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[UPDATE] The Allegory of Guillaume de Digulleville (Deguileville) in Europe: Circulation, Reception and Influence 7/21-23/2011

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Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 9:57am
Université de Lausanne

[UPDATE] If you are a doctoral candidate interested in presenting at the colloquium but in need of travel funds assistance, please send the organizers a brief statement of your interest and your funding needs at the time of submitting your proposal and CV. The Swiss Consulate in Boston (Swissnex) has offered to support the travel costs of one US graduate student and the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literatures (Oxford) has offered a limited fund to support the travel costs of graduate(s) without country of origin restrictions.

CFP for Imbas, a postgraduate interdisciplinary medievalists' conference, 12-14 November, 2010

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Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 8:49am
Imbas, NUI Galway, Ireland

We would like to invite all postgraduate students of medieval studies to Imbas, an interdisciplinary medievalists' conference being held in the Moore Institute at NUI Galway, Ireland from November 12-14th 2010. This conference welcomes delegates at all stages of their research from all areas of medieval studies including languages, history, literature, art, archaeology, palaeography and philosophy.

The theme for 2010 is Representations: Image, Word, Artefact, and we are delighted to announce that Professor Michelle P. Brown of the University of London will be our keynote speaker.

Delegates are encouraged to view the theme as a broad suggestion rather than in any way restrictive, and all variations on this theme will be welcome.

Global tales

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Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 3:39am
Lotte Dam / Aalborg University

Theme: global tales

Visualizing Human Rights: Narrative and Rhetoric of the Humanitarian Image

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Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 12:28am
Georgiana Banita, United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney, Australia; Christoph Ribbat, University of Paderborn, Germany

While the study of human rights has gained momentum over the past decade across a variety of disciplines, much remains to be gleaned from an interdisciplinary focus on human rights discourse and advocacy in their visual contexts. This volume revolves around the conceptual frameworks of human rights and visual culture, exploring the ways in which international human rights discourse inflects and is inflected by visual media, understood to represent both ultramodern and more traditional vehicles.

GSU's Graduate Conference (New Voices) on Humor -- Oct. 7-9, 2010-[UPDATE]

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Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 11:14pm
Georgia State University/ New Voices Graduate Student Conference

The Georgia State New Voices 2010 conference is interested in an academic exploration of the role of humor in literature, rhetoric, and all its other myriad permutations. This conference will feature scholarship from graduate students across the state and nation. Interdisciplinary and collaborative submissions are not only welcomed, but encouraged, and we look forward
to hearing from you all!

***UPDATE: The deadline for submissions has been extended until September 15th***

François Ozon and French Queer Cinema (April 20-23, 2011)

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Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 6:52pm
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: October 15, 2010
Conference hotel: Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Phone: 1-210-223-1000

Panel Title: François Ozon and French Queer Cinema

Papers are now being accepted on all topics related to the work of director François Ozon as well as other directors or topics connected to French queer cinema.

Pedro Almodóvar and the Cinema of Desire

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Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 6:50pm
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: October 15, 2010
Conference hotel: Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Phone: 1-210-223-1000

Panel Title: Pedro Almodóvar and the Cinema of Desire

Papers are now being accepted on all topics related to the work of director Pedro Almodóvar.

While all approaches to Almodóvar will be considered, some possible areas of interest are:

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