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SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film Culture Conference

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 12:19am
SW/TX Popular and American Culture Association

SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: November 16, 2012
Conference hotel: Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
downtown Albuquerque, NM

In 2013, the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will hold their 34th annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 13-16, 2013.

Festivals and Faires, March 27-30, Washington, DC

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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 9:32pm
Popular Culture Association

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2013 PCA/ACA conference in Washington, D.C. on any festival or faire—modern or historical. Scholars of theatre / theater, drama, performance studies, American studies, popular culture, religion, history, anthropology, folklore, English, theory, and non-western traditions are encouraged to apply. Since the conference is in Boston, MA, any papers relating to festivals and faires in the city or state are greatly appreciated. Other specific areas of interest for this year's panels include, but are not limited to:

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities (Oct. 11-13, 2012) --- Abstracts Due Sept. 15th

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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 7:20pm
University of Florida English Graduate Organization

2012 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference
Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities
October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Florida

Keynote Speaker: Kristina Busse (University of South Alabama)
Guest Speaker: Catherine Tosenberger (University of Winnipeg)

Call for Papers

Occupy the Globe: Capitalist Culture in Early Modern English Drama [UPDATE]

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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 4:53pm
Katherine Gillen / Northeast Modern Language Association ( March 21-24, 2013; abstracts by Sept. 30, 2012)

In the fall of 2011, activists claiming to represent the 99% occupied Zuccotti Park in New York City's financial district. The Occupy movement raised questions about the distribution of wealth in the United States and the world, the influence of money in politics, and the nature of public space in a capitalist society.

Call for Papers: Literature and War at CEA [11/1/2012, 4/4-4/6 2013]

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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 2:55pm
College English Association

Call for Papers: Literature and War at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:
100 General McIntosh Boulevard, Savannah, Georgia 31401.
Phone (912) 233-7722; Fax (912) 233-3765.

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Literature and War for our 44th annual conference.
Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org

NeMLA 2013 Panel: Video Games and Society

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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 2:46pm
Northeast Modern Language Association

Call for Papers

Video Games and Society

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

"Literature and Dance: Interactions and Reactions"

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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 2:02pm
Brandon Shaw/NEMLA

"Literature and Dance: Interactions and Reactions"

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

Session Description and Submission Information

[UPDATE] Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora! NACCS Tejas Foco at UTPA, Edinburg-Texas February 21-23, 2013

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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 1:39pm
National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) Tejas Foco

Call for Proposals
Recent attacks on Chican@ and Ethnic Studies programs are reminders of the need for spaces to produce knowledge in, about, and for our communities. This conference provides an environment to encounter and engage recent work by those who situate their teaching, research, writing, creative activities, and advocacy on and beyond an academic campus. This call for proposals centers on the ways in which academic research, creative activities, pedagogy, and activism can directly affect and become embedded in these communities.

Agency, Fate, and the Forces of History in Nineteenth-Century European Narrative

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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 1:36pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Call for Papers
Submission deadline: September 30, 2012

Panel: "Agency, Fate, and the Forces of History in Nineteenth-Century European Narrative"

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

Minificción: reflexiones sobre la contemporaneidad [UPDATE]

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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 1:12pm
NeMLA

Esta sesión se propone reunir a todos aquellos interesados en el estudio, la investigación y la difusión de la minificción. Se abarcará temas relacionados con la teoría y la lectura crítica; enseñanza de la literatura y lenguas no maternas; la minificción en otras lenguas; nuevas estrategias de publicación y difusión; la minificción y otras disciplinas y ámbitos culturales. Enviar propuesta de 300 palabras a Margaret Stefanski. Fecha límite: 30 de septiembre de 2012.

Photography and Culture (NeMLA 3/21/2003; Due Sept 30, 2012)

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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 12:23pm
Northeast Modern Language Association

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

Title: Photography and Culture

Westerns and the West (PCA/ACA 2013)

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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 12:21pm
Westerns and the West Area of the Popular Culture Association

PCA/ACA 2013 National Convention
March 27 to 30, 2012
Washington, DC

The area Westerns and the West values a variety of approaches to the exploration of America's frontier heritage and mythology.

Shakespeare and the Myth of the Feminine - June 26-29, 2013 Montpellier France

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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 12:09pm
European Shakespeare Research Association

Convenors:
Yan Brailowsky, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, France
Victoria Bladen, University of Queensland, Australia

Call for papers
Iconic Shakespearean actresses such as Peggy Ashcroft (1988) have marvelled at the versatility and depth of Shakespeare's feminine roles. Lady Macbeth, Beatrice, Ophelia, Queen Margaret, Juliet, Paulina, Desdemona, Volumnia, Lavinia… all are characters which have been variously represented, or objectified in Western culture, and whose names have now become easily recognizable emblems or concepts—even myths.

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