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The Spatial Language of Literature: Sovereign Space and the Borders of Capital

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 9:56am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA, April 12-15, 2018)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The 49th NeMLA Annual Convention
April 12-15, 2018 - Pittsburgh, PA

As capital flows freely across national borders, the sovereign state demarcates strict boundaries for people. Capitalism forges global connections with international solidarity organized around wealth. Yet as Foucault has argued, intranational spaces are increasingly heavily policed in the name of homeland security, giving rise to the security state and technologies of surveillance.

Interstices 19 - Surface/Pattern

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Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:27pm
Interstices: Journal of Architecture and Related Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

Surface and ornament are periodically reviewed, discarded and pursued. More recently, there has been an interest in the writing of Aby Warburg, Alois Riegl, Gottfried Semper, Adolf Loos, Hermann Muthesius, and Le Corbusier. They have been made prominent by issues of animation (see, for example, Papapetros 2012, Payne 2013, van Eck 2014) and digitation (see for example Spuybroek 2008 and Schumacher 2009).

CFP IMPRESSIONS

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:44am
IMPRESSIONS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Research Papers on World Literature deadline for submissions: June 30, 2017 full name / name of organization: Impressions : A Bi-Annual Refereed Journal of English Studies contact email: impressionsonline@gmail.com 

ImpressionsA Bi-Annual Refereed Journal of English Studies ISSN 0974-892X

Dear Readers,

 

The latest issue of Impressions  (Vol. XI, Issue I, January 2017) is now accessible at www.impressions.org.in.

Conference "SCRIVERE IL/IN CONFINO - Scritture femminili del Novecento Europeo"

updated: 
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 6:21pm
Club Soroptimist International di Messina / Spadafora Gallo-Niceto
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

Su iniziativa dei Club Soroptimist International di Messina e di Spadafora Gallo-Niceto l’8 Settembre 2017 avrà luogo presso l’Università di Messina, all'Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti, il Convegno “SCRIVERE IL/IN CONFINO - Scritture femminili del Novecento Europeo”, il cui tema portante sarà il tema dell’Esilio nella Letteratura femminile europea del XX secolo.

Gli interventi che si succederanno seguiranno due direzioni di base:

- l’esperienza esistenziale di autrici di testi letterari di qualsiasi genere che hanno vissuto in prima personale la fuga e il confino, attraverso i loro scritti personali e autobiografici

Destabilizing Acts of Witnessing (NeMLA 2018)

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:05pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

In the face of violence, acts of witness are crucial to reaffirm the humanity of those that have been dehumanized, rebuild social worlds, and assert new communal bonds. At the same time, efforts at witnessing are fraught with risk. Personal testimonies may increase feelings of isolation instead of yielding catharsis. Writers, scholars, and artists who strive to represent acts of violence risk turning suffering into spectacle and re-inscribing binaries of agency versus victimhood. No act of witness can encompass a person’s experience; there is always more to know than any narrative or representation could portray.

CFP: Asian Literature Session at PAMLA 2017 (Nov. 10–12, Honolulu, HI)

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:08pm
Satoko Kakihara, California State University, Fullerton
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

Asian Literature Session at PAMLA 2017

Friday, November 10 through Sunday, November 12, 2017

Chaminade University of Honolulu

http://pamla.org/2017

The Asian Literature standing session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is accepting proposals for the organization's 115th annual conference. The session welcomes proposals dealing with "Asia" and "literature" broadly conceived, from a wide range of historical periods. While this year's special sessions theme is "The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing", the Asian Literature session aims to put in conversation papers that analyze issues of power and ideology more generally.

CFP (Conference): Postcolonial Literature at PAMLA 2017 (Honolulu, 10-12 November)

updated: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:08pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is looking for paper proposals in the topic area "Postcolonial Literature" for its 2017 conference. This standing session invites papers that explore any aspect of postcolonial literature. Papers that engage with the conference theme, "The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing," are particularly welcome.

Call for Papers International Seminar on “Narratives of Violence and Terror in South Asia” 16-18 November, 2017 at North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya, India

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:09pm
Department of English, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong - 793022, Meghalaya, India
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

“Terrorism will spill over if you don’t speak up” – Malala Yousafzai

Terror and violence have become markers of the times that we live in. Violence has become endemic in all walks of life. We experience violence at home and outside, both in private and public spheres. Violence manifests in different forms - as domestic, caste, communal, ethnic, racial, gender, national and state violence. In its extreme form, violence takes the form of terror and threatens human security. Practically no country or community appears to be safe in the post-9/11 world that we live in.

Sean O'Casey beyond Irish Nationalism, Louisville Conference

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:17pm
Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

Since the plays of Sean O'Casey are ripe for analysis beyond historical/new historical readings that examine them in light of Irish nationalism, I am seeking abstracts for a possible panel on O'Casey for the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 (http://www.thelouisvilleconference.com/) on February 22-24, 2018.  O'Casey's work, both that which focuses on the years just before and after Irish independence and that written during his years in England, offers varied resources for scholarship from the perspectives of colonialism/postcolonialism, Marxist theory, and gender analysis.

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