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Truths, Lies, Fictions

updated: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10:28am
Southern Humanities Council
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

Southern Humanities Council Conference

Truths, Lies, Fictions

Hilton Savannah Desoto February 1-4, 2018

Possible Times: Alternative Temporalities in Early Modern Europe

updated: 
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 1:58pm
Emily King / RSA 2018 (New Orleans)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

This panel investigates early modern coping strategies that engage both possibility and temporality. Specifically, how do early modern texts model alternative temporalities that evoke revised histories, alternative presents, or potential futures? How might intertextuality, grammatical structures, wordplay, and visual or other paratextual elements signal possibility? And how might alternative temporalities revise early modern subjectivity?

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On Dramatic Theory

updated: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:18am
Eero Laine / Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism
https://journals.ku.edu/jdtc

Special Section for Spring 2018
Guest Editor, Eero Laine

On Dramatic Theory

Terrorism in Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10:30am
literary arena
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

CFP

 Terrorism in Literature: On Examining a Global Phenomenon

A monographic volume on Terrorism

 

Mahmud Darwich claims: “Nothing, nothing justifies terrorism”. Terrorism, like a virus, is spreading to the whole world. It does not advocate any ideology; it rather involves psychopathological personalities.

Papers are invited to investigate and discuss terrorism in literary texts from different perspectives. What is this phenomenon? Why? What for? For/by Whom? What are its social, political and cultural drawbacks? What happened to humanity? How to stop this plague?

 

Imaginings: Other Places

updated: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10:36am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This creative session seeks work that crosses, that inhabits several places or that moves relentlessly through and across places of genre, form, medium, and so on. It is meant as a partner and collaborator with the panel “Thinkings In and Out of Place,” though in this session the boundary-crossings activate and shape the works sought. The call is for scholarship|interpretive work projected into new forms with differently confluent streams of image and text, of prosaic and poetic, of academic and literary. Is there a way to project interpretation and theorization in such a way that resists or operates differently than the conventions of academic discourse, its unshakeable positivity and correlative thetic and agonistic stance?

Thinkings In and Out of Place

updated: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10:37am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Some texts resist the place(s) of genre classifications and are nevertheless—in spite of the resistances they perform—constituted as within these boundaries: Plato, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, for example, tend to be held within disciplinary bounds of philosophy. In this panel, a focus will be on texts that seem to strive for displacement, for other places or, more radically, for a continual re-placement or release from place(s) of genre.

DEADLINE EXTENDED - The Domestic: Princeton Department of French and Italian 2017 Graduate Conference

updated: 
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 7:03pm
Department of French and Italian, Princeton University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017

Call for Papers

Princeton University

Department of French and Italian

October 20, 2017

The Domestic

 

In light of recent questions of immigration and terrorism, international politics has recently seen a surge in concern for “domestic” issues: the security, well-being, and unity of the nation. Increasingly, countries like France and the United States are “closing their doors” to the rest of the world, reasserting the boundaries of their “homelands.”

 

Expansive Reflections: Returning to the Feminisms of the 1970s

updated: 
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 11:46pm
Kimberly Lamm (Duke University) and Shilyh Warren (UT Dallas)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

A return to the feminisms of the 1970s is one of the most salient dimensions of feminist studies to emerge over the last decade. Scholarly books, special issues of academic journals, conferences, exhibitions, and research forums have revisited this decade in which feminism became a discernible liberation movement rewriting political and cultural landscapes around the globe. Vibrant with differentiation, moving across multiple practices and disciplines, this return can be characterized in at least two ways. First of all, it creates and traces subtle lines of inquiry between the purported triumphs and failures of 1970s feminisms.

CFP: Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses Eight

updated: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:32pm
Whedon Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

Slayage: The Journal of Whedon Studies, the Whedon Studies Association, and conveners Stacey Abbott and Cynthia Burkhead invite proposals for the eighth biennial Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses (SCW8). Devoted to Joss Whedon’s creative works, SCW8 will be held on the campus of the University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama, June 21-24, 2018. The conference will be organized by Local Arrangements Chair Cynthia Burkhead, along with Slayage alumns Anissa Graham, Stephanie Graves, Jennifer Butler Keeton, and Brenna Wardell

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