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The Monstrous, the Marginalized, and Transgressive Forms of “Humanity”, Graduate Conf, 5-6 April 2013; Deadline: 15 Jan 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Religion Graduate Organization at Syracuse Univeristy
contact email: 
wdeboer@syr.edu

Monsters, angels, demons, vampires and cyborgs challenge conventional notions of humanity. The lived experience of many humans also pushes against these norms.

The Monstrous, the Marginalized, and Transgressive Forms of “Humanity”due January 15th 2013

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The Religion Graduate Organization at the Religion Department of Syracuse University
contact email: 
wdeboer@syr.edu

The Religion Graduate Organization at the Religion Department of Syracuse University seeks submissions for its graduate student conference:

CFP Oceanide - Journal of the Spanish Society for the Study of Popular Culture (28th December)

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Society for the Study of Popular Culture SELICUP
contact email: 
r.jarazo AT uib DOT es

Oceanide is a peer-reviewed academic journal which aims to highlight and analyse the cultural, economic, historical, political, and literary interaction amongst the communities that make up the old an

The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture Abstract 11/16 (Conference 2/13-16)[Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers /SWTX PCA/ACA Albuquerque
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture
Area of the 34th Annual SWTX PCA/ACA

February 13-16, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency Hotel

[UPDATE] Minding the Body: Dualism and Its Discontents -- March 1, 2013‏

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Center – The City University of New York, English Student Association
contact email: 
mindingthebodyconference@gmail.com

The turn towards the influence of affect and emotions on “rational decision making”—the false separation between mind and body that neuroscientist Antonio Damasio calls “Descartes’ Error”

ACLA 2013 Seminar: Fredric Jameson's Spatial Dialectic as Global Positioning System (Toronto, April 4-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Koonyong Kim
contact email: 
koonyong.kim@gmail.com

ACLA 2013 Seminar Call for Papers
Title: Fredric Jameson’s Spatial Dialectic as Global Positioning System

International Student Congress on GENDER

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International Student Congress on GENDER
contact email: 
fas@maltepe.edu.tr

Call For Papers
FAS 2013 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CONGRESS
"GENDER"
Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Maltepe University, İstanbul, TURKEY
April 25-26, 2013

REMINDER: Panel proposals due 11/15/12 for 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
BWWC2013@gmail.com

Panel proposals due 11/15/12; individual paper abstracts due 12/15/12. Conference is 4/4/13-4/6/13.

Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

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The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference Binghamton University (SUNY)
contact email: 
thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton University (SUNY)
Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics:
The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

ACLA, 4-7 April 2013, Toronto "Packing and Unpacking: On Portable Belongings and Identities "(DEADLINE: NOV. 15 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
nefise.kahraman@mail.utoronto.ca

Packing, both literally and figuratively, marks the first ritual of any journey; to unpack, likewise, marks the last ritual of arrival.

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