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(inter)disciplinarities: The "New Relationality"? (April 24-25, 2010)

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Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 3:05am
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University of Victoria's Cultural, Social, and Political Thought Graduate Conference
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The University of Victoria's interdisciplinary program in Cultural, Social, and Political Thought and Peninsula: A Journal of Relational Politics are pleased to present you with a joint call for papers. Click HERE to see the conference's poster or see below for its description.

CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

(inter)disciplinarities: The "New Relationality"?
April 24-25, 2010

[UPDATE] Anti: Revisions, Reconstructions, Refutations, University of Louisville, April 16, 2010 (Abstract deadline: Feb 15th)

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Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 12:24am
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University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities
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The PhD in Humanities Program (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics (http://ahalouisville.com) at the University of Louisville announces the annual University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities, April 16, 2010.

Justice, Law, and Literature March-May

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Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 8:55pm
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Changing Lives Through Literature
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Changing Lives Through Literature is an alternative sentencing program founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives.

In 2008 we launched a blog, Changing Lives, Changing Minds: http://cltlblog.wordpress.com.

We feature essays from professors, graduate students, judges, lawyers, and other scholars. Topics range from literature and its impact on people to alternative sentencing and issues in our justice system.

[UPDATE] Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories; Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rey Chow; Abstracts Due 3/1/10

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Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 8:53pm
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Department of English at University of Rhode Island


"Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories"
A Graduate Conference hosted by the Department of English at University of Rhode Island
Saturday, April 24th, 2010 (Abstract Due: March 1st, 2010)

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rey Chow, Anne Firor Scott Professor of Literature in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Duke University, and author of several books, including Woman and Chinese Modernity (1991), Writing Diaspora (1993), Ethics After Idealism (1998), and Sentimental Fabulations, Contemporary Chinese Films (2007)

Representation and the Problem of Democracy (3/15/10; MLA '11)

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Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 3:14pm
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Dan Colson, MLA Graduate Student Caucus
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CFP: "Representation and the Problem of Democracy"
A Panel of the Graduate Student Caucus, MLA 2011

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, invites current graduate students to submit proposals for a panel discussion tentatively entitled "Representation and the Problem of Democracy" at the 2011 MLA annual meeting from January 6 through January 9 in Los Angeles.

Recent Animated Films

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Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 2:49pm
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Jura Gentium Cinema
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The journal "Jura Gentium Cinema" (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking articles (between 4000 and 5000 words) for a special dossier on recent animated films. The overarching goal of the dossier will be to analyze recent animated films through the lens of the following themes: the relationship between the individual self and a global society ("Up"; "WALL-E"; "The Incredibles"; "Fantastic Mr.

After the Wire (MLA, 6-9 Jan 2011 in Los Angeles - Deadline 2 March 2010)

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Tuesday, February 2, 2010 - 7:46pm
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MLA 2011
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This panel will discuss the cultural and intellectual legacy of 'The Wire,' organized around its critique of neoliberal institutions and its place in the social-realist tradition. Please submit 250–500-word abstracts by 2 March 2010 to Gerry Canavan (afterthewire@gmail.com) and Lisa Klarr (afterthewire@gmail.com).

New Media Discourse Communities (MLA 2011 special session)

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Tuesday, February 2, 2010 - 5:52pm
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Al Harahap/SFSU, Robert Cedillo/UNR

CFP: New Media Discourse Communities

We are looking for other projects to complete our roundtable special session proposal for the MLA 2011 conference in Los Angeles, CA, Jan 6-9, 2011. We are not looking to read our papers to a passive audience, but to have a roundtable discussion, as well as engage the audience (with or without new media demonstrations).

Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultures

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Tuesday, February 2, 2010 - 2:14pm
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Journal of South Texas English Studies

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions until March 5 for its second issue, themed "Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultures."

Bridges are frequently built up and torn down, and borders often change. The boundaries between people, places and things blur and break. This happens with governments, but it is equally true in literature and rhetoric. Authors frequently challenge our notions of what is acceptable, they point out our close-mindedness, and they show us new paths.

Aesthetics of New Literatures in English

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Tuesday, February 2, 2010 - 12:06pm
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Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
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Rupkatha journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (ISSN 0975-2935) invites articles, creative works and book reviewes on New Literatures English for Volume 2, Issue 2. Articles should focus specifically on the aesthetic aspects of the genres, author/s or/and particular works and should not hold on to the political theories unnecessarily.

For submission of critical writings, please send:
• Completed article (3000-5000 words)
• Abstract (100-200 words)
• 3 to 5 Keywords
• Brief/detailed CV

Edited Book: Documentary, Politics and Social Processes in Portugal

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Monday, February 1, 2010 - 8:54pm
full name / name of organization: 
Patrícia Vieira, Georgetown University
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CALL FOR PAPERS FOR EDITED BOOK:

FOUND IMAGES: Documentary, Politics and Social Processes in Portugal

Editors:
Patrícia Vieira (Georgetown University / CEC, University of Lisbon)and Pedro Serra (University of Salamanca).

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