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UPDATE: Postcolonial Environmental Criticism: Towards a Transnational Turn in Environment

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Monday, November 5, 2012 - 1:48am
The 2013 Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference

Ecocriticism has been a flourishing field of inquiry for the past three decades. However, literary critics have only recently begun to explore literature and the environment from postcolonial perspectives. In an attempt to theorize postcolonial environmental criticism, this panel examines the intersections of postcolonialism and environmentalism in the context of contemporary globalization. With the intensification of globalization in the 1990s, there has been an explosion of local environmental movements in the global south protesting neoliberal agendas, such as development, modernity, and progress, often collaboratively implemented by national governments and international finance.

[UPDATE]"Memory & the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha-Style Roundtable" Fordham Univ. GEA Conf. 3/2/13. Deadline 12/15/12

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Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 7:49pm
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind online shape the historical practices of the future? When and how do digital technologies in the classroom move from being novel experiments to transparent modes of teaching? How does digitization reshape archives and archival methodologies? How does metadata contribute to forgetting and the shape of memory? How do we define and put into practice the growing field of Digital Humanities?

ASA 2013: "The Culture of Crisis: Representations of Financial Panic in Nineteenth-Century America" (Deadline 1/7/13)

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Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 7:17pm
Michael Hardy, Rutgers University

Financial crises have bedeviled America since its founding, as historian Scott Reynolds Nelson reminds us in his new study A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters. In the nineteenth century, America experienced major panics at almost exactly 20-year intervals: 1819, 1837, 1857, 1873, and 1893. Then, as now, financial crises shattered complacency, upended conventional wisdom, and discredited narratives of teleological progress or expansion.

ACLA Toronto 2013 CFP: "Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel"

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Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 2:33pm
American Comparative Literature Association

ACLA 2013 Seminar: "Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel"
Chana Morgenstern (Brown University), Michal Raizen (The University of Texas at Austin)
http://www.acla.org/acla2013/refiguring-the-divide-artistic-responses-to...

**Paper proposals due 15 November 2012**
http://acla.org/submit/index.php

Refiguring the Divide: Artistic Responses to Partition in Palestine/Israel

Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

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Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 1:31am
St. John's University Graduate English Conference

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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.

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 13-16, 2013

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Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 11:03pm
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 34th Annual Conference

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 13-16, 2013
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
330 Tijeras Ave. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102 USA
Phone: 1-505-842-1234
Submission Deadline: November 16, 2012
Conference Website: (updated regularly)

Translating the City: Cartographies of Cultural Contact and Change (ACLA 2013)

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Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 4:02pm
Regina Galasso, UMASS Amherst; Evelyn Scaramella, Manhattan College

Call for Papers, Deadline November 15th, 2012

American Comparative Literature Annual Convention (ACLA), University of Toronto, April 4-7, 2013

Translating the City: Cartographies of Cultural Contact and Change

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