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Women and Media: Representations Past and Present

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Monday, December 19, 2011 - 11:32am
First Monday's Research Forum, Queen's University Belfast

Please circulate widely.

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present
An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference

9th-10th March 2012
Queen's University Belfast

This two-day interdisciplinary conference seeks to examine the multi-faceted nature of women's relationship with the media. Encompassing the press, art, advertising and literature alongside a progressive shift towards more modern
forms such as social networking and blogging, this conference will look at the media's categorization and censorship of women through culture and the law, issues of prostitution, abortion, illegitimacy, rape and asylums as well as challenges to heteronormativity.

[UPDATE] Finishes: Arts and Texts in Cinema and Media

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Monday, December 19, 2011 - 10:29am
The Cinema Studies Group, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Date: March 29th and March 30th, 2012
Location: The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave., New York, NY

Keynote Speaker: David Greetham, Distinguished Professor, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (1/15/12) [UPDATE]

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Monday, December 19, 2011 - 8:36am
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Representing the Body in Culture and Society." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that reflect upon the issue's theme. We are particularly interested in work that focuses on the body from a Disability Studies perspective, though submissions from all disciplines are welcome. We are looking for broad theoretical inquiries, individual case studies, and traditional scholarly articles on the subject of the body, as well as theme-related photographs, poetry, and creative writing.

Full Essays Due by January 15, 2012. Submit them electronically (MS Word preferred) to proteus@ship.edu.

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

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Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 2:19pm
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).

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

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Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 10:39am
Ryan Dobran, University of Cambridge

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

7 July 2012
Faculty of English
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Opening Plenary: John Wilkinson (University of Chicago, USA)
Closing Plenary: Jonathan Culler (Cornell University, USA)

Battleground States Conference 3R: Response, Re/Action, Revolt

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Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 12:18pm
The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars' Association

***********************Extended Deadline*************************
Abstracts must be submitted no later than January 8th 2012

Bowling Green State University Presents the 7th Annual Battleground States Conference
3R: Response, Re/Action, Revolt
February 23rd – 26th 2012

Madison. Egypt. Ohio's labor wars. Planned Parenthood. Iqbal Masih. Bayard Rustin. Convention at Seneca Falls. London's Riots. Monsanto Protests. Aung San Suu Kyi. Public Enemy. East Timor Action Network. New York Collective of Radical Educators. The Pan Africanist Congress…

This is our time for Response.
This is our time for Re/Action.
This is our time for Revolt.

"Time after Time" (journal special topic)

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Friday, December 16, 2011 - 9:03pm
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 38 No. 2 (September 2012)
Special Topic Call for Submissions
Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2012

Technics, Memory and the Architecture of History - Submissions due 28 February 2012

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Friday, December 16, 2011 - 8:11pm
Interstices: Journal of Architecture and Related Arts

In the light of massive catastrophes – the earthquakes near Sendai and Christchurch, the tsunamis of Acheh and Katrina's devastation of New Orleans – the question of urban and architectural reconstruction invokes the question of remembering. What is this 'past' that we remember and on which we base our future reconstructions? What images of the past do we call upon in our decisions to build or not to build – and how do they negotiate the terrain between memory and history, nature and culture, technology and sustainability, planning and responding, tradition and innovation, foundations and interstices?

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