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PORN ON THE MOVE panel- abstracts due August 19th

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 4:10pm
Society for Cinema & Media Studies. March 2015- Montreal

Pornography is the most transient of all media texts. Attempts to situate pornography within the realm of the private—because of increased internet accessibility, coupled with the closing of many metropolitan porn theaters—fail to recognize the porn text's ability to easily shift between private and public viewing spaces. For instance, not only is porn accessible through any internet enabled wireless device, but porn consumers are now producing vast amounts of their own amateur porn content and distribute it through these same devices.

NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Papers

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 3:46pm
Northeast Modern Language Association

The Northeast Modern Language Association will meet in Toronto, Ontario, for its 46th annual convention, held April 30 to May 3 2015. Every year, this event affords NeMLA's principal opportunity to carry on a tradition of lively research and pedagogical exchange in language and literature. This year's convention will include roundtable and caucus meetings, workshops, literary readings, film screenings, and guest speakers.

UPDATE DEADLINE for BIRTHA conference at University of Bristol, UK. Title: Transitions: Questions of Form, 1945-Present

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 12:47pm
University of Bristol, UK

This one day conference is intended to explore the role of our concept of 'transition' in literary studies. This exploration
can be phrased in a series of questions, with the foremost being whether our cultural definitions are more reflective of
critical trends than of changes in artistic practice. For example, is James Joyce's Ulysses the high point of literary
modernism and, simultaneously, the beginning of postmodernism? Or does this retroactive critical summation do artistic
violence to an open text? If we agree that there are such things as transitions, then we might ask a further set of questions:
How do changes in form reflect changing historical or technological conditions? What happens to the old category upon

Censorship and Self-Censorship: Special Issue of "Between," Journal of the Italian Comparative Literature Association (Compalit)

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 12:34pm
Stefano Ercolino / Freie Universität Berlin

This issue aims to investigate the interplay between censorship and self-censorship in a variety of domains, from literary works to audio-visual media, from criticism to cultural mediation, in order to re-examine the relationship between censorship and artistic expression. We will focus our investigation on the following themes:

Lateral Journal: Performance and Cultural Studies Special Issue (proposals due August 15th)

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 11:52am
Cultural Studies Association--Stefanie A. Jones and Eero Laine

The Performance Working Group of the Cultural Studies Association calls for proposals for politically engaged articles and innovative digital publishing projects at the intersections of cultural studies and performance for a special issue (Thread) in the upcoming issue of Lateral: The Journal of the Cultural Studies Association.

Call for Contributions and Participation: Online Forum for Literary Studies

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 11:50am
Complit Complice

To Whom it may concern!

Post-graduate and post-doc students in literary studies at the University of Jena (Germany) and the Université Paris 1 Sorbonne have recently published the first version of an online forum that will allow students to continue their discussions outside the classroom.

You'll find the multilingual board through this link: www.complit-complice.org

The website is ad-free and free of charge.

We'd be happy to welcome you on-board.

Best wishes,
H. Jahn

NeMLA 2015: Writing the American Domestic in the 19th and 20th Century

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 11:07am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

This panel will investigate late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century American home and design periodicals. We invite papers on all aspects and forms of home writing, including projects that look at women's magazines such as Godey's Lady's Book, Good Housekeeping, Ladies' Home Journal, House Beautiful, recipe periodicals, etc. We are especially interested in the production of visual culture and its political implications in these publications. Please submit a 300-word abstract by Sept. 30, 2014 through the NeMLA submission website: https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15233

Rethinking Early Photography, 16th-17th June 2015, University of Lincoln

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 7:47am
Owen Clayton, Jim Cheshire, Hannah Field, University of Lincoln, UK

Attitudes to photography have undergone a radical shift in recent times. Partly in response to these contemporary changes, historians, curators and photographic practitioners have begun to re-examine older forms of photography: exploring the wide variety of historical technologies and techniques, finding surprising ways in which images were manipulated and determining how an ideology of photographic realism was maintained. Yet there remains a need for scholars to explore questions of early photographic 'authorship', singularity and objectivity in much greater detail.

'On Creative Labour'—Session at AAH Annual Conference (Norwich, 9-11 April 2015)

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 6:10am
Association of Art Historians (AAH)

'On Creative Labour'—Session at AAH Annual Conference (Norwich, 9-11 April 2015)

Conference: Norwich, 9-11 April 2015
CfP deadline: 10 November 2014

AAH2015
41st Annual Conference & Bookfair
Sainsbury Centre for Art (SIFA), University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich
9 - 11 April 2015

Call for papers for Student Group Session:
On Creative Labour

The Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2015

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 4:04am
The International Academic Forum

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce the Fifth Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship, to be held from April 2-5, 2015, at the Rihga Royal Hotel & the adjoining Osaka International Conference Center, Osaka, Japan.

http://librasia.iafor.org

Publish before a global audience. Present in a supportive environment. Network and create new relationships. Hear the latest research. Experience Japan. Join a global academic community.

2015 Conference Theme: "Power: Text and Context"

The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities 2015

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 3:10am
The International Academic Forum

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce the Sixth Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities to be held from April 2-5, 2015, at the Rihga Royal Hotel & the adjoining Osaka International Conference Center, Osaka, Japan.

http://acah.iafor.org

Publish before a global audience. Present in a supportive environment. Network and create new relationships. Hear the latest research. Experience Japan. Join a global academic community.

2015 Conference Theme: "Power"

CFP - Intersections: Complicating Sexualities in Middle English Literature (NeMLA, April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto)

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 9:12pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

In her contribution to Bullough and Brundage's Handbook of Medieval Sexuality (1996), Jacqueline Murray calls for the de-universalization of the male perspective common to the majority of manuscripts. By composing accounts of sexuality that are in conversation with medieval sexual norms but which also pay attention to the individual experience of sex, we can arrive at a more nuanced understanding of medieval sexuality. Considering the sexual experience of literary characters also allows us to consider questions of mediated representation and perspective.

Fourth ENN conference (16-18 April 2015, Ghent, Belgium) - deadline: Sept & Oct. 1 2014

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 5:40pm
Ghent University

** CALL FOR PAPERS **
The 4th Conference of the European Narratology Network (ENN)
Modelling Narrative across Borders
April 16 to 18, 2015
Ghent University, Belgium
http://www.enn4.ugent.be

Keynote speakers:
Thomas Pavel (University of Chicago)
Monika Fludernik (University of Freiburg)
Elena Semino (Lancaster University)
David Herman (Durham University)

Pre-Conference Doctoral Master Class
April 14 and 15, 2015
Confirmed speaker: Jan Christoph Meister (University of Hamburg)

Modelling Narrative across Borders

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