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4th International Conference "Iberian and Slavonic Cultures in Contact and Comparison: Res Publica(s)", 13 - 15 May 2010, Lisbon

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Monday, December 21, 2009 - 6:56am
CompaRes

The 4th International Conference in the series:

Iberian and Slavonic Cultures in Contact and Comparison

under the title

"Res Publica(s)"

University of Lisbon
13 - 15 May, 2010

www.iberian-slavonic.org
compares.ibs5@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The organisers invite you to the 4th International Conference

IBERIAN AND SLAVONIC CULTURES IN CONTACT AND COMPARISON:
"Res Publica(s)"

[UPDATE] Special issue of Journal of African American Studies Animated Representations of Blackness

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Saturday, December 19, 2009 - 9:13pm
C. Richard King

Prompted by the release of the Disney animated feature, The Princess and the Frog, which offers the first Black "princess" in a mainstream animated film and arguably the largest role granted to an African American in a Disney production since Song of the South, the Journal of African American Studies invites submissions for a special issue focused on this film in particular and the topic of animated representations of Blackness more generally (including, the animation of Blackness, and animation and Blackness). Guest editors, C. Richard King, Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo, and Carmen R.

Forum for Interdisciplinary Dialogue - Icons and Iconoclasm, Sep. 17 & 18, 2010

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Saturday, December 19, 2009 - 8:07pm
University of Virginia Jefferson Scholars' Foundation

The Jefferson Scholars' Foundation and the Jefferson Graduate Fellows at the University of Virginia present the second biannual Forum for Interdisciplinary Dialogue, Sept. 17 and 18, 2010. The Forum is an interdisciplinary conference for students, faculty, and community members from around the globe. The theme for 2010 is "Icons and Iconoclasm," and we are pleased to have W. J. T. Mitchell, Professor of English and Art History at the University of Chicago and editor of Critical Inquiry, giving the keynote address.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] "Comparatively Speaking: Conversations, Contexts, Convergences"

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Saturday, December 19, 2009 - 7:42pm
Cornell University Comparative Literature

*Deadline Extended to January 15, 2010*

The Comparative Cultures and Literature Forum at Cornell University invites submissions for its
biennial interdisciplinary spring conference:
"Comparatively Speaking: Conversations, Contexts, Convergences"
Keynote Speaker: Professor Roland Greene (Stanford University)
Plenary speaker: Professor Natalie Melas (Cornell University)
Ithaca, New York
March 12-13, 2010

Submissions are welcome from all colleagues, faculty and graduate students alike.

Adrienne Rich's post-Atlas work

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Saturday, December 19, 2009 - 4:19pm
Trudi Witonsky

Papers are invited for a proposed panel at the American Literary Association's Annual Conference in San Francisco (May 27-30 2010).

[EXTENDED DEADLINE!] New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

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Saturday, December 19, 2009 - 4:15pm
New Directions in Critical Theory

In response to many requests, we have extended our deadline for submitting abstracts to February 1, 2010.

New Directions in Critical Theory
April 30-May 1, 2010
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

New Directions in Critical Theory: Borders, Power, Community

"Borderlands, contrary to frontiers, are no longer the lines where civilization and barbarism meet and divide, but the location where a new consciousness . . . emerges."
—2010 New Directions Keynote Walter Mignolo
(From "Globalization, Civilization, and Languages")

[UPDATE] CFP: Comparatively Speaking conference at Cornell University DEADLINE EXTENDED

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Saturday, December 19, 2009 - 3:45pm
Cornell University Comparative Literature

The Comparative Cultures and Literature Forum at Cornell University invites submissions for its
biennial interdisciplinary spring conference:
"Comparatively Speaking"
Keynote speaker: Professor Roland Greene (Stanford University)
Plenary speaker: Professor Natalie Melas (Cornell University)
Ithaca, New York
March 12-13, 2010
Is comparison a method, or is it always in need of a method? Has comparison of specific languages
and literatures become the big unthought of literary and cultural analysis– supposed but unquestioned? In light of recent scholarly debate on the demands and consequences of the global
scope of what comparison means, this conference seeks to discuss methodological questions that

[UPDATE] Error: Aspects and Approaches. University of Oxford, 16-17 April 2007

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Saturday, December 19, 2009 - 12:20pm
Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference (Sarah Baccianti & Rob Avis)

This conference is aimed at early career scholars and graduate students. A volume of proceedings comprising selected papers will appear in the Medium Ævum Monographs Series. Contributions are welcomed from diverse fields of research such as history of art and architecture, history, theology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and history of ideas. Keynote speakers will include Prof. Ralph Hanna and Prof. Eric Stanley. The Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature's annual lecture will also take place within the conference: this year's speaker is Professor Michèle Mulchahey.

Modernism and the Orient, Hangzhou 2010

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Saturday, December 19, 2009 - 9:55am
Modernism and the Orient, Hangzhou 2010 Committee

Modernism and the Orient, Call for Papers

Call for Papers
Modernism and the Orient, Hangzhou 2010

CFP - Representing American Poverty (ALA in San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010; deadline Jan 20, 2010)

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Friday, December 18, 2009 - 6:15pm
Gregory Leon Miller

I am soliciting paper proposals for a proposed panel at the American Literature Association in San Francisco May 27-30, 2010. The panel seeks to examine narrative representations of American poverty in fiction, film, and/or drama in the twentieth century and beyond. Papers may approach individual works or be comparative (time periods, genres, and/or works). Interdisciplinary papers are especially encouraged, but all theoretical approaches are welcome.

Please submit 500-page abstracts along with a brief CV no later than January 20 to Gregory Leon Miller at gleonmiller@gmail.com.

[UPDATE] American Theatre and Drama Society Sessions at ALA 2010

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Friday, December 18, 2009 - 4:14pm
American Theatre and Drama Society

Call for Papers:
American Theatre and Drama Society Sessions at the American Literature Association 21st Annual Conference

Conference Dates: May 27-30, 2010
Location: San Francisco, CA (Hyatt Regency Embarcadero Ctr)
Website: www.americanliterature.org
Deadline for Proposals submitted to ATDS: January 15, 2010
EMAIL proposals to: Dr. Jim Cherry (cherryj@wabash.edu)

THEME for ATDS sessions for 2010:
Intertextual Exchanges

[UPDATE]: Dept. of French Studies Graduate Student Conference - LSU - March 12-13, 2010

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Friday, December 18, 2009 - 1:23pm
LSU Department of French Studies Graduate Association

Significant Readings: 4th Annual Graduate Student Conference at
Louisiana State University
The 4th Annual Graduate Student Conference, hosted by the Department of French
Studies at Louisiana State University, aims to explore the continued importance of
signs and symbols in French literature and linguistics. In what ways are signs and
symbols used in language to represent/distort or maintain/subvert the status quo?
How have certain symbols evolved throughout French literary history? How do
symbols reflect cultural ideals?
We welcome abstracts of 250‐300 words in French or English discussing any aspect of the conference
topic including, but not limited to, the following:
• Semiotics

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