category: science and culture

Fragile Realities: Intersecting Interpretations of the Real // 6 July 2012, UCL, London

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University College London, School of European Languages, Culture and Society
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Deadline for Abstracts: 30 April 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr Matthew Beaumont
UCL English Department and The City Centre

Professors for Peace Conference June 15-17, 2012 Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

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Professor for Peace
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Professors for Peace CFP

Modernist Spectacles of Disability (MSA 14), Oct. 18-21, 2012

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Claire Barber, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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"Modernist Spectacles of Disability" (MSA 14)

Summer Institute for Sexualities, Cultures, and Politics: Ohrid, Macedonia, August 12-30, 2012

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Institute for Social Sciences and Humanities Euro-Balkan (Macedonia) & Faculty for Media and Communications at Singidunum University (Serbia)
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Slavco Dimitrov: and Stanimir Panayotov:

-David M. Halperin (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
-Jelisaveta Blagojević (Singidunum University, Belgrade, Serbia)

SAMLA Fiction Writers' Panel: Re-approaching Genre: Blending the Literary with Science Fiction

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Lucas Church/North Carolina State University
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This year, the SAMLA Fiction Writers’ Panel is seeking science- and speculative-fiction stories that transcend the limitations and tropes of genre and speak to the intimate human truths in the manne

Gaming Modernism panel (MSA 14; 10/18–10/21/12; DEADLINE 4/3/12)

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Andrew Ferguson
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Among the most popular video games released in early 2011 was, strangely enough, a retro 8-bit port of The Great Gatsby, featuring a hat-slinging Nick Carraway dodging flappers and collecting

WLA Conference 2012, November 7-10, 2012

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Western Literature Association
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Lubbock, Texas, is nicknamed “The Hub City” because it has historically been the crossroads of the vast, multicultural South Plains—home to Native peoples for 15,000 years, first dubbed the Llan

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

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Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
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CFP: The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

[UPDATE] Transitions in Comparative Studies

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Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
- Prof Massimo Fusilo (Università dell'Aquila)
- Prof Richard Bradford (University of Ulster)
- Prof Marina Grishakova (University of Tartu)

The Ethics and Poetics of Genre Literature - March 15-16 2012 - Montpellier (France)

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EMMA (Etudes Montpelliéraines du Monde Anglophone) - University Paul Valery of Montpellier 3, France
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International Conference : « The ethics and poetics of genre literature »
March 15-16 2013
Université Paul Valéry- Montpellier 3

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