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ACLA 2013 seminar: 'Alterity Beyond Utopia'

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 9:25pm
Gerry Canavan (Marquette University)

ACLA 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013
Seminar: ALTERITY BEYOND UTOPIA
Seminar Leaders: Gerry Canavan (Marquette University) and Ramzi Fawaz (GWU)
Deadline for proposals: November 1, 2012

Note: You must submit your papers through the ACLA website:
http://acla.org/submit/index.php

"Memory and the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable" Fordham University GEA Conf. March 2013. CFP Deadline 11/15/12

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 3:18pm
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind through social media and our online presences shape the historical practices of the future? When and how do digital technologies in the classroom move from being novel experiments to transparent modes of teaching? How does digitization reshape archives and archival methodologies? How does metadata contribute to forgetting and the shape of memory? How do we define and put into practice the growing field of Digital Humanities?

CFP Graduate Journal: The Word Hoard - "The Unrecyclable"

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 2:16pm
The University of Western Ontario

What cannot be taken up or kept alive? What is too used to reuse, too basic to break down further? What are the ideas at dead ends? Adaptations, translations, dead languages, genres fallen out of favour, tropes no longer sensical, ruins, methodologies in unremitting decline? Who are the guardians of garbage that monitor and control our cycles and recycles? What happens to an artifact too special to recycle, not special enough to reuse? Give us the histories, the institutions, the authorities who intervene to unmake the unrecyclable. Where do our capacities for metamorphosis fail us? What materials have run out of time? What materials have all the time in the world to stay unchanged? Plastic in the shape of an albatross? Manuscripts sealed into the walls?

[UPDATE] NeMLA Deadline Approaching for The Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 11:27am
Ryan Cordell / Northeastern University / Digital Americanist Society

Digital humanists often tout their work as transformative to literary scholarship. Textual encoding, text mining, corpora analysis, and geospatial analysis all promise to shift our understanding of literary texts, historical periods, and cultural phenomena. Digital Humanities (DH) is certainly, as Stephen Ramsay recently quipped, the "hot thing." DH panels multiplied at the 2009, 2011, and 2012 MLA Conventions, and they received significant coverage in The Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed each year. More English Departments are hiring digital humanists; digital humanities centers multiply across a range of institutions.

"Memory and the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable" Fordham University GEA Conf. March 2013. CFP Deadline 11/15/12

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 11:51am
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind through social media and our online presences shape the historical practices of the future? When and how do digital technologies in the classroom move from being novel experiments to transparent modes of teaching? How does digitization reshape archives and archival methodologies? How does metadata contribute to forgetting and the shape of memory? How do we define and put into practice the growing field of Digital Humanities?

What's in a "Castle of Murder"? Fairy Tales across Time and Place: Celebrating Our Deepest Language March 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 2013

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 11:07am
The Louisiana Conference on Language, Literature and Culture

The Louisiana Conference invites papers and creative work on the universal place of fairy tales in the world of communication and education.  We are interested in how fairy tales are and have been used to bridge cultures and time, connecting diverse peoples by means of easily translatable concepts.  Of particular interest are the struggles of truth and deception, reality and illusion, honesty and trickery; violence, fear, entrapment and salvation; character altering cryptozoological sightings; happiness deferred, denied, and occasionally delivered.

[UPDATE] FRENZY Colloquium November 9-10, 2012

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 10:32am
York University English Graduate Students' Association

York University 2012 English Graduate Students' Association Colloquium: FRENZY

But everybody is drugged with his own frenzy, and the pageant marches at all hours, with music and banner and badge.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

Prophecies of a 2012 end of days; Black Friday at Wal-Mart; Howard Beale in Network inciting viewers to scream "I'm as mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore!" From mass hysteria to individual neuroses, the elusive nature of frenzy lends itself to dramatically different conceptualizations across the disciplines.

