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Teaching Adaptations Symposium Monday 4 – Tuesday 5 February 2013, University of Tasmania, Hobart

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 7:44pm
Imelda Whelehan, University of Tasmania

Film, television, theatre and video game adaptations of literary and other texts are an expanding area of study for undergraduate and postgraduate students, across literature, film, performance, media, cultural and communications studies programs. While there are an increasing number of theoretical perspectives being published in the field, there is less awareness of what teaching adaptations involves at disciplinary and cross-disciplinary study. Sometimes approaches to adaptations are taught within a broader unit structure in which the status of text as adaptation is given little attention.

[UPDATE] SPECIAL ISSUE: EVALUATION, PRIZES, AND PEER REVIEW

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 6:10pm
NANO: NEW AMERICAN NOTES ONLINE

Call for Papers: Issue 2.1

NEW Deadline extension: 20 April 2012

Special Theme: Evaluation, Critique, Prizes, and Peer Review
What are the best and newest methods for creating, evaluating, and disseminating scholarly and creative work? This question motivates the next issue of NANO. As digital formats help to foster new ways to share and critique written and artistic work, as more people try to squeeze through the narrowing bottleneck of publishing, approval, and jobs, something has to give, or at least change.

Four guiding questions:

In the Footsteps of Katherine Mansfield

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 6:06pm
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY

In the Footsteps of Katherine Mansfield
Crans-Montana, Switzerland - 22-23 September 2012
Deadline for proposals: 30 May 2012

Hosted by the British Residents Association and the English Department of the University of Geneva, together with the Katherine Mansfield Society

To be introduced by the New Zealand Ambassador

Keynote Speakers: Witi Ihimaera, Angela Smith, Gerri Kimber

[UPDATE] May 1st 2012 Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection)

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 5:33pm
Catalina Florina Florescu, Hudson County CC/Metropolitan College

I have received wonderful proposals so far, but I still need a few more to complete my first screening. Below please find my original CFP:

Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection), 05-01-2012
full name / name of organization:
Catalina Florina Florescu, Hudson County CC/Metropolitan College
contact email:
plutesc@aol.com
Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection)
Editor: Catalina Florina Florescu, PhD

Space and Race, PAMLA, Oct. 19-21, Seattle, submission deadline April 22

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 2:23pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

From its earliest conceptualization as a place on the frontier to its current obsession with national borders, America has existed as a space to be conquered, occupied, fought over, or held. That concept of America as space has also coexisted with an America fraught with anxiety over race. This panel examines the way in which American space and American race inform each other in American literature.

Papers must be submitted through the PAMLA website, www.pamla.org.

Here are a few other useful hints:

Childhood and Its Discontents / Deadline 18 June 2012

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 1:51pm
Nat Hurley

CFP: Childhood and Its Discontents / Deadline 18 June 2012

ESC: English Studies in Canada invites submissions for a Special Issue on "Childhood and Its Discontents," guest edited by Nat Hurley.

PCAS/ACAS September 27-29, 2012 Nashville, Tennesse

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 1:28pm
Popular Culture Association in the South/American Culture Association in the South

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Popular Culture Association in the South and the American Culture Association in the South meet every year to present and discuss ideas about popular culture and American. Here is a sampling of topic areas at last year's meeting: the graphic novel, health "perils," Poe and Twain, gumshoes and detective novels, ridicule and satire, film and memory, punk, hip-hop and blues, utopian thinking, sexual prescriptions and taboos,women and You­Tube, cult films, theorizing Sci-Fi films, advertising, Tiger Woods, vampires, zombies, and cook­ing. We also encourage individual submissions and panels of creative writing.

Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline May 15, 2012

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 11:51am
Ymitri Mathison

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 Asian Americans comprised of 18.5 million and 6% of the population. Constituted of several ethnicities and races, they are frequently lumped under one monolithic umbrella with their individual ethnicities reduced to catch-all terms of "Asian" or "Chinese" or "Indian." Yet, in spite of the many stereotypes attached to them, Asian American children and adolescents are constructing unique identities within the intersections of several communities and making their presence felt within American public spaces.

CLASH Conference - "Worlds colide – connections/divisions /dialogues between cultures"

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 10:53am
Department of English Literature and Literary Linguistics, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University

CLASH Conference (Cultural, Literary and Social Hybridity)

Postgraduate International Conference: "Worlds colide – connections/divisions /dialogues between cultures" 7th-8th December 2012.

The first decade of the twenty-first century, being already over, has proved stimulating for the development of cultural studies. Due to its growing popularity among researchers, this interdisciplinary project will investigate humanities through the perspective of current cultural theories. The conference also seeks to consider and promote the newest perspectives on literature and culture as well as it will try to find areas common for different cultures as reflected in their works or those which make a given society's experience exceptional.

[Update] Weird Lovecraft: H.P. Lovecraft, Weird Tales, and the Construction of the American Horror Canon

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 8:32am
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph

There is little doubt as to the importance that H.P. Lovecraft has played in the development of American horror. Additionally, the pulp magazine Weird Tales, which published much of Lovecraft's fiction, is also consistently recognized as a seminal publication for eerie and horrific texts. With these two givens in mind, we are actively looking for paper proposals that explore the way that Lovecraft and/or Weird Tales helped construct the American horror canon or the American horrific aesthetic. Papers will be presented at the College of St. Joseph's popular culture conference, held October 26-27th [we are hosting the conference in October to help break up the conference jam that happens over Winter and Spring recess].

CFP - Innovative Studies: International Journal (ISIJ)

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 1:50am
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in Innovative Studies: International Journal (ISIJ) Volume 2, Issue 1.

The Innovative Studies: An International Journal is an independent, peer-reviewed journal devoted to sharing ideas and discussing on science and technology innovations. It publishes scholarly and practitioner-oriented papers, books, case studies, review essays, and book reviews related to innovation, creativity, change management, case studies, technology strategy and planning etc.

CSC Journals anticipate and invite papers on any of the following topics:

Case Studies

Change Management

Creativity

CFP - International Journal of Ergonomics (IJEG)

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 1:47am
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Ergonomics (IJEG) Volume 2, Issue 1.

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