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LASA 2013 (May 29-June1 2013)

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Monday, August 13, 2012 - 1:17pm
Rosa E. Soto

(Re)Writing Home: Trans- and Post- Nationalisms in U.S. Latino/a Literature

Animation Division

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Monday, August 13, 2012 - 12:56pm
Popular Culture Association

The Animation Area of the Popular Culture Association seeks individual-papers and panel proposals for presentation at the National Conference of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association.

For Conference details click http://www.pcaaca.org/conference/national.php

Deadline for proposal submissions is 30 November.

Proposal which consider the diversity of animation in relation to popular culture are welcomed. Possible themes for papers/panels include but are not restricted to:

Pedagogies & the Profession

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Monday, August 13, 2012 - 10:43am
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 16, 2012

Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-842-1234

Currents and Countercurrents, CFP 10/01/2012

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Monday, August 13, 2012 - 10:35am
Nordic Association for American Studies (Karlstad University, Sweden)

The 23rd biennial conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies 2013
Call for Papers

Friday May 24- Sunday May 26, 2013
Karlstad University, Sweden

Palestinian International Conference on Information and Communication Technology (PICICT 2013) April 15-16, 2013 Gaza, Palestine

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Monday, August 13, 2012 - 8:38am
Faculty of Information Technology, Islamic University of Gaza

Palestinian International Conference on Information and
Communication Technology (PICICT 2013)
April 15 - 16, 2013
Faculty of Information Technology
Islamic University of Gaza
Gaza, Palestine

The conference aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and practitioners to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, developments, applications and research results on all aspects of Information and communication Technology and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted.

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

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Monday, August 13, 2012 - 6:10am
Nathan Waddell / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society

The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

This conference calls for papers which take as their focus the dialogic, collective, and interpersonal sides of Lewis's oeuvre – in words as much as in paint. All topics will be considered. Please send max. 250-word abstracts to Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane (Conference Organizers) at wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk by 1 October 2012.

We are also happy to receive (in addition to single papers) proposals for themed panels of 3 speakers.

'Efface the Traces!' – Modernism and Influence Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

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Monday, August 13, 2012 - 4:02am
Durham University

'Efface the Traces!' – Modernism and Influence
Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

'[T]he poets of the nineties were entirely missed out of my personal history […] I never read any of these people until it was much too late for me to get anything out of them'.

T.S. Eliot, letter to Ezra Pound, 1924

'[I]t was towards the end of my school days or in my first year or two at Harvard University [that] I was reading the poets of the 'nineties, who were the only poets […] who at that period of history seemed to have anything to offer me as a beginner'.

T.S. Eliot, Saltire Review, iv, 1957

[REMAINDER] CFP: Scandinavian Cinema and Christmas

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Monday, August 13, 2012 - 3:56am
Tarja Laine/University of Amsterdam

In his introduction to the book Christmas at the Movies (2002), Jeffrey Richards writes:

During the nineteenth century the family reading of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol was one of the rituals of Christmas. In the latter part of the twentieth century, the ritual showing of Frank Capra's film It's a Wonderful Life took its place. This is symptomatic of the process by which cinema became an integral part of the celebration of Christmas in the twentieth century (Richards, 'General Editor's Introduction').

'Efface the Traces!' – Modernism and Influence

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Monday, August 13, 2012 - 3:52am
Durham University

'Efface the Traces!' – Modernism and Influence
Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

'[T]he poets of the nineties were entirely missed out of my personal history […] I never read any of these people until it was much too late for me to get anything out of them'.

T.S. Eliot, letter to Ezra Pound, 1924

'[I]t was towards the end of my school days or in my first year or two at Harvard University [that] I was reading the poets of the 'nineties, who were the only poets […] who at that period of history seemed to have anything to offer me as a beginner'.

T.S. Eliot, Saltire Review, iv, 1957

[UPDATE] Challenging Narratives: Nineteenth century in Latin America

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Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 4:20pm
NeMLA 2013

For many years critical thought around the nineteenth century in Latin America has been focused on the relationship between post-independence literary production and the consolidation of the so called nation-state. Nevertheless, as we approach a time in which the notion of "national borders" is put into question and a thought of the post-national emerges, a reevaluation of this critical approach seems to be necessary. In this sense, this panel seeks to explore alternative nineteenth century narratives that speak to the current political, cultural and socio-economic context.

How to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education in Libraries

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Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 3:41pm
Carol Smallwood

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Carol Smallwood, educator, librarian; co-editor Preserving Local Writers, Genealogy, Photographs, Newspapers and Related Materials, (Scarecrow Press 2012); editor Pre- & Post-Retirement Tips for Librarians, (ALA Editions, 2012); co-editor How to Thrive as a Solo Librarian, (Scarecrow Press, 2012)

Vera Gubnitskaia, Orange County Library System librarian, Orlando, Florida; co-editor: Continuing Education for Librarians: Workshops, Conferences, College, and Other Ways (McFarland, forthcoming); co-editor Marketing Your Library: Tips and Tools That Work, (McFarland & Company, 2012)

Pre-School through Teen Library Outreach

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Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 3:38pm
Carol Smallwood

Book Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.

Co-editor: Kerol Harrod, Denton Public Library, Denton, Texas; Marketing Your Library: Tips and Tools That Work, McFarland & Company, 2012

Co-editor: Carol Smallwood, The Frugal Librarian: Thriving in Tough Economic Times; and Library Management Tips That Work, both 2011 ALA Editions

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