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Monday, June 4, 2012 - 5:10am
Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies (Guest Edited Cristina M. Gamez-Fernandez)

When names like V.S. Naipaul, Kiran Desai, Bharati Mukherjee, Rohinton Mistry, Jhumpa Lahiri or Salman Rushdie are mentioned, one immediately associates them with authors of literary value, to protruding cultural and/or postcolonial stance and to India. In recent years literary criticism has paid much attention to authors of Indian origin: issues like identity, diaspora, nationalism, transnationalism and other key concepts have been the focus of much critical attention. However, none of these writers live in India, and some of them were not even born there.

Prisons and Punishment in American Culture (NeMLA)

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Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 8:24pm
Northeast Modern Language Association

Call for Papers
Prisons and Punishment in American Culture (roundtable)

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

[UPDATE on contributors] CFP: "Documenting Asia Pacific" (journal special issue)

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Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 8:13pm
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 1 | March 2013
Guest Editors: Kuei-fen Chiu & Chi-hui Yang
Responding to the Issue: John A. Lent & Abé Mark Nornes

Deadline for Submissions: August 15, 2012

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies is a peer-reviewed journal published two times per year by the Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan. The journal is devoted to offering innovative perspectives on literary and cultural issues and advancing the transcultural exchange of ideas. While committed to bringing Asian-based scholarship to the world academic community, Concentric welcomes original contributions from diverse national and cultural backgrounds.

Wallace Stevens and the South, SAMLA, Nov. 9-12

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Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 5:18pm
The Wallace Stevens Society

The Wallace Stevens Society is now accepting paper proposals for a panel on Stevens' work and "the South," broadly defined. How can the notion of the South help us read Stevens, and how can Stevens help us read the South? Inquiries welcome and creativity encouraged. 250-500 words by June 30.

Terror and the Inhuman Conference-- Providence, RI (October 25-27, 2012)

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Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 4:00pm
Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University

Call for Papers [Deadline: June 30, 2012]
Terror and the Inhuman Conference
Brown University
Department of Modern Culture and Media

Providence, Rhode Island
October 25 - 27, 2012

Keynote Lectures to be delivered by:
Adriana Cavarero (University of Verona)
Jared Sexton (University of California, Irvine)

Multimodal Composition in Writing-in-the-Disciplines Courses

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Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 3:26pm
NeMLA

Multimodal Composition in Writing-in-the-Disciplines Courses

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

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE'

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Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 2:36pm
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time. Papers dealing with visual or textual representations of performing animals, typologies of animals in the theatre, the hybridisation of the drama with the circus, the zoo and the cinema, as well as the semiotic transfer of animal roles from the text to the stage are particularly welcome. Corollary topics may also include, but are not limited to:

Examining Past and Defining Present: The Black Literary Aesthetic in the USA, Canada, and Caribbean - April 11-13, 2013

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Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 4:49am
Paine College - School of Arts and Sciences

Examining Past and Defining Present
The Black Literary Aesthetic in the USA, Canada, and Caribbean
April 11 – 13, 2013

Abstracts/Proposals Due: October 26, 2012

Paine College - School of Arts and Sciences
Contact email: ewilliams@paine.edu or akilahw@msn.com
Dr. Emily Allen-Williams, Dean/School of Arts and Sciences

Keynote Speaker
Amiri Baraka
Founder of the Black Arts Movement

NeMLA 2013 / Together after Oprah: Theorizing Contemporary Memoir via Self-Help Discourse

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Saturday, June 2, 2012 - 3:49pm
Kate Birdsall / Michigan State University

This panel will address the narrative and socio-political relationships between contemporary memoir and self-help. Topics may include, but are not limited to: narrative analyses of popular self-help texts; the co-evolution of memoir and self-help; how the narrative of self-help embeds itself in memoir; revisiting trauma in a public forum.

Abstracts that suggest a theoretical connection to gender/sexuality/queer studies are encouraged.

Please submit 250-500 word abstracts (preferably .pdf attachments) to Kate Birdsall (birdsal5@msu.edu) before September 30, 2012.

Call for paper IW-ETDSP 2012 , 3rd-5th October 2012 Saint Petersburg Russia ,Submission Deadline : 27th June 2012

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Saturday, June 2, 2012 - 2:04pm
ICUMT' IW-ETDSP ( First International Workshop on Emerging Technologies and Devices in Signal Processing )

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First Workshop on Emerging Technologies and Devices in Signal Processing 2012 (IW-ETDSP'12)
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October 3-5, 2012, St. Petersburg, Russia

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