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Ireland Past and Present

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Monday, October 15, 2012 - 2:07pm
American Conference for Irish Studies

ACIS 2013
Chicago, IL

CFP: ATHE Roundtable on Play Anthologies

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Monday, October 15, 2012 - 1:27pm
Tom Robson & Ara Beal / ATHE Theatre History Focus Group

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: THEATRE HISTORY ANTHOLOGY ROUNDTABLE

For the 2013 ATHE Conference in Orlando we hope to present a roundtable on what play anthologies people are using while teaching theatre history/dramatic literature survey courses. Many of us teach these survey courses, and we know that the wide range of possible anthologies to adopt can be overwhelming. For that reason we hope to spotlight as many anthologies as possible to generate conversation and provide information to our colleagues.

If you would be interested in participating in this year's Theatre History pedagogy roundtable, please contact me with the following information:

· Name.

· Affiliation.

CFP for Articles: Representations of the Supernatural (2/15/13)

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Monday, October 15, 2012 - 12:13pm
Supernatural Studies (e-journal)

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013. We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural. Complete articles will be due February 15, 2013. Send all correspondence to supernaturalstudies@gmail.com.

Please feel free to send queries and abstracts, as well. Supernatural Studies will be published bi-annually and focus on representations of the supernatural, including (but not limited to) popular culture, history, art, literature, film, and television. We welcome any approach, but request that authors minimize jargon associated with any single-discipline studies.

[UPDATE] Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture

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Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 2:59pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) March 27-30, 2013, Washington, DC

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

Working it Out: A Day of Numbers in Early Modern Writing, Sat. 18 May 2013

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Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 8:10am
Keynes Library, Birkbeck College, London

Early modern books are full of numbers, representing both practicality and mystery. This multidisciplinary conference explores numbers in British early modern literature and textual culture. How were numbers and numerical techniques used in drama, dance, and music? What were the practical issues arising from printing numerical texts, and how were numbers represented on the page? How were the index and the cross-reference created and used? To what extent would an early modern audience recognize mathematical references in literary texts and performance? Who would buy an arithmetic book and how might they use it?

Proposals for papers are invited on, but not confined to, the following subject areas:

Call for Submissions, 2014 and 2015 Open Issues

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Saturday, October 13, 2012 - 7:23pm
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures

Digital Philology is a new peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of medieval vernacular texts and cultures. Founded by Stephen G. Nichols and Nadia R. Altschul, the journal aims to foster scholarship that crosses disciplines upsetting traditional fields of study, national boundaries and periodizations. Digital Philology also encourages both applied and theoretical research that engages with the digital humanities and shows why and how digital resources require new questions, new approaches, and yield radical results. The Johns Hopkins University Press publishes two issues of Digital Philology per year. One is open to all submissions, while the other one is guest-edited, and revolves around a thematic axis.

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture - Theatre History and Criticism Graduate Conference

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Friday, October 12, 2012 - 4:01pm
Theatre History and Criticism Program Department of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture

A Graduate Conference by the Theatre History and Criticism ProgramDepartment of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

April 5th and 6th 2013

With Keynote Speakers:
Heather S. Nathans (Department of Theatre, University of Maryland)
Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson (Department of Performance Studies, Northwestern University)
Jodi Byrd (American Indian Studies Program and Department of English, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign)
Dianne Harris (Director of the Illinois Program for Research in the
Humanities and Departments of Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Art History, and History, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign)

PCA/ACA Conference: Latin Americans and Latinos: Identity Issues and Cultural Stereotypes (March 27-30, 2013 - Washington, D.C.)

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Friday, October 12, 2012 - 2:33pm
Raul Rosales Herrera - Area Chair - Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association National Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference

March 27-30, 2013

Washington, D.C.
Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Subject Area: Latin Americans & Latinos - Identity Issues & Cultural Stereotypes

13th SAAPAM ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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Friday, October 12, 2012 - 8:32am
South African Association of Public Administration and Management

From public administration to new public management; from new public management to governance; from governance to where? With all these nomenclatures, the fundamental question is: where are we heading to? The subtext in this question is, do these nomenclatures represent the evolution of the field? If they do represent the evolution, a further question that comes to mind is why is it that in the long history of the field the discipline has not yet settled its theoretical question?

The University of St. Francis 23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference

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Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 2:00pm
University of St. Francis English Department

The University of St. Francis is currently seeking paper submissions for its 23rd annual English Language and Literature Conference. Undergraduate students are encouraged to submit work for inclusion in conference presentations.

The conference will take place on campus in Joliet, Illinois on March 23rd, 2012. Susanna Childress, an award winning poet, and Alicia, a short story writer and novelist whose book Towelhead was turned into a major motion picture by director Alan Ball, will be key note speakers at the conference.

That night of the conference the student thespians at the University of St. Francis will perform the spring musical.

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