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(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.

3rd Global Conference: Gender & Love (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Friday, December 14, 2012 - 10:13am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

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Gender & Love

Sunday 15th September – Tuesday 17th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations
The study of gender is an interdisciplinary field intertwined with feminism, queer studies, sexuality studies, postcolonial studies, and cultural studies (to name just some relevant fields).

Critical Distance: Reclusiveness, Secession, Indifference -- Special Issue of the Journal for Cultural Research

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Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 8:25am
Guest Editor: James Corby; Journal for Cultural Research

In the context of any attempt to rethink the modalities, possibilities, conditions and limitations of critical thought, the otherwise sober and restrained notion of 'critical distance', with all its implications of unhurried reason and mastery, offers a compelling perspective on what is at stake.

3rd Global Conference: Communication and Conflict (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 9:30am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

3rd Global Conference
Communication and Conflict

Thursday 5th September – Saturday 7th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations
Our ability to communicate successfully affects so many aspects of our lives. Difficulties, indeed failures, or breakdowns in communication can play a major role in hostility, conflict and war. Communication problems can also lead to personal frustration and desired outcomes not being realised.

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Debut Panel

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 5:22am
American Association for Theatre in Higher Education (Theatre History Focus Group)

The Theatre History Focus Group (THFG) of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its debut panel from scholars who have neither published articles nor previously presented at ATHE. The deadline for submissions is March 8, 2013.

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