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MLA 2012: Food and Literature Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Seth Rosenbaum, Harvard University
contact email: 
sarosenb@fas.harvard.edu

Food & Literature

[UPDATE] Women Writing the Natural World, deadline 3/15

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Gender Studies / Summer 2011 Special Issue
contact email: 
womenwritethenaturalworld@gmail.com

This special issue of Nineteenth Century Gender Studies will explore the way in which nineteenth-century women wrote about the natural world.

REMINDER: Media Fields Journal Issue 3: Documentary & Space

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal [Department of Film and Media Studies, UCSB]
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Apologies for Cross-Posting

REMINDER: Call for Submissions:

MEDIA FIELDS JOURNAL ISSUE 3
DOCUMENTARY AND SPACE

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2011.

Early Modern Possible Worlds (MLA 2012, Abstract Deadline 3/1/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Debapriya Sarkar/ Rutgers University
contact email: 
dsarkar@eden.rutgers.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention. Sixteenth and seventeenth-century works, from Utopia to The Blazing World, engaged in acts of worldmaking by speculating on or inventing "possible worlds.” This panel will examine the scope and limitations of these early modern possible worlds, and more generally, the condition of the “possible,” which authors variously define through the terms “what may be,” “what should be,” or even “what if.”

Refuse and Reuse: The Challenges of Repurposing and Re-imagining in the Ancient World

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill
contact email: 
clifford.robinson@duke.edu

The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill are proud to announce this Call for Papers for the 22nd Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Student Colloq

[UPDATE] Working Through Psychoanalysis: Freud’s Legacy in Art, Cinema, Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
workingthroughpsychoanalysis@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Leeds, UK
15–17 April, 2011

Guest speakers
DM Thomas,author of The White Hotel
Professor David Lomas, University of Manchester

NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE: Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
jstock@ic.sunysb.edu

This is an open topic. However, this year's conference theme is the following:

“Sources of Inspiration”

2nd International Colloquium on the Philosophy of Technics

full name / name of organization: 
Andrés Vaccari
contact email: 
Andres.Vaccari@mq.edu.au

2nd International Colloquium on the Philosophy of Technics

“Artefacts, Intentions and Technical Agency”

Third International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses

full name / name of organization: 
Third International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses
contact email: 
support@on-climate.com

Website link: http://on-climate.com/conference-2011

The conference will be held in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil from 21-22 July 2011.

Dreams Not Only American. Science Fiction's Transatlantic Transactions - July 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction Research Association
contact email: 
sfra2011@gmail.com

Dreams Not Only American – Science Fiction’s Transatlantic Transactions
July 7-10, 2011
Lublin, Poland

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