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ASAP/4: "Genres of the Present" 4-6 October 2012, Royal College of Art London

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Monday, November 21, 2011 - 3:53am
Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present

The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present is pleased to announce a symposium exploring the current status of genre across the post-1960s visual, literary and performative arts. ASAP/4 invites speakers to reflect on the persistence, return and dynamic transformation of genres and to consider the role of genre in the creation, interpretation and evaluation of the arts of the present.

GUST English Language and Literature (GELL) Conference - 22-24 April, 2012

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Monday, November 21, 2011 - 2:48am
Gulf University for Science and Technology

GELL is GUST's first international conference, organized by the English Department. In a globalized world where the English language has become an established language of communication, new forms of the language, new ways of expression, new meaning, new metaphors have gradually evolved, over the past decades, to embrace, embody and express new themes and concerns not only for newcomers to the language, but also even native speakers. How does this evolution in language and expression affect the language and its literature(s)? Has this evolution enriched or impoverished the language and its literature(s)? Do we now have one global English language/literature, or many different Englishes and English literatures? Where does English tend?

Steinbeck, Politics, and the American Dream

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Monday, November 21, 2011 - 12:33am
John Steinbeck Society of America

TOPIC: Steinbeck, Politics, and the American Dream
Panel Session at the American Literature Association 2012:
May 24-27
The American Literature Association's 23rd annual conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco in Embarcadero Center on the dates of May 24- 27, 2012 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).
Submit proposals to Paul Douglass of the Center for Steinbeck Studies, San Jose State University:
Paul.Douglass@sjsu.edu

DEADLINE: January 10, 2012.

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 9:28pm
English Graduate Student Association--Doris Raab & Catherine Riley, Co-chairs

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies
The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

February 16th & 17th, 2012

Keynote Address by Meredith L. McGill, Rutgers University

Romantic Connections: Networks of Influence, c.1760-1835 - Friday 1st June 2012

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 6:30pm
British Association for Romantic Studies Early Career and Postgraduate Conference at Newcastle University, UK

"Sometimes when I think of them I seem
Two consciousnesses – conscious of myself,
And of some other being." (William Wordsworth, The Two Part Prelude, II, 29-31)

"Let us live in as small a circle as we will, we are either debtors or creditors before we have had time to look round." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Elective Affinities, Book II, Chapter 4)

"If I listened to the words of my mouth, I might say that someone else was speaking out of my mouth." (Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophic Investigations)

Keynote Speaker: Professor Jon Mee (Warwick)

[UPDATE] MEMORY REMAINS. Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 4:42pm
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association

Northeastern University
Boston, M.A.
English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair,
Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

[UPDATE] MEMORY REMAINS. Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 3:56pm
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association

Northeastern University
Boston, M.A.
English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

Knowledge: Transmission and Translation (Duke University; February 3-4, 2012)

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 2:30pm
North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies

The 12th annual North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies invites graduate students to submit proposals that engage broadly with notions of knowledge--its transmission, translation and commodifcation in economies of power. We welcome interdisciplinary submissions ranging in historical focus from the 11th to the 17th century. Our topic is intended to be expansive rather than limiting, inviting notions of knowledge that work across the boundaries of scholastic and vernacular culture and embrace both elite and popular practices and forms of understanding.

11th International Conference of ESSE 4-9 September 2012

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 2:08pm
ESSE 2012

ESSE 2012 will be organised by Bogazici University, in Istanbul on 4-9 September 2012. Biannual ESSE conferences are the most significant events of ESSE, European Society for the Study of English, which was created in Rome in January 1990 as a European federation of national higher educational associations for the study of English. The Society endeavors to reflect the cultural and geographical diversity of Europe in its institutions and represents more than 7500 members from 33 countries.

REMINDER: Early Bird deadline 1st December

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 1:26pm
University of Oxford

Moving Modernisms
Conference

21-24 March 2012
Oxford
www.movingmodernisms.org

Tim Armstrong, David Ayers, David Bradshaw, Laura Marcus, Steven Connor, Robert Crawford, Wai Chee Dimock, Enda Duffy, Maud Ellmann, Andrzej Gasiorek (postgraduate day), Tom Gunning, Ken Hirschkop, Andreas Huyssen, Deborah Longworth (postgraduate day), Tyrus Miller, Julian Murphet, Marjorie Perloff, Rachel Potter, Ato Quayson, Jean-Michel Rabaté, Kristin Ross, Paul Saint-Amour, Garrett Stewart, Andrew Thacker, David Trotter, Patricia Waugh, Robert Young

SSAWW 2012 Maternal Patriotism (Proposals Due 1/24/12; Conference 10/10-13/2012)

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 12:06pm
Mary Wearn

Maternal Patriotism: Motherhood and Citizenship in 19th-Century American Women's Writing

This is a call for a proposed panel for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) Triennial Conference.

In Women of the Republic, Linda Kerber documents the origins of an American ideology of womanhood and citizenship and describes the rise of what she aptly calls republican motherhood. Kerber argues that in the days after the American Revolution "a consensus developed around the idea that a mother committed to the service of her family and to the state, might serve a political purpose."

[UPDATE] Sensing Senses: Interdisciplinary Studies in Sensory Perception -Nov. 28 Deadline

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 11:08am
German and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst



A Graduate Conference Hosted by the German & Scandinavian Studies Program in Languages, Literatures & Cultures at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
February 17 - 19, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Florence Feiereisen (Middlebury College)

Roundtable Discussion: Making Sense of Today's Job Market

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