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CEA Peace Panel March 25-27 2010

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Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 5:17pm
College English Association

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[UPDATE] Obsolescence.

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Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 4:01pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at
the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for
"Obsolescence," a graduate student conference to be held February
12-14, 2010, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies
and its research theme for 2009-2011: "Figuring Place and Time."

1st Global Conference: Problems of Democracy (May 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

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Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 7:13am
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference

Problems of Democracy

Friday 30th April – Sunday 2nd May 2010

Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

The opening decade of the 21st century sees democracy entrenched as the
ideal to which all should aspire who do not already enjoy the best of
all possible political systems. But to assert that alternatives to
democracy are (even) worse is hardly to give a positive argument in its
favour: Plato's objection, that the "ship of state" requires expertise
to steer it that "the many" do not possess surely deserves a better
answer. But what? And is an answer to be found in "democracy itself"
(whatever that may be) or in what democracy makes possible?

NEXUS 2010--Trauma and Testimony

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 12:47pm
NEXUS

NEXUS—An Interdisciplinary Conference

Trauma and Testimony

 

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Thursday, March 18-Saturday, March 20, 2010

Web Address: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus

Plenary Speakers: Cathy Caruth (Emory Univeristy) and Julia Levine

 

[UPDATE] "Mysterious Things" (11/1/2009; 3/4-6/2010)

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 10:03am
Ashley Hetrick / Graduate Symposium on Women's & Gender History (UIUC)

"Mysterious Things": The 11th Annual Graduate Symposium on Women's and Gender History

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / March 4-6, 2010

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2009

Call for Papers for the AHA, 2010: Emotions in History

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 8:31am
Australian Historical Association

Call for Papers for the AHA, 2010: Emotions in History

A team of scholars, headed by Philippa Maddern and SusanBroomhall at the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, UWA, isengaged in an exploration of both the history of emotions, and emotions in historical writing. They are seeking papers for a streamof co-ordinated panels for the Australian Historical Association, to beheld in Perth, 5-9 July 2010.

CFP: Peace and War / An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference / University of Illinois at Chicago (4/16/2010)

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Monday, October 5, 2009 - 3:41pm
University of Illinois at Chicago

 

PEACE and WAR

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

The University of Illinois at Chicago

April 16, 2010 

Submission Deadline: December 1, 2009 

This graduate student conference is intended to address some of the problems of defining peace and war in the various disciplines, and to question if or how the ways we conceptualize peace and war have changed in the twenty-first century. 

UPDATE MATC Emerging Scholars reminder

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Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 2:02pm
Mid America Theatre Conference

The 31st Annual
Mid-America Theatre Conference
GOING PUBLIC
Hyatt Regency Cleveland
At the Arcade
March 4-7, 2010

Undergraduate and Graduate students who have not yet presented at a major theatre conference are invited to submit papers for the Emerging Scholars Symposium, two debut panels of the Mid-America Theatre Conference. Papers for the two panels are welcome on any topic in theatre history, theory, or dramatic literature.

CFA: Philosophy and/on Children's Literature. Deadline: 1 January 2010

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Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 11:05am
Dr. Peter Costello, Philosophy Department, Providence College

Book Title: Philosophy and/on Children's Literature

We are looking for abstracts of articles by philosophers, critical theorists, literary scholars, and cultural historians on the intersection between philosophy and children's literature. The selected abstracts will be submitted for review to the Children's Literature Association, which has already been contacted about this proposal.

The 41st Annual College English Association Conference, March 25-7, 2010-San Antonio

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 8:54pm
College English Association

Conference Theme:
Voices

"And in my voice most welcome shall you be." As You Like It 2:4.87

San Antonio. Images of the River Walk merge with the memories of its most famous location, the Alamo. Remember it, the voices from the past call out, and we do.

Those voices on opposing sides of its walls, representing Santa Anna and Sam Houston, spoke for two distinctly diverse cultures. And within those cultures were voices and texts that influenced the actions during that struggle – significant cultural markers of time, place, and being.

"Music and the Written Word" January 16-17, 2010, Deadline Oct. 9

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 3:24pm
UC Santa Barbara Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM)

The UCSB Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM) is seeking submissions for the 2010 Music and the Written Word Graduate Conference to be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara, on 16-17 January 2010. Run by and geared towards graduate students, this interdisciplinary conference will focus on music, the written word, and their convergence. We welcome submissions covering the full spectrum of methodologies, disciplinary approaches, and all genres of music.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Rhetoric 2.0: Continuity and Change from the Oral Tradition to the Digital Age 12/01/2009

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 3:19pm
Federation Rhetoric Symposium

The Federation Rhetoric Symposium will provide an opportunity for a diverse group of scholars to investigate how today's rhetors continue to use the wisdom of Sophistic, Classical, and Medieval rhetors who debated the validity of rhetoric, Renaissance and Modern rhetors who helped this art transition into a fully developed written tradition, and the contemporary debate about the validity of digital rhetoric.

Symposium "Sanctity and Literature", 12-13 November, 2010

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Monday, September 28, 2009 - 9:10am
Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

Sanctity and Literature

A symposium to be held at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany,
12-13 November 2010

Keynote Speaker: Dr Anke Bernau (University of Manchester)

CFP: "The Poetics of Pain: Aesthetics, Ideology and Representation"

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Sunday, September 27, 2009 - 3:07pm
Department of Comparative Literature - City University of New York

Department of Comparative Literature
The Graduate Center - City University of New York

Call for Papers

Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference:
The Poetics of Pain: Aesthetics, Ideology, and Representation
February 25th-26th, 2010

Keynote: Peter Brooks (Yale University)

[Last minute CFP] Seeing Things: Dreams, Visions and Hallucinations/ NeMLA 2010

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Sunday, September 27, 2009 - 2:10pm
Anna Strowe

This panel explores the connections between reality and imagined or imaginary worlds by examining the ways in which sight, and in particular the seeing of things that are not present or do not exist, contributes to knowledge and understanding. The faculty of vision is often a metaphor for understanding and learning, and the mystical or otherworldly vision represents not only an explanation for the integration and processing of new information into an older worldview, but a metaphorical space in which personal growth can be demonstrated through "seeing" new connections and truths.

