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2nd Global Conference: Gender and Love (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 6:43am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

2nd Global Conference
Gender and Love

Tuesday 25th September – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

The study of gender is an interdisciplinary field intertwined with feminism, queer studies, sexuality studies, postcolonial studies, and cultural studies (to name just some relevant fields).

Unplanned Wildernesses: Narrating the British Slum 1844-1950 19/05/12

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 5:41am
University of Warwick

'Unplanned Wildernesses': Narrating the British Slum 1844 - 1951

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference to be held at the University of Warwick 19th May 2012 in association with the Humanities Research Centre

Keynote speaker:
Professor Seth Koven (Rutgers University)
Roundtable led by:
Professor Gareth Stedman Jones (Queen Mary, University of London)

CFP: Science Fiction and Fantasy Area: Special Area: The Works of Joss Whedon, SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 12:20am
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Area Chairs of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations (www.swtxpca.org) invites paper or panel proposals about the works of Joss Whedon.

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011. (Please see below)

2012 Robert Penn Warren Circle - April 19-21, 2012

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Monday, November 28, 2011 - 9:26pm
Robert Penn Warren Circle

Robert Penn Warren and Politics, History, and the Politics of History

Whether his focus was the historical past or the current moment, whether in essays, poetry, or fiction, Robert Penn Warren addressed political issues frequently in his writing. Warren's career is filled with texts examining politics and history and the intersection of the two. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

UPDATE Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context

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Monday, November 28, 2011 - 6:10pm
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/ American Culture Association

The Food and Culture Area of the Southwest/ Texas Popular and American Culture Association invites papers and organized panels for their 33rd Annual Conference that will be held February 8-12, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center in Albuquerque, NM. The Conference theme this year is: Celebrating Foods & Culture(s) in a Global Context. Scholars from all disciplines are invited to address the intersection of culture and culinary production/consumption. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

"SUSTAINABILITY and WRITING" CONFERENCE SUNY COW 3/30/12 - 3/31/12 PROPOSALS DUE 2/1/12

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Monday, November 28, 2011 - 12:34pm
SUNY Council on Writing

Call for Proposals "Sustainability and Writing"
SUNY Council on Writing Annual Conference
Fashion Institute of Technology – SUNY, NYC, March 30 – 31, 2012
www.fitnyc.edu/sunycow

PROPOSALS DUE FEBRUARY 1, 2012

Friday Evening Speaker: Jeff Vandeberg, Architect, Chelsea Market

Saturday Luncheon Speaker: Dr. Amy Kimme Hae, Rhetoric, Composition, & Teaching of English Program, University of Arizona

The Fashion Institute of Technology and the SUNY Council on Writing welcome proposals for "Sustainability and Writing" to be held March 30 – 31 2012 at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC.

[UPDATE] Edited Collection "Because My Story Matters: Struggle and Success on Higher Education's Frontlines"

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Monday, November 28, 2011 - 11:40am
Jennifer Levi and Susan Bernadzikowski/Cecil College

Edited Collection "Because My Story Matters: Struggle and Success on Higher Education's Frontlines" (Deadline Extended: Abstracts due 12.30.11)

We are interested in what it takes for students to succeed in college—what must be balanced, what must be sacrificed, what must be overcome. We think students, their parents, educators, administrators, and policy makers need this information, too.

Jetzt: Contemporary and Historical Figurations of the Present (Cornell Univ. Mar.30/Apr. 1 2012)

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Monday, November 28, 2011 - 11:30am
Cornell University German Studies

Jetzt: Contemporary and Historical Figurations
March 31/April 1, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Peter Fenves (Northwestern University)

"Now: it has already ceased to be since it was pointed out; the now that is is an other than that pointed out to us, it is what has been."
(Hegel, The Phenomenology of Spirit)

The now, by virtue of its ephemerality, presents a series of problems for attempts to define it. Along with its deictic counterpart the here, it resists the fixity of any determinate content. Yet this very quality of now simultaneously includes a generative power—as demonstrated by ongoing attempts to conceptualize, interpret, produce or poeticize the now.

NYU Cinema Studies Student Conference - Bless This Mess: Media and Domesticity (March 2-4)

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Monday, November 28, 2011 - 11:05am
NYU Cinema Studies Student Conference Planning Board/Alexis Aguam (chair)

Call for Papers
BLESS THIS MESS: Media and Domesticity
NYU Cinema Studies Student Conference, Spring 2012
March 2-4, 2012 -- New York University, New York, NY

OPEN TO GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

DEADLINES: January 16th for panels, January 23rd for single presentations

[UPDATE] Under Western Skies 2: Environment, Community, and Culture in North America/Oct 10-13, 2012

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Monday, November 28, 2011 - 11:01am
Robert Boschman/Mount Royal University

Under Western Skies is Mount Royal University's award-winning biennial conference series on the environment.

Under Western Skies 2: Environment, Community, and Culture in North America will take place October 10 – 13, 2012 in the university's LEED certified Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning.

In addition to the keynotes posted here in September, new keynotes now include:

*Gary Paul Nabhan (University of Arizona)
*Alanna Mitchell (author Sea Sick: The Global Ocean in Crisis).

See the new website at http://skies.mtroyal.ca/.

CFP Deadline: Jan 23, 2012.

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