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RMMLA 11-13 Oct 2012: Designing and Teaching Interdisciplinary Courses

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 6:34pm
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Marla Arbach / Rocky Mountain MLA
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This special session at the 2012 Rocky Mountain MLA Conference in Boulder, Colorado (11-13 Oct.) invites presentations from individuals, teams and institutions about any aspect of interdisciplinary teaching in higher education, with a particular focus on strategies for integrating multiple perspectives and approaches into a course while maintaining an overall sense of coherence.

Deadline for submissions is March 1, 2012.

http://rmmla.wsu.edu/call/cfp_sessions_by_group.asp?group_id=22

Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2012), April 16-18, 2012, Dublin, Ireland

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 5:49pm
full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
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The IICE is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The IICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education.
The aim of IICE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy. The IICE 2012 invites research papers that encompass conceptual analysis, design implementation and performance evaluation. All the accepted papers will appear in the proceedings and modified version of selected papers will be published in special issues peer reviewed journals.

CFP: The 9th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium, July 27-29, 2012. Deadline May 1, 2012.

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 4:35pm
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Richard Dietrich / International Shaw Society
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Sponsored by The Academy of the Shaw Festival and the International Shaw Society, the 9th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario will take place on July 27-28-29, 2012 at the Festival Theater, centered around the two Shaw plays in the 2012 repertory. For details about Bryden Scholarships/ISS travel grants, registration, accommodations, schedules, etc., please go to www.shawsociety.org/SummerSymposium-2012.htm. For the full repertory season, see www.shawfest.com.

Dublin Shaw Conference at UCD, May 20-June 1, 2012. Deadline January 27, 2012.

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 4:22pm
full name / name of organization: 
Richard Dietrich / International Shaw Society
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"G. B. Shaw: Back in Town," a Shaw Conference at University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland is co-sponsored by University College Dublin & the International Shaw Society. Deadline for abstracts & Travel Grant applications: January 27, 2012.

This conference is focused on Shaw's return to Dublin, so to speak, to revisit his Irish identity, and papers discussing his Irish qualities, interrelationships with other Irish, and contributions to Ireland would be welcomed, along with testimony to his stature in and influence on world drama, and other topics as well. If you choose to write on Irish themes, the following summary may be useful.

The Works of Percival Everett (sponsored by The Percival Everett Society) Sumbit Abstracts by Dec. 9, 2011

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 2:58pm
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The Percival Everett Society, The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference
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Panel Chair: Andrew H. Banecker (abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu)

"If Percival Everett isn't already a household name, it's because people are more interested in politics than truth."—Madison Smartt Bell, author of The Washington Square Ensemble

The Percival Everett Society is sponsoring a panel on Everett's works at The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference on the campus of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA on February 16th and 17th, 2012. Papers on any of Everett's eighteen novels (including Glyph, Erasure, and I am Not Sidney Poitier), three collections of short stories, or two collections of poems are welcome.

The Animation Machine

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 2:09pm
full name / name of organization: 
Society for Animation Studies
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Call for Papers:
'The Animation Machine' - The 24th Society for Animation Studies Conference

Date: June 25-27, 2012

Hosted by: RMIT University
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Keynote speakers include:

• Thomas Lamarre (McGill University, Canada)

• Tomotaka Takahashi (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

The Society for Animation Studies (SAS) invites submissions of proposals for individual papers and panels for its 24th Annual Conference, which will be held in Melbourne, Australia at RMIT University, 25-27 June 2012.

UPDATE "Drama and Domestic Violence"

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 1:52pm
full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ellis, Comparative Drama

Abstracts are invited for a panel investigating the portrayal of domestic violence in drama of any nationality or period. Sponsored by the academic journal Comparative Drama, this panel will be held at the 36th Comparative Drama Conference, hosted by Stevenson University in Baltimore, MD, March 29-31, 2012.

UPDATE "Age Studies and Drama"

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 1:49pm
full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ellis, Comparative Drama

Abstracts are invited for a panel exploring drama of any nationality or period from an age-studies perspective. Sponsored by the academic journal Comparative Drama, this panel will be held at the 36th Comparative Drama Conference, hosted by Stevenson University in Baltimore, MD, March 29-31, 2012.

Papers may focus on questions of childhood, middle age, old age, the aging process, or the life course, among other aging-related concepts. While papers may focus on the representation of aging in drama—on the page and onstage—they may also address issues of aging and artistic production (e.g., a playwright's "late style," the way that aging has determined a performer's career, etc.)

[UPDATE] CFP: Harry Potter Studies (SW/TX PCA/ACA)

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 11:14am
full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Bell / SW/TX PCA/ACA
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33rd Annual Conference of the
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
Feb. 8-11, 2012
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico

SW/TX PCA/ACA invites scholars to submit papers to the inaugural session of the Harry Potter Studies Area for the 2012 conference. The Harry Potter Studies Area is an interdisciplinary/cross-disciplinary field that focuses on both the novel and filmic versions of J.K. Rowling's work. Papers may address the work as a whole, specific characters, themes, relationships, social and/or cultural implications, individual texts within the series, etc.

"Occupied: Taking up Space and Time," March 22-24, 2012

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 10:30am
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Indiana University - Bloomington English Graduate Students

Call for Proposals: "Occupied: Taking up Space and Time"

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled "Occupied: Taking up Space and Time" to be held at Indiana University - Bloomington from March 22-24, 2012. This 9th annual conference is hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English.

Trauma & Culture - collection of essays (Cambridge University Press)

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 8:05am
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Amanda Wicks, Louisiana State University
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It has become apparent with the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the tenth anniversary of 9/11, that major traumatic events continue to resonate in both the individual and social consciousness - perhaps more in the 21st century than ever before. Remembering, rethinking, reworking, and reimagining are just a few of the ways in which authors and artists, historians and critics, audiences and citizens have explored their own traumatic experiences, as well as the traumatic events that continue to impact larger communities.

7th Global Conference:Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 5:33am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

7th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 15th July 2012 – Tuesday 17th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:
This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary project aims to explore what it is to be human and the nature of human community in cyberculture, cyberspace and science fiction. In particular, the project will explore the possibilities offered by these contexts for creative thinking about persons and the challenges posed to the nature and future of national, international, and global communities.

Papers, short papers, and workshops are invited on issues related to any of the following themes;

The Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 12:29am
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The International Academic Forum
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The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Second Annual Asian Conference on Technology, to be held from April 26-28 2012, at the Ramada Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

CONFERENCE THEME: "Learning, Culture and Society: What role can technology play?"

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