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Words and Matter: the Virgin Mary in Late Medieval Parish Life

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Monday, December 12, 2011 - 9:46am
full name / name of organization: 
Umeå University

Tales about the Virgin Mary were frequently told in the Middle Ages. They were communicated through diverse media and genres, ranging from poetry and exempla, were depicted on panels and in manuscripts, and followed the rhythms of hagiography, sermons and chant. Interpreting how these stories were made and disseminated and how these different media and genres intersected is fundamental to understanding the reach and impact of ideas about the Virgin Mary and the place of the Marian cult in late medieval culture and parish life.

AAAHRP 2013 Black History Conference, February 1-2, 2013

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Monday, December 12, 2011 - 9:45am
full name / name of organization: 
Ed Diaz/Association for African American Historical Research & Preservation
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As always, the Association for African American Historical Research and Preservation strives, with its conferences, to bring together a wide audience of university-based scholars, community historians, preservationists, and the general public. AAAHRP conferences provide an excellent setting for anyone with an interest in black history to meet and interact, and where scholars from various disciplines have the opportunity to impart and exchange ideas.

Location: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

Tentative Dates (Subject to Change): Friday, February 1 & Saturday, February 2, 2013.

Theme: Unrestricted Black History, a Journey of Discovery.

CFP - International Journal of Engineering (IJE)

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Monday, December 12, 2011 - 2:23am
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Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
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Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Engineering (IJE) Volume 6, Issue 2.

International Journal of Engineering (IJE) is devoted in assimilating publications that document development and research results within the broad spectrum of subfields in the engineering sciences. The journal intends to disseminate knowledge in the various disciplines of the engineering field from theoretical, practical and analytical research to physical implications and theoretical or quantitative discussion intended for both academic and industrial progress.

Conference on the Black Experience - UPDATE -

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Monday, December 12, 2011 - 12:00am
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Paine College

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE ON THE BLACK EXPERIENCE (COBE)

Paine College ~ Augusta, GA
Contact email: cobe@paine.edu

"Celebrations of Black Women in American History and Culture"

The School of Arts and Sciences at Paine College is requesting proposals for the Annual Conference on the Black Experience.
The conference will be held on the campus of historic Paine College from February 6-9, 2012.

The 2012 conference will explore and celebrate contributions to the amalgam of history in the Americas, in particular North America, made by women of African Ancestry.

Stet Journal, Issue 2 "Metamorphosis and Change"

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Sunday, December 11, 2011 - 2:44pm
full name / name of organization: 
Chisomo Kalinga/ King's College London

 
Stet Journal, Issue 2: www.stetjournal.org

Issue 2: Metamorphosis and Change

Stet — the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London — is now accepting submissions for its second peer reviewed* publication from postgraduate students in English, Comparative Literature and American Studies departments.

Issue 2 will present articles from an international pool of postgraduates on the concept of metamorphosis. The issue seeks to consider varying aspects of this theme; submissions might address (although need not be limited to):

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 3:19pm
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North Carolina State University (NCSU) Association of English Graduate Students

Call For Papers – "So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century"

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February 24-25, 2012, in Raleigh, NC.

In this conference, we wish presenters and participants to examine and explore the continued need for humanities studies, and the place of humanities studies in societies that increasingly value technological advances in communication.

[UPDATE] "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 3:04pm
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British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Call for Papers and Posters:

"Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

Keynote Speakers: David Herman, Department of English, The Ohio State University

Kara D. Federmeier; Department of Psychology, Program in
Neuroscience, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Rebecca Harding Davis Panel at SSAWW Oct. 13-20, 2012

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 1:48pm
full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
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The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize one session at the triennial conference of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers. The conference will be held October 10-13, 2012, in Denver, Colorado. For further information about the conference, please consult SSAWW's website at http://public.wsu.edu/~campbelld/ssaww/index.html

Invitation_3CFP_2012_Problems of Management in the 21st Century

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 12:50pm
full name / name of organization: 
SCIENTIA SOCIALIS, UAB

SCIENTIFIC METHODICAL CENTRE
"SCIENTIA EDUCOLOGICA"
The Associated Member of Lithuanian Scientific Society, European Society for the History of Science (ESHS), Association of Lithuanian Serials, and International Council of Association for Science Education /ICASE/
and
SCIENTIA SOCIALIS, UAB (Ltd.)
http://www.problemsofmanagement.lt/index.php/pm
E-mail: problemsofmanagement@gmail.com

MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 12:30pm
full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

20th century

updated: 
Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 12:19am
full name / name of organization: 
adele allahverdi

hello
i am a MA student in English literature,and I am working on on my thesis under the title of "The Mythological Analysis of Renault's "The King Must Die and The Bull From the Sea" Based on Jungian Psychoanalysis" .
Beside it I want to present an essay about this subject,too.
I would like to know if it is possible to publish this essay in your journal.
My Best Regard
Allahverdi

The Canadian Fantastic: Special Issue: Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts

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Friday, December 9, 2011 - 10:35pm
full name / name of organization: 
Graham J. Murphy; Chrissie Mains

Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts: The 'Canadian Fantastic" Call for Papers

Towards the end of "We Have Met the Alien (And It Is Us)" (1985), Judith Merril concludes "after months of immersion in Canadian futures, that there is something one just might call a Canadian consciousness, and that this unique sensibility of accepting-and-coping might just have something of value to offerto the uncertain future of a planet in perilous pain" (23).

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