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Critical Themes in Media Studies--CFP deadline Jan. 15, 2012

Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 2:52pm
Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference--The New School

The graduate students of the Department of Media Studies and Film at The New School are pleased to announce a call for papers and projects to the 12th annual Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference, taking place April 13-14,2012 in New York City.

The Media Studies Department at the New School, a pioneer of progressive education, was designed from its inception to be a home for both theory and practice-based scholarship. In the spirit of this tradition, we would like to encourage the submission of traditional scholarly papers as well as multimodal research projects.

[UPDATE] Festivals and Faires Area

Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 8:29am
Popular Culture Association

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2012 PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA (April 11-14, 2012) on any festival or faire—modern or historical. Scholars of theatre / theater, drama, performance studies, American studies, popular culture, religion, history, anthropology, folklore, English, theory, and non-western traditions are encouraged to apply. Since the conference is in Boston, MA, any papers relating to festivals and faires in the city or state are greatly appreciated. Other specific areas of interest for this year's panels include, but are not limited to:

First Fictions / University of Sussex / January 20-22, 2012

Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 7:21am
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex

The First Fictions launch weekend, to be held from the 20th to the 22nd of January, 2012, brings together established authors and academics in order to debate notions of "firstness", across several contexts, in fiction.

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference [Rhetoric and Composition] April 12-13, 2012

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - 1:02pm
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)

The Rhetoric and Composition section is accepting paper and panel proposals that explore the intersections between the metaphor of the marketplace, writing, writing centers, and pedagogy. Possible topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Academic labor and the institution
• The political economy of writing and writing centers
• Exchange(s) within the classroom
• Technical writers within the job market
• The dual enrollment classroom as a site of transition
We also welcome any proposals for other topics of interest from all areas, especially interdisciplinary studies, WAC/WID theory, and ESL/TESOL.

General Call for Conference Papers: