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[UPDATE] Ethnic American Drama -MMLA conference- Chicago Nov. 4-7, 2010 (Deadline 6/1/2010)

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Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 11:27pm
Samuel Park/Columbia College Chicago

For the past twenty years, playwrights such as Suzan-Lori Parks, David Henry Hwang, and Cherrie Moraga have found themselves becoming as common in the dramatic literature curriculum as O'Neill, Williams, and Beckett, and the study of their work both re-affirms and challenges traditional approaches to studying and teaching drama. This panel seeks to address pedagogical approaches to teaching the work of minority playwrights in the classroom. Papers may focus on particular texts by ethnic American theater artists, and/or pedagogical models that grapple with the intersections of ethnic literature and drama as genre.

short essays: literature, justice, law, teaching and social change

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Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 6:30pm
Changing Lives Through Literature

Changing Lives Through Literature is a nationally recognized alternative sentencing program for criminal offenders founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives. CLTL sentences criminal offenders to a series of literature seminars instead of traditional probation. Studies have confirmed that program graduates are half as likely to commit additional crimes than their counterparts in the justice system.

[UPDATE] Recycling (Grad Conference) - Sat, Sept 25, 2010

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Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 4:09pm
Dept of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University

[Please note that the deadline has been extended to June 1, 2010.]

The Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies at Stony Brook University is pleased to announce its inaugural graduate student conference will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at the Stony Brook Manhattan campus. We are also excited to announce that Lisa Gitelman, Associate Professor of Media, Culture & Communication and Associate Professor of English at NYU, will be the conference keynote speaker.

Teaching Digital Humanities: Principles, Practices, and Politics (Essay Collection)

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Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 2:15pm
Dr. Brett D. Hirsch / University of Western Australia

CFP: Teaching Digital Humanities: Principles, Practices, and Politics (Edited Collection)

Despite the importance of pedagogy to the development and long-term sustainability of digital humanities, very little scholarly literature has been published on the topic. The proposed volume, Teaching Digital Humanities, will address the need for critical discussion of pedagogical issues associated with the field.

Proposals for chapters that address any aspect of digital humanities and pedagogy are invited, including (but not limited to):

Subversions of Hi/story and Desire for Memory, October 21-22, 2010

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Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 2:09am
Department of French and Francophone Studies at the University of California Los Angeles

CALL FOR PAPERS
Send abstracts by June 30th to frenconf@ucla.edu.
Include "Subversions of History" in the Subject heading.

Subversions of Hi/story and Desire for Memory
15th Annual Graduate Student Conference in French and Francophone Studies at the University of California Los Angeles

October 21-22, 2010