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Tomb Raider Collection of Essays 1st of June 2013

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]

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

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

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)

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:

Colloquium for American Literature and Culture--NYU

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 6:21pm

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture



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)

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 (

Academic journal CFP: Next issue on Bilingualism and Multiculturalism (deadline March 1 - Eng-Span-Fr or Portuguese articles OK)

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 3:39pm
Universidad EAN


Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas


ISSN 2145-1494, Bogotá-Colombia

Periodicidad Semestral

La Revista de Ciencias Sociales COMUNICACIÓN, CULTURA Y POLÍTICA de la Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias sociales de la Universidad EAN convoca a la comunidad académica al envío de artículos para sus ediciones semestrales del año 2013.


"Efface the Traces!" Modernism and Influence

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 3:14pm
Durham University

Registration is now open for '"Efface the Traces!" Modernism and Influence', a three-day interdisciplinary conference, taking place at Durham University on 9-11 April 2013. With a total of 57 speakers, the event brings together leading academics and postgraduates from around the world to share new work on modernism, with a particular focus upon exploring previously neglected influences on modernism and influences of modernism.

To view the full conference programme please open the attached pdf, or visit our website at: