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Picturing Women's Health 1750-1910

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Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 6:05am
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University of Warwick



Picturing Women's Health 1750-1910
A One-Day Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Warwick, Saturday 22nd January, 2011

CFP: antiTHESIS Volume 21 – "Futures"

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Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 1:57am
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School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne

It has become increasingly difficult to conceive of our culture as following a dialectical progression from a shared past into a collective future, whether utopian or dystopian. We find ourselves instead at a point at which "The Future," a key concept in all branches of Western thought, creativity and experience, is replaced by myriad "Futures" of immediate relevance and consequence. How is our relationship to the future changing, and how do we actualise these potential futures?

The editors of antiTHESIS are seeking papers exploring the concept of futures to be published in Volume 21 of the journal. Graduate students and researchers from all disciplines within the arts, humanities and social sciences are invited to submit.

SPEAKING NATURE: INCS 2011 CONFERENCE, PITZER COLLEGE (MAR 31-APR 3 2011)

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 2:37pm
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INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES


SPEAKING NATURE

How did the nineteenth century conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did nature as an ideology and/or material reality shape the nineteenth century? How did the nineteenth century understand the relation of human beings to nature?

The 2011 Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) Conference invites proposals that investigate any aspect of this topic from multiple interdisciplinary perspectives, including and/or integrating Literature, History, Science, Art History, Environmental Studies, Law, Philosophy, Sociology, Anthropology, Music, Economics, and Theology.

Topics may include (but are not limited to):

Theatricality and Performance in Victorian Literature and Culture

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 6:34am
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The Victorian Network

The fourth issue of Victorian Network, guest edited by Dr. Beth Palmer (University of Surrey), will explore the various ways in which the Victorians related to concepts of performance and theatricality. The theatre held a central place in the Victorian imagination. Nineteenth-century investments in theatrical culture, as well as in theatrical modes of marketing and consuming literature, reflect in particularly interesting ways on the diverse performances – of class, gender, racial and national identities etc. – which shaped Victorian everyday life. We are therefore inviting submissions of no more than 7000 words investigating any aspect of this theme. A prize of £50, which we reserve the right to withhold, will be awarded for the best paper submitted.

LIMINA: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies. Volume 17 CFP Submissions Deadline September 30 2010

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Monday, August 2, 2010 - 12:42am
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The University of Western Australia

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the Discipline of History at The University of Western Australia.

We are especially committed to publishing the work of postgraduate students and early career researchers, realising the importance of developing an early publication record, as well as the difficulties in doing so.

Recognising the fact that many articles get bogged down in the review process, at Limina we guarantee initial feedback on articles and the review process within 4 – 6 weeks, (ensuring your work is not buried somewhere for months on end).

NeMLA Annual Convention, New Brunswick, NJ (4/7-10/11; 9/30/10)

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Sunday, August 1, 2010 - 9:04pm
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Northeast Modern Language Association
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Call for Papers

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

Deadline: September 30, 2010

The 42nd Annual Convention will feature approximately 360 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers, cultural events, and pre-convention workshops. The complete Call for Papers for the 2011 Convention is available at: http://www.nemla.org/convention/2011/cfp.html

Please include with your abstract:

Feminism and Teaching Symposium

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Sunday, August 1, 2010 - 6:25am
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University of Nottingham

This is a two-day interdisciplinary postgraduate symposium that will explore the relationships between feminism and teaching.

Keynote workshops/sessions by: Professor Gina Wisker (Brighton), Professor Sara Mills (Sheffield Hallam) and Dr. Louise Mullany (Nottingham), Professor Ruth Holliday (Leeds), Dr. Ben Brabon (Edge Hill), Annette Foster (Performance Artist).

CFP: The Figure of the Author in the Short Story in English, 8-9 April 2011, Angers, France

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Sunday, August 1, 2010 - 1:30am
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Université d’Angers, France and Edge Hill University, U.K.

The CRILA short story research group (JE2536) of the Université d'Angers, France, will be hosting an international conference in collaboration with Edge Hill University, U.K. on "The Figure of the Author in the Short Story in English," 8-9 April 2011 at La Maison des Sciences Humaines, Université d'Angers, France.

Plenary speaker: Charles E. May, Professor Emeritus, California State University, Long Beach.

Postfeminist Postmortems? Gender, Sexualities and Multiple Modernities (Annual Conference of the Department of English, Delhi Un

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Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 2:11pm
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Baidik Bhattacharya, Department of English, University of Delhi

Feminisms and modernities have had a long and interlocked history. Now that we are, arguably, in a post-feminist, post-modern era, is it a fitting moment to stop and take stock of this critical encounter?
This provocation emerges out of a particular trajectory of debates, controversies and confrontations in gender studies over the past two decades. Judith Butler's Gender Trouble (1990) destabilised understandings of these interlocked categories about two decades after feminism emerged as a serious tool of critical inquiry. In 1990, also, Gayatri Spivak in The Postcolonial Critic re-located critical feminisms outside the Anglophone world.

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies Issue 9 CFP Deadline October 1st 2010

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Friday, July 30, 2010 - 8:33am
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The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (http://irishgothichorrorjournal.homestead.com/index.html)
is now seeking article and review submissions for its 9th issue. We will consider articles between 6,000-8,000 words. They should be written in endnote format (see previous articles). Reviews should be approximately 1,000 words with full publication/release/transmission dates and details of the subject discussed.

Gender in fact and fiction (monograph series)

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Friday, July 30, 2010 - 6:38am
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Dr Angela Smith, University of Sunderland, UK

Dr Claire Nally and Dr Angela Smith have been asked by the publisher I.B.Tauris to edit a proposed series of high quality monographs (each about 70,000 words in length) under the general title of 'Gender in Fact and Fiction'. We would welcome abstracts from any interested academics under the following headings:

Single women
Witches
Neo-Victorian literature
Masculinities in fan culture
Sexualities.

Other topics will be considered. Please send us your abstract (about 200 words) by 30th September, 2010.

[UPDATE] British Women Writers Conference: "Curiosities" (March 31- April 3, 2011)

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - 7:42am
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British Women Writers Association
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The 19th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference The Ohio State University Columbus, OH "Curiosities" March 31- April 3, 2011 Call for Papers: The theme for this year's conference is "Curiosities." We encourage submissions that consider how the concept of curiosity—in its dual meaning of intellectual pursuit and particular material objects—influenced the lives and work of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century women writers, and continues to drive our scholarship today.

Open Topic: William Dean Howells Panel at the ALA, May 24-27, 2011

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Monday, July 26, 2010 - 5:14pm
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Lance Rubin/The William Dean Howells Society
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The William Dean Howells Society is sponsoring two panels at the upcoming American Literature Association conference, which takes place over Memorial Day weekend in Boston. For one of the panels, we are interested in papers that touch upon any topic in Howells's work. We are especially keen to hear about new directions in Howells scholarship and/or texts that often get overlooked.

Please send your brief (1-2 page) abstract and a current CV as a Word attachment to Lance Rubin at lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu by September 7, 2011. Inquiries welcome!

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