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BSECS 40th Annual Conference 2011

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 6:29pm
The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

BSECS 40th Annual Conference

Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th January 2011
St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.


The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is Europe's largest and most prestigious annual conference dealing with all aspects of the history, literature, and culture of the long eighteenth century.

We invite proposals for papers and sessions dealing with any aspect of the long eighteenth century, not only in Britain, but also throughout Europe, North America, and the wider world. Proposals are invited for fully comprised panels of three or four papers, for roundtable sessions of up to five speakers, for individual papers, and for 'alternative format' sessions of your devising.

CFP: Digital Narrative: 8th Annual iDMAa Conference,Vancouver, BC, Canada, 4/6/2010, Deadline: 8/30

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 3:07pm
international Digital Media and Arts association (iDMAa)

The Digital Narrative: 8th Annual iDMAa Conference, November 4-6, 2010. Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Leading academics, professionals and artists will gather at Emily Carr University of Art and Design for the International Digital Media and Art Association's 8th annual conference to explore how digital media and art is informing, challenging and reinventing our notions of narrative structures and storytelling. The conference will include pre-conference workshops, keynote and plenary presentations, panels, networking, discussions, social events as well as opportunities to explore Emily Carr's Intersections Digital Studios and Center for Social Media.

Survey: Africa in Higher Education

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 10:43am
Natasha Himmelman, University of Cape Town

Ph.D. student conducting survey on

African Studies
Africana Studies
Diaspora Studies
Caribbean Studies
African American Studies

in institutions of higher education, seeking undergraduate, postgraduate, and recent graduate responses to simple 10-question survey:

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Natasha at

2010 PRAGUE JAMES JOYCE SYMPOSIUM, 13 - 18 June 2010

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 9:25am


Please note that the registration deadline for this year's Prague James Joyce Symposium has been extended until 10 May. Proposals are welcomed on all aspects of Joyce's writing. For information about registration, accommodation and all events, please see the Symposium website:

Symposium Patron: Vaclav Havel.

Plenary speakers: David Hayman, Daniel Ferrer, Steve McCaffery.

Guest writers: Karen Mac Cormack and Tom McCarthy.

[UPDATE} Cleaning up After the Tiger. Mediating the Crisis in Ireland

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 4:08am
The Internationalist Review of Irish Culture

The deadline for submission of articles to the IRIC has been extended. The new deadline is July 1, 2010. This was due to a number of server problems, which have virtually blocked our website for many weeks. We apologize with all those who sent queries and submissions and never got an answer

The Internationalist Review of Irish Culture solicits the submission of papers for the 2010 issue entitled Cleaning Up After the Tiger. Mediating the Crisis in Post-Tiger Ireland.

Biopolitics and the Humanities: States of Subjectivity

Monday, April 19, 2010 - 8:28pm
Rice University

Biopolitics and the Humanities: States of Subjectivity

2010 Rice University Graduate Symposium

Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 17th – 18th, 2010

Submission deadline: June 15th, 2010.

UPDATE - A River Runs Through Us: Exploring the Poetics of Place

Monday, April 19, 2010 - 5:56pm
EAPSU: English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities

Inspired by the host university's setting on the banks of the Susquehanna River, between the Alleghenies and Appalachians, the 2010 EAPSU conference theme "A River Runs through Us" invites exploration of the possibilities and permutations of place and its representations wherever we live.
Topics/Subjects may include, but are not limited to:    
Landscape, Memory, and Identity
Forests or Rivers in Literature
Ecologies of Place
Ecocriticism & Ecofeminism
Globalization & Natural Resources
Water Stories & Journeys
Rivers & the Human Spirit
Dynamics of  Representing
Rhetorics of Environmentalism
Local Color Writing

Teaching with Technology

Monday, April 19, 2010 - 1:41pm
Radical Teacher

Teaching today is ubiquitously tied to technology; from K-12 through graduate school, today's classroom is increasingly digital, and the call to make it more so grows. Institutional resources are increasingly directed toward classroom digital initiatives, libraries are merged with academic computing departments, and the instructional technologist has begun to occupy a central role on many campuses. New degree programs are popping up. Digital humanities is a newly, yet nebulously, defined discipline.

[UPDATE] Southern Literature and Popular Culture area MPCA-- Minneapolis

Monday, April 19, 2010 - 9:43am
Midwest Popular Culture Association

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference, this year to be held at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel, in Minneapolis, MN from Friday 1 October to Sunday 3 October.
The area seeks papers whose topics address any aspect of Southern literature or popular culture. This includes works by southerners OR about the south. Topics might address, but are not in any way limited to:
- Literature
- Film and Theatre
- Religion and Pop Culture
- Humor (Blue Collar Comedy, etc.)
- Music and Visual art

Housing Fictions: the House in Writing and Culture, 1950 to the Present European Journal of English Studies, Vol. 16

Monday, April 19, 2010 - 9:39am
Francesca Saggini (Universita' della Tuscia)

This issue of EJES aims to engage the variety of European approaches to the study of the house in Anglophone literatures and cultures from the standpoint of contemporaneity.
Submissions are invited from scholars working in the fields of the Anglophone literatures, language, media and culture, including the arts and architecture. Contributors may emphasise theoretical/methodological approaches or textual readings. Invited topics include, but are by no means restricted to, the following:
• the cultural architecture of the house;
• the house and the episteme; the disciplines and discourses of the house;
• thresholds and boundaries of/in the house;