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Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance

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Monday, June 7, 2010 - 11:28pm
Northeast Modern Language Association, April 7-10, 2011, Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ

This panel invites papers on "Life Writing at a Distance," broadly defining both life writing and "distance" as spatial/geographical or temporal remove: Topobiography; eco-biography; heroic memoirs; missionary and spiritual autobiography; letters and epistolary life narratives; life narrative of/in place; biography, memoir and autobiography in exile; expatriate memoirs; life narratives in travel and tourism; ethnoautobiography; migrant memoir and testimony. Please submit 300-word abstract and brief cv to Mary Goodwin, National Taiwan Normal University, profgood@hotmail.com.

UPDATE: CFP, Travel and Tourism Studies, MAP/ACA

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Monday, June 7, 2010 - 10:02pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Assn.

UPDATE--Abstract due date EXTENSION:
CFP: Travel and Tourism Area of MAP/ACA Conference, Oct. 28-30, 2010, Alexandria, VA
full name / name of organization:
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email:
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu

Call for papers for the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference

October 28-30, 2010
Alexandria, VA

Transatlantic Literature and the Production of National Identities, 1870-1910

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Monday, June 7, 2010 - 7:55pm
Keridiana Chez

This panel has already been accepted by the Midwest Conference for British Studies, October 8-10, 2010, Cleveland. We are seeking a fourth paper.

Arizona's recent attack on ethnic studies brings to glaring light the relationship between the production of cultures, racial identities, and nations. How are national identities contingent on the constitution of, or at least the appearance of, a homogeneous racial identity, which in turn, is produced and maintained through the vigilant regularization of a distinct national culture?

Creative Writing Panel at PCAS/ACAS, Savannah, GA, October 7-9, 2010

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Monday, June 7, 2010 - 4:23pm
The Popular Culture Association in the South and the American Culture Association in the South

Call for Papers: Creative Writing (poetry and fiction) at PCAS/ACAS 2010

This year's conference will be held in Savannah, GA October 7-9.

This panel will be comprised of creative writing (poetry and fiction). Please submit either five poems or five pages of fiction for possible inclusion on the panel. Submissions should be e-mailed as attachments to: jsadreor@kennesaw.edu

The following information should also accompany each submission:

Your name, institutional affiliation, e-mail address(es), and phone number(s).

Submissions are due via e-mail by Sunday, June 20.

CFP: Asian Journal of Literature, Culture and Society (5 July 2010)

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Monday, June 7, 2010 - 2:49pm
Asian Journal of Literature, Culture and Society

ASIAN JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, CULTURE AND SOCIETY invites article submission on Asia-related aspects in arts, humanities and social studies.

AJLCS is an international peer-reviewed academic periodical which provides a forum for interdisciplinary discussion of issues related to East, South and Southeast Asian arts, cultures and societies, inviting contributions from the disciplines of literature, literary/art criticism, language, philosophy, anthropology, social studies, cultural studies, semiotics, gender studies, film, media and communication arts, architecture and design, and contemporary critical theory.

Sidney at Kalamazoo, 12-15 May 2011; Deadline 15 Sept. 2011

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Monday, June 7, 2010 - 2:21pm
International Sidney Society

The Sidney Society will sponsor two open sessions on Philip Sidney and his Circle at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan). The conference website is here: http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/

12-15 May 2011

Abstracts are invited on any subject dealing with Philip Sidney and his circle. As always, we encourage proposals from newcomers as well as established scholars.

Papers should be limited to twenty minutes in reading time. Please do not submit an abstract to two different sessions of the conference in the same year.

"Surrounded by Bodies": Contact, Corporeality, and the Long Eighteenth Century (Deadline: September 15, 2010)

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Monday, June 7, 2010 - 1:46pm
Graduate Student Caucus of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)

Much has been said about bodies, yet the body still remains one of the most contested concepts in fields such as anthropology, art, history, literature, medicine, philosophy, religion, and gender/sexuality. In *An Essay Concerning Human Understanding* (1689), John Locke noted that all "are born into the world, being surrounded by bodies that perpetually and diversely affect them." By conceptualizing the world as one of bodies in contact, his assertion prefaced a growing eighteenth-century preoccupation with corporeality. This panel seeks to explore such investigations of the body by examining how these figures wrote about and experienced bodies, health, illness, contagion, mixture, and death.

Staging the Blazon (collection): August 21, 2010

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Monday, June 7, 2010 - 11:14am
Deborah Uman and Sara Morrison

Staging the Blazon: Poetic Dismemberment in Early Modern Theater

Editors: Deborah Uman (St. John Fisher College) and Sara Morrison (William Jewell College)

Northeast Modern Language Association

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Monday, June 7, 2010 - 9:05am
Northeast Modern Language Association

42nd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey

The 42nd Annual Convention will feature approximately 350 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events. Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA session; however, panelists can only present one paper (panel or seminar). Convention participants may present a paper at a panel and also present at a creative session or participate in a roundtable.

Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2010

Please include with your abstract:

* Name and Affiliation
* Email address
* A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee)

[UPDATE Deadline Extended to June 27, 2010. Previously on. TV Series in the Third Golden Age of Television. (Tentative Title)]

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Monday, June 7, 2010 - 8:19am
FRAME. Revista de Cine de la Biblioteca de la Facultad de Comunicación.

In the first decade of 21th century, television series landscape has changed drastically, a change characterized by a shift of the creative work from film industry to television, which has attracted a great deal of interest from the audience. That change is what has been known as the Third Golden Age of Television.

"A Living Presence": Tagore Today

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Monday, June 7, 2010 - 1:52am
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

Special Issue, October, 2010 (Vol 2 No 4)
"A Living Presence": Tagore Today
To be guest edited by Amrit Sen, Visva Bharati, Santiniketan

Rupkatha Journal, Volume 2, Number 2, Published

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Monday, June 7, 2010 - 1:41am
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

We are happy to announce the publication of Rupkatha Journal, Volume 2, Number 2 at www.rupkatha.com.
Editorial
CRITICISM
The 'Blue Flame': An 'Elliptical' Interaction between Kahlil Gibran and Rabindranath Tagore
Indrani Datta (Chaudhuri)
Language Allergy: Seduction and Second Languages in How the García Girls Lost Their Accents
Juan Pablo Rivera
Where Campfires used to Gleam—a Collage of Bipolar Dreaming in Davis' Aboriginal Theatre
Sibendu Chakraborty
Masterless Men in a Masterful Land: Judith Wright's Generation of Men
Devaleena Das
Identity and Belonging in Mudrooroo's Wild Cat Falling