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[UPDATE}Australian Association for Caribbean Studies International Biennial Conference 2011

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 11:00pm
Australian Association for Caribbean Studies

*EXTENSION OF SUBMISSION DEADLINE*
Australian Association for Caribbean Studies
International Biennial Conference
Newcastle, NSW, Australia
16-18th February, 2011
The ninth biennial conference of the Australian Association for Caribbean Studies (AACS) will be held in Newcastle, 16-18th February 2011.
The theme for the conference is:
Caribbean Narratives of Race, Place and Migration
Keynote Speakers:
Professor Karen Fog Olwig, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Professor Helen Tiffin, Formerly Professor of Literature at the University of Tasmania

*Paper proposals that do not fit the conference theme are welcome*

[UPDATE] CFP-"Decolonial Thinking in Latin American and Latina/o Literary Studies (ACLA March 31-April 3, 2011 Vancouver)

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 9:44pm
Juan G. Ramos

In his introduction to <> (2010), Walter Mignolo invites us to consider decolonial thinking "as a particular kind of critical theory and the de-colonial option as a specific orientation of doing." As a type of critical theory, decolonial thinking becomes an option from which we can be critical of existing master/universal narratives that pervade in society and academia.

In the Mirror of the Past: Journeys from History to HISTORY - Int. Conference on the Fantastic and the Miraculous May 9-10, 2011

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 6:06pm
Center for Mythopoeia and Philosophy of Literature at the University of Zielona Góra, Poland

Co-sponsored by Center for Mythopoeia and Philosophy of Literature and Center for
Advanced Studies in Popular Literature at the Department of Polish, as well as by Center for
Francophone Literature and Culture at the Department of Modern Languages, the three-day
FANCUD conference at the University of Zielona Góra, Poland, is the only annual conference
in the country on the literary and filmic intersections of myth, fantasy, science fiction and
other speculative genres.

D. H. Lawrence: Colonial, Modernist and Postcolonial Perspectives, June 29 –July 2, 2011 Sydney, Australia

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 4:26pm
Dr. Nancy L. Paxton, Conference Organizer; D. H. Lawrence Society of North America

The D. H. Lawrence Society of North America invites you to attend the 12th international conference in Sydney, Australia, June 29-July 3, 2011. Conference organizers invite established and emerging scholars interested in all genres of Lawrence's writing, biography, or experience of Australia to join with specialists concerned with his reception by Australian modernists or his influence on more recent post-colonial writers, composers, artists and filmmakers in Australia and around the world. While conference organizers will consider individual papers that address other aspects of Lawrence's writing, they invite panels and papers on the following topics:

Call for Chapter Proposals

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 4:19pm
Matthew Lynch

Praeger will be publishing a two-volume series entitled, Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians. We are now looking for contributors for this two-volume set. For consideration, send a letter to the editor, Dr. Matthew Lynch lynch39083@ao1.com, expressing interest and requesting a list of available politicians. For further consideration, applicants are be required to submit a750-word proposal by January 10th, 2011 Chapters of 6,500-7,000 words will be due by May 1st, 2011.

Black Reconstruction Era Politicians

Paper proposals on TELEVISION due Dec 15, 2010 for conference meeting April 20-23, 2011

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 1:44pm
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture

Call for Papers: Television
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org
Abstract or Panel Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2010
Conference hotel: Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio
101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Hotel Phone: 1-210-223-1000

'Round and 'Round We Go: The Endless Carnival, Philadelphia, P.A. (2/25/2011)

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 1:40pm
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pennsylvania

'Round and 'Round We Go: The Endless Carnival
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania
Friday, February 25, 2011
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Katrin Sieg, Associate Professor of German at Georgetown University's BMW Center for German & European Studies

"The feast is a primary, indestructible ingredient of human civilization; it may become sterile and even degenerate, but it cannot vanish."
~Mikhail Bakhtin, Rabelais and His World

[UPDATE] Jesters and Gestures: Irony at a Crossroads

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 12:05pm
The City University of New York Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature

Jesters and Gestures: Irony at a Crossroads
February 24-25, 2011
Abstract Deadline: December 1st, 2010

Keynote Speaker: Claire Colebrook, Penn State

"The ironization of form is like the storm which lifts up the curtain of the transcendental order of art and reveals it for what it is, in this order as well as in the unmediated existence of the work."
-Walter Benjamin, The Concept of Art Criticism in German Romanticism

"The irony of the novel is the self-correction of the world's fragility"
-Georg Lukacs, The Theory of the Novel

[UPDATE] CFP: Supernatural Panel, SF&F Area, SW/TX PCA/ACA 2011

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 11:28am
Jennifer Love & Lugene Rosen / Southwest Texas PCA/ACA

UPDATE: This CFP has been CLOSED/REMOVED. SW/TX PCA ACA Science Fiction and Fantasy section has a comprehensive CFP for Supernatural papers here: http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/node/38357

Please consider submitting to the SW/TX PCA ACA SFF folks -- they run great panels and will no doubt have a fabulous collection of presentations in this area.

Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric April 1st-2nd

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 10:09am
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contemporary, etc.), rhetoric, composition, or pedagogical studies. Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com. Submissions must include name, institutional affiliation, student status (graduate or undergraduate), contact information (name, phone number, address, email address), and a list of any audio/visual equipment needed for your presentation. Presentation time should be limited to 20 minutes (usually about ten pages). Abstracts should be received by January 30, 2010.

Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric, April 1st and 2nd

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 10:03am
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contemporary, etc.), rhetoric, composition, or pedagogical studies. Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com. Submissions must include name, institutional affiliation, student status (graduate or undergraduate), contact information (name, phone number, address, email address), and a list of any audio/visual equipment needed for your presentation. Presentation time should be limited to 20 minutes (usually about ten pages). Abstracts should be received by January 30, 2009.

Chris Colfer Preps Up for a Duet With his New Love Interest

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 7:29am
Rockks

Hello Glee fanatics! How are you all doing?

I know you were just waiting for me to get you the latest buzz about your favorite comedy show. So, here I am with the news that actor Chris Colfer is likely to be seen performing a duet with his new love interest, in one of the Glee episodes.

Chris Colfer

According to the sources close to development, Kurt Hummel (Chris Colfer) will perform a duet in the Christmas special episode of the show. You must be thinking that there is still a lot of time for the year's biggest festival to arrive, and the special episode will air during that time only.

Chris Colfer Preps Up for a Duet With his New Love Interest

updated: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 7:25am
Rockks

Hello Glee fanatics! How are you all doing?

I know you were just waiting for me to get you the latest buzz about your favorite comedy show. So, here I am with the news that actor Chris Colfer is likely to be seen performing a duet with his new love interest, in one of the Glee episodes.

Chris Colfer

According to the sources close to development, Kurt Hummel (Chris Colfer) will perform a duet in the Christmas special episode of the show. You must be thinking that there is still a lot of time for the year's biggest festival to arrive, and the special episode will air during that time only.

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