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2013 International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies (CoDIT'13) [May 6-8, 2013 - Hammame/Tunisia]

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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 5:15pm
Gafsa University and Lab. ATSI-ENIM/Tunisia

The 2013 International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies (CoDIT'13) will be held May 6-8, 2013 at Hammamet, Tunisia.

Accepted papers will be published in the electronic Conference Proceedings (CD ROM) and included in IEEE XPLORE database: http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/conferencedetails/ind...

[UPDATE] Unity in Disparity: Cultural Connections on Heavy Metal (Book Project 9/24-11/30)

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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 2:50pm
Bryan Bardine-University of Dayton Mika Elovaara --Shattuck-St. Mary's

We invite proposals for our interdisciplinary book project (working title) Unity in Disparity: Cultural Connections on Heavy Metal. As fans of metal with scholarly interest, active research, and previous publications on Metal music, we see that there is a void in academically informed Metal Literature of a uniform presentation about how Metal is part of our global culture(s) rather than something in the periphery of society. We are putting together a collection of writings which address this issue and are looking for proposals which, individually and collectively, convey that Metal is, indeed, an important and meaningful part of our culture(s), rather than on its outskirts.

[Update] Risk, Crisis, Speculation: 1500-1800 / Conference Date: February 9, 2013 / Abstracts Due: December 2, 2012

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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 2:35pm
Early Modern Center at University of California, Santa Barbara

The Early Modern Center at University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our twelfth annual conference, "Risk, Crisis, Speculation: 1500-1800." This one-day conference will be held on Saturday, February 9th, and feature keynote speakers Joseph Roach (Yale University) and Wolf Kittler (UCSB).

RSS conference Sept.2013/April 15 2013

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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 2:12pm
Reception Study Society

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Fifth Biannual conference of the RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 26-29 2013

The Reception Study Society promotes informal and formal exchanges between scholars in several related fields: reader-response criticism and pedagogy, reception history, history of reading and the book, audience and communication studies, institutional studies, and gender, race, ethnic, sexuality, postcolonial, religious, and other studies.

The Sophist's Cookbook: Recipes for Rhetoricians

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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 12:11pm
Jimmy Butts / Clemson University

The Sophist's Cookbook: Recipes for Rhetoricians

When Plato was discounting rhetoric in the Gorgias, he called it the counterpart to cookery.

"[Rhetoric] seems to me then… to be a pursuit that is not a matter of art, but showing a shrewd, gallant spirit which has a natural bent for clever dealing with mankind…
Now, you have heard what I state rhetoric to be—the counterpart of cookery in the soul, acting here as that does on the body."
(Plato, Gorgias, c. 385 B.C.)

As a result, a few rhetoricians have decided to put together a cookbook named for the Sophists, the group of rhetoricians that Plato himself discounted so harshly.

Graduate Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum

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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 10:29am
Marilee Brooks-Gillies, Elena G. Garcia, Soo Hyon Kim, Katie Manthey, Trixie G. Smith, Shari J. Wolke, Michigan State University

Across the Disciplines:Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Language, Learning and Academic Writing

http://wac.colostate.edu/atd/

A special issue of Across the Disciplines, Spring 2014:

Graduate Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum

Guest editors: Marilee Brooks-Gillies, Elena G. Garcia, Soo Hyon Kim, Katie Manthey, Trixie G. Smith, Shari J. Wolke, Michigan State University

'In the Jungle of Cities': mobs, murders, crowds, riots and crises in the Modern City

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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 8:38am
The University of Manchester

CALL FOR PAPERS

'In the Jungle of Cities': mobs, murders, crowds, riots and crises in the Modern City

An academic conference to be held at Chetham's Library, Manchester, on 30th May 2013

Proposals are invited for papers on the relationship between the modern city and violence. The relationship has been an essential one for literature, film, television and other cultural production. Proposals are encouraged from across the whole range of disciplines dealing with representations of violence and the city. Suggested topics include but are not limited to:

[UPDATE] TALKING BODIES: Imminent deadline for Call for Papers; keynote speaker announced

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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 3:53am
Dr Emma Rees, University of Chester

IMMINENT DEADLINE: CALL FOR PAPERS; KEYNOTE SPEAKER ANNOUNCED

TALKING BODIES: IDENTITY, SEXUALITY, REPRESENTATION
An international, interdisciplinary conference

talkingbodies@chester.ac.uk

DEADLINE for submission of abstracts: Friday 30th November, 2012

ABSTRACTS of no more than 250 words should be emailed to the conference organiser, Emma Rees, at talkingbodies@chester.ac.uk

CONFERENCE ORGANISER: Emma Rees

email: talkingbodies@chester.ac.uk (Queries about the conference should also be directed to this email address.)

[UPDATE] REMINDER: "Color" proposals due 1 December 2012 (IMS-Paris, 27-29 June 2013)

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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 3:37am
International Medieval Society (IMS-Paris)

Keynote speakers:
Jonathan Boulton, Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame
Michel Pastoureau, EPHE, EHESS

The International Medieval Society in Paris (IMS-Paris) is soliciting abstracts for individual papers and proposals for complete sessions for its 2013 symposium organized around the theme of "Color" in medieval France.

From the beginning of the Middle Ages, color was as connected to the visual and performing arts as it was to letters, theology, science, the livelihoods of medieval people, and their way of relating to the world.

Consent: Terms of Agreement, March 21-23, 2013

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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 2:42am
Indiana University Graduate Conference (Hosted by Dept. of English GSAC)

Call for Proposals: "Consent: Terms of Agreement"
Submission Deadline: Jan. 1st

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled, "Consent: Terms of Agreement," to be held at Indiana University - Bloomington from March 21-23, 2013. Join us for our 10th annual conference, hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English. See below for details.

Consent: We click it any time we download a new software program. We are required to give it for medical procedures. Spoken or implied, it struggles to articulate our desires and will. Without it, numerous laws can be broken and our senses of agency violated.

Blog Submissions

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 8:35pm
Performing Humanity

Performing Humanity (www.performinghumanity.wordpress.com) is an interdisciplinary academic blog exploring the hybridity and the blurred categories of human and animal. While the blog originated as a consideration of Renaissance vocabularies, it invites work across historical periods and genres that considers the origins, deconstructions, implications, and perpetuations of definitions of human and animal.

Submission guidelines for content posts and reviews are available on the website. Questions may be directed to the Editor.

Latina/o Literature and Culture Society at ALA Boston May 23-26, 2013. Deadline for proposals Jan 5, 2013

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 8:14pm
Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association (LLCS)

The LLCS seeks proposals for several panels at the American Literature Association's 24th annual conference at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, May 23-26, 2013. We are particularly interested in seeking out proposals in the following areas/topics:

Children's literature
Comparative Ethnic Studies
Globalization and/or Transnational Approaches

Those interested in submitting a paper should send a one-page abstract with your name, position, affiliation, and contact information to Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson at: erodri37@lmu.edu

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