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Inventions of Activism

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Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 2:38pm
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Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Call For Papers
Reconstruction
Issue 10.3
Michael Benton, Alan Clinton, Wes Houp and Danny Mayer
Inventions of Activism
"Creative acts of social justice fulfill every function that can be asked of a work of art.
They inspire us, make us think in new ways, and birth new beauty and dignity in our world."
--Rebecca Alban Hofberger, "True Visions"
"Screw Hope; Let's Act"
--Walker Lane "Nope to Hope: False Capital and the Spectacle Triumphant"

8th International Conference on the Book - 6-8 November 2010

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Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 2:34pm
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University St. Gallen, Library Building, Dufourstrasse 50, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland

**8th International Conference on the Book **
6-8 November 2010
University St. Gallen, Library Building, Dufourstrasse 50, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland

http://booksandpublishing.com/conference-2010/

This is a conference for any participant in the world of books - authors, publishers, printers, librarians, IT specialists, book retailers, editors, literacy educators and academic researchers. All are encouraged to register and attend this significant and timely conference. Accommodation options are also available.

5th International Conference on the Arts in Society - 22-25 July 2010

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Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 2:24pm
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University of Sydney, Australia

** The International Conference on the Arts in Society **
22-25 July 2010
University of Sydney, Australia
http://artsinsociety.com/conference-2010/

The 2010 Arts Conference will address a range of critically important issues and themes relating to the arts in society. Plenary speakers will include leading thinkers and practitioners in the arts, as well as paper, workshop and colloquium presentations by researchers and practitioners in all fields of artistic engagement.

17th International Conference on Learning - 6-9 July 2010

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Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 2:12pm
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Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
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** 17th International Conference on Learning **
6-9 July 2010
Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
www.Learning-Conference.com

The International Conference on Learning is for any person with an interest in, and concern for, education at any of its levels - from early childhood, to schools, to higher education - and lifelong learning in any of its sites, from home to school to university to the workplace.

CFP: Race and Gender-- Special Summer Supplement to MP Journal

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Monday, July 6, 2009 - 6:29pm
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MP Journal
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MP Journal (http://www.academinist.org ) is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to feminism and women's studies. Our journal is proudly indexed by Academic Search Premier,EBSCO Host. We are currently seeking submissions for our special summer supplemental mini- edition. Our theme is Diversity: The Intersection of race/diversity and gender. Quality, well supported papers on any topic related to race and feminism or women's studies are welcome for consideration. Please send papers along with a 50 word bio and a resume /CV to Lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com by July 31, 2009

[UPDATE] "The Libretto as Enlightenment Text"

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Sunday, July 5, 2009 - 6:02pm
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Pamela Gay-White/ Alabama State University
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Seeking articles (5000-7000 words) for pending publication of essays concerning libretto's transformation as text during Enlightenment, delineating Ialian from French cultural ideals, bringing into play theories of language. Themes of interest include following:

-reformulation of opera
-gender roles and writing of libretti
-the philosophes
-readership and libretti
-the libretto and musical mimesis
-restyled libretti
-the libretto as mise-en-abime of linguistic liberation
-the libretto and The French Revolution

The Libretto as Enlightenment Text

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Sunday, July 5, 2009 - 5:45pm
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Pamela Gay-White/ Alabama State University
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Seeking articles (5000 – 7000 words) dealing with libretto's transformation as text during Enlightenment, delineating Italian from French cultural ideals, bringing in play theories of language and cultural literacy. Themes that are of interest include following :

- reformulation of opera
- gender roles and the writing of libretti
- the philosophes
- readership and libretti
- musical mimesis and the libretto
- restyled libretti
- the libretto as mise-en-abîme of linguuistic liberation
- the libretto and the French Revolution

Resonance(s): A Deleuze and Guattari Conference on Philosophy, Arts and Politics in Istanbul, April 22-24, 2010

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Sunday, July 5, 2009 - 2:25pm
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Zafer Aracagok/Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey

We are pleased to announce a conference on Deleuze and Guattari which will take place at Santral Istanbul (provided by Istanbul Bilgi University) between April 22-24, 2010 with confirmed plenary speakers: Constantin Boundas, Arkady Plotnitsky, Rosi Braidotti, Claire Colebrook, Gary Genosko, Dorothea Olkowski, Mahmut Mutman and Daniel W. Smith

Application deadline September 1, 2009.

RESONANCE(S)
A Deleuze and Guattari Conference on Philosopy, Arts and Politics

The function of philosophy is to create concepts … Creating isn't communicating but resisting … Creation takes place in choked passages. G. Deleuze

Existential & Phenomenological Theory & Culture (EPTC), May 31 to June 3, 2010; Deadline: February 1, 2010

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Saturday, July 4, 2009 - 4:36pm
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Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture
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The society for the study of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture (EPTC) invites papers discussing any aspects of existential or phenomenological theory or culture. For example, papers dealing with theoretical or cultural issues in relation to authors such as Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Dostoyevsky, Kafka, Beckett, Husserl, Heidegger, Jaspers, Levinas, Malraux, Marcel, Buber, Frankl, Sartre, Camus, Merleau-Ponty, Beauvoir, Irigaray, or Laing are all welcome. Submissions from all disciplines are welcome. EPTC will meet at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, in conjunction with the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities of Canada, from May 31 to June 3, 2010.

"National Identities and Literature: Problems and Possible Answers" & others

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Friday, July 3, 2009 - 4:42am
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452ºF Assocition
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Nº 02 > Call for Papers

Call for Papers #02

On June 29th 2009 we are pleased to announce a Call for Papers to be included on the second issue of our Journal 452ºF. This announcement is open to everyone holding a university degree and willing to take part in our recently launched project.

The procedure for the reception and publishing, always subject to the regulation that can be found in the "Evaluation and Peer Review system", "Style-sheet" and "Legal notice" sections, is the following:

- Deadline for paper submission (full text): October 9th 2009, and those received afterwards will not be taken into consideration.

Looking Back on Activism and American Literature

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Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 6:34pm
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Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
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Call for Papers

Looking Back on Activism and American Literature of the Twentieth Century

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 7-11, 2010

Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

CFP: Children in Film SW/TX PCA/ACA Feb 10-13, 2010.

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Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 6:26pm
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SW/TX PCA/ACA
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Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the SW/TX PCA/ACA conference Feb 10-13, 2010 in Albuquerque, NM.(www.swtxpca.org) Submissions pertaining to any aspect of children's studies in relation to film are desired. Of special interest are contributions that explore and interrogate the representations of children in Hollywood film, independent film, foreign film and/or children's identity construction as represented in film.

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