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Minima Moralia Today: A Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 11:57am
Mandel Center for the Humanities Brandeis University Waltham, MA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Call for Papers:Minima Moralia Today:  A Symposium

 

September 20, 2019

 

Mandel Center for the Humanities

Brandeis University

Waltham, MA

 

Invited speakers:  S.D. Chrostowska (York University), Andrea Dara Cooper (University of North Carolina), Jakob Norberg (Duke University)

 

Narratives of Queer Space: An Inquisition in South Asian Literature

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 11:53am
Northeast Modern Language Assoc
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This panel establishes the presence of and explores queer themes and narratives in South Asian literature. While the focus is on the last forty years, we will also include more historic approaches as well.

It is an often-accepted critical truism that South Asian Literature is devoid of its focus on narratives of queer resistance in its literature. Thus, the fight to highlight queer themes within larger heterosexual texts is more important than ever. South Asia with its rich and diverse literary background was never short of themes on queer genre but the practice was so normative at the same time so tabooed that it rarely found its way in literature.

American, British and Canadian Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 9:18am
Ana-Karina Schneider / Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, appears biannually in June and December. It is a peer-reviewed journal that sets out to explore the intersections of culture, technology and the human sciences in the age of electronic information. It publishes work by scholars of any nationality on Anglophone Studies, Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Theory, Social and Political Science, Anthropology, Area Studies, Multimedia and Digital Arts and related subjects. Articles addressing influential crosscurrents in current academic thinking are particularly welcomed.

Humanities Commons Twitter Conference: Making Connections

updated: 
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:10am
Humanities Commons
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 3, 2019

Making Connections, the first Humanities Commons Twitter Conference, will take place July 18th, 2019.

EXTENSION: Proposals are due June 3rd, 2019.

New Approaches to the Gaze in American Literature and Culture

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 8:22pm
Mary Balkun/NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

For this approved roundtable for the NeMLA 2020 conference in Boston, MA, scholars from a broad range of American literary and cultural studies are invited to propose short papers that address a variety of approaches to gaze theory. The emphasis will be on current debates around gaze theory, contemporary applications of gaze theory to American literature and culture across historical periods, and new theoretical formulations of the gaze. It will engage such questions as whether gaze theory remains a viable way to think about representations of acts of seeing and being seen in texts and images, how gaze theory can help us understand shifting power dynamics in society at large, and whether one can ever supplant the gaze. Abstract and brief c.v. due Sept.

CFP: Imagined Borders, Epistemic Freedoms Conference

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Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:27pm
Center for Media, Religion and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Announcing a CMRC Conference in Collaboration with SIMAGINE:
Imagined Borders, Epistemic Freedoms: The Challenge of Social Imaginaries in Media, Art, Religion and Decoloniality
The Center for Media, Religion, and Culture University of Colorado Boulder
January 8-11, 2020 Confirmed Featured Speakers: Ann Laura Stoler, Catherine Walsh, & Glenn Coulthard

Genre in Asian Cinema

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:26pm
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Vol. 46 No. 1 | March 2020

Call for Papers

Genre in Asian Cinema

Guest editors

Patrick Noonan (Northwestern University, USA) & Earl Jackson (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2019

 

The Ethical Turn Revisited

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Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:26pm
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 30, 2019

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Vol. 46 No. 2 | September 2020

Call for Papers

The Ethical Turn Revisited

Guest editor

Iping Liang (National Taiwan Normal University)

Deadline for Submissions: August 30, 2019

 

NeMLA: Comics and the Shaping of Identity: Queer Spaces and Gendered Places

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Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:24pm
NeMLA 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This panel investigates how queer spaces and identities get performed and contested through the affordances, narratives, and spatial politics of comics. Recent scholarship in comics studies has sought to extend queer approaches to the field beyond a sexual politics of recognition, opening up new opportunities to engage with visual culture and critical geographies to consider how queer spatiality disrupts hegemonic heterosexuality. With that in mind, this panel invites proposals that consider the connections between visual media, space, place, gender, and sexuality in comics. Potential questions to address may include: How are queer spaces embodied in comics and other graphic narratives?

World Picture Conference 2019

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:14pm
World Picture, University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

2019 World Picture Conference

University of Toronto

November 8-9, 2019

 

VALUE

 

Keynote Speakers

Akira Lippit (USC)

Elizabeth Rottenberg (DePaul University)

 

Imagining Interspecies (NeMLA 2020 session, sponsored by the Society for Critical Exchange)

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:12pm
Scott DeShong/Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

How do literary and other texts/media engage with boundaries between or among biological or other species? Where and how are boundaries blurred, crossed, superseded, undermined, suppressed, disarticulated, redefined, transcended, permeated, etc., regarding for example hybrid beings, post- or transhumanity, or the in/organic? What implications arise concerning nature, culture, social arrangements, science, technology, metaphysics, and ethics?

 

Crime Fiction Studies Volume 1, Issue 2: Memory, History, Nostalgia

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 3:02am
Crime Fiction Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

We are delighted to announce the call for papers for the second issue of the Edinburgh University Press journal Crime Fiction Studies, the newest addition to EUP’s stable of prestigious journals.

