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"[UPDATE]"RE-IMAGINING AFRICA: CREATIVE CROSSINGS" special issue ANGLISTICA A.I.O.N. AN INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL 15 June 2010

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Monday, March 1, 2010 - 4:40am
full name / name of organization: 
University of Naples L'Orientale

Submissions are invited for publication in "Re-imagining Africa: Creative Crossings" edited by Simon Gikandi (sgikandi@Princeton.EDU) and Jane Wilkinson (fjwilkinson@alice.it). In its first issue devoted specifically to Africa, Anglistica opens to creative writing and artworks. The issue will include words, sounds and images by African artists, alongside interviews, theory and criticism. Deadline for completed articles: 15 June 2010.

"Unity in Diversity" International Conference on the niche Areas in Commonwealth Linguistics, Literature 21-24 October 2010

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Monday, March 1, 2010 - 12:43am
full name / name of organization: 
English Department, University of Szczecin, Poland
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International Conference "Unity in Diversity" on the Niche Areas in Commonwealth Linguistics, Literature and Culture

"The minor but not dismissed, the dismissed but not excluded,the excluded but not forgotten"
Department of English, Szczecin University, Poland, 21 -24 October 2010.

Recent literary, linguistic and cultural studies have been largely dominated by burgeoning new theories paving the way for the most interesting and up-to-date concepts, notions and ideas. Yet there are many scholars whose main research area is centered at the peripheries of these mainstream discoveries thus leading to the emergence of niche fields of study within current literary and linguistic research projects.

Narrating Lives and Creating Communities in Early Modern Writing (2011 MLA, Jan. 6-9 in Los Angeles)

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Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 3:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
Adele Wilson
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"Narrating Lives and Creating Communities in Early Modern Writing"
Special session of the 2011 MLA Convention (6-9 January 2011, Los Angeles)

In accordance with the 2011 MLA Presidential Theme, "narrating lives," papers are invited that consider how reflections on one's life (self, body, or consciousness) act to create, maintain, or disrupt communities (local, family, confessional, national, international, etc.).

"RE-IMAGINING AFRICA: CREATIVE CROSSINGS", a special issue of ANGLISTICA AION An Interdisciplary Journal deadline: 15 June 2010

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Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 1:25pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Naples L'Orientale

Submissions are invited for publication in "Re-imagining Africa: Creative Crossings" edited by Simon Gikandi (sgikandi@Princeton.EDU) and Jane Wilkinson (fjwilkinson@alice.it). In its first issue devoted specifically to Africa, Anglistica opens to creative writing and artworks. The issue will include words, sounds and images by African artists, alongside interviews, theory and criticism. Deadline for completed articles: 15 June 2010.

Harry Potter Casebook abstracts by 30 June 2010; completed essays by 31 Dec. 2010

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Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 12:35pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Cynthia J. Hallett and Dr. Peggy J. Huey / Palgrave Macmillan Publishers

Call for Submissions

Harry Potter Casebook contracted for publication with Palgrave Macmillan Publishers
We need ten to twelve analytical essays of 4,000-5,000 words. For full consideration, please e-mail a 250-500 word proposal or abstract to both editors by 31 May 2010:
Dr. Cynthia J. Hallett (cynthia.hallett@gmail.com) and Dr. Peggy Huey (hueypj@verizon.net)

Deadline Extended: Autopsia CFP: Vox Redux // Ventriloquism

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Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 9:14am
full name / name of organization: 
Autopsia Online Journal
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New call for Submissions for the inaugural issue of Autopsia:

Vox Redux: Ventriloquism

Autopsia invites articles that critically engage with the motley themes of ventriloquism, including emulating, mimicking, aping, and other discursive forms where ventriloquism is in play. Topics may include:

Theory discourse and the emulations of Derrida, Deleuze, and other "celebrity thinkers"

Jargon (and the war against it)

