Roundtable: Phenomenology and Poetics

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Philosophy

This roundtable organized for the Northeast Modern Language Association will evaluate the relevance of the philosophical field of phenomenology—the rigorous study of the structures of consciousness and bodily experience—to twentieth and twenty-first century American poetry through a series of short paper presentations.

CFP: Feeling and Distance: Sympathy, Violence, and Spectatorship (NeMLA 2019)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, British History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies

What does it mean to feel--or not feel--with another? Nearly twenty years ago, in books like Boltanski's Distant Suffering, critics turned to studies of sentiment, histories of emotion, and other notions of public feeling to address the Yugoslav wars and 9/11, and linked the rise of anti-sentimental literature with literature focused on unexpected or illicit interests in witnessing suffering.

Poetik(en) der Transkulturalität und ihre edukative Relevanz (XIV. IVG-Kongress "Wege der Germanistik in transkulturellen Perspektiven" in Palermo 26.7.-2.8.2020)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 30, 2018
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, German History / Studies, Literature

Transcultural Poetics and its educational relevance

The section will discuss the transcultural poetics considering its educational impact:

- poetics of multilingual and multicultural literature

- poetics of migration such as "Poetik der Bewegung" (Ette 2005), "Poetik der Marginalität" (Previšić 2009), „Poetik des Nirgendwo“ (Simić 2015)

MLA International Symposium

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 21, 2018
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Literature, Languages, World History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS: MLA International Symposium

Recovering Lost Voices

In the face of resurgent social, political, and religious instability, it seems urgent to recuperate the "lost voices" of humanity: those that have been buried or forgotten and those that have been marginalized or othered on the grounds of their perceived foreignness. 

Teaching 20th Century American Science Fiction Writers Including Harlan Ellison, Phillip K. Dick, Ray Bradbury and Isaac Asimov in the 21st Century

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Teaching and Learning

Science Fiction has always functioned as a literary multi-purpose vehicle in which writers are able to explore potentialities of the human condition.

Global Maritime History announces the 'Maritime Toxic Masculinity' Digital Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

We are pleased to announce that www.GlobalMaritimeHistory.com will be holding its first digital conference “Maritime Toxic Masculinity” in April 2019.

Call for Papers for American Studies and American History at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Annual Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 20, 2019
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies, Social History / Studies

Call for Papers

Detective Fiction’s Ability to Mould Character and Promote Empathy

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Literature, Humanities

The NorthEastern Modern Language Association (NeMLA) will be holding its 50th convention 21 - 24 Mar., 2019, in Washington, D. C. View the full Call for Papers here: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/User/ViewProposals/0.

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