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UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre

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Monday, January 23, 2012 - 12:26pm
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA; St. Mary's University College, UK

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, is seeking submissions for its Summer 2012 issue. This is a development of the pages published under this name as part of THE OSCHOLARS, and is now an independently edited journal in the Oscholars group published by Rivendale Press at www.oscholars.com, as part of our expanding coverage of the different cultural manifestations of the fin de siècle.

Topics may include, but are not limited to, the work of Shaw, Schnitzler, Ibsen, Chekhov, Strindberg, von Hofmannsthal, and their contemporaries in Western and Eastern Europe and beyond.

The Male Body in Medicine and Literature - Deadline 1 December 2012

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Monday, January 23, 2012 - 7:50am
Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham

Call for Papers: The Male Body in Medicine and Literature (ed. by Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham)

Following the success of the recent collection The Female Body in Medicine and Literature (LUP 2011) Liverpool University Press have commissioned a companion volume entitled The Male Body in Medicine and Literature. This new collection will provide interdisciplinary essays that will explore the complex intersections between literature and the medical treatment of the male body. We wish to consider the wider cultural ramifications of the representation of the male body, health, sickness, masculinity and 'manhood' in order to further our understanding of gender studies, gender politics, science, medicine and literature.

i-KNOW 2012

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Monday, January 23, 2012 - 6:12am
Know-Center GmbH

********* CALL FOR PAPERS **************************
12th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies
5 to 7 September 2012
Messe Congress Graz, Austria
http://i-know.tugraz.at
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This CfP is also available under this link!

Synergies of Knowledge Computing Disciplines

CFP - International Journal of Business Research and Management (IJBRM)

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Monday, January 23, 2012 - 4:18am
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Business Research and Management (IJBRM) Volume 3, Issue 2.

CFP - International Journal of Ubiquitous Computing (IJUC)

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Monday, January 23, 2012 - 4:03am
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Ubiquitous Computing (IJUC) Volume 2, Issue 2.

The Challenges of Late Modernism

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Monday, January 23, 2012 - 2:39am
MSA 14: Modernism and Spectacle (Las Vegas, Oct 18-21 2012)

This proposed panel seeks to examine the phenomenon of late modernism - is there such a thing, and how do we define it? Is it an analytically useful concept or should we think of another way of categorizing literature written after high modernism. Are there particular technological, social or political values that underpin late modernist writing? Can the concept of late modernism be extended beyond the Anglo-American world? Papers looking at either late modernism in a theoretical perspective or evaluations of individual late modernist authors are encouraged.

Please send a proposal (300 words) and a brief bio by 15 March to Marius.Hentea@UGent.be.

The Literary Classic in and through Time

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Monday, January 23, 2012 - 2:30am
MLA 2013

What is the classic? Has its meaning changed? What value system underpins criticism in different epochs? Is literary value dead?

Submit proposal (300 words) and brief bio by 5 March 2012.

CFP: Literature and Religion: Sanctuary & Sacred Space (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012Deadline 3/31/12)

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Monday, January 23, 2012 - 2:00am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Literature and Religion panel at PAMLA seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural meanings. In particular, it welcomes papers that address the topic of sanctuary and sacred space. How do literary texts represent sanctuary and sacred space? What is the role of memory in creating sacred space? What is the relationship between physical place and sacred space? How does one's experience of suffering contribute to the creation of sanctuary and sacred space? How do migration, immigration and movement impact the construction of sacred space?

The conference will take place at Seattle University, Washington from October 19-21, 2012.

Submission Deadline: Saturday March 31, 2012.

CFP - Edited Collection: Textual Multiplicity in Medieval and Golden Age Spain

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Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 10:01pm
Belen Bistue and Anne Roberts

We invite contributions to an edited volume tentatively titled DISOBEDIENT PRACTICES: TEXTUAL MULTIPLICITY IN MEDIEVAL AND GOLDEN AGE SPAIN. We intend this volume to add to the conversation about the interplay of literary practices and forms of civil disobedience.

More specifically, this project seeks to explore the ways in which textual multiplicity threatens (state-sponsored attempts at) political unification in medieval and early modern Spain.

Victorian Mixed Media 19-21 October 2012

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Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 7:34pm
Victorians Institute

The 41st Meeting of the Victorians Institute
19-21 October 2012
at
Virginia Commonwealth University

Please send 300-500 word proposals for papers and a 1-page c.v. via email to dlatane@vcu.edu by 1 May 2012. Papers are invited on any aspect of the rubric, including,

CFP: Collection of Essays on AMC's BREAKING BAD

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Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 4:47pm
David Pierson, University of Southern Maine

This is a CFP for critical essays for an edited collection on AMC's original series Breaking Bad. Premiering on January 20, 2008, Breaking Bad has been critically acclaimed and called one of television's best all-time dramatic series. It will end its fifth and final season in 2012-13. Despite garnering critical notice, Breaking Bad has received little serious scholarly attention in academic circles.

MLA 2013 Boston "Race, Sex, Class, and Bawdy-House Life in Antebellum America" (Abstracts Due 15 March 2012)

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Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 4:44pm
Rebecca L. Williams

This panel examines bawdy-house life and customs during an era of increased anxiety over race, sex, class, immigration, expansion, urbanization, and industrialization.

Topics and/or critical paradigms can include, but are certainly not limited to: miscegenation, class, disease, immigration, urbanization, industrialization, expansion, politics, temperance, manners, conduct, prostitution, gambling, race, gender, abolitionism, feminism, religion, sporting life, critical race/queer theory and reader-response.

Send 1-page abstract and brief bio as Word attachment to Rebecca L. Williams, rebelwill7@gmail.com, with 'MLA 2013' in subject line.

Intersections and Parallels between the Worlds of Eudora Welty and Flannery O'Connor at SAMLA (Durham, NC, 9-11 November 2012)

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Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 3:45pm
Eudora Welty Society

Readers and critics have long compared the writings of Eudora Welty and Flannery O'Connor, especially in terms of their uses of "the grotesque." This panel, a joint venture with the Flannery O'Connor Society, aims to put Welty and O'Connor's works (both visual and literary) in conversation with each other in ways that are not commonly seen in criticism. While papers dealing with more familiar conversation points between Welty and O'Connor's works will be considered, the session's specific goal is to expand our understanding of the authors' thematic intersections and parallels. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, Welty and O'Connor's treatments of region, race, gender, and class.

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