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Kalamazoo 2013 CFP: Editing Ælfric: Problems, solutions, and ideas for a new Lives of Saints (roundtable)

Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 11:08am
Grant Simpson

Most scholars who work with Ælfric's Lives of Saints agree that it is time for a new scholarly edition. The current one, edited by W.W. Skeat, is inadequate for a number of reasons. At our session at ICMS 2012, a number of scholars expressed interest in having a new edition that was based on modern editing standards and made use of contemporary tools. It is clear that such an edition will be a collaborative effort. in that vein, this session will bring together interested parties to present concrete problems, solutions, and ideas with regard to editing and building a new Lives of Saints.

3rd Global Conference: Spirituality in the 21st Century (March 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 10:16am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

3rd Global Conference
Spirituality in the 21st Century

Thursday 7th March – Saturday 9th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

The contemporary study of spirituality encompasses a wide range of interests. These have come not only from the more traditional areas of religious scholarship—theology, philosophy of religion, history of religion, comparative religion, mysticism—but also more recently from management, medicine, and many other fields.

Teaching Hemingway and Modernism

Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 6:58am
Kent State UP (Editors, Joseph Fruscione and Mark P. Ott)

CFP: Teaching Hemingway and Modernism (Kent State UP essay collection; deadline for abstracts is September 30, 2012; accepted essays due January 15, 2013)

The goal of the Teaching Hemingway series is to present collections of essays with various approaches to teaching emergent themes in Hemingway's major works to a variety of students in secondary and private schools and at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teacher-scholars who have used Hemingway's work in domestic, international, HBCU, MA/PhD, MFA, and many other settings can apply.

Call for Contributors: The Impact of the Great Recession on Poverty in the U.S.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 10:52pm

I am looking for people who are interested in contributing to a book about the impact of the recession on poverty in the United States. Essays will be published in a two-volume set by ABC-Clio. Contributors will receive a byline, electronic access to the final work, and modest monetary compensation (or a copy of the two-volume series if they prefer).

Specifically, I am looking for people who are interested in writing on the following topics as they relate to the Great Recession and poverty with a September 1, 2012 deadline:

The Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 9:49pm
The International Academic Forum

CONFERENCE THEME: "Connectedness and Alienation: The 21st Century Enigma"
Being connected through social networking sites has become an accepted form of communication in today's digitalized world. People can spend hours a day talking on mobile phones, on Skype, or on the Internet, which gives the impression that we are a more connected world than ever before. And communication is lauded. Because of the massive information flow we can call ourselves perhaps the most connected age in history. But is this connectedness, however, real or illusory?

[UPDATE] Kzoo 2013: Not Your Moder's Medievalism: Rethinking the Medieval through its Self-Imagination (proposals due 9-15-12)

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 5:35pm
UC Davis Medieval Research Consortium

The Medieval Research Consortium of UC Davis invites submission of proposals for the following panel for the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies occurring at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan from May 9-12, 2013. Please submit a proposal of 300 words with a completed Participant Information Form (available on the Western Michigan University website) for consideration in these panels. You may submit proposals via e-mail or mail a hard copy of your proposal for consideration; all proposals are due by September 15, 2012.

Panel contact:

Affect: the New Sensibility? (NeMLA, Boston, March 21-24, 2013; Deadline 9/30/12)

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 3:48pm
Mary Anne Myers / Fordham University

Contemporary theories of affect overlap with eighteenth-century ideas of sensibility as efforts to theorize the social, to affirm feeling as a way of knowing, and to understand the porous interface between and among bodies and minds. This roundtable (brief presentations followed by a conversation) invites participants to suggest ways sensibility might help us understand affect or how affect might help us understand sensibility, by exploring their respective representation in texts and contexts with attention to issues of gender and perceived social standing. Please send 250-400 word proposals and brief cv to Mary Anne Myers at


Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 3:13pm
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association (CELLA)

Kashim Ibrahim Tala Annual Lecture is a one day lecture organized annually in honour of Emeritus Professor Kashim Ibrahim Tala - the first Cameroonian to earn a PhD from/in a Cameroonian university.

THEME: "Kashimism: Representing Voices".

Speakers during the event will include:
Professor Nol Alembong
Professor Kizitus Mpoche
Professor Shadrach Ambanasom
Fr. Michael Niba (PhD)
Dr. Oscar Labang
Emeritus Professor Kashim I. Tala

The Inaugural Edition of this Annual Lecture Series will be on
July 20, 2012
Djeuga Palace Hotel, Yaounde, Cameroon