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The Films of Kathryn Bigelow, NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011

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Monday, May 31, 2010 - 5:33pm
NeMLA

Call for Papers

The Films of Kathryn Bigelow

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

Women Writers and Psychoanalysis

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Monday, May 31, 2010 - 3:40pm
Northeast Modern Language Association

This session is seeking paper submissions for a panel on American women writers' responses to Freud.

Submissions should address one of the following subjects:

Revisions of Freudian texts; Alternatives to the Freudian model of psychoanalytic practice; Responses to Freud as a cultural figure; Writing psychoanalysis through form, style, and technique.

Please email submissions to Kristina Marie Darling, KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

Heroes in Rober Cormier's Novel "Heroes" Deadline: June 1st

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Monday, May 31, 2010 - 2:11pm
Eduardo Morones/ Moreno Valley High AP Literature Class

Robert Cormier, author of various renowned young adult novels, began writing at the ripe age of twelve. As Cormier began to age and mature, he slowly established a reputation as a brilliant and uncompromising writer. His masterful use of flashback and gothic realism has led him to become one of the most popular novel writers of the 20th century. One of his last novels, Heroes, revolves around the idea of heroism. Some scholars believe a hero is defined by his actions, while others believe it is a person's intentions which make them a hero. What is more important in a person's life - his or her good deeds or bad ones?

Conference on Shakespeare's 'Winter's Tale' - December 3-4, 2010

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Monday, May 31, 2010 - 1:35pm
Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Centre de recherches Anglophones (CREA)

The Centre de Recherches Anglophones (CREA) of the Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, with the support of SEAA 17-18 and the French Shakespeare Society, will hold an international conference on Shakespeare's 'Winter's Tale' on December 3-4, 2010 in Nanterre (France).

We welcome paper proposals dealing with: text and contexts; form and performance; interpretive challenges.

Proposals (20-30 lines long, in English or French) should be sent to the organisers by July 10: anny.crunelle@u-paris10.fr and yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

The papers will be published by the university press early 2011.