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Health, Mental Health, and Literature - March 9th

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 11:22am
Boston College English Graduate Conference

The Boston College English Graduate Conference seeks abstracts for papers that consider the intersection between health, mental health, and literature.

Considering recent interdisciplinary developments in the field of "medical humanities," we are interested in exploring the ways in which literature and other creative arts have attempted to represent or otherwise understand health, which is so often analyzed from a clinical or scientific perspective. We seek papers that work to synthesize clinical approaches and literary approaches to the mind and body. What can be gained by merging literary and scientific analyses?

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies SW TX PCA/ACA Albuquerque Feb. 13-16, 2013

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 9:24am
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
34th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference, "Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context," February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 16, 2012

Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
300 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Further conference details are available at http://www.swtxpca.org

[UPDATE] Nature in the Renaissance (CEA April 4-6; Abstract due Nov. 1)

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 7:57am
Lynne M. Simpson, College English Association

Call for Papers: The Nature of the Renaissance at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia

CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:
100 General McIntosh Boulevard, Savannah, Georgia 31401.
Phone (912) 233-7722; Fax (912) 233-3765.

The Seventh Century: Continuity or Discontinuity? The 2013 Edinburgh University Seventh Century Colloquium 28 – 29 May 2013

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 7:24am
Edinburgh Seventh Century Colloquium

The Seventh Century: Continuity or Discontinuity?
The 2013 Edinburgh University Seventh Century Colloquium
28 – 29 May 2013
Call for papers
We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the 2013 Edinburgh University Seventh Century Colloquium, 28 – 29 May 2013.
The colloquium is a two-day interdisciplinary conference for postgraduate students and early career researchers. The colloquium brings together scholars from different disciplines studying the seventh century in order to promote discussion and the cross-fertilisation of ideas. We will explore how wider perspectives can be used to formulate new approaches to source material, drawing out fresh perspectives on both the familiar and unfamiliar.

ATHE 2013 Roundtable: "Playful Memories" [10/28/12; 8/1-4/12]

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 12:09am
Andrea Gunoe

CALL for Roundtable Participants for 2013 ATHE Conference

Playful Memories

I am seeking participants for a round table discussion entitled Playful Memories on the topic of play in memory both in communities and for individuals and how this play surfaces in life, entertainment, and art. Possible questions or topics could be:

Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 10:25pm
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Vol. 13 No. 3, 2013
Michael Johnson Jr. and Bruce Drushel (Eds.)

Apocalyptic Politics: Framing the Present

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 9:58pm
Villanova University Philosophy Graduate Student Union

Call for Papers:
The Villanova Philosophy Graduate Student Union's 18th annual Philosophy Conference

Apocalyptic Politics: Framing the Present

Villanova University, Friday April 12-Saturday April 13, 2013
Confirmed Speakers: Mladen Dolar, Slavoj Žižek, Alenka Zupančič

On Our Own Grounds: The Legacy of William Apess, December 6, 2012

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 8:40pm
Lisa Brooks

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPANTS

On Our Own Grounds: the Legacy of William Apess, a Pequot
A Symposium
Amherst College
December 6, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Robert Warrior (Osage), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Jean O'Brien (Anishinaabe), University of Minnesota
Ramona Peters, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
with Special Address by Barry O'Connell, Amherst College

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