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Constructing Indian National Identity in Literature and Film (Panel)

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:23pm
Dr. Abby Bardi
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

In 1947, the nation of India was formed as an imagined community whose literalness immediately became vividly and at times tragically apparent. The creation of the independent state of India conferred a unified national identity on a place whose phenomenal diversity is manifested in over 1,700 languages as well as an infinitely complex cultural, social, and religious heritage.

CFP ReFocus: The Films of Andrei Tarkovsky

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:23pm
Sergei Toymentsev, Florida State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

ReFocus: The Films of Andrei Tarkovsky

 

NEMLA 2016 Baltimore: Bodies that Become: Conceptions of Female Bodies in Science Fiction

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:23pm
irmak ertuna, elif sendur/ NEMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

While we may no longer be in the era of binary adjectives classifying bodies into categories that blind them into the oblivion of male and female, the representation of the female body still lacks the means to escape its demarcations. Today, in both novel and film, a disruptive, secondary female character that destructs, tricks or merely accompanies the male body is a common if not normal part of the narrative. This latter is usually perfect in proportions, immobile and does not use her body except for its own objectification. Yet, fictional or science fictional representation of female body is breaking away from this secondary characterization.

IDEA 2017 The 11th International Conference on Literature, Language and Cultural Studies in Turkey under the auspices of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:23pm
The 11th International Conference on Literature, Language and Cultural Studies in Turkey under the auspices of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 28, 2016

IDEA 2017 CALL FOR PAPERS 


 

The 11th International Conference on Literature, Language and Cultural Studies in Turkey under the auspices of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)

 12–14 April 2017 Çankaya University/TURKEY

Literary Floridas: Imaginings in a Wild Peninsula

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:23pm
John King/https://thedrunkenodyssey.com/call-for-papers-literary-floridas/
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

Call for Papers: Literary Floridas

Literary Floridas: Imaginings in a Wild Peninsula

As a setting, as an actual place in the world, Florida is usually imagined in satirical terms, the eternal provocation to comedians and crime writers with wicked senses of humor. The natural environment is overwhelming in its greenness, its flatness, it humidness, its infernal hotness, its weather, its beasts, and at times its citizens as well. Culturally, there is not much “Old Florida” to be found unless we count the primeval landscape.

Shakespeare on Film and Television

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:23pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

SHAKESPEARE ON FILM & TELEVISION

CALL FOR PAPERS

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
2017 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

April 12-15, 2017, San Diego, CA, at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

DEADLINE:  OCTOBER 1, 2016

ALL Proposals Must Be Submitted Through the PCA Database:  http://conference.pcaaca.org
More information at http://pcaaca.org/national-conference/

We have previously had papers on the following topics and invite new ideas all the time.

Joyce’s Fiction and the New Rise of the Novel - The X James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:23pm
The James Joyce Italian Foundation - Università di Roma Tre, Italy
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Conference Date: February 1-2-3, 2017
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 25, 2016

 

The James Joyce Italian Foundation invites proposals for the Tenth Annual Conference in Rome. It will be hosted by the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the Università Roma Tre, to celebrate Joyce’s 135th birthday.

 

ACLA 2017: Poetry After Europe: Geopolitical Poetics in the 21st Century

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:23pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

Poetry After Europe: Geopolitical Poetics in the 21st Century [or does the subtitle dilute the force of “Poetry After Europe?”]

 

Organizers:

  • Walt Hunter (Clemson University)
  • Shirley Lau Wong (Westfield State University)

 

CFP: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:23pm
PopMatters
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 12, 2016

When Star Trek debuted on NBC on September 8, 1966, there was little indication that its longevity across multiple platforms (films, series, books) would rival that of series such as Doctor Who, or that the series (and its fans) would become fixtures of popular culture, objects of academic study, and an outsized influence on science fiction.

 

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, and celebrations of its cultural impact have been as varied as the show’s own incarnations.

 

Dementia studies network - call for expressions of interest

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:22pm
University of Hull/University of Huddersfield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Since the turn of the twenty-first century, few conditions have had such a profound impact on the public imagination as dementia. As Swinnen and Schweda’s recent edited collection showed, dementia is no longer the sole province of biomedical discourse, but has thoroughly penetrated the cultural sphere, finding popular representation in literature, film, theatre and television. Correspondingly, a growing research culture is emerging that explores, interrogates, and evaluates the ways in which Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia are being harnessed for diverse symbolic, aesthetic, and narrative purposes.

What did deacons do?

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:22pm
University of Eastern Finland / School of Theology
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Invitation and Call for Papers

 

The School of Theology (University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu) is organizing an international and ecumenical conference on patristic understandings of diakonia. The conference will be held on September 12th – 14/15th 2017, in Joensuu, Finland.

 

The topic of the conference is “What did deacons do?”. The period under investigation covers the first two Christian centuries (until ca, late 3rd century). We welcome academic papers, firstly on authors and sources of the given period, and, secondly, on later interpretations of those texts.

 

Deadline for short proposal (max. 150 words) for a 30 minute paper is September 15th, 2016.

“Some Conjectures” and Some Correctives: Public Witches and Private Agendas

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:21pm
Michele Lise Tarter, The College of New Jersey
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 20, 2016

CFP: “Some Conjectures” and Some Correctives: Public Witches and Private Agendas

 

This panel will be part of the upcoming Society of Early Americanists' 10th Biannual Convention to be held in Tulsa, OK,

March 2-4, 2017.

To apply, please send a 100-200 word abstract and a brief bio (including your institutional affiliation) to:

Michele Lise Tarter,  tarter@tcnj.edu  

 

Deadline for your proposal:  August 20, 2016

 

 

Locating Amateur Production Across Media

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:21pm
SCMS 2017 Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 7, 2016

Call for Papers (SCMS 2017 Panel)

LOCATING AMATEUR PRODUCTION ACROSS MEDIA

 

Pocahontas and after: historical culture and transatlantic encounters, 1617-2017

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:21pm
British Library - Institute for Historical Research, London
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 13, 2016

Pocahontas and after: historical culture and transatlantic encounters, 1617-2017

The British Library and the Institute for Historical Research, London

March 16-18, 2017

 

A major international conference to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Pocahontas’ death.  Co-hosted by the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library and the Institute for Historical Research.

 

Additional support has been provided by the Omohundro Institute for Early American History and Culture and The University of Warwick.

 

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