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Mobile Media Narratives edited collection - Nov. 1, 2010

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 4:16pm
Jason Farman, University of Maryland, College Park

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Call for Papers:
Mobile Media Narratives
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This collection investigates the relationship between mobile technologies and narrative forms. Extending Michele de Certeau's notion that "Every story is a travel story — a spatial practice," the chapters in this collection each develop ways that storytelling, oral histories, literary texts, and game stories have converged with mobile devices to reengage and interrogate the site-specificity of narrative.

The Neighbor (March 11-13, 2011; University of California, Berkeley)

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 4:04pm
Department of German, University of California at Berkeley

Call for Papers

THE NEIGHBOR

Interdisciplinary German Studies Conference
University of California, Berkeley
March 11-13, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Kenneth Reinhard
Departments of English and Comparative Literature
Director, Program in Experimental Critical Theory
University of California, Los Angeles

The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 3:59pm
University of Notre Dame Department of English

The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody
Notre Dame English Graduate Student Conference
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
March 3-4, 2011
Keynote Speaker: Professor Julie Sanders, University of Nottingham

[UPDATE] NVSA 2011--Systems and Archives.

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 2:42pm
Northeast Victorian Studies Association

*NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year is SYSTEMS AND ARCHIVES.* The conference will take place at the University of Maryland: April 15-17, 2011. The keynote speakers will be: Bernard Lightman, Paul Saint-Amour, and Catherine Robson.

INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES CONFERENCE, MAR 31-APR3, 2011 (CFP DEADLINE NOV 1,2010)

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 11:59am
INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES


How did the nineteenth century conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did nature as an ideology and/or material reality shape the nineteenth century? How did the nineteenth century understand the relation of human beings to nature?

The 2011 Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) Conference invites proposals that investigate any aspect of this topic from multiple interdisciplinary perspectives, including and/or integrating Literature, History, Science, Art History, Environmental Studies, Law, Philosophy, Sociology, Anthropology, Music, Economics, and Theology.

Topics may include (but are not limited to):
• human nature
• animal nature
• plant nature

[UPDATE] General Issue - Essays Due October 30

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 11:47am
Pennsylvania Literary Journal

Due to a thinner-than-expected stack of submissions for our "19th Century British Literature" call for papers, we have decided to expand this issue into a general issue. Papers on British topics will receive preference, and will be placed in a seperate section. If you are working on interesting, well-written essays in any Language or Literature fields, please send us the submission, as soon as possible, hopefully before our October 30th deadline. We have begun the peer-review process, and plan to publish the issue in December 2010. Please send a query to the Editor, Anna Faktorovich (Instructor, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania), if you have questions about your idea.

21st Annual International Virginia Woolf Conference - 'Contradictory Woolf'

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 10:58am
University of Glasgow

Call for Papers
CONTRADICTORY WOOLF
21ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL VIRGINIA WOOLF CONFERENCE

University of Glasgow
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th June 2011

"BUT, you may say" (A Room of One's Own)

"her own voice saying without prompting undeniable, everlasting, contradictory things" (To the Lighthouse)

Keynote Speakers:
Judith Allen, Suzanne Bellamy, Rosi Braidotti,
Marina Warner, Pat Waugh, Michael Whitworth

- Proposals for papers are invited addressing any aspect of Woolf studies, and treating the contradictory as mode and/or theme.

- Topics may include (but are not limited to):

CFP: Eighteenth-Century Studies and the State of Education

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 12:51am
Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries (Defoe Society)

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is accepting submissions for its third issue, to appear in 2011. This issue will focus on how the interdisciplinary field of eighteenth-century studies, broadly researched and taught, is surviving in the academic and economic culture of the second decade of the twenty-first century. Topics may include, but need not be limited to, the following:

Lady Gaga & Dadaism - Call for Submissions - 15 October, 2010

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 12:07am
Gaga Stigmata: Critical Writings and Art About Lady Gaga

Gaga Stigmata – Critical Writings & Art About Lady Gaga
Special Call for Submissions: Gaga/Dada

The online journal Gaga Stigmata invites submissions of critical and creative pieces that explore Lady Gaga's relationship with Dadaism. We're looking for pieces that examine the ways in which Dadaism influences Gaga's work, and for pieces that analyze how Gaga revises and reframes Dadaist ideas for a 21st century context. That is, how does Gaga at once draw from Dadaism, and/or refigure Dadaism?

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