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[Extended Deadline: December 10]: Making, Unmaking, and Remaking the Early Modern Era: 1500-1800

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 2:12pm
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Early Modern Center at UCSB's English Department
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The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our fourteenth annual conference, "Making, Unmaking, and Remaking the Early Modern Era: 1500-1800," to be held on … We are excited to announce our keynote speakers Professor of English Patricia Fumerton (UC Santa Barbara) and Seth Low Professor of History Pamela H. Smith (Columbia).

Critical Insights: The Harlem Renaissance

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 12:30pm
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Christopher Allen Varlack, UMBC
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In the course of African-American cultural history, the Harlem Renaissance, also known as the New Negro movement, has proven one of the most influential in shaping and directing black artistic expression. For this collection, Critical Insights: The Harlem Renaissance, we seek a series of essays of five thousand to six thousand words for an anthology that explores the work of some of the most influential and at times controversial authors of the time from Langston Hughes to Claude McKay, Carl van Vechten to Zora Neale Hurston, Jessie Redmon Fauset, and Nella Larsen.

*Dec 1st deadline* - Pynchon Week - June 8-12 2015, Athens, Greece

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 9:56am
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International Pynchon Week 2015 - Pynchon on the Edge
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Just under 2 weeks to the deadline...

Greek capital Athens hosts the first International Pynchon Week since the release of his eighth novel, Bleeding Edge. Here on the edges of the Mediterranean, of the European Union, of Western History, we have an opportunity not only to discuss the new novel, but also to reconsider the outer limits and internal limitations of the whole field of Pynchon studies. Paper proposals on any aspect of Pynchon's work, life, thought and significance are welcome, but particular weight will be given to proposals that contribute deliberately to a fresh demarcation of these edges.

Topics might include

The Alchemical Landscape: Counterculture, Occulture and the Geographic Turn

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 8:45am
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Cambridge University Counterculture Research Group

Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge
23rd March 2015

"If any one book put ley lines on the map, re-enchanted the British landscape and made Glastonbury the capital of the New Age it was John Michell's seminal 1969 tome The View Over Atlantis."
---Bob Rickard, Fortean Times, 2009.

[UPDATE] CfP: Travel and Conflict in the Medieval and Early Modern World

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 7:34am
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IMEMS, Aberystwyth University & Bangor University, UK

Call for Papers: Travel and Conflict in the Medieval and Early Modern World

Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS) Aberystwyth-Bangor

Biennial conference, 3rd-5th September 2015, Bangor University

Keynote Speakers:

Michal Biran (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
Daniel Carey (National University of Ireland, Galway)
Judith Jesch (University of Nottingham)

Digital Material conference // 21-22 May 2015 // National University of Ireland, Galway

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 6:41am
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Dr Justin Tonra / National University of Ireland, Galway

Digital Material conference
National University of Ireland, Galway
21-22 May 2015
http://digitalmaterial.ie
Plenary speakers: Jerome McGann & Matthew G. Kirschenbaum

Digital Material is a conference that considers the intersections of digital and material cultures in the humanities. How has the long history of studying material objects prepared us for understanding digital culture? To what degree does materiality inflect and inform our encounters with the digital?

[UPDATE] Smart Education and e-Learning 2015

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 4:54am
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KES International

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Smart Education and E-Learning 2015 (SEEL-15)
Hilton Sorrento Palace, Sorrento, Italy
17th-19th June 2015
http://seel-15.kesinternational.org/
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Smart Education and E-Learning 2015 (SEEL-15) - Launching a New Vision in Education and e-Learning

[UPDATE] SPM 17th Annual International Conference : EXTENDED DEADLINE January 15, 2015

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 4:32am
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Society for Phenomenology and Media
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The Society for Phenomenology and Media (SPM) is pleased to receive abstracts (200 words maximum) for consideration of inclusion in its 17th annual international conference. The conference will be sponsored and hosted by National University in La Jolla (San Diego), California, U.S.A.

Proposals for 3-person panels are now also being accepted. These should be organized around specific media—for example: film, the Internet, mobile communication, medieval manuscripts, print media (books, newspapers, and magazines), stage drama, television, visual art, dance, etc. Panel proposals should include three papers, one of them by the panel organizer. Individual abstract submissions are assigned to a panel by the conference host.

(Un)/veiling the Self: Contested Desires (deadline for submissions 01/15/2015)

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 12:51am
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University of Louisiana at Lafayette

The 2015 issue of the 29th volume of Études Francophones, entitled "(Un)/veiling the Self: Contested Desires," invites contributions exploring the avatars of the veil in the era of globalization, with emphasis on contemporary Francophone spaces. In France, and more recently, in Quebec, the veil has been a site of multiple contentions that illuminate dichotomies such as religious vs. secular, private vs. public, local vs. global, self vs. other. These contentions are moments that deserve reflection, as they invite us to rethink these polarities in terms of contiguity.

UCLA Mediascape Journal "Columns"

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 12:48am
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Zeinab Oumais / UCLA
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Columns - "Time"

The manipulation and treatment of time in film, television, and digital media has been subject to many different styles and interpretations across Hollywood's history, and therein time itself. Time is a factor that is often used to enhance and/or complicate narratives and filmic elements, which in turn attempts to intensify our viewing and interactive experiences. The aim of this issue is to explore time in its different forms and the roles it plays in film, television, and digital media - and to also take into account the role it plays for the audience.

Columns welcomes submissions of approximately 800-3,500 words (5-15 pages) in Chicago format. Topics may include but are not limited to:

12th Australasian Piano Pedagogy Conference, Melbourne 6-10 July 2015

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Monday, November 17, 2014 - 10:43pm
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Australasian Piano Pedagogy Conference Association
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The Organising Committee of the 12th Australasian Piano Pedagogy Conference invites submissions aiming to expand both the knowledge and awareness of the discipline of piano pedagogy and the interpretation of keyboard music in general. Proposals for scholarly papers, recitals, lecture-recitals, as well as discussion topics suitable for open fora on any aspect of piano pedagogy and/or performance are welcome for consideration.

Further information about paper submissions and a conference brochure can be downloaded from www.APPC2015.com

See also www.appca.com.au

Trans- and Trance 17th Annual Graduate Student Conference

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Monday, November 17, 2014 - 7:15pm
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Western University
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(((Trans- & Trance)))

17th Annual Graduate Student Conference | Western University, Canada

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures | Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism

Keynotes by Dr. David S. Ferris (University of Colorado at Boulder) and Dr. Joel Faflak (Western University)

Roundtable: Public Romanticism: Scholarship and Advocacy

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Monday, November 17, 2014 - 5:34pm
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NASSR Graduate Student Caucus / NASSR 2015: Romanticism and Rights

January 17th deadline

Public Romanticism: Scholarship and Advocacy

Faculty scholars and graduate students are invited to submit a short (five-minute) presentation for a high-octane roundtable discussion on how Romantic scholarship at all levels might interface with advocacy in the public sphere, in keeping with the NASSR 2015 conference theme of "Romanticism and Rights." This opportunity is sponsored and will be convened by the NASSR Graduate Student Caucus.

Please see http://nassr2015.wordpress.com/ for the full conference description.

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