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Word Meets Image: The Graphic Novel (4/5/2010; 11/13/2010-11/14/2010)

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 6:09pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii

This special session invites papers on the graphic novel and related genres of literature that combine graphic elements with textual elements. Papers that examine the history of the graphic novel, that theorize the rapidly evolving visual rhetoric of this form of literature or that investigate some other aspect of the genre are welcome.

Please submit paper title, 500-word proposal, and 50-word abstract online at www.pamla.org/2010/ by April 5, 2010.

ACIS-West 2010 - October 1-3, 2010: "(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern" - Call for Film

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 1:25pm
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region Meeting (ACIS-West)

ACIS-West 2010

"(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern"

Call for Films for Panel

The 2010 western regional meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies will be held on 1-3 October 2010 at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho.

The conference organizers are currently seeking film submissions for a panel closely tied to the conference theme. Films submitted should include some aspect of the "(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern," but the inclusiveness of this theme is open to interpretation.

ACIS-West 2010 - October 1-3, 2010: "(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern"

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 1:20pm
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region Meeting (ACIS-West)

ACIS-West 2010

"(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern"

Call for Papers

The 2010 western regional meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies will be held on 1-3 October 2010 at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Christopher Murray, Emeritus Professor of Drama and Theatre History, School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin. Professor Murray's address is titled, "'The new thing that has happened, or the old thing that has happened again': Beckett and the Irish sensibility."

Psychoanalysis and Social Justice October 22-23, 2010; submit, 7/1/10

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 9:39am
The Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society

This conference will address issues regarding how psychoanalytic theory and practice guide and are guided by our ideas about social justice and social responsibility. We invite you to reflect on ways in which you and your discipline are implicated in these issues, and to offer proposals from those perspectives. We are seeking proposals that investigate what psychoanalysis—in both its theoretical and applied forms—can offer for a better understanding of social change, its limitations and possibilities. Please think broadly about issues that arise in your discipline in relation to social justice. Consider, for example, the following:

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

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 9:05am
MLA 2011

This panel at MLA 2011 in Los Angeles will discuss any and all aspects of the cultural and intellectual legacy of 'The Wire,' with a particular interest in 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 and Lisa Klarr at afterthewire@gmail.com.

Health/Care/Nation (10 April 2010; 14-17 October 2010)

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Sunday, February 21, 2010 - 10:53am
Christina Simmons / University of Windsor

Health/Care/Nation

A conference sponsored by the Canadian Association for American Studies and the University of Windsor

Windsor, Ontario 14-17 October 2010 (proposal deadline: 10 April 2010)

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

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Saturday, February 20, 2010 - 3:59pm
University of Victoria’s English Graduate Student Society

[UPDATE]

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

The University of Victoria's English Graduate Student' 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.

[UPDATE] Final call - Cinema and Landscape Conference (3/15/10; 4/16/10 - 4/18/10)

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Saturday, February 20, 2010 - 2:21pm
Cinema and Landscape

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Final Call for Papers

International Conference

** CINEMA AND LANDSCAPE**

University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

April 16-18, 2010

An international conference is to be held on the subject of cinema and landscape. Keynotes include: Professor Phil Powrie (whose books include "Pierre Batcheff and Stardom in 1920s French Cinema", [with Eric Rebillard] Edinburgh University Press, 2009, and many more).

The conference will be hosted at the University of Sheffield, April 16-18 2010, with the aim of exploring the intersection between Film, Film Culture, Landscape, Place and Geography.

Proposals** (a 150 word abstract) are very welcome for:

Death in Early Modern Literature

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Saturday, February 20, 2010 - 12:20pm
The St. John's University Humanities Review

Death in Early Modern Europe

The Humanities Review, a literary journal published by the St. John's University English Department in New York, seeks scholarly compositions for the Spring 2010 edition. This issue will focus on the political, social and aesthetic machinery of death in Early Modern literature. Possible topics of interest include:

• The Functions of Textual Death
• Theatrical Death / Executions
• Death and the Human Body
• Death and the Supernatural
• Memento mori in period art
• The Plague

Submissions should be 10 pages single spaced. MLA style only. Endnotes preferred.

Asian American Literature Session, PAMLA 2010 (4/5/10; 11/13-14/10)

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Friday, February 19, 2010 - 10:36pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

Papers (15-20 minutes) are invited for the Asian American Literature session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) annual conference, to be held on Nov 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University in Honolulu, HI.

Submissions on any aspect of Asian American Literature are welcome for this open-topic session.

Please submit paper title, 500-word proposal, and 50-word abstract online at www.pamla.org/2010 by April 5, 2010.

[UPDATE] INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH & MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010 DEADLINE EXTENSION 01 APRIL 2010

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Friday, February 19, 2010 - 7:12pm
EGE UNIVERSITY

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

"Youth" has consistently been mythologized. People are always making comments about the new generation. Here you are given the chance to reflect your own perspective at Ege University's 1st International Undergraduate Symposium entitled Youth and Myth.

This symposium, co-organised by the undergraduate students of the Departments of American Culture & Literature and English Language & Literature, will be held on 20-21 May 2010 at the Faculty of Letters, Ege University.

Come and join us! Make your voice be heard!

Topics might include but are not limited to:

Men in Feminism

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Friday, February 19, 2010 - 4:55pm
University of California, Riverside

Men in Feminism

UC Riverside (dis)junctions Conference 2010, April 9-10
Conference Theme: States of Crisis

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