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Victorian Futures at the Dickens Universe 7/29-7/31 (deadline 12/15)

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Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 10:33am
The Dickens Project

The Dickens Project invites paper proposals for a conference on Victorian Futures, with keynote speakers Jay Clayton (author of Charles Dickens in Cyberspace: The Afterlife of the Nineteenth Century in Postmodern Culture) and Andrew Elfenbein (author of Romanticism and the Rise of English). The conference will be held at the University of California, Santa Cruz, beginning on the evening of Friday, July 29 and concluding at lunch-time on Sunday, July 31; papers will be allocated to "threads" to facilitate developing conversations of specific themes and topics. Submit 1-2 page abstracts and a short c.v. to Rebecca Stern (stern2@mailbox.sc.edu) by December 15, 2010.

Real Worlds: (dis)Locating Realities. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 16th, 2011.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 9:21am
UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization

From surrealism to social networks to the "real" housewives of New Jersey, it's no secret that reality is socially constructed. "Reality"—-as a state of mind or as an embodied experience—-has historically been positioned in opposition to such realms of infinite possibility as dreams, fantasy, and imagination. In fact, far from being a state of stability and sanity, reality is often treated as that which must be escaped. But escape to what?

ISEA2011 ISTANBUL Call for Papers, Panels, Workshops and Artworks

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Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 8:17am
ISEA2011 Istanbul

ISEA2011 Istanbul Call for Papers, Panels, Workshops and Artworks

Dear Colleagues,

The Call for Papers, Artworks, Panels and Workshops for ISEA2011
Istanbul is available at this link http://ow.ly/36HW0

The deadline for submission is December 01, 2010.

In order to stay in touch You can subscribe to ISEA2011 Istanbul and Leonardo Electronic Almanac Newsletters following this link http://ow.ly/36I5H

Teachers Helping Teachers Seminar & In-Service Program: Philippines 2011

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Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 1:17am
Teachers Helping Teachers (THT)

Teachers Helping Teachers (THT) is calling for Abstracts for the organization's seminar-workshop series to be held in the Philippines from February 17 through February 25, 2011. THT is an organization committed to training teachers in developing countries. If accepted, you will be training mostly local junior high and high school teachers in methodologies and strategies for teaching English as a Foreign Language in Manila (February 19-20). You will do this in three separate seminars or workshops, each of which will be repeated twice to groups of 50 teachers. A Master degree in TESOL, TEFOL, or Education is required for all presenters submitting proposals. THT needs at least 20 volunteer teachers, each willing to give three different presentations.

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