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CENTRAL EUROPEAN MUSICIANS AND THE BIRTH OF FRENCH PIANO VIRTUOSITY

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Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 1:31pm
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Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini

CENTRAL EUROPEAN MUSICIANS AND THE BIRTH OF FRENCH PIANO VIRTUOSITY
International Conference

ROME, ISTITUTO STORICO AUSTRIACO AND VILLA MEDICI
11-13 OCTOBER 2012

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/frenchvirtuosity.html

Organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca/Pistoia
Istituto Storico Austriaco, Roma
Académie de France à Rome - Villa Medici

In association with
Palazzetto Bru Zane - Centre de musique romantique française, Venice
Haute École de Musique, Geneva

Transitions in Comparative Studies (University College Cork, Ireland 28-30 June 2011)

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Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 12:54pm
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Comparative Literature Association of Ireland/UCC

The comparative gesture performs both the act and the question of transition between the terms compared. Understood as an intercultural practice, comparative literature may thus also be understood as both a transitive and transnational process – creating its own object/form of knowledge as it identifies and analyses lines of relation and exchange between literary cultures. When navigating between languages, it becomes critically engaged with the possibility and methods of such navigation. Meanwhile, interdisciplinary and inter-medial versions of comparative studies likewise centre about transitions which may themselves remain under-analysed.

True Blood

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Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 9:57am
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The Popular Culture Association
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The Vampire in literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers, presentations, and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the HBO hit series "True Blood" or on the Charlaine Harris Sookie Stackhouse series.

PLEASE EMAIL A 250-300 WORD ABSTRACT TO
Mary Findley
mfindley@vtc.edu
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film

updated: 
Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 9:55am
full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association (Boston, April 2012)
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The Vampire in literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers, presentations, and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the Vampire in literature, culture or film.
PLEASE EMAIL A 250-300 WORD ABSTRACT TO
Mary Findley
mfindley@vtc.edu
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15

Society for Utopian Studies Toronto October 4-7

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Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 8:50am
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Society for Utopian Studies
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CALL FOR PAPERS
THE SOCIETY FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES
37th Annual Meeting
October 4-7, 2012
Delta Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard Street West
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1Z4

Papers are welcome on all aspects of the utopian tradition - from the earliest utopian visions to the utopian speculations and yearnings of the 21st century, including art, architecture, urban and rural planning, literary utopias, dystopian writings, utopian political activism, theories of utopian spaces and ontologies, music, new media, or intentional communities.

The Institution of Literature: 250 Years of English Studies and Cultural Transfer (30 August - 1 September 2012)

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 5:50pm
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Department of British Literature and Culture / Department of English Didactics, Goettingen University

2012 marks the 250th anniversary of the election of John Tompson as the first Professor of English at Goettingen University. His English Miscellanies was one of the first English publications ever in Germany, and was also the first anthology composed in an academic context for the purpose of the mediation of English literature and culture to German students of English. The Miscellanies was therefore an important watershed in the development of British-German literary and cultural transfer.

CHARLES DICKENS: BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS; deadline for abstracts MAY 15, 2012, CONFERENCE OCTOBER 19-20, 2012

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 2:10am
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ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY, THESSALONIKI, GREECE /BILKENT UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE TO BE HELD AT THE ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI, GREECE, OCTOBER 19-20, 2012

To be organized by the Department of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and The Department of English Langauge and Literature, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.

Co-organizers: Valerie Kennedy (Bilkent) and Katerina Kitsi (Thessaloniki)

CHARLES DICKENS: BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS

Performing Wales: Theatre, Art, Identities [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

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Monday, November 21, 2011 - 2:06pm
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Alyce von Rothkirch/Swansea University

***DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 1 DECEMBER 2011***

CFP AWWE conference 2012

Performing Wales: Theatre, Art, Identities

The Association of Welsh Writing in English invites submissions for conference presentations and performances for its twenty-fourth annual conference, which is to be held at Gregynog Hall, Newtown, between 30 March and 1 April 2012.

[UPDATE] New Voices 2012: "Legitimate Ireland"

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Monday, November 21, 2011 - 6:34am
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Queen's University Belfast
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New Voices in Irish Criticism: "Legitimate Ireland"
19th – 21st April 2012
Institute of Irish Studies
Queen's University, Belfast

From plantations to Grattan's parliament, poitín distillers to the IMF bailout, the Irish have always had a fraught relationship with institutions of political, social and religious power. This raises questions surrounding the legitimacy of performative and systemic aspects of Irishness, which has been and continues to be in flux both north and south of the border.

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 9:28pm
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English Graduate Student Association--Doris Raab & Catherine Riley, Co-chairs

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies
The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

February 16th & 17th, 2012

Keynote Address by Meredith L. McGill, Rutgers University

[UPDATE] MEMORY REMAINS. Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 4:42pm
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Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association

Northeastern University
Boston, M.A.
English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair,
Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

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