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  • Call for papers - Modern

    The Fantastic from screen to books, from books to screen: adaptations, reworkings, translations, mentions

    Revue « Caderno de Letras », #43 (2022)

    Since its origins, Cinema has made evident the existence of an open dialogue with other forms of art, either by having incorporated them into its own language – given its hybrid particularity, being simultaneously narrative, performative, visual and voiced –, or by having used existing productions as inspiration and having created, from them, new forms of art. Literature has proven to be a fertile ground for inspiration. Not by chance, great works that mark the beginning of the cinematographic trajectory were adaptations of novelistic or theatrical literary works. We propose for the issue 43 of Journal Caderno de Letras a dossier on all the potentialities of such dialogue involving Fantastic literary and audiovisual productions, whether based on adaptations (in both directions) or on the direct or indirect presence of Literature in audiovisual media or of audiovisual productions in literary texts.

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  • Paris

    Call for papers - Language

    José Saramago : création, dialogue et critique

    À l’occasion de la célébration du centenaire de la naissance de l’écrivain portugais José Saramago et dans le but d’analyser et de débattre de sa création littéraire dans ses multiples dialogues et dans sa portée critique, est organisée une journée d'étude sur le thème « José Saramago : création, dialogue et critique ».

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  • Call for papers - America

    Black poetics in contemporary performing arts

    La Revista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença [Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies], revue périodique en ligne d’accès libre, avec révision par des pairs, sans frais de soumission ou de publication, reçoit des articles inédits portant sur le thème des poétiques noires dans la scène contemporaine. Cet appel concerne des auteurs et des autrices souhaitant proposer des articles inédits sur le thème des poétiques noires dans leur rapport à la scène contemporaine. Nous sommes intéressés par des textes consacrés aux processus de création, à la scène, aux pédagogies et aux différents aspects de la performativité contemporaine.

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  • Villeneuve-d'Ascq

    Call for papers - Early modern

    Exhaustion and reinventions of Spanish narrative prose fiction at the turn of the 17th and 18th centuries

    This meeting proposes to revisit the thesis of a first huge crisis of the novel between the second half of the 17th century and the 18th century, in the different Europeans and Americans spaces, from the Spanish case.

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  • Call for papers - America

    Local and global tension in the 21st century: Latin America redefined by its writers

    Revue CECIL

    Depuis l’émergence des républiques, les autrices et auteurs latino-américains ont réfléchi au caractère intrinsèque des littératures nationales. Que signifie être un écrivain latino-américain au XXIe siècle ?

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  • Lisbon

    Call for papers - Middle Ages

    Imago, Actus et Verbum. Challenges and Questions in Medieval Studies

    A crossdisciplinary dialogue between philology, philosophy, history, art and literature

    On the outset of the 21st century, cross-disciplinary studies on the Middle Ages seem to be in need of a careful reconsideration of their nature, scope and aims. This is specially so after the series of "turns" undergone by historiography in the last four decades. Despite their differences, philosophy, history, philology , literary studies and art are also bound through their work on texts; and all are currently faced with both methodological and substantive issues raised by important shifts in contemporary society. This congress is devoted to a global assessment of the current state of affairs in medieval studies, but also the upcoming challenges.

     

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  • Call for papers - Modern

    COVID-19 and social sciences

    Revue « Temporalités et sociétés »

    This special issue aims to offer a critical assessment of the role of the social sciences in the response to the pandemic, as well as the challenges of post-Covid-19 societies. It welcomes (trans)disciplinary contributions using qualitative, quantitative, or mixed approaches. International comparisons are also encouraged.

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  • Call for papers - America

    Battles in Latin America

    Cahiers Bataille journal no.6

    La sixième livraison de la revue sera dédiée à l’intérêt de Georges Bataille (1897-1962) pour les civilisations précolombiennes et, plus généralement, pour le monde hispanophone et lusophone, ainsi qu’à l’accueil et l’influence aujourd’hui de ses écrits dans différentes aires géographiques du continent latino-américain, allant du Mexique au nord jusqu’à la l’Argentine et le Chili au sud, en passant par le Brésil.

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  • Aubervilliers

    Call for papers - History

    Black Lives Matter: a transnational movement

    Revue « Esclavages et post-esclavages / Slaveries and post-slaveries »

    The aim of this special number is therefore to bring together articles analysing the growth of Black Lives Matter (BLM) to a transnational movement. Contributions should show awareness of the concrete modes of circulation and appropriation, and to the repercussions of campaigns linked to BLM, but also of the historical and political ruptures and continuities implied and explained by them. Contributions bearing on the role of new information and communications technologies (NITC) and social networks, especially in the spreading of images (videos of police violence, artworks etc), and their role in the transnational development of the movement will be given close attention. 

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  • Zaragoza

    Lecture series - Modern

    Autores e textos críticos em espanhol e português

    V Fórum Ibérico de Estudos Museológicos V Congresso Internacional da Associação Espanhola de Críticos de Arte

    Depois das inúmeras contribuições sobre a história da crítica dos museus e do sistema artístico no IV Congresso Internacional da Associação Espanhola de Críticos de Arte realizado no MNCARS, e do sucesso do IV Fórum Ibérico de Estudos Museológicos (Porto, 2020), que tratou da evolução da museografia expositiva, ambas as plataformas juntam-se para abordar os contributos daqueles que escreveram tratados ou estudos sobre museus no contexto cultural ibérico, num encontro dedicado ao tema «Autores e textos críticos em espanhol e português». Para além deste âmbito, também poderão ser aceites ensaios de/sobre autores latino-americanos.

