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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.

Traditional, Alternative and Successful Approaches through Academe (Roundtable)

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Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 9:14pm
NEMLA 2011 Conference

Sponsored by the Graduate Student Caucus, this roundtable welcomes a discussion of both traditional and alternative paths to successful careers after graduate school. Talks might include anything from how to develop a traditional CV to how to cater your letter of interest for a two-year institution to how to translate your academic skills into desired criteria for a non-academic trajectory. Send abstract (up to 250 words) to bspence@complit.umass.edu.

Please include with your abstract:

Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
Telephone number
A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee with registration)

Aphra Behn Online Journal-10/30/10

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Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 1:19pm
Aphra Behn Society

ANNOUNCING:
Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts 1640-1830

Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in Latin America, NeMLA April 2011 New Brunswick, NJ

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Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 10:43am
NeMLA

This panel will address the relationships between literature and materiality in the Latin American cultural production of the 19th and 20th. The topics of the panel include, but are not limited to: subject/object relationship; commodity fetishism; materiality and visuality; forms, surfaces, and their boundaries; the text as an object; thing theory. Please send 300-500 word abstracts and brief biographical statements (English or Spanish) to Laura Gandolfi, gandolfi@princeton.edu
Deadline: September 15th

CFP: Ol3media Reality Horror

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Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 9:24am
Barbara Maio - University Roma 3

From the unpredictable success of The Blair Witch Project to Paranormal Activity, horror has seen the emergence of a new genre: the reality horror or live recording horror.
Beyond the possible labels this trend has been the one great novelty of expression of horror cinema, next to the Eastern wave of the early years of the new millennium.

Some movie suggestions: The Blair Witch Project, Paranormal Activity, Diary of the Dead, Rec, Rec2, Cloverfield, Series 7: The Contenders, Otogiriso.

For the next issue of Ol3Media we are seeking short essays that offer insights and viewpoints on the subject.

Here are some possible perspectives from which to analyze the phenomenon:

Geography/Topos/Literature ASLE 2011 (6/ 21-26) Bloomington, Indiana

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Friday, September 10, 2010 - 10:54pm
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

Geography/Topos/Literature

Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

In The Future of Environmental Criticism, Lawrence Buell observes that "the concept of place gestures in at least three directions at once—toward environmental materiality, toward social perception or construction, and toward individual affect or bond," all of which makes it, a "rich and tangled arena for environmental criticism" (63).

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