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C21 Literature: Launch Edition Call For Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 9:14am
full name / name of organization: 
C21 Literature, Gylphi
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C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-century Writings (ISSN 2045-5216) is seeking contributions for its first issue, to be published in 2012.

Articles addressing but not limited to the following themes are invited: 21st-century forms, genre and trends; the role of literary prizes and festivals; new authors; adaptations and innovations; the rise of the eBook; digital writings; creative writings; and, book clubs.

Articles should be 6,000-7,000 words and creative pieces 250-2,000 words.

[UPDATE] Aesthetic Mutations - Interdisciplinary Grad Conference -- Abstracts due April 7th

updated: 
Monday, April 4, 2011 - 6:51pm
full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Literature, Theory, and Culture
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REMINDER: AESTHETIC MUTATION(S)

The 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE UC Santa Barbara CONSORTIUM FOR LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE (CLTC)

27 MAY 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS -- Deadline *extended* -- Please send by Thursday, April 7, 2011 to cltcucsb@gmail.com

The Consortium for Literature, Theory, and Culture, an interdisciplinary humanities research group at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is hosting the eighth annual CLTC graduate student conference on Friday, May 27th 2011. The conference keynote speaker is Shane Butler, Professor of Classics at UCLA.

Association of Asian Performance - CFP Due April 15,2010

updated: 
Monday, April 4, 2011 - 5:45pm
full name / name of organization: 
Association of Asian Performance
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ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN PERFORMANCE
11TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE, August 10-11, 2011

The Association for Asian Performance (AAP) invites submissions for its 11th annual conference. The AAP conference is a two-day event, to be held at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago, preceding and during the annual ATHE (Association for Theatre in Higher Education) conference.

Proposals are invited for papers, panels, workshops and roundtable discussions. Learn more about the AAP at http://www.yavanika.org/aaponline/ The deadline for proposals is April 15, 2011.

New Readings of The Merchant of Venice; RSA Washington D.C. 2012 (abstracts by May 15; conference 22-24 March 2012)

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Monday, April 4, 2011 - 3:24pm
full name / name of organization: 
RSA
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The last seven years has seen a spate of high-profile presentations of The Merchant of Venice: the 2004 Michael Radford film, 2010's New York City "Shakespeare in the Park" production, as well as the play's 2010-11 Broadway run. Likewise, new scholarly works such as Kenneth Gross's Shylock is Shakespeare (2006) and Janet Adelman's Blood Relations (2008) have offered poignant insights into this play. Why has this play garnered so much attention of late? What else can we learn from this contentious comedy? How else can we read the drama's characters? Where do studies of the play go from here?

Papers can consider but are not limited to the following topics:

MSA 13 (Oct. 6-9, 2011)--Proposed Panel on Empathy and Modernism

updated: 
Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 11:31pm
full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond / New York University
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We are looking for a third contributor to round out a proposed panel on empathy and modernism for the 2011 Modernist Studies Association conference in Buffalo. Please send 250-word abstracts for papers exploring problems of "thinking with" or "feeling with" others in modernism, along with a short cv, to mmh340@nyu.edu by Monday, April 11. We welcome papers on any modernist topic, but especially those treating the visual arts. Please note if you are not already a member of the MSA you will have to join for the 2011-2012 membership year (starting July 1, 2011) in order to participate.

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare [UPDATE]

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Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 5:43pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
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Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
full name / name of organization:
Outerspeares
contact email:
gems@uoguelph.ca
Outerspeares: Transcultural / Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
The 1st Annual Conference of the Guelph Early Modern Studies Group
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario - November 1, 2011
Deadline for Proposals: May 1, 2011

Association for Asian Performance, Aug 10-11 Chicago

updated: 
Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 2:25pm
full name / name of organization: 
Association for Asian Performance
contact email: 

The Association for Asian Performance (AAP) invites submissions for its 11th annual conference. The AAP conference is a two-day event, to be held at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago, preceding and during the annual ATHE (Association for Theatre in Higher Education) conference.

Proposals are invited for papers, panels, workshops and roundtable discussions. Learn more about the AAP at http://www.yavanika.org/aaponline/ The deadline for proposals is April 15, 2011.

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited"

updated: 
Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 5:38am
full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature -Turkey
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This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.
To encourage innovative dialogues, we warmly welcome papers from diverse disciplines and professions.

Myths Revisited, 28th-29th November 2011

updated: 
Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 5:30am
full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature -Turkey
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This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.
To encourage innovative dialogues, we warmly welcome papers from diverse disciplines and professions.

Battle of Agincourt

updated: 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 4:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
Tad Tuleja/Independent
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For a book marking the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt (1415), I am seeking essays providing novel, interdisciplinary perspectives on this pivotal event in European history. I welcome chapter ideas from scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and cultural studies. Please send queries or brief abstracts to tftuleja@yahoo.com.

DEADLINE EXTENDED SCMLA 2011: French Literature II (1600-1850)

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2011 - 5:34pm
full name / name of organization: 
Cristian Bratu

SCMLA 2011: French Literature II 1600-1850 (3/28 abstracts; 10/27-29 conference)

South Central Modern Language Association

October 27-29, 2011

Hot Springs, Arkansas

The regular session on French literature (1600-1850) invites papers on an open topic. Please send 500-word abstracts or papers to Cristian Bratu (Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu) by APRIL 15, 2011.

"Cultivating Human-Animal Relations Through Poetic Form" (SAMLA, Nov 4-6, 2011)

updated: 
Monday, March 28, 2011 - 7:01am
full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
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The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men. –Alice Walker

While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered beasts, how can we expect any ideal conditions on this earth? –George Bernard Shaw

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