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Dalit and Disability

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 3:47am
full name / name of organization: 
MJP Rohilkhand University
contact email: 

The editor of a collection on Dalit Literature seeks quality papers on
related themes e.g.,
Dalit and Disability
Dalit Identity
Dalit Consciousness
Dalit Autobiograhy
Dalit and Gandhi
Regional Dalit literatures
Subaltern voices in Dalit Autobiography

We are short of 4-5 quality papers only.
Papers should be between 3,000-7,000 words in MLA format. A 200-250 words
abstract along with bio will be due by 15 May 2011. Full papers due
by 15 June 2011.
Send your abstracts with Bio to
asha.choubey_at_yahoo.com
asha.choubey_at_gmail.com
reader1234_at_rediffmail.com
Dr. Asha Choubey
Associate professor of English
Head, Department of Humanities

[UPDATE] Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Nov. 5-6, 2011)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 12:56am
full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 

Call for Papers

2011 Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

Claremont, California
November 5-6, 2011

Session Title:
Converting Cultures, Building the Empire:
American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries

MPCA/ACA 2011: Harry Potter Panel (October 14-16, 2011)

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 11:14pm
full name / name of organization: 
Orlando Dos Reis / Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 

The Harry Potter area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association invites panel and paper proposals for its annual conference. The conference will be held from October 14-16, 2011 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Proposals and abstracts of about 250-300 words on any aspect of Harry Potter are welcome, although topics focusing on time, space, and memory are of particular interest this year.

Please submit proposals and abstracts to the Area Chair. Electronic submissions should be sent to Orlando Dos Reis, Kansas State University at dosreis@ksu.edu. Deadline for submissions is April 30, 2011.

Call for Papers: Indigenous Health

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 6:54pm
full name / name of organization: 
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples

Colonization and health have an intricate relationship for indigenous peoples. For many indigenous groups, colonization brought with it diseases that proved devastating for peoples without immunity, but it also brought with it ideas of health that were different from those carried by the more than 5,000 groups that identify as indigenous today. With traditional approaches to health standing alongside mainstream structures in many nations today, health becomes a sphere where the politics of indigeneity and race are negotiated.

Emergence(s): A Rhetoric Symposium

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 4:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
The Rhetoric Society of Old Dominion University (RSODU)

Emergence(s): A Rhetoric Symposium

PRESENTED BY THE RHETORIC SOCIETY OF OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY

July 12-13, 2011

The Rhetoric Society of Old Dominion University (RSODU) is excited to be hosting our first symposium this summer, with support from the Rhetoric Society of America. The symposium will be held on July 12th and 13th at Old Dominion University and will also be available online for participants at a distance. We invite everyone who is interested in the recent development and interdisciplinary expansion of our field to join with us in exploring these areas and their influences at this year's symposium.

[UPDATE] One Week Extended Deadline! Octopus Journal: Invisibility CFP

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 3:28pm
full name / name of organization: 
Octopus Journal, Visual Studies Dept. at University of California-Irvine
contact email: 

Octopus Journal (theoctopusjournal.org), an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed online journal published by the graduate students of the Ph.D. program in Visual Studies at UC Irvine, invites proposals for submissions to its Spring 2011 volume, Invisibility. Across the humanities and social sciences invisibility has proven to be a fecund topic, which we wish to further explore through papers that test and stretch the limits of visuality and visual forms of representation.

LASA 2012 San Francisco: La educación sentimental: afectos que se vuelven pedagógicos

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 2:39pm
full name / name of organization: 
LASA

En este panel se intenta explorar a los afectos y los aspectos pedagógigos que emergen en diversos géneros (el teatro, la televisión, la música, el performance, cine, documental y literatura) y que educaron a las generaciones en Latinamérica y Caribe. ¿Cómo modelaron las emociones? ¿Qué aspectos pedagógicos exploraron de manera sentimental? ¿Qué procesos afectivos convierten a un género en educativo?

Popular Culture: all topics

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 2:16pm
full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 

Northeast Popular Culture Association
(NEPCA)

ANNUAL MEETING
November 11 and 12, 2011
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT
(Direct Metro-North train service from Grand Central Terminal)

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association will hold its annual fall conference on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12, 2011 on the mid-town campus of Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT.

The NePCA program committee welcomes proposals on any popular culture or American culture topic. Both individual papers and complete session proposals are encouraged. Complete session proposals should consist of two or three complementary papers and a chair or respondent.

CALL FOR REVIEWS: Dandelion Graduate Journal seeks reviews on "BREVITY"

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 1:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dandelion Journal, School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 

The review editors of "Dandelion" are looking for submissions on the theme of brevity for the next issue, out in October 2011.

Topics for review could include, but are in no way limited to:

· Long reviews on short material, showing the richness of the short form

· Reviews on short series such as Continuum's 33 1/3; or short anthologies and collections

· Reviews on music/film/fiction iPhone apps

· Reviews of short film festivals, or online collections

· Review essays on temporary exhibitions, or pop-up enterprises

29-31 March, 2012

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 12:56pm
full name / name of organization: 
20th & 21st Century French & Francophone Studies International Colloquium
contact email: 

20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium
California State University, Long Beach

Crossings, Frictions, Fusions / Traversées, frictions, fusions
Renaissance Long Beach Hotel, Long Beach, CA
29-31 March, 2012

Teaching Business Writing with Technology

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 12:33pm
full name / name of organization: 
Association for Business Communication at the MLA Convention
contact email: 

Association for Business Communication

Teaching Business Writing
Contemporary business communication is shifting from traditional memos to technology based communication models. Papers about teaching effective electronic business writing/using these tools in the classroom are welcomed. 300 word abstract/CV by 10 March 2011; Mahli Xuan Mechenbier (mmechenb@kent.edu).

Indigenous Studies - MPCA/ACA; Oct 14-16, 2011, Milwaukee, WI

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 11:41am
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 

Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2011

The Indigenous Studies area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference, this year to be held at the Milwaukee Hilton City Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Friday-Sunday, October 14-16, 2011.

1st Gloabl Conference: Space and Place

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 11:26am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference
Space and Place

Wednesday 14th September – Friday 16th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

[Reminder] Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: Formal Measures

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 11:06am
full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stergiopoulos (Princeton University)
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS

FORMAL MEASURES

Sixth Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium

Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University
Saturday, May 7, 2011

Deadline for Proposals: March 20, 2011

On Saturday, May 7, 2011, the Department of Comparative Literature at Princeton University will host a colloquium in comparative poetics titled "Formal Measures." Graduate students at any stage in their work are welcome to submit proposals for a twenty-minute paper presentation.

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