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2013 College English Association-Caribbean Chapter Conference, March 15 & 16th, "Technology and the Humanities"

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Friday, August 24, 2012 - 4:11pm
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2013 annual conference which will be held at the University of Puerto Rico, in Arecibo on Friday, March 15 and Saturday March 16, 2013.

This year the topic is TECHNOLOGY AND THE HUMANITIES. Thus, we welcome papers that
investigate the cultural, social and political interactions of the humanities (arts, language
and literature) and technology.

The Review of English Studies Annual Prize

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Friday, August 24, 2012 - 10:52am
The Review of English Studies

*with apologies for cross posting*

The editors of The Review of English Studies want to briefly remind you of their annual prize, which aims to encourage scholarship amongst postgraduate research students in Britain and abroad. The essay can be on any topic of English literature or the English language from the earliest period to the present.
Deadline for entries is 15 September 2012 and more information about the prize can be found by clicking here:
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/4794/1

CFP: Literature and Photography Special Issue, September 17, 2012

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Friday, August 24, 2012 - 10:05am
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory

How do you "see" literature? How do you "write" photography? In recent years, scholars have drawn a connection between the nineteenth-century realist novel and the rise of photography, suggesting that the novel genre is intrinsically photographic. This argument hinges, in part, on realism, or at the very least on reality effects. Nineteenth-century photography was indeed often used to document: to record landscapes, cityscapes, portraits, and crime scenes. Yet it was also from the start a creative technology, a mode of representation open to experimentation and artistic innovation. How does photography intersect with literature when the aims of one or both are not to represent reality?

KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY FOURTH ESSAY PRIZE

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Friday, August 24, 2012 - 7:14am
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY

The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce its fourth essay competition, open to all, on the subject of:

KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND THE (POST)COLONIAL

Call for Papers: Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

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Friday, August 24, 2012 - 7:12am
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY

PLEASE CIRCULATE WIDELY

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 5 OF

Katherine Mansfield Studies

(THE PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY)

on the theme of

Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

Submissions are sought on the following:

• Critical articles on the theme of this issue: 'Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial'

• Creative pieces – poetry and prose with a connection to Katherine Mansfield

Book Collection: Reasoning Beasts: Evolution, Cognition and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century (Abstracts due by 11/1/12)

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Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 8:56pm
Book Collection: Reasoning Beasts: Evolution, Cognition, and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century

Call for Papers for a Book Collection; Reasoning Beasts: Evolution, Cognition, and Culture in the Eighteenth Century

Abstracts due by November 1, 2012 First draft of accepted papers due May 1, 2013.

Contacts:

Michael Austin (austinm@newmanu.edu)
Kathryn Stasio (kathryn.stasio@saintleo.edu)

theory@buffalo: The Word Flesh [UPDATE]

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Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 4:31pm
theory@ buffalo, Journal of the Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo

Call For Papers
Editors: Jana V. Schmidt, Brian O'Neil
Annual Journal of the Department of Comparative Literature
theory@buffalo issue 17: "The Word Flesh"

Call for Chapter Proposals: Nationalism and Youth in Theatre and Performance

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Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 4:12pm
Angela Sweigart-Gallagher / Northeastern Illinois University, Victoria Pettersen Lantz / Sam Houston State University

Abstracts are now being accepted for an edited collection on historical narratives and theoretical implications of how children and youth relate to political performances. By examining different avenues of youth participation in theatrical moments of nationalism, this book will engage in a dialogue about how children and/or youth involved with public events intersect political ideologies/practices. Therefore, we invite studies on theatre created by and/or for children and/or youth on themes of nationalism and politics, as well as studies into youth-driven/centered political performance in the broader sense, from parades to protest movements.

[UPDATE] "By the Author of David Simple": New Approaches to Sarah Fielding (ASECS; April 4-7 Cleveland, OH)

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Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 2:22pm
Stephanie Harper Recine / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies

Just passed her 300th birthday, the popularity of Sarah Fielding is increasing; yet, her life and writing tend to be overshadowed by the critical reception of her brother, Henry. This panel seeks to advance the conversation surrounding Sarah Fielding, especially as it relates to new approaches on themes of gender, nature, trauma, and psychology in her work. Furthermore, papers which focus on teaching Fielding are encouraged.

Please send abstracts of approximately 250 words and a 1-page CV to Stephanie Harper Recine (stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu) by September 15th, 2012.

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