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Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock - Southwest Texas Popular & American Culture Association

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Friday, August 10, 2012 - 8:54pm
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 13-16, 2013
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
330 Tijeras Ave. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102 USA
Phone: 1-505-842-1234
Submission Deadline: November 16, 2012

Conference Website: (updated regularly)

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities (Oct. 11-13, 2012) --- Abstracts Due Sept. 15th

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Friday, August 10, 2012 - 5:46pm
University of Florida English Graduate Organization

2012 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference
Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities
October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Florida

Keynote Speaker: Kristina Busse (University of South Alabama)
Guest Speaker: Catherine Tosenberger (University of Winnipeg)

Call for Papers

Film Theory and Aesthetics

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Friday, August 10, 2012 - 1:42pm
2013 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Proposals are now being sought for review in the Film Theory and Aesthetics Area. Review begins immediately and continues until November 16, 2012. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations; other topics in the area are also welcome:

Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies: Special Issue on the Early Modern Digital (due 15 Jan 2013)

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Friday, August 10, 2012 - 12:44pm
Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies

Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies: Special Issue on the Early Modern Digital (due 15 Jan 2013)

It is well understood that "the digital turn" has transformed the contemporary cultural, political and economic environment. Less appreciated perhaps is its crucial importance and transformative potential for those of us who study the past. Whether through newly—and differently—accessible data and methods (e.g. "distant reading"), new questions being asked of that new data, or recognizing how digital reading changes our access to the materiality of the past, the digital humanities engenders a particularized set of questions and concerns for those of us who study the early modern, broadly defined (mid-15th to mid-19th centuries).

NEW FIELDS OF PLAY: ENACTMENTS OF CRITICISM (Jan 2, 2013)

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Friday, August 10, 2012 - 11:20am
NEW FIELDS OF PLAY

The editors of NEW FEILDS OF PLAY: ENACTMENTS IN CRITICISM invite submissions for its inaugural issue, Fall 2013. New Fields of Play will feature original works of criticism in a variety of forms, including sound recording, visual art, video, text, and hybrids thereof, that enact as well as argue their interpretive, analytical, and/or critical claims. The editors are particularly eager to review trans-disciplinary works that engage audiences beyond the institutional academic on topics related to performance, drama, theater, performativity and enactive criticism (including stand-up, new/interactive media, role-playing, visual culture) and that do so in ways that push the boundaries of traditional academic publication.

Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

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Friday, August 10, 2012 - 10:18am
Battleground States Conference

Bowling Green State University Presents the 8th Annual Battleground States Conference
Title: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies
February 22nd – 24th 2013

Culture is mercurial and fluid. Thus research must create, but also dispute yet engage, a transformational and reflective understanding of our subjects. The examination of knowledge and epistemologies from varying perspectives reveals the interconnections of vastly varying subjects. But to find these connections we first need to explore and experiment.

[UPDATE] Leeds 2013: Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class (10 Sept 2012; 1-4 July 2013)

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Friday, August 10, 2012 - 9:39am
Cynthia Turner Camp, University of Georgia

Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class: Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine.

We seek papers for a session at the 2013 International Medieval Congress in Leeds, England, dedicated to the relationship between saintly intercession and mercantile life in medieval Europe.

[UPDATE] Leeds 2013: Holy R&R: Rest, Recreation, and Retreat within the Religious Orders (10 Sept 2012; 1-4 July 2013)

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Friday, August 10, 2012 - 9:37am
Cynthia Turner Camp / Communis: The Consortium for Medieval Monastic Studies

John Cassian famously declared that, like a hunter's bow, the hermit must not remain taut: just as a bow must be unstrung to retain its flexibility, so must the holy man relax at times to retain his spiritual suppleness. Benedict had structured leisure time into daily life in his Rule, and periods of recreation and ludi were allowed in the constitutions and traditions of every order. However, recreation could also be abused, licit leisure transformed into acadia and idleness; this problem was compounded by scholastic debates over the moral problems of leisure activities. (When was play a virtue?

Four Corners Conference on Ethnicity and Globalization, Oct. 26 and 27. [Deadline Extended to September 15]

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Friday, August 10, 2012 - 7:53am
Four Corners Conference on Globalization

The organizing committee is proud and excited to invite you to the fourth annual Four Corners Conference on Globalization, with the theme this year being "Culture and Ethnicity". On October 26 and 27, Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, Colorado, will convene this fourth regional conference which is designed to permit multiple disciplines to share perspectives on themes involving globalization.

MODERNIST MAGAZINES IN THE AMERICAS: POINTS OF DEPARTURE

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Friday, August 10, 2012 - 6:44am
OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY

CFP: MODERNIST MAGAZINES IN THE AMERICAS: POINTS OF DEPARTURE
Wednesday 12 December 2012, Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, UK

http://www.poetry.brookes.ac.uk/modernist-magazines/

CALL FOR PAPERS – DEADLINE 1 OCTOBER 2012

PLENARY SPEAKERS
Suzanne Churchill (Davidson College)
Alan Golding (University of Louisville)
Andrew Thacker (De Montfort University)

MarineLives - Call for Project Volunteers

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Friday, August 10, 2012 - 6:02am
MarineLives

MarineLives - Call for Project Volunteers

We are recruiting volunteer project experts, project facilitators and project associates for MarineLives, a project using collaborative transcription, linkage and enrichment of High Court of Admiralty primary manuscripts, 1650-1669.

MarineLives is an innovative academic project for the collaborative transcription, linkage and enrichment of primary manuscripts, which were originated in the High Court of Admiralty, London, 1650-1669. The end product will be a publicly and freely available online academic edition.

Tampa Review Online wants your poems, reading year round

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Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 11:02pm
Tampa Review Online [TROn]

Tampa Review Online is a brand new online review from the University of Tampa's MFA in Creative Writing. We are the literary cousin of the print Tampa Review. We read year round and publish 2 poems, (6-8 pieces on total of poetry, fiction, non-fiction and visual art) every 2 weeks, or about 42 poems a year. We can be found online at tampareviewonline.org, and submissions are accepted through our software at tampareviewonline.org/submissions.

Adapting Classical Myths and Themes in Canadian Literature

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Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 5:38pm
NeMLA; 21-24 March 2013; Boston, Mass.

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
44th Annual Convention
21-24 March 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Call for Papers:
Adapting Classical Myths and Themes in Canadian Literature

Borrow Language: Remixes, Mash Ups and Rip Offs (Deadline: October 31, 2012)

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Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 5:04pm
Canadian Journal for the Study of Discourse and Writing/Rédactologie

The new editorial team of the Canadian Journal for Studies in Discourse and Writing /Rédactologie invites submissions for its inaugural special issue on representations of others' talk and text. Specifically, this issue will focus on those shifting practices and perspectives that impinge on or challenge public and institutional discussions of borrowed language. The inter-animated workings of online discourse, renewed debates about copyright law and new sites of collaborative writing, alongside perennial concerns about student writing, suggest that conceptions of linguistic borrowing need further consideration.

Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora

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Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 2:41pm
The African-American Studies Collective

Emory University, Atlanta, GA
February 8-9, 2013

Was it why I sometimes felt as weary of America as if I too had landed in what was now South Carolina in 1526 or in Jamestown in 1619? Was it the tug of all the lost mothers and orphaned children? Or was it that each generation felt anew the yoke of a damaged life and the distress of being a native stranger, an eternal alien?
--Saidiya Hartman, Lose Your Mother

We are not the same. I am an alien.
--Lil' Wayne, "Phone Home"

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