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Collaborative Translation: from Antiquity to the Internet

Monday, June 10, 2013 - 6:55pm
Université Paris 8 – Vincennes-Saint-Denis

"Collaborative Translation: from Antiquity to the Internet"
5-7 June 2014, Paris
Regional Workshop of the International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS)
Organized by the Université Paris 8 – Vincennes-Saint-Denis
Conference venues: The Bibliothèque Nationale de France and the Université Paris 8

Pirandello's Six Characters: Theatrical Influence and Legacy (Roundtable)

Monday, June 10, 2013 - 2:30pm
NeMla April 3-6 2014, Harrisburg, PA

Pirandello's influence can be detected in the evolution of modern drama as shown in the works of Sartre, Ionesco, Beckett, Borges and O'Neill. This session wants to explore Pirandello's revolutionary philosophy which has inspired and modeled modern drama all over the world: theatre within theatre, the relativity of truth, the contrast between art and life and the ambiguous relationship between reality and belief. Send a 250-word abstract to or

Session on Canadian Literature - MMLA

Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 8:07pm
Midwest Modern Language Association

This permanent section invites papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature. Proposals related to the conference theme of "art and artifice," are encouraged, although this theme can be broadly construed. Please note the approaching deadline for abstract submissions.

Please send 250-word abstracts and CV by June 15, 2013 to Nathan Jung,

For more information, please see the conference website:

Chair: Nathan Jung, Loyola University Chicago,

[UPDATE] June 25th Deadline Extension- Irish Studies Panel at SAMLA

Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 6:28pm
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)

In keeping with the theme of this year's conference, we welcome papers that focus on the ways Irish identity, space, and memory are shaped through conventionally understood literary genres (poetry, fiction, drama, memoir) as well as work from related fields, including but not limited to art, critical theory, folklore, and film studies. This panel seeks to address recent trends in scholarship and the ways Irish identity (systemic or individual) and space is constructed and defined.

Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words to Sarah Dyne, Georgia State University, by the extended deadline of June 25, 2013 at

The Photographic Moment in Literature; SAMLA 2013; Nov 08-10; Atlanta

Friday, June 7, 2013 - 1:34pm
Elizabeth Howie and Tripthi Pillai, Coastal Carolina University

This special session invites papers that explore the interplay of literature and photography, particularly as manifested in the photographical logics operating within the literatures that predate the advent of photography. What is the place of the ocular (the photographical/the photographic image) in literature? How are self-reflexivity, interiority, memory, and subjectivity performed as photographic moments within literature? What does the insertion of a photographic moment suggest in terms of interruptions, digressions, or linear movements within a novel? How does the stillness of a moment in a play borrow or differ from the stasis of a photograph? What, if any, are the coincidences of poetic and photographic lenses?

Postmodern Madness & The Reconstruction of Subjectivities, 1st International Symposium (Angers, France: 5th-7th September, 2013)

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 1:35pm
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

1st International Symposium: Postmodern Madness and The Reconstruction of Subjectivities

Part of the Research Program on: Space, Time and New Technologies of the Self

Thursday 5th to Saturday 7th of September, 2013

Angers, Pays-de-la-Loire, France

Partner: Université Catholique de l'Ouest
Venue: IPLV, UCO (3 Place André Leroy)
Main Campus (Building: Bâtiment Scientifique)