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Rebecca West: Celebrity, Publicity, Memory, September 20-22, 2013

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 10:42am
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International Rebecca West Society
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Rebecca West: Celebrity, Publicity, Memory
New York University, September 20-22, 2013

Although Rebecca West created a wide-ranging, original, and important body of work, her reputation has always been a matter of contestation. Indeed, to the frustration of scholars, her name remains linked to the better-known H.G. Wells, the lover of her youth and the father of her only child Anthony West, as recent books and films have shown (such as David Lodge's A Man of Parts and the Wells biopic War with the World).

1st Global Conference: Crisis and Opportunity (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 10:29am
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Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference
Crisis and Opportunity

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:
The intention of this lively inaugural project is to bring together established and emerging international practitioners and theoreticians, philosophers and scientists, and writers, artists and performers who wish to share their ideas, experiential processes, practice, and research about crisis and opportunity.

SCMS Panel Proposal, Chicago, IL, 3/6/13-3/10/13: Bros and BFFs: Homosociality and Friendship in the Media

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 9:49am
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Amy Woodworth/Rowan University, Michael Rennett/University of Texas, Austin

Call for Papers for Proposed Panel
Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference - March 6-10, 2013 - Chicago, IL

Panel Subject: Bros and BFFs: Homosociality and Friendship in the Media

1st Global Conference: The Citizen in the 21st Century (February 2013, Sydney, Australia

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 9:39am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference
The Citizen in the 21st Century

Monday 4th February – Wednesday 6th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:
n its most basic conceptualisation, citizenship is thought of as the rights and responsibilities that an individual has, and is owed to, a national government. The political concept of 'citizenship', however, is one that has been contested from its very beginning: from above, it has been a mechanism of control and surveillance; while from below, it is has been used as a tool for resistance and claims for rights and representation.

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

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 5:14am
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Stephanie Harper Recine / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies

Just past 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, and trauma 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.

Warscapes magazine- Reviewers needed!

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 2:32am
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Warscapes, an online magazine of literature, art and politics

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world. Warscapes publishes fiction, non-fiction, poetry, interviews, book and film reviews, photo-essays and retrospectives of war literature from the past fifty years. It is being read in 170 countries! Apart from showcasing great writing from war-torn areas, the magazine is a tool for understanding complex political crises in various regions and serves as an alternative to compromised representations of those issues. www.warscapes.com

ongoing

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 3:44pm
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the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
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Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fourth year of publication. Publishing top quality academic articles, poetry, fiction, reviews, and art, the quint welcomes a diversity of disciplines and methodologies from the humanities and social sciences. The quint's thirteenth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 20th May 2012—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time. Links to the quint are accessible at www.ucn.ca.

Représentation(s) de la migration dans le cinéma français contemporain

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 2:25pm
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NeMLA

Call for Papers

« Représentation(s) de la migration dans le cinéma français contemporain/
Representation(s) of Migration in Contemporary French Cinema»

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

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: GENDERSWAP FANFICTON AUTHORS INTERESTED IN SPEAKING ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCES IN THE FANFICTION COMMUNITY

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 1:46pm
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Dianna Fielding/Hamline University

You are invited to participate in a study on fanfiction authors who write or read genderswap fanfiction. This study is being conducted by Dianna Fielding; Sociology major at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Background Information:
The purpose of this study is to gain information on how genderswap authors and readers create and perceive gender through their writing. The research is conducting this study as part of her Honor's Thesis in Sociology at Hamline University. To be eligible for participation you must be 18 years or older and write or read genderswap fanfiction now or in the past.

Revised Call for Interviews & Essays on Native American/Indigenous Filmmakers

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 1:42pm
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M. Elise Marubbio/ Augsburg College
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Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities (Texas A & M University-Commerce) welcomes submissions of substantive interviews with or essays on new Native American/Indigenous filmmakers/directors/producers for a special issue that will include a dvd containing shorts or clips from work by those interviewed. This special issue of Post Script, co-edited by M. Elise Marubbio and Angelo Baca (independent filmmaker), encourages original essays and interviews in this area coming from a Native perspective on film and focusing on Native and Indigenous film of North America. We are seeking work from filmmakers, scholars and academics, curators, teachers and the like.

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