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Liminalities: Metamorphosis and Chaos

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 10:57pm
CSULA English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Paper Topics

This year’s theme is “Liminalities: Metamorphosis and Chaos.” The conference will examine the transitional nature of in-between spaces and identities. We invite submissions exploring “Liminalities” in all or any of its meanings. Topics are not limited to, but could include: borders and transnationalisms, marginality, ambiguity and unpredictability, entanglements, thresholds, transformations or reformulations in identity, migration and movement. Areas of inquiry might include the fields of literature, linguistics, composition, rhetoric, creative writing, cultural studies, critical theory, philosophy, history, film, gender studies, and the natural and social sciences. 

 

New Intimacies: Changing Interactions in the Victorian World

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 10:57pm
Victorian Studies Association of Ontario
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 6, 2017

CFP:  New Intimacies: Changing Interactions in the Victorian World

deadline: 6 February 2017

 

Victorian Studies Association of Ontario

Toronto, Ontario

Saturday 29 April 2017

 

The theme of the 2017 VSAO conference is “New Intimacies: Changing Interactions in the Victorian World.” Professors Jason Camlot (Concordia U) and Seth Koven (Rutgers U) will serve as our two keynote speakers.

We invite proposals that interpret the conference theme in broad, interdisciplinary, and imaginative ways. Papers might address: 

Natura 2017: Knowledges in Contact - Deadline Extended

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 10:59pm
Natura: THe Science and Epistemology Working Group at Rutgers
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Hosted by Natura, A Rutgers University Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Working Group focused on critical perspectives of Science and Epistemology, the 2017 Natura Conference explores how systems of knowledge interact. Isabelle Stengers calls for a cosmopolitics that will allow an “ecology of practices” to flourish. We seek papers that explore the tensions and potentials that arise when ways of knowing collide. How do new and emergent ways of knowing interact with established systems of knowledge? How has this process occurred historically as well as in the present? How are emerging epistemologies created, consolidated, and defended? By whom and for what purposes?

The Biannual International Margaret Cavendish Society Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:00pm
Lisa Walters/The International Margaret Cavendish Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

The International Margaret Cavendish Society is pleased to announce that the next biannual conference is set to take place on June 22nd-24th, 2017 at Bates College, Maine. Professor Carolyn Merchant from the University of California, Berkeley, will be the keynote speaker.  Preference will be given to abstracts that closely relate to the conference theme, but all talks about Cavendish, her family, and related subjects will be considered.   

‘Bengali Society, language & literature: Cultural transactions among Neighbour(s).’

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:00pm
Sidho Kanho Birsha University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Introduction: ‘Bengali Society, language & literature: Cultural transactions among Neighbour(s).’

Concept Note:

With this end in view, submissions are invited from academics drawn from different disciplines such as literature, Literature and literary criticism, comparative literature, linguistics, Folklorostics, Cultural Sutdies, Information Science, History, Economics, Geography, Political science, Eenvironmental Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Philosophy, Fine Arts, Music etc. who are working on issues concerning Bengali Society, Cultural transactions among Neighbour(s). Possible themes on which submissions are sought include, but are not limited to, the following:

The Coarseness of the Brontës: A Reappraisal

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:02pm
Durham University, Brunel University, and the Brontë Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

The Coarseness of the Brontës: A Reappraisal

St Chad’s College, Durham University

10th - 11th August 2017

 

A collaborative event between Durham University, Brunel University, and the Brontë Society

 

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Marianne Thormählen, Lund University

Dr Sarah Wootton, Durham University

Robert Edric, author of Sanctuary (2014)

 

 

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Uplandish: New Perspectives on Northern England’s ‘Wild’ Places (30th June 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 5:56am
York St John University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Few places in England are as closely associated with wilderness as the moors and fells north of the River Trent. Yet the iconography of this region occupies a central place in the country’s cultural geography, as attested by the many tourists who tramp across ‘Lakeland’ and ‘Brontë Country’ each year. This conference seeks to interrogate the mythologies of England’s northern uplands and to understand the ideological processes that have allowed its material reproduction, many of its less flattering significations and perhaps some of its political potential to remain hidden.

Adaptation in the Age of Sterne

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:02pm
Kazimierz Wielki University, The International Laurence Sterne Foundation
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

the International Laurence Sterne Foundation
and

the Department of English, Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, Poland
invite paper proposals for The Second International Laurence Sterne Foundation Conference
on the theme of

Crip Genealogies

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:21pm
Mel Chen, Alison Kafer, Eunjung Kim, Julie Avril Minich
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Call for Proposals: Crip Genealogies

Co-edited by Mel Chen, Alison Kafer, Eunjung Kim, and Julie Avril Minich

 

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