City dwellers have a unique opportunity to see and engage in group political activities that those in more rural areas do not. Their everyday lives can be impacted by political demonstrations whether they are actively participating or not. The perspectives that we usually get are from the government, press, or political leaders. These accounts miss how people actually experience and understand the protests they see and/or participate in. As such, examining the life writing of those who participated or observed city protests can be intriguing and add a personal element to group politics. This panel will focus on the experiences of those who planned, participated, and/or observed protests in various cities. Ideas to be examined include personal vs.
CALL FOR PAPERS
A Special Issue of Studies in American Fiction
Output in the Interstice: Performance and Product in Times of Hiatus
A Virtual Symposium, May 22, 2021
The University at Buffalo Theatre and Dance Graduate Student Association welcomes proposals for papers and performances from scholars and artists from all disciplines and methodologies who engage with performance as a practice and/or as a means of knowing.
Experimental fiction owes an unacknowledged debt to David Markson. A pioneer in the modernist tradition of James Joyce, William Faulkner, and Malcolm Lowry, Markson is generally grouped with renowned postmodernists such as John Barth and William Gaddis. Credited with the creation of his own genre, Markson’s later novels employ a highly idiosyncratic method of combining biographical and historical material to accrete a narrative that is often devoid of traditional characters or plot. While the early novels (which he deemed “Entertainments”) demonstrate a mastery of conventional forms including the Western and pulp noir, the innovations of his later novels have attracted a small but devoted following who have proselytized for a wider readership.
Call for Abstracts: Modernist Studies Association (MSA) Annual Conference 2021, Chicago: Panel on “Transporting Modernism, Modernist bibliomigrancy,” Due April 5, 2021
Transporting Modernism, Modernist bibliomigrancy:
The 2nd Global Conference on Women’s Studies, June 10_12, 2021 in Berlin, Germany, encourages all to present their recent research work. This conference is considered a prestigious event organized with a motivation to provide an excellent international platform for academics, researchers, managers, industrial participants, and students to share their research findings with global experts. All full paper submissions will be peer-reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research depth, accuracy, and relevance with the theme of the conference.
Prospero XXVI – 2021 Call for Papers
The past present of Bildung: new perspectives on and of the Bildungsroman
“Bildung always comes late. This might well be the motto for any fiction that narrates self-cultivation, whether it takes the form of a classical Bildungsroman or any number of variants that seek to avoid its dialectical closure”. (Gregory Castle)
CALL FOR PAPERS 5th International Conference ComSymbol
Mediatization, New Forms of Militancy and Digitalization
Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences of Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco
Brahim Akhiate Foundation for Cultural Diversity (FBADC), Morocco
The Festival Culture Research and Education Network will publish the Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis.
This open-access peer-reviewed journal focus on strong and serious submissions that foregrounds inquiry on festival culture that would not necessarily fall under festival culture because of its inter-, multi-, trans- or cross-disciplinary dimension.
'POWER, EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT'
The Department of English and Cultural Studies, School of Arts and Humanities, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bannerghatta Road Campus, Bangalore, India, invites papers for a conference on Queer Ecologies on April 26, 2021.
Remapping the Boundaries of Identity
An Interdisciplinary PGR & ECR Research Conference at the University of Plymouth
Saturday 10th July
ISEK – Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies
Department of Film Studies
#spoiltheconferenceAn Interdisciplinary Conference on SpoilersUniversity of Zurich18 & 19 March 2022Organising committee: Natalie Borsy, Christine Lötscher, Simon Spiegel