[UPDATE] Shakespeare Institute Review call for papers extended

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Monday, September 17, 2012 - 7:38pm
Shakespeare Institute Review

The Shakespeare Institute Review

The Shakespeare Institute Review is an online academic journal funded by the University of Birmingham College of Arts and Law, and to which students at the Shakespeare Institute and on
other postgraduate programmes are encouraged to contribute. Each issue has a theme to which contributors are invited to respond.

CFP Stet Journal Issue 3

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Monday, September 17, 2012 - 2:11pm
King's College London

Stet, the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London, is now accepting submissions from current postgraduate students for its third peer-reviewed publication. In this issue, we will present articles from an international pool of students on the concept of dis/orientation. We seek to explore the question of how we are and have been located or dislocated in space, time, and history. Which parts of our personal, social, cultural, geographical, genetic, or technological landscape orient us? What incidents construct our conception of ourselves and our environments?

[UPDATE] Deadline reminder: Women's and Gender Studies Caucus of NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013; due: Sept 30, 2012

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Monday, September 17, 2012 - 7:11am
Northeast Modern Language Association - NeMLA

Chairs of the following pre-approved panels and roundtables of the NeMLA Women's and Gender Studies Caucus seek proposals. For panel / roundtable descriptions, and submission information, please see: http://nemla.org/convention/2013/cfp_womensstudies.html Unless otherwise stated, proposals are due by September 30th
Panels:
The Artemis Archetype in Fiction, Film, and Television
Between the Written and Oral: Medieval and Early Modern Women and Their
Texts (Roundtable)
Communal Modernisms: Teaching Women's Literature in the 21st-Century
Classroom (Roundtable)

CFP: CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES 6-8 June 2013

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Saturday, September 15, 2012 - 4:49am
University of Banja Luka & DeMontfort University

1st International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with De Montfort University (UK)

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES
GOING AGAINST THE GRAIN
Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Language, Literature and Culture
Banja Luka, 6 – 8 June 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS

[DEADLINE REMINDER--15 Sept] Elizabeth I on Film: Kalamazoo, May 9-12, 2013

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Friday, September 14, 2012 - 3:33pm
Queen Elizabeth I Society

Our panel in 2013 will focus on representations of Elizabeth I in the classic and more recent film narratives. In the last decade alone, the image of Elizabeth I on film has ranged from Dame Judi Dench's aged but energetic queen to Cate Blanchett's preternaturally youthful 55 year old monarch to the adolescent princess played by Laoise Murray on _The Tudors_. This panel will seek to explore the general trajectories of representing Elizabeth I on screen as well as identify and analyze the developments, continuities, and significance of these representations in the 21st century.

This session is sponsored by Queen Elizabeth I Society.

Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

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Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 12:48pm
Euroacademia

The Third Euroacademia Global Conference
Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

21-23 February 2013, Athens, Greece

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS
Deadline for Panels 15 November 2012
Deadline for Papers 20 December 2012

Renaissance Men at the Middle Temple, 1-2 Feb, 2013 [CfP deadline 12 Oct]

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Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 9:26am
Jackie Watson, Birkbeck College, London

1st and 2nd February, 2013

Held at Middle Temple Hall and Birkbeck College, London
Organisers: Darren Royston and Jackie Watson

Confirmed keynote speakers: Professor Jessica Winston (Idaho State University), Dr Sarah Knight (Leicester University) and Dr Lucy Munro (Keele University)

Call for papers

The 54th Annual Convention will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio from November 8-11, 2012 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 5:00pm
Session on Science and Literature/Midwest Modern Language Association

The 54th Annual Convention will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio from November 8-11, 2012 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza.

If you are interested in presenting a paper on science and literature at this year's Midwest Modern Language Association, please send me a brief abstract via email, along with your contact information.

Dr. Kevin Swafford
Bradley University

swafford@bradley.edu

Exclusivity: Boundaries of Difference, submission deadline 1st October 2012

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 11:09pm
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

Submissions Deadline: 1 October 2012

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the School of Humanities at The University of Western Australia.

