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Journal of Civic Literacy: Causes and Consequences

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 1:26pm
Center for Civic Literacy

America's low levels of civic knowledge have been repeatedly documented. The Journal of Civic Literacy is a project of the Center for Civic Literacy at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). It is a new open-access, online interdisciplinary journal focused upon publishing high-quality, peer-reviewed articles on issues of American civic literacy, defined as that level of public knowledge necessary for informed civic participation.

Visualising Canonical Literature: A Transhistorical Approach. MLA in Vancouver (January 8-11, 2015).

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 12:55pm
Modern Languages Association

Portraits, iconic scenes, generic images, technological endowments, among other possibilities: how does the illustration history of a work evolve over the centuries?

Papers that seek to address the illustration history of one book, novel or poem, are especially encouraged, as are comparative papers exploring illustrated editions published in different languages or in distinct literary forms. Abstracts for 20-minute papers should be sent by 1 February 2014 to Dr. Lauren Beck.

Romeo and Juliet in European Culture

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 3:38am
University of Murcia, Spain

CALL FOR PAPERS
"SHAKESPEARE'S ROMEO AND JULIET IN EUROPEAN CULTURE"
University of Murcia, Spain
19-21 November, 2014

2nd Annual University of Iowa Graduate Student Conference "Exploring Edges"

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Monday, November 18, 2013 - 11:39pm
The World Languages Graduate Student Organization (WLGO)

"Exploring Edges"
Saturday April 5, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Featuring Keynote speaker: Anna Barker, Assistant Adjunct Professor of Russian Literature at the University of Iowa
"On Walls and Lofty Skies: What I Learned about Edges from Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky"

The World Languages Graduate Student Organization (WLGO) invites you to submit abstracts for academic papers, poster presentations, or creative writing pieces from all disciplines that investigate edges and the ways in which they shape, limit, and expand the world around us.

The Silver Screen: Theories and Histories of Cinematic Color (April 4 & 5, 2014)

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Monday, November 18, 2013 - 11:25pm
Hannah Frank / University of Chicago - Department of Cinema and Media Studies

The Silver Screen: Theories and Histories of Cinematic Color
The 10th University of Chicago Cinema and Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
April 4th and 5th, 2014

Keynote Speaker: Edward Branigan, Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of California - Santa Barbara and author of Projecting a Camera: Language-Games in Film Theory (Routledge, 2006), Narrative Comprehension and Film (Routledge, 1992), and Color in Cinema: Language, Memory, Commerce (forthcoming)