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CFP: [Deadline Extended March, 7, 2011] Gender, Space and Resistance: Women's Theatre in India, [Deadline Extended

updated: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 4:35am
full name / name of organization: 
Tarun Tapas Mukherjee
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Call for Papers

Gender, Space and Resistance: Women's Theatre in India

Theme

Theatre in India has a long tradition. Women have performed roles that have ranged from playwright to direction and acting, to criticism, research and organization. There is extensive material to show the presence of women in all these areas.

Shakespeare and Related Topics

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2011 - 4:25pm
full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
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A call to all enthusiasts of the bard to consider submitting a paper to the session "Shakespeare and Related Topics" for the Fall 2011 Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), taking place November 5-6 2011 at Scripps College in sunny Claremont California.

The provisional session theme is "Shakespeare and the Senses," and papers are especially welcome that explore the role of one or more of the five senses either as themes in the plays and poetry or as features in dramatic performance. However, as the official session title suggests, any and all papers on Shakespeare or related topics are heartily welcome.

The Sound of Silence

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2011 - 3:30pm
full name / name of organization: 
Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução

Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução is a journal publication by the School of Communication, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI) at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (ULHT). It is linked to the 1st cycle study program in Translation and Creative Writing and the postgraduate course in Translation and Intercultural Communication at ULHT. It is also affiliated to the 1st cycle program in Languages and Translation at the Universidade Lusófona do Porto (ULP).

Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture

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Monday, February 28, 2011 - 3:06pm
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MPCA/MACA - October 14-16, 2011 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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The MPCA/ACA is seeking paper proposals that address any aspect of 19th century American popular culture. We are especially interested in papers that focus on literature and/or culture from a specific critical perspective; however, no particular approach is required. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

- Literature
- Book History/Print Cultures
- Dime novels
- Politics
- Sports
- Religion
- Westward expansion
- Native Americans
- Women in popular culture
- Entertainment
- The Gothic

SCMLA 2011: French Literature II (1600-1850)

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2011 - 10:59am
full name / name of organization: 
Cristian Bratu (Baylor University)

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 March 28, 2011.

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012 Global Literatures and Islam: Representations of Islam and Muslims

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Monday, February 28, 2011 - 2:06am
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MLA
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Call for Paper for a Special Session in 2012 MLA Convention,
Global Literatures and Islam: Representations of Islam and Muslims in different cultures, literatures, times and genres. kw: postcolonialism, orientalism, comparative. 300-word abstract and a brief bio or CV by 1 March 2011; Beyazit Akman (bhakman@ilstu.edu).

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012 Western Discourse and the Turk: Perception of the Ottomans and Islam

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Monday, February 28, 2011 - 2:00am
full name / name of organization: 
MLA

Call for Paper for a Special session in 2012 MLA Convention:
Western Discourse and the Turk: Perception of the Ottomans and Islam
Perception of Ottoman Turks in Western discourse; in different genres, eras. kw: postcolonialism, orientalism. 300-page abstract and a brief bio or CV. by 10 March 2011; Beyazit Akman (bhakman@ilstu.edu) and Filiz Barin-Akman (fbarin@ilstu.edu).

CRITICAL ESSAYS (Anthologies); 9 May 2011

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Saturday, February 26, 2011 - 8:57am
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Anthology

Scholarly critical / analytical / interpretative essays based on original research are invited from scholars across the world for an Anthology to be brought out separately on each of the following works with a view to providing postgraduate scholars and teachers with new critical insights and perspectives. The anthologies will be published in the form of a series by a reputed Publisher headquartered in India and having its main business base in USA, UK and Ireland.

The texts on which essays must be focused include:

POETRY:
Chaucer's PROLOGUE;
Pope's THE RAPE OF THE LOCK;
Keats' ODE ON A GRECIAN URN, ODE TO AUTUMN & ODE TO PSYCHE.

DRAMA
Shakespeare's KING LEAR, TEMPEST and MACBETH.

The Fictions of Peace (Abstracts due March 25, 2011 // Session date: November 5-6)

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 6:33pm
full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
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This panel seeks papers on works of cinematic and ancient or modern literary fiction that explore the challenges and possibilities of peace, the achievement of it, the quest for it, the anxieties of adhering to it.

Please submit your abstract online at:

http://www.pamla.org/2011/topics/fictions-peace

Disability in America --- SAMLA 2011, Atlanta (11/4/11-11/6/11); Deadline May 1

updated: 
Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 4:21pm
full name / name of organization: 
Scott St. Pierre, Montgomery College

Proposals are invited for a session on disability and American Studies at the 2011 South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention in Atlanta, GA. The panel welcomes proposals that analyze any aspect of the topic including fiction, poetry, drama, and film, as well as non-literary materials from all periods. Proposals may interpret "America" and "American" broadly, and panelists are welcome but not required to consider the special convention focus, "The Power of Poetry in the Modern World."

By May 1, 2011, please submit an abstract of no more than 500 words to Scott St. Pierre, Montgomery College, at scott.st.pierre [at] montgomerycollege [dot] edu.

Feminist Perspectives on Renaissance Drama, October 6-8, 2011 (Scottsdale, AZ). Deadline for submission, March 10, 2011

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Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 12:34pm
full name / name of organization: 
Ruben Espinosa / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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This session welcomes proposals for papers that examine early modern drama through the lens of gender, queer, sexuality, or feminist studies. Please send 250 Word abstract to Ruben Espinosa at respinosa2@utep.edu by March 10, 2011.

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