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Temporal Discombobulations: Time and the Experience of the Gothic (August, 2016; University of Surrey, United Kingdom)

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 10:25am
Gothic Temporalities Group in conjunction with the University of Surrey

CFP: Temporal Discombobulations: Time and the Experience of the Gothic

Gothic Temporalities Group in conjunction with the University of Surrey

22-24 August 2016 University of Surrey United Kingdom

Our experience of the Gothic is one founded in time. Whether it is of a past that will not or cannot die, multiple presents that can never resolved, or infinite futures that can never be realised it speaks of a temporal excess that refuses to be contained.

International Conference: 'Katherine Mansfield and the Art of the Short Story', Bandol, France, 10-12 June 2016.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 9:42am
Katherine Mansfield Society

Katherine Mansfield and
the Art of the Short Story

Bandol, France, 10-12 June 2016

Organised by the Katherine Mansfield Society
Hosted by the town of Bandol, France
Supported by the New Zealand Embassy, Paris
and the University of Northampton, UK

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Professor Enda Duffy
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Professor Ailsa Cox
Edge Hill University, UK

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Call for Papers *New* : Socrates Vol. 3 No.4 (2015) Issue- December

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 12:47am
Socrates: Scholarly research Journal

Research papers and manuscripts are invited for consideration of publication in the regular issue- VOL. 3 NO. 4 (2015) ISSUE- DECEMBER OF the Journal SOCRATES. Deadline: November 20, 2015. Information For Authors is available on :
http://www.socratesjournal.com/index.php/socrates/information/authors
Authors can also use the quick submit portal available on the footer of the website.
http://www.socratesjournal.com

Staging the East: Drama and Opera (25-27 February 2016)

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Monday, October 12, 2015 - 8:33pm
Ashley Bender / South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Oklahoma City, OK)

This panel seeks proposals that consider representations of the East in dramatic and operatic productions of the long eighteenth century. Please e-mail abstracts of 250-300 words to abender@twu.edu.

ANGLICA: An International Journal of English Studies (deadline 31 Jan 2016)

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Monday, October 12, 2015 - 2:41pm
Institute of Engilsh Studies, University of Warsaw

ANGLICA: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES is a peer-reviewed annual print and electronic journal under the auspices of the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw. We invite submissions for our next issue to be published autumn 2016.

For Volume 25.1 we are interested in contributions from such fields as British, Irish, American, Canadian, Australian and post-colonial literature, theatre, film, critical theory, the arts, the media, history and social studies.

PROTEST: April 21-22, 2016 at the University of Pennsylvania

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Monday, October 12, 2015 - 10:48am
University of Pennsylvania's Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies (GSWS) Program and Media Activism Research Collective (MARC)

PROTEST: 3rd Biannual GSWS Graduate Student Conference

University of Pennsylvania

Thursday, April 21-Friday, April 22, 2016

Keynote: Marcia Ochoa

Featured Presentation: Isa Noyola

Organized by Penn's Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program and Media Activism Research Collective

[UPDATE] Untying the Mother Tongue. On Language, Affect, and the Unconscious Deadline ext. October, 15

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Monday, October 12, 2015 - 10:27am
Federico Dal Bo, Antonio Castore / ICI Berlin

The term we still use to designate someone's attachment to a particular language, her potentially flawless competence, or the very "place" for her thoughts to emerge in coherent form, is "mother tongue". We take it to be a natural condition of language acquisition, equally valid for every individual speaker, and thus forget that it is a mere metaphorical reference to the "first" language, spoken by what is referred to, with an even more misleading metaphor, a "native" speaker.

Throughout history, the use and connotations of the expression "mother tongue" have undergone several changes. In the Middle Ages and Early Modern period, the Latin "lingua materna" referred to the vernaculars in opposition to the learned Latin.

Cornell University Romance Studies Graduate Conference "Ideas of South" - March 11th–12th 2016 (Abstract due December 1st 2015)

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Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 11:55pm
Cornell University - Department of Romance Studies

In 1925, the editors of Quarto Stato questioned the forms in which the Turin communists were addressing the "Southern Question," critical of how Italy's unification in 1870 resulted in advanced industry and agriculture in the North and the reinstatement of traditions of feudalism in the South. In Antonio Gramsci's reading, the move of the Turin communists was far from dividing the country but instead was based on creating alliances between the workers from the North and the peasants from the South as a strategy for revolution. In 2015, with austerity crippling southern Europe countries, what old and new "Southern Questions" are shaping the long history of inequality in the very idea of south?

Re-Queering the Nation: America's Queer Crisis - Special Issue - European Journal of American Studies - Vol. 11, No. 3, 2016

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Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 7:19pm
Francisco Costa, University of East Anglia/European Association for American Studies

LGBTQ social, cultural, and political issues have become a defining feature of twenty-first century American life, transforming on a national, international and transnational scale a number of institutions. With this special issue of the European Journal of American Studies we will stage a timely and much-needed conversation between American Studies and Queer Studies, in order to address America's rapidly changing position in relation to LGBTQ issues.

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