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NEXUS 2010--Trauma and Testimony

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 12:47pm
NEXUS

NEXUS—An Interdisciplinary Conference

Trauma and Testimony

 

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Thursday, March 18-Saturday, March 20, 2010

Web Address: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus

Plenary Speakers: Cathy Caruth (Emory Univeristy) and Julia Levine

 

[UPDATE] "Mysterious Things" (11/1/2009; 3/4-6/2010)

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 10:03am
Ashley Hetrick / Graduate Symposium on Women's & Gender History (UIUC)

"Mysterious Things": The 11th Annual Graduate Symposium on Women's and Gender History

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / March 4-6, 2010

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2009

Call for Papers for the AHA, 2010: Emotions in History

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 8:31am
Australian Historical Association

Call for Papers for the AHA, 2010: Emotions in History

A team of scholars, headed by Philippa Maddern and SusanBroomhall at the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, UWA, isengaged in an exploration of both the history of emotions, and emotions in historical writing. They are seeking papers for a streamof co-ordinated panels for the Australian Historical Association, to beheld in Perth, 5-9 July 2010.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 1:28pm
British Women Writers Conference

Apologies--the correct website is www-english.tamu.edu/bwwc18

The 18th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

"Journeys"
April 8-11, 2010

Keynote Speakers: Kate Flint and Felicity Nussbaum
Plenary Panel Speakers: Mary Fissell, Jillian Heydt-Stevenson, and Erika Rappaport

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Fashionable Journeys, and the Journeys of Fashion: The Empire of Dress (10/12/09; BWWC 4/8/10-4/11/10)

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 1:04pm
Amy L. Montz

Submissions are invited for a proposed panel for the Eighteenth
Annual British Women Writers Conference, April 8-11, 2010, in College
Station, TX. With the conference's theme of "Journeys," this panel will
examine the voyages Fashion made in the nineteenth century to and
through the British Empire, and how the Empire abroad was worn at home
in England. Of particular concern to this panel is how
nineteenth-century British women writers understood, critiqued, and
explored the imperial origins of fashion and dress, and how this
emphasizes awareness of the political implications of seemingly
domestic and feminine matters.

[UPDATE] 2010 British Women Writers Conference CFP

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 10:22am
2010 British Women Writers Conference

The 18th British Women Writers Conference will be held April 8-11, 2010 at Texas A&M University.  This highly interdisciplinary conference welcomes both graduate students and professors alike.  Abstracts are due by October 15th.  For more information, please visit www-english.tamu.edu/bwwc1.  

CFP: Peace and War / An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference / University of Illinois at Chicago (4/16/2010)

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Monday, October 5, 2009 - 3:41pm
University of Illinois at Chicago

 

PEACE and WAR

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

The University of Illinois at Chicago

April 16, 2010 

Submission Deadline: December 1, 2009 

This graduate student conference is intended to address some of the problems of defining peace and war in the various disciplines, and to question if or how the ways we conceptualize peace and war have changed in the twenty-first century. 

Literatures of Time and Space - proposed BSLS panel (8-10 April 2010); abstract deadline 10 December 2009

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Monday, October 5, 2009 - 8:58am
Elizabeth Throesch

Call for submissions to a proposed panel on the interaction between theories of time and space in literature for the upcoming British Society for Literature and Science conference (8-10 April 2010). Additionally, these proposals will be considered for a future proposal to the RCLAS Journal of Literature and Science for a special issue on time and space.

 

Topics might include:

Relativity's impact on literature and culture

the fourth dimension

occultist and mystical theories of time and space

the work of authors such as Charles Howard Hinton, Edward Abbott, H.G. Wells, Gertrude Stein, J.W. Dunne, Henri Bergson, Virginia Woolf, William Faulkner, W.E.B. Du Bois, Thomas Pynchon, etc

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 2010 // Proposals due 1/10

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Monday, October 5, 2009 - 12:28am
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department

CALL FOR PAPERS:

 

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)

English Dept.Graduate Student Conference

March 4-6, 2010

The Graduate Student Association at the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to announce the 6th Annual MadLit Conference. This year's conference, "READING MATERIAL," engages the intersections between literature and material culture.

CFP: The SAW Films; PCA/ACA National Conference, 31 March-3 April, 2010; Propsal Deadline : 30 Nov.

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Saturday, October 3, 2009 - 11:48am
Horror Area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association

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CFP: CRITICAL APPROACHES TO HORROR SCHOLARSHIP; PCA/ACA National Conference, 31 March-3 April, 2010; Propsal Deadline : 30 Nov.

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Horror Area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association

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