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Edited Volume: Harvey Milk and Queer Politics (30/07/09)

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Saturday, April 4, 2009 - 11:46pm
Edited Volume

The Queer Politics of Harvey Milk: An Edited Collection

"If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet destroy every closet door."

- Harvey Milk, "In Case" [Audio Tape]: 1977

"Harvey's life was theater."

- Anne Kronenberg, Oscars interview: 2009

Philip Roth panels at the Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Symposium, Salt Lake City, Sept. 9-12, 2009

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Saturday, April 4, 2009 - 8:37pm
Philip Roth Society

The Philip Roth Society will sponsor a panel or two at this year's American Literature Association's Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium. The topic is open, and papers concerning any aspect of Roth's work are welcome. We would also welcome any proposals for ready-made panels concerning Roth, his fiction, and any cultural issues surrounding his texts. Abstracts for paper and panel proposals should be 250-350 words, and should be sent to rothsociety@gmail.com.

For more information about the ALA Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium, please visit http://www.jahlit.org/.

Prison Writing / Writing Prison , Récits de prison / Figures de prison

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Saturday, April 4, 2009 - 11:28am
Deena Rymhs

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Canadian Literature
Prison Writing / Writing Prison

Guest Editors: Roxanne Rimstead (Université de Sherbrooke) and Deena Rymhs (July 2009, University of British Columbia)
Deadline for Submissions: December 1, 2009.

Prison Writing / Writing Prison , Récits de prison / Figures de prison

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Saturday, April 4, 2009 - 11:26am
Deena Rymhs

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Canadian Literature
Prison Writing / Writing Prison: Contexts and Discourses

Guest Editors: Roxanne Rimstead (Université de Sherbrooke) and Deena Rymhs (St. Francis Xavier University)
Deadline for Submissions: December 1, 2009.

Language, culture and ideology in the history of Anglo-Italian relations (Gargnano del Garda, Italy, 28-30 September 2009)

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Saturday, April 4, 2009 - 6:07am
Giovanni Iamartino / University of Milan

The aim of the conference – which is organized by the Dipartimento di Scienze del Linguaggio e Letterature Straniere Comparate of the University of Milan in cooperation with research groups from the Universities of Padova, Pisa, Leicester and Malta – is to gather together academics from as diverse backgrounds as possible (linguistics, literature, cultural studies, history, history of art, film studies, theatre studies etc) in order to study how ideological and cultural differences shaped and shape the relations between Italy and the Anglo-American world.