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[Update-reminder] Orientalism, Post-colonialism and Islamic Cultures (4-7 November, 2010)

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 8:17pm
52nd Annual M/MLA Conference in Chicago

A friendly reminder about the approaching deadline for submitting abstracts for "Orientalism and Post-colonialism: Islamic cultures" panel at M/MLA conference at Chicago. Please send abstracts by June 1, 2010. Below is the description of the panel:

The 52nd Annual M/MLA Convention in Chicago. Permanent Session on Comparative Literature. November 4-7, 2010. Conference Theme: Terror

The King James Bible and Its Cultural Afterlife: July 1, 2010 (conf in May 2011)

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 4:04pm
John Acker, Ohio State University English Department

The English Department at The Ohio State University will host an international conference in 2011 on the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James (or Authorized) Version of the Bible. Held in Columbus, Ohio from May 5-7, 2011, the conference will focus on the making of the KJV in the context of Reformation Bible translation and printing as well as on the KJV's long literary and cultural influence from Milton and Bunyan to Faulkner, Woolf, and Toni Morrison. Events will include plenary lectures and discussions, scholarly panels, and readings by contemporary writers. An accompanying exhibit will be mounted by the Rare Books and Manuscripts Library.

Special Issue: The Long Revolution Revisited

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 3:59pm
Key Words: A Journal of Cultural Materialism

Special Issue: The Long Revolution Revisited

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Raymond Williams's The Long Revolution (1961) in 2011, Key Words: A Journal of Cultural Materialism is planning a Special Issue on the book and its contemporary relevance.

We welcome submissions on topics relating to Williams's discussion of

• the creative mind
• the analysis of culture
• individuals and societies
• images of society
• education and British society
• the reading public
• the popular press
• Standard English
• the social history of British writers and of dramatic forms
• the analysis of 'Britain in the 1960s'

The 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Vehicular Networks Nov 8-12, San Francisco,(submission: June 15)

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 3:13pm
The 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Vehicular Networks/ In conjunction with IEEE MASS 2010

The CFP, InVeNet 2010 (Intelligent Vehicular Networks), Submission deadline: June 15, 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS
EMERGING 2010: The Second IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Vehicular Networks (InVeNET)
San Francisco, CA, USA, November 8-12, 2010
--In conjunction with IEEE MASS 2010
General page: http://www.site.uottawa.ca/~xuli/InVeNET2010/

Call for Papers: http://www.site.uottawa.ca/~xuli/InVeNET2010/CFP.htm

Male Studies

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 3:00pm
Foundation for Male Studies

Male Studies: First Annual Conference (New York City, October 2010)

Proposals for papers are being accepted on any aspect of male studies, including the deep biology of the male, anthropological perspectives on the experience of being male, psychoanalytic study of boys and older males, history of the male, literacy and boyhood, boys' and men's well-being, depiction of males in literature and the media, males in a changing economy, global perspectives on the experience of being male, themes in the sociology of being male, public policy and health care explicitly devoted to boys and older males, the male experience in higher education.

Papers are welcomed from non-Anglophone countries.

Northeast MLA - The Criminal Underworld in Medieval Literature - April 7-10, 2011

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 12:02pm
University of Connecticut Medieval Studies

Northeast Modern Language Association, New Brunswick, NJ - April 7-10, 2011

Session Title: The Criminal Underworld in Medieval Literature

How does medieval literature imagine criminal transgression? Do texts portray criminal transgression in the same way as moral transgression? What is the role of punishment in medieval literature? This panel invites proposals for papers that consider crime in medieval literature in relation to such themes as morality, legality, perceptions of the body and the body politic, social cooperation, community, conflict, and conflict resolution. Please send abstracts with affiliation and contact information to crimenemla@gmail.com by September 30, 2010.

ESSAYS FOR BOOK ON KATE CHOPIN'S THE AWAKENING [proposals due September 1, 2010]

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 11:59am
Robert C. Evans / Auburn University Montgomery

Previously unpublished critical essays are being sought for a new volume in Rodopi Press's Dialogue series on Kate Chopin's The Awakening. The "Dialogue" series offers emerging and experienced scholars the opportunity to present alternative (point / counterpoint) readings and approaches to classic texts that have received canonical acceptance in either American or Continental literature.

FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts - Issue 11: Identity

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 11:22am
University of Edinburgh


Identity


'Who are you?' said the Caterpillar.
This was not an encouraging opening for a conversation. Alice replied, rather shyly, 'I—I hardly know, sir, just at present—at least I know who I was when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then.'
       — from Alice in Wonderland


(Image)ining the Female Body

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 10:23am
Amanda Finelli/ University of Surrey, UK

(Image)ining The Female Body
University of Surrey
October 29, 2010

Revisiting Latin American Literature and Arts: Special Issue dedicated to the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 9:55am
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

On the occasion of the bicentennial of Mexican Independence, we are dedicating this Special Issue (Vol 2, No 3) of Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in humanities (ISSN 0975-2935) on Latin American literature and arts, including those of Mexico in particular.

We invite articles and book reviews on the following broad areas:
1. General Topics:
i. Discussion of the evolution of Latin American culture, literature and arts;
ii. Analysis of trends-old and/or new-that can be marked for a better understanding of cultural facts;
iii. Theories and meta-theories for Latin American literature and arts;
iv. Latin American literature and arts on the digital world;

Rape in Crime Fiction - Scandinavian

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 5:38am
Dr. Berit Astrom, Dept. of Language Studies, Umea University, Sweden

Following our recent call for papers for our collection Rape in Crime Fiction, we are looking for chapters on any of the following Scandinavian writers: Håkan Nesser, Karin Fossum, Liza Marklund and Stieg Larsson.

For our previous call, see
http://www.sprak.umu.se/digitalAssets/40/40490_crime-fiction1---cfp-exte...

Please submit an abstract of 500 words and a brief biography before August 1, 2010. Chapters selected for inclusion will be between 4 000 and 6 000 words.

Indian Women on Women

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 3:56am
Asha Choubey

The editor of a II volume collection on Indian Women Writing Women is looking for 3-4 quality papers. Abstract due: 15 June 2010
Full paper due: 15 July 2010.
Send your abstracts with Bio to
asha.choubey_at_yahoo.com
asha.choubey_at_gmail.com
reader1234_at_rediffmail.com
Dr. Asha Choubey
Associate Professor of English
Head, Department of Humanities

MJP Rohilkhand University
Bareilly. U.P.
India

Dalit Literature

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 3:49am
Asha Choubey

The editor of a collection on Dalit Literature seeks quality papers on
related themes e.g.,
Dalit Identity
Dalit Consciousness
Dalit Autobiograhy
Dalit and Gandhi
Regional Dalit literatures
Subaltern voices in Dalit Autobiography

We are short of 4-5 quality papers only.
Papers should be between 3,000-7,000 words in MLA format. A 200-250 words
abstract along with bio will be due by 15 June 2010. Full papers due
by 15 July 2010.
Send your abstracts with Bio to
asha.choubey_at_yahoo.com
asha.choubey_at_gmail.com
reader1234_at_rediffmail.com
Dr. Asha Choubey
Reader in English
Head, Department of Humanities

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