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Criterion Forum: Haunted Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2013 issue, Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism anticipates reserving space for up to four essays which explore issues, objects, or persons which, though originating from the repressed past, continue to make themselves “forcibly felt in the present.” To provoke thoughts on this topic, Dr. Jayne Elizabeth Lewis, Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine, has provided the following prompt titled “Haunted Subjects.”

ASLE-sponsored panel at the 2013 Thoreau Society Annual Gathering, July 11-14, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment and the Thoreau Society
contact email: 
jrc56@wildcats.unh.edu, kurt.moellering@thoreausociety.org

Ireland Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acis2013@gmail.com

ACIS 2013
Chicago, IL

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," April 4-7 2013 - deadline extended to November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the hous

[Deadline 15 Feb.] Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

There is a primary understanding of nineteenth-century modes of impression, expression, and interpretation that predispose positive human connection as opposed to the psychology and philosophy of nega

CFP: ACLA 2013 Seminar, Postcolonial and Global Routes/Roots of Affect

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Mehta & Praseeda Gopinath, Binghamton University
contact email: 
meht0003@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the annual American Comparative Literature Conference which will be held in Toronto, Canada, April 4 - 7, 2013.

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture - Theatre History and Criticism Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre History and Criticism Program Department of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
ILTheatreGradConference@gmail.com

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture

A Graduate Conference by the Theatre History and Criticism ProgramDepartment of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Creative Nonfiction at CEA 2013, April 4-6, Savannah, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Creative Nonfiction at CEA 2013
Savannah, Georgia
April 4-6, 2013

The Savannah Riverfront Marriott
100 General McIntosh Boulevard
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Phone (912) 233-7722

13th SAAPAM ANNUAL CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
South African Association of Public Administration and Management
contact email: 
SAAPAM@tut.ac.za

From public administration to new public management; from new public management to governance; from governance to where?

@Harvard U. - Cultural Materials / Material Culture: Abstracts due Nov. 23rd 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CHIASMI Graduate Student Conference in the Italian Studies, a Harvard and Brown Collaboration
contact email: 
chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu
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