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Art and Music in Documentary

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 6:46am
Wide Screen

WIDE SCREEN SPECIAL ISSUE: ART & MUSIC in DOCUMENTARY
EDITOR: VEENA HARIHARAN

[Update] Call for Papers--Imaginatio et Ratio: A Journal of Theology and the Arts

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 1:25am
Imaginatio et Ratio: A Journal of Theology and the Arts

Imaginatio et Ratio (www.imaginatioetratio.org) is a journal focusing on the arts and theology. Imaginatio et Ratio was started in the hopes that it could serve a growing community of artists and thinkers and strives to present accessible but high quality art, literature and theology/philosophy–as well as interviews and book, film, art and music reviews. The journal is published twice a year and is available in print and digital formats. We are currrently looking for submissions for our spring issue (March), but submissions are ongoing.

Submission Guidelines:

Race Matters: Teaching "Ethnic" Texts in the Literary Classroom

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Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 9:52pm
CEA (Roundtable)

Seeking panelists for a Roundtable Panel at the 43rd Annual College English Association (CEA) Conference (March 29-31, 2012) to be held in Richmond, VA. In a recent article on teaching multiethnic literature published in MELUS, Tina Chen calls for "an ethics of knowledge, derived from the literature itself, that can help us teach our students to be ethically oriented towards the study of alterity." Such an ethics of knowledge, Chen proposes, would emphasize the responsibilities incumbent on authors, readers, and critics as they address cultural difference, and would help to counter the "humanistic impulse" that seeks to privilege similarity in the midst of alterity.

Fairy Tales Area CFP, Popular Culture Association, April 11-14, Boston

updated: 
Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 6:52pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association invites submissions on any topic involving fairy tales for the 2012 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, to be held at the Copley Marriot, April 11 - April 14 in Boston.

While our interests are broad and inclusive, we are particularly interested in papers that discuss fairy tales in contemporary popular culture (tv shows, movies, graphic novels, advertising, toys, video games, popular literature, etc), revisions and adaptations of fairy tales, and pedagogical uses of and approaches to fairy tales. Still, we are interested in as wide an array of papers as possible, so please do not hesitate to send a submission on any fairy tale related subject.

Shakespeare at the Opera

updated: 
Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 4:03pm
Joshua Cohen, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Shakespeare at the Opera
The panel examines operatic adaptations of Shakespeare plays. How do Shakespearean operas serve as 'readings' that illuminate facets of the plays on which they are based? How do different treatments of Shakespeare shed light on the historical and cultural conditions that produced the operas? How can studying Shakespeare as opera function as a miniature historical lens om Shakespearean reception across the centuries? Send 300 to 500-word abstract to Josh.Cohen@massart.edu.
Deadline extended to: October 10, 2011
Please include with your abstract:
Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
Telephone number

Shakespeare at the Opera

updated: 
Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 3:59pm
Joshua Cohen, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Shakespeare at the Opera
The panel examines operatic adaptations of Shakespeare plays. How do Shakespearean operas serve as 'readings' that illuminate facets of the plays on which they are based? How do different treatments of Shakespeare shed light on the historical and cultural conditions that produced the operas? How can studying Shakespeare as opera function as a miniature historical lens om Shakespearean reception across the centuries? Send 300 to 500-word abstract to Josh.Cohen@massart.edu.
Please include information on any media technology you may
need.

CFP-WORLDS OF V.S. NAIPAUL [UPDATE]

updated: 
Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 3:47pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association )2012 Convention
Rochester, New York; March 15-18, 2012

[UPDATE] Representation, Secular Violence, and the Politics of South Asian Community--NeMLA Seminar

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Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 3:15pm
NeMLA, 43rd Annual Convention, Rochester NY, March 15-18, 2012

Representation, Secular Violence, and the Politics of South Asian Community (Seminar)

EXTENDED DEADLINE: OCT. 10, 2011

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College
Keynote speaker: Jennifer Egan, 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, A Visit from the Goon Squad

[UPDATE] African American Women in Rochester | NeMLA | March 15-18, 2012

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Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 12:51pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

This panel explores modes of self-representation of African American women living in Rochester, New York. For example, Harriet Jacobs, Sojourner Truth and Harriet Tubman resided in the Rochester area roughly concurrently; however, each approached telling her story distinctively. Truth promoted abolition through her portraits and public speaking. Tubman gave performances. Jacobs published an autobiography. The panel considers how gender, class and race shape the forms in which African American women in Rochester represent themselves, especially non-linguistic forms such as music or visual art. Papers on women from any era are welcome.

SW/TX PCA/ACA--Myth and Fairy Tales Area, Feb 8-11, 2012

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Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 10:19am
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals Due: 1 December 2011

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association's 33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 8-11 2012
http://swtxpca.org/index.html

Panels now forming on topics related to all areas of myth and fairy tale and their connections to popular culture. To participate in this area, you do not need to present on both myths and fairy tales (one or the other is perfectly fine), but we have seen that bringing both genre categories into conversation has led to extremely valuable and stimulating conversations.

Dada/Surrealism special journal issue: '"Wonderful Things": Surrealism and Egypt'

updated: 
Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 9:19am
Patricia Allmer and Donna Roberts

Call for Contributors:
Dada/Surrealism (http://ir.uiowa.edu/dadasur/) special journal issue: "Wonderful Things" - Surrealism and Egypt

In November 1922 Howard Carter opened the tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century. This discovery triggered an enormous Egyptomanic craze in Europe and America, evident across architecture, the arts and popular culture. This special issue will mark the 90th anniversary of the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb by evaluating Egypt's significant and diverse impact on surrealism.

Dada/Surrealism special journal issue: '"Wonderful Things": Surrealism and Egypt'

updated: 
Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 9:17am
Patricia Allmer and Donna Roberts

Call for Contributors:
Dada/Surrealism (http://ir.uiowa.edu/dadasur/) special journal issue: "Wonderful Things" - Surrealism and Egypt

In November 1922 Howard Carter opened the tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century. This discovery triggered an enormous Egyptomanic craze in Europe and America, evident across architecture, the arts and popular culture. This special issue will mark the 90th anniversary of the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb by evaluating Egypt's significant and diverse impact on surrealism.

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