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Documentary Cinema in the Digital Century (June 24 - July 5, 2013)

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 5:19am
CEU Summer University

Central European University, Budapest announces its international postgraduate summer course on "Documentary Cinema in the Digital Century" (June 24 - July 5, 2013) for graduate students and junior researchers and faculty preferably in humanities.

Detailed course information: http://www.summer.ceu.hu/documentary-2013

FACULTY

Course Directors:

Peter Almond, Filmmaker, Producer
Oksana Sarkisova, Open Society Archive of the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

Course Faculty:

8th Global Conference: The Erotic (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 4:23am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

8th Global Conference
The Erotic

Thursday 19th September – Saturday 21st September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations
Mapping the field of the erotic is a complex and frustrating endeavour; as something which permeates lived experience, interpersonal relationships, intellectual reflection, aesthetic tastes and sensibilities, the erotic is clearly multi-layered and requires a plethora of approaches, insights and perspectives if we are to better to understand, appreciate and define it.

[UPDATE] CFP Deadline Extended: British Women Writers Conference (April 4-6, 2013; Abstracts now due Jan 1st)

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Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 6:34pm
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference

We have had requests to extend the deadline, so you (and all your friends and colleagues!) now have until January 1st to submit an abstract to the

Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference April 4-6, 2013 in Albuquerque, NM

The English department at the University of New Mexico is pleased to host the 2013 British Women Writers Conference. The conference will be April 4-6, 2013 at the Hyatt in downtown Albuquerque, NM. The conference theme is "Customs," and we look forward to a wide range of unique presentations on
the topic. In fact, we have several potential publication opportunities for those who present at the conference! In addition, we are excited that our brilliant lineup of speakers includes:

UPDATE: NEW ELIZABETHANS 1953-2013

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Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 10:20am
Irene Morra

New Elizabethans 1953-2013: Nation, Culture, and Modern Identity

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 4, 2013

Papers are invited for a major international, interdisciplinary conference to be held at Senate House, London, June 13-15th, 2013. Coinciding with the 60-year anniversary of the Coronation, this conference will explore the ways in which the ideal of a new (or second) Elizabethan age has been variously defined, promoted, and challenged in Britain and the Commonwealth. Following closely after the London Olympics and Jubilee celebrations, it will also offer a fitting opportunity to explore the ways in which these values continue to present themselves in contemporary definitions of national identity, culture, and character.

[UPDATE] "Global Humanities" Conference EXTENDED DEADLINE: January 5, 2013

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Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 6:55pm
Association for Humanities Academics and PhD in Humanities

The PhD in Humanities and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville announce the 4th annual University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities on Friday, March 22, 2013. The theme for this year's conference is "Global Humanities."

Keynote speakers are Qwo-Li Driskill, co-editor of Queer Indigenous Studies; Critical Interventions in Theory, Politics and Literature (2011) and Peter Van Buren, a former employee of the U.S. Foreign Service and author of We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (2011).

Proposal Deadline Extended to January 1, 2013: "Revolution and Rebirth in English Studies" EGADS! Conference

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Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 12:54pm
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society

CFP: The UTB English Graduate Advancement and Development
Society is now accepting paper or panel proposal submissions to
its 3rd conference themed "Revolution and Rebirth in
English Studies," which will be held at The University of Texas at
Brownsville on Saturday, March 9, 2013. The city of Brownsville
is found on the southernmost tip of Texas, a short 30-minute drive
from the beautiful South Padre Island beach.

EGADS! is accepting proposals fitting to the theme in all areas
of English studies including but not limited to:

Off Side: Edgy Women Colloquium, Art/Sports/Gender, March 7, 2013

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Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 12:41pm
Edgy Women Festival

For 20 years, Montreal's annual EDGY WOMEN Festival has presented politicized, experimental and playful performance pieces, as well as workshops and lectures addressing evolving issues around gender and/or feminism. This year's festival will include an inaugural Edgy Colloquium, focusing on the theme ARTS/SPORTS/GENDER. The colloquium aims to facilitate discussion of these themes through both
academic and non‐academic presentations in an unconventional setting: it will take place Thursday,
March 7, 2013 in the ring at the Blue Cat Boxing Club in Montreal. Colloquium submissions might
include performance pieces, artists' talks, lived experience reflections, and research presentations;

(UPDATE) Religion and Development: An Agenda for the 21st Century

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Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 12:05pm
Redeemer's University (RUN), Mowe, Nigeria

The twin issues of religion and development have had a long history of engagement in the humanities. From the perspectives of history and international relations, language and literature, and theatre arts, there have been many far-reaching scholarly enquiries into the complex relationship between the two and the roles they have played in helping to facilitate or to hinder personal, national and global progress.

'Ravenhill Now: 21st Century Mark Ravenhill' International Symposium

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Friday, December 14, 2012 - 12:22pm
Dr Sian Adiseshiah/University of Lincoln

Saturday 23rd March 2013, University of Lincoln, UK

Confirmed keynote speaker: Mark Ravenhill

This symposium takes place at the end of a weeklong Mark Ravenhill Festival. Discussion will be focused around the significance of Ravenhill's work in the 21st century.

Papers may focus on topics such as: dysfunctionality; gender and/or sexuality; sexuality and violence; the continuing relevance (or not) of 'in-yer-face' conceptualisations of Ravenhill's work; new forms/new dramaturgies; satire; political subjectivities; nation/war/terrorism; ecology; the significance of affect; new theoretical approaches to Ravenhill's work; and performing Ravenhill.

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