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[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 1:53pm
University of Iowa

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference
"Into the Void"
March 29-30, 2012
University of Iowa

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 8, 2013***

But in the midst of the long row there hangs a canvas which differs from the others. . . . on this one plate no name is inscribed, and the linen within the frame is snow-white from corner to corner, a blank page.
— Isak Dinesen, "The Blank Page"

'Love that Moves the Sun and Other Stars': Exploring the Virtues in Literature

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 12:15pm
Houston Baptist University

'Love that Moves the Sun and Other Stars': Exploring the Virtues in Literature
Southwest Region Conference on Christianity and Literature
Where:
Houston Baptist University, Houston TX
When:
Sept. 20-21, 2013
Proposals:
We welcome both individual paper abstracts and session proposals relevant to the conference theme. Please send paper abstracts (no more than 200 words) and/or session proposals by April 1, 2013 to the Conference Chair, Dr. Holly Ordway, at hordway@hbu.edu.
Description of Conference:

[UPDATE] Deadline for Rebecca Harding Davis panels at ALA 1/18/2013

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 9:12am
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 23-26, 2013 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA. For further information about the conference, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org.

"Negotiation & Renegotiation" Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 1:40pm
IU Department of French & Italian

This conference will examine the themes of Negotiation and Renegotiation in any area of French or Italian Studies. We shall examine such questions as: How do authors negotiate between seemingly
conflicting themes or positions? How do texts negotiate between genres, periods, and styles? How do speakers negotiate meaning within and across languages/dialects? How do language learners negotiate acquisition?

UPDATE: New Approaches to Teaching Charlotte Perkins Gilman (ALA) EXTENDED DEADLINE

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 8:46am
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society

CFP: New Approaches to Teaching Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society

American Literature Association Conference
May 23-26th, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

We are seeking participants for a panel on innovative approaches to teaching the work of Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Many of us who would not consider ourselves Gilman specialists teach her work regularly, and this panel aims to introduce new voices to the discussion of her work. We are especially interested in panelists who teach works other than "The Yellow Wall-Paper" but will also consider particularly fresh strategies or contexts for the teaching of this classic story as well.

Possible Topics include:

Peer English 9

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 7:06am
Dr Ben Parsons, University of Leicester

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed, open-access online journal produced by members of the School of English. Issued once a year since 2006, its remit is to publish leading research from academics at the very beginnings of their careers (graduate study, post-doctoral research) through to those already established within the community. This approach also includes the notion of 'work in progress' and we welcome contributions of high academic standards from those currently involved in active research, be they doctoral candidates or Heads of Departments.

Doll Encounters, a panel at the (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 9:29pm
University of California, Riverside

When we encounter dolls as grown-ups, what is it that we are encountering? What might personal and cultural doll-identifications betray about relationships with the past, with gender and sexuality, with play, with tenderness and with terror? This panel invites submissions which reflect upon the sociocultural meaning of the doll as text, as artifact, or, more traditionally, as an enduring literary and filmic obsession. In psychoanalysis as well as in the popular imagination, dolls have long played the role of uncanny object. This panel is particularly interested in the way in which new technologies, products and markets have uncannily reproduced, intensified and responded to anxieties and hauntings from the past.

The Aesthetics of Austerity (University of California - Irvine) April 5, 2013

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 12:49pm
PhD Program in Visual Studies (University of California - Irvine)

The PhD program in Visual Studies at UC, Irvine invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference: The Aesthetics of Austerity.

Conference Date: April 5, 2013
Website: https://www.facebook.com/vsconference2013
Deadline: Abstracts of no more than 350 words are due January 21, 2013 at 5:00 pm to vsconference2013@gmail.com. Presentations are to be 20 minutes in length. Please include a one-page CV that demonstrates your research interests.

BAKEA Symposium of Western Cultural and Literary Studies on History 9-11 Oct 2013

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 10:00am
BAKEA

GAZİANTEP UNIVERSITY
in collaboration with
Pamukkale University
invites you to the
3rd International
BAKEA
Symposium of Western Cultural and Literary Studies
9-11 October 2013
Gaziantep, Turkey

The BAKEA Symposium is a biennial symposium organized by Pamukkale University. This year it will be organized jointly by Pamukkale and Gaziantep Universities and hosted by Gaziantep University.

BAKEA welcomes papers and panel proposals from researchers in the fields of English, American, French and German Cultures and Literatures

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