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The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) Annual Conference

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 10:10am
The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) / University of Salford, UK

Conference
University of Salford
12-14 January 2011 (dates to be confirmed)

Hosted by the School of Media, Music & Performance

2011 conference overview
The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) is the UK subject association for those researching and teaching in the area, whether in arts, humanities or social sciences departments.

In 2011 the conference will be hosted by the Communication, Cultural and Media Studies Research Centre which is situated within the School of Media, Music and Performance at the University of Salford.

[UPDATE]Teaching World Literature: Perspective and Pedagogy/March 18, 2011

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 9:05am
Kennesaw State University

This conference incorporates discussion of curriculum, methodology, and assessment of the world literature course. Suggestions for topics include: the "arena" of the world literature classroom (increased class size, hybrid, or online classes); teaching the "world" in world literature (what texts? how many?); world literature as an important general education course (how do we approach teaching this course as a foundation for university level education? Other topics on perspectives and pedagogy are most welcome. Submit a proposal (400 words) to Dr. Khalil Elayan (kelayan@kennesaw.edu) and Denise White (dwhite@kennesaw.edu).

[UPDATE - last chance to submit] Edited Collection: Attached to Fiction: Trauma, Loss, Pleasure

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 3:49am
The University of Western Australia

Attached to Fiction: Trauma, Loss, Pleasure

Editors: Dr Hila Shachar and Dr Sophie Sunderland, English and Cultural Studies, The University of Western Australia

Contact email: attachedtofiction@gmail.com

"Mr Sakamoto said that reading had saved his life. Not mathematics. Not money. Not travel. Reading. At a time, he said, when he felt blasted by images, words had anchored him, secured him, stopped his free-falling plunge into nowhere."

-Gail Jones, Dreams of Speaking (London: Harvill Secker, 2006), p. 132.

CFP: The Funny (and Unfunny) in Fandom (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

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Monday, September 27, 2010 - 10:30pm
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts

Participants are being sought for paper sessions or discussion panels on The Funny (and Unfunny) in Fandom for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 32 is on the humorous and ridiculous in the fantastic, and while papers relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to this call will be equally welcome. The conference will be held in Orlando, Florida, from March 16 - 20, 2011 at the Orlando Marriott Airport Hotel. Guests of Honor are Connie Willis and Terry Bisson, and the Guest Scholar is Andrea Hairston. For more information and updates about the conference, please visit www.iafa.org.

CFP: Literary/Historical Mash-ups and Remixes and the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

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Monday, September 27, 2010 - 10:26pm
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts

Participants are being sought for paper sessions or discussion panels on Literary/Historical Mash-ups and Remixes in the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 32 is on the humorous and ridiculous in the fantastic, and while papers relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to this call will be equally welcome. The conference will be held in Orlando, Florida, from March 16 - 20, 2011 at the Orlando Marriott Airport Hotel. Guests of Honor are Connie Willis and Terry Bisson, and the Guest Scholar is Andrea Hairston. For more information and updates about the conference, please visit www.iafa.org.

CFP: Fan Communities and the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

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Monday, September 27, 2010 - 10:22pm
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Communities and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 32 is on the humorous and ridiculous in the fantastic, and while papers relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to this call will be equally welcome. The conference will be held in Orlando, Florida, from March 16 - 20, 2011 at the Orlando Marriott Airport Hotel. Guests of Honor are Connie Willis and Terry Bisson, and the Guest Scholar is Andrea Hairston. For more information and updates about the conference, please visit www.iafa.org.

CFP: Fan Production and the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

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Monday, September 27, 2010 - 10:20pm
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Production and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 32 is on the humorous and ridiculous in the fantastic, and while papers relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to this call will be equally welcome. The conference will be held in Orlando, Florida, from March 16 - 20, 2011 at the Orlando Marriott Airport Hotel. Guests of Honor are Connie Willis and Terry Bisson, and the Guest Scholar is Andrea Hairston. For more information and updates about the conference, please visit www.iafa.org.

CFP: Convergence Culture and the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

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Monday, September 27, 2010 - 10:17pm
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Convergence Culture and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 32 is on the humorous and ridiculous in the fantastic, and while papers relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to this call will be equally welcome. The conference will be held in Orlando, Florida, from March 16 - 20, 2011 at the Orlando Marriott Airport Hotel. Guests of Honor are Connie Willis and Terry Bisson, and the Guest Scholar is Andrea Hairston. For more information and updates about the conference, please visit www.iafa.org.

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