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Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 6:29pm
California State University, Long Beach

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013

Abstracts Due: Tuesday, 1 January 2013

CFP: Tra Scilla e Cariddi – Arte, miti e società nel paese dei mostri dimenticati

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 2:46pm
Entre Charybde et Scylla

Vi è una terra nel sud Italia, ricca di miti, credenze e tradizioni, che sembra soffrire ancora oggi, spesso suo malgrado, di molteplici pregiudizi e di una apparentemente inesorabile tendenza all'oblio. Laddove il mar Tirreno e quello Ionio si incontrano e si fondono, nelle cui correnti tuttora si nasconderebbero creature divine, laddove le montagne imponenti e al contempo benevole contemplano i tremori delle proprie pendici in un dialogo non sempre silenzioso con i propri fratelli vulcani, in questo territorio crudo e familiare c'è chi si impegna affinché il tesoro della cultura, motore portante ed imprescindibile di una mutazione, nonostante tutto, in continua evoluzione, si tramandi.

Special Illustrated Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, "Framing Lives"

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 11:00am
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies

CFP: Special Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, "Framing Lives"

The editors of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, in collaboration with Guest Editor Paul Arthur of the Australian National University, invite submissions for a special illustrated issue that grows from the 2012 International Auto/Biography Association Conference, "Framing Lives."

20th Lesbian Lives conference: THE MODERN LESBIAN - at the University of Brighton, 15&16th February 2013

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 10:55am
Univeristy of Brighton and UCD


20th Annual Lesbian Lives Conference
'The Modern Lesbian'
15-16th February 2013
Hosted by University of Brighton LGBT and Queer Life Research Hub in conjunction with Women's Studies Centre, University College Dublin

The theme for the 20th Annual Lesbian Lives Conference is The Modern Lesbian.

19th Annual Robinson Jeffers Association Conference, February 15-17 2013, Charleston, SC, Keynote Speaker: Nikky Finney

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 10:42am
John Cusatis / Robinson Jeffers Association

The 19th Annual Robinson Jeffers Association Conference
February 15-17, 2013, Charleston, SC
"Integrity is Wholeness": The Moral, Aesthetic, and Social Implications of Jeffers's Worldview
Keynote Speaker: Nikky Finney, 2011 National Book Award Winner

Valley Humanities Review seeking Undergraduate Papers

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 1:46pm
Valley Humanities Review

Encourage your best students to send their papers and creative writing to us; the VHR publishes the best undergraduate research in the humanities. We're in our third year, and we have published students from a wide variety of colleges including Elizabethtown College, Princeton, Harvard, Brown, Columbia, York St. John in the UK, and the Baha'i Institute for Higher Education. Our deadline is Dec 15.

CFP - AAIS 2013- Testimony in Italy from Postwar to Today

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 1:20pm
Paola Bonifazio and Alessandra Montalbano

CFP - American Association of Italian Studies 2013 Annual Conference - University of Oregon, Eugene (April 11-14, 2013)

Testimony in Italy from Postwar to Today

In the last decade, testimony has perhaps been one of the most flourishing genres in Italian literary and visual production and played a key role in shaping both the memory and opinions of civil society on issues such as terrorism, mafia, war, and the abuse of power.

This panel will explore the genre of testimony in Italian literature, philosophy, and the visual arts from the postwar period to today. All theoretical approaches are welcome.

7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 1:18pm
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association

"Alt," neither a word nor a prefix in the grammatical sense, has nevertheless been a generative concept in contemporary scholarly interrogations of non-normative ways of engaging with and inhabiting the world. Various fields and disciplines have begun to investigate the meaning, value, and application of alt, inviting critical discourses around questions of alterities, alternations, and alternatives. From considering relations with others to shifting theoretical frameworks to imagining alternate realities, alt complicates periodizations, genres, identities, subjectivities, epistemologies, and discourses.

Update (Nov. 5, 2012): Special Issue (Contemporary Jacobean Film) of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies journal

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 10:57pm
Interdisciplinary Literary Studies

Updated Information: Please send essays of no longer than 7,500 words to Elizabeth Kelley Bowman, University of Guam . Deadline for receipt of essays is now November 5, 2012.

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies:
A Journal of Criticism and Theory