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Critical Distance: Reclusiveness, Secession, Indifference -- Special Issue of the Journal for Cultural Research

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Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 8:25am
Guest Editor: James Corby; Journal for Cultural Research

In the context of any attempt to rethink the modalities, possibilities, conditions and limitations of critical thought, the otherwise sober and restrained notion of 'critical distance', with all its implications of unhurried reason and mastery, offers a compelling perspective on what is at stake.

(UPDATE) January 31,2013

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Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 8:20am
Dr Alka Singh Assistant Professor of English, Department of Humanities and Other Studies Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow LDA Scheme, Kanpur Road, Lucknow, UP, India Pin- 226012

RE ANNOUNCEMENT
Call for Papers
GENDER ROLES IN POSTMODERN WORLD

Editor : Dr Alka Singh

Assistant Professor of English, Department of Humanities and Other Studies
Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow
LDA Scheme, Kanpur Road, Lucknow, UP, India Pin- 226012
blueeyemini@gmail.com

Ekphrasis: From Paragone to Encounter, 3-5 July 2013

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Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 7:22am
Department of English, University of Hull

Ekphrasis: From Paragone to Encounter

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference

3-5 July 2013

Department of English, University of Hull

CfP JIDPS Special Issue on Transdisciplinary Challenges of Scientific Cloud Computing; June 30, 2013

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Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 4:46am
Daniel Versick / University of Rostock & Society of Design and Process Science

Cloud Computing implements the next generation Internet computing by realizing cost-oriented and on-demand provisioning of resources for arbitrary customers. IT resources, platforms and services are made available at virtually unlimited scale for everybody, everywhere, and anytime. Since Cloud environments help to gain access to specialized software, dedicated computational resources, or new storage facilities, they open new possibilities for any kind of scientific work that relies on computational or data analysis.

Cornell Psychoanalysis Conference- The Act: Psychoanalysis and/in its Effects

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 6:36pm
Cornell University Psychoanalysis Reading Group

The Psychoanalysis Reading Group at Cornell University invites submissions for its fifth annual conference, featuring keynote speakers Willy Apollon (Psychoanalyst and Philosopher, GIFRIC) and Steven Miller (Assistant Professor, SUNY Buffalo).

The Act: Psychoanalysis and/in its Effects

March 8-9, 2013
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York

While psychoanalysis is a discourse that both cultivates and responds to the fact of the unconscious, it is through the act – whether symptomatic, artistic, or political – that the unconscious manifests itself on the social scene.

Potterwatch 2013 - April 6, 2013 - Charlotte, NC

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 4:56pm
Potterwatch, the official Harry Potter club of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The Future of Harry Potter
the 2013 PotterWatch Conference
at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
April 6, 2013
Charlotte, NC

"Reading in the Age of NAFTA" at ASA, Washington DC, Nov. 21-24 (Deadline Jan. 14, 2013)

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 1:57pm
Stephen Park / University of Southern California

For nearly two decades now we have lived through the economic, social, and political consequences of the North American Free Trade Agreement. During that time, American Studies scholars have devoted ample space to exposing the material reality of the NAFTA era, but, understandably, less attention has been paid to its textual consequences. How have fiction writers and poets responded to the rhetoric of "free trade"? To what extent have they internalized or resisted NAFTA's neoliberal worldview, and how is this reflected in the formal elements of their writing?

Contemporary Theologies in Southern Literature

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 1:28pm
Society for the Study of Southern Literature/American Literature Association

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2013 American Literature Association Conference
May 23-26, 2013, in Boston
Deadline: January 20, 2013

" Contemporary Theologies in Southern Literature""

Southern Literary Studies and Louis Rubin

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 1:27pm
Society for the Study of Southern Literature / American Literature Association

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2013 American Literature Association Conference
May 23-26, 2013, in Boston
Deadline: January 20, 2013

"Southern Literary Studies and Louis Rubin"

International Conference New Perspective in Science Education

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 10:01am
Pixel

The 2nd edition of the New Perspective in Science Education Conference will take place in Florence, Italy, on 14 - 15 March 2013.

The objective of the New Perspective in Science Education Conference is to promote transnational cooperation and share good practice in the field of innovation for science education. The New Perspective in Science Education Conference is also an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current projects in the science field.

3rd Global Conference: Communication and Conflict (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 9:30am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

3rd Global Conference
Communication and Conflict

Thursday 5th September – Saturday 7th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations
Our ability to communicate successfully affects so many aspects of our lives. Difficulties, indeed failures, or breakdowns in communication can play a major role in hostility, conflict and war. Communication problems can also lead to personal frustration and desired outcomes not being realised.

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