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CFP: "By the Numbers," Victorians Institute Conference, U of Virginia, Oct 1-3, 2010

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 9:59pm
Victorians Institute / University of Virginia/ NINES

Call For Papers


The Victorian Quantification of Everything;
or From Zero to NINES in Under Two Centuries

October 1-3, 2010
University of Virginia

Conference website: http://www.nines.org/VIC2010/

Keynote lecturer: Daniel Cohen, George Mason University; author of Equations from God: Pure Mathematics and Victorian Faith, 2007; and director of the Center for History and New Media.

PLEASE SUBMIT 1-2 PAGE PROPOSALS to Victorians.Institute@gmail.com by MARCH 31, 2010.

Cross Disciplinary Consortium Call for Papers - hosted at the University of Colorado Boulder on April 15-16, 2010

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 9:56pm
CU Humanities Club

The Cross-Disciplinary Consortium, an academic conference presented by the University of Colorado Humanities Club for the benefit of the University, the Boulder community, and the scholarly community at large, is pleased to invite you to submit your paper for presentation at the 2010 conference and for publication in the accompanying Consortium Journal. The conference is scheduled for April 15th and 16th of 2010.

[REMINDER] CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 8:07pm
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

The Performance Studies Focus Group at the Association of Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) conference invites submissions of papers for its Emerging Scholars' Panel. The theme of the conference is "Theatre Alive: Theater, Media, and Survival," and it takes place at the Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, August 3-6, 2010.

[UPDATE] Performing Feminism(s) - Gender and Sexuality on Display

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 8:07pm
McGill Graduate Group for Feminist Scholarship (GGFS)

McGill Graduate Group for Feminist Scholarship (GGFS) presents:

Performing Feminism(s) - Gender and Sexuality on Display

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Thomson House Ballroom (3650 rue McTavish), McGill University, Montreal, QC

Confirmed Keynote speaker: Stacey Christodoulou, Artistic Director, The Other Theatre (http://www.othertheatre.com)

[UPDATE] Revised CFP for Edited Collection "Trans/National Asian Identities in Pan-Pacific Cinemas"

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 5:42pm
Philippa Gates and Lisa Funnell/Wilfrid Laurier University

We are now seeking additional submissions specifically in the following areas:

- Japanese cinema
- South Korean cinema
- Thai cinema
- Mainland Chinese cinema (and/or co-productions with Taiwan and Hong Kong)
- Other Pan-Asian co-productions and collaborations; Asian-North Americans working in East or South-East Asian films
- Reception of American films in East or South-East Asian markets

Please send your 500-word abstract (with bibliography/filmography)
and an author bio as email attachments by March 31, 2010
to Philippa Gates and Lisa Funnell

- Decisions regarding the successful proposals will be completed by April 15, 2010.
- Final papers will be required by Aug 1, 2010.

Shakespeare: Puzzles, Mysteries, Investigations Postponed

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 5:17pm
Dr. Duncan Salkeld University of Chichester

Please note the following CHANGE OF DATE.

The 'Shakespeare: Puzzles, Mysteries, Investigations' day conference at the University of Chichester, England, will now take place on Friday 29 October 2010.

A full schedule for the day with details of keynote speakers and those giving short papers will be published shortly.

Enquiries to d.salkeld@chi.ac.uk or l.sargent@chi.ac.uk

Dr. Duncan Salkeld,
Department of English,
The University of Chichester,
Chichester, UK.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Bodies of Knowledge: Anatomy, Complexity and the Invention of Organizational Systems, 1500-1850" (3.1.10)

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 5:17pm
University of Puerto Rico - Recinto de Mayagüez


We are seeking proposals for a collection of essays that will explore the many ways in which early modern understandings of the body created a new paradigm for the theoretical/artificial organization of human knowledge in the sciences, philosophy, logic, literature and the arts.

Abstracts should be 250 words in length. They must communicate a clear connection to the central theme of this collection. To be considered for publication, proposals should be sent to: anatomycfp@gmail.com. The deadline for submitting abstracts is March 1, 2010.

[Update] Under Western Skies: Climate, Culture and Change in Western North America

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 5:03pm
Mount royal University

Extended Call for Papers and Added Keynote Speaker


October 13-16, 2010, Mount Royal University Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

The call for papers has been extended to March 1, 2010. We are especially interested in additional proposals related to environmental issues in Mexico or from private sector/corporate stakeholders, but we continue to welcome any and all proposals that speak to the call.

Readers, Listeners and Owners of Books in the Middle Ages, 11 June 2010

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 4:42pm
University of Bangor, Wales

The Sixth Annual Medievalism Transformed Conference will be held on the 11th of June 2010 at Bangor University. This is an interdisciplinary postgraduate conference accepting papers on studies in the medieval period, especially literature, history, theology and music; other subjects will be considered as well.

We welcome proposals on the theme of the medieval audience: modes in which a text is presented to the public and interactions between the author and the book reader, listener or owner.

Suggested topics are as follows, but not limited to:

Reminder: CFP (re)performing the Posthuman: a conference on performance arts and posthumanism

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 4:32pm
University of Sussex, Brighton, UK

Dear all,

This is a reminder for (re)Performing the Posthuman - a conference on
performance arts and posthumanism, taking place at the University of
Sussex, 21-22 May 2010.
We are now pleased to announce all three keynote speakers and an exciting
hi-tech conference venue. The deadline for proposals is February 15th 2010.
In addition to proposals for papers and presentations, we would like to
invite people to propose performances (in first and/or second life),
compositions, video work, etc.
Please see the call for papers below for more information:

Romanticism and Evolution--12-14 May 2011

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 2:38pm
The Romantic Research Group at the University of Western Ontario, Canada



The Romanticism Research Group at The University of Western Ontario invites paper and special panel proposals for an international conference, "Romanticism & Evolution." The meeting will convene at Windermere Manor next to Western's main campus in London, Ontario, 12 - 14 May 2011.

Gillian Beer (Cambridge University)
Tilottama Rajan (University of Western Ontario)
Robert J. Richards (University of Chicago)

CFP: Urban Perspectives – Literature of and for the City (03/02/10; MLA '11)

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 10:12am
David Faflik / South Dakota State University / College English Association (CEA)

Among the more manifest changes of globalization is the recent watershed shift in the planet's population. A world once predominantly rural has become, in the new millennium, predominantly urban, and estimates suggest that the so-called "global countryside" will enter an extended period of decline over the next half-century.

Poetry Anthology Calls for Poems

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 6:08am
The List Anthology

ANTHOLOGY. Try this on for size. Take these six words—Anteros, crippled, spindles, stairwell, threshold, and whirligig—and incorporate them into a poem for possible inclusion in an exciting and daring anthology. Submit up to three poems by March 8. E-mail submissions and queries to: thelistanthology@gmail.com. Please visit www.kennesaw.edu/thelistanthology for more information.

Modernist Transgressions (MLA, 6-9 Jan. 2011, Los Angeles)

Saturday, January 30, 2010 - 8:32pm
Petra Dierkes-Thrun, Stanford University

Proposed MLA Special Session (Los Angeles, January 6-9, 2011)

Modernist Transgressions

Submission requirements: 500-word abstracts, deadline: 15 March 2010

- Sexual, aesthetic, metaphysical transgression and excess in modernist literature and culture from 1880s-1940s

- theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of transgression and excess in relation to modernity, e.g. in Nietzsche, Wilde, Bataille, Foucault, and others.

Please contact Petra Dierkes-Thrun (pdthrun@stanford.edu).

This special session is contingent upon approval of the MLA program committee.