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CFP (Edited Volume): Queer Love (2/15/11; 7/01/11)

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Friday, December 3, 2010 - 7:57pm
Pamela Demory / University of California, Davis; Christopher Pullen / Bournemouth University, UK

Submissions are sought for a collection of essays tentatively titled Queer Love in Film and Television.

Uses and Abuses of Aesthetics Today (Feb 18-19; abstracts due Jan 5)

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Friday, December 3, 2010 - 7:56pm
Graduate students in German Studies, Cornell University

SINN UND SINNLICHKEIT: USES AND ABUSES OF AESTHETICS TODAY
Graduate Student Conference in German Studies
Cornell University
February 18-19, 2011
Keynote Speaker: Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Stanford University
Plenary Speaker: Peter Gilgen, Cornell University

Sixth Blackfriars Conference, Staunton, VA (October 25-30, 2011)

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Friday, December 3, 2010 - 3:39pm
The American Shakespeare Center

In 2011, the American Shakespeare Center's Education and Research Department will once again host Shakespeareans, scholars and practitioners alike, to explore Shakespeare in the study and Shakespeare on the stage and to find ways that these two worlds – sometime in collision – can collaborate. Past conferences have included such notable scholars as Andrew Gurr, the "godfatASC actor and 2009 Blackfriars Conference presenter: James Keegan as Falstaff in 1H4.her" of the Blackfriars Playhouse, Tiffany Stern, Russ McDonald, Gary Taylor, Stephen Greenblatt, Roz Knutson, Tina Packer, and many more in five days full of activities.

"Free to Move About the Country": an Interdisciplinary Conference about Transportation and National Security (March 18, 2010)

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Friday, December 3, 2010 - 3:17pm
Center for Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, National Security (CADINS), Cal State Northridge

On Friday, March 18, 2011, The Center for the Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, and National Security (CADINS) will host a one-day symposium on National Security and Transportation to be held at a local conference facility in the San Fernando Valley. The organizers seek proposals for a student panel.

Abstract Submission

Each abstract is limited to 300 words; therefore, authors are urged to prepare a well written, clear and informative abstract describing the work with emphasis on objectives and factual results. An abstract should include key words related to conference topics.

[Update] Hispanic Culture Review - Call for papers (Dec.20th)

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Friday, December 3, 2010 - 2:27pm
Hispanic Culture Review

Hispanic Culture Review is a scholarly journal that publishes narratives, reviews, essays, poetry, drama, and visual art, related to the Hispanic world at George Mason University. The journal covers a variety of topics related to the world of Hispanic culture, literature,linguistics and art. This year we are celebrating 20 years of promoting Hispanic culture.

The journal welcomes original submissions written in either Spanish or English. Submissions should be sent to: hcr@gmu.edu or hcr.gmu@gmail.com

Brown University Department of Slavic Languages - Graduate student conference on "Estrangement"

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Friday, December 3, 2010 - 12:18pm
Brown University Department of Slavic Languages

The Slavic Studies Graduate Student Colloquium and the Department of Slavic Languages at Brown University are pleased to announce our upcoming graduate student conference on the subject of Estrangement. The conference will take place on Friday, April 15, 2011. We are currently soliciting proposals for individual papers on topics related to the theme of estrangement in Russian, East European and Eurasian literature, history, and culture in any historical period. We plan to include topics such as:

"It must be Nova Scotia": Negotiating Place in the Writings of Elizabeth Bishop. June 9-12, 2011 Halifax,NS. Deadline JAN 10

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Friday, December 3, 2010 - 11:46am
Saint Mary's University / University of King's College

To mark the centenary of Elizabeth Bishop's birth, and to celebrate her contribution to world literature, a special conference will be held 9-12 June 2011 at the University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Working under the title, "It must be Nova Scotia:" Negotiating Place in the Writings of Elizabeth Bishop," the conference will focus on Bishop's examinations of place and placelessness, her fascination with borders and shifting cultural geographies, and her unique position as an artist who lived and wrote both for and against competing definitions of "home."

"American Pornographies" Graduate Conference, Leipzig (Germany), April 1-2, 2011

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Friday, December 3, 2010 - 11:35am
American Studies Leipzig

Call for Proposals: "American Pornographies: Consumerism, Sensationalism, and Voyeurism in a Global Context"

American Studies Leipzig calls for proposals by MA-level (or equivalent) graduate students for the conference "American Pornographies: Consumerism, Sensationalism, and Voyeurism in a Global Context." The graduate conference will take place at the University of Leipzig (Germany), April 1-2, 2011.

Deadline for proposals: January 6, 2011.
Further information at http://americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/asl-gradconference2011

March 18-19-- Family Matters: A Graduate Student Conference on Representations of the Family in Literature, Drama and Film

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Friday, December 3, 2010 - 11:05am
St. Bonaventure University--Olean, New York

Representations of the family in literature often come freighted with questions of cultural significance, economic arrangement, and political power. Whether critiqued as a normative cultural arrangement or hailed as the paramount political value, the family as the basic organizational unit of society reflects and often magnifies its literary milieu.

Call for Artists

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Friday, December 3, 2010 - 7:06am
Ustinov Intercultural Forum

The Ustinov Intercultural Forum is currently seeking additional artists to submit their work for this cultural exhibition which will run at the Old Fulling Mill in Durham, UK from early April to early May 2011. The project aims to create a multi-media exhibit of music, video, art, object, clothing, and any other display forms you can think of in order to create a culturally centred exhibition (even written pieces can be incorporated into the exhibit). The goal is to promote interculturality and focus on the message of Cultural Identity--the value is to be in the richness of the multitude of narratives. Cultural Identity is a very fluid and interesting concept especially in such an increasingly globalized world.