Rhetorics of Happiness

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Saturday, September 26, 2009 - 10:29am
Centre for Rhetorics & Hermeneutics/Queen: a journal of rhetoric and power

CFP: RHETORICS OF HAPPINESS

Happiness is a concept, an ideal, whose metaphysical, philosophical, ethical, religious, psychological and perhaps even aesthetic dimensions have been assumed, if not explicitly explored, throughout human history.  It is implicit in most justifications of political, social and legal decision-making.  In America, it was one of the three fundamental bases  mentioned for the rejection of the status of the colonies.

Call for Proposals: Death and Representation, a One-Day Conference

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Saturday, September 26, 2009 - 1:19am
Department of English, University of Rochester

Death and Representation
Keynote Speaker: Dana Luciano, Georgetown University
Author of "Arranging Grief: Sacred Time and the Body in Nineteenth-Century America," winner of the 2008 MLA Prize for a First Book
Conference Date: March 26, 2010
Please submit abstracts (maximum 500 words) by November 15 via email to:
Jason Middleton, jmiddle2@mail.rochester.edu
Genevieve Guenther, vive@mail.rochester.edu

RE: Nebula Latest Issue & Call For Papers

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Friday, September 25, 2009 - 10:24pm
Nebula: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Scholarship

Nebula 6.3 is now online with unrestricted access at http://www.nobleworld.biz . The editors now invite submissions for Nebula 6.4 (December, 2009) with a manuscript deadine of November 5, 2009. The current CFP is reproduced below the contents page for the current issue, provided here for your convenience.

NEBULA 6.3

Catherine Akca and Ali Gunes. "Male Myth-Making: The Origins of Feminism." 1-15

Steve Redhead. "Hooligan Writing and the Study of Football Fan Culture: Problems and Possibilities." 16-41

Kane X. Faucher. "Sphacelated Grammars (or: Language Likes to Hide)." 42-52

[CFP] Battleground States Conference 2010: War(s) and Peace - February 26 - 27, 2010

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Friday, September 25, 2009 - 8:10pm
The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars Association at Bowling Green State University

Battleground States 2010: War(s) and Peace will be held February 26th and 27th, 2010 on the Bowling Green State University campus. The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars' Association hopes to elicit presenters who consider the conference theme from multiple perspectives and media. As our aim is to create a conference dedicated to interdisciplinarity, we invite proposals from graduate students, emerging and independent scholars, junior faculty, artists, activists, filmmakers, and educators.

34th Annual PAC Conference The College of Charleston—Charleston, S.C. 11-13 March 2010

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Friday, September 25, 2009 - 8:05am
Philological Association of the Carolinas

34th Annual PAC Conference The College of Charleston—Charleston, S.C. 11-13 March 2010

"Literature as Bridge"

Call for Papers and Panels
The Philological Association of the Carolinas
(PAC) www.pachome.org

Email proposals along with a brief abstract and CV by 6 November 2009 to:

American / British Topics
Dr. Blake Hobby bhobby@unca.edu
Assistant Professor of Literature and Language University of North Carolina at Asheville

Final CFP: 'Style in Theory / Styling Theory', Malta, Nov 2009

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 11:40am
University of Malta

Please circulate. Apologies for cross-posting.

STYLE IN THEORY/STYLING THEORY (26-28 November, 2009)

Inaugural Event, International Literary Criticism and Theory Conference
Series
University of Malta, Old University Building, Valletta, Malta

*FINAL CFP – 30 SEPTEMBER DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS*

WEBSITE: http://www.um.edu.mt/events/styleintheory2009

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
*Catherine Belsey
*Simon Critchley
*Stefan Herbrechter
*Fiona Hughes
*Giuseppe Mazzotta
*Laurent Milesi
*Jean-Michel Rabaté
*Stuart Sillars

[UPDATE] Obsolescence.

updated: 
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 - 8:06pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for "Obsolescence," a graduate student conference to be held February 13-15, 2010, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies and its research theme for 2009-2011: "Figuring Place and Time."

"Visual Culture & Global Practices" [March 4-6, 2010]

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Monday, September 21, 2009 - 11:38pm
45th Annual Comparative Literature Conference, California State University, Long Beach

45th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
California State University, Long Beach
"Visual Culture & Global Practices"
March 4-6, 2010
Plenary Speaker:
W. J. T. Mitchell, Prof. of English & Art History, University of Chicago

The contemporary situation in humanities and social sciences is often characterized by the so called "visual turn", or the increasing emphasis of theory on the power and scope of the visual in everyday life, science, literature, media and the arts. Visual Culture as well as the formation of the field of Visual Studies stems from this renewed focus upon pictoriality and the power of the image, and its expression through various linguistic, visual and media forms.

Graduate Symposium & Exhibition: Sights/Sites of Spectacle, Jan. 29-30, 2010

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Friday, September 18, 2009 - 9:41pm
University of British Columbia, Art History, Visual Art and Theory

29th Annual AHVA Graduate Symposium and Exhibition: Sights/Sites of Spectacle

Call for Submissions:

In 2010, the city of Vancouver will become the site of an immense international spectacle. On the eve of the Olympic Games, the AHVA 2010 Graduate Symposium and Exhibition will engage with the notion of spectacle as theoretical concept, historical phenomenon, and artistic theme.

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