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Mic Check: Resistance and Revolution

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 3:05pm
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

2nd Annual Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Friday, October 26, 2012
Tufts University, Medford, MA

On Location: The Second International Berkeley Conference on Silent Cinema (February 21-23, 2013)

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 1:35pm
Department of Film and Media at the University of California, Berkeley

The Department of Film and Media at the University of California, Berkeley


The Second International Berkeley Conference on Silent Cinema

February 21-23, 2013


Format: A two-and-a-half day conference that combines plenary lectures, concurrent paper panels, workshops, and film screenings with live accompaniment at the Pacific Film Archive.

[UPDATE] The Politics of Memory, September 6 – 9, 2012

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 12:32pm
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Science/University of Zadar, Croatia

The 3rd International Conference on Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Science is to be held at the University of Zadar, Croatia, from September 6 – 9, 2012. The conference has taken place every year since 2010.

Fighting Words: Aesthetic Protests in Nineteenth-Century Literature

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 10:26am
Northeast Modern Language Association

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

This panel invites papers that explore social protest from within the aesthetic conventions of nineteenth-century Anglo-American fiction. How are protests against accepted notions of kinship, class stratification, education, or government indirectly expressed through formal decisions: structure, metaphor, rhetoric, syntax, etc.? Papers that discuss writers operating in or against the genre conventions of romanticism, realism, and naturalism are especially encouraged. Please send abstracts and brief bios to Arielle Zibrak

Perspectives on Poe

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 9:16am
Lehigh University Press and Roman & Littlefield

Perspectives on Poe, a new series at Lehigh University Press (Roman & Littlefield), seeks book-length manuscripts on Poe's work, life, and/or influence from all literary/cultural/theoretical perspectives.

The Edgar Allan Poe Review

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 9:12am
Poe Studies Association and Penn State University Press

Essays on Poe's work, life, and influence from all perspectives as well as original work influenced by Poe are welcome.

Essays submitted for possible publication in Spring issues must be received by December 28; acceptances will be given by January 26. For publication in Fall issues, essays must be received by July 20, and acceptances will be sent by August 20.

Essays should be sent to Barbara Cantalupo at

The Politics of Fantasy in XX-XXI Century Latin American/Peninsular Literature and Cultural Studies

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 8:02am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association(SAMLA)

Phallogocentric discourse minimizes imagination, confabulation and fantasy as a matter for women and children, but fantasy is powerful, liberating and, therefore, dangerous to those who fear change. The purpose of this session is to rescue fantasy and confront the legalistic yoke of reason. Presentations in English and in Spanish are welcome. Send submissions to

[REMINDER] Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reade

Monday, June 4, 2012 - 9:30pm
Editors J. Stephen Pearson and Carrie Louise Sheffield

Inspired by Simon Ortiz's "Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism" and Jace Weaver, Craig Womack, and Robert Allen Warrior's American Indian Literary Nationalism, this collection will be a site for emerging as well as well-known ethnic critics and theorists to illustrate where they see their respective fields heading and construct perspectives outside of western ideologies. This collection will include 5 key areas: African American, Asian American, Latin American, Native American, and Arabic American literature and criticism. The first four areas represent the larger areas of ethnic studies in the academy today and will provide a necessary counter-point to the predominantly western (i.e.