Tag: English Studies

Pakistani Feminist's Memoir Dropped by Syracuse University Press

by Mandy Van Deven Note: (This is an excerpt from the original article from change.org, provided according to fair use rules of the change.org website. For full article, please visit this link: Full Article) Last March, Fawzia Afzal-Khan’s memoir Lahore with Love: Growing up with Girlfriends Pakistani Style was released by Syracuse University Press (SUP).…

CFP: Journal of International and Global Studies « Postcolonialities

CFP: Journal of International and Global Studies « Postcolonialities. The Journal for International and Global Studies (http://www.lindenwood.edu/jigs/) is seeking articles that address today’s global world. In particular, it seeks high-quality, original work that is based on both theory and practice. This is a free online peer reviewed journal that is available to a global audience.…

Auctoritas, Potestas, and the Talibanistic Imaginary (Part 1-6)*

(This is a provisional summary of what I have written on this topic so far) In discussing the complex concept of the “State of Exception” Georgio Agamben traces the origin of current normative and central role of the State of Exception through a discussion of the two competing Roman concepts of Auctoritas and Potestas. Auctoritas,…

Call for Papers: Second Emory Conference on Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding

For more information or to submit a paper, follow this link: http://www.emory.edu/religions&humanspirit/Religion%20pages/Con… Call for Papers Second Emory Conference on Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding June 17-19, 2011 Emory Conference Center Hotel, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Due Date: March 5, 2011 The Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding initiative of Emory University seeks submissions of presentations for its International Conference…

CFP: Rethinking Urban Democracy in South Asia

SAMAJ: Southasia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal Since the 1990s, one observes in several South Asian countries a simultaneous implementation of political decentralization (granting a larger role to civil society, in a broad sense)1 and of urban reforms, mostly influenced by a neoliberal agenda. In parallel, many South Asian megacities have recently been the site of mobilizations…

CFPs: Dec Consolidated List

Special Issue of The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies. Counter conference at MLA Between the National and the Transnational, 1980 to the Present: Masculinities in Britain and the U.S. Pakistaniaat, Cluster on Lahore With Love (via Pakistaniaat Forum). Applications for Fellowship Programme in South Asia. 24th Annual Conference of the International Association for Conflict Management Pakistaniaat: Special Issue on Faiz…

CFP: Special Issue of The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies

Edited by Rebecca Weaver-Hightower and Nathanael O’Reilly Proposals are invited for a special issue of The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies on Australian literature. The editors will consider papers on any aspect of Australian literature, but papers must have a postcolonial theoretical orientation. The editors are particularly interested in papers addressing work by Indigenous…

Counter conference at MLA

A Counter-Conference: Strategies for Defending Higher Education This counter-conference will take place during the annual Modern Language Convention in Los Angeles, January 8th, 2011 from 1-5 at Loyola Law School (919 Albany St).  While thousands of people will be meeting at the traditional convention, we will hold a one-day event centered on discussing actual strategies…

Between the National and the Transnational, 1980 to the Present: Masculinities in Britain and the U.S.

Between the National and the Transnational, 1980 to the Present: Masculinities in Britain and the U.S. The Second of Three International Workshops: Kent State University, August 4-7, 2011 Organizers: Prof. Kevin Floyd (Kent State University), Prof. Dr. Stefan Horlacher (Dresden Technical University) Recent scholarship in the study of masculinities suggests any number of ways in…