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Event Nov 04

Abstract Jun 03

SAMLA 2016: Kierkegaard: Utopian or Dystopian?

Event: 11/04/2016 - 11/06/2016
Abstract Due: 06/03/2016
Categories: World Literatures, Scandinavian
Location: Jacksonville, FL | Organization: University of California, Berkeley

KIERKEGAARD: UTOPIAN OR DYSTOPIAN?

In recent years, the political dimensions of Kierkegaard’s thought have received increased attention. The SAMLA 88 conference theme Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is it? offers us an opportunity to consider the political Kierkegaard in a new light, i.e., as a utopian and/or dystopian thinker. Skeptical of modern liberal democracy, Kierkegaard’s utopian vision is based not on a political program but on his Christian faith. “If every... Read More →
url https://samla.memberclicks.net/special-sessions

Event Nov 04

Abstract May 30

SAMLA 2016/ Contemporary Spanish American Literature and Popular Culture

Event: 11/04/2016 - 11/06/2016
Abstract Due: 05/30/2016
Categories: Comparative, Literary Theory, World Literatures, African & African Diasporas, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Hispanic & Latino, Native American, Postcolonial
Location: Jacksonville, FL | Organization: Virginia Tech

CONTEMPORARY SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE AND POPULAR CULTURE

This SAMLA panel invites papers that focus on any aspect of contemporary Spanish American literature and popular culture. By May 30, please submit a 300-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to co-chairs Elisabeth Austin, Virginia Tech (elaustin@vt.edu) and Elena Lahr-Vivaz, Rutgers University, Newark (el431@rutgers.edu).


url https://samla.memberclicks.net/spanish-studies

Event Nov 04

Abstract Jun 03

EMIGRATION LITERATURE IN THE ARABIAN GULF

Event: 11/04/2016
Abstract Due: 06/03/2016
Categories: Comparative, Digital Humanities, Gender & Sexuality, Genre & Form, Adventure & Travel Writing, Children's Literature, Comics & Graphic Novels, Drama, Narratology, Poetry, Interdisciplinary, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, Popular Culture, Lingustics, Literary Theory, Pedagogy, Women's Studies, World Literatures, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Eastern European, Indian Subcontinent, Mediterranean, Middle East, Postcolonial
Location: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront Jacksonville, Florida | Organization: SAMLA 88

Since the discovery of oil in the 1970s, Gulf Cooperation Countries (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman) have employed a large expatriate labor force, primarily from neighboring South Asian Countries of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Philippines. Recent studies claim that nearly 50.4% of the total population of the Gulf Cooperation Countries are expatriates. Such mass emigration has not only allowed for the rapid economic expansion of these G... Read More →

Event Nov 04

Abstract Jun 01

Muslims in America

Event: 11/04/2016 - 11/07/2016
Abstract Due: 06/01/2016
Categories: American, 1865-1914, 20th & 21st Century, African-American, Colonial, Revolution & Early National, Transcendentalists, Comparative, Gender & Sexuality, Interdisciplinary, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, Popular Culture, Literary Theory, Women's Studies
Location: Jacksonville, FL | Organization: South Atlantic Modern Language Association

This panel intends to examine the works of Muslim American poets, novelists, jazz musicians, punks, hip hop artists, mipsters, filmmakers, and visual artists. Muslims are woven into the American fabric, from the generations of Moorish slaves accompanying the conquistadors in the Southwest, enslaved West Africans such as those in the coastal Gullah communities, Arab laborers in the Midwest factories in the late 1800s, twentieth-century immigrants fueling the medical and technology sectors, to ... Read More →

Event Nov 03

Abstract Jun 01

SAMLA 88: The Dystopian/Utopian Body

Event: 11/03/2016 - 11/06/2016
Abstract Due: 06/01/2016
Categories: Comparative, Gender & Sexuality
Location: Jacksonville, FL | Organization: SAMLA

his panel will explore the dystopian and utopian implications of the body: defined, tempered, (de) constructed, and warped by gender, race, dis/ability, sexuality, and technology. Papers could explore specifically dystopian/utopian or hard sf texts, or they could look at the presentation of bodies more generally in literature, film, television, etc. Topics could include cyborgs or aliens, plastic surgery, gender confirmation surgery, technology and pharmaceuticals created to alter or improve ... Read More →

