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Inciting Revolutionary Change

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:25am
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 7, 2017

Lehigh Valley Vanguard, a web and print based journal, is seeking submissions for our call:

Inciting Revolutionary Change

Micah White, one of Occupy Wall Street's founding members, suggests via his 2016 book The End of Protest: A New Playbook for Revolution:

"Is protest broken? Disruptive tactics have failed to halt the rise of Donald Trump in the upcoming US presidential election. Movements ranging from Black Lives Matter to environmentalism are leaving activists frustrated. Meanwhile, recent years have witnessed the largest protests in human history. Yet these mass mobilizations no longer change society. Now activism is at a crossroads: innovation or irrelevance."

THE GOOD. LIFE. Fifth Salzburg Institute Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:26am
Salzburg Institute of Religion, Culture and the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Call for Papers:

THE GOOD. LIFE. Fifth Salzburg Institute Symposium, University of Salzburg, Austria, July 27, 2017

 

Etudes Episteme special edition: Profane Shakespeare

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:26am
Karen Britland / UW-Madison
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Profane Shakespeare

Perfection, Pollution, and the Truth of Performance

“But no perfection is so absolute,

That some impurity doth not pollute”

Rape of Lucrece, l. 899

 

For its 33rd issue (Spring 2018), the online peer-reviewed journal Etudes Epistémè (www.episteme.revues.org) seeks articles examining Shakespeare’s treatment of the notions of perfection (or “purity”) and pollution (or “impurity”), understood not only along traditional moral and religious lines, but also, more “profanely”, in aesthetic and hermeneutic terms.

 

Call for Submissions - Studies in Testimony

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:26am
Studies in Testimony
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The peer-reviewed, online and open access journal Studies in Testimony is now accepting submissions for its first issue. The first call for submissions is intentionally broad in nature, allowing for submissions that look at emerging areas of academic interest, in addition to those of continued and lasting relevance from a wide range of academic disciplines.

Subject areas could include, but are certainly not limited to:

  • Holocaust testimony

  • Testimony in the digital age

  • Post-colonial testimony

  • Hybrid forms of testimony

Latin America in the 21st Century: Politics, Literature and History

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:26am
University of Virginia in Valencia Program
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

MIRÍADA HISPANICA - Edición 15 / Fall 2017

 

Call for Papers:

Latinoamérica en el Siglo XXI: Política, literatura e historia

 

La edición número 15 de Miríada Hispánica girará en torno a la política, la literatura y la historia de Latinoamérica a comienzos del Siglo XXI. Justo cuando se cumplen 50 años de la fundación de LASA (Latin American Studies Association), Miríada Hispánica desea unirse de manera simbólica al reconocimiento de la investigación y de los estudios interdisciplinarios que se han realizado sobre América Latina desde todos los ámbitos a través de las décadas y que se continúan realizando.

Visual design: the periodical page as a designed surface

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:26am
DFG research unit “Journalliteratur“ (FOR 2288)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The conference “Visual design: the periodical page as a designed surface”is concerned with the visual design of the Journal, taken to mean the whole spectrum of periodical print publications, including amongst others newspapers and magazines. Interest is thus focused on the periodical page (or double-page spread) as a visible printed surface on which words and images appear in a designed context. The premise is that the written and pictorial content of the periodical are not realized in abstraction (as disembodied and placeless), but remain tied to the materiality of the periodical, which provides for a two-dimensional and sequential arrangement of diverse visual elements.

Reworking Walter Scott

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:26am
Daniel Cook / University of Dundee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2016

Reworking Walter Scott
31st March – 2nd April 2017, University of Dundee
Abstracts due: 16th December 2016

Plenary Speaker: Professor Alison Lumsden

International Conference on Religion, Literature & Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:26am
Higher Education and Research Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

Literature, being a creative universal form of expression, addresses spiritual, emotional and social concerns of humanity. It is known that there are reciprocal relations between literature and religion, still the question of how these two disciplines interact with each other invites fresh thought. Looking at the past of English Literature, it is abundantly clear that critics even before Mathew Arnold have referred back to form and content of religious scriptures.

Formalism and Its Discontents

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 2:03pm
Rutgers University, Center for Cultural Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Formalism and Its Discontents, An Interdisciplinary Conference

23-24 February, 2017 

Center for Cultural Analysis, Rutgers University

With keynote presentations by:

Caroline Levine
Professor of English and David and Kathleen Ryan Professor of Humanities
Cornell University
Author of Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network (Princeton University Press, 2015)

and

Seth Brodsky
Assistant Professor of Music and the Humanities
University of Chicago
Author of From 1989, or European Music and the Modernist Unconscious (University of California Press, forthcoming 2016)

American Studies Conference_"Globalizing the Commons, Localizing the Transnational"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:19pm
Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 24, 2017

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference

in Transnational American Studies (8th Annual)

Binghamton University

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Keynote: Russ Castronovo, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Deadline for Proposal Submission: February 24th, 2016

 

From Abolition to Black Lives Matter: Past and Present Forms of Transnational Black Resistance

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:36am
Pia Wiegmink, Nele Sawallisch, Frank Obenland, Johanna Seibert
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

October 26-28, 2017, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany.

Conference organizers: Nele Sawallisch, Johanna Seibert, Pia Wiegmink, Frank Obenland

This conference hosted by the Transnational American Studies Institute aims at assessing and theorizing past and present forms of black intellectual, political, and cultural resistance from the era of abolitionist campaigns against the transatlantic slave trade to the recent global protest formation of Black Lives Matter. 

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