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Youth Employment – Challenges and Opportunities

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 1:30pm
Social Work Review

The Social Work Review invites authors to contribute with original papers to Issue no. 2 on 2013, with the following focus: "Youth Employment – Challenges and Opportunities".
We welcome innovative articles, research articles, analysis of policies, practices and their implications for social workers.

C PRACSIS International Conference on Cinema Cultures in South India 13 & 14 October, 2012 • Thrissur, Kerala, India

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 1:09pm
cpracsis.org Centre for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia

South-Indian cinema, from its inception, has exhibited unique yet subtle moves in technology, production, distribution, consumption, spectatorship, aesthetics, and representation. In a span of more than hundred years, South-Indian cinema has exceptionally formulated its own niche within the larger contours of World cinema and the Indian film industry and has evolved as a significant cultural expression which deserves meticulous critical attention. Any contemporary approach to South-Indian cinema includes the enormous systems of stardom, fan-dom, image-nation, spectacle-spectator, economy of film production, technology, cultural politics of film and viewership.

CFP: Transforming Modernism: Dialogic Cummings, Cultural Memory, and the Arts (deadline 9/20/12; Louisville, 2/21-23/13

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 11:23am
E. E. Cummings Society/Spring

The E. E. Cummings Society and the Society's journal, Spring, invite abstracts for 20-minute papers for the 41st annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 21-23, 2013, at the University of Louisville (http://www.thelouisvilleconference.com). This session explores poet E. E. Cummings' role in a transforming modernism that breaks the barrier between language and arts. We are particularly interested in how the innovations and radicalism of Cummings' experiments in typography, poetic genres, narrative forms, and in visual and performing arts transform modernism.

Tallgrass/Wichita State University Independent Film Conference

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 9:07am
Wichita State University

In conjuncton with the 10th annual Tallgrass Film Festival, Wichita State University will sponsor its preliminary conference focusing on Independent Film. Any aspect of Independent Film will be considered for this one-day conference, slated for October 17. Those who read papers will be offered a significant discount for the ensuing Tallgrass Film Festival All-Session pass. While the majority of sessions will be oriented to film scholars, some sessions are reserved for college and high school students interested in Independent Film. Abstracts due by September 10.

Medieval Studies Journal Call for Papers: General Issue

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 7:24am
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
Volume 8, number 1 (2012)

Call for Papers: General Issue
SUBMISSION DEADLINE for Vol. 8, no. 1: 15 August 2012

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past. Published semiannually, the journal collects exceptional examples of work by graduate students on any theme, discipline, subject, and period of medieval studies. We also welcome book reviews of monographs published or re-released in the past five years that are of interest to medievalists.

Special issue fo Egypte Monde Arabe : The Elections of the Revolution : From the Street to the Ballot Box. Deadline 15 July 2011

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 7:04am
Giedre Sabaseviciute (CEDEJ)

Since the January 25 Revolution, Egyptians have been offered several opportunities to make their voices heard through the ballot box. The elections held in 2011 and 2012 have been occasions for the different political currents not only to come into office or to influence politics, but also to test their worth. Due to the post-revolutionary context, this issue of Egypt Arab World will be both in continuity with previous studies of Egyptian elections, as well as reflect a rupture in the study of the subject.

Call for Papers: IJAET Volume 4 Issue 2 Sept 2012

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 2:35am
International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology

An open access scholarly, online, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, bimonthly, and fully refereed journal IJAET with 1.96 GEI index factor
We are calling for submission of papers. The call for paper process is ongoing. You can submit your manuscripts online on the email: submission@ijaet.org / editor@ijaet.org

Asian Conference on Education (ACE) 2012 - Extended deadline September 1 2012

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 2:13am
The international Academic Forum (IAFOR)

Conference Theme: Learning and Teaching Through Transformative Spaces

As previous Asian Conferences on Education have shown, education and lifelong learning can be seen as a solution to a host of local and global problems whilst globalized education systems are becoming increasing socially, ethnically and culturally diverse. Nevertheless, knowledge is often defined through discourses embedded in Western paradigms, whilst globalised education systems become increasingly determined by dominant knowledge economies.

Poems invited for A World Rediscovered (A Collection of Contemporary Verse)

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Monday, July 2, 2012 - 11:30pm
Cyberwit.net

Deadline Aug. 25, 2012

Poetry is something celestial, heavenly and God gifted. It enables and uplifts both its creator and readers. Through sublime poetry, a poet can reveal the spontaneous overflow of his emotions. In short, poetry has high and excellent seriousness. So, to enhance the poetic sensibilities, our group is publishing World poetry anthology. We will accept published, unpublished and also simultaneous creations, but Cyberwit does not publish anonymous writings. We provide the perfect platform to showcase your talent to the whole world. Come share your creativity...

[UPDATE] Alternative Asian Americas (Nov. 9-11, 2012): NEW DEADLINE

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Monday, July 2, 2012 - 9:58pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association

We invite papers that begin to map an "Asian American South," a term that this panel construes broadly. In what ways do Asian American cultural productions engage with the South? How are cross-racial interactions depicted? How does the context of southern regionalism complicate Asian American subjectivity? Is there an "Asian Southern literature"? This panel welcomes considerations of Asian Americans as travelers to and settlers in the South, in film, fiction, poetry, and memoir, from any time period. By July 13, 2012, please submit a 250-word abstract and a brief bio to Sailaja Sastry, Barnard College, ssastry@barnard.edu.

L.M. Montgomery and Cultural Memory (collection of essays)

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Monday, July 2, 2012 - 5:30pm
Benjamin Lefebvre

The University of Toronto Press has expressed interest in publishing a collection of essays entitled L.M. Montgomery and Cultural Memory, using papers presented at the ninth biennial conference hosted by the L.M. Montgomery Institute as a starting point. We invite the submission of full-length papers that consider these issues in relation to Montgomery's fiction, poetry, life writing, photographs, and scrapbooks, as well as the range of adaptations in the areas of film, television, theatre, tourism, and online communities.

Theory@Buffalo: The Word Flesh

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Monday, July 2, 2012 - 2:43pm
Department of Comparative Literature, State University at Buffalo

Call For Papers
Editors: Jana V. Schmidt, Brian O'Neill
theory@buffalo issue 17: "The Word Flesh"

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