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3rd Global Conference: Intellectuals - Knowledge, Power, Ideas (May 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

updated: 
Friday, October 16, 2009 - 6:50am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net

3rd Global Conference

Intellectuals: Knowledge, Power, Ideas

Thursday 6th May – Saturday 8th May 2010

Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Following last year's successful second conference, the Intellectuals:
Knowledge, Power, Ideas Project will hold its Third Annual Conference in
Prague in May 2010. The conference is a keystone of the 'Intellectuals'
Inter-Disciplinary.Net project that seeks to explore the role,
character, nature and place of intellectuals and intellectual work in
contemporary society.

[UPDATE] 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Conference Abstract Deadline Extended to Nov. 1st

updated: 
Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 5:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
18- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Association/Texas A&M University
contact email: 

The deadline to submit abstracts for the 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference has been extended to November 1st. We are receiving many exciting proposals, but we want to be sure that everyone who is interested has ample time to apply. For more information, please visit our website (www-english.tamu.edu/bwwc18) and see our cfp below.

The 18th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

"Journeys"
April 8-11, 2010

Keynote Speakers: Kate Flint and Felicity A. Nussbaum
Plenary Panel Speakers: Mary E. Fissell, Jillian Heydt-Stevenson, and Erika Rappaport

Call for Papers

29th Annual William Inge Theatre Festival and Conference

updated: 
Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 3:48pm
full name / name of organization: 
William Inge Center for the Arts

 

Papers, designed for a 15 minute oral presentation, are invited on the films and plays of William Inge, and on the works of Paula Vogel.  Papers selected for presentation will be deposited in the William Inge Collection at Independence Community College, the official repository of the papers of William Inge.

 

Scholars or students interested in presenting a paper should submit a substantial abstract, with title, by November 15, 2009. Electronic submissions are encouraged.  Please submit to:

 

Jackson Bryer, Conference Chair

The William Inge Center for the Arts

Anxieties of Overexposure: Enlargements, Contagions & the Dark

updated: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 8:13pm
full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Center for Performance Studies

The UCLA Center for Performance Studies announces THE SECOND ANNUAL
NATIONAL GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE IN PERFORMANCE STUDIES

Anxieties of Overexposure: Enlargements, Contagions & the Dark

April 30th & May 1st, 2010

University of California, Los Angeles

Call for Proposals: The SCCC Third Annual Creative Writing Festival

updated: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 2:25pm
full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at Suffolk County Community College
contact email: 

The English Departments at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island will be holding their Third Annual Creative Writing Festival on Saturday, May 1, 2010. 

The Festival brings together students, poets, novelists, short story writers, dramatists, essayists, and creative writing professors for an engaging day of workshops, panel discussions, readings, and related events. To this end, the SCCC Creative Writing Festival Committee seeks proposals from interested writers, faculty, and graduate students of the following nature: 

Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production March 13-14,2010

updated: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 1:11pm
full name / name of organization: 
English Department, University of Calgary
contact email: 

         Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production
       Free Exchange Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
                                  University of Calgary
                                  13-14 March 2010

"New Worlds: Cross-Cultural Exchange East and West"

updated: 
Monday, October 12, 2009 - 9:50am
full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Graduate Program, University of Maryland
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS "New Worlds: Cross-Cultural Exchange East and West" Graduate Conference in Medieval and Renaissance StudiesApril 17, 2010 University of Maryland, College Park 

Keynote speaker: Bruce Holsinger, Professor of English and Music, University of Virginia

 The Department of English at the University of Maryland and the Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute at George Washington University invite graduate students from across the humanities to submit presentation abstracts for "New Worlds," a one-day conference to be held on April 17, 2010.  

[UPDATE]PCA Festivals and Faires Area (Conference: 3/31/10-4/3/10; Deadline: 12/15/09)

updated: 
Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 10:11pm
full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions on any festival or faire—modern or historical. Scholars of theatre / theater, drama, performance studies, American studies, popular culture, religion, history, and non-western traditions are encouraged to apply. Since the conference is in St. Louis, any papers relating to festivals and faires in the city or in Missouri or Illinois are greatly appreciated. Other specific areas of interest for this year's panels include, but are not limited to:

1.    Burning Man

2.    Contemporary American Renaissance Festivals & Faires, including performative panels

PCA Festivals and Faires Area (Conf. 3/31/10-4/3/10; Deadline 12/15/09)

updated: 
Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 10:02pm
full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 

faire—modern or historical. Scholars of theatre / theater, drama, performance studies, American studies, popular culture, religion, history, and non-western traditions are encouraged to apply. Since the conference is in St. Louis, any papers relating to festivals and faires in the city or in Missouri or Illinois are greatly appreciated. Other specific areas of interest for this year's panels include, but are not limited to:

1.    Burning Man

2.    Contemporary American Renaissance Festivals & Faires, including performative panels

3.    Festivals which reflect or relate to American culture, sub-culture, or counter-culture (broadly defined)

4.    Festivals & Faires from outside of Europe and North America

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