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Lines of Heredity: Eugenics and Gender in European Literature, 1880-1935

updated: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 2:06pm
Fatima Borrmann/ KU Leuven
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Lines of Heredity: Eugenics and Gender in European Literature, 1880-1935

May 18-19, 2020

MDRN/KU Leuven

First keynote speaker: Prof. Angelique Richardson (University of Exeter).

Second keynote speaker to be announced later.

The Plays of David Henry Hwang

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:43pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019

The Plays of David Henry Hwang

Sponsored Panel by the David Henry Hwang Society

Any abstract proposal  on David Henry Hwang’s plays are welcome.

 

Some possible topics include:

 

The generation of Asian-American playwrights who have followed Hwang and their (dis)connection with his legacy

The presence of autobiography in his plays, particularly Yellow Face and Soft Power

Hwang's representation of China 

Comparing Hwang's theatrical legacy with his work on Showtime's The Affair

A discussion of Hwang's engagement with Trump in Soft Power in comparison to other theatrical depictions of Trump

 

The Plays of Anne Washburn

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:50pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019

The Plays of Anne Washburn

 

The Comparative Drama Conference asks for abstracts on the plays of Anne Washburn.  The conference does not require any specific focus, but some possible topics are:

 

Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play and other post-apocalyptic plays

Washburn's interest in the focusing on popular culture in her plays (for example, The Simpsons in Mr. Burns, her adaption of The Twilight Zone)

Washburn's contribution to the growing number of plays about Trump or inspired by Trump 

Washburn in dialogue with other playwrights

 

Special Panel: Esoteric and Occult Politics (Esotericism & Occultism Area)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:46pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Special Panel CFP : Esoteric and Occult Politics

In the Esotericism & Occultism Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

Annual Conference, Albuquerque, February 19-22, 2020

Special Panel: Esoteric and Occult Cinema (Esotericism & Occultism Area)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:50pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Special Panel CFP : Esoteric and Occult Cinema

In the Esotericism & Occultism Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

Annual Conference, Albuquerque, February 19-22, 2020

Special Panel: Magic in the Modern World (Esotericism & Occultism Area)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:46pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Special Panel CFP : Magic in the Modern World

In the Esotericism & Occultism Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

Annual Conference, Albuquerque, February 19-22, 2020

Boredom, (In)action, War and Warriors

updated: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 2:09pm
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 30, 2020

Boredom, (In)action, War and Warriors

27 & 28 August 2020, Amsterdam

Confirmed Keynote speaker: Professor Mark Kingwell, University of Toronto

Boredom has often been defined as idleness, slowness, doing nothing, doing

something over and over again, and waiting (Smith 1981, Daren 1999, Mæland &

Brunstad 2009, Bergstein 2009, Prozak 2017). These definitions suggest that boredom

is an experience that does not generate meanings and ideas by itself about itself.

Boredom remains constantly relevant to sociocultural and political spheres only

through its opposite. It is portrayed as the empty bubble, or the vacuum of

Call for Papers Music: Traditional, Political, Popular Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020 (Due date: November 20, 2019)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:02pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

 

 

Call for Papers

Music: Traditional, Political, Popular

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 20, 2019

 

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