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[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
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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
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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/
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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
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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

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 12:19am
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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
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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).

"John Clare: Nature and the Self"- due March 15, 2012

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Friday, December 9, 2011 - 9:31pm
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MLA Convention, January 3–6, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts

Papers can address any aspect of the poetry and prose of John Clare and his contemporaries, especially regarding the representation of the human and nonhuman worlds. A 300-500 word abstract and professional affiliation should be sent by 15 March to Samantha Harvey at samanthaharvey@boisestate.edu

papers interplay of alcohol consumption, auto fatalities & medical marijuana laws

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Friday, December 9, 2011 - 7:02pm
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Physicians for Public Safety
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Physicians for Public Safety
59 Morning Sun Avenue, # A
Mill Valley, CA 94941
415.888.8289
Call for papers
Physicians for Public Safety is calling for papers, credible anecdotal data and other information on the interplay of medical marijuana laws, traffic fatalities, and alcohol consumption.
A November 2011 paper authored by D. Mark Anderson at Montana State University and Daniel Rees at the University of Colorado Denver* suggests that legalization of medical marijuana is associated with:
 dramatic decrease in high blood alcohol count fatal crashes per 100,000 drivers;
 overall decrease in alcohol consumption, especially among 20 to 30 year olds; and
 reduced beer sales. **

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics [Update]

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Friday, December 9, 2011 - 6:22pm
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The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
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Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Keynote Speaker:
K.L. Evans
Yeshiva University
Stern College of Women

[UPDATE] "Curiosities" Grad Conference - Deadline Extended to Dec. 18th

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Friday, December 9, 2011 - 5:49pm
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Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a "curiosity"? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity? Enmeshed in a larger set of notions that often pit the social against the individual, the normative against the taboo, and the expected against the surprising, curiosities generate questions about desire, taste, knowledge, and inquiry.

Barzakh Journal-"The Between" CFP due February 28, 2012

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Friday, December 9, 2011 - 5:28pm
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Barzakh Magazine

*Barzakh*, a biannual multi-genre journal with an internationalist stance, run by graduate students in the English department at the University at Albany, SUNY is open to submissions for its next issue to be published in May of 2012. "Barzakh" is a word / concept that names the connecting link, the "between" of something, such as different spheres of existence. In light of the current global occupy movements *Barzakh* is seeking innovative creative, critical and collaborative writing as well as writing in translation that specifically addresses the political implications of

'Theoretical Matter(s)'

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Friday, December 9, 2011 - 4:24pm
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PROSTHESIS: Journal of Interdisciplinary Theory and Critcism

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PROSTHESIS: Journal of Interdisciplinary Theory and Critcism
CFP: 'Theoretical Matter(s)'.

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