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International Conference: Digital Imaginaries of the South: Stories of Belonging and Uprooting in Hispanic Cinemas

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:31pm
Research Group TECMERIN from the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 28, 2017

International Conference

"Digital Imaginaries of the South: Stories of Belonging and Uprooting in Hispanic Cinemas"

October 18-20, 2017
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid / Casa de América (Madrid)
International Film Conference (IV TECMERIN Academic Meeting)

American, British and Canadian Studies

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:31pm
Ana-Karina Schneider / Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, is now accepting submissions for its December 2017 issue, an open-theme edition featuring our usual selection of critical-creative multidisciplinary work. We invite contributions in the form of articles, essays, interviews, book reviews, conference presentations and project outlines that seek to take Anglophone studies to a new level of enquiry across disciplinary boundaries.


Happiness - A special issue of Writing from Below

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 1:25pm
Writing from Below
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 29, 2017

Emergent research into happiness is still largely situated in fields such as sociology, psychology, and neuroscience. Traditionally the uncontested domain of the Humanities, the question of “How should we live?” is too rarely approached in contemporary literary and cultural studies. Indeed, even in a thriving field such as affect studies, research still largely focuses on negative emotions, ugly feelings (Ngai), shame (Probyn), paranoia (Sedgwick), failure (Halberstam), and the cruelty of optimism (Berlant). But perhaps the critical tide is turning. Scholars are beginning to theorise the end of our well-rehearsed “hermeneutics of suspicion,” and conjecturing what comes after (Felski).