One significant feature of Medieval culture is quest for salvation and justice. For example, Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights incorporates complex human emotions into its pastoral horizon, where God and Satan, good and evil compete to deny Eden as paradise. Many writers offer texts in which social and material desires decline the land of milk and honey, and memory of human goodness turns reality into ironic space in which social unrest and private disquiet challenge existence. In a way, split memory of edenic delights produces rich legacy. We invite papers to address theme of memory of delights in history, literature, religion, philosophy, and other fields, both in Medieval period and across ages. (2018 Leeds IMC conference theme: Memory.
CFP: Digital English: A Handbook for the 21st Century Classroom
Edited by Naomi Milthorpe, Robert Clarke, Joanne Jones, and Robbie Moore.
Submissions due: October 31, 2017.
New university students are digital natives; our classrooms filled with technology. Our students are increasingly online only – distanced by the demands of economics, geography, or time. Yet as English scholars, most of our training has been with physical materials and face-to-face methods: books, paper, discussion. So what are the best methods of using technology in our classrooms? How, why, and when should we use it?
The Handmaid’s Tale: Gender, Genre Adaptation – a one-day symposium
Saturday, 30 September, 2017
Film Studies @ Worcester
Jenny Lind Building, University of Worcester
Despite being written over 35 years ago, Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale (1985), set in a totalitarian New England where fertile women are kept prisoner in reproductive servitude, has been making headlines in 2017 due to the remarkable Hulu produced television series (screened in the UK on Channel Four). This symposium seeks to bring together diverse scholars for a day of discussion and debate.
Matters of Sensation
Call for Submissions - Graduate Conference
Georgia State University
November 2-4, 2017
Keynotes: Dr. Amber Jamilla Musser (Washington University in St. Louis)
Angela Washko (Carnegie Mellon University)
We are soliciting participants for our National Humanities Conference 2017 working group, Using Media to Develop Humanities Narratives, meeting Saturday, November 4, 9:30-11.
Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art (ISSN 0257-0254), launched in 1980 and published bimonthly, a most highly recognized peer-reviewed journal in China, publishes original papers in Chinese or English in arts and humanities, especially literary studies. We welcome MLA-style papers of 6000-12000 words in the fields of literary theory, critical theory, aesthetics, philosophy of art, cultural studies, etc.
Keynote Speaker: Simon Brown (Kingston University)
Special Guest: Robin Furth (Author, The Dark Tower: A Complete Concordance, Co-Author, Marvel’s Dark Tower Comics)
We would like to invite you to contribute your expertise: We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers as part of the project "Gender. Knowledge. Computer Science. Network for the Research Transfer of Interdisciplinary Knowledge on Gender and Computer Science (GEWINN)". Maybe you can share the Call for Papers in your section or to other interested persons.
CALL FOR PAPERS: CONFERENCE GEWINN
Heilbronn, 14-15th May 2018
An abstract shall be submitted for the selection of papers (Word limit: 250-500 words, Font: Times new Roman, Size
12, Line spaces: 1.5).
The abstract shall provide the scheme of the research paper. It must contain the synopsis of the paper, subtitles and
conclusion indicating the author’s perspectives. Abstract must be accompanied with Name, Designation, Official Address, Phone Number and Email Id of the author (s).
Research papers should apply research skills and must highlight the specific research problem.
This panel continues the work started by the "Ecology of Ageism in the Long Eighteenth Century," a panel at ASECS in 2016 that focused on the constructions of age in the eighteenth century. Not only a reflection of genes or time, aging is a cultural discourse that affects the interpolation of identity and the power dynamics of privilege. "The Body Aged: Performance, Disability, and Queer Aging in the Long Eighteenth Century" seeks to expand the discussion of aging by connecting age studies to work in performance theory, disability studies, and queer studies.
The fourth international Light Moves Festival of Screendance symposium announces its open call for papers and presentations entitled Screendance Through the Senses. The symposium sits within a festival and encourges artistic and scholarly exchange, debate and discussion in screendance and related disciplines including performance, dance, film, visual arts, sound and text.
CALL FOR PAPERS
2nd INTERNATIONAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON ARTS CREATION AND STUDIES
Student Affairs of Indonesia Institute of the Arts (ISI) Surakarta will hold the 2nd Annual International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Arts Creation and Studies (IICACS) on 14 October 2017, at Teater Besar, ISI Surakarta. The conference will focus on, but not limited to, Arts in History, Culture, Philosophy, Education, and Heritage.
This session welcomes papers that will investigate the range of comedic forms embedded within African American literature. On the heels of the twentieth anniversary of the release of Saidiya Hartman’s seminal monograph Scenes of Subjection, this panel’s exploration of the use of humor in black literature offers a new critical framework for exploring the ways that spectacles of violence have continued to undergird representations of black performance in contemporary critical thought. From the auction block to the jazz stage, “blackness” manifests epidermally and externally, often through public articulations of shared racial grief. As such, recent critical work has often framed humor as a tactical response to racial violence.
In keeping with the SAMLA 89 conference theme of “High/Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture,” we invite participants to explore the convergence of time and place in the works of Caribbean writers living in and in between socially constructed spaces. These might be identified as spaces where traditional and global cultures interface; where authors construct a world without borders in it; and where identities crossover and are transformed in the process. Narrativity and narratology are important aspects of such Caribbean writing, so we welcome papers with an interest in the narrative and/or poetic structure of the work under examination.