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Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age (Special Issue Journal; June 15 2015)

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Friday, April 17, 2015 - 8:35am
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Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
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Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that reflect upon the issue's theme. We are looking for broad theoretical inquiries, individual case studies, and traditional scholarly articles related to the theme. Additionally, we strongly encourage submissions of theme-related photographs, poetry, and creative writing.

Poet-Artist Collaboration (abstracts due May 30)

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Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 3:45pm
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SAMLA Conference Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15
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This panel explores the theme of "literature and the other arts" through the unique dynamic of word-image interaction situated in the poet-artist collaboration. Paper proposals addressing poet-artist collaborations from any time period found in ekphrasis, illustrated books, book arts, children's books, broadside printings, digital projects, and museum/site-specific installations and exhibits are welcome. By May 30, 2015, please submit a 300-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Anne Keefe, University of North Texas, at anne.keefe@unt.edu.

[UPDATE] Moving Images of War and Peace

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Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 1:38pm
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16th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium, Bucksport, Maine, USA
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The organizers of the 2015 Northeast Historic Film (NHF) Summer Symposium invite proposals featuring studies of amateur, educational, industrial, and non-theatrical films that examine war and peace. Training and battlefield films, footage from ordnance and gun cameras, medical films, coming home reportage, peace movement films—from the beginning of moving image technology through the present, citizen-soldier-filmmakers and homefront amateurs have recorded alternate, complementary, and personal images of war and peace.

[UPDATE] CFP "Shakespeare and Dance" essay cluster - 9/1/15

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Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 12:57pm
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Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation
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Borrowers & Lenders, The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation, is soliciting contributions to its "Appropriations in Performance" section. B&L is a peer-reviewed, online, multimedia scholarly journal and winner of the CELJ's "Best New Journal" award for 2007. We publish two issues each year. In addition to the main section, which features articles and article clusters, we regularly run three dedicated sections: Appropriations in Performance, Digital Appropriations, and Book Reviews.

For the "Appropriations in Performance" section, we prefer thesis-driven reviews focused on arguments and observations over more traditional, archival reviews geared primarily to making descriptive or evaluative records.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN - Monday 24 August - Saturday 29 August 2015

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Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 9:32am
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ISSO - Summer School in Ontology - AGAMBEN
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ISSO is a six days school which provides an unique insight into the contemporary debate on ontology. Six leading philosophers will address this classical philosophical question from different perspectives.

SEMINAR LEADERS:

Giorgio Agamben
Francesco Berto
Ray Brassier
François Laruelle
Paul M. Livingston
Davide Tarizzo

For more information and registration please visit: http://issogrado.com/

or write us at: info@issogrado.com

Marco Piasentier and Andrea Soardo

3rd Mediterranean Interdisciplinary Forum on Social Sciences and Humanities

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Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 7:59am
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European Scientific Institute

3rd Mediterranean Interdisciplinary Forum on Social Sciences and Humanities, MIFS 2015 is a summit academic event, with a primary purpose of assembling researchers in the area of social sciences and humanities, who by presentation of their scientific attainments will contribute to the development of the interdisciplinary concept in higher education.

By expressing their opinions and attitudes, hundreds of participants from all over the world will have the opportunity to discuss social, cultural, economic, educational and scientific problems thus contributing to a better society.

Update - debbie tucker green international symposium, 21 November 2015, University of Lincoln, UK

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Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 7:05am
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Dr Siân Adiseshiah / University of Lincoln, UK

Registration is now open for the debbie tucker green international symposium on Saturday 21st November 2015 at the University of Lincoln. It costs £10/£25/£40 (including lunch and refreshments) and you can book your place here: http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/campuslife/whatson/eventsconferences/debbi...

[UPDATE] 'James Ellroy: Visions of Noir' 1-3 July 2015

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Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 6:09am
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Dr Steven Powell University of Liverpool
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'James Ellroy: Visions of Noir' will be held at the University of Liverpool from 1-3 July 2015. This conference will examine Ellroy's influence on the genre, his inspirations as a writer and his achievements in forging an idiosyncratic and unique style. We seek to foster an interdisciplinary approach in order to explore subjects such as Ellroy's reinterpretation of the history of Los Angeles and the United States, as well as the connections between genre fiction and cinema through film noir.

The Digital and the Local

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 9:20pm
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LINQ Literature in North Queensland, Vol 42

In the last twenty-five years, technology has made an enormous impact on the way we communicate, often with largely unforeseen consequences. From the perspective of its impact on narrative communication, digital technology has begun to augment, alter, and introduce new practices of producing, sharing and reading and analysing texts. David M Berry (2011, 12) argues that 'computer code enables new communicative processes, and with the increasing social dimension of networked media the possibility of new and exciting forms of collaborative thinking arises.'

The Contemporary: Culture in the Twenty-First Century, March 3-5, 2016

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 8:30pm
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Princeton University

We are constantly under pressure to define the "now." When did it begin? What does it include? When will it end? Recent attempts to capture this moving target have offered an array of starting points--the end of World War II, 1968, the end of the Cold War, the start of the new millennium, 9/11, the 2008 financial crisis. These attempts have also offered an array of periodizing concepts--postmodernism, post-postmodernism, late capitalism, neoliberalism, the anthropocene, the post-civil rights era, the post-human. We propose to respond to and circumvent this pressure in two ways. First, by creating a dialogue between our periodizing concerns and recent literature and art.

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