International Graduate Conference: The Turning Point

updated: 
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 1:41pm
Macerata University - Italy
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 7, 2019

International Graduate Conference 28th-30th October 2019

Università degli Studi di Macerata

 

The Turning Point

Permanence, resurfacing and dialectics of cultural levels in the text

 

Classroom Acts: performativity, identity and the emergence of new communities in German language teaching

updated: 
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 11:41am
Symposium at King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

We now invite proposals for 20 minute-papers or performative presentations (e.g. poster presentations, show-and-tell etc.) for a one-day symposium on the themeClassroom Acts: performativity, identity and the emergence of new communities in German language teaching.” The event will be held at the Modern Language Centre at King's College London on Saturday 14th September 2019 and is primarily aimed at teachers of German as a Foreign Language in Higher Education and lecturers in German Studies or Theatre Studies. We also invite submissions from researchers and teachers specialising in related fields, provided the topic is transferable to German language teaching and/or German Studies.

Academic Writing Workshop

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Friday, May 17, 2019 - 11:36am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Academic Writing Workshop


 13 July 2019 – London, UK

The workshop is designed for students, young scholars and independent researchers who would like to improve their academic writing skills in order to succeed in studies and in career.

It is organised to provide maximum hands-on practice for participants. Each session will include explanations, examples, exercises, and texts to help the participants develop techniques for working productively at different stages of the scholarly writing process.

Memory Studies Summer School “Memory, Shapes of Time and the Writing of History”

updated: 
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 11:36am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

Memory Studies Summer School

“Memory, Shapes of Time and the Writing of History”

13-18 August 2019 – London, UK

organised by

London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

This summer school will cover topics in memory studies, historiographical reflection on narrative, oral history methods, anthropological studies on myth, memory and rituality and cinematic approach to the processes of memory telling.

Structured over a week, the school courses will explore to the following topics: 

Developing Digital Skills Workshop

updated: 
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 11:34am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

Developing Digital Skills Workshop


17 August 2019 – London, UK

Digital literacy (digital tool knowledge + critical thinking) is an important set of skills for research. Acquiring it involves mastering several core competencies including, but not limited to:

– Internet searching, hypertextual navigation and content evaluation

– using information in multiple formats from a wide range of sources

– using the Internet as a publishing medium

Gender Research Workshop Oxford

updated: 
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 9:10am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

Gender Research Workshop Oxford


8 September 2019 – Oxford, UK

The workshop is designed for students, young scholars and independent researchers with a particular interest related to gender studies. The workshop will allow them to deepen theoretical and methodological knowledge and critical thinking in gender studies.

Social Media: Identities, Spaces and Research

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:22pm
University of Worcester: School of Humanities, Media & Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Social Media: Identities, Spaces and Research

The proliferation of social media has become one of the primary concerns of academics within the fields of media, communications and cultural studies. Seminal research and analysis by Nancy Baym, danah boyd, Zizi Papacharissi and Christian Fuchs for example, has focussed on the application of critical social theory, offering evaluation and critique of social media in relation to: capitalism (including power, digital capitalism, digital labour, post-capitalism), democracy, surveillance (including big data), performance, value, political economy, imagined communities, public / private paradox and, internet literacy.

On Ends and Endings (extended deadline)

updated: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 10:03am
SAMLA - Nov 8-10 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 25, 2019

This is a proposed panel for SAMLA 91 (Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships) in Atlanta, GA, Nov. 8-10, 2019.

American Shakespeare Center Conference- Shakespeare and Ethics

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 4:09pm
American Shakespeare Center- Blackfriars Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriar’s Conference presents: Shakespeare and Ethics in Times of Uncertainty

Old Wine in New Bottles: Re-Canonizing the Timeless Word - AJILE International Journal CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:43pm
Aesthetique Journal for International Literary Enterprises (E-ISSN 2456-1754)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Call for Research Articles for International Literary Journal (E-ISSN 2456-1754)

 

Old Wine in New Bottles: Re-Canonizing the Timeless Word

 

 

Concept Note

 

“Just as time seems to be running out, timeless things try to slip back into human awareness.” 
Michael Meade, The Genius Myth

 

The Art of Not Doing: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Rest, Resistance and Pleasure Activism

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 12:00pm
Birkbeck Institutes
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 3, 2019

Conference date: 17 October 2019
Submission deadline: 3 June 2019
Conference location: Birkbeck, University of London, United Kingdom

In a culture that valorises busyness, productivity, pace and “progress”, stillness can be radical. Refusing, ignoring, omitting, not doing; sometimes the most political actions look like doing nothing at all. But who gets to not do? When and how is not doing a politicised, racialised, privileged, resistant or utopian act?

Conference Panel: Medical Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 11:53am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association 117th Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Panel Title: Medical Humanities: Theory, Scope, and Practice

Venue: 117th Annual Meeting, PAMLA, San Diego, CA from Thursday, November 14 until Sunday, November 17, at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside hotel. 

Inaugural Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 9:45am
The Menstrual: Radical Feminist Literary Magazine
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 12, 2019

The Menstrual is an accessible online literary magazine that publishes written and creative works which discuss, debate, represent and promote radical feminist theory. With a new issue published quarterly, submissions are welcome anytime of the year. Innovative, unique, autonomous, and original work that explores women's liberation from patriarchal oppression are sought.The Menstrual is an inclusive literary magazine that rejects institutional and male-based oppression, racist, homophobic, xenophobic, classism and ageism, heteronormative, and anti-feminist language/concepts/ideas.

“The Agency of Language in Contemporary Global Discourse"

updated: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 4:58pm
SAMLA 91- South Atlantic Modern Language Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

Special Session Proposal: “The Agency of Language in Contemporary Global Discourse”

 

Co-Chairs:

Dr. Petra M. Schweitzer

Dr. Casey R. Eriksen 

 

 

Language appears in various aspects and many facets of communication. However, the growing concern of encountering a language characterized by and constructed around an inherent ferocity highlights the strong interface between language and cultural, political, and sociological objectives and ideologies. The linguistic

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