Watermark 11 has extended the submission deadline to Monday, Feb. 20th, 2017! We advise all graduate students to participate in this great opportunity to have your work (seminar papers, critical essays, book reviews, etc.) reviewed by a blind, peer-review panel, as well as an opportunity to be published in an academic journal.
Technoculture seeks reviews for potential publication, including reviews of critical projects and popular works. Critical projects and popular works may include books, movies, games, apps, art installations, etc. which use technology and are relevant in todays culture.
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Suggested pieces include but are not limited to:
Contemporary Media and Politics
‘There is no name for this: we read this as a truism. What is unnameable here is not some ineffable being that cannot be approached by a name; like God for example. What is unnameable is the play that brings about the nominal effects, the relatively unitary or atomic structures we call names, or chains of substitutions for names. In these, for example, the nominal effect of “difference” is itself involved, carried off, and reinscribed, just as the false beginning or end of a game is still part of the game, a function of the system’
- Jacques Derrida, “Difference”
‘Brexit means Brexit’
One doesn't need to look hard to find someone declaring the "end of biography" generally, and in light of the various challenges posed by critical theory, perhaps literary biography is in an even more precarious position. Likewise, it seems clear that the academy generally devalues the efforts of life writers. This roundtable will consider the current state and future(s) of literary biography, in and out of the academy. Send 250 word abstract by March 15th.
A Journal of Interesting Literature and Interested Criticism
For its twenty-seventh issue, InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture invites scholarly articles and creative works that address the complex and multiple meanings of speculative visions.
The last decade has seen a rise in popularity among science fiction, fantasy, and horror. These genres encourage the capacity to imagine post-human bodies, extraordinary worlds, techno-utopias, and claustrophobic spaces of violence. In their reliance upon the imagination, these speculative visions provide a space to consider contradictions and a carnivalesque interaction between popular culture and critical theory.
The organizers of the Graduate Student Conference in the Department of French and Italian at Northwestern University are pleased to announce this year’s conference; Resistance, Radicalisms, and Aesthetics on June 1st-2nd, 2017. Our keynote speaker is Dr.
Connecting the Dots: Museums and Comics
We would like to invite proposals for articles for an international blind peer-review scientific journal (Seventeenth CFP)
“Problems of Management in the 21st Century” ISSN 2029-6932
Is economic inequality also a literary problem? An international conference on culture, society and economy
Uppsala, Sweden, 26-28 October
‘We wish, in a word, equality.’ – Mikhail Bakunin