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[UPDATE] Psychoanalysis, Money and the Economy: International conference, London Freud Museum, 1-4 July 2010

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 7:56pm
Freud Museum, London, and University of Melbourne

Registration for this major international conference is now open. Confirmed speakers include Etienne Balibar,Zygmunt Bauman, David Bennett, Vince Cable, Claire Colebrook, Karl Figlio, Bruce Fink, Stephen Frosh, Jean-Joseph Goux, Oliver James, Michael Lerner, Viktor Mazin, Susie Orbach, Renata Salecl, Andrew Samuels, Vic Seidler, Bernard Stiegler, Gillian Tett and Ted Winslow. For details of the conference programme, paper titles, abstracts and registration process, please visit the London Freud Museum's web site www.freud.org.uk or email Ivan Ward at ivan@freud.org.uk

Ecocriticism, PAMLA 2010, Honolulu (Deadline: Apr. 5)

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 4:08pm
Kevin Hutchings, University of Northern British Columbia

Papers are sought for a special session investigating any aspect of ecocriticism, including (but not limited to) ecocritical theory, environmental ethics, environmental justice, colonial and postcolonial ecologies, gender and ecology, literary representations of non-human being, and interdisciplinary investigations of literature and environmental science.

Paper proposals of 500 words and a 40-word abstract, due by April 5, 2010 must be submitted via PAMLA's Online Proposal Submission Form available at http://www.pamla.org/2010/session-topics .

Mysteries of Makavejev: Eros, Ideology, Montage -– Essay Collection

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 3:34pm
Litteraria Pragensia Books

Mysteries of Makavejev: Eros, Ideology, Montage

Submissions are invited for an edited collection of essays on the filmmaker, Dusan Makavejev, forthcoming in Litteraria Pragensia Books, the affiliated press of the Philosophy Faculty of the Charles University, Prague.

Animals and War: A Collection of Essays, Proposals due May 28, 2010

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 3:26pm
Dr. Ryan Hediger, La Salle University, English

Animals and War, A Collection of Essays: Call for Papers

I am editing a collection of essays from any discipline and period treating the topic of animals and warfare. Dolphins in the U.S. Navy, the dogs in Vietnam, Iraq, and elsewhere, elephants, pigeons, horses, mules, and many more—millions of nonhuman animals have been subjected to and participants in human warfare. What can we learn from this often invisible history?

Modernist Patronage Panel

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 2:52pm
Carey Snyder

Proposed panel for the Modernist Studies Association Conference, in Victoria, B.C., Canada, November 11-14, 1910

This panel will examine the ways that writers and patrons negotiated the often uneasy relationship of literary patronage. Critics have often focused on the detrimental effects of patronage on the modern artist—including insularity and a galling condition of dependency. Panelists are invited to complicate critical interpretations that cast patronage as simply a fetter to free expression or aesthetic innovation. Papers exploring the racial, sexual, and gender dynamics of modern literary patronage are particularly welcome.

Submissions for Anthology of Men's Prespectives on Pregnancy

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 2:33pm
She's Pregnant Not Crazy

Submissions for Anthology: She's Pregnant, Not Crazy: A Man's Guide to Surviving Pregnancy

Submissions needed for anthology of essays, recollections, or warnings by men for other men (250 - 750 words) that tackle the journey of pregnancy from humorous, quirky, male perspectives.

A generous dose of wit is a must for what will be a groundbreaking book for fathers to be. Funny stories related to unexpected complications with conception or well meaning advice to get your boys to meet the egg (e.g. keeping her legs up after the deed), to tales of surviving the first trimester including her morning sickness, cravings, and hormonal changes are all fair game.

Annual PAMLA Conference/French and Francophone Literature Session

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 1:56pm
Monique Manopoulos/CSU East Bay

Submit a proposal for the French and Francophone Literature session of the PAMLA annual Conference which will take place November 13-14 on the Campus of Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii.Topic: Open.

Proposals of 500 words and a 40-word abstract must be submitted by April 5, 2010 using our Online Proposal Submission Form. For more detailed information regarding specific panels, please contact the Presiding Officers directly.

Classics (Latin)

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 12:28pm
Seán Easton / Gustavus Adolphus College

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii. This session invites papers on any aspect of Latin literature or pedagogy.

CFP: Edges of Forms, Rhythms of Hesitation (3/29/10; 11/17-21/10)

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 11:00am
Stephanie Sadre-Orafai

EDGES OF FORMS, RHYTHMS OF HESITATION
Proposed Session, American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 17-21, 2010
Co-Organizers: Christina Moon (Yale University) and Stephanie
Sadre-Orafai (New York University)

[Update] Creative Writing [4/15/10; 6/18/10 - 6/20/10]

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 10:15am
Great Writing - international Creative Writing conference

Great Writing 2010 - call for proposals

Critical or creative presentations are invited for the 13th Annual International Creative Writing Conference, 18 - 20 June 2010, Bangor, North Wales.

Pre-Easter Call Closes: 15th April 2010

What future is there for Creative Writing?

[UPDATE]: Cinema and Landscape International Conference (3/30/10; 4/16/10 - 4/18/10)

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 10:09am
University of Sheffield (UK)

Call for Papers

International Conference

** CINEMA AND LANDSCAPE**

University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

April 16-18, 2010

An international conference is to be held on the subject of cinema and landscape.

The conference will be hosted at the University of Sheffield, April 16-18 2010, with the aim of exploring the intersection between Film, Film Culture, Landscape, Place and Geography.

Keynote: Professor Phil Powrie

Proposals** (a 150 word abstract) are very welcome for:

- Single Papers (1 person: 20 minutes + 10 minutes questions) or
- Panels (3 persons: 60 minutes + 30 minutes questions)

The Social Self of Twentieth-Century Poetry (MSA November 2010; deadline 4/15/10)

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 6:56am
Siobhan Phillips and Reena Sastri, MSA

How is the lyric social? How do poets, poetic speakers, and poetry readers use or presume an intersubjective situation? Among literary genres of the twentieth century, poetry is often taken to be the least socially inflected, a description which slights the varying ways in which verse can engage common or mutual experience. This panel would resist such neglect, and bring together "new lyric studies" and twentieth-century aesthetics, by questioning a stark division of inner and outer in accounts of poetic subjectivity. We seek papers about modernist and contemporary verse that challenge the dichotomy of self and other, as well as the related dualisms of lyric and society, person and culture, poetry and history, and aesthetics and politics.

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