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Sigma Tau Delta Research Conference

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Monday, September 3, 2012 - 3:32pm
Alpha Pi Sigma chapter of Sigma Tau Delta

The Alpha Pi Sigma chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honors Society, is accepting proposals for a research conference to be held October 17, 2012, on the campus of the University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL.

Please send a 200 word abstract detailing the scope and purpose of your proposal in literature, rhetoric and composition, ecocriticism, creative writing, modernism, drama or film by September 21, 2012. Submissions must be from members of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honors Society.

Please email your abstract or any questions to Dr. James Beasley at james.beasley@unf.edu

Accepted submissions will be notified by September 25, 2012.

Have We Heard Their Voices? Hallie Flanagan and the Legacy of Federal Theater (Roundtable)

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Monday, September 3, 2012 - 2:56pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

In 1931, Hallie Flanagan and Margaret Ellen Clifford's agitprop play, Can You Hear Their Voices? was performed at Vassar College. Its subject—starving farm families in the drought-ridden midwest surrounded by corporate greed—aroused the the students into political activism. By 1935, Hallie Flanagan, an academic, spearheaded the Federal Theater Project. Local, multicultural units brought live theater to all. Papers focus on particular works, ideology, or the legacy of our only national theater. 500-word abstracts + brief bio by 9/30/12 to: ellen.dolgin@dc.edu.

CFP OXFORD CENTRE FOR LIFE-WRITING: 'LIVES OF OBJECTS' (20-22 September 2013)

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Monday, September 3, 2012 - 2:25pm
Oxford Centre for Life-Writing at Wolfson College, University of Oxford

The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing (OCLW) exists to encourage practice and research in life-writing in all forms, from biography to autobiography, diaries to blogs, letters to memoirs. It is directed by renowned biographer Professor Hermione Lee, associate-directed by eminent colonial scholar Professor Elleke Boehmer, administered by literary historian Dr Rachel Hewitt, and is based at Wolfson College, Oxford. From 20-22 September 2013, OCLW will hold its first major triennial conference, on the subject of 'The Lives of Objects'.

CFP: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK) - 2013: 11/16/12: 06/29-13 - 06/30/13

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Monday, September 3, 2012 - 11:52am
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference

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Great Writing
UK's International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College, London
Sat. June 29th – Sun. June 30th 2013

Critical or creative presentations are invited for the 16th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference.

All creative or critical presentations are welcome - whether you are new in the field or of long-standing. In this, the 16th year of the conference, we look to celebrate the past, the present and the future of creative writing and of creative writing teaching . Proposals are peer-reviewed. The conference also features the Annual International Creative Writing Lecture.

CFP: Philologist, Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

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Monday, September 3, 2012 - 10:58am
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the sixth issue of our journal. We would also welcome papers dealing with meta-theories and their significance for the human and social sciences, as well as reviews of the most recent books in the field of cultural, language and literary theories and criticism.

Papers should be a maximum of 5.000 words, and use the New Harvard Citation System. Papers must include abstracts and key words. Authors should also provide a short bio (up to 20 lines).

Call for Papers: LGBTQ Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2013 (Deadlines: October 1/November 1)

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Sunday, September 2, 2012 - 6:12pm
LGBTQ Focus Group of Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)

CFP: "Werk It—Gay for Play"

LGBTQ Focus Group Call for Papers
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
August 1-4, 2013, Hyatt Regency (Grand Cypress), Orlando, FL

Submission Deadlines:
Individual Papers or Presentations: October 1 (send to conference planner Jason Fitzgerald, jtf2113@columbia.edu)
Complete Sessions: November 1 (submit online directly to ATHE at www.athe.org)

PERFORMANCE STUDIES Call for Proposals - ATHE 2013

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Sunday, September 2, 2012 - 1:53pm
Association for Theatre in Higher Education - Performance Studies Focus Group

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Performance Studies Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
1-4 August 2013, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL

Deadline (for complete session proposals, submitted online directly to ATHE at www.athe.org):
1 November 2012

Maroon Lands, Laws, and Cultures

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Sunday, September 2, 2012 - 10:18am
Charles Town International Maroon Conference

"Maroon Lands, Laws, and Cultures":
The Fifth Charles Town International Maroon Conference,
Portland, Jamaica
20-23 June, 2013

The Fifth Charles Town International Maroon Conference, "Lands, Laws, and Cultures," invites papers that explore the relationships between place and tradition in Maroon communities throughout the Atlantic world. Issues to consider might include:

Land rights
Territoriality
Representation
Identity
Space/Place
Sustainability
Ownership
Dispossession and landlessness
Cultural heritage
Cultural heritage economics
Tourism
Research, industry,& information technology initiatives
Laws and legality
Education

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

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Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 3:10am
Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society

REMINDER - CFP DEADLINE IS 01 OCTOBER 2012.

The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

This conference calls for papers which take as their focus the dialogic, collective, and interpersonal sides of Lewis's oeuvre – in words as much as in paint. All topics will be considered. Please send max. 250-word abstracts to Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane (Conference Organizers) at wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk by 01 October 2012.

We are also happy to receive (in addition to single papers) proposals for themed panels of 3 speakers.

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