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The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 1:47pm
English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University

English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University

Describing Kokovoko, the mysterious island home of Queequeg in Melville's Moby Dick, Ishmael states, "It is not down in any map; true places never are." The idea of "place" has haunted and inspired the literary imaginations of countless writers and readers. This conference panel seeks papers that explore the significance of space, place, and geography in literature.

Ways of Being / Modes of Existence: Human, animal, machine

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 9:42am
Louisiana State University Department of French Studies

Keynote Speakers:
Dominique Lestel, Ecole Normale Supérieure-Paris
Verena Andermatt Conley, Harvard University
Jeffrey T. Nealon, Penn State University

[UPDATE] ASA 2013, Washington DC: "Transatlantic Approaches to African American Women's Literature"; January 20, 2013

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 9:05am
Kristin Allukian

CFP for a Panel Proposal for ASA 2013, Washington DC:
"Transatlantic Approaches to African American Women's Literature"

Description: Transatlantic approaches to literature by African American women that foreground discussions of "debt," broadly defined. All time periods welcome.

Submission requirements:
400-word proposal, 1 page CV

Deadline for submissions:
January 20, 2013

Contact information:
Kristin Allukian
kallukian@ufl.edu

This Rough Magic - Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Lit. – 5/21/13

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 9:31pm
This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org)

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature. We are seeking academic, teachable articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following categories:

•Authorship
•Genre Issues
•Narrative Structure
•Poetry
•Drama
•Epic
•Nation/Empire/Class
•Economics
•History
•Religion
•Superstition
•Philosophy and Rhetoric
•Race/Ethnicity
•Multi-Culturalism
•Gender
•Sexuality
•Art

Call for Papers: Wounds, Torture, and the Grotesque

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 4:00pm
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past. Published semi-annually, the journal collects exceptional examples of work by graduate students on a number of themes, disciplines, subjects, and periods of medieval studies. We also welcome book reviews of monographs published or re-released in the past five years that are of interest to medievalists. For the spring issue we are highly interested in reviews of books which fall under the current special topic.

Universality and Its Limits

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 3:38pm
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, University of Chicago

Universality and Its Limits

The 2013 Weissbourd Annual Conference
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
The University of Chicago
Franke Institute for the Humanities
April 19–20, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Seyla Benhabib, Yale University

(Proposal Deadline: February 15, 2013)

Supernatural Studies Journal CFP

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 3:34pm
Supernatural Studies Association

Supernatural Studies (ISSN 2325-4866), a new, peer-reviewed journal welcomes article and book review submissions for its first two issues (Spring and Fall 2013). We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural.

Standing submission dates are March 1 and October 1.

The journal focuses on representations of the supernatural in popular culture, including (but not limited to) art, literature, film, and television. We welcome any approach, but request that authors minimize jargon associated with any single-discipline studies.

CFP: The 4th International Workshop on Wireless Networks and Multimedia (WNM-2013), Melbourne, Australia, 16-18 July, 2013

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 1:53am
Yulei Wu

Appologies if you received multiple copies of this WNM-2013 CFP.
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CALL FOR PAPERS

The 4th International Workshop on Wireless Networks and Multimedia (WNM-2013), Melbourne, Australia, 16-18 July, 2013

http://wnm2013.csp.escience.cn/

To be held in conjunction with The 11th IEEE ISPA-2013
The accepted papers from this workshop will be included into the IEEE conference proceedings published by IEEE Computer Society, and will be indexed by EI

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