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Lenin 2020 (calls for abstracts)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 10:35am
Alla Ivanchikova and Robert Maclean
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Lenin 2020 

Editors: Alla Ivanchikova and Robert Maclean 

Abstracts due: October 31, 2018 

This edited collection of essays seeks to answer the following question: what does “Lenin” and “Leninism” signify today? What is the future of Leninism? Why, after thirty years of iconoclasm (that involved the removal of statues of Lenin throughout the former socialist world), in spite of concerted efforts to demote, deconstruct, and discredit Leninist mode of thinking, does the specter of Lenin return to haunt our turbulent political present?

interdisciplinary symposium: On Criticism

updated: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 10:35am
Platform Journal, Royal Holloway, University London and Royal Central School of Drama and Speech
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 24, 2018

Interdisciplinary Symposium: ‘On Criticism’

Friday 23 November 2018

Royal Central School of Drama and Speech, University of London

Hosted by Royal Holloway‘s Platform Journal

Confirmed keynote speaker: Prof. Sabeth Buchmann, title TBC*

Confirmer Rounttable Participants: Hetain Patel and Sanjoy Roy

Co-organisers: Lisa Moravec, Josephine Leask, and Clio Unger

Spirituality And....Culture: 2nd Global Conference

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:14am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 9, 2018

Spirituality And....Culture
2nd Global Conference

Saturday 13th April to Sunday 14th April 2019
Bruges, Belgium

Publication “Bites Here and There”: Literal and Metaphorical Cannibalism across Disciplines

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:09am
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

“Bites Here and There”:

Literal and Metaphorical Cannibalism across Disciplines

 

The organiser of the Bites Conference (University of Warwick, 17 November 2018) invites contributions for an edited essay collection, provisionally titled “Bites Here and There”: Literal and Metaphorical Cannibalism across Disciplines.

 

I am interested in submissions that explore instances of literal or metaphorical cannibalism across fields, and we invite abstracts on topics and disciplines including, but not limited to:

 

Call for Papers Music: Traditional, Political, Popular Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019 (Due date: November 1, 2018)

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:23am
Cody H. Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

 

 

Call for Papers

Music: Traditional, Political, Popular

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018 (November 15 is hard deadline)

 

Romantic Manuscripts NeMLA; Washington, D.C. 3/21-24/2019

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:50am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Digital archives like the William Blake Archive and Early English Books Online (EEBO) have made manuscript materials that may have been difficult to access in the past more readily available.  This roundtable seeks brief presentations on the use of manuscript materials pertaining to the British Romantic period in teaching, research and publications -- what have been your successes, what difficulties have you and/or your students faced, etc.

Highbrow, Lowbrow, No-brow: Research and Aesthetic Values in the Humanities

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:51am
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

The HERA conference peer review program committee invites proposals for presentations at the 2019 conference. The program committee’s theme is designed to incorporate any and all possible connotations. Our understanding of the tensions and implications of the “highbrow-lowbrow” continuum have existed for as long as the humanities. Although the terms are first associated with the 19th century, connotations of the humanities as possessing elevated, elite, upper class, or even sanctified religious ritual, intellectual, or cultural endeavor may be traced back to ancient times. Similarly, aspects of the humanities variously characterized as being lowly, crude or ordinary, lower class, or even pagan, anti-intellectual, or low class may also be

Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia (ACLA 2019)

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:56am
AMERICAN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference

Georgetown University

Washington, DC 

March 7th-10th, 2019

Panel Title: Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia

Please send paper/presentation proposals of 3000 or fewer characters to the ACLA seminar website to on or before Thursday, September 20th at 9 AM: https://www.acla.org/neoliberalism-between-utopia-and-dystopia

This panel seeks to examine utopian representations of (neo)liberalism in 20th century literature and culture, emphasizing comparative connections to (neo)liberal political philosophy and economic theory. 

Judaism and Resistance

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:04am
Roberta Sabbath, American Academy of Religion--Western Region
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF RELIGION WESTERN REGION (AARWR)
2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE | CALL FOR PAPERS

Arizona State University | March 2-3, 2019
2019 Annual Conference Theme:
Religion and Resistance

Make sure to submit the Program Participant Form to the Jewish Studies Chair, Roberta Sabbath, roberta.sabbath@unlv.edu, when submitting your proposal!  Click here to download it.

(Re)Reading Capital: Critical Repetitions

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:04am
ACLA 2019 - American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The global economic crises of the past twenty years have been accompanied by academic revaluations of Marx in economics and the social sciences, as well as a “return to Marx” in popular discourses concerned with economic justice and political activism. During this same period, however, literary studies has witnessed a turn away from Marxist historicism and ideology critique toward “post-critical” methodologies that emphasize weak theories over strong theories, textual surfaces over historical depths, description over suspicion.

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