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Human existence as fieldwork

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:08am
Stefano Montes - Department of Cultures and Societies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 10, 2017

Call for papers

Human existence as fieldwork

 

International Conference

University of Palermo, December 6-7, 2017

 

Deadline for receiving abstracts: November 10, 2017

 

Call for Submissions: Practical Teaching Resources

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:06am
During Office Hours
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

During Office Hours, a new website for teachers in higher education, is looking for usable teaching related content. We want to collect, share, and archive all the ideas, information, best practices, and advice that you’ve accumulated during your teaching careers. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a new teacher, a tenured professor or an adjunct or a TA, we hope that everyone can contribute to and benefit from this site.

The easiest way to describe what we’re looking for is to think about what we do during office hours: prepare, plan, reflect, and problem solve (to name a few). We want what you already have: your tried and tested methods, tips, techniques, handouts, assignments, advice, and ideas.

Captivating Criminality 5 Crime Fiction: Insiders and Outsiders

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:05am
International Crime Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 3, 2018

 

 

28th – 30th June 2018

Corsham Court, Bath Spa University, UK

 

The Captivating Criminality Network is delighted to announce its fifth UK conference. Building upon and developing ideas and themes from the previous four successful conferences, Crime Fiction: Insiders and Outsiders, will examine the ways in which Crime Fiction as a genre is able to incorporate both traditional ideas and themes, as well as those from outside mainstream and/or dominant ways of thinking.

 

Catastrophe! Living and Thinking Through the End Times

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:05am
English Department, Indiana University - Bloomington
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 17, 2017

Catastrophe! Living and Thinking Through the End Times

Indiana University Bloomington | March 30-31, 2018

 

Keynote Speaker: TBA

 

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for the 16th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Catastrophe! Living and Thinking Through the End Times” hosted by the English Department at Indiana University Bloomington, March 30-31, 2018.  

 

Storytelling Conference 2018

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:04am
University of Suffolk - Jessica Clark, Tom Vine, Sarah Richards
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

Storytelling Conference 2018

10th and 11th July 2018,

University of Suffolk, UK

We are excited to announce that the call for papers for our Storytelling Conference is now open. We invite papers that theoretically and empirically engage with a broad range of disciplines reflecting the diverse nature of storytelling and stories substantively and methodologically.

The conference aims to bring together established academics, early career researchers, PhD candidates and students. Topics covered by this call could include but are not limited to:

  • Stories as a research method(ology)

  • Storytelling in the workplace

  • ‘Storied organisation’

American Horror Story - Gender, Sexuality, Queer Theory - Themed Edition

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:04am
Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk UK and Harriet Earle, Sheffield Hallam University UK
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 5, 2017

 

Call for Papers

Edited Collection: Gender, Sexuality and Queer Identities in American Horror Story

Editors:

Harriet Earle, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk, UK

Uneasy Feelings: Space, Affective Relations, and Dis/orientation

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:04am
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

This panel seeks to explore what it means to feel/be uneasy. How are feelings of unease depicted: what are the movements; what are the affects; what (if any) are the boarders of unease? Is there a difference in representations of unease in literature, film, fine arts, etc.; or the proliferation of unease in contemporary cultural studies? In her feminist critiques of happiness and phenomenology, Sara Ahmed notes how feelings of unease can saturate a body or environment: “The word ‘comfort’ suggests well-being and satisfaction, but it also suggests an ease and an easiness. To follow the rules of [heteronormativity] is to be at ease in a world that reflects back the form one inhabits as an ideal.

THE PODCAST: FORMS, FUNCTIONS, FUTURES

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:04am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

THE PODCAST: FORMS, FUNCTIONS, FUTURES

AN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

8 - 9 February 2018

in Mainz, Germany

organised by

Margarita Navarro Pérez (Departamento de Idiomas, Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia)

and Patrick Gill (Department of English and Linguistics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)

 

(Un)Making the Self

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:04am
Rice University English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

The figure of the human that emerges from Renaissance and Enlightenment discourses is an unmistakably imperialist entity, excluding all that it perceives as a negation of itself. This ostensibly fixed category of the human informs, if not dictates, the ways in which those who are positioned outside of “the human” experience what we call “the self.” This is to suggest that those who wish to be, and behave as, human must, as the philosopher Sylvia Wynter argues, “circumcise themselves from themselves in order to become fully human.”

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