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Call for Paper MANYCINEMAS 04: Love

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 12:45pm
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manycinemas. ISSN 2192-9181
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manycinemas is looking for LOVE! For our fourth issue (autumn 2012), we invite academic and critical articles on the subject "Love" in films from Africa, Asia, or Latin America. But it is important: these films should be not romantic movies or melodramas.

Love [noun]:

International Interdisciplinary Conference "Literature and Convergence" (24-25 May 2012 in Lodz)

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 12:31pm
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Jaroslaw Pluciennik /University of Lodz, Poland
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ZAGADNIENIA RODZAJÓW LITERACKICH Instytut Kultury Współczesnej UŁ
LES PROBLÈMES DES GENRES LITTÉRAIRES ul. Franciszkańska 1/5,
THE PROBLEMS OF LITERARY GENRES tel./fax (42) 665 51 33
Editor-in-Chief Prof. Jarosław Płuciennik, PhD Pałac Biedermanna, 91-431 Łódź

International Interdisciplinary Conference

Literature and Convergence

NEW DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 13, 2012 for CONFERENCE APRIL 14, 2012

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 11:56am
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UNIVERISTY OF MISSOURI CROSS-DISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE
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The MU Cross-Disciplinary Project (formerly known as "The Body Project") invites all interested scholars and related researchers to submit proposals for our fifth annual conference. The 2012 theme is "Animals in Society." We welcome proposals for research or creative projects, including artworks, literature, performances, posters, papers and/or panels, and various other forms that escape our imagination but may live in yours.

[UPDATE] Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 11:21am
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Southeasten Theatre Conference Theatre Symposium
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SETC Theatre Symposium Volume 21:
Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

The Abydos Passion Play. The Dionysian festivals. Yaqui deer dances. Maypole dances. Mystery plays and Noh drama. Theatre of Cruelty, Poor Theatre, Total Theatre. Whether or not theatre arose from ritual and/or religion, from prehistory to the present there have been intriguing connections among these types of human activities. The 2012 Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) Theatre Symposium will focus on the varied connections, intersections, appropriations, and clashes between ritual, religion, and theatre. Possible topics:

Academic Writing Theory and Practice in an International Context - 27 April 2012 - deadline 31 January 2012

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 9:14am
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Centre for Academic Writing, Coventry University

In the autumn of 2012, The Centre for Academic Writing at Coventry University will launch the first taught postgraduate programme in Academic Writing in the UK and Europe: The MA/PG Diploma in Academic Writing Theory and Practice/The PG Certificate in Academic Writing Development. To mark the launch of this programme, we are organising a one-day conference, with the theme, 'Academic Writing Theory and Practice in an International Context'.

France and Ireland in the Public Imagination

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 8:39am
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8th annual conference of AFIS (Association of Franco-Irish Studies), Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, 25-26 May 2012

France has been a cultural icon for centuries. Its reputation for refinement, sophistication, gastronomy and architecture is appreciated and respected across the world. The very mention of 'France' or 'French' conjures up images of fashion, haute cuisine, literature, philosophy, sport, wine. The names Montaigne, Pascal, Molière, Racine, Napoleon, Rousseau, Voltaire, Flaubert, Balzac, Zola, Camus, Sartre, Mauriac, Derrida, Michel Platini, Thierry Henri, Fabien Pelous, all evoke immediate recognition in their respective areas.

Edited Collection on Sherlock Holmes Adaptations

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 6:46am
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Mareike Jenner, Stephanie Jones, Nia Edwards-Behi, Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University

Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories have recently gained new popularity through a variety of adaptations and re-interpretations in a broad variety of media forms. This edited collection will focus on three ways to access these texts: Fan and audience activity, adaptations throughout history and their political and ideological contextualization, and intertextual influences. We welcome submissions for articles of 200 word abstracts on adaptations of Sherlock Holmes. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland (MHRNS) Symposium 2012

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 6:03am
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Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland (MHRNS), University of Glasgow
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Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland (MHRNS) Symposium 2012

The first symposium of the MHRNS will be held in the School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow, on Saturday 28 April 2012.

The RSE-funded MHRNS aims to enable greater and more sustained collaborative research within Scotland in the medical humanities. The network's website is available at: http://www.gla.ac.uk/mhrns

The symposium addresses two of the network's themes: "Why Historicise?" and "Theory into Practice".

CFP: "Queer Interventions and Intersections" *EXTENDED DEADLINE*

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 1:21am
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Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Call for Submissions
*Extended Deadline*

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Volume II: 2012, "Queer Interventions and Intersections"

Journal Publication Date: April 15, 2012
*EXTENDED* Deadline for submissions: February 1, 2012

Trans-Scripts – a new interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences based at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work for publication. The theme of the second volume will be "Queer Interventions and Intersections."

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED Uni. Tennessee NEXUS Interdisciplinary Conference. Due 30 Jan 2012

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 12:56am
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University of Tennessee English Department Graduate Students, Knoxville, TN

Thursday, March 8- Saturday, March 10, 2012

Web: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus/wip/cfp.php

Plenary Speakers: Adam Banks (University of Kentucky), Barclay Barrios (Florida Atlantic University), and Nancy Paterson (Ontario College of Art and Design)

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference - March 23- 24

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Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 8:51pm
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Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contemporary, etc.), rhetoric, composition, or pedagogical studies. Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com. Submissions must include name, institutional affiliation, student status (graduate or undergraduate), contact information (name, phone number, address, email address), and a list of any audio/visual equipment needed for your presentation. Presentation time should be limited to 20 minutes (usually about ten pages).

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