Event Nov 04

Abstract May 30

CARIBBEAN READINGS OF AMERICA

Event: 11/04/2016 - 11/06/2016
Abstract Due: 05/30/2016
Categories: Genre & Form, Narratology, Poetry, World Literatures, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas
Location: JACKSONVILLE FL. | Organization: SAMLA

In keeping with SAMLA’s theme for this year, this CFP is inviting papers that focus on the Caribbean in America, with the intent of examining the challenges that Caribbean writers have brought to the American literary landscape. Caribbean Poets and authors of novels, some of whom have been re-defined as African American writers, have been engaged in a discourse that begs the question: “Whose Paradise is it?” The challenge is often equally made to both Caribbean and American ... Read More →

Event Nov 04

Abstract Jun 03

Is This Dystopia or Utopia? Humor Performance as Societal Reflection SAMLA Conference 2016

Event: 11/04/2016 - 11/06/2016
Abstract Due: 06/03/2016
Categories:
Location: Jacksonville, Florida | Organization: The American Humor Studies Association

Humor, whether in an historical realm (satirists and court jesters) or in a modern sense, has always held up the mirror to society. The American Humor Studies Association panel for the 2016 SAMLA Conference welcomes papers about any aspect of humor performance (stand up, essay, fiction, film, television, or other) as it pertains to society. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA theme are especially welcome. By June 3, 2016, please submit a 300-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to ... Read More →

Event Oct 10

Abstract Jun 30

The 18th International Conference on Industrial Engineering (IJIE 2016)

Event: 10/10/2016 - 10/12/2016
Abstract Due: 06/30/2016
Categories:
Location: Seoul | Organization: KIIE

The 18th International Conference on Industrial Engineering
Smart Systems in Industrial Engineering
October 10-12, 2016, Seoul, Korea
http://www.ijie2016.org

Aim and Scope

The Conference is established to disseminate significant research results, technical and methodological applications, case studies, and surveys concerned with Industrial Engineering. The Conference is intended to bring together, in one place, developments in Industrial Engineering of interest ... Read More →
url http://www.ijie2016.org/

Event Nov 04

Abstract Jun 09

CARIBBEAN LITERATURE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES: INTERSECTIONS, EMERGENCE, TRADITION

Event: 11/04/2016
Abstract Due: 06/09/2016
Categories: Comparative, World Literatures, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Postcolonial
Location: Jacksonville, Florida | Organization: SAMLA

CARIBBEAN LITERATURE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES: INTERSECTIONS, EMERGENCE, TRADITION

The panel aims to contribute to the critical conversation about children’s and young adult literature written by authors from the Caribbean. Historically a conservative field that tends to trail behind literature written for adults in terms of scholarly attention, the field of children’s and young adult literature remains important as a site of not only cultural indoctrination but also cultural r... Read More →
url https://samla.memberclicks.net/caribbean-studies

Event Dec 08

Abstract Jun 15

Planned Obsolescence: Texts, theory, technology

Event: 12/08/2016 - 12/09/2016
Abstract Due: 06/15/2016
Categories: American, 1865-1914, 20th & 21st Century, African-American, Colonial, Revolution & Early National, Transcendentalists, British, 20th & 21st Century, Early Modern & Renaissance, Long 18th Century, Medieval, Romantics, Victorian, Comparative, Digital Humanities, French, Genre & Form, Adventure & Travel Writing, Children's Literature, Comics & Graphic Novels, Drama, Narratology, Poetry, German, Interdisciplinary, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, Popular Culture, Lingustics, Literary Theory, Women's Studies, World Literatures, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Eastern European, Hispanic & Latino, Indian Subcontinent, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Pacific Literature, Postcolonial, Scandinavian
Location: Liège, Belgium | Organization: Université de Liège

Chips blocking printers after a certain number of copies, smartphones getting more and more fragile, batteries suddenly losing their autonomy, food assigned an arbitrary expiration date, and many more; the media regularly report on the artificial limitation of the lifespan of consumable goods. This mechanism, called “planned obsolescence,” dates back at least as far as Bernard London’s 1932 pamphlet: “Ending the Depression through Planned Obsolescence.” Back then... Read More →

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