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New Directions in Critical Theory: Borders, Power, Community-- April 30-May 1 2010

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Friday, October 30, 2009 - 7:42pm
New Directions in Critical Theory

New Directions in Critical Theory
April 30-May 1, 2010
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

New Directions in Critical Theory: Borders, Power, Community

"Borderlands, contrary to frontiers, are no longer the lines where civilization and barbarism meet and divide, but the location where a new consciousness . . . emerges."
—2010 New Directions Keynote Walter Mignolo
(From "Globalization, Civilization, and Languages")

Mythology in Contemporary Culture: March 31 - April 3, 2010

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Friday, October 30, 2009 - 11:52am
Kate Rittenhouse/2010 Popular Culture Association Annual National Conference

Mythology in Contemporary Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS

2010 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/American Culture Association (ACA)
Annual National Conference
Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
March 31 - April 3, 2010

The "Mythology in Contemporary Culture" area is dedicated to exploring mythological figures and motifs (from all cultures and historical periods) in all areas of popular culture—from movies, video games and television to novels, politics and blogs—and the significance of these mythological figures and motifs in contemporary, postmodern culture.

Global Nonkilling Working Papers

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Friday, October 30, 2009 - 7:25am
Center for Global Nonkilling

The Center for Global Nonkilling, an organization working to promote change toward the measurable goal of a killing-free world, is launching in January 2010 its "Global Nonkilling Working Papers" series. The collection will published in a regular basis both on print and online, with all contribution been made freely accessible through its website. The series will incorporate original scientific works that tackle issues related to the construction of nonkilling societies, where killing, threats to kill and conditions conductive to killing are absent. Extension should be within the 10,000 to 20,000 word range.

10 April 2010. "Medieval Perspectives: From the Mundane to the Miraculous"

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Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 11:56am
27th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference, University of Connecticut

10 April 2010. "Medieval Perspectives: From the Mundane to the Miraculous," the 27th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference, will be held at the University of Connecticut, in Storrs.

Call for papers: Abstracts from graduate students are now being accepted on all topics concerning late antiquity through the late Middle Ages. We strongly encourage papers from a variety of disciplines, including:

[UPDATE] Politics and Literature: Winter Issue of PLJ - Deadline Extended - 11/10/09

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Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 8:56am
Pennsylvania Literary Journal

The deadline for the Winter Issue, "Politics and Literature" of the Pennsylvania Literary Journal is extended until November 10th. The last few months revealed great news for this new publication. It will be listed in the MLA International Bibliography and the MLA Directory of Periodicals in December. EBSCO Humanities International Complete will make the critical essays available to a wide academic audience. We are also listed on the Electronic Collection of Library and Archives Canada. The business is registered in Pennsylvania. The first Summer Issue, "Experiments," is numbered, ISSN 2151-3066.

The Classical Influence

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 6:41pm
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Seeking 15- or 20-minute papers on the subject of The Classical Influence in the eighteenth century. This topic might include studies on translations, historiography, antiquarian societies, or original art, music, or literature based on classical sources or models. SCSECS subscribes to the idea of the "long" eighteenth century, approximately 1680 to 1830, so subjects need not be restricted to a strict 1700-1799 time frame. The conference is interdisciplinary; all subjects are welcome as long as they fit the general topic.

The SCSECS conference this year will be held in Salt Lake City, February 25-27.

Re-defining art: Artistic genres in literary works.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 4:43pm
The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)

This seminar seeks to identify how and why contemporary literature uses visual works of art (murals, montages, sculpture, paintings, photography, etc) as a means of interpretation. How does the translation of a visual piece into textual form affect both the verbal and the visual expressions? With a particular interest in inter-arts encounters that are cross-cultural in nature, we ask: How does the textualisation of art affect its reception? Does using art in crosscultural works add to or diminish its value as a cultural representation? Does textualization permit the representation of more than one culture? Does reinterpretation involve the loss of an essence, or a change? What is the role of the reader?

Columbia Graduate Journal

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 3:51pm
Epitextes

The Columbia French Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce the inaugural issue of its journal of graduate work, Épitextes, on the subject of:

"Circulation": Networks, Knowledge and the Literary

[UPDATE] National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 3:42pm
University of South Florida English

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

Conference Theme: "Anything But Silence: Politics, Poetry, and Pedagogy"

"Being invisible and without substance, a disembodied voice, as it were, what else could I do?
What else but try to tell you what was really happening when your eyes were looking through?
And it is this which frightens me:
Who knows but that, on the lower frequencies, I speak for you?" -- Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 3:35pm
University of South Florida English

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

Conference Theme: "Anything But Silence: Politics, Poetry, and Pedagogy"

"Being invisible and without substance, a disembodied voice, as it were, what else could I do?
What else but try to tell you what was really happening when your eyes were looking through?
And it is this which frightens me:
Who knows but that, on the lower frequencies, I speak for you?" -- Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man

Ravenna, an online journal dedicated to the relationship between the British decadent movement and Italy

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 9:07am
http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/Ravenna2/toc.htm

I am pleased to announce the publication of the second volume of "Ravenna", an online interdisciplinary journal devoted to the relationship between the British Decadent movement and Italy. "Ravenna" is edited by Elisa Bizzotto and Luca Caddia and published by Steven Halliwell at The Rivendale Press as one of THE OSCHOLARS group of fin de siècle journals under the general editorship of D.C. Rose.

http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/Ravenna2/toc.htm

This issue includes the following articles:

"Limits of the Human"

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Monday, October 26, 2009 - 11:30am
Early Modern Center at Uninversity of California, Santa Barbara

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.

