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*Deadline: Dec. 15* - American Literature in the World Graduate Conference, Yale University, April 6, 2018

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:18am
Yale University, Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

The conference hopes to broaden the scope of American literature, opening it to more complex geographies, and to a variety of genres and media. The impetus comes partly from a survey of what is currently in the field: it is impossible to read the work of Toni Morrison and Junot Díaz, Yusef Komunyakaa and Carolyn Forché, Tony Kushner and Lynn Nottage without seeing that, for all these authors, the reference frame is no longer simply the United States, but a larger, looser, more contextually varied set of coordinates, populated by laboring bodies, migrating faiths, generational sagas, memories of war, as well as the accents of unforgotten tongues, the taste and smell of beloved foods and spices.

The Future of (is) the Humanities: an interdisciplinary grad conference

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 5:56pm
The Future of (is) the Humanities: 2018 University of Idaho Graduate English Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The Future of (is) the Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

University of Idaho | April 7th, 2018 | Moscow, Idaho

 

“…montage-like storytelling and fragmented poetry explores the cracks in the discourse of modernity through which the narrative of [our new age] grows like weeds on rubble.” -Gabriele Dürbeck

CORPOREAL ARCHIVES

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:17am
Faculty of Media and Communications, Singidunum University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

June 1st  – 2nd  2018
Faculty of Media and Communications, Belgrade, Serbia

Deadline for abstracts submission:  March 1st 2018
Notifications of acceptance:  March 15th 2018
Deadline for full paper submission:  September 15th 2018

“Bodies in the Streets: Somaesthetics of City Life” (Edited Collection)

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:17am
The editors of Brill’s Studies in Somaesthetics series
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Studies in Somaesthetics: Embodied Perspectives in Philosophy, the Arts

and the Human Sciences

 

Edited by Richard Shusterman, Florida Atlantic University, USA

 

 

The editors of Brill’s Studies in Somaesthetics series invite submissions on the topic “Bodies in the Streets: Somaesthetics of City Life” for a forthcoming edited collection.

 

* Bodies in the Streets: *

 

Door Bolts, Thresholds, and Peep-Holes: Liminality and Domestic Spaces in Early Modern England An Edited Volume

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:16am
Rob Daniel and Iman Sheeha/ University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Domestic spaces lay at the centre of the lives of early modern English men and women.  Yet their liminality has often been under-investigated, if not underestimated, by scholars.  On the one hand, households served as a hubbub of familial and filial activity (housewarmings, births, conventicles, fast/feast days and reading groups), on the other hand as sites of the foreign and fatal (burglaries, squatting, murders, possessions, and devastating fires).  The house was as permeable as it was penetrable.  This despite attempts to ward off or perturb would be intruders: via witches’ marks, locks, bars, fences, guard dogs, community patrols and the ‘watch’.

The Joys of the Erotic: Building Human Connections

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:16am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 19, 2018

The Joys of the Erotic: Building Human Connections
An Inclusive Interdisciplinary project

29th to 30th June 2018
Palermo, Italy

The erotic. A complex, tangled, and ephemeral web of meeting points, interfaces and intersections at the centre of human experiences. It informs our lives, shapes our perceptions and pulls us toward one another while being itself shaped by shifting tastes and perceptions. Shrouded in mystery, it is tantalising, alluring and dangerous all at once. Eroticism is frequently displayed in film, embedded in music, intimated in art and literature, as well as in the advertising on city streets, travel shows and fashion events. Above all, it builds pathways which bring us closer to each other.

Listen to the Voice of Fire: Alchemy in Sound

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 9:07am
Dr Dafydd Roberts/Aberystwyth University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Call for Works/Papers

Saturday March 10th 2018,National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

Deadline for submission is 24 January 2018.

 

Papers and pieces which respond to alchemy.

 

Listen to the Voice of Fire is a symposium/concert for research in sonic arts though alchemy- it welcomes eclectic and disparate approaches, practice based researchers, artists, early career researchers and independent researchers.

 

Special Issue "Religion, Ritual and Ritualistic Objects"

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 9:07am
Religions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

The journal Religions is currently running a Special Issue entitled "Religion, Ritual and Ritualistic Objects". All the authors in the relevant field are welcomed to contribute.

Call for Papers: (Un)common worlds: Contesting the limits of human–animal communities

updated: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 9:05am
The Finnish Society for Human-Animal Studies (YKES)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

(Un)Common Worlds

Human-Animal Studies Conference — 7–9 August 2018 Turku, Finland

The Finnish Society for Human-Animal Studies (YKES) is proud to organize the first international Human-Animal Studies conference held in Finland.

Humans and other animals share spaces and create communities together. They touch each other in various symbolic and material ways, constantly crossing and redrawing communal, ethical and very practical boundaries. As of late, this multifarious renegotiation of human-animal relations has sparked intense debates both in the public arena and in academia.