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CFP London-New York: Exchanges and Cross-Cultural Influences in the Arts and Literature ( April 1-2, 2010, Nancy, France)

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Tuesday, May 4, 2010 - 3:39pm
Université Nancy 2, France

International Conference
1-2 April 2011
Université Nancy 2

London-New York: Exchanges and Cross-Cultural Influences in the Arts and Literature

Call for paper

The Research Groups I.D.E.A. ("Interdisciplinarité dans les études
anglophones"), Nancy-Université) and ECRITURES, Université Paul
Verlaine–Metz are announcing a call for papers for their international
conference on the theme: "London-New York: Exchanges and Cross-Cultural
Influences in the Arts and Literature".

[UPDATE] SAMLA 2010 - Marxist and Psychoanalytic Approaches to 9/11

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Tuesday, May 4, 2010 - 12:36pm
MLG - Marxist Literary Group

By now it is clear that the attacks of September 11th have provided grist for the culture industry mill, spawning a variety of theoretical, literary, and cinematic production. This panel seeks to analyze these cultural productions from a specifically Marxist and/or psychoanalytic perspective. That is, panelists may do a Marxist or psychoanalytic reading of a particular book, movie, etc., or they may do a Marxist and/or psychoanalytic explanation about the industry of 9/11 culture in general.

Please send abstracts by May 15 to charlessumner@hotmail.com

Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (no date)

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Tuesday, May 4, 2010 - 11:34am
Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (AMS Press)

Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (RAE), an annual published by AMS Press, is accepting articles for volume 3, due out the spring of 2012. Articles received by Nov. 15, 2010 will be considered for volume 3; articles received after this date will likely be considered for a later volume. Please visit the following link for a description of RAE's scope and focus, and for detailed submission guidelines:

http://www.amspressinc.com/rae.html

Volume 1 of RAE is now available at www.amspressinc.com.

Utopian Studies Society (Europe) 12th Interantional Conference 8-11/8/2011, deadline 31/3/2011

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Tuesday, May 4, 2010 - 11:26am
University of Cyprus

From the devastation of the Athenian polis during the Peloponnesian war to the decline of the Greek world in the era of the Stoics, from the enclosures of the commons under the Tudors to the religious wars of the reformation and counter-reformation, and from the decline of the ancien régime to the upheavals of revolution and class struggle in the 19th century, "Utopia" is a name that has always been linked to crisis: as a reformist or revolutionary response to antagonisms and contradictions in the social, political and economic order, as a means of contemplating and urging a world to come during a period of transition and uncertainty.

[UPDATE] Violent Masculinities: Early Modern Texts and Modern Images (SAMLA Nov. 2010; New Abstract Deadline = May 21)

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Tuesday, May 4, 2010 - 10:43am
Catherine Thomas/College of Charleston

From Lavinia's rape and dismemberment in Titus Andronicus to the
decimation of villains in The Faerie Queene, early modern texts are rife with acts of spectacular violence in part because of the central role they play in constituting and contesting early modern masculinity. Similarly, modern popular culture has proliferated and valorized images of violent masculinity, both in adaptations of early modern works (e.g. Hamlet and The Revenger's Tragedy) and in later models of heroism (e.g. the Terminator films, superhero comics). This panel welcomes papers considering historical, theoretical, literary and/or aesthetic
aspects of violent masculinity, then and now. How do displays of

Piracy - graduate conference - deadline June 1st - conference October 15th

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Monday, May 3, 2010 - 10:23pm
Brandeis University, Department of English

DEADLINE JUNE 1st!

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Piracy
Friday, 15 October 2010
Brandeis University
Department of English
Eighth Annual Graduate Conference
Plenary Speakers: Professor Caren Irr, Department of English, Brandeis University; one additional plenary, TBA

[UPDATE] Feminism 2010

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Monday, May 3, 2010 - 4:57pm
MPJournal

MP Journal is extending its call for papers to include any topic related to feminism or Women's studies in addition to its current call for papers (see below). Papers must be submitted in their full form by May 15th, 2010.

[UPDATE] -- Nation and the Mother Tongue(s) -- Due 4 May 2010

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Monday, May 3, 2010 - 4:40am
Regina Yung Lee / PAMLA

What if the mother tongue speaks in pluralities at the very origin of the nation? What do these stranger tongues speak into being? This panel seeks to examine the roles of multilingualisms, accents, dialects, and inflections within and upon the national project, as well as the effects of gendered experience on nationalist constructs.

This panel welcomes papers from a wide variety of disciplines and scholarly perspectives,including pedagogy and the interdisciplines.

Please use the PAMLA submissions form to submit a proposal:
http://www.pamla.org/2010/sessions/nation-and-mother-tongues

Final CFP: The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

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Sunday, May 2, 2010 - 3:35am
American Studies Association of Turkey

American Studies Association of Turkey
34th International American Studies Conference

The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

November 3–5, 2010
Alanya, Turkey

Confirmed Speakers:
Shirley Geok-Lin Lim
Cherrie Moraga
Celia Herrera Rodriguez

1ST INTERNATIONAL "50's GENERATION" CONGRESS - 25th, 26th and 27th November 2010

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Friday, April 30, 2010 - 11:06am
Instituto Superior da Maia (ISMAI, Porto, Portugal)

In the 25th, 26th and 27th November 2010, there will take place, in Instituto Superior da Maia (ISMAI, Porto, Portugal), the 1st International "50's Generation" Congress, under the responsibility of the Centro de Estudos em Letras (CEL) and the Centro de Estudos de Língua, Comunicação e Cultura do ISMAI (CELCC).

[UPDATE] 2010 Shakespeare and Popular Music Conference and Colloquium

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010 - 4:02pm
School of English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph

2010 Shakespeare and Popular Music Conference and Colloquium
School of English and Theatre Studies
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
September 6, 2010

"If music be the food of love, play on" – William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night (I.i.1).

"See I'm a poet to some, a regular modern day Shakespeare,
Jesus Christ the King of these Latter Day Saints here" – Eminem, "Renegade."

Call for Papers-Deadline June 1, 2010

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010 - 1:43am
Student Journal of Canadian Jewish Studies

The Student Journal of Canadian Jewish Studies seeks articles and book reviews by students relating to the Jewish experience in Canada.

About the Journal:

SJCJS is web-based, peer-reviewed and is supported by the Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies at Concordia University, Montreal.

Our goal is to attract a diverse audience and to provide a forum for undergraduate and graduate students to contribute to the field of Canadian Jewish Studies.

Past issues can be found here:
http://web2.concordia.ca/canadianjewishjournal/articles.htm

Ut Pictura Poesis: Thinking about Representation in Late Medieval and Renaissance England, 1-2 October 2010

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Sunday, April 25, 2010 - 8:35pm
Queen's University, Kingston

In his Apology for Poetry, Sir Philip Sidney defines poetry as "an art of imitation", a form of "mimesis"; he describes it as not only a "representing, counterfeiting, or figuring forth" but more importantly as a "speaking picture." This attribution of aural and visual elements to the poet's pen delineates poetry as a medium able to integrate seemingly disparate elements: a site of necessary hybridity. As a "speaking picture", poetry mirrors the visual arts by imagistically portraying the verba (signifier) or form which conveys, transmutes, or mimics the res (signified) or Platonic Idea. The visual arts, which mirror or embody the spoken word, serve to access this elusive signified.

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