category: science and culture

Art as Ethics / Ethical Art in the Works of George Eliot (SAMLA 87)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

In her famous essay, "The Natural History of German Life," George Eliot decried the recent attempts of English painters to recreate the "truthfulness" of Teniers and Murillo.

MLA Options for Teaching Volume on Teaching Space, Place, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Essay proposals are invited for Teaching Space, Place, and Literature, a volume in the MLA’s Options for Teaching series to be edited by Robert T. Tally, Jr.

Call for Submissions to a Special Issue of the Journal of Popular Film and Television on Holmes Onscreen (Tentative Title)

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue, Department of English, University College London
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

Heralded by The Telegraph as a ‘global phenomenon,’ BBC’s Sherlock is now one of the most commercially and critically successful television series of all time.

[UPDATE] Shakespeare and Utopia RSA 2016 (Boston 3 Mar-2 Apr) Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
delilah.brataas@hist.no

Panel for the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Boston, 31 March–2 April 2016.

[UPDATE] Speculative Fiction – SAMLA - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro / Middle Georgia State College
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.

Wrestling with the Angels: Exploring Stuart Hall's Theoretical Legacy (25-27 February 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
TU Dortmund University, Germany
contact email: 
gerold.sedlmayr@tu-dortmund.de, florian.cord@uni-wuerzburg.de, marie.hologa@tu-dortmund.de

Stuart Hall, who passed away in February 2014, was one of the founding figures of what is known today as 'Cultural Studies' and long-time director of the renowned Centre for Contemporary Cultural Stud

HUMOROUS > DISRUPTIONS: Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Theory and Practice

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Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

With its insightful and quirky brand of humour, Issa Rae's popular web series The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl (2011- 2013) has shown how alternative pathways for the production, circulation a

CFP - From Margin to Center: Telling our Stories as a Form of Activism

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DIVAS - Distinguished, Intellectual, Virtuous, Academic, Sistas
contact email: 
drdivas@gmail.com

The 4th Annual DIVAS Conference: From Margin to Center: 
Telling our Stories as a Form of Activism 
September 12, 2015 
 

REMINDER: Due June 1: SAMLA Special Session: Hybrid Networks: Literature and Science in Early Modern England

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
walkerkn@email.unc.edu

This panel welcomes papers on the various social, intellectual, or textual networks among authors and consumers of early modern literature and science.

Good Guy? Bad Guy? Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
CFP Edited Collection
contact email: 
popculturestudies@yahoo.com

American popular culture, television in particular, is inundated with dramatic, popular television shows that blur the lines between good guys and bad guys.

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