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The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future

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Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 4:09pm
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University

Call for Papers:
We are soliciting papers and panel proposals from graduate students in English studies as well as other fields of research and are seeking a range of perspectives and topics for the 2014 Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University.

English Seventeenth-Century Literature

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Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 2:04pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Papers on any aspect of British seventeenth-century literature, for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, October 9-11, 2014 in Boise, Idaho. Email 200-300 word proposals by March 1, 2014 to clayldaniel@live.com or daniel@utpa.edu. All proposals are acknowledged. You do not have to be a member of RMMLA to propose a paper, but you should become a member by April 1 to be listed in the program.For further conference information, access the RMMLA website at http://www.rmmla.org/.

[UPDATE] DEADLINEXTENDED to Jan. 31 for "Greenways: The Interconnected Pathways of Communication and the Environment" Mar.6-8

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Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 9:40am
Department of English, University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Greenways: The Interconnected Pathways of Communication and the Environment

A NEXUS Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Thursday, March 6- Saturday, March 8, 2014

Plenary Speakers: Sandra Alcosser (San Diego State University), Mark Pedelty (University of Minnesota), and Jennifer Peeples (Utah State University)

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED Literati 2014: "Speaking Bodies," March 29, 2014 Call for Undergraduate Work

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Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 9:24am
Madison Undergraduate Society for English

Call for Papers
Literati 2014: Speaking Bodies
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
www.museuw.com/call-for-papers

Textual bodies have long served as a battleground for conceiving of the human body. Through the lens of literature, people have fathomed the body's limits, its relationship to identity, its ability to liberate or enchain. Literati 2014's theme, "Speaking Bodies," asks, What does it mean to be embodied, and what are the consequences of conceiving of human or textual bodies as "legible"? Who or what gets to establish the limits of these bodies? How are they able to transform or be transformed?

Paris Conference, 19-20 Sept. 2014, "The night of the senses : Dreams and sensory illusion in early-modern England and France"

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Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 4:52am
Line Cottegnies, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3

Epistémè-PEARL (EA 4398 : PRISMES)
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3
Institut du Monde anglophone
5 rue de l'Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris, France

International Conference, 19-20 September 2014

"The night of the senses : Dreams and sensory illusion in early-modern England and France"

Keynote speakers : Mary Baine Campbell (Brandeis University), Florence Dumora (Paris Diderot).

Fugitivity and the Filmic Imagination

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Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 3:49am
James E Ford III, Guest Editor for Black Camera

This special issue for Black Camera, titled "Fugitivity and the Filmic Imagination," ponders whether American mainstream and/or independent cinema—primarily with regard to the current string of films being released that take up chattel slavery—engages or disavows black fugitivity as the imaginative condition for film; a reassessment of the frameworks that are most generative for exploring black fugitivity's complexities; and a rethinking of how online social media now informs the discourses that shape the filmic imagination.

Chiasma #1: What the Doing of Thinking Does and Doesn't Do Today (deadline FEB. 7)

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Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 12:11am
Chiasma: A Site for Thought

Chiasma: A Site for Thought is an annual, double-blind, peer-reviewed journal for the generation and dispersion of theory, published by the University of Western Ontario's Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism.

Chiasma #1 – What the Doing of Thinking Does and Doesn't Do Today

"You're a philosopher?"
"Yes."
KRS-ONE, 'the teacher,' creeps into consciousness…