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POSTCOLONIAL INTERVENTIONS VOL. I, ISSUE 2 Call for Papers: Vol. II, Issue 1 (January 2017)

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 12:09pm
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Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Call for Papers

Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies

Vol. II, Issue 1 (January 2017)

 

A few years ago, Stephen Greenblatt had noted,

Why religion got it wrong? Conceptualising new methods of reading.

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:51am
full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj
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deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Why religion got it all wrong? Conceptualizing new methods of reading.

 

Literary scholars need to throw open the doors of what texts constitute the study of literari-ness and the methods of doing so; such an act will allow the discipline to examine and interrogate socio-discursive practices which affect the lives of women all over the world.  Religious texts codify culture and gender norms and it is imperative that literary scholars engage with these texts that perpetuate and maintain oppressive hegemonic institutions.

 

The Hindu Shastras.

 

Law and Literature from the Global South

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:48am
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The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies
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deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies

Spring 2018 Special Issue: Law and Literature from the Global South

Guest Editors: David Babcock (James Madison University) and Peter Leman (Brigham Young University)

 

Deadline for Submissions (approximately 4,000-5,000 words): December 20, 2016

Website: jcpcsonline.com

Contact Email: jcpcs.lawlit@gmail.com

Neoliberal Tools or New Humanistic Critique? Theorizing Class, Race, and Nation in the Digital Humanities

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:48am
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Mikinaakominis / TransCanadas. University of Toronto, May 25 - 27, 2017
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deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 14, 2016

In recent years in Canada, the digital humanities has enjoyed increasing popularity as a tool for teaching, researching, and disseminating texts, and also a means of generating collaborative scholarship across disciplinary borders. However, the digital humanities, and perhaps its practitioners, have recently been described as a collection of neoliberal tools whose “institutional success has for the most part involved the displacement of politically progressive humanities scholarship and activism in favour of the manufacture of digital tools and archives.” Do the digital humanities represent a displacement of critical questions of power in favour of a cloistered technological positivism?

& Media: Film & Media Graduate Student Conference UC Berkeley

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Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 7:44pm
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University of California, Berkeley, Department of Film & Media
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 8, 2016

& MEDIA

Film & Media Graduate Student Conference, University of California, Berkeley

 

Conference Date: September 23–24th, 2016

Location: University of California, Berkeley

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Paper proposals due July 8th, 2016.

 

Time and Trauma in Twentieth-century Literature

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 11:15am
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Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 2017
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2016

Abstracts for papers are requsted for the panel "Time and Trauma in Twentieth-century Literature" at

The 48th NeMLA Annual Convention, March 23-26, 2017, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

 

Textual dialogues – dialogical textuality

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 11:12am
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Department of English Literature and Literary Linguistics, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University Poznań
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Textual dialogues – dialogical textuality
Department of English Literature and Literary Linguistics, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University Poznań
2-3 December 2016

In cooperation with:
Institute of German Studies
Institute of Romance Languages and Literatures
Institute of Russian Studies

Blasphemous Translation

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Monday, June 27, 2016 - 12:07pm
full name / name of organization: 
Manuela Borzone
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This is a CFP for a panel at NeMLA 2017 in Baltimore, MD.

In The Location of Culture (1991), Homi Bhabha introduces the term “cultural translation” as a way to read how “newness” enters the “world,” i.e., postcolonial and minority voices, even if the result might be “blasphemy as a transgressive act of cultural translation” (225-27). Blasphemy, read as a form of newness (which Bhabha decouples from Rushdie’s fatwa and links to survival and dreaming), is then an attempt to desacralize what is already established as sacred, or canonical. 

Guest Edited Issue: “Inter-faith Dialogue in India: Theological Revisioning”

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 1:30pm
full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

“Inter-faith Dialogue in India: Theological Revisioning”
Guest edited special issue of The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
Vol. 4 Issue 1 (March, 2017)
Namrata Chaturvedi, Zakir Husain Delhi College

Fourteenth Annual Graduate Conference at the Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

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Monday, June 20, 2016 - 9:13am
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Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 4, 2016

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will host its fourteenth annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 1st, 2016. We are delighted to welcome Diana Henderson of MIT as our keynote speaker.

 

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