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ANN: John G. Cawelti Award, deadline 12/31/10

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Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 7:53pm
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American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is now accepting nominations for the 2010 John G. Cawelti Award in Popular and American Culture. John Cawelti is a pioneer in the study of Popular and American Culture. His numerous works established the basis for the study of the literature and film for the masses.

SCCC Fourth Annual Creative Writing Festival 5/7/11 -- Call for Proposals (Workshops and Panel Discussions)

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Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 4:01pm
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Suffolk County Community College
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The English Departments at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island will be holding the Fourth Annual Creative Writing Festival on Saturday, May 7, 2011.

The Festival brings together students, poets, novelists, short story writers, dramatists, essayists, and creative writing professors for an engaging day of workshops, panel discussions, readings, and related events. To this end, the SCCC Creative Writing Festival Committee seeks proposals from interested writers, faculty, and graduate students of the following nature:

"The Collegiate 24-Hour-Play Festival" (ATHE, August 2011)

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Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 11:53am
full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Costello / University of Pittsburgh
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ATHE Call For Papers: Theatre Turbocharged: The Collegiate 24-Hour-Play Festival

Within the past few years the 24-Hour-Play genre has been spreading like wildfire throughout colleges and universities around the world. And for good reason: this highly distilled production platform encourages creativity, challenges participants, and astonishes audiences. However, it isn't just the students who benefit... The departments who facilitate and advise these festivals are learning that there's a lot more going on in those 24-hours than meets the eye. Whether playwriting, directing, acting or designing, the 24-hour-play format provides myriad opportunities for students of all experience levels, and with very little overhead.

Shakespeare: Sources and Adaptation. University of Cambridge. Sept 9-11 2011

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Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 10:18am
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University of Cambridge, the Association of Adaptation Studies, and the Cambridge Marlowe Society
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"Shakespeare: Sources and Adaptation" 9th-11th September 2011
The University of Cambridge in collaboration with the Association
of Adaptation Studies and the Cambridge Marlowe Society

Proposals for academic papers and practical and educational
workshops are invited on various aspects on the topic
on Shakespeare: Sources and Adaptation to include:

• Beyond Shakespeare Adaptation

• Shakespeare for children and young people

• Shakespeare's Classical sources

• Shakespeare's Historical sources

• Shakespeare in Art

• Shakespeare in Music

• Shakespeare on film and television

• Foreign language adaptations of Shakespeare

1st Global Conference: Femininity and Masculinity (Warsaw, Poland: May 2011)

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Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 6:57am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference
Femininity and Masculinity

Monday 16th May – Wednesday 18th May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers
Gender studies is an interdisciplinary field of academic study on the issues of gender in its social and cultural contexts. Since its emergence from feminism, gender studies have become one of the most deliberated disciplines. The following project aims at an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and perspectives on the issues of femininity and masculinity in the 21st century. It invites ground-breaking research on a plethora of topics connected with gender, to propose an interdisciplinary view of the frontiers and to stake out new territories in the study of femininity and masculinity.

2nd Global Conference: The Gothic - Exploring Critical Issues (Warsaw, Poland: May 2011)

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Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 6:18am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net

2nd Global Conference
The Gothic - Exploring Critical Issues

Monday 16th May – Wednesday 18th May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers
This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary project seeks to engage and explore the cultural significance and enduring narratives within the realm of the Gothic in culture at large. From its literary and historical roots to its (post)modern incarnations as a cultural subgenre present in popular fiction and film, this project seeks to explore the territories of the Gothic in all of its manifestations.

Suggested topics and themes include (but are not limited to):

Undergraduate essays in the humanities

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 11:56am
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The Valley Humanities Review
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The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2011 Issue. We seek essays of high quality, intellectual rigor and originality that challenge or contribute substantially to ongoing conversations in the humanities. Topics may include but are not limited to: literature, history, religion, philosophy, art, art history and foreign languages. VHR is also currently seeking poetry submissions; students may submit up to three poems. VHR is committed to undergraduate research and scholarship in the field; therefore, we only accept submissions by current or recently graduated undergraduate students. Our reading period runs from September 1 to December 15 of each year.

Graduate and early career research call for papers: Shakespeare: Sources and Adaptation, 9th-11th September 2011

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 10:41am
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The University of Cambridge
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Graduate and early career research call for papers:

Shakespeare: Sources and Adaptation

The University of Cambridge

9th-11th September 2011

In association with the Cambridge University English Faculty, Cambridge Marlowe Dramatic Society and Association for Adaptation.

Proposals for graduate and early career research academic papers are invited on various aspects of the topic: Shakespeare: Sources and Adaptation, including:

* Beyond Shakespeare Adaptation

* Shakespeare for children and young people

* Shakespeare's Classical sources

* Shakespeare's Historical sources

* Shakespeare in Art

* Shakespeare in Music

LITERARY DISLOCATIONS (Fourth International Congress of REELC/ENCLS), Sept. 1-3, 2011, Skopje/Ohrid, Macedonia

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 10:35am
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LITERARY DISLOCATIONS (Fourth International Congress of THE EUROPEAN NETWORK FOR COMPARATIVE LITERARY STUDIES (REELC/ENCLS); The Institute for Macedonian Literature; The Macedonian Association for Comparative Literature
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This conference aims to examine the multiplicity of literary and cultural representations and other phenomena that implicate spatiality, movement and unstable locations which are considered as points of dynamic processes.Dislocation emerges as a notion that traverses various disciplines and different textual and artistic practices and at the same time it amplifies its relevance in the exploration of the current cultural production. The conference papers can analyze the theoretical implications of dislocation or they can focus on dislocation as referential content (the dislocation of travel, migration and
exile, urbanization, etc.).

Interfaces: encounters beyond the page / screen / stage

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 9:28am
full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
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1 Day Postgraduate Research Workshop and Exhibition, 29th January 2011

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Dr Judith Buchanan (University of York)

Funded by the AHRC Beyond Text Student-led Initiative Scheme

VISIT THE EVENT BLOG @: www.interfaces-beyond-text.blogspot.com

This innovative multidisciplinary research training event examines questions of mediation and memory in

encounters with non-textual archival materials in the arts. By creating dialogues between postgraduates and

experienced researchers, and featuring practical sessions with curators and archivists, the research workshop

ATHE Theory and Criticism Focus Group Call for Book Roundtable Participants

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 8:38am
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Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)-Theory and Criticism Focus Group
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The Theory and Criticism Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites participants to join its third annual book discussion roundtable as part of ATHE's "25th Anniversary Conference-Performance Remains, Global Presence: Memory, Legacy, and Imagined Futures" to be held at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in Chicago, August 11-14, 2011.

This year, in keeping with larger conference themes of memory, legacy, and possibility, Rebecca Schneider's forthcoming book *Performing Remains: Art and War in Times of Theatrical Reenactment * has been selected as the subject of the roundtable.

CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, "Ambivalence"

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Monday, October 4, 2010 - 7:21pm
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for "Ambivalence," a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26, 2011, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies and its research theme for 2009-2011: "Figuring Place and Time."

Why Allegory Now?

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Monday, October 4, 2010 - 4:00pm
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University of Manchester
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Call for Papers: Why Allegory Now?
A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Manchester, Friday April 1st 2011

Confirmed plenary speaker:
Professor Jeremy Tambling, English and American Studies, University of Manchester

The University of Manchester invites scholars and early researchers to submit papers for the conference 'Why Allegory Now?', an interdisciplinary event which will allow a forum of discussion on the disparate ways in which allegory has been used throughout history, and consider how such an elusive yet prominent form can be interpreted today.

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