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Call for Abstracts-The Joker-Book collection

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 4:25pm
Rob Weiner Texas Tech University

Call for Abstracts

The Joker: Critical Essays on the Clown Prince of Crime

Robert Moses Peaslee & Robert G. Weiner, Editors

"Nobody panics when things are going according to plan, even if the plan is horrifying."

-- The Joker (Heath Ledger), The Dark Knight (2008)

Silent Film-CFP Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Assocation meeting 2012

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 4:22pm
Southwest Popular Culture Assocation 2012 meeting

Call for Papers: Silent Film 2012
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Please make plans to attend our 33rd Annual Conference
February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras NW,
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 87102
Tel: +1 505 842 1234 or 888-421-1442
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: December 1st 2011
The Area Chair for Silent Film is seeking papers and presentations on ANY aspect of Silent Film.
Some topics to consider:
Garbo
German Expressionism
Portrayal of Gender

[UPDATE] Sensing Senses: Interdisciplinary Studies in Sensory Perception -Nov. 28 Deadline

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 1:46pm
A Graduate Student Conference Hosted by the German & Scandinavian Studies Program in Languages, Literatures & Cultures at the 
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Conference Dates: February 17 - 19, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Florence Feiereisen (Middlebury College)

Roundtable Discussion: Making Sense of Today's Job Market


[UPDATE] CFP: Teaching Video Games as Texts SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 10:52am
Dr. Shelley Rees/ SW/TX PCA/ACA

Seeking presentations for the "Pedagogy" section of the 2012 conference of the SW/TX PCA/ACA on the subject of teaching video games as primary texts. Many instructors have begun using videogames as teaching tools, but recent developments in video game theory allow for interpretation and analysis of these texts *as texts*, not merely as vehicles for tangential applications. Possible topics for this session include but are not limited to: Strategies for teaching a particular game; Teaching gaming theory; Ludology and pedagogy; Convincing your department/institution to support gaming studies.

CFP: PANEL PROPOSAL How Class Works - SUNY Stony Brook, June 7-9, 2012

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 3:28am
Mercedes Vázquez / The University of Hong Kong

CFP: How Class Works - Panel Proposal
Conference theme: Class and culture. To explore ways in which culture transmits and transforms class dynamics.

A Conference at SUNY Stony Brook, June 7-9, 2012

The deadline for this is approaching.

The Changing Position of Class in Film and Cultural Studies: Where Are We Now?

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations [UPDATE] Abstracts Due Dec. 1

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 3:26am
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Radhika Gajjala
Dr. Kris Blair

7th Global Conference:Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 3:12am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

7th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 15th July 2012 – Tuesday 17th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:
This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary project aims to explore what it is to be human and the nature of human community in cyberculture, cyberspace and science fiction. In particular, the project will explore the possibilities offered by these contexts for creative thinking about persons and the challenges posed to the nature and future of national, international, and global communities.

Papers, short papers, and workshops are invited on issues related to any of the following themes;

Evomusart 2012: Deadline Extension and GPEM's Special Issue Announcement

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 11:06am
1st International Conference and 10th European Event on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design

Please distribute
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FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE EXTENSION

Several authors have contacted EVOMUSART to get an extension of the submission deadline. It was therefore agreed, to extend the deadline for all events. Authors who have already submitted their work may update their submission until the deadline. The new submission deadline is December 7.

evomusart 2012

1st International Conference and 10th European Event on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design

11-13 April 2012, Malaga, Spain

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 10:07am
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contemporary, etc.), rhetoric, composition, or pedagogical studies. Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com. Submissions must include name, institutional affiliation, student status (graduate or undergraduate), contact information (name, phone number, address, email address), and a list of any audio/visual equipment needed for your presentation. Presentation time should be limited to 20 minutes (usually about ten pages).

Ireland and African-America

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 9:49am
Clinton Institute of American Studies, University College Dublin

Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

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