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Authorship and Appropriation

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Monday, October 26, 2015 - 10:25am
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Dr Daniel Cook / University of Dundee
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University of Dundee
8th and 9th April 2016

To celebrate the publication of The Afterlives of Eighteenth-Century Fiction, edited by Daniel Cook and Nicholas Seager (Cambridge University Press, 2015), we invite proposals for 20-minute papers that address the theory and practice of the adaptation and appropriation of literary texts in any period. Topics might include but are not restricted to:

Family and Genealogy in the Study of Religion -- DEADLINE APPROACHING November 1, 2015

updated: 
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 9:04am
full name / name of organization: 
Brown University, Graduate Student Conference, Religious Studies

Call for Papers
Family and Genealogy in the Study of Religion
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Hosted by the Department of Religious Studies at Brown University March 18th and 19th 2016
Keynote Address: Tomoko Masuzawa (University of Michigan)

The Beautiful Game: The Poetics and Aesthetics of Soccer in Transnational Perspective

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Monday, October 26, 2015 - 7:34am
full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Basel

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Beautiful Game: The Poetics and Aesthetics of Soccer in Transnational Perspective
University of Basel
June 30-July 2, 2016

Confirmed Speakers:
Simon Critchley (New School for Social Research)
Eva Lavric (University of Innsbruck)
Emily Ryall (University of Gloucestershire)

Edwidge Danticat Society at American Literature Association May 26-29, 2016

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Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 7:43pm
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Edwidge Danticat Society

The Edwidge Danticat Society invites papers for a panel at the 27h Annual American Literature Association conference. In light of Edwidge Danticat's most recent concern with the Haitian/Dominican border and citizenship crisis, we welcome papers that explore Danticat's activist and creative work in relationship to borders, citizenship, and denationalization.

The Edwidge Danticat Society invites proposals for 15-minute presentations, possible topics include:

Bob Dylan and Drama (Baltimore, March 31-April 2, 2016)

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Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 6:32pm
full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Drama Conference
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Although Bob Dylan has never written a play, his influence by and upon drama is both significant and under-examined. This panel seeks to explore various ways in which Dylan draws upon theatrical artists, texts, and performances for inspiration. This panel will also consider instances of collaboration or influence where Dylan leaves his mark on playwrights, directors, and/or performers.

UPDATE: SWPACA Children's/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/1/15; 2/10-13/16)

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Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 12:01pm
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2015
Submit proposals to: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org

SWPACA Children's/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area
37th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
February 10-13, 2016
Albuquerque, NM
http://southwestpca.org/

Science at Court, 1285-1450

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Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 4:16am
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Newnham College, Cambridge
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http://www.scienceatcourt.org/about/

From the anonymous Middle English Court of Sapience to Nicole Oresme's Livre du ciel et du monde to the lavishly illustrated copies of Pliny's Natural History produced for the Visconti family, medieval scientific discourse was often inflected by – and constructed around – literary, musical, and artistic forms present at court. This conference invites abstracts on what it means to "do science at court" in the late medieval period, particularly in the context of literature, music, and the arts.

[UPDATE] Abstract deadline approaching - Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - Florence 22 April 2016

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Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 3:54am
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The 2016 IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence
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Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence - Prophecy and Conspiracy in Early Modern England - Florence 22nd April 2016

The 2016 IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence is a one-day interdisciplinary forum open to PhD students and researchers who have obtained their doctorates within the past 5 years. This year's conference will focus on the themes of prophecy and conspiracy in early modern texts.

American Literature Association Annual Conference, May 26-29, 2016, Ernest Hemingway Society

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Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 11:29pm
full name / name of organization: 
Ernest Hemingway Society
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Call for Papers
American Literature Association Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA
http://americanliteratureassociation.org/

The Ernest Hemingway Society will sponsor two panels at the upcoming ALA Conference:

The 90th Anniversary of The Sun Also Rises

CFP African American/Black Studies 2016 SWPCA conference

updated: 
Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 10:24pm
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
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CFP: African American / Black Studies Area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
37th Annual Conference, February 10-13, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
http://www.southwestpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2015

Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for the 37th annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association conference, Feb 10-13, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. International submissions are welcome.

The Worlds of John Thelwall (NYC: 1/15/16; 6/25/16)

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Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 12:46pm
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Fordham Romanticism Group
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THE WORLDS OF JOHN THELWALL

The Fordham Romanticism Group and the John Thelwall Society invite paper proposals for a one-day symposium to be held at Fordham University in New York City on 25 June 2016. Building on the inaugural John Thelwall Society conference held at the University of Notre Dame's London Center in 2014, "The Worlds of John Thelwall" will consider how Thelwall and his contemporaries thought about the global scene. Papers might attend to how the work of Thelwall and others relates to:

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