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Shakespeare 450 : Call for Program Proposals (deadline: December 10)

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Monday, October 22, 2012 - 5:25am
French Shakespeare Society

SHAKESPEARE 450 : Call for program proposals
21-27 April 2014, Paris

The Société française Shakespeare is organizing in Paris a week-long conference from 21-27 April 2014 to coincide with the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth. The program will include plenary lectures, roundtables, workshops, seminars, panels, along with performances at various venues, theatres, concert halls, museums, libraries, artists' studios and bookshops.

The conference is backed by a large number of French and international institutions and organizations.

Call for Paper: Academic Journal of Inderdisciplinary Studies

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Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 7:38pm
MCSER-Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research/Sapienza University

Academic Journal of Inderdisciplinary Studies is calling for submission of papers. The call for paper is ongoing. AJIS is published three times a year March-July-November. Are wellcome all papers related to the human and social fields.

For more information please visit our website www.mcser.org

Translation, Transection, and Transformation, ACLA in Toronto Apr. 4-7, 2013 (abstracts Nov. 15th)

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Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 5:46pm
American Comparative Literature Association

Call for papers exploring broad issues in multi-disciplinary aspects of translation.

The metaphors for translation are varied and contradictory. Depending on the thinker, we might interpret translation as a range of acts; to translate is to travel, to build a bridge between cultures, to enslave oneself to an original text, to love, to serve, to betray, even perhaps to lie. Without a doubt, translation is a tricky business. It can be a force of liberation and of colonization. It offers the illusion of equivalence where none can be had. It suggests consensus where there is always room for dissent.

Collaboration as Positioning -- 2013 ACLA Conference, Toronto

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Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 6:45am
American Comparative Literature Association

"Collaboration as Positioning"

Abstract Deadline: 15 November, 2012
Conference Date: April 4-7, 2013

Requiring the production and negotiation of one's position in relation to others, collaboration can be understood as a process both of mapping a whole and of locating oneself within it. Collaborations arise from the hope that multiple perspectives can generate new positions on problems, both artistic and political. This seminar welcomes papers on historical and contemporary methodologies of creative collaboration, considered as a strategy of positioning. How does collaboration affect our understanding of the relationship between community and singularity, between the private and the public?

Performance in Contact Zones-April 13, 2013

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Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 11:06pm
California State University, San Marcos.

 

Performance in Contact Zones

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013
Submission deadline: February 28, 2013

Dislocating Time and Temporality: Synchronization, Syncopation, Anticipation

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Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 1:56pm
Matthew Lau / ACLA

The whole of our past is played, restarts, repeats itself, at the same time, on all the levels that it sketches out." – Gilles Deleuze

"Even the most technical description of music will bring us eventually to history." – Charles Rosen

Crosshatched Places: Mapping Spatial Complexities; ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7, 2013

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Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 12:14pm
American Comparative Literature Association

This panel explores how the trope of "crosshatching"—as elaborated in Mieville's novel, The City and the City, or illustrated by Sergei Larenkov's photography—helps us redraw cognitive maps of contested spaces. Crosshatching, where "two or more worlds inhabit the same territory," illustrates how spaces we live in or move through are palimpsests of differing, often competing, narratives. Consider, for example, riven cities like Berlin or Sarajevo, the Jewish ghetto of Renaissance Venice, the medieval pilgrim's Jerusalem. To negotiate such spaces comfortably, we "unsee" features that might breach the political or cultural truths by which we live.

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