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[UPDATE] CFP: "After the World: New Possibilities for Comparative Literature"

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 9:56pm
The Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

International Conference on Comparative Literature, Taipei, Taiwan

Confirmed invited speakers (in alphabetical order):
Professor Ali Behdad (John Charles Hillis Professor of Literature, University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
Professor Martin Puchner (Byron and Anita Wien Professor of Drama and of English and Comparative Literature, Harvard University, USA)
Professor Samuel Weber (Avalon Foundation Professor of Humanities, Northwestern University, USA)

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2013

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 5:44pm
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture (Florida Atlantic University)

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its second annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2013 prize will be $500. Essays should be academic in style and focus on the interdisciplinary field of somaesthetics from such perspectives as philosophy, aesthetics, art history and theory, literary and cultural studies, dance, design, music, theatre, cognitive science, gender and sexuality studies, sports, movement, and health studies.

CFP: special issue of Comparative Drama: "The Audience as Player: Interactive Theater over the Years" (deadline 9/1/2013)

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 4:58pm
Professor Sidney Homan, University of Florida, Guest Editor, Comparative Drama

This special issue of Comparative Drama, "The Audience as Player: Interactive Theater Over the Years," seeks essays that explore plays and productions in which members of the audience are not just voyeurs in the house but participants, players in the onstage drama. This enhanced "role" for the audience has, surely, philosophical and aesthetic implications, not to mention practical consequence during an actual production.

Encounters, Affinities, Legacies: the Eighteenth Century in the Present Day 28-29 June 2013 (deadline for proposals April 19)

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 12:09pm
University of York

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the complex webs of interconnection between the long eighteenth century and the 'long' twentieth century, from 1900 to the present. As the field of eighteenth century studies continues to boom within the academy, the eighteenth century – invoked around names like Rousseau, Voltaire, and Adam Smith – is becoming an increasingly frequent interlocutor in contemporary debates in the international media about society, democracy, human rights, and the economy.

PAMLA 2013 Conference: San Diego, CA (11/1-11/3): CFP Deadline April 15

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 10:58am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

The 2013 PAMLA Conference will be held November 1-3, 2013, at the Bahia Resort Hotel on Mission Bay in San Diego, CA. The deadline for submitting a proposal to one of our over 140 approved sessions is April 15. Go to http://www.pamla.org/2013/ for more information about the conference, and to propose a paper.

For the CFP list and information about each approved session, go to http://www.pamla.org/2013/session-topics

For more information, email Craig Svonkin, PAMLA Executive Director: svonkin@netzero.com

E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Writing (CETAPS)

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 9:50pm
CETAPS, FCSH - New University of Lisbon

O Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) irá começar a publicar em meados de 2013 o E-Dicionário de Escrita de Viagens Portuguesa/E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Writing, que pretende ser uma obra de referência de livre acesso no âmbito do estudo da Es...crita de Viagens no espaço lusófono.

Girls and Girlhood in Adaptations of Shakespeare

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 9:29pm
Deanne Williams, York University

Call for Papers: Girls and Girlhood in Adaptations of Shakespeare
Special Issue of Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation

The editors of Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation, in conjunction with guest editor Deanne Williams, York University, extend a call for papers for B&L 9.2 (Fall 2014) on the topic of Girls and Girlhood in Adaptations of Shakespeare.

Irish Studies Panel at SAMLA

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 6:54pm
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, at no later than June 1, 2013.

Indigenous Studies Panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA Conference, October 11-13

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 4:14pm
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Call for Papers: Indigenous Studies
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013 St. Louis, MO

The Indigenous Studies Area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference, this year to be held Friday, October 11 through Sunday, October 13, 2013, at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel in St. Louis, MO.

Medieval English Studies Symposium (30th November-1st December 2013): Between Nostalgia and Hope: The Waning of the Middle Ages

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 8:10am
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland

You are cordially invited to send paper proposals to the 12th Medieval English Studies Symposium, organised by the Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, which will be held in Poznań from 30th November to 1st December 2013. MESS12 will have as its aim bringing together specialists in the areas of medieval English literature and culture. This year MESS is titled:"Between Nostalgia and Hope: The Waning of the Middle Ages".

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