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[UPDATE] The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

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Wednesday, April 21, 2010 - 5:45am
University of Surrey, UK

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey
2-3 July 2010.

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Dr Andy Mousley, Senior Lecturer in English at the University of De
Montfort, editor of the forthcoming Palgrave collection Literature, Humanism and Posthumanism,

Prof. Steve Dixon, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Development at the
University of Brunel, and director of multimedia performance research company The Chameleons Group,

Prof. Robert Pepperell, Reader in Fine Art at the Cardiff School of Art and Design, and author of The Posthuman Condition.

CfP GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (PROPOSAL EXTENSION 26 April; conference 26 June 2010)

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Wednesday, April 21, 2010 - 5:00am
Goldsmiths College, University of London

Please note, the proposal deadline for the GLITS Goldsmiths Literature Seminar Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference has been EXTENDED to 26 APRIL 2010.

The second annual conference will be held at Goldsmiths College, in London, UK, Saturday 26 June 2010. The keynote speaker is Christopher Norris.

This year we turn our focus to paradox, the strange territory between reason and intuition, involving the simultaneous processes of grasping and letting go of the doxa.

Representing Women's Medico-Literary Texts in the Long Eighteenth Century, NEASECS, Buffalo, October 2010

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 9:59pm
Angela Monsam and Danielle Spratt

We are seeking paper proposals for the panel "Representing Women's Medico-Literary Texts in the Long Eighteenth Century," which will occur during the annual NEASECS meeting to be held in Buffalo from October 21-23, 2010. The CFP and the link to the conference page is below. If you are interested in submitting a paper proposal, please email a 250 word abstract and a brief CV by May 15.

outh Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 9:44pm
St. John's University

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear. There is evidence that a range of men and women servants read for pleasure and self-improvement. Ironically, as the number of domestic servants who were able to read grew steadily, writers became aware of how the text can affect moral character.

Edited Collection - Toni Cade Bambara's Gorilla, My Love, September 1, 2010

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 9:00pm
Mary S. Comfort/ Moravian College

Studies of one or more of the short stories in Gorilla, My Love by Toni Cade Bambara will be considered for a new volume in the Dialogue series of literary studies published by Rodopi Press Amsterdam / New York, under the general editorship of Michael J. Meyer. The series offers new and experienced scholars the opportunity to present alternative readings and approaches to classic texts (those which have received canonical acceptance in either American or Continental Literature). The major goal of the series is to open the door to voices which are already silenced by the selective nature of academic presses and to encourage new approaches and insights that will both enliven the text and promote further discussion of the work in question.

BSECS 40th Annual Conference 2011

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 6:29pm
The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

BSECS 40th Annual Conference

Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th January 2011
St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

"Emotions"

The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is Europe's largest and most prestigious annual conference dealing with all aspects of the history, literature, and culture of the long eighteenth century.

We invite proposals for papers and sessions dealing with any aspect of the long eighteenth century, not only in Britain, but also throughout Europe, North America, and the wider world. Proposals are invited for fully comprised panels of three or four papers, for roundtable sessions of up to five speakers, for individual papers, and for 'alternative format' sessions of your devising.

CFP: Digital Narrative: 8th Annual iDMAa Conference,Vancouver, BC, Canada, 4/6/2010, Deadline: 8/30

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 3:07pm
international Digital Media and Arts association (iDMAa)

The Digital Narrative: 8th Annual iDMAa Conference, November 4-6, 2010. Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Leading academics, professionals and artists will gather at Emily Carr University of Art and Design for the International Digital Media and Art Association's 8th annual conference to explore how digital media and art is informing, challenging and reinventing our notions of narrative structures and storytelling. The conference will include pre-conference workshops, keynote and plenary presentations, panels, networking, discussions, social events as well as opportunities to explore Emily Carr's Intersections Digital Studios and Center for Social Media.

Survey: Africa in Higher Education

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 10:43am
Natasha Himmelman, University of Cape Town

Ph.D. student conducting survey on

African Studies
Africana Studies
Diaspora Studies
Caribbean Studies
African American Studies

in institutions of higher education, seeking undergraduate, postgraduate, and recent graduate responses to simple 10-question survey:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2Z6QC7C

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Natasha at nhimmelman@gmail.com.

2010 PRAGUE JAMES JOYCE SYMPOSIUM, 13 - 18 June 2010

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 9:25am
CHARLES UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF ARTS

PRAGUE JAMES JOYCE SYMPOSIUM: REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 10 MAY

Please note that the registration deadline for this year's Prague James Joyce Symposium has been extended until 10 May. Proposals are welcomed on all aspects of Joyce's writing. For information about registration, accommodation and all events, please see the Symposium website: www.jamesjoyce.cz.

Symposium Patron: Vaclav Havel.

Plenary speakers: David Hayman, Daniel Ferrer, Steve McCaffery.

Guest writers: Karen Mac Cormack and Tom McCarthy.

[UPDATE} Cleaning up After the Tiger. Mediating the Crisis in Ireland

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 4:08am
The Internationalist Review of Irish Culture

The deadline for submission of articles to the IRIC has been extended. The new deadline is July 1, 2010. This was due to a number of server problems, which have virtually blocked our website for many weeks. We apologize with all those who sent queries and submissions and never got an answer

The Internationalist Review of Irish Culture solicits the submission of papers for the 2010 issue entitled Cleaning Up After the Tiger. Mediating the Crisis in Post-Tiger Ireland.

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