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Radical Proposals in Basque Studies: January 31st 2013

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 11:35am
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature

The monographic section will bring together a body of texts characterised by their critical capacity and their ability to bring new perspectives to the field of Basque Literary and Cultural Studies. Possible lines of investigation, though not an exhaustive list, may include:

a) Basque academia and the relationship between knowledge and power
b) Investigation of scientific discourse and its performative ability: epistemic and symbolic violence
c) Analysis of the Basque literary system and criticism thereof
d) Theoretical and methodological proposals for strategic reading
e) Analysis of literary texts and other texts as areas of ideological resistance/reproduction.

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 11:34am
Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society


To register for the conference please go here:

A draft programme (subject to change) for the conference can be found here:

We look forward to welcoming you to the conference in November.

UPDATE: Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 10:53am
Gary Ettari/Philological Association of the Carolinas

* Note new deadline*

Call for Papers and Panels
37th Annual PAC Conference
21 - 23 March 2013
University of North Carolina at Asheville

We welcome papers and panels on any topic of interest to literature and language scholars. Past sessions have focused on English, American, world and multiethnic literatures, as well as on linguistics, composition, and pedagogy.

Email proposals along with a brief abstract and CV by 30 November 2012:

American / British Topics:

Dr. Gary Ettari (
Associate Professor of Literature and Language
University of North Carolina at Asheville

Foreign / Comparative / Linguistics / Pedagogy Topics:

Trans-Scripts CFP: "Thinking Activism" (Deadline: Jan. 1, 2013)

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 8:55pm
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine

Trans-Scripts – an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work for publication. The theme of the third volume is "Thinking Activism."

HISTOIRE(S): 18-19-20 October 2013

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 4:26pm
Association des Études Françaises et Francophones d'Irlande


National University of Ireland, Maynooth
18-19-20 October 2013

- Narrative strategies
- History and fiction in historical novels
- Writers and History
- Autofiction and autobiography
- Revisionism and historiography
- Myths, tales and legends
- Individual and collective histories
- History and memory
- Micro-histories
- Hidden histories
- Forgetting/forgotten history
- Literary history
- Historians and literature
- The history of Readership and reception
- French Literary Canon
- La politique et l'Histoire
- History and identity
- His-stories/Her-stories
- 1913-2013, centenaries and commemorations

Of Human Bondage: Literatures of Constraint - March 1-2, 2013

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 12:36pm
University of Montreal

9th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
March 1 and 2, 2013


Keynote Speaker: Sherry Simon (Concordia University)

Jameson's Spatial Dialectic as Global Positioning System [ACLA, Toronoto, April 4-7, 2013]

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 11:08am
Koonyong Kim

Michel Foucault once remarked that "I believe that the anxiety of our era has to do fundamentally with space, no doubt a great deal more than with time." Indeed, there is a strong sense in which space has become one of the most privileged loci of economic, social, and cultural production in the age of globalization. Though many contemporary thinkers have addressed this postmodern "spatial turn," Fredric Jameson's theoretical discourse is remarkable for its insistence on space as a cultural dominant in the world today.