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Beyond the Body: Explorations in posthumanism and transhumanism

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 8:30am
Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars - University of Akron
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 3, 2017

BEYOND THE BODY:

Explorations in Post-humanism and Trans-humanism

SAGES Fifth Annual Interdisciplinary Student Conference

The University of Akron

Student Union

March 16, 2017

 

Feminist Spaces 3.2 CFW

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:09am
Feminist Spaces Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 12, 2017

CALL FOR WORKS

Feminist Spaces 3.2 (Spring/Summer)

Feminist Spaces is now accepting general submissions for its sixth issue. Feminist Spaces welcomes work across genres and disciplines and invite students, faculty, and independent scholars to submit academic papers, creative writings, and artistic pieces that address topics in feminist, gender, sexuality or women’s studies as a primary focus. Articles may begin or enter into dialogue within feminist discourse or present historical research. Examples of topics may include but are not limited to the following:

Queer Futurities in Children's and Young Adult Literature

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:11am
MLA 2018 - Sponsored by the Children's and Young Adult Literature Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Although we have recently seen the implementation of institutional changes that have altered the legal and socioeconomic status of queer people in the United States (i.e. United States v. Windsor in 2013 and Obergefell v. Hodges in 2015), queer individuals continue to encounter discrimination, violence, and death based on their gender and/or sexual orientation. The stark rise in murders of trans people of color and the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting are just a few of the events that have disrupted the misguided sense of utopia instilled by institutional change, and have brought into question whether it is possible for queerness to link to notions of futurity. 

Voicing the Refugee Crises

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:21am
Special Session MLA 2018, New York
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Please consider submitting to a special session in MLA convention 2018.

Voicing the Refugee Crises:

The urgency of the current refugee crises in the Western world impels us to examine texts coming from refugee writers seeking hospitable homes.

Deadline 1 February 2017. Send abstracts with brief CV to Dr. Feroza Jussawalla: fjussawa@unm.edu and Lava Asaad: la3g@mtmail.mtsu.edu

Transgressions: Performance, Practice & Code

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:21am
New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference 2017: The University of Arizona’s Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 29, 2017

Call for Papers

EXTENDED DEADLINE: January 29

 

New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference 2017:

Transgressions: Performance, Practice & Code

 

The University of Arizona’s Department of English

 

April 21-22, 2017

 

Tucson, Arizona

 

“[T]here are times when even the most potent governor must wink at transgression in order to preserve the laws inviolate for the future.”—Herman Melville, Mardi

 

Reading and its Objects

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:24am
University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

‘Reading and Its Objects’

 

University of Sussex

8-9th May 2017

 

‘What is important now is to recover our senses. We must learn to see

more, to hear more, to feel more. […] The function of criticism should be to

show how it is what it is, even that it is what it is, rather than to show what it means.’

-- Susan Sontag, ‘Against Interpretation’ [1964]

 

‘What would a less strong theory look like – one that leaves room for the

UPDATED: Mum's The Word: Voicing the Female Experience in Popular Culture

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:26am
Jade Dillon & Adele Hannon in association with Sibéal Feminist and Gender Studies Network
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sorcha Gunne, NUI Galway. Dr Gunne's paper is entitled 'Gender, Genre and Modernity: Feminist Politics and Irish Chick Lit from a World-Literary Perspective'

 

Conference Details:

Benign Fiesta

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:25am
School of English, University of Nottingham
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Event Type: Academic Conference, 11-13 September, 2017
Location: University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Organiser: Dr Nathan Waddell, University of Nottingham

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