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Apocalyptic Politics: Framing the Present

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 9:58pm
Villanova University Philosophy Graduate Student Union

Call for Papers:
The Villanova Philosophy Graduate Student Union's 18th annual Philosophy Conference

Apocalyptic Politics: Framing the Present

Villanova University, Friday April 12-Saturday April 13, 2013
Confirmed Speakers: Mladen Dolar, Slavoj Žižek, Alenka Zupančič

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 7:42pm
Binghamton University - English Department

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

Theme: "Historicizing Difference in Globalized Subjectivities"

Dates: April 19th & 20th, 2013

Location: Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Keynote Speaker: Branka Arsic, Columbia University
Second Speaker, TBA

Roundtable Discussion: Branka Arsic, Columbia University
Susan Strehle, Binghamton University
Third Panelist TBA

Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the Universi

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 5:15pm
The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference Binghamton University (SUNY)

Neoliberal policies have restructured the university, disciplinary knowledge, and the disciplines themselves. With the formation of the 'for-profit' university, profit-bearing disciplines are valorized, student loans increase drastically, and humanities departments are pressured to redefine themselves in the face of intrusive economic demands. But where does this leave the humanities? What is the status of knowledge production given economic deregulation and privatization shaping the present and future of the university?

4th annual University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 4:30pm
PhD in Humanities and Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville

The PhD in Humanities and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville announce the 4th annual University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities on Friday, March 22, 2013. The theme for this year's conference is "Global Humanities."

Keynote speakers are Qwo-Li Driskill, co-editor of Queer Indigenous Studies; Critical Interventions in Theory, Politics and Literature (2011) and Peter Van Buren, a former employee of the U.S. Foreign Service and author of We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (2011).

Critical Disability Discourse - Journal - Deadline: February 1, 2013

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 2:01pm
Critical Disability Discourse/Discours Critiques dans le Champ du Handicap

Call for Papers

York University's Critical Disability Studies Graduate Student Program launched an academic journal in November 2009. Critical Disability Discourse is a bilingual, interdisciplinary journal, publishing articles that focus on experiences of disability from a critical perspective. The journal considers articles from graduate scholars in a variety of academic fields, but undergraduate students, activists, and community members/organizers are also invited to contribute. Critical Disability Discourse's goals are to provide emerging scholars an opportunity to contribute to the expanding field of critical disability studies and to gain exposure for their work in the public sphere.

Submission deadline is February 1, 2013.

Radical Proposals in Basque Studies: January 31st 2013

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 11:35am
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature

The monographic section will bring together a body of texts characterised by their critical capacity and their ability to bring new perspectives to the field of Basque Literary and Cultural Studies. Possible lines of investigation, though not an exhaustive list, may include:

a) Basque academia and the relationship between knowledge and power
b) Investigation of scientific discourse and its performative ability: epistemic and symbolic violence
c) Analysis of the Basque literary system and criticism thereof
d) Theoretical and methodological proposals for strategic reading
e) Analysis of literary texts and other texts as areas of ideological resistance/reproduction.

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 11:34am
Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT HAS NOW OPENED.

To register for the conference please go here:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/registration.html

A draft programme (subject to change) for the conference can be found here:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/programme.html

We look forward to welcoming you to the conference in November.

UPDATE: Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 10:53am
Gary Ettari/Philological Association of the Carolinas

* Note new deadline*

Call for Papers and Panels
37th Annual PAC Conference
21 - 23 March 2013
University of North Carolina at Asheville

We welcome papers and panels on any topic of interest to literature and language scholars. Past sessions have focused on English, American, world and multiethnic literatures, as well as on linguistics, composition, and pedagogy.

Email proposals along with a brief abstract and CV by 30 November 2012:

American / British Topics:

Dr. Gary Ettari (gettari@unca.edu)
Associate Professor of Literature and Language
University of North Carolina at Asheville

Foreign / Comparative / Linguistics / Pedagogy Topics:

Trans-Scripts CFP: "Thinking Activism" (Deadline: Jan. 1, 2013)

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 8:55pm
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine

Trans-Scripts – an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work for publication. The theme of the third volume is "Thinking Activism."

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