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[UPDATE] TV & Temporality: Exploring Narrative Time in 21st Century Programming - Edited Collection - Deadline May 15th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ames
contact email: 
mames@eiu.edu

This collection analyzes television programs of the 21st century that contain experiments with narrative time.

(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds

full name / name of organization: 
Keele university, UK
contact email: 
a.k.regis@engl.keele.ac.uk

(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds

Saturday 11th September 2010

A one-day conference at Keele University

Plenary Speakers: Howard J. Booth (Manchester) and Hilary Fraser (Birkbeck)

MMLA 2010 (11/04-07, Chicago) - The Philosophical-Literary Hybrid Text

full name / name of organization: 
Agnes Malinowska, University of Chicago
contact email: 
amalinowska@uchicago.edu

The mixed formal properties of certain texts across the history of philosophy and literature resist any attempt at their easy classification within either of these traditional generic categories.

Essays for a book-length collection on Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring

full name / name of organization: 
James B. Kelley
contact email: 
jkelley@meridian.msstate.edu

Essays are sought for a book-length collection on Rachel Carson’s highly influential work Silent Spring, which will turn 50 in 2012.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 1 AIS ANNUAL CONFERENCE / THEME: ETHICS & SUSTAINABILITY

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Integrative Studies
contact email: 
stuart.henry@sdsu.edu

“Interdisciplinary Approaches to Integrating Ethics and Sustainability”
October 7 – 10, 2010
32nd Annual Association for Integrative Studies Conference

Modernist Masochisms (MSA 12: 11/10/2010-11/14/2010) EXTENDED DEADLINE 5/2/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Mitchell / City University of New York
contact email: 
mitchell.jen@gmail.com

Since Richard von Krafft-Ebing’s first clinical naming of “masochism” as a perversion located in men in 1890, masochisms and masochists have been approached through a variety of lenses: scientif

Society for Textual Scholarship Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference March 16-18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
mkirschenbaum@gmail.com

The Program Chair invites submissions devoted to interdisciplinary discussion of current research into particular aspects of textual work:

Technology and Development: The Human Benefits and Burdens (9/28/10 - 10/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Technology Association
contact email: 
gsochan@bowiestate.edu

Topic: Technology and Development: The Human Benefits and Burdens

Research on Research (7/1/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Randall McClure/Georgia Southern University
contact email: 
randallmcclure@georgiasouthern.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

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Ut Pictura Poesis: Thinking about Representation in Late Medieval and Renaissance England, 1-2 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University, Kingston
contact email: 
queensrencon@gmail.com

In his Apology for Poetry, Sir Philip Sidney defines poetry as “an art of imitation”, a form of “mimesis”; he describes it as not only a “representing, counterfeiting, or figuring f

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