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Transverse, U of T's comp lit grad journal, is accepting papers ON CENSORSHIP (Deadline: March 1)

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Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 2:57pm
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Transverse, grad journal @ the Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto

CALL FOR PAPERS: Transverse 2009-2010: Censorship

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. (Voltaire)
The dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book. (Walt Whitman)

Transverse, the graduate journal of the University of Toronto's Centre for Comparative Literature, welcomes academic papers, literary reviews, creative writing, and art on the topic of Censorship. The journal will be published online in the spring of 2010 at chass.utoronto.ca/complitstudents/transverse

Disability and the Enlightenment

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Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 11:24am
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Dwight Codr/ South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
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Although scholars have long recognized the centrality of the body in the cultural productions of "Enlightenment" England -- whether it be in terms of empiricism or sensibility, in the context of acting on stage or walking the streets of London -- the history of the disabled body has played a conspicuously minor role in these investigations. One of the reasons for the absence of a vigorous discussion of disability in the eighteenth century may have to do with the belief that such a discussion might be anachronistic, eighteenth-century England having had no operative category of disability.

The Visual Imagination: Across Boundaries

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Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 10:55am
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4th Annual International ACSA Conference, The Visual Imagination: Across Boundaries

Imagination has more than often been conceived of as an art of forming mental images,particularly in relation to objects and phenomena not completely perceived in reality. But if imagination resorts to images then does not the notion of the visual imagination imply a sense of redundancy? If, on the other hand, the word "visual" refers us to the sphere of sensory perception then how can we utilize the sense of sight to arrive at a realistic representation of illusion? In what sense then are images visual and in what sense are they imaginary?

Susan Sontag. Due December 31, 2009

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Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 10:04am
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In-between: Essays & Studies in Literary Criticism
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_In-between_ has room for two or three short articles (less than four thousand words) which deal with Susan Sontag's prose such as _On Photography_, _Against Interpretation_ or _Regarding the Pain of Others_. Please (i) air-mail one hard copy along with (ii) a copy of your cv if you have one handy, and (iii) email the text of the article along with (iv) a hundred word note for the contributors' column.

Please use any software, double space, single quotes, double quotes for quotes within quotes, outside punctuation, en dash flanked by single space in place of two hyphens, British spelling except, of course, for quoted matter, single space between sentences, no space between paragraphs, and auto-footnotes.

[UPDATE] CFP: Comparatively Speaking conference at Cornell University

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Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 10:04am
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Cornell University Comparative Literature

The Comparative Cultures and Literature Forum at Cornell University invites submissions for its
biennial interdisciplinary spring conference:
"Comparatively Speaking"
Keynote speaker: Professor Roland Greene (Stanford University)
Plenary speaker: Professor Natalie Melas (Cornell University)
Ithaca, New York
March 12-13, 2010

* We are welcoming submissions from all colleagues in Comparative Literature, graduate students and faculty alike.

Shakespeare: _Hamlet_ Due December 31, 2009

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Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 10:03am
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In-between: Essays & Studies in Literary Criticism
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In-between invites full length articles on Hamlet (four to eight thousand words) which focus on current critical preoccupations with the play in the academy as well as outside of it. Please (i) air-mail one hard copy along with (ii) a copy of your cv if you have one handy, and (iii) email the text of the article along with (iv) a hundred word note for the contributors' column.

Please use any software, double space, single quotes, double quotes for quotes within quotes, outside punctuation, en dash flanked by single space in place of two hyphens, British spelling except, of course, for quoted matter, single space between sentences, no space between paragraphs, and auto-footnotes.

Susan Sontag. Due December 31, 2009

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Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 9:58am
full name / name of organization: 
In-between: Essays & Studies in Literary Criticism
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_In-between_ has room for two or three short articles (less than four thousand words) which deal with Susan Sontag's prose such as _On Photography_, _Against Interpretation_ or _Regarding the Pain of Others_. Please (i) air-mail one hard copy along with (ii) a copy of your cv if you have one handy, and (iii) email the text of the article along with (iv) a hundred word note for the contributors' column.

Please use any software, double space, single quotes, double quotes for quotes within quotes, outside punctuation, en dash flanked by single space in place of two hyphens, British spelling except, of course, for quoted matter, single space between sentences, no space between paragraphs, and auto-footnotes.

[Update] CFP Literature (General) (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

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Saturday, November 7, 2009 - 5:58pm
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Phil Heldrich, Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA
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[Update] CFP Literature (General) (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Our 12/15/2009 Submission Deadline is rapidly approaching!
Reduced registration rates in effect until 12/15/2009

Sign up available now for our train trip to the Georgia O'Keefe Museum in Santa Fe.

Literature (General)
31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
Homepage: http://SWTXPCA.ORG

Deadline for submission: December 15, 2009 (Reduced Fee Deadline 12/15/09)

Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.842.1234

[Update] CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

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Saturday, November 7, 2009 - 5:52pm
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Phil Heldrich, Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA
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[Update] CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Our 12/15/2009 Submission Deadline is rapidly approaching!
Reduced registration rates in effect until 12/15/2009

Sign up available now for our train trip to the Georgia O'Keefe Museum in Santa Fe.

Creative Writing Pedagogy
31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
Homepage: http://SWTXPCA.ORG

Deadline for submission: December 15, 2009 (Reduced Fee Deadline 12/15/09)

Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.842.1234

Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Student Conference: Call for Abstracts - Early Consideration: Dec 15th, DUE Jan 30

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Friday, November 6, 2009 - 4:54pm
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The New School's Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
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10th Annual Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Student Conference

The Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference is a venue for students to present interdisciplinary, theoretical and critical approaches to a broad range of media studies. Since the initial conference in 2000, Critical Themes has grown into a leading forum for showcasing research papers from graduate students around the world.

Previous panels have included such themes as: Globalization, Televisuality, Cyberspace, Media and Social Change, Pop Culture, Political Economy, Media and Social Theory, Philosophy and Film, Visual Culture and beyond. All themes are open for consideration.

"The End?": International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at Indiana University 3/25-3/27

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Friday, November 6, 2009 - 10:50am
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International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at Indiana University

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled "The End?" to be held at Indiana University in Bloomington from March 25th-27th, 2010.

Bookends, happy endings, at wits' end, means to an end, split ends, making ends meet… the list could go on. We imagine the end in endless ways when we think about our languages, our cultures, our disciplines, our arts, and ourselves. What sort of ends are we at, or fast approaching? What ends have we passed? When we structure our thinking around an ending, do we imply a certain teleology? Do we point to a moment of division or rupture? Do we ask about a new beginning?

"Mediated Memory: Of Monuments, Machines and Madeleines," Glasgow, UK. CFP abstract submission deadline: 25 Nov 2009

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Friday, November 6, 2009 - 10:27am
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Graduate School of Arts and Humanities, University of Glasgow, UK

Call for Papers: 'Mediated Memory: Of Monuments, Machines and Madeleines'
Symposium, 29 January 2010, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.
http://www.gla.ac.uk/departments/hatii/news/callforpapersmediatedmemoryo...

****** Deadline for submission: 25 November 2009 ******

Sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council's "Beyond Text" programme, http://www.beyondtext.ac.uk/SLI.shtml

2010 American Studies Association of Turkey Conference: The Art of Language

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Friday, November 6, 2009 - 5:37am
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American Studies Association of Turkey
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American Studies Association of Turkey
34th International American Studies Conference

The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

November 3–5, 2010
Alanya, Turkey

Confirmed Speakers:
Shirley Geok-Lin Lim
Cherrie Moraga
Celia Herrera Rodriguez

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