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Paul et Virginie

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 7:41pm
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention; NeMLA 2013

Paul et Virginie

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

"Revisions, Retellings, and Adaptations:" September 22, 2012

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 5:35pm
MTSU English Graduate Student Organization

The English Graduate Student Organization at Middle Tennessee State University is requesting submissions for its 5th MTSU EGSO Conference. The theme of this year's conference is The English Graduate Student Organization at Middle Tennessee State University is requesting submissions for its 5th MTSU EGSO Conference. The theme of this year's conference is "Revisions, Retellings, and Adaptations."

Presentations of scholarly research in all areas of literature and literary studies are welcome. Some suggested topics include:
•Children's Literature
•American Literature
•British Literature
•Popular Culture, Folklore, Graphic Novels and Film Studies
•Composition, Rhetoric, Linguistics, and Critical Theory

[UPDATE] CFP "Travel in Medieval Literature," SAMLA, Nov. 9-11, 2012, Durham, NC

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 3:22pm
Dr. Carola Mattord, Kennesaw State University

Travel is an important activity in the Middle Ages, and, therefore, plays a large role in the literature of the period. Pilgrimages, merchant trade, ecclesial and diplomatic missions, etc. are but a few cultural and political activities that involve travel and are described in the many genres of medieval literature. This panel seeks to discuss the various artistic ways travel is described in medieval literature and how we can come to understand, what we can learn and appreciate about the nature and importance of travel in medieval culture. Papers on travel found in any literary genre of this period are most welcome. Please send via email a 300-word proposal by July 11 to Dr.

NeMLA: Eighteenth-Century Secularisms, March 21-24, 2013

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 2:20pm
Northeast Modern Language Association

What secularism means and does, and which conceptions of secularism should be revisited, are questions that have become part of a larger interdisciplinary conversation in which this panel seeks to participate. Its questions include: what are the secularisms of the past? What negotiations with religion take place in eighteenth century texts? Under what conditions can a state, a mode of thought, a work, or a genre be called secular? This panel seeks abstracts for papers dealing with definitions of secularism in various eighteenth-century literary contexts. In particular, papers that discuss the relationship between secularism and Enlightenment, secularism and religious identity, or secularism and religious tolerance, are especially desired.

Food and Memoir [SAMLA, Durham Nov. 9-11; Abstracts by 6/15]

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 2:17pm
Marta Hess/South Atlantic Modern Language Association

This session explores the ways in which the subject of food functions as memoir. Papers can investigate food and its importance in travel memoirs, or in accounts of exile, immigration, assimilation, or alienation. Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words to Marta Hess, Georgia State University, mhess@gsu.edu, by June 15, 2012.

Call for Paper or Publish your Reasearch Paper in IJARCET

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 1:40pm
Call for Paper or Publish your Reasearch Paper in IJARCET

Dear Author/Researcher,
International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Engineering & Technology (IJARCET) invites you to submit your research paper for publishing in Volume 1, Issue 3 (May 2012).
Scope & Topics

Dramatizing the text and making the performance literary: Unifying the binary

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 1:38pm
Lloyd Edward Kermode / Renaissance Society of America

How do we appreciate affect and sympathy in the dramatic text without resorting to naïve, essentialist, old-fashioned liberal-humanist, and theoretically bankrupt readings? How do we read a "playscript" with a literary intelligence and rigor that informs rather than puts itself in opposition to performance. In spite of work by Peter Holland, Martin White, and Christie Carson and Farah Karim-Cooper, and performance organizations such as Poculi Ludique, there remains a distinct separation between literary studies of early modern drama that pays lip service to "performance" and actors and theater studies practitioners who dismiss the "obstacle" of scholarly glossarial notes and work with a very different set of theoretical parameters from literary scholars.

CALL FOR PAPERS VOLUME 1, ISSUE 3, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Electronics Engineering

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 1:38pm
CALL FOR PAPERS VOLUME 1, ISSUE 3, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Electronics Engineering (IJARCSEE)(ISSN: 2277 – 9043)

Dear Author/Researcher,
International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Electronics Engineering (IJARCSEE) invites you to submit your research paper for publishing in Volume 1, Issue 3 (May 2012)
(ISSN: 2277 – 9043)
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Useful Media: Industrial, Educational, Institutional

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 11:47am
The Velvet Light Trap / University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Velvet Light Trap
Call for Papers: Issue 72

Useful Media: Industrial, Educational, Institutional

Submission deadline: September 15, 2012

Space (Deadline: October 1, 2012)

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 11:26am
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies

This issue of the Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, dedicated to space, invites articles that investigate the way that spaces are defined, used, experienced, occupied, altered, constructed, or destroyed. These spaces can be physical, virtual or imaginary in nature.

Thunderbolts, Routers, and Ruffians: Early Modern Bullies and Bullying, Panel, NeMLA Conference, March 21-24, 2013, Boston, MA

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 9:34am
Northeast Modern Language Association

In the last ten years bullies have gained serious attention as cyber-bullies have inflicted emotional damage so serious that some victims have resorted to suicide to escape their tormenters. Mid- to late-twentieth-century popular depictions of bullies paint them in a different light, mythologizing these figures as threatening in appearance, but ultimately harmless. These images show bullies' power as rooted in language—their toughness is constructed in tough talk. Confronting bullies is portrayed as a rite-of-passage from childhood to adulthood: once bullies' victims openly expose their tormentors' cowardice, they render them impotent.

CFP: "Making Sacrifices": Visions of Sacrifice in European Culture (University of Salzburg, Austria; July 31, 2012)

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 8:32am
Salzburg Institute of Gordon College/University of Salzburg, Austria

Much like Italian premier Mario Monti did at the beginning of December, politicians are increasingly calling on citizens to make sacrifices for the future of their countries. Such public invocations of sacrifice place politicians and their constituents in a state of tension at least partly because of the difficult and often contradictory connotations of sacrifice. Sacrifice, a concept of religious provenance deeply embedded in European culture, can mean to offer for destruction and to make amends, to hurt and to heal, make whole, or sacred. Such oppositions at the heart of sacrifice make it a dangerous and much-fraught concept, as well as a fruitful and powerful one in numerous spheres of culture.

1st Global Conference: Transmedia Narratives

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 2:31am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference
Transmedia Narratives

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Presentations:

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