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Geocriticism and the Legacies of Edward Said (ACLA 2013)

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 3:34pm
Robert T. Tally Jr.

Seminar: Geocriticism and the Legacies of Edward Said
ACLA Conference, April 4-7, 2013, in Toronto.
Organizer: Robert T. Tally, Jr. (Texas State University)

Anthony Powell in the 20s & 30s

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 3:03pm
Anthony Powell Society

7th Biennial Anthony Powell Conference 2013

Anthony Powell in the '20s & '30s
Friday 27 to Sunday 29 September 2013

Eton College
Windsor, Berkshire, UK

First Announcement & Call for Papers

Conference Office, Anthony Powell Society
76 Ennismore Avenue, Greenford, Middlesex, UB6 0JW, UK
Email: conference@anthonypowell.org
Web: www.anthonypowell.org

ATRIUM: A JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC VOICES

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 1:59pm
Ivy Tech Community College

THE ATRIUM is not your run-of-the-mill academic journal! It is an engaging, unique, cross-disciplinary journal that seeks innovative, creative, and critical articles, including classroom best practices, research-based articles, and some fiction and poetry. Each issue features book and website reviews and conference CFPs. We do not accept previously-published material, theses, or dissertations. Show our readers the practical application of your great research and creative ideas! Material published has dealt with broad issues that connect classroom to culture and to community. The Atrium invites and encourages academic discourse across the disciplines. Please limit your articles to 5,000 words.

Reminder - NEMLA Ethnofuturisms: Spatiotemporal Geographies

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 1:10pm
NEMLA

Seminar
"Ethnofuturisms: Spatiotemporal Geographies"

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

Going against the Grain – Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Language, Literature and Culture, 6-8 June 2013

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 1:00pm
Dr Petar Penda, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Department of English, at the Faculty of Philology, University of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and the Department of English, De Montfort University (UK) are pleased to announce their first conference on English language and literary studies CELLS: Going against the Grain – Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Language, Literature and Culture.

CFP-edited book on Marxism and Urban Culture

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 12:54pm
Benjamin Fraser

CFP-edited book on Marxism and Urban Culture

Submissions are invited for an edited book on Marxism and Urban Culture that has received initial interest from an international publisher known for their strength in Marxian-themed series and titles.

While all abstracts using a Marxian framework to approach culture in urban contexts are welcome, it is anticipated that submissions will conform to one of two subtypes reflecting the division of the book into two parts:

PART 1
Articles that explore the work of a specific Marxian thinker, stressing his/her importance for understanding urban culture/the culture of cities in a general sense. (Walter Benjamin; Henri Lefebvre; Antonio Gramsci…)

Mary Hood and the Southern Canon

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 12:53pm
Gainesville State College / Oakwood

Call for Papers:

Mary Hood and the Southern Canon: A Conference

Gainesville State College*
Oakwood, Georgia
April 27th, 2013

This conference is dedicated to the fiction of Mary Hood. While papers on all topics are welcome, we are interested in the ways that Hood's fiction extends and redefines the concerns of Southern literature. Suggested topics:

Barbara Pym Centenary Conference, July 12th 2013

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 12:38pm
Nick Turner, University of Central Lancashire, UK

This one-day international conference will celebrate the achievement of Barbara Pym in the year that marks the 100th anniversary of her birth. Pym is now recognised as an increasingly important post-war British novelist,and we are seeking papers that discuss any aspect of her writing and that may open up new avenues in scholarship.

Abstracts may consider, but are not limited to the following:

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Dark Fairy Tales in Children's and Young Adult Literature

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 11:51am
Tanya Jones, M.Ed. and Joe Abbruscato, MA

Scholarly essays are sought for a collection on the "dark/gothic" fairy tale motif in children's and young adult literature. One of the most popular and long standing traditions in literature for youth, fairy tales have always had elements of fantastical horror, dark motifs, and other Gothic themes built into them. Cannibalism, murders, despair, rape, kidnapping, reincarnations, broken families and many other horrific elements are to be found in these stories. Countless experts insist that their inclusion was, and still is, vital to the growth and maturation of the child reader. The melding of the traditional fairy tale and Gothic literature themes help the reader not only to see the positive aspects of life, but the darker side as well.

Charles Olson and Influence (12/15/12; ALA Boston: 5/23-26/2013)

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 11:21am
Gary Grieve-Carlson / The Charles Olson Society

Charles Olson's influence on avant-garde poetry began with the publication of "Projective Verse," the first volumes of "The Maximus Poems," and Don Allen's "The New American Poetry." One thinks of Creeley, Dorn, Baraka, Ginsberg, Eshleman, Howe, Waldman, and others who have acknowledged that influence, but it also shows up where one doesn't expect it (in a poet like Amy Clampitt, for example). This panel asks whether Olson's influence is now merely historical, or whether it persists. If it is historical, can we define its parameters? If it has ended, why has it ended? If it persists, how does it persist? In other words, does Olson matter for contemporary poetry?

OTM 2013 CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 10:19am
DOA Institute

In conjunction with the 12th International OnTheMove (OTM 2013) Conferences (Graz, Austria, 09~13 September 2013), we will organize parallel workshops as for the past years. OTM 2013 is composed of three main conferences:

· DOA-Trusted Cloud'13, Distributed Open Architectures for Trusted Cloud [computing] is the successor of DOA-SVI ("secure virtual infrastructures") and focuses on critical aspects of infrastructure for cloud computing, spanning architectural issues to trust, reputation, and security

The pornographisation of pop culture - Deadline: November 15, 2012

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 6:36am
Revue Artéfact

Artéfact is an online magazine (quarterly) based on our facination of art, reportage and multicultural society. Our purpose is to get people involved in discussing, sharing ideas and showing their point of view.

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