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Fake News and Weaponized Defamation: Global Perspectives

updated: 
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 9:35am
Dr. Michael M. Epstein / Southwestern Law School
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 25, 2017

 

 

 

Call for Papers Fake News and Weaponized Defamation: Global Perspectives
January 26, 2018
Southwestern Law School Campus
3050 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010 Abstract deadline: September 25, 2017Completed paper deadline:  January 5, 2018 

 

 

The Journal of International Media & Entertainment Law (JIMEL), in association with the Southwestern Law Review and Southwestern International Law Journal, invites the submission of papers that fit within our 2018 theme.

 

Concept Note:

Not Just Kidding Around: On Teaching Children’s Media (SCMS 2018)

updated: 
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 9:36am
Andrew Scahill / University of Colorado Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 18, 2017

**CFP for the Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) 2018 Conference in Toronto**

In an academic setting, weighty or dramatic “adult” films are generally met with intellectual curiosity by students, or at least an acknowledgement that they are “worthy” of consideration. Genre films like horror or action are met with more resistance, but generally students are willing to admit they have some sort of ideological investments. Films aimed at children, however, are often dismissed as just entertainment. Surely we may analyze Bicycle Thieves, but Home Alone? Yes to Goodfellas, no to Goonies.

Catherine O'Flaherty Chopin's Irish Eyes

updated: 
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 7:12pm
Kate Chopin International Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 6, 2017

Call for Papers: Catherine O’Flaherty Chopin’s Irish Eyes

Panel co-sponsored by the Kate Chopin International Society,

Transatlantic Women 3 Conference: Women of the Green Atlantic

Dublin, Ireland Royal Irish Academy

21-22 June 2018

 

Transatlantic Gardens: Literary and Ecological Form in the Long 18th Century

updated: 
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 9:33am
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention (4/12-15/18)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Short form CFP:

This panel examines links between literary and ecological form across the Atlantic in the long eighteenth century. Formal experimentation is often taken as analogue for political critique, but in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, these critiques tend to be sited within specific locales.  What literary shifts are enabled or enforced by divergent ecological sites? What new perspectives on formal innovation become available when we view the plantation through the lens of the garden, and vice versa?

Send abstracts of 300 words to Kate McIntyre (krm2152@columbia.edu) and MC Hyland (mch454@nyu.edu) by September 30, 2017.

 

Literature and Generation

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:13pm
Jan Lensen / Freie Universität Berlin
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

The term ‘generation’ has played a formative role in literary histories of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries to articulate notions of evolution, rupture, and continuity. Its use is, however, not uncontested and has been the subject of intense scholarly scrutiny in literary studies and cultural memory studies over the last two decades. As Astrid Erll has noted, the concept of ‘generation’ is marked by two dimensions: generationality and genealogy. The first term indicates how generations define themselves or are defined on the basis of a shared ‘space of experience’ (Koselleck); the second term points at the relation generations maintain to what or who precedes them.

Theatricality and the Political: Imagining New Theoretical Prolegomena

updated: 
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 2:09am
Ryan Anthony Hatch / ACLA Seminar
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Theatricality and the Political: Imagining New Theoretical Prolegomena Organizers: Ryan Anthony Hatch, Andrés Fabián Henao Castro, and Joseph Cermatori

ACLA Panel: Tattoos as/in Literature: Beyond the Semiotic and the Bodily.

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:13pm
James Martell / Lyon College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

CFP for the 2018 ACLA Panel: Tattoos as/in Literature: Beyond the Semiotic and the Bodily.  After the “linguistic turn,” and at the intersection of (post)structuralism, deconstruction, and the evolving series of critical discourses on materiality, bodies, the non-human, theory and literary criticism have discovered a need to read beyond words and purely linguistic signification in general. Images and bodies appear no longer as limits of discourse, or as what needs to be translated into words, but as surfaces of signification in themselves. Derrida’s own spatial and visual experimentation in his writing pointed towards the need to consider the inseparable links between words, images, and bodies, not only in literature, but also in theory and philosophy.

Dialogic: The Journal of the Department of English, Raiganj University

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:15pm
Department of English, Raiganj University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

“DIALOGIC: THE JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, RAIGANJ UNIVERSITY

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Department of English, Raiganj University,

Collegepara, P.O. Raiganj – 733 134,

Dist. Uttar Dinajpur, West Bengal, India  

CATR2018: Call for Organizers of Curated Sessions

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:17pm
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Canadian Association for Theatre Research / L’association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (CATR/ACRT)

Kingston, Ontario @ Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts, Queen’s University

Tuesday 29 May – Friday 1 June 2018

 

 

Call for Organizers: Working Groups, Curated Panels, Seminars, Workshops,

and Praxis Events

 

DEADLINE 30 SEPTEMBER 2017

 

Graduate Journal aspeers Calls for Papers on "Alternative Americas" by 15 Oct 2017

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:18pm
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017

From 'flyover country' to 'coastal liberals,' from the 'American heartland' to 'urban elites'--the 2016 presidential election engendered numerous debates about where the allegedly 'real' America lies. Beyond displaying political divisiveness, each invocation stylizes a vision of the United States that stands as an alternative to the presumed political and cultural mainstream, each locates 'real' America in a different place, and each constitutes an attempt at making alternative voices heard--from Americans who feel un- or misrepresented by politicians or neglected by the media, thus trying to reassert themselves into the public sphere.