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Interrogating Cosmopolitan Conviviality: New Dimensions of the European in Literature (Bamberg, 24 - 25 May 2012)

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Sunday, June 5, 2011 - 5:02pm
University of Bamberg (Germany)

Ever since the publication of Appadurai's groundbreaking study Modernity at Large (1996), concepts like "multiculturalism", "globalisation" and, more recently, "cosmopolitanism" have contributed to raise questions about the future of Postcolonial Studies – opening up to issues of "canon expansion" and "rerouting", among others (Madsen 1999; Wilson et al. 2010). From a somewhat counter-perspective, attempts at turning Europe itself into a highly problematic region of postcolonial analysis have also been made.

The Pedalto Report: A Journal for Incorporated Art (submissions deadline 8/15/2011)

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Sunday, June 5, 2011 - 2:00pm
The Pedalto Report

The term "incorporated art" might be used to describe art that exists in the form of an institution, company, or other organization. In contrast with art that takes incorporation as its subject, incorporated art begins with the act of incorporation and exists only to the extent that the incorporated entity remains in operation.

New Issue of Wide Screen

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Sunday, June 5, 2011 - 6:08am
Wide Screen

New Issue of Wide Screen is now online
Go to: http://widescreenjournal.org/index.php/journal/issue/current

Table Of Contents
*Militants and Cinema: Digital Attempts to Make the Multitude in Hunger, Che, Public Enemies- Joshua Aaron Gooch

*Minnelli's Yellows: Illusion, Delusion and Impressionism on Film- Kate Hext

*Trauma, Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction & the Post-Human- Anirban Kapil Baishya

*Drôle de Félix : A Search for Cultural Identity on the Road - Zelie Asava

WOMEN AND TEXTS DURING THE MIDDLE AGES (SPECIAL SESSION), MMLA ANNUAL CONVENTION, SAINT LOUIS, NOVEMBER 03-06

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Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 10:25pm
BONCHO DRAGIYSKI, MMLA

THE SPECIAL SESSION SEEKS SUBMISSIONS THAT FOCUS ON HOW CERTAIN MEDIEVAL WOMEN NEGOTIATED THEIR PLACE IN THE WORLD THROUGH THEIR WRITINGS, THROUGH THE WRITINGS OF OTHERS ABOUT THEM, OR THROUGH THE IMITATION OF TEXTUAL FEMALE MODELS. PAPERS MAY FOCUS ON ANY HISTORICAL OR FICTIONAL FEMALE FIGURE FROM THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD.

FACULTY MEMBERS AND GRADUATE STUDENTS ARE WELCOME TO SUBMIT A DETAILED ABSTRACT TO: DRAGIYSKI@WUSTL.EDU

DEADLINE: JULY 10, 2011

Call for Indian English Poetry Anthology

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Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 7:18pm
Call for Indian English Poetry Anthology 1970s-Present

Call for Indian English Poetry Submissions
Project editors:
Dr. Paula Hayes, Strayer University, Memphis TN, USA and
Dr. Jaydeep Sarangi,Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri College(Calcutta, University), Kolkata(India).

English V (Modern British): Food & Socialization in Modern British Literature (SAMLA, Nov. 4-6, 2011)

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Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 3:49am
Rebecca Brown

Twentieth- and twenty-first century British writers have evinced an overwhelming interest in depicting communal cooking scenes, unsavory solitary meals, lavish dinners with family members, struggles with eating disorders, and WWII rationing in their works. Recent literary studies and articles focusing on food and gender, food and cultural identity, food and social class, and food and children's literature attest to this burgeoning critical interest.  This panel seeks proposals for papers that explore the intersections between food and socialization in the twentieth- and/or twenty-first century British novel, short story, poem, and/or play.

IMAGINING MAGIC AND WITCHCRAFT IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN LITERATURE

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Friday, June 3, 2011 - 8:18pm
Medieval and Early Modern English Studies Association of Korea (MEMESAK)

The Medieval and Early Modern English Studies Association of Korea and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Seoul National University will co-host an international conference under the title of "Imagining Magic and Witchcraft in Medieval and Early Modern Literature." In medieval and early modern society, magic and witchcraft provided sources of popular and literary imagination and objects of both sheer fascination and collective anxiety, as well as pretexts for political and religious persecution. They also marked the frontier of scientific inquiry and human understanding. Imagining magic and witchcraft was an attempt to map the unmappable—the supernatural, the unknown, and the prohibited.

Cultural Studies and Its Discontents: Reconsidering Cultural Studies for the Twenty-First Century

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Friday, June 3, 2011 - 7:49pm
English Language and Literature Association of Korea

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) invites papers for an international conference to be held in Onyang, Korea, November 17–19, 2011. The theme for special sessions is "Cultural Studies and Its Discontents: Reconsidering Cultural Studies for the Twenty-First Century."

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