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Literature and Psychology, PAMLA 2010 (Deadline: April 5)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 2:26pm
full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Martens, University of Virginia
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This special session of the PAMLA explores any intersection of literary studies and the discipline of psychology (not psychoanalysis), such as literary applications of memory theory, trauma theory, child psychology, psychopathology, affect, emotion, the psychology of reading, theories of perception, theories of imagination, cognitive poetics, or cognitive approaches to narrative theory.

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii. Submit proposals online by April 5 at http://www.pamla.org/2010

[UPDATE] All Topics: journal issue (The AnaChronisT, 3/31/2010)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 10:38am
full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
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Due to the difficulty and postal delay in sending and receiving hard copies, The AnaChronisT editors have decided to extend the deadline of submissions by two weeks. Hard copy waivers are possible, so new submissions are also admissible.

Below, please find the original CFP with the updated deadline.

The AnaChronisT journal invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in 2010. Papers are to be sent to The AnaChronisT (Department of English Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, H–1088 Budapest, Rákóczi út 5.) by Tuesday, 31 March 2010.

Ecocriticism, PAMLA 2010, Honolulu (Deadline: Apr. 5)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 4:08pm
full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Hutchings, University of Northern British Columbia
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Papers are sought for a special session investigating any aspect of ecocriticism, including (but not limited to) ecocritical theory, environmental ethics, environmental justice, colonial and postcolonial ecologies, gender and ecology, literary representations of non-human being, and interdisciplinary investigations of literature and environmental science.

Paper proposals of 500 words and a 40-word abstract, due by April 5, 2010 must be submitted via PAMLA's Online Proposal Submission Form available at http://www.pamla.org/2010/session-topics .

Animals and War: A Collection of Essays, Proposals due May 28, 2010

updated: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 3:26pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Ryan Hediger, La Salle University, English
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Animals and War, A Collection of Essays: Call for Papers

I am editing a collection of essays from any discipline and period treating the topic of animals and warfare. Dolphins in the U.S. Navy, the dogs in Vietnam, Iraq, and elsewhere, elephants, pigeons, horses, mules, and many more—millions of nonhuman animals have been subjected to and participants in human warfare. What can we learn from this often invisible history?

CFP: Edges of Forms, Rhythms of Hesitation (3/29/10; 11/17-21/10)

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 11:00am
full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Sadre-Orafai
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EDGES OF FORMS, RHYTHMS OF HESITATION
Proposed Session, American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 17-21, 2010
Co-Organizers: Christina Moon (Yale University) and Stephanie
Sadre-Orafai (New York University)

[Update] Creative Writing [4/15/10; 6/18/10 - 6/20/10]

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 10:15am
full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing - international Creative Writing conference
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Great Writing 2010 - call for proposals

Critical or creative presentations are invited for the 13th Annual International Creative Writing Conference, 18 - 20 June 2010, Bangor, North Wales.

Pre-Easter Call Closes: 15th April 2010

What future is there for Creative Writing?

[UPDATE]: Cinema and Landscape International Conference (3/30/10; 4/16/10 - 4/18/10)

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 10:09am
full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield (UK)

Call for Papers

International Conference

** CINEMA AND LANDSCAPE**

University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

April 16-18, 2010

An international conference is to be held on the subject of cinema and landscape.

The conference will be hosted at the University of Sheffield, April 16-18 2010, with the aim of exploring the intersection between Film, Film Culture, Landscape, Place and Geography.

Keynote: Professor Phil Powrie

Proposals** (a 150 word abstract) are very welcome for:

- Single Papers (1 person: 20 minutes + 10 minutes questions) or
- Panels (3 persons: 60 minutes + 30 minutes questions)

July 1st , 2010

updated: 
Monday, March 15, 2010 - 2:14pm
full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore FAMILY, SEX, AND LAW as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines. Possible topics might include:
*Divorce
*Sex and Love Work
*Sex & Affect(ion)
*Law & Marriage
*The Business of Marriage
*Queering Family
*Family Medicine/The
Medicalized Family
*Sexuality and Empire
*Family, Sex, and Migration
*Rethinking Childhood/Old Age
*Family and Trauma
*The Post-Nuclear Family
*Sex and Surveillance
*Family Secrets
*Trafficking Women
*Marriage/Sex/Family in Popular Culture

Memory, Identity, and New Fantasy Cultures in Film and Television - CFP Deadline 16th July 2010

updated: 
Monday, March 15, 2010 - 12:18pm
full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University

Memory, Identity, and New Fantasy Cultures in Film and Television
One day conference, Kingston University, October 9th, London

Proposals are sought for a forthcoming one day conference to be held at Kingston University on new fantasy culture.

Keynote speakers: Professor Fred Botting and Dr. Matthew Pateman

Cfp - 16th International Philosophy Colloquium Evian: "Art" (10/07/11-17)

updated: 
Monday, March 15, 2010 - 10:36am
full name / name of organization: 
David Lauer, Freie Universitaet Berlin

16th International Philosophy Colloquium Evian
Art – Kunst – L'art

Evian (Lake Geneva), France
July 11-17, 2010

We invite proposals (maximum length: one page) for presentations, along with a short CV (maximum length: two pages), by April 15, 2010. Please send these documents via e-mail to the following address:
evian@philosophie.fu-berlin.de

Contact: Prof. Dr. Georg W. Bertram, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Institut für Philosophie, Habelschwerdter Allee 30, D-14195 Berlin, Germany

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