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CFP: Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society Conference October 17-19, 2013

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Friday, March 29, 2013 - 11:23pm
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society

CALL FOR PAPERS

Saint Martin's University is proud to host the 57th annual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society, Renaissance Consumption: Food, Cooption, and Transformation. Our conference will be held October 17-19, 2013 in Olympia, Washington, U.S.A.

Plenary Speakers:

Stephen Orgel, Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Humanities, Stanford University:

"Real Places in Imaginary Spaces: Architecture on the Seventeenth-century Stage"

Susan Frye, Department of English, University of Wyoming:

"Mary Queen of Scots: Aesthetic Appetites, Courtly Consumption"

[Reminder] Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

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Friday, March 29, 2013 - 4:16pm
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

PAMLA 2014: Autobiography in American Women's Writing

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Friday, March 29, 2013 - 2:16pm
Southern California Society for the Study of American Women Writers

The SCSSAWW seeks papers for a panel on the intersections between autobiography and fiction in American women's writing. How might autobiographic or semi-autobiographic novels, from Harriet Wilson's Our Nig to Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, provide a space for various female writers to assert a voice within a dominant white, patriarchal culture? How do the formal conventions of the novel or the autobiography enhance or diminish the possibilities for this kind of agency? For what kinds of audiences?

This panel is open to any papers exploring the intersections between autobiography and the novel in American women's writing between the 18th and 21st centuries. Please submit paper proposals via the PAMLA website by April 15.

[UPDATE: NEW DEADLINE] Cooper at Sea, 19th James Fenimore Cooper Conference, Oneonta, NY, July 8-12, 2012, due April 15, 2013

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Friday, March 29, 2013 - 1:42pm
19th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference/Seminar

The International James Fenimore Cooper Conference celebrates the work of James Fenimore Cooper and his daughter, Susan Fenimore Cooper. For the 2013 conference we are seeking papers that consider Cooper's contribution to maritime literature, naval history, and his influence on subsequent authors of sea adventure and sea travel. Our keynote discussion will be lead by Nathaniel Philbrick, author of Why Read Moby-Dick, In the Heart of the Sea, and Sea of Glory.

CFP for Fan Phenomena: The Big Lebowski (proposals due April 15)

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Friday, March 29, 2013 - 1:09pm
Zachary Ingle

Intellect's Fan Phenomena series is seeking chapters for a new volume on fandom and The Big Lebowski. Topics for exploration include fashion, economics, fan media, character, gender and sexuality, Lebowski Fests, philosophy, pop culture influence, language, merchandise, the film's cult status, and Lebowski fan sites. The Fan Phenomena series debuts this fall, with volumes devoted to Twin Peaks, Star Wars, Star Trek, Batman, Dr. Who, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. This Big Lebowski volume will be part of the second wave, due next year. The books consist of around ten chapters, each of around 3,000 words.

Here are some possible areas for discussion:

ICBED-2014 (New York-USA): International Conference on Business and Economic Development

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Friday, March 29, 2013 - 10:41am
Academy of Business and Retail management

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Academy of Business & Retail Management is proud to have an established record to organising and managing international academic conferences. Please join us for one of our annual conferences in location given below. All our Conference seek to elucidate a wealth of issues in all aspects of business management, health and social care sciences, management education, teaching and learning methodologies and many more.. Contributions should therefore be of interest to scholars, practitioners and researchers in management in both developed and developing countries targeting a worldwide readership.

IACD-2013 (Dubai, UAE) International Academic Conference

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Friday, March 29, 2013 - 10:40am
Academy of Business and Retail management

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Academy of Business & Retail Management is proud to have an established record to organising and managing international academic conferences. Please join us for one of our annual conferences in location given below. All our Conference seek to elucidate a wealth of issues in all aspects of business management, health and social care sciences, management education, teaching and learning methodologies and many more.. Contributions should therefore be of interest to scholars, practitioners and researchers in management in both developed and developing countries targeting a worldwide readership.

ITARC-2013 International Trade & Academic Research Conference

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Friday, March 29, 2013 - 10:39am
Academy of Business and Retail management

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Academy of Business & Retail Management is proud to have an established record to organising and managing international academic conferences. Please join us for one of our annual conferences in location given below. All our Conference seek to elucidate a wealth of issues in all aspects of business management, health and social care sciences, management education, teaching and learning methodologies and many more.. Contributions should therefore be of interest to scholars, practitioners and researchers in management in both developed and developing countries targeting a worldwide readership.

IACP-2013 (Paris-France): International Academic Research Conference

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Friday, March 29, 2013 - 10:38am
Academy of Business and Retail management

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Academy of Business & Retail Management is proud to have an established record to organising and managing international academic conferences. Please join us for one of our annual conferences in location given below. All our Conference seek to elucidate a wealth of issues in all aspects of business management, health and social care sciences, management education, teaching and learning methodologies and many more.. Contributions should therefore be of interest to scholars, practitioners and researchers in management in both developed and developing countries targeting a worldwide readership.

ROGE-2013 International Conference of Restructuring of the Global Economy

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Friday, March 29, 2013 - 10:37am
Academy of Business and Retail management

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Academy of Business & Retail Management is proud to have an established record to organising and managing international academic conferences. Please join us for one of our annual conferences in location given below. All our Conference seek to elucidate a wealth of issues in all aspects of business management, health and social care sciences, management education, teaching and learning methodologies and many more.. Contributions should therefore be of interest to scholars, practitioners and researchers in management in both developed and developing countries targeting a worldwide readership.

Etudes écossaises, n°17, 2014 : "England – the Auld Enemy?" (deadline Oct 2013)

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Friday, March 29, 2013 - 6:25am
David Leishman, Université Stendhal-Grenoble 3, France

The 2014 edition of the journal Etudes écossaises will be on the theme of relations between Scotland and England. In a watershed year for Scotland where the resonances of the past will clearly form a constant background to vital contemporary debates, we will thus continue to explore the process of rewriting the canon within the research project set by Grenoble 3 - Stendhal University's Centre d'étude sur les modes de la representation du monde Anglophone (CEMRA).

Reviewing the canonical status of England as Scotland's constituent Other will be this issue's focus, to coincide with a socio-political context where re-assessing, re-interpreting and possibly re-writing the relationship have taken centre stage.

[2nd CFP] "After the World: New Possibilities for Comparative Literature" (international conference)

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Friday, March 29, 2013 - 1:43am
Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

The 11th Quadrennial International Conference on Comparative Literature, Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China, to be held at Tamkang University, Taiwan, December 13-14, 2013

**Deadline for submission extended to May 31, 2013

**Confirmed invited speakers (in alphabetical order):
Professor Ali Behdad (John Charles Hillis Professor of Literature, University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
Professor Martin Puchner (Byron and Anita Wien Professor of Drama and of English and Comparative Literature, Harvard University, USA)
Professor Samuel Weber (Avalon Foundation Professor of Humanities, Northwestern University, USA)