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CFP: Media and Elections in Africa

CALL FOR PAPERS THE MEDIA AND ELECTIONS IN AFRICA 11th and 12th October 2010 WISER, UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND WISER and the Department of Political Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand will be hosting a 2-day conference on Recent Elections and the Media in Africa on the 11th and 12th of October 2010. Our … Continue reading

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CFP: Inaugural Issue: The Journal of Black Masculinity

Call for Papers: Inaugural Issue: The Journal of Black Masculinity Call for Papers Deadline: 2010-08-31 The Journal of Black Masculinity is an online open access peer-reviewed international publication providing multiple discoursed and multiple disciplined based analyses of issues and/or perspectives with regard to black masculinities. The journal invites empirical, theoretical, and literary scholarship; as well … Continue reading

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Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association: Subcultural Style and Identity

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 40th Annual Meeting Renaissance Grand Hotel St Louis, MO, USA March 31- April 3, 2010 Subcultural Style and Identity is a significant and influential component of contemporary fashion and dress. Information can be retrieved from the media, fashion, design, music, social, economic and other cultural histories, as well as sexuality. … Continue reading

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CFP: UCL Autopsies Project Study Day: “Yesterday’s Objects”

‘Yesterday’s Objects: The Death and Afterlife of Everyday Things’ Autopsies Research Project Study Day Friday, 4 June 2010 University College London (UCL) The Autopsies Project explores how objects die. Just as the twentieth century was transformed by the advent of new forms of media – the typewriter, gramophone, and film, for example – the arrival … Continue reading

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CFP: Anti-Tales: The Uses of Disenchantment

Once upon a time… …happily ever after? “…most intellectual development depends upon new readings of old texts. I am all for putting new wine in old bottles, especially if the pressure of the new wine makes the old bottles explode…” – Angela Carter An interdisciplinary research forum and subsequent publication of proceedings (Cambridge Scholars Publishing) … Continue reading

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CFP: Fashioning the Neo-Victorian. Iterations of the Nineteenth Century in Contemporary Literature and Culture

International Conference, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, 8-10 April 2010 keynote speakers: Prof Cora Kaplan (Queen Mary University of London), Dr Marie-Luise Kohlke (Swansea University), Prof Sally Shuttleworth (University of Oxford) The notion of the Neo-Victorian has become an increasingly common denominator for cultural products re-iterating Victorian culture. Sometimes a critical engagement but equally often a … Continue reading