23/09/19. CFP: communication across cultures

Call for papers for the III conference “communication across cultures” to be held in Warsaw, 6-7 december 2018.

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01/09/2018 – CFP: Place and Placelessness in Postcolonial Short Fiction

The short story can be regarded as a site of resistance with its particular ability to inscribe places, but also a space in-between where language relates place through the specialization of a common, international language.

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30/06/2018 – CFP “Dante and Shakespeare: Cosmology, Politics and Poetics”

Dante and Shakespeare: Cosmology, Politics and Poetics, University of Poitiers, France, 4-6 April 2019. Deadline for proposals: 30 June 2018

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15/06/2018 – Call for papers “Crossroads II: City/non-city”

The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for exchanging ideas and
sharing the findings of research related to the city—as a place and space—which is the scene of everyday life, the silent witness of alienation and tragedy, the goal of many physical and spiritual journeys, and the object of fantastic speculation.

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31/05/2018 – call for papers “Negotiating, subverting, reconfiguring borders in the English-speaking world”

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31/05/18 – CFP “Relational Forms 4 – Literature and the Arts since the 1960s: Protest, Identity and the Imagination”

1968 is a momentous year in the global socio-political memory: it has come to be seen as the culmination and epitome of a series of processes involving protest, and the affirmation of previously silent or subaltern causes. Such processes and causes were predicated on challenges to established powers and mindsets, and hence on demands for change, that have had rich consequences in literature and the arts.

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01/06/18 – CFP (Re-)Mobilizing voters: electoral strategies and practices in the English-speaking world, 1867-2017″

The enfranchisement process throughout the English-speaking world has all but been a simultaneous one. In addition to the repeal of religious bans in the early 19th c., no less than six electoral reforms (Representation of the People Acts) were passed by the British Parliament between the mid-19th c. and the late 1960s, first enlarging the electorate on a property basis − but still within the confines of an exclusively male electorate −, then extending the right to vote to women

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January 31, 2018. Call for contributions “Edited collection on Black Mirror”.

call for contributions black mirror

Very few television shows have been as intimately connected to the fears and anxieties of the global age as Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror (Channel 4, 2011-14, Netflix, 2014-) A variety of directors and writers have taken aim at what Brooker described as ‘the side effects’ of contemporary culture in the course of the nineteen episodes across four seasons. Leggi tutto “January 31, 2018. Call for contributions “Edited collection on Black Mirror”.”