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Transforming Early Modern Identities Conference 10/12/12 (NYC) & 10/27/12 (London); abstracts due 5/6/12

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 11:34am
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The Graduate Center, CUNY and London Shakespeare Centre, King's College London

This conference, hosted over two days in two cities, has a double focus. 'Transforming Early Modern Identities' will examine both how the concept of the early modern self is being transformed by recent scholarly works exploring early modern literature and culture, and also how the process of transformation itself was foundational to the ways in which early modern subject positions were negotiated. In the twenty-first century, we remain fascinated with notions of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century subjectivity.

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection) [UPDATE]

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 11:14am
full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue

Abstracts are now being accepted for possible inclusion in an anthology on "The Adventures of Tintin." Proposed essay topics should creatively engage with the critical, philosophical, and social issues explored in the Tintin universe and intended to appeal to the intelligent lay reader.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

ASEBL Journal and Blog - Ethical Behavior/Evolutionary Biology - Newly Peer-Reviewed and Calling for Submissions

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 10:42am
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ASEBL Journal (St. Francis College, NY)

ASEBL Journal (www.asebl.blogspot.com) is Ethical Behavior-Evolutionary Biology. We are looking for critical essays for the upcoming January 2013 release (and thereafter). ASEBL is an online, peer-reviewed journal. Issues are housed on the St. Francis College website at: http://www.sfc.edu/academics/Publications/ASEBL. Issues appear as PDFs and in ISSUU format. Currently, the journal is published once a year, around January (though supplements appear on the blog as guest-posts and notes, some of which might be published in the journal itself).

UPDATE: Extended Deadline, Edith Wharton Essay Prize; 5/30/12

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 10:02am
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Edith Wharton Society
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The deadline has been extended to May 30, 2012 for the Edith Wharton Essay Prize.

The Edith Wharton Essay Prize

Deadline: May 30, 2012

Instituted in the fall of 2005, the Edith Wharton Essay Prize is awarded annually for the best unpublished essay on Edith Wharton by a beginning scholar. Graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty members who have not held a tenure-track or full-time appointment for more than four years are eligible to submit their work. The winning essay will be published in The Edith Wharton Review, a peer-reviewed journal indexed in the MLA Bibliography , and the writer will receive an award of $250.

CFP: History Area -- Midwest Popular Culture / American Culture Assn.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 9:48am
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Midwest Popular Culture / American Culture Association
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CALL FOR PAPERS: ABSTRACTS, PANEL PROPOSALS ON HISTORY AND POPULAR CULTURE

2012 MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
CONFERENCE – COLUMBUS, OHIO

Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
50 North Third Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
OCTOBER 12-14, 2012

Submission Guidelines:

History and popular culture often seem entwined, whether this tie is developed by investigating history as it is portrayed in film, television, or literature or in the way cities (like Columbus) grow and prosper over time. Both History and Popular Culture are foundational influences on the way people think, develop a world view, and contextualize their surroundings.

Popular Romance [UPDATE]

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 8:55am
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Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
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Call for Papers: Popular Romance

2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
(Conference info: )

Deadline for submission (extended): May 31, 2012.

MPCA/ACA Mystery, Crime, Thriller, and Detective Fiction

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 8:07am
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
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2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Fri-Sun, 12-14 October, 2012
Columbus, Ohio
mpcaaca.org/conference

Deadline: 31 May 2012

The Mystery, Thriller, and Crime Fiction area of the Midwest Popular Culture and Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October.

The conference will be held in Columbus, Ohio, from 12 - 14 October 2012. More information about the conference can be found at:

http://mpcaaca.org/conference

CFP: "Except Asia: Agamben's Work in Transcultural Perspective" International Conference

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 6:32am
full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
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Conference Date: June 25-27, 2013
Organized by Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, with the participation of Institut d'Etudes Transtextuelles et Transculturelles, Universite Jean Moulin, Lyon, France

FEATURED SPEAKERS
Simone Bignall (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Joyce C. H. Liu (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)
Brett Neilson (University of West Sydney, Australia)
Mark Rifkin (University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA)
Naoki Sakai (Cornell University, USA)
Marcelo Svirksy (University of Wollongong, Australia)

*Other speakers to be confirmed

Print Magazine Looking for High Quality Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction

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Monday, April 16, 2012 - 11:28pm
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A Few Lines Magazine
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A Few Lines Magazine (www.afewlinesmagazine.com), a print journal of the Fine Arts, is looking for high quality submissions for our next quarter's issue. We accept submissions year-round, and turn around time will never be longer than one month. We tend to accept work work that is image heavy and syntactically playful -- not to mention well thought out and expertly executed.

PAMLA Conference in Seattle, WA, October 19-21: Call for Papers on African Migration to Spain

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Monday, April 16, 2012 - 9:03pm
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Doreen O'Connor-Gómez/Whittier College
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Estimados colegas,

I would like to share this invitation with you to present a paper at the PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) 110th Annual Conference in Seattle, WA, October 19-21, 2012.

More information can be found on the PAMLA website and you can submit your proposal there. They are due by April 22nd! www.pamla.org

African Migration to Spain

Korean Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); deadline May 15

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Monday, April 16, 2012 - 8:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
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The 2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA) conference will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. Those interested should review the information here (http://mpcaaca.org/columbus-2012/2012-cfp/) to include relevant details on their submission entry. The new deadline for receipt of proposals is May 15, 2012.

[UPDATE] 9/11 and Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); Deadline May 15

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Monday, April 16, 2012 - 8:39pm
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 

The 2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA) conference will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. Those interested should review the information here (http://mpcaaca.org/columbus-2012/2012-cfp/) to include relevant details on their submission entry. The new deadline for receipt of proposals is May 15, 2012.

UPDATE Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA

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Monday, April 16, 2012 - 6:51pm
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
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Due to technical difficulties with the online paper submission software, the deadline is extended to May 15, 2012. Please feel free to send submissions via email to the area chair at promins2@msu.edu

The MPCA/ACA is seeking paper proposals that address any aspect of 19th century American popular culture for our annual conference. The 2012 conference will be held in Columbus, OH from October 12-14.

We are especially interested in papers that focus on literature and/or culture from a specific critical perspective; however, no particular approach is required. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

"[I]n the beginning all the World was America": Atlantic Commerce Virtualized, Imagined, Written (NEASECS Oct. 11-14, 2013)

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Monday, April 16, 2012 - 6:39pm
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Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
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In so ostentatiously connecting the Book of Genesis, the state of nature, and the Atlantic World, John Locke made it so that liberal political-economy would always have to return to America, to grasp its theoretical foundations and to fulfill the destiny of private property. In opening up America as both conceptual origin and commercial imperative, the Second Treatise also participates in a long line of narrative fillings and fulfillments of a theoretically and narratively empty America.

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