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Living By The Code: An Exploration of Morality and Ethics, March 8-10, 2013

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 10:33pm
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s English Graduate Organization

Morality and ethics shape our lives in a plethora of ways. It affects how individuals act on a daily basis, interact with one another, and—most tellingly—act when faced with important decisions that could influence culture and history. Personal morals are not only indicators of who a person truly is but also of their perceptions on their society, life and death, and quality and worth of life.

[UPDATE] Sex and Spirit in the Works of William Blake: NeMLA 2013

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 3:19pm
Karen Guendel / Boston University

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

To diversify the current critical discussion of sexuality and spirituality in the works of William Blake, this panel invites explorations of the relationships between these two areas, broadly defined. How, in Blake's words and images, are issues of sex (gender, eroticism, procreation, sexualities, straight or queer, etc.) related to issues of spirit (faith, spiritual vision, religious institutions and practices, etc.)? All critical approaches are welcome. E-mail 250 word abstracts (MS Word or PDF) to Karen Guendel, kareng@bu.edu.

Fan Culture and Theory PCA/ACA March 27-30

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 2:46pm
Popular Culture Association

Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for all aspects of Fan Culture and Theory.
Submission deadline is November 30, 2012

Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

Global Realism (ACLA, Toronto 4/4-7/2013; deadline 11/1/2012)

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 12:01pm
Geoff Baker and Ayelet Ben-Yishai / American Comparative Literature Organization

Global Realism

Presenters sought for a panel on "Global Realism" at the 2013 meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association in Toronto. Panel abstract below, and submissions should be made at http://www.acla.org/acla2013/propose-a-paper-or-seminar/ You need not be a member of the ACLA to submit, but accepted participants will need to become members prior to registering for the conference.

"Global Realism"