For all undergraduate students in the social sciences, humanities, and fine arts, working in one or more of the KIAS Research Themes (Stewardship of the Planet, Place, Belonging, and Otherness, and Culture, Media, Technology), students must submit a 300-word abstract, along with the application form and confirmation of enrollment from their institution. The conference is international and interdisciplinary, with travel and accommodation grants available on a competitive bases. For more information, visit the website: http://www.kias.ualberta.ca/en/KiasConferences.aspx.
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Women and Media: Representations Past and Present
An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference
9th-10th March 2012
Queen's University Belfast
This two-day interdisciplinary conference seeks to examine the multi-faceted nature of women's relationship with the media. Encompassing the press, art, advertising and literature alongside a progressive shift towards more modern
forms such as social networking and blogging, this conference will look at the media's categorization and censorship of women through culture and the law, issues of prostitution, abortion, illegitimacy, rape and asylums as well as challenges to heteronormativity.
Date: March 29th and March 30th, 2012
Location: The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave., New York, NY
Keynote Speaker: David Greetham, Distinguished Professor, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Call for papers
Special issue of Transformative Works and Cultures, March 2015
Edited by Jen Gunnels (New York Review of Science Fiction) and Carrie J. Cole (University of Arizona, Tucson)
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
Current Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Radhika Gajjala
Dr. Kris Blair
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Representing the Body in Culture and Society." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that reflect upon the issue's theme. We are particularly interested in work that focuses on the body from a Disability Studies perspective, though submissions from all disciplines are welcome. We are looking for broad theoretical inquiries, individual case studies, and traditional scholarly articles on the subject of the body, as well as theme-related photographs, poetry, and creative writing.
Full Essays Due by January 15, 2012. Submit them electronically (MS Word preferred) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) welcomes the submission of papers for a special issue on translation. The deadline for manuscript submission is December, 30, 2011. The issue publication date is March, 2012. For more information visit Arab World English Journal on www.awej.org. Before sending your paper, please read the Manuscript Guidelines for AWEJ at http://awej.org/?section=7. Possible topics could include but are not limited to:
Current situation of translation in the Arab world
The role of Arab universities in developing currents teaching programs in translation
Although the deadline has officially expired we are still seeking quality contributions. Has anybody used mobile learning in the teaching of Geography, History, Sociology etc. etc.? A short article or a review would also be very welcome. Please e-mail Dave Robison (email@example.com) if you would like to discuss.
IJILTH invites papers addressing the connections between mLearning (learning with the aid of mobile phones, portable computers, ubiquitous location-based services etc.) and tertiary education, with special attention to the field of Humanities.
The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions, one in conjunction with the Chesnutt Association, at the American Literature Conference in San Francisco, May 24-7, 2012.
Session 1: Proposals for an Open Topic panel on any aspect of Dunbar's career, or that focus on any part of his literary output: poetry, novels, short stories, correspondence, or essays. Proposals on Dunbar's relationships with other authors, editors, critics, or related historical figures are especially welcome.
Please e-mail two page abstracts and a short CV by January 15, 2012 to Thomas Morgan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contemporary, etc.), rhetoric, composition, or pedagogical studies. Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to email@example.com. Submissions must include name, institutional affiliation, student status (graduate or undergraduate), contact information (name, phone number, address, email address), and a list of any audio/visual equipment needed for your presentation. Presentation time should be limited to 20 minutes (usually about ten pages).
The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry
7 July 2012
Faculty of English
University of Cambridge
Opening Plenary: John Wilkinson (University of Chicago, USA)
Closing Plenary: Jonathan Culler (Cornell University, USA)
Announcement for Kore Award for Best Dissertation in Women and Mythology
1st International Conference on Woman with its main theme BEING A WOMAN and subthemes -Awareness and Liberalization, organized by Dokuz Eylul University Woman Rights and Problems Research and Practice Center (DEKAUM) in collaboration with Regional Development and Administrative Sciences Research and Practice Center (BIMER) will be held on the 9th-11th of May, 2012 at Dokuz Eylul University DESEM Conference Halls.
DEKAUM and BIMER are inviting distinguished scholars to submit papers on issues related to any of the following topics:
International Journal of Research in Computer ScienceeISSN: 2249 – 8265 | ISSN: 2249 – 8257
Deadline: 25th March 2012
Notification: 15th April 2012
Revision: 25th April 2012
Publication: 30th April 2012