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[UPDATE] UNC Asheville Queer Conference Nov. 26; April 4-6

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 7:43am
Queering Spaces/Queering Borders / University of North Carolina Asheville Queer Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS—Abstract Deadline Extended until Monday, November 26th!
Queering Spaces/Queering Borders
2013 Queer Studies Conference at UNC Asheville
April 4 - 6, 2013, Asheville, NC

Queer Futures Working Group, July 22-26 2013

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 7:42am
International Federation for Theatre Research/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche de Théâtre (IFTR/FIRT)

Call for papers

HISPANIC CELEBRITIES: A COLLECTION OF INTERVIEWS

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Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 6:13pm
Dr. Gerardo T. Cummings

A bilingual book tentatively titled HISPANIC CELEBRITIES: A COLLECTION OF INTERVIEWS/CELEBRIDADES HISPANAS: UNA COLECCIÓN DE ENTREVISTAS needs collaborators to assist the editor in the process of transcribing and translating interviews. The celebrities range from writers, directors, producers, comedians, actors, etc.

There is no compensation, but all collaborators (transcribers, translators) will receive the following:

A) a copy of the book

B) gratitude in the "Acknowledgements" section of the book

C) credit immediately after the title of the interview (for example: "Antulio Jiménez Pons: Pilar de la televisión mexicana"
Translated by/Transcribed by...)

ACLA, 4-7 April 2013, Toronto "Packing and Unpacking: On Portable Belongings and Identities "(DEADLINE: NOV. 15 2012)

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Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 5:23pm
American Comparative Literature Association

Packing, both literally and figuratively, marks the first ritual of any journey; to unpack, likewise, marks the last ritual of arrival. No matter why we set out, whether in search of adventure, of ourselves, or of a cure, we always carry something along with us. In fact, it will be these things which will, in great measure, define the journey. How do we "pack" our belongings and our identities? How do these transform the spaces we encounter along the way? How are these transformed by the spaces in which they are situated? What do we take with us to give us comfort when we leave our comfort zones?

CFP: "Shaw at Home" - G. B. Shaw Conference in UK, June 17-22, 2013. Deadline Feb.15, 2013.

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Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 1:43pm
Richard Dietrich / International Shaw Society

"Shaw at Home," a conference of international scholars, which will take place mostly in the village of Ayot St. Lawrence north of London, reminds us that "Shaw's Corner" in Ayot was the Shaws' home longer, 44 years, than any other residence. "Shaw's Corner" is now maintained partly as a museum and as the stage for annual productions of Shaw's plays on the back lawn. The Shaws also had several residences in London, of course, and the conference will spend a day in London touring Shavian sites there, starting at the London School of Economics. The Keynote Address will be by Sir Michael Holroyd.

DALIT AESTHETICS: ALTERNATIVE LITERARY STRATEGIES

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Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 6:32am
Creative Forum

CALL FOR PAPERS

CREATIVE FORUM – Journal of Literary & Critical Writings
(Vol. 26, No. 1, Jan-Jun 2013)

Special Number on
DALIT AESTHETICS: ALTERNATIVE LITERARY STRATEGIES

Supernatural Literature: an open panel

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Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 11:17pm
Popular Culture Association National Meeting, Washington, DC, 3-28-4-1

I have permission to set up a session on Supernatural Literature at the 2013 Popluar Culture Association meeting in Washington, DC 3/28 to 4/01. All submissions should be sent to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Area chair on the PCA home page, citing the words "supernatural literature." This is an open panel on any aspect of the topic: apparitions, werewolves, vampires, ghosts--but do keep this as "literary" as possible. American and European ideas are particularly welcome as we look back to the dark ages and move into Stephen King. Any inquiries may be sent to me, but abstracts should go to the PCA area chair mentioned above.

Call for Papers: Performance in/and the Street 26 April 2013

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Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 6:53pm
A Graduate Symposium at York University

In recent years, with the popularity of such global movements as Occupy and SlutWalk, the issue of public protest and performance has been at the forefront of debates about how we engage with and in public spaces. This symposium will take up the issue of street performance/performing the streets in light of these recent phenomena. Jan Cohen-Cruz defines street performances as ones which "take place in public by-ways with minimal constraints of access." With this definition of open access in mind, we hope to problematize issues surrounding the relationship between public and private space via examples of both activist and commercial street performances and other public acts of social engagement on the streets.

THE STRING QUARTET FROM 1750 TO 1870: FROM THE PRIVATE TO THE PUBLIC SPHERE

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Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 4:40pm
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini

THE STRING QUARTET FROM 1750 TO 1870:
FROM THE PRIVATE TO THE PUBLIC SPHERE
International Conference

LUCCA, COMPLESSO MONUMENTALE DI SAN MICHELETTO
29-30 November – 1 December 2013

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/quartet.html

Organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca
Palazzetto Bru Zane - Centre de musique romantique française, Venice

In association with
Italian National Edition of Luigi Boccherini's Complete Works
Ad Parnassum Journal

International Symposium "New Orleans : the misfit city" - November 7-9, 2013

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Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 11:36am
Aix-Marseille Université - LERMA - FRANCE

Cosmopolitan city, a place of cultural exchange between the Francophone communities of European and Canadian descent, Creoles from the Caribbean and Africa, and a significant influx of American as well as Irish, Italian and German immigrants, New Orleans holds a special place in American history, geography, and culture. At the frontier of the French and Spanish empires, during the formative years of the American nation, the city immediately played a vital role in the young nation. It became the "point on the globe" (Thomas Jefferson) that would have justified a declaration of war against France had Napoleon chosen to pursue it.

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