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National Borders and Medieval Spaces (08/10/2010; Kalamazoo, MI 5/12-15/10)

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Saturday, July 3, 2010 - 5:30pm
University or Oregon, Department of Romance Languages

Panel Title: "National Borders and Medieval Spaces"

This panel investigates the role modern national geographic, linguistic and textual borders play in our understanding and reading of the medieval past. Under question in this panel are concepts related to pure vs. hybrid languages, genres and literatures, national literary canons, borders and border spaces, and the idea of community, whether political, literary, or otherwise. Ideally this panel includes a broad range of
European literary traditions and aims to problematize the divide between medieval and modern. The notion of borders is broadly conceived and can address nation, discipline, time, genre, gender, etc. Areas of investigation might include:

Architecture & Urbanism, vernacular, building, culture and people,

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Saturday, July 3, 2010 - 3:44pm
Reza Leylian

Architecture & Urbanism, vernacular, building, culture and people, city planing design,Traditional Architecture of Iranian Water Mills, Understanding the Importance of Sustainable Buildings in Occupants, transportation.

TV Series in the World: Changing Places / Places of Exchange – 15-16-17June 2011, University of Le Havre, France

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Saturday, July 3, 2010 - 12:00pm
Groupe de Recherche Identités et Cultures, University of Le Havre

This interdisciplinary conference aims at examining the TV series of/in different countries (USA, UK, France, Spain, Hispanic America, Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Russia, Canada, Oceania, Africa …) through the prisms of exchange, transposition and transfer. We welcome a variety of approaches – aesthetic, narrative, linguistic, cultural, ideological, historical, geographical… – in order to explore the following aspects:

Latino Cultures of NYC

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Saturday, July 3, 2010 - 11:12am
New York Institute of Technology

New York Institute of Technology announces its seventh interdisciplinary conference, "Latino Cultures of NYC." Scholars from a range of disciplines are invited to interpret the theme broadly for this one-day conference at NYiT's Columbus Circle campus on Friday, March 4, 2011.

Philip Roth Society Panel for the JAHlit conference, Miami, Florida, November 7-11

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Saturday, July 3, 2010 - 10:35am
Philip Roth Society

The Philip Roth Society is to sponsor a panel at this year's Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Conference, to be held at the landmark BETSY hotel in Miami, South Beach, Florida, November 7-11, 2010. Please send proposals for 15-minute papers on any aspect of Roth's work, together with full contact details and affiliations, to d.brauner@reading.ac.uk by 26th July.