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Creating Chaucer/Creative Chaucer, due 6/1/11, Congress in Portland 7/23-26/12

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Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 10:32am
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Sandy Feinstein / Penn State
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This session invites artists and scholar-artists of any genre—literature, performance arts, or visual media—to submit works that in some way respond to or adapt Chaucer. Since this session intends to offer a multi-genre contemporary response to Chaucer, submissions may be in varying formats: print, audio, video, or "Powerpoint." Submit whole works (up to three lyric poems, two short-shorts, five examples of flash fiction, etc.) or parts of longer works (a chapter from a novel for which a context is provided; a scene from a larger play with its context; an aria, also contextualized, etc.); or one reproduction of a visual work in any media; it is also understood that forms may be combined (mash-ups; graphic novel; prose poems, etc).

The Senses in Early Modern England, 1485-1668 (21st-22nd October 2011)

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Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 9:53am
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The London Renaissance Seminar, Shakespeare’s Globe and Birkbeck, University of London
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Prof. Erica Fudge, University of Strathclyde (Keynote Speaker)
Dr Farah Karim-Cooper, Shakespeare's Globe (Keynote Speaker)

"Why, then, your other senses grow imperfect /By your eyes' anguish" (King Lear, 4.5.5-6)

What did early modern subjects understand by the term "the senses"? What relationships and hierarchies were posited amongst the senses? How reliable were they in facilitating communication, understanding or knowledge? What kinds of sense experiences were implied in the production and consumption of texts in manuscript, print and performance?

RSA 2012 panel (deadline June 1): Cosmopolitan Kings: Foreign Marriages and Domestic Disputes in Stewart Britain

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 6:59pm
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Kat Rutkowski Lecky and Maura Giles Watson

This RSA panel focuses on the drama, music, poetry, and prose surrounding the numerous international matches forged by the kings of the Stewart dynasty who ruled Britain for most of the seventeenth century. In 1603, the Scottish James I inherits the throne with his Dutch wife Anne; from 1614 to 1623 he attempts to marry his son, Charles I, to the Spanish Infanta Maria Anna; in 1625 Charles weds the French Henrietta Maria, who exiles her court to France with her infant son and heir, Charles II, after her husband is beheaded. After the Restoration, Charles II marries the Portuguese Infanta Catherine of Braganza. His successor James II marries the Italian princess Mary of Modena in 1671.

Playing with Risk in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Science MMLA Panel Nov 3-6, 2011 St. Louis

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 4:28pm
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Midwest Modern Language
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This panel seeks papers that examine the theoretical and material practices of experiment and the production of scientific knowledge. Papers may deal with any aspect of scientific experiment in the the botanical, biological, chemical, and physical sciences, including aesthetics, representation, semiotics, politics, and cultural stakes. Questions for consideration include: How does conceptualizing scientific work as "playful" inform or challenge the purpose of experiment to produce "serious" knowledge? How might the spaces in which science is practiced, performed, and analyzed be conceptualized as a playground? How do literary texts play with depictions of scientific experiment?

Katherine Mansfield

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 4:26pm
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Todd Martin / Katherine Mansfield Society
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Panelists are invited to submit abstracts (250 words) for papers on Katherine Mansfield. Papers on any aspect of Mansfield or Mansfield studies will be considered. Send abstracts to Todd Martin, tmartin@huntington.edu by 15 Sept. 2011.

I am organizing a panel of 3 papers to be presented at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900. The Conference will be held February 23-25 2012

Blackfriars Conference (25-30 October 2011) Abstracts due 31 May 2011

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 4:18pm
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American Shakespeare Center

On odd numbered years since the first October the Blackfriars Playhouse opened, scholars from around the world have gathered in Staunton, during the height of the Shenandoah Valley's famed Fall colors, to hear lectures, see plays, and learn about early modern theatre. In 2011, the American Shakespeare Center's Education and Research Department will once again host Shakespeareans, scholars and practitioners alike, to explore Shakespeare in the study and Shakespeare on the stage and to find ways that these two worlds – sometime in collision – can collaborate.

Academic Research (due 9/1/11)

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 3:36pm
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Public Knowledge Journal
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Public Knowledge Journal seeks articles, book reviews, essays, interviews, and multimedia submissions for Volume 3, Issue 2, on Academic Research.

The phrase "publish or perish" can strike fear – or, at least, a slight tremor – into the heart of even the most dedicated graduate researcher: research is a central component of the university system and of many discussions in the public sphere. A recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education highlights the ongoing tensions among research, education, and service within the university. Research is seen as essential to the life of the university, but many argue that it comes at the expense of good teaching and service to the academic community.

2nd CFP: NOMe-IoT 2011 (Beijing, China, Sept. 18, 2011) : International Workshop on Networking and Object Memories for the Inter

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 10:49am
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ACM

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NOMe-IoT 2011
International Workshop on Networking and Object Memories for the Internet of Things

International Virginia Woolf Society Panel at the University of Louisville Feb 23-25, 2012

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 8:37am
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International Virginia Woolf Society

The International Virginia Woolf Society is pleased to host its eleventh consecutive panel at the University of Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, scheduled for February 23-25, 2012. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Louisville conference. We invite proposals for critical papers on any topic concerning Woolf studies. A particular panel theme may be chosen depending on the proposals received.

Book Submissions

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Monday, May 16, 2011 - 11:32pm
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Infra-Thin Press
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Infra-Thin Press (www.infrathin.com), a new small autonomous scholarly press, is seeking manuscript submissions. We recently launched our press with the publication of our inaugural title, The Ends of Art and Design by Stuart Kendall (May 2011), and we plan to publish more scholarly and experimental texts at the interstices of philosophy and literature, critical theory and design, philosophy and technology, poetry and visual studies, and selected marginalia in between.

CFP "Ernest Hemingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea': Critical Appraisals"

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Monday, May 16, 2011 - 10:41pm
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Dr. Pinaki Roy, Assistant Professor of English, Malda College, Rabindra Avenue, Rathbari More, Post Office + District: Malda - 732 101, West Bengal, India
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A reputed Kolkata-based international-standard publishing company invites papers on Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" as soon as possible. Essays relevant to undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as research scholars, are welcome. They will be published in a critical anthology with an I.S.B.N. and released around March 2012.

CFP "Ernest Hemingway's 'A Farewell to Arms': Critical Appraisals"

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Monday, May 16, 2011 - 10:36pm
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Dr. Pinaki Roy, Assistant Professor of English, Malda College, Rabindra Avenue, Rathbari More, Post Office + District: Malda - 732 101, West Bengal, India
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A reputed Kolkata-based international-standard publishing company invites papers on Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms" as soon as possible. Specific areas of contribution include significance of the title of the novel, Hemingway's narrative technique in "A Farewell to Arms", interweaving of the themes of love and war in the novel, rereading "A Farewell to Arms" as a pessimistic/optimistic novel, and rereading the distinctive features of Hemingway as a novelist with reference to "A Farewell to Arms". Any other focus is also welcome. The essays will be published in a critical anthology with an I.S.B.N. and released around November-December 2011.

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