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CONTEMPORARY WOMEN NOVELISTS [UPDATE]

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Monday, February 14, 2011 - 6:13am
Roehampton University, London, UK

Roehampton University & the University of Gloucestershire present

The Fifth Contemporary Critical Perspectives Conference

CONTEMPORARY WOMEN NOVELISTS

Roehampton University, 14-15 April, 2011

Includes readings by and discussions with:

FAY WELDON
A. L. KENNEDY
TIFFANY MURRAY
SUSANNA JONES

[Update] Essays on Pearl Cleage

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Monday, February 14, 2011 - 6:05am
Tikenya Foster-Singletary, Ph.D. and Aisha Francis-Samuels, Ph.D.

Call for Papers
Book Title: In Search of Free Womanhood: The Critical Response to Pearl Cleage
Article Deadline: April 30, 2011
Publisher: McFarland Press, North Carolina
Editors: Tikeyna Foster-Singletary, Ph.D. and Aisha Francis-Samuels, Ph.D.

This first ever critical collection focusing on the cultural contributions of Pearl Cleage will address the full range of literary, essayistic, theatrical, and political texts authored by this prolific feminist writer.

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare

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Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 7:01pm
Outerspeares

Outerspeares: Transcultural / Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
The 1st Annual Conference of the Guelph Early Modern Studies Group
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario - November 1, 2011
Deadline for Proposals: May 1, 2011

Learning a New Language: Performing Identity in Later Life (MLA 5-8 Jan. 2012, abstract by March 7)

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Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 4:46pm
Valerie Lipscomb

In this proposed 2012 MLA special session, sponsored by the Age Studies Discussion Group, panelists examine the mutually constitutive relationship between performance and aging. Performances of the self may be altered by, and alter, the physical, mental, and emotional states accompanying age. Changes that emerge through age may require learning a new language of the body, often in the face of cultural and linguistic bias. When considering the performative aspects of age and identity, how applicable are critical concepts of literary aging studies, such as those of Kathleen Woodward, Anne Basting, Neal King, Margaret Gullette, Stephen Katz, Anne Wyatt-Brown, and Margaret Cruikshank?

Call For Paper SPECS March 15, 2011 Deadline

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Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 3:22pm
Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts

Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.

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