Any interested members are encouraged to apply to this seminar for the American Comparative Litreature Association's annual meeting.
To apply to this panel, please submit your abstract at the following URL: https://www.acla.org/node/add/paper?destination=/destiny-and-decolonizat...
The deadline for submission is 9 a.m., EST, September 19th.
Seminar Title: Destiny and Decolonization: Literature in the Time of Nehru
It would be difficult to overestimate the intimate links between the formations of the modern nation-state, the transformations of modern media (film, photography, literature, audio recordings, fiber optics), and the notion of “the subject” (however one might interpret the terms “subject” or “subjectivity”).
Dear AAS Members Interested in Korea,
The Fifth Annual Conference of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies will take place in Munich (Germany) 25-27 October 2018.
Place: University of Copenhagen
In recent years, the concept of space has started to regain a central position in historical and literary research.
Evidence of this can be found in the increasing interest in the exploration of the material reality of space, but
also, and perhaps more importantly, in its cultural and communicational construction as a network of
symbols and signs. The effects of such « imagined geographies » are perceivable on different levels and affect
Political Violence in Syria: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Thursday 13 September 2018
15:00 Welcoming Remarks
15:10 Keynote: Lisa Wedeen, “On Uncertainty: Fake News, Post-Truth, and the Question of Judgment in Syria”
16:30 Opening panel on new research areas: Fred Lawson, Roschanack Shaery, Uğur Üngör
Friday 14 September 2018 (Location: Drift 21, room Sweelinckzaal)
Time is a corporate asset now. (Delillo, Cosmopolis).
The Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – German Humanities Institutes Abroad in cooperation with the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington DC (GHI West) at UC Berkeley, The Maria Sibylla Merian Center for Advanced Latin American Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences (CALAS), and the Institute of European Studies, UC Berkeley, invite scholars with an interest in history from all fields, including history, literary studies, geography, environmental humanities, sociology, political science, anthropology, ethnic studies, economics, or