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MMLA 2010 (11/04-07, Chicago) - The Philosophical-Literary Hybrid Text

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 11:01pm
Agnes Malinowska, University of Chicago

The mixed formal properties of certain texts across the history of philosophy and literature resist any attempt at their easy classification within either of these traditional generic categories. Such philosophical-literary hybrid texts seem to deny the adequacy of either strictly philosophical or literary form for expressing a particular content or inducing some affective or intellectual experience. This panel seeks to explore questions raised by the philosophical-literary hybrid text, in all its historical and geographical variation. What is the relationship between the hybrid form of some philosophical-literary text and its content? What are the stakes of philosophical-literary hybridity for some author?

CCCC 2011 Panel on Emotion (5/2)

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 10:23pm
Julie Nelson / University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Seeking a third (and maybe fourth) panelist.

The following is a brief description of the panel:

Because of recent scholarship in anthropology, psychology, and rhetoric, emotion has become widely understood not as innate or universal—but embodied and performative. Recent scholarship in composition has begun to consider if and how emotion is acknowledged, defined, and performed in composition classrooms. This panel hopes to add to this discussion both theoretically and practically by looking at the ethical and pedagogical implications of incorporating a study of emotion into composition courses and by proposing ways in which a rhetoric of emotion can be utilized and scrutinized in the classroom.

Taiwan Studies Postgraduate Symposium: Taiwan Studies in 2010 - the State of the Field

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 5:41pm
Asia Institute, Chinese Studies Research Group, Taiwan Research Reading Group, the University of Melbourne

The Asia Institute, the Taiwan Research Reading Group, and the Chinese Studies Research Group of the University of Melbourne cordially invite all postgraduate (PhD, Masters and Honours) scholars working in the field of Taiwan Studies to present their work at a Symposium to be held in Melbourne on the 7th and 8th of December. The subject of this symposium will be the current state of Taiwan studies; participants are welcome to present on any aspect of Taiwan studies. The symposium will showcase new work in Taiwan studies, and to allow postgraduate researchers a chance to get feedback on work that is in progress. The symposium will include a half-day workshop. Professor J. Bruce Jacobs (家博), Professor He Baogang and Dr.

SAMLA 2010 CFP Advanced Writing

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 1:03pm

Advanced Writing

Approaches to Using Images in the Advanced Writing Classroom

[UPDATE] Gender Studies Area Deadline Extended 5/15/10 MPCA/ACA Oct 1-3, 2010

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 12:23pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association

Gender Studies Area

2010 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Deadline: May 15, 2010

Friday-Sunday, October 1 - 3, 2010
Minneapolis, MN

After receiving many excellent proposals for the Gender Studies area of MPCA/MACA, I have decided to try to get a few more by extending the deadline by a few weeks.

The MPCA/MACA conference will be held in Minneapolis, MN from 1-3 October, 2010.

Essays for a book-length collection on Rachel Carson's Silent Spring

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 12:22pm
James B. Kelley

Essays are sought for a book-length collection on Rachel Carson's highly influential work Silent Spring, which will turn 50 in 2012.

The publisher is secured, and the volume is planned to appear late in 2012. A list of potential topics is available from the editor. New and experienced scholars are equally encouraged to contribute to the volume, whether they be professors, activists, and/or scientists. Essays in the volume should be written for an educated, general audience.

Please address any questions or ideas for contributions to James Kelley at jkelley@meridian.msstate.edu.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Early Modern Women and Memory

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 11:35am
Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal (EMWJ) invites submissions to an interdisciplinary Forum on Early Modern Women and Memory, slated for publication in Volume 6 (2011). What is the relationship between women and memory? Are there gendered ways of remembering and forgetting the past? How were women's memories represented in early modern culture by men and by women? Which aspects of women's history have not been remembered? How did members of different religions, classes, and ethnicities shape both their own individual memories and also cultural memory? How does the gendered experience of their religious customs influence the relations of women and memory?


Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 7:47am
Association for Integrative Studies

"Interdisciplinary Approaches to Integrating Ethics and Sustainability"
October 7 – 10, 2010
32nd Annual Association for Integrative Studies Conference
We are especially interested in presentations, events and conversations that self-consciously consider the complex and dynamic relationship among ethics, sustainability, interdisciplinarity, and integrative learning.

Kona Kai Spa and Resort
1551 Shelter Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92106-3102

Modernist Masochisms (MSA 12: 11/10/2010-11/14/2010) EXTENDED DEADLINE 5/2/2010

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 12:13am
Jennifer Mitchell / City University of New York

Since Richard von Krafft-Ebing's first clinical naming of "masochism" as a perversion located in men in 1890, masochisms and masochists have been approached through a variety of lenses: scientific, sexological, artistic, literary, psychiatric, and dramatic. Importantly, the most prolific period regarding the circulation of ideas and theories about masochism is the same period that produced the modernist text.