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"Class, Labor, and Spatial Logics in the American West" Panel CFP for WLA 2012

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Monday, April 2, 2012 - 10:35am
Andrew Husband

That the American West is a highly classed and politicized space is no critical revelation. Scholars such as Stephen Tatum, Reginald Dyck, and Renny Chistopher have drawn attention to the complex interface of class, labor, space, and place in the context of the region's tumultuous cultural and literary history. In light of this history and the conference's primary theme "Western Crossroads: Literature, Social Justice, Environment," this panel seeks to uncover the intersections made at the junction of class, labor, politics, social justice, and the environment in the West. We are accepting presentation abstracts of 250 words for consideration. Possible subtopics include but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Teaching Textual Adaptations at SCMLA (San Antonio, 8-10 November 2012)

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Monday, April 2, 2012 - 10:32am
South Central College English Association

The South Central College English Association panel is focusing on how we teach textual adaptations. How might we incorporate various adaptations of texts into our classrooms? Papers discussing pedagogical methods as well as specific challenges and successes in teaching/integrating textual adaptations (both in print and film) are encouraged. We especially welcome graduate students' papers.

Please e-mail abstracts (250 to 500 words) to Amy K. King at akking at olemiss.edu before Friday, 20 April 2012.

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 3:55pm
Katherine Thorsteinson

From the trenches to the atom bomb, the modernist period was disturbingly defined by new military realities, ideologies, and mythologies that spread the globe. New forms of conflict and revolution were not limited to the battlefield, however. Militarism affected everything from art and literary movements to class, race, and gender relations. Consider for example the militant poetic ideals of Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot, or Virginia Woolf's exploration of military fashion as a form of masculine spectacle, or the effects of Hemingway's war experiences on his narrative style. In what ways might these modern military movements be conceived as a form of spectacle?

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements (MSA14, Las Vegas)

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 3:53pm
Katherine Thorsteinson

From the trenches to the atom bomb, the modernist period was disturbingly defined by new military realities, ideologies, and mythologies that spread the globe. New forms of conflict and revolution were not limited to the battlefield, however. Militarism affected everything from art and literary movements to class, race, and gender relations. Consider for example the militant poetic ideals of Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot, or Virginia Woolf's exploration of military fashion as a form of masculine spectacle, or the effects of Hemingway's war experiences on his narrative style. In what ways might these modern military movements be conceived as a form of spectacle?

Research and Criticism (ISSN 2229 – 3639) Journal of the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Arts, Varan

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 12:09am
Journal of the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Arts, Varanasi, 221005, (UP), India

Research and Criticism (ISSN 2229 – 3639) Journal of the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Arts, Varanasi, 221005(UP). India
Full name / name of organization:
Journal of the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Arts, Varanasi, 221005, (UP), India
Contact email:
researchandcriticism@gmail.com
Research and Criticism
(ISSN 2229 – 3639)
Journal of the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Arts, Varanasi, 221005, (UP), India
Call for Papers

Ireland and Cinema: Culture and Contexts (2013: Thursday April 18 - Saturday April 20)

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Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 11:03am
Film Studies, University College Cork, Ireland

Film Studies at University College Cork invites the submission of abstracts for a major conference titled "Ireland and Cinema: Culture and Contexts". The three-day international conference will take place from Thursday April 18 to Saturday April 20, occurring during Ireland's 2013 presidency of the EU.

The conference will facilitate discussions, presentations and debates across a wide spectrum of subjects in the broadest definition of the field of "Ireland and Cinema". The programme hopes to schedule one keynote presentation and one specialist panel each day; the latter comprising an expert in a given field who will make a presentation and then lead a discussion among delegates.

2nd Global Conference: Chronicity (September, 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Friday, March 30, 2012 - 11:29am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

2nd Global Conference
Chronicity

Thursday 30th August – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Call:
The apparent increase in and diversity of chronic conditions calls for better understandings of the spaces between health and illness that chronic patients occupy, often for most of their lives and raises questions not just about those that suffer, but also about those that care for them, available treatments and care, and social inclusiveness.

[UPDATE]: Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, UK (6/16/12 - 6/17/12 -- 5/14/2012)

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Friday, March 30, 2012 - 8:57am
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference - UK

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FINAL CALL

Great Writing 2012
The 15th Anniversary Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Imperial College London
Saturday June 16th - Sunday June 17th 2012

Critical or creative presentations are invited for the 15th Anniversary Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, 16th – 17th June 2012.

To be held at one of the UK's great universities and great locations: Imperial College London, South Kensington, a cultural center for the arts, sciences, music and museums, close to Royal Albert Hall and right next to the wonderful Natural History Museum.

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