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[UPDATE] Nature in the Renaissance (CEA April 4-6; Abstract due Nov. 1)

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 7:57am
Lynne M. Simpson, College English Association

Call for Papers: The Nature of the Renaissance at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia

CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:
100 General McIntosh Boulevard, Savannah, Georgia 31401.
Phone (912) 233-7722; Fax (912) 233-3765.

The Seventh Century: Continuity or Discontinuity? The 2013 Edinburgh University Seventh Century Colloquium 28 – 29 May 2013

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 7:24am
Edinburgh Seventh Century Colloquium

The Seventh Century: Continuity or Discontinuity?
The 2013 Edinburgh University Seventh Century Colloquium
28 – 29 May 2013
Call for papers
We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the 2013 Edinburgh University Seventh Century Colloquium, 28 – 29 May 2013.
The colloquium is a two-day interdisciplinary conference for postgraduate students and early career researchers. The colloquium brings together scholars from different disciplines studying the seventh century in order to promote discussion and the cross-fertilisation of ideas. We will explore how wider perspectives can be used to formulate new approaches to source material, drawing out fresh perspectives on both the familiar and unfamiliar.

ATHE 2013 Roundtable: "Playful Memories" [10/28/12; 8/1-4/12]

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 12:09am
Andrea Gunoe

CALL for Roundtable Participants for 2013 ATHE Conference

Playful Memories

I am seeking participants for a round table discussion entitled Playful Memories on the topic of play in memory both in communities and for individuals and how this play surfaces in life, entertainment, and art. Possible questions or topics could be:

Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 10:25pm
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Vol. 13 No. 3, 2013
Michael Johnson Jr. and Bruce Drushel (Eds.)

Apocalyptic Politics: Framing the Present

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 9:58pm
Villanova University Philosophy Graduate Student Union

Call for Papers:
The Villanova Philosophy Graduate Student Union's 18th annual Philosophy Conference

Apocalyptic Politics: Framing the Present

Villanova University, Friday April 12-Saturday April 13, 2013
Confirmed Speakers: Mladen Dolar, Slavoj Žižek, Alenka Zupančič

On Our Own Grounds: The Legacy of William Apess, December 6, 2012

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 8:40pm
Lisa Brooks

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPANTS

On Our Own Grounds: the Legacy of William Apess, a Pequot
A Symposium
Amherst College
December 6, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Robert Warrior (Osage), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Jean O'Brien (Anishinaabe), University of Minnesota
Ramona Peters, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
with Special Address by Barry O'Connell, Amherst College

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 7:42pm
Binghamton University - English Department

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

Theme: "Historicizing Difference in Globalized Subjectivities"

Dates: April 19th & 20th, 2013

Location: Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Keynote Speaker: Branka Arsic, Columbia University
Second Speaker, TBA

Roundtable Discussion: Branka Arsic, Columbia University
Susan Strehle, Binghamton University
Third Panelist TBA

At the Mercy of the Masses? - Popular Culture and Academia (Deadline 12/20/2012)

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 7:05pm
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures - University of Maryland

Popular culture makes up a large part of our society, from bestsellers, graphic novels and video games, to social media and wildly popular television series and movies. Critical scholars have viewed popular culture as an area of negotiation, in which meaning is both constructed and contested. This conference seeks to address these and other complexities in the study of popular culture.

Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the Universi

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 5:15pm
The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference Binghamton University (SUNY)

Neoliberal policies have restructured the university, disciplinary knowledge, and the disciplines themselves. With the formation of the 'for-profit' university, profit-bearing disciplines are valorized, student loans increase drastically, and humanities departments are pressured to redefine themselves in the face of intrusive economic demands. But where does this leave the humanities? What is the status of knowledge production given economic deregulation and privatization shaping the present and future of the university?

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