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Call for papers: Faulkner in the Media Ecology (11/24-26, 2011)

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 6:20pm
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University of New South Wales
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Under the auspices of the Modernism Studies Centre in Australia, the School of English, Media, and Performing Arts at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, will host the 'Faulkner in the Media Ecology' conference, on November 24-26, 2011.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for Conference April 20-23 Deadline extended to Dec. 20

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 1:04pm
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Festivals and Faires Area/ Popular Culture Association
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The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historical. Scholars of theatre / theater, drama, performance studies, American studies, popular culture, religion, history, and non-western traditions are encouraged to apply. Since the conference is in San Antonio, TX, any papers relating to festivals and faires in the city or state are greatly appreciated. Other specific areas of interest for this year's panels include, but are not limited to:

100 Myles: The International Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference, Vienna, July 24-26 2011

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 8:34am
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Prof. Dr. Werner Huber, Paul Fagan M.A., Dr. Ruben Borg / Department of English Studies, Vienna, Austria

Full CFP available at http://www.univie.ac.at/flannobrien2011/CFP.html

100 Myles:
The International Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference

University of Vienna, Austria, 24-26 July 2011

[UPDATE/Extension] Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

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Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 11:39am
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McGill Graduate Conference

The deadline for McGill's Graduate Conference has been extended to January 14, 2011. The theme is luxury, commodity, privilege, and consumption in literature, film, and other texts and cultural artefacts.

We are honoured to be hosting Dr. George Toles (University of Manitoba) as our keynote speaker and to have secured a faculty address from Dr. Allan Hepburn (McGill).

Please find the call for papers below.

McGill English Graduate Conference Call for Papers Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

"Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity." G. K. Chesterton, Defendant (1901)

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

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Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 10:28am
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Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
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Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers:

RAW MATERIAL

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

Faculty Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Britt, Northeastern University

March 19-20, 2011

2nd CFP Transgression and the Sacred: Philosophy and Literature Conference, UCD, Dublin, 22-23 February 2011.

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Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 10:18am
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University College Dublin

This conference will consider the relationship between transgression and the sacred from a broad historical perspective in philosophy, literature and literary theory.

Plenary speakers for this conference: Professor Richard Kearney (Charles B. Seelig Chair of Philosophy at Boston College), Professor Fred Botting (Professor of English Literature and Creative Writing, Kingston University London), and Professor Sean Hand (Professor of French and Head of the Department of French Studies at the University of Warwick).

We welcome papers from established academics, postgraduate students and independent scholars.

"The sacred world depends on limited acts of transgression" (Georges Bataille, Eroticism)

Literature and Translation

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Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 8:51pm
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Australian Association for Literary Translation
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CALL FOR PAPERS

The Australasian Association for Literature (AAL), the Australian Association for Literary Translation
(http://home.vicnet.net.au/~aalitra/) and the Literature Research Unit, Monash University, are holding a conference on

Literature and Translation
Monash University (Caulfield Campus), Melbourne, 11-12 July 2011

Plenary speakers:

David Damrosch (Harvard University)
Andrew Benjamin (Monash University)

[UPDATE] Mike Leigh anthology - (final submissions of 6,000-8,500 words due 8/15/2011)

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Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 7:36pm
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Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts

Subject: This edited collection seeks to publish recent scholarship that examines various aspects of Mike Leigh's life and career as a writer and director by scholars from a variety of disciplines employing a range of critical methodologies. These essays will cover all phases of the BAFTA-award-winning director's career, from his early television work to his theatrical films, including Life is Sweet (1990), Naked (1993), Secrets & Lies (1996), Career Girls (1997), Topsy-Turvy (1999), All or Nothing (2002), Vera Drake (2004), Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), and Another Year (2010). We are interested in receiving abstracts over the next few months, and completed papers.

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