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Land of Promise: Stories of the immigrant in multicultural Canada (February 3-4-5, 2010, proposals due December 15, 2009)

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Friday, October 23, 2009 - 11:35am
Centre for Canadian Studies, Department of Comparative Literature,Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

In a multicultural and multilingual context, immigration has been an integral part of the national identity of Canada.
Modern Canada constitutes of a large percentage of Diasporic population who contribute extensively to the making of Modern Canada. In the wake of globalization, the evolution of Canada as a Multicultural State has been receiving much attention from mass media. This again has been a contested terrain since the settlement of a chosen race in a promised land has resulted into the subjugation of the Peoples who have been residing in the geo-political entity which came later to be known as Canada.

CENSORSHIP AND DISCOURSE IN ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES (16th-21st centuries) University of Rennes 2 ( France), 27-28 May 2010

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Friday, October 23, 2009 - 9:40am
University of Rennes 2

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CFP San Joaquin Valley Journal (01/10/2010)

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Thursday, October 22, 2009 - 4:48pm
California State University, Stanislaus

San Joaquin Valley Journal

 

A new journal devoted to the publication of graduate scholarship

 

CFP Guidelines

CFP "Hybrid Realism?" American Comparative Literature Association, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 4:22pm
Geoff Baker / California State University, Chico

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Craft Critique Culture Conference: The Fringe, Or All Things Peripheral (April 2-4, 2010--Iowa City, IA)

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 10:54am
Melanie Reichwald / Department of English, University of Iowa

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ACLA 2010 - Seminar on Expanding US Latinidad or What's new about the "New" Latin@ Diasporas?

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Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 6:59pm
Luz Kirschner

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ACLA ANNUAL MEETING 2010

[UPDATE] European Popular Culture and Literature, February 10-13, 2010

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Monday, October 19, 2009 - 3:01pm
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association

http://swtxpca.org/

Submission Deadline: 12/01/09, Priority RegistrationDeadline 12/15/09

Conference Hotel:

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

330 Tijeras

Albuquerque, NM 87102

505.842.1234

 

Final Reminder CFP (30/10): Forgotten Bodies PG Conference, 9th Jan 2010

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Monday, October 19, 2009 - 1:11pm
The University of Exeter

Forgotten Bodies will provide a forum in which postgraduate researchers can explore often overlooked discourses, representations and practices relating to embodiment, sexuality and gender. Previous research into this field has often urged overly simplistic hegemonic models of practices, desires and identities, which this conference hopes to reassess. Our main objective is to explore the challenges of not only researching, including but also re-positioning so-called 'forgotten bodies' in academic programmes.

That Which Moves: The Kinetic Nature of Language and Literature (1/29/10)

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Monday, October 19, 2009 - 11:35am
English Graduate Student Association of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Tenth Annual EGSA Conference at

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

"That Which Moves: The Kinetic Nature of Language and Literature"  

January 29th, 2010 ● 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

All things change, nothing is extinguished. There is nothing in the whole world which is permanent. Everything flows onward; all things are brought into being with a changing nature; the ages themselves glide by in constant movement.

~Ovid, 43 B.C.

Space, Place, and Travel in Literature: March 26-28, 2010

updated: 
Sunday, October 18, 2009 - 10:38pm
University of Tulsa

5th Annual University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference 

Theme: Space, Place, and Travel in Literature

 

The aim of this conference is to engage with literature through the various lenses and concepts of space, place, and travel. While this is a graduate run conference primarily for graduate students, undergraduate submissions and paper abstracts are welcome and encouraged. Possible panels include:

 

Eu, Yo, Me: Contemporary Notions of Subjectivity in Hispanic and Luso Brazilian Cultures; February 19-20, 2010

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Sunday, October 18, 2009 - 2:07pm
Isis Irizarry and select students of Trinity College

This student-initiated conference aims to invoke the images of individuals and/in their communities, how they develop, focusing on the aspects of contemporary culture and society that influence this development.The discussions addressed involve concepts of individualism and self, work with identity within a community / social network: How is one defined based on (or in spite of) their surroundings? How do authoritarian governments impact current society and memory? How does the current economic situation impact how citizens—individuals and communities—act?

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