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[UPDATE] - Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 20th & 21st,

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Binghamton University - English Department
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Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders(3rd Annual)

Theme: “Re-Imagining the New World(s)”

Dates: April 20th & 21st, 2012

Location: Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk: The Clashing of Ideals and Realities in American Parenthood - PAMLA 2012 (October 19-21, Seattle)

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Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
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The United States has a storied past in which ideals of “proper” parenting have been disseminated through popular culture.

CFP: Queer Conceptions: Modernism and the Possibilities of Pregnancy for MSA 14, Las Vegas, Oct. 18-21, 2012

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Caitlin Newcomer & Aimee Wilson/Florida State University
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In his recent article, "Pregnant Men: Modernism, Disability, and Biofuturity in Djuna Barnes" (2010), Michael Davidson argues, "Modernist cultural representations of the pregnant male foreground the spectacle of reproduction loosed from its putative organic site in the female body and displace it elsewhere—the test tube, the surrogate womb, the male body, and, not insignificantly, the novel."


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7th Annual International Conference Language and Communication through Culture
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The conference is dedicated to problems of Germanic and Romance languages, general linguistics, discourse linguistics, language pragmatics, cognitive linguistics, language style/register, translation

[UPDATE] "Gaming the System" - (10/25/12 conference; 5/1/12 deadline)

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"Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study"

Call for Papers IJESET- April-2012

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International Journal of Engineering Sciences and Emerging Technologies (IJESET) is a reputable venue for publishing novel ideas, state-of-the-art research results and fundamental advances in all aspe

[UPDATE] Roots and Radicalisms (DEADLINE 29/2/12)

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Endnotes 2012 Graduate Conference - University of of British Columbia
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Roots and Radicalisms: Literature, Theory and Praxis

[UPDATE]Transitions in Comparative Literature, Cork, Ireland, 28-30 June 2012

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Comparative Literature Association of Ireland/University College Cork
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First International Conference
28-30 June 2012

Call for Papers


General issue: 2012-13

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Neo-Victorian Studies
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Neo-Victorian Studies is currently soliciting scholarly and creative work for its 2012/13 general issue.

Digital Shakespeares - The Shakespearean International Yearbook, 10 April 2012

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The Shakespearean International Yearbook
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Digital Shakespeares: Innovations, Interventions, Mediations

A Special Issue of The Shakespearean International Yearbook

Edited by Hugh Craig and Brett D. Hirsch

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