category: theory

[UPDATE] -- PAMLA 2010: Nation and the Mother Tongue(s); abstracts 5 April 2010

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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference, 13-14 November 2010 (Chaminade U., Honolulu, HI)
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Regina Yung Lee, UC Riverside <>

The shape of nationalist fervor is drawn against a background of coherent visuals. But what if the mother tongue speaks in pluralities at the very origin of the nation?

Shakespeare and Popular Music Colloquium, September 6, 2010

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Shakespeare and Popular Music Colloquium
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2010 Shakespeare and Popular Music Conference and Colloquium
School of English and Theatre Studies
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
September 6, 2010

M/MLA - Chicago, Nov 4-7, 2010 - Canada's Ghosts: The Spectors that Haunt and Terrorize Canadian Literature (May 14th, 2010)

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Midwest Modern Languages Annual Conference - Permanent Panel - Canadian Literature
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Over 30 years ago, the essay, "Haunted by Lack of Ghosts: Some Patterns in the Imagery of Canadian Poetry," by Northrope Frye appeared.

3rd Annual New Narrative Conference

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University of Toronto
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3rd Annual New Narrative Conference: Narrative Arts and Visual Media
An Interdisciplinary Conference
University of Toronto May 6-7 2010

Disability and the American South --- SAMLA 2010, Atlanta (11/5/10-11/7/10); Deadline May 1

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Scott St. Pierre
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Proposals are invited for a panel on disability and the American South at the 2010 South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention in Atlanta.

[UPDATE] Writings of Intimacy in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries - Deadline Approaching

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Loughborough University, UK
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10th – 12th September 2010
Department of English and Drama, Loughborough University, UK

Keynote speakers: Adam Phillips (UK), Leo Bersani (USA), Lauren Berlant (tbc) (USA).

Literature and Politics

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University of Brighton, UK
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Literature and Politics:
A study day on the politics of teaching literature and
the teaching of political literature

University of Brighton
24 September 2010

{UPDATE} Nationalism and Legitimacy (September 10-11, 2010)

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University of Nancy 2 (France), CRESAB Research Group, co-organized with the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism
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Call for Papers

Nationalism and Legitimacy, 10-11 September 2010
Nancy-Université, France

Terror and the Cinematic Sublime

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Todd Comer
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Jean-Francois Lyotard writes, "We have paid a high enough price for the nostalgia of the whole [...] let us be witnesses to the unpresentable; let us activate the differences and save the honor of the


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Susan Reid / Katherine Mansfield Society
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