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Peer English 9

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 7:06am
Dr Ben Parsons, University of Leicester

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed, open-access online journal produced by members of the School of English. Issued once a year since 2006, its remit is to publish leading research from academics at the very beginnings of their careers (graduate study, post-doctoral research) through to those already established within the community. This approach also includes the notion of 'work in progress' and we welcome contributions of high academic standards from those currently involved in active research, be they doctoral candidates or Heads of Departments.

[Update] 2nd Call/Deadline Extension - Translating Realism: The Nature and Emergence of Contemporary French Thought

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 10:30pm
University of Notre Dame

[Submission Deadline has been extended to January 31st 2013. Please visit www.translatingrealismconference.wordpress.com for more information and conference updates.]

Translating Realism: The Nature and Emergence of Contemporary French Thought An Interdisciplinary Conference

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 a conference on the emergence and renewal of French thought in the 21st century at the University of Notre Dame.

Embodied Encounters, a panel at (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 9:32pm
University of California, Riverside

This year's (dis)junctions conference invites papers for a panel exploring the concept of "encountering" as it relates to issues of embodiment and sensory perception. In traditional conceptions of knowledge and of reading, the visual has maintained a privileged and almost disembodied epistemological position. With the rise of critical perspectives exploring the materiality of the body, the primacy of sight as an interpretive strategy for a textual encounter has been called into question. How can bodily awareness and embodied encounters subvert this dominant reading paradigm?

[UPDATE] 9th Annual ASSC Graduate Student Conference

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 3:11pm
Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium

New York University
April 4-5, 2013
Keynote by Asa Mittman (California State University, Chico) on April 4
Conference on April 5

Humans/Animals/Things

The Aesthetics of Austerity (University of California - Irvine) April 5, 2013

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 12:49pm
PhD Program in Visual Studies (University of California - Irvine)

The PhD program in Visual Studies at UC, Irvine invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference: The Aesthetics of Austerity.

Conference Date: April 5, 2013
Website: https://www.facebook.com/vsconference2013
Deadline: Abstracts of no more than 350 words are due January 21, 2013 at 5:00 pm to vsconference2013@gmail.com. Presentations are to be 20 minutes in length. Please include a one-page CV that demonstrates your research interests.

[Update] Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 9:11am
Lucas Tromly / American Literature Association

[Update] Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

Papers are invited for a proposed panel at the 2013 meeting of the American Literature Association in Boston (23-26 May, 2013).

I seek papers that explore heritage tourism, or tourism motivated by the desire to recover a lost cultural identity, either the traveler's own or that of another group. I welcome papers that deal with non-fiction travel writing, fiction, film, poetry, or theory.

Relevant issues may include:

Heritage and objectification: museums, photographs, souvenirs, etc.

Heritage and the touristic gaze

The usable or invented past

Globalization, diaspora, long-distance nationalism

Sleep(less) Beds

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 5:55am
The Luminary (Postgraduate Journal), Lancaster University

Sleep(less) Beds: Awakening, Journey, Movement, Stasis

Representations and meanings of the bed / bedroom space in history, the arts, society, culture, philosophy

This call for papers asks you to examine the bed / bed space / sleep / sleeplessness across media and the arts; across societies and eras. What are the functions, rules, morals, design, meanings given to 'the bed'?

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