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CFP: 2013 International Conference: Migrants and Their Memories

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 11:18am
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Research Center for Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University

Scientists recently found that migration was a main factor that shaped human behavior (Don Jones, Nature News). According to John Hines, the most extensive human migration took place in the early Middle Ages, while other large-scale migrations include the Puritan migration, the great Serb migrations, the migrations of the Middle Passage, and the nineteenth and twentieth century migrations of impoverished Europeans to the Americas. Apart from with poverty and religion, migration is also often associated with war; climate change becomes a factor that forces people to become migrants. Migration is a matter of geographic movement (diaspora), but also of human psychology (e.g. un-homing, longing, nostalgia, depression); of human rights (e.g.

[UPDATE] International Conference on Contemporary English Studies: Society, Culture and Language March 6-8, 2013

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 11:12am
full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Assam University & Forum for English Studies, Assam University
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Introduction:

The Department of English, Assam University and the Forum for English Studies, Assam University will jointly organize a three-day International Conference on "Contemporary English Studies: Society, Culture and Language." The conference would include a key-note speech and other invited lectures by eminent scholars as well as presentations by participants. The maximum number of participants which the conference could welcome is approximately 200. Proposals for participation from interested faculty members, research scholars and other academicians engaged with the various branches/areas of English studies are welcome.

The Concept Note:

Terrorism and Temporality (Abstracts due 15 March 2013)

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 9:29am
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Todd Kuchta
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I invite proposals on the relation between terrorism and temporality for a special session at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago. Notions of temporality are central to terrorism, from the attempt to destroy the home of Greenwich mean time in Joseph Conrad's _Secret Agent_, to Frantz Fanon's claim that anticolonial violence can "embody history," to the pervasive belief that 9/11 ushered in a new era. How do terrorist literary narratives reflect, respond to, or reconfigure notions of temporality, including but not limited to chronology, periodization, history, the present, Jetztzeit, futurity, the new, the "post-," or repetition? 250-word abstracts by 15 March 2013 to Todd Kuchta (todd.kuchta@wmich.edu).

The Art of English - London - Friday 21st June 2013

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 8:32am
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Queen Mary, University of London

The Art of English
Queen Mary, University of London
Friday 21st June 2013.

Faced with pressure to quantify and possibly to commodify our research and our teaching through the narrow and potentially homogenizing parameters of concepts such as 'impact', many researchers and teachers in English departments seem to retreat from the challenge of affirming what it is that we value in the study and teaching of English.

CFP: The 4th International Workshop on Wireless Networks and Multimedia (WNM-2013), Melbourne, Australia, 16-18 July, 2013

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 1:53am
full name / name of organization: 
Yulei Wu

Appologies if you received multiple copies of this WNM-2013 CFP.
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CALL FOR PAPERS

The 4th International Workshop on Wireless Networks and Multimedia (WNM-2013), Melbourne, Australia, 16-18 July, 2013

http://wnm2013.csp.escience.cn/

To be held in conjunction with The 11th IEEE ISPA-2013
The accepted papers from this workshop will be included into the IEEE conference proceedings published by IEEE Computer Society, and will be indexed by EI

Renaissance of Roland Barthes April 25th-26th, 2013

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 12:29am
full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers/CUNY Graduate Center
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Speakers: Jonathan Culler, Diana Knight, Rosalind Krauss, D.A. Miller, and Lucy O'Meara

The students of the Comparative Literature and English departments at the City University of New York Graduate Center present the second annual interdisciplinary conference on Critical Theory, to be held April 25-26, 2013. The conference will be devoted to the writings of French literary theorist and critic Roland Barthes.

UPDATE: edited collection: BUST CULTURE: THE GREAT RECESSION IN FICTION, FILM, AND TELEVISION (SEEKING REPLACEMENT ESSAY)

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Monday, January 14, 2013 - 6:33pm
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Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
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Abstracts due Feb 4, 2013 (250-300 words; include contact info and short bio)
Final essay due in March 2013 (4,000-8,000 words)

We are specifically seeking a late replacement essay examining representations of race and/or ethnicity in popular culture of the Great Recession. "Bust Culture: The Great Recession in Fiction, Film, and Television" is under contract with Lexington Books with a scheduled 2013 publication date.

Call For Papers. Second issue - April 2013. Submissions until February 15th.

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Monday, January 14, 2013 - 5:29pm
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estrema: Interdisciplinary Humanities Review
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estrema: Revista Interdisciplinar de Humanidades is an on-line publication of the Center for Comparative Studies (CEC) of the Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon (FLUL). Its main goal is to publish the papers of both undergraduate and graduate students from any course in the field of studies of the Humanities. Giving its interdisciplinary character, estrema accepts works from several areas of studies such as (but not limited to):
 Linguistics
 Literature
 Music
 Cinema
 Theology
 Philosophy
 History
 Visual arts

All articles/papers will be subjected to a double blind peer review process.

UPDATE: LURE Journal Deadline Extended to 2/1

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Monday, January 14, 2013 - 12:47pm
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Literary Undergraduate Research in English
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LURe: Literary Undergraduate Research (A New Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship)
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LURe: Literary Undergraduate Research
contact email:
jblack6@my.westga.edu
LURe: Literary Undergraduate Research is a new peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing original critical works by undergraduate English students in a professional medium, something for which almost no precedent now exists. The journal hopes to promote undergraduate research into and scholarship on the English language and Anglophone literatures as well as literary theory, cultural studies, and film.

UPDATE_Extended Deadline_April 2013 American Studies Graduate Sypmposium CFP

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Monday, January 14, 2013 - 12:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
M. Lilly Marsh/ American Studies Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
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Extended Deadline, January 20, 2013
Academics IRL: Taking Scholarship out of the Ivory Tower
38th Annual American Studies Symposium
Purdue University, April 17-19, 2013
Keynote Speakers: Mark Anthony Neal, Kevin Willmott, and Major Heather Penney
Deadline Extended: Submissions due January 20, 2013

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