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[new deadline: 30 April 2013] Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies

updated: 
Friday, March 15, 2013 - 10:09pm
University of Liverpool

Link to CFP: http://melancholyandpain.liv.ac.uk/?page_id=2

Keynotes:

- Dr Nick Davis, University of Liverpool
- Professor Chris Eccleston, University of Bath
- Professor Ronald Levao, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
- Dr Mary Ann Lund, University of Leicester
- Dr Marie Mulvey-Roberts, Bristol, The University of the West of England
- Professor Andrej Stancak, University of Liverpool
- Professor Susan Wolfson, Princeton University

[UPDATE] Anemoi, Undergraduate Pre-Modern Journal - SUBMISSIONS DUE: MARCH 18

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Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 4:50pm
New College of Florida

Anemoi is a new peer-reviewed undergraduate journal of pre-modern studies being published by students at New College of Florida in Sarasota. We are looking for submissions and team members. We aim to provide a voice and CV opportunities to undergraduates.

This is an opportunity for new scholars to be published or involved in the facilitation of the journal. In addition to submitting papers for publication, students who would like to be more involved may apply on the website to be reviewers; students are also encouraged to take part in our publicity efforts as part of our outreach team. In return anyone on the outreach team will be given credit for their efforts.

[Deadline Extended] Literature, Space and Geography

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Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 4:13pm
Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature

3.2 'Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature'

In this special issue, Inquire invites article submissions that consider the relationship between geography and the study of literature. As always, Inquire encourages intellectual discussions that approach the text from inside and outside, considering the movement of literary artifacts across geographical spaces as well as the significance of geographical movement within literature.

The following lines of inquiry are of particular interest:

Contemporary Experimental Women's Writing (12 October 2013)

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 11:23am
University of Manchester, UK

Contemporary Experimental Women's Writing

12th October 2013, University of Manchester, UK

Keynote lecture: Dr. Rachel Carroll (University of Teesside)

Special guest speaker: Ali Smith

Devised Performance in Irish Theatre: Histories and Contemporary Practices

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Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 10:50am
Siobhan O'Gorman and Charlotte McIvor

This essay collection situates the histories and contemporary practice of devised performance in Irish theatre. The use of devised performance techniques within Irish theatre harnesses the artistic potential of diverse sites, participants, sources and techniques as one of its major aims. The named theatrical genres frequently employed vis-à-vis a devised working process include but are not limited to physical, immersive, site-specific, improvised, collaborative, community, adapted, documentary and verbatim theatre.

DEADLINE 3/15 Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 1:07pm
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

[UPDATE] Writing South Africa Now: A Colloquium July 2nd, 2013

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 9:37am
University of Cambridge

Extended CfP deadline: April 8th, 2013

Confirmed Plenary speaker: Dr Nadia Davids (Queen Mary, University of London)

Writing South Africa Now: A Colloquium

Faculty of English, University of Cambridge
Tuesday, July 2nd 2013

City Margins, City Memories. Deadline for Proposals: 7 June 2013

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 5:47am
School of Modern Languages & School of Philosophy & Religion, Bangor University & Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies

First Call for Papers

CITY MARGINS, CITY MEMORIES

Date: Monday 7 April – Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Venue: Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies,
University of London School of Advanced Study, Senate House, London

An International Interdisciplinary Conference organized by the School of Modern Languages
and the School of Philosophy and Religion, Bangor University and the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies.

Keynote Speakers: Professor Bill Marshall (IGRS) & Professor Hugh Campbell (UCD School of Architecture).

Edited Collection: Levinas and Early Modern Literature (proposals 6/15/13, essays 1/15/14)

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 5:16pm
Kent Lehnhof

Proposals sought for an edited collection to be pitched to an academic press. The aim of the collection is to explore the relationship between the writings of Emmanuel Levinas and the writings of early modern authors, especially Shakespeare.

For consideration, please submit a chapter proposal (500-1000 words), a brief bio (<250 words), and an abbreviated cv (<3 pages). All submissions will be acknowledged.

Deadline for proposals is 6/15/2013.
Delivery of completed chapters will be expected by 1/15/2014.

Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference New Orleans 10/3/2013 - 10/5/2013

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Monday, March 11, 2013 - 10:44pm
South Central MLA - submission deadline: March 31, 2013

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 250-500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature. Proposals are welcome on the full range of Native American literature and criticism.
Submit abstract by March 31, 2013 to Jamie Korsmo at jkorsmo1@gsu.edu

South Central Modern Language Association's 70th Annual Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana

October 3-5, 2013

Conference theme: "Masking and Unmasking the Subject"

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