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2nd Global Conference: Chronicity (September, 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Friday, March 30, 2012 - 11:29am
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Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

2nd Global Conference
Chronicity

Thursday 30th August – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Call:
The apparent increase in and diversity of chronic conditions calls for better understandings of the spaces between health and illness that chronic patients occupy, often for most of their lives and raises questions not just about those that suffer, but also about those that care for them, available treatments and care, and social inclusiveness.

Dead Inside: The Walking Dead and the Problem of Meaning in the New Millennium. Essay Collection. Deadline: August 13, 2012

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Friday, March 30, 2012 - 11:12am
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Dawn Keetley, Lehigh University
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In the early twenty-first century, zombies are everywhere—in film (Land of the Dead, 28 Days Later, Dead Snow, Rammbock, The Horde), fiction (Stephen King's Cell, Colson Whitehead's Zone One, Max Brooks' World War Z, John Ajvide Lindqvist's Handling the Undead), social movements (zombie walks and the Zombie Research Society ), classrooms (Zombie Studies) and even politics (Daniel Drezner's Theories of International Politics and Zombies). Undoubtedly one of the most sustained and complex representations of the modern zombie, though, is AMC's television series, The Walking Dead, based on Robert Kirkman's series of comics.

[UPDATE]: Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, UK (6/16/12 - 6/17/12 -- 5/14/2012)

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Friday, March 30, 2012 - 8:57am
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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference - UK

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FINAL CALL

Great Writing 2012
The 15th Anniversary Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Imperial College London
Saturday June 16th - Sunday June 17th 2012

Critical or creative presentations are invited for the 15th Anniversary Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, 16th – 17th June 2012.

To be held at one of the UK's great universities and great locations: Imperial College London, South Kensington, a cultural center for the arts, sciences, music and museums, close to Royal Albert Hall and right next to the wonderful Natural History Museum.

WTMS-ITS 2012 : Web 2.0 Tools, Methodology and Services for Enhancing Intelligent Tutoring Systems Workshop

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Friday, March 30, 2012 - 7:11am
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ITS 2012
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WTMS-ITS2012 Call for Papers
Web 2.0 Tools, Methodology and Services for Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Workshop
Held in Conjunction with ITS 2012, June 14-18, 2012 Chania, GREECE
https://sites.google.com/site/wtmeits2012/
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Themes and Goals

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Reframing Punishment (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Friday, March 30, 2012 - 3:04am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference
Punishment

Monday 3rd September – Wednesday 5th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

"Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces." (Matthew Henry)

Journal of Literary Onomastics (Vol. 2)

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Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 10:42pm
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Journal of Literary Onomastics
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Submissions are invited for the second volume of the Journal of Literary Onomastics, the only scholarly periodical devoted to the study of names in literature. Issues appear in print and online. All submissions should be prepared in Chicago or MLA style and sent as email attachments in MS Word to the editor (sjurasin@brockport.edu). Submissions deemed acceptable by the editor and 1-2 external referees will appear in Vol. 2 of the Journal of Literary Onomastics, to be published in 2012. Submissions must be in English and may consider literature of any period in any language, though the expertise of the editor and Editorial Board should be borne in mind.

Postcolonial Literature at PAMLA, Seattle, OCT. 19-21, 2012 (CFP deadline Apr. 22)

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Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 6:48pm
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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
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Postcolonial Literature is a standing session of PAMLA, which will meet at Seattle University in Seattle, Washington, October 19-21, 2012. For information about the conference or to submit a proposal, visit http://www.pamla.org/2012. Proposals should be approximately 300 words and must be submitted through the online system by April 22, 2012.

Please send questions regarding the session to Linda Lang-Peralta (langpera@mscd.edu)and include PAMLA in the subject line.

Slovo vol 24.2 Call for Papers

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Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 5:08pm
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Slovo Journal
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Slovo is now accepting submissions for its May 2012 issue.

Slovo is a fully refereed, twice-yearly journal, edited and managed by postgraduates of the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies. This journal aims to discuss and interpret Russian, Eurasian, Central and East European affairs, covering the fields of anthropology, economics, film, geography, history, international studies, linguistics, literature, media, politics and sociology.

[UPDATE] Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies, 34th Annual Conference, 4 - 6 September 2012, Kings College London

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Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 12:20pm
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Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies
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The Association will hold its 34th Conference organised jointly by Kings College London and the University of Westminster, 4-6 September 2012. The conference will take place at King's College London. We are delighted to announce that our keynote speakers will be Professor Paul Preston who will be speaking about the 'Spanish Holocaust' and Professor Ángel Viňas who will speak about the persistence of the myths of Francoism in democratic Spain.

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