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CFP: The Forum Prize 2016 on Ecologies

POSTED IN: CFP The Forum for Modern Language Studiesis inviting submissions on the topic of "Ecologies." A selection of the CFP can be found below. For the complete CFP and the details of the prize, see here or download here. Forum for Modern Language Studies invites submissions on the subject of Ecologies for the 2016 Forum...

Culture and Politics in Latin America: Another Art of Transition?

POSTED IN: LECTURE "Culture and Politics in Latin America: Another Art of Transition?" is a symposium held in honor of Francine Masiello, presented by the Townsend Center for the Humanities at UC Berkeley in collaboration with the Spanish and Portuguese Department. It will take place on November 12-14, 2015. The symposium is organized in conjunction with...

CFP: Symploke Issue on Materialism

POSTED IN: CFP Materialisms (Vol. 24, No. 1 [2016]) Welcome are papers that engage diverse questions of materialism and materiality. We are especially interested in papers that are in dialogue with emergent accounts of materiality and materialism, from new materialist, feminist materialist, speculative realist, and object-oriented accounts of materiality to rethinking of concepts of materiality and...

Claus Pias at Stanford: On the History and Epistemology of Regulated Eco-systems

POSTED IN: LECTURE Guest speaker: Claus Pias, Professor of Media History and Media Theory at Leuphana University, Lüneburg From its very beginning limnology, the science of stagnant waters, was linked to political and economic metaphors. It describes forms of organization that can ensure change in "stability" -- which is also the definition of the nature of...

Posthuman Aesthetics

POSTED IN: OF INTEREST Posthuman Aesthetics is research project on the posthuman in art and literature at Aarhus University in Denmark. The project is led by Professor Jacob Wamberg and Associate Professor Mads Rosendahl Thomsen and runs for three years from September 2014 to August 2017. More about Posthuman Aesthetics