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[UPDATE] Asian Conference on Social Sciences 2013

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Monday, February 4, 2013 - 12:22am
IAFOR

Special Theme: "Society, Environment and Trust: Towards Sustainable Systems of Governance"

The conference theme is "Sustaining the Future" and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this question from a variety of perspectives. However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions within and across a variety of disciplines and fields related to the Social Sciences, including the following streams:

Examining Public Voice, Human Rights, and Social Justice Across Time and Space: A Multidisciplinary Symposium Florida Atlanti

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Sunday, February 3, 2013 - 3:42pm
Comparative Studies Student Association Florida Atlantic University

Deadline for abstracts: February 11
The Comparative Studies PhD Student Association (CSSA) is welcoming abstracts for an interdisciplinary conference to be held at Florida Atlantic University, with a focus on public voice, human rights, and social justice. The conference will include key-note speakers addressing conference themes with a special focus on filmmaking, human rights, and public voice. Special screenings of award-winning documentaries and feature-length films will be a highlight of the symposium.

CFP: Identity and Conflict in Cultural and Geo-Political Contexts

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Sunday, February 3, 2013 - 11:40am
HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST

HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

THE

"LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES" DEPARTMENT

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE DEPARTMENT OF "LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES" OF
THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL, HUMANISTIC AND NATURAL SCIENCES

INVITES YOU
TO SEND PAPER PROPOSALS TO OUR CONFERENCE ENTITLED

Identity and Conflict in Cultural and Geo-Political Contexts

Date: 13-14 June, 2013
Venue: The Faculty of Social, Humanistic and Natural Sciencies, Department of "Letters and Foreign Languages"
Str. Calea Călăraşilor, nr. 169, Bucharest, Romania

[UPDATE] South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

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Sunday, February 3, 2013 - 10:08am
South Central Modern Language Association

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel. Literary paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, and memoir are welcome. Papers should be no longer than 15-minutes when read aloud. Please submit a 200-word abstract by 4/1/13 to mge1108@gmail.com.

The SCMLA conference will be held in New Orleans, LA from October 3-5, 2013.

"Blackness" in Contemporary African American Artistic Expression, a panel at (dis)junctions 2013, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

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Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 5:45pm
University of California, Riverside

In the spirit of the (dis)junctions theme of encounters which "stress[es] a sense of unanticipated or oppositional" as it interacts with the traditionally endorsed, this panel seeks to address ways in which these "meetings" of traditional and contemporary artistic expressions of "blackness" have changed since 9/11 as it relates, comments, critiques, and augments on the traditionally endorsed definitions of artistic expression.

Shaw and Adaptation [MLA 2014 in Chicago; JANUARY 9-12, 2014]

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Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 5:37pm
Modern Language Association

*Sponsored by the International Shaw Society*

Please send abstracts of 250 words and CVs as well as queries by March 15, 2013 to Lawrence Switzky (lawrence.switzky@utoronto.ca).

Many audiences first encounter Bernard Shaw's plays through their transformations into other genres and media. Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady (1956) is perhaps the most famous adaptation of Shaw's Pygmalion (1912), though the current standard print edition of the play is also an adaptation, a hybrid of Shaw's Academy Award-winning screenplay for the 1938 film and his original and revised stage scripts.

Call for Digital Media Projects, for the Media Festival at (dis)junctions Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 20th

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Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 5:17pm
Eric Atkinson and Ruben Mendoza de Leon, University of California, Riverside

For the 2013 (dis)junctions Media Festival, we seek to stage a critical, interventional "encounter of visuality" that has the potential to challenge and disrupt what Dr. Nicholas Mirzoeff—this year's (dis)junctions keynote speaker—terms the "hegemonic complexes of visuality," specifically through the visual rhetoric and force of community-based "counter-complex" visual media and performance projects. These are projects of performance and media production work whose staging around community building, mentorship, and interventional, transformational pedagogical practices disrupts institutional, hegemonic visual strategies and rhetorics.

The Journal of Victorian Culture Graduate Student Essay Prize Competition

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Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 3:47pm
The Journal of Victorian Culture

The Journal of Victorian Culture is pleased to announce the 2013 JVC Graduate Student Essay Prize Competition. The aim of the JVC Essay Prize is to promote scholarship among postgraduate research students working on the Victorian period in any discipline in the UK and abroad. Past winners include Louise Lee, Tiffany Watt-Smith, and Bob Nicholson whose essays appear in issues 13.1 (2008), 15.1 (2010) and 17.3 (2012).

Women and Work in Literature

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Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 2:47pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association: PAMLA

How do writers represent the work of being women—where "work" is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and domesticity? How do writers address social assumptions about who should be performing work, and for what purpose? Proposals of 250-500 words should be submitted via PAMLA's online system (visit www.pamla.org) by March 31, 2013.

EASA 12 Conference "On the Margins" 4th-7th September 2013

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Friday, February 1, 2013 - 4:12pm
European Association for Studies of Australia

"Margin" is clearly not a stable term when talking about Australia, and gives rise to questions such as who is on the margin of whom or what? Is the margin mainly territorial or conceptual? Are those on the margin there by choice or not? How has the definition of the margin changed over the years and how is it likely to change again in the future?

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