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Conference on Sermon Studies: "Space, Place, Context"

updated: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 9:43am
Center for Sermon Studies, Marshall university
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Center for Sermon Studies at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia announces its second annual Conference on Sermon Studies, to be held October 11-14, 2018, in Montreal, Quebec.

The conference is multidisciplinary and interfaith. The organizers’ goal is to bring scholars, practitioners, and interested laypersons together to discuss sermon texts and the art of preaching from a variety of academic and religious perspectives.

The theme for 2018 is “Space, Place, Context.” Topics related to the theme might include

The First International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Humanities

updated: 
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 10:01am
Chung-Ang University Humanities Research Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

 

"The First International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Humanities"

 

Location: Seoul, South Korea (Chung-Ang University)

Date: August 16, 2018

Contact: aihumanities2018@gmail.com

Meeting URL: http://aihumanities.org/aih2018

 

The First International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Humanities, jointly organized by Chung-Ang University Humanities Research Institute, The Korean Association of Speech Communication and The Korean Association for Posthuman Society, will be held at Chung-Ang University, Seoul campus, August 16, 2018.

 

Medical Humanities in the Middle East

updated: 
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 9:09am
Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Medical Humanities in the Middle East
Date: November 17, 2018 to November 18, 2018
Location: Doha, Qatar
Deadline for submission: June 1, 2018.

Theorizing Zombiism: Toward a Critical Theory Framework

updated: 
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 9:08am
University College Dublin, Ireland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Theorizing Zombiism: Toward a Critical Theory Framework

University College Dublin 

UCD Humanities Institute

25-27 July 2019

 

Immortality and Memory

updated: 
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 9:08am
University of Wolverhampton
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Immortality and Memory

A Postgraduate Conference organised by the Postgraduate Memory Network hosted by the University of Wolverhampton, UK  

Thursday 14 June  2018

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Sebastian Groes (Wolverhampton) and Nick Lavery (Roehampton)

Aigne Journal | Call for Submissions: conference / academic event reports

updated: 
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 9:07am
Marija Laugalyte / University College Cork
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Aigne  

Online Journal of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, University College Cork 

 

Call for submission: conference / academic events reports 

  

Aigne seeks reports on recent academic events and conferences. Potential contributors are invited to contact the Reports Editors to agree the submission of a report. Submissions in Harvard style, along with a short biographical note (150 words) and contact information, will be accepted on a rolling basis.  

 

Dissensus in the Postcolonial Anglophone World: History, Politics, and Aesthetics

updated: 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 9:24am
Université de Lille, France
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

 

The first international conference under the aegis of the French Society for Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies (the SEPC), and supported by the Institut Universitaire de France and the laboratory CECILLE (EA 4074), will take place at the Université de Lille SHS on January 31st and February 1st 2019.

 

15th International Connotations Symposium: Understanding (through) Annotations

updated: 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 9:24am
Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

Explanatory annotations have always had a somewhat precarious and even paradoxical status: with a few exceptions, they have been considered “below” the concern of the theorist and literary critic, while in some sense they have also been considered “above” the sphere of the textual editor, who has eyed their flights of interpretive fancy with distrust. They have been suspected of manipulating the reader in a clandestine fashion while at the same time they have been regarded as a necessity, for they are an essential means of keeping alive many texts of world literature, from Homer to the Modernists, by making them comprehensible and meaningful to readers.

MMLA American Literature Before 1870

updated: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 9:01am
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Please consider submitting to the American Literature I: Literature Before 1870 session for this year’s MMLA conference, which will be held in Kansas City, MO., November 15-18, 2018. The overall theme of the conference is “Consuming Cultures,” the inspiration for which comes partly from Kyla Wazana Tompkins’ research on racism in terms of food cultures in nineteenth century U.S. literature. As is noted in the general call for papers, “Looking at the disturbing correlations of ‘food and flesh,’ she notes, ‘the evolution of eating cultures across this period opens up new areas of inquiry into the alignment between bodies and bodies politic’” (7-8). American literature before 1870 is suggestive of multiple variations on this broad theme.

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