Posts Tagged "life writing"

CFP “Life-Writing and Celebrity”

Posted on Jan 23, 2016 | 0 comments

“Life-Writing and Celebrity: Exploring Intersections” Proposals are invited for the “Life-Writing and Celebrity” panel at the Conference of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE) 22-26 Aug 2016, Galway, Ireland Co-convenors: Sandra Mayer, University of Vienna, Austria, Julia Lajta-Novak, King’s College London, UK, In recent years, life-writing and celebrity studies have separately evolved into vibrant and innovative areas of Humanities research, but the connections between these fields have, so far, been...

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CFP Oberto Conference 2015: Opera and Celebrity

Posted on May 2, 2015 | 0 comments

Oberto Conference 2015: Opera and Celebrity Oxford Brookes University Tuesday 8 September 2015 From the castrati of the 18th century and the prima donnas of the 19th century to the star singers of the present day, opera has long been associated with celebrity culture. Although operatic celebrities were never just famous for being famous, many performers – and more recently also some composers and directors – were fêted or notorious for more than their artistic achievements. From the earliest days of public opera, accounts of singers’ love affairs, spectacular feuds or personal antics...

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CFP: Mediated Autoethnography: Connecting the Personal and the Popular

Posted on Apr 17, 2015 | 0 comments

Call for Papers – Mediated Autoethnography: Connecting the Personal and the Popular A special issue of The Popular Culture Studies Journal, co-edited by Jimmie Manning and Tony Adams. The Popular Culture Studies Journal invites submissions for a 2015 theme issue that will explore connections between autoethnography and popular culture. In addition to full-length manuscripts, the editors are also open to receiving shorter commentaries on method, practice, and/or theory. Drawing from Carolyn Ellis’s articulation, autoethnography is scholarship involving “research, writing, story”...

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CFP: After-Image: Life-Writing and Celebrity 2015

Posted on Mar 27, 2015 | 0 comments

Call for Papers: After-Image: Life-Writing and Celebrity Saturday, 19 September 2015 The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) and the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing (OCLW) at Wolfson College, Oxford With funding from the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, and the Centre for Life-Writing Research at King’s College London (CLWR) Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Sarah Churchwell Andrew O’Hagan Professor of American Literature and Public Understanding of the Humanities, University of East Anglia2015 Writer in Residence,The Eccles Centre...

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