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[UPDATE] REMINDER: "Color" proposals due 1 December 2012 (IMS-Paris, 27-29 June 2013)

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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 3:37am
International Medieval Society (IMS-Paris)

Keynote speakers:
Jonathan Boulton, Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame
Michel Pastoureau, EPHE, EHESS

The International Medieval Society in Paris (IMS-Paris) is soliciting abstracts for individual papers and proposals for complete sessions for its 2013 symposium organized around the theme of "Color" in medieval France.

From the beginning of the Middle Ages, color was as connected to the visual and performing arts as it was to letters, theology, science, the livelihoods of medieval people, and their way of relating to the world.

Consent: Terms of Agreement, March 21-23, 2013

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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 2:42am
Indiana University Graduate Conference (Hosted by Dept. of English GSAC)

Call for Proposals: "Consent: Terms of Agreement"
Submission Deadline: Jan. 1st

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled, "Consent: Terms of Agreement," to be held at Indiana University - Bloomington from March 21-23, 2013. Join us for our 10th annual conference, hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English. See below for details.

Consent: We click it any time we download a new software program. We are required to give it for medical procedures. Spoken or implied, it struggles to articulate our desires and will. Without it, numerous laws can be broken and our senses of agency violated.

Blog Submissions

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 8:35pm
Performing Humanity

Performing Humanity (www.performinghumanity.wordpress.com) is an interdisciplinary academic blog exploring the hybridity and the blurred categories of human and animal. While the blog originated as a consideration of Renaissance vocabularies, it invites work across historical periods and genres that considers the origins, deconstructions, implications, and perpetuations of definitions of human and animal.

Submission guidelines for content posts and reviews are available on the website. Questions may be directed to the Editor.

Latina/o Literature and Culture Society at ALA Boston May 23-26, 2013. Deadline for proposals Jan 5, 2013

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 8:14pm
Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association (LLCS)

The LLCS seeks proposals for several panels at the American Literature Association's 24th annual conference at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, May 23-26, 2013. We are particularly interested in seeking out proposals in the following areas/topics:

Children's literature
Comparative Ethnic Studies
Globalization and/or Transnational Approaches

Those interested in submitting a paper should send a one-page abstract with your name, position, affiliation, and contact information to Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson at: erodri37@lmu.edu

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to DEC 10, 2012: MIGC FAILURE

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 6:42pm
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

FAILURE

The contemporary moment is fraught with the rhetoric of failure and decline. Daily, it seems, political, artistic, and entertainment outlets alert us to broken systems, policies, and promises. How might we rethink failure as an opportunity to engage in more ethical human and nonhuman relationships? Can the failures of democracy, the economy, the classroom, and of culture more broadly open up possibilities for success? How do we recognize our fallibility, learn from it, and cope with it?

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review Graduate Journal

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 1:48pm
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University

All submissions due by December 1st, 2012.

In 1913, Ezra Pound articulated the literary imperative for the modernists' age: "Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth," and later urged artists to "Make it New." Conversely, the Hebraic King Solomon wrote, "What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun" (Ecc. 1:9 NIV).

Call for Proposals Deadline: December 7th, 2012

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 1:26pm
The African & African Diaspora Studies Graduate Student Association (AADSGSA)

African and African Diaspora Studies Symposium
> Dates: February 26-27, 2013
> Call for Proposals Deadline: December 7th, 2012
> Location: Florida International University, Miami Florida
> 11200 S.W. 8th Street - MMC, GC Panther Suite, 33199
> Website: http://casgroup.fiu.edu/africana/events
>
> Students:
>
> The African & African Diaspora Studies Graduate Student
> Association (AADSGSA), is sponsoring a two day conference
> designed for students to present research and
> works-in-progress related to the Afro-Latino diaspora.

Transgression, Trespassing and Taboos in the Long-Nineteenth Century

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 12:46pm
Cardiff University

Transgression, Trespassing and Taboos in the Long-Nineteenth Century

Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference – Call for papers

Cardiff University, 10th April 2013

The long-nineteenth century (1789-1914) is a unique period for the study of transgression – it saw the impact of New Journalism; increasingly prominent debates over women's roles; and intense controversy over aspects of sex and sexuality. With the advent of mass print and the burgeoning periodical press came a huge appetite for sensation fiction alongside the continuing popularity of crime narratives. The multiplicity of genres and media in the long-nineteenth century emphasises the need to approach this period from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

LAST CALL - Poetry and Creative Writing - November 31

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 11:58am
The Tau Creative Journal, Lourdes University

The TAU 2013
The tau is the Lourdes University
creative journal
of art, poetry, and other creative work
The Tau dates back to 1959.

[Update] Deadline Extension: "Science Fiction & Fictions in Science" (3/1/2013; abstracts due 12/01/2012)

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 11:40am
Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Science Fiction & Fictions in Science" (3/1/2013; abstracts due 12/01/2012)

An interdisciplinary graduate symposium to be held at Rutgers University, Friday, March 1st, 2013, with keynote speaker Rosalind Williams of M.I.T.

Sponsored by Natura: A Working Group in History of Science and Epistemology.

Conference Website: http://fictioninscience.com/

Call for Games: Strange Tales

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 11:20am
Clemson University - Jimmy Butts

Here is the official handout: http://db.tt/SifCWBmh

This is a call for games.

Submit to: Jimmy Butts via jimmy.m.butts@gmail.com

Submission deadline: February 11, 2013 by Midnight

The games will be collected and shared online at at Clemson's 1941 Studio the week of February 25th.

This project hosted by Clemson University's Serious Games group seeks to curate a selection of games that explore short tales that experiment with interesting or novel features. We are interested in creating games that engage the field rhetoric and composition, critically, entertainingly, and experientially.

Poetics and Prose theory in Early Modern English – call for papers

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 10:46am
Kevin Killeen, University of York

Poetics and Prose theory in Early Modern English – call for papers
29 May 2013, CREMS, University of York
A day symposium - Speakers include Gavin Alexander (Cambridge), Jennifer Richards (Newcastle)

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