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[Update] Call for Papers: iDMAa 2012: Fast Forward – perspectives on the future of digital media and arts (#idmaa2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Digital Media and Arts Association
contact email: 
ritchie@lvc.edu

We've extended the deadline for the tenth annual International Digital Media and Arts Association Conference, will be held November 8-10, 2012 in Miami, Florida.

Rethinking Empathy (edited volume, 10/1/2012 for proposals) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond and Sue J. Kim / NYU and UMass Lowell
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu, Sue_Kim@uml.edu

Rethinking Empathy: What Literature Can Teach Us About Feeling With Others

Recent years have seen exciting developments on the topic of empathy in a number of fields including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. We invite proposals for essays to be included in a collection on empathy and literature. We believe this volume will serve as an important contribution to a growing field of inquiry. The collection conceives of “literature” broadly to include the graphic novel. We are also open to other narrative media, such as film, television, and online media.

Sir William Phips & the Philosophy of History

full name / name of organization: 
Joe Conway/ ASECS (Cleveland 2013)
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Sir William Phips (1650-1695) was many things: a shepherd, a treasure hunter, a knight, champion of the earliest American paper money experiments, an Indian fighter, the governor of Massachusetts who

Call for Papers for volume 6, n° 2(12)/ 2013 ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies: Secret, Publici

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies
contact email: 
mihaela.tudor.com@gmail.com

Call for Papers for volume 6, n° 2(12)/ 2013

ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies
www.essachess.com

Secret, Publicity, Social Sciences Research

Coordinators:

eCanadian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Research Council
contact email: 
editor@ecanadianjournals.com

The foci of eCanadian Journals are to endorse and promote the erudite research among academicians, scientists, scholars, engineers, and students from around the world.

Critical Identities: Finding and Expressing Critical Identities in Humanities Scholarship [10/15/12;2/15/13]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2013 hosted by La Sierra University (Riverside, California USA)
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Have you tied the knot yet? Or are you still playing the field? Are you a committed feminist, poststructuralist, or ecocritic? Or do you pick up a critical perspective for one project and then using another for the next? Do you still fondly cling to your first love of close reading?

Papers are solicited for this one-day conference that either demonstrate critical identities in action (e.g. a feminist reading of Moby Dick) and/or interrogate the process by which critical identities are found (e.g. how I came to realize that I was a feminist while studying Moby Dick). While the organizers are particularly interested in papers with an environmental focus, submissions from any critical perspective and from any field in the humanities are encouraged. Interdisciplinary papers, hybrid criticism (e.g. ecofeminism), and pre-formed panels are welcomed.
Visit the Natures conference website: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/home

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities (Oct. 11-13, 2012) --- Abstracts Due Sept. 15th

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

2012 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference
Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities
October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Florida

The 29th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (Intelligent Data Processing on Health)

full name / name of organization: 
IEEE/ICDE
contact email: 
haolan.zhang@gmail.com

Health data, although widely and diligently collected, continue to be under-utilised for research and evaluation.

Early Modern Nature: Shakespeare, Science and Myth, June 26-29, 2013 Montpellier France

full name / name of organization: 
European Shakespeare Research Association
contact email: 
atigner@uta.edu, jamunroe@uncc.edu

Early Modern Nature: Shakespeare, Science and Myth
Convenors:
Amy L. Tigner, University of Texas, Arlington, USA
Jennifer Munroe, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA

Transmedia: Storytelling and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.net
contact email: 
tm1@inter-disciplinary.net

Transmedia: Storytelling and Beyond
31st January to 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

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