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[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (deadline extended - 12/1)

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 11:26am
NC State Association of English Graduate Students

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February 24-25, 2012 at Tompkins Hall in Raleigh, NC.

In this conference, we wish presenters and participants to examine the continued need for humanities studies, and the place of humanities studies in societies that increasingly value technological advances in communication.

Special Issue on Charles Dickens (1812-2012) on the Bicentenary of his birth

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 10:33am
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

Special Issue (Vol 4, No 1) on Charles Dickens (1812-2012)
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 ● www.rupkatha.com

Rupkatha journal is going to publish a Special Issue (volume 4, Number 1) on Charles Dickens's (1812-2012) on the Bicentenary of his birth. As this is going to be a celebration issue, we would like to explore the author, his works and his influences from wide-angle perspectives of our 21st century. We encourage authors to submit original scholarly papers and innovative artworks and relevant book reviews on the areas specified below:

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WELCOMING STRANGERS: An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 2012

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 10:20am
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London

Call for papers: WELCOMING STRANGERS
An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 2012
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London
Keynote speakers:
Professor Robin Cohen (Emeritus Professor and Principal Investigator of the Leverhulme-funded Oxford Diasporas Programme, University of Oxford
Professor John Hill (Department of Media Arts, Royal Holloway, University of London)

Awkward Austen - Essay Collection

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 6:17am
Andrew McInnes and Francesca Scott

'Captain Wentworth should be allowed some credit for the self-command with which he attended to her large fat sighings over the destiny of a son, whom alive nobody had cared for' (Persuasion, 1817).

'Mrs. Hall of Sherbourn was brought to bed yesterday of a dead child, some weeks before she expected, oweing to a fright.—I suppose she happened unawares to look at her husband' (Letter to Cassandra, 1798)

'And pictures of perfection, as you know, make me sick and wicked' (Letter to Fanny Knight, 1817).

GUST English Language and Literature First International Conference - 22-24 April, 2012

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 2:39am
Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST)

GELL is GUST's first international conference, organized by the English Department. In a globalized world where the English language has become an established language of communication, new forms of the language, new ways of expression, new meaning, new metaphors have gradually evolved, over the past decades, to embrace, embody and express new themes and concerns not only for newcomers to the language, but also even native speakers. How does this evolution in language and expression affect the language and its literature(s)? Has this evolution enriched or impoverished the language and its literature(s)? Do we now have one global English language/literature, or many different Englishes and English literatures? Where does English tend?

The Animation Machine - The 24th Society for Animation Studies Conference (extended deadline 12 December)

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 11:58pm
Dr. Dan Torre, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Extended Deadline – 12 December, 2011

Call For Papers: The Animation Machine - The 24th Society for Animation Studies Conference

Date: June 25-27, 2012 Hosted by: RMIT University

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Keynote speakers include: Thomas Lamarre (McGill University, Canada) and Tomotaka Takahashi (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

The Society for Animation Studies (SAS) invites submissions of proposals for individual papers and panels for its 24th Annual Conference, which will be held in Melbourne, Australia at RMIT University, 25-27 June 2012.

(UPDATE) "Documenting Asia Pacific" (journal special issue)

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 8:50pm
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 1 (March 2013)
Special Issue "Documenting Asia Pacific"
Guest Editors: Kuei-fen Chiu & Chi-hui Yang
Deadline for Submissions: August 15, 2012

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies is a peer-reviewed journal published two times per year by the Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan. The journal is devoted to offering innovative perspectives on literary and cultural issues and advancing the transcultural exchange of ideas. While committed to bringing Asian-based scholarship to the world academic community, Concentric welcomes original contributions from diverse national and cultural backgrounds.

"Documenting Asia Pacific" (journal special issue)

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 8:36pm
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 1 (March 2013)
Special Issue "Documenting Asia Pacific"

Guest Editors: Kuei-fen Chiu & Chi-hui Yang

Deadline for Submissions: August 15, 2012

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies is a peer-reviewed journal published two times per year by the Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan. The journal is devoted to offering innovative perspectives on literary and cultural issues and advancing the transcultural exchange of ideas. While committed to bringing Asian-based scholarship to the world academic community, Concentric welcomes original contributions from diverse national and cultural backgrounds.

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