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62nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 24-27, 2015, Detroit

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Friday, December 12, 2014 - 11:58am
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Midwest Conference on British Studies
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MWCBS is proud to announce that its 62nd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Wayne State University and held at the historic Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, September 24-27, 2015. The keynote speaker will be Patrick Brantlinger of Indiana University, and the plenary address will be given by Alison Games of Georgetown University.

"R/Evolutions: Changing Cultures, Changing Natures" New Directions Graduate Student Conference, UofArizona, April 10-11 2015

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Friday, December 12, 2014 - 11:50am
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2015 New Directions Graduate Student Conference

2015 NEW DIRECTIONS GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
"R/Evolution: Changing Cultures, Changing Natures"
Conference Dates: April 10-11, 2015, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Deadline for Abstract Submission: January 12, 2015

"One magic word today seems capable of compensating for all sufferings, resolving all anxieties, avenging the past, curing present ills, summing up all future possibilities: that word is revolution. . . all this, however, does not prevent it from possibly being meaningless." – Simone Weil, from Oppression and Liberty

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE 1/5/2015 - Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time

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Friday, December 12, 2014 - 11:29am
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Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary graduate student conference entitled "Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time," to be held at Indiana University, Bloomington on March 26-28, 2015. Join us for the 13th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English.

[UPDATE] South Asian Partition Fiction: Trauma, Memory and Narrative; Abstract submission deadline extended: 30 December 2014

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Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:52am
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Khan Touseef Osman, Editor

Dear all,

It is my pleasure to announce that we are editing a book entitled South Asian Partition Fiction: Trauma, Memory and Narrative. The book will be published with an ISBN and hopefully from a reputed publishing house. We are asking for articles that explore the following themes:

a. Partition trauma and fictional representation
b. The crisis of representation/Capturing the unrepresentable
c. Post-memory and fiction
d. Narrative technique (Realistic, postmodernist, etc.)
e. Autobiographical fiction
f. Bildungsroman
g. The genre of trauma fiction
h. Movie adaptations of partition fictions

These themes are expected to be explored with reference to the following novels:

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence

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Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:14am
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English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

"The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future." David Harvey

"Once upon a time, a very long time ago now, about last Friday, Winnie-the-Pooh lived in a forest all by himself under the name of Sanders." A.A. Milne

"Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you." Wendell Berry

War and Conflict in Sequential Art

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Friday, December 12, 2014 - 9:35am
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Nordic Network for Comics Research (NNCORE)

Call for papers: NNCORE 2015 International Conference in Comics Studies

University of Oslo, Norway, June 11-12, 2015.

Conference theme: "War and Conflict in Sequential Art"

Organized by the Nordic Network for Comics Research in cooperation with the University of Oslo, The Norwegian Research Council, and Oslo Comics Expo.

We invite proposals for presentations on the conference theme in any discipline in the human and social sciences.

Potential topics (though of course these are only suggestions):

ALA 2015 CFP Emerson Society Digital Emerson

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Friday, December 12, 2014 - 12:06am
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Roger Thompson Ralph Walde Emerson Society

American Literature Association Call for Proposals
The Emerson Society will sponsor two panels (covering one topic) at the annual meeting of the American Literature Association, to be held in Boston, MA from May 21-24, 2015. For information about the conference, see
http://americanliteratureassociation.org/calls/annual-conference/.

62nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 24-27, 2015, Detroit

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Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 11:38pm
full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Conference on British Studies
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The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 62nd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Wayne State University and held at the historic Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, September 24-27, 2015. The keynote speaker will be Patrick Brantlinger of Indiana University, and the plenary address will be given by Alison Games of Georgetown University.

38th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference Saturday, March 28th, 2015

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Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 8:27pm
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New Jersey College English Association Conference
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CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

38th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

The New Jersey College English Association is soliciting panels and papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual conference. The NJCEA brings together those interested in language, literature, pedagogy, and other aspects of the teaching and study of literature and writing.

CFP: Graduate Student Conference: "Converging Narratives: The Personal Meets the National": Chicago, IL: April 10, 11, 2015

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Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 6:41pm
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University of Illinois at Chicago

The graduate students of the departments of Germanic Studies, Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures and Hispanic and Italian Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pleased to announce their first interdisciplinary graduate student conference:

ConvergingNarratives:
The Personal Meets the National

April 10 and 11, 2015
Chicago, IL

Keynote Speaker: Graphic Novelist Marzena Sowa

Clementi and the British Musical Scene: 1780-1830

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Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 5:19pm
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Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini

organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca)

In collaboration with
Ad Parnassum Journal
Italian National Edition of Muzio Clementi's Works

24-26 November 2015
COMPLESSO MONUMENTALE DI SAN MICHELETTO - Lucca

Nineteenth-Century Music Criticism

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Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 5:16pm
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Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini

organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca/Pistoia)
Palazzetto Bru Zane - Centre de musique romantique française (Venice)

In collaboration with
OICRM: Observatoire interdisciplinaire de création
et de recherche en musique, Montréal

10-12 November 2015
COMPLESSO MONUMENTALE DI SAN MICHELETTO - Lucca

CFP: "Converging Narravites: The Personal Meets the National" - Graduate Conference

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Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 4:29pm
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University of Illinois at Chicago

The graduate students of the departments of Germanic Studies, Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures and Hispanic and Italian Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pleased to announce their first interdisciplinary graduate student conference:

Converging Narratives:
The Personal Meets the National

April 10 and 11, 2015
Chicago, IL

Keynote Speaker: Graphic Novelist Marzena Sowa
2nd Keynote Speaker: TBA

Teaching Eliza Haywood (Vancouver, Oct 14-17, 2015)

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Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 4:18pm
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Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (CSECS)
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Looking ahead to a proposed collection, this panel invites proposals on critical and classroom implications in teaching the works of Eliza Haywood.

Papers may address any aspect of teaching Haywood, but might address pedagogically informed approaches on
*canon, conflict and the classroom
*gender studies and Haywood
*teaching understudied texts
*queering Haywood
*using Haywood to teach archival studies
*teaching literary communities: Haywood, Savage, and the Hillarians
*teaching Haywood's politics
*the problem of biography in women's writing
*teaching rape narratives

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