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"The Power of Poetry in the Modern World of Print," South Atlantic Modern Language Association (11/4-11/6, Abstracts Due 6/27)

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Monday, June 6, 2011 - 1:06pm
Bartholomew Brinkman

In keeping with SAMLA's 2011 special focus, "The Power of Poetry in the Modern World," this special session seeks papers that address the ways in which poetry has derived, ceded, and wielded power in a modern world mediated by print. Possible topics include: the power of print to shape poetic form and meaning; the power of such print outlets as the anthology and modern magazine to popularize or restrict the audience for poetry; the bibliographical means by which poetry has expressed or challenged power; the ways in which poetry questions the power of modern print through an emphasis on orality or through an embrace of the digital.

ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS; 31 August 2011

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Monday, June 6, 2011 - 6:09am
Editor

Critical / analytical / interpretive essays are invited from scholars across the world for an Anthology to be brought out on the GEETANJALI of the noted Indian Poet Nobel Laureate RABINDRANATH TAGORE. The anthology will be published by a reputed Publisher based in India and having its distribution network the world over.
The essay must be within 2500 and 4000 words, typeset with 1.5 paragraph space and must be according to the latest MLA Stylesheet.
An Abstract of the essay is desirable possibly before 15 July 2011.
The last date for submission of complete essay is August 31, 2011.
For further details, please write to Editor of the Anthology at editorial.india@yahoo.com

The Materials of American Studies

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Sunday, June 5, 2011 - 11:38pm
Australian Journal of American Studies

AJAS Call for Papers

The Materials of American Studies, December 2012.

Bill Brown observes that by the end of the nineteenth century, "the invention, production, distribution and consumption of things rather suddenly came to define a national culture" [Sense of Things 4]. This issue of the Australasian Journal of American Studies, "The Materials of American Studies," explores the role of objects in understanding, representing, tracing and conceptualising America, its past and present. We invite essays that explore the material of American Studies: the production, reproduction, consumption and circulation of objects from the colonial period to the present.

Possible topics:

Interrogating Cosmopolitan Conviviality: New Dimensions of the European in Literature (Bamberg, 24 - 25 May 2012)

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Sunday, June 5, 2011 - 5:02pm
University of Bamberg (Germany)

Ever since the publication of Appadurai's groundbreaking study Modernity at Large (1996), concepts like "multiculturalism", "globalisation" and, more recently, "cosmopolitanism" have contributed to raise questions about the future of Postcolonial Studies – opening up to issues of "canon expansion" and "rerouting", among others (Madsen 1999; Wilson et al. 2010). From a somewhat counter-perspective, attempts at turning Europe itself into a highly problematic region of postcolonial analysis have also been made.

The Pedalto Report: A Journal for Incorporated Art (submissions deadline 8/15/2011)

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Sunday, June 5, 2011 - 2:00pm
The Pedalto Report

The term "incorporated art" might be used to describe art that exists in the form of an institution, company, or other organization. In contrast with art that takes incorporation as its subject, incorporated art begins with the act of incorporation and exists only to the extent that the incorporated entity remains in operation.

WOMEN AND TEXTS DURING THE MIDDLE AGES (SPECIAL SESSION), MMLA ANNUAL CONVENTION, SAINT LOUIS, NOVEMBER 03-06

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Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 10:25pm
BONCHO DRAGIYSKI, MMLA

THE SPECIAL SESSION SEEKS SUBMISSIONS THAT FOCUS ON HOW CERTAIN MEDIEVAL WOMEN NEGOTIATED THEIR PLACE IN THE WORLD THROUGH THEIR WRITINGS, THROUGH THE WRITINGS OF OTHERS ABOUT THEM, OR THROUGH THE IMITATION OF TEXTUAL FEMALE MODELS. PAPERS MAY FOCUS ON ANY HISTORICAL OR FICTIONAL FEMALE FIGURE FROM THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD.

FACULTY MEMBERS AND GRADUATE STUDENTS ARE WELCOME TO SUBMIT A DETAILED ABSTRACT TO: DRAGIYSKI@WUSTL.EDU

DEADLINE: JULY 10, 2011

Call for Indian English Poetry Anthology

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Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 7:18pm
Call for Indian English Poetry Anthology 1970s-Present

Call for Indian English Poetry Submissions
Project editors:
Dr. Paula Hayes, Strayer University, Memphis TN, USA and
Dr. Jaydeep Sarangi,Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri College(Calcutta, University), Kolkata(India).

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