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Film Locations: Cities of the Imagination, Paris

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Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 10:45pm
Intellect books

Call for Papers
Film Locations: Cities of the Imagination, a new film series to be published by Intellect Books, seeks contributors to the Paris volume.
This exciting new book series will explore and reveal the relationship between the city and cinema by using a predominantly visual approach inspired by The Big Picture magazine's 'On Location' feature.
The books will be visual collections of evocative and iconic film stills that places greater importance on the power of images over academically driven text.

Popular Women's Fiction in the 18th and 19th Centuries (3/1/11; RMMLA, 10/6-10/8

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Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 8:40pm
Jeremy Hurley

Inviting papers (20 minutes) for the Popular Women's Fiction in the
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries session of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association conference, Oct. 6-8, 2011, in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The session generally accepts papers over British and American women's fiction of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Papers on all genres will be considered as long as the work being analyzed falls within the framework of "popular" literature.

[UPDATE] Transformations deadline December 30, 2010

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Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 8:01pm
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]

HERA (Humanities Education and Research Association) is exploring
Transformations that occur in four groupings or "streams"; transformative
Humanities pedagogy, Humanities research, creative contributions, and making the most of this transformative
moment.
Transformative Humanities Pedagogy highlights Humanities teaching
at all levels, engaged learning, and teaching to transform
Transformative Humanities Research includes Humanities research in many disciplines including but not limited to Architecture, Art, Art History, Aesthetics, Classics, Composition, Dance,

Call for Submissions in the Field of Asian Studies

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Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 7:08pm
The Rocky Mountain Review

The Rocky Mountain Review (RMR), journal of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA), invites manuscript submissions in the field of Asian Studies for a special thematic issue, to be published once a sufficient number of articles have passed the referee process. Articles may cover topics in literature and film, from any time period.

Guidelines for manuscript submission can be found at http://rmmla.wsu.edu/ereview/guidelines.asp. Please note that articles must conform to MLA style in order to be accepted for review.

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching -- 12/15/10: Pedagogies and the Profession

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Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 5:31pm
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference

Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2010
(For best consideration dates, see details below)

Conference hotel: Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Phone: 1-210-223-1000

ORCHESTRAL CONDUCTING IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, La Spexzia 14-16 July 2011

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Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 12:42pm
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini

ORCHESTRAL CONDUCTING IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

ORGANISED BY:
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca;
Palazzetto Bru Zane, Venice
Società dei Concerti, La Spezia;

DATES: 14-16 July 2011
LOCATION: La Spezia (Italy), CAMeC (Centre for Modern and Contemporary Art)

International Conference on Psychology and the Arts, Denmark, Roskilde University near Copenhagen, June 22-26, 2011

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Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 11:00am
PsyArt Foundation

We are pleased to announce that the International Conference on Psychology and the Arts will be held at Roskilde University, Denmark, close to Copenhagen, June 22-26, 2011. Our hosts will be Professor Camelia Elias of Roskilde University and Professor Bent Sørensen of Aalborg University. The conference sponsors are the PsyArt Foundation and Roskilde and Aalborg Universities.

Rhetorics of New Media 2011 (April 20-23 San Antonio)

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Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 10:57am
2011 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association Joint Conference

Proposal Submission Deadline: December 15, 2010
Conference Hotel: Marriott River Center San Antonio
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 USA
Phone: 1-210-223-1000

Proposals are now being accepted for the Rhetorics of New Media Area. The term "New Media" generally refers to digital, computerized, or networked information and communication technologies in the latter part of the 20th century to the present. Although certainly not all-inclusive, listed below are some topics that are begging to be
rhetorically analyzed.

Shakespeare and Early Modern Emotion Conference, 29 June - 1 July 2011

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Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 8:53am
The Andrew Marvell Centre, University of Hull

Shakespeare and Early Modern Emotion

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference

29 June – 1 July 2011

The Andrew Marvell Centre, The University of Hull

This conference will explore the performance and representation of emotion in the work of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. In the last decade, scholars have been increasingly interested in the cultural history of emotions, arguing that they should be regarded as 'social phenomena' rather than inward experiences. At the same time, we have seen a resurgence of interest in the ethical and philosophical aspects of literary texts, and a return to thinking about ideas of 'human nature'.

Poetry and Cognition

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Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 8:48am
Princeton University

"Poetry and Cognition" (April 15-16, 2011)

This two-day graduate student conference, to be held at Princeton University, will bring together graduate students and faculty from a range of disciplines to discuss the relationships between theories of mind developed by philosophers, cognitive scientists and linguists, and the poetry of different cultures and eras. The conference will feature a keynote address by Ian Lancashire, Professor of English at The University of Toronto.

Call for Submissions (creative writing & images) - deadline: December 31

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Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 4:00am
The Caterpillar Chronicles

We are currently accepting submissions for the first issue of our experimental creative writing magazine, "The Caterpillar Chronicles", scheduled to appear in January 2011.

The deadline for these submissions is DECEMBER 31.

The first issue will be built around the following theme: MIRRORS

We welcome submissions of texts and images related to our theme that can fall under the following provisional sections:

IMAGE & TEXT
Every issue will suggest a photograph. This will give the theme of the issue and will serve as a starting point for texts of fiction and poetry. We accept submissions of short poetic fiction (around 500 words) or poetry based on the proposed image.