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Sylvia Plath Symposium 2012: The October Poems

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Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 11:54am
Department of English, Indiana University Bloomington

The Department of English at Indiana University Bloomington is accepting papers for the Sylvia Plath Symposium 2012: The October Poems. This interdisciplinary event to be held on the Bloomington campus runs from Thursday through Sunday, October 25-28.

While topics on any aspect of Plath's work are welcome, featured speakers and artists will respond to what Plath called "the best poems of my life" – including "Daddy," "Lady Lazarus," "Ariel," "Fever 103°" and the Bee Sequence poems.

Modernism and Postponement @MSA 14: Las Vegas, Oct. 18-21

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Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 11:17am
Modernist Studies Association 14

Destination Deferred: Modernist Postponements

We are seeking papers for a panel that will explore postponements in all their Modernist iterations for the fourteenth annual Modernist Studies Association conference. The following topics would be welcome, but potential contributors are certainly not limited to this list:

+ authorial postponements
+ textual and narratological deferral
+ historical and political positions
+ the unfinished or revised manuscript
+ genre theory
+ mediums including but beyond literature (film, art, etc.)
+ feminist studies
+ global/contemporary Modernism
+ psychological causes/effects of postponement

3rd Mechademia Conference on Anime, Manga and Media Theory from Japan, Nov. 29 - Dec. 2, 2012, Dongguk University, Seoul

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Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 6:53am
Mechademia & Department of Film & Digital Media, Dongguk University, Seoul

CALL FOR PAPERS for...

3rd Mechademia Conference on Anime, Manga and Media Theory from Japan:

"World Renewal - Counterfactual Histories, Parallel Universes, and Possible Worlds"

November 29 - December 2, 2012
Dongguk University, Seoul
Deadline for submissions: May 15

UPDATED CFP

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Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 6:34am
University College Dublin Ireland

G. B. SHAW: BACK IN TOWN
Dublin: May 29th-- June 1st, 2012
University College Dublin
Co-sponsored by UCD Humanities Institute
&
The International Shaw Society
CALL FOR PAPERS EXTENDED DEADLINE

[UPDATE] MAGGIE GEE CONFERENCE - DEADLINE EXTENDED

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Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 6:16am
University of St Andrews / University of Lincoln

CALL FOR PAPERS – DEADLINE EXTENDED
Maggie Gee Conference Thursday 30 – Friday 31st August 2012 School of English, University of St Andrews

Keynote Speakers:

Maggie Gee

Dr John Sears (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)
Professor Susan Alice Fischer (The City University of New York, US)

This two-day international conference aims to bring together scholars for the first academic conference dedicated to Maggie Gee's writing. Gee is one of Britain's most prolific and critically-acclaimed novelists: the author of 12 novels, as well as collections of short stories, edited anthologies of contemporary writing and, most recently, an autobiography – My Animal Life (Telegram Books, 2010).

Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference

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Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 2:06am
Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities, California State University, Los Angeles

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES

8TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference May 17, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Doug Mao, Professor of English, The Johns Hopkins University

Women's Voices in Poetry -- 66th Annual RMMLA Convention, Oct. 11-13, 2012; Boulder, CO

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Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 1:28am
Michele Battiste/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

This session seeks papers on "Women's Voices in Poetry," however broadly you define the topic. Abstracts of 250-300 words are invited for papers to be delivered at the annual conference of the Rocky Mountain MLA in Boulder, Colorado, Oct. 11-13, 2012.

Email abstracts – including your title, institutional affiliation, and email address – to Michele Battiste (michele.battiste@colorado.edu) by March 1, 2012.

All submissions will be acknowledged and notifications sent by March 15, 2012. Non-members are welcome to submit abstracts, but presenters must be members of the RMMLA by April 1.

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