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Disclosing Class: Pedagogy and the Working Class

updated: 
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 10:14am
full name / name of organization: 
Katelynn DeLuca/Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Researcher and social activist Jean Anyon, in her investigations of social class reproduction in education, suggests "there is a ‘hidden curriculum’ in school work that has profound implication for theory—and practice—in education” (“Social Class” 67). By making class unhidden in the curriculum, students no longer feel they must "hide" themselves, and allows faculty to foster more honest conversations and writing about such issues.

NeMLA 2017 panel: Neologism and Other Novelty of Expression

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Monday, June 13, 2016 - 10:13am
full name / name of organization: 
Scott DeShong/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This session will examine the emergence of invention/experiment with basic materials of expression, such as the word or image, in literature, other arts, and culture. In what ways does novel expression produce meaning, or reflect aesthetic or social change, or belong to broader changes of form or the development of new media? How does it involve cultural or other difference? What novelty is deliberately produced, what inadvertently or passively?

 

Abstracts for 20-minute papers.

NeMLA 2017: Baltimore, MD March 23-26

CFP - Mise-en-scène: The Journal of Film & Visual Narration (1.1 Fall 2016)

updated: 
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 10:13am
full name / name of organization: 
Mise-en-scène: The Journal of Film & Visual Narration (KPU)
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 30, 2016

The Mise-en-scène editorial team is pleased to announce an open call for papers for the journal’s premiere issue. Debuting in the fall of 2016, Issue 1:1 will be a multimodal showcase for mise-en-scène scholarship that encompasses the latest research and theoretical concerns in film and media studies. Given the journal’s mandate to renew discourse around one of screen culture’s most ubiquitous yet indefinable terms, the submissions for this and all subsequent calls are to be mise-en-scène centric. Analysis of the image, frame or screen capture must play an essential role in each manuscript.

Queer at Queen’s 2016 Positive Futures: HIV/AIDS Disclosure, Prosecution and Performance

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Monday, June 13, 2016 - 10:13am
full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast (with University College Dublin
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 5, 2016

Queer at Queen’s 2016

Positive Futures: HIV/AIDS Disclosure, Prosecution and Performance

Queen’s University, Belfast      

18th-19th November

 

                                                                            https://issuu.com/outburstarts/docs/q_q_call_out_2016/1

 

The Shadow of Ethnography

updated: 
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 12:21pm
full name / name of organization: 
Matt Reeck / UCLA
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

March 23-26, 2017

Baltimore, Maryland

Northeast Modern Language Association

 

The Shadow of Ethnography

New Directions in Native American Literary Criticism

updated: 
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 5:05am
full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

This panel focuses on the use of American Indian Literary Nationalism as a framework for reading texts by Native authors. We will examine the ways in which AILN has been employed and has created new spaces for interpretations of Native literature.  Since the 2006 publication of the groundbreaking American Indian Literary Nationalism, scholars in the field of Native American Literature are re-evaluating the ways in which texts by Native authors are read. As well, subsequent works analyzing Native literatures using the methods of AILN have been instrumental in creating new spaces for interpretation. This panel focuses on the influence of AILN and its contributions specifically to the field of Native American Literature.

Creative Session, NeMLA: The Hybrid Form

updated: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 10:17am
full name / name of organization: 
Llana Carroll / University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Creative Session NeMLA: The Hybrid Form

Deadline: September 30, 2016

Full name / name of organization

Llana Carroll / University at Albany, SUNY

Rae Muhlstock / University at Albany, SUNY

Contact email: lcarroll3@albany.edu

NeMLA 2017: Baltimore, MD March 23-26

Creative Session: The Hybrid Form:

Description:

We will each present a hybrid-form piece that draws on our interdisciplinary creative and scholarly work.  

American Journal of Social Science Studies R&D ​

updated: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 10:17am
full name / name of organization: 
JSRD
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2016

American Journal of Social Science Studies R&D

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/jsss

 editor@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

American Journal of Social Science Studies R&D understands the importance of social science study for the betterment of the society and for the better understanding of the human behavior, that’s why it is providing a platform to all the researchers of all over the world to publish and share their valuable information in any field of social sciences. 

  1. Culture and theory

  2. Economics

Tours & Detours (special issue) -- Textshop Experiments

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:00am
full name / name of organization: 
K. A. Wisniewski & Felix Burgos / Textshop Experiments
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

The theme of this issue, Tours and Detours, is intended to provoke a wide variety of topics and approaches.  For some, it seeks to examine the interplay between identity, space, history, and memory, exploring the ways in which identities and communities are created, formed, and informed by spatial and temporal contexts.  For others, it conjures up ideas of travel, tourism, and critical heritage, seeking to actively exchange, share, and challenge ideas on information technologies, place-making, and digital economy.  Yet another group of scholars and artists might interpret the topic as rhetorical strategies around impasses of knowledge (what Barthes called the punctum and the situationists referred to as détournement).

The Iron Cage of Work: Cultural Responses to the Institutions of Contemporary Capitalism

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 10:53am
full name / name of organization: 
Paul Gagliardi / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

In many of his writings, the German sociologist Max Weber condemned the rationality of modern bureaucratic government which, for him, restricted an individual’s freedom by compartmentalizing society. His view of the dangers of the modern state is perhaps best illustrated in The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism where Weber notes that the “iron cage” of rationality extended to work as workers were forced, rather than compelled, to labor. Weber’s observation about the intersection between work and bureaucracy as the “iron cage of capitalism” has endured, in part, because of how thinkers, artists, and workers have continued to view the contemporary work-space.

Dying in American Literature: Death Spaces, Dream Spaces, No Spaces (Panel)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 10:52am
full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2017 Annual Convention
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

The 48th Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention

Translingual and Transcultural Competence: Toward a Multilingual Future in the Global Era

March 23-26

Baltimore, Maryland

 

Panel: Dying in American Literature: Death Spaces, Dream Spaces, No Spaces (Panel)

 

"Archives and the Management of Sex" at PAMLA Nov. 11-13

updated: 
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 7:18pm
full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association 2016 (Pasadena, CA)
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 10, 2016

This panel will explore how institutions dedicated to the collection, preservation, and circulation of material knowledge manage sexuality. Sex materials create conflicting imperatives for librarians. As one collections curator at the New York Public Library recently told a reporter, "We needed to collect life as it was lived… It was always part of our mandate." Yet librarians at NYPL also had a mandate to protect the mass of pornographic magazines, pulp novels, and fliers they collected by carefully regulating access to them. Until recently, sex materials at NYPL labeled with three stars required supervision. That one example illustrates how sequestration generally determines who can read about sex and under what conditions.

Tragedy and American Drama and Theater: Genre, Mediality, and Ethics - International Conference, June 1 - 3, 2017

updated: 
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 6:00am
full name / name of organization: 
University of Augsburg, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2016

Confirmed keynote speakers:
David Kornhaber (University of Texas at Austin)
Martin Middeke (University of Augsburg)

Tragedy as a dramatic genre, theatrical practice, and mode of affect is defined by its longevity and rich tradition and has developed into an extraordinarily dynamic genre, firstly as a mode of narration, secondly as a phenomenon of transition and transformation between text and embodied performance that implies the crossing of medial boundaries, and thirdly in a transnational sense that implies the crossing of geographical borders.

Human-Animal Boundary Symposium III

updated: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 3:50am
full name / name of organization: 
Mario Wenning and Nandita Batra
contact email: 
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

A Symposium to be held in Mumbai (India), January 2018 (6-7 January)

Coordinators: Mario Wenning (University of Macao) and Nandita Batra (University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez)

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