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CALL FOR ARTICLES ON RADICALISM

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Monday, April 15, 2013 - 11:26pm
JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism

JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism—a print and digital academic journal published by Michigan State University Press—announces a call for articles and reviews for our eighth year of issues. We are interested in articles on radicalism in a wide range of contexts and areas, and encourage articles from humanities and social science perspectives. The Journal for the Study of Radicalism engages in serious, scholarly exploration of the forms, representations, meanings, and historical influences of radical social movements.

Teaching Global Shakespeares -- SAMLA 2013 Special Session

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Monday, April 15, 2013 - 9:32pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association

"Global Shakespeare" is a trendy topic in early modern scholarship, but how can we best translate it into effective teaching? What do "global" studies of Shakespeare offer a contemporary college student? What challenges does teaching Shakespeare in a global context pose for college educators, and how do we navigate them? This SAMLA special session will discuss these and other such questions. Papers might address pedagogy directly, or they might teach a given text (play, film etc.) or set of texts. Topics might include but are not limited to:

Building the Degree: The Potential and Pitfalls of Establishing a B.A. Program in English During Uncertain Times

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Monday, April 15, 2013 - 8:02pm
SAMLA Special Session- November 8-10, Atlanta

This panel invites participants from any college or university where there is an interest in building a B.A. in English or establishing a new programmatic track within the discipline. Participants need not be at any particular point in the process, and we hope to incorporate a diverse array of experiences and viewpoints. In other words, participants may only be thinking about the possibility of creating a program or they might be on the other side of the process. This panel will also consider what types of programs should/need to be created to meet the changing needs of students in the 21st century. We hope that this session will produce a vibrant dialogue that will serve as a bridge to future cooperation.

Semiotic Society of America 38th Annual Conference, 10/24/13-10/27/13

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Monday, April 15, 2013 - 4:06pm
Semiotic Society of America

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Why Semiotics"

The Semiotic Society of America
invites the submission of abstracts for presentation at its
38th Annual Meeting, to be held
October 24th through October 27th 2013 in Dayton, Ohio

SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS:

Any topic related to semiotics can be submitted as a paper or panel (3-4 papers) proposal. The non-restrictive theme of the meeting is "Why Semiotics" in order to promote discussion about why and how semiotics is and can be used as a research methodology. Proposals must be submitted to submissionssemiotics2013@gmail.com. Please provide the following information:

Folger Colloquium: Constructing and Representing Authorship in Early Modern England

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Monday, April 15, 2013 - 3:57pm
Folger Institute

Directed by Barbara K. Lewalski, this year-long colloquium is designed for faculty members and advanced graduate students at work on projects pertaining to the conception or practice of authorship in sixteenth and seventeenth century England. Recent scholarship has put under continual revision the Romantics' conception of the independent, sovereign author by emphasizing collaboration, borrowing, coterie audiences, the practices of the printing house, and censorship.

Public Engaging using the Digital - A Postgraduate Training Event for Arts/Humanities Students

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Monday, April 15, 2013 - 12:31pm
The C21 Scholar

Monday 17 June 2013, University of Oxford

Transforming Postgraduate Research: Engaging with the Digital World

The event will include keynote addresses by:
• Professor Martin Weller (Open University) •
• Professor Sarah Churchwell (University of East Anglia) •

Transforming Postgraduate Research: Engaging with the Digital World is a one-day interactive training initiative for postgraduate students across the arts and humanities interested in public engagement and digital media. It aims to provide introductory training for postgraduate researchers in using the digital to create exciting means of disseminating academic research beyond the academy to achieve maximum impact, in other words, digital engagement.

[New Submission Deadline] Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities (29 April, 2013)

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Monday, April 15, 2013 - 3:43am
De Montfort University

This conference focuses on the influence of cultural 'legacies' within current humanities research. By highlighting the work of postgraduates and early career researchers, this interdisciplinary conference will examine the various ways in which 'legacies' are created, restructured, perpetuated and even rejected. It will also question whether newer disciplines respond to cultural mythologies by establishing their own 'legacy' as a means of achieving academic authentication.