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

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Friday, February 8, 2013 - 3:00pm
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. 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.

JNT, Special Issue, "Rethinking 'The Good Life," DEADLINE June 1, 2013

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Friday, February 8, 2013 - 2:29pm
Journal of Narrative Theory

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, "Rethinking 'The Good Life.'"

In a conversation that draws upon her work on "the cultures of affect" to posit the urgency of re-imagining state and civil society, Lauren Berlant asks,

"What if people were to take the opportunity to reimagine state/society relations such that the flourishing of reciprocity were differently constructed and assessed, and in which consumer forms of collectivity were not the main way people secure or fantasize securing everyday happiness?"

17th Century Literature Panel - RMMLA Annual Conference - Vancouver, WA, October 10-12, 2013

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Friday, February 8, 2013 - 1:39pm
Rocky Mountain MLA

This session seeks papers on any aspect of seventeenth-century English literature. Abstracts of 250-300 words are invited for papers to be delivered at the annual conference of the Rocky Mountain MLA in Vancouver, Washington, USA, Oct. 10-12, 2013. Email abstracts – including your title, institutional affiliation, and email addresses – to Kirsten Inglis (kainglis@ucalgary.ca) by March 1, 2013. All submissions will be acknowledged and notifications sent by March 15, 2013. Non-members are welcome to submit abstracts, but presenters must be members of the RMMLA by April 1.

Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities at SCMLA (3/31/13; New Orleans 10/3-5/2013)

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Friday, February 8, 2013 - 11:47am
Carol Bunch Davis

We invite proposals on the topic of Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities for presentation at the 70th annual South Central Modern Language Association conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 3-5, 2013.

Please send abstracts of 500 words, your name and affiliation and a statement identifying any A/V needs to the session chair and secretary by March 31, 2013:
Carol Bunch Davis (davisc@tamug.edu)
Dustin Morrow (dustin_morrow@baylor.edu)

Abstracts on all topics are welcome and will receive full consideration, but we are particularly interested in receiving abstracts on interdisciplinary projects.

Call for Screendance (Dance Film/Media) Papers for April Conference, Burgundy France

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Friday, February 8, 2013 - 11:09am
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) seeks 20 minute presentations for its screendance conference to be held April 5, 2013 at the National Theatre of Burgundy (one hour by train from Paris). The 2013 conference's key note speaker will be Patrick Bensard, director of la Cinémathèque de la Danse in Paris. Presentation proposals linked to any aspect of screendance are welcome and may include:

The history of dance films
Contemporary aesthetics and practices
Exhibition and screening platforms and models
Analysis of individual artists or films/videos
Dance and new media in installations
Philosophy and politics of screen dance

Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 6:11am
Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013,European Scientific Institute and the University Grigol Robakidze,

http://www.emforum.eu/
Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum
Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013

This International summit event is a result of the academic cooperation over the past several years between the European Scientific Institute and the University Grigol Robakidze, expressed through several successfully accomplished projects, primarily in the area of joint publication of scientific works.

[UPDATE] At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces, Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference at UCLA

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 12:39am
University of California, Los Angeles

CFP: Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference at UCLA

At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces

Friday, May 31, 2013 at UCLA

Keynote speakers:
Professor Rachel Lee (UCLA)
Professor Daniel Tiffany (USC)

Sir Peter: Aye, ever improving himself!--Mr. Surface, Mr. Surface...Well, well, that's proper; and you make even your screen a source of knowledge...

Joseph Surface: Oh, yes, I find great use in that screen.

-Richard Brinsley Sheridan, The School for Scandal (IV.3)

Third Annual Gender and Sexuality Postgraduate Research Conference, Birmingham, May 10 2013

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 4:52am
Roles Gender and Sexuality Forum, University of Birmingham

Roles: A Gender and Sexuality Forum

Third Annual Gender and Sexuality Conference

University of Birmingham,
10th May 2013

Key Note Speaker: Dr. Nadine Muller

This one-day interdisciplinary conference offers postgraduates the opportunity to present their research in a friendly and supportive environment. We invite applications for twenty-minute papers from researchers working within the fields of gender and sexuality studies. Suggestions for presentations may address, but are not limited to, the following topics:

- social policy, government legislation, and matters of the law

- cultural products: film / music / art / TV / literature

- media, representation, and social images

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