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On Laughter

updated: 
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 9:15am
University College London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019

On Laughter

11 & 12 July 2019

To say the least, academics struggle with laughter. We can analyse jokes, dissect irony, theorize ‘the comic,’ and laugh ourselves, but when it comes to talking about laughter – often uncontrollable, sometimes inappropriate – we stop short. Perhaps it is too intimate, too revealing, too awkward.

‘On Laughter,’ a two-day conference hosted at the Institute of Advanced Studies at University College London, will address laughter itself. The humanities and the natural and social sciences all have something valuable to contribute. We invite scholars working across these areas to consider the following dimensions of laughter:

Call for Papers: Digital Heritage Storytelling: Luxury Brands, Visual Cultures, Technologies (edited collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:56am
Amanda Sikarskie / University of Michigan
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Soliciting essays for an edited collection on digital heritage storytelling for luxury fashion:

The editor of the project, Dr. Amanda Sikarskie, University of Michigan, has been in conversation with Heidi Lowther, Routledge Editor for Museum & Heritage Studies, Conservation, Library & Info Science, and Digital Humanities, and Routledge is keen to see a full proposal of the collection. The project might have a home in Routledge’s Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities series, or might be a stand-alone title.

 

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"Existential Conceptions of the Relationship between Philosophy and Theology"

updated: 
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 4:12am
Open Theology (De Gruyter)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

For a special issue of Open Theology: “Existential Conceptions of the Relationship between Philosophy and Theology”

 

Edited by:                   

Nikolaas Deketelaere (BalliolCollege, University of Oxford) 

Dr. Steven DeLay (Wake Forest University)

Elizabeth Li (Mansfield College, University of Oxford)

 

Invited contributors: Dr. Kate Kirkpatrick (author of Sartre and TheologySartre on Sinand The Mystical Sources of Existentialist Thought)            

 

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Archetypes and/or Stereotypes – Mapping Socio-Cultural Realities

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:00am
University of Suceava, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The academic journal Messages, Sages and Ages (http://www.msa.usv.ro/), based at the English Department, University of Suceava, Romania, invites contributions for an issue on archetypes and/or stereotypes. The theme issue is edited by Dan Nicolae Popescu (University of Suceava, Romania).

Call for Area Proposals: Film & History (3/31/19; 11/13-17/19)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:58am
Film & History
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

CALL FOR AREA PROPOSALS

Designing Culture and Character: Technology in Film, Television, and New Media

2019 Film & History Conference

November 13-17

Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club

Madison, WI (USA)

America, Nation of Great Divide and Tolerance: ASAK 54th International Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:57am
Jungman Park (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

The American Studies Association of Korea

The 54th International Conference

 

 

“America, Nation of Great Divide and Tolerance”

Organized by The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK)

Venue: Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

Date: September 20-21, 2019

 

The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK) is pleased to announce an international conference on “America, Nation of Great Divide and Tolerance” to be held in Seoul, South Korea, from September 20 to 21, 2019.

CFP: The Space Between Creative Nonfiction and Literary Criticism: Writing and Publishing Critical/Creative Hybrids (AWP, San Antonio, March 4–7, 2020; DEADLINE March 15, 2019)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:56am
Janine Utell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Proposals are sought for a session at AWP 2020 where speakers and audience will consider the forms of creative nonfiction and scholarly/academic essays, and to envision the affordances made possible by their overlapping, intersection, and hybridization.  It will bring together academics and editors who are exploring the possibilities and practicing the craft of literary scholarship and criticism opened up by creative nonfiction—scholarly writing within and transformed by the critical/creative hybrid space. 

CFP: The Space Between Creative Nonfiction and Literary Criticism: Writing and Publishing Critical/Creative Hybrids (MLA, Portland, January 9–January 12, 2020; DEADLINE March 15, 2019)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:56am
Janine Utell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Proposals are sought for a session at MLA 2020 where speakers and audience will consider the forms of creative nonfiction and scholarly/academic essays, and to envision the affordances made possible by their overlapping, intersection, and hybridization.  It will bring together academics and editors who are exploring the possibilities and practicing the craft of literary scholarship and criticism opened up by creative nonfiction—scholarly writing within and transformed by the critical/creative hybrid space. 

World Literature - Northeast Popular/American Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:54am
Northeast Popular/American Culture Assocation
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

The World Literature area for the 2019 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association conference is accepting paper proposals from faculty and graduate students. NEPCA’s 2018 annual conference will be held from Friday, November 15-Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, NH.

Kylie: The Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:40pm
Maynooth University, National University of Ireland Maynooth
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Kylie: The Symposium

An academic conference at Maynooth University, IRELAND, Saturday 16 November 2019

SCMLA Technology in the Classroom Panel

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:57pm
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019

The South Central Modern Language Association Technology in the Classroom session is currently searching for conference papers that discuss utilizing technology while teaching. Papers on any related topic will be considered for the session taking place during SCMLA's 76th Annual Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas from October 24-26, 2019.

Please send an abstract of up to 200 words discussing how you effectively use technology in the classroom to rmalool2@epcc.edu and axk173530@utdallas.edu

The Handmaid's Tale Sequel (MLA, Seattle, January 9-12, 2020)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:28pm
Margaret Atwood Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

The Margaret Atwood Society is putting together a roundtable to discuss The Handmaid's Tale sequel at next year's MLA. Unfortunately, the book will come out after MLA's session proposals are due. Thus, send an abstract of 150-250 words (on the lens through which you anticipate reading the novel) and a brief biography to Karma Waltonen, kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu.

Seeking Submissions for New Online Journal--The Journal of Epistolary Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:30pm
The Journal of Epistolary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Seeking Submissions for New Open Access Online Journal

The Journal of Epistolary Studies (JES) aims to be the premier international publication venue for all scholarship epistolary. The purpose of JES is to publish quality research in all areas of epistolary study, bringing together scholarship of letters and letter writing from across disciplines and historical time periods. Social, historical, literary, linguistic, bibliographical, and material approaches to letters and letter writing all will be considered. JES will offer a forum for academics researching a major genre hitherto not served by major periodical publication. It will be an articles-only journal published bi-annually in the spring and fall.

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