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Significations

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Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 6:16pm
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Cal State University of Los Angeles English Graduate Students Association

[Note: This CFP is only aimed towards graduate students in the California State University system]

The Cal State L.A. EGSA is proud to organize Significations, an annual academic conference meant to foster graduate level exploration in the fields of literature, composition & rhetoric and creative writing as well as cultural studies, critical theory, film, gender studies and visual & performing arts.

The conference will take place on Saturday, April 30th, 2011. Students are invited to enter seminar length papers considering any period or genre of literary, linguistic, and visual culture.

CFP: First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference, San Diego, March 16-17, 2012 (abstract due Nov. 1, 2011)

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Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 3:23pm
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Studies in Gothic Fiction
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First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference
National University
San Diego, California
March 16-17, 2012

As interest in Gothic studies grows exponentially, what is considered Gothic and how we define it continues to evolve. At this conference we will explore not only the origins of the Gothic, but the evolution of the genre.

Papers which explore any aspect of the Gothic in literature, film, and other media are encouraged.

Topics which could be explored include:

Neo-Victorian Studies Journal: Submissions Summer/Autumn General Issue 2011

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Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 2:24pm
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Neo-Victorian Studies Journal

Neo-Victorian Studies is currently still accepting submissions for the summer/autumn 2011 general issue.

Neo-Victorian Studies, an on-line, peer-reviewed journal, is dedicated to the exploration of the fascination with re-imagining the nineteenth century in the present. Inter-disciplinary and international in scope, the journal seeks to analyze our complicated investments in and creative engagements with the period.

Current and past issues can be found here: http://www.neovictorianstudies.com/

The Cosmopolitan Lyceum - American Antiquarian Society, Worcester MA, USA - 23-25 September 2011

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Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 12:40pm
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The Cosmopolitan Lyceum: Globalism & Lecture Culture In Nineteenth-Century America

The Cosmopolitan Lyceum:
Globalism and Lecture Culture in Nineteenth-Century America
www.cosmopolitanlyceum.com

The American Antiquarian Society 23-25 September 2011

Confirmed Speakers:
Thomas Augst (New York University)
Peter Gibian (McGill University)
Angela Ray (Northwestern University)
Ronald and Mary Zboray (University Of Pittsburgh)

This conference will bring together scholars from a range of disciplines to consider the phenomenon of the nineteenth-century public lecture in terms of its engagement with global and transnational themes.

[UPDATE, REMINDER] Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, 5/13/11

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Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 12:21pm
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University of Cincinnati, Department of English & Comparative Literature

Friday, May 13, 2011
*KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Professor Adrian Parr, dual appointment in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the School of Architecture and Interior Design, author of the book "Hijacking Sustainability"
*WEBSITE: http://www.artsci.uc.edu/collegedepts/english/events/ComposingSpaces.asp...

Travel and Truth: An International Research Conference

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 9:55am
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University of Oxford
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Travel and Truth: An International Research Conference
Wolfson College, Oxford - 16-18 September 2011

'Travellers, poets and liars are three words all of one significance"
– Richard Braithwhaite, 1631

"We love the Old Travelers. We love to hear them ... blaspheme the sacred name of Truth"
- Mark Twain, 1869

CFP Journal Issue

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 7:54am
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Maeve Tynan, Centre for Studies in Otherness

Call for Papers: Contemporary Historical Fiction and Historiographic Theory

The Centre for Studies in Otherness (http://www.otherness.dk/) invites articles on the subject of Contemporary Historical Fiction and Historiographic Theory for its current e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.1, forthcoming in Autumn 2011.

'A Self-Conscious Voice'- an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature. May 11th 2011

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 7:23am
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University of Bristol Department of English

'A Self-Conscious Voice' - an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature
A post-graduate conference at the University of Bristol on May 11th, 2011

Website: http://www.bris.ac.uk/english/events/selfconsciousvoice/
Poster: https://www.bris.ac.uk/english/events/selfconsciousvoice/poster-scv.pdf

5th Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference CFP

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Sunday, March 6, 2011 - 11:18pm
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Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
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5th Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
Honolulu, HI
May 27-28, 2011
Chaminade University of Honolulu

PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 17, 2011

Panel and individual paper proposals are now being accepted for the 5th Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference. All topics and proposals are welcome, particularly those treating cultural productions within and/or about the Oceanic region.

250-350 word abstracts/proposals for individual papers or
3-4 paper panels are due April 17, 2011. Direct abstracts and proposals to Cheryl Edelson cedelson@chaminade.edu

NeMLA 2012: Accepting Panel Proposals (Deadline April 22, 2011; Conference March 15-18, 2012)

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Sunday, March 6, 2011 - 8:33pm
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NeMLA
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Form a session, submit an abstract: mark your calendar for NeMLA 2012! The 43rd annual convention will be held March 15-18th in Rochester, New York at the Hyatt Regency Hotel downtown, located minutes away from convenient air, bus, and train transportation options for attendees. St. John Fisher College will serve as the host college, and the diverse array of area institutions are coordinating with conference organizers to sponsor various activities, such as celebrated keynote speakers, local events, and fiction readings. Building upon the excellence of past NeMLA conferences, the association continues to grow as a vibrant community of scholars, thanks to the wide array of intellectual and cultural opportunities at every venue.

Call for Womens & Gender Studies Session Proposals--NeMLA 2012, Rochester, NY

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Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 3:10pm
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Northeast Modern Language Association
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Northeast Modern Language Association
2012 Annual Convention
Rochester, NY
March 15-18

CALL FOR WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES SESSION PROPOSALS

NeMLA is a member-driven convention. We welcome and encourage session proposals (panel, roundtable, creative session, seminar) in all Women's & Gender Studies topics, including:

Susan B. Anthony Studies
Eco-feminism
Feminist Literary Theory
Gender in Literature
Gender in Film/Photography
Girl Studies/Boy Studies
Globalized Gender
Men's Studies
Motherhood
Multi-ethnic Literatures
Queer Studies
Sexuality
Transnational Literatures
Women's Studies & Authors
Slavery
Suffragettes

CFP MLA 2012 "States of Consciousness in Literature" -- Deadline March 15

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Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 2:40pm
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MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Discussion Group

Description: Papers exploring dreaming, altered, dissociative, and other states of consciousness in literature from perspectives including (but not limited to) psychological, neuroscientific, psychiatric, and philosophy of mind.
Submission requirements: 300-word abstract
Deadline for submissions: 15 March 2011
Contact person information: Isabel Jaén Portillo jaen@pdx.edu

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