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Music in Difficult Times: Global—Plural Temporalities

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:41am
Daniel Villegas Vélez / matralab - Concordia University Montreal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024

Music in Difficult Times: Global—Plural Temporalities Concordia University, Montreal. May 3–5, 2024Deadline: February 15, 2024

“May you live in interesting times!” 

Apocryphal Chinese Curse

CFP - Passage Journal #4: Hotel

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:38am
Maria Gil Ulldemolins - Project Passage - Hasselt University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 4, 2024

https://www.projectpassage.net/call-4

Hotel
Architectures to think with #1 (
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Deadline for proposals (up to 500w): 4th Feb 2024
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The crumbling Hotel Splendid of Marie Redonnet. The room where Lisa Robertson’s Hazel Brown awakens. The autofictional reflections of Joanna Walsh’s experience as a hotel reviewer. And of course, the multilinear, hybrid Hotel Theory of Wayne Koestenbaum.

Extended Deadline: Chiasma Vol. 9

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:37am
Chiasma: A Site for Thought — An International Journal of Theory and Philosophy
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

The deadline for submissions for Volume 9 of Chiasma: A Site for Thought has been extended until March 31st. 

Please see the call for papers for more information.

Previous submission, here.

Briefly: 

Chiasma: A Site for Thought, the International Journal of Theory and Philosophy at Western University’s Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism is soliciting papers on the relationship between philosophy and Fascism (broadly understood).

Justice

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 9:36am
The Comparatist
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist

Topic: Justice

General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Film-Philosophy Conference 2024

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2024 - 5:08am
Film-Philosophy / FEST Film Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

15th edition of the Film-Philosophy Conference

Espinho, Portugal

1-3 July 2024 (with welcome event on 30 June 2024)

In person

 
 
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Catherine Constable (University of Warwick) - ‘The Sublime and Contemporary Science Fiction Film’

João Mário Grilo (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) - 'The description of film direction as a philosophical operation: the case of Mizoguchi’s gendai-geki'

Homay King (Bryn Mawr College) - 'Enigma, Opacity: Race, Psychoanalysis, and the Image according to Laplanche and Glissant'

TOPICS TO BE ADDRESSED

puppetry in the novel – novels in puppetry, workshop at the University of Erfurt in collaboration with the Waidspeicher Theatre as part of the Synergura 2024 festival. date: 9 June 2024

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - 6:00am
Prof. Dr. Kai Merten, University of Erfurt
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2024

cfp: puppetry in the novel – novels in puppetry, workshop at the University of Erfurt in collaboration with the Waidspeicher Theatre as part of the Synergura 2024 festival. date: 9 June 2024

What's the Matter with the Culture Wars?

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:56am
London Conference in Critical Thought
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Is the ‘culture war’ a distraction from ‘real’ issues? Conventionally, ‘culture-warring’ has been conceptualised as a cynical political technique to divide people according to mere ‘cultural’ differences rather than material interests. Yet, as Judith Butler once remarked in a 1998 essay, this framing of certain issues as part of a ‘culture war’ presumes that “the distinction between material and cultural life is a stable one.” Other writers, such as Amardeep Singh Dillion, have also challenged this common-sense distinction between ‘culture wars’ and ‘class struggle.’ In the field of cultural studies, scholars have repeatedly stressed that the realm of culture is central to the political and material life of post-industrial societies.

German Anthology: Drag, here and today! Theoretical and Aesthetic Reflections on a Queer Practice of the Present

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:56am
Jenny Schrödl and Samu/elle Striewski (Freie Universität Berlin)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

In Germany, drag is a hot topic ... again. Through the spread and visualization of diverse, subcultural manifestations that long ago left rigid binaries such as king and queen behind, e.g. during the international festival go drag! in Berlin in October 2022, and through its entry into pop culture, not least thanks to the first broadcast of Drag Race Germany in fall 2023, drag is experiencing an upswing in Germany.

