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ACLA 2019-The Story of Remembrance: The Future of Memory and Memories of the Future (Washington DC, 3/7-3/10, 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:38am
The American Comparative Literature Association's 2019 Annual Meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Following the success of its previous ACLA seminar “The Story of Memory: Remembering, Forgetting, and Unreliable Narrators” held in March 2018, this seminar invites paper proposals to discuss how memory is represented and imagined diversely in the works of literature, art, and film from different cultural contexts. Living in an age saturated with memory and forgetting, we see the protagonists unsettled by their lost memory in films and novels: Memento (2000), The Bourne Identity (2002), Remainder (2005), The Amnesiac (2007), Amnesia (2014), The Girl On the Train (2015), The Buried Giant (2015), etc.. These amnesic protagonists, haunted by déjà vu they can never make sense of, often experience trauma and violence.

Theorizing the Border

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:37am
ACLA 2018 (March 7 - 10, 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The aim of this seminar is to bring together new theoretical perspectives on the border.  How might contemporary events have introduced new crossings, flows and frictions, realignments and ruptures that invite rethinking of the concept of a border?  All approaches welcome.

Submit paper proposals through the ACLA submission portal: https://www.acla.org/node/add/paper?destination=/theorizing-border&semin.... Deadline 9/20/18 @ 9:00 AM EST.

(Re)Thinking Disciplinarity:Position, Direction, Application

updated: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:25pm
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organization at Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 16, 2018

T H E  1 0 T H  G R A D U A T E  C O N F E R E N C E  I N  L I T E R A T U R E ,  P O L I T I C S ,  A N D  A E S T H E T I C S  A T  B I N G H A M T O N  U N I V E R S I T Y

 

(RE)THINKING DISCIPLINARITY: POSITION, DIRECTION, APPLICATION

Keynote: Dr. David Castillo (SUNY Buffalo)

CFP: Reversibility, ACLA (Georgetown, 7-10 March 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 9:08am
Julia Ng
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

“Reversibility” 

 

Proposed Seminar for the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) at Georgetown (March 7-10, 2019)

 

Co-Organizers: 

 

Jan Mieszkowski, Reed College (mieszkow@reed.edu)

 

Julia Ng, Goldsmiths, University of London (j.ng@gold.ac.uk

 

Pleasure

updated: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:55pm
Rice English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

CFP: Pleasure

Time: February 15 - 16

Place: Rice University, Houston TX

 Keynote presentation will be by Rita Felski from her new book, Hooked: Art and Attachment. Rita Felski is William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of English at the University of Virginia, and Niels Bohr Professor at the University of Southern Denmark. Her current interests are in aesthetics, interpretation, and method; recent books include Uses of Literature, The Limits of Critique, and Critique and Postcritique

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Presence

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:42pm
Interstices Journal of Architecture and Related Arts Issue 21
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 12, 2018

 

PRESENCE

Submission deadline 12th October

Buildings, cities, landscapes, sculptures, paintings, and music, even, are already physically present and persisting in a present. Why theorise their presence, and what relevance could such a notion have for arts rooted in space?

Paranoid Encounters

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:45pm
New School For Social Research Philosophy Department
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

The New School for Social Research, Philosophy Graduate Conference

Paranoid Encounters

CALL FOR PAPERS AND ARTISTIC PRACTICES

Language Dislodged

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:16pm
ACLA Seminar, Georgetown University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Language Dislodged

ACLA Seminar, Georgetown U., March 7th-10th, 2019

Organized by Ian Thomas Fleishman (UPenn) and Dominik Zechner (NYU)

“I could conceive of another Abraham,” Kafka writes in a letter to a friend, “who was prepared to satisfy the demand for a sacrifice immediately, with the promptness of a waiter, but was unable to bring it off because he could not get away, being indispensable; the household needed him, there was perpetually something or other to put in order, the house was never ready; for without having his house ready, without having something to fall back on, he could not leave. This the Bible also realized, for it says: ‘He set his house in order.’”

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