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

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Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 9:26am
Andrew Keese / 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.

Culture Code Nature Machine: Interdisciplinary Conference on Semiotics, UM-Ann Arbor, March 12-13, 2010

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Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 4:42am
Semiotics Rackham Interdisciplinary Work Group, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

**INAUGURAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON SEMIOTICS**

The Semiotics Rackham Interdisciplinary Work Group at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, is excited to place a call for papers, media, and performance for our inaugural conference on Peircean semiotics. We invite contributions of multidisciplinary work that addresses or challenges the theme of sign activity as constitutive and constructive of nature and culture. In addition to scholarly papers, we invite submissions by artists, musicians, filmmakers, performers, and others whose work interrogates the processes and possibilities of sign activity and the making of meaning.

Architectural Objects. Discussing Spatial Form Across Art Histories

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Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 4:00am
Association of Art Historians

Association of Art Historians Student Summer Symposium
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, 24 - 25 June 2010
Call for Student Papers

Architectural Objects
Discussing Spatial Form Across Art Histories

(inter)disciplinarities: The "New Relationality"? (April 24-25, 2010)

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Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 3:05am
University of Victoria's Cultural, Social, and Political Thought Graduate Conference

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The University of Victoria's interdisciplinary program in Cultural, Social, and Political Thought and Peninsula: A Journal of Relational Politics are pleased to present you with a joint call for papers. Click HERE to see the conference's poster or see below for its description.

CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

(inter)disciplinarities: The "New Relationality"?
April 24-25, 2010

Justice, Law, and Literature March-May

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Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 8:55pm
Changing Lives Through Literature

Changing Lives Through Literature is an alternative sentencing program founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives.

In 2008 we launched a blog, Changing Lives, Changing Minds: http://cltlblog.wordpress.com.

We feature essays from professors, graduate students, judges, lawyers, and other scholars. Topics range from literature and its impact on people to alternative sentencing and issues in our justice system.

[UPDATE] Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories; Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rey Chow; Abstracts Due 3/1/10

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Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 8:53pm
Department of English at University of Rhode Island


"Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories"
A Graduate Conference hosted by the Department of English at University of Rhode Island
Saturday, April 24th, 2010 (Abstract Due: March 1st, 2010)

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rey Chow, Anne Firor Scott Professor of Literature in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Duke University, and author of several books, including Woman and Chinese Modernity (1991), Writing Diaspora (1993), Ethics After Idealism (1998), and Sentimental Fabulations, Contemporary Chinese Films (2007)

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

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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)

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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

updated: 
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

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