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Expressions of Interest: Fully-funded Special Issue of the Journal of New Zealand Literature for 2012

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 10:32pm
The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL)

The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) is calling for expressions of interest in a fully-funded Special Issue for 2012.

• Proposals must align with JNZL's mandate to publish peer-reviewed scholarly work on New Zealand literature and cultural studies.

• Proposals need the majority approval of the International Advisory Board.

• The proposer will take responsibility for organising any related conference/symposium and for issuing relevant calls for papers.

MSA Oct '11 Panel: Music, Gender and Modernist Intersubjectivity

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 8:31pm
Cecily Swanson & Ben Glaser (Cornell University)

This panel will explore how the modernist music salon, modernist musical event, and the poetics and rhetoric of music within modernist writing, call attention to moments of failed artistic autonomy, and thus permit the articulation of social relationships that might seem otherwise foreclosed. In particular, it asks how the gendering of music informs modernism's claims for autonomy, and how such claims might be challenged or revised through a critical exploration of modernism's diverse discourse of music. In the case of Ezra Pound and T.S.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: "Shakespeare and the Material World" (April 1, 2011)

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 4:00pm
Early English Studies Journal

Early English Studies Journal is an online journal under the auspices of the University of Texas, Arlington English Department and is devoted to literary and cultural topics of study in the medieval and early modern periods. EES is published annually, peer-reviewed, and open to general submission.
Early English Studies Journal is now accepting submission for our next issue, which will be titled, Shakespeare and the Material World. We welcome submissions that deal with any aspect of Shakespeare and material culture. We are interested, for example, in the ways in which materiality informs theatrical practices and is reflected in the plays. How do objects or the idea of an object construct identity and gender or create a sense of space, time, or location?

Think Art: An Interdisciplinary Conference October 14-15 Keynote Speaker Prof. Daniel Schacter, Harvard University's Memory Lab

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 11:03am
ThinkArt Boston University

Think Art is a conference for the interdisciplinary exploration of the fine arts through the humanities and sciences. Through panel discussions and an exhibition of artwork, Think Art will provide a crucial meeting point for scholars and artists and encourages a cross-disciplinary approach to learning and talking about art.

This year's topic is the investigation of self through the construction, management, and manipulation of memory. How does the individual—and society—remember? We are actively seeking papers and artwork that explore memory through a specific discourse or a cross-disciplinary perspective, but will also consider submissions based on other topics.

Think Art: An Interdisciplinary Conference October 14-15 Keynote Speaker Prof. Daniel Schacter, Harvard University's Memory Lab

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 11:01am
ThinkArt Boston University

Think Art is a conference for the interdisciplinary exploration of the fine arts through the humanities and sciences. Through panel discussions and an exhibition of artwork, Think Art will provide a crucial meeting point for scholars and artists and encourages a cross-disciplinary approach to learning and talking about art.

This year's topic is the investigation of self through the construction, management, and manipulation of memory. How does the individual—and society—remember? We are actively seeking papers and artwork that explore memory through a specific discourse or a cross-disciplinary perspective, but will also consider submissions based on other topics.

VOLUME 4 KATHERINE MANSFIELD STUDIES

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 10:22am
GERRI KIMBER/ KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 4 OF

Katherine Mansfield Studies

(THE PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY)

on the theme of

'Katherine Mansfield and the Fantastic'

Submissions are sought on the following:

• Critical articles on the theme of this issue: 'Katherine Mansfield and the Fantastic'

• Creative pieces – poetry and prose with a connection to Katherine Mansfield

• Book reviews with a connection to Katherine Mansfield

"Film I: The Appropriation of Childhood in Horror, Fantasy, and Science Fiction Cinema" (MMLA, Nov. 3-6, 2011 - St. Louis)

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 2:41am
Midwest Modern Language Association

In keeping with the 2011 MMLA informal convention theme of "Play…No, Seriously," the Film I panel invites papers on the topic of the appropriation of children and childhood tropes to examine, critique, or subvert cinematic and cultural conventions in horror, fantasy, and science fiction films. Possible avenues for exploration include how vampiric, demonic, otherworldly, robotic, or deformed children prey on conceptions of innocence and vulnerability within the film narrative and the viewing audience.