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Call for Papers
Sacred Texts and Comics: Religion, Faith, and Graphic Narratives
Mourning, Magic, Ecstatic Healing – Ernesto de Martino. International Conference
09.07.2015 - 10.07.2015
Insatiable Appetite: Food as a Cultural Signifier
Call for Papers for a conference of the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA)
American University of Beirut, 12-14 May 2016
Metrics is sometimes described as discipline run by people who spend their lives counting syllables. Nothing could be farther from truth – poetic meters do not exist in a mathematical vacuum, and knowing the number of syllables, feet etc. per line rarely equals knowing what a given meter is and how it works.