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5to. CONELIT Conference on Latin American and Peninsular Literatures, 8-10 August, 2012

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Monday, April 30, 2012 - 4:42pm
Red Literaria Peruana

5th CONELIT International Students Conference on Latin American and Peninsular Literatures

Date(s): 8-10 August, 2012
Location: Lima, PERU

Deadline for proposals: June 17th, 2012

Red Literaria Peruana (Peruvian Literary Network), in association with Casa de la Literatura Peruana and the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, cordially invite submissions for the 5th CONELIT Students Conference on Latin American and Peninsular Literatures. Each year, CONELIT brings together students and scholars from a wide variety of countries of Latin America, Europe and the United States.

In 2012 CONELIT celebrates 5 years of promoting spaces of academic dialogue and diversity from Latin America to the world.

Gender and Sexuality; October 26 and 27, 2012

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Monday, April 30, 2012 - 3:49pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association

One-page proposals are requested for any topic within the category of gender and sexuality in popular culture at the Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Saint John Fisher College in Rochester, NY on October 26/27, 2012.

Proposals should be one-page, double-spaced and accompanied by a brief vita. Faculty, independent scholars, and graduate students are encouraged to submit their proposals by June 1, 2012.

Please submit proposals and vitae simultaneously to program chair Tim Madigan and area chair Dr. Donald Gagnon at the email addresses below:
tmadigan@sjfc.edu
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

CHAUCER AND RELATED TOPICS

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Monday, April 30, 2012 - 2:52pm
Pacific Ancient and Medieval Literatures Association (PAMLA)

Now accepting paper proposals for "Chaucer and Related Topics" session for this year's PAMLA conference, to be held at Seattle University in Seattle, WA from October 19th-21st. Interested parties should send one-page proposal to shirinnow@gmail.com by May 15th.

UPDATE Moving Children -- deadline extended PAMLA

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Monday, April 30, 2012 - 2:43pm
Kate Watt/UC Riverside

Whether "transported," imprisoned, kidnapped, enslaved, committed to the workhouse, trained for positions in "service," apprenticed, shipped off to Canada, adopted, shuttled around by parents on the move or on the lam, or otherwise disposed of, poor children have moved or been moved, often against their will, for centuries, in both fiction and non-fiction. Explorations of narrative tropes and tensions, rhetorical and ideological rationalizations, and cultural responses to such narratives are welcome.

PAMLA, Seattle, October 19-21, 2012.

Inquiries welcome. Please include PAMLA in your subject line.

Deadline extended to 5/15/12.

UPDATE PAMLA Moving Children -- deadline extended

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Monday, April 30, 2012 - 2:40pm
Kate Watt/UC Riverside

Whether "transported," imprisoned, kidnapped, enslaved, committed to the workhouse, trained for positions in "service," apprenticed, shipped off to Canada, adopted, shuttled around by parents on the move or on the lam, or otherwise disposed of, poor children have moved or been moved, often against their will, for centuries, in both fiction and non-fiction. Explorations of narrative tropes and tensions, rhetorical and ideological rationalizations, and cultural responses to such narratives are welcome.

PAMLA, Seattle, October 19-21, 2012.

Inquiries welcome. Please include PAMLA in your subject line.

Deadline extended to 5/15/12.

EC/ASECS Convention, 11/1-11/3, Baltimore: "Masculine Honorability and the Political Subject"

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Monday, April 30, 2012 - 2:19pm
EC/ASECS

This panel seeks submissions that explore the dialectical engagement between masculinity and political subjectivity in the public space of honorability and reputation. To what degree do mid and late-eighteenth century texts, like Williams Godwin's Caleb Williams or Samuel Richardson's Sir Charles Grandison, interrogate masculine honor, aristocratic and otherwise, within the air of reform of the fin-de-siècle? How are the categories of honor and infamy expressed in masculine terms? Considering the novel in terms of its complex relationship to genre, how is its critique positioned in the space of contemporary political considerations? To what degree is male honorability understood in terms of personal politics?

CFP: Zizek and Performance - Expressions of Interest by 11 June 2012

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Monday, April 30, 2012 - 10:46am
Alex Mangold / Aberystwyth University, Broderick Chow / Brunel University

Expressions of interest are invited from scholars across the humanities interested in philosophy, theatre and performance to contribute to an edited volume on:

"Žižek and Performance"

[UPDATE] SCLA 2012: "Gaming the System"

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Monday, April 30, 2012 - 10:23am
Southern Comparative Literature Association

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submit paper or panel proposals by June 1, 2012. Please note there are graduate-student travel scholarships available.

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For the first time in its 38 year history, the SCLA is coming to Vegas, October 25-28, 2012 (University of Nevada Las Vegas Convention Center)

Keynote Speaker: Bruce Clarke (Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of Literature and Science Texas Tech University)

Plenary Speaker: Eric Hayot (Professor of Comparative Literature
Penn State University)

We welcome 250 word paper proposals or 500 word panel proposals on topics including:

[UPDATE] Celebrity Couples Conference 24 Nov 2012

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Monday, April 30, 2012 - 5:10am
University of Southampton

Celebrity Couples Conference

The University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Diane Negra, University College Dublin.

Professor Linda Ruth Williams, University of Southampton.

CALL FOR PAPERS: NTU Studies in Language and Literature

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Monday, April 30, 2012 - 4:26am
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University

NTU Studies in Language and Literature is a refereed journal of literature and culture published biannually (in June and December) by the National Taiwan University Press for the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University. Devoted to generating intellectual and trans-cultural dialogues, NTU Studies in Language and Literature welcomes original submissions from all over the world dealing with literary and related texts and informed by theoretical, interdisciplinary, or comparative perspectives or approaches. Reviews, review essays, and commentaries on recent debates and controversies are also welcome.

Applied Linguistics & English Literature

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Monday, April 30, 2012 - 12:28am
Call for Papers International Journal of Applied Linguistics & English Literature

International Journal of Applied Linguistics & English Literature (IJALEL) is a peer-reviewed journal established in Australia. Authors are encouraged to submit complete unpublished and original works which are not under review in any other journal. The scopes of the journal include, but not limited to, the following topic areas: Applied Linguistics, English Language Teaching, and English Literature. The journal is published in both printed and online versions. The online version is free access and downloadable.

The journal publishes research papers in the following fields;

Deadline Alert: Victorian Mixed Media, 19-21 October 2012

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Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 7:22pm
Victorians Institute

"Victorian Mixed Media," the annual meeting of the Victorians Institute, calls for proposals for papers on any aspect of the topic, or on the work of Robert Browning, for the conference to be hosted at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond. Keynote speaker, WJT Mitchell, University of Chicago; Plenary speaker, Herbert Tucker, University of Virginia.

Further information at http://www.vcu.edu/vij

Panels will begin to be selected after 1 May.

David Latané
inquiries: dlatane@vcu.edu

The Famished Road: Ben Okri's Imaginary Homelands - 18 October 2012

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Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 5:11pm
Vanessa GUIGNERY, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France

This international conference will focus on Ben Okri's Booker prize-winning novel The Famished Road in order to try and offer new perspectives, a little more than twenty years after its publication. Contributors are welcome to adopt a variety of approaches that will illuminate the main themes, narrative strategies, literary traditions, modes of writing, generic traits and any other component of the novel. Ben Okri will attend the conference and take part in a public discussion. All papers will be delivered in English. Papers will then be peer-reviewed for publication.

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