The past several decades have witnessed the rise of the autofictional novel. Coined by Serge Doubrovsky in 1977 and originally associated with French experimental writers, the term has come to encompass an ever-expanding corpus of quasi-fictional texts. This panel focuses on the women at the vanguard of this genre: from Chris Kraus’s I Love Dick (1997) to Sheila Heti’s How Should a Person Be? (2012), writers have blurred the line between truth and invention to explore and expose the artistic and existential conditions of female subjectivity. The frequently negative critical reception of their work (e.g.
The quint’s thirty seventh issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 15th November 2017—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.
All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board. Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint’s editors or outside readers.
Friday 19th January 2018, Goethe-Institut London, UK
Keynote speaker: Prof. Hamid Naficy (Northwestern)
Deadline for submission: Sunday 8th October 2017
This one-day conference brings together scholars from a range of disciplines to explore the work of Iranian filmmaker Sohrab Shahid Saless (1944-1998) as conduit for a wider engagement with exiled and displaced moving image practitioners: their ethics, aesthetics, mode(s) of production as well as their precarious lives and often uncertain legacy.
We invite contributions by researchers and scholars of all backgrounds and in all stages of their careers to one of the following three sections:
KEATS’S READING / READING KEATS
Co-Sponsored by the Keats-Shelley Association of America
This bicentennial conference on “Keats’s Reading / Reading Keats” will be held in London July 20-22, 2018. The conference will coincide with the launch of a digital edition of John Keats’s richly annotated copy of Paradise Lost, which is being prepared by the three conference organizers (Daniel Johnson, Beth Lau, and Greg Kucich).
art.earth and our academic partners Schumacher College and the Sustainable Earth Institute (Plymouth University) invite proposals to an international forum: Liquidscapes: tales and tellings of watery worlds and fluid states.
A three-day event bringing together creative thinkers and doers to explore physically and figuratively our watery worlds and the fluid condition.
Keynote speakers include writer Tristan Gooley (‘How to Read Water’), artist Amy Sharrocks and astronomer Prof. Paul Murdin OBE.
The event takes place June 20-22, 2018 at Dartington Hall, Devon UK.
Vocal disorders, disruptions and impersonations.
University of Caen Normandie
17May- 18 May 2018
Organising committee :
-ERIBIA research team, Caen University (France)
-IDEA research team, Lorraine University (France)