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"Discovering the Fantastic": A creative writing component of "Curious, if True: The Fantastic in Literature"

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 10:05pm
English Graduate Student Society, University of Victoria

"Discovering the Fantastic": A creative writing component of "Curious, if True: The Fantastic in Literature" Graduate Student Conference 2011

University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia
March 10-12, 2011

The historical, theoretical, and cultural contexts of the fantastic in literature are the focus of this year's graduate student conference at the University of Victoria. The fantastic crosses many formal and generic barriers in literature, and challenges the historical concept of the novel as a realist production. The conference invites graduate students who are writers of the fantastic to contribute their creative work as a complement to the academic presentations and research papers also offered.

[UPDATE] February 2, 2011 Deadline for Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 8:27pm
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media

The 19th annual
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
will be held April 1-2, 2011
at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb,Illinois.
Keynote speaker:
Dr. Emily Auerbach, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
author of Maestros, Dilettantes, and Philistines (1989) and Searching for Jane Austen (2004); Director of the UW Odyssey Project; and Project Director of the "Courage to Write" radio series.
This year's theme is The Power of the Humanities. Inspired by Dr. Auerbach's keynote address and her work across the humanities, the organizers encourage research that examines the influences of language and literature that have significantly altered those disciplines and people's lives.

CFP: Fashion 3 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 4:10pm
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Discipinary.Net

3rd Global Conference
Fashion: Exploring Critical Issues
Thursday 22nd September – Sunday 25th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Spectres of World Literature, 8-9 Spetember 2011

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 4:32am
Middlesex University / Institute of English Studies

Spectres of World Literature

Institute of English Studies, University of London

8-9 September 2011

REMINDER - Composing Live(s) Graduate Symposium

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Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 5:04pm
Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association

The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium
Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines
March 25, 2011, 9:00-4:00 Oxford, Ohio

"To withdraw myself from myself has ever been my sole, my entire, my sincere motive in scribbling at all." —Lord Byron

Writing about lives, writing that lives, or writing that comes to us live from an immediate, connected source shapes how we as scholars and teachers conceive of ourselves and others. Writing works within and out of academia to continually (re)define what is and is not important, what is and is not canonized, and what is and is not ignored within many discourse communities.

[UPDATE] "Print Modernities" graduate conference deadline for proposals, 30 January 2011

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Saturday, January 15, 2011 - 6:42pm
Print Modernities Graduate Conference

Print Modernities, 1845 - 1945
A Graduate Conference at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
2-3 May 2011.

***KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Professor Mark Morrisson, Pennsylvania State University; author of Modern Alchemy: Occultism and the Emergence of Atomic Theory (2007) and The Public Face of Modernism: Little Magazines, Audiences, and Reception 1905-1920 (2001)***

CFP ASA 2011: Pre-Occupied Space

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Friday, January 14, 2011 - 11:23pm
Christopher Farrish, Dept of Cultural Studies, Claremont Graduate University

CFP ASA 2011: Pre-Occupied Space

New Directions - University of Arizona - April 29-30, 2011 [UPDATE]

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Friday, January 14, 2011 - 12:45pm
University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)

New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

"Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory" The University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ) April 29-30, 2011.

Keynote Speaker: Vincent B. Leitch, General Editor - Norton Anthology of Theory & Criticism

Plenary Speaker: Jerrold E. Hogle, University of Arizona

NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, NJ, Saturday, March 26, 2011

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Friday, January 14, 2011 - 9:44am
David McClure/ New Jersey College English Association

The NJCEA is soliciting papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual conference. Paper proposals are now being accepted for the following panels (contact session convener listed below).
Extended Deadline January 16, 2011
1."Literature of Africa and the African Diaspora," Daniel Gover, Convenor, Kean University dgover@kean.edu
2."John Milton and the Prophetic," Dan O'Day, Convenor, Kean University doday@kean.edu
3."Current Issues in Second Language Writing," Gita Das Bender, Convenor, Gitanjali.DasBender@shu.edu

[UPDATE] Deadline approaching to submit to UW's upcoming Conference on Criticism and Appreication in the Academy

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Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 9:30pm
University of Wyoming

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2nd and 3rd, 2011. The University of Wyoming Department of English will be hosting an academic conference for graduate students of all disciplines to present papers and articles on the interplay of appreciation and criticism. More information available at www.uwappreciates.com.

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