category: twentieth century and beyond

Real Live Girls, MLA 2011 (January 6-9, 2011; Los Angeles)

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A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Seeking papers or presentations that address individual or collective challenges to the boundaries of autobiography through the craft and graft of girl personae in texts, film, art, and Web 2.0.

"Queering Lawrence" and "Film Adaptations of Lawrence" MLA Jan. 2011 L.A. (March 15)

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D. H. lawrence Society of North America
contact email: 
jnewmark@nmt.edu

MLA Los Angeles 2011 (Jan. 6-9, 2011)
The D. H. Lawrence Society of North America is presenting two panels at MLA. Please read the calls for the panels below.

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED

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California State University, Northridge Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse2010@gmail.com

In historical periods of intense political unrest or in calls for social reformation, the written word has encompassed the energy and fervor of such revolutionary moments.

Panel for BAMS/SNoMS Conference, Dec. 10-12, 2010 (Glasgow):The Romanticism/Classicism opposition in Modernism from 1910 onwards

full name / name of organization: 
Christos Hadjiyiannis
contact email: 
c.hadjiyiannis@sms.ed.ac.uk

Panel for British Association for Modernist Studies and Scottish Network of Modernist Studies Conference, December 10-12, 2010 (University of Glasgow, UK): ‘On or about December 1910 human character

CFP: Getting Rid of Gender (NWSA Conference: Nov 11-14; Abstract Due: Feb 20)

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Joelle Ruby Ryan
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu

CFP: Getting Rid of Gender: Multiple Perspectives on the Eradication of Sexual Difference

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinarity (2/1/10; 4/9-10/10)

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Midwestern Conference on Literarture, Language, and Media
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mcllm@niu.edu

The 18th annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM), April 9-10, 2010, Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL

[UPDATE]Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text, April 16-17, 2010 SUNY Albany, Keynote Speaker: Joseph Slaughter

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University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights. We are in need of them and they are in need, for there is always a lack, a shortfall, a falling short, an insufficiency; human rights are never sufficient.” (Jacques Derrida, Philosophy in a Time of Terror)

Transgression and Its Limits 29-30th May 2010

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University of Stirling
contact email: 
transgression@stir.ac.uk

Transgression and its Limits

29-30th May 2010
University of Stirling

Plenary Speaker:
Professor Fred Botting
Reading followed by Q&A Session:
Iain Banks

Shane Meadows

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University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
contact email: 
s.godfrey@uea.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS: Shane Meadows day event, University of East Anglia,
April 16th 2010

[UPDATE] The Supernatural in Irish Literature and Film (SAMLA 4/30; 11/5-7/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

In many ways, Irish literature and film are haunted, literally and figuratively. Additionally, it is home to many creatures and myths and even the most famous of the undead.

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