(Mis)Representing the Other

Roleplaying the Other

Standing in for the Other

Puppeteering the Other

Throwing voices

Impersonations

Adaptation

Agalmaophilia

Intertextuality and/as ventriloquism

Role-playing

Stand-ins

Parroting

Call for papers- Dental Hypotheses- 2010

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Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 6:07am
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Dental Hypotheses
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We would like to encourage you to consider submitting your research papers to Dental Hypotheses. We are interested in publishing papers covering a wide range of topics pertinent to oral tissue engineering, nano-dentistry , biodontics, biomimetics, dental biomaterials, dental equipment, restorative dentistry, periodontology, endodontology, operative dentistry, prosthodontics, paediatric dentistry, orthodontics, implantology, cosmetic dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral-general health relationships, dental economics, cariology, craniofacial genetics, community dental health and dental education. We can assure you of a prompt, courteous and constructive review process and, as an on-line journal, a world-wide audience.

Journals and Collection of Essays

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Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 1:41am
full name / name of organization: 
The Indian Review of World Literature in Einglish -http://www.worldlitonline.net
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The Indian Review of World Literature in English
(http://www.worldlitonline.net)
Call for Papers
A peer reviewed bi-annual online literary journal, The Indian Review of World Literature in English welcomes submission of articles on various aspects of World literature in English. Scholarly articles on individual authors or works are welcome for publication, subject to the evaluation by the editorial team. Published in January and July every year, the articles that appear in this journal will be published in book form either as collections or monographs in due course.
Deadline

THE EVERYDAY

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Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 1:26pm
full name / name of organization: 
Hellenic Semiotic Society and Department of French Studies and Modern Languages of the University of Cyprus

THE EVERYDAY
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
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The Hellenic Semiotic Society and the Department of French Studies and Modern Languages of the University of Cyprus are organizing an international conference on The Everyday. The conference will take place from 5 to 7 November 2010 in Nicosia, Cyprus. Working languages are English, French, and Greek.

African Studies at Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference 1-3 October 2010

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Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 12:33am
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
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Call for Proposals
African Studies
at
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 2010
Minneapolis, MN!
Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2010

The African Studies area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference, this year to be held at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel in Minneapolis, MN from Friday 1 October to Sunday 3 October.

The area seeks papers whose topics address any aspect of popular culture on the African continent. Topics might address, but are not in any way limited to:

Interceptions: Theory's Modernism and Modernism's Theory (December 11th, 2010)

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Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 12:11am
full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow

Sponsored by the AHRC and run in association with the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies and British Association of Modernist Studies, this one-day postgraduate-led symposium aims to provide a forum for debate and exchange on topics relating to the interceptions between modernism and theory. Following Stephen Ross' edited collection Modernism and Theory: A Critical Debate (2009) which seeks 'to recapture the continuities among modernism and theory', this event will address specific concerns about the relationship between historical and theoretical approaches to modernism (in its various definitions), local and transnational locations, canonical and marginalised thinkers, political and philosophical readings.

Apocalypse and its Discontents

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Friday, February 26, 2010 - 2:41pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
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Apocalypse and Its Discontents
A One-Day Conference at the University of Westminster
Saturday 11 December 2010

Trans-Formations: Theorizing Class and Race in the 21st Century - Postgraduate Panel (June 17, 2010-June 19, 2010)

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Friday, February 26, 2010 - 10:55am
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University of Freiburg, Germany - Freiburg Institute of Advanced Studies/Department of North American Studies

The Department of North American Studies at the University of Freiburg and the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies announces a call for papers from postgraduate students working with issues of class and race.

The three day conference, entitled Trans-Formations: Theorizing Class and Race in the 21st Century will take place from June 17, 2010 to June 19, 2010 at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. Confirmed speakers include: Henry Louis Gates (Harvard), Melissa Harris-Lacewell (Princeton), Gavin Jones (Stanford), Chris Newfield (UCSB), and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (Columbia).

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