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  • Call for papers - Ethnology, anthropology

    Childhood(s) in Latin America: diversities in tension

    Thematic Dossier vol. XIII, n. 2, 2021

    The focus of the dossier is on the processes and social spaces for the construction and implementation of ideas about childhood, as well as the debates and tensions around them: education (formal, non-formal or informal) the family and parenting networks (nurture and care), the dynamics of gender construction and the collective sense of belonging (ethnicities and intercultural relations), labour aspects (rural and urban marginality and the issue of child labour) and areas of cultural production of each social group (the imaginaries, games, literature, sports and children entertainment).

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  • Viçosa

    Call for papers - Language

    Cultural Transfers

    This issue proposes a discussion on Cultural Transfers regarding Literary Theory as well as literary encounters. Thereby, it aims at opening news perspectives in the field of Cultural History. For decades, studies and researches on Cultural Circulation had been seen as a fruitful field of exchanges among several European countries and some continents.

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  • Viçosa

    Call for papers - Language

    New visions on fantasy

    Jangada Journal #18 – Dec. 2021

    Drawing from the history of Fantasy as a genre, this issue of Jangada Journal, from Viçosa Federal University, invites researchers to submit papers on such a pervading category in contemporary literature. We encourage analysis concerning structural and thematic approaches to the genre. We are also interested, in particular, in papers that focus on works insufficiently studied so far, extrapolating Anglophone backgrounds that have engendered Fantasy, and relating diverse media expressions through which Fantasy was disseminated. 

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  • La Plata

    Call for papers - Modern

    Religion and gender in Latin America

    Theoretical and methodological perspectives for research

    This dossier invites researchers to submit papers discussing the theoretical and methodological challenges and limits facing new research questions in order to address the interfaces between religion and gender in Latin American countries in light of changes in the social and religious field in recent decades. We welcome works produced from different areas of knowledge in the social and human sciences, as well as areas and studies at the intersection of these issues. We set out to encourage reflection on the ethical challenges faced by researchers regarding the new theoretical and methodological models used in our region and beyond.

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  • Mexico City

    Call for papers - America

    Thinking the Latin American right wings

    IVth International Congress

    The IVth International Congress Thinking the Latin American right wings follows the three previous ones held in France (2014), Argentina (2016) and Brazil (2018), which have permitted the constitution of a community of researchers working on Latin American right-wings. Several specialists from different countries and disciplines have joined in this network, in order to promote projects and studies on this theme, and stimulated the development of new issues related to this political family. The use of various methodologies such as the analysis of political traditions and cultures, representations and imaginaries, identities, networks, sensitivities and memories have made it possible to consolidate a field of study that has become relevant to understand current Latin American political scene.

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  • Porto

    Call for papers - Sociology

    Work, heritage and development

    5th congress of the International Ergology Society

    La démarche de l’ergologie offre-t-elle une approche pertinente dans le champ des questions intégrant le travail, le patrimoine et le développement ? Dans quelle mesure sa contribution est-elle singulière et innovante ? Afin d’établir un bilan et de tracer des perspectives, le principal objectif du cinquième congrès de la Société internationale d’ergologie (SIE) est de mettre en débats, au cours de trois journées, les travaux qui, en plusieurs lieux du monde, ont fait l’option de s’engager dans cette réflexion, tout en ayant parfois privilégié auparavant d’autres cadres de référence. La diversité des approches constituera un atout essentiel de cette rencontre qui se veut donc pluridisciplinaire.

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  • Call for papers - Modern

    Archives, history and memory from the age of revolution until the first world war

    The long nineteenth century witnessed four major historical processes of the utmost significance: the modernisation of the state, nation-state building, the independence of the American colonies from Europe, and the colonisation of the African and Asian continents. The modernising of the state entailed its growth and bearing on the economy and society, the widening of the state’s role, the “bureaucratization” of its administrative apparatus, and protracted democratisation. Along came the reduction or removal of competing powers, namely the church and aristocracy. The state also became a vehicle for the enshrinement of private property, free enterprise and, increasingly, the freedom of association among citizens. In addition, the modernised state would favour and support nation-state building in a number of ways.

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  • Paris

    Miscellaneous information - Modern

    Sistemas teatrais complexos: a cena performativa de Enrique Diaz | Teatro e revolução: os desafios diante da crise da democracia liberal

    Marcilene LOPEZ DE MOURA propõe um estudo sistêmico da prática do encenador Enrique Diaz, tendo como referência metodológica transdisciplinar os sistemas informáticos chamados de sistemas nebulosos (systèmes flous).Thiago ARRAIS propõe discutir o lugar de criação e presença contextual do teatro em meio à crise das democracias liberais e os acirramentos da disputa pelo controle narrativo e o teatro como território alternativo à realidade liberal. A conferência é moderada por Katherine NAKAD CHUFFI.

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  • Lyon

    Call for papers - Modern

    When women film: the documentary in the Iberian peninsula and in the Latin-American continent

    Ce colloque international et interuniversitaire aura pour objet l'étude de la production documentaire réalisée par des femmes des pays de la péninsule ibérique ou du continent latino-américain. Il a pour visée de repenser, dans une perspective transdisciplinaire, les cadres épistémologiques de l’analyse de l’image documentaire. Il réfléchira aux manières dont les films documentaires, maintenus dans une double marginalité, celle du documentaire et celle due au statut des femmes, ont agi comme des opérations d’intelligibilité du monde.

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  • Lisbon

    Conference, symposium - Europe

    Revisiting the Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919

    Interdisciplinary conference signaling the centennial of the 1918-19 influenza pandemic, the worst epidemic crisis on record in Portuguese and world history. The papers to be presented review the available knowledge on the subject, explore new data and point out the open questions regarding a historic event that caused dramatic effects on a global scale.

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