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Interpretations of Greek Myths

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
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Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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Call for Papers
2013 RMMLA Convention
VANCOUVER, Washington, USA ~ October 10-12, 2013

The deadline to submit a proposal to a session chair is MARCH 1.

Interpretation and Influence of Greek Myths.
This session is dedicated to any interpretation of Greek myths. Example topics might be Anne Carson's representations of Herakles and Geryon in The Autobiography of Red, performance analyses of plays, significant allusions in texts, etc.

Political Theology, Re-enchantment, and Literature

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 12:52pm
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Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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Call for Papers
2013 RMMLA Convention
VANCOUVER, Washington, USA ~ October 10-12, 2013
The deadline to submit a proposal to a session chair is MARCH 1.

Political Theology, Re-enchantment and Literature

Description: How does literature code enchantment or re-enchantment? How might literary study present a "secular" venue for public discourse about religion and spirituality in states of exception?

The Eighth International Conference on the Arts in Society

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 12:51pm
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Common Ground Publishing

CFP: The Eighth International Conference on the Arts in Society
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Date: 24-26 June 2013

Conference Focus
The purpose of the annual Arts Conference is to create an intellectual platform for the arts and arts practices, and to create an interdisciplinary conversation on the role of the arts in society. It is intended as a place for critical engagement, examination and experimentation of ideas that connect the arts to their contexts in the world – on stage, in studios and theaters, in classrooms, in museums and galleries, on the streets and in communities.

The Work of Harry Mathews

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 12:47pm
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Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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Call for Papers
2013 RMMLA Convention
VANCOUVER, Washington, USA ~ October 10-12, 2013
The deadline to submit a proposal to a session chair is MARCH 1.

The Work of Harry Mathews.

Description: American Oulipo Writer Harry Mathews' fiction, poetry, or non-fiction. Papers are welcome dealing with any aspect of Mathews' work (15 minute presentations).

RMMLA 19th Century British Literature Session -- Vancouver, WA (Proposals 3/1/2013; Conference 10/10-12/2013)

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 12:09pm
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Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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RMMLA 19th Century British Literature Session--Vancouver, WA.

250-word abstracts dealing with any aspect of English Nineteenth-Century Literature are welcome. Please also include a brief CV or equivalent biographical statement. Graduate students are especially encouraged to submit proposals. The deadline for submission is 3/1/2013, and the conference will be held in Vancouver, WA on October 10-12, 2013.

Please note that accepted presenters will need to be current in their RMMLA dues by 4/1/2013. Abstracts and CVs may be emailed as Word, RTF or PDF attachments to srogers@weber.edu or sent via regular mail to Scott Rogers, 1404 University Circle, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, 84408.

Modernism and the Queer Ordinary (MSA 15)

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 11:42am
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Mary Wilson / Christopher Newport University
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"Queer" has become a familiar modifier of "modernism," to the point that Heather Love could argue in PMLA that "of all the forms of marginal modernism that have surfaced in the past couple of decades, queer modernism seems particularly likely to merge into modernism proper." The etymological history of the term "queer" shows that it has always signaled deviance, with its connotations of strangeness, oddity, and peculiarity, whether or not the term has been used as a weapon or embraced as an identity. That legacy perhaps clarifies why queer seems to fit so well with the new modernist studies, which has enabled us to understand anew modernism's multiplicitous, challenging engagements with modernity.

CFP: 30th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association (June 26-29, 2013)

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 11:23am
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The Sport Literature Association
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SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

SPORT LITERATURE ASSOCIATION

June 26-29, 2013

West Long Branch, New Jersey

Abstract Deadline: April 19, 2013

The 30th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association will be held Wednesday, June 26 through Saturday, June 29, 2012, at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. The Program Committee of the Sport Literature Association invites proposals for individual papers and/or complete sessions related to the literature of sport.

Sherlock Collection of Essays 1st June 2013

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 6:19am
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Nadine Farghaly
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are one of the best known couples in Literature. Since Arthur Canon Doyle first published his famous detective stories in 1887, with his work covering the years 1880 until 1914 when Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson finally retired to the countryside, these stories have not lost any of their charm. Frequent adaptations in both the book world and the movie world have demonstrated that the famous detective has neither lost his charm nor his appeal. Different adaptations have added different layers to the Sherlock Holmes universe. While Robert Downey Jr.'s Sherlock brought a sexy playfulness to the screen, Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock made his social ineptness as well as his disabilities more prominent.

Tomb Raider Collection of Essays 1st of June 2013

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 6:15am
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Nadine Farghaly
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First appearing in the 1996 video game Tomb Raider, Lara Croft has since then been featured in over ten video games, two motion pictures, several graphic novel series, an animated series and books. Moreover, the character's fame secured her a place in the Guinness book of records as the most recognizable female video game character, as well as a Star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood. Lady Lara Croft is an intelligent, adventurous, attractive and athletic English Aristocrat and archaeologist. Although she has widely received positive receptions as a strong female role model, there are some voices who reduce this character to her outward appearance.

Bearing Across: Translating Literary Narratives of Migration, 16-17 September 2013 [abstract deadline: 13 March 2013]

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 5:05am
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Erasmus University College of Brussels, Belgium

International Conference organised by the Centre for Literary Translation at the Erasmus University College of Brussels in cooperation with the Centre for Literature, Intermediality, and Culture at the Free University of Brussels (VUB)

16.09.2013-17.09.2013, Brussels, Erasmus University College of Brussels, Department of Applied Linguistics, Centre for Literary Translation

Deadline: 13.03.2013

[UPDATE] Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 11:12pm
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Binghamton University - English Department

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

Theme: "Historicizing Difference in Globalized Subjectivities"

Dates: April 19th & 20th, 2013

Location: Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

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