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Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

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Monday, November 30, 2009 - 10:45pm
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Rebecca Flynn (University of South Dakota) and Salvatore Musumeci (University of Sioux Falls)

Title: Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

Organizers: Rebecca Flynn, University of South Dakota, rebecca.flynn@usd.edu and Salvatore Musumeci, University of Sioux Falls, salvatore.musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu.

Journal of Drama Studies--October 2009 issue. Sub by January 15, 2010

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Monday, November 30, 2009 - 10:44pm
full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespeare Association(India)
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Research articles on Anglo Indian world drama,and American drama including works in translation of 12-15 pages length are invited for Journal of Drama Studies, published by The Shakespeare Association of India for October 2009 issue. The journal has International editorial board of members and most of the contibutors are senior reserchers or academics from all over the world. Articles typed in MS word or Rich text format with MLA style may be submitted on or before 15 Jan 2010. Send email attachment to bhimsdahiya@gmail.com

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC), March 27, 2010

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Monday, November 30, 2009 - 4:44pm
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The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College
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The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their first annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC). Undergraduate students from all colleges and universities are encouraged to submit 8-10 page papers in English dealing with any linguistic or literary topic. Please provide a 100-200 word summary (abstract) of your essay in addition to your completed paper. Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes.

Gordon College is located on Boston's historic North Shore, just 25 miles north of Boston.

"Hybridity: Intersections of History, Identity, and Technology" - Feb 26-27, 2010

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Thursday, November 26, 2009 - 11:32pm
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Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric: University of Alaska Anchorage
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Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric
University of Alaska Anchorage

"Hybridity: Intersections of History, Identity, and Technology"
February 26-27, 2010
Third Floor of the Consortium Library,
University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA)

Keynote Speakers
Dr. Deborah Brandt, University of Wisconsin - Madison, specializes in mass literacy studies, as well as diversity, equity, and access in literacy learning. She is the author of Literacy as Involvement: The Acts of Writers, Readers and Texts; Literacy in American Lives; and Literacy and Learning: Reading, Writing, Society.

CFP "The foreignness of foreigners: cultural representations of Otherness in Britain (17th-20th centuries)", March 17-18, 2011

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Thursday, November 26, 2009 - 10:23am
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Université Lille 3 Charles-de-Gaulle, (France)

Call for papers :

The foreignness of foreigners: cultural representations of Otherness in Britain (17th-20th centuries)

An international conference to be held at Université Lille 3 Charles-de-Gaulle, in Lille (France) on 17 and 18 March 2011.

[UPDATE] Spotlighted Scholars - Anxieties of Overexposure: Enlargements, Contagions & the Dark

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Wednesday, November 25, 2009 - 10:39pm
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UCLA Center for Performance Studies

SPOTLIGHTED SCHOLARS AWARD

The Second Annual National Graduate Student Conference in Performance Studies, hosted by the UCLA Center for Performance Studies

Anxieties of Overexposure: Enlargements, Contagions & the Dark
April 30th & May 1st, 2010
University of California, Los Angeles

Featured Keynote Speaker: Professor Karen Shimakawa
Keynote Performers (TBD)

Applicants are invited to submit papers for a Spotlighted Scholarship panel. The selected scholars will be awarded stipends for travel and accommodation, as well as publication in the UCLA Center for Performance Studies journal Extensions.

1st Global Conference: Revenge (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Wednesday, November 25, 2009 - 5:53am
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Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference
Revenge

Thursday 15th July 2010 – Saturday 17th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
Revenge, so we are told, is a dish best served cold: a 'sweet' wreaking of vengeance on those who have – either in reality or in our minds – slighted, wronged or in some way 'injured' us and who are now 'enjoying' their just deserts by an avenging angel (or angels) on the great day of reckoning.

"Bigger than Words, Wider than Pictures": Noise, Affect, Politics

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 1:18pm
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University of Salford and Islington Mill
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Call for Participation:

"Bigger than Words, Wider than Pictures": Noise, Affect, Politics

University of Salford and Islington Mill, July 1-3 2010

Organising Committee:

Dr Michael Goddard, Dr Benjamin Halligan and Professor David Sanjek

"If there are people that are dumb enough to use Metallica to interrogate prisoners, you're forgetting about all the music that's to the left of us. I can name 30 Norwegian death metal bands that would make Metallica sound like Simon and Garfunkel." – Lars Ulrich

[UPDATE] AADS Dissertation Fellowship - Due Friday, January 22, 2010

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 1:05pm
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African and African Diaspora Studies Program, Boston College
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Boston College's African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) announces the inaugural year of its dissertation fellowship competition. Scholars working in any discipline in the Humanities or Social Sciences with projects focusing on any topic within African and/or African Diaspora Studies are eligible. We seek applicants pursuing innovative, preferably interdisciplinary, projects in dialogue with critical issues and trends within the field.

This 2010/2011 fellowship includes a $30,000 stipend, health insurance, a $1,500 research budget, and a fully equipped office. The fellow must remain in residence for the 9-month academic year, deliver one public lecture, and teach one seminar course.

UPDATE: CARSON McCULLERS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE AND 94TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION (FEBRUARY 17-19, 2011)

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 9:06am
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Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians

The Carson McCullers Center at Columbus State University (Columbus, GA) seeks papers and panels on a wide range of topics related to McCullers' work and influence. The conference is especially open to multi-disciplinary perspectives and emerging works by scholars and graduate students. While the committee remains open to any topic related to McCullers, we especially encourage discussions of her influence, her plays, her novels, her short stories, gender implications of her work, film adaptations, issues of race class, and/or sexuality, regional perspectives, issues of disability.

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