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Languages of the future. Dialects, mono-languages, native languages.

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Sunday, December 6, 2009 - 7:23am
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Academic journal of intercultural studies

The next issue of Trickster will deal with language. In the attempt to break the boundaries of disciplines (an absolute necessity for both cross-cultural theory and practice) our latest editorial mission has been to create an open and collective space for the delivery and the reception of speech.

Language, we believe, is a site of self- revelation and the ownership of what we are used to labelling as someone's own language is hard to prove.

Disagreement: Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference at New York University March 5-6, 2010

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Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 2:54pm
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New York University Department of Comparative Literature

Can we disagree? The question forces you to answer 'yes' or 'no,' to commit to one path or the other. Perhaps it even forces you to choose your allies, to prepare for combat.

If we can disagree, how do we do this? Why the desire to disagree in the first place? This questioning asks us to examine the epistemological and material conditions of disagreement; the possibility of dialogue and understanding; the relationship between eristic and dialectic; the role and function of polemos; and the relation between negation, negativity, difference and disagreement.

Dreams Conference Asheville NC June 27-July 1 2010

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Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 1:20pm
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International Assciation for the Study of Dreams
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The International Association for the Study of Dreams solicits proposals for papers, panels, and symposia for its annual conference Sunday, June 27 through Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville, North Carolina. Topics and tracks include dreaming and: world cultures; literature; art; cinema; new media; psychoanalysis; cognitive psychology; educational practice; educational technology; cultural theory; Native-American culture and art; Appalachian culture and art.
The submission form is at: http://www.asdreams.org/2010/presentation.htm

Dreams Conference Asheville NC June 27-July 1 2010

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Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 1:13pm
full name / name of organization: 
International Assciation for the Study of Dreams
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The International Association for the Study of Dreams solicits proposals for papers, panels, and symposia for its annual conference Sunday, June 27 through Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville, North Carolina. Topics and tracks include dreaming and: world cultures; literature; art; cinema; new media; psychoanalysis; cognitive psychology; educational practice; educational technology; cultural theory; Native-American culture and art; Appalachian culture and art.
The submission form is at: http://www.asdreams.org/2010/presentation.htm

The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences 2010 - Osaka, Japan - SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JAN 15 2010

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Friday, December 4, 2009 - 6:33pm
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The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences 2010. Organized by IAFOR in Association with the University of Glasgow (UK), Auburn University (USA), the National University of Cordoba (Argentina) and the National University of Tainan (Taiwan)
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www.acss.iafor.org

"East Meets West in Pursuit of a Sustainable World"

The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities - June 18-21, 2010, Osaka, Japan - SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JAN 15 2010 - acah.iafor.org

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Friday, December 4, 2009 - 6:24pm
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The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities 2010 - Organized by IAFOR in association with Glasgow University (UK), Auburn University (USA), the National University of Cordoba (Argentina) & The National University of Tainan (Taiwan)
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www.acah.iafor.org

Theme: "East Meets West"

[UPDATE] Bridges and Borders Graduate/Undergraduate Conference

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Friday, December 4, 2009 - 12:39pm
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English Graduate Advancement and Development Society at The University of Texas at Brownsville

The English Graduate Advancement and Development Society (EGADS!) at the University of Texas at Brownsville will host its annual graduate/undergraduate English studies conference on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010. This year's topic is "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.

[UPDATE] Intentionality and Poetics (MLA 3/1/09; 1/6-9/11)

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Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 6:03pm
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Patrick F. Durgin / School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Long discredited as an evaluative criterion, intentionality continues to be explored as a critical value, especially in avant-garde poetics from mid-20th century. Papers looking toward a poetics of critical values that includes intention, distinctions between "desire" or "motivation" and intention as theoretical constructs, and various attempts to circumvent intention in praxis welcomed for this special session proposal for the Modern Language Association's 126th annual convention in 2011, to be held in Los Angeles.

[UPDATE] Rhetorics of New Media Proposal Submission Deadline December 15th

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Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 5:33pm
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Southwest Texas Popular/American Culture Association
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31st Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010

"Alien to You? Not to Me: Science Fiction and Fantasy:
Films, TV, and Literature as Popular Culture"

Proposals are now being accepted for the Rhetorics of New Media Area. The term "New Media" generally refers to digital, computerized, or networked information and communication technologies in the latter part of the 20th century to the present. Listed below are some suggestions and thought questions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are also welcome.

Alfred Hitchcock [UPDATE] Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 10-13, 2010

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Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 5:04pm
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Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - 31st Annual Conference
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Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1-505-842-1234
Fax: 1-505-766-6710
Submission Deadline: December 15th, 2009
Priority Registration Deadline: November 1, 2009
Conference Website: (updated regularly)
Panels now forming for presentations on the films and career of Alfred Hitchcock. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations.

Hip Hop and Rap Culture Decemer 15, 2009 Deadline

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Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 4:27pm
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Popular Culture/American Culture Conference
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CFP: Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture
2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association 31th Annual Conference

Conference Date: February 10-13, 2010
Submission Deadline: December 15, 2009
Priority Registration Deadline: November 1, 2009
Final Registration Deadline: December 31, 2009

The 2010 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at http://swtxpca.org.

Sound on Screen

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Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 5:43pm
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University of British Columbia - Cinephile
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Cinephile Vol. 6 No. 1
Theme: Sound on Screen

Submissions deadline: January 8, 2010

Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due March 22, 2010)

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Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 12:27pm
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Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro--http://www.uncg.edu/eng/awrn/
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For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim before the Columbian era; consider the roles of writing, communication, and sign systems in the era of discovery, colonization, and conquest; and/or examine how transatlantic encounters and collisions birthed new literacies and literatures, and transformed existing ones. We will consider aural and visual communication, along with varied metaphorical, cultural, and technological "literacies."

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