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Rated Queer. Deconstructing Narratives of Age

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Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 7:01am
Linda Hess, Nina Holst, Anika Ullmann / Goethe University, Frankfurt

Rated Queer Deconstructing Narratives of Age
Workshop - April/05 & 06/2013 - Frankfurt/Main

CFP: "Translatio," 5th Annual Medievalist Graduate Student Conference, February 15-16, 2013

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Friday, November 2, 2012 - 10:41pm
Medievalists @ Penn, University of Pennsylvania

Medievalists @ Penn (M@P) is a graduate student organization at the University of Pennsylvania invested in developing a broad interdisciplinary understanding of the Middle Ages. We are pleased to announce our 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference entitled "Translatio."

Keynote Speaker: Jamie Taylor, Bryn Mawr College
"Chaucerian translatio: Spanish Wine, Vernacular Invention, and Anglo-Iberian Exchange"

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," ACLA April 4-7 2013

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Friday, November 2, 2012 - 7:14pm
ACLA

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the household. Similarly, scholarship on labor and class has been accused in the past of being too invested in the problem of economic distribution to the detriment of identity and political recognition.

[UPDATE] IALJS-8: "Literary Journalism: Text and Context" (University of Tampere, Finland, 16-18 May 2013)

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Friday, November 2, 2012 - 5:54pm
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for the IALJS annual convention on 16-18 May 2013. The conference will be held at the University of Tampere in Tampere, Finland.

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013 Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

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Friday, November 2, 2012 - 3:07pm
Adam Meehan - The University of Arizona

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013
Deadline for proposals: November 15, 2012

Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

Seminar Leader: Adam Meehan (The University of Arizona)

Conference Website: http://www.acla.org/acla2013/

Note: You must submit your papers through the ACLA website submission form; you will select the name of this seminar from the drop down menu:

http://acla.org/submit/index.php

[UPDATE] Society for Disability Studies 2013 Conference Date Change

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Friday, November 2, 2012 - 12:17pm
Society for Disability Studies

This is a very important note to inform you that the dates for the 2013 SDS Conference have been moved back by exactly one week to Wednesday, June 26 - Saturday, June 29, 2013. The location of the conference will remain the same, the Doubletree Hotel at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, USA.

This change was made necessary because the rapid increase in the size of attendance at the annual SDS Conference. Since this location had been originally arranged, the size of the conference has increased by nearly 50%! In order to ensure plenty of sleeping rooms and appropriate meeting space - SDS needed to renegotiate with the host hotel.

[UPDATE] Alternative Modernisms CFP Deadline Extended until 31 December 2012

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Friday, November 2, 2012 - 12:06pm
Emma West, Cardiff University

Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

Cardiff University
16-18 May 2013

** Extended CFP deadline: 31 December 2012 **

** While the below CFP remains the same, we are would particularly welcome more submissions on music, the visual arts and material culture, and from our colleagues in Eastern Europe. **

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Jean-Michel Rabaté (University of Pennsylvania)
Professor Griselda Pollock (Leeds University)
Professor Ástráður Eysteinsson (University of Iceland)

CALL FOR PAPERS

ACLA 2013: Taking Time, Third Time: Decolonization and the Un-syncing of Global Standard Time (Due:11/15)

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Friday, November 2, 2012 - 12:02pm
American Comparative Literature Association 2013

Surviving (in) the world of '24/7'? Questioning the implicit, paradigmatic privileging of the geospatial in Postcolonial Studies, this seminar focuses instead on time (un)coordinated as such, as that which foregrounds and permeates practices of decolonization across the globe. We believe that time, itself a condition of possibility for decolonization (e.g., it takes time), is to be more actively factored into the ongoing, polylocational theorization of the syncopated legacies of colonialism, ranging from epochal questions around the postwar Cold War to everyday issues of how (not) to sync 'now' with the rhythms of global capital.

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