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International Conference on Hospitality & Tourism Marketing

Tourism is one of the most popular buzz word throughout the world. Surprisingly international tourism industry hit one billion tourists level across international boundaries in 2012.Specially Europe, Asia pacific, America, Middle east and Africa regions are been highly exposed to international tourists during the last time period. Leisure and Holiday based international tours are more visible and dominant in modern international tourism industry. Most of the countries today promoting their ...

The Kronstadt Moment - The Road to Damascus: an interdisciplinary conference on Conversion and Disenchantment

In the seminal collection of essays The God that Failed, Louis Fisher recounts the story of anarchist Alexander Berkman, who recalls the specific moment when he became an avowed enemy of the Bolsheviks – the bloody rebellion on the island of Kronstadt. For Berkman, this specific event defined the crisis point of his ideological faith; it was the moment of disenchantment, of a kind of “de-conversion”. Fisher appropriates this term to define his own moment of ...

Off Side: Edgy Women Colloquium Art/Sports/Gender

For 20 years, Montreal’s annual EDGY WOMEN Festival has presented politicized, experimental and playful performance pieces, as well as workshops and lectures addressing evolving issues around gender and/or feminism. This year's festival will include an inaugural Edgy Colloquium, focusing on the theme


The colloquium aims to facilitate discussion of these themes through both academic and non-academic presentations in an unconventional setting: it will ...

Histories of Meaning/ Meanings of History: Interpretation in the Visual Arts

The term "interpretation" is a staple of our art historical vocabulary, and this symposium asks graduate students to question both what we mean by it and how we understand its place within the history of art and architecture. Interpretation has been defined as "the bringing into being of a considered text that, if generally accepted, causes the work of art that is its subject to be viewed in a certain light." This implies that interpretation is distinct from other modes of experiencing ...

Innovation and Experimental Music and the South: Music of the South Conference

Innovation and Experimental Music and the South: Music of the South Conference
The Center for Study of Southern Culture
University of Mississippi
April 3 and 4, 2013

Innovation and Experimental Music and the South: Music of the South Conference seeks to gather graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars to share current research on the culture, meaning, and practices surrounding music in and from the American South. This year’s conference explores the ...

15th John Gardner Conference

We are seeking one-page abstracts of proposals for the Fifteenth John Gardner Conference. Topics concerning his fiction, non-fiction, operas, drama, poetry, or teaching will be considered. Also, sessions on teaching his fiction, his methods of teaching, or using his work for creative writing are encouraged. Please send abstracts by March 15, 2013. Presentation length may vary between fifteen and thirty minutes.

Art, Anxiety, and Protest in the Edwardian Belle Époque

The belle époque, the long summer garden party of the Edwardian afternoon, when there was a lightness in the air, when “the fruit was ripe and we were eating it”; all that was a class-based, wishful misremembering across the chasm of 1914–18.
—Lisa Tickner, The Spectacle of Women: Imagery of the Suffrage Campaign, 1907–14

In retrospect it may seem a belle époque, but no époque is altogether ...

New Genre Army: An International Conference on the Writing of Adam Roberts

Sponsored by Gylphi: Arts and Humanities Publisher and the University of Lincoln
Part of the Gylphi Contemporary Writers series

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Farah Mendlesohn (Anglia Ruskin University)
Dr. Andrew M. Butler (Canterbury Christ Church University)

Response and Q&A from Adam Roberts

Papers are invited for the first international conference on the work of British writer Adam Roberts. Crowned the “King of High-Concept SF”, his ...

Steinbeck and the Politics of Crisis: Ethics, Society, and Ecology

The John Steinbeck Society of America Announces
AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: Steinbeck and the Politics of Crisis: Ethics, Society, and Ecology

May 1-3, 2013, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Library, San Jose State University

Sponsored by the Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies

Keynote Speaker: Mimi Gladstein, University of Texas, El Paso

Contributions are welcome both from the humanities and the sciences from a wide variety of theoretical ...

Eighteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture

Eighteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture

April 5, 2013

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Keynote Address: Dr. Andrew Hazucha, Ottawa University

Luncheon Speaker: Former Major League ballplayer TBA (I can't divulge the identity now, but we're working on bringing in someone well-known).

The eighteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture is soliciting 1-2 page proposals for ...


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