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CFP: "Music in Divided Germany," 9-11 September 2011, University of California, Berkeley.

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Monday, December 13, 2010 - 9:25am
Emily Richmond Pollock / University of California, Berkeley

CALL FOR PAPERS

Conference Title: Music in Divided Germany
Date: 9-11 September, 2011
Proposals: Abstracts of 300 words, due by email on 1 March 2011 at 5pm PST
Hosted by: The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley
Conference Organizers: Anicia Timberlake and Emily Richmond Pollock
Contact: musicindividedgermany@gmail.com

I, S/he, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing [UPDATE]

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Monday, December 13, 2010 - 8:09am
Boston College

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies. The Boston College Biennial English Graduate Conference invites papers that investigate the many roles that life writing plays in the creation and analysis of discourse. Whether examining transnational narratives, ancient oral traditions, modern diaries and letters, or groundbreaking documentary film, the vast array of possibilities for life writing allows us to bring together distinct points of view in productive ways.

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction 17th-18th of June 2011, Queen's University, Belfast.

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Monday, December 13, 2010 - 4:59am
Queen's University Belfast

Fourth Interdisciplinary Conference of the Atlantic Alliance of Universities (NUI Galway, UL, UCC, QUB) Crime Genre Research Group -

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction

17th-18th of June 2011, Queen's University, Belfast.

Call for papers/ Appel à contribution

Deadline/ Date limite: 31st January 2011

Keynote Speaker: Professor Dominique Kalifa, Université Paris 1 Panthéon - Sorbonne

Guest Writers: Eoin McNamee, David Peace

Literature and Translation

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Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 8:51pm
Australian Association for Literary Translation

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Australasian Association for Literature (AAL), the Australian Association for Literary Translation
(http://home.vicnet.net.au/~aalitra/) and the Literature Research Unit, Monash University, are holding a conference on

Literature and Translation
Monash University (Caulfield Campus), Melbourne, 11-12 July 2011

Plenary speakers:

David Damrosch (Harvard University)
Andrew Benjamin (Monash University)

[UPDATE] Mike Leigh anthology - (final submissions of 6,000-8,500 words due 8/15/2011)

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Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 7:36pm
Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts

Subject: This edited collection seeks to publish recent scholarship that examines various aspects of Mike Leigh's life and career as a writer and director by scholars from a variety of disciplines employing a range of critical methodologies. These essays will cover all phases of the BAFTA-award-winning director's career, from his early television work to his theatrical films, including Life is Sweet (1990), Naked (1993), Secrets & Lies (1996), Career Girls (1997), Topsy-Turvy (1999), All or Nothing (2002), Vera Drake (2004), Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), and Another Year (2010). We are interested in receiving abstracts over the next few months, and completed papers.

Open Topic, Paul Laurence Dunbar (American Literature Association, Boston, May 26-29, 2011)

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Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 6:32pm
Thomas Morgan/Paul Laurence Dunbar Society

Open Topic, Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panel
(1/15/2011; ALA 05/26-29/2011)

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society seeks proposals for an Open Topic panel at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston on May 26-29, 2011. We invite proposals on any aspect of Dunbar's career, or that focus on any part of his literary output: poetry, novels, short stories, correspondence, or essays. Proposals on Dunbar's relationships with other authors, editors, critics, or related historical figures are especially welcome.

Please send a brief 250 word abstract and a 1 page CV by January 15, 2011 to Thomas Morgan at morgantz@notes.udayton.edu. Mailed versions can be sent to:

Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Student Conference, New School, April 15-16, 2011

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Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 6:10pm
New School Critical Themes In Media Studies Graduate Student Conference

The graduate students of the Department of Media Studies and Film at The New School are pleased to announce a call for papers and projects to the 11th annual Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference, taking place April 15-16, 2011 in New York City.
Founded in 1919, the New School was conceived to promote innovative and progressive education. The Media Studies Department, founded in 1975 as the first in the country, was designed from its inception to be a home for both theory and practice-based scholarship.

[UPDATE] LGBT/Queer Studies: Toward Trans/national Scholarly & Activist Kinships, Madrid, 3-5 July 2011

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Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 6:10pm
Syracuse University LGBT Studies Program

CFP UPDATE: KEYNOTES ANNOUNCED & DEADLINE EXTENDED
Revised deadline: January 5, 2011

LGBT/Queer Studies:
Toward Trans/national Scholarly and Activist Kinships
An International Conference
Madrid, Spain
July 3, 4, and 5, 2011

Keynote speakers:
--Zackie Achmat (Director, Centre for Law & Social Justice, Cape Town, South Africa)
--Sunil Gupta (Photographer, writer and curator, Delhi/London)
--Jin Haritaworn (Fellow, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Finland)
--Beatriz Preciado (Professor, Université de Paris VIII, France)
(biographical information available on the website)

Note: Gay Pride is July 2 in Madrid

PoCoPages - Another Life

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Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 6:40am
Judith Misrahi-Barak, University Montpellier 3 (France)

Another Life

Call for Contributions

'PoCoPages'

Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée

http://www.pulm.fr

[update] Call for Contributors: Television's Glee and Teen Culture

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Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 12:39am
Erik Walker / Quincy College in Plymouth, Mass

New Abstract Deadline: December 31, 2010
There is no television show more in the public eye right now than the Fox hit Glee, and as season two begins this month, it's becoming more clear than ever that the show continues to explore contemporary issues impacting teens and society. Essays are needed for a collection on the television show Glee and Teen Culture (under contract from McFarland). This collection will investigate what the show's portrayal of teenagers suggests about teenage culture and society today. General ideas for essay topics includes some of the following:

Asian American Studies Panels at ALA (1/10/11; 5/26-29/11)

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Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 12:32am
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies / American Literature Association

CALL FOR PAPERS
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
American Literature Association Conference 2011

The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS) seeks papers for three panels and one roundtable discussion to be held at the American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2011, in Boston, MA. Proposals should be emailed to each panel's organizer by January 10, 2011. See individual CFPs for details. All are welcome to apply; accepted panelists are asked to become members of CAALS by the date of the convention.

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