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CHARLES DICKENS: BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS; deadline for abstracts MAY 15, 2012, CONFERENCE OCTOBER 19-20, 2012

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Saturday, November 26, 2011 - 9:28am
full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY, THESSALONIKI, GREECE AND DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, BILKENT UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE TO BE HELD AT THE ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI, GREECE, OCTOBER 19-20, 2012

To be organized by the Department of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and The Department of English Language and Literature, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.

Co-organizers: Valerie Kennedy (Bilkent) and Katerina Kitsi (Thessaloniki)

CHARLES DICKENS: BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS

Problems of Psychology in the 21st Century

updated: 
Saturday, November 26, 2011 - 8:52am
full name / name of organization: 
Scientia Socialis, UAB and SMC "Scientia Educologica"

SCIENTIFIC METHODICAL CENTRE
"SCIENTIA EDUCOLOGICA"
/The Associated Member of Lithuanian Scientific Society and International Council of Association for Science Education /ICASE/
and
SCIENTIA SOCIALIS, UAB (Ltd.)
http://www.jbse.webinfo.lt/PPC/Problems_of_Psychology.htm
E-mail: problemsofpsychology@gmail.com

UPDATE Crossroads 7-8 June, 2012 Toulouse, France

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Saturday, November 26, 2011 - 8:15am
full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse
contact email: 

There are still a few places open at the International Conference on Crossroads (treating the English speaking world).

We invite proposals treating the many senses of the term "crossroads," whether physical or not: countries, regions, towns, roads, monuments, sanctuaries, inns, or pilgrimage sites , but also books, paintings, installations or performances. New forms of expression, federating ideas, political and cultural negotiations, cosmopolitanism, cross-fertilizations between the arts, and hybridization of forms and genres can be found at such sites of convergence.

CHARLES DICKENS: BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS; deadline for abstracts MAY 15, 2012, CONFERENCE OCTOBER 19-20, 2012

updated: 
Saturday, November 26, 2011 - 4:37am
full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY, THESSALONIKI, GREECE AND DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, BILKENT UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE TO BE HELD AT THE ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI, GREECE, OCTOBER 19-20, 2012

To be organized by the Department of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and The Department of English Language and Literature, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.

Co-organizers: Valerie Kennedy (Bilkent) and Katerina Kitsi (Thessaloniki)

CHARLES DICKENS: BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS

Steinbeck, Politics, and the American Dream

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Friday, November 25, 2011 - 8:44pm
full name / name of organization: 
John Steinbeck Society of America
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The John Steinbeck Society calls for proposals for papers to be given at the American Literature Association's 23rd annual conference, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco in Embarcadero Center on the dates of May 24- 27, 2012 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).
Please submit proposals to Paul Douglass of the Center for Steinbeck Studies, San Jose State University:
Paul.Douglass@sjsu.edu

Victorian Poetry Special Issue: Victorian Periodical Poetry

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Friday, November 25, 2011 - 4:49pm
full name / name of organization: 
Alison Chapman and Caley Ehnes

Until recently, poetry published in Victorian periodicals was simply ignored. Dismissed as "filler", devalued as sentimental, and denigrated as popular verse, periodical poetry languished behind serial fiction and the more respectable poems published in single-authored collections and anthologies.

But the fortunes of periodical poetry have swiftly and dramatically changed. With the consolidation of the periodical as a central component of Victorian studies, renewed attention has been given to the place of the poem in the periodical.

The Apocalypse in Popular Culture Feb 8-11; Abstract Dec 1st

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Friday, November 25, 2011 - 4:16pm
full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers SWTX PCA/ACA

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Apocalypse in Popular Culture

2012, the year of the Mayan predicted apocalypse, will certainly be a stellar year for apocalyptic research. These days the apocalypse is prolific in its depictions, creeping in to all kinds of popular culture. Proposals and panels are currently being accepted for this area. Ideas for topics are included below; however, proposals are not limited to these ideas.

