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UPDATE: Emerson and Lincoln, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

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Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 12:20pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society

In honor of the 150th anniversary of Emerson and Lincoln's first meeting, the Emerson Society welcomes studies of the intellectual and political relationship between these two "representative men." For this panel at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, papers might consider Emerson's lectures and writings on emancipation, his concern for the fate of American nationality in a global context, and his views of political leadership and institutions of government. E-mail 300-word abstracts to Leslie Eckel, Emerson Society Program Chair (leckel@suffolk.edu) by Jan. 15, 2012.

UPDATE: Emerson and African American Writers, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

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Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 12:18pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society

In 1844, Emerson asserted, "if you have man, black or white is an insignificance." For a panel at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco from May 24-27, 2012, The Emerson Society invites reflections on African American responses and challenges, from the antebellum period to the present, to Emerson's core ideas, antislavery views, and Civil War engagements. Papers might address specific authorial dialogues and revisions, cultural innovation and formal experimentation, matters of politics and protest, and the relation of "self-reliance" to black elevation. Email 300-word abstracts to Leslie Eckel, Emerson Society Program Chair (leckel@suffolk.edu) by Jan. 15, 2012.

Far and Wide: Nam June Paik - Deadline: March 1, 2012

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Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 10:04am
Leonardo Electronic Almanac (Leonardo/ISAST)

Leonardo Electronic Almanac in collaboration with FACT (Foundation for Art Creative Technology) and following an exhibition organized by FACT and Tate Liverpool on Nam June Paik announces a special issue titled: Far and Wide: Nam June Paik. This issue explores the role of Nam June Paik in shaping the future vision of contemporary new media approaches, experimentation with emerging technology, aesthetics and conceptualizations.

Nam June Paik (1932-2006) changed the very idea of what making art might look like. An artist, philosopher, performer and composer (widely considered to be the first video artist), Paik was a true visionary whose work is defined by collaborations with other innovative artists and experimentation with emerging technology.

Not Here Not There - Deadline: January 31, 2012

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Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 10:01am
Leonardo Electronic Almanac (Leonardo/ISAST)

Leonardo Electronic Almanac in collaboration with The Samek Art Gallery and with Kasa Gallery announces a special issue titled: Not Here Not There. This issue arises out of the territory between two cultural streams.

Speed, Dromology and Invisibility? - Deadline: January 31, 2012

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Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 9:58am
Leonardo Electronic Almanac (Leonardo/ISAST)

From the futurist's speed through contemporary dromology to the disappearance of the human body? What are the future trajectories of a continuous process of acceleration? Is the disappearance of the body through artificial speed a process of invisibility or that of a visibility through acceleration?

The instantaneous communication across Web 2.0 and the speed of interactions has created the feeling of a contradiction between an idea of constant presence and that of the disappearance of the body in a constant trajectory of 'self-dissemination.' In 1909 the futurists envisaged a new world and some of their far-fetched visionary ideas have come to pass. What is the role that speed will play in the future of humanity in the twenty-first century?

Call for Paper IJESET-2012

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Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 5:34am
International Journal of Engineering Sciences and Emerging Technologies

International Journal of Engineering Sciences and Emerging Technologies (IJESET) is a reputable venue for publishing novel ideas, state-of-the-art research results and fundamental advances in all aspects of emerging technologies in sciences and engineering Systems.
IJESET is a scholarly open access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, bi-monthly and fully refereed international journal focusing on to provide the academic and industrial community a medium for presenting original research and applications related to recent developments in the field of Engineering Sciences and Emerging Technologies. All submitted articles should report original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical, and will be peer-reviewed.

SCLA 38's "Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study", 5/1/12 proposal deadline

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Tuesday, December 27, 2011 - 4:19pm
Southern Comparative Literature Organization

"Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study"

For the first time in its 38-year history, the SCLA is coming to Vegas -- October 25-28, 2012 -- at University of Nevada Las Vegas Convention Center. Keynote and Plenary Speakers include Bruce Clarke(Texas Tech University) and Eric Hayot(Penn State University).

We welcome 250 word paper proposals or 500 word panel proposals on topics, including:

A Reappraisal of the Literary Career and Work of Georgette Heyer 10/30/12

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Monday, December 26, 2011 - 6:13pm
Phyllis M. Betz/La Salle University

The romance novels and detectives stories of Georgette Heyer have recently been republished, indicating a renewed interest in the writer and her work. This cfp seeks original essays examing Heyer's production--romantic and detecive--for an anthology to be published by McFarland and Co. Essays presenting all critical and theoretical views are welcome for consideration. Send completed essays by October 30, 2012 to
Phyllis M. Betz
English Department
La Salle University
1900 W. Olney Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19141
215-951-1171
betz@lasalle.edu

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Debut Panel CFP

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Monday, December 26, 2011 - 5:34pm
American Association for Theatre in Higher Education Theatre History Focus Group

The Theatre History Focus Group (THFG) of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its debut panel from scholars who have neither published articles nor previously presented at ATHE. The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2012.

Papers must address the history of theatre practice, but the parameters are broad. Active engagement with historiographical methodologies, theory, and/or dramatic literature is encouraged. Papers engaging explicitly with the conference theme "Performance As/Is Civil Engagement" and incorporating transnational or non-Western perspectives are especially desired. THFG remains committed to giving voice to a diversity of methodological approaches and geographical emphases.

[UPDATE] Charles Olson at Black Mountain: Writings, Lectures, Influence

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Monday, December 26, 2011 - 2:55pm
Charles Olson Society / ALA Boston, May 2012

Charles Olson taught at Black Mountain College from 1948 until 1956, during which time he wrote some of his most important essays and poems and formed some of his most influential engagements with other writers and artists. For a panel at the May 2012 American Literature Association in Boston, we invite papers on the work that Olson did at Black Mountain (published or unpublished), or on the influence that he and Black Mountain exerted on other writers. Proposals of no more than 250 words should be sent to Jeffrey Gardiner at jeffreyjgardiner@gmail.com or to Gary Grieve-Carlson at grieveca@lvc.edu by January 7, 2012.

call For paper -IJESET

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Monday, December 26, 2011 - 11:42am
International Journal of Engineering Sciences and Emerging Technologies (IJESET)

International Journal of Engineering Sciences and Emerging Technologies (IJESET) is a reputable venue for publishing novel ideas, state-of-the-art research results and fundamental advances in all aspects of emerging technologies in sciences and engineering Systems.
IJESET is a scholarly open access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, bi-monthly and fully refereed international journal focusing on to provide the academic and industrial community a medium for presenting original research and applications related to recent developments in the field of Engineering Sciences and Emerging Technologies. All submitted articles should report original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical, and will be peer-reviewed.

CFP - Advances in Multimedia - An International Journal (AMIJ)

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Monday, December 26, 2011 - 12:17am
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in Advances in Multimedia - An International Journal (AMIJ) Volume 3, Issue 2.

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