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2nd Global Conference: Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation (November 2013: Athens, Grrece)

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 2:59am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

2nd Global Conference
Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation

Friday 1st November 2013 – Sunday 3rd November 2013
Athens, Greece

Call for Presentations
The body. My body. This thing which is with me all day, every day, from my birth to my death. This flesh which is me. My intimate life-long friend.

In our day-to-day living we have no reason to question or to doubt our bodies. Until the bond of trust is shaken or broken. Something happens. To my body. Something inside: going wrong. A betrayal: a turning against: an unwelcome and unwanted change. From which there is no escape, no running away, nowhere to hide. This is happening to me.

Echi Oltremare: Italy and the Mediterranean... Interactions and Intersections, (June 14-15, 2013 Rome, ITALY)

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Monday, March 25, 2013 - 6:25pm
New Echoes and Voices in Italian Studies

Comparative and interdisciplinary analyses pertinent to Italian and Diasporic Studies are welcome and may encompass literature, film studies, Italian-American studies, history, art history, philosophy, anthropology, music, political science, religion, gender studies, food studies, visual arts, architecture and urban studies, intercultural studies, and any other relevant discipline.

Possible topics may include but are not limited to the following:

THOUGHT CATALOG SEEKS EBOOK PROPOSALS -- DEADLINE MAY 17TH 2013

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Monday, March 25, 2013 - 4:26pm
Thought Catalog

Thought Catalog, a New York City-based media brand, welcomes
abstracts from seasoned scholars and graduate students for our Digital Books Division. Topics should represent cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholarship that engages popular culture and history, media and representation, music and identity, or politics and culture. These abstracts will be reviewed by our Digital Books team and accepted proposals may be turned into eBooks for a general audience.

All NON-FICTION proposals will be considered; however we are particularly interested in interdisciplinary, focused cultural commentary in the following realms:

2013 Wooden O Symposium, August 12-14, 2013

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Monday, March 25, 2013 - 10:57am
2013 Wooden O Symposium / Southern Utah University and the Utah Shakespeare Festival

The Wooden O Symposium is a cross-disciplinary Shakespeare Studies conference sponsored by Southern Utah University's Center for Shakespeare Studies and the Utah Shakespeare Festival. It is scheduled for Aug 12-14, 2013, in Cedar City, Utah. Scholars attending the conference will have the unique opportunity of immersing themselves in research and performance in one of the most beautiful natural settings in the western United States. 



2nd Global Conference: Sport (November 2013: Athens, Greece)

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Monday, March 25, 2013 - 10:42am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

2nd Global Conference
Sport

Friday 1st November 2013 – Sunday 3rd November 2013
Athens, Greece

Call for Presentations
Who benefits from sport? The question in the modern world is complex, and demands inter-disciplinary approaches to its solution. Sport in modernity is an everyday part of leisure lives, an aspirational physical activity or something that gives people a sense of belonging through being sports fans. Sport can be a vehicle for social and economic development, yet the economic and political formations of globalisation and modernity bring the spectre of contracts, deals, profits and the pursuit of glory at the expense of everything good about sport.

2013 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE "Micro versus Macro Literatures in English" Seoul, Korea (Nov. 7-9, 2013)

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Monday, March 25, 2013 - 8:57am
ELLAK (The English Language and Literature Association of Korea)

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:

National Seminar on "Modernity and Indian Theatre", September 27 & 28, 2013

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Monday, March 25, 2013 - 6:07am
Department of English, Gauhati University

'Modern' Indian theatre is fashioned by western as well as indigenous theatrical traditions. This theatre as we know it is also urban, having evolved from its early avatars in 19th century Bombay and Kolkata, to the multifaceted, national and postcolonial construct that it is today. Current ideas of the 'modern' and 'modernity' become more complex and throw up remarkably challenging questions when looked at through the prism of Indian theatre and theatre criticism. It is difficult to define 'modern' Indian theatre as a discipline with specific inbuilt notions of modernity that renders it significantly different from its earlier phases.

UPDATE Crossing the Bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research

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Monday, March 25, 2013 - 5:24am
Jo Taylor, Keele University

*Apologies for cross-posting*

Applications are invited from Humanities postgraduate and early career researchers to take part in this AHRC-funded initiative, which will explore practical methods of finding ways of engaging the public with your research – an increasingly important consideration for researchers entering an academic marketplace which expects research to create impact; you can find further information on the website: http://humanitiesandpublicengagement.wordpress.com

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