Summer School: Posthuman Ethics, Pain and Endurance (Utrecht University)

The registrations for Prof. Rosi Braidotti’s 2018 summer school at Utrecht University (the Netherlands) are now open. The 2018 summer school, titled “Posthuman Ethics, Pain and Endurance,” which will take place between the 20th-24th of August 2018 at Utrecht University, in Utrecht, the Netherlands, combines an introduction to the basic tenets of  Braidotti’s brand of […]

Summer School: Beyond Horizons

Transmitting and Writing New Identities of Minorities and Migrants in and beyond Europe 17 – 22 June 2018 University of Groningen This summer school will examine the function and meaning of cultural transfer as an important tool to build up sustainable societies. Special attention will be paid to minorities and migrants. The concepts of cultural […]

Lecture: Prof. Harry Berger Jr. ‘Bad Boys and Hipsters: Shakespeare’s Iago and Rembrandt’s Rembrandt’

ACSGA colloquium: Prof. Harry Berger Jr. ‘Bad Boys and Hipsters: Shakespeare’s Iago and Rembrandt’s Rembrandt’ Date: 8 May 2018 | 15:30 – 17:00 Lecture “I am more sinned against than sinning,” whines King Lear, giving voice to a cultural readymade that Harry Berger calls the victim’s discourse. By contrast, villains have no patience with this […]

Pluralism = Monism: What Deleuze learns from Nietzsche and Spinoza

Alan Schrift on Deleuze, Nietzsche, Spinoza. Respondent: Gregg Lambert. Prof. dr. Alan Schrift, F. Wendell Miller Professor of Philosophy – Grinnell College with a response by: Prof. dr Gregg Lambert Dean’s Professor of the Humanities Syracuse University Date: Friday, February 16th, 15:00-17:00 Venue: Sweelinckzaal, Drift 21 (room 0.05), Utrecht In this paper, I examine Deleuze’s […]

Call for Papers – Textual Transactions

Call for Papers Textual Transactions IN NETHERLANDIC LITERATURE, LANGUAGE AND CULTURE 3–6 January 2019, Chicago Session organized by the MLA Dutch Forum The Modern Language Association is the oldest and largest professional organization dedicated to the study of language and literature in America. For the 2019 convention of the Modern Language Association, the MLA Dutch […]

CETRA Summer School 2018

CETRA Summer School 2018 Special anniversary edition 30th Research Summer School 27 Aug – 7 Sep 2018 Followed by an international conference on Publishing in Translation Studies 7 – 8 Sep 2018 Both at KU Leuven, campus Antwerp, Belgium   CETRA Chair Professor: Sandra L. HALVERSON Western Norway University, Bergen, Norway On the occasion of […]

Call for Papers – Transnational Perspectives on the Writing of Artists’ Lives, 19th-21st centuries

An Interdisciplinary Workshop 25-26 January 2018 University of Amsterdam Programme Workshop Transnational Perspectives on Artists Lives Some writers are so fascinated by other artists that they study their biographies and tell their life stories, in fictional or non-fictional form. Whereas artist’s lives have been written throughout the ages, they have become increasingly popular since the […]

CALL FOR PAPERS – Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food 2018

Body and Soul: Examining the historical relation between nutrition, health, and culture The act of ingestion ensures our intimate relationship with food. This literal ‘incorporation’ has implications that go far beyond basic physicality: it is precisely in the corporeal sphere that the cultural significance of our food habits is on display. Crucial to the connection […]

Voordrachten Jan Brouwer Scriptieprijzen 2018: Taal- en literatuurwetenschappen

Sluitingsdatum voordrachten 1 januari 2018 U kunt tot 1 januari voordrachten digitaal indienen voor de J.B. Scriptieprijzen 2018 op het gebied van de Taal- en literatuurwetenschappen. Voordrachten kunnen uitsluitend met schriftelijke instemming van door de bij de studie en examinering van de kandidaten betrokken docenten worden gedaan. Zij dienen een aanbevelingsbrief te bevatten met een […]

Voordrachten Keetje Hodshon Prijs 2018: Literatuurwetenschappen

Sluitingsdatum voordrachten 1 januari 2018 U kunt tot 1 januari voordrachten indienen voor de Keetje Hodshon Prijs 2018 op het gebied van de Literatuurwetenschappen De prijs is bedoeld als aanmoedigingsprijs voor onderzoekers die in 2013 of daarna gepromoveerd zijn. Voordrachten moeten worden ondertekend door tenminste twee hoogleraren aan Nederlandse universiteiten, resp. andere terzake deskundigen. Zij […]