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Proposal Deadline Extended to January 1, 2013: "Revolution and Rebirth in English Studies" EGADS! Conference

Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 12:54pm
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society

CFP: The UTB English Graduate Advancement and Development
Society is now accepting paper or panel proposal submissions to
its 3rd conference themed "Revolution and Rebirth in
English Studies," which will be held at The University of Texas at
Brownsville on Saturday, March 9, 2013. The city of Brownsville
is found on the southernmost tip of Texas, a short 30-minute drive
from the beautiful South Padre Island beach.

EGADS! is accepting proposals fitting to the theme in all areas
of English studies including but not limited to:

Off Side: Edgy Women Colloquium, Art/Sports/Gender, March 7, 2013

Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 12:41pm
Edgy Women Festival

For 20 years, Montreal's annual EDGY WOMEN Festival has presented politicized, experimental and playful performance pieces, as well as workshops and lectures addressing evolving issues around gender and/or feminism. This year's festival will include an inaugural Edgy Colloquium, focusing on the theme ARTS/SPORTS/GENDER. The colloquium aims to facilitate discussion of these themes through both
academic and non‐academic presentations in an unconventional setting: it will take place Thursday,
March 7, 2013 in the ring at the Blue Cat Boxing Club in Montreal. Colloquium submissions might
include performance pieces, artists' talks, lived experience reflections, and research presentations;

(UPDATE) Religion and Development: An Agenda for the 21st Century

Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 12:05pm
Redeemer's University (RUN), Mowe, Nigeria

The twin issues of religion and development have had a long history of engagement in the humanities. From the perspectives of history and international relations, language and literature, and theatre arts, there have been many far-reaching scholarly enquiries into the complex relationship between the two and the roles they have played in helping to facilitate or to hinder personal, national and global progress.

[Extension] The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 11:52am
Binghamton University

The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference Binghamton University (SUNY) Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University March 8th-9th, 2013

Keynote: Dr. Alberto Moreiras

'Ravenhill Now: 21st Century Mark Ravenhill' International Symposium

Friday, December 14, 2012 - 12:22pm
Dr Sian Adiseshiah/University of Lincoln

Saturday 23rd March 2013, University of Lincoln, UK

Confirmed keynote speaker: Mark Ravenhill

This symposium takes place at the end of a weeklong Mark Ravenhill Festival. Discussion will be focused around the significance of Ravenhill's work in the 21st century.

Papers may focus on topics such as: dysfunctionality; gender and/or sexuality; sexuality and violence; the continuing relevance (or not) of 'in-yer-face' conceptualisations of Ravenhill's work; new forms/new dramaturgies; satire; political subjectivities; nation/war/terrorism; ecology; the significance of affect; new theoretical approaches to Ravenhill's work; and performing Ravenhill.

Translating Realism: The Nature and Emergence of Contemporary French Thought

Friday, December 14, 2012 - 11:38am
University of Notre Dame

Keynote Speakers:
Adrian Johnston (University of New Mexico)
Dorothea Olkowski (UCCS/Rotman Institute)
Michael Naas (Depaul)

We are pleased to announce that on May 10-11 2013, we will be hosting an interdisciplinary conference on the emergence and renewal of French thought in the 21st century at the University of Notre Dame.

CfP: Computational Models of Narrative 2013, Hamburg, 4-6 August 2013

Friday, December 14, 2012 - 11:27am
Bernhard Fisseni


2013 Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative (CMN 2013)
4-6 August 2013
Universitaet Hamburg, Germany

(a satellite workshop of CogSci 2013: The 35th meeting of the Cognitive
Science Society Berlin, Germany, 31 July - 3 August 2013)


Richard Gerrig, Stony Brook University, U.S.A.
Inderjeet Mani, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Paper Submission:

Intermediality in the Digital Arts Graduate Conference March 2nd, 2013

Friday, December 14, 2012 - 10:19am
Rutgers University

A Graduate Student Conference

The Graduate Student Organization of the French Department at Rutgers University seeks paper proposals for a Conference to be held at Rutgers on March 2nd, 2013.

3rd Global Conference: Gender & Love (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

Friday, December 14, 2012 - 10:13am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

gl3@in3rd Global Conference
Gender & Love

Sunday 15th September – Tuesday 17th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations
The study of gender is an interdisciplinary field intertwined with feminism, queer studies, sexuality studies, postcolonial studies, and cultural studies (to name just some relevant fields).