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[UPDATE] CFP "Circulations between Art Forms: Questioning Intersemioticity" Toulouse, France, March 31, 2012

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Friday, June 17, 2011 - 4:42pm
full name / name of organization: 
Marie C. Bouchet, University of Toulouse

"Circulations between Art Forms: Questioning Intersemioticity"

The purpose of this conference is to investigate how one conceives or experiences the circulation of representation between codes in intersemiotic works. It aims at examining what is at stake when one moves from one art form to another, as in adaptations, or when works themselves circulate between semiotic codes and combine them (operas, films, graphic novels, installations, iconotexts…). Is trans-code circulation fluid, or does one code predominate? Is intersemioticity merely the illusion of circulation, with codes remaining hermetic to one another, or is it the "effect" of another code instead of an actual circulation between systems of representation?

CFP: Paranormal Mysteries (theme issue of Clues: A Journal of Detection)

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Friday, June 17, 2011 - 3:10pm
full name / name of organization: 
Clues: A Journal of Detection

Submission deadline: December 29, 2011
Guest editor: A. B. Emrys (University of Nebraska–Kearney)

Paranormal mysteries often feature the usual suspects (ghosts, vampires, werewolves, and so forth) but also branch into the gothic, spirituality (as in Tony Hillerman's skinwalkers, Michael Gruber's shaman trilogy), and other magic realism, as well as biochemical transformation (as in the Relic series) and a wide variety of mystery hybrids with horror and dark fantasy. For this theme issue of _Clues_, potential contributors are urged to think outside the normal boxes. Thematic analysis might include (but is not limited to):

Educating the Imagination: A Conference in Honour of Northrop Frye on the Centenary of His Birth October 4,5,6 2012

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Friday, June 17, 2011 - 2:24pm
full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto

Twenty years after his death, Northrop Frye, the author of Fearful Symmetry and Anatomy of Criticism, continues to be one of the most read and the most quoted of literary critics. His attention to form, specifically to genre and mode, and his understanding of literature as a totality have directly influenced two later generations of critics, including Hayden White Fredric Jameson, and Franco Moretti. In order to celebrate this ongoing legacy, the Department of English and the Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto, Frye's home throughout his career, have organized a three-day symposium in his honour.

Non-Theatrical Films during World War II (Boston: Society of Cinema and Media Studies, 3/21/12 to 3/25/12)

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Friday, June 17, 2011 - 1:33pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas A. Cunningham
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This panel will explore the production and use of non-theatrical films during World War II. Such films might include: films produced for military training; films produced by the Office of War Information or other federal, state, corporate, religious, educational, or non-profit agencies; non-theatrical films produced by and within other countries; or even home movies produced for public consumption.

Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and the Power of Access - Deadline for Submissions: 7/15/2011

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Friday, June 17, 2011 - 1:19pm
full name / name of organization: 
Language and Rhetorical Studies Group

Contemporary theories of discourse remind us that language functions in a reflexive relationship with social realities. Language in use can either give or deny access to individuals and communities, and to the cultural values and institutions of power that shape the ways meaning is made. As a result, we can use linguistic and rhetorical analyses to uncover, uphold, dismantle, or reshape structures of power. This conference encourages us to think about the ways that language and rhetoric function in a complex political and social world.

[REMINDER] Essay Collection: Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Due: July 1, 2011

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Friday, June 17, 2011 - 12:11pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare's The Tempest

Due: July 1, 2011

Melting into Air: Film and Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare's Tempest

Edited by Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore, Foreword by Daniel Fischlin

CFP: Rupkatha Journal: Hierachical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism

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Friday, June 17, 2011 - 9:36am
full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
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Call for Papers Hierachical EconomiesRupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (Volume 3, Number 3,ISSN 0975-2935, www.rupkatha.com)

Hierarchical Economies
Globalization
Terrorism

Editors
Tirtha Prasad Mukhopadhyay (Editorial)
Reynaldo Thompson (Latin American Section and Creative Section)
Tarun Tapas Mukherjee (Asian Section)

Fresno: A History of Burdens; A Future of Opportunities

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Friday, June 17, 2011 - 7:08am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. A. Sameh El Kharbawh; California State University, Fresno

Much of the recent debate on the development of urban downtowns in the U.S. has focused on two sets of interrelated questions: one focusing on their raison d'être in an era of economic deindustrialization, population decentralization and globalization; the other on the identities, cultures, make-up and development of their constituent communities.

The World to Come—International Short Story Collection—Due Date for Stories: 29 February 2012

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Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 8:56pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Om Dwivedi & Dr Patrick West

A CALL FOR SHORT STORIES

INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY COLLECTION

THE WORLD TO COME

All writing anticipates the future if only because it presupposes the reception it will receive there. The very notion of reading compels writing to speak of the world it is destined to inhabit—the world to come. Even those writers who write only of the past still end up producing shadowy forms of the future.

GeekGirlPower: Can't Stop the Signal (Seattle, Oct 8-9 2011) Deadline June 27, 2011

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Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 5:34pm
full name / name of organization: 
Karen Burrows / GeekGirlCon
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GeekGirlCon is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of and engaging in dialogue about the contributions of girls and women in the sciences, science fiction, comics, gaming, blogging, and related Geek culture. Their first annual convention will be held in Seattle on 8 and 9 October 2011 at the Seattle Center Northwest Rooms.

In keeping with the themes of the con, this panel will examine where we've been, how far we've come, and how much further we have yet to go in terms of feminist representation in Geek culture. The panel co-opts the Serenity catchphrase "can't stop the signal" to represent the breadth of geek girl presence as well as the fact that we are no longer willing to let our voices go unheard.

CFP: NeMLA 2012: Short German Prose Texts in 18th and 19th Century: Authors, audiences, genres (9/30/11; 3/14-3/18/12)

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Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 11:02am
full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Riviere

Call for Papers

Short German Prose Texts in 18th and 19th Century: Authors, audiences, genres

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College
Keynote speaker: Jennifer Egan, 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, A Visit from the Goon Squad

Final CFP : NOMe-IoT 2011 (Beijing, Sept. 18, 2011. Deadline: June 21, 2011)

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Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 10:29am
full name / name of organization: 
ACM

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FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS [DEADLINE EXTENSION UNTIL JUNE 21]
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NOMe-IoT 2011
International Workshop on Networking and Object Memories for the Internet of Things

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