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Adapting Dickens: a one-day conference at DMU Centre for Adaptations 27 February 2013

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 11:03am
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De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
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Adapting Dickens: A One-Day Conference
Wednesday 27 February, 2013
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
Centre for Adaptations
Papers are invited on all aspects of Dickens and Adaptation.
Abstracts (100-200 words) should be sent to Dr Yvonne Griggs by 6 December 2012.
ygriggs@dmu.ac.uk

In the year following the bicentenary celebrations of Charles Dickens' birth, this conference aims to continue the celebrations by shifting the focus of discussion from the works of Dickens to the varied body of adaptive responses generated by his texts. We welcome papers which may include but are not limited to the following topics:

Mystery & Detective Fiction Area, March 27-30, 2013, Washington, DC

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 11:03am
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Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
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The Mystery & Detective Fiction Area of the Popular Culture Association seeks proposals for the annual conference. We seek proposals—for individual papers as well as panels—on all aspects and periods of mystery and detective fiction, including

• history
• criticism
• theory
• current trends

Since this conference will be held in Washington, DC, we would like to highlight works by local writers and/or works set in this region.

Additional topics may include

Update: Searching for Authority: Rebellious Readers in Early Modern Texts (1640-1740) (Abstracts due 9/30/2012)

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 10:14am
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North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Searching for Authority: Rebellious Readers in Early Modern Texts (1640-1740)

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries -

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 10:00am
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University of Rennes 2, France

Call for papers
Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries

University of Rennes 2, France - June 2013

An international conference organised by Rennes 2 University (Research unit ACE - EA 1796 and 3L.AM – EA n°4335) on 20-21 June 2013

5th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 8:14am
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Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

5th Global Conference
Evil, Women and the Feminine

Saturday 18th May – Monday 20th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:
"A wanton woman is the figure of imperfection; in nature an ape, in quality a wagtail, in countenance a witch, and in condition a kind of devil"
Nicholas Breton, 1615

Trespassing Journal-Call for Book and Film Reviews

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 4:30am
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Trespassing Journal: An Online Journal of Trespassing Art, Science, and Philosophy

The editors of Trespassing Journal seek book and film reviews for its second issue on genre to be published online in January 2013.

Trespassing Journal is a new, fully peer-reviewed biannual journal that is committed to publishing fresh and original research in the fields of artistic production (including literature, film, new media, video-art, fine arts, experimental and avant-garde art, etc.) that trespass the sacrosanct grounds of the theoretical and artistic disciplines, and also question the established boundaries between art, science, and philosophy.Trespassing Journal focuses on artistic misfits, art and politics, artistic production in exile, and contradictory realms where art and technics break away from conventions.

Trespassing Journal- Call for Conference Reports

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 4:29am
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Trespassing Journal: An Online Journal of Trespassing Art, Science, and Philosophy

The editors of Trespassing Journal seek conference reports for its second issue on genre to be published online in January 2013.

CALL FOR ARTICLES ON RADICALISM

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Monday, September 3, 2012 - 11:33pm
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Arthur Versluis / Journal for the Study of Radicalism
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JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism-a print academic journal published by Michigan State University Press-announces a call for articles and reviews for our seventh year of issues. We are interested in articles on radicalism in a wide range of contexts and areas, and encourage articles from humanities and social science perspectives. The Journal for the Study of Radicalism engages in serious, scholarly exploration of the forms, representations, meanings, and historical influences of radical social movements.

CIxous's Recent Fiction, NeMLA 2012

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Monday, September 3, 2012 - 8:39pm
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Elizabeth Berglund Hall
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Session Title "Hemlock, Eve, and Antarctica: Hélène Cixous's Recent Fiction"
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

This panel seeks papers on any aspect of Hélène Cixous's recent prose works, published after 2000. The aim of this panel is to bring together a variety of readings of Cixous's recent fiction in order to investigate the interwoven nature and the dominant themes of her recent writings, as a means of understanding Cixous's work within contemporary French literature. Please send abstracts in French or English to Elizabeth Berglund Hall, ehall@ithaca.edu.

2013 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention March 21-March 24, 2013 Location: Hyatt Regency Boston (just off Boston Co

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Monday, September 3, 2012 - 4:31pm
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Stephane Natan/Rider University
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Powerful Minds: Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century French Writers
This panel will focus on uncovering the ideas, philosophy, and beliefs proposed by seventeenth- and eighteenth-century French writers that are present in their master works. We will discuss their personal ideas, beliefs, and value systems in light of the reality of their time. Major seventeenth- and eighteenth-century authors will include female and male philosophers, moralists, essayists, poets, novelists, and playwrights. The method of analysis is open. Send abstracts (200-300 words) to Dr. Stéphane Natan, Rider University: snatan@rider.edu

CFP -- CINEMATIC MELODRAMA

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Monday, September 3, 2012 - 3:46pm
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Maria Alexandra Catrickes / AAIS
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Cinematic Melodrama, AAIS 2013 at University of Oregon, April 11-14

This panel will explore cinematic melodrama in relation to literature, visual arts, opera, politics, morality, or religion. Papers that analyze specific use of posture, gesture, and spatial and musical categories are encouraged. All theoretical approaches are welcome. Please send a 250-300 word abstract and brief biographical note by November 15, 2012 to maria.catrickes@yale.edu.

Organizer: Maria Alexandra Catrickes, Yale University, maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Sigma Tau Delta Research Conference

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Monday, September 3, 2012 - 3:32pm
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Alpha Pi Sigma chapter of Sigma Tau Delta
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The Alpha Pi Sigma chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honors Society, is accepting proposals for a research conference to be held October 17, 2012, on the campus of the University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL.

Please send a 200 word abstract detailing the scope and purpose of your proposal in literature, rhetoric and composition, ecocriticism, creative writing, modernism, drama or film by September 21, 2012. Submissions must be from members of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honors Society.

Please email your abstract or any questions to Dr. James Beasley at james.beasley@unf.edu

Accepted submissions will be notified by September 25, 2012.

Have We Heard Their Voices? Hallie Flanagan and the Legacy of Federal Theater (Roundtable)

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Monday, September 3, 2012 - 2:56pm
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Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
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In 1931, Hallie Flanagan and Margaret Ellen Clifford's agitprop play, Can You Hear Their Voices? was performed at Vassar College. Its subject—starving farm families in the drought-ridden midwest surrounded by corporate greed—aroused the the students into political activism. By 1935, Hallie Flanagan, an academic, spearheaded the Federal Theater Project. Local, multicultural units brought live theater to all. Papers focus on particular works, ideology, or the legacy of our only national theater. 500-word abstracts + brief bio by 9/30/12 to: ellen.dolgin@dc.edu.

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