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"We'd like to avoid any Imperial entanglements": Empire in popular culture

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 11:49am
College of St. Joseph

With Fox's hit Empire and the upcoming release of the new Star Wars movie, ideas of empires and imperialism are once again circulating in popular culture. With questions of empire at the center, the College of St. Joseph is seeking presentations for its 5th annual popular culture conference, held April 8-9 in Rutland, VT. Presentations can explore any popular manifestations of empires, and diverse methodologies and systems of inquiry are welcomed. Some ideas for presentations [this list should not be seen as limiting]:

[UPDATE] Philip K. Dick's Short Fiction (Panel) - Hartford, Connecticut, March 17-20, 2016 (New Deadline Oct 15)

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 11:18am
Brad Congdon / NeMLA 2016

In an unpublished foreword to The Preserving Machine, Philip K. Dick lamented that "As a writer builds up a novel-length piece it slowly begins to imprison him, to take away his freedom." Dick, who has published five volumes of short fiction, argued that short-story writing allows for freedom, crisis, and action, in contrast to the stultifying process of novel writing. "It is in SF stories," he claimed, "that SF action occurs."

Film Theory and Aesthetics: SWPCA 2106

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 10:51am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association February 10-13, 2016, Albuquerque, NM USA

Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics
2016 Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (37th Annual)
February 10-13, 2016, Hyatt Regency Downtown / Albuquerque, NM

Kudzu Scholar (Vol. 6, Iss. 3: Fall Equinox) - Due March 1

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 12:14pm
Kudzu House Quarterly Review

Review our Formatting Guide for the Kudzu Scholar Issue before submitting.

Essay Cluster Themes:

--- American environments before 1900 (Guest edited by Steven Petersheim): How do narrative and storytelling practices (romantic conventions, oral traditions, travel narratives, etc.) influence representations of the environment in pre-1900 American literature. Possible topics include:

Essay Cluster: American Environments Before 1900

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 12:05pm
Kudzu Scholar (Vol. 6, Iss. 3: Fall Equinox) - Due March 1

American environments before 1900 (Guest edited by Steven Petersheim):

We invite essays that consider how narrative and storytelling practices influence representations of the environment in pre-1900 American literature.

Seventh International Conference on the Image - A Common Ground Conference

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 11:57am
Common Ground Publishing

SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE IMAGE
Art and Design Academy, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
1-2 September 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Proposals for paper presentations, workshops, posters, artist work, or colloquia are invited for the Seventh International Conference on the Image, held at the Art and Design Academy, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK, 1-2 September 2016. Proposals are invited that address the image through one of the following categories:

Theme 1: The Form of the Image
Theme 2: Image Work
Theme 3: The Image in Society

VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS

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