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CFP: antiTHESIS Volume 21 – "Futures"

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Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 1:57am
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne

It has become increasingly difficult to conceive of our culture as following a dialectical progression from a shared past into a collective future, whether utopian or dystopian. We find ourselves instead at a point at which "The Future," a key concept in all branches of Western thought, creativity and experience, is replaced by myriad "Futures" of immediate relevance and consequence. How is our relationship to the future changing, and how do we actualise these potential futures?

The editors of antiTHESIS are seeking papers exploring the concept of futures to be published in Volume 21 of the journal. Graduate students and researchers from all disciplines within the arts, humanities and social sciences are invited to submit.

Postcolonial Theatre - Call for Papers and Performances, Feb.4-6, 2011: University of Toronto

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 11:42am
Graduate Drama Centre, University of Toronto, Canada

The 2011 Festival of Original Theatre conference sponsored by the Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama at the University of Toronto will focus its discussion and praxis entirely on the field of Post-Colonial theatre. The 2011 F.O.O.T. festival is designed to reflect the multi-cultural diversity of the city we inhabit, and to encourage an integrative approach between the theoretical and practical. The festival intends to promote and discuss contemporary trends in the emerging field of post-colonial performance studies as it relates to contentious issues ever-present in various cultural/multi-racial communities (such as race, marginality, migration, agency and hegemony).

Call for Book Reviewers

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 9:46am
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

Call for Book Reviewers

LIMINA: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies. Volume 17 CFP Submissions Deadline September 30 2010

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Monday, August 2, 2010 - 12:42am
The University of Western Australia

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the Discipline of History at The University of Western Australia.

We are especially committed to publishing the work of postgraduate students and early career researchers, realising the importance of developing an early publication record, as well as the difficulties in doing so.

Recognising the fact that many articles get bogged down in the review process, at Limina we guarantee initial feedback on articles and the review process within 4 – 6 weeks, (ensuring your work is not buried somewhere for months on end).

CFP: Hemingway's Short Fiction, Louisville Conference 2011

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Monday, August 2, 2010 - 12:04am
Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900

While Hemingway's fiction remains a focus for many critics, not every piece of fiction Hemingway wrote engenders ample criticism. Susan Beegel, in Hemingway's Neglected Short Fiction: New Perspectives, outlines a few ways in which certain short works of Hemingway continue to be the subject of criticism ranging from sentence-length dismissals scattered throughout book length studies to full-length essays lacking meaningful contributions to the work's scholarly cache. Beegel's explanation of neglected short fiction including works featured in essays which have lacked critical stature is the starting point for this panel proposal.

NeMLA Annual Convention, New Brunswick, NJ (4/7-10/11; 9/30/10)

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Sunday, August 1, 2010 - 9:04pm
Northeast Modern Language Association

Call for Papers

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

Deadline: September 30, 2010

The 42nd Annual Convention will feature approximately 360 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers, cultural events, and pre-convention workshops. The complete Call for Papers for the 2011 Convention is available at: http://www.nemla.org/convention/2011/cfp.html

Please include with your abstract:

Feminism and Teaching Symposium

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Sunday, August 1, 2010 - 6:25am
University of Nottingham

This is a two-day interdisciplinary postgraduate symposium that will explore the relationships between feminism and teaching.

Keynote workshops/sessions by: Professor Gina Wisker (Brighton), Professor Sara Mills (Sheffield Hallam) and Dr. Louise Mullany (Nottingham), Professor Ruth Holliday (Leeds), Dr. Ben Brabon (Edge Hill), Annette Foster (Performance Artist).

CFP: The Figure of the Author in the Short Story in English, 8-9 April 2011, Angers, France

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Sunday, August 1, 2010 - 1:30am
Université d’Angers, France and Edge Hill University, U.K.

The CRILA short story research group (JE2536) of the Université d'Angers, France, will be hosting an international conference in collaboration with Edge Hill University, U.K. on "The Figure of the Author in the Short Story in English," 8-9 April 2011 at La Maison des Sciences Humaines, Université d'Angers, France.

Plenary speaker: Charles E. May, Professor Emeritus, California State University, Long Beach.

Authority and Uncertainty in Poetic Language and Practice

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Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 8:23pm
NeMLA, 4/7-4/10/11--Deadline Sept. 30, 2010

Call for Papers

Authority and Uncertainty in Poetic Language and Practice

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

Authority and Uncertainty in Poetic Language and Practice
Abstracts due September 30, 2010

Postfeminist Postmortems? Gender, Sexualities and Multiple Modernities (Annual Conference of the Department of English, Delhi Un

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Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 2:11pm
Baidik Bhattacharya, Department of English, University of Delhi

Feminisms and modernities have had a long and interlocked history. Now that we are, arguably, in a post-feminist, post-modern era, is it a fitting moment to stop and take stock of this critical encounter?
This provocation emerges out of a particular trajectory of debates, controversies and confrontations in gender studies over the past two decades. Judith Butler's Gender Trouble (1990) destabilised understandings of these interlocked categories about two decades after feminism emerged as a serious tool of critical inquiry. In 1990, also, Gayatri Spivak in The Postcolonial Critic re-located critical feminisms outside the Anglophone world.

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