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ACIS Midwest Regional Conference (Deadline: August 1, 2013)

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Monday, April 29, 2013 - 2:59pm
The American Conference for Irish Studies

The 37th annual ACIS Midwest Regional Conference in Iowa City (October 10-12, 2013) welcomes proposals for papers on any and all topics related to Irish studies – from new and existing ACIS members, alike. The conference theme of "Other Irelands" considers all disciplines and approaches as warranted in our continued explication of Irish studies. Some of the many, many topics papers might address include:

-Immigration, emigration and the changing face of racism

-Architectural developments beyond the thatched cottage or Georgian house

-The social and economic impacts of the Celtic Tiger's rise and fall

-Literary evolutions in 21st century Ireland

-Digital landscapes and historical Ireland

Call for Submissions - Refereed Journal - Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

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Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 9:32pm
Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

CARIBBEAN VISTAS
CRITIQUES OF CARIBBEAN ARTS AND CULTURES
A Refereed Journal
Call for Submissions for Volume 1/Issue 2: Publication date - August/September 2013
Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2013

Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures invites contributions including critical essays, poetry, literary nonfiction, book reviews, theater reviews, visual art images, bibliographies, notices, letters and other materials to the editor by electronic mail at akilahw@msn.com.

MMLA 2013: Design and the Digital Humanities (deadline: May 31)

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Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 1:24pm
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)

With this year's MMLA conference theme of "Art & Artifice," the new Permanent Section on Digital Humanities will explore issues of, experiments with, and provocations on design.

Cultures of Repair: Call for Contributors (edited Collection) Abstract: 30 June, 2013

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Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 5:24am
Mark Rainey & Theo Reeves-Evison (eds) Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths

Suggested themes: Aesthetics of Repair, Technologies of Repair, Post-Colonial Reparations, Reparative Justice

What does it mean to repair something? Is it to restore function, to compensate for a fault, deterioration, or deficiency, or can the concept be expanded to account for a
general condition whereby a constitutive fault is repaired by art, technology, justice or invention?

This book aims to mediate between concrete 'cultures of repair' and more abstract conceptions in the spheres of philosophy and psychoanalysis. The following is an indication of the conceptual range of 'the repair' which we intend to explore in this edited collection. Submissions may address the following themes, although they are not limited to them:

Caribbean Vistas Journal - Submissions to Volume 1.2 - Due June 30, 2013

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Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 9:44pm
Caribbean Vistas Journal

Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures
• Subject: Call for Submissions for Volume 1.2 (Summer 2013)
• Caribbean Vistas (a forum for the artistic presentation and critical review of Anglophone, Francophone, and Hispanophone Caribbean Literatures, Arts and Cultures)
• From: akilahw@msn.com
• Date: April 27, 2013 (EST)
From: Dr. Emily Allen-Williams, Founding Editor
CARIBBEAN VISTAS
CRITIQUES OF CARIBBEAN ARTS AND CULTURES
Announcing: Call for Submissions for Volume I/Issue 2 to be published August/September 2013

Reconstruction 13.1, How Did I Write That?

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Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 6:55pm
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Announcing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture Issue 13.1 "How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process"

edited by Alan Clinton and Angela Flury

Featuring work by: Julia Kalinina, Alan Clinton, Angela Flury, Will Buckingham, W.C. Bamberger, Rusty Morrison, David Bahr, Stephanie Gray, Robert King, Alejandro Puga, Rita Ciresi, Margaret Morgan Gullette, Diana Svennes-Smith, and Michelle Aung Thin.

UPDATE: Extended CFP Deadline PAMLA Conference (11/1-3, 2013, Bahia Resort, San Diego): Now May 12

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Friday, April 26, 2013 - 8:55pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

Forty approved sessions for the November 1-3, 2013 PAMLA Conference (at the Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego, California) have extended their paper proposal deadline until May 12. Go to http://www.pamla.org/2013/ to see the complete list of open sessions and to propose a paper. Sessions still looking for papers include:

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