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[UDATE] MLA 2013 Boston "Race, Sex, Class, and Bawdy-House Life in 19th Century America" (Abstracts Due 15 March 2012)

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 12:47pm
Rebecca L. Williams

This panel examines bawdy-house and/or rooming and lodging house life and customs during an era of increased anxiety over race, sex, class, immigration, expansion, urbanization, and industrialization.

Topics and/or critical paradigms can include, but are certainly not limited to: miscegenation, class, disease, immigration, urbanization, industrialization, expansion, politics, temperance, manners, conduct, prostitution, gambling, race, gender, abolitionism, feminism, religion, sporting life, critical race/queer theory and reader-response.

Send 1-page abstract and brief bio as Word attachment to Rebecca L. Williams, rebelwill7@gmail.com, with 'MLA 2013' in subject line.

[UPDATE] MLA 2013 Boston "Race, Sex, Class, and Bawdy-House Life in Antebellum America" (Abstracts Due 15 March 2012)

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 12:39pm
Rebecca L. Williams

This panel examines bawdy-house and/or rooming and lodging house life and customs during an era of increased anxiety over race, sex, class, immigration, expansion, urbanization, and industrialization.

Topics and/or critical paradigms can include, but are certainly not limited to: miscegenation, class, disease, immigration, urbanization, industrialization, expansion, politics, temperance, manners, conduct, prostitution, gambling, race, gender, abolitionism, feminism, religion, sporting life, critical race/queer theory and reader-response.

Send 1-page abstract and brief bio as Word attachment to Rebecca L. Williams, rebelwill7@gmail.com, with 'MLA 2013' in subject line.

REMINDER - CFP 21st Century British Fiction

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 11:23am
Birkbeck, University of London

Twenty-First Century British Fiction – A Symposium
Saturday 12th May 2012, Birkbeck, University of London
Keynote address: Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

CFP The Marginalised Mainstream: Literature, Culture & Popularity, 8–9 November 2012 (ABSTRACTS: 1 June)

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 10:24am
Marginalised Mainstream (Institute of English Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of Exeter)

8-9 November 2012, Senate House, University of London

Keynote speakers include: Professor Phillip Tew (Brunel University) and Professor Christoph Lindner (University of Amsterdam)

'Texts are always sites of evaluative struggle between the "high" and the "low", whatever the presumed hierarchical positioning of their overall domain.' (Léon Hunt)

Seeking Bloggers for Sobriquet Magazine's The Literary Life

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 10:07am
Sobriquet Magazine

Sobriquet Magazine is currently seeking a cadre of literary bloggers to contribute to its new "The Literary Life" blog. The blog aims to provide readers with intelligent, thoughtful reviews of contemporary literary fiction. We are interested both in recently-published books and older, lesser-known works.

A few guidelines for potential contributors:

[UPDATE] With sleights learned from others: Basil Bunting and Friends (Durham, 4-5 July 2012)

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 9:20am
Durham University

With sleights learned from others: Basil Bunting and Friends

A conference at Durham 4-5 July 2012

Keynote speaker: Don Share, Senior Editor, Poetry Magazine

CFP DEADLINE: 19 MARCH 2012

http://sleightslearnedfromothers.blogspot.com/

With sleights learned from others and an ear open to melodic analogies I have set down words as a musician pricks his score, not to be read in silence, but to trace in the air a pattern of sound that may sometimes, I hope, be pleasing.

Basil Bunting, preface to Collected Poems

[UPDATE] Panel: "Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England." (MLA BOSTON. JAN 3-6, 2013)

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 9:19am
Kristen Bennett (Tufts University), Dianne Berg (Tufts University)

This year's MLA convention puts special emphasis on "conversation" as a model for our own scholarly exchanges. Our panel welcomes papers that analyze "conversation" as a form of collaboration, as a compositional practice, and interpretive hermeneutic in early modern England. As Katherine Larson has recently argued, "conversation" represents a "matrix of issues – the intersections among oral and written and verbal and physical interchange, the threshold between "private" and "public" communications and the sanctity of the boundaries of conversational spaces." In addition to synchronic exchanges among contemporary interlocutors, we are interested in:

[UPDATE] The Inaugural European Conference on Language Learning 2013

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 4:34am
The international Academic Forum (IAFOR)

 

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Inaugural European Conference on Language Learning, to be held from July 18-21 2013, at the Brighton Thistle Hotel, Brighton, England.

[UPDATE] The Inaugural European Conference on the Arts and Humanities 2013

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 4:01am
The international Academic Forum (IAFOR)

 

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Inaugural European Conference on the Arts and Humanities, to be held from July 18-21 2013, at theThistle Brighton, Brighton, UK.

http://ecah.iafor.org/
each@iafor.org

Special Theme: "Connectedness, Identity and Alienation in the Arts and Humanities"

[UPDATE] The Inaugural European Conference on Education 2013

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 3:26am
IAFOR

 

Inaugural European Conference on Education, to be held from July 11-14 2013, in Brighton, UK.
Conference Theme: Learning and Teaching Through Transformative Spaces

The Inaugural European Conference on Education extends these discussions to consider the pedagogic challenges of developing transformative spaces for learning and teaching. The conference organizers encourage submissions that consider learning and teaching through one of the following sub-themes, although submission of other topics for consideration is also welcome:

[UPDATE] The Inaugural European Conference on the Social Sciences 2013

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 3:06am
IAFOR

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Inaugural European Conference on the Social Sciences, at the Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK from July 4-7 2013.
http://ecss.iafor.org/

Hear the latest research, publish before a global audience, present in a supportive environment, network, engage in new relationships, experience the UK, explore London and the Southeast, join a global academic community...
Theme: "Society, Environment and Trust: Towards Sustainable Systems of Governance"

Edited Volume: RACE, GENDER AND POWER-POLITICS IN CONTEMPORARY INDIAN DRAMA IN ENGLISH (Deadline 30 April 2012)

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 11:26pm
Prof. Jaydip Sarkar, University BT & Evening College, North Bengal University

The proposed book would include critical analyses on the issues of race, gender and power-politics in the plays of Girish Karnad, Vijay Tendulkar, Badal Sircar, Mahesh Dattani, Mahasweta Devi and other Indian playwrights.

We have a preliminary talk with Pencraft International, who is willing to publish the same. Researchers are suggested to send full paper with a brief bio-note and declaration as MS-Word (2003-2007) e-mail attachment to

jaydipsarkarnbu@yahoo.co.in on or before April 30, 2012.

The papers submitted should reflect sincere academic work contributing new knowledge or innovative critical research to the subject discussed.

Guidelines for Contributors

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