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8th Global Conference: Exploring the Erotic (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 10:15am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

8th Global Conference
Exploring the Erotic

Tuesday 17th September – Thursday 19th September 2013
Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations
Mapping the field of the erotic is a complex and frustrating endeavour; as something which permeates lived experience, interpersonal relationships, intellectual reflection, aesthetic tastes and sensibilities, the erotic is clearly multi-layered and requires a plethora of approaches, insights and perspectives if we are to better to understand, appreciate and define it.

1st Global Conference: Revolt and Revolution (November 2013: Athens, Greece)

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 4:21am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference
Revolt and Revolution

Monday 4th November 2013 – Wednesday 6th November 2013
Athens, Greece

Call for Presentations
While contemporary nations pride themselves of their political stability, the reality is that our world is continuously experience revolt and revolution. From the events of the Arab Spring, to the anti-austerity street marches in Europe, the reactionary TEA Party in the United States and the progressive 'No Borders' global movement, the solidity that nations strive for is continuously been threatened.

[UPDATE] CFP: Engaging Bayard Taylor, PAMLA 2013 (4/15/2013)

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 7:00pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Engaging Bayard Taylor: This once-forgotten poet, novelist, and travel writer is now frequently referenced in studies of transnationalism, sexuality, class, and imperialism in 19th c. American literature. What interpretive issues result from his revival as a touchstone of popular literary culture? Papers on individual works by Taylor or on Taylor in relation to other literary figures welcome. Abstracts and CV via PAMLA's online proposal system by 4/15/2013.
http://www.pamla.org/2013/topics/engaging-bayard-taylor

[UPDATE] 2013 SFSU Humanities Symposium Conference

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 5:52pm
San Franciscso State University Humanities Department

CONFERENCE DATE: Saturday April 13th, 2013
Proposal Deadline: Friday March 29th, 2013

[UPDATE] Keynote Speaker Confirmed: Dr. James Martel will be delivering the keynote lecture on his recent book "Divine Violence: Walter Benjamin and the Eschatology of Sovereignty"

The San Francisco State University Humanities Department is currently soliciting paper proposals for the 2013 Humanities Symposium to be held on Saturday April 13, 2013. Presentations should be 15-20 minutes long. We are also open to topic-centered panel proposals of 3 presenters per panel. The Humanities Symposium is interdisciplinary in scope and open to all students in all humanities-related fields.

CFP: Summer Shaw Symposium at the Shaw Festival, July 26-28, 2013

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 3:48pm
International Shaw Society

The 10th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium on July 16-28, 2013, co-hosted with the International Shaw Society by the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, invites proposals for papers to be submitted to Professor Brad Kent at Brad.Kent@lit.ulaval.ca for 20 minute presentations. The ISS and the Shaw Festival also offer a combination Travel Grant/Bryden Scholarship for Emerging Scholars that provides free accommodation for the three days of the symposium, free registration, and some help with paying for travel.

2nd Global Conference: Hollywood and the World (November 2013: Athens, Greece)

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 10:44am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

2nd Global Conference
Hollywood and the World

Sunday 10th November 2013 – Tuesday 12th November 2013
Athens, Greece

Call for Presentations
The popularity in Western culture of all things Hollywood reflects the eternal fascination with the world of Hollywood cinema. This inter-disciplinary research conference seeks to explore issues of Hollywood films and their international influence across historical periods and within cultural, political and social contexts both in the US and abroad. We are also interested in exploring this cinema in personal experience and interpersonal relationships and across a range of critical perspectives.

7th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (November 2013: Athens, Greece)

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 9:36am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

7th Global Conference
Visual Literacies

Thursday 7th November 2013 – Saturday 9th November 2013
Athens, Greece

Call for Presentations
This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine and explore issues surrounding visual literacy in regard to theory and praxis. Perspectives are sought from those engaged in fields such as education, visual arts, fine arts, literature, philosophy, psychology, critical theory and theology. These disciplines are indicative only as papers are welcomed from any area, profession and vocation in which visual literacy plays a part.

Papers, reports, work-in-progress and workshops are invited on issues related to any of the following themes;

4th Global Conference: Making Sense of:Suffering (November 2013: Athens, Greece)

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 8:08am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

4th Global Conference
Making Sense of:Suffering

Sunday 10th November 2013 – Tuesday 12th November 2013
Athens, Greece

Call for Presentations
This inter- and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to explore if, or to what extent, meaning can be found in suffering. During the course of living our lives, we are invariably forced to stop and question why we suffer – be it through illness, pain, loss, grief or the multitude of distressing circumstances which we encounter. Problems arise in a variety of contexts and due to a bewildering variety of conditions. And because our lives are constant streams of experience, the nature of suffering and consequently the "meaning" of such suffering continually varies and changes.

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