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Critical Distance: Reclusiveness, Secession, Indifference -- Special Issue of the Journal for Cultural Research

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Guest Editor: James Corby; Journal for Cultural Research
contact email: 
james.corby@um.edu.mt

In the context of any attempt to rethink the modalities, possibilities, conditions and limitations of critical thought, the otherwise sober and restrained notion of ‘critical distance’, with all i

Potterwatch 2013 - April 6, 2013 - Charlotte, NC

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Potterwatch, the official Harry Potter club of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
contact email: 
unccpotterconference@gmail.com

The Future of Harry Potter
the 2013 PotterWatch Conference
at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
April 6, 2013
Charlotte, NC

3rd Global Conference:Beauty (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Beauty

Sunday 15th September – Tuesday 17th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

7th Global Conference: Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mcb7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference: April 21-23, 2013

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Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
The XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference
April 21-23, 2013 Harrodsburg and Springfield (Roberts' hometown), KY

PURITY: A Call For Papers

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Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

4th Global Conference: Space and Place (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp4@inter-disciplinary.net

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] CFP: At Play in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (proposals due 3 Jan 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
rcameron@depaul.edu

Conference: June 20-22, 2013, DePaul University, Chicago IL
Proposals deadline extended to 3 January 2013

Age, Culture, Humanities - New Journal - 15 February 2013

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Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu

Announcement of Publication and Call for Submissions

April 18-19 Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group Colloquium

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Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group
contact email: 
rmitsein@purdue.edu

During Captain Cook’s 1769 transoceanic voyage, he collected a rust fungus in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.

Writing Life -- Postgraduate Symposium, Malta, 22-23 March 2013

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University of Malta
contact email: 
writinglife2013@um.edu.mt

Writing Life
Postgraduate Symposium
22–23 March 2013
University of Malta

http://www.facebook.com/events/292097414242784/

Keynote speakers:
Dr Stefan Herbrechter (Coventry University)

Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

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Ph.D. Program in French
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker:

Post-Graduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 9-10 May 2013

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Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Deptartment of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
9-10 May 2013
Cankaya University, Ankara

'Making It Work': US Thought and Culture Between Practice and Paralysis

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan US Literatures and Cultures Consortium
contact email: 
usistconference2013@gmail.com

Keynotes:
Paul Taylor (Philosophy / African American and Diaspora Studies, Penn State): author of Race: A Philosophical Introduction

Transnational Americas

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Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
January 19 2013
Trinity College, Dublin

Transnational America(s)

3rd Global Conference: The Value of Work (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vow3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
The Value of Work

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

3rd Global Conference: Re-framing Punishment and the Body (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Re-framing Punishment and the Body

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

Idiosycrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

[UPDATE] 7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

[Extension] Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

Extension: all submissions now due by January 15th, 2013.

Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

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Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northrdige
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

[UPDATE] Approaches to Teaching American Ethnic Literatures in the 21st Century/edited text/Proposal Deadline: January , 14, 201

full name / name of organization: 
Helane Androne/Miami University of Ohio
contact email: 
adamshd@muohio.edu

I'm seeking contributors to a collection of essays that consider innovative teaching practices for engaging students with American ethnic literatures.

[UPDATE] Humor and Culture; submission deadline extended to 2/15/13

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Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Title: Humor and Culture

CFP: Victorians Institute 2013 Conference: Through the Looking Glass

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Victorians Institute
contact email: 
Rebecca.King@mtsu.edu

CFP: Victorians Institute 2013 Conference: Through the Looking Glass

Proposals: 5/1/2013

The 42nd Meeting of the Victorians Institute

November 1-2, 2013

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

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University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

CFP: British Women Writers Conference (April 4-6, 2013; Abstracts due Dec 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
BWWC2013@gmail.com

Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference April 4-6, 2013 in Albuquerque, NM

"Built Upon" - CFP for projects using digital archives and collections

full name / name of organization: 
Anvil Academic
contact email: 
fmoody@anvilacademic.org

[UPDATE] 7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

“Alt,” neither a word nor a prefix in the grammatical sense, has nevertheless been a generative concept in contemporary scholarly interrogations of non-normative ways of engaging with and inhabiti

Love of Wisdom Vs. Wisdom of Love

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Comparative Literature, SUNY-Buffalo
contact email: 
wisdomlovebuffalo@gmail.com

Love of Wisdom Vs. Wisdom of Love

3rd Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
SUNY-BUFFALO, 2013

*Deadline for Abstract Submission: Feb.1st, 2013
Email to: WisdomLoveBuffalo@gmail.com

AGIC's SPECIAL INTEREST SECTION: Order and Chaos: The More Things Change... CFP: Dec. 15, 2012

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Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
agic.concordia@gmail.com

Brave New World:
Traditions and Transitions
SPECIAL INTEREST SECTION:ORDER AND CHAOS: THE MORE THINGS CHANGE…

EXTENSION FOR CALL FOR PAPERSDUE DECEMBER 15TH, 2012

CFP Endnotes 2013: ANONYMITY - University of British Columbia English Graduate Conference in Vancouver BC, May 10-12, 2013

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Endnotes 2013 - University of British Columbia English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

Call For Papers:

ENDNOTES 2013: Anonymity
UBC English Graduate Conference
Green College, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
May 10 - 12, 2013

[UPDATE] Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2013

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IAFOR
contact email: 
acah@iafor.org

Special Theme: "Connectedness, Identity and Alienation in the Arts and Humanities"

[UPDATE] Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2013

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IAFOR
contact email: 
librasia@iafor.org

CONFERENCE THEME
"Connectedness, Identity and Alienation"

[UPDATE] What’s in a “Castle of Murder”? Fairy Tales across Time and Place: Celebrating Our Deepest Language

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The Louisiana Conference on Language, Literature and Culture
contact email: 
laconference2013@gmail.com

Deadline Extension: December 15th, 2012.

Neo-Victorian Studies: 2013 General Issue

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Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorian Studies is currently soliciting scholarly and creative work for its 2013 general issue.

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