Archive for 'Call for Papers (CfP)'

CfP: Sinophone Literature in the Global South (deadline: 2020-08-31)

CfP: Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities.
Special Issue: Sinophone Literature in the Global South

Guest Editors:
Min-xu Zhan, Assistant Professor of the Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature and Transnational Cultural Studies, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
Chia-rong Wu, Senior Lecturer of the Global, Cultural and Language Studies, The University of Canterbury, New Zealand

The discourse of Sinophone literature is two-fold in the network of the Global South. First, it is common to see in traditional Chinese history such expressions as “southern ...

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CfP: MLA 2021 Convention LLC East Asian Forum Call for Papers January 7-10, 2021 (deadline: 2020-03-15)

Crossing Borders and Transcultural Flow in Modern East Asia
Subject Fields: Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Literature, Film and Film History
Location: Toronto, Canada

This panel seeks to explore instances of East-West and intra-Asian transcultural encounters in modern and contemporary East Asian literature and film. We welcome papers that examine case studies of literary and/or cultural translation; the role translation played in the modernization processes of East Asian countries; texts that traveled to East Asia from the ...

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CfP: Situations Annual Conference 2020 (2020-05-01)

Between Asia and Europe: Whither Comparative Cultural Studies?
University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia 21-22 May, 2020

We encourage submissions that take a comparative approach to the study of texts from Asia and Europe

Possible topics include:

  • Art cinema then and now
  • Political philosophy East and West
  • Patterns of migration flow in and between Europe and Asia
  • Asian values and European traditions
  • Mysticism and spirituality in a global age
  • The reception of Westernphilosophy and literature in Asia
  • Religious violence and terrorism
  • Ethnic strife in Europe and Asia
  • The legacies of communism at the end of neoliberalism
  • Climate disruption across the continents
  • Trade routes: from theSilk Road to the Belt and Road project
  • The literatures and cultures of Eurasia
  • The legacies of theSecond World War: the Axis Powers and Asia
  • Land and sea: the changing geopoliticallandscape
  • Ruins and monuments:the persistence of antiquity
  • PanAsianism and the project of European unity
  • Nationalism and populism inEurope and Asia
  • The future of cultural and national identities
  • Espionage and culture
  • Tourist writing

Early inquiries with 200-word abstracts are appreciated, although the deadline for a 4,000-word proposal, which includes a 100-word bio statement and a 150-word abstract, is May 1 2020. All correspondence should be addressed to the Editor of Situations, Terence Murphy, at tmurphy@yonsei.ac.kr and cc’d to the Managing Editor Rhee ...

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CfP: 4th edition of the Mapping China Journal (deadline: 2020-02-17)

The double-blind peer-reviewed Mapping China Journal (founded in 2017) is announcing a General Call for Papers for all interested students and early-stage PhD researchers working on Greater China (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan).

For the 2020 / 4th edition of the journal, we accept all papers on:

  • Domestic political developments in Greater China
  • China’s regional and international relations
  • Comparative studies and China/ Hong Kong/ Macau/ Taiwan

We are looking to publish political science-based original research on Greater China, but also welcome contributions from other ...

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CfP: International Conference on Transnational Migration and Family Processes in Greater China and Beyond (Hong Kong)

This conference aims to facilitate discussion between scholars from sociology, anthropology, geography as well as neighbouring research disciplines who work on various types of transnational migration and family processes in Greater China. Papers focusing on Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, mainland China and overseas Chinese societies are particularly welcome. The expected contributions could cover the following research themes with a focus on the interplay between time, space and migration:

  1. Life transitions and transnational family migration
  2. Intergenerational family relations within transnational families
  3. Comparative cross-generational analysis
  4. Transnational migration, gender and life course
  5. Children ...
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CfP: CEF20 — Cultural Economics and Finance in Trier (June 2020)

We are happy to announce that the conference „CEF20 – Cultural Economics and Finance“ will take place in Trier from June 20 to June 22.

Cultural differences and cultural transitions play a pivotal role in economics and financial decision making. Our conference will bring together researchers from different areas to discuss these effects. The conference will include a special session about China and East Asia. Moreover, we will offer a PhD student workshop from June 19 to June 20.

Organizers:
Prof. Thorsten ...

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CfP: The Sixth International Conference on Tainan Studies, 2020

Art and Material Culture in the Tainan Area
Tainan has been keen to create a dynamic around new institutions such as Tainan Art Museums I & II, the redeployed Chimei Museum, art galleries, art exhibitions, and to welcome more and more public concerts, dance and theatre performances. A number of performing arts troupes have a sustained local action. Besides, several cultural parks have established artist residencies where works of art rooted in their environment are born, accomplished by Taiwanese or ...

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CfP: Remembering Taiwan’s Martial Law (Australian National University) (deadline: 2020-02-21)

Remembering Taiwan’s Martial Law  憶起戒嚴
Australian Centre on China in the World, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Martial Law — 1947-1987 — lies at the heart of narratives shaping identities of the Taiwanese, criss-crossing foundations of contemporary society. Experiences of Martial Law are relived through expressions of individual and collective memories, through arts and literature, language and politics, and everyday minutia. These stories rush forth from historical prohibition, creating powerful connections with Taiwan’s living history and layering upon the present an ...

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Call for Papers: Association for Taiwan Literature 2020 Annual Conference

Writing Taiwan Literary History in the 2010s

Time: October 17-18, 2020 (Saturday and Sunday)

Venue: National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan (145 Xinda Rd., South Dist., Taichung City, 402, Taiwan)

Organizers: Association for Taiwan Literature, Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature and Transnational Cultural Studies, National Chung Hsing University

On account of the influence of transnational flow and internet generation, new subjects and writing styles have emerged in the field of Taiwan literature in the 2010s. As we have imagined the 1960s with modernism, 1970s with ...

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CfP: Radical Nationalism and Fascism in East Asia: New Approaches in Research (deadline: 2020-01-31)

Introduction (shortened):
Both fascism and radical nationalism has been investigated largely in the framework of national histories. Although rooted in national communities and domestic tradition, fascism is a transnational phenomenon. This is finally being recognized in historiography, as one of the main research topics in recent years has been fascist internationalism and the interactions, entanglements, and cooperation among fascist movements and regimes. But is this also the case with radical nationalism? The research is, nonetheless, mostly confined to European movements, ...

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