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Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 5:48pm
Case Western Reserve University and Crime Studies Network

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy
11-13 July 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. David Frankfurter (Religious Studies, Boston University); Prof. Ronald Holmes (Justice Administration, University of Louisville); Prof. William Paul (Film Studies, Washington University in St. Louis)

Roundtable: Cultural-ethnic Identities and Social Equality in African Diasporic Literature, NEMLA, April 3-6,2014

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 5:01pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

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

Roundtable: Cultural-ethnic Identities and Social Equality in African Diasporic Literature
Summary: This roundtable will examine 1) how Afro-descendant characters construct and negotiate social, ethnic identities in the fictional literature from the African diaspora in Europe,the Caribbean, Latin America, and/or North America; 2) how inter-ethnic relations are played out in the context of social equality in this type of literature; 3) whether or how the postmodern genre works for the development of the complex diaspora identities of Afro-descendant characters.

Eleventh Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 10:19am
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies - University of Massachusetts Amherst

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will host its eleventh annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 19, 2013.

We are pleased to announce that Susan P. Cerasano of Colgate University will deliver the keynote address this year. Her talk is titled "Christopher Marlowe, Again."

[UPDATE] New Methods in Anglo-Saxon Homiletics

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Monday, August 19, 2013 - 3:56pm
Society for the Study of Anglo-Saxon Homiletics at the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies

Society for the Study of Anglo-Saxon Homiletics: New Methods in Anglo-Saxon Homiletics

Drugs and Culture @ 35th Annual Southwest Popular and American Culture Conference February 19-22, 2014

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Monday, August 19, 2013 - 3:06pm
South West Popular and American Culture Association

CFP: DRUGS and CULTURE
35th Annual Southwest Texas Popular and American Culture Conference
February 19-22, 2014
Hyatt Regency Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico

In keeping with this year's theme of "Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," we are particularly interested in papers analyzing America's "War on Drugs" and its impact on the nation's use and view of drugs, but any paper dealing with drugs and culture will be considered. Papers dealing with drugs in the 1960s should consider submitting to the area on "Beats and Counterculture" at this conference.

Anti-drug propaganda Drug addiction Drugs as positive force
"Just Say No." Intervention Weed Culture/Activism

the quint DEADLINE September 15, 2013

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Monday, August 19, 2013 - 12:07pm
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north

The quint's nineteenth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 15th September 2013—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.

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