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Call for Papers: Indigenous 'Deep' Space: Indigenous Absence and Presence in Sci-Fi and Comics

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 5:23pm
full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM

Submit abstracts to: http://conference2013.swtxpca.org/

DEADLINE Nov 16, 2012

Paper proposals are now being accepted for a panel dedicated to the absence and presence of Indigenous characters and cultures in popular sci-fi and comics. From Star Trek Voyager's Chakotay to the X-Men's Danielle Moonstar, sci-fi and comic genres have capitalized on the Indigenous landscape for characters and cultures. This panel asks presenters to examine and discuss the absence and presence of Indigenous characters and cultures in these popular genres.

Call for Papers: Environment, Ecology, and Native Nations February 13-16, 2013

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 5:16pm
full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Area Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM

Submit abstracts to: http://conference2013.swtxpca.org/

DEADLINE Nov 16, 2012

Paper proposals are now being accepted for a panel dedicated to environmental and ecological issues and Native communities worldwide.
Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations but topics not included here are welcomed and encouraged:

CFP: Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association February 13-16, 2013

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 5:09pm
full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency

Conference Theme: Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a global context

Come present with us! Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations but topics not included here are welcomed and encouraged. Paper topics can include transnational and international Indigenous issues.
Submit abstracts at http://conference2013.swtxpca.org/

DEADLINE Nov 16, 2012

[UPDATE] Call for Chapter Proposals: Reimagining School Reform and Innovation

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 3:40pm
full name / name of organization: 
Langston University

Matthew Lynch and Sense Publishers are proud to issue a Call for Chapter Proposals for a forthcoming edited book entitled Reimagining School Reform and Innovation. For consideration, submit a 500-word proposal by November 1, 2012 to Dr. Matthew Lynch at reimaginingschoolreform@gmail.com. Chapters of approximately 10,000 words will be due by February 1, 2012.

Conceptual Framework and Approach

UMHB Writers' Festival

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 3:14pm
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University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
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CALL FOR PAPERS: Annual Writers' Festival
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Windhover Writers' Festival
Contact: Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson, writersfestival@umhb.edu

We invite poets and fiction writers to submit a selection of their work to be considered to be presented at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's Annual Writer's Festival. Selections should not exceed fifteen minutes of reading, so no more than ten typed, double-spaced pages. Please include with your selection a short biography of the author, including where you have previously published your work or awards or honors you have received for your writing.

CFP: Music: Traditional, Political, Popular at SW/TX ACA/PCA Conference - Albuquerque, NM Feb 13-16, 2013

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 12:35pm
full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 

The SW/TX PCA/ACA Music: Traditional, Political, Popular Area invites submissions from individuals or organized panels (3 or 4 persons) focusing on any topic relating to all aspects of the popular cultural study of music. Topics can include but are not limited to:

• individual artists or albums
• genres of music
• historical/geographic/cultural influences on music
• music performances
• publicity and promotion of music: critics, websites, magazines, street teams
• music and art
• technology and music
• music and memory (nostalgia/preservation/museums/collectibles)
• music on radio, on television, on stage, and in academia

Ecocriticism and Narrative Theory

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 12:06pm
full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)
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Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) 2013 CFP: Ecocriticism and Narrative Theory

University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
May 28 - June 1, 2013

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

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 11:03am
full name / name of organization: 
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

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 11:03am
full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 

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
full name / name of organization: 
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 -

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 10:00am
full name / name of organization: 
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
full name / name of organization: 
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

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 4:30am
full name / name of organization: 
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

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 4:29am
full name / name of organization: 
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.

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