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The Fin de Siècle and the Idea of 'End' and Degeneration

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Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 5:03pm
Northeast Modern Language Association, April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, New Jersey

This panel welcomes papers dealing with the different ideas and the representation of 'end' and degeneration in the arts and literature of the Western European fin de siècle. Among other things, the comparative study will reveal how the concept of degeneration is related to the national culture and identity.

Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2010

Marja Harmanmaa

Brooklyn Poetics

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Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 2:13pm
Northeast Modern Language Association

This is a panel to be held during NeMLA's 2011 Conference, April 7-10, at Rutgers-New Brunswick. Deadline for proposal submission is September 30, 2010.

Magical Realism & Pop Culture

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Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 1:42pm
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association

Special Area—Magical Realism Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011
Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, TX!
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Phone: 1-210-223-1000
Fax: 1-210-223-6239
Toll-free: 1-800-648-4462

Myth & Fairy Tale & Pop Culture

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Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 1:38pm
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011
Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, TX!
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Phone: 1-210-223-1000
Fax: 1-210-223-6239
Toll-free: 1-800-648-4462

Transformative Journeys: Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis

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Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 12:33pm
2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/
Proposals for scholarly or creative panels, interdisciplinary sessions, round tables, or individual fifteen to twenty-minute presentations on the interface between literary studies and Christianity. Special consideration will be given to papers relating to the conference theme, "transformative journeys."

"Theorizing Mobility in Transnational Literature" : Deadline for Abstracts 9/30/10 [UPDATE]

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Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 12:15pm
Northeast Modern Language Association annual convention 4/6-4/10

Increased movement of populations, information, and capital in the era of globalization has produced an emphasis in literary studies on the migrant, the cosmopolitan, and the exile, but little focus on practices of mobility. This panel will address treatments of mobility in transnational literature. Topics include, but are not limited to, migration, border crossing, cosmopolitanism, planetarity, and wanderlust. Please send 250-500 word abstracts to Penny Vlagopoulos, pigi.vlagopoulos@tamiu.edu, and Nicole Rizzuto, nicole.rizzuto@okstate.edu.

Call for Proposals: Native/Indigenous Studies Area. DEADLINE December 10, 2010.

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Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 11:58am
2011 Southwest Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)

Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are welcome and encouraged:

The Ambiguity of Self in Samuel Beckett Language

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Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 11:24am
Yerevan State University- Romance&Germanic Philology college-Foriegn Literature Department

The survey of the use of language by Samuel Beckett in achieving the real self and creating the language of self.He has deployed his idiosyncratic style and techniques in using the language to deal with the existential problems of modern man in his plays.