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CFP: special issue of Comparative Drama: "The Audience as Player: Interactive Theater over the Years" (deadline 9/1/2013)

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 4:58pm
Professor Sidney Homan, University of Florida, Guest Editor, Comparative Drama

This special issue of Comparative Drama, "The Audience as Player: Interactive Theater Over the Years," seeks essays that explore plays and productions in which members of the audience are not just voyeurs in the house but participants, players in the onstage drama. This enhanced "role" for the audience has, surely, philosophical and aesthetic implications, not to mention practical consequence during an actual production.

Examining Authorship in English Studies

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 3:59pm
South Atlantic MLA Conference (SAMLA)

The diverse fields within English studies often create boundaries that few cross, but this proposal aims to bridge those established boundaries. The focus of this panel looks at authorship and how authorship is theorized within English studies. An example of authorship's function in English studies occurs in Creative Writing.

Encounters, Affinities, Legacies: the Eighteenth Century in the Present Day 28-29 June 2013 (deadline for proposals April 19)

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 12:09pm
University of York

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the complex webs of interconnection between the long eighteenth century and the 'long' twentieth century, from 1900 to the present. As the field of eighteenth century studies continues to boom within the academy, the eighteenth century – invoked around names like Rousseau, Voltaire, and Adam Smith – is becoming an increasingly frequent interlocutor in contemporary debates in the international media about society, democracy, human rights, and the economy.

PAMLA 2013 Conference: San Diego, CA (11/1-11/3): CFP Deadline April 15

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 10:58am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

The 2013 PAMLA Conference will be held November 1-3, 2013, at the Bahia Resort Hotel on Mission Bay in San Diego, CA. The deadline for submitting a proposal to one of our over 140 approved sessions is April 15. Go to http://www.pamla.org/2013/ for more information about the conference, and to propose a paper.

For the CFP list and information about each approved session, go to http://www.pamla.org/2013/session-topics

For more information, email Craig Svonkin, PAMLA Executive Director: svonkin@netzero.com

On-line/Off-line – Between Text and Experience. Writing as a Lifestyle (13-14 June 2013, Lodz POLAND)

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 7:26am
Institute of Contemporary Culture, University of Lodz

On 13-14 June 2013 in Lodz, International and Interdisciplinary Conference On-line/Off-line – Between Text and Experience. Writing as a Lifestyle will be held. The conference is organized by the Department of Theory of Literature, Institute of Contemporary Culture – former Institute of Theory of Literature, Theatre and Audiovisual Arts – (University of Lodz) and the journal "The Problems of Literary Genres".

Translations: Exchange of Ideas, CFP Deadline March 24 2013

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 6:47am
Cardiff University

Translations: Exchange of Ideas
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference
June 27th – 28th 2013
Cardiff University, Wales UK

Keynote Speakers
Dr Eileen Brennan (St Patrick's College Drumcondra)
Dr Elizabeth Wren-Owens (Cardiff University)

E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Writing (CETAPS)

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 9:50pm
CETAPS, FCSH - New University of Lisbon

O Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) irá começar a publicar em meados de 2013 o E-Dicionário de Escrita de Viagens Portuguesa/E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Writing, que pretende ser uma obra de referência de livre acesso no âmbito do estudo da Es...crita de Viagens no espaço lusófono.

Irish Studies Panel at SAMLA

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 6:54pm
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)

In keeping with the theme of this year's conference, we welcome papers that focus on the ways Irish identity, space, and memory are shaped through conventionally understood literary genres (poetry, fiction, drama, memoir) as well as work from related fields, including but not limited to art, critical theory, folklore, and film studies. This panel seeks to address recent trends in scholarship and the ways Irish identity (systemic or individual) and space is constructed and defined.

Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words to Sarah Dyne, Georgia State University, at no later than June 1, 2013.

Panel on Postfeminism in Popular Culture for the 2013 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 5:29pm
Melissa Miles McCarter

Papers on any aspect of postfeminism and popular culture requested for a panel I am organizing for the Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference to be held Oct. 11-13, 2013 in St. Louis, MO.

Please send a 150 word abstract and short bio in MS Word format to melissa_miles@yahoo.com by March 25, 2013. Selection of panel will be announced April 1, 2013.

The focus on this panel will be on postfeminist representations of femininity and/or masculinity in particular television shows, movies, or other popular media.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Portrayals of economic tensions between men and women post-feminism.

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