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Espionage--ASECS March 22-25, 2012

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 5:20pm
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Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts 1660-1830
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Espionage: Love and War.

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, San Antonio, 2012.

Transgendered Feminism

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 5:04pm
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MP an online feminist jourmal
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MP: Transgendered (Fall issue) – Deadline August 31, 2011

Can there be a multi-gendered feminism? MP journal seeks submissions that explore the many facets of transgendered feminism. How do transgendered people experience, embrace, reject, or practice feminism? What is the role of feminism within queer studies? What is the role of feminism for those who occupy the interstice between male and female? Is gender performance feminist? MP Journal welcomes academic papers, book reviews, and other well-written inquiries on the subject of transgendered feminisms. International submissions are encouraged.

[UPDATE] Contemporary Musicals on Film, Television and the Internet (deadline extended, 5/31)

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 3:53pm
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Kenneth Chan and Aviva Dove-Viebahn

The deadline for this CFP has been extended. We are especially looking for submissions dealing with film, although abstracts discussing television and new media will still be considered.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Contemporary Musicals on Film, Television and the Internet (working title)

Editors: Kenneth Chan and Aviva Dove-Viebahn

The Serious Pleasures of Travel - 2011 M/MLA - Nov 3-6, St. Louis

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 2:48pm
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Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
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In the nineteenth century, travel became a serious business: with the explosion of travel guide books (Murray's and Baedeker's, most notably), Cook's excursion tours, organized itineraries through the P&O and other ocean liner companies, and other commercial efforts, the world began to open up for tourism is ways previously unknown. Where travel had in earlier centuries often been focused on the pleasure of "finishing" one's education through a Grand Tour, it now became accessible to many more people – at once a more playfully democratic pleasure and an enormously serious money-making venture for everyone from travel companies to local vendors at what we now think of a tourist traps.

[UPDATE]: Final CFP - Not Just Fred and Ginger Conference - Deadline Friday 29 April 2011

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 12:38pm
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Dr Karen McNally/London Metropolitan University

NOT JUST FRED AND GINGER: CAMARADERIE, COLLUSION AND COLLISIONS BETWEEN DANCE AND FILM

The Annual Conference of the European Association of Dance Historians in collaboration with Film Studies at London Metropolitan University.

14-16 October 2011
London, United Kingdom

UPDATE: Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Professor Steven Cohan, Syracuse University
Professor Cohan is the author and editor of numerous titles, including The Sound of Musicals (BFI, 2010), Incongruous Entertainment: Camp, Cultural Value, and the MGM Musical (Duke University Press, 2005), and Masked Men: Masculinity and the Movies in the 1950s (Indiana University Press, 1998)

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: International Conference "Barbarism Revisited" (Leiden, Netherlands, May 31 - June 1, 2012)

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 11:41am
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University of Leiden & University of Bonn

International Conference:

Barbarism Revisited
PLEASE NOTE: THE DEALINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS HAS BEEN EXTENDED. NEW DEADLINE: May 6, 2011

International Conference:

BARBARISM REVISITED
New Perspectives on an Old Concept

 



Organizing institutions: Leiden University (Netherlands) & The University of Bonn (Germany)
Location: Leiden

Date: May 31 - June 1, 2012

Organizers: Prof.Dr. Christian Moser (Bonn) & Dr. Maria Boletsi (Leiden)



Confirmed keynote speakers: Terry Eagleton - François Hartog

"You Do Not Talk About Chuck Palahniuk" (abstracts 6/3/11; M/MLA November 3-6, 2011, St. Louis, MO)

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 11:20am
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Midwest Modern Language Association Convention
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Special session: Open topic on any aspect of Chuck Palahniuk's fiction, non-fiction, or film adaptations. Preference will be given to papers related to the conference theme,"Play...No, Seriously," such as, but not limited to, discussions of humor, irony, reversal, and ways in which the novels play against genre, literary conventions, or cultural or critical expectations.

