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Health and illness in culture: 21 Dec 2012 (update)

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Monday, July 16, 2012 - 7:27pm
Health and illness in culture / center for the study of languages and cultures, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan

Call for Papers:
Health and Illness in Culture
full name / name of organization:
Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC) Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan
Contact email:
cameralove@tmu.edu.tw
TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture
Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Friday, December 21, 2012
Deadline for proposal of abstract has been extended to 15 August 2012
Confirmed keynote speakers:
Pamela K. Gilbert (author of Disease, Desire and the Body in Victorian
Women's Popular Novels)
Priscilla Wald (author of Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the
Outbreak Narrative)

Silent Cinema and Time Travel (SCMS Chicago, March 6-10, 2013)

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Monday, July 16, 2012 - 6:55pm
Maggie Hennefeld / Brown University

This panel poses methodological questions about the resurgence of interest in early film history by interrogating the thematic of time travel in silent cinema. The emergence of cinema itself constitutes a form of time travel, at once "mummifying" contingent moments and making them portable for reenactment in the present, and inventing parallel futures and histories by innovating new cinematic techniques (stop-motion photography, trick splices, enlargements of miniature objects, color tinting and toning, undercranking, smoke and mirrors, etc).

Remembering, Forgetting, Imagining: The Practices of Memory (March 2013, New York)

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Monday, July 16, 2012 - 8:49am
Fordham University Graduate English Association


CFP: Remembering, Forgetting, Imagining: The Practices of Memory
1-2 March, 2013

Keynote speaker: Professor Marianne Hirsch, Columbia University

"Modern memory is, above all, archival. It relies entirely on the materiality of the trace, the immediacy of the recording, the visibility of the image."
–Pierre Nora

6th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity (March, 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

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Monday, July 16, 2012 - 8:13am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

6th Global Conference
Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Tuesday 19th March – Friday 22nd March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentation:
This multi- disciplinary project aims to bring together researchers from different disciplines to discuss, explore, understand and develop new aspects of culture and identity. This project will explore the impact of cultures moving from one context to another as well as question identity within the global world. In order to encourage multi-disciplinary dialogues, we welcome papers from all disciplines, professions and vocations which struggle to understand what it means for people, the world over, to forge identities in a rapidly changing national, social and cultural contexts.

Football and Communities Across Codes (February, 2013: Sydney, Australia)

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Monday, July 16, 2012 - 6:36am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

Conference: Football and Communities Across Codes

Monday 4th February – Wednesday 6th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentation:
The word "football" conjures up images of very different types of games depending on where one happens to be in the world. But no matter whether players kick a goal, score a try, or score a touchdown on the field, each football code is underpinned by the dynamic interplay between clubs, players, governing institutions, fan communities, individual supporters and the broader social context in which they exist. The resulting relationships are characterised by complexity, conflict, controversy, commodification, and the perhaps most importantly, the (in)constancy of fans.

IALJS-8: "Literary Journalism: Text and Context" (Tampere, Finland; 16-18 May 2013)

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Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 4:36pm
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for the IALJS annual convention on 16-18 May 2013. The conference will be held at the University of Tampere in Tampere, Finland.

[REMINDER] CFP - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 22-23 January 2013

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Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 7:31pm
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its inaugural conference, to be held at the Stamford Plaza Hotel, Auckland, on 22-23 January 2013.

Keynote speaker: Professor Ken Gelder (University of Melbourne).

The conference will be organised in the spirit of the Association. GANZA is interdisciplinary in nature, bringing together scholars, students, teachers and professionals from a number of Gothic disciplines, including literature, film, music, fashion, architecture and popular culture. It is the aim of the Association to not only place a focus on Australasian Gothic scholarship, but also to build international links with the wider Gothic community as a whole.

2012 ELLAK Global Conference at Busan Convention Center, Korea in December 11-14, 2012

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Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 1:23pm
ELLAK (English Language and Literature Association of Korea)

Call for Papers

2012 ELLAK Internationall Conference on "Border, Translation, and What Then?: Rethinking "Convergence" in English Language and Literature"
C0-Hosted by ELLAK(English Language and Literature Association of Korea) and CISLE (Center for International Study of Literatures in English)

11-14 December 2012, Bexco Convention Center, Busan, Korea (Abstracts due July 31, 2012)

THE 2ND WORLD HUMANITIES FORUM, November1-3, 2012, BUSAN BEXCO XONVENTION CENTER.

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Friday, July 13, 2012 - 9:53pm
UNESCO, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Korea, and Busan Metropolitan City

The 2nd World Humanities Forum, which is co-organized by UNESCO, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Korea, and Busan Metropolitan City, will take place in Busan, Republic of Korea from 1 to 3 November 2012. It will bring together scholars, thinkers and policy-makers in the humanities, under the overarching theme of "Humanities and Healing," to reflect on the role of the humanities in understanding the nature of suffering human beings are experiencing today and in finding the modes of healing that might respond to them.

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