Liminality and Border-Crossing in Contemporary English-Speaking Theatre

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:53am
17th ESSE Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

17th ESSE Conference

26-30 August 2024 in Lausanne, Switzerland

 

Seminar 33

Convenors:

Sibel Izmir (Atilim University, Turkey)

sibeleceizmir@gmail.com / sibel.izmir@atilim.edu.tr

Claus-Peter Neumann (Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain)

cpneuman@unizar.es

 

Liminality and Border-Crossing in Contemporary English-Speaking Theatre [in person]

Romanticism and Evil (Panel Proposal for Joint Sponsored NASSR-ACCUTE 2024)

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:44am
Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

In Literature and Evil, Bataille argues for a close connection between literature and "Evil" as a sovereign and productive value, which is defined against an oppressive use of reason that "flattens" all knowledge into a reductive uniformity. Bataille finds in Blake's A Marriage of Heaven and Hell "agitations", "poetic violence" and "lacerations" that occur in Blake’s drive towards human totality and death. At the same time, Bataille observes that this violence and Evil also "raise us to glory" in Blake's attribution to Evil of "the wisdom of Hell that heralds

CHAPTER ABSTRACTS for "Human Rights and Indian Literary Communities" - second call

updated: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 12:40am
Dr. Swatie
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2024

This is a second call for chapter manuscripts for the edited volume called “Human Rights and Indian Literary Communities”. 

 While most submissions are in, there is scope for more chapters ONLY in the areas given below.

 This collection undertakes various explorations about the role of literary (and related cultural) communities in the acknowledgement and understanding of human rights bearing subjects. Can literary texts highlight and empathise with those on the social margins as legal subjects possessing rights? Do texts also recognise and challenge the contours of human rights? Can literary communities help imagine and reimagine the outlines of those deemed human and therefore capable of being human rights bearing citizens?

Romanticism and Malevolence (Panel Proposal for NASSR 2024)

updated: 
Sunday, December 17, 2023 - 12:22pm
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2024

In Literature and Evil, Bataille argues for a close connection between literature and "Evil" as a sovereign and productive value, which is defined against an oppressive use of reason that "flattens" all knowledge into a reductive uniformity. Bataille finds in Blake's A Marriage of Heaven and Hell "agitations", "poetic violence" and "lacerations" that occur in Blake’s drive towards human totality and death. At the same time, Bataille observes that this violence and Evil also "raise us to glory" in Blake's attribution to Evil of "the wisdom of Hell that heralds ... truth” --albeit a truth irreducible to representation, priority of the logos, and assimilation by reason.

The Future of Masculinities: Theory and Praxis

updated: 
Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:09pm
Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 10, 2024

CFP: THE FUTURE OF MASCULINITIES: THEORY & PRAXIS
Deadline for proposals: February 10, 2024

Glossator 13: In a Sea of Commentary

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2023 - 9:30pm
Alexa Climaldi
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2023

Glossator 13: In a Sea of Commentary

“Abyssus abyssum invocat” (Psalm 42)


Initial H: Fishing in the margins. Moses Striking Water from the Rock and Israelites Drawing Water in the Abbey Bible, Italian (probably Bologna), about 1250-1262. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. 107.62

F[r]iction - Graduate English Conference

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2023 - 8:03pm
University of Toronto, Graduate English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2024

 F[R]ICTION

    Conference date: April 26, 2024 | Abstracts due: January 10, 2024 (*extended deadline*)

 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Amber Jamilla Musser, Professor of English (CUNY Graduate Center)

 

In Anna Tsing’s ethnography Friction (2005), Tsing offers “friction” as a metaphor for thinking about global connection: “A wheel turns because of its encounter with the road; spinning in the air it goes nowhere. Rubbing two sticks together produces heat and light; one stick alone is just a stick. As a metaphorical image, friction reminds us that heterogenous and unequal encounters can lead to new arrangements of culture and power.”

Close Reading and Renaissance Texts: Sixteenth Century Society Panel & Roundtable (Toronto, 31 Oct - 2 Nov 2024)

updated: 
Friday, December 8, 2023 - 2:09pm
Hayley Cotter, University of Massachusetts Amherst
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024

This panel and roundtable seek to investigate the value of close reading in early modern studies. Since the sunset of New Criticism’s zenith in literary studies, close reading has assumed a primarily pedagogical role. But what of its theoretical and historicist payoff? What position can close reading play in the 2024 scholarly landscape?

 

Papers proposed for the panel may address any aspect of close reading, from its utility for approaching particular Renaissance texts (broadly conceived), to its role amid other methodologies now in vogue, to attendant questions of early modern textual transmission and translation. Case studies are welcome, as are comparative and interdisciplinary approaches.

