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[UPDATE] Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust | Nov. 9-11, 2012

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Friday, July 20, 2012 - 2:35pm
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust
University of Pittsburgh, November 9-11, 2012
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
Deadline: August 15, 2012

Keynote by Christian Keathley, Professor of Film and Media Culture at Middlebury College. Keathley is author of Cinephilia and History, or The Wind in the Trees (Indiana University Press, 2006), and currently at work on a book titled The Mystery of Otto Preminger, under contract with IU Press.

British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference

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Friday, July 20, 2012 - 2:28pm
British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS
22nd Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
February 15-16 2013
Hilton Savannah DeSoto, Savannah GA

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States. It encompasses colonial and postcolonial histories, literatures, creative and performing arts, politics, economics, and all other aspects of the countries formerly colonized by Britain and other European powers.

Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture, Abstract due by September 15, 2012

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Friday, July 20, 2012 - 6:29am
Department of English, Gauhati University

Margins, an international peer-reviewed journal, is published annually in summer by the Department of English, Gauhati University. It offers a space for the exploration of the marginal in its theoretical implications and in literature and culture. It welcomes examination of the historical and the contemporary through interdisciplinary perspectives – looking at texts in both their wider conceptual and immediate situational significance. It has a special interest in the retrieval of texts and authors who have been invisible in mainstream disciplinary concerns but are considered significant in their respective locations and are presented convincingly.

evomusart 2013 - 2nd International Conference on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design

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Friday, July 20, 2012 - 4:29am
EvoMUSART - EvoSTAR Event

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CALL FOR PAPERS

evomusart 2013

2nd International Conference on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design

3-5 April 2013, Vienna, Austria

Part of evo* 2013
evo*: http://www.evostar.org

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Conference "Migrations. Sexualities and Genders on the Move" (Deadline: August 15, 2012)

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Friday, July 20, 2012 - 4:04am
Center for Studies on the Languages of Identities - University of Bergamo

Interdisciplinary conference
"Migrations. Sexualities and genders on the move"
Bergamo, November 5-6, 2012

The concepts of migration, transit, and journey - not only as movements of subjects seeking new material, cultural, and existential orders, but also as movements of theories and ideas/concepts across different disciplines, cultural contexts, languages and media - are at the core of the conference organized by the Center for Studies on the Languages of Identities of the University of Bergamo (Italy) on November 5-6, 2012.

UPDATE: Renaissance Translation and Transmission (October 18-21, 2012)

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 4:08pm
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society

The Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society invites papers examining all aspects of translation and transmission in and of the Renaissance for its conference to be held from October 18th to 21st, 2012 in Abbotsford, British Columbia, sponsored by the University of the Fraser Valley. Papers might consider, for instance,

Archives and Activism -- Friday, October 12, 2012

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 3:51pm
Archivist Round Table of Metropolitan New York

Archives and Activism

"The rebellion of the archivist against his normal role is not, as so many scholars fear, the politicizing of a neutral craft, but the humanizing of an inevitably political craft."
-- Howard Zinn "Secrecy, Archives, and the Public Interest," Vol. II, No. 2 (1977) of Midwestern Archivist.

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUG. 6: SWCCL "Theatrum Mundi: Faith, Representation, and Multiculturalism."

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 3:27pm
Soutwest Conference on Christianity and Literature

The 2012 South Western Region Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will be held October 5-6 at Oklahoma Christian University in cooperation with Oklahoma Baptist University. The theme of the conference is "Theatrum Mundi: Faith, Representation, and Multiculturalism."

The keynote speaker will be Tony Award-winning playwright, David Henry Hwang , who will deliver the 8th annual McBride Lecture for Faith & Literature. Mr. Hwang will also appear, along with members of the editorial board of the journal Ecumenica, on a panel addressing issues of faith in contemporary drama.

CFP Temporalities in Latin American Film. Deadline Aug. 15 2012

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 2:01pm
Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies

Call for Papers for Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies Special Section: "Temporalities in Latin American Film" and for a related LASA 2013 Panel

Convocatoria a Dossier para Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies titulado: "Temporalidades en el cine latinoamericano" y para un panel acompañante en LASA 2013

We are currently seeking rigorously researched, previously unpublished manuscripts of 15-30 double-spaced pages which contribute to expanding the critical literature in the field of Hispanic cultural studies through theoretical interrogations regarding the construction, expression, and reception of temporalities expressed in Latin American film (all genres and periods.) We seek essays in Spanish, Portuguese and English.

Cybernetics Revisited – Towards A Third Order?, Leonardo Electronic Almanac - Abstract deadline August 31st

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 12:38pm
Leonardo Electronic Almanac

Is the world ultimately unknowable – if considered as a place where genuine novelty is always emerging? Is it possible to look at the history of cybernetics as something that provides us with "an imaginative model of open-ended experimentation in stark opposition to the modern urge to achieve domination over nature and each other?" (Andrew Pickering, 2011).

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