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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.

[UPDATE] Tenth Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 1:36pm
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies - University of Massachusetts Amherst

[UPDATE] We are delighted to welcome Mario DiGangi of The Graduate Center at CUNY as our keynote speaker.

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will host its tenth annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 6, 2012.

[UPDATE] Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art [AUG. 1]

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Monday, July 9, 2012 - 7:13pm
Alison Heney, ACLA Sem./Edited Volume

CFP

Theorizing the Fantastic in Twentieth Century Art
(Prospective Volume)

Editor: Dr. Alison Heney, SUNY Empire State College
Xipe Projects, Curator and Assistant Director

Deadline for Article Submission: August 1, 2012

In response to our very successful 2012 ACLA panel this past March, essays are now being solicited for an edited volume on the topic of the Fantastic in Twentieth Century Art.
The volume is intended to be interdisciplinary and transnational in scope. Submissions of interest will not have been published elsewhere. Comparative studies are welcome.

"Gower and Gender"; "Historiographical Gower" (Western Michigan U, May 9-12, 2013)

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Monday, July 9, 2012 - 7:12pm
The Gower Project

48th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, May 9-12, 2013

In keeping with its promotion of scholarship structured by contemporary cultural theory, The Gower Project is featuring two sessions: "Gower and Gender" and "Historiographical Gower." "Gower and Gender" offers a forum for new work in feminist and gender studies and in queer studies. "Historiographical Gower" will be interpreted broadly.

For more information, contact Dr. Lynn Arner (larner@brocku.ca), Proposals due September 15, 2012.

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