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Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 10:38am
Department of English, Gauhati University

Margins, an international peer-reviewed journal, is published annually in summer by the Department of English, Gauhati University. It offers a space for the exploration of the marginal in its theoretical implications and in literature and culture. It welcomes examination of the historical and the contemporary through interdisciplinary perspectives – looking at texts in both their wider conceptual and immediate situational significance. It has a special interest in the retrieval of texts and authors who have been invisible in mainstream disciplinary concerns but are considered significant in their respective locations and are presented convincingly.

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) - Call For Papers

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 7:26am
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)

Call For Papers

The mission of the Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) is to serve society through excellence in education, research, service and to generate new knowledge and technology for the benefit of everyone ranging from the academic and professional research communities to industry practitioners in a range of topics in computer sciences and engineering in general and computer security, biometrics and bioinformatics, image processing and signal processing. All journals under CSC seeks to publish a balanced mix of high quality theoretical or empirical research articles, case studies, book reviews, tutorials, editorials as well as pedagogical and curricular issues surrounding computer science and engineering fields.

SCMS panel: French and Francophone Cinema at the Margins of France

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 6:38am
Niels Niessen

In "An Atlas of World Cinema," Dudley Andrew states that though "we still parse the world by nations," "a wider conception of national image culture is around the corner, prophesied by phrases like 'rooted cosmopolitanism' and 'critical regionalism'." Taking up the directions in which Andrew sees the concept of national cinema opening up, this panel explores the borders of, and within, French cinema. It does so along two main strands. First, it examines the role and visibility of the French regions (or provinces) in French national cinema. French cinema for a long time having been concentrated in only a few places (especially Paris, Nice, Marseille), in recent decades more and more films have been set, shot and produced in the regions.

[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 2:47pm
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia

FINAL DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--July 16, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

How do various systems of authority (e.g. literary, political, sexual, cultural, economic, linguistic) seek to control individuals, groups, or cultural movements? How do individuals, groups, or cultural movements engage in resistance to subjection?

Futures of Allegory: Medieval & Modern (A Collaboratory)

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 1:47pm
Special Session at Kalamazoo Medieval Studies Congress 2013

Medieval scholarship has been reinvigorated by the so-called nonhuman turn, exhibited in many fine recent engagements with materiality, objecthood, animality, and monstrosity. We invite participants in our panel to situate prosopopoeia – personification allegory – within this broad context. We ask whether and how the device of rhetoric can expand the arena of nonhuman agents and material entities and ecologies. We wish to consider the futures of allegory, medieval and modern. For some allegory is precisely what modernity has had to overcome to achieve the humanist outlook. What then are the capabilities of such figures in the wake of modern humanism? Does personification allegory have a place in creating or critiquing alternative, post-human futures?

The Financialized Imagination and Beyond (TOPIA)

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 1:21pm
TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies

Call for papers—The Financialized Imagination and Beyond

Special issue of TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies, Fall 2013
Proposals due September 14, 2012

Link to PDF version of the CFP: http://t.co/xcuw44bq

Edited by Max Haiven (New York University/Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University) and Jody Berland (York University)

GIW 2012 : The 23rd International Conference on Genome Informatics (December 12-14)

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 2:16am
The 23rd International Conference on Genome Informatics / National Cheng Kung University

The aim of this conference is to bring together researchers, academics, and industrial practitioners. We invite submissions that address conceptual and practical issues of bioinformatics. GIW2012 invites high-quality original full papers on any topic related to Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, but not limited to, the following topics:

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