CFP: Materials and Materiality in Russia and the Soviet Union

The Russian Empire and its Soviet successor occupied a unique geographic and cultural space, hosting a complex culture of Orthodox and Islamic peoples.  Before the Russian Revolution, the empire sat astride multiple trade routes across Eurasia, linking east and west as well as north and south, benefitting from its Asian and Middle Eastern connections to import luxuries as easily as its

UPDATE--CFP: “White Supremacist/Nationalist/Separatist Utopias” (SUS 2018) new deadline 7/1/18

The deadline has been extended to July 1, 2018

Although the need to understand the imaginative and ideological coordinates of white supremacy has currently come to the fore, truly, it has been an ongoing concern. As George M. Fredrickson wrote in his classic 1981 study, 

CFP: Crossroads VI: Conflicts, Contrasts, and Contradictions (deadline June 15th)

Crossroads VI: Conflicts, Contrasts, and Contradictions

September 28-30, 2018 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Call for Papers

Conflict: a “competitive or opposing action of incompatibles,” also “the opposition of persons or forces that gives rise to the dramatic action in ... fiction” (Merriam Webster);


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