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CFP "Circulations between Art Forms: Questioning Intersemioticity" Toulouse, France, March 31, 2011

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Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 11:39am
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Marie C. Bouchet, University of Toulouse

"Circulations between Art Forms: Questioning Intersemioticity"

The purpose of this conference is to investigate how one conceives or experiences the circulation of representation between codes in intersemiotic works. It aims at examining what is at stake when one moves from one art form to another, as in adaptations, or when works themselves circulate between semiotic codes and combine them (operas, films, graphic novels, installations, iconotexts…). Is trans-code circulation fluid, or does one code predominate? Is intersemioticity merely the illusion of circulation, with codes remaining hermetic to one another, or is it the "effect" of another code instead of an actual circulation between systems of representation?

Social Media: Making Tangible Connections and Diversifying Trends in Communication Practice

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Friday, May 20, 2011 - 6:32pm
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British Columbia Institute of Technology
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Social Media: Making Tangible Connections and Diversifying Trends in Communication Practice

Julie Nolin, M.A.
British Columbia Institute of Technology

Bobbe Cummins Colburn, Ph.D.
City University

Call for Chapters:
Proposals Submission Deadline: September 1, 2011

Introduction
Social media are rapidly changing the way we educate, conduct business, and reach out to others across the globe. As such, we bring both the 'voices' of experience and research together, which augment the fields of media, education, and industry along with professional practice.

English Language Learner Measures in Teaching and Practice Online

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Friday, May 20, 2011 - 6:21pm
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City University of Seattle
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English Language Learner Measures in Teaching and Practice Online

Bobbe Cummins Colburn, Ph.D.
City University

Julie Nolin, M.A.
British Columbia Institute of Technology

Call for Chapters:
Proposals Submission Deadline: August 1, 2011

Introduction

English Language Learners is a growing field in the online arena. With our growing ELL populations, we would like to bring the 'voices' of both experience and research gained to better assist the field of education and practice for professionals.

[UPDATE] Transnational Laughter: Contemporary Film and TV Comedy across National Borders [second call]

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Friday, May 20, 2011 - 6:09pm
full name / name of organization: 
David Scott Diffrient and Shelley Bradfield / Colorado State University

My co-editor and I are seeking additional proposals and contributions for a collection of original essays entitled Transnational Laughter: Contemporary Film and TV Comedy across National Borders. We have already accepted several proposals, but are now looking specifically for contributions dealing with the transnational flow of comic forms and humor-based cultural texts within and across African, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian, South American and Central American contexts.

[UPDATE] Composition Exercise Book - The Write Book

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Friday, May 20, 2011 - 5:05pm
full name / name of organization: 
Russ Brickey
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NOTE: We have extended the deadline for submissions to July 1.

The Write Book
FORM: Composition exercise book (not a reader!) tentatively titled The Write Book. We are putting together a collection of exercises to be used as an aid to instructors in the high school or college composition classroom.

Sidney at Kalamazoo 2012 (9/15/2011; Kalamazoo, 5/10-13, 2012)

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Friday, May 20, 2011 - 2:12pm
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International Sidney Society
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The International Sidney Society sponsors three open sessions on Philip Sidney and related topics at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan). The conference website is here: http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/

May 10-13, 2012

Abstracts are invited on any subject dealing with the writings of Sir Philip Sidney and those writers, intellectuals, and historical figures associated with him. We especially encourage proposals from younger scholars and proposals from new scholarly projects.

The Undead (deadline 9/30/2011)

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Friday, May 20, 2011 - 11:19am
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Northeast Modern Language Association
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This seminar seeks papers with strong analytical theses that offer readings of the undead phenomenon in literature and/or pop culture. Proposals may theorize the undead, offer close readings of individual undead texts, contemporary or not, but should keep in mind the big picture question: why is this material resonating so strongly with contemporary audiences (American or otherwise)? How do we, in other words, make sense of our love of the undead? Send 300-500 word abstracts and a brief biography to Lindsay Bryde at lindsay.bryde@gmail.com.

NEMLA 2012--Pedagogy versus Curriculum in the Evolving Literature Classroom [Due 9/30/11]

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Friday, May 20, 2011 - 9:44am
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Diana H. Polley/Southern New Hampshire University
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This roundtable seeks papers by those who have explored various pedagogical innovations in the literature classroom, particularly innovations that highlight literature's relationship to "real-world" knowledge, applied and integrative learning, and personal and social responsibility. Discussion will focus on the delicate balance between new pedagogical models and the traditional literature curriculum. Please submit 250-word abstracts (with NEMLA in the subject line) to Diana Polley at d.polley@snhu.edu

Imaginative Geographies: Travels of the Mind in Early Modern Europe (28th September 2011)

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Friday, May 20, 2011 - 6:11am
full name / name of organization: 
REMS postgraduate researchers/University of Bristol

While Renaissance and Early Modern Studies are focussed on the histories of the two and a half centuries between 1500 and 1750, the areas of research that the period encompasses are multi-disciplinary and wide-ranging. A common thread is the spatial or geographical dimension.

This conference aims to attract a wide audience, to explore correspondences between geography and historical fields of research, to enable varied and cross-disciplinary discourses between scholars and students of the arts and sciences, and to enrich renaissance and early modern historical research with methodological and thematic diversity.

From Scroll to Screen: Translation and Reading from Ancient to Modern (Deadline July 15th, 2011.

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Friday, May 20, 2011 - 12:55am
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University of British Columbia
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What does Rome have to do with Cupertino? Or the bulky and unwieldy technology of the book scroll with the sleekness of the iPad? Although posing the question may seem absurd, the answer is – a great deal. Ancient book scrolls were unrolled at one end and rolled up at the other end as one read; as a result, it was far easier to access the beginning and end of a text than the middle. A similar process occurs when reading texts on a computer screen: unless one knows to search for a particular string of text, the opening and closing sections of a document are the easiest portions to access. What will this mean for processes of reading and translating, especially in societies that do not stress memorization?

Poems Invited for Dec. 2011 Issue of Taj Mahal Review (19th Issue)

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Friday, May 20, 2011 - 12:48am
full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
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Taj Mahal Review is published in June and December annually.

Poems and stories may be submitted by all authors, whether first-time or published writers. The poems (maximum 35 lines), essays, short stories, literary articles and reviews (maximum 2500 words) must be in English. Poems with a special layout should be sent by email as an attachment using Microsoft Word.

Haikus may also be submitted. (Maximum 10)

Esperanto Essays and Poems with English translations may also be submitted.

The matter sent for publication must be an original creation of the author. The plagiarised work should not be submitted. Your submission declares that the work is original, and your own.

[REMINDER] Call for Submissions: Upcoming Issue of Literary Magazine/Short Story Contest

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Friday, May 20, 2011 - 12:00am
full name / name of organization: 
A Few Lines Magazine
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A Few Lines Magazine is releasing its first issue within the next few weeks and is now searching for contributors to submit for the second issue, which will be released in September of 2011. We are currently accepting Short Stories, Flash Fiction, Poetry, Visual Artwork, and Creative Non-Fiction/Essays.

We accept submissions through our submishmash. To submit, please visit the following link.

http://afewlinesmagazine.submishmash.com/Submit

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