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[UPDATE] Recycling (Grad Conference) - Sat, Sept 25, 2010

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Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 4:09pm
Dept of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University

[Please note that the deadline has been extended to June 1, 2010.]

The Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies at Stony Brook University is pleased to announce its inaugural graduate student conference will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at the Stony Brook Manhattan campus. We are also excited to announce that Lisa Gitelman, Associate Professor of Media, Culture & Communication and Associate Professor of English at NYU, will be the conference keynote speaker.

Subversions of Hi/story and Desire for Memory, October 21-22, 2010

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Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 2:09am
Department of French and Francophone Studies at the University of California Los Angeles

CALL FOR PAPERS
Send abstracts by June 30th to frenconf@ucla.edu.
Include "Subversions of History" in the Subject heading.

Subversions of Hi/story and Desire for Memory
15th Annual Graduate Student Conference in French and Francophone Studies at the University of California Los Angeles

October 21-22, 2010

[Update!] Reweaving the Rainbow: Literature & Philosophy, 1850-1910

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Friday, May 14, 2010 - 3:32pm
University of Exeter, UK

Dear All,

Registration has now opened for Reweaving the Rainbow: Literature & Philosophy, 1850-1910 (10th-11th September). Details can be found at

http://sall.exeter.ac.uk/research/conferences/reweavingtherainbow/

You can look forward to a rigorous, friendly, fun conference in beautiful south west England. Registration closes on the 25th June

With very best wishes,

Kate

k.hext@ex.ac.uk

[UPDATE] Obama, Race, and Empire (journal; deadline extended to 7/1/10)

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Friday, May 14, 2010 - 12:30pm
agency

agency, an online, peer-reviewed and interdisciplinary journal, invites submissions for its inaugural issue, a special issue on Obama, Race, and Empire. The election of Barack Obama as President of the United States in November 2008 was hailed by many as a transformative moment in the history of race relations within the United States, and the USA's relationship with the global community. Yet, Obama's first year as President has resulted in frustration for many of his supporters, as policy goals remain goals not achievements and the USA continues to be seen by many as oppressive and imperialist.

[UPDATE] Immigration and Visual Culture (journal; deadline extended to 7/1/10)

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Friday, May 14, 2010 - 12:28pm
agency

agency, an online, peer-reviewed and interdisciplinary journal, invites submissions for a special issue on Immigration and Visual Culture. Technologies such as photography and film have played a crucial role in representing, constructing, and reifying the immigrant subject and immigrant experiences. Recent technological innovations, from YouTube and social networking sites to DVD and video downloading to surveillance technologies, have changed the ways in which immigrant subjectivities and experiences are constructed and disseminated.

[UPDATE] South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

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Friday, May 14, 2010 - 9:53am
St. John's University

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear. There is evidence that a range of men and women servants read for pleasure and self-improvement. Ironically, as the number of domestic servants who were able to read grew steadily, writers became aware of how the text can affect moral character.

Feminism in Practice Conference 2010: Reflection, Action, Change (deadline September 10, 2010)

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Friday, May 14, 2010 - 9:42am
Women's Studies and the Women's Center at Lehigh University

The Women's Center and Women's Studies at Lehigh University

invite proposal, paper, and poster submissions for

Feminism in Practice Conference 2010: Reflection, Action, Change
Saturday, November 6
Lehigh University

This one-day conference, held at Lehigh University, seeks to bring together professionals, academics, activists, and individuals interested in exploring how, when, and why feminism exists as a practical part of our lives.

'Shadow Play: Alchemy, Redolence & Enchantment' Illustration Symposium, 2- 4 November 2010

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Friday, May 14, 2010 - 7:53am
Amelia Johnstone / Cardiff School of Art & Design

A call goes out for papers for the first international Illustration Symposium in Cardiff. With Cardiff School of Art and Design at the Wales Millennium Centre and Chapter Arts.

In association with Material Ludlow & Carnaby Street, and the Courtyard Press.

Shadow Play: Alchemy, Redolence and Enchantment
2nd – 4th November 2010

Please propose papers around the following themes, and be bold, like Vasilisa;

Alchemy, Redolence and Enchantment

Be prepared to go beyond with Alchemy – do not be wary of conjuring with Redolence or enrapturing through Enchantment.

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

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Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 11:15pm
St. John's University

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear. There is evidence that a range of men and women servants read for pleasure and self-improvement. Ironically, as the number of domestic servants who were able to read grew steadily, writers became aware of how the text can affect moral character.

[UPDATE] UMobile Forum on Christianity and the Liberal Arts, Sep. 24-25, 2010 (Deadline Extended: 5/28/10)

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Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 5:12pm
University of Mobile

We have received requests to extend the deadline for abstracts and panel proposals. The new submission deadline is May 28.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Lyle Jeffrey, Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities in the Honors Program at Baylor University, "The Place of Truth in the Liberal Arts."

We offer an interdisciplinary forum in which members of the academic community can explore the relationships between Christian theology, ethics, and practice, and the tradition of scholarship and teaching of the liberal arts within the university. We especially welcome presentations that are exploratory in nature and that raise broad questions about central areas of concern to the liberal arts classroom.

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