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta GA

 

This panel intends to examine the works of Muslim American poets, novelists, playwrights, jazz musicians, punks, hip hop artists, mipsters, filmmakers, and visual artists, through the lens of language.

Costume in Legend and Tradition

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 11:03am
Jeremy Harte/ The Folklore Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Costume in Legend and Tradition, 31st August– 1st September 2019 at Blackburn Museum. Don’t get your knickers in a twist, put on seven-league boots and come to this two-day conference on Costume in Legend and Tradition, to be held on Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September 2019 as the fourteenth Legendary Weekend of the Folklore Society, at Blackburn Museum, Lancashire BB1 7AJ.  If you’re into masquerades, rings of power, glass slippers or ghosts in sheets, we’d like to hear from you. Anyone can contribute – folklorists, designers, costume historians and brave little tailors. Presentations, which should be 20 minutes long, can take the form of talks, performances, or film presentations.

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