[UPDATE] deadline 12-9. Ecocritical Approaches to Faulkner - Faulkner at West Point conference, April 19-21, 2012. deadline for

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Friday, November 25, 2011 - 9:05am
full name / name of organization: 
West Point
contact email: 

Please submit a one-page proposal for a paper on an ecocritical approach to Faulkner for the Faulkner at West Point conference, April 19-21, 2012. Intersections between ecocritical and other critical approaches are welcome. Include a short bio. Direct questions to Mary Newell at mary.newell@usma.edu. Submission deadline: 12/9.

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2012

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Friday, November 25, 2011 - 6:49am
full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
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Monday 18th June 2012
University of Liverpool

Keynote Lectures from:
Professor David Seed (University of Liverpool),
Professor Fred Botting (Kingston University London)

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SU ARITMA SU ARITMA CIHAZI SU ARITMA CIHAZLARI

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Friday, November 25, 2011 - 4:11am
full name / name of organization: 
BEST WATER SU ARITMA
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Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Mikrobiyoloji Ana Bilim Dalı Prof. Dr. Fatih KÖKSAL, son yıllarda kişi başına kullanım oranı artan damacana suyunun hava yada güneşe maruz kalmasının, ölümle sonuçlanan hastalıklara neden olabileceği uyarısında bulundu. Köksal, 'şişe suyu' olarak bilinen işlenmiş suyunu sağlık açısından desteklediklerini, ancak kullanım süresi ve bekletildiği ortama dikkat edilmediğinde enfeksiyon hastalıklarına yol açabileceğini belirtti.

HASTALIĞA DAVETİYE

Eleanor Hodgman Porter's Pollyanna at 100 1/10/2012

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Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 2:18pm
full name / name of organization: 
Roxanne Harde / University of Alberta
contact email: 

Eleanor Hodgman Porter's Pollyanna at 100 1/10/2012
Roxanne Harde and Lydia Kokkola
Contact: rharde@augustana.ca and lydia.kokkala@utu.fi
In honor of the 100th anniversary of Eleanor Hodgman Porter's Pollyanna, we are soliciting essays for a proposed volume in the Children's Literature Association's Centennial Series. The series seeks to re-examine children's classics from a contemporary perspective. All critical and theoretical approaches are welcome, as are analyses of the cultural productions connected to the novel, including sequels, translations, films, and television series. Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

CENTRAL EUROPEAN MUSICIANS AND THE BIRTH OF FRENCH PIANO VIRTUOSITY

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Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 1:31pm
full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini

CENTRAL EUROPEAN MUSICIANS AND THE BIRTH OF FRENCH PIANO VIRTUOSITY
International Conference

ROME, ISTITUTO STORICO AUSTRIACO AND VILLA MEDICI
11-13 OCTOBER 2012

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/frenchvirtuosity.html

Organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca/Pistoia
Istituto Storico Austriaco, Roma
Académie de France à Rome - Villa Medici

In association with
Palazzetto Bru Zane - Centre de musique romantique française, Venice
Haute École de Musique, Geneva

Transitions in Comparative Studies (University College Cork, Ireland 28-30 June 2011)

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Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 12:54pm
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Comparative Literature Association of Ireland/UCC

The comparative gesture performs both the act and the question of transition between the terms compared. Understood as an intercultural practice, comparative literature may thus also be understood as both a transitive and transnational process – creating its own object/form of knowledge as it identifies and analyses lines of relation and exchange between literary cultures. When navigating between languages, it becomes critically engaged with the possibility and methods of such navigation. Meanwhile, interdisciplinary and inter-medial versions of comparative studies likewise centre about transitions which may themselves remain under-analysed.

True Blood

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Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 9:57am
full name / name of organization: 
The Popular Culture Association
contact email: 

The Vampire in literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers, presentations, and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the HBO hit series "True Blood" or on the Charlaine Harris Sookie Stackhouse series.

PLEASE EMAIL A 250-300 WORD ABSTRACT TO
Mary Findley
mfindley@vtc.edu
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15

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