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Who Will Advocate for Our Part-time Faculty? NEMLA Conference (April 7-10, 2011)

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 10:56pm
NEMLA, Northeast Modern Language Association

This Roundtable will address the situation facing part-time faculty in our colleges and universities today. It asks of our participants, who will advocate on behalf of the part-time, contingent and adjunct faculty who currently make up a great percentage of our professiorate and who lack sufficient compensation, benefits and respect? Send abstracts by October 31 to chenderson@clcillinois.edu

Working Through Psychoanalysis 15-17 April 2010

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 3:40pm
University of Leeds

Working Through Psychoanalysis:
Freud's Legacy in Art, Cinema, Literature and Popular Culture*

An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Leeds, UK
15–17 April, 2011

Guest speakers
DM Thomas,author of The White Hotel
Professor David Lomas, University of Manchester

Call for Papers

"animal.machine.sovereign." Comp Lit Graduate Student Conference, 2011

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 2:27pm
Department of Comparative Literature

The department of Comparative Literature at the State University of New York at Buffalo will be hosting a graduate student conference to coincide with the release of the fifteenth volume of its annually published journal, theory@buffalo. The conference will share the journal's title: "animal.machine.sovereign." Contributors to the conference must be currently enrolled graduate students and are encouraged to engage in presentations that probe the political constitution of the human-animal divide as a condition for thinking sovereignty, law, nation, the State, and politics in general.

Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association conference, May 26-29, 2011

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 12:59pm
The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will host two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 26-29, 2011, at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts. For further information about the conference, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org

Deadline for Abstracts: November 30, 2010

The Problem with Nature in Race and Ethnic Studies ASA 2010 November 18-21

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 10:01am
American Studies Association

We are looking for interested parties to complete a roundtable at
the 2010 American Studies Association Convention, to be held November 18-21 in San Antonio, TX. Please e-mail sposment@princeton.edu immediately if you are interested. See below for details:

The Problem with Nature in Race and Ethnic Studies

Chair/Moderator: Evie Shockley

Roundtable Participants: George Handley (BYU), Britt Rusert (Temple), Sonya Posmentier (Princeton)

(Organizers: Britt Rusert & Sonya Posmentier)