Events

February

Silent Film Sound: History, Theory and Practice
International Conference at Kiel University, February 22 – 23, 2013

The aim of this conference is to gather international scholars in the field of musicology, film studies and related disciplines to promote the discourse on history, theory and the practice of silent film music and sound.

March

Drama Translation in the Age of Globalisation: Paradoxes and Paradigms
Salford, UK; March 6, 2013

The reflexion on drama translation resonates with the theme of ‘Memory, Text and Place’ identified by the University of Salford as one of the strategic interdisciplinary themes. The proposed symposium is expected to be of particular interest to researchers and practitioners within the field of drama translation, translation studies, cultural studies, drama, performing arts and visual culture. We would especially welcome papers from drama translators of minority languages or cultures, and from researchers with insights into the way the discourse of translation and intercultural studies, in the age of globalisation, might impact on and shape the production of foreign plays in translation.

The Creativity Workshop
Prague, Czech Republic; March 24-30, 2013

Experiential Conference / Workshop dedicated to helping educators in humanities, sciences and arts get more creative in the classroom and personally, using tools of writing, mapping, memoir, art, storytelling.

April

1st International Seminar on Literature
Cracow, Poland; April 6th
Call for submission ends Feb. 22nd

Panels will be on (Auto)biography, Disillusion, Inscription, and Return of the author?.

May

5th Annual Juri Lotman Conference “Text and Audience”
Tallinn, Estonia; May 31 – June 2, 2013

The conference focuses on text pragmatics, exploring the potential of Juri Lotman’s ideas on meaning-making for contemporary text theory and for humanities and social sciences more generally.

June

International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College London, June 29 – 30, 2013

The UK’s Great Writing international Creative Writing conference is a place to share creative and critical work, to explore Creative Writing, and to discuss those explorations with Creative Writing colleagues from around the world. Launched almost 15 years ago, each year the conference welcomes creative writers from all over the world — many of whom work in universities and colleges, or are undertaking graduate degrees in Creative Writing.

July

E-reading between the lines: 21st century literature, digital platforms and literacies
Brighton, UK; July 5, 2013

E-readers and e-books enjoy an increasing influence over the ways we consume literature in the twenty first century. Whether we turn to new digital platforms to disguise our secret Mills and Boon habit or to display our technological skills, these new forms have already changed the ways in which we consume and experience literature. In dialogue with the printed book, the e-book has been instrumental in generating debate, new writings and innovative content and has enriched our literary experience in the twenty-first century. At present the two co-exist, but how long until the e coup?

Literary London 2013
London, UK; July 17-19, 2013
Call for submissions ends March 1st

Literary London 2013 examines writing, from all periods and genres, about central and suburban London, from the city’s roots in pre-Roman times to its imagined futures. The conference theme in 2013 is ‘London in Crisis and Disorder’.

September

4th Global Conference: Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice
Oxford, UK; September 17-19, 2013
Call for papers ends April 5th

The aim of this conference is to develop discussion with a focus on the visual aspects of performance brought up by visual and spatial artists and researchers in various performance disciplines and practices.

Papers, workshops, presentations and pre-formed panels are invited on any of the following themes:
Narrative and Meaning, Design Processes, Set and Costume, Discourse and practice, Perception, Pedagogy & Policy (see website for more details)

 

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