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Negotiating, subverting, reconfiguring borders in the English-speaking world

updated: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 2:05pm
University of Strasbourg, English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Call for Papers: Negotiating, subverting, reconfiguring borders in the English-speaking world

University of Strasbourg, France:  5-6 October 2018

 

Guest speakerPhilip Ursprung, Dean and Professor of the History of Art and Architecture, Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich

 

Love etc.

updated: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 1:57pm
Center for Uses of Literature, University of Southern Denmark
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

LOVE, ETC.

A conference sponsored by the “Uses of Literature” Research Project at the University of Southern Denmark, October 3-4, 2019

What is there left to say about love? Endlessly invoked, celebrated, assailed, abused, and parodied, love has been hailed as the meaning of life and disdained as the ultimate cliché. This conference is inspired by the conviction that love is poised to become a focus of renewed interest in the humanities. We anticipate two main focal points for the conference, without excluding other options.

Encountering the Future through the Lens of the Humanities

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Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 9:48am
The Institute of the Future Humanities (IFH), Chung-Ang University, South Korea
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Call for Papers: The Journal of the Future Humanities (JFH), 1 (2018)

 

The Journal of the Future Humanities (JFH) seeks essays that investigate how the humanities would deal with the future and the possible issues that could arise. JFH is a semiannual, peer-reviewed journal that collects and publishes various interdisciplinary work that focuses on the study of the future in relation to the humanities.

 

International Seminar on Identity, History, and Narrative in Contemporary Afghan Literature in English

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 9:24am
Department of English, Gauhati University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

International Seminar on Identity, History, and Narrative in Contemporary Afghan Literature in English

6-8 February 2019

 

The Department of English, Gauhati University, has been organizing a series of international seminars on literature emerging from India and its neighbours, with two seminars already held on Sri Lanka and Pakistan. This year, we are shifting our focus to Afghanistan, the nation, and its diaspora.

Digital Humanities in India: Contestations, Connections and Collaborations (Jointly organized by IIM INDORE and IIT INDORE)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 9:20am
Digital Humanities Alliance of India
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

In his recent polemical piece, noted academic and cultural critic, Timothy Brennan calls Digital Humanities, a “bust” and declares: “[a]fter a decade of investment and hype, what has the field accomplished? Not much.” Brennan’s critique of DH, amongst others, is that “[DH] promises to break the book format without explaining why one might want to — even as books, against all predictions, doggedly persist, filling the airplane hangar- sized warehouses of Amazon.com.” What remains potently interesting is that Brennan’s questioning of DH and its machine-oriented methodology[ies] is itself rooted in an Anglo-American episteme: one that has continuously promoted the “print medium” as the only legitimate paradigm for advancing worthwhile humanistic inquiry.

Are we Living in an Age of Distraction?

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:11am
Birkbeck University London, Bloomsbury
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018

DATES: 8 & 9 June 2018

Please send a 200 word abstract for papers of 15 minutes and a 50 word biography to bisr@bbk.ac.uk

Reimagining and Remembering the Other: Narrative pathy and its Limitations

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Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:07am
Narrative and Memory: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Reimagining and Remembering the Other: Narrative Empathy and its Limitations

 

Fårö, Sweden, 29 July–5 August, 2018

 

The research circle Narrative and Memory: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics is pleased to announce the call for its 2018 summer symposium, following its previous symposia in Tallinn (Estonia), Saulkrasti (Latvia) and Kristiansand (Norway).

 

Modernist legacies in contemporary theory

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:04am
Jesse Wolfe
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

CFP 2018 Modernist Studies Association conference (“Graphic Modernisms”)

Columbus, Ohio, November 8-11

Deadline for submissions: Thursday, April 5, 2018

“Shakespeare and the Consumption of Culture”

updated: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:11am
Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism at the MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Shakespeare’s plays and the critical conversations around them are deeply concerned with questions of culture.  Many of the plays are set in cultures different than Shakespeare’s own early modern England, from Denmark to Italy to Ancient Rome, often using those cultures to examine his own.  Productions of his plays have been set in a dizzying array of cultures, in order make comments on yet other cultures.  The culture of Imperial Britain made use of Shakespeare in order to dominate (and often consume) the cultures which they colonized. 

Substance Use and Abuse in the Long Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:18am
Edge Hill University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 21, 2018

CFP: Substance Use and Abuse in the Long Nineteenth Century

13th – 14th September 2018

Edge Hill University

Speakers:

Professor Susan Zieger, University of California Riverside

Dr Noelle Plack, Newman University

Dr Douglas Small, University of Glasgow

 

‘The body (follow me closely here) lies at the mercy of the most omnipotent of all potentates—the Chemist.’

Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White (1859)

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