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Call for Book Reviewers

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 9:49pm
Queensland Review

The Queensland Review (http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=QRE ) is now published by Cambridge University Press and is relaunching its Book Review section. We are searching for scholars of Queensland studies to contribute reviews and review essays in this widening field. Reviewers are welcome to propose a work for review, or to choose from our selection of available review copies.

If you are interested in writing for Queensland Review, please contact the Book Reviews editor, Dr Jessica Gildersleeve, j.gildersleeve@griffith.edu.au.

Transforming Knowledge Dissemination in Quebec and ROC: A Bilingual Roundtable

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 9:37pm
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québecoises

Transforming Knowledge Dissemination in Quebec and ROC: A Bilingual Roundtable

Co-organized by

Canadian Literature / Littérature canadienne and
Canadian Literature Centre / Centre de littérature canadienne

New Canadian Modernisms: Beyond Centre and Edge

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 9:31pm
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québecoises

New Canadian Modernisms: Beyond Centre and Edge
Brian Trehearne notes in The Montreal Forties that "the placement of Canadian writing against the backdrop of international modernism is very rare." Situating Canadian modernism in relationship to its international contexts has been discouraged by the centre-periphery model that long dominated modernist studies, one that places Canada "@ the edge," far from the Anglo-American centre. As Susan Stanford Friedman notes, this model assumes that modernist aesthetic and cultural innovations are "first produced in the great culture capitals of Europe and the United States and then exported to…colonies and postcolonial nations … where they exist in diluted and imitative form as 'trickle down' effects."

Digital Tools in the CanLit Classroom

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 9:30pm
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québecoises

Digital Tools in the CanLit Classroom

Searching the Image in Canadian Poetry

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 9:28pm
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québecoises

"Searching the Image in Canadian Poetry"

Review Americana: A Creative Writing Journal (Deadline: rolling)

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 3:03pm
Americana: An Institute for American Studies and Creative Writing

Review Americana seeks submissions in the following categories:

short scripts (for stage and screen)
short fiction
essays on creative writing

Attach and email submissions to editor@americanpopularculture.com.

Previous issues can be seen at http://www.americanpopularculture.com.

We have rolling deadlines; submissions will be considered for the next available issue.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED -- "alt/" Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 1/15/13)

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 1:41pm
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association

"Alt," neither a word nor a prefix in the grammatical sense, has nevertheless been a generative concept in contemporary scholarly interrogations of non-normative ways of engaging with and inhabiting the world. Various fields and disciplines have begun to investigate the meaning, value, and application of alt, inviting critical discourses around questions of alterities, alternations, and alternatives. From considering relations with others to shifting theoretical frameworks to imagining alternate realities, alt complicates periodizations, genres, identities, subjectivities, epistemologies, and discourses.

UPDATE. CFP: Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses (journal issue). Performing identities

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 1:07pm
University of Alicante

RAEI is a referred journal published once a year by the Department of English Studies at the University of Alicante. We are now seeking for the next issue "Performing Identity, Performing Culture" (December 2013) essays which aim at discussing the issues raised by the definition of performance and performativity in relation to the politics of identity and culture in current cultural studies. Over the last fifty or sixty years, a growing interest in performance discourse – with its emphasis on the body, that is, on human experience, practices and affections – has taken place, floating free of theatre precincts and extending itself to other disciplines, including cultural studies.

3rd Global Conference:Making Sense Of: Chronicity (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 9:38am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

3rd Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Chronicity

Monday 23rd September – Wednesday 25th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations
The apparent increase in and diversity of chronic conditions calls for better understandings of the spaces between health and illness that chronic patients occupy, often for most of their lives and raises questions not just about those that suffer, but also about those that care for them, available treatments and care, and social inclusiveness.

Rethinking the Nineteenth Century - 24th August 2013

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 8:38am
University of Sheffield, UK

The University of Sheffield
School of English

Rethinking the Nineteenth Century

Saturday 24th August 2013

Keynote speaker: Professor Mark Llewellyn (University of Strathclyde: Director of Research at the AHRC)
'On Reciprocity, Trust and the Gift'.

'The Laboring Body' conference (UC Irvine, March 15, 2013)

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 8:32am
Department of Comparative Literature, University of California, Irvine

Keynote speaker: Nathan Brown (University of California, Davis)
Website: http://sites.google.com/site/ucicomplitgradconference/
CFP deadline: January 13, 2013

Please circulate widely.

The graduate students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, invite submissions for its annual conference:

The Laboring Body
University of California, Irvine
Friday, March 15, 2013
Humanities Gateway 1030

Sustainable Human Development: From International Frameworks to Regional Policies (July 1 - July 12, 2013)

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 7:38am
CEU Summer University

Central European University, Budapest announces its international postgraduate summer course on "Sustainable Human Development: From International Frameworks to Regional Policies" (July 1 - July 12, 2013) for graduate students and junior researchers and faculty preferably in humanities.

Detailed course information: http://www.summer.ceu.hu/sustainable-2013

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