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Journal of Irish Migration Studies in Latin America Special Issue - Deadline: 30 September 2014

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 5:22pm
Society for Irish Latin American Studies

Travel Writing: Encounters within and through Irish and Latin American spaces
Deadline for articles: September 30th, 2014

Contributions are now invited for the 2014/15 Special Issue of the Journal of Irish Migration Studies in Latin America, an international, refereed online journal, edited by Sinéad Wall and Laura Izarra.

Edith Wharton Essay Prize

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 4:02pm
Edith Wharton Society

nstituted in the fall of 2005, the Edith Wharton Essay Prize is awarded annually for the best unpublished essay on Edith Wharton by a beginning scholar. Graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty members who have not held a tenure-track or full-time appointment for more than four years are eligible to submit their work. The winning and second-place essays will be published in The Edith Wharton Review, a peer-reviewed journal indexed in the MLA Bibliography , and the writer will receive an award of $250.

Eighth European Congress of Analytic Philosophy August 28th - September 2nd 2014

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 2:53pm
Romanian Society of Analytic Philosophy (SRFA)


ECAP 8 – Eighth European Conference of Analytic Philosophy
University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

28 August - 2 September 2014

ECAP-conferences are organized every three years by the European Society for Analytic Philosophy (ESAP). The aim of these conferences is to establish contacts and encourage collaboration among European analytic philosophers. The previous conferences took place in 1993 (ECAP1 in Aix en Provence), 1996 (ECAP2 in Leeds), 1999 (ECAP3 in Maribor), 2002 (ECAP4 in Lund), 2005 (ECAP5 in Lisboa), 2008 (ECAP6 in Krakow), and 2011 (ECAP7 in Milan).

Lifewriting Annual: Biographical and Autobiographical Studies

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 11:33am
Robert Ward, Brown University

We currently have the following books for review for the 2015 edition of the annual.

Harriet Smith (ed.), Autobiography of Mark Twain, vol. 1
Margaretta Jolly, In Love and Struggle: Letters in Contemporary Feminism
Elizabeth Willis (ed.), Radical Vernacular: Lorine Niedecker and the Poetics of Place
Howard R. Wolf, Far Away Places: Lessons in Exile
Judith Coullie (ed.), Selves in Question: interviews on South African Auto/biography
Jacqueline Kolosov, Modigliani's Muse (poetry)
Piri Halasz, A Memoir of Creativity: Abstract Painting, Politics and the Media, 1956-2008

Theorising the Popular fifth international conference

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 11:21am
Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope University,
July 30th-July 1st 2014

The Popular Culture research group at Liverpool Hope University welcome papers from academics and graduate students for its fifth annual international conference, 'Theorising the Popular'. Its aim is to demonstrate the intellectual originality, depth and breadth of 'popular' disciplines, as well as their academic relationship with and within 'traditional' subjects. The group breaks down disciplinary barriers and challenges academic hierarchies.

We would especially welcome papers in the following areas, although we invite proposals from all disciplines:

[UPDATE] (Post)Graduate Travel Grants available for DNS Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV 'Ideas and Enlightenment'

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 6:54am
University of Sydney

The 15th David Nichol Smith Seminar organizing committee is pleased to announce that they will be able to offer a limited number of travel grants to expand postgraduate participation in the 2014 'Ideas and Enlightenment' conference. These are provided through generous funding contributions from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Putting Periodisation to Use Group, and the Sydney Intellectual History Network at the University of Sydney. These scholarships are part of an extended postgraduate program at DNS XV, which will be supported by the newly formed DNS Graduate Caucus. We anticipate that the program will include paired mentoring between junior and senior colleagues at the conference and a professional development workshop.

The mediated society: Living and working with immersive media technologies

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 4:42am
University of Applied Sciences

The mediated society: Living and working with immersive media technologies
Fourth interdisciplinary conference illusion immersion involvement [iiiiv]

The Institute of Immersive Media (ifim) organizes the fourth interdisciplinary conference illusion immersion involvement, October 31 to November 1, 2014, Kiel, Germany. The conference website is: http://www.immersive-medien.de/de/konferenz-iii.