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[UPDATE] The Ethics and Poetics of Genre Literature, 15-16 mars 2013

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Monday, April 2, 2012 - 3:17am
University Paul Valery Montpellier 3, France

International Conference : « The ethics and poetics of genre literature »
March 15-16 2013
Université Paul Valéry- Montpellier 3
Organized by EMMA (Etudes Montpelliéraines du Monde Anglophone)
With the support of the Société de Stylistique Anglaise (SSA)

International Conference "Buddhism & Australia 2013"

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Monday, April 2, 2012 - 1:42am
Buddhism & Australia Incorprated

The Buddhism & Australia Inc has a pleasure to inform you that the International Conference "Buddhism & Australia 2013"
will be held in 7 - 9th of August, 2013 in Perth, Western Australia.

The conference acknowledges Buddhism in Austral-Asian region,
its' history and knowledge, involving Buddhism and notable people in its' religious history.

UPDATE: Negotiating Boundaries - Multicultural Family/Multicultural Community – The Hybridity of the American Experience; 4/10

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 8:37pm
Kathryn West and Linda Trinh Moser

Americans who identify with and practice the customs of multiple cultures have been described as "hyphenated." At the beginning of the 20th century, the term "hyphenated American" was derogatory and used to call into question the political loyalty of naturalized immigrants and their children (suggesting that they were un-American). Yet, the term also conveys the sense of belonging to multiple cultures, one associated with a unique culture of origin, ancestry, ethnic identity, or geographical region and the other with a nation or citizenship. Literary representations of the relationship between the two terms are as varied as the groups they represent.

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 3:55pm
Katherine Thorsteinson

From the trenches to the atom bomb, the modernist period was disturbingly defined by new military realities, ideologies, and mythologies that spread the globe. New forms of conflict and revolution were not limited to the battlefield, however. Militarism affected everything from art and literary movements to class, race, and gender relations. Consider for example the militant poetic ideals of Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot, or Virginia Woolf's exploration of military fashion as a form of masculine spectacle, or the effects of Hemingway's war experiences on his narrative style. In what ways might these modern military movements be conceived as a form of spectacle?

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements (MSA14, Las Vegas)

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 3:53pm
Katherine Thorsteinson

From the trenches to the atom bomb, the modernist period was disturbingly defined by new military realities, ideologies, and mythologies that spread the globe. New forms of conflict and revolution were not limited to the battlefield, however. Militarism affected everything from art and literary movements to class, race, and gender relations. Consider for example the militant poetic ideals of Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot, or Virginia Woolf's exploration of military fashion as a form of masculine spectacle, or the effects of Hemingway's war experiences on his narrative style. In what ways might these modern military movements be conceived as a form of spectacle?

UPDATE: CFP: Wunderkino 2 On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience [proposals April 11, 2012; symposium July 26-28, 2012]

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 2:29pm
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium, Bucksport ME

Wunderkino 2
On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience
CALL FOR PAPERS

13th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
Thursday, July 26 – Saturday, July 28, 2012
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Wunderkino ("wonder-cinema") are moving images that ignite our curiosity and engagement, and help us to rethink questions of creativity, complexity, rarity and the multiple uses and understandings we might find in amateur and non-commercial films.

UPDATE: The Absent Body in Medieval and Renaissance Art.

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 12:51pm
Southeastern College Art Conference.

As part of a three part series of sessions addressing the absent body throughout the history of western art, this session explores the ways in which the absent body is represented in medieval and Renaissance art. For this session, papers are invited that address representations of the absent body in art from between the years 800 and 1600 from the region of Europe and the Mediterranean. Papers might address this topic by focusing on religious or secular works that depict the body symbolically or in fragmented form. Topics that may be considered include, but are not limited to, discussion of relics, reliquaries, the Eucharist, the Trinity, funerary art, and courtly culture.

