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Silence! McGill AHCS Graduate Student Conference (24/04/15)

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Friday, February 6, 2015 - 6:15pm
McGill University Department of Art History and Communications

Silence!
McGill Art History and Communication Studies Graduate Student Conference
CFP Deadline: March 1st, 2015.
Conference Date: April 24, 2015.
McGill University, Montréal

Silence itself—the things one declines to say, or is forbidden to name, the discretion that is required between different speakers—is less the absolute limit of discourse, the other side from which it is separated by a strict boundary, than an element that functions alongside the things said, with them and in relation to them within over-all strategies. [...]There is not one but many silences, and they are an integral part of the strategies that underlie and permeate discourses. (Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality Vol. 1: An Introduction )

Borders and Crossings: Time and Space in William Carlos Williams. MLA 2016, 7-10 January, Austin (Deadline 8 March, 2015)

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Friday, February 6, 2015 - 1:02pm
William Carlos Williams Society

This panel considers the numerous ways in which the work of William Carlos Williams engages with borders and performs or problematizes crossings. Ranging from Williams's personal or literary genealogy to negotiations of borders in terms of poetics or place, we seek papers problematizing Williams's handling of tradition, Europe, the New World, and history. Other topics/questions this panel may consider are: how does Williams's work handle the concepts of space and time? How does his work make use of or skew our perception of these? Where does his work position itself in relation to those parameters?

300-word abstract and CV by 8 March, 2015

First Issue of Panorama: Journal of the Association of Historians of American Art

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Friday, February 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
Association of Historians of American Art

The Association of Historians of American Art is pleased to announce the publication of the inaugural issue of Panorama, a peer-reviewed online journal of American art and visual culture from the colonial period to the present day.

The issue can be accessed at: journalpanorama.org

Panorama is published twice a year. The journal welcomes submissions that utilize the insights of traditional and new approaches to American art and visual culture, and which proceed from a range of disciplinary (and interdisciplinary) perspectives.

The inaugural Winter 2015 issue includes three feature articles:

Circuit, Current, Connection: A CALS Symposium (2/27/15)

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Friday, February 6, 2015 - 2:15am
Center for American Literary Studies

On February 27, 10 AM-4 PM, the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Penn State will host the symposium "Circuit, Current, Connection" in Memorial Lounge at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center.

Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:45pm
Dr. Catalina Florina Florescu, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, English Department, Pace University

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, "Provincializing English," that (in part) constitutes the foundation for my collection. Dr. Gikandi explains that there is no English but Englishes, a concept that is not novel, and yet not fully embraced by and/or employed in the academic circles. As Dr.

The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference - April 15 & 16, 2015

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 9:12pm
The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference

Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers

For presentation at The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference – April 15 & 16, 2015

THEME: Research Across the Disciplines
• Including Literature Reviews, Research Papers, Research Manuscripts, Research Reports, Service Learning Research, Scientific Experiment Research, Exploratory Research, etc.

OPEN TO: Undergraduate students at both 2-year and 4-year institutions Students who complete their undergraduate degree in Dec. 2014 are eligible for conference consideration.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: Scholarly Work; Defined Justification; Logical Organization; Mastery of Subject; Appropriate Citation Documentation.

Digital America Issue no. 5 | Now Accepting Submissions

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 7:39pm
Digital America: an online journal on digital culture and American life

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 5. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, and process pieces that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and new global networks of power and influence are shaping American life. All submissions should engage American life and digital culture and/or digitization in some way. We encourage creative responses to these parameters as we understand the complexities of engaging "America" in a global, networked world. If you are interested in joining our contributor team, please contact us at info@digitalamerica.org.

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