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Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 11:50am
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Radhika Gajjala
Dr. Kris Blair

Call for Papers: Race, Ethnicity, Land Ownership and Tenure. (Deadline: November 1, 2011)

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 10:47am
The Kirwan Institute: Race/Ethnicity Multidisciplinary Global Contexts

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts encourages and welcomes contributions by scholars, researchers, grassroots activists, policy advocates, and organizations.

UN-Habitat, The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, concluded that more than one billion people live without any security of tenure in informal settlements in "developing" countries. The historic basis for this insecure land tenure system is varied.

Topics of inquiry can include but are not limited to:
•How race relations impact the accessibility to land and land distribution in marginalized communities.

•How ethnic minorities define their rights and access to land in the age of economic neoliberalism and market fundamentalism.

Call for Papers: Race, Ethnicity, and Appalachia. (Deadline: January 15, 2012.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 10:40am
The Kirwan Institute: Race/Ethnicity Multidisciplinary Global Contexts

We invite proposals from scholars, activists/practitioners, and creative non-fiction/fiction writers who consider a host of issues evoked by "Appalachia."

Though referring to a specific geographic space, the word "Appalachia" often conjures a set of stereotypes stemming from the notion that Appalachia is an isolated and homogenous region when in fact international migrations and markets have been true presences for more than 100 years.

Converse Conference on Southern Culture 4/9 - 4/14 2012 UPDATE

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 9:22am
Converse College

THE CONVERSE COLLEGE CONFERENCE ON SOUTHERN CULTURE:
HIGH CULTURE/LOW CULTURE, SOUTHERN CULTURE
April 12 – 14, 2012
Converse College in Spartanburg, SC, is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for the Converse College Conference on Southern Culture.

"Travelling Genres: English in India, India in English", January 11-13th, 2012

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 7:00am
UGC Special Assistance Programme (DRS Phase II) Centre for English Studies School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi – 110067, India

CALL FOR PAPERS:
National Young Researchers' Seminar
on
"Travelling Genres: English in India, India in English"
UGC Special Assistance Programme (DRS Phase II)
Centre for English Studies
School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi – 110067, India
January 11-13th, 2012
sap.ces@gmail.com

Call for Projects: Volume 3 (2013), Abstracts Due June 15, 2012

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 12:46am
Technoculture: An Online Journal of Technology in Society

We seek creative works that use new media and/or are on the subject of technology, and essays from a broad a range of academic disciplines that focus on cultural studies of technology.

Essays we publish examine the topic "technology and society," or, perhaps,"technologies and societies." For Technoculture's Volume 3 (2013), The Retro Issue, we are particularly seeking essays and creative works that focus on lost, ancient, old or dead technologies, technologies that no one uses, or very few people still employ.

Topics could include depictions of technologies that treat a wide range of subjects related to the humanities. These subjects might include:

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 3:46pm
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Radhika Gajjala
Dr. Kris Blair

Charles Olson/Black Mountain College Panel at ALA, May 24-27, 2012; deadline January 7, 2012

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 2:43pm
Gary Grieve-Carlson / The Charles Olson Society

Charles Olson began teaching at Black Mountain College as a visiting lecturer in October 1948, was appointed Rector in March 1951, and presided over the College's closing in 1956. During those years he wrote some of his most important essays and poems, including the first of "The Maximus Poems," and began his influential engagements with Cid Corman, Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, Ed Dorn, and many others.

Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 1:20pm
Valparaiso University

Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies
Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, Indiana

March 23-24, 2012

Call for Papers

The Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies at Valparaiso University is a regional conference dedicated to exploring the rich tradition of utopianism in all its forms. We invite papers on topics related to the utopian tradition, from the ancient to the present day, from diverse fields, such as: utopian and dystopian literature, political theory, music, art, architecture, media and popular culture, intentional communities, urban/rural planning.

CFP: James Fenimore Cooper Society at ALA 2012 (May 24-27, San Francisco, CA) 6 January 2012 Deadline

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 1:18pm
James Fenimore Cooper Society

Call for Papers

23rd Annual Conference
American Literature Association

May 24-27, 2012
San Francisco, California

The James Fenimore Cooper Society will host two open topic panels at the 23rd Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in San Francisco, California May 24-27, 2012. The Society invites presentations on any topic related to Cooper's life and works, his relationships with his publishers, contemporary authors, literary, historical, and cultural movements, his literary legacy, and other theoretical and/or pedagogical issues.

Adorno and the Crisis of the Contemporary. 2012 ACLA, 3/29-4/1, Brown University

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 12:18pm
Weihsin Gui

This seminar explores the salience of Theodor Adorno's work for engaging with the emerging language of collapse, catastrophe, and crisis in literary studies and the humanities as a contemporary problem. Compared to other scholars whose work on empire, states of exception, and neoliberal governmentality seem more timely, Adorno is not often invoked in recent discussions of crisis.

Violence, Memory, and Human Rights: An Interdisciplinary Conf. Jan 30-Feb 1, 2012

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 12:00pm
University of South Florida Humanities Institute

We invite contributions from scholars and artists from across the disciplines, and addressing any period in history. The organizers hope to develop an edited volume drawn from conference presentations. To be considered, please email a title and 250-word abstract to ekicak@usf.edu. Proposals for one-hour sessions, roundtables, or other formats are also encouraged. Deadline: Nov. 15, 2011. Decision Notification: Dec. 1, 2011. Upon acceptance, a conference fee of $35 will be required – waived for USF faculty and students.

http://humanities-institute.usf.edu/events/memory.aspx

Crossroads: Humanities Education and Research Association Annual Conference, March 8 - 10, 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 11:15am
Humanities Education and Research Association

In keeping with HERA's mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines, we invite presentations exploring any form of artistic representation---literature, the visual arts, music, theatre, opera, dance, film, photography, architecture et al---from any world culture, using an interdisciplinary "crossroads" approach to enrich and deepen our understanding of these cultural artifacts and the societies that produced them. Presentations on interdisciplinary approaches to teaching the humanities are also welcome. Proposals for papers, panels, or workshops must be submitted through the conference web portal on the HERA website at

SCSECS Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (2/23-25/2012)

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 10:02am
South Central Society of Eighteenth Century Studies

Paper proposals are currently being accepted for a panel entitled Religion in the Age of Enlightenment. The panel will be included on the program of the annual meeting of the South Central Soceity of Eighteenth-Century Studies to be held in Asheville, NC, on Feb. 23-25, 2012. Papers might examine (1) religion and religious attitudes and practices during the age of Enlightenment; (2) the impact of the Enlightenment on religion, religious thought, and religious experience; and (3) the ways religion informed Enlightenment ideas and values, from a range of disciplinary perspectives, including, but not limited to, history, theology, literature, philosophy, the social and physical sciences, economics, and the law.

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