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LIMINA JOURNAL 2013 CONFERENCE - "Exclusivity: Boundaries of Difference", June 14th 2013 @ The University of Western Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies, at The University of Western Australia
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

LIMINA CONFERENCE 2013

Exclusivity: Boundaries of Difference

[UPDATE] MLA 2014 -- ASECS-Sponsored, Guaranteed Session--Writing Wrongs: Literature and Human Rights in the 18th Century

full name / name of organization: 
Ramesh Mallipeddi
contact email: 
ramesh.mallipeddi@hunter.cuny.edu

Rights are entitlements or justifiable claims; human rights are a special kind of claim that one is entitled to by virtue of being human.

The Black Jacobins Revisited: Rewriting History

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rachel Douglas
contact email: 
Rachel.Douglas@glasgow.ac.uk

The Black Jacobins Revisited: Rewriting History
International conference to be held at the International Slavery Museum and the Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool, 27–28 October 2013

CFP Haunting Whiteness: Rhetorics of Whiteness in a ‘Post-Racial’ Era

full name / name of organization: 
Krista Ratcliffe, Joyce Middleton, and Tammie Kennedy
contact email: 
krista.ratcliffe@marquette.edu

The editors invite chapter proposals that work with the collection’s title, Haunting Whiteness: Rhetorics of Whiteness in a ‘Post-Racial’ Era.

Essay Collection: Identity and Power in Supernatural Teen Dramas (June 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Margo Collins
contact email: 
supernaturalteendrama@gmail.com

Since the advent of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, supernatural dramas aimed at a young adult market have become a staple of the television landscape.

Sports in French and Francophone Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session, MLA Convention, Chicago 2014
contact email: 
roxanna-curto@uiowa.edu; RWines@cornellcollege.edu

How are athletic activities (traditional games, mo

[UPDATE] Deadline extension: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Mar. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com; taoa2013@kre.hu

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

“Vestigial Human Nature in Modernist Literature” MSA 15 Sussex (Aug. 29-Sep. 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association (MSA)
contact email: 
acyerkes@ntu.edu.sg

This panel for the 2013 Modernist Studies Association Conference seeks to analyze and interpret instances of vestigial essentialism in literary modernism.

Dissent: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse@dal.ca

Dissent: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Department of English
Graduate Student Conference Dalhousie University
Halifax, N.S.

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space (deadline extended until Mar. 7)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Department (Graduate)
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space ($125 award for the best essay)
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Innovative Teaching for Social Justice

full name / name of organization: 
Stretch-Accelerated Composition
contact email: 
pccstretch@gmail.com

Website: pccstretch.wordpress.com

Twentieth Century Studies Area 2013 MIdwest Popular Culture/American Culture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers
Twentieth-Century Studies
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
2013

Friday – Sunday, October 11-13, 2013, St. Louis, MO

[UPDATE] Renaissance of Roland Barthes Deadline 3/1/13

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature and English Departments
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

The Renaissance of Roland Barthes
Speakers: Jonathan Culler, Diana Knight, Rosalind Krauss, D.A. Miller, and Lucy O'Meara

CALL FOR INVITED PAPERS (FROM EXPERT ONLY)- 2ND ISSUE- MAY, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (IJMESS) ISSN 2304-1366
contact email: 
editor.ijmess@gmail.com

CALL FOR INVITED PAPERS- 2ND ISSUE- MAY, 2013.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (IJMESS) ISSN 2304-1366

PROMINENT FEATURES OF IJMESS:

Sensationalims and the Genealogy of Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Alberto Gabriele
contact email: 
alberto.gabriele.tau@gmail.com

Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity

A Two-Day International Workshop

Tel Aviv University, December, 18-19, 2013

[UPDATE] The Human journal NOW accepts submissions for June 2013 issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Human, a journal of humanities, social sciences, and arts
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

Call for Papers – The Human journal NOW accepts submissions

[UDATE] Supernatural Studies Journal - Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
SupernaturalStudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013, through March 1.

Marxism..."That is the Question"

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group/South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 8-10, 2013
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

Taking a cue from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this panel focuses on a critical examination of the act or state of calling one’s self a Marxist, that is to say, it asks the question, “What does it mean

Haunting Whiteness: Rhetorics of Whiteness in a ‘Post-Racial’ Era

full name / name of organization: 
Tammie M Kennedy, Joyce Middleton, and Kris Ratcliffee
contact email: 
tmkenendy@unomaha.edu

The editors invite chapter proposals that work with the collection’s title, Haunting Whiteness: Rhetorics of Whiteness in a ‘Post-Racial’ Era.

Special Themed Issue on The Spectral South

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of The South Carolina Review: The Spectral South
contact email: 
slauro@clemson.edu & kmangan@clemson.edu

Essay proposals are invited for a special themed issue of The South Carolina Review that examines the images of zombies, vampires, and other undead in the American South.

Vulnerable Times and the Rise of Fascism: Radical Writers on the Front of the Spanish Civil War (MLA Chicago, Jan 9-12 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Foster (CUNY-Graduate Center) and Evelyn Scaramella (Manhattan College)
contact email: 
jashfoster@yahoo.com, evelyn.scaramella@manhattan.edu

This panel explores testimonies of writers who volunteered in the Spanish Civil War. 250-word abstract by 15 March 2013; J.

Creative submissions are invited to upcoming issue of Yellow Medicine Review devoted to the Fairy-tale

full name / name of organization: 
Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought
contact email: 
editor@yellowmedicinereview.com

Yellow Medicine Review is accepting poetry, fiction, and creative essays for its upcoming issue devoted to modern writers working in the myth/folktale genre.

Graphic Novel Panel for PAMLA (Nov. 1-3, 2013); Deadline: March 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for papers to be presented as part of a standing session on the Graphic Novel at the 2013 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Meeting in San Diego

What's Material about Vulnerability? MLA, Chicago, Jan 9-12, 2014 (deadline: March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Fax and Kimberly Macellaro/Rice University
contact email: 
jmf4@rice.edu, kam5@rice.edu

Seeking new perspectives on the place of materialist theory in the study of vulnerability in American culture, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; racial, economic, sexual vulnerabi

Newer New or Coming After? Americanist Literary Criticism at the Present Moment (MLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jed Dobson
contact email: 
james.e.dobson@dartmouth.edu

This special session panel seeks papers that reflect on the work of the New Americanists. Abstracts (300-500 words) and brief cv by 15 March 2013; Jed Dobson (james.e.dobson@dartmouth.edu).

Postcolonial Studies in the Public Sphere, 17th May 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial-Public
contact email: 
postcolonial.public@gmail.com

An AHRC funded project in association with Durham University & Queen’s University Belfast

[Deadline Extended] Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

Call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Communication and Health
contact email: 
communicationandhealth@gmail.com

The International Journal of Communication and Health is an on-line peer-reviewed journal interested in any aspect related to health communication.

MLA 2014 Special Session: Why Rancière is important? (Abstract deadline March 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Haythem Guesmi
contact email: 
h.guesmi@umontreal.ca

This special session seeks submissions that discuss themes of vulnerability, resistance and social change in Jacques Rancière’s work.

Panel on Princesses in Popular Culture, 1-3 November 2013, abstract deadline - 15 April 2013 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

And they lived happily ever after, or did they?

Corporeality Panel - PAMLA 2013 San Diego

full name / name of organization: 
Sören Fröhlich / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

Special Session: Ew! Gross! Abjection, Affect, and Bodily Fluids