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On Cities and Utopias, Individualities and Globality--Deadline February 1, 2010

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Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 11:15pm
Issue of Journal of Contemporary Literature

Troy, Ur, Sumer, Babylon, Samarqand, Timbuktu, Jerusalem, Cairo, Bagdad, Damas, Constantinople/Istanbul, Prag, New York, London, Dublin, Berlin, Paris, Tangiers, Delhi/Indraprastha are just a few names in the long list of real/mythical urbanities.

 

The birthplaces of cultures, they symbolize better than everything else the expressions and contradictions of fictional identities. Ulysses wants to go back to Ithaca, Stephen Dedalus wants to leave Dublin, Mahfouz's "beggar" roams the streets of Cairo in search of wisdom…

 

Performances of Memory in the Arts (May 28-29, 2010)

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Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 4:19pm
Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

 CALL FOR PAPERS 

PERFORMANCES OF MEMORY IN THE ARTS
MAY 28-29, 2010

RADBOUD UNIVERSITY NIJMEGEN
THE NETHERLANDS

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
BEN HIGHMORE, Reader in Media Studies, University of Sussex, UK
LISA SALTZMAN, Professor of Art History, Bryn Mawr College, USA 

CFP: Performing Publics, Toronto June 9-13, 2010

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Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 11:50am
Performance Studies International

Call for Proposals

Annual Conference of Performance Studies international 
PSi 16 Performing Publics
Toronto, 9-13 June 2010

PSi 16, Performing Publics, will take place in Toronto as part of a collaboration between York University's Faculty of Fine Arts and the Ontario College of Art & Design. The conference will investigate the power of performance to intervene in, reshape, and reinvigorate the public sphere at the beginning of the twenty-first century. We invite proposals that take up notions of "public" in a variety of ways, pointing to the critically generative and fraught aspects of the term as it has been adopted within performance studies.

Call for Papers: 17th/18th Century American Literature at CEA 2010

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Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 9:37am
College English Association

Call for Papers: 17th/18th Century American Literature at CEA 2010

 

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Call for Papers, 17th/18th Century American Literature at CEA 2010

Annual Conference | March 25-27,2010 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 EastHouston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

 

The College English Association, agathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes

 proposals for presentations on17th/18th Century American Literature for our 41st annual conference.

 

Call for Papers: Transatlantic Literature at CEA 2010

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Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 9:31am
College English Association

Call for Papers: Transatlantic Literature at CEA 2010

 

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Call for Papers, Transatlanticism at CEA 2010

Annual Conference | March 25-27,2010 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 EastHouston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

 

The College English Association, agathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes

 proposals for presentations onTransatlantic literature for our 41st annual conference.

 

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

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Saturday, October 10, 2009 - 10:59am
Dr. 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.

Send a paper abstract and short CV, together totaling no more than
two pages, in line text via email (no attachments, please), by March
1st, 2010.

New Media, Sex, and Culture in the 21st Century

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Friday, October 9, 2009 - 12:30pm
NmediaC, The Journal of New Media and Culture

Special issue of NmediaC, The Journal of New Media and Culture
Topic: New Media, Sex, and Culture in the 21st Century
Submission Deadline: April 15, 2010

Shirley Jackson (EXTENDED)

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Friday, October 9, 2009 - 12:29pm
Matthew B. Prickett, Longwood University

Call for Papers (Extended): Shirley Jackson

Proposed Collection: Beyond "The Lottery": Critical Approaches to Shirley Jackson

Editor: Matthew B. Prickett, Longwood University

 

Deadline: October 30, 2009

Beyond "The Lottery" will be a peer-reviewed collection of critical materials examining the life and works of American author Shirley Jackson. The collection will be an opportunity for scholars to draw attention to lesser-known works of Jackson's, and expand on current scholarship in regards to more widely-known works. Ultimately, the collection will provide the author, and her works, with the critical attention that she has been denied until recently.

New Media, Sex, and Culture in the 21st Century

updated: 
Friday, October 9, 2009 - 12:29pm
NmediaC, The Journal of New Media and Culture

Special issue of NmediaC, The Journal of New Media and Culture
Topic: New Media, Sex, and Culture in the 21st Century
Submission Deadline: April 15, 2010

International Conference on Caribbean Studies/ March 15-19, 2010

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Friday, October 9, 2009 - 12:20pm
University of Texas Pan American

The Many Caribbean's and the Bicentennial of the Continental Spanish American Independence Movements, Cartagena de Indias, Colom

full name / name of organization: 

International Conference on Caribbean Studies

contact email: 

Spanish Papers figueroa@javeriana.edu.co, English & French hrromero@utpa.edu

cfp categories: 

cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches

ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies

ethnicity_and_national_identity

gender_studies_and_sexuality

international_conferences

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CFP: Theater Alive: Theater, Media, Survial 11/1/09

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Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 7:16pm
Performance Studies Focus Group, Association for Theater in Higher Education

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CEA Peace Panel March 25-27 2010

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Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 5:17pm
College English Association

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[UPDATE] Obsolescence.

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Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 4:01pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at
the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for
"Obsolescence," a graduate student conference to be held February
12-14, 2010, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies
and its research theme for 2009-2011: "Figuring Place and Time."

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