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UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENSION: CEA-CC Annual Conference "On Exile and Its Variations"

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Monday, December 12, 2011 - 2:02pm
COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)

College English Association-Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC)

Annual 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012

"On exile and its variations"

University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

Deadline extended: December 28, 2011

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2012 annual conference.

We look forward to papers that examine the condition of exile through its varied representations in any literature and in any genre.

Themes may include, but are not restricted to:

ImageTexT Shakespeare and Visual Rhetoric Special Issue

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Monday, December 12, 2011 - 1:01pm
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies

ImageTexT is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on Shakespeare and Visual Rhetoric, to be released in Fall 2012. The issue will be guest edited by Richard Burt (Medieval and Early Modern Film and Media, Unspeakable Shaxxxspeares) and co-edited by ImageTexT production editor, Katherine Shaeffer.

*REVISED KEYNOTE* Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

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Monday, December 12, 2011 - 11:29am
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University

Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email:
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu
Seventeenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
March 30, 2012

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Keynote Address: Dr. Daniel Anderson, Dominican University

Luncheon Speaker: Former long-time Major Leaguer and medical pioneer Tommy John.

Stet Journal, Issue 2 "Metamorphosis and Change"

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Sunday, December 11, 2011 - 2:44pm
Chisomo Kalinga/ King's College London

 
Stet Journal, Issue 2: www.stetjournal.org

Issue 2: Metamorphosis and Change

Stet — the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London — is now accepting submissions for its second peer reviewed* publication from postgraduate students in English, Comparative Literature and American Studies departments.

Issue 2 will present articles from an international pool of postgraduates on the concept of metamorphosis. The issue seeks to consider varying aspects of this theme; submissions might address (although need not be limited to):

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 3:19pm
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Association of English Graduate Students

Call For Papers – "So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century"

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February 24-25, 2012, in Raleigh, NC.

In this conference, we wish presenters and participants to examine and explore the continued need for humanities studies, and the place of humanities studies in societies that increasingly value technological advances in communication.

[UPDATE] "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 3:04pm
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Call for Papers and Posters:

"Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

Keynote Speakers: David Herman, Department of English, The Ohio State University

Kara D. Federmeier; Department of Psychology, Program in
Neuroscience, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 12:30pm
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

[UPDATE] "Curiosities" Grad Conference - Deadline Extended to Dec. 18th

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Friday, December 9, 2011 - 5:49pm
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a "curiosity"? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity? Enmeshed in a larger set of notions that often pit the social against the individual, the normative against the taboo, and the expected against the surprising, curiosities generate questions about desire, taste, knowledge, and inquiry.

Desire, Literature, Culture Postgraduate Symposium, 29-30 March, Malta

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Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 4:12pm
University of Malta

The present pleasure,
By revolution low'ring, thus become
The opposite of itself
- Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

If, in the near future, all data, movies, etc., were to become instantly available, if the delay were to become minimal so that the very notion of "searching for" (a book, a film …) were to lose meaning, would this instant availability not suffocate desire?
- Žižek

[d]o not give way on your desire
- Lacan

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