category: science and culture

Poetry of the Americas Symposium at Princeton, April 17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
rgalvin@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
POETRY OF THE AMERICAS
5th Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Symposium
Department of Comparative Literature
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

[UPDATE] Voices from the In-Between: Aporias, Reverberations, and Audiences (Submission: 2/1/10; Conference Dates: 4/16-4/18/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures--University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
culturesoftheinbetween2010@gmail.com

This conference seeks to foster a space to discuss, problematize, and rethink possible ways of approaching the elusive concept of the in-between, as it relates to various modes of cultural production

Skin as Text

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
carlsonc@mscd.edu

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association conference session, Skin as Text, welcomes abstracts on any aspect of skin used or seen as text, from tattoos, scarring, piercing, to stigmata.

Currency and Consumption: The Social Lives of Literary Texts. May 21-22, 2010 (Madrid)

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Eighth Annual Graduate Student Conference
Department of English
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain
May 21-22, 2010

Currency and Consumption: The Social Lives of Literary Texts

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline--EGSA-NEH Annual Conference: Space, Place, and Travel in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tulsa
contact email: 
samantha-extance@utulsa.edu

5th Annual University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference

Theme: Space, Place, and Travel in Literature

Tempus Fugit: Time and Temporality in Victorian Britain [08/24/2010 - 08/28/2010]

full name / name of organization: 
ESSE2010 - Torino (Italy)
contact email: 
beatrice.laurent@iufm-martinique.fr

From late Romantic nostalgia over the passage of time to the fifty-year long debate over the issue of Standard Mean Time, time and temporality seem to have been major concerns in Victorian culture.

"States of Emergency - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Dynamics of Crisis" June 11-12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of North American Studies, John K. Kennedy Institut, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
contact email: 
gsnas.conference2010@gsnas.fu-berlin.de

The attacks on the World Trade Center and the ensuing War on Terror stand as images that mark the 21st century’s fall into a permanent state of emergency, manifest in the suspension of civil liberties, preemptive and irregular warfare, and a disregard for international law.

Cultural Translations

full name / name of organization: 
African Studies Group, Lancaster University
contact email: 
c.baker@lancaster.ac.uk

Africa: Cultural Translations

Lancaster University, UK 21-22 May 2010

http://www.transculturalwriting.com/Content/african_studies.html

Call for Papers

International Conference in Ludwigsburg, Germany - "Culture and Media Education: An International Survey", 15-17 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Departement of Culture and Media Education, University of Education Ludwgisburg
contact email: 
hagemann@ph-ludwigsburg.de

In Germany, culture and media education takes place in many different forms and places: in youth centres, cultural centres, music and art schools, in media projects, museums and theatres.

The Spectres of Utopia: 11th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, 7-10 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marie Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin Poland
contact email: 
utopia2010@poczta.umcs.lublin.pl

Proposals are invited for papers of 20 minutes on different aspects of utopias, dystopias, utopianism and anti-utopianism as they manifest themselves in politics, society, economics, art, and culture.

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