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Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010

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Wednesday, December 9, 2009 - 11:19am
University of Washington, Seattle

In an effort to promote scholarly discourse in all disciplines and fields, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Washington, Seattle invites graduate students to submit papers addressing notions of adaptation, a concept Dudley Andrew calls, "potentially as far reaching as you like" (Andrew, Concepts in Film Theory, 1984). The appearance of two journals dedicated to adaptation studies in the past two years along with the proliferation of theoretical texts on the subject testify to the ever-increasing reach of the topic.

UPDATE CFP Southern Literature and Culture

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Wednesday, December 9, 2009 - 9:02am
national Popular Culture Association

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri(314) 621 9600
1 (800) HOTELS-1 (800 468-3571). Please see the official web-site for more information at http://www.pcaaca.org/conference/national.php.

[UPDATE] Transatlantic Decadence in Art and Literature: A Symposium

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Wednesday, December 9, 2009 - 4:07am
Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth

Transatlantic Decadence in Art and Literature: A Symposium
Saturday 24th April 2010, Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor David Weir (The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York)

Our Earth, Nature, Environment and Ecosystem

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Wednesday, December 9, 2009 - 12:58am
Bhatter College Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies

Our Earth, Nature, Environment and Ecosystem
Bhatter College Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies: An Online Open Access Journal invites papers (essays, articles, conference/seminar papers) and book reviews from teachers, research scholars, activists, enthusiasts from all over the world on the topic, "Earth, Nature, Environment, Ecosystem and the Human Society" for the Inaugural Issue to be published in January, 2010. Keeping in mind the global phenomena of the crisis of the indigenous languages, the journal is going to be a bilingual one. Papers focussing on any related area can be submitted from the following disciplines either in Bengali or English:

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended "Limits of the Human"

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Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 4:53pm
University of California Santa Barbara Early Modern Center

The Early Modern Center of the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) invites paper proposals for our 2010 Winter Conference, "Limits of the Human." The conference will take place on Friday March 5 2010 at UCSB. We hope to include papers from a range of critical and disciplinary contexts, covering the period 1500-1800.

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference on HOPE: Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

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Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 3:03pm
Religion & Culture Society

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference 2010

HOPE

Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

CALL FOR PAPERS

We invite submissions on the topic of interest from all Faculty of Arts students, at both the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. Some related topics may be, but are not limited to:

Human Rights; Global Issues; Philosophy; Religion and Culture; The Environment; Politics; Psychology; Economics; Multiculturalsim; Visual Culture and Media; Academia

To be held on March 27th, 2010 at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

The End? Indiana University Graduate Student Conference, March 25-27, 2010

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Monday, December 7, 2009 - 5:52pm
Indiana University Department of English

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled "The End?" to be held at Indiana University in Bloomington from March 25th-27th, 2010.

Bookends, happy endings, at wits' end, means to an end, split ends, making ends meet… the list could go on. We imagine the end in endless ways when we think about our languages, our cultures, our disciplines, our arts, and ourselves. What sort of ends are we at, or fast approaching? What ends have we passed? When we structure our thinking around an ending, do we imply a certain teleology? Do we point to a moment of division or rupture? Do we ask about a new beginning?

[UPDATE] CALL FOR PAPERS HAS NOW CLOSED Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

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Monday, December 7, 2009 - 3:06am
Nathan Waddell / University of Birmingham

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts
www.mod-utopia.bham.ac.uk

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University
Patrick Parrinder, University of Reading
Darko Suvin, McGill University

The Call for Papers has now CLOSED.

The aim of the conference is to encourage debate between and across disciplines with a focus on the varied historical, cultural, technological, and intellectual settings in which the modernism/utopia nexus might be clarified and explained.

