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Feminist Challenges or Feminist Rhetorics?: Locations, Scholarships and Discourse, October 12-15, 2011

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Sunday, May 16, 2010 - 5:40pm
The Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition 8th Biennial Conference on Feminisms and Rhetorics

The 2011 Feminisms and Rhetorics conference, sponsored by the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition, will be hosted by Minnesota State University, Mankato October 12-15, 2011.

The conference committee is strongly interdisciplinary and therefore our theme seeks to recognize the spaces between disciplines and communities. The conference theme is meant to acknowledge the academic and socio-discursive spaces that feminisms, and rhetorics on or about feminisms, inhabit. Major political, religious and social leaders have recently discussed feminism, including the Dalai Lama, but the discussion seems to revolve around cultural or essentialized discourses of feminism.

[UPDATE] Health/Care/Nation (31/05/2010; 14-17/10/2010

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Sunday, May 16, 2010 - 9:06am
Christina Simmons / University of Windsor

New deadline: May 31, 2010

*le français suit*

Conference CALL FOR PAPERS: Health/Care/Nation
Sponsored by the Canadian Association for American Studies and the University of Windsor

14-17 October 2010 http://uwindsor.ca/caas2010

Please share this with your colleagues. Graduate students are especially encouraged to submit.

Keynote Speakers:

Gerard Boychuk, Director of the Global Governance Graduate Program at Balsillie School of International Affairs and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Waterloo

Call for Submissions

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Sunday, May 16, 2010 - 5:06am
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

ABC Journal, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, is now accepting submissions for its December 2010 issue, an open-theme edition featuring our usual selection of critical-creative multidisciplinary work. We invite provocative contributions in the form of articles, essays, interviews, book reviews, conference presentations and project outlines that seek to take Anglophone studies to a new level of enquiry across disciplinary boundaries.

[UPDATE] From Boardroom to Bijou: Exploring Cinema Distribution and Exhibition (proposals by 31st July 2010)

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Sunday, May 16, 2010 - 4:07am
Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities - special issue

Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities (Texas A & M University-Commerce) welcomes original manuscript submissions for a special issue on cinema distribution and exhibition.

The classic Hollywood studio model had three main strings: production, distribution and exhibition. Less print space has been devoted to scholarship on the latter two, which remain essential to the story of cinema in the United States and the rest of the world. Post Script aims to address this imbalance with a special issue focusing on the business of film distribution and the art of cinema exhibition. Papers, essays, interviews, reviews and other articles on any area of cinema distribution or exhibition are welcome.

short essays: literature, justice, law, teaching and social change

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Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 6:30pm
Changing Lives Through Literature

Changing Lives Through Literature is a nationally recognized alternative sentencing program for criminal offenders founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives. CLTL sentences criminal offenders to a series of literature seminars instead of traditional probation. Studies have confirmed that program graduates are half as likely to commit additional crimes than their counterparts in the justice system.

[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.

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