This panel welcomes papers that chart recent movements in rhetorical theory—in particular, papers on developments in rhetoric’s connection to materiality, inclusive of broad movements in “new materialism,” “agential realism,” “vitalism,” “object-oriented ontology,” and “object-oriented rhetoric,” and others. Possible questions to be considered: is “agency” uniquely human? Does agency extend into the non- or transhuman domain? To what extent do objects, materials, and environments rhetorically impact human decisions?
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is looking for papers on gothic literature and the gothic in media for its 2019 conference November 14-17 in San Diego, California. We invite proposals for papers dealing with Gothic literature, culture, and film. This session welcomes proposals on a wide variety of topics, with particular consideration granted to papers that explore gothic children's literature or that engage with the 2019 conference theme of "Send In the Clowns." Possible foci might include adaptations, audience/reception studies, children's gothic, and emotional portrayals in relation to the Gothic. Potential subjects may include, but are not limited to:
Studies in Popular Culture (SiPC) is looking for submissions for the Spring and Fall 2020 issues. This journal of the Popular Culture Association in the South (PCAS) publishes articles on popular culture however mediated through film, literature, radio, television, music, graphics, print, practices, associations, events – any of the material or conceptual conditions of life. Contributors include distinguished anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists, cultural geographers, ethnomusicologists, historians, and scholars in comics, communications, film, games, graphics, literature, philosophy, religion, and television.
Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies
Pacific Northwest College of Art
2019 Graduate Symposium
Art and Environmental Justice
Date: November 22-23, 2019
Location: 511 NW Broadway, Portland, Oregon 97209
A free, full-day interdisciplinary symposium to promote dialog on the interplay of environmentalism, social justice, education, and the arts.
Journal of English Literature and Cultural Studies (JELCS): Call for Papers
CALL FOR PAPERS: Ancient and Classics Proposals
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019, Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, San Diego, California
LASA Conference and Biennial General Meeting
Second Call for Papers
Theme: Renewal – “O, brave new world!”
Date: 14-16 August 2019
Venue: North-West University, Vaal Triangle Campus
International Conference “Historical Fiction, Fictional History, and Historical Reality”Call for Papers FCSH-Universidade Nova de LisboaLisbon, Portugal 6-8 March 2020 Organised by CETAPS and CHAM The most pellucid pearls of historical narrative are often fount in fiction, long a major component of historical understanding. More people apprehend the past through historical novels, from Walter Scott to Jean Plaidy, than through any formal history.David Lowenthal, The Past is a Foreign Country (1985) 224 Historical fiction has been riding a crest of popularity, and, to a certain degree, it was that popularity that motivated (or forced) the academic study of the genre.
1ST CALL FORPAPERS
THE TRIANNUAL UNISA SCHOOL OF ARTS CONFERENCE:
Africa’s Position in The 4th Industrial Revolution
DATE: 2-4 OCTOBER 2019 VENUE: Valley Lodge and Spa (Magaliesburg)
Call for papers (edited volume):
Teaching Nabokov’s Lolita in the #MeToo Era
Editor: Dr. Elena Rakhimova-Sommers
The volume seeks essays that explore the experience of teaching Lolita in the #MeToo Era.