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[UPDATE] Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries

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Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 9:21am
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University of Rennes 2, France

Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries
University of Rennes 2, France - 10-11 October 2013
An international conference organised by Rennes 2 University (Research unit ACE - EA 1796, 3L.AM - EA n°4335 and HCTI)

Thursday 10th and Friday 11th October 2013.

CFP UPDATE the quint

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Friday, October 26, 2012 - 3:29pm
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the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
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Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fifth year of publication. Publishing top quality academic articles, poetry, fiction, reviews, and art, the quint welcomes a diversity of disciplines and methodologies from the humanities and social sciences. The quint's seventeenth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 15th November 2012—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time. Links to the quint are accessible at www.ucn.ca.

Changing Plains in the Late 1800s -- ASLE 2013 -- 10/31

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Friday, October 26, 2012 - 3:14pm
full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Vogt
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Changing Plains in the Late 1800s, panel proposal for the ASLE Tenth Biennial Conference, May 28-June 1, University of Kansas, Lawrence KS.

This panel will explore the changing face of the central Great Plains during the post war decades up until the last major land runs in Oklahoma Territory (1860s-1890s). For our purposes, the central Plains is roughly Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma (give or take half a state). This will be a diverse and eclectic panel including perspectives from different fields on various topics concerning migrations, energies, and limits in the late 1800s.

[Akademeia] Multidisciplinary Peer-Reviewed Journal - Call for papers (Submit by 05-31-13 for next issue)

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Friday, October 26, 2012 - 10:01am
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Akademeia
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Akademeia is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that is free to authors and readers. Prospective authors should consult the website, www.akademeia.ca. We are currently accepting submissions from the sciences and liberal arts.All submissions (either in the form of research articles, essays, literature, hypotheses, or reviews) are subjected to double-blinded peer review.

5th Global Conference: Videogame Cultures & the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Friday, October 26, 2012 - 6:30am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

5th Global Conference
Videogame Cultures & the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Sunday 14th July – Tuesday 16th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations
This inter- and multi-disciplinary conference aims to examine, explore and critically engage with the issues and implications created by the mass use of computers and videogames for human entertainment and focus on the impact of innovative videogame titles and interfaces for human communication and ludic culture. In particular the conference will encourage equally theoretical and practical debates which surround the cultural contexts within which videogames flourish.

8th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Friday, October 26, 2012 - 4:47am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

8th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations
This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary project aims to explore what it is to be human and the nature of human community in cyberculture, cyberspace and science fiction. In particular, the project will explore the possibilities offered by these contexts for creative thinking about persons and the challenges posed to the nature and future of national, international, and global communities.

Presentations, papers, performances, and workshops are invited on issues related to any of the following themes;

[Singapore] Transcultural Imaginaries: Making New, Making Strange. A Moving Worlds Conference (& Dept of English NTU)

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Friday, October 26, 2012 - 2:42am
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Moving Worlds Journal & Dept of English, NTU, Singapore
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Transcultural Imaginaries: Making New, Making Strange
A Moving Worlds Conference in collaboration with the Dept. of English, NTU, Singapore

Venue: School of Humanities and Social Sciences, NTU, Singapore
Dates: 14-- 17 June 2013

Organizing Committee:
Shirley Chew, Neil Murphy, Jennifer Crawford, Daniel Jernigan, Lim Lee Ching, Bede Scott

[UPDATE] Being Undisciplined: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference- April 6, 2013

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 10:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati English Composition Program

"New knowledge arises out of taking radically different conceptual blocs, rubbing them together and making revolutionary fire."
-David Harvey

The University of Cincinnati Composition Program invites proposals for the fourth annual interdisciplinary graduate student conference to be held at the University of Cincinnati on Saturday, April 6, 2013. Our emphasis this year focuses on being undisciplined: breaking down walls, bending rules, and questioning the rigid structure of our fields. In every discipline, divisions and gaps are present and are in fact necessary to generate innovation and creative thinking.

Being Undisciplined: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 10:10pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati English Composition Program

"New knowledge arises out of taking radically different conceptual blocs, rubbing them together and making revolutionary fire."
-David Harvey

The University of Cincinnati Composition Program invites proposals for the fourth annual interdisciplinary graduate student conference to be held at the University of Cincinnati on Saturday, April 6, 2013. Our emphasis this year focuses on being undisciplined: breaking down walls, bending rules, and questioning the rigid structure of our fields. In every discipline, divisions and gaps are present and are in fact necessary to generate innovation and creative thinking.

Renovation: A Regional Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 4:46pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno

At the turn of the 20th century, Ezra Pound declared the need to "make it new." His call inspired numerous artists, creators, critics, and theorists to push the boundaries of their fields, to discover and invent original forms and technologies, to develop new modes of thinking about ourselves and our worlds—in short, to innovate. Nationally, this translated to the renovation of cities and borders and significant innovations in travel and technology. In the academy, scholars reconceptualized disciplines and established new canons, methodologies, and theoretical models. The drive to innovate to make things new is one of the 20th century's most noted legacies.

Arab American/Arab Immigrant -- special topics panel; LSU Mardi Gras Conference; Feb. 7th and 8th; Abstract deadline Dec. 1st

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 4:00pm
full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
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For Louisiana State University's upcoming graduate student conference on the theme of "In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity," this panel seeks to explore the exciting field of Arab American/immigrant literature. Of particular interest are the ways immigrant writers have approached American culture in their writings (Arabic and English), given the fact that their cultural background is rich with values, principle, ideals, and so on. We invite students and scholars who are interested in Arab American/immigrant literature to submit conference paper abstracts that discuss the Arab literary presentation of American (and western) cultures.

[UPDATE] British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference - February 15-16, 2013

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 3:53pm
full name / name of organization: 
British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS
22nd Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
February 15-16 2013
Hilton Savannah DeSoto, Savannah GA

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States. It encompasses colonial and postcolonial histories, literatures, creative and performing arts, politics, economics, and all other aspects of the countries formerly colonized by Britain and other European powers.

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