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Reminder: Critical Theory in the Humanities: Resonances of the Work of Judith Butler

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 2:27pm
Dr. Roel van den Oever / Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

From April 5-7, 2017, the interdisciplinary Research Institute for the Humanities CLUE+ at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam organises a three-day international conference on resonances of the work of the critical theorist and philosopher Judith Butler.

 

Critical Theory in the Humanities: Resonances of the Work of Judith Butler

Special guest speakers: Judith Butler, Achille Mbembe, Jean-Luc Nancy

Keynote speakers: Adriana Cavarero, Erika Fischer-Lichte, Amelia Jones, Charlotte Witt

 

CFP 2017 Narrative Conference: "Narratives of Queer Resistance" Panel

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:13am
Claire E. Lenviel/University of Kentucky
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

Call for Panelists -  2017 Narrative Conference

March 23-26, 2017, Lexington, KY

The University of Kentucky will host the Narrative Conference in Lexington, KY from March 23-26, 2017. Keynote speakers include Judith Butler, Kenneth Warren, and Linda Williams.

We seek two panelists to join a panel entitled “Narratives of Queer Resistance.” 

Legacies of Romanticism in the Tides of Modernity

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:29am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

The Legacies of Romanticism in the Tides of Modernity

 

American Comparative Literature Association Conference

Utrecht, Netherlands, July 6-9, 2017.

 

Crisis and Poetry

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:29am
ACLA 2017 Panel Proposal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

ACLA 2017 Panel

Crisis and Poetry

ACLA: Psychoanalysis and Its Objects

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 12:19pm
Carolyn Laubender/ ACLA 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

Psychoanalysis and Its Objects

That After Feeling: Contemporary Poetry, Affect, and Feminist Aesthetics

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:45am
The 45th Annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 3, 2016

                                      Call for Papers

                                     That After Feeling:

         Contemporary Poetry, Affect, and Feminist Aesthetics

The 45th Annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900

ACLA 2017: The Pharmakon of Politics

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:45am
University of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

In Plato’s Phadrus, Socrates relates a myth of the invention of writing, presented to King Thamus by Theuth. While Theuth claims to have invented the means for increased wisdom and memory, Thamus disagrees: “this discovery of yours will create forgetfulness in the learners’ souls, because they will not use their memories; they will trust to the external written characters and not remember themselves.” Writing involves an exteriorization of the faculties of both language and, significantly, memory.

Literature and Social Justice: Borders and Violence

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:38pm
Lehigh University English Graduate Students
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

The Lehigh English Department's third annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, on March 10-11, 2017. This year’s conference theme is Borders and Violence. We invite diverse literary and pedagogical approaches to this theme, including papers that respond to the following questions: How do borders, whether physical, linguistic, economic, etc., signal or enact forms of violence? Conversely, how do borders function as sites of resistance? What forms can resistance to borders and/or violence take?  How does violence at sites of cultural difference affect communities and individuals? This violence might be physical, emotional, metaphorical, linguistic, cultural, judicial, etc.

Poetic Thinking (ACLA 2017)

updated: 
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 1:23pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

Contemporary poets like J. H. Prynne, Denise Riley, and John Wilkinson have explored the nature and scope of an alternative mode of ‘thinking’ in poetry. Aided by late modernist reformulations of poetic difficulty, these poets continue the Romantic legacy by reconfiguring poetry as essentially theoretical. For the Cambridge school, ‘poetic thinking’ does not involve a simple rehashing of philosophical ideas in poetic diction, but as Simon Jarvis points out, these poems instead of accommodating philosophy within their formal structures are in themselves philosophic. Such a reconsideration of the poem as a cognitive product affords a metaphysical truth that is at once noble and transcendent.

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