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Crossing the Bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research

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Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 7:01am
Keele University & University of Liverpool

Crossing the bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research (http://humanitiesandpublicengagement.wordpress.com)

Applications are invited from Humanities postgraduate and early career researchers across the North West to take part in this AHRC-funded initiative, which will explore practical methods of finding ways of engaging the public with your research – an increasingly important consideration for researchers entering an academic marketplace which expects research to create impact.

[UPDATE] CFP: "After the World: New Possibilities for Comparative Literature"

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 9:56pm
The Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

International Conference on Comparative Literature, Taipei, Taiwan

Confirmed invited speakers (in alphabetical order):
Professor Ali Behdad (John Charles Hillis Professor of Literature, University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
Professor Martin Puchner (Byron and Anita Wien Professor of Drama and of English and Comparative Literature, Harvard University, USA)
Professor Samuel Weber (Avalon Foundation Professor of Humanities, Northwestern University, USA)

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2013

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 5:44pm
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture (Florida Atlantic University)

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its second annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2013 prize will be $500. Essays should be academic in style and focus on the interdisciplinary field of somaesthetics from such perspectives as philosophy, aesthetics, art history and theory, literary and cultural studies, dance, design, music, theatre, cognitive science, gender and sexuality studies, sports, movement, and health studies.

PAMLA 2013 Conference: San Diego, CA (11/1-11/3): CFP Deadline April 15

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 10:58am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

The 2013 PAMLA Conference will be held November 1-3, 2013, at the Bahia Resort Hotel on Mission Bay in San Diego, CA. The deadline for submitting a proposal to one of our over 140 approved sessions is April 15. Go to http://www.pamla.org/2013/ for more information about the conference, and to propose a paper.

For the CFP list and information about each approved session, go to http://www.pamla.org/2013/session-topics

For more information, email Craig Svonkin, PAMLA Executive Director: svonkin@netzero.com

E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Writing (CETAPS)

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 9:50pm
CETAPS, FCSH - New University of Lisbon

O Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) irá começar a publicar em meados de 2013 o E-Dicionário de Escrita de Viagens Portuguesa/E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Writing, que pretende ser uma obra de referência de livre acesso no âmbito do estudo da Es...crita de Viagens no espaço lusófono.

Girls and Girlhood in Adaptations of Shakespeare

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 9:29pm
Deanne Williams, York University

Call for Papers: Girls and Girlhood in Adaptations of Shakespeare
Special Issue of Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation

The editors of Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation, in conjunction with guest editor Deanne Williams, York University, extend a call for papers for B&L 9.2 (Fall 2014) on the topic of Girls and Girlhood in Adaptations of Shakespeare.

Irish Studies Panel at SAMLA

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 6:54pm
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)

In keeping with the theme of this year's conference, we welcome papers that focus on the ways Irish identity, space, and memory are shaped through conventionally understood literary genres (poetry, fiction, drama, memoir) as well as work from related fields, including but not limited to art, critical theory, folklore, and film studies. This panel seeks to address recent trends in scholarship and the ways Irish identity (systemic or individual) and space is constructed and defined.

Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words to Sarah Dyne, Georgia State University, at no later than June 1, 2013.

H.G. Wells Society Giles Hart Prize

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 4:11pm
H.G. Wells Society

H.G. Wells Society Giles Hart Prize

The H. G. Wells Society is pleased to announce the 2013 Giles Hart Prize, in memory of the Society's former chairman, for an essay that makes an outstanding contribution to Wells studies. The prize will be awarded to the piece of work on Wells submitted to, and published in, the 2013 issue of The Wellsian the annual, peer-reviewed, learned journal of the H. G. Wells Society.

Papers concerning any aspect of Wells's life and work are invited. Possible themes might include: Wells's science fiction; Wells and the novel; Wells, utopia, politics and the World State; Wells and science; Wells and his contemporaries; Wells and gender; Wells and the Empire; Wells and the history of the book.

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