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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.

[UPDATE] Finishes: Arts and Texts in Cinema and Media

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 10:29am
The Cinema Studies Group, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Date: March 29th and March 30th, 2012
Location: The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave., New York, NY

Keynote Speaker: David Greetham, Distinguished Professor, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Special Issue Performaning Fandom (Deadline: March 14, 2014)

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 10:17am
Transformative Works and Cultures

Call for papers
Performing Fandom
Special issue of Transformative Works and Cultures, March 2015
Edited by Jen Gunnels (New York Review of Science Fiction) and Carrie J. Cole (University of Arizona, Tucson)

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (1/15/12) [UPDATE]

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 8:36am
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Representing the Body in Culture and Society." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that reflect upon the issue's theme. We are particularly interested in work that focuses on the body from a Disability Studies perspective, though submissions from all disciplines are welcome. We are looking for broad theoretical inquiries, individual case studies, and traditional scholarly articles on the subject of the body, as well as theme-related photographs, poetry, and creative writing.

Full Essays Due by January 15, 2012. Submit them electronically (MS Word preferred) to