category: modernist studies

Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts

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St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Eleven, Issue 1/ Spring 2013)
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meghan.punschke12@stjohns.edu
  • “Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear

    The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

    Vocal Positioning: Mapping the Fictional Voice - ACLA, Toronto - April 4-7, 2013

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    Elizabeth Alsop, Western Kentucky University and Leah Anderst, Queensborough Community College
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    elizabeth.alsop@wku.edu, landerst@qcc.cuny.edu

    Call for Papers - Vocal Positioning: Mapping the Fictional Voice
    American Comparative Literature Association
    April 4-7, 2013
    University of Toronto, Canada

    The University of St. Francis 23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference

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    University of St. Francis English Department
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    ell@stfrancis.edu

    The University of St. Francis is currently seeking paper submissions for its 23rd annual English Language and Literature Conference.

    The Crime Comics of Ed Brubaker (12/10/12; PCA/ACA 3/27/13-3/30/13)

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    Terrence Wandtke / Popular Culture Association
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    twandtke@judsonu.edu

    Panel Title: “The Crime Comics of Ed Brubaker”

    Deadline for submissions: December 10, 2012

    The Crime Comics of Frank Miller (12/10/12; PCA/ACA 3/27/13-3/30/13)

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    Terrence Wandtke / Popular Culture Association
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    twandtke@judsonu.edu

    Panel Title: “The Crime Comics of Frank Miller”

    Deadline for submissions: December 10, 2012

    @Harvard U. - Cultural Materials / Material Culture: Abstracts due Nov. 23rd 2012

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    CHIASMI Graduate Student Conference in the Italian Studies, a Harvard and Brown Collaboration
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    chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

    Counterfeit Realities (ACLA--University of Toronto)

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    American Comparative Literature Association
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    burd0083@umn.edu

    Organization: American Comparative Literature Association (http://www.acla.org/acla2013/propose-a-paper-or-seminar/); please be sure to mark your submission for this particular seminar: Counterfeit Re

    [UPDATE] disClosure Journal: Security

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    disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
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    disclosurejournal@gmail.com

    disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory • Issue 22: Security

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 16th, 2012

    Across the Shadow Lines: Diasporas in the Age of Transnationalism (ACLA, Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13; deadline, 11/1/12)

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    Sheshalatha Reddy (Howard University); Parama Sarkar (University of Toledo)
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    Please submit proposals for this seminar through the ACLA website: http://acla.org/submit/index.php.

    As the movement of peoples across state borders, diasporas are both literal and imaginative insofar as they entail the concomitant crossing of cultural forms.

    [UPDATE] Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

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    T.J. Welch, Florida State University
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    tjwelch@fsu.edu

    Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

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