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CFP Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses

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Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 6:35am
Cine-Excess - Brunel University

The 5th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Locating George Herbert: Family, Place, Traditions--Wales--Oct. 13-16, 2011 (New Deadline April 21, 2011)

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Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 5:34am
George Herbert Society

The George Herbert Society announces its next international, interdisciplinary conference, which will seek to locate Herbert's Welsh origins and earliest influences. These include the gifted and competitive Herbert family; the Welsh border country around his Montgomery birthplace; and the literary, spiritual, and aesthetic traditions of Celtic culture. We also will locate Herbert's legacy among other Welsh poets, including Henry Vaughan, Thomas Traherne, Dylan Thomas, and R. S. Thomas.

Creative Writing: Creative or Critical Work (3/31/11)

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Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 5:26am
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing

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New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing publishes both critical and creative work - offering a forum for debate, as well as an avenue for the publication of the best stories, poems, works of creative non-fiction or works for the stage or for the screen, in all its contemporary varieties. www.newwritingjournal.com

cfp Scritture migranti n.5/2011

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Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 4:09am
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali - Dept. of Italian, University of Bologna

CALL FOR PAPERS N.5/2011
The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Bologna (Italy) is now accepting submissions for its next issue (n. 5/2011) of Scritture migranti, an international journal dedicated to writing on migration.
Interested scholars should send a complete essay or an abstract of approx. 20 lines by May 15, 2011 to the editorial committee: redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it.

CSULB Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Student Conference

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 10:52pm
Medieval and Renaissance Students' Association

The California State University, Long Beach
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Third Annual Student Conference
April 2, 2011
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, California

The Medieval and Renaissance Students' Association at CSULB is seeking proposals for individual papers and group panels from graduate and undergraduate students in all disciplines for its Third Annual Student Conference. Proposals should be sent as presentation abstracts of 250 words or less. Presentations should be approximately 15-20 minutes in length, allowing 5-10 minutes for discussion and questions.

Law and Corporeality in Literature

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 10:35pm
MLA 2012

accepting paper proposals for a panel at the 127th MLA Annual Convention in Seattle (5–8 January 2012). Note that this proposal is for a guaranteed session sponsored by the Law as Literature Discussion Group.

Law and Corporeality in Literature

This panel considers how the law regulates the body/bodies in literature and other media. Papers considering gender, race, and ethnicity are especially encouraged. 300-word abstract and bio by 5 March 2011; April Miller (april.miller@unco.edu).

Screenplay Translation: ALTA, Kansas City, Nov. 16-20, 2011

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 3:39pm
proposed session, American Literary Translators Association

Seeking panelists for a proposed American Literary Translators Association session on the literary translation of film screenplays. Translators who work in this genre as well as interested screenwriters, scholars, and members of the publishing industry are invited to participate. Panelists will present their topics (10-15 minutes each) in a communicative fashion rather than reading directly from papers. Please send a 100-word abstract and a 100-word bio to lakanost@ksu.edu by April 11.

The Olive Oil Culture in the Mediterranean, November 10-11, Toronto, ON, Canada

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 3:23pm
The Canadian Institute for Mediterranean Studies

The purpose of this conference is to bring together a group of scholars interested in examining the role of the olive tree and olive oil in the history of the Mediterranean, from antiquity to the present. Its perspective is interdisciplinary and its scope is multicultural. Among the topics to be examined are the symbolic value of the olive tree and olive oil in the religious, artistic and literary history of the nations surrounding the Mediterranean basin. The conference also intends to explore the cultivation of olive trees, the production history of oil, its economic history, its centrality in the food culture of the Mediterranean, and, finally, the movement of oil and its symbolism to other areas of the globe as part of the Mediterranean diasporas.

Essay Collection: Mexican Horror Films: Studies in the Horror Film.

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 2:42pm
Dr. Gerardo Tonatiuh Cummings Rendón

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Mexican Horror Films: Studies in the Horror Film
Due: July 4, 2011
Edited by Dr. Gerardo Tonatiuh Cummings Rendón

Proposals are sought for an edited collection entitled Mexican Horror Films: Studies in the Horror Film, a collection slated to be published by Centipede Press in their long-established Studies in the Horror Film series.

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