category: theory

Contemporary British Fiction: Narrating Violence, Trauma and Loss (International Conference, 17-18 September 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
contact email: 
tancke@uni-mainz.de

Contemporary British fiction is preoccupied with scenarios of violence, trauma and loss: destruction, guilt, traumatic experiences and apocalyptic anxieties are prevalent thematic and aesthetic concer

CFP: Games and Game Culture (SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference, Feb. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Culture Area, SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
jruggill@asu.edu

CFP: Games and Game Culture
Computer Culture Area
31st Annual SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference
February 10-13, 2010

[UPDATE] Poetics Colloquium: Emergent Trends in Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Centenary College of New Jersey
contact email: 
newellm@centenarycollege.edu, cc harelj@centenarycollege.edu.

Acclaimed poet Mark Doty, winner of the 2008 National Book Award, is the 2009-2010 Gates Ferry Lecturer at Centenary College of New Jersey.

Nightmare - UCL English Graduate Conference March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University College London/Institute of English Studies, University of London
contact email: 
nightmareconference10@googlemail.com

The 2010 Ucl English Graduate Society Conference seeks to address ideas of nightmare, in all their myriad forms.

NeMLA 2010--Whose Africa?: Representations of Africa in Contemporary African and Diasporic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
John Hyland & Minna Niemi / University at Buffalo
contact email: 
jhyland@buffalo.edu; mjniemi@buffalo.edu

The global imaginary is marked by a long history of claims made to Africa by a range of western writers and thinkers as disparate as Hegel and Conrad.

50th Anniversary Conference of the Linguistic Circle of Manitoba and North Dakota (LCMND), Grand Forks, ND, October 15-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Linguistic Circle of Manitoba and North Dakota
contact email: 
michelle.m.sauer@und.nodak.edu

We are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Linguistic Circle of
Manitoba and North Dakota, 1959-2009

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed “Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry,” seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical/theoret

Women and the Gendering of Gossip, Talk and Communication Practices across Media – edited collection – Deadline November 15 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Burcon & Melissa Ames
contact email: 
sburcon@gmail.com; mames@eiu.edu

This collection, to be published by McFarland press, aims to update existing theories of orality in the light of technological advancements which have altered communication practices on a large scale.

Thinking Gender 2010

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA'S Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN
announces
THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE
2010 Thinking Gender
Friday, February 5, 2010
UCLA FACULTY CENTER

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: an Online Open Access E-Journal (ISSN 0975–2935) is looking for publishers and authors who are interested in getting their books reviewed

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