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Puppetry and Science - A Special Issue of Puppet Notebook

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 6:34pm
Shaun May, UNIMA

Call For Papers - Puppetry and Science, A Special Issue of Puppet Notebook

We are currently accepting articles for the next issue of Puppet Notebook. The Winter 2013 issue will be on the theme of 'Puppetry and Science' and will be edited by Shaun May.

Articles are invited on any topic around this general theme, with science defined very broadly to encompass a wide range of disciplines (e.g. Neuroscience, Physiology, Physics, Astronomy, Computer Science, Robotics and Mathematics). Possible perspectives include (but are not limited to) scientific paradigms for understanding puppetry, collaborations between scientists and puppeteers, and puppetry in plays about science.

TOT ART: The Visual Arts, Fascism(s) and Mass-Society" September 26-27, 2013 (deadline July 31, 2013)

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 6:12pm
N.E.V.I.S. California State University (Chico)

Dear Colleagues,

We are writing to announce an extended deadline for the Call for Papers for the "TOT ART: The Visual Arts, Fascism(s) and Mass-Society" Conference to be held at California State University, Chico on September 26-27 2013.

What are fascisms? What is their relevance to changes in the world today? How do they relate to forms of organization of mass-society? What has been the impact of fascism(s) on the visual arts? How have the visual arts represented them, participated in them, legitimized them, attacked them, questioned them, interacted with them on the aesthetic and technical levels?

CEA Conference "Horizons"

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 2:27pm
College English Association

College English Association
45th Annual Conference

Horizons

March 27-29

Hyatt Regency, 300 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Submission deadline: November 1, 2013 at www.cea-web.org

General Program
In addition to our conference theme, we also encourage a variety of proposals in any of the areas English and writing departments encompass, including:

Call for Images: The Power of Poetry in the Modern World (Special Issue)

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 1:49pm
South Atlantic Review

In keeping with SAMLA's 2011 special focus, "The Power of Poetry in the Modern World," the 77.1 special issue of South Atlantic Review seeks original images for proposed journal covers that address the ways in which poetry has derived, ceded, and wielded power in a modern world.

Emphasizing an expansive sense of both "modern" and "world," this special issue welcomes submissions (images not essays) that deal with any nationality and any period of print. Images not selected for this special issue will also be considered for forthcoming issues of South Atlantic Review. Photographers will receive a byline in and a copy of the journal for their contribution.

Collecting Byron (11-13 April 2014, Drew University)

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 10:40am
Drew University and Byron Society of America

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Collecting Byron"
Drew University, April 11-13 2014

Drew University and the Byron Society of America announce a conference on "Collecting Byron" to be held April 11-13, 2014 at Drew celebrating the completion of the cataloging of the Byron Society Collection at its new home within the Special Collections of the Drew University Library.

Jerome McGann will deliver the ninth Leslie A. Marchand Memorial Lecture to open the conference on Friday, April 11. Over the course of the weekend, there will be several arranged panels and a roundtable on collecting, as well as an exhibition of highlights from the Byron Society Collection and a concert of Byron-inspired music.

Science and Magic in Lawman and in the Brut Tradition (9/15; Kalamazoo, 5/8-11, 2014)

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 10:36am
International Lawman's Brut Society

This session engages recent scholarship on magic and science (or natural philosophy) in the Brut, as well as in the wider Brut tradition, including work on astronomy and on the Merlinian prophecies. As evidence points to Lawman's participation in the intellectual, philosophical, and theological currents of late twelfth/early thirteenth-century England, the session invites proposals on topics related to science and magic--broadly conceived--in Lawman and in analogous Brut texts. The session allows for a wide range of potential topics, including prophecy, demonology, astronomy, medicine, alchemy, the bestiary, dream theory, the miraculous, Welsh magical traditions, and other references to the natural and preternatural worlds.

T. S. Eliot at the Louisville Conference, February 20–22, 2014

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 9:37am
T. S. Eliot Society

The T. S. Eliot Society will again sponsor a session at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 20–22, 2014. Abstracts on any subject reasonably related to Eliot are invited, but those concerned with Eliot as editor, editing Eliot, or any aspect of the compositional/editorial process are particularly welcome. For further information on the 2014 conference, please visit the website: www.thelouisvilleconference.com.