Volume 19, issue 1: Exclusivity – Boundaries of Difference

Exclusivity: Who is on the inside? Who is on the outside? The notion of "community" while commonly talked about in celebratory terms always necessitates an Other. For Volume 19, issue 1 we are looking for papers that discuss the ideas of exclusivity, for example, but not limited to change and continuity in:

-social classes/boundaries

-race/ethnic/national identity

-gender

-popular culture

-religion

-sexuality

-cyber culture

[Deadline Reminder: Sept 30] Genre and genus: Categories for Humans and Animals in Early Modern English Literature (NeMLA 2013)

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 7:21pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

This panel explores how literature represents the relationship between humans and animals in a range of early modern texts. How do representations of the mutable boundary between humans and animals differ depending on their generic context? How do concerns about literary kinds relate to and intersect with concerns about species categorization? To what extent does generic mingling and experimentation relate to the varying representations of inter-species similitude and difference? Send 300 word abstracts to Julia Gingerich <7jg32@queensu.ca>

Sir William Phips & the Philosophy of History

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 2:44pm
Joe Conway/ ASECS (Cleveland 2013)

Sir William Phips (1650-1695) was many things: a shepherd, a treasure hunter, a knight, champion of the earliest American paper money experiments, an Indian fighter, the governor of Massachusetts who oversaw the Salem Witch Trials, a pirate who died disgraced and in exile from his native New England, and (not last) a Puritan saint. Though mostly illiterate himself, Phips was written about extensively in the 1690s by his contemporaries Cotton Mather and Daniel Defoe. Later, his memory lived on in one of Hawthorne's earliest historical sketches (1830).

AAH New Voices: Art and its Hierarchies

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 7:17am
Association of Art Historians

AAH New Voices: Art and its Hierarchies
University of Nottingham
November 24th 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gabriele Neher, University of Nottingham, 'Gender, space and plates: Renaissance hierarchies of 'art' under the spotlight'

eCanadian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 5:11am
Canadian Research Council

The foci of eCanadian Journals are to endorse and promote the erudite research among academicians, scientists, scholars, engineers, and students from around the world. ECJ select papers for publications throughout meticulous peer-review with a systematic assessment procedure for expeditious publications.

ECJ is pleased to welcome and receive eminence-quality and refereed papers and articles in the following areas.

Classics, History, Religion, Languages, Law, Literature, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Visual Arts, and Legitimation of the Humanities.

Anthropology, Education, Geography, History, Linguistics, Sociology, Psychology and Political Sciences

jhss@ecanadianjournals.com

Critical Identities: Finding and Expressing Critical Identities in Humanities Scholarship [10/15/12;2/15/13]

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 1:49am
Natures 2013 hosted by La Sierra University (Riverside, California USA)

Have you tied the knot yet? Or are you still playing the field? Are you a committed feminist, poststructuralist, or ecocritic? Or do you pick up a critical perspective for one project and then using another for the next? Do you still fondly cling to your first love of close reading?

Festivals and Faires, March 27-30, Washington, DC

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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 9:32pm
Popular Culture Association

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2013 PCA/ACA conference in Washington, D.C. on any festival or faire—modern or historical. Scholars of theatre / theater, drama, performance studies, American studies, popular culture, religion, history, anthropology, folklore, English, theory, and non-western traditions are encouraged to apply. Since the conference is in Boston, MA, any papers relating to festivals and faires in the city or state are greatly appreciated. Other specific areas of interest for this year's panels include, but are not limited to:

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities (Oct. 11-13, 2012) --- Abstracts Due Sept. 15th

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Monday, September 10, 2012 - 7:20pm
University of Florida English Graduate Organization

2012 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference
Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities
October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Florida

Keynote Speaker: Kristina Busse (University of South Alabama)
Guest Speaker: Catherine Tosenberger (University of Winnipeg)

Call for Papers

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