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[UPDATE] The Male Body in Medicine and Literature

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Monday, January 14, 2013 - 9:49am
Essay Collection ed. by Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: The Male Body in Medicine and Literature (ed. by Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham)

Abstracts by 1 June 2013.

[UPDATE] Modernist Intimacies, University of Sussex, Friday May 17, 2013

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Monday, January 14, 2013 - 8:41am
Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex

EXTENDED DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 11TH, 2013.

Call for Papers:

Modernist Intimacies

Friday May 17, 2013.

The Centre for Modernist Studies
University of Sussex

Featured Speaker: Denis Flannery (University of Leeds)

EAST-WEST CULTURAL PASSAGE CONFERENCE: THE INTERNATIONAL FAULKNER Sibiu, 31 May – 1 June 2013

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Monday, January 14, 2013 - 6:26am
LUCIAN BLAGA UNIVERSITY of SIBIU, ROMANIA, THE DEPARTMENT OF ANGLO-AMERICAN AND GERMAN STUDIES and C. PETER MAGRATH RESEARCH CENTRE FOR CROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES

Half a century after William Faulkner's demise, his inciting works and artistic example still continue to challenge misconceptions and misappropriations. Faulkner's legacy equally keeps triggering heated debates and rebuttals, along with radical reappraisals. The present conference intends to be the first of a series of biennial events to examine the international relevance of Faulkner's works and their fecund worldwide impact, along with their centrality to American studies.

Keynote Speakers: Robert Hamblin (Southeast Missouri State University), "The International Faulkner"

Truer West: Western American Authenticity Ten Years On

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Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 6:26pm
Andrew Husband / Western Literature Association

Ten years after the publication of Nathaniel Lewis' Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship, western, post-western, and critical regional studies still grapple with the problem of authenticity in the American West. If, as Lewis playfully suggests, the "very struggle over authenticity [is] perhaps the only 'true' condition of the western cultural imagination," then how might this struggle have altered the tone of Western literary and cultural criticism in the last decade? What does the poststructural, postmodern distrust of authenticity do to encourage fresh analyses of texts previously heralded for their authentic portrayals of the West?

[UPDATE]: Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 (deadline extended)

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Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 6:12pm
St. John's University Graduate English Conference

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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

We welcome papers concentrating on 'spaces' that could be considered 'monstrous' or are in some way capable of creating 'monstrosity.' Spaces may be real or imagined, literal or metaphorical, psychological or material. Literal places may include sites of trauma, genocide, or biological experimentation; dystopias; colonized regions; mythical lands; etc. Psychological spaces may include memory, neurosis, philosophy, etc. Monstrosity may be perceived as depravity; social or sexual taboos; hegemonic power in the form of racism, classism, sexism; etc. Papers may challenge, call to light, or reinforce perceptions of monstrosity.

"European Cooperation/Cooptation: Ideas of Collaboration and Coordination"

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Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 3:54pm
Center for European Studies, Dalhousie University

For the third annual colloquium in European Studies (26-27 April 2013, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada), we invite proposals for papers of 20 minutes that deal with any aspect of cooperation in Europe. Papers are welcome from all disciplines and historical periods, from antiquity to the present. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

*Second Call*, The Return of the Text Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2013; 20-minute Paper Proposals Due March 1, 2013

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Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum

The Return of the Text: A Conference on the Cultural Value of Close Reading, Sept. 26-28, 2013
full name / name of organization:
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email:
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu
Keynote Speakers: Branka Arsic, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University Mitchell Breitwieser, English, U.C. Berkeley Charles Mathewes, Religion, University of Virginia Steven Justice, English, U.C. Berkeley Albrecht Diem, History, Syracuse University ---with a special reading and group discussion of Finnegan's Wake led by John Bishop

lemoyne.edu/ReturnoftheTextConference

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