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Beyond Accessibility: Textual Studies in the 21st Century

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Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 11:42pm
INKE: Implementing New Knowledge Environments


Beyond Accessibility: Textual Studies in the 21st Century

Call for Papers

The Textual Studies team of INKE (Implementing New Knowledge Environments) wish to invite presentation proposals for Beyond Accessibility: Textual Studies in the 21st Century .
June 8, 9, and 10, 2012, University of Victoria, Victoria BC, Canada.

Keynote speakers: Adriaan van der Weel (Leiden University) and Sydney Shep, (Victoria University of Wellington)

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies SW TX PCA/ACA Albuquerque Feb. 8-11, 2012

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Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 12:18pm
Lisa Haven/SW TX Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011
Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
300 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Further conference details are available at http://www.swtxpca.org

(M)other Nature? Inscriptions, Locations, Revolutions, 31 May - 2 June 2012

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Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 6:17am
University of Bucharest, English Department

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 14th Annual Conference:

(M)other Nature?
Inscriptions, Locations, Revolutions

Dates: 31 May–2 June, 2012
Venue: The Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures,
Str. Pitar Mos 7-13, Bucharest, Romania

The Works of Denis Johnson, panel for 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference

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Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 9:29pm
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference, an interdisciplinary graduate conference to be held over Mardi Gras weekend in Baton Rouge, LA, will focus on "new and neglected areas in literary studies," including overlooked authors, works of literature, and specific areas of study.

Representations of Europe and American in the Work of John Dos Passos

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Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 5:58pm
John Dos Passos Society

The John Dos Passos Society seeks 20 minute presentations that address Dos Passos's representations of, relationships with, or conflicts surrounding Europe and America. Possible topics may include, but are not limited to, current relationships between America and Europe, Dos Passos's political shift later in his career, the influence of his heritage on his relationships with Europe and America, etc. Please send an abstract and a brief CV or resume to jdpsociety@gmail.com by January 15, 2012.

Teaching John Dos Passos

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Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 5:57pm
John Dos Passos Society

The John Dos Passos Society seeks participants for a round table discussion on teaching Dos Passos in the college classroom. Papers should be between 5 and 7 minutes in length and may address your experiences teaching this author, discussions of the contexts in which his work teaches well, tactics you have taken with undergraduate and/or graduate students, materials you have found helpful in your instruction, etc. We are looking for a panel of about 6 or 7 people. Please send an abstract and a brief CV or resume to jdpsociety@gmail.com by January 15, 2012.

Comparative and Continental Philosophy (8-10 March 2011)

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Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 4:05pm
Comparative and Continental Philosophy Circle

We are an open, congenial, and discussion-driven philosophy Circle that meets internationally every spring. We invite papers/presentations on any aspect of Comparative philosophy, Continental philosophy, and/or bridges between them, with an emphasis on dialectical approaches. Papers will be considered for publication in our peer-reviewed journal Comparative and Continental Philosophy.

Send electronic abstracts, papers, or inquiries to this year's conference chairperson, Dr. Michael Schwartz, by December 15, 2011: mschwartz@knology.net and mschwart@aug.edu.

[UPDATE]

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Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 3:40pm
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Marilynn Richtarik, Associate Professor of 20th‐Century British and Irish
Literature and author of a critical biography of playwright Stewart Parker, forthcoming from
Oxford University Press.

Shattering

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Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 3:36pm
Associated Graduate Students of English

Shattering

"A Thought, Even a Possibility, Can Shatter and Transform"
~ Friedrich Nietzsche

The Associated Graduate Students of English (AGSE) at California State University, Northridge is now accepting proposals for their Annual Spring Conference. We are looking for critical papers or creative works that explore the notion of shattering. By shattering we mean transgressing boundaries and breaking up the dominance of certain discourses.
Explorations may include, but are not limited to:

"Lands of Unlikeness: Mysterious Landscapes in Literature."

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Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 3:36pm
Bryan D. Dietrich / Newman University

The 13th annual Literary Festival and Scholars' Day will be held at Newman University in Wichita, KS on March 29th -31st , 2012. This year's theme is "Lands of Unlikeness: Mysterious Landscapes in Literature." The keynote speaker is Scott Cairns, author of Short Trip to the Edge: Where Earth Meets Heaven, Compass of Affection, The Sacred Place, and many other books. Guest speakers will include Clare Vanderpool, Michael Austin, and Bryan D. Dietrich. Interdisciplinary or creative approaches to this or other topics are welcome and encouraged.
Submit 250-word abstracts to Dr. Bryan Dietrich at kryptonnights@yahoo.com by Monday, February 13th. For more information, call 316-942-4291, ext. 2341.

Warscapes, a new online magazine

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Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 3:09pm
Warscapes, a magazine of literature, art and politics

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world. Warscapes publishes fiction, non-fiction, poetry, interviews, book and film reviews, photo-essays and retrospectives of war literature from the past fifty years. Apart from showcasing great writing from war-torn areas, the magazine is a tool for understanding complex political crises in various regions and serves as an alternative to compromised representations of those issues. www.warscapes.com

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