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

Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 2:12pm
Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

** 17th International Conference on Learning **
6-9 July 2010
Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

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

Monday, July 6, 2009 - 6:29pm
MP Journal

MP Journal ( ) 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 by July 31, 2009

Multilingual Realities in Translation

Monday, July 6, 2009 - 12:33am
Angela Flury, DePauw University, and Hervé Regnauld, University of Rennes

Special Issue (11.1, January 2011) for Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Edited by Angela Flury and Hervé Regnauld

[UPDATE] "The Libretto as Enlightenment Text"

Sunday, July 5, 2009 - 6:02pm
Pamela Gay-White/ Alabama State University

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

Sunday, July 5, 2009 - 5:45pm
Pamela Gay-White/ Alabama State University

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

Sunday, July 5, 2009 - 2:25pm
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.

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

Saturday, July 4, 2009 - 4:36pm
Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture

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

Friday, July 3, 2009 - 4:42am
452ºF Assocition

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

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

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.

Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 6:26pm

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.( 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.


Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 3:37pm
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Conference

The 2009 EAPSU (English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities) Conference will be held at Shippensburg University, October 22-24, 2009. The conference theme is "Making Our World: Language, Literacy and Culture."


We invite proposals from faculty and students for presentations, roundtable discussions, and workshops that address how the work of English studies continues to make and remake our communities, our classrooms, and the world around us. Topics include, but are not limited to: Literatures, Popular Culture & Film, Composition and Pedagogy, and Creative Texts: Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, and Poetry.

Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse: Atlanta, October 22-24. [Graduate]

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 11:18am
Georgia State University: New Voices Conference

The 10th Annual New Voices Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest throughout history, across cultures, and in language. The conference committee invites papers dealing with any aspect of mankind's conception of the End-of-Days. Individual papers or panel proposals may center upon any time period and any culture or people. They may furthermore draw thematically from such academic disciplines as literary criticism and theory, poetry, fiction, philosophy, religious studies, medieval and renaissance studies, art history, biblical history, cultural geography, and folklore.

20th Century Soldier Narratives: the Intersection of Fiction & Non-fiction

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 9:42am
Stacy Moskos Nistendirk

Solicitation for articles to be included in a collection of essays that considers the inherent quality of meta-fiction in 20th century solder narratives such as Vonnegut's, Slaughterhouse-five; Ambrose's, Band of Brothers, and the works of Tim O'Brien. French philosopher Jean Baudrillard discussed the postmodern qualities of texts that blur the lines between fiction and non-fiction, saying that a sort of hyper-reality is created. Among the possible questions presenters might address are these: What is the nature of the interplay between fiction and experience within the soldier-memoir, soldier-account, and soldier-novel? What are the genre distinctions at work in the soldier narrative as non-fiction or fiction?


Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 6:26am
Department of English, University of Malta


Inaugural Event, International Literary Criticism and Theory Conference Series
University of Malta, Old University Building, Valletta, Malta

Confirmed Speakers:
Catherine Belsey
Simon Critchley
Stefan Herbrechter
Fiona Hughes
Giuseppe Mazzotta
Laurent Milesi
Jean-Michel Rabaté
Stuart Sillars

Ivan Callus, James Corby, Gloria Lauri-Lucente

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