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Postcolonial Theatre - Call for Papers and Performances, Feb.4-6, 2011: University of Toronto

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 11:42am
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Graduate Drama Centre, University of Toronto, Canada

The 2011 Festival of Original Theatre conference sponsored by the Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama at the University of Toronto will focus its discussion and praxis entirely on the field of Post-Colonial theatre. The 2011 F.O.O.T. festival is designed to reflect the multi-cultural diversity of the city we inhabit, and to encourage an integrative approach between the theoretical and practical. The festival intends to promote and discuss contemporary trends in the emerging field of post-colonial performance studies as it relates to contentious issues ever-present in various cultural/multi-racial communities (such as race, marginality, migration, agency and hegemony).

Theatricality and Performance in Victorian Literature and Culture

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 6:34am
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The Victorian Network

The fourth issue of Victorian Network, guest edited by Dr. Beth Palmer (University of Surrey), will explore the various ways in which the Victorians related to concepts of performance and theatricality. The theatre held a central place in the Victorian imagination. Nineteenth-century investments in theatrical culture, as well as in theatrical modes of marketing and consuming literature, reflect in particularly interesting ways on the diverse performances – of class, gender, racial and national identities etc. – which shaped Victorian everyday life. We are therefore inviting submissions of no more than 7000 words investigating any aspect of this theme. A prize of £50, which we reserve the right to withhold, will be awarded for the best paper submitted.

2nd Call for Papers - CINESONIKA

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Monday, August 2, 2010 - 4:41pm
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CINESONIKA - The First International Festival and Conference of Sound Design
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Second Call for Papers, Presentations and Works: CINESONIKA 2010

Venue: Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia

Keynote Speaker: Don Ihde

CINESONIKA: The First International Film and Video Festival of Sound Design is extending its deadline for the conference component.

LIMINA: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies. Volume 17 CFP Submissions Deadline September 30 2010

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Monday, August 2, 2010 - 12:42am
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The University of Western Australia

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the Discipline of History at The University of Western Australia.

We are especially committed to publishing the work of postgraduate students and early career researchers, realising the importance of developing an early publication record, as well as the difficulties in doing so.

Recognising the fact that many articles get bogged down in the review process, at Limina we guarantee initial feedback on articles and the review process within 4 – 6 weeks, (ensuring your work is not buried somewhere for months on end).

The Global and the Intimate - SCMS panel proposal, March 2011, New Orleans

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Sunday, August 1, 2010 - 11:09pm
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SCMS

With a focus on the transnational marginalized subject, this panel seeks to discuss various forms of performances where the subject emerges in its global entanglement. How do we grasp the idea of social, economic and political facets of global relations through the intimate experience of individual bodies-- particularly those of women and labor? How do we grasp "the intimate" (a set of relations, kinship, sexuality, corporeality, internal thought, speech, emotions, affect) through systems connected to global forces and like trade, profit; law, citizenship, and migration; cultural exchange, social movement, tourism?

NeMLA Annual Convention, New Brunswick, NJ (4/7-10/11; 9/30/10)

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Sunday, August 1, 2010 - 9:04pm
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Northeast Modern Language Association
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Call for Papers

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

Deadline: September 30, 2010

The 42nd Annual Convention will feature approximately 360 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers, cultural events, and pre-convention workshops. The complete Call for Papers for the 2011 Convention is available at: http://www.nemla.org/convention/2011/cfp.html

Please include with your abstract:

Feminism and Teaching Symposium

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Sunday, August 1, 2010 - 6:25am
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University of Nottingham

This is a two-day interdisciplinary postgraduate symposium that will explore the relationships between feminism and teaching.

Keynote workshops/sessions by: Professor Gina Wisker (Brighton), Professor Sara Mills (Sheffield Hallam) and Dr. Louise Mullany (Nottingham), Professor Ruth Holliday (Leeds), Dr. Ben Brabon (Edge Hill), Annette Foster (Performance Artist).

Postfeminist Postmortems? Gender, Sexualities and Multiple Modernities (Annual Conference of the Department of English, Delhi Un

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Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 2:11pm
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Baidik Bhattacharya, Department of English, University of Delhi

Feminisms and modernities have had a long and interlocked history. Now that we are, arguably, in a post-feminist, post-modern era, is it a fitting moment to stop and take stock of this critical encounter?
This provocation emerges out of a particular trajectory of debates, controversies and confrontations in gender studies over the past two decades. Judith Butler's Gender Trouble (1990) destabilised understandings of these interlocked categories about two decades after feminism emerged as a serious tool of critical inquiry. In 1990, also, Gayatri Spivak in The Postcolonial Critic re-located critical feminisms outside the Anglophone world.

"Teaching the Robin Hood Tradition I: Robin Hood in Literary and Historical Texts" 46th International Congress on Medieval Stud

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - 9:39am
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Alexander L. Kaufman and Dana M. Symons

CFP: "Teaching the Robin Hood Tradition I: Robin Hood in Literary and Historical Texts"

46th International Congress on Medieval Studies - Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2011

[UPDATE] British Women Writers Conference: "Curiosities" (March 31- April 3, 2011)

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - 7:42am
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British Women Writers Association
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The 19th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference The Ohio State University Columbus, OH "Curiosities" March 31- April 3, 2011 Call for Papers: The theme for this year's conference is "Curiosities." We encourage submissions that consider how the concept of curiosity—in its dual meaning of intellectual pursuit and particular material objects—influenced the lives and work of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century women writers, and continues to drive our scholarship today.

[UPDATE] 2010 MCRS Graduate Conference, Oct. 2 2010

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Tuesday, July 27, 2010 - 3:15pm
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Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies; University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dear Graduate Program Directors, Administrators, and Grad Students:

Following is an announcement for the Eighth Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference. Please distribute this and the following CFP to any students who may be interested in submitting an abstract.

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom--(12/15/10, 4/20-23/2011)

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Monday, July 26, 2010 - 12:53am
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SW TX PCA/ACA
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CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & PCA/ACA Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2010
Conference Hotel: Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone 1-210-223-1000

Papers (panelists) needed to examine role of popular culture in today's classrooms (which includes secondary classrooms or college classrooms) at the Southwest and Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference (meeting with the PCA/ACA) April 20-23, 2011 in San Antonio, TX.

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