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International Journal of Welsh Writing in English

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Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 11:35am
Alyce von Rothkirch / Swansea University

The International Journal of Welsh Writing in English invites submissions for its first issue, which is going to be published in September 2013 by University of Wales Press.

The Future State of Ireland, 17 - 18 November 2012

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Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 8:44am
Goldsmiths, University of London

Keynote Speakers

Professor Roy Foster (Oxford)

Mr Fintan O'Toole (The Irish Times; Princeton)

Dr Emer Nolan (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

Dr Elaine Byrne (Trinity College, Dublin)

Liz Burns (Firestation Artists' Studios; Troubling Ireland Think Tank)

Gareth Kennedy and Sara Browne (Kennedy Browne)

About the conference

The Future State of Ireland is an interdisciplinary conference examining cultural responses to the economic crash. The conference will provide an opportunity for leading thinkers and practitioners across different disciplines to come together to discuss artists' and citizens' reactions and resilience in times of crisis and austerity.

[UPDATE] Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust | Nov. 9-11, 2012

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Friday, July 20, 2012 - 2:35pm
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust
University of Pittsburgh, November 9-11, 2012
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
Deadline: August 15, 2012

Keynote by Christian Keathley, Professor of Film and Media Culture at Middlebury College. Keathley is author of Cinephilia and History, or The Wind in the Trees (Indiana University Press, 2006), and currently at work on a book titled The Mystery of Otto Preminger, under contract with IU Press.

British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference

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Friday, July 20, 2012 - 2:28pm
British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS
22nd Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
February 15-16 2013
Hilton Savannah DeSoto, Savannah GA

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States. It encompasses colonial and postcolonial histories, literatures, creative and performing arts, politics, economics, and all other aspects of the countries formerly colonized by Britain and other European powers.

Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture, Abstract due by September 15, 2012

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Friday, July 20, 2012 - 6:29am
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.

evomusart 2013 - 2nd International Conference on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design

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Friday, July 20, 2012 - 4:29am
EvoMUSART - EvoSTAR Event

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CALL FOR PAPERS

evomusart 2013

2nd International Conference on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design

3-5 April 2013, Vienna, Austria

Part of evo* 2013
evo*: http://www.evostar.org

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Conference "Migrations. Sexualities and Genders on the Move" (Deadline: August 15, 2012)

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Friday, July 20, 2012 - 4:04am
Center for Studies on the Languages of Identities - University of Bergamo

Interdisciplinary conference
"Migrations. Sexualities and genders on the move"
Bergamo, November 5-6, 2012

The concepts of migration, transit, and journey - not only as movements of subjects seeking new material, cultural, and existential orders, but also as movements of theories and ideas/concepts across different disciplines, cultural contexts, languages and media - are at the core of the conference organized by the Center for Studies on the Languages of Identities of the University of Bergamo (Italy) on November 5-6, 2012.

UPDATE: Renaissance Translation and Transmission (October 18-21, 2012)

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 4:08pm
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society

The Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society invites papers examining all aspects of translation and transmission in and of the Renaissance for its conference to be held from October 18th to 21st, 2012 in Abbotsford, British Columbia, sponsored by the University of the Fraser Valley. Papers might consider, for instance,

Archives and Activism -- Friday, October 12, 2012

updated: 
Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 3:51pm
Archivist Round Table of Metropolitan New York

Archives and Activism

"The rebellion of the archivist against his normal role is not, as so many scholars fear, the politicizing of a neutral craft, but the humanizing of an inevitably political craft."
-- Howard Zinn "Secrecy, Archives, and the Public Interest," Vol. II, No. 2 (1977) of Midwestern Archivist.

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