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CFP: Fandom and Pedagogy (Collection)

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 10:33am
Amylea Clemons

CFP: Fandom and Pedagogy (collection)

In Constance Penley's 1994 text NASA/TREK, she quotes an unnamed fanfiction writer turned professional author as stating, "Forget Breadloaf. Forget the Iowa Writers Workshop....fandom is the best writing workshop in the country."

Scholarly essays are sought for a potential collection on fandom studies and post-secondary pedagogy. All theoretical approaches welcome. Feminist approaches particularly wanted.

Possible topics may include but are not limited to:

Sylvia Townsend Warner: Mary Jacobs Memorial Essay Prize 31/03/13

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 7:03am
The Sylvia Townsend Warner Society

The Sylvia Townsend Warner Society invites entries to the Mary Jacobs Memorial Essay Competition, instituted to recognise the late Mary Jacobs' outstanding contribution to Warner studies.

The prize offered is £200 (GBP), publication of the winning entry in the Journal of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society and one year's free membership of the Society.

IV Seminario EC3. Altmetrics y Unidades de Bibliometría

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 5:47am
Grupo de Investicación EC3. Evaluación de la Ciencia y la Comunicación Científica

El Seminario EC3 sobre Evaluación y Comunicación de la Ciencia (I Seminario, II Seminario, III Seminario) es un encuentro bienal que pretende servir como punto de encuentro a los investigadores y profesionales del área, mostrar las tendencias más recientes en la investigación sobre bibliometría y evaluación de la ciencia, a la vez que presentar el trabajo más reciente del grupo EC3. Asimismo pretendemos servir de interfaz entre la práctica científica y profesional intentando buscar una vertiente aplicada de las técnicas y herramientas bibliométricas.

The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture Extended Deadline Dec. 2nd (Conference 2/13-16)[Update]

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 9:15pm
Shane Trayers /SWTX PCA/ACA Albuquerque

--Deadline has been extended to December 2nd for Abstracts --
The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture
Area of the 34th Annual SWTX PCA/ACA

February 13-16, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency Hotel

Conference theme is "Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context."

Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 6:52pm
Lucas Tromly / University of Manitoba

Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

Papers are invited for a proposed panel at the 2013 meeting of the American Literature Association in Boston (23-26 May, 2013).

I seek papers that explore heritage tourism, or tourism motivated by the desire to recover a cultural identity, either the traveler's own or that of another group. I welcome papers that deal with non-fiction travel writing, fiction, film, poetry, or theory.

Relevant issues may include:

Heritage and objectification: museums, photographs, souvenirs, etc.

Heritage and the touristic gaze

The usable or invented past

Globalization, diaspora, long-distance nationalism

[UPDATE] CFP: Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association February 13-16, 2013

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 5:50pm
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency
Conference Theme: Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a global context
Come present with us! Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations but topics not included here are welcomed and encouraged. Paper topics can include transnational and international Indigenous issues.

Submit abstracts at http://conference2013.swtxpca.org/

***DEADLINE Extended to December 2, 2012***

Papers on Mimetic Theory ( February 15, 2013)

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 4:51pm
Skandalon, an International Online Journal on Mimetic Theory

Call for Papers
The NEW journal Skandalon, an International Online Journal on Mimetic Theory, is to be published in the summer of 2013.
We are a small group of young scholars of mimetic theory who are launching this journal as a forum for emerging work by early career researchers.
Skandalon will be an interdisciplinary journal; we want to know in which fields of study you are using Mimetic Theory and how it is furthering your field.
The first volume is entirely open call. Topics of interest include the following, but we also welcome innovative and thoughtful papers that this list does not encapsulate:

Southern Writers/Southern Writing 2013 Conference

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 3:25pm
The University of Mississippi Department of English Graduate Students

The 19th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university's Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference. Participants are encouraged to remain in Oxford after the SWSW Conference to attend the Faulkner Conference. More information about the 2013 Faulkner Conference will be available at http://www.outreach.olemiss.edu/events/faulkner/.

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies SWTX PCA ACA Albuquerque, NM Feb. 13-16, 2013

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 2:37pm
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association

DEADLINE EXTENDED

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
34th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference, "Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context," February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: December 2, 2012

Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
300 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Further conference details are available at http://www.swtxpca.org

[UPDATE]: "Public/Private" NC STATE Grad Extended Deadline Dec 1

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 2:36pm
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students

"I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private"

Extended Deadline: December 1, 2012

Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University would like to announce an extension of the deadline for abstracts from Nov 15 to December 1, 2012.

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