Much has been written in academia about narrating one’s own life and the lives of others that scholars have subsumed amongst others under life writing which includes a multiplicity of different (sub-)genres such as autobiography, biography or diary (see, e.g., Smith and Watson 2010). Leggi tutto “01/09/2021 – CFP: Life Writing, Creativity, and the Social in the Americas”
This roundtable session addresses the 2022 NeMLA conference theme of “care” to explore its significance and resonance throughout the Black diaspora. As Christina Sharpe asks in In the Wake: On Blackness and Being (2016), “How can we think (and rethink and rethink) care laterally, in the register of the intramural, in a different relation than that of the violence of the state?” (20) This session aims to continue to rethink care in this context. Leggi tutto “30/09/2021 – CFP: Diasporic Blackness and Enactments of Care (NeMLA)”
“Archipelagic thinking: Anthropocene Islands and the Insular.” Public conversation with Prof. Michelle Ann Stephens (English Dept., Rutgers Univ. New Brunswick, NJ) and Prof. Jonathan Pugh (School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University UK).
The 13th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 24-25, 2021 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Leggi tutto “30/06/2021 – CFP: 13th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference”
Segnaliamo l’apertura delle iscrizioni per l’edizione 2021 (online) della Summer School in Cultural Studies dell’Università di Urbino. Il tema di quest’anno è CHINAMERICA. Informazioni in allegato.
This edited collection seeks to explore the representation of the First Lady in a range of different texts and media. The collection aims to examine the President’s wife in a purely cultural context by investigating the ways in which she has been represented, embodied, characterised and commemorated in film, fiction, memoir, photography and portraiture, television, theatre, education, museum studies, fashion, and social media. Leggi tutto “16/07/2021 – CFP: Beyond the White House: The First Lady in Film, Fiction, and Culture.”
Recognition and Recovery of Caribbean Canadian Cultural Production: a special issue of Canada and Beyond: a Journal of Canadian Literary and Cultural Studies (Issue 10, 2021), with guest editors Michael A. Bucknor and Cornel Bogle. Leggi tutto “31/07/2021 – CFP: CFP: Recognition and Recovery of Caribbean Canadian Cultural Production”
Popularizing STEM: Science and Technology in 21st-Century US Popular Culture international conference will take place in mixed format on the days 15-19 November 2021. Leggi tutto “01/08/2021 – CFP: Popularizing STEM: Science and Technology in 21st-Century US Popular Culture”