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European Journal of Macao Studies: open call for papers

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 7:19pm
European Journal of Macao Studies (Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies, FCSH, New University/FCT, Lisbon-Portugal)

The European Journal of Macao Studies (ISSN 1647-5771) is an online annual publication of the Centre for English, Translation, and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS, New University of Lisbon/University of Oporto, Portugal).

CFP: Book Project on Achebe's Things Fall Apart 15/08/2010,30/09/2010

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 7:02pm
Dept. of English, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

A selection of papers from the 50th year celebration of the publication of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, in 2008 is about to be published. We are soliciting for quality papers in the following areas that were not satisfactorily covered during the conference:
• Things Fall Apart's significance for Africa's literary history
• Things Fall Apart and the cultural philosophies of Africa
• Things Fall Apart and the different tendencies in postcolonial critical practice
• Linguistic analyses , the function of proverbs in Things Fall Apart
• Things Fall Apart's global appeal

"Climates of the Eighteenth Century" ASECS 3/17-20/2011 - Vancouver BC - deadline 9/1/10

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 4:14pm
Tobias Menely

Papers are invited on the epistemic and symbolic meanings of "climate" in the long eighteenth century, particularly insofar as such meanings developed in relation to the unsettled weather of the Little Ice Age and/or the growing awareness of the human influence on climate through industrialization and urban pollution, deforestation, and global commerce. Topics may include Hippocratic theory, climatic determinism, and national character; climate change and empire; meteors and the development of Enlightenment meteorology; the time of weather and the time of history; climate, crisis, and eschatology.

[UPDATE] Kalamazoo, 2011--"Materiality of Performance in Early Drama: Objects, Props, Costumes, Bodies, Space, and More"

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 4:07pm
Comparative Drama, Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, 2011--special session "Materiality of Performance in Early Drama: Objects, Props, Costumes, Bodies, Space, and More"
full name / name of organization:
Comparative Drama, Western Michigan University
contact email:
eve.salisbury@wmich.edu
cfp categories:
medieval
theatre
theory
Call for papers, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2011.

Panel Title: "Materiality of Performance in Early Drama: Objects, Props, Costumes, Bodies, Space, and More"

SPEAKING NATURE: INCS 2011 CONFERENCE, PITZER COLLEGE (MAR 31-APR 3 2011)

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 2:37pm
INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES


SPEAKING NATURE

How did the nineteenth century conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did nature as an ideology and/or material reality shape the nineteenth century? How did the nineteenth century understand the relation of human beings to nature?

The 2011 Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) Conference invites proposals that investigate any aspect of this topic from multiple interdisciplinary perspectives, including and/or integrating Literature, History, Science, Art History, Environmental Studies, Law, Philosophy, Sociology, Anthropology, Music, Economics, and Theology.

Topics may include (but are not limited to):

The Global and the Intimate - SCMS panel proposal, March 2011, New Orleans

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 1:34pm
SCMS

With a focus on the transnational marginalized subject, this panel seeks to discuss various forms of performances where the subject emerges in its global entanglement. How do we grasp the idea of social, economic and political facets of global relations through the intimate experience of individual bodies-- particularly those of women and labor? How do we grasp "the intimate" (a set of relations, kinship, sexuality, corporeality, internal thought, speech, emotions, affect) through systems connected to global forces and like trade, profit; law, citizenship, and migration; cultural exchange, social movement, tourism?

CFP: Reimagining the Archive [UPDATE]

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 12:20pm
University of California, Los Angeles

Call for Papers and Participation

Reimagining the Archive:
Remapping and Remixing Traditional Models in the Digital Era
November 12, 13, 14, 2010
University of California, Los Angeles, James Bridges Theater

Symposium - Screenings - Speakers
Opening keynote - Rick Prelinger, archivist, filmmaker, founder Prelinger
Archives.

Postcolonial Theatre - Call for Papers and Performances, Feb.4-6, 2011: University of Toronto

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 11:42am
Graduate Drama Centre, University of Toronto, Canada

The 2011 Festival of Original Theatre conference sponsored by the Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama at the University of Toronto will focus its discussion and praxis entirely on the field of Post-Colonial theatre. The 2011 F.O.O.T. festival is designed to reflect the multi-cultural diversity of the city we inhabit, and to encourage an integrative approach between the theoretical and practical. The festival intends to promote and discuss contemporary trends in the emerging field of post-colonial performance studies as it relates to contentious issues ever-present in various cultural/multi-racial communities (such as race, marginality, migration, agency and hegemony).

Call for Book Reviewers

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 9:46am
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

Call for Book Reviewers

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 9:23am
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

Theatricality and Performance in Victorian Literature and Culture

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 6:34am
The Victorian Network

The fourth issue of Victorian Network, guest edited by Dr. Beth Palmer (University of Surrey), will explore the various ways in which the Victorians related to concepts of performance and theatricality. The theatre held a central place in the Victorian imagination. Nineteenth-century investments in theatrical culture, as well as in theatrical modes of marketing and consuming literature, reflect in particularly interesting ways on the diverse performances – of class, gender, racial and national identities etc. – which shaped Victorian everyday life. We are therefore inviting submissions of no more than 7000 words investigating any aspect of this theme. A prize of £50, which we reserve the right to withhold, will be awarded for the best paper submitted.