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[UPDATE] Afghan – Nation and Narration in Post-Colonial Postmodernities

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 4:30pm
University of Bayreuth/FAU University/University of Uppsala

Afghan – Nation and Narration in Post-Colonial Postmodernities

"What I want to emphasize in that large and luminal image of the nation with which I began is a particular ambivalence that haunts the idea of the nation, the language of those who write of it and the lives of those who live it. It is an ambivalence that emerges from a growing awareness that, despite the certainty with which historians speak of the 'origins' of nation as a sign of the 'modernity' of society, the cultural temporality of the nation inscribes a much more transitional social reality."
(Homi K. Bhabha, Nation and Narration – Introduction)

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Traveling Domestic—Proposed Panel for MSA 17 (November 19- 22, 2015)

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 3:30pm
Modernist Studies Association

Guiliana Bruno's Atlas of Emotion: Journeys in Art, Architecture and Film (2002), introduces the idea of "traveling domestic" in art and film. For Bruno, "traveling domestic" involves seeing and representing the home not as the static antithesis of travel but as a space that itself engenders voyage and invites exploration; to "travel domestic" is to approach the home as curious and risky rather than banal and safe. This type of travel holds special significance for considerations of gender both because it is staged within a stereotypically feminine sphere and because it unsettles the home's ability to function as a bulwark against turbulent public space.

MLA 2016 Special Session: Postcolonial Poets and Publics

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 1:08pm
MLA 2016 Austin, TX

How do contemporary poets envision their role in the public life of a postcolony? This is not a question of social value but of social relations. In what ways does poetry mediate the discourses which, in part, inform the coherency of any public?

Negotiating Shakespeare: History, Culture and Context: Oct. 9-11, 2015

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 11:14am
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference

Please join us October 9-11, 2015 in Bowling Green, Ohio for the annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference.This year, the OVSC is especially interested in papers and panels on the topic of negotiating Shakespeare through history, culture, and context.

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 9:56am
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_

Call for Papers

_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_ Special Issue cfp

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

Deadline: June 3, 2015

Reminder: CFP 'Perfectly phrased and quite as true': Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 9:36am
Dr Kostas Boyiopoulos and Dr Michael Shallcross

We invite proposals for papers for the following academic conference, by 1st April 2015:

'Perfectly phrased and quite as true': Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950

4 July 2015, University of York

Plenary speakers:
Dr Mark Sandy, Durham University
Dr James Williams, University of York

[UPDATE] ARTICLE DEADLINE EXTENDED - Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 7:53am
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies have extended the deadline for submission of articles for Issue #14 until 1st April 2015.

The journal publishes scholarly articles and reviews on all aspects of the gothic and horror across literature, film, new media, television and beyond.

Please see http://irishgothichorrorjournal.homestead.com/AboutUs.html for further details.

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