Information systems are socio-technical, organizational systems. From the social point of view, the reaction of organizational stakeholders to design, development and adoption of systems is crucial to their acceptance. From the technical point of view, focus is on models, methods and tools required to develop systems. The meeting ground is that information systems are teleological and aim to support operations, processes and managerial decision-making so as to provide value in the hands of th
Proposals Submission Deadline: July 14, 2019 Full Chapters Due: July 21, 2019 Submission Date: September 1, 2019
Digital Forensics is an emerging discipline that is characterized by the rapid introduction of new technology, techniques and tools. As the techniques of cybercriminals evolve such as the increasing use of malware and anti-forensics tools in launching cyber-attacks, Digital fo
Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on African History. All areas of study, including disciplines such as Black History Race Studies and Women’s & Gender History, among others, are invited to submit.
Black Panther envisions ‘Afrotopic’ advancement; in other words, it imagines an Afrocentric utopia. This call invites examinations of black civilization as portrayed in various literary forms (novels, graphic novels, films etc). Discussions
Vernon Press invites chapter proposals for a volume on “Minorities of Central Asia, edited by Alena Zelenskaia and Concha Maria Höfler.
We are seeking chapters that deal with any of the following sub-topics along the theme of minorities in broader Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan):
ethnic minorities gender and sexual minorities religious minorities people with
Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on War, Espionage, and Masculinity in British Fiction.
Conflicts over control of the British Empire, two World Wars, and the Cold War meant that for most of the Twentieth Century, British men were either at war, trying to prevent war, or recovering from the aftermath of war. This book will explore how fictional characters shape and reflect perceptions of what it means to be a man who either experiences the conflict, or who has to shape a ma
Theorizing Transmediality in its Transnational Contexts
Panel Co-Directors: Leonardo Nole’ and Joseph Boisvere (Graduate Center, CUNY)
The study of literature has always relied upon the traversal of borders of various kinds, both inter and intra nationally. This panel will engage with issues of literary study across geographical and cultural borders as well as the boundaries between literary and audio-visual media i
Although the body has preoccupied literary scholarship for some time, there has been a renewed attention in Romantic studies to the complex ways in which literature encodes and reproduces our awareness of embodied experience. Challenging views of Romanticism as bounded by visionary and idealist expression, such work reflects a reorientation of criticism around the materiality of Romantic culture, whether configured as part of the age of sensibility or in relation to t
Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) welcomes researchers, teachers, trainee teachers and teacher educators interested in using cross curricular language learning techniques to present their views on new pedagogical practices.
Globally, anglophone countries have shifted their attention from multilingualism to plurilingualism. On the other hand, in India, plurilingualism is the norm rather than the exception. While this is impressive, many
In the 21st century, the disaster film has undergone a radical transformation; the changing nature and scope of what we understand as disaster has caused the formulaic genre conventions to dislodge, disrupt, and disappear. “Disaster now addresses natural, climactic, human, economic, and war- and political-related disasters. This panel focuses on representations of the apocalypse, migration/immigration, extreme weather
This session invites an examination of pedagogical adaptations at the departmental, class, or individual student level, highlighting opportunities to recognize and include different types of learners.
Presentations should focus on trends in foreign language pedagogy, highlighting strategies for departments and teachers to clarify their instruction and assessment goals, working towards improved learning experiences for all learners. Emphasis will be placed on highlighting how langua
We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture, and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century. This general session entertains paper proposals on a wide variety of topics, but with consideration granted to papers that engage with the 2019 conference theme of "Send in the Clowns." The 117th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will take place November 14-17, 2019 in San Diego, California.
JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism—an academic journal published by Michigan State University Press—announces a call for articles and reviews for our fifteenth year of issues.
Forthcoming thematic issues will include ecological radicalism, animal rights radicalism, and anarchism, including Black Bloc activism. We welcome articles on environmental and animal rights radicalism and radical groups or individuals, as well as articles on anarchist
Chapman Law Review is pleased to invite article submissions on the theme: “A 50-Year Retrospective on Major Laws of the 91st Congress. Publications will appear in a symposium edition, and authors will receive an honorarium.
Were the 1970s a moment for environmental and health and safety regulation? In this symposium issue, the Chapman Law Review is soliciting papers taking a retrospective look at the legislation that was passed in 1970, a critical year with several key le
The entertainment industry has produced an onslaught of true crime media. It began with This American Life's podcast Serial and Netflix’s Making a Murderer. Each show focused on an individual murderer and whether or not their conviction was warranted. These series ignited interest in true crime media and a slew of shows followed in their wake. In the last four years alone, This American Life produced two more seasons of Serial and Netflix produced a second seaso
In his theorization of the nation, Benedict Anderson suggests we think of nations as “imagined political communit[ies]—imagined as both inherently limited and sovereign. The nation, Anderson contends, “does not imagine itself as coterminous with mankind, but rather understands itself as bounded and contained, even if the threshold of that containment cannot be fully seen or known. And yet, in the early modern period, poets and dramatists repeatedly mobilized ro
The latest advances in technologies and networks have been central to the expansion of electronic content across different contexts. Contemporary communication approaches are crossing boundaries as new media are offering both challenges and opportunities. The democratisation of the production and dissemination of information via the online technologies has inevitably led individuals and organisations to share content (including images, photos, news items, videos
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Overview:Is ensuring your company's compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) giving you a 'serious health condition'? Does trying to determine the interplay between the FMLA, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) make you want to file an unfair labor practice charge? If so, then this information is for you.
================= Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific results to: SIMUL 2019, The Eleventh International Conference on Advances in System Simulation The submission deadline is July 28, 2019 Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to one of the IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org
As educators, we have a unique privilege and responsibility to teach our students skills beyond our course content, including empathy, tolerance, and curiosity. Language and humanities educators are perfectly suited to teach our students about the incredible variation in the world, and the validity of all kinds of expression. This roundtable session welcomes submission on any aspect of teaching difference through the classroom. By July 15th, 2019, please submit an abstract of 250 words and an
Amir Barati, University of Missouri-Kansas City (email@example.com)
Maryam Ghodrati, University of Massachusetts Amherst (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Deconstructive trauma theory pioneered in the West by scholars such as Cathy Caruth and Jeoffrey Hartman has been criticized by postcolonial scholars for psychologization of traumatic experience, making it individual and linguistic rather than material and collective, while de-historicizing and de-poli