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Women in Early America

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This project, Women in Early America, is an anthology on women in America from contact through the Revolutionary era. Proposals for essays that employ a transnational approach and that rewrite master narratives are especially encouraged. As the volume is largely intended for use in undergraduate courses, essays that are written for that audience and that address major themes in women’s and gender history courses are also particularly desirable.
New York University Press has expressed strong interest in publishing this project. …

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Axon: Creative Explorations

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Number 2ISSN 1838-­-8973Permanent url: axonjournal.com.au (not yet active)
About Axon
Axon: Creative Explorations is a new international peer-­-reviewed journal that focuses on the characteristics of creativity and the creative process. It is intended to encourage research into, and discussion of, the broad domain of creativity, including:

the methods and techniques of artists and other creative professionals;
approaches to creative-­-led research and the theorisation of creative practice;
the ways in which creative works are made and function;
poetics and poetry; …

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Performing Identities in American Literature

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“Through me many long dumb voices”: Performing Identities in American Literature
Department of English Studies, University of Durham September 10th 2011
Performing Identities in American Literature seeks to explore the ways in which American identity is defined, enacted and contested in texts from the sixteenth century up to the present day. Tapping into the influential, yet highly contradictory visions of identity which have dominated the modern field of American Studies, in which multiculturalist and pluralist critiques of a unified …

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Making Educational Oral Histories in the 21st Century

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The Oral History Forum d’histoire orale is seeking submissions to a special issue addressing Oral History and Education, entitled “Making Educational Oral Histories in the 21st Century.”
The issue is guest-edited by the Educational Research Unit, Making Histories/Faire histoire: Narrative and Collective Memory in Education/Récits et mémoires collectives en éducation in the Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa.
The Oral History Forum d’histoire orale is the online journal of the Canadian Oral History Association ( http://journal.canoha.ca), which serves as …

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Telling & Re-telling: The Mosaics of Traveling Narratives and Narrators

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The Utah Foreign Language Review celebrates its Twentieth Anniversary with a special edition of scholarly essays, travel literature and biographical studies of published authors, and a limited number of creative pieces (such as poems, short stories and autobiographies). Our focus this year is on well-traveled stories and authors as artful mosaics, transformed and transfigured by their encounters with and adoption by foreign cultural contexts. We aim to examine the various means by which stories migrate, with or without their bearers, …

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The Future of Holocaust Testimonies

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An International Conference and Workshop
19-22 March 2012, Akko, Israel
Statement of Purpose
The Holocaust Studies Program of Western Galilee College and the USC Shoah Foundation Institute announce a second international, interdisciplinary conference and workshop on The Future of Holocaust Testimonies to be held on 19-21 March 2012.
Rationale
Holocaust survivors and their testimonies have been, for many years, key factors in Holocaust memorial culture. As survivors pass away, critical focus will inevitably move to the legacy they leave behind: …

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Family Ties: Recollection and Representation

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Centre for the Study of Cultural MemoryInstitute of Germanic Romance Studies http://www.igrs.sas.ac.uk/,University of London
Deadline for submissions: 4th October 2011Conference dates: 8th 9th March 2012Venue: Senate House, University of London
Organisers:
Dr. Sally Waterman, Artist
Dr. Katia Pizzi, Senior Lecturer in Italian, IGRS
Keynote speakers:
Rosy Martin
Prof. Marsha Meskimmon, Loughborough University
An interdisciplinary conference exploring the representation and role of family memories in autobiographical writing, photography, and
artist’s film and video. This event will be accompanied by …

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Imagining New Lives, Imaging New Relationships in Nineteenth-Century America

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Maureen McCarthy/South Atlantic Modern Language Association ConferenceAtlanta, Georgia, November 4-6, 2011
This session seeks to explore representations in poetry, prose, and discourse that reflect changes in nineteenth-century American society–not just what was happening but what was possible. How were writers depicting alternative social constructions and relationships? What were the established limitations and where in literature can we see writers challenging these traditional conventions? Papers might include primary archival research, literary analysis, and multi-disciplinary approaches that address the work of nineteenth-century …

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Translation and Memory Workshop Conference

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The University of Portsmouth
margaret.clarke
11th Portsmouth Translation Conference
TRANSLATION AND MEMORY
A workshop conference in collaboration with the British Comparative Literature Association
Saturday 5 November 2011
Park Building, University of Portsmouth
Keynote speakers:
Professor Bella Brodzki (Sarah Lawrence College, New York)
Dr Siobhan Brownlie (Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester)
Dr Ayman El-Desouky (School of Oriental and African Studies)
There are many points of contact between memory and translation. They exist in a set of …

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Early African Muslims and Discourses of Resistance

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NeMLA/March 15-18 2012, Rochester NY
This panel will examine early narratives (including first person, oral, and translated/transcribed) by Diasporic Africans as part of a discourse of resistance. Papers will essentially explore eighteenth- and nineteenth-century African Diasporic narratives, which challenge Western cultural, religious, and social values as a paradigm for intellectual thought. Papers which employ African-centered theoretical frames are highly encouraged. Please send a 500-word abstract to Fran L. Lassiter (flassite). Also include your name, academic affiliation, a brief biography, and …

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