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[UPDATE] Exploring Suburban Narratives in Literature, Film and Television

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Monday, July 30, 2012 - 9:05am
Northeast Modern Language Association

From Revolutionary Road to American Beauty and Desperate Housewives, some of the most popular works of fiction, television and film are those that focus in on the 'ordinariness' of suburban living. In drawing on this framework, these works expose the nature of human desperation, the values attached to American patriotism and the anxieties faced in adjusting to modern living. This panel will seek to question why suburban-based narratives have proven to be so successful within mainstream popular culture. Is it perhaps because we as readers/ viewers find a certain liberating accessibility in experiencing a social reality which reflects so closely on our own?

ICMS Kalamazoo 2013 CFP: Critical Remediation: Intersections of Medieval Studies and Media Theory

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Monday, July 30, 2012 - 8:49am
Medieval & Renaissance Studies at Columbia University

Over the past few years, medievalists' interest in new media has overwhelmingly focused on the remediation of medieval works and data: the Piers Plowman Electronic Archive, the Mapping Medieval Chester project, and animated game-like spaces such as Kapi Regnum exemplify only a few of the innovative applications of new media to our study of the medieval world. Shared amongst these projects' use of digital tools is their emphasis on remediation: that is, they take data in one form and transform it into another form of media; the process as well as the end results of this remediation open fresh avenues through which to explore medieval cultures.

poetry anthology on gender violence CFP: WOMEN WRITE RESISTANCE: POETS RESIST GENDER VIOLENCE

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Monday, July 30, 2012 - 8:12am
Laura Madeline Wiseman/Blue Light Press

WOMEN WRITE RESISTANCE: POETS RESIST GENDER VIOLENCE (Blue Light Press, 2013), a new anthology of American poets, seeks poetry submissions to round out the collection. The poets in this anthology intervene in the ways violence against women is perceived in American culture by deploying techniques to challenge those narratives and make alternatives visible. See description below. More information:

https://www.facebook.com/WomenWriteResistancePoetsResistGenderViolence

DEADLINE EXTENDED CFP. Panel BH 23: "Non-human and human beings and their entanglements within Muslim milieux"

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Monday, July 30, 2012 - 6:30am
Araceli González-Vázquez (Collège de France)

17th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), University of Manchester, UK, 5-10 August 2013

The new deadline for paper proposals is August 3rd, 2012.

"Non-human and human beings and their entanglements within Muslim milieux"

Convenor: Araceli González-Vázquez

Short Abstract:

This panel aims at promoting a broad discussion on non-human and human beings and their entanglements within Muslim milieux.

Long Abstract:

International Workshop on Network Management and Monitoring (NetMM 2013) - March 25-28, 2013 - Sept. 15, 2012

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Monday, July 30, 2012 - 4:54am
International Workshop on Network Management and Monitoring / Telecom SudParis, France

http://events.it-sudparis.eu/netmm/2013/

In conjunction with the 27th IEEE AINA 2013, the NetMM 2013 workshop offers an opportunity for researchers and industrials to present their novel and innovative methodologies, techniques, tools and real-life experiences concerning next-generation network management and monitoring.

[UPDATE] 'Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges' registration now open

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Monday, July 30, 2012 - 4:07am
Contemporary Women's Writing Association/Feminist and Women's Studies Association

CWWA & FWSA Collaborative Event

Friday 28th September 2012, University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Mary Evans (Gender Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science)
Professor Mary Eagleton (formerly of Leeds Metropolitan University)

Dear colleagues,

[UPDATE] Gamers love movies too: Common ground for cinema and videogame studies (SCMS 3/6/13-3/10/13, Chicago)

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Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 5:46pm
Tim Welsh



[DEADLINE EXTENDED]

This proposed roundtable will discuss intersections of cinema and videogame studies. Though videogames clearly borrow from and even influence film, much early videogame criticism was at pains to distinguish gaming as a unique medium. Having at this point thoroughly complicated the notion that videogames are "interactive movies," how do we now discuss the relationship between games and film? How do we put videogame studies and film studies in conversation while respecting the specific qualities of each medium? What theoretical and methodological approaches allow for productive interdisciplinary and comparative study?

Charlotte Smith Panel at ASECS, Cleveland, April 4-7, 2013

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Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 5:00pm
Jonathan Sadow

Dear Colleagues,

Submissions are welcome for the following panel at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies annual conference in Cleveland, Ohio, April 4-7 2013. Abstracts must be submitted by September 15 to sadowjb@oneonta.edu.

Unromantic Charlotte Smith

Though Charlotte Smith's poetry tends to be apprehended by its relationship to romanticism, this panel will seek papers that view her poems and other work through the lens of earlier eighteenth-century discourse. Her relationship to prior works of poetry and poetic genres is an obvious topic of interest, but so might be her relationship to science, natural history, aesthetics, print, and other areas.

Charlotte Smith Panel at ASECS, Cleveland, April 4-7, 2013

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Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 4:50pm
Jonathan Sadow, SUNY Oneonta

Dear Colleagues,

Submissions are welcome for the following panel at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies annual conference in Cleveland, Ohio, April 4-7 2013. Abstracts must be submitted by September 15 to sadowjb@oneonta.edu.

Unromantic Charlotte Smith

Though Charlotte Smith's poetry tends to be apprehended by its relationship to romanticism, this panel will seek papers that view her poems and other work through the lens of earlier eighteenth-century discourse. Her relationship to prior works of poetry and poetic genres is an obvious topic of interest, but so might be her relationship to science, natural history, aesthetics, print, and other areas.

[UPDATE] NeMLA 2013 CFP: Queer Self-Representation: It Isn't All About Me

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Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 9:41am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

This panel will examine the significance and radical potential of queer self-representation. The personal continues to be political, and for queer constituencies whose representation by a dominant mainstream has been either absent, negative, or consistently rife with limiting stereotypes, self-representation becomes crucial. However, while queer self-representation may engage with such negative representation, it is not limited to this function. Nor is it limited to a particular genre, including autobiography.

Contemporary Islam- Special special issue on Ahmadiyya Muslims

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Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 6:42am
Dr Gabriele Marranci

As Founding Editor of Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life I would like to invite you to submit an abstract for the special issue on Ahmadiyya Muslims. If you are interested in contributing to this special issue, please note that the deadline for the Abstract is 5 September 2012. If your abstract is accepted, I hope to have the actual manuscript to send to the peer-reviewers by 5 February 2013. Manuscripts should follow the format provided in the Contemporary Islam web site The manuscript should be between 8000 and 10000 words (including references and notes)

CSIT 2013 : The 5th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, 27-28 March, 2013

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Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 6:15am
Faculty of Information Technology at Applied Science University

CSIT2013: The 5th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology

http://csit.asu.edu.jo/csit2013/

Call For Papers

The International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT 2013) is a peer reviewed technical scientific conference that aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to present their latest research results and share their experiences, new ideas, and development of all aspects in the fields of computer science and information technology.

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