LURe: Literary Undergraduate Research (A New Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship)
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LURe: Literary Undergraduate Research
LURe: Literary Undergraduate Research is a new peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing original critical works by undergraduate English students in a professional medium, something for which almost no precedent now exists. The journal hopes to promote undergraduate research into and scholarship on the English language and Anglophone literatures as well as literary theory, cultural studies, and film.
Extended Deadline, January 20, 2013
Academics IRL: Taking Scholarship out of the Ivory Tower
38th Annual American Studies Symposium
Purdue University, April 17-19, 2013
Keynote Speakers: Mark Anthony Neal, Kevin Willmott, and Major Heather Penney
Deadline Extended: Submissions due January 20, 2013
The Graduate Theatre Syndicate and The Performance/Politics Humanities Institute Working Group, Co-Conveners Harmony Bench (Dance), Ryan Skinner (Ethnomusicology and AAAS), and Jennifer Schlueter (Theatre) at The Ohio State University will host "Shifting Boundaries/Crossing Cultures: the Politics, Process, and Performance of Collaboration," April 5th and 6th, 2013. We are pleased to announce that the keynote speaker for the conference will be Stephen Wangh, who studied with Jerzy Grotowski in 1967 and is the author of An Acrobat of the Heart. His playwriting credits include work as an Associate Writer for The Laramie Project, The People's Temple, which won the Glickman Award for Best Play in the Bay Area, 2005, and many other collaborative works.
Mary Louise Nickerson Research Fellowship in Neuro History, Osler Library, McGill University
NOTE: We invite applications from a variety of researchers, including graduate students, independent scholars, and professionals.
AVANCA | CINEMA 2013
International Conference Cinema – Art, Technology, Communication
Violence and Black Youth in Post-Civil Rights U.S.
"Coming to adulthood after the decline of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements of the 1950s and 1960s, contemporary Black youth grew up during a period of initial promise, profound change, and, for far too many, heart-wrenching disappointment," asserts Patricia Hill Collins in From Black Power to Hip Hop: Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism.
[UPDATE] Call for Papers: The Male Body in Medicine and Literature (ed. by Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham)
Abstracts by 1 June 2013.
The Jim Harrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2013 American Literature Association convention in Boston, May 23-26, 2013. All topics are welcome, but here are a few suggestions:
• Food in Harrison's work – the role played by food and wine in Harrison's fiction, non-fiction, or poetry
• Harrison and The North Woods: Michigan
• Harrison and The Sonoran Desert: Arizona
• Harrison in the context of contemporary "literary fiction"
• Harrison's poetry
• Harrison's influences
• Harrison's prefaces and introductions
This panel, proposed for the 2013 American Literature Association convention in Boston, seeks papers that investigate the intersections between contemporary literary criticism about place and region and similar discussions in other fields, such as architectural criticism, cultural geography, and ecology among others.
EXTENDED DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 11TH, 2013.
Call for Papers:
Friday May 17, 2013.
The Centre for Modernist Studies
University of Sussex
Featured Speaker: Denis Flannery (University of Leeds)
CALL FOR PAPERS: International Conference
TITLE: "Diasporic Subjectivity, Intimacy and Memory"
CONFERENCE DATES: June 30-July 2, 2013
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS: February 15, 2013
PLACE: Oxford University