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Call for Guest Editors - Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA-PGN

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 10:38am
Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA-PGN

Call for Guest Editors

Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA-PGN seeks to appoint a series of Guest Editors to devise, plan, and edit a number of special-themed editions of the journal, each to be published throughout 2014.

Sherlock Collection of Essays 1st June 2013

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 6:19am
Nadine Farghaly

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are one of the best known couples in Literature. Since Arthur Canon Doyle first published his famous detective stories in 1887, with his work covering the years 1880 until 1914 when Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson finally retired to the countryside, these stories have not lost any of their charm. Frequent adaptations in both the book world and the movie world have demonstrated that the famous detective has neither lost his charm nor his appeal. Different adaptations have added different layers to the Sherlock Holmes universe. While Robert Downey Jr.'s Sherlock brought a sexy playfulness to the screen, Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock made his social ineptness as well as his disabilities more prominent.

Tomb Raider Collection of Essays 1st of June 2013

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 6:15am
Nadine Farghaly

First appearing in the 1996 video game Tomb Raider, Lara Croft has since then been featured in over ten video games, two motion pictures, several graphic novel series, an animated series and books. Moreover, the character's fame secured her a place in the Guinness book of records as the most recognizable female video game character, as well as a Star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood. Lady Lara Croft is an intelligent, adventurous, attractive and athletic English Aristocrat and archaeologist. Although she has widely received positive receptions as a strong female role model, there are some voices who reduce this character to her outward appearance.

Bearing Across: Translating Literary Narratives of Migration, 16-17 September 2013 [abstract deadline: 13 March 2013]

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 5:05am
Erasmus University College of Brussels, Belgium

International Conference organised by the Centre for Literary Translation at the Erasmus University College of Brussels in cooperation with the Centre for Literature, Intermediality, and Culture at the Free University of Brussels (VUB)

16.09.2013-17.09.2013, Brussels, Erasmus University College of Brussels, Department of Applied Linguistics, Centre for Literary Translation

Deadline: 13.03.2013

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.4

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 9:35pm
Alan Clinton

Introducing
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 12.4
Featuring Contributions from Marc Ouellette, Alan Clinton, Rebecca Adelman, Molly Brost, Emily E. Auger , Richard Brock, Vincent Caruso, Angela Eikenberry, Maria Engberg, Thomas Fink, Danuta Fjellestad, John Grzinich, Helena Gurfinkel, Corinne Thiessen Hepher, Tomas Jonsson, Brian Macaskill, Patricia Nickel, Ifeoma Udoye, and Sage Wheeler.

Engaging Bayard Taylor (PAMLA Conference, San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2013)

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 9:33pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Engaging Bayard Taylor: This once-forgotten poet, novelist, and travel writer is now frequently referenced in studies of transnationalism, sexuality, class, and imperialism in 19th c. American literature. What interpretive issues result from his revival as a touchstone of popular literary culture? Papers on individual works or on Taylor in relation to other literary figures welcome. Abstracts and CV via PAMLA's online proposal system by 3/31/2013: http://www.pamla.org

Colloquium for American Literature and Culture--NYU

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 6:21pm
CALC

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture (CALC) at New York University is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for our Fall 2012 events. CALC is a forum for the presentation and discussion of new Americanist scholarship by both junior and senior researchers. CALC encourages paper proposals by graduate students and faculty that focus on any subject or period relevant to American literature and culture.

Electronic Atwood (MLA, Boston, Jan. 2014)

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 5:41pm
Margaret Atwood Society

This panel will be on Atwood's creative use of electronic media, including her new works published only in electronic format. Send 250 word abstracts by 8 March 2013 to Theodore F. Sheckels (tsheckel@rmc.edu).

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