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[UPDATE] "Re-Orienting Victorian Studies" Conference CFP Extended

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 7:24pm
Australiasian Victorian Studies Association (AVSA)

Call for Papers
*Deadline Extended to February 26, 2010*
Re-Orienting Victorian Studies
25-27 June 2010
Keynote speaker:
Talia Schaffer (Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY)
The next annual conference of the Australasian Victorian Studies Association (AVSA) will take place on
25-27 June 2010 in Singapore, hosted by the Centre of the Liberal Arts & Social Sciences (CLASS) and
the Division of English at Nanyang Technological University.

African Literatures - Journals and collections of essays

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 5:54pm
URI- Uiversidade Regional Integrada do Alto Uruguai e das Missoes- RS-Brazil

This CFP invites critical investigation on African literatures. It comprises not only African literatures proper but the presence of the black in literature as well. Essays on contemporary writing from the African diaspora are especially welcome; comparative approaches between two literatures, and between literature and other arts are also invited.

INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH AND MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010 DEADLINE 15 APRIL 2010

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 2:35pm
EGE UNIVERSITY

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

"Youth" has consistently been mythologised. People are always making comments about the new generation. Here you are given the chance to reflect your own perspective at Ege University's 1st International Undergraduate Symposium entitled Youth and Myth.

This symposium, co-organised by the undergraduate students of the Departments of American Culture & Literature and English Language & Literature, will be held on 20-21 May 2010 at the Faculty of Letters, Ege University.

Come and join us! Make your voice be heard!

Topics might include but are not limited to:

Special Issue: SAFE

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 2:31pm
WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly)

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women's Studies Quarterly)

Special Issue: SAFE

Guest Editors: Alyson M. Cole & Kyoo Lee

[Update] October 14-16, 2010, Session on Flannery O'Connor; abstracts due March 1, 2010

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 1:40pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Each year the RMMLA (Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association) conference includes a regular session dedicated to the work of Flannery O'Connor. We are looking for papers with new and exciting insights to be presented at the 2010 conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico (October 14-16, 2010), hosted by University of New Mexico.

Paper presentations will be 15 minutes in length for this panel, with additional time for questions and discussion from audience and responses from presenters.

(Un)Told Stories: Narratives from the Global Sex Trade - proposal deadline March 2, 2010

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 10:51am
MLA Special Sessions panel

Paper proposals addressing narrative constructions of the sex tourism/trafficking industry from a transnational perspective are invited for a panel at the 2011 MLA conference in Los Angeles. Possibilities include, but are not limited to, juridical, media, fictional, and autobiographical narratives.

Still taking essay considerations for book on Mystery Science Theatre 3000

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 9:49am
Rob Weiner Texas Tech Univeristy

Call For Papers-Mystery Science Theatre 3000
Book collection of Academic writings
Deadline for papers April 31st 2010 No exceptions!
We are still seeking proposals for a collection on MST3K, please note I do have a contract for this project.

[UPDATE - NEW DATE] Forgotten Bodies: Identities, Practices and Representations - PG Conference 9th APRIL 2010

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 9:35am
Caroline Walters, The University of Exeter

Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Sexuality and Gender in Europe
Third Annual Postgraduate Conference
The University of Exeter

Forgotten Bodies: Identities, Practices and Representations
Friday 9th April 2010

Forgotten Bodies will provide a forum in which postgraduate researchers can explore often overlooked discourses, representations and practices relating to embodiment, sexuality and gender. Previous research into this field has often urged overly simplistic hegemonic models of practices, desires and identities, which this conference hopes to reassess. Our main objective is to explore the challenges of not only researching, including but also re-positioning so-called 'forgotten bodies' in academic programmes.

When museum turns into theatre: the culture of display between conservatism and production_Abstract: September, 1st, 2010.

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 4:01am
Altre modernità/ Otras modernidades/ Autres modernités/ Other Modernities Università degli Studi di Milano

It was as early as 1920, while collecting his famous essays in a book – Vision and Design – that was to exert a huge impact on the Western artistic culture to come, that Roger Fry postulated his famous theory of the importance of form over content in the modern work of art. While form addressed a system of perception that was basically sensorial, content was directed to a "restricted", logical and cognitive system. It was in this context that Fry mentioned with nonchalance a new kind of display aimed at altering the museum system as a whole.

Death and its rites in contemporary art & culture_Abstract delivery: 15th April 2010 (amonline@unimi.it)

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 3:55am
Altre modernità/ Otras modernidades/ Autres modernités/ Other Modernities (Online Journal ) Università degli Studi di Milano

Other Modernities, Issue #4

Death and its rites in contemporary art & culture

A critical reflection on the contemporary forms of artistic, literary and cultural expressions reveals an ever-growing difficulty in coming to terms with death: death understood as the end of the body, as absence, as total loss, as a break that cannot be mended within any spiritual framework. From a sociological point of view, this seems to have produced an array of highly diversified attempts to 'fill in' this ideal blank outside the reach of traditional symbolic forms.

Romanticism & Evolution, 12 - 14 May 2011

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 3:40am
Romanticism Research Group at the University of Western Ontario, Canada

The Romanticism Research Group at The University of Western Ontario invites paper and special session proposals for an international conference, "Romanticism & Evolution." The meeting will convene at Windermere Manor next to Western's main campus in London, Ontario, from 12 - 14 May 2011.

Keynote speakers will be:
Gillian Beer (Cambridge University)
Tilottama Rajan (University of Western Ontario)
Robert J. Richards (University of Chicago)

Special Seminar leaders will include: Alan Bewell (University of Toronto), Denise Gigante (Stanford University), Noah Heringman (Unviersity of Missouri), Thomas Pfau (Duke University), Matthew Rowlinson (University of Western Ontario), and Joan Steigerwald (York University).

ANS2010, 26-29 October 2010, Xian China

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 2:29am
The First International Workshop on Autonomic Networks and Services (ANS2010)

The International Workshop on
Autonomic Networks and Services (ANS2010)
held in conjunction with The 7th International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing (ATC2010), Xi'an, China, October 26-29, 2010