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Aesthetics in the Belly of the Beast: Reading American Carceral Art. Deadline: December 31, 2011.

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 9:30pm
Doran Larson. Hamilton College.

"Aesthetics in the Belly of the Beast: Reading American Carceral Art," is a panel to be proposed for the 2012 American Studies Associate Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rica.

Seeking a third paper for a panel on art--literary, visual, sound, etc.--created by incarcerated Americans or people detained on American territory. Please send:
# Individual Paper Title (maximum of 15 words per title. Do not begin the title with quotes or other characters.)
# Paper Abstract (maximum of 500 words per abstract)
# Individual Author information including: first name, last name, affiliation, e-mail address, and one page vitae.

Call for Abstracts-The Joker-Book collection

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 4:25pm
Rob Weiner Texas Tech University

Call for Abstracts

The Joker: Critical Essays on the Clown Prince of Crime

Robert Moses Peaslee & Robert G. Weiner, Editors

"Nobody panics when things are going according to plan, even if the plan is horrifying."

-- The Joker (Heath Ledger), The Dark Knight (2008)

Silent Film-CFP Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Assocation meeting 2012

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 4:22pm
Southwest Popular Culture Assocation 2012 meeting

Call for Papers: Silent Film 2012
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Please make plans to attend our 33rd Annual Conference
February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras NW,
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 87102
Tel: +1 505 842 1234 or 888-421-1442
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: December 1st 2011
The Area Chair for Silent Film is seeking papers and presentations on ANY aspect of Silent Film.
Some topics to consider:
Garbo
German Expressionism
Portrayal of Gender

CFP-Update=Reminder-Transgressive Film/Art/Exploitation/Trash Cinema-SWPCA 2012

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 4:19pm
southwest texas popular culture association 2012 meeting

Call for Papers Transgressive/Trash/Exploitation/Art Cinema
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
http://www.swtxpca.org
Please make plans to attend our 33rd Annual Conference
February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center in
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 87102
Tel: +1 505 842 1234 or 888-421-1442
Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011
Who We Are/What We Do

[UPDATE] Sensing Senses: Interdisciplinary Studies in Sensory Perception -Nov. 28 Deadline

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 1:46pm
A Graduate Student Conference Hosted by the German & Scandinavian Studies Program in Languages, Literatures & Cultures at the 
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Conference Dates: February 17 - 19, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Florence Feiereisen (Middlebury College)

Roundtable Discussion: Making Sense of Today's Job Market


RSAP Panel on Periodicals and the Working Class for ALA (San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012) abstract submission due Jan 16, 2012

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 1:45pm
Research Society for American Periodicals

CFP: RSAP PANEL ON WORKING CLASS PERIODICALS (ALA, MAY 2012)

The Research Society for American Periodicals will organize a panel at the annual conference of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 24-27, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency (Embarcadero Center) in San Francisco, California. For further information about the conference, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org.

DEADLINE JANUARY 16th, 2012

Victorian Transnationalism: The Atlantic Legacy in the Long 19th Century, Oct. 11-13, 2012

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 1:36pm
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States

Victorian Transnationalism: The Atlantic Legacy in the Long 19th Century, Oct. 11-13, 2012
The Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS) announces its 17th annual conference at SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY, an hour south of Montreal. DEADLINE: March 5, 2012. Email 300-word abstracts and a 1-page CV (name on BOTH) to: Genie Babb at gbabb001@plattsburgh.edu. For further information, visit VISAWUS.org.

Situating and Interpreting States of Mind, 1700-2000 - June 14th-16th, 2012

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 10:58am
Northumbria University, Newcastle, England

Situating and Interpreting States of Mind 1700-2000
An Interdisciplinary Conference

14-16 June 2012
Northumbria University

Keynote Speakers
Professor Joel P. Eigen (Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology, Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania)
Professor Melinda A. Rabb (Professor of English, Brown University, Rhode Island)
Dr. Judith A. Tucker (Senior Lecturer in the School of Design, Leeds University)

[UPDATE] CFP: Teaching Video Games as Texts SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 10:52am
Dr. Shelley Rees/ SW/TX PCA/ACA

Seeking presentations for the "Pedagogy" section of the 2012 conference of the SW/TX PCA/ACA on the subject of teaching video games as primary texts. Many instructors have begun using videogames as teaching tools, but recent developments in video game theory allow for interpretation and analysis of these texts *as texts*, not merely as vehicles for tangential applications. Possible topics for this session include but are not limited to: Strategies for teaching a particular game; Teaching gaming theory; Ludology and pedagogy; Convincing your department/institution to support gaming studies.

Call For Reviewers!

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 10:31am
The Bull Calf Review

The Bull Calf Review is an online academic review journal. We are currently looking for graduate students and professors to review for our upcoming 2012 issues. Our journal publishes academic reviews of recent Canadian fiction, poetry, and criticism, retrospective reviews of older works, and group reviews. We accept reviews in both English and French.

Prospective reviewers can contact us at submissions@thebullcalfreview.ca

You can read The Bull Calf at www.thebullcalfreview.ca.

Bernard Malamud's Works in Light of Current Events - ALA, 24-27 May, 2012

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 9:23am
Brian Adler/Bernard Malamud Society

An examination of any of Bernard Malamud's works through the lens of contemporary events as they pertain to Israel. How is the voice of the Palestinian given space within Malamud's works? Does Malamud's writings speak to the turbulent nature of the Middle East as we currently see it in any way?

Law and Popular Culture, Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's 33rd Annual Conference, February 8-11, 2012

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 6:15am
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association

Call for Papers: Law and Popular Culture
Deadline for abstracts: November 30, 2011

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's 33rd Annual Conference
February 8-11, 2012
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Albuquerque, NM

Panels are now being put together for presentations on or relating to the relationship between law and popular culture. Relevant papers might consider one or more of the following (although this list is, of course, non-exhaustive):

International Seminar on Contemporary Sri Lankan Fiction in English 23 - 25 February, 2012

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 4:58am
Department of English, Gauhati University

The Department of English, Gauhati University, in collaboration with the Institute of Distance and Open Learning, Gauhati University, will be organizing a series of International Seminars on Contemporary South Asian Fiction, considering the fact that this is an emerging area in English Studies today. In the first of the series the focus will be on Sri Lanka, while subsequent seminars will focus on Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and so on. There is a huge body of work coming from this place with writers concerned with myriad issues that confront the island nation.

CFP: PANEL PROPOSAL How Class Works - SUNY Stony Brook, June 7-9, 2012

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 3:28am
Mercedes Vázquez / The University of Hong Kong

CFP: How Class Works - Panel Proposal
Conference theme: Class and culture. To explore ways in which culture transmits and transforms class dynamics.

A Conference at SUNY Stony Brook, June 7-9, 2012

The deadline for this is approaching.

The Changing Position of Class in Film and Cultural Studies: Where Are We Now?

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