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Representation and the Problem of Democracy (3/15/10; MLA '11)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 3:14pm
Dan Colson, MLA Graduate Student Caucus

CFP: "Representation and the Problem of Democracy"
A Panel of the Graduate Student Caucus, MLA 2011

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, invites current graduate students to submit proposals for a panel discussion tentatively entitled "Representation and the Problem of Democracy" at the 2011 MLA annual meeting from January 6 through January 9 in Los Angeles.

Recent Animated Films

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Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 2:49pm
Jura Gentium Cinema

The journal "Jura Gentium Cinema" (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking articles (between 4000 and 5000 words) for a special dossier on recent animated films. The overarching goal of the dossier will be to analyze recent animated films through the lens of the following themes: the relationship between the individual self and a global society ("Up"; "WALL-E"; "The Incredibles"; "Fantastic Mr.

New Media Discourse Communities (MLA 2011 special session)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 - 5:52pm
Al Harahap/SFSU, Robert Cedillo/UNR

CFP: New Media Discourse Communities

We are looking for other projects to complete our roundtable special session proposal for the MLA 2011 conference in Los Angeles, CA, Jan 6-9, 2011. We are not looking to read our papers to a passive audience, but to have a roundtable discussion, as well as engage the audience (with or without new media demonstrations).

Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultures

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Tuesday, February 2, 2010 - 2:14pm
Journal of South Texas English Studies

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions until March 5 for its second issue, themed "Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultures."

Bridges are frequently built up and torn down, and borders often change. The boundaries between people, places and things blur and break. This happens with governments, but it is equally true in literature and rhetoric. Authors frequently challenge our notions of what is acceptable, they point out our close-mindedness, and they show us new paths.

Aesthetics of New Literatures in English

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Tuesday, February 2, 2010 - 12:06pm
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

Rupkatha journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (ISSN 0975-2935) invites articles, creative works and book reviewes on New Literatures English for Volume 2, Issue 2. Articles should focus specifically on the aesthetic aspects of the genres, author/s or/and particular works and should not hold on to the political theories unnecessarily.

For submission of critical writings, please send:
• Completed article (3000-5000 words)
• Abstract (100-200 words)
• 3 to 5 Keywords
• Brief/detailed CV

Edited Book: Documentary, Politics and Social Processes in Portugal

updated: 
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 8:54pm
Patrícia Vieira, Georgetown University

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR EDITED BOOK:

FOUND IMAGES: Documentary, Politics and Social Processes in Portugal

Editors:
Patrícia Vieira (Georgetown University / CEC, University of Lisbon)and Pedro Serra (University of Salamanca).

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

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Monday, February 1, 2010 - 12:57pm
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.

Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies Abstracts March 5

updated: 
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 9:31am
Binghamton University

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in American Studies

Conference Dates: April 23-24, 2010

Keynote Speaker: Donald E. Pease, Avalon Foundation Chair of the Humanities, Dartmouth College

Conference Description:

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

updated: 
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 8:16am
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
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.

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