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[UPDATE] Cultural Capital or Capitalist Culture? An Economic Turn in American Studies (NeMLA March 15-18, 2012 Rochester, NY)

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Monday, August 29, 2011 - 7:08pm
full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association

Though Americanist scholarship of the past quarter-century has focused almost exclusively on the political and ideological, questions of culture, identity, and exceptionalism have more often than not supplanted rather than complemented economic analysis. With the advent of the 2008 global financial crisis, however, economic concerns have again risen to the fore.

C-19: Re-Inventing the First Great Awakening, April 12-15, 2012

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Monday, August 29, 2011 - 6:16pm
full name / name of organization: 
Zach Hutchins/Brigham Young University
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The 2012 C19 conference theme, "Prospects: A New Century," suggests a forward glance, but many writers of the nineteenth century sought to frame nineteenth-century social movements, such as the revivals we now know as the Second Great Awakening, in terms of past events. In this sense, the new century was a prospect or vantage point from which authors like Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, and Catherine Maria Sedgwick looked backward at earlier periods of colonial and national history. This panel seeks papers investigating nineteenth-century texts and contexts related to the eighteenth-century revivals that Joseph Tracy first described as a "Great Awakening" in 1842.

Journal of International Relations Research Issue 1: Terrorism and Violence

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Monday, August 29, 2011 - 4:46pm
full name / name of organization: 
Journal of International Relations Research www.journalofinternationalrelationsresearch.com

Journal of International Relations Research
www.journalofinternationalrelationsresearch.com
Call for Papers
Issue 1: Terrorism and Violence

The Inaugural edition of the Journal of International Relations Research (JIRR) will be themed around Terrorism and Violence. We invite submissions from authors in a variety of formats including reviews, blogs, polemics and full-length articles. To be published in (traditional) electronic text format AND in a dynamic web version featuring interactive multimedia features that make the most of web 2.0.

Transgressive and Transgression

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Monday, August 29, 2011 - 3:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies and British Association for American Studies
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IAAS and BAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
January 15-16 2012
Trinity College, Dublin

Transgressive and Transgression

Kalamazoo 2012-"Who Painted the Lion?" Revisiting the Roles of Medieval Women

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Monday, August 29, 2011 - 2:39pm
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Comitatus, Purdue University's Medieval Studies Student Organization
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As Chaucer's Wife of Bath famously queried, the question "who painted the lion?" is crucial in discussing literature and women in the Middle Ages. Other possible questions that we could ask about the "lions" range from why it was painted thus, how that painting relates to the literary and social contexts, and whether the painted picture obeys its creator's commands. The range of the roles that women play in medieval literature is by no means narrow: there are the prim and proper ladies in courtly romances, the defiant virgin martyrs, and the outspoken characters of Chaucer and Langland.

Transgressive and Transgression

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Monday, August 29, 2011 - 2:17pm
full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies and British Association for American Studies
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IAAS and BAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
January 15-16 2012
Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Transgressive and Transgression

Learning Outcomes and Assessment (11/1/2011, 3/29-31/2012

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Monday, August 29, 2011 - 2:12pm
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Jerry Alexander / College English Association
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Call for Papers: Learning Outcomes and Assessment at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Learning Outcomes and Assessment for our 43rd annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org

The Nature of Consciousness in Canada (ACCUTE Conference, Waterloo, ON, Canada, 28-31 May 2012 - deadline Nov. 1/11)

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Monday, August 29, 2011 - 11:10am
full name / name of organization: 
Marc Andre Fortin / Queen's University
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The history of consciousness is the history of the evolution of culture across millennia, between biological forms, and amongst societies. The theoretical ideas and representations of consciousness are expressed through such disciplines and phenomena as literature, art, religion, science, death, mysticism, and technology - to name only a few – and are often divisive in regards to age, gender, (dis)ability, animality, and materiality.

gnovis - Fall 2011 Call fo Papers and Projects

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Monday, August 29, 2011 - 10:43am
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gnovis, Graduate Journal of Georgetown University's Communication, Culture, and Technology Program
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We welcome submissions of original research from any discipline in the humanities and social sciences. Papers may address a full range of topics and historical periods. Topics may include, but are not limited to: art and propaganda, gender, race, ethnicity and identity, post-colonial and post-modern theory, nationalism and religion, performance art, photography and film, Web 2.0 and social media, mediated communication and digital representation, art and technology, politics and elections.

To be considered for our Fall 2011 Issue, papers must be submitted by Friday, September 30.

Ireland and African-America

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Monday, August 29, 2011 - 7:41am
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Clinton Institute of American Studies, University College Dublin
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Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

The Second International Conference on Digital Information Processing and Communications

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Monday, August 29, 2011 - 6:06am
full name / name of organization: 
SDIWC
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The Second International Conference on Digital Information Processing and Communications (ICDIPC2012)
July 10-12, 2012
Klaipėda University, Klaipėda, Lithuania

You are invited to participate in The Second International Conference on Digital Information Processing and Communications that will be held in Lithuania, on July 10-12, 2012. The event will be held over three days, with presentations delivered by researchers from the international community, including presentations from keynote speakers and state-of-the-art lectures.

Topics are but not limited to below:

[UPDATE] English Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

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Monday, August 29, 2011 - 2:20am
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EGSA at LSU--Doris Raab & Catherine Riley, Co-Chairs

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

February 16th & 17th, 2012

Keynote Address by Meredith McGill, Rutgers University

The literary canon, that sacred body of texts and genres that we deem high art, stands surrounded today by rapidly expanding interests in newer or long-neglected works. A major form, a major author, or a major style of analysis often dominates and overshadows the lesser known and more obscure. Meanwhile, archival efforts and the expanding resources of the internet have made available works and authors otherwise inaccessible, opening study to vast materials heretofore unknown or ignored.

The Law of the Smart Phone, Symposium on November 4, 2011 at Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, California

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Monday, August 29, 2011 - 1:12am
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Whittier Law Review & Whittier Center for Intellectual Property

Law Review Symposium
November 4, 2011, Costa Mesa, California

Special Theme: The Law of the Smart Phone

Sponsored By:
Whittier Law Review
Whittier Center for Intellectual Property Law

Call for Abstracts:

We are proud to announce that the annual symposium, sponsored by the Whittier Law Review, entitled the The Law of the Smart Phone, Law of the Smart Phone, will be held November 4, 2011 at Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, California. This symposium is offered jointly with Whittier Law School's Center for Intellectual Property. Mr. Urs Gasser, Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society, will provide the keynote address.

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