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CFP:Looking Beyond First Impressions:Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Performing Arts

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 3:48pm
New England Theatre Conference

The New England Theatre Conference is soliciting papers for its 62nd annual convention that address this year's theme, Looking Beyond First Impressions: Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Performing Arts. The Convention will be held in Natick, MA, the weekend of October 24-27, 2013. All papers that address the convention theme are encouraged and welcome. We are especially interested in papers related to the following topics: Diversity on the Stage in New England, Women Pioneers on the Stage, Diversity in Musical Theatre, and LGBT theatre and performance. Please send your abstract of 250 words or less by July 20 to Sabine Macris Klein at


Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 12:15pm
Midwest Modern Language Association (November 7-10 2013)

From Science to Sensation: Art and Artifice in Wilkie Collins (MMLA November 7-10 2013)

A special session on the relation between science and sensation in the work of Wilkie Collins at the Midwest Modern Language Association 2013 conference that focuses on the theme of Art and Artifice.

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP Marginalised Mainstream 2013: Fading and Emerging [17 June]

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 2:12am
Marginalised Mainstream 2013

Senate House, University of London
12-13 September 2013

Plenary speakers include:
Dr Kate Macdonald (Ghent University), Professor Nicola Humble (University of Roehampton) and Professor Yvonne Tasker (University of East Anglia)

'Fading and Emerging: Tracing the Mainstream in Literature and Popular Culture', the second annual Marginalised Mainstream conference, seeks to explore the issue of fading and emerging in culturally significant popular forms that have been subject to critical marginalisation. How does the mainstream itself foster fading and emerging? How are vanishing and appearance dealt with in popular narratives?

NeMLA Harrisburg, Apr. 3-6, 2014: Is There a Future for the Standard Edition?

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 1:33am
Toni Bowers / U of Pennsylvania

Is there a Future for the Standard Edition?
Session 14120, NeMLA 2014 Convention, Harrisburg PA, April 3-6, 2014

Calling all editors of scholarly 'Works' editions, and anyone interested in the value and possibilities of such projects under the regime of digitalization and amid shrinking university press budgets. Is the author-based, multi-volume, hard-copy standard edition (becoming) a thing of the past? If so, what(if anything) has been lost? What possibilities exist for perpetuating functions we value on new platforms? What models exist for hybrid paper/digital editions? Are we adequately training tomorrow's editors?

Collaborative Translation: from Antiquity to the Internet

Monday, June 10, 2013 - 6:55pm
Université Paris 8 – Vincennes-Saint-Denis

"Collaborative Translation: from Antiquity to the Internet"
5-7 June 2014, Paris
Regional Workshop of the International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS)
Organized by the Université Paris 8 – Vincennes-Saint-Denis
Conference venues: The Bibliothèque Nationale de France and the Université Paris 8

Ecocriticism and Geocriticism: Overlapping Territories in Environmental and Spatial Literary Studies (Oct. 15, 2013)

Monday, June 10, 2013 - 2:11pm
Christine Battista and Robert T. Tally Jr.

On the heels of a successful ASLE panel devoted to the subject, we invite abstracts or proposals for essays on the relations between ecocriticism and geocriticism, broadly conceived, for a proposed collection of essays, *Ecocriticism and Geocriticism: Overlapping Territories in Environmental and Spatial Literary Studies*.

Session on Canadian Literature - MMLA

Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 8:07pm
Midwest Modern Language Association

This permanent section invites papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature. Proposals related to the conference theme of "art and artifice," are encouraged, although this theme can be broadly construed. Please note the approaching deadline for abstract submissions.

Please send 250-word abstracts and CV by June 15, 2013 to Nathan Jung,

For more information, please see the conference website:

Chair: Nathan Jung, Loyola University Chicago,