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The Classics in Modernist Translation (April 30 and May 1, 2016, Montreal, Quebec)--deadline January 10, 2016

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 3:17pm
full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Hickman, Lynn Kozak/ McGill University

"Portals, Gates": The Classics in Modernist Translation

As Steven Yao observes in *Translation and the Languages of Modernism,* both the practice and the idea of translation were integral to experimental early twentieth-century modernist work in English: "feats of translation not only accompanied and helped to give rise to, but sometimes even themselves constituted, some of the most significant Modernist literary achievements in English." And in their translation work, many anglophone modernists were especially responsive to the literature of Ancient Greece and Rome. As H.D. would note of the work of Euripides, whose plays she translated, "these words are to me portals, gates."

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- Alfred Hitchcock -- November 15, 2015

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 2:19pm
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
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Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
37th Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2016

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
330 Tijeras Ave. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102 USA
Phone: 1-505-842-1234

Submission Deadline: November 15, 2015
Conference Website: (updated regularly)

"Changer ou Partir" : poétique de l'exil

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 11:45am
full name / name of organization: 
Association des étudiant-e-s de littérature française inscrit-e-s aux cycle supérieurs - McGill University

[French Graduate Students Conference of McGill University]

"Changer ou partir" : poétique de l'exil

Dans un contexte d'instabilité politique accrue doublé d'une crise économique prolongée, il n'est guère étonnant de constater que les discours d'extrême droite opposent de plus en plus ouvertement une politique d'assimilation à la promotion de la différence qui s'est imposée comme valeur sociale à partir des études culturelles1. « Changer ou partir » : voilà le choix auquel l'ethos nationaliste confronte aujourd'hui encore les minorités culturelles, comme l'a récemment commenté Marie-Michèle Sioui en résumant ainsi la posture que la division québécoise de la PÉGIDA a adoptée à l'égard des communautés musulmanes.

Amiri Baraka Society -- American Literature Association 25th Annual Conference, May 26-29, 2016

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 10:42am
full name / name of organization: 
Amiri Baraka Society

CALL FOR PAPERS
Amiri Baraka Society
American Literature Association
25th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA

The Amiri Baraka Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://www.americanliteratureassociation.org/). We will also consider a limited number of panel proposals (of no more than 500 words).

African American Literature and Culture Organization -- American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 10:37am
full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Organization

The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the American Literature Association (http://americanliteratureassociation.org/). We will also consider a limited number of panel proposals (of no more than 500 words).

Animals under Capitalism: Art and Politics

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 8:54am
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University of Bristol
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Animals under Capitalism: Art and Politics

The University of Bristol invites submissions for a 1-day conference to be held on May 25, 2016, on the subject of 'Animals under Capitalism: Art and Politics'. The conference aims to explore the relations between capitalism and animal life, and will emphasise the following themes: 1) the intersections between capitalism and the 'Sixth Extinction'; 2) artistic representations of animals under the aegis of capitalism; 3) the biopolitics of domestication; 4) the development of industrial animal farms.

TIME: Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference 28 August - 1 September 2016

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 6:21am
full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies & College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria, Tshwane
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Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference

University of South Africa (UNISA)
College of Human Sciences
Hosted by the Department of English Studies

Theme: Time
Date: 28 August – 1 September 2016
Venue: Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift (South Africa)

CALL FOR PAPERS

Social Media: Connected Cultures

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 5:57am
full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net

Social Media: Connected Cultures
Call for Participation 2016

The Social Media Project: 1st Global Conference

Sunday 8th May – Tuesday 10th May 2016
Prague, Czech Republic

Monstrous Geographies

updated: 
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 5:07am
full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net

Monstrous Geographies

5th Global Meeting
Call for Presentations 2016

Wednesday 11th May – Friday 13th May 2016
Prague, Czech Republic

What do ancient burial sites, haunted houses, post-apocalyptic landscapes, and even recent topographical manifestations of the Gaza conflict or the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 all have in common? Even if they no longer bear the physical markers of violence, the geographic locations of devastation and human suffering are often imbued with memories of horror that are passed on from generation to generation through various textual, audial and visual media.

"Englishes and Changing Identities in the North", May 4-7 2016

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 4:09am
full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Association of English Studies
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The 12th triennial conference for the Nordic Association of English Studies (NAES) will take place at the University of Agder, in Norway, from May 4 to 7, 2016. The conference is broadly inclusive, open to academics working in such fields as English linguistics, literatures in English, cultural studies, and English-language pedagogy. Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

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