We are pleased to announce a Call For Papers of the next issue 8 of the journal TrOPICS (n 8) whose theme will be "Women and conflict in the Hispanic and Latin-American world (nineteenth to twenty-first centuries)".
We are interested in discussing the social roles, as well as the artistic and discursive representations of women as a gendered cultural construction (Beauvoir, Woolf...) in different conflictive contexts of the modern times.
39th Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures
Call for contributions to the panel «Narrative negativity» of the 2019 International Conference on Narrative (June 6-8, University of Navarra, Spain)
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Associazione canadese di studi d’italianistica (ACSI)
Orvieto, 13-16 giugno 2019
L'Associazione canadese di studi d'italianistica invita a presentare proposte per il convegno annuale che si terrà ad Orvieto dal 13 al 16 giugno 2019.
The ever-growing distribution of Bollywood films worldwide, and in Europe, brings into focus the translational practices of dubbing and subtitling as crucial elements that affect the reception of this cinema abroad, as well as the role they play as cultural filters of one culture to another.
With growing scholarly interest in the process of categorization, it is timely to situate linguistic categorization within the broader history of ideas. This conference invites case studies in the politics of linguistic classification that place linguistic debates within the broader context of political struggles. Selective reading of linguistic evidence can justify fanciful theories: what theories have caught the fancy of scholars? Since the politics of linguistic categorization has many dimensions, its study can be pursued on several levels.
Recent scholarship and creative writing have addressed the European project and cultural imaginaries of Europe in innovative ways. Examples include special issues on the future of Europe [New Literary History 43.4 (2012)] and European memory [European Review of History 24.4 (2017)], as well as essays such as Robert Menasse’s Enraged Citizens, European Peace and Democratic Deficits (2012, transl. 2016) that challenge readers to imagine what a supra-national Europe might look like.