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CFP: Political Studies Association Media & Politics Group Annual Conference

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 4:25am
Network for Media & Persuasive Communication Bangor University, Bangor, UK

Political Studies Association Media & Politics Group
Annual Conference
Theme: Media, Persuasion and Human Rights
Hosted by Network for Media & Persuasive Communication
Bangor University, Bangor, N.Wales

Call for Papers
Conference Date: Mon. 10th - Tues. 11th Nov. 2014
Website: http://www.bangor.ac.uk/creative_industries/media-persuasion/index.php.e...
Email: mediapoliticsconference@bangor.ac.uk

UPDATE: Deadline for Sumbissions for the Digital Cultures Issue Extended to August 15

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 7:31pm
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is seeking submissions for a special issue on digital culture. We are interested in essays that critically explore digital texts, the digital distribution and consumption of media, and various forms of online communication and cultural practices. Potential topics include (but are not limited to):

•Convergence Culture

•Remix Culture

•Web 2.0, new forms of media texts, and new forms of media consumption

•YouTube, Netflix, Hulu and other streaming services as distribution venues for independent and experimental cinema

•Web series as an evolution of or alternative to television broadcasting

•Netflix and Hulu as producers of media content

The Many Dangers of Photography: The Image of Photography in Literature - NEMLA 2015 (4/30-5/3)

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 6:56pm
Joanna Madloch, Montclair State University

This panel will examine the picture of photography in literature since the nineteenth century to modern days. We especially invite papers concerned with the problem of various dangers associated with photography. This includes but is not limited to: photographers harming their models or injuring themselves; photographs causing problems in peoples' lives; cameras threatening people; and possessing photographers.

Please submit 200-250 word abstracts by September 30, 2014, directly through the NeMLA site. Here is a direct link to submit an abstract: https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15189

Queering the Nation: Queer Identities in Early America--For OIEAHC-SEA Conference, Chicago June 2015

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 6:37pm
Marcia D. Nichols (University of Minnesota Rochester) / Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture--Society for Early Americanists

Although Foucault declared that sexuality as an identity is a modern phenomenon dating from the medicalization of sexual impulses in the Victorian era, some recent scholarship has argued that queer sexualities per se existed, at least in proto- or nascent forms. For example, in Sex and the Eighteenth Century Man, Thomas Foster convincingly demonstrates that one colonial Massachusetts man whose sexual preference for other men was seemingly recognized as a sort of sexual identity by himself and his community. Moreover, in London, tales of female husbands continued to titillate and the existence of molly houses, with their elaborate rituals and lingo anatomized in canting dictionaries and criminal narratives.

Call for Papers: Adaptation: Literature, Film, and Culture Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 36th Annual

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 10:33am
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Call for Papers: Adaptation: Literature, Film, and Culture
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
36th Annual Conference, February 11-14, 2015

Popular and American Culture Studies 2015 Conference Theme: "Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture."

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2014

Anonymity and Anxiety in Nineteenth-Century Narratives of London (Deadline: September 30, 2014), NeMLA

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 9:53am
Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario (April 30 – May 3, 2015)

In Poe's "The Man of the Crowd," the narrator finds himself anxiously pursuing an unknown but somehow sinister old man through the streets of London, determined to penetrate his mystery, only to ultimately conclude that he will "learn no more of him." Early in Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Mr.

Liberal Arts International Conference 2015

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 3:28am
Looking Forward, Looking Back: Transnational Perspectives on Globalization. Texas A&M University at Qatar

LIBE­RAL ARTS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2015
Looking Forward, Looking Back: Transnational Perspectives on Globalization
1-3 February 2015
HOSTED BY: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY AT QATAR

Modernist Times

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Monday, June 23, 2014 - 9:16pm
University of Western Sydney, Australia

Modernist Times
21 November 2014
Bankstown Campus, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Brian Boyd (University of Auckland)
author of 'Why Lyrics Last', 'On the Origins of Stories', 'Vladimir Nabokov: The Russian Years' and 'Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years'.

The modernists were the most temporally-aware of artists. The innovations of Woolf, Mann and Joyce were focused on time: its elasticity, manipulability and centrality to human experience.

Narratives of the Interior Body--NeMLA, Toronto April 30-May 3, 2015

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Monday, June 23, 2014 - 8:56pm
Northeast Modern Language Association

As the interior of the body has become increasingly visible, viewers have learned to, in Lynda Birke's words, "read the text of the body's insides." Popular media have helped make this "text" legible to viewers but do so by normalizing medical images and a biomedical view of the interior body. This panel seeks papers that problematize popular narratives of the interior body. Can we interpret the interior body other than through a biomedical lens? How do writers and artists develop counternarratives that contest the biomedical view of the body?

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