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Looking for "The South" in the Eighteenth Century

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Monday, June 18, 2012 - 5:39pm
Amanda Louise Johnson / American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)

This panel considers the category of ―the South‖ in the 1700s. During this period, Anglo-American societies such as those of Virginia and Maryland bore the stigma of the "extended Caribbean" complex, which stretched from Brazil to the Chesapeake and found its identity in a shared tropical climate, dependence upon plantation slavery, and stereotypes of creole excess. At the same time, these societies were part of a "New
Republic" stretching from Georgia to New England, and they had to align themselves with Whiggish Revolutionary rhetoric. Conflicting historical, political, and racial discourses on

This Rough Magic - Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Lit. - 10/1/12

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Monday, June 18, 2012 - 5:22pm
This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org)

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature. We are seeking academic, teachable articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following categories:

•Authorship
•Genre Issues
•Narrative Structure
•Poetry
•Drama
•Epic
•Nation/Empire/Class
•Economics
•History
•Religion
•Superstition
•Philosophy and Rhetoric
•Race/Ethnicity
•Multi-Culturalism
•Gender
•Sexuality
•Art

Philadelphia from the Vernacular to the Spectacular

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Monday, June 18, 2012 - 3:19pm
The Pioneer America Society: Association for the Preservation of Artifacts & Landscapes

The Pioneer America Society: Association for the Preservation of Artifacts & Landscapes (PAS: APAL) will hold its 44th annual conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 26-29, 2012. The meeting will be held in downtown Philadelphia at Loews
Hotel, housed in the historic 1932 Philadelphia Saving Fund Society
skyscraper.

[REMINDER] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

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Monday, June 18, 2012 - 1:10pm
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)

Call For Papers
"FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE"
12-14 December 2012,
University of Valencia, Spain

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time. Papers dealing with visual or textual representations of performing animals, typologies of animals in the theatre, the hybridisation of the drama with the circus, the zoo and the cinema, as well as the semiotic transfer of animal roles from the text to the stage are particularly welcome. Corollary topics may also include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Essay Collection Re: Ray Bradbury

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Monday, June 18, 2012 - 12:43pm
Gloria McMillan Univ. of Arizona

The Tucson Bradbury Chronicles: Mars _is_ The West

Edited by Gloria McMillan

Although this essay collection is keyed to the fact that Ray Bradbury spent a formative teen year in Tucson, Arizona, that impressed his young mind, largely shaping his metaphorical Mars, we are interested in broader issues and perspectves about Ray Bradbury as a bridge-builder and boundary-crosser.

He took up issues only now gaining something like a full airing. "I See You Never,"
(_The New Yorker_, Nov. 8, 1947) is perhaps the first story in an American literary magazine taking up the plight of undocumented Mexican workers in the US.

The status of rewriting in 20th –21st century art, film and literature in English - Limoges (France), November 22-23, 2012

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Monday, June 18, 2012 - 9:01am
Nathalie Martinière, Estelle Epinoux - University of Limoges

EA 1087 Ehic (Espaces Humains et Interactions Culturelles) is pleased to announce the organisation of a conference entitled The status of rewriting in 20th –21st century art, film and literature in English : aesthetic choice or political act? to be held at the University of Limoges (France) on November 22-23, 2012.

New Perspective in Science Education

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Monday, June 18, 2012 - 4:23am
Pixel

International Conference New Perspective in Science Education
The 2nd edition of the New Perspective in Science Education Conference will take place in Florence, Italy, on 14 - 15 March 2013.
The objective of the New Perspective in Science Education Conference is to promote transnational cooperation and share good practice in the field of innovation for science education. The New Perspective in Science Education Conference is also an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current projects in the science field.

The Future of Education

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Monday, June 18, 2012 - 4:19am
Pixel

International Conference The Future of Education
The third edition of The Future of Education International Conference will take place in Florence, Italy, on 13 - 14 June 2013.
The objective of The Future of Education Conference is to promote transnational cooperation and share good practice in the field of innovation for education. The Future of Education Conference is also an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current educational projects.