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ABWFA 1st Global Session on Terror

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - 9:36pm

Reservation Deadline: August 15, 2010
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2010
Paper Submission Deadline: December 31, 2010

From the schoolyards to the far reaches of the earth, terrorism has become one of the largest problems humankind faces in our modern world. Terrorism takes on many forms; psychological bullying, personal insults, abuse of political power, religious intolerance, race and gender slurs. The product of terrorism is fear and hatred and can possibly spin itself into a web of physical violence against individuals, groups and entire nations.

Practice-Led Research in the Arts (09/01/2010)

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - 12:43pm
Creative Industries Journal

Special Issue on Practice-Led Research in the Arts

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The Creative Industries Journal is planning a Special Issue on Practice-Led Research in the Arts/Creative Industries.

Ideas for papers looking at any aspect of Practice-Led Research in the Arts are greatly welcomed, as are "work-in-progress" suggestions. Approaches to Practice-Led Research in the Arts/Creative Industries - from all disciplines that work in the area - are greatly encouraged.

[UPDATE]Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance: NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; submissions due Sept 30, 2010

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - 9:04am
Northeast Modern Language Association 2011 conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

This panel invites papers on "Life Writing at a Distance," broadly defining both life writing and "distance" as spatial/geographical or temporal remove: Topobiography; eco-biography; heroic memoirs; missionary and spiritual autobiography; letters and epistolary life narratives; life narrative of/in place; biography, memoir and autobiography in exile; expatriate memoirs; life narratives in travel and tourism; ethnoautobiography; migrant memoir and testimony. Please submit 300-word abstract and brief cv by September 30, 2010, to Mary Goodwin, National Taiwan Normal University,

aspeers Calls for Papers by American Studies Students at European Universities by 31 October 2010

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 - 5:36pm
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies


aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level.It aims to foster academic exchange among young Americanists across Europe, and to thereby advance the field as well as its genuine European perspective on 'America' and its presences and effects around the world. As of its fourth issue, aspeers features a general section in addition to a topical one that brings academic and creative works into a dialogue on one common theme.