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Trauma in Children's Literature (18/07/11)

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Monday, May 9, 2011 - 6:48pm
full name / name of organization: 
Roxanne Harde/University of Alberta
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We invite submissions for a Special Issue of Bookbird: Trauma in Children's Literature. Papers should be sent to the incoming editors by 18th July 2011. These articles might respond to on-going world crises (e.g. war, refugee status, natural disaster) or more personal crises, as represented in literature for children and young adults.

Submissions are also invited by 31st December 2011 on Children's
Literature from the United Kingdom, the country which is hosting the
33rd IBBY International Congress "Crossing Boundaries: Translations and
Migrations". This issue will be guest edited by Elizabeth Thiel and
Alison Waller from Roehampton University, London.

"Strange New Today": Victorians, Crisis and Response

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Monday, May 9, 2011 - 3:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter

Postgraduates in the University of Exeter's Centre for Victorian Studies will be holding a one-day interdisciplinary conference for postgraduates and early-career researchers on the 17th of September, 2011. The conference is in collaboration with the Reader Organisation and will take place in the historic setting of the Devon and Exeter Institution, which was founded in 1813 as a private library.

Keynote speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Philip Davis (University of Liverpool)

Plenary: "The Reader Cure", hosted by the Reader Organisation

UPDATE: Rhys Matters: Critical Essays on Jean Rhys (06/01/11)

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Monday, May 9, 2011 - 12:28pm
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Mary Wilson & Kerry Johnson, co-editors

Rhys Matters: Critical Essays on Jean Rhys

We seek submissions of original completed essays for a collection on the writings of Jean Rhys. Although Rhys's critical reputation has steadily grown since the publication of Wide Sargasso Sea in 1966 and her death in 1979, only one edited collection of Rhys criticism has been published to date. In fact, given the sense that there is an emerging "industry" devoted to Rhys and her work, the lack of a collection of current scholarship on Rhys is puzzling and perhaps speaks to the challenges of categorizing a writer who crosses the boundaries of modernism, postcolonial studies, Caribbean studies and women's and gender studies.

new postgraduate journal is looking for contributors and editors

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Monday, May 9, 2011 - 12:11pm
full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Journal of Medieval Studies
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PGjournalMS is a new journal of Medieval Studies. It aims to provide a platform for postgraduate students of Medieval Studies to publish their work.
We are currently looking for postgraduate students who would like to join as contributors or editors.

If you are interested in contributing, please send an e-mail to pgjournalms@gmail.com

"Tourist Spaces. Between Practices and Theories" - International Conference - University of Palermo (Italy) July 7-8-9, 2011

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Monday, May 9, 2011 - 7:26am
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Dipartimento di Beni Culturali, Storico-Archeologici, Socio-Antropologici e Geografici, University of Palermo, ITALY

"Tourist Spaces. Between Practices and Theories"
International Conference
University of Palermo, ITALY, July 7-8-9, 2011

Deadline for receiving abstracts: June 10, 2011

Call For Paper For -International Journal of Advances in Engineering & Technology, IJAET-2011

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Monday, May 9, 2011 - 2:40am
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International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology
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International Journal of Advances in Engineering & Technology (IJAET)
ISSN 2231-1963
(An open access scholarly, online, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, bimonthly, and fully refereed journal IJAET is highly indexed journal of very good repute: "http://www.ijaet.org/indexing-archiving/index.html)
CALL FOR PAPER
Smooth, simple and timely publishing of review and research articles!

Victorian Vocabularies

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Monday, May 9, 2011 - 12:02am
full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Victorian Studies Association

Australasian Victorian Studies Association Conference, Griffith University, Brisbane, 11th-14th April 2012

Keynote speakers include: Helen Groth (University of New South Wales), Andrew H. Miller (Indiana) and Cathy Waters (Kent)

CFP: Shakespearean Reverie, 6-8 October, 2011

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Sunday, May 8, 2011 - 10:28pm
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University of Southern Queensland

CFP: "Shakespearean Reverie" (Toowoomba, Australia, 6-8 October, 2011)

The Shakespeare in the Park Festival is a highlight on the cultural calendar of the scenic Darling Downs in Queensland, Australia. In 2011, the Festival has moved to October, to follow the famous Carnival of Flowers, making the parkland venue even more appealing than ever before. For the first time, an academic symposium is being held in conjunction with the Festival on 6-8 October, 2011. The symposium theme is Shakespearean Reverie. Confirmed keynotes for this event are:

200 years of Sense and Sensibility Conference. School of English, University of St. Andrews, 9-10 September 2011

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Sunday, May 8, 2011 - 6:58am
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SCHOOL OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS

'I am never too busy to think of S&S', Jane Austen wrote to her sister, Cassandra in April 1811. The year saw the publication of her first novel and to mark the event, we are hosting a conference that reflects upon two hundred years of readership and opens up new interpretations of the novel. We invite proposals for 20-minute papers and round tables on any aspect of the novel.

CELEBRATION OF MEDIEVAL-THEMED COMICS IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRINCE VALIANT (12/1/11; Boston, MA 4/4-7/11)

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Sunday, May 8, 2011 - 1:43am
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Michael A Torregrossa / The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages

THE COMICS GET MEDIEVAL 2012:
A CELEBRATION OF MEDIEVAL-THEMED COMICS IN
COMMEMORATION OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRINCE VALIANT
CALL FOR PAPERS (PCA: BOSTON, MA 4/4-7/12)
SPECIAL SESSIONS OF THE COMICS & COMIC ART AREA
ORGANIZED BY MICHAEL A. TORREGROSSA AND JASON TONDRO
PROPOSALS DUE TO ORGANIZERS BY 1 DECEMBER 2011

Biannual North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference: "Significance of Color in the Humanities and Social Sciences"

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Sunday, May 8, 2011 - 1:33am
full name / name of organization: 
North Georgia College and State University

Feb. 24-26, 2012
Dahlonega, GA

For most of us, colors are ubiquitous in our lives, from colorful language to the natural and material worlds that we inhabit and (re)create. Colors are used to persuade consumers, or to affect our mood. But they can also become symbols in political and social struggle, from international relations to the envisioning of different futures for our society. From Le Rouge et le Noir, the thin red line, to the color-line, colorblind society, and the Green Revolution. This interdisciplinary conference wants to see how we attach (or have attached) importance to colors.

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