The 2018 conference theme, “Once Upon a Time in Louisiana,” is dedicated to exploring Louisiana’s long and continued relationship with narrative. Presentation proposals on any aspect of Louisiana narratives, as well as creative texts and performances by, about, and/or for Louisiana and Louisianans, are sought for this year’s conference.
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
“How does an elite group of nine people shape everything from marriage and money, to safety and sex for an entire nation?”
Noir come l’inchiostro: True Crime e Fake News sulla pagina e sullo schermo
“Il mondo è ciò che accade”, scriveva Wittgenstein: ma ciò che accade deve essere narrato, altrimenti non esiste. Se non viene narrato, c’è il vuoto. Le narrazioni danno vita alla cronaca, ai fatti, gli eventi, all’esistenza stessa della vita e della morte. Leggi tutto “30/05 – CFP: Urbinoir 2018”
The “public sphere”—an idea with deep roots in the European enlightenment—has always been a contested concept in American culture and society. Almost by default, American intellectuals, artists, politicians, and activists have stressed the non-unitary, diversified, and oppositional dynamics of all things public. Leggi tutto “10/01/18 – CFP “American Counter/Publics” Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies”