America has long promoted democracy as the optimal political system for all nations. Is this right? Does democracy have the same effect in other parts of the world, is it a good fit for some but a catalyst for destruction in others?
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We seek submissions for a collection of new examinations of settler colonialism as expressed and developed through literature or other “texts” (including films, historical documents, art, architecture, music, maps, and advertisements, among other types of texts). We are particularly interested in submissions that approach these texts as articulations of transnational connections developed by ways of settler migration and/or colonial displacement.
From artist Hans Bellmer’s distorted dolls, to Rupert Brooke’s “dust” in a “corner of a foreign field,” to Virginia Woolf’s “orts, scraps, and fragments,” bodies – textual, phenomenological, cultural, political, and physical – seem to fall to pieces in modernism.
Footprints of Orpheus: Cult, Topoi, and Character in Medieval and Early Modern Britain
The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research in Braunschweig, Germany, invites applications for the 2016/2017 Georg Arnhold Visiting Research Professorship in Education for Sustainable Peace.