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The Performance and Performativity of Violence

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
The Performance of the Real Research Theme, University of Otago
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The Performance and Performativity of Violence

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by The Performance of the Real Research Theme

The University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 19-21 June, 2017

 

Keynotes:

Professor Bruce Johnson (Macquarie University, Australia and University of Turku, Finland)

Dr Lisa Fitzpatrick (University of Ulster, Ireland)

 

Flannery O'Connor panel at SCMLA

updated: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 11:51am
Flannery O'Connor society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

We are looking for new takes on Flannery O'Connor and her work for a panel at the SCMLA in Tulsa Oct 5-8.

Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXI, Sept. 21-23 2017

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 4:40pm
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

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Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXI

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise

 

September 21-23, 2017

 

Keynote Address

 

Elizabeth J. Bryan, Brown University

 

Historiated Bruts: How Manuscript Illustration Twisted History in the fifteenth-Century English Chronicle

 

 

Marx and Shakespeare

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
Hugh Grady
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

 

Call for Papers

For a special issue of Shakespeare: A Journal marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, we are inviting submissions of papers related to the issue's central topic of investigating Marx's impact, in a broad sense, on Shakespeare studies, either by exemplifying it in your own way or by commenting directly on it. Reference to the situation in our contemporary world as part of the overall argument would be welcome as well. We are also looking for papers that investigate Shakespeare’s influence on Karl Marx and the development of his writings.

The proposed length for this is 6000 words, and the journal requires double-blind peer evaluation. We expect a strong issue.

2017 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Television Area 10/18/-10/22

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
Cory Barker, Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

October 18-22, 2017, St. Louis, MO

Hyatt Regency St Louis at the Arch

315 Chestnut Street

St. Louis, MO 63102
Phone: (314) 665-1234

 

The Television area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its 2017 conference in St. Louis, Missouri. We are looking for papers that examine any aspect of television, from any time period, and using any number of methods. Potential topics for paper or panel proposals include, but are not limited to:

“Languages of Urbanization and Visions of the City”

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
América Crítica (University of Cagliari, Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

The second issue of América Crítica (December 2017) will include a section on “American cities and the city in America”, edited by Javier González Díez (University of Turin) and Fiorenzo Iuliano (University of Cagliari).

Repasting the Elegy: Public Mourning

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
Tiffany Austin/MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Repasting the Elegy: Public Mourning

For this panel, we seek poets working in the elegy form. More specifically, we seek works of contemporary elegy that challenge the foundational components of the historic elegy. The panel will explore the use of the elegy as praxis for protest, whether by vocalizing unheard voices or advocating social justice issues.  How do you mediate between personal and public lamentations as a form of protest? How do you challenge the historical foundations of the elegy to account for recent political events and personal reactions to them?

Revisiting the Elegy: Mourning and Resistance

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
Tiffany Austin
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Revisiting the Elegy: Mourning and Resistance

“And there is pause, a breathspace in the strife;/A spirit brave has passed beyond the mists/And vapors that obscure the sun of life./And
Ethiopia, with bosom torn,/Laments the passing of her noblest born.”

Call for Papers: The Gender of Sovereignty in European Politics and Aesthetics (Leuven, 18 - 20 December 2017)

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:40am
University of Leuven, Belgium
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The international conference on the gender of sovereignty in European politics and aesthetics, organized in Leuven, Belgium (18 - 20 December 2017) wants to bring together investigations that revisit issues of gender and sovereignty from a variety of disciplines. The historical scope of the conference ranges from the beginnings of modernity to the present. We invite papers that address imaginations of sovereignty in political and cultural discourse either through case-studies or in comprehensive analyses envisioning a modified history. Topics of interests include but are not restricted to:

CFP: Thea Astley

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:38am
Sue Sheridan, Jessica Gildersleeve / Queensland Review
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Queensland Review welcomes proposals for essays for a special issue (26.2 2019) on the work of Thea Astley. A panel session is proposed for the July 2018 Literary Studies Convention in Canberra, to be followed by the special Astley issue of the journal, edited by Susan Sheridan with Jessica Gildersleeve.

Please send proposals of 250 words, for an essay or a conference paper or both, by 1 June 2017 to Susan Sheridan (sue.sheridan@flinders.edu.au) and Jessica Gildersleeve (jessica.gildersleeve@usq.edu.au).