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Narrating the Caribbean Nation: A Celebration of Literature and Orature, 14-15 April 2012

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Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 7:56am
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Peepal Tree Press / Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

Peepal Tree Press is pleased to announce a 2-day conference, Narrating the Caribbean Nation: A Celebration of Literature and Orature, to be held at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, 14-15 April 2012.

The conference will celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Peepal Tree Press and highlight the contribution of its own authors and other Caribbean and Black British writers to contemporary world literature.

We are also delighted that Kwame Dawes has confirmed his participation as a keynote speaker. Widely recognised as one of the Caribbean's leading writers, Kwame is also Chancellor's Professor of English at the University of Nebraska, and Associate Poetry Editor at Peepal Tree Press.

Journal of Computing and Information Sciences- CFP

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Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 6:01am
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ARPN Publishers
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Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences
Call for Research Papers (Vol. 2 No. 5) May 2011
http://cisjournal.org/
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Dear Sir/ Madam,

Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences (E-ISSN 2218-6301/ ISSN 2079-8407) is an international refereed research publishing journal, focused on promoting and publishing original high quality research work in both theoretical and scientific aspects of all disciplines of Computing and Information Sciences.

evomusart 2012: Final CFP and GPEM's special issue announcement

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Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 5:01am
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1st International Conference and 10th European Event on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design
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FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS

evomusart 2012

1st International Conference and 10th European Event on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design

11-13 April 2012, Malaga, Spain

Fictions of Power: Faulkner and Energy (MLA 2013, Boston)

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Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 12:12am
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Jay Watson / William Faulkner Society
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How/where does Faulkner engage the energy ecologies of the modern era? What power sources or paradigms "fuel" Yoknapatawpha, and how do they inform its society, culture, and politics? 300-500-word abstracts or 20-minute papers to Jay Watson, U of Mississippi (jwatson@olemiss.edu) by 1 March 2012.

Faulkner's Publics (MLA 2013, Boston)

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Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 12:10am
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Jay Watson / William Faulkner Society
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Interactions between Faulkner and diverse public constituencies during his lifetime and afterward. Issues of readership, celebrity, the predicament of the public intellectual, and the fraught role of "spokesperson." 300-500-word abstracts or 20-minute papers to Jay Watson, U of Mississippi (jwatson@olemiss.edu) by 1 March 2012.

Faulkner and Hemingway: Changing the Game (MLA 2013, Boston)

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Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 12:07am
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Jay Watson / William Faulkner Society
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Comparative approaches to the two writers taking the conversation beyond "rivalry." Submissions welcome on modernity, sexuality, gender, genre, transnationalism, the environment, print culture, adaptations. 500-word abstracts by 1 March 2012 to Jay Watson (jwatson@olemiss.edu) and Sara Kosiba (skosiba@troy.edu)

The Sinclair Lewis Society; Roundtable Discussion;2012 American Literature Association, San Francisco; May 24-27; due 1/6/12

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 9:49pm
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The Sinclair Lewis Society for the American Literature Association

The Sinclair Lewis Society will sponsor a roundtable discussion at the 2012 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco (May 24-27) that focuses on the topic of women in the work of Sinclair Lewis. In Main Street, Lewis writes: "What Carol said that evening, what she was passionately thinking, was also emerging in the minds of women in ten thousand Gopher Prairies." This roundtable seeks participants who can add to the discussion prompted by Main Street—What are Lewis's women thinking? What do characters as diverse as Carol Kennicott, Una Golden, Ann Vickers, Leora Arrowsmith, Myra Babbitt, and others, have in common?

[UPDATE] Film Theory and Aesthetics/Albuquerque, NM, USA February 8-11, 2012

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 6:48pm
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Jennifer L. Jenkins/SWPCA/ACA
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Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics
2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
33d Annual Conference February 8-11, 2012
Hyatt Regency Downtown/ Albuquerque, NM

Proposals are now being sought for review in the Film Theory and Aesthetics Area. Review begins immediately and continues until December 1, 2011. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations; other topics in the area are also welcome:

JOURNAL ISSUE - Acting Out - Trauma and the Ethics of Remembrance (full submission March 15th 2012)

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 5:43pm
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Performing Ethos: Interntation Journal of Ethics in Theatre and Performance

CALL FOR PAPERS for SPECIAL GUEST EDITED JOURNAL ISSUE

Performing Ethos: International Journal of Ethics in Theatre and Performance

'Acting Out – Trauma and the Ethics of Remembrance',

Volume 3, Issue 2 (November/December 2012)

Writing in 1922, Wittgenstein concluded his text Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus with the statement: 'Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.' (Wittgenstein [1922] 1995). Drawing attention to the limits of language, Wittgenstein's dictum asks us not to speak of that which language fails to take account of.

ACLA PANEL: The Ancient Quarrell: Poetry in the Light of Philosophy

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 4:59pm
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Trevor L Jockims, The Gradaute Center, City University of New York
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I am writing to invite proposals for a panel on the relationship between poetry and philosophy, to take place March 29-April 1, in Providence, RI, at Brown University, during the annual ACLA conference. The panel is described below. A press has shown interested in preparing the proceedings as a book, so panelists would be invited to participate in that as well. Proposals can be submitted here: http://www.acla.org/submit/index.php . (You can also visit acla.org and navigate to the 2012 conference page, http://acla.org/acla2012/ ). Feel free to contact me with any questions.

"Monsters in the Margins" April 13-15, 2012

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 4:43pm
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University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization

In any crisis, whether economic or cultural, there is a sense of an unimaginable danger right around the corner. These unknown and unfathomable terrors fascinate the imagination and dramatically play out our anxieties in a more cognitively relatable form—we attempt to embody them, to transplant them, or to make them somehow tangible—yet the underlying terror persists. The narratives and mediums we channel our terrors into become our monsters.

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