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*Deadline Extended* disClosure, vol. 27: Archives

updated: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:25pm
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Vol. 27: Archives

Call for Papers

Submission Deadline: January 5, 2018

 

“Black Knowledge, Black Thought”: Reimagining Authors, Artistry, and Archives in the Diaspora

updated: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:13am
Howard University Graduate English Student Association(GESA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

“Who Cuts the Border?”
– Hortense Spillers

 

The Howard University Graduate English Student Association invites submissions for our third annual conference, “Black Knowledge, Black Thought: Reimagining Authors, Artistry, and Archives in the Diaspora” to be held at Howard University on March 22-23, 2018.   In the midst of transitions in the academy and our world, we seek paper abstracts with innovative perspectives and methods of analysis. Presentations may examine individual artistic legacies or may undertake comparative readings of Diasporic and other texts. We welcome pieces that focus upon interpretation of any aspect of the cultural production of the Black Diaspora.

 

Second Annual Posthuman Network (PHuN) Graduate Student Conference

updated: 
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:19am
Post-Human Network (PHuN)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 10, 2017

As we approach the 50-year anniversary of 1968, a high point of activism and protest around the world, we are interested in reflecting on and engaging with 1968’s legacy of activism as it influences theory and practice. While 1968 is often associated with the May protests in France, this time period saw various protests and radical action occurring at places around the world, including the Prague Spring in Czechoslovakia, student movements in Mexico, the Cultural Revolution in China, and anti-war protests and counter-culture movements in the USA. Many of these events still resonate in our contemporary sociopolitical atmospheres.

“Constructing and Controlling Indigenous Identity Through Place: ‘Location, Location, Location’”

updated: 
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:17am
Bernadette V. Russo/Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Scholarly Submissions

Indigenous identity is connected to place, perhaps rooted most strongly in the relationship between place and self rather than simply the location itself. In the chapter “A Better World Becoming: Placing Critical Indigenous Studies” appearing in Aileen Moreton’s essay collection Critical Indigenous Studies: Engagements in First World Locations, Daniel Heath Justice explains that, “Belonging is about being woven into the fabric of the land and its legacies, accepting the knowledge that your future is a shared future . . .” (26).

 

9/11 and the Beginning of the End of Liberal Democracy: Fictional Perspectives

updated: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 9:37pm
International Conference Centre of Advanced Study in English Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

  International Conference to be held on 27-28 February 2018

at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

 

The conference hopes to bring together original research papers on the images of Islam and Muslims post 9/11 in literary texts and media discourses and engage meaningfully with Islam as a human and historical phenomenon where Muslims are neither victims nor threats  but active participants within modern liberal structures of societies that are themselves ready to shift from an ‘an uncritical acceptance of the category of religion’ to a ‘critical interrogation of religion as a category’ to understand Islam. 

Narrating and Constructing the Beach, Munich

updated: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:16am
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (Graduate School Language & Literature – Class of Literature)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018

CFP: Narrating and Constructing the Beach, Munich (Abstracts: 14 January, 2018)

International and interdisciplinary conference at the Amerikahaus Munich, 14 – 16 June, 2018

Keynote: Michael Taussig, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University

 

International Conference on Interrogating Disability Studies: Literature, Culture, Performance

updated: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:14am
Dept. of English, University of Delhi
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 21, 2017

International Conference on Interrogating Disability Studies: Literature, Culture, Performance

Though the roots of neglect and discrimination against persons with disabilities can be historically traced, the voices of this critical segment of society have largely remained unproblemitized in academic discourses. The traditional medical and welfare-based approaches have often overlooked the significant impact of disability on the socio-cultural and psychological lives of persons with disabilities both as individuals and groups. Further, till recently, most academic discussions relating to disability paradigms have tended to revolve around legal provisions, support systems etc.

Austria and the East / Österreich und der Osten

updated: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:14am
Austrian Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

2018 Conference of the Austrian Studies Association

AUSTRIA AND THE EAST/ ÖSTERREICH UND DER OSTEN

May 30-June 1, 2018

University of Vermont, Burlington VT

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2018 Conference of the Austrian Studies Association will focus in Austrian’s rich and complex relationship with the East throughout its history.

Gender and Sexuality in Senegalese Societies

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 8:55am
Babacar M'Baye / Kent State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

CFP: Gender and Sexuality in Senegalese Societies

 

Babacar M’Baye & Besi Muhonja, eds.

           

REMINDER: Dangerous Knowledge: 2018 PEAKS Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 8:55am
Northern Arizona University's Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Salvador Plascencia, author of The People of Paper

Conference Date: Friday, February 9, 2018 

Contact Email: peaksconference@gmail.com

As an interdisciplinary conference, PEAKS encourages and accepts research from a wide range of scholarly and creative disciplines such as literature, linguistics, rhetoric, education, creative writing, history, art history, musicology, women and gender studies, film studies, science, philosophy, psychology, communications, and much more! 


Dangerous Knowledge: 2018 PEAKS Interdisciplinary Conference at Northern Arizona University 

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