Call For Submissions: Special Issue on Carnaval/Mardi Gras/Fastnacht

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 10:16am
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Sirena: Poesía, arte y crítica
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The editors of Sirena: Poesía, arte y crítica, an international and multilingual journal published biannually by JHUP, are currently seeking poetry and essays for a special issue (March 2012) that will focus on the theme of Carnaval/Mardi Gras/Fastnacht. We welcome original or translated works engaged with any aspect of the celebration—jump ups, blocos, samba, meringues, calypso, galette des rois, marriage burlesque, masked balls, Sitzungen—in any country. For further information about the journal, visit http://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/sirena/.

Special Issue: Jesus Christ and Masculinities in World Christianity (15 June 2011)

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 9:07am
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Journal Exchange (Brill) / Utrecht University
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As guest editors of a special issue of the academic journal Exchange, we are issuing a call for papers on the theme of 'Jesus Christ and the Construction of Masculinities in Contemporary World Christianity'.
We are inviting authors who conduct original and cutting-edge research on men and masculinities in the multiple and changing contexts of contemporary world Christianity.

The papers we are looking for should particularly investigate the function of Jesus-traditions (i.e. texts, both canonical and non-canonical, images, symbols and doctrines about Jesus Christ) in the construction and/or transformation of masculinities vis-à-vis specific social, cultural and political issues in local contexts of world Christianity.

Open Submissions - Poems, Short Fiction, and Dramatic Pieces (May 2011 - August 2011)

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 4:59am
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Ishaan Literary Review

Ishaan Literary Review is a new online journal of poetry, short fiction and dramatic works (including plays and screen plays).

We publish (roughly) 50% invited authors and 50% blind read/peer reviewed authors three times a year (Winter, Spring and Summer). We believe that readers should have a chance to see more than just one work by an author, so we will try to publish multiple works by the same author in each issue.

To Submit:
Please email your work as a Word document attachment. All works should be included in a SINGLE file with page breaks between individual works and titles for individual works clearly identifiable.

[Update] Gaiman and Feminism Collection

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 1:45am
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Claremont Graduate University

The editors of a secured critical anthology are seeking articles of around 4,000-6,500 words (including endnotes and references) discussing the work of Neil Gaiman in any medium -- including the comics, films, novels, and stories -- and how he assesses, criticizes, valorizes, and revises expectations of feminism, the feminine, and the place and purpose of women in the genre narrative.

We're still searching for critical essays on the following works:

Sandman: The Dream Hunters

The Books of Magic

The Eternals

Marvel 1602

Violent Cases

The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch

Melinda

Fragile Things

Angels and Visitations

M is for Magic

Now We are Sick (Poems)

College Student Literary Magazine Conference

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Monday, April 18, 2011 - 9:30pm
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College Student Literary Magazine Conference
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This student-centered conference for college magazine writers, editors, and faculty advisors invited presentations on any aspect of college literary magazines.
Preference is given to proposals featuring students as the primary presenters.

This year's conference will be held at Danville Area Community College in Danville, IL, on November 4, 2011.

Please send 250-300 word abstracts to ALL three conference coordinators:
Catherine Dent dent@susqu.edu
Leslye Friedberg, lfriedberg@ccp.edu
Ryan Stone, rstone@dacc.edu

American Frontiers: British Association of American Studies Postgraduate Conference (November 12th, 2011)

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Monday, April 18, 2011 - 7:21pm
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British Association of American Studies / University of Birmingham

November 12th, 2011
Keynote: Professor Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin)

The British Association of American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual postgraduate conference, to be held at the University of Birmingham on November 12th, 2011.

The general theme of the conference is 'American Frontiers'. The notion of the frontier has permeated the history of the United States, from colonial expansion to the optimistic rhetoric of the Kennedy administration. Moreover, the meaning of 'America' and its place within the world has been a site of ongoing negotiation in geographic, political, economic, military, intellectual and cultural terms.

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