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14th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness (March, 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

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Friday, July 13, 2012 - 4:02am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

14th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Sunday 10th March – Tuesday 12th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:
This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine and explore issues surrounding evil and human wickedness. In wrestling with evil(s) we are confronted with a multi-layered phenomenon which invites people from all disciplines, professions and vocations to come together in dialogue and wrestle with questions that cross the boundaries of the intellectual, the emotional and the personal. Underlying these efforts there is the sense that in grappling with evil we are in fact grappling with questions and issues of our own humanity.

2nd Global Conference: Celebrity (March, 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

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Friday, July 13, 2012 - 3:10am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

2nd Global Conference
Celebrity

Sunday 10th March – Tuesday 12th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

'To be known for your personality actually proves you a celebrity. Thus a synonym for "celebrity" is "personality"'
(Boorstin, 'From Hero to Celebrity', 83)

[UPDATE] "Lost in Transnationalism: Reflections on Multiculturalism and Globalization" October 26th, 2012

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Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 4:31pm
Claremont Graduate University, California

Transnationalism, the heightened interconnection between people and cultures, is a burgeoning social phenomenon. In our age of increasing globalization, the mixing and shifting of identities has become pervasive. Through global interconnectivity and the interdependence of economic, media, and social factors, boundaries among nation-states have become less distinct, leading to a formation of hybrid cultures. From neoliberal practices to telecommunication, the shape and dissemination of transnationalism has diffused.

The Lived Experience: The Body, The Mind, The Memory in Feminist Literature and Theory

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Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 4:19pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association

This panel will explore the production of knowledge through the collaboration of physical and cognitive experience in feminist literature and theory. How are the memories produced through the interaction of mind and body? How does literature represent the body through text and image? By August 15, 2012, please submit brief abstracts to Stephanie Little, Georgia State University, at slittle19@gsu.edu.

The 18th Irregular Miami J'yce Birthday Conference: Joyce and England; January 31-February 2, 2013

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Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 11:08am
University of Miami

The 18th Irregular Miami J'yce Birthday Conference:
Joyce and England
University of Miami
January 31-February 2, 2013
CALL FOR PAPERS
Papers are now being solicited for the 18th Irregular Miami J'yce Birthday
Conference to be held at the University of Miami, January 31-February 2, 2013.
Possible topics could include:
• English characters in Joyce
• Joyce and the English language
• Joyce and subversion
• nationalism & imperialism
• emigration/immigration
• Joyce visiting England
• Joyce and English contemporaries
• Joyce and Shakespeare
• Joyce and Cardinal Newman
• English politics and Joyce
• BUT ALL JOYCE TOPICS ARE WELCOME!

Extending Gesture 26th – 28th October 2012

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 9:30am
University of Edinburgh

Extending Gesture
A Colloquium at University of Edinburgh 26th – 28th October 2012

'If I write, this strange hand has already
slipped into my writing hand',
(Jean-Luc Nancy).

My hand moves out ahead of me in writing – as Jacques Derrida has conceived it, it is both blind and anticipatory, giving itself over to both in order to touch upon the unknown. Yet in doing so, the unknown touches all along this act; this embodied gesture quivers with unknowability.

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