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[Update] Bullying and Self-expression panel for MLA 2013

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Monday, March 5, 2012 - 2:05pm
Edward Chamberlain

CFP - Bullying and Self-expression (deadline extended)
CONFERENCE - Modern Language Association Convention 2013
LOCATION - Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A.
DATES - January 3rd to 6th 2013
ABSTRACTS DUE - March 17th 2012

Session description –

Quotation in Modernism (Modern Language Association/MLA Convention, January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA)

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Monday, March 5, 2012 - 12:01pm
Elizabeth Bonapfel / New York University

How and why do quotation practices change in modernism? To what literary effect? This panel invites papers on copyright, typography, marking strategies, punctuation, intertextuality, repetition, misappropriation, speech, and dialogue.

Please submit 350-word abstracts by March 15, 2012 to Elizabeth Bonapfel (elizabeth.bonapfel@nyu.edu).

[UPDATE] Approved Special Session on American Parenthood - PAMLA 2012 (October 19-21, Seattle)

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 7:09pm
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

The United States has a storied past in which ideals of "proper" parenting have been disseminated through popular culture. This panel seeks to explore the ways in which the clash between the ideals and realities surrounding parenting has affected individuals while reflecting broader historical and cultural trends over time.

Scholars and graduate students in relevant disciplines including but not limited to History; English; Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies; and Cultural Studies are encouraged to submit. Possible papers for this approved special session are not limited to:

• Advice – Doctors (Spock, Sears, Laura, Phil); Parenting Literature

• Choices – Natural Birthing; Circumcision; Surrogacy; Adoption; Foster Care

Crossing Into Digital Dimensions: 2012 Conference On Multimodal Composition [May 5, 2012, Dayton, OH]

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 5:28pm
Wright State University English Graduate Organization

CROSSING INTO DIGITAL DIMENSIONS:
2012 CONFERENCE ON MULTIMODAL COMPOSITION

MAY 5, 2012 from 9:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.
Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, Student Union

With Keynote Speaker, Dr. Kristine Blair:
"Sustaining Multimodal Literacies Across the English Curriculum": The Role of Graduate Students as Future Faculty

"Frequently having technological skills superior to their professors, students can gain power within a university that currently values multimedia."
-Nancy Mack

POTENTIAL TOPICS:

REMINDER - CFP 21st Century British Fiction

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 11:23am
Birkbeck, University of London

Twenty-First Century British Fiction – A Symposium
Saturday 12th May 2012, Birkbeck, University of London
Keynote address: Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

CFP The Marginalised Mainstream: Literature, Culture & Popularity, 8–9 November 2012 (ABSTRACTS: 1 June)

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 10:24am
Marginalised Mainstream (Institute of English Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of Exeter)

8-9 November 2012, Senate House, University of London

Keynote speakers include: Professor Phillip Tew (Brunel University) and Professor Christoph Lindner (University of Amsterdam)

'Texts are always sites of evaluative struggle between the "high" and the "low", whatever the presumed hierarchical positioning of their overall domain.' (Léon Hunt)

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