[UPDATE] LSU Mardi Gras Conference seeks special topics submissions (12/20)

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Sunday, December 6, 2009 - 9:24pm
EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

The 20th annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU is seeking submissions for its special topics panels. Panel titles are listed below:

-Playback: The Recurring Detective Figure in Crime Narratives
-(Re)Modeling Our Others: Draculas, Jasons, Michaels, and Freddies
-Citation, National Identity, and Sexual Character
-Happily Ever After: Fairy Tale Endings and Beginnings in Victorian Literature
-Adaptation and Alteration on Stage
-Modernism on the Fringe
-Reiteration on Film (new title forthcoming)
-Satire: Reiteration with a Caustic Edge
-Re(Visions) in/of Rhetoric and Composition

[UPDATE] Reminder - John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity (10th July 2010)

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Sunday, December 6, 2009 - 10:10am
Kate Macdonald and Nathan Waddell

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/2010/Buchan/index.htm

Saturday 10 July, 2010

Proposals are invited for 20-minute conference presentations on the life and writing of John Buchan (1875-1940). This event will commemorate the 70th anniversary of Buchan's death and celebrate the imminent emergence of his works from UK copyright on 1 January 2011.

Submitted proposals will focus on some or all of the following:

Disagreement: Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference at New York University March 5-6, 2010

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Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 2:54pm
New York University Department of Comparative Literature

Can we disagree? The question forces you to answer 'yes' or 'no,' to commit to one path or the other. Perhaps it even forces you to choose your allies, to prepare for combat.

If we can disagree, how do we do this? Why the desire to disagree in the first place? This questioning asks us to examine the epistemological and material conditions of disagreement; the possibility of dialogue and understanding; the relationship between eristic and dialectic; the role and function of polemos; and the relation between negation, negativity, difference and disagreement.

Dreams Conference Asheville NC June 27-July 1 2010

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Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 1:20pm
International Assciation for the Study of Dreams

The International Association for the Study of Dreams solicits proposals for papers, panels, and symposia for its annual conference Sunday, June 27 through Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville, North Carolina. Topics and tracks include dreaming and: world cultures; literature; art; cinema; new media; psychoanalysis; cognitive psychology; educational practice; educational technology; cultural theory; Native-American culture and art; Appalachian culture and art.
The submission form is at: http://www.asdreams.org/2010/presentation.htm

Dreams Conference Asheville NC June 27-July 1 2010

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Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 1:13pm
International Assciation for the Study of Dreams

The International Association for the Study of Dreams solicits proposals for papers, panels, and symposia for its annual conference Sunday, June 27 through Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville, North Carolina. Topics and tracks include dreaming and: world cultures; literature; art; cinema; new media; psychoanalysis; cognitive psychology; educational practice; educational technology; cultural theory; Native-American culture and art; Appalachian culture and art.
The submission form is at: http://www.asdreams.org/2010/presentation.htm

[UPDATE] Bridges and Borders Graduate/Undergraduate Conference

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Friday, December 4, 2009 - 12:39pm
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society at The University of Texas at Brownsville

The English Graduate Advancement and Development Society (EGADS!) at the University of Texas at Brownsville will host its annual graduate/undergraduate English studies conference on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010. This year's topic is "Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultures."
Bridges are frequently built up and torn down, and borders often change. The boundaries between people, places and things blur and break. This happens with governments, but it is equally true in literature and rhetoric. Authors frequently challenge our notions of what is acceptable, they point out our close-mindedness, and they show us new paths.

Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due March 22, 2010)

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Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 12:27pm
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro--http://www.uncg.edu/eng/awrn/

For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim before the Columbian era; consider the roles of writing, communication, and sign systems in the era of discovery, colonization, and conquest; and/or examine how transatlantic encounters and collisions birthed new literacies and literatures, and transformed existing ones. We will consider aural and visual communication, along with varied metaphorical, cultural, and technological "literacies."

[Final Update] European Popular Culture and Literature, Feb 2010

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 10:23pm
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

Final Submission Deadline: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.842.1234

Papers are now being accepted on topics related to European popular culture and literature. All approaches and time periods are welcome.

33rd Annual NJCEA Conference - Sat. March 27, 2010, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 12:58pm
New Jersey College English Association

The New Jersey College English Association is soliciting panels and papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual conference.
Full and part-time college instructors, graduate students, and other professionals within the field of English are invited to send panel proposals and 250 word abstracts for papers on any topic related to college English to: Nira Gupta-Casale, NJCEA Conference Organizer, Department of English, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083; or electronically as an attachment to ncasale@kean.edu.

