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James Hogg and the Romantics

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Sunday, October 30, 2011 - 1:22pm
James Hogg Society / University of Glasgow School of Critical Studies

2012 James Hogg Conference: "James Hog and the Romantics"

The next Biannual James Hogg Conference will be jointly hosted by the James Hogg Society and the School of Critical Studies at the University of Glasgow. It will take place at the University of Glasgow from Friday 29 to Saturday 30 June 2012. A trip to Burns country is planned for Sunday 1 July.

The theme of the Conference is "James Hogg and the Romantics". The Conference will provide an opportunity to explore the nature of Hogg's relationship with other Romantic writers and welcomes, in particular, papers relating to all aspects of Hogg's relationship with Scottish Romanticism.

ACLA 2012 Seminar: Critique of Singularity: On the Iteration of Catastrophe

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Sunday, October 30, 2011 - 10:36am
Isabel Capeloa Gil & Daniela Agostinho (Catholic University of Portugal)

ACLA 2012: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change

The American Comparative Literature Association's 2012 Annual Meeting will take place at Brown University, Providence, RI from March 29th to April 1st, 2012.

Seminar Organizers: Isabel Capeloa Gil & Daniela Agostinho (Catholic University of Portugal)

Reproduction, Life, and Futurity in the Humanities/ ACLA March 29 - April 1, 2012

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Sunday, October 30, 2011 - 9:44am
American Comparative Literature Association Conference

This seminar for the 2012 American Comparative Literature Association Conference examines how reproductive politics function in connection to the three conference themes of collapse, catastrophe, and change. These themes and their implicit concerns with reproduction and futurity—with what happens after the disaster—are part of what we see as a current focus on biopolitics and "the politics of life" in the Humanities. We seek to discuss the reproductive dimensions of this focus by asking if there are ways to reconfigure present life politics so that they no longer solely privilege the human, and to unbind them from an obsessive focus on futurity.

Dynamic Inter-Linkage Transnational Synergy: Indian Diaspora Submission deadlines for abstracts: November 10th , 2011

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Sunday, October 30, 2011 - 9:22am
SAP and GOPIO at Gujarat University

The impact of Indian Diaspora has motivated its homeland to map its history and factors for migration. Concerns for Economic, Political, Cultural and Social engagements of Indian Diaspora have been widely shown in the society. It also brought sociologists and researchers to look into the process of migration and found themselves into pondering upon the trends of Indian Diaspora.
The considerable presence of Indian Diaspora in almost all parts of the world and its insistence upon sending success stories back home in all spheres inspired homeland India to connect with her Diaspora with renewed passion.

[UPDATE] From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 &

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Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 2:44pm
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute

britishislesandthecontinent.com

Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame announces an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on the history and literature of the British Isles in a European context from the Glorious Revolution to the twenty-first century.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

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Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 11:19am
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
330 Tijeras Ave. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102 USA
Phone: 1-505-842-1234
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2011

Conference Website: (updated regularly)

Panels now forming for presentations on the films and career of Alfred Hitchcock. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations.

Punk precursors and offshoots: popular culture outside the mainstream February 8-11, 2012

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Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 9:42am
Bryan L. Jones/ Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Assoiation

Punk precursors and offshoots: popular culture outside the mainstream
2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference February 8-11, 2012
Hyatt Regency Downtown/ Albuquerque, NM
Proposals are now being sought for review in the Topic: Punk precursors and offshoots area. Review begins immediately and continues until December 1, 2011. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations; other topics in the area are also welcome:

3rd Biennial Oxford/Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium, 5-7 July 2012, University of Oxford

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Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 9:02am
Oxford/Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium (OCICS) 2012

The Oxford/Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium (OCICS) is a biennial conference devoted to the interdisciplinary study of historical texts in the medieval and Early Modern periods. It provides a forum for discussions of chronicles and related texts written across a range of languages, periods and places. It seeks to strengthen the network of chronicle studies worldwide, and aims to encourage collaboration between researchers working in a variety of disciplines from around the globe.

William Dean Howells Panels at the American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2012

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Friday, October 28, 2011 - 10:43pm
Lance Rubin/William Dean Howells Association

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 2012 American Literature Association in San Francisco, which is being held over Memorial Day weekend.

Panel 1: The Late Howells

We are looking for papers that focuses on Howells's late work. Though scholarship on his novels through A Hazard of New Fortunes is abundant, Howells remained prolific until his death in 1920. Why has his work after 1890 gotten relatively little attention? What works deserve another (or even a first) look? What of Howells' work as a playwright? Or his work in the short story genre? How does ignoring the late Howells' alter his position in American literary history, or perhaps even complicate American literary history?

CFP: Shakespeare on Film, TV, Video (SW/TX PCA/ACA)

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Friday, October 28, 2011 - 8:07pm
SW/TX PCA/ACA

Shakespeare on Film, TV, Video (SW/TX PCA/ACA)
CFP: SW/TX PCA/ACA Regional Conference
Albuquerque, NM
Feb. 8-11, 2012

Submission deadline: Dec. 1, 2011

Proposals are now being accepted for the Shakespeare on Film, Television, and Video Area. While any topic on Shakespeare and moving images is welcome, here are some to consider:

Literary Journalism and Catastrophe Panel, ACLA Conference, Mar 29-Apr 1, 2012

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Friday, October 28, 2011 - 4:42pm
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS)

Paper abstracts are invited for an International Association for Literary Journalism Studies session on Literary Journalism and Catastrophe at the American Comparative Literature Association annual conference at Brown University, Providence, RI from March 29th to April 1st, 2012. In keeping with the conference theme, this session will consider the complex relationship between literary journalism and crisis. Literary journalism – "journalism as literature" – has a longstanding relationship with the catastrophic. From The Storm, Daniel Defoe's report of the hurricane which devastated much of southern and central England and Wales in 1703, to Stephanie Nolen's 28 Stories of AIDS in Africa, and, more recently, Into the Forbidden Zone, William T.

Roundtable on American Regionalism and Modern Technology, May 24-27, 2012

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Friday, October 28, 2011 - 3:49pm
American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco

The United States modernized unevenly. By the latter half of the nineteenth century, the effects of new technologies registered in significant ways in American modernist art and culture, reflecting the emergence of industrial, cosmopolitan cities and new ways of life. Yet the proliferation of emerging technologies also affected the culture in parts of the United States beyond the modern metropolises. American "regional" cultures—broadly understood to include art and literature, visual and material culture, and an array of vernacular and folk traditions—absorbed the influences of technological change while maintaining numerous distinctive regional identities and forms.

Impact: The Journal of the Center of Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning (submission deadline Feb. 15, 2012).

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Friday, October 28, 2011 - 3:13pm
Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning, Boston University

Impact: The Journal of the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning

Impact, the bi-annual online journal of the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning (CITL), publishes scholarly and creative non-fiction essays about the theory, practice and assessment of interdisciplinary education. It also publishes essays that explore compelling connections between the ideas of great thinkers from different disciplines and different times. Essays should be between 500 and 3,000 words. Submissions can be made at: http://CITL.submishmash.com/submit.

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