(Abstracts due Sept. 30) 'All the world's a stage': Shakespeare around the Globe (NeMLA Apr. 2014)

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 8:56am
Northeast Modern Language Association

This panel seeks papers for the upcoming NeMLA in April 2014. Jacques' proclamation that 'all the world's a stage' has proved prophetic in ways he could not have foreseen. This roundtable looks at how Shakespeare has been interpreted, staged, and filmed across the globe. What is at stake in these interpretations and adaptations? This panel should appeal those interested in literary adaptation, world cinema and transnational influences, issues of cultural hegemony and exchange, and Shakespeare's impact on the global stage. Submit abstracts by Sept. 30 (MSWord) to Jackie Cameron at jackiec159@hotmail.com

(Abstracts due Sept. 30) Calvino's Contexts: The Influences On and The Influences Of Italo Calvino (NeMLA Apr. 2014)

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 8:54am
Northeast Modern Language Association

This panel seeks papers for the upcoming NeMLA in April 2014. In the years since his death, the stature of Italo Calvino has only continued to grow. While his status as an Italian writer was never in doubt, the global range of his work is still being explored. This panel invites papers interested in pursuing this framework, political and historical, national and transnational, literary and philosophical. The influences on Calvino's fictions were immense, and the influence of his fictions have been equally immense. This panel seeks to better understand these influences. Please email abstracts by Sept. 30 tojackiec159@hotmail.com

[REMINDER] - CFP for edited collection on Arrested Development due July 31

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 8:51am
Kristin M. Barton

Over the course of its original three-year run on Fox, the television series Arrested Development quickly became a cult favorite and earned twenty-two Emmy nominations and six wins, including Outstanding Comedy Series in 2004. Unafraid to push boundaries, the series routinely satirized issues of race, sexuality, family, love, politics, and class, to name only a few. Combined with its sophisticated writing and its perfectly cast group of series regulars, the show became a layered and intricate look into modern society and one of the funniest sitcoms to emerge in the last decade. With this in mind, Dr. Kristin M.

[UPDATE] POPS IN POP CULTURE: FATHERHOOD, PARENTING, AND THE MODERN FAMILY

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 7:48am
Edited Book Collection

I am looking for papers for a proposed scholarly collection of essays on fathers within and across diverse forms of late twentieth- and early-twenty-first century popular cultures. The collection will focus on representations of fathers, fathering, and fatherhood in areas such as the following: TV shows, including family dramas, sitcoms, reality shows, and cartoons; blogs and online communities; film; magazines; parenting books; and best-selling literatures.

Medievalism at Kalamazoo, May 8-11, 2014

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 5:43am
International Society for the Study of Medievalism

49th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 8-11, 2014.

The International Society for the Study of Medievalism is sponsoring two sessions at next year's Kalamazoo Medieval Congress:

I) Medievalism
We welcome papers on medievalism (the post-medieval use of the Middle Ages) in any time period and within any genre.

musics of non-Anglo communities in the USA, February 2014

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 3:55am
claude chastagner université paul-valéry, montpellier 3, France

The Musics of the Non-Anglo Communities in the USA in the 21st Century: Technology, Economy, Identity

The forthcoming special issue of the on-line journal InMedia will be devoted to the musics of the non-Anglo communities in the USA in the 21st century, focusing on identity, technological, and economic issues.

Infopreneurship Journal - Call for Book Review - 2013

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 2:39am
PAIKAL - Infopreneurship Journal

Infopreneurship Journal (IJ) (www.infopreneurship.net) is a peer-reviewed, bi-annual scholarly journal which focuses on the changing contours of information management, entrepreneurship & business research and training. It provides the reader with the latest trends and directions in the theory and practice of infopreneurship. It publishes original papers of high quality, documenting fresh grounds being explored, new methodologies being employed, conceptual discoveries being made, or innovative experiments being attempted with a view to expanding the frontiers of our knowledge and insight. IJ publishes book review(s), too.

Book Review(s)

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