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Forming Identity, Transforming Space: An International Graduate Student Conference

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Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 9:42am
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Spain

Forming Identity, Transforming Space
Ninth Annual Graduate Student Conference
The Department of English and the Division of Languages and Literature
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain
29-30 April, 2011
(Submission deadline 10 March, 2011)
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Linda Kinnahan, Professor of English, Duquesne University.

'Unexpected Agents: Considering agency beyond the boundaries of the human (1800 — present)' : 24th June 2011

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Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 9:37am
One-day Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium at the University of Birmingham (English Dept.)

'Anything that does modify a state of affairs by making a difference is an actor - or, if it has no figuration yet, an actant'

(Bruno Latour, Reassembling the Social, 2005)

Whilst questions of human subjectivity and/or identity remain a persistent focus in literary and cultural studies, this one-day postgraduate symposium aims to consider how we might explore and account for agency from unexpected sources. Papers, plenaries and discussions at this symposium will place the non-human, the object, the supposedly 'lifeless' at the centre, with a view to casting new light on and rethinking definitions of human agency and identity from an unconventional, askance perspective.

CFP The Opera Libretto MLA Seattle 2012

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Friday, January 21, 2011 - 8:09pm
The Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations

Seeking proposals that examine how scripts are prepared to be set to music. Among the areas to be explored: How do sung texts differ from spoken ones? What are the differences between libretti and their sources? Prose vs. verse; Original work vs. adaptation; Historical considerations. The topic is wide open.

Send 200 word proposals to mlacfp@gmail.com by March 10, 2011.

AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND POLITICAL DISCOURSE March 5 2011 DEADLINE

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Friday, January 21, 2011 - 6:36pm
MLA 2012 SEATTLE AFRICAN LITERATURES DIVISION SESSION

Inviting papers on the intersections between autobiography and political discourse in African literatures. Topics may concern circulation, audience, and form in any period. Submit 300 word abstract and short bio to taiwo.adetunji.osinubi_at_umontreal.ca
(Taiwo Adetunji Osinubi, Études anglaises, Université de Montréal) by March 5.

A POLITICS OF DISRUPTION? AESTHETICS AND POST-SOCIALISM, Reyjkavik August 2011

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Friday, January 21, 2011 - 10:05am
General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research

Papers are invited for the panel:
A POLITICS OF DISRUPTION? AESTHETICS AND POST-SOCIALISM
General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research
Reyjkavik, 25-27 August 2011

Panel Abstract:

Advertising the Nation, Reyjkavik 25-27 August 11

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Friday, January 21, 2011 - 10:02am
General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research

Papers are invited for the panel: ADVERTISING THE NATION
General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research
Reyjkavik, 25-27 August 2011

DEADLINE for paper proposals - 1 Feb 2011

Panel Abstract:

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 11:37pm
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contemporary, etc.), rhetoric, composition, or pedagogical studies. Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com. Submissions must include name, institutional affiliation, student status (graduate or undergraduate), contact information (name, phone number, address, email address), and a list of any audio/visual equipment needed for your presentation. Presentation time should be limited to 20 minutes (usually about ten pages).

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender 3/24 & 3/25 [UPDATE]

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 9:06pm
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies, University of Rochester

New Submission Deadline: 2/12/11

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender

The 18th Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Rochester
March 24th & 25th, 2011
Keynote Speaker:
**Laura Kipnis**
Professor, Department of Radio/Television/Film, Northwestern University

"Repetition and Revolt" - Cornell University - April 14-16, 2011

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 5:33pm
Theory Reading Group at Cornell University

The Theory Reading Group at Cornell University invites submissions for its seventh annual interdisciplinary spring conference:

Repetition and Revolt
Featuring keynote speaker Rebecca Comay (University of Toronto)

Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
April 14-16, 2011

"The Immaterial 18th Century"--27-29 October, 2011

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 4:44pm
CSECS/NEASECS/Aphra Behn Society

In response to the sustained scholarly focus on the material aspects of eighteenth century culture, the core concern of this interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and French) conference will be reactions to instability in the material realm, including but not limited to the emergence of an affective public sphere; a revaluation of labour; cosmopolitanism; sensibility; the new spiritualism; political radicalism and rights discourse; supernaturalism and the rise of the gothic; and anti-slavery and anti-imperial movements. Papers on these and any topics related to the material and the immaterial in the period will be welcomed.

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