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[UPDATE] "Intersections" Conference - Spring 2014

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 5:14pm
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN

AGSE Spring 2014 Conference CFP

"I, like other queer people, am two in one body, both male and female. I am the embodiment of the hieros gamos: the coming together of opposite qualities within" - Gloria Anzaldúa

The Associated Graduate Students of English (AGSE) at California State University, Northridge is now accepting proposals for our annual spring conference. We are interested in critical papers/panels and creative pieces that investigate intersections.

Theory/Post-Theory: An Interdisciplinary Conference April 18th, 2014

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 5:13pm
The Graduate Students Association of the Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley
April 18th, 2014
Keynote Address: Professor David N. Rodowick (Chicago)

The Department of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley is pleased to invite papers that investigate the role, value, and efficacy of theory in the contemporary humanities and social sciences.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline for Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 3:40pm
Case Western Reserve University, Siegal Lifelong Learning Program and Crime Studies Network

11-13 July 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. David Frankfurter (Religious Studies, Boston University); Prof. Ronald Holmes (Justice Administration, University of Louisville); Prof. William Paul (Film Studies, Washington University in St. Louis)

AVANCA | CINEMA 2014 International Conference Cinema – Art, Technology, Communication - Abstracts submission - 31 January 2014

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 9:14am
Cine - Clube de Avanca

International Conference Cinema – Art, Technology, Communication
23 to 27 July, 2014
Avanca – Portugal
Abstracts submission should be made until 31 January 2014.
The AVANCA | CINEMA will hold its 5th edition in July of 2014, bringing together researchers, academics, students, directors and cinema enthusiasts in Avanca during five days of sharing, having cinema as the central theme.
In the last edition we had 140 presentations from 178 participants which result in a publication with 1288 pages. This is the result of a scientific review of 31 academics from 13 countries, under the rules of double-blind review.

MANDELA - Altre Modernità Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy. ABSTRACT: 15th Feb 2014

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 8:37am
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Nelson Mandela is not only a real historical person, revolutionary, anti-apartheid leader
and first democratic president of South Africa, but one of the most extraordinary
symbols of our times. His story, his struggle, his image have travelled globally and, as
symbols, they have come to signify different things to different people around the
As Madiba's stately figure slowly disappears from our TV screens and his face
increasingly shows up as a logo in numberless tourist gadgets and websites, we want
to ask in what ways his myth has been welcomed and appropriated across the globe.
While family feuds compound with South Africa's increasingly conflictual present to


Monday, December 30, 2013 - 3:23am

This is a chapter proposal call for an edited book GOTHIC LITERATURE IN ENGLISH ON SCREEN. Chapters will address film, television, and other screen adaptations and should demonstrate currency in contemporary adaptation theory. For initial discussion, email a statement of interest. Proposals of 600 words plus bibliography will be due by July 1 2014. Chapters will be 7-8000 words, due by March 30, 2015.