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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."

Gender Across Borders IV: Globalisms, April 2-3, 2010

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Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 10:48am
SUNY Buffalo Institute for Research & Education on Women & Gender

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[UPDATE] The Politics of Our Shared Learning Space

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 2:08pm
Jennifer Keating-Miller NeMLA

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Call for Papers

 

Session 10312

International Conference on War, Literature & the Arts, Sep 16-18 2010, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 11:46am
Department of English and Fine Arts, United States Air Force Academy

An International Conference on War, Literature & the Arts at the United States Air Force Academy solicits both disciplinary and interdisciplinary presentations on "Representing and Reporting America's Wars: 1990 to Present."  The conference seeks a variety of genre submissions, both critical and creative, including literary criticism, journalism, rhetorical analysis, cultural studies, theory, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, film studies, photography, painting, or music.  As an international forum on recent warfare, the conference is designed to bring together a multitude of perspectives, critical approaches, and discourse communities on the topics of warfare and its representations in the Balkans, Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan.  We en

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: Film Theory Area, SWTXPCAACA, early deadine Nov. 15, 2009

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Saturday, October 3, 2009 - 2:13pm
Jennifer L. Jenkins/ Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

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2010 Southwest/Texas Popular
Culture/American Culture Association

31st Annual
Conference February 10-13, 2010

 

Native American Literature at CEA Conference (March 25-7, 2010 – San Antonio, Texas)

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Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 9:03am
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College

Native American Literature
The 41st Annual College English Association Conference
March 25-7, 2010 – San Antonio, Texas

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

The Native American Literature panel at CEA welcomes submissions on any aspect of Native American Literature, including, but not limited to, papers on individual authors, Native American literary separatism, the Native American Renaissance, native sovereignty, indigenous rhetorics, etc. Of particular interest will be papers analyzed from an indigenous perspective or worldview.

Submit proposals online at www2.widener.edu/~cea.

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.

Call for Papers for Making Connections Spring 2010

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 4:29am
Fredrick Douglas Institue Collabrative/Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, a national journal published by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative, welcomes the submission of academic essays from any discipline, poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction essays that explore cultural diversity issues for our spring 2010 issue. The deadline for this "general topic" issue is December 1, 2009. See our website at http://organizations.bloomu.edu/connect/ for more information about the journal and for recent issues.

Locating Robert Louis Stevenson - 8-10 July 2010

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Monday, September 28, 2009 - 7:56pm
University of Stirling

The sixth biennial conference on Robert Louis Stevenson will be held 8-10 July 2010, at the University of Stirling (scene of the first conference in 2000).

AlterNative: Volume 6, 2010

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Monday, September 28, 2009 - 5:05pm
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

AlterNative is announcing a general call for papers to be published in Volume 6, 2010.

AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal. It aims to present Indigenous worldviews from native Indigenous perspectives. It is dedicated to the analysis and dissemination of native Indigenous knowledge that uniquely belongs to cultural, traditional, tribal and aboriginal peoples as well as first nations, from around the world.

Submissions responding to this general call for papers should relate to one or more of themes of the journal:

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)

Teaching Matters: And Just Wgat Do You Teach? March 26-27, 2010, proposals by February 14, 2010,, registration fee: $45.00

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Sunday, September 27, 2009 - 2:43pm
Dr. Jason Horn/Teaching Matters: And Just What Do You Teach?

Presentation for this interdisciplinary conference on teaching should address the "how" of delivering knowledge and may discuss the use of high or low technology or tradtional and experimental methods. The guiding concern is just what is it that we really want students to glean from our teching efforts.

Poets, Practice, and Passion in the Profession: A Dare to be Different

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Sunday, September 27, 2009 - 11:12am
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)

Texas A&M University-Commerce will hold the 18th Annual English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) Conference on February 26, 2010. We are pleased to welcome slam poet and educator Taylor Mali as our keynote speaker for the conference (more information at taylormali.com). Taylor's mission statement includes this important line: "I want to be a spokesman for teaching's nobility, one of the poets laureate of passion in the classroom" – his goal to be part of a movement that brings smart, successful, and qualified people into classrooms across America.

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.

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

CFP: Hot Metal Bridge--Confronting the Digital

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Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 4:15pm
Hot Metal Bridge--Graduate Literary Magazine of the University of Pittsburgh

Hot Metal Bridge (www.hotmetalbridge.org), the graduate-run online literary magazine of the University of Pittsburgh, is seeking submissions for a special issue on confronting the digital. The magazine accepts creative work representing multiple genres: criticism, nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. We publish two issues annually. For the Fall/Winter 2009 issue, our peer-reviewed criticism section invites graduate students and scholars across the humanities to submit work loosely gathered around themes of the digital (for instance, but not limited to):

CFP: Inaugural Issue of MYNAH: A Literature and Arts Quarterly

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 7:05pm
MYNAH: A Literature and Arts Quarterly

MYNAH: A Literature and Arts Quarterly seeks to publish emerging and established creative writers whose work helps promote tolerance, liberty, openness, transparency and democracy, through literature and arts, in and around Pakistan. By launching MYNAH, the editorial team seeks to establish an institution where all are welcome and encouraged solely because of the merit of their creativity. By establishing a transparent and anonymous review process, MYNAH hopes to create a culture where all contributors are comfortable about the editorial decisions. With the editors of MYNAH, there are no hierarchies other than talent and courage.

Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 4:20pm
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters

Call for Papers, Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, 2010
Section: Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences

Accepting panel & paper proposals on any topic in the social sciences. Special interest in interdisciplinary studies and in studies that discuss/employ humanities and/or natural sciences with social sciences.

Conference: March 26, 2010 at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Abstracts are due by November 30, 2009. Abstracts should be submitted on line at the Michigan Academy website: www.alma.edu/michiganacademy

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