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Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge. Deadline Dec. 17, 2011. Conference Date: Feb. 25, 2012.

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 3:39pm
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24th Annual Stony Brook University English Department Graduate Conference: "Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge." An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at Stony Brook University

Location: Stony Brook University, Manhattan Campus

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012

Proposal Deadline: December 17, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Laura Kipnis

The Stony Brook Manhattan English Department Graduate Conference, the longest running interdisciplinary graduate student conference in the nation, welcomes papers and panels from all disciplines, including the arts, cultural studies, social and hard sciences, and the humanities. This year's conference will feature a faculty-sponsored Best Paper Award; for details and registration visit www.stonybrook.edu/gradconf.

Call for Papers:

SCSECS 2012 in Asheville, NC (Feb 23-25)

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 1:12pm
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South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
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The South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies invites you to join us for the 2012 conference, which will be held in Asheville, North Carolina, at the historic Grove Park Inn in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains on February 23-25. Inspired by the mountainous landscape and rich cultural heritage of the region, this year's theme will be "Panoramas and Prospects." We welcome panels and individual papers that address this topic or anything relevant to the interdisciplinary study of the long eighteenth century. The deadline for proposals is October 31, 2011.

Midwest Graduate Music Consortium 2012

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 1:04pm
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Midwest Graduate Music Consortium
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MIDWEST GRADUATE MUSIC CONSORTIUM
Sixteenth Annual Meeting, 2-3 March 2012, Northwestern University.

The Midwest Graduate Music Consortium (MGMC) is a joint venture organized by graduate students from Northwestern University, the University of Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, that allows graduate students and advanced undergraduates in various fields of music to come together and share ideas on a vast array of topics. Conferences are held annually on a rotating basis, at Madison, Chicago, or Evanston.

[UPDATE] Shield Maidens and Sacred Mothers: Medieval Women in Truth and Legend

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 9:33am
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Sarah Williams and Nicole Thomas, Cardiff University
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To register for this conference, please e-mail the conference organizers TAL2011@cf.ac.uk by 30 September, 2011 and we will send you a registration form. The conference will be held at Cardiff University's Graduate Centre on 7 October, 2011. Registration is free and lunch will be provided, followed by a wine reception.

TRANSITIONS 2 - FREE COMICA SYMPOSIUM - 5 NOV 2011, LONDON‏‏

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 6:25am
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Birkbeck, University of London

Comica Symposium 2011 - Transitions 2: New Directions in Comics Studies

A one-day symposium promoting new research and the multi-disciplinary academic study of comics/comix/manga/bande dessinée and other forms of sequential art. Rather than restricting itself to a specific theme, the symposium will highlight research from postgraduate students and early career lecturers bringing together different perspectives and methodologies, whether cultural, historical, or formal, thereby mapping new trends and providing a space for dialogue and further collaboration to emerge.

Research Grant 2012

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 10:20pm
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The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
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The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces its *Research Grant*

Provides up to $500 to support scholarly work on Emerson. Preference given to junior scholars and graduate students. Submit a 1-2-page project proposal, including a description of expenses, by March 1, 2012.

Send proposals to:

Jessie Bray
brayjn@etsu.edu

and

Bonnie Carr O'Neill
bco20@msstate.edu

Award recipients must become members of the Society; membership applications are available at http://www.emersonsociety.org

Pedagogy or Community Project Award 2012

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 10:18pm
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The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
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The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces its *Pedagogy or Community Project Award*

Provides up to $500 to support projects designed to bring Emerson to a non-academic audience. Submit a 1-2-page project proposal, including a description of expenses, by March 1, 2012.

Send proposals to:

Jessie Bray
brayjn@etsu.edu

and

Bonnie Carr O'Neill
bco20@msstate.edu

Award recipients must become members of the Society; membership applications are available at http://www.emersonsociety.org

Subvention Award

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 10:15pm
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
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The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society *Subvention Award*
Provides up to $500 to support costs attending the publication of a scholarly book or article on Emerson and his circle. Submit a 1-2-page proposal, including an abstract of the forthcoming work and a description of publication expenses, by March 1, 2012, to:

Jessie Bray
brayjn@etsu.edu

and

Bonnie Carr O'Neill
bco20@msstate.edu

Award recipients must become members of the Society; membership applications are available at http://www.emersonsociety.org

Connecticut Review

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 9:44pm
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Connecticut State University
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Connecticut Review is a semi-annual journal published since 1967 by the Connecticut State University. Connecticut Review currently invites submission of creative nonfiction, essays, interviews, academic articles of general interest, and artwork.

For submission guidelines, please see http://www.ct.edu/ctreview/submissions/.

Media Fields Journal Issue 5 "Memory, Space and Media"

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 8:59pm
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David Gray and Jade Petermon/UCSB

Call for Submissions
Media Fields Journal Issue 5: Memory, Space, and Media

Submission Deadline: November 15, 2011

Trends towards spatial analysis and memory studies have both emerged as vibrant and booming fields of inquiry in the humanities. In this special issue, we ask what is to be gained at the intersection of memory studies, spatial studies and media studies? What role does disciplinary specificity have to play in the conjunction of these fields? What are other ways to examine memory and space outside a paradigm of trauma?

Middle Eastern Film in the Classroom

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 7:10pm
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SSCA-- Southern States Communication Association
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If you're interested in contributing a paper to a panel submission about the use of international film, in particular Middle Eastern film, please send the necessary information (listed below) to aldarnell@ccis.edu by this Thursday, 15 September 2011. (Sorry for the late call!)

Name as you'd like it to appear in the program
Title of Paper
Application to convention theme of Global Communication: Customs, Challenges, and Changes
Mailing address
Affiliation
e-mail address
AV needs, if any

April 11th - April 15th, 2013
The St. Anthony Hotel
San Antonio, TX

Mass Communication Division

For information please contact the planner

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