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Experimental Methods in Communication 1st Nov. 2012

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Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 9:21am
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ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies
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Call for Papers for volume 6, n° 1(11)/ 2013

ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies
www.essachess.com

Experimental Methods in Communication

Coordinators:
Françoise BERNARD (University of Provence, France) and Vincent MEYER (University of Lorraine, France)

Roth@80, Newark, NJ, March 18-19, 2013

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 11:42pm
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Philip Roth Society
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The Philip Roth Society proudly announces a call for papers for Roth@80, a conference event organized, in conjunction with the Newark Preservation & Landmarks Committe, to mark the 80th birthday of Philip Roth. It will take place on March 18-19, 2013, at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, NJ.

Individuals are encouraged to submit abstract proposals that cover the entire range of Philip Roth's writings, from his earliest novels and stories to his more recent "Nemeses" tetralogy. A diversity of topics and critical perspectives is welcome. Individual proposals will be considered along with ready-made panels. The Roth Society welcomes proposals for:

Visual Connections: the Role of the Visual in Memoir Compositions (SAMLA regular session)

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 7:26pm
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Alice Myatt / University of Mississippi
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The Visual Rhetoric session is a regular session of SAMLA (South Atlantic MLA), and we invite submissions that engage with the theme of this year's conference as well as engaging with other issues and topics that represent the field of visual
rhetoric.

SAMLA's special focus this year is Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile, and this Call for Papers invites submissions that interrogate the various ways that visual images are used to connect, connect to, and connect with memoirs.

In the genre of memoir, visual artifacts may

Rapture's Path: The Legacy of Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 3:04pm
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Open Inquiry Archive

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Rapture's Path: The Legacy of Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth"

A theme issue of Open Inquiry Archive

Deadline for abstracts: July 15, 2012

Description:

As Joseph Campbell famously said: "Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths." Open Inquiry Archive, a scholarly, web-based interdisciplinary journal focused on culture, invites submissions for possible inclusion in an issue devoted to the legacy of Joseph Campbell, whose thinking about the role of myth in societies across time and place first drew widespread attention more than a generation ago.

Emerging from the Pensieve: A Decade of Harry Potter Scholarship; October 11-13, 2012

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 2:04pm
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School of Writing Rhetoric and Technical Communication; James Madison University
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Proposals for presentations should be approximately 200 words long. The deadline for proposal submission is May 31, 2012. Proposals should be submitted to:

Elisabeth C. Gumnior, Conference Director
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Presenters will be notified by July 15.

"I use the Pensieve. One simply siphons the excess thoughts from one's mind, pours them into the basin, and examines them at one's leisure. It becomes easier to spot patterns and links, you understand, when they are in this form."
-Albus Dumbledore

Dante in the Nineteenth Century - 6-8 September 2012

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 1:32pm
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Instiute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

This conference aims to bring together literary critics, historians, and art historians with scholars from similar disciplines specializing in the nineteenth century. To give focus to what might otherwise be an unwieldy spread, we intend to centre our theme on Florence – for many Victorians the epitome of Italian culture and tradition – both through the eyes of the historians and critics who interpreted it, and also through the eyes of the Anglo-American community that lived there (most notably the Brownings and their circle) and did so much to spread the cult of Dante. we also welcome papers on Blake, Pre-Raphaelites, or even later novelists, such as Mrs Humphry Ward. We also hope to hear papers on Dante's political theory and social ethics.

Dante in the Nineteenth Century - 6-8 September 2012

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 1:29pm
full name / name of organization: 
Instiute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

This conference aims to bring together literary critics, historians, and art historians with scholars from similar disciplines specializing in the nineteenth century. To give focus to what might otherwise be an unwieldy spread, we intend to centre our theme on Florence – for many Victorians the epitome of Italian culture and tradition – both through the eyes of the historians and critics who interpreted it, and also through the eyes of the Anglo-American community that lived there (most notably the Brownings and their circle) and did so much to spread the cult of Dante. we also welcome papers on Blake, Pre-Raphaelites, or even later novelists, such as Mrs Humphry Ward. We also hope to hear papers on Dante's political theory and social ethics.

Bibliography and Textual Criticism Panel, SAMLA 2012, Nov. 9-11 2012, Durham NC

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 11:11am
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South Atlantic MLA (SAMLA)
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Call for Papers: Bibliography and Textual Criticism Panel
SAMLA, November 9-11, 2012
Durham, NC

The annual convention of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association will be held this year at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, Research Triangle Park, Durham NC. http://samla.gsu.edu

SAMLA 2012: Honoring Fred Hobson (June 1)

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 7:27am
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Maria Hebert-Leiter
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In honor of Fred Hobson and his upcoming retirement, we are soliciting essays for a panel celebrating his extensive contribution to American and southern literary studies. We are calling specifically for papers influenced by Hobson's critical studies such as _Tell About the South_, _But Now I See_, _Mencken: A Life_, and _The Silencing of Emily Mullen_, among others. If you are interested in participating in this celebration, send a 250-word abstract to Maria Hebert-Leiter (hebert@lycoming.edu) or to Andrew Leiter (leiter@lycoming.edu) by June 1.

Call for Contributions; Issue 2, Vol 5, Literophile. Interrogating the feminist in contemporary (popular) culture

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 3:11am
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Literophile
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What do men and women want?

Maybe this has been discussed too often. Yet, the novelty of our rapidly transforming times uncomfortably redirects it to us. The acute specialization and compartmentalization of our living experiences means that often we're observing the most obvious things from an outsider's perspective. Of course, the full picture is hardly available to us (if ever it was available to humanity) despite our best efforts to empiricise our little knowledge and so, in that sense, tepid and stereotypical gender roles have always polarized opinions in all ages.

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