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Inter-Material Affections: Intimacy and Ecology in the 19th Century (C19, Berkeley, 4/12-15, 2012)

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 11:12am
Travis Foster, The College of Wooster

Inter-Material Affections: Intimacy and Ecology in the 19th Century
A Proposed Panel for C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
Berkeley, California, April 12-15, 2012

Papers exploring how Americans in the nineteenth century conceived ecology as a form of intimacy will be considered for a proposed panel for the 2012 C19 conference. Papers should explore how 19th-century conceptions of ecology aided two overlapping projects: (1) expanding possibilities for intra-human intimacies and (2) migrating intimacy beyond the interpersonal to what we might call the inter-material.

Possible areas for focus might include, but are by no means limited to:

Borders: 43rd Annual Conference, College English Association, March 29-31, 2012

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 9:21am
College English Association

Call for Papers, CEA 2012 | BORDERS
43rd Annual Conference | March 29-31 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

Submission deadline: November 1, 2011 at http://cea-web.org/

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English
studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 43rd annual conference.

Submission: August 31 - November 1, 2011
Please see the submission instructions at http://cea-web.org/

Colloqiuium in American Literature and Culture -- due 9/16/11

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Monday, August 15, 2011 - 8:22pm
NYU CALC

Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

New York University

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture (CALC) at New York University is pleased to announce a call for papers for our Fall 2011 events. CALC is an interdisciplinary forum for the presentation and discussion of new Americanist scholarship by both junior and senior researchers. In the upcoming semester, we will focus specifically on questions of American book history, aiming to provide a forum for those researching topics like material texts, print culture, and reading practices in an American context, and we encourage paper proposals by graduate students and faculty that focus on any subject relevant to these fields.

ESSAYS / PAPERS FOR JOURNAL; 30 November 2011

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Monday, August 15, 2011 - 10:59am
Journal

Essays, Papers, Translations, Interviews, Paintings, Photographs and Book Reviews (along with a copy of the book) on folk traditions across the world are invited for the Journal of Folklore and Oral tradition (with ISSN) to be launched in February 2012. The length of papers / essays must be between 2500 and 4000, and book reviews must be between 1500 and 2000 words.
For further details, please contact the editor: editorial.india@yahoo.com

[UPDATE] Fixing Foods in Literary Modernity

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Sunday, August 14, 2011 - 9:58pm
Michael D Becker / 2012 NeMLA (March 15-18)

For better and for worse, modernity has surely left its mark on the food we daily eat. Two hundred years ago in 1812, Bryan Donkin purchased from a London broker the patent for canning food items inside tin containers. Within the next decade canned goods were widespread in Britain and France (Robertson 123). One hundred and fifty years ago in the spring of 1862, Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard's experiments with heating liquids eventually led to pasteurized drinks—first wine and beer and then, later, milk (Greene, Guzel-Seydim, and Seydim 88).

UPDATE: Articles for North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies

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Sunday, August 14, 2011 - 9:28am
John Pennington, Editor of North Wind

North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies
North Wind, the journal devoted to the works of George MacDonald, is seeking articles for its 2011 edition. Articles are welcome on all aspects of MacDonald: his fairy tales, fantasies, novels, poetry, and sermons. The journal is also seeking shorter "notes and queries" and "connections" that focus on issues related to MacDonald.

UPDATE - Filolog - journal for literary, cultural and language studies

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Saturday, August 13, 2011 - 3:47pm
University of Banja Luka, faculty of Philology

Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal. We would also welcome papers dealing with meta-theories and their significance for the human and social sciences, as well as reviews of the most recent books in the field of cultural, language and literary theories and criticism.

Papers should be a maximum of 10.000 words, and use the New Harvard Citation System. Papers must include abstracts and key words. Authors should also provide a short bio (up to 20 lines).

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond - May 11-13 2012

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Friday, August 12, 2011 - 3:28pm
Jennifer Hardwick and Ian Maness / Queen's University

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond seeks to explore the relationship between digital technology and academic, activist and artistic collaborations. Our focus is on how these collaborations come into being, what challenges they present, and how they are reshaping both the academy and the world at large. While we welcome all papers on the topic of digital collaboration, we are especially interested in those that examine the ways in which technology enables work across disciplinary, geographic, cultural and/or other boundaries, those that identify and/or propose solutions to the barriers that still need to be overcome, and those that offer frameworks for innovative forms of digital collaboration.

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