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Humane, Inhumane, Human 27 February-1 March 2014

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 3:47pm
Humanities Education and Research Association

In keeping with HERA's mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines and interdisciplines, we invite presentations for the 2014 conference.

[UPDATE] ONE MONTH to Sept 15 deadline: Proposals for "Is Thought Action"-Conference, University of Amsterdam

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 10:38am
Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis/Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis

NICA/ASCA Conference Exploring Tensions Between Academic Theory and Praxis
28-29 November 2013, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

isthoughtaction@gmail.com
http://www.nica-institute.com/is-thought-action/
http://asca.uva.nl/events/events/events/events/content/folder/events/201...

I INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE "ANTHROPOLOGY IN MOROCCO: DISCOURSES, ENCOUNTERS AND NETWORKS"

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 7:36am
University of the Basque Country

We are pleased to announce the I International Conference Anthropology in Morocco: Discourses, encounters and networks, taking place at the Faculty of Letters of the University of the Basque Country (Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea), Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd November 2013.

The keynote speaker will be Professor Hassan Rachik (Université Hassan II, Casablanca).

[UPDATE] Modernism and the (Im)Possible "Time of the Now" (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014)

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 3:05pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

"Each now is the now of a particular knowability. In it, truth is charged to the bursting point with time. (This point of explosion […] coincides with […] the time of truth.) It is not that what is past casts its light on what is present, or what is present its light on what is past; rather, image is that wherein what has been comes together in a flash with the now to form a constellation."
- Walter Benjamin

CFP New Journal 'Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural'

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 12:44pm
Ruth Heholt, Falmouth University, UK

'Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural' is a peer-reviewed, online journal looking at the supernatural, the uncanny and the weird. The initial Call for Papers Site can be found at: www.revenantjournal.com . We are looking for academic articles on the subject, creative writing pieces, reviews of books, films, games or events and also an army of peer-reviewers. Please contact me if you are interested; revenant@falmouth.ac.uk .

Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics 2014

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 11:13am
Southwest Popular Culture Association

Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics
2014 Southwest Popular Culture Association (35th Annual)
"Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow."
February 19-22, 2014 Hyatt Regency Downtown/ Albuquerque, NM

[UPDATE] CFP Extended to Sep. 2: Gulf Medieval and Renaissance Conference

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Monday, August 12, 2013 - 12:01pm
Gulf Medieval and Renaissance (GulfMAR) Conference, formerly Louisiana Consortium of Medieval and Renaissanc Scholars

The Call for Papers for the Gulf Medieval and Renaissance Conference has been extended to Sep. 2.

The Gulf Medieval and Renaissance (GulfMAR) Conference, formerly the Louisiana Consortium of Medieval and Renaissance Scholars, will hold its annual meeting this fall at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge on September 27-28, 2013. The Consortium welcomes scholars from across the gulf coast region and the South, in addition to the initial core group from Louisiana universities and colleges.

The Adventures of Tintin (symposium)

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Monday, August 12, 2013 - 6:54am
University College London

Abstracts are now being accepted for a symposium on "The Adventures of Tintin" at University College London on 10 January 2014 in celebration of Tintin's 85th birthday. Proposed essay topics should creatively engage with the critical, philosophical, cultural, or social issues explored in the Tintin universe. All presentations will be considered for publication in a book of proceedings.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

REMINDER: Adaptation and the Novel

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Monday, August 12, 2013 - 4:56am
Keele University

Adaptation and the Novel

Saturday 9 November 2013, Keele University

Organisers: Jo Taylor and Nick Seager

Plenary lectures by Rachel Carroll (Teeside University) and Sarah Wootton (Durham University)

Are novels tainted or legitimated in the process of adaptation? What aesthetic challenges and opportunities does the transition of a story from one genre to another present? And in what cultural, commercial, and artistic contexts have processes or adaptation and appropriation taken place?

This one-day conference invites proposals for 20-minute papers addressing any aspect of adaptation and the novel, from the origins of the genre to the present day. Papers may choose to address one of the following topics:

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