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Women, culture and the 25 January 2011 Egyptian revolution. Cairo, March 2013.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 7:47am
University of Manchester

Women, culture and the 25 January 2011 Egyptian revolution.
Call for papers

This is a call for papers for a workshop which will take place in in March 2013 in Cairo.

It is also a reminder of our first event; which will focus upon women and political activism in Egypt, and will be held between the 15th-17th November 2012 at the University of Manchester.

For more information on our first workshop please see: http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/middleeasternstudies/events/201...

Update (Nov. 5, 2012): Special Issue (Contemporary Jacobean Film) of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies journal

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 10:57pm
Interdisciplinary Literary Studies

Updated Information: Please send essays of no longer than 7,500 words to Elizabeth Kelley Bowman, University of Guam . Deadline for receipt of essays is now November 5, 2012.

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies:
A Journal of Criticism and Theory

CFP Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 10:11pm
Southwest Texas Popular culture/American Culture Assocation

CFP: Children in Film
SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 13-16, 2013
Deadline: November 20, 2012.

Proposals are being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 34rd annual SWTX PCA/ACA conference "Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context," February 13-16, 2013, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.(www.swtxpca.org).

Extended Deadline (11/8/12): Disabilities in Children's Literature

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 8:58pm
Children's Literature Association Quarterly

Given the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, the deadline for submission to the special volume of ChLAQ on disability is now November 8, 2012.

Disabilities in Children's Literature:

"Joycean Avant-Gardes," JJQ (Feb. 1, 2013)

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 6:35pm
Catherine Flynn, Richard Brown

James Joyce Quarterly welcomes submissions for a special issue, "Joycean Avant-Gardes," which will explore relationships between the works of James Joyce and avant-garde movements in Europe, Latin America and beyond. If the avant-garde has become an increasingly appealing subject for modernist studies in recent years, this special issue will consider the importance of experimental artistic movements in understanding Joyce's formal and thematic innovations, as well as the usefulness of the Joycean oeuvre in developing our understanding of the different stakes and ambitions of the avant-garde.

Roald Dahl and Philosophy

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 4:46pm
Jacob Held

See below, and attached, a call for abstracts for Philosophy and Roald Dahl. Continuing the trajectory of Dr. Seuss and Philosophy and hopefully duplicating its success, Rowman and Littlefield is giving me another bite at the children's literature and philosophy apple, this time focusing on Roald Dahl. I think this volume offers a lot of opportunities for some really fun and insightful philosophical work. So please consider contributing and forwarding this along to anyone you think might be interested.

Call for Abstracts

Philosophy and Roald Dahl

Rowman and Littlefield

Edited by Jacob M. Held

"Medieval and Early Modern Disability," at the First Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, June 17-19, 2013

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 3:32pm
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University

This panel seeks most broadly to facilitate discussions regarding disability and various forms of corporeal and cognitive impairment in medieval and early modern Europe. Although research on medical aspects of disability is certainly welcome, we especially invite investigations that push the study of disability beyond the biological, exploring the political/legal, religious, literary, and social valences of the nonstandard body.


Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 2:39pm
American American Association of Italian studiesAssociation of Italian Studies 2013 Annual Conference - University of Oregon, Eugene – April 11-14, 2013

Cinematic Melodrama

This panel will explore cinematic melodrama in relation to literature, visual arts, opera, politics, morality, or religion. Papers that analyze specific use of posture, gesture, and spatial and musical categories are encouraged. All theoretical approaches are welcome. Please send a 250-300 word abstract and brief biographical note by November 15, 2012 to maria.catrickes@yale.edu.

Call For Papers - Corpus: the Body in the Middle Ages and Renaissance | April 19, 2013

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 1:11pm
Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies is pleased to announce its Third Annual Undergraduate Conference entitled "Corpus: the Body in the Middle Ages and Renaissance." The conference will take place on April 19, 2013 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. We are currently calling for abstracts from interested undergraduates.

The Victorian Tactile Imagination, 19-20 July 2013

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 1:08pm
Birkbeck, University of London

Keynote speakers:

Professor Gillian Beer (University of Cambridge); Professor William Cohen (University of Maryland); Professor Hilary Fraser (Birkbeck, University of London); Dr Constance Classen (author of The Deepest Sense: A Cultural History of Touch)

"You people who can see attach such an absurd importance to your eyes! I set my touch, my dear, against your eyes, as much the most trustworthy, and much the most intelligent sense of the two".

(Wilkie Collins, Poor Miss Finch, 1872)

6th international Workshop on OMNeT++ to be held in conjunction with SIMUTools 2013 Cannes, French Riviera - March 5th, 2013

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 12:27pm
Sebastian Subik, CNI TU Dortmund University

[Our apologies if you receive multiple copies of this CFP]

6th international Workshop on OMNeT++ to be held in conjunction with SIMUTools 2013
Cannes, French Riviera - March 5th, 2013

OMNeT++ is a public-source, component-based, modular and open-architecture simulation environment with strong GUI support and an embeddable simulation kernel. It is designed to simulate discrete event systems, but the primary application area is the simulation of communication networks.

Lady of Ten Thousand Lakes: Finding Wisdom in Places; St. Paul, MN, April 20, 2013

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 11:35am
Association for Study of Women and Mythology

Much of mythology is grounded in place. Suggested topics for this symposium might include, but are not limited to, the following:
How do and should the scholarship in Women's Mythology and Spirituality engage with the sense and reality of place? What women's myths are especially grounded in a place or places? What happens when such disciplines as Natural History, Ecology, and other sciences of place interact with Women and Mythology?

What does place mean methodologically? How does our scholarship change when place becomes an element or partner in our research? How does this intersect with Embodied Research or Embodied Methodologies? What are the criteria for solid scholarship using these new models?

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 11/7: ASLE 2013 Panel CFP for "The Truth of Ecology: Ecology's Current Place in Ecocriticism"

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 11:17am
Ashley E. Reis

The Truth of Ecology: Ecology's Current Place in Ecocriticism
In his 2003 work, The Truth of Ecology, Dana Phillips observes, "ecocriticism has been lamentably under-informed by science studies, philosophy of science, environmental history, and ecology" (ix). "Ecocriticism," he argues, "cannot afford to ignore [these disciplines]" (ix). Phillips asserts further, "a satisfactory account of literature's relation to nature and culture can only be offered from a theoretically adventurous and conscientiously interdisciplinary perspective" (ix).