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Conference "Migrations. Sexualities and Genders on the Move" (Deadline: August 15, 2012)

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Friday, July 20, 2012 - 4:04am
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Center for Studies on the Languages of Identities - University of Bergamo
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Interdisciplinary conference
"Migrations. Sexualities and genders on the move"
Bergamo, November 5-6, 2012

The concepts of migration, transit, and journey - not only as movements of subjects seeking new material, cultural, and existential orders, but also as movements of theories and ideas/concepts across different disciplines, cultural contexts, languages and media - are at the core of the conference organized by the Center for Studies on the Languages of Identities of the University of Bergamo (Italy) on November 5-6, 2012.

The spirit of black music - Call for papers - Deadline: August 15, 2012

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Friday, July 20, 2012 - 3:43am
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Revue Artéfact / http://revue-artefact.weebly.com/

Artefact is an online magazine (quarterly) based on our facination for art, reportage and multicultural society. Our purpose is to get people involved in discussing, sharing ideas and showing their point of view. Our ambition is to create a platform of communication between artists and the general public.

Our first issue is dedicated to black music which influenced other domaines of art and had an impact on Western history. We would like to animate and generate a real dialog about black music, it's genesis, mystique and influence. That's why Artefact encourages you to share your essais, photos, drawings and other works. Get involved and help us to develop our website (sections such as cinema, theater, dance, literature and music).

Pondering Intellectual Property Competition 2012, Deadline October 01, 2012

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Friday, July 20, 2012 - 3:14am
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Intellectual Property & Technology Society
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The Ministry of Human Resource Development IP Chair at the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), India, Intellectual Property & Technology Law Society (IPTLS) and Spicy IP (India's leading blog on IP laws) are hosting the First Pondering Intellectual Property (PIP) Competition, 2012.

This is an exclusive legal writing competition on intellectual property open to all students currently pursuing a law degree anywhere in the world. The best three entries will receive total prize money of USD 850.

Topic: Should the process of creating an invention or work determine its protectability as an intellectual property?

Word Limit: 5,000 words inclusive of footnotes & references

[UPDATE] Paul et Virginie

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 9:37pm
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Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
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44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Graduate Journal aspeers Calls for Papers on "American Memories" by 31 Oct 2012

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 6:17pm
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aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
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"Never forget." Shortly after the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, this phrase, along with pictures of the Twin Towers set against the backdrop of an American flag, appeared on T-shirts, coffee mugs, mouse pads, and a whole host of other marketable goods.

O'Neill & Irishness, March 28-30, 2013

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 5:00pm
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Comparative Drama Conference
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37th Annual Comparative Drama Conference
Stevenson University, Maryland
March 28-30, 2013
Sponsored by
The Eugene O'Neill Society

UPDATE: Renaissance Translation and Transmission (October 18-21, 2012)

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 4:08pm
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Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
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The Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society invites papers examining all aspects of translation and transmission in and of the Renaissance for its conference to be held from October 18th to 21st, 2012 in Abbotsford, British Columbia, sponsored by the University of the Fraser Valley. Papers might consider, for instance,

Archives and Activism -- Friday, October 12, 2012

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 3:51pm
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Archivist Round Table of Metropolitan New York
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Archives and Activism

"The rebellion of the archivist against his normal role is not, as so many scholars fear, the politicizing of a neutral craft, but the humanizing of an inevitably political craft."
-- Howard Zinn "Secrecy, Archives, and the Public Interest," Vol. II, No. 2 (1977) of Midwestern Archivist.

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUG. 6: SWCCL "Theatrum Mundi: Faith, Representation, and Multiculturalism."

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 3:27pm
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Soutwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
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The 2012 South Western Region Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will be held October 5-6 at Oklahoma Christian University in cooperation with Oklahoma Baptist University. The theme of the conference is "Theatrum Mundi: Faith, Representation, and Multiculturalism."

The keynote speaker will be Tony Award-winning playwright, David Henry Hwang , who will deliver the 8th annual McBride Lecture for Faith & Literature. Mr. Hwang will also appear, along with members of the editorial board of the journal Ecumenica, on a panel addressing issues of faith in contemporary drama.

CFP Temporalities in Latin American Film. Deadline Aug. 15 2012

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 2:01pm
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Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies

Call for Papers for Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies Special Section: "Temporalities in Latin American Film" and for a related LASA 2013 Panel

Convocatoria a Dossier para Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies titulado: "Temporalidades en el cine latinoamericano" y para un panel acompañante en LASA 2013

We are currently seeking rigorously researched, previously unpublished manuscripts of 15-30 double-spaced pages which contribute to expanding the critical literature in the field of Hispanic cultural studies through theoretical interrogations regarding the construction, expression, and reception of temporalities expressed in Latin American film (all genres and periods.) We seek essays in Spanish, Portuguese and English.

Cybernetics Revisited – Towards A Third Order?, Leonardo Electronic Almanac - Abstract deadline August 31st

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 12:38pm
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Leonardo Electronic Almanac
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Is the world ultimately unknowable – if considered as a place where genuine novelty is always emerging? Is it possible to look at the history of cybernetics as something that provides us with "an imaginative model of open-ended experimentation in stark opposition to the modern urge to achieve domination over nature and each other?" (Andrew Pickering, 2011).

CFP: _Feminist Studies in English Literature_ (Deadline: September 30, 2012)

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 1:20am
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The Korean Association of Feminist Studies in English Literature (KAFSEL)

At this time, _Feminist Studies in English Literature_ is actively accepting submissions for the December edition. This will be a special edition entitled "Feminism and Queer Sexuality." We also welcome other essays which discuss English literature and culture from a feminist perspective. The submission deadline for the December issue is September 30, 2012. Please see below for more information:

_Feminist Studies in English Literature_ welcomes essays on the study of literature that incorporate feminist perspectives. The journal does not limit its scope to English literature or to literary studies. It encourages articles on literatures of various nations and on feminist theories and criticisms. Book reviews are also welcome.

[UPDATE] Teaching College-Level Literature: A Resource Guide

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 9:44pm
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Prof. Renee Pigeon, Dept. of English, CSU San Bernardino
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Contributions solicited for a new web resource on teaching English literature at the college/university level.
Possible contributions include but are not limited to:
Reviews of books, blogs and other resources;
Personal essays on teaching lit at the college/university level;
Sample Assignments and/or syllabi, commentary on successful courses;
Course design and planning ideas;
Incorporating technology successfully;
Hints and advice for new instructors;

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