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"Victorian Commonwealths," Panel for Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader: The 23rd Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf

Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 10:40pm
Kathryn Holland

Victorian Panel for Woolf and the Common(Wealth) Reader: The Twenty-Third Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf

This panel aims to contribute to ongoing critical discourses on the points of contact between Victorian and modernist literary cultures. Papers will explore the varied connections between nineteenth-century literary/artistic networks and those created by Woolf and her contemporaries. Organized around the theme of 'Victorian Commonwealths,' possible topics include:

Truer West: Western American Authenticity Ten Years On

Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 6:26pm
Andrew Husband / Western Literature Association

Ten years after the publication of Nathaniel Lewis' Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship, western, post-western, and critical regional studies still grapple with the problem of authenticity in the American West. If, as Lewis playfully suggests, the "very struggle over authenticity [is] perhaps the only 'true' condition of the western cultural imagination," then how might this struggle have altered the tone of Western literary and cultural criticism in the last decade? What does the poststructural, postmodern distrust of authenticity do to encourage fresh analyses of texts previously heralded for their authentic portrayals of the West?

[UPDATE]: Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 (deadline extended)

Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 6:12pm
St. John's University Graduate English Conference

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

We welcome papers concentrating on 'spaces' that could be considered 'monstrous' or are in some way capable of creating 'monstrosity.' Spaces may be real or imagined, literal or metaphorical, psychological or material. Literal places may include sites of trauma, genocide, or biological experimentation; dystopias; colonized regions; mythical lands; etc. Psychological spaces may include memory, neurosis, philosophy, etc. Monstrosity may be perceived as depravity; social or sexual taboos; hegemonic power in the form of racism, classism, sexism; etc. Papers may challenge, call to light, or reinforce perceptions of monstrosity.

Geographies of Asian America (ALA May 23-26, 2013)

Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 6:04pm
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies

The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies invites submissions for two panels that reflect on the development and state of Asian American literature through the "geographies" of Asian America with an eye to regional differences and the transnational turn.

"European Cooperation/Cooptation: Ideas of Collaboration and Coordination"

Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 3:54pm
Center for European Studies, Dalhousie University

For the third annual colloquium in European Studies (26-27 April 2013, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada), we invite proposals for papers of 20 minutes that deal with any aspect of cooperation in Europe. Papers are welcome from all disciplines and historical periods, from antiquity to the present. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

*Second Call*, The Return of the Text Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2013; 20-minute Paper Proposals Due March 1, 2013

Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum

The Return of the Text: A Conference on the Cultural Value of Close Reading, Sept. 26-28, 2013
full name / name of organization:
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
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Keynote Speakers: Branka Arsic, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University Mitchell Breitwieser, English, U.C. Berkeley Charles Mathewes, Religion, University of Virginia Steven Justice, English, U.C. Berkeley Albrecht Diem, History, Syracuse University ---with a special reading and group discussion of Finnegan's Wake led by John Bishop


Call for paper submissions for the next issue of Information World Journal

Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 10:37am
Information World Journal

The Information World Journal (ISSN 1302-3217) is a refereed journal and has been published twice in a year since 2000 by the University and Research Librarians' Association (UNAK) in Turkey.

The Information World Journal is an international journal which deals with Library and Information Science. It publishes (in Turkish and English) original articles on research works, survey articles, opinion papers and book reviews, concerning information, documentation and other library science topics along with professional news and meeting announcements.

International Conference on Interdisciplinary Translation Studies, Iran 2013

Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 7:33am
Imam Reza University of Mashahd, Iran

As the conference has been upgraded from a national to an international event, it is rescheduled to be a three-day event, held on 30 April to 02 May 2013 at Pardisan Five Start Hotel, Mashhad, Iran hosted by Imam Reza International University, Mashhad, Iran. Abstract submission deadline has been extended to 28 February 2013 and the notification of acceptance to 15 March 2013.

Conference Homepage: http://itsconf.com/en/overview.php
Keynote Speakers: http://itsconf.com/en/keynote-speakers.html