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Teaching Global Shakespeares -- SAMLA 2013 Special Session

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Monday, April 15, 2013 - 9:32pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association

"Global Shakespeare" is a trendy topic in early modern scholarship, but how can we best translate it into effective teaching? What do "global" studies of Shakespeare offer a contemporary college student? What challenges does teaching Shakespeare in a global context pose for college educators, and how do we navigate them? This SAMLA special session will discuss these and other such questions. Papers might address pedagogy directly, or they might teach a given text (play, film etc.) or set of texts. Topics might include but are not limited to:

Building the Degree: The Potential and Pitfalls of Establishing a B.A. Program in English During Uncertain Times

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Monday, April 15, 2013 - 8:02pm
SAMLA Special Session- November 8-10, Atlanta

This panel invites participants from any college or university where there is an interest in building a B.A. in English or establishing a new programmatic track within the discipline. Participants need not be at any particular point in the process, and we hope to incorporate a diverse array of experiences and viewpoints. In other words, participants may only be thinking about the possibility of creating a program or they might be on the other side of the process. This panel will also consider what types of programs should/need to be created to meet the changing needs of students in the 21st century. We hope that this session will produce a vibrant dialogue that will serve as a bridge to future cooperation.

Public Engaging using the Digital - A Postgraduate Training Event for Arts/Humanities Students

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Monday, April 15, 2013 - 12:31pm
The C21 Scholar

Monday 17 June 2013, University of Oxford

Transforming Postgraduate Research: Engaging with the Digital World

The event will include keynote addresses by:
• Professor Martin Weller (Open University) •
• Professor Sarah Churchwell (University of East Anglia) •

Transforming Postgraduate Research: Engaging with the Digital World is a one-day interactive training initiative for postgraduate students across the arts and humanities interested in public engagement and digital media. It aims to provide introductory training for postgraduate researchers in using the digital to create exciting means of disseminating academic research beyond the academy to achieve maximum impact, in other words, digital engagement.

[New Submission Deadline] Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities (29 April, 2013)

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Monday, April 15, 2013 - 3:43am
De Montfort University

This conference focuses on the influence of cultural 'legacies' within current humanities research. By highlighting the work of postgraduates and early career researchers, this interdisciplinary conference will examine the various ways in which 'legacies' are created, restructured, perpetuated and even rejected. It will also question whether newer disciplines respond to cultural mythologies by establishing their own 'legacy' as a means of achieving academic authentication.

Micro vs Macro Literatures in English: Aesthetics, Politics, and Ethics of Distant Reading in Literatures, Cultures, Humanities

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Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 3:34pm
English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK)

CALL FOR PAPERS
2013 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

"Micro versus Macro Literatures in English:
Aesthetics, Politics, and Ethics of Distant Reading in Literatures, Cultures, Languages, and the Humanities"

Sookmyung Women's University
Seoul, Korea
November 7-9, 2013

For the details of the conference schedule and program, please refer to the website:
http://www.ellak.or.kr

Conference Theme:

"Except Asia: Agamben's Work in Transcultural Perspective" conference open for registration

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Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 7:17am
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University

The international conference "Except Asia: Agamben's Work in Transcultural Perspective," to be held at National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, June 25-27, 2013, is now open for registration. Please register at the conference website:

http://www.concentric-literature.url.tw/AgambenConference/index.html.

The last day for registration is May 25, 2013.

The conference program and other information can also be found at the website.

Journal of Jesuit Studies: Artistic Discourses of Liberation Theology (themed edition)

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Friday, April 12, 2013 - 2:30pm
University of Salford, Greater Manchester

The idea of Liberation Theology continues to exert profound challenges - theological, ontological and theoretical - to the Catholic Church, long after the first context of its emergence and reception (the Cold War) and its first attempted censure and routing. At a time of global financial crises and the immiseration of previously comfortable stratas of Western nations, renewed imperial intrigues and grass-root insurrections in the Middle East, and the explosion of zones of the "Global South" in and around the citadels of the North, Liberation Theology holds out the promise of a direct acquaintance with the poor and oppressed of the new millennium.

[Reminder] English 1700 to Present (PAMLA Nov. 1-3)

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Friday, April 12, 2013 - 1:00pm
Stephanie Harper / California State University, Northridge

This panel is a standing session at PAMLA and invites critical papers on any aspect of English literature since 1700.

Proposals of 500 words or less can be submitted via PAMLA's online submission process found here: http://www.pamla.org/2013/topics/english-1700-present

While I welcome potential presenters to email me regarding any questions they may have, please know that I cannot accept proposals via email. They must be processed through the online submission system.

Proposals are due April 15th.

DH SoCal Research Slam

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Friday, April 12, 2013 - 12:57pm
DH SoCal

DH SoCal is a network dedicated to building community and collaboration amongst digital humanists in Southern California. On May 4, 2013 we are holding our first research slam at California State University, Northridge. This one-day event will be designed to showcase Digital Humanities work being done in California and to create opportunities for interaction between digital humanists from around the region.

Silent Spring: Chemical, Biological and Technological Visions of the Post-1945 Environment - Travel Bursaries Available

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Friday, April 12, 2013 - 11:41am
An AHRC collaborative skills project hosted by Birkbeck, University of London

A number of travel bursaries are available for postgraduates and early career researchers to participate in this project, which uses Rachel Carson's Silent Spring to explore the relationship between arts and science research. Building on the first workshop, which took place at the University of York in March 2013, we are delighted to announce details for the second workshop:

June 7th 2013

School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London

Confirmed speakers include: George Ttoouli (Warwick), John Wills (Kent), Amy Cutler (Royal Holloway)

Travel Bursary Deadline: Monday 29th April 2013

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