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The Aesthetics of Austerity (University of California - Irvine) April 5, 2013

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 12:49pm
PhD Program in Visual Studies (University of California - Irvine)

The PhD program in Visual Studies at UC, Irvine invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference: The Aesthetics of Austerity.

Conference Date: April 5, 2013
Website: https://www.facebook.com/vsconference2013
Deadline: Abstracts of no more than 350 words are due January 21, 2013 at 5:00 pm to vsconference2013@gmail.com. Presentations are to be 20 minutes in length. Please include a one-page CV that demonstrates your research interests.

RE-INVENTING THE POSTCOLONIAL (IN THE) METROPOLIS, 09 – 11 May 2013

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 12:46pm
Chemnitz University of Technology

24th Annual GNEL/ASNEL Conference
Chemnitz University of Technology
09 – 11 May 2013
Convener: Prof. Dr. Cecile Sandten

Keynote Speakers:
AbdouMaliq Simone, Professor of Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London
Amit Chaudhuri, Professor in Contemporary Literature, University of East Anglia
Husain M. Naqvi, award-winning author of the novel Home Boy, Karachi
Rolf J. Goebel, Professor of German, University of Alabama in Huntsville

Rhetoric Matters 3rd Edition

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 12:44pm
University of South Florida

Rhetoric Matters is designed for use as an online textbook in first-year college and university composition programs. This third edition will take advantage of the multimodal features consistent with an ePub format. The editors seek submissions that address academic writing and critical thinking from a rhetorical perspective. In addition to chapters that explore processes associated with persuasive and well-researched academic writing, contributors should engage a student audience and include multimodal components (embedded images, videos, hyperlinks, etc.) to complement the text.

BAKEA Symposium of Western Cultural and Literary Studies on History 9-11 Oct 2013

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 10:00am
BAKEA

GAZİANTEP UNIVERSITY
in collaboration with
Pamukkale University
invites you to the
3rd International
BAKEA
Symposium of Western Cultural and Literary Studies
9-11 October 2013
Gaziantep, Turkey

The BAKEA Symposium is a biennial symposium organized by Pamukkale University. This year it will be organized jointly by Pamukkale and Gaziantep Universities and hosted by Gaziantep University.

BAKEA welcomes papers and panel proposals from researchers in the fields of English, American, French and German Cultures and Literatures

[Update] Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 9:11am
Lucas Tromly / American Literature Association

[Update] Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

Papers are invited for a proposed panel at the 2013 meeting of the American Literature Association in Boston (23-26 May, 2013).

I seek papers that explore heritage tourism, or tourism motivated by the desire to recover a lost cultural identity, either the traveler's own or that of another group. I welcome papers that deal with non-fiction travel writing, fiction, film, poetry, or theory.

Relevant issues may include:

Heritage and objectification: museums, photographs, souvenirs, etc.

Heritage and the touristic gaze

The usable or invented past

Globalization, diaspora, long-distance nationalism

Sleep(less) Beds

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 5:55am
The Luminary (Postgraduate Journal), Lancaster University

Sleep(less) Beds: Awakening, Journey, Movement, Stasis

Representations and meanings of the bed / bedroom space in history, the arts, society, culture, philosophy

This call for papers asks you to examine the bed / bed space / sleep / sleeplessness across media and the arts; across societies and eras. What are the functions, rules, morals, design, meanings given to 'the bed'?

Jane Martin National Poetry Prize 2013

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 5:39am
Girton College, University of Cambridge

The Jane Martin National Poetry opens for 2013, open to all UK residents who are 18 and over. The competition, now in its third year, will be judged by a panel of eminent poets including Gillian Beer and Caroline Bergvall. The winner will receive £1000 and an opportunity to read at a high profile poetry event.
For further information and how to enter see our website www.girton.cam.ac.uk/news/599-jane-martin-poetry-prize-opens-for-2013

[UPDATE] Postgraduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 3:59am
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Dept. of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey

Translation Studies and Literatures in English:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
13-14 May 2013
Cankaya University Ankara
Translation and Interpreting Studies and English Language and Literature Departments at Cankaya University in Ankara warmly invite our colleagues/students to send 300-word abstracts/proposals for a 20-minute paper on English Literature and Translation Studies. This conference welcomes papers centering upon English Language, Translation and Interpreting Studies, Literary Translation, English Literature and Culture, American Literature and Culture, Comparative Literature and Literary and Cultural Theories.

Call for Articles; Teaching History

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Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 8:36pm
Academic Exchange Quarterly

Focus:
We welcome manuscripts on teaching any historical subject, time period, or region. Here are some questions that may be addressed... other questions as well as proposals from diverse perspectives are encouraged.

Texts on Curating and Exhibitions

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Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 7:01pm
Journal of Curatorial Studies

The editors of the Journal of Curatorial Studies invite proposals for original research articles on the subject of curating, exhibitions and display culture. The journal also seeks reviews of recent exhibitions, books and conferences.

"Blackness" in Contemporary African American Artistic Expression, a panel at (dis)junctions 2013, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

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Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 3:49pm
University of California, Riverside

This is a panel call for the 20th Annual (dis)junctions Graduate Conference in the Humanities at the University of California, Riverside. This year's general theme "encountering with(in) texts," examines the impact of situatedness, unexpectedness, and/or unpreparedness on "face to text" encounters with media objects, embodied encounters negotiated through or overdetermined by texts, and representations of "encountering" within texts. Please visit www.disjunctions2013.org for more information on this year's theme, our other subject- and discipline-specific panel calls, and Keynote Speaker Dr. Nicholas Mirzeoff.

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