Journal of Drama Studies--October 2009 issue. Sub by January 15, 2010

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Monday, November 30, 2009 - 10:44pm
The Shakespeare Association(India)

Research articles on Anglo Indian world drama,and American drama including works in translation of 12-15 pages length are invited for Journal of Drama Studies, published by The Shakespeare Association of India for October 2009 issue. The journal has International editorial board of members and most of the contibutors are senior reserchers or academics from all over the world. Articles typed in MS word or Rich text format with MLA style may be submitted on or before 15 Jan 2010. Send email attachment to bhimsdahiya@gmail.com

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC), March 27, 2010

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Monday, November 30, 2009 - 4:44pm
The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their first annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC). Undergraduate students from all colleges and universities are encouraged to submit 8-10 page papers in English dealing with any linguistic or literary topic. Please provide a 100-200 word summary (abstract) of your essay in addition to your completed paper. Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes.

Gordon College is located on Boston's historic North Shore, just 25 miles north of Boston.

Interstices: Journal of Architecture and Related Arts Issue 11: The Traction of Drawing. Papers due by 28 February 2010

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Sunday, November 29, 2009 - 9:57pm
Rafik Patel, Auckland University of Technology

Why raise the issue of drawing again? With the proliferation and maturation of digital technologies, what is the use of the hand and the traces it makes on clay, stone, wood or paper? This symposium seeks to examine the technologies of drawing – their marks, lines, scratches, furrows, incisions, touches, dots and dashes, inscriptions, string lines, stains and blotches; pencilled, inked, chalked, brushed, illuminated or erased on diverse grounds.

The History and Cultural of the Ionian Islands, 16-21 May, 2010

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Saturday, November 28, 2009 - 11:17am
The Durrell School of Corfu

A six-day seminar at the Durrell School of Corfu, Greece, 16-21 May, 2010. The seminar aims to bring together experts in all aspects of the history and cultural of the Ionian Islands in what is, we believe, a unique attempt to take an interdisciplinary overview of the history and culture of this group of islands whose development, at least in medieval and modern times, is quite distinct from that of the rest of Greece. The moderator and keynote speaker is Professor Peter Mackridge, Professor Emeritus in the University of Oxford.

Forum Journal Issue 10: Space/s (Deadline 1 February 2010)

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 2:00pm
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Journal for Culture and the Arts

Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Online Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts

Call for Papers - Issue 10 - Space(s)

Food and the Social Imagination in Medieval and Renaissance Italy

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Monday, November 23, 2009 - 7:50pm
Salvatore Musumeci

Food and the Social Imagination in Medieval and Renaissance Italy.

American Association for Italian Studies
Annual Conference at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Campus, April 22-25, 2010.

Deadline for submissions: 2 January 2010.

This panel looks to feature interdisciplinary papers that consider the authenticity of cultural representations of food and wine in Medieval and Renaissance Italy. Please submit a 350-500 word abstract via email by January 2, 2010.

[Update] Visual Arts in the 21st Century

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Sunday, November 22, 2009 - 1:13pm
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

In the wake of the digital revolution and globalisation policies the whole world is witnessing formation of certain conditions which are having and will continue to have tremendous impact on the production, reproduction, access, dissemination and appreciation of visual arts. While the old art forms and artworks are being revisited and reproduced in wholly new ways and for a variety of purposes, new types in the forms of digital arts are surfacing not only on the internet but also every place of our visual culture. The place and workplace of the artist also has undergone a radical change.

Ruminations, Inaugural issue--Spring 2010: "Blasphemy" (submissions due 1/15/2010)

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Sunday, November 22, 2009 - 12:18pm
A Literary Journal for Masters Students/New York University Evening Papers

Ruminating, or chewing and digesting information, stands as the hallmark of literary criticism. This journal aims to provide a place for masters' students to publish work that wrestles with the foundational problems of literature and literary study in creative, challenging and innovative ways.

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