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Mediating Objects, Remediating Texts: Reading Material Culture in Transition (May 13-15, 2010)

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Monday, February 1, 2010 - 12:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Victoria’s English Graduate Student Society

Mediating Objects, Remediating Texts: Reading Material Culture in Transition (Grad)

The University of Victoria's English Graduate Students' Society invites proposals for this year's graduate conference: Mediating Objects, Remediating Texts: Reading Material Culture in Transition. The conference will be held at the University of Victoria from May 13 to 15, 2010.

CFP: 'Textual Bodies' - The Luminary (Lancaster University PG Journal)

updated: 
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 8:16am
full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University

The Luminary
Call for Papers - 'Textual Bodies'
http://www.lancasterluminary.com/contents/cfp1.htm

The Luminary is a postgraduate journal that has been recently set up by a dedicated team of Lancaster University postgraduates, mostly working in the English Literature and Creative Writing department. We are now seeking submissions for the second edition of the journal, and encourage postgraduates of all levels, disciplines and institutions to submit their work for inclusion.

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

updated: 
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 8:11am
full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell

Registration for 'Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts' (23-24 April 2010) is now open.

In order to register, please visit the conference website at the following address (http://www.mod-utopia.bham.ac.uk/) and click on 'Conference Registration'. This will open a University of Birmingham webpage containing the registration form and details.

A conference programme / schedule will be made available in due course. If you have any questions regarding the registration process please do not hesitate to contact Nathan Waddell at modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk.

NATIONAL SEMINAR-IDENTITY AT THE MARGINS Supported by the UGC SAP DRS-I 19-20 March 2010

updated: 
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 6:19am
full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, FACULTY OF ARTS, THE Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda,

Department of English, Faculty of Arts,The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, VADODARA-2

National Seminar
" Identity at the Margins ",
Supported by the UGC SAP DRS-I
19-20 March 2010

The Changing Landscape of Apocalyptic Representation in Contemporary Cinema (15/04/2010)

updated: 
Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 11:10pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 

The journal "Jura Gentium Cinema" (www.jgcinema.org) is soliciting mid-length reviews/essays (between 2500 and 3500 words) for a dossier on the general theme of the changing face of apocalyptic representation in contemporary film. Please view the following suggestions as suggestive, not prescriptive.

[REMINDER] CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

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Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 8:07pm
full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

The Performance Studies Focus Group at the Association of Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) conference invites submissions of papers for its Emerging Scholars' Panel. The theme of the conference is "Theatre Alive: Theater, Media, and Survival," and it takes place at the Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, August 3-6, 2010.

[UPDATE] Performing Feminism(s) - Gender and Sexuality on Display

updated: 
Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 8:07pm
full name / name of organization: 
McGill Graduate Group for Feminist Scholarship (GGFS)
contact email: 

McGill Graduate Group for Feminist Scholarship (GGFS) presents:

Performing Feminism(s) - Gender and Sexuality on Display

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Thomson House Ballroom (3650 rue McTavish), McGill University, Montreal, QC

Confirmed Keynote speaker: Stacey Christodoulou, Artistic Director, The Other Theatre (http://www.othertheatre.com)

Shakespeare: Puzzles, Mysteries, Investigations Postponed

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Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 5:17pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Duncan Salkeld University of Chichester
contact email: 

Please note the following CHANGE OF DATE.

The 'Shakespeare: Puzzles, Mysteries, Investigations' day conference at the University of Chichester, England, will now take place on Friday 29 October 2010.

A full schedule for the day with details of keynote speakers and those giving short papers will be published shortly.

Enquiries to d.salkeld@chi.ac.uk or l.sargent@chi.ac.uk

Dr. Duncan Salkeld,
Department of English,
The University of Chichester,
Chichester, UK.

[Update] Under Western Skies: Climate, Culture and Change in Western North America

updated: 
Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 5:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
Mount royal University

Extended Call for Papers and Added Keynote Speaker

MAUDE BARLOW, ANDREW NIKIFORUK, RICHARD WHITE, VANDANA SHIVA, LEO JACOBS, MARY SIMON

October 13-16, 2010, Mount Royal University Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
http://www.skies.mtroyal.ca/

The call for papers has been extended to March 1, 2010. We are especially interested in additional proposals related to environmental issues in Mexico or from private sector/corporate stakeholders, but we continue to welcome any and all proposals that speak to the call.

Reminder: CFP (re)performing the Posthuman: a conference on performance arts and posthumanism

updated: 
Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 4:32pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex, Brighton, UK

Dear all,

This is a reminder for (re)Performing the Posthuman - a conference on
performance arts and posthumanism, taking place at the University of
Sussex, 21-22 May 2010.
We are now pleased to announce all three keynote speakers and an exciting
hi-tech conference venue. The deadline for proposals is February 15th 2010.
In addition to proposals for papers and presentations, we would like to
invite people to propose performances (in first and/or second life),
compositions, video work, etc.
Please see the call for papers below for more information:

Contemporary Voices in Africana/Black Studies

updated: 
Saturday, January 30, 2010 - 6:26pm
full name / name of organization: 
Regina Bernard & Karanja Keita Carroll
contact email: 

We seek abstracts for a forthcoming anthology. The tentatively titled Contemporary Voices in Africana/Black Studies seeks to investigate the past, present and future of Africana/Black Studies. We seek to highlight the contributions of founding thinkers and contributors to Africana/Black Studies, along with their contemporary counterparts as we both move forward in redefining our field. This new collection of essays intends to provide an intergenerational dialogue as the basis of guidance and direction for the future prospects of Africana/Black Studies.

Topics may include, but are not limited, to the following:

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