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UPDATE: HAIKU AESTHETICS; 31 July 2011

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 11:49am
Anthology

Scholarly essays are invited for an anthology of critical essays on Aesthetics of Haiku Poetry to be published by a reputed publisher from India. The essays may include the traditional as well as contemporary trends in Haiku poetry with special focus on evolution and development of Haiku in English language across the world. For further details, please write to Editor of the anthology at editorial.2008@indiatimes.com.

DEADLINE for submission of FULL PAPER: 31 JULY 2011.

UPDATE: CRITICAL ESSAYS ON KEATS; Anthology; 31 July 2011

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 11:41am
Editor

Scholarly critical / analytical / interpretative essays are invited from scholars across the world for an Anthology to be brought out on the ODES OF JOHN KEATS with a view to providing postgraduate scholars and teachers with new critical insights and perspectives. The anthology will be published by a reputed Publisher headquartered in India and having its main business base in USA, UK and Ireland.

Deadline for submission of essays: 31 July 2011

CFP: New Edited Collection on Service Learning in the Literature Curriculum We invite proposals for an edited collection entit

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 9:51am
Dr. Roberta Rosenberg, Christopher Newport University and Dr. Laurie Grobman, Penn State, Berks

We invite proposals for an edited collection entitled Service Learning and Literary Studies. Our use of the term service learning captures all curriculum-based community engagement. The proposed text will demonstrate that service learning can accomplish multiple learning outcomes as it enriches the study of literature in the college curriculum and meets community needs.

In addition to an introduction, two overview essays and a bibliography of service learning resources, the book will be arranged in two main sections:

[Update] Playful Interruptions in Recent Film (7/1; 11/3-6/11, M/MLA, St. Louis)

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 7:34am
Drs Comer and Vayo

New deadline, July 1.

In Jean-Luc Nancy's The Inoperative Community representations are not just works of art (oeuvre); they also, in fact, work. Representations present "community" and thereby give a disparate group of beings an identity, borders, and a body. If representations work, what happens when a work founders, when it falls apart, and opens onto something else? Would this opening then be the place or space of play, even serious play? What does this "absence of work" look like formally? What are the ethical consequences of such playful interruptions? Papers on non-mainstream directors are of particular interest.

[UPDATE] MAPACA Travel & Tourism Panels; Philadelphia, PA, 11/03/11-11/05/11 (Submissions Due 7/5/11)

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 6:35pm
Mid Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association: Travel and Tourism Area

MAPACA: Travel & Tourism Panels; Philadelphia, PA, 11/03/11-11/05/11 Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association

***DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS EXTENDED to JULY 5, 2011***

Travel and Tourism Studies continues to gain popularity as an academic field, in part because of its inter-disciplinary nature. The Travel and Tourism area seeks papers that explore and discuss any aspect of travel and tourism. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to, the following:
- heritage tourism
- travel and gender/race/class
- material culture and tourism
- writing travel
- spatial relations and tourism
- politics and tourism
- personal travel narratives

CFP: Linguistic, Cultural/Literary and Translation Studies

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 2:47pm
Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução

Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução is a journal publication by the School of Communication, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI) at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (ULHT) in Lisbon, Portugal. It is linked to the 1st cycle study program in Translation and Creative Writing and the postgraduate course in Translation and Intercultural Communication at ULHT. It is also affiliated to the 1st cycle program in Languages and Translation at the Universidade Lusófona do Porto (ULP).

Religions and their Despisers: Criticism and Vilification of Religions and Believers

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 11:43am
Dutch Association for the Academic Study of Religion

We are soliciting papers for our upcoming conference on the theme Religions and their Despisers: Criticism and Vilification of Religions and Believers.

Paper proposals are welcomed from the fields of religious studies, history, cultural anthropology, social sciences, media studies, critical theory, philosophy, ethics, and other disciplines.

Deadline for proposals (500 words): 20 July 2011.

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