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"Henry Fielding: New Approaches"

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 4:58pm
full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Benjamin Bricker, Stanford University
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"Henry Fielding: New Approaches"

Andrew Benjamin Bricker
Dept. of English, Stanford University
Margaret Jacks Hall, Stanford U., 94305
E-mail: abricker@stanford.edu
Tel: (415) 832-9133

"Henry Fielding: New Approaches"
Call for Papers
43rd ASECS Annual Meeting
San Antonio, TX
March 22 – 25, 2012

"Law & the Arts in the Long Eighteenth Century"

updated: 
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 4:53pm
full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Benjamin Bricker, Stanford University
contact email: 

Andrew Benjamin Bricker
Dept. of English, Stanford University

Margaret Jacks Hall, Stanford U., 94305

E-mail: abricker@stanford.edu
Tel: (415) 832-9133

"Law & the Arts in the Long Eighteenth Century"
Call for Papers
43rd ASECS Annual Meeting
San Antonio, TX
March 22 – 25, 2012

This panel welcomes presentations investigating intersections between law and the arts, broadly conceived, over the course of the long eighteenth century.

The Tans Literary Reader--Call for Proposals

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 3:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
The Trans Literary Reader
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We invite proposals for TheTrans Literary Reader an edited collection of essays that will approach literary texts (broadly conceived) from a trans-theoretical lens.

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo: May 10-13, 2012 (two panels)

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 2:43pm
full name / name of organization: 
Joe Stpehenson, president, Shakespeare at Kalamazoo
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Shakespeare at Kalamazoo is accepting abstracts for two panels at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 10-13, 2012).

1. Performing Gender and Shakespeare

2. _Macbeth_: Pre-texts, Texts, and After-Texts

Rural Geographies of Gender and Space, Britain 1840-1920 (University of Warwick, UK) - CFP Deadline 29th July

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 1:31pm
full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick

A symposium at the University of Warwick, 23rd September 2011

Confirmed speaker: Professor Jo Little, University of Exeter

Whilst discussions of gender and space in the nineteenth- to early-twentieth century have typically focused on "women and the city", rural spaces offer equally productive contexts for exploring the intersections between gender and space in this period. As the socio-spatial relations of the country are impacted by the move into modernity, rural environments are revealed in literary and historical texts as sites of complex, contradictory and changing gendered codes.

Catwoman to Katniss: Villainesses and Heroines of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 15-16, 2012

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 1:17pm
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Mick Howard, Sarah Gray-Panesi, Shiloh Carroll / Middle Tennessee State University

Catwoman to Katniss is an interdisciplinary conference examining female images in electronic, graphic, and textual media within the science fiction and fantasy genres. Featured in this conference are keynote speakers C.S. Friedman and Dr. Rhonda Wilcox. Friedman is the bestselling science fiction and fantasy author of such works as In Conquest Born, and The Coldfire and Magister Trilogies as well as many other novels and short works. Dr. Wilcox is a professor of English at Gordon College, Founding Editor of Critical Studies in Television: Scholarly Studies in Small Screen Fiction, Editor of Studies in Popular Culture and Coeditor of Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association.

Third International Sacred Text Translation Conference: "Translation and the Rhetoric of the Holy Quran"

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 12:10pm
full name / name of organization: 
The Research Center for the Holy Quran Translation, Marrakech-Morocco

Dar Al-Hadith Al-Hassania Institute, Rabat-Morocco
and
The Research Center for the Holy Quran Translation, Marrakech-Morocco
Organize
The Third International Sacred Text Translation Conference on the following Theme:
"Translation and the Rhetoric of the Holy Quran:
On the Interrelationship between Source Identity and Target Culture"
Marrakech 22-23 May 2012

CFP: Gender, Bodies & Technology, "(Dis)Integrating Frames"

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 10:36am
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Gender, Bodies & Technology, Women's and Gender Studies Program, Virginia Tech
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Proposals are invited for our second, biannual interdisciplinary conference:
"Gender, Bodies and Technology: (Dis)Integrating Frames"
April 26-28, 2012 Roanoke, Virginia
Sponsored by Women's and Gender Studies at Virginia Tech

All About Eve: Representations of Eve in Contemporary French Fiction (NEMLA March 15-18, 2012)

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 9:48am
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Elizabeth Berglund Hall / Ithaca College
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This panel seeks to reinterpret the figure of Eve in contemporary French fiction from new and inventive perspectives, not simply as the Biblical figure, but in terms of her role as transgressor and discursive disruption. Possible reinterpretations of Eve might consider her through deviance, textual disturbance, insubordination, otherness, or even a "feminine" interruption. Please send 200-250 word abstracts to Elizabeth Berglund Hall, ehall@ithaca.edu.

IALJS-7: "Literary Journalism: The Power and Promise of Story" (Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, 17-19 May 2012)

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 6:03am
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International Association for Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS)
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The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for the IALJS annual convention on 17-19 May 2012. The conference will be held at the School of Journalism at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada.

CFP: Essay Collection on Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 4:44am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot, Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth

The current phenomenon of the neo-Victorian, neo-Edwardian, neo-Forties, and more recently, neo-Tudor novel, seems to confirm contemporary culture's persisting fascination with re-visiting and re-formulating certain key historical moments. This edited collection of essays intends to develop critical examination of the recent literary trend of the 'neo-historical' novel and to bring fresh perspectives to current debates on its cultural and theoretical underpinnings. We particularly welcome contributions on the 'exoticising' strategies employed by neo-historical fiction in its representation of one culture for consumption by another: What motivates this return to, and symbolic re-appropriation of, the past?

[UPDATE] 1st Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference (ILinC) 14-15 October 2011

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 4:31am
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Queen's University Belfast
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Queen's University Belfast is pleased to announce its 1st Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference (ILinC), a student-led initiative co-organized by the Schools of Education, English, and Languages, Literatures and Performing Arts. This two-day conference is designed to offer participants a stimulating and friendly forum in which they may present and discuss their research findings. Additionally, the event aims at bringing together researchers from different academic divisions carrying out language studies in order to foster cross-disciplinary contact.

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