This panel seeks proposals on theater and performance of the long eighteenth-century, especially those that address the theme of perspective. Essays might consider the way that perspective functioned thematically in plays and other public performances, such as opera, dance, and music, and the ways that perspective (e.g., perspective scenery) affected the material conditions of performance. What perspectives did eighteenth-century audiences have on theater and performance? How did these perspe
The paper submission deadline for SCSECS 2019 has been extended to Friday, December 14. A full list of panels can be found at scsecs.net. Please submit abstracts directly to the panel chair. If you don't see a panel that fits your paper idea, you can submit a proposal to conference co-organizer Ashley Bender at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2019 annual meeting will be held in Dallas, Texas from 21-23 February. This year’s theme is “The Eighteenth Century i
We are putting together a special issue tentatively called “Dirty places: geographies of waste. “Waste is a broad and multifaceted concept, always open to interpretation. We want to keep it that way, partly because we are looking for fresh voices, and partly because we want to facilitate an interdisciplinary conversation. However, for clarity’s sake, waste is here defined as “mater
“Ecce mulier: Images and narratives of female celebrity culture around 1900
Call for papers Image and Narrative 21.4 (2020) & 22.1 (2021)
Guest edited by Carlijn Cober, dr. Floris Meens and dr. Tom Sintobin, these two issues will focus on representations of female key figures of the European cultural field during the fin de siècle. By combining visual, narrative and historiographical analyses, we a
CFP: Special Issue of The Journal of Popular Culture Archives and Popular Culture
Rüstem Ertu? Alt?nay, University of Vienna Olivera Jokic, City University of New York
This special issue explores the intricate relationship between archives and popular culture: how archives shape our understanding of “popular culture, and how diverse forms of popular culture shape conceptions an
American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA May 23-26, 2019 at the Westin Copley Place
Jane Smiley: A "Great American Novelist"
In her Harper's essay "Say it ain’t so, Huck: Second Thoughts on Mark Twain" (1996), Jane Smiley questioned the critical prejudices in American literary criticism that have continually been more disposed to ascribe "major" status to male authors, while seeing their
The Victorian Era was a complex period marked by prosperity and wealth. It was a world characterised by speed and compression of time and space, a world radically different from anything ever known in the past. The exceptional times of national growth and global expansion had a huge impact on the life of the nation and the rapid advances in science and technology facilitated the access to information, which triggered a revolution in the human mind as it increased self-awareness and self-confi
We invite contributions focusing on early modern theater, including but not limited to Shakespeare’s plays. The Hare is an online, peer-reviewed journal, publishing untimely reviews of books, articles, and performances in early modern theater.
This journal provides a venue for the contention and reevaluation of old scholarly work in contemporary scholarly debate. We invite you to interpret “old creatively, though traditional reviews of recent publications will not b
CFP: East Asia in Global Perspective: Transnational Movement and Exchange in the Age of Empire, c. 1850-1950
An International History Conference
The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, S.A.R. China
(24-25 May 2019)
The conclusion of the so-called “unequal treaties between Euro-American powers and East Asian states brought a growing number of foreigners to China, Korea and Japan. Treaty ports and foreign settlemen
The world we inhabit is framed, driven, (re)produced, and conceptualised by and through science. Science as a mode of knowing contours the prevailing episteme, whilst technological innovation continues to remake work and leisure experience. At the same time, society is both reflected and in turn formed by science fiction (SF): as contributor to the nostalgia economy, as a dominant visual-commercial aesthetic, as a mimetic index of the present’s utopian and dystopian tendencies. The now
Literaturwissenschaftliche und literaturdidaktische Perspektiven
herausgegeben von Marijana Jelec
Die Interpretation literarischer Texte gehört zu den Kernaufgaben sowohl der Literaturwissenschaft als auch des Literaturunterrichts. Der Sammelband „Tendenzen der Gegenwartsliteratur. Literaturwissenschaftliche und litera
2019 marks the centenary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act in Britain, which opened all ‘civil professions or vocations’, including the civil service and legal profession, to women. It was a significant landmark — but neither a beginning or an end — in the history of professional women.
This conference will explore not only the significance of the 1919 Act, but also the ‘professional woman’ in all periods, nations and forms. She is found far
As there have been proposed a variety ofservice architectures of mobile networks such as IoT networks, edge computingand fog computing,concerns on their security and trust are also growing.Mobile networks are characterized by enormous number of devices andlimited capabilities of communications and computations,which makes hard to Establish security and trust in a mobile network.
Different types of analysis on threat models are required, and new types ofsecurity measures have bee