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Women and Work in Literature

Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 2:47pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association: PAMLA

How do writers represent the work of being women—where "work" is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and domesticity? How do writers address social assumptions about who should be performing work, and for what purpose? Proposals of 250-500 words should be submitted via PAMLA's online system (visit by March 31, 2013.

EASA 12 Conference "On the Margins" 4th-7th September 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 4:12pm
European Association for Studies of Australia

"Margin" is clearly not a stable term when talking about Australia, and gives rise to questions such as who is on the margin of whom or what? Is the margin mainly territorial or conceptual? Are those on the margin there by choice or not? How has the definition of the margin changed over the years and how is it likely to change again in the future?

Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 3:33pm

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Euroacademia International Conference
'Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities' to be held in Zagreb, Croatia
Esplanade Zagreb
18 – 20 April 2013
Deadline for Paper Proposals: 1st of March 2013

Conference description:

Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 3:30pm

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Third Global Conference
'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers' to be held in Prague, Czech Republic
Grand Majestic Plaza

THE DATES: 15 – 16 of March 2013

Description and aims

San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- May 1, 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 2:43pm
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue. SJVJ is an online, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the Department of English at California State University, Stanislaus. The annual journal offers a forum for the discussion of literature, critical theory, rhetoric and composition, pedagogy, and issues relevant to teaching in academe. SJVJ is particularly interested in scholarly essays that engage issues and ideas in connection with the literature and culture of the San Joaquin Valley. In view of its regional emphasis, SJVJ also welcomes profiles on San Joaquin Valley writers, creative nonfiction, book reviews, faculty interviews, and commentaries related to the southern portion of California's Central Valley.

ROUNDTABLE SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 1:08pm
Kirin Makker/hobart william smith colleges

ROUNDTABLE Participants SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

SACRPH, The Society for American City and Regional Planning History
National Conference, Toronto, Ontario
October 3-6, 2013

Comedy Studies

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 11:07am
Comedy Studies journal


For Comedy Studies Volume 4, Number 2, Autumn 2013
Inter and Cross-disciplinary Edition
Issue Editor: Ian Wilkie
Comedy Studies is a bi-annual international academic journal that covers multiple aspects of comedy, with articles about both contemporary and historical comedy, interviews with practicing comedians and writers, reviews, letters, illustrations, photographs and editorials. The journal seeks to be instrumental in providing a forum for the disparate voices of comedians, academics and writers.

452ºF CFP: Theatre and Dictatorship

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 6:23am
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature

On January 31st 2013, we start the CFP for the tenth issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published in January 2014.
The deadline for submissions is July 31st 2013.

The monographic section will bring together a body of texts dealing with Theatre and Dictatorship in the 20th Century. A non-comprehensive list of possible topics is:

"Cultures in movement , 19th-21st centuries. The Stakes of Changing Cultures." 10-11 October 2013, La Rochelle, France.

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 2:47am
Faculté de Lettres, Langues, Arts et Sciences Humaines (FLASH), Université de La Rochelle, France.

This conference is part of a larger research project, focusing on societies, exchanges and power in the Americas and the Asia / Pacific region, as well as questions of identity representation on an international scale. More precisely, it might be useful to re-think the very notion of culture by examining the experiences / situations and the representations of those who chose – or were forced – to change cultures. The primary goal is to study a cultural displacement within the geographical confines of the Americas / Asia Pacific region, in which the CRHIA (Research center, international and Atlantic history) specializes.

[UPDATE] The Politics of African Contemporary Art - submission deadline March 8, 2013

Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 4:38pm
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics

Recent approaches to African contemporary art often celebrate the advent of a global contemporary art scene in which they see an abolition of the provincialist and historicist concepts that were imposed by the West during the colonial period. One assumes that by taking part in new and post-historical/ post-national networks of exchange, facilitated by large-scale international exhibitions, biennials and fairs, artists can express themselves more truly as they are no longer doomed to wrestle with the notions of the pre-colonial/ colonial; to be measured against Western art-historical paradigms, or to be defined via enduring fictions about their own parochialism.