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Popular Music and Memory in Film (Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Boston, March 21-25, 2012)

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Friday, July 15, 2011 - 2:48pm
full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Spring / Wilfrid Laurier University
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Popular music in film has been said to trigger, construct, and reinforce memory in terms both general (e.g., music as collective cultural memory; as transcultural or "universal" language; etc.) and localized (e.g., the song hook as memorable leitmotif). Less frequently considered is how popular music may function as a means by which the act of memory itself is represented on the screen.

CFP: Ecocritical Sessions at NeMLA (3/15-18/12; 9/30/11)

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Friday, July 15, 2011 - 12:55pm
full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
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Call for Papers

Ecrocritical sessions at Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012 Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Keynote speaker: Jennifer Egan, 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, A Visit from the Goon Squad

Please submit your abstract with contact information by Sept. 30, 2011 to the appropriate chair:

Meat: Aspects and Approaches. Oxford 13-14 April 2012

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Friday, July 15, 2011 - 11:12am
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Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference (Rob Avis, Brian FitzGerald; Hannah Bailey; Hugh Reid))
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The conference is aimed at early career scholars and graduate students working in medieval and early modern studies. It is intended that a volume of proceedings comprising selected papers will appear in the Medium Ævum Monographs Series. Contributions are welcomed from diverse fields of research such as history of art and architecture, history, theology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and history of ideas.

Papers should be a maximum of 20 minutes. Please email 250-word abstracts (text only, no attachments please) to oxgradconf@gmail.com by 10th January 2012.

Suggested topics might include, but are not limited to:

Converse College Conference on Southern Culture

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Friday, July 15, 2011 - 10:31am
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Converse College
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THE CONVERSE COLLEGE CONFERENCE ON SOUTHERN CULTURE:
HIGH CULTURE/LOW CULTURE, SOUTHERN CULTURE
April 12 – 14, 2012

Converse College in Spartanburg, SC, is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for the Converse College Conference on Southern Culture.

New Voices 2011: Madness and Revolt

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Friday, July 15, 2011 - 7:55am
full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians Student Members Committee

AAH New Voices 2011
Madness and Revolt
25 November 2011
University of Edinburgh

'Quite apart from stressing the perfectly inspired nature of the expressions of certain madmen, to the extent that we are able to appreciate them, we affirm the absolute legitimacy of their conception of reality, and of any action resulting from it.'

--Letter to the Head Doctors of Insane Asylums,
La Révolution surréaliste. No.3. April 1925

Keynote Speaker: Dr Sabine Wieber, University of Glasgow

CFP: "Dread, Ghost, Specter, and Possession"

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Friday, July 15, 2011 - 3:56am
full name / name of organization: 
manycinemas
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For our third issue (Spring 2012) we look for articles on the topics: DREAD, GHOST, SPECTER and POSSESSION in Asian, African and Latin American Cinema. (Deadline for proposals 15/08/11).

Dread, Ghost, Specter, and Possession
in Asian, African and Latin American Cinema

COMICS GET MEDIEVAL AT KALAMAZOO: NEW PERSPECTIVES FOR INCORPORATING COMICS INTO MEDIEVAL STUDIES TEACHING AND RESEARCH (9/1/11)

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Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 4:08pm
full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE COMICS GET MEDIEVAL AT KALAMAZOO: NEW PERSPECTIVES FOR INCORPORATING COMICS INTO MEDIEVAL STUDIES TEACHING AND RESEARCH

A ROUNDTABLE FOR THE 47TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES (WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, KALAMAZOO, MI) FROM 10-13 MAY 2012
SPONSORED BY THE VIRTUAL SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF POPULAR CULTURE AND THE MIDDLE AGES

PROPOSALS BY 1 SEPTEMBER 2011 (EARLY SUBMISSION RECOMMENDED)

RECENT ARTHURIAN FILM, TELEVISION, AND ELECTRONIC GAMES AS INNOVATORS OF THE ARTHURIAN TRADITION AND THEIR IMPACT (Roundtable)

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Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 3:29pm
full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages

CALL FOR PAPERS
ARE YOU FROM CAMELOT?
RECENT ARTHURIAN FILM, TELEVISION, AND ELECTRONIC GAMES AS INNOVATORS OF THE ARTHURIAN TRADITION AND THEIR IMPACT
A ROUNDTABLE FOR THE 47TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES (WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, KALAMAZOO, MI) FROM 10
-13 MAY 2012
CO-SPONSORED BY THE ALLIANCE FOR THE PROMOTION OF RESEARCH ON THE VILLAINS OF THE MATTER OF BRITAIN AND THE VIRTUAL SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF POPULAR CULTURE AND THE MIDDLE AGES
PROPOSALS BY 1 SEPTEMBER 2011 (EARLY SUBMISSION RECOMMENDED)

UC Berkeley graduate student conference in east Asian studies - call for papers

updated: 
Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 1:39pm
full name / name of organization: 
Haas Junior Scholars Program for Doctoral Candidates


"Parameters of Identity: practice, place, and tradition in East Asia" -- a graduate student conference at the University of California at Berkeley, January 20-21, 2012

Graduate students in all fields of East Asian studies are hereby invited to submit proposals for a conference entitled "Parameters of Identity: practice, place, and tradition in East Asia," which will be held at the University of California at Berkeley, January 20-21, 2012.

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