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[REMAINDER] CFP: Scandinavian Cinema and Christmas

updated: 
Monday, August 13, 2012 - 3:56am
full name / name of organization: 
Tarja Laine/University of Amsterdam
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In his introduction to the book Christmas at the Movies (2002), Jeffrey Richards writes:

During the nineteenth century the family reading of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol was one of the rituals of Christmas. In the latter part of the twentieth century, the ritual showing of Frank Capra's film It's a Wonderful Life took its place. This is symptomatic of the process by which cinema became an integral part of the celebration of Christmas in the twentieth century (Richards, 'General Editor's Introduction').

'Efface the Traces!' – Modernism and Influence

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Monday, August 13, 2012 - 3:52am
full name / name of organization: 
Durham University

'Efface the Traces!' – Modernism and Influence
Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

'[T]he poets of the nineties were entirely missed out of my personal history […] I never read any of these people until it was much too late for me to get anything out of them'.

T.S. Eliot, letter to Ezra Pound, 1924

'[I]t was towards the end of my school days or in my first year or two at Harvard University [that] I was reading the poets of the 'nineties, who were the only poets […] who at that period of history seemed to have anything to offer me as a beginner'.

T.S. Eliot, Saltire Review, iv, 1957

[UPDATE] Challenging Narratives: Nineteenth century in Latin America

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Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 4:20pm
full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2013

For many years critical thought around the nineteenth century in Latin America has been focused on the relationship between post-independence literary production and the consolidation of the so called nation-state. Nevertheless, as we approach a time in which the notion of "national borders" is put into question and a thought of the post-national emerges, a reevaluation of this critical approach seems to be necessary. In this sense, this panel seeks to explore alternative nineteenth century narratives that speak to the current political, cultural and socio-economic context.

How to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education in Libraries

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Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 3:41pm
full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
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Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Carol Smallwood, educator, librarian; co-editor Preserving Local Writers, Genealogy, Photographs, Newspapers and Related Materials, (Scarecrow Press 2012); editor Pre- & Post-Retirement Tips for Librarians, (ALA Editions, 2012); co-editor How to Thrive as a Solo Librarian, (Scarecrow Press, 2012)

Vera Gubnitskaia, Orange County Library System librarian, Orlando, Florida; co-editor: Continuing Education for Librarians: Workshops, Conferences, College, and Other Ways (McFarland, forthcoming); co-editor Marketing Your Library: Tips and Tools That Work, (McFarland & Company, 2012)

Pre-School through Teen Library Outreach

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Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 3:38pm
full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
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Book Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.

Co-editor: Kerol Harrod, Denton Public Library, Denton, Texas; Marketing Your Library: Tips and Tools That Work, McFarland & Company, 2012

Co-editor: Carol Smallwood, The Frugal Librarian: Thriving in Tough Economic Times; and Library Management Tips That Work, both 2011 ALA Editions

London International Conference on Education (LICE-2012)

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Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 5:02am
full name / name of organization: 
London International Conference on Education / Infonomics Society
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The London International Conference on Education (LICE) is an international
refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices
in education. The LICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians
and professionals from Education.

Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) Conference -- June 1-4, 2013

updated: 
Saturday, August 11, 2012 - 11:29am
full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
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CATR Conference 2013, University of Victoria

Call for Session Organizers

The 2013 Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) Conference will take place at the University of Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia, from June 1-4, 2013, as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The theme of the 2013 Congress is @ the edge/ a la fine pointe.

Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2012)

updated: 
Saturday, August 11, 2012 - 10:41am
full name / name of organization: 
Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2012) / Infonomics Society
contact email: 

The IICE is an international refereed conference dedicated
to the advancement of the theory and practices in education.
The IICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians
and professionals from Education.
The aim of IICE is to provide an opportunity for academicians
and professionals from various educational fields with
cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote
research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy. The IICE 2012 invites
research papers that encompass conceptual analysis, design
implementation and performance evaluation. All the accepted papers
will appear in the proceedings and modified version of selected

[UPDATE] Rukeyser Centenary Symposium

updated: 
Saturday, August 11, 2012 - 8:20am
full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Däumer, Eastern Michigan University
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Eastern Michigan University will mark the centenary of Muriel Rukeyser's birth with a Conference/Symposium (March 15/16, 2013). We invite proposals on any topic related to Rukeyser and in a range of formats, from panels and individual presentations to performative, interactive, and experimental approaches. Interdisciplinary proposals and proposals focused on issues of pedagogy are especially welcome. For more information check:
murielrukeyser.emuenglish.org
Please submit clearly organized proposals of about 500 words, along with biographical sketches of presenters or participants, by November 1, 2012, to Elisabeth Däumer at edaumer@emich.edu.

Shakespeare's Blood (Abstracts Due September 30, 2012) [UPDATE]

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Friday, August 10, 2012 - 10:37pm
full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013)

Shakespeare's Blood (Abstracts Due September 30, 2012)
full name / name of organization:
NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013)
contact email:
cjmadson02144@gmail.com; colleenekh@gmail.com
"Shakespeare's Blood"

Julius Caesar mocks his wife's ominous dream:
"She dreamt tonight she saw my statue,
Which like a fountain with a hundred spouts
did run pure blood: and many lusty Romans
Came smiling and did bathe their hands in it." (2.2.76-79)

NeMLA 2013 Panel: Performing Black Feminism and Politics 9/30/2012

updated: 
Friday, August 10, 2012 - 9:21pm
full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
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44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

What sorts of intersections between African American performance and literature occurred from the nineteenth century to the early twentieth century? How can the public performances of women like Ada Overton Walker, Pauline Hopkins, Sojourner Truth and Ida B. Wells be understood as contributions to national dialogues about race and community conversations about politics? What sorts of methodologies can we use to approach and uncover these early performances? Please send 300-500 word abstracts to Kristin Moriah at kmoriah@gc.cuny.edu.

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