This panel invites papers on representations of social transformation in the Marvel Universe to be presented at South Central MLA’s 2017 annual convention held October 5-8th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Presenters should feel free to propose papers on a wide-range of topics. We are especially interested, however, in papers that explore the representation of trauma and/or violence as a necessary part of socially transformative practices. Proposed papers could consider, for instance, the trauma of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D’s terrigenesis or how Luke Cage’s body—often riddled with bullets—offers a challenge to the “All Lives Matter” movement.
Call for Papers
New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference 2017:
Transgressions: Performance, Practice & Code
The University of Arizona’s Department of English
April 21-22, 2017
“[T]here are times when even the most potent governor must wink at transgression in order to preserve the laws inviolate for the future.”—Herman Melville, Mardi
Nel 1987, per iniziativa della Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri, vide la luce "Il sessismo nella lingua italiana", opera curata da Alma Sabatini, all’interno del quale avevano trovato posto le "Raccomandazioni per un uso non sessista della lingua italiana", diffuse alla fine del 1986. L’intero studio era stato concepito per coniugare riflessione teorica e prassi quotidiana, affinché potessero far insieme breccia nel sentire comune, anche e soprattutto grazie all’impegno degli operatori della comunicazione, come dimostra pure l"’Ammissione di colpa e chiamata di correo" di Sergio Lepri – già direttore dell’ANSA – che accompagnava la ricerca.
Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Figuring Race
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)
We welcome contributions that examine the notion of race in comparative studies and literary theory. How do we imagine, represent, and construct race today? What role does race play in the Humanities? How do we talk about race in an ideologically color blind society? How does racial difference relate to other type of differences? Can we foreground race while avoiding both the pitfalls of identity politics and the depoliticization of race by neoliberalism? Topics of interest could include:
Black Lives Matter
Critical Race Theory
CORD+SDHS Joint Annual Conference Transmissions and Traces: Rendering Dance October 19-22, 2017
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
The conference programming committee invites proposals for papers, panels, roundtable discussions, lecture-demonstrations, movement workshops, dance works, and screendances that address the question of how dance is transmitted across time, locations, contexts, and media, and the implications of this transmission in and outside the dance field. We invite proposals that engage the following questions and topics:
Today we witness a resurgence of fascist rhetoric from parties offering various “alternatives” to the multicultural states that have come to characterize Europe and North America. Modernism, of course, is famously entangled with the rise of fascism, these xenophobic movements’ most notorious antecedent, and there is a new urgency to the questions that Griffin (2007), Ravetto (2007), Antliff (2007), and Ben Ghiat (2015) broached in their scholarly work.
We would like to invite proposals for articles for an international blind peer-review scientific journal (Twenty-eighth CFP)
“Problems of Education in the 21st Century” ISSN 1822-7864
The MOSF Journal of Science Fiction (http://publish.lib.umd.edu/scifi/index)is soliciting manuscripts to be featured in Vol. 2, No. 2 (due 31 March 2017). We are particularly interested in works that offer insight into the myriad facets of science fiction in all media as well as works emphasizing the interdisciplinary and innovative history of science fiction.
The MOSF Journal of Science Fiction (http://publish.lib.umd.edu/scifi/index)is soliciting manuscripts to be featured in Vol. 2, No. 1 (due 31 January 2017). We are particularly interested in works that offer insight into the myriad facets of science fiction in all media as well as works emphasizing the interdisciplinary and innovative history of science fiction.
The history of modernist collage is a varied one. Futurism, influenced by Cubist techniques, turned to collage as a method for subverting traditional, representational artwork; Dada’s absurd arrangements of advertising images and print offered a scathing critique of capitalism; Surrealism’s bizarre juxtapositions sought to empower and stimulate the subconscious.