Further call for papers: Afterlives: Survival and Revival, 2-5 September 2010, Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2010

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Monday, October 26, 2009 - 3:58am
Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (SASMARS)

We are pleased to announce that the 20th Biennial Conference of the Southern African Society of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (SASMARS) will be held at Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa, on 2-5 September 2010.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Alexandra F. Johnston, Ph.D., FRSC, Past President of the Academy of the Royal Society of Canada.

Arab Culture in the U.S. (10-13, Feb. 2010)

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Sunday, October 25, 2009 - 8:07pm
Popular Culture & American Culture Association

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 11/1/09

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

Proposals for papers, panels, and roundtables are now being accepted for the Area "Arab Culture in the U.S." In addition to academic presentations, artists (e.g., poets, musicians, and dancers) are welcome to perform their work.

The Aural Archive, ACLA, April 1-4, 2010, New Orleans (11/13/09)

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Saturday, October 24, 2009 - 5:18pm
Michael Cohen, Louisiana State University; Sarah J. Townsend, New York University

"The Aural Archive"

ACLA annual convention, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010

Proposals due: Nov. 13, 2009

This seminar aims to draw out several theoretical and methodological questions lurking behind recent work in media studies, performance studies, musicology, and literary studies: If the aural realm is ephemeral (as is often said), how does it factor into the historical record? When you listen to your archive, what and how do you hear? And how do you theorize the silences and noises in the archival grain?

CHOPIN AND LISZT: Two Composers and their Relation to the Parisian Musical Scene

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Saturday, October 24, 2009 - 10:32am
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca (Italy)

CHOPIN AND LISZT: Two Composers and their Relation to the Parisian Musical Scene

International Conference

ORGANISED BY: Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca, in collaboration with Palazzetto Bru Zane, Venice

DATES: 2-4 December 2010
LOCATION: Lucca (Italy), Palazzo Ducale

Reviewers for Religion and the Arts

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 5:06pm
Religion and the Arts: A Journal from Boston College

Religion and the Arts, a peer-reviewed journal from Boston College, is looking new authors of book reviews and review-essays. Reviewers should have completed their graduate study: they may be in academia, museumship, curating, the clergy, or other related fields.  The Journal reviews scholarly books in the intersections of religion and literature, music, art history, dance, photography, architecture, film, aesthetics, liturgy, prayer and other expressive modes. This is an excellent opportunity for recent graduates and junior faculty. Please send a vita either as text or an attachment  (rtf or Word preferred) and a short note to by email to James Najarian, Editor, at relarts@bc.edu expressing your interests. 

Craft Critique Culture Conference: The Fringe, Or All Things Peripheral (April 2-4, 2010--Iowa City, IA)

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 10:54am
Melanie Reichwald / Department of English, University of Iowa

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Mythic Mediations: Ancient and Modern Interpretations of Greek Myths Nov 30, 2009

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Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 10:15pm
Shelly Jansen

Mythic Mediations:Ancient and Modern Interpretations of Greek Myths 

 

Following the successful outcome of a panel on theInterpretation and Influence of Greek Myths, we are seeking additional chaptercontributions in order to complete a book collection. This volume aims toinvestigate and foster new insights into Greek myths as portrayed in ancienttragedy, comedy, epic, or poetry as well as modern interpretations of mythologicalsources in all genres including novels, poems, films and/or dramatic works.  

 

We are particularly interested in papers that explore thefollowing issues in relationship to Greek myths:

[UPDATE] European Popular Culture and Literature, February 10-13, 2010

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Monday, October 19, 2009 - 3:01pm
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association

http://swtxpca.org/

Submission Deadline: 12/01/09, Priority RegistrationDeadline 12/15/09

Conference Hotel:

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

330 Tijeras

Albuquerque, NM 87102

505.842.1234

 

That Which Moves: The Kinetic Nature of Language and Literature (1/29/10)

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Monday, October 19, 2009 - 11:35am
English Graduate Student Association of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Tenth Annual EGSA Conference at

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

"That Which Moves: The Kinetic Nature of Language and Literature"  

January 29th, 2010 ● 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

All things change, nothing is extinguished. There is nothing in the whole world which is permanent. Everything flows onward; all things are brought into being with a changing nature; the ages themselves glide by in constant movement.

~Ovid, 43 B.C.

3rd Global Conference: Intellectuals - Knowledge, Power, Ideas (May 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

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Friday, October 16, 2009 - 6:50am
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net

3rd Global Conference

Intellectuals: Knowledge, Power, Ideas

Thursday 6th May – Saturday 8th May 2010

Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Following last year's successful second conference, the Intellectuals:
Knowledge, Power, Ideas Project will hold its Third Annual Conference in
Prague in May 2010. The conference is a keystone of the 'Intellectuals'
Inter-Disciplinary.Net project that seeks to explore the role,
character, nature and place of intellectuals and intellectual work in
contemporary society.

[Modified CFP] Visual Arts in the 21st Century

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Friday, October 16, 2009 - 12:07am
Journal Title: Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: An Online Open Access E-Journal (ISSN 0975 – 2935)

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The Poetics of Pain: Aesthetics, Ideology and Representation

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 5:49pm
Dept of Comparative Literature - CUNY Graduate Center

Call for Papers 

Annual Interdisciplinary
Graduate Student Conference: 

The Poetics of Pain: Aesthetics,
Ideology, and Representation 

February 25th-26th, 2010

Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production March 13-14,2010

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 1:11pm
English Department, University of Calgary

         Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production
       Free Exchange Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
                                  University of Calgary
                                  13-14 March 2010

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