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SCCC Creative Writing Festival: A Celebration of Teaching and Writing Seeks Proposals for Workshops and Panel Discussions

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 10:11am
Suffolk County Community College

The English Departments of the Grant, Ammerman, and Eastern campuses at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island will be holding the Fifth Annual Creative Writing Festival on Saturday, April 28, 2012.

The Festival brings together students, poets, novelists, short story writers, dramatists, essayists, and creative writing professors for an engaging day of workshops, panel discussions, readings, and related events. To this end, the SCCC Creative Writing Festival Committee seeks proposals from interested writers, faculty, and graduate students of the following nature:

1st global Conference: The Graphic Novel (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 9:09am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st global Conference:
The Graphic Novel

Friday 7th September 2012 – Sunday 9th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

"Behind this mask there is more than just flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea… and ideas are bulletproof."
― Alan Moore, V for Vendetta

The Third International Comics Conference: Comics Rock. 28-29 June 2012. Bournemouth, UK.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 8:02am
Studies in Comics (Intellect Books) and Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (Routledge)

Comics and Education (Thursday 28 June 2012)
Comics and Multi-Modal Adaptation (Friday 29 June 2012)

After a successful two years at Manchester Metropolitan University, the next International Comics Conference (organised by Studies in Comics and the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics) is heading to the seaside! We now invite proposals for papers, posters and workshops on:

CFP - International Journal of Computer Networks (IJCN)

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 2:35am
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Computer Networks (IJCN) Volume 4, Issue 2.

The International Journal of Computer Networks (IJCN) is an archival, bimonthly journal committed to the timely publications of peer-reviewed and original papers that advance the state-of-the-art and practical applications of computer networks. It provides a publication vehicle for complete coverage of all topics of interest to network professionals and brings to its readers the latest and most important findings in computer networks.

CSC Journals anticipate and invite papers on any of the following topics:

Shakespeare and Performance [Update: January 31, 2012]

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 11:04pm
Early Modern Studies Journal (EMSJ) formally Early English Studies (EES)

The 2012 volume will focus on "Shakespeare and Performance." We are interested in articles that consider any aspect of performance in historical or contemporary productions of Shakespeare and his contemporary playwrights. The following list is of possible topics, but should not be considered exhaustive:

Women Writing the Prison (SSAWW 2012; 1/23/2012)

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 6:40pm
Jodi Schorb, University of Florida

"Women Writing the Prison: Incarceration, Citizenship, Belonging", SSAWW CFP (1/23/2012)

Seeking papers for a proposed panel at the Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) Triennial Conference at the Westin Tabor Center in Denver, CO, October 10-13, 2012 on the theme "Women Writing the Prison: Incarceration, Citizenship, Belonging"

[UPDATE] Ideas of Place and Particularity - Journal Issue - Deadline Jan 15, 2012

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 5:45pm
Modern Horizons Journal

For the June 2012 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various philosophical, literary, artistic, and political expressions of place and particularity which have led to and are part of our time.

Place and particularity may be emphasised practically or addressed theoretically; in both cases, the importance of our own time, space, and experiences, and how these relate to what is different or other, is evident. Whether considering buying and growing food locally, participating in community activism, or working to sustain the diminishing realities of neighbourhoods, the urge to encourage and realise place and particularity is prevalent in our societies.

In/coherence: expression, translation, violence

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 4:17pm
In/coherence: expression, translation, violence/ Cultural, Social, and Political Thought, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

In/coherence: expression, translation, violence
Cultural Social and Political Thought Workshop
University of Victoria: April 21-22, 2012

The Cultural, Social, and Political Thought program at the University of Victoria is pleased to announce a call for papers and projects for our annual graduate conference on April 21-22, 2012. The title of this year's conference is in/coherence: expression, translation, violence. Thematic workshops will feature keynote speakers and student submissions (papers, performances, art pieces). This interdisciplinary conference seeks to engage in/coherence in social, cultural and political discourses, especially with respect to contemporary events.

NEGOTIATING GENDERED SPACES // TOPOGRAFÍAS DOMÉSTICAS Y GÉNERO. Complutense University of Madrid (Spain), May 16-18, 2012

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 1:56pm
Departments of English Philology I & II. Complutense University of Madrid

The Departments of Anglo-American Philology I and II (Linguistics and Literature) wish to announce their 10th International Conference on Women's Studies, and invite you to submit papers on the topics listed below. The Organizing Committee for this conference, featuring national and international speakers, will publish texts selected after peer review for the Women's Studies collection, Vol. VIII.

Organizing Committee: Ana Antón-Pacheco, Isabel Durán, Noelia Hermando, Carmen Méndez, JoAnne Neff, Ana Laura Rodríguez

Themes (suggested, but not limited to):


Monday, December 19, 2011 - 12:14pm
AHIC 2012: Towards Integrated Diagnostics: Bringing Crucial Information to the Point of Care

AHIC 2012: Towards Integrated Diagnostics: Bringing Crucial Information to the Point of Care

2nd Advances in Health Informatics Conference

April 25 - 27, 2012

Executive Learning Centre, Schulich School of Business
York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Call for Papers:

Tomorrow's Ideas, Now CFP March 19, 2012

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 11:35am
Kule Institute for Advanced Study

For all undergraduate students in the social sciences, humanities, and fine arts, working in one or more of the KIAS Research Themes (Stewardship of the Planet, Place, Belonging, and Otherness, and Culture, Media, Technology), students must submit a 300-word abstract, along with the application form and confirmation of enrollment from their institution. The conference is international and interdisciplinary, with travel and accommodation grants available on a competitive bases. For more information, visit the website:

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 11:32am
First Monday's Research Forum, Queen's University Belfast

Please circulate widely.

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present
An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference

9th-10th March 2012
Queen's University Belfast

This two-day interdisciplinary conference seeks to examine the multi-faceted nature of women's relationship with the media. Encompassing the press, art, advertising and literature alongside a progressive shift towards more modern
forms such as social networking and blogging, this conference will look at the media's categorization and censorship of women through culture and the law, issues of prostitution, abortion, illegitimacy, rape and asylums as well as challenges to heteronormativity.