PAMLA 2012 - call for papers - Asian American Literature Panel - Seattle University October 19-21 conference

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 12:43pm
110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

PAMLA 2012 - Seattle University
October 19-21 - 110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Asian American Literature Panel

Looking for any proposals dealing with Asian American literature. In keeping with this year's conference theme, "Migration, Immigration, and Movement" we are particularly interested in projects that address ideas of home, homeland and/or diaspora studies.

Submission deadline: April 22, 2012

Please submit proposals (approximately 300 words) via PAMLA's online submission form:
http://www.pamla.org/2012/

CFP for Art History and Visual Culture Area of the MPCA/ACA annual conference Oct. 12-14, 2012

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 11:35am
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Call for Papers
Art History and Visual Culture Area
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Deadline: April 30, 2012

Friday-Sunday, October 12-14
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Columbus, OH
http://www.mpcaaca.org

The Art History and Visual Culture Area of The Midwest Popular Culture and Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October.

International Journal of Health and Education

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 4:11am
LLC

CALL FOR PAPER
The Journal of Health and Education (JHE) ISSN 2227-2798 invites the practitioners, scholars, teachers, educators and researchers to submit their quality research papers, book reviews and articles for Volume 1, Issue 1 of JHE. The topic has no limitations; however, it must link to education or health, someway or the other way. The first issue is expected to get publish in June/July 2012. It was help you to gain International exposure where multidisciplinary people will be sharing their articles or research papers. For details, e-mail munirmoosa@yahoo.com. Last date to receive entries is April 20, 2012

Research and Criticism (ISSN 2229 – 3639) Journal of the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Arts, Varan

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 12:09am
Journal of the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Arts, Varanasi, 221005, (UP), India

Research and Criticism (ISSN 2229 – 3639) Journal of the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Arts, Varanasi, 221005(UP). India
Full name / name of organization:
Journal of the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Arts, Varanasi, 221005, (UP), India
Contact email:
researchandcriticism@gmail.com
Research and Criticism
(ISSN 2229 – 3639)
Journal of the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Arts, Varanasi, 221005, (UP), India
Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Celebrity Couples Conference, Sat 24th November 2012

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Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 1:56pm
University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.

This conference seeks to explore the phenomenon of the celebrity power couple: those relationships where two stars come together and where their individual identities as celebrities become inseparable from their status as a famous couple. With the prominence of one-name couples (Brangelina, TomKat) and famous families (Will Smith / Jada Pinkett Smith and kids), it is becoming increasingly clear that celebrity is no longer an individual pursuit (if it ever was). When combining forces through agents and managers, these couples can straddle different celebrity spheres (David and Victoria Beckham).

Double-Consciousness and Modernist Personae

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Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 1:21pm
MSA 14 (Modernist Studies Association Conference; October 18-21; Las Vegas)

This panel revisits W.E.B. Du Bois's famous articulation of the problem of racial double-consciousness in relation to modernist literary practice. It considers ways in which modernist writers recast what Du Bois saw as a debilitating split between "two unreconciled strivings" into a powerful model for literary production that could be both autobiographical and experimental. How do we understand authors who seem to have intentionally resisted "merg[ing]" contradictory versions of themselves into a coherent authorial identity? And in a modernist moment that lauded irony, fragmentation, and the use of personae, what is the relationship between these aesthetic techniques and the lived experience they claim to mask (or as Du Bois might have it, to veil)?

'THE POST-MILLENNIAL CONTEXT AND AFRICAN WRITING IN ENGLISH: WRITING, PRODUCTION AND RECEPTION SINCE 2000'. DEADLINE APRIL 27.

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Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 1:14pm
ASAUK BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2012, UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS, 6-8 SEPTEMBER 2012.

Paper proposals are invited for a panel, 'The 'post-millennial context' and African writing in English', part of the Afican Studies Association UK Biennial Conference 2012 literature stream, 'New Articulations in Africa's Literatures and Cultures', organised by Stephanie Newell and Ranka Primorac.
The conference will be held at the University of Leeds, UK, 6-8 September, 2012.

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