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CFP: "Prospects: A New Century," Berkeley, April 12-15, 2012

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 6:31pm
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists

C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists seeks paper and panel submissions to its second biennial conference, which will take place April 12-15, 2012 at the historic Berkeley City Club and at the beautiful University of California, Berkeley campus. We invite individual papers or panels on any aspect of U.S. literary culture—broadly conceived—during the long nineteenth century, including those that bring insights from visual, sound, or performance studies into conversation with literary/textual studies.

Call for Session Organizers - 2012 Conference

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 1:35pm
Canadian Association for Theatre Research

CATR Conference 2012, University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario
(La version française suit la version anglaise.)

Call for Session Organizers

The 2012 Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) Conference will take place at the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario from May 26th to 29th, 2012, as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The theme of the 2012 Congress is Crossroads: Scholarship for an Uncertain World / À la croisée des chemins: le savoir face à un monde incertain

[UPDATE] "Rethinking Seneca's Influence on Early Modern Drama" (09/30/2011; NEMLA, Rochester NY: 03/15-18)

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 10:00pm
Nicola Imbracsio/ University of New Hampshire

For years, scholars have demonstrated the debt that Kyd, Marlowe, Shakespeare, and other playwrights owe to Seneca's work. Such foundational criticism has often pointed to Seneca's plot devices, characterization, language, and form that inspired later Renaissance dramatists. However, recent scholarship demonstrates Seneca's effect on early modern subject construction and performance conditions. This panel aims to continue and extend the current reconsideration of Seneca's influence on early modern drama by gathering papers that "rethink" Seneca's works and influence in light of feminist, queer, post-colonial, and materialist theoretical perspectives.

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @ Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 3:55pm
Fordham University GEA

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

This one day interdisciplinary conference will be held at Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus in New York City: (113 W 60th)

We are currently accepting applications from PhD and MA students (as well as junior faculty members). The conference is free of charge and includes breakfast and an after-keynote reception w/food and beverages.

We are also currently working on an after-conference event, which will most likely involve drink specials at a local pub.

Taking Liberties: Sex, Pleasure, Coercion (1748-1928) - 15-17 June 2012

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 1:40pm
Newcastle University

Keynote Speakers:

Helen Berry (Newcastle University) on Sex, Marriage and the Castrato
Joseph Bristow (UCLA) on Oscar Wilde's Sexual Practices
Cora Kaplan (Queen Mary, University of London) on Rape, Representation and Slavery
Richard C. Sha (American University) on Romanticism and the Paradoxes of Free Love

Interdisciplinary / Multidisciplinary Woolf, University of Saskatchewan, 7-10 June 2012

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Monday, August 8, 2011 - 6:54pm
Dr. Ann Martin

Some collaboration has to take place in the mind . . . before the art of creation can be accomplished. Some marriage of opposites has to be consummated. The whole of the mind must lie wide open…. (A Room of One's Own)

We have come together…to make one thing, not enduring—for what endures?—but seen by many eyes simultaneously. (The Waves)

This conference invites explorations of Virginia Woolf's work from a range of different disciplinary perspectives and practices. We welcome proposals on any aspect of Woolf studies, and especially papers or performances that:

[UPDATE] CFP: Vanguard & Revolution / Bicentenary, 1 October 2011

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Monday, August 8, 2011 - 12:58pm
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas - Venezuela

vanguardia & revolución/ tiempos bicentenarios

Cierre de la convocatoria: 15 de agosto de 2011

Para el segundo número de SUR/versión, proponemos, no una convocatoria doble, sino una convocatoria que se desdobla en vanguardia & revolución / tiempos bicentenarios. E identificamos, a partir de este desdoblamiento y cruce, las siguientes líneas de indagación:

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English', 2nd International Conference, 16-18 July 2012, University of Lincoln, UK

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Monday, August 8, 2011 - 12:01pm
Dr Sian Adiseshiah/University of Lincoln, UK

Following the success of the 2010 conference 'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English – the first decade' there will be a theme for the second conference, which will form the focus of a special issue of the new journal devoted to 21st century literature, C21 Literatures: A Journal of 21st-century Writings. The theme is the title of Paul Gauguin's painting, 'Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?'

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