 

Call for Cooperators: Academic Forms: Thinking the Ways We Do Our Work

updated: 
Friday, December 8, 2023 - 3:26am
Tim Lanzendörfer, Goethe University, Frankfurt
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2023

Call for Cooperators

Academic Forms: Thinking the Ways We* Do Our Work

(*Where “We” Names, Specifically, Humanities Scholars)

Preliminaries Towards Some Academic Product

The Annual Conference in the Humanities: "Value/Values" (Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, April 26-27, 2024)

updated: 
Thursday, December 7, 2023 - 4:17pm
Humanities Center at Texas Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2024

The Humanities Center at Texas Tech Annual Conference 2024:

“Value/Values”

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

April 26-27, 2024

 

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Agnes Callard,

Associate Professor of Philosophy,

University of Chicago

Author of Aspiration: The Agency of Becoming

 

 

USC Graduate Symposium: Dreaming Archives: Materiality, Spectrality, and Transcultural Memory

updated: 
Thursday, December 7, 2023 - 4:15pm
Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture PhD Group
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture (CSLC) Annual Symposium
Dreaming Archives: Materiality, Spectrality, and Transcultural Memory

University of Southern California
February 22nd and 23rd, 2023

Keynote Speaker:

Call for Chapters - Dark Reflections: Edited Collection

updated: 
Thursday, December 7, 2023 - 4:15am
Stuart Joy/Solent University, Southampton
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2023

The editors of this important volume are putting together a collection of essays on Dark (2017-2020) for publication which is currently entitled Dark Reflections. Created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese, Netflix's groundbreaking German original series, Dark, premiered in 2017, and spanned three thought-provoking seasons. Set in the small town of Winden, the series revolves around the mysterious disappearance of a child and the subsequent unraveling of family secrets spanning several generations. As the story unfolds, intricate time loops and paradoxes emerge, propelling the characters into a tangled web of interconnected destinies.

International Conference The Global Novel: Bridging Material Objects and Forms. Barcelona, 24-26 April 2024

updated: 
Saturday, December 2, 2023 - 3:20am
Research Project “The Novel as Global Form. Poetic Challenges and Cross-border Literary Circulation”
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2023

The Research Project “The Novel as Global Form. Poetic Challenges and Cross-border Literary Circulation” organizes its final conference and seeks paper proposals of scholars who are pursuing research on the contemporary novel from a global perspective, from any literary and linguistic tradition. 

Inflationary Modernities: Literature and Economy after 1789

updated: 
Friday, December 1, 2023 - 2:16am
Kieran Brown and Wayne Stables
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2023

Inflationary Modernities: Literature and Economy after 1789

*deadline extended*

Call for papers for edited collection

 

Editors: Kieran Brown (Oxford University) and Wayne Stables (University of South Africa)

 

Book on Postcollapse Art: Art Since 1989

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 12:25pm
MinEastry of Postcollapse Art and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2024

MinEastry of Postcollapse Art and Culture  |  postcollapse.art

OPEN CALL Postcollapse Art: Art Since 1989

 

We are pleased to invite artists, writers, and scholars to submit work for inclusion in Postcollapse Art: Art Since 1989,  an anthology that seeks to explore contemporary art and visual culture since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War.

Reminiscence and Creation: Art as Memory Work

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 12:22pm
Art History Student Association at the University of Oregon
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS

20th Annual University of Oregon Graduate Symposium in the History of Art & Architecture

Submissions Due: February 1, 2024

Symposium Date: April 12, 2024

Reminiscence and Creation: Art as Memory Work

What does it mean to make and break memories? Who do memories belong to? How do memories shape us and the field of art history more broadly? Because each of us has a unique relationship with memories, the way they materialize is bound to differ as well. Whereas some memories are collective, shaped by a shared narrative that manifests in numerous ways, others are more intimate, individual.

Emerson & Varieties of Religious Experience at ALA 2024

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 12:19pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2024

The Emerson Society is sponsoring a panel titled "Emerson & Varieties of Religious Experience" at the American Literature Association Annual Conference, May 2024.

Emerson and William James at ALA 2024

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 12:18pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society & William James Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2024

The Emerson Society and the William James Society will co-sponsor a panel titled "Emerson & Varieties of Religious Experience" at the American Literature Association Annual Conference, May 2024.

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