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[UPDATE] Psychoanalysis, Money and the Economy: International conference, London Freud Museum, 1-4 July 2010

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 7:56pm
Freud Museum, London, and University of Melbourne

Registration for this major international conference is now open. Confirmed speakers include Etienne Balibar,Zygmunt Bauman, David Bennett, Vince Cable, Claire Colebrook, Karl Figlio, Bruce Fink, Stephen Frosh, Jean-Joseph Goux, Oliver James, Michael Lerner, Viktor Mazin, Susie Orbach, Renata Salecl, Andrew Samuels, Vic Seidler, Bernard Stiegler, Gillian Tett and Ted Winslow. For details of the conference programme, paper titles, abstracts and registration process, please visit the London Freud Museum's web site www.freud.org.uk or email Ivan Ward at ivan@freud.org.uk

Ecocriticism, PAMLA 2010, Honolulu (Deadline: Apr. 5)

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 4:08pm
Kevin Hutchings, University of Northern British Columbia

Papers are sought for a special session investigating any aspect of ecocriticism, including (but not limited to) ecocritical theory, environmental ethics, environmental justice, colonial and postcolonial ecologies, gender and ecology, literary representations of non-human being, and interdisciplinary investigations of literature and environmental science.

Paper proposals of 500 words and a 40-word abstract, due by April 5, 2010 must be submitted via PAMLA's Online Proposal Submission Form available at http://www.pamla.org/2010/session-topics .

Mysteries of Makavejev: Eros, Ideology, Montage -– Essay Collection

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 3:34pm
Litteraria Pragensia Books

Mysteries of Makavejev: Eros, Ideology, Montage

Submissions are invited for an edited collection of essays on the filmmaker, Dusan Makavejev, forthcoming in Litteraria Pragensia Books, the affiliated press of the Philosophy Faculty of the Charles University, Prague.

Animals and War: A Collection of Essays, Proposals due May 28, 2010

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 3:26pm
Dr. Ryan Hediger, La Salle University, English

Animals and War, A Collection of Essays: Call for Papers

I am editing a collection of essays from any discipline and period treating the topic of animals and warfare. Dolphins in the U.S. Navy, the dogs in Vietnam, Iraq, and elsewhere, elephants, pigeons, horses, mules, and many more—millions of nonhuman animals have been subjected to and participants in human warfare. What can we learn from this often invisible history?

CFP: Edges of Forms, Rhythms of Hesitation (3/29/10; 11/17-21/10)

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 11:00am
Stephanie Sadre-Orafai

EDGES OF FORMS, RHYTHMS OF HESITATION
Proposed Session, American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 17-21, 2010
Co-Organizers: Christina Moon (Yale University) and Stephanie
Sadre-Orafai (New York University)

[Update] Creative Writing [4/15/10; 6/18/10 - 6/20/10]

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 10:15am
Great Writing - international Creative Writing conference

Great Writing 2010 - call for proposals

Critical or creative presentations are invited for the 13th Annual International Creative Writing Conference, 18 - 20 June 2010, Bangor, North Wales.

Pre-Easter Call Closes: 15th April 2010

What future is there for Creative Writing?

[UPDATE]: Cinema and Landscape International Conference (3/30/10; 4/16/10 - 4/18/10)

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 10:09am
University of Sheffield (UK)

Call for Papers

International Conference

** CINEMA AND LANDSCAPE**

University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

April 16-18, 2010

An international conference is to be held on the subject of cinema and landscape.

The conference will be hosted at the University of Sheffield, April 16-18 2010, with the aim of exploring the intersection between Film, Film Culture, Landscape, Place and Geography.

Keynote: Professor Phil Powrie

Proposals** (a 150 word abstract) are very welcome for:

- Single Papers (1 person: 20 minutes + 10 minutes questions) or
- Panels (3 persons: 60 minutes + 30 minutes questions)

Can Literature and the Arts be Irenic? (November 18-19, 2010)

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 5:52am
ERIBIA-LSA, Université de Caen Basse-Normandie

Université de Caen Basse-Normandie
November 18-19, 2010
Call for Papers

CAN LITERATURE AND THE ARTS BE IRENIC?

"We go to poetry for one reason, so that we might more fully inhabit our lives and the world in which we live them, and that if we more fully inhabit these things, we might be less apt to destroy both." --Christian Wiman, editor of Poetry Magazine.

CFP: Velvet Light Trap Issue #68: Comedy and Humor (Deadline: 15 September)

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Monday, March 15, 2010 - 7:46pm
Andrea Comiskey / The Velvet Light Trap

Comedy & Humor

Mainstays of the mass media and popular entertainment, comedy and humor serve as the sources of various pleasures and as the sites of complex negotiations of cultures, industries, aesthetics, and tastes. This issue of The Velvet Light Trap seeks articles on comedy and humor in a variety of contexts. Papers may address traditional forms undergoing change, new or emergent forms, or comedy or humor as a component of cultural discourses.

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