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Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference (UPDATE)

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Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 2:46pm
Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities/ California State University, Los Angeles

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES

Note: Abstract deadline extended to April 3rd!

9TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference May 14, 2013

Keynote Speaker: Jose Muñoz, Professor of Performance Studies, New York University

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference Oct 10-12, 2013

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Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 1:24pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association--RMMLA

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association - RMMLA
Call for Papers Extended to APRIL 15, 2013!
Vancouver, Washington USA (Fly into Portland)
Convention Dates: October 10-12, 2013
www.rmmla.org
Several panel chairs have requested extensions to allow for the submission of additional paper proposals and for members to pay their 2013 Membership Dues. To accommodate these needs, we are extending the Call for Papers to April 15, 2013. You can pay your taxes, pay your RMMLA membership dues, and submit a last-minute proposal the same day! There are 150 permanent sessions and 50 Special Topic Sessions in Languages, Literature, Pedgagy and Cultural Studies.

Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--due June 1

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Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 10:50am
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manifestations of a protest culture encircling the globe. No longer silent in the face of the continuing effects of colonialism and its derivative hierarchical structures, indigenous populations and other citizens are registering their discontent, while fostering networks of solidarity.

[Update]: Panel on Postfeminism and Popular Culture @ Midwest Popular Culture Conference, St. Louis, MO, Oct. 11-13, 2013

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Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 2:16am
Melissa Miles McCarter

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

According to Rosalind Gill (2007), "postfeminism is best thought of as a sensibility that characterises increasing numbers of films, television shows, adverts and other media products" and this sensibility is, "made up of a number of interrelated themes," including:

Secular Shakespears - Shakespeare 450 (April 21 - 27 2014 Paris, France)

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Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 9:36pm
Société française Shakespeare

The last decade has seen a return to religion in early modern studies. A previous generation of scholarship had sublimated questions of theology and religious identification in favor of the cultural studies "holy trinity" of race, class, and gender. However New Historicist criticism began to embrace and understand Renaissance texts through the lens of Reformation theological disputation and the religious environment in which individual texts were created. Shakespeare, the most towering figure of English Renaissance writing is no exception. As a case in point Stephen Greenblatt's popular biography of the author Will in the World spends ample time investigating the evidence for possible recusant sensibilities in that most English writer.

[UPDATE] New Mappings of the Avant-gardes

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Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 8:28pm
Universidad de la República, Uruguay

Montevideana VIII: New Mappings of the Avant-gardes. Views from (or towards) Latin America.

Deadline for submissions: April 26th, 2013.

Science and Fiction: Literary Darwinism MMLA Conference November 7-10, 2013

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Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 11:07am
Midwest Modern Language Association

The 55th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center from November 7-10, 2013.

I am seeking papers that explore the links between evolutionary psychology/biology and fiction. In what ways might evolutionary theory assist or hinder an understanding and analysis of fiction?
Papers might also examine fiction after Darwin.

Please send a 250-word abstract and a brief C.V. by May 31st to Kevin Swafford, swafford@bradley.edu

Chair: Kevin Swafford, Bradley University

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