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Multilingual Realities in Translation

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Monday, July 6, 2009 - 12:33am
Angela Flury, DePauw University, and Hervé Regnauld, University of Rennes

Special Issue (11.1, January 2011) for Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Edited by Angela Flury and Hervé Regnauld

[UPDATE] "The Libretto as Enlightenment Text"

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Sunday, July 5, 2009 - 6:02pm
Pamela Gay-White/ Alabama State University

Seeking articles (5000-7000 words) for pending publication of essays concerning libretto's transformation as text during Enlightenment, delineating Ialian from French cultural ideals, bringing into play theories of language. Themes of interest include following:

-reformulation of opera
-gender roles and writing of libretti
-the philosophes
-readership and libretti
-the libretto and musical mimesis
-restyled libretti
-the libretto as mise-en-abime of linguistic liberation
-the libretto and The French Revolution

The Libretto as Enlightenment Text

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Sunday, July 5, 2009 - 5:45pm
Pamela Gay-White/ Alabama State University

Seeking articles (5000 – 7000 words) dealing with libretto's transformation as text during Enlightenment, delineating Italian from French cultural ideals, bringing in play theories of language and cultural literacy. Themes that are of interest include following :

- reformulation of opera
- gender roles and the writing of libretti
- the philosophes
- readership and libretti
- musical mimesis and the libretto
- restyled libretti
- the libretto as mise-en-abîme of linguuistic liberation
- the libretto and the French Revolution

Resonance(s): A Deleuze and Guattari Conference on Philosophy, Arts and Politics in Istanbul, April 22-24, 2010

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Sunday, July 5, 2009 - 2:25pm
Zafer Aracagok/Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey

We are pleased to announce a conference on Deleuze and Guattari which will take place at Santral Istanbul (provided by Istanbul Bilgi University) between April 22-24, 2010 with confirmed plenary speakers: Constantin Boundas, Arkady Plotnitsky, Rosi Braidotti, Claire Colebrook, Gary Genosko, Dorothea Olkowski, Mahmut Mutman and Daniel W. Smith

Application deadline September 1, 2009.

RESONANCE(S)
A Deleuze and Guattari Conference on Philosopy, Arts and Politics

The function of philosophy is to create concepts … Creating isn't communicating but resisting … Creation takes place in choked passages. G. Deleuze

Existential & Phenomenological Theory & Culture (EPTC), May 31 to June 3, 2010; Deadline: February 1, 2010

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Saturday, July 4, 2009 - 4:36pm
Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture

The society for the study of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture (EPTC) invites papers discussing any aspects of existential or phenomenological theory or culture. For example, papers dealing with theoretical or cultural issues in relation to authors such as Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Dostoyevsky, Kafka, Beckett, Husserl, Heidegger, Jaspers, Levinas, Malraux, Marcel, Buber, Frankl, Sartre, Camus, Merleau-Ponty, Beauvoir, Irigaray, or Laing are all welcome. Submissions from all disciplines are welcome. EPTC will meet at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, in conjunction with the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities of Canada, from May 31 to June 3, 2010.

Poems Invited for Dec. 2009 Issue of Taj Mahal Review (16th Issue)

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Friday, July 3, 2009 - 10:34pm
Cyberwit.net

Taj Mahal Review is published in June and December annually.

Poems and stories may be submitted by all authors, whether first-time or published writers. The poems (maximum 35 lines), essays, short stories, literary articles and reviews (maximum 2500 words) must be in English. Poems with a special layout should be sent by email as an attachment using Microsoft Word.

Haikus may also be submitted. (Maximum 10)

Esperanto Essays and Poems with English translations may also be submitted.

The matter sent for publication must be an original creation of the author. The plagiarised work should not be submitted. Your submission declares that the work is original, and your own.

CFP: The Author-Translator in the European Literary Tradition, Swansea University, 28 June – 1 July 2010

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Friday, July 3, 2009 - 9:24am
Swansea University, Wales, Great Britain

The recent 'creative turn' in translation studies has challenged notions of translation as a derivative and uncreative activity which is inferior to 'original' writing. Commentators have drawn attention to the creative processes involved in the translation of texts, and suggested a rethinking of translation as a form of creative writing. Hence there is growing critical and theoretical interest in translations undertaken by literary authors.

IALJS-5: Literary Journalism: Perspectives and Prospects (Roehampton University, London, UK, 20-22 May 2010)

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Friday, July 3, 2009 - 9:20am
International Association of Literary Journalism Studies

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for the IALJS annual convention on 20-22 May 2010. The conference will be held at the School of Arts at Roehampton University in London, U.K.

The Second International Conference on the Inclusive Museum

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Friday, July 3, 2009 - 7:07am
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

This knowledge community is brought together by common concern for the future role of the museum and in particular how it can become more inclusive. The community interacts through an innovative, annual face-to-face conference, as well as year-round virtual relationships in a weblog, peer reviewed journal and book imprint - exploring the affordances of the new digital media. Members of this knowledge community include academics, curators, museum and public administrators, cultural policy makers and research students.

The Second International Conference on the Inclusive Museum

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Friday, July 3, 2009 - 7:02am
8-11 July 2009 University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

This knowledge community is brought together by common concern for the future role of the museum and in particular how it can become more inclusive. The community interacts through an innovative, annual face-to-face conference, as well as year-round virtual relationships in a weblog, peer reviewed journal and book imprint - exploring the affordances of the new digital media. Members of this knowledge community include academics, curators, museum and public administrators, cultural policy makers and research students.

"National Identities and Literature: Problems and Possible Answers" & others

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Friday, July 3, 2009 - 4:42am
452ºF Assocition

Nº 02 > Call for Papers

Call for Papers #02

On June 29th 2009 we are pleased to announce a Call for Papers to be included on the second issue of our Journal 452ºF. This announcement is open to everyone holding a university degree and willing to take part in our recently launched project.

The procedure for the reception and publishing, always subject to the regulation that can be found in the "Evaluation and Peer Review system", "Style-sheet" and "Legal notice" sections, is the following:

- Deadline for paper submission (full text): October 9th 2009, and those received afterwards will not be taken into consideration.

"Home and Away. Writing the Eighteenth-century House." Proposed panel at the 10th BSECS Conference. 5 to7 January 2010

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Friday, July 3, 2009 - 3:29am
University of Tuscia – University of Glasgow

Proposal for Panel: "Home and Away. Writing the Eighteenth-century House."
Organiser and chair: Prof. Francesca Saggini (University of Tuscia – University of Glasgow)
fsaggini@unitus.it

Proposed panel for the British Society For Eighteenth-Century Studies 39th Annual Conference. Tuesday 5 January-Thursday 7 January 2010. St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

Looking Back on Activism and American Literature

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Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 6:34pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Call for Papers

Looking Back on Activism and American Literature of the Twentieth Century

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 7-11, 2010

Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

CFP: Children in Film SW/TX PCA/ACA Feb 10-13, 2010.

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Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 6:26pm
SW/TX PCA/ACA

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the SW/TX PCA/ACA conference Feb 10-13, 2010 in Albuquerque, NM.(www.swtxpca.org) Submissions pertaining to any aspect of children's studies in relation to film are desired. Of special interest are contributions that explore and interrogate the representations of children in Hollywood film, independent film, foreign film and/or children's identity construction as represented in film.

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