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East/West: European Cinema after the Berlin Wall

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 10:45pm
Michael Gott

Proposals are currently being considered for an international collection on cinematic exchanges between East and West in a 're-centered' Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Proposals should be 600 words plus a working bibliography/filmography, submitted to both editors, Michael Gott (gottml@ucmail.uc.edu) and Todd Herzog, (herzoghr@ucmail.uc.edu). Deadline for proposals is January 14, 2013.

Framing the Furry Paradigm: Fandom Divergences and the Creation of Community

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 8:58pm
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association

The Fan Theory Area of the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association seeks proposals on the furry fandom. The PCA/ACA National Conference will be held March 27-30, 2013 at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington, D.C. The aim of this special-interest panel is to examine furries from the fan studies perspective and welcomes topics on the following areas such as these:

African American Literature and Culture Society--In Retrospect May 23-26, 2013

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 7:33pm
African American Literature and Culture Society

The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2/index.html). We will also consider a limited number of panel proposals (of no more than 500 words).

As this year marks the 20th anniversary of the African American Literature and Culture Society, we are especially interested in panels and papers engaging this year's theme: "in retrospect." Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

[UPDATE] Minding the Body: Dualism and Its Discontents -- March 1, 2013‏

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 5:58pm
The Graduate Center – The City University of New York, English Student Association

The turn towards the influence of affect and emotions on "rational decision making"—the false separation between mind and body that neuroscientist Antonio Damasio calls "Descartes' Error"—has had wide appeal in recent years in the humanities and other fields. This conference intends to explore the theoretical frontiers of interdisciplinary scholarship that addresses the mind-body problem. How can we continue to think about mind-body relations, connections, or disruptions in new ways across disciplinary boundaries? How can recent work in the humanities on affect and emotions speak to other fields? What are the limitations of theories of affect?

Graze // issue three

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 3:49pm
Graze magazine

Graze is a semi-annual literary magazine based in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood that focuses on what's on the table as much as the folks sitting around it. We're interested in the stories that food tells about us—after all, our collective and individual human histories were nourished by the food that we made, smelled, ate, threw up, fucked up, and loved. Graze's first two issues are available at bookstores in Chicago and New York, as well as at grazemagazine.org.

We are now seeking submissions for graze // issue three, which will be released in April 2013, and we'd like you to contribute some literary scribbles to this project by December 20. Suggested formats include . . .

International Student Congress on GENDER

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 3:16pm
International Student Congress on GENDER

Call For Papers
FAS 2013 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CONGRESS
"GENDER"
Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Maltepe University, İstanbul, TURKEY
April 25-26, 2013

  The Faculty of Arts and Sciences Students' Local Organizing Committee at Maltepe University is pleased to announce the call for papers for the undergraduate students' conference on 'Gender' to be held at Maltepe University on 25-26 April 2013.

We welcome submission for individual papers and panel proposals that should be addressing, but not limited to

Gertrude Stein at ALA -- May 23-26, 2013 -- Boston (Submission deadline 1/18/13)

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 2:16pm
The Gertrude Stein Society

The Gertrude Stein Society seeks submissions in two categories: 1) papers dealing with Stein and her legacy in contemporary poetics; and 2) papers dealing with the topic of Stein and/in performance. Please send your proposal (250 words) and cv to Amy Moorman Robbins at Amy.Robbins@hunter.cuny.edu. Deadline for submissions is January 18, 2013. Please note that this is an early deadline so that full panel proposals can be submitted to the ALA conference director by the January 30 deadline.

Call for Papers for an individual panel session at the 37th Comparative Drama Conference in Baltimore, MD

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 2:08pm
Daphnie Sicre/New York University

Call for Papers for an individual session at the 37th Comparative Drama Conference in Baltimore, MD (April 4-6, 2013)

Panel: Beyond Tattoos & Scars: Breaking the Stereotypes of Tattoos within Latino Representations on Stage

We are interested in looking at breaking Latino stereotypes found on stage in relevance to tattoos and scars and organizing a panel to submit to the conference.

If interested please submit by Nov. 30 a 250 word abstract with paper title, name, institutional affiliation, and status to:

Daphnie Sicre (das274@nyu.edu)
Jeanette Sanchez (jeannie8@u.washington.edu)

Thank you!

Call for Papers for an individual panel session at the 37th Comparative Drama Conference in Baltimore, MD

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 2:06pm
Daphnie Sicre/New York University

Call for Papers for an individual session at the 37th Comparative Drama Conference in Baltimore, MD (April 4-6, 2013)

Panel: Beyond Tattoos & Scars: Breaking the Stereotypes of Tattoos within Latino Representations on Stage

We are interested in looking at breaking Latino stereotypes found on stage in relevance to tattoos and scars and organizing a panel to submit to the conference.

If interested please submit a 250 word abstract with paper title, name, institutional affiliation, and status to:

Daphnie Sicre (das274@nyu.edu)
Jeanette Sanchez (jeannie8@u.washington.edu)

Thank you!

CFP: Performing Theory, Theorizing Performance: Conceptualization, Execution, and Documentation, due December 22, 2012

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 1:39pm
A Graduate Student Conference with the Theatre and Drama Department at University of Wisconsin Madison

March 16, 2013

With keynote speakers:
Chloe Johnston, Assistant Professor of Theater, Lake Forest College, writer and performer with the Neo-Futurists
Coya Paz, Assistant Professor of Theater, Depaul University, founding member of Proyecto Latina, co-director of the Resident Ensemble at Free Street Theatre, Artistic Director for the Poetry Performance Incubator at the Guild Complex

Innovation--The Danish Way; Des Moines, Oct 10-13 2013

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 10:03am
Danish American Heritage Society

The Danish American Heritage Society (DAHS) announces an international conference on "Innovation: The Danish Way," to be held at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines, Iowa, on October 10-13, 2013. At this conference, scientists, artists, scholars, and public leaders will gather to discuss the significant and ongoing contributions made to the world by the creativity of Danes and Danish-Americans. Building on the success of the 2008 DAHS conference on innovation, we anticipate our time together will be lively and enriching.

Proposals for presentations dealing with any aspect of Danish or Danish-American innovation are welcome. The conference will focus on both contemporary and historical innovation.

Transnational Women's Literature in Europe 24-26 May 2013 Budapest

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 8:19am
Central European University

Call for Papers

TRANSNATIONAL WOMEN'S LITERATURE IN EUROPE
Literary conference at the Central European University, Budapest, in cooperation with FP7 Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship and Akademie Schloss Solitude
24-26 May 2012

http://www.femtranslit.eu

Confirmed keynote speakers:
• Francoise Lionnet
• Azade Seyhan
• Jean-Baptiste Joly

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