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CFP: Translation in Exile, 10-11 December 2015, Brussels, Belgium (Deadline: 15 January 2015)

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Friday, October 31, 2014 - 7:59am
Free University of Brussels (VUB) - Ghent University

International Conference organized by the Centre for Literature in Translation of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Ghent University, in cooperation with the University of Santiago de Compostela and the Federal University of Santa Catarina.

Venue: Vrije Universiteit Brussel, December 10-11, 2015

Bringing together scholars from different disciplines such as cultural studies, translation studies, area studies, comparative literature and anthropology, this conference aims at providing a new understanding of exile as a theoretical concept, analytical category, and lived experience in the study of the translation of (literary) texts.

[UPDATE] Constructing Humanity (Feb 2015), Extended Call 11/17, Keynote Eric Lott

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 2:42pm
University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals -- EXTENDED DEADLINE

Constructing Humanity
(re/de)constructing (in)humanit(ies)

February 26, 27 & 28, 2015

With Keynote Speaker, ERIC LOTT

CFP: "Moving Forms: The Global Circulation of Victorian Narrative Innovations ":Panel for NAVSA ( July 9-12, 2015); due 11/21

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 8:15am
John Plotz (Brandeis)

CFP: "Moving Forms: The Global Circulation of Victorian Narrative Innovations "

A panel proposal for NAVSA (July 9-12, 2015, Hawaii)
Organizers: Pablo Mukherjee (Warwick); John Plotz, (Brandeis)

Abstracts sought for a panel that will explore ways in which narrative innovations, or generic and formal variants, circulate globally between (an approximate date-range only) 1880-1900. The post-Darwin rise of Naturalist fiction under various names is one area of special interest; another is crime fiction's global circulation; another is the debates on "diffusion" of folk-tales (e.g. Lang, Jacobs et. al.). But other instances are equally welcome.

Thanks in advance for reposting and circulating this CFP to relevant venues!

Reading the Books of Nature (12/1/14;2/13/15)

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 6:34pm
Natures 2015: Seventh Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference

Authors and artists, from Galileo to Rousseau, Woolfe to Kingsolver, Attenborough to Cousteau, have been exploring how to read or record nature for thousands of years. We seek papers that continue this quest in the context of any genre, time period, or discipline within the humanities.

Performing the Accidental Archive - 17 April 2015

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 3:59pm
York University Theatre and Performance Studies Graduate Student Symposium

Performing the Accidental Archive, the fourth annual York University Theatre and Performance Studies Graduate Student Symposium, invites submissions for papers, installations, performances, manifestos, and workshops. In recent years, much theatre and performance studies work has been devoted to investigating, critiquing, and expanding upon the embodiments, objects, places, and practices that comprise the archive. Performing the Accidental Archive is a call to further these discussions by imaginatively exploring the places, practices, objects, and events that are archival despite themselves and that point towards the unintended and incidental remains of our everyday lives and actions.

Perspectives on Power : Textual and Cinematic Representations March 27-28, 2015

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 2:55pm
University of Maryland School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

The School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Maryland, College Park invites paper proposals for our biennial Graduate Student Colloquium. This interdisciplinary conference will address perspectives on power and all its implications within, but not limited to, political, literary, cinematic and cultural contexts, as well as linguistics and Second Language Acquisition studies. We welcome papers from graduate students of the humanities and encourage works that take an interdisciplinary approach and consider intersections of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, resistance, disability, nation, empire, class, civil rights, labor, and religion, among others.

Proposal Guidelines

Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 12:59pm
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English

Call For Proposals: "Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time"
We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary graduate student conference entitled "Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time," to be held at Indiana University, Bloomington on March 26-28, 2015. Join us for the 13th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English.

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC): "UNBEARABLE" Keynotes Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman, February 20-21 2015

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 10:21pm
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

*The 10th Annual* Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)
Call for Submissions
"UNBEARABLE"
KEYNOTES: LAUREN BERLANT (Chicago) and LEE EDELMAN (Tufts)
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
February 20th and 21st , 2015
Deadline: December 5th
Submission Portal at www.themigc.com

Art and Freedom of Expression - Deadline November 26

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 6:04pm
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics

Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics issue 8 will shed light on how different artistic forms and strategies may advance freedom of expression and be used to confront censorship in contexts worldwide.

Contributors from diverse disciplinary backgrounds are invited to submit articles, reviews or interviews that address this theme through a high variety of possible angles and art forms.

Topics may include (but are not restricted to):

- Artistic strategies in response to censorship and violations of human rights in contexts worldwide.

- Art as a tool of dialogue and conflict resolution.

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 5:00pm
Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism at Pratt Institute

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

"Collective intelligence has to organise itself into a hostile intelligence — also in the sense of inoculating the host as a malignant parasite. An alien intelligence is not concerned with any orthodoxy, it proliferates and organises its own heresies".
–Matteo Pasquinelli

"Voyages" Conference - Spring 2015

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 2:56pm
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN

voy•age
ˈvoi-ij/
noun:
1. a long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Synonyms: trip, expedition, excursion, tour

There is no mistaking the physical exploration entailed in this simple definition of a voyage, and yet the word's Latin origin, viaticum, or "provisions for a journey," calls to mind far more than embarkment alone. The origin of the word itself invites us to consider the predicate needs at our own or others' starting point(s): How will we prepare ourselves? What will allow us, inspire us, or force us to leave our present situation in pursuit of something beyond our realm of experience?

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