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Narrative and Intellectual Disability 3/2/2010

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 7:16pm
MLA

MLA panel on Narrative and Intellectual Disability
Papers on any aspect of the formal and thematic representation of intellectual disability in American literature. Please send 300-word abstracts by 2 March 2010 to Rachel Adams (rea15@columbia.edu).

[UPDATE]

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 7:01pm
Sharon Becker

Me, Myself, and Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels

Word Meets Image: The Graphic Novel (4/5/2010; 11/13/2010-11/14/2010)

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 6:09pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii

This special session invites papers on the graphic novel and related genres of literature that combine graphic elements with textual elements. Papers that examine the history of the graphic novel, that theorize the rapidly evolving visual rhetoric of this form of literature or that investigate some other aspect of the genre are welcome.

Please submit paper title, 500-word proposal, and 50-word abstract online at www.pamla.org/2010/ by April 5, 2010.

ACIS-West 2010 - October 1-3, 2010: "(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern" - Call for Film

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 1:25pm
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region Meeting (ACIS-West)

ACIS-West 2010

"(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern"

Call for Films for Panel

The 2010 western regional meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies will be held on 1-3 October 2010 at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho.

The conference organizers are currently seeking film submissions for a panel closely tied to the conference theme. Films submitted should include some aspect of the "(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern," but the inclusiveness of this theme is open to interpretation.

ACIS-West 2010 - October 1-3, 2010: "(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern"

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 1:20pm
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region Meeting (ACIS-West)

ACIS-West 2010

"(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern"

Call for Papers

The 2010 western regional meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies will be held on 1-3 October 2010 at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Christopher Murray, Emeritus Professor of Drama and Theatre History, School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin. Professor Murray's address is titled, "'The new thing that has happened, or the old thing that has happened again': Beckett and the Irish sensibility."

[UPDATE] Pirandello Society Panels: MLA 2011, Los Angeles

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 1:07pm
Pirandello Society of America

The Pirandello Society of America invites 250 word abstracts for papers on the following topics by March 20, 2010, for inclusion in one or two panels at MLA 2011, in Los Angeles.

Contact: jana.okeefebazzoni@baruch.cuny.edu
Deadline: March 20, 2010
Abstracts: 250 words

1. "Crossing Genres in Word & Image: Grotesque Narratives in Pirandello and his Contemporaries"
Works, across genres, by Pirandello and international contemporaries that embed grotesque, often autobiographical, narratives in literary, dramatic, and visual art.

Native American Literature (RMMLA; proposals due 3/15/10, conference 10/14-16/10

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 11:52am
RMMLA 2010

This special topic session of the Rocky Mountain MLA Convention (Oct. 14-16, 2010) will focus on oral traditions and the narrative, prose, and poetry of Native (North) Americans.

One-page paper proposals are due March 15; notifications will be made by March 20. Presenters must be members of RMMLA by April 1, 2009.

Convention information is available at
http://rmmla.wsu.edu/conferences/conf10Albuquerque/default.asp

Call for publications Camino Real (2010/2011)

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 10:07am
Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Estudios Norteamericanos Benjamin Franklin- Universidad de Alcalá

The academic journal 'CAMINO REAL: Estudios de las Hispanidades Norteamericanas' welcomes new submissions for its next numbers in 2010/ 2011.

CAMINO REAL is a peer- reviewed and multidisciplinary publication of the Instituto Franklin- Universidad de Alcalá (Madrid, Spain).

The Instituto Franklin invites articles that reflect the different sensibilities and peculiarities of the Hispanic world in the United States, including artistic, political, economic, sociological, cultural, literary, and historical perspective. In extension articles should not be longer than 8,000 words.

Psychoanalysis and Social Justice October 22-23, 2010; submit, 7/1/10

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 9:39am
The Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society

This conference will address issues regarding how psychoanalytic theory and practice guide and are guided by our ideas about social justice and social responsibility. We invite you to reflect on ways in which you and your discipline are implicated in these issues, and to offer proposals from those perspectives. We are seeking proposals that investigate what psychoanalysis—in both its theoretical and applied forms—can offer for a better understanding of social change, its limitations and possibilities. Please think broadly about issues that arise in your discipline in relation to social justice. Consider, for example, the following:

After the Wire (MLA, 6-9 Jan 2011 in Los Angeles - Deadline 2 March 2010)

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Monday, February 22, 2010 - 9:05am
MLA 2011

This panel at MLA 2011 in Los Angeles will discuss any and all aspects of the cultural and intellectual legacy of 'The Wire,' with a particular interest in its critique of neoliberal institutions and its place in the social-realist tradition. Please submit 250–500-word abstracts by 2 March 2010 to Gerry Canavan and Lisa Klarr at afterthewire@gmail.com.

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