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The architecture of the psychiatric milieu Guest Edited by Jan Golembiewski

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 11:27pm
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Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney, Australia
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The editorial team of Facilities are pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue dedicated to an exploration of evidence based approaches to establish the most appropriate architecture for the psychiatric milieu.

Facilities for psychiatric care have a tradition of standardization in design and treatment dating back to the moral treatment paradigm of the 1850s. As normative approaches to psychiatric care have changed, so too do the facilities used to house, treat and manage patients. The shift to evidence-based design (EBD) in hospital architecture means that the psychiatric milieu must follow suit.

Shapeshifters, Cyborgs, and Psychedelics: Analyzing the Alternate Worlds of J.J. Abrams' Fringe

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 9:02pm
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Tanya R. Cochran

Coeditors Sherry Ginn, Tanya R. Cochran, and Paul Zinder invite proposals or completed essays for an edited collection of scholarly works that explore J.J. Abrams' science fiction television series Fringe (2008-present). We are interested in a variety of topics as well as diverse disciplinary approaches. Proposals should demonstrate not only a clear methodology and strong thesis but also a familiarity with current conversations and publications about the series. We would be especially pleased to see innovative perspectives on unusual topics such as the show's paratexts or production elements. Though not prescriptive, the following list of topics may be productive to consider:
*Alternate Worlds
*Auteur Theory—J.J. Abrams, creator

Sound Changes: Music and Social Justice, February 24 and 25, 2012

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 3:27pm
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The Music and Social Justice Collective

Carleton University's newly formed Music and Social Justice Collective invites proposals for an interdisciplinary symposium on the subject of music and social justice to be held on February 24 and 25, 2012 at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Bringing together graduate students and academics from a wide variety of disciplines as well as performers, community activists, and other cultural workers, the symposium will examine music's capacity to act as an agent for positive social change in a variety of musical, social, and cultural contexts.

[UPDATE] Charles Olson at Black Mountain: Writings, Lectures, Influence

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 2:32pm
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The Charles Olson Society / ALA May 24-27, 2012, Boston
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Charles Olson began teaching at Black Mountain College as a visiting lecturer in October 1948, was appointed Rector in March 1951,and presided over the College's closing in 1956. During those years he wrote some of his most important essays and poems, including the first of "The Maximus Poems," and began his influential engagements with Cid Corman, Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, Ed Dorn, and many others.

cfp: Ecocritical approaches to Faulkner - due12/2

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 12:57pm
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United States Military Academy, Department of English and Philosophy
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Please submit a one-page proposal for a 15-minute paper on an ecocritical approach to Faulkner for the following conference:
Faulkner at West Point: The Writer in Public
West Point, New York
April 19-21, 2012

Depending on the contributions received, the panel might focus on Go Down, Moses or more broadly. Intersections between ecocritical and other critical approaches welcomed. Include a short bio.
Direct questions to Mary Newell at mary.newell@usma.edu. Submission deadline: 12/2

Evomusart 2012: Deadline Extension and GPEM's Special Issue Announcement

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 11:06am
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1st International Conference and 10th European Event on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design
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FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE EXTENSION

Several authors have contacted EVOMUSART to get an extension of the submission deadline. It was therefore agreed, to extend the deadline for all events. Authors who have already submitted their work may update their submission until the deadline. The new submission deadline is December 7.

evomusart 2012

1st International Conference and 10th European Event on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design

11-13 April 2012, Malaga, Spain

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 10:07am
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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).

Ireland and African-America

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 9:49am
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Clinton Institute of American Studies, University College Dublin
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Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

CFP 452ºF Journal. Deadline for submissions, January 31st 2012

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 8:26am
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452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com)
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On July 31st 2011, we start the CFP for the seventh issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published in July 2012. This CFP is open and addressed to anyone who wishes to contribute and holds at least a BA degree.
The criteria, enumerated below, regulate the reception and publication of the different articles and are subject to the content of the Peer review System, the Style-sheet and the Legal Notice. These can be consulted in the Procedures area of the web page.

- The deadline for submissions is January 31st 2012, all articles received after this date will be rejected.

It All Ended: Harry Potter and Popular Culture

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 6:53am
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De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
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Please note that the deadline for the following conference is fast approaching:

It All Ended.
Harry Potter and Popular Culture.

A one-day symposium hosted by De Montfort University.
Leicester, Wednesday 29th February 2012.

J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter novels and Warner Bros' film adaptations constitute one of the most successful media franchises of the modern age. Now that both books and films have reached a spectacular conclusion, this conference aims to assess Harry Potter's place in popular culture.

We welcome papers which look at any aspect of the Potter phenomenon, from creative, artistic or industrial evaluations, through to case studies of related products and fan communities.

12/9/2011: Call for contributions to The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Anglophone Jewish Fiction

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 6:37am
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Dr David Brauner (University of Reading) and Dr Axel Stähler (University of Kent)

The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Anglophone Jewish Fiction, edited by David Brauner (Reading) and Axel Stähler (Kent), will be an authoritative research-level reference book on the range of Anglophone Jewish fiction published over the course of the twentieth century and the start of the twenty-first. It is aimed at the growing number of research students and scholars working in the field of Jewish fiction, either as a specialism in itself or as part of English, American Studies, Literary Studies, Cultural Studies and Jewish Studies research degrees.

Gateways, Gates, and Gatekeeping: Mentoring and Diversity as a Feminist Future 2012 CCCC FEMINIST WORKSHOP

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 10:09pm
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2012 CCCC Feminist Workshop

March 21st, 2012, St. Louis, Missouri
Proposal Deadline: December 15th, 2011

This year's workshop is designed to provide time and space for mentoring conversations among experts, advanced scholars, assistant professors, adjunct faculty, and graduate students as they negotiate various gateways—to tenure, publication, collaboration, pedagogical innovation, interdisciplinarity, graduation, and more.

As in past years, the 2012 Workshop will run all day Wednesday, with plenary speakers in the morning and collaborative roundtables in the afternoon.

Morning Plenary Speakers will focus on mentoring and diversity in feminist studies; individual presentations will be followed by time for questions and conversation.

London International Conference on Education (LICE-2012)

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 3:33pm
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Infonomics Society
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CALL FOR PAPERS

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London International Conference on Education (LICE-2012)
November 19-22, 2012, London, UK
(www.liceducation.org)
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The London International Conference on Education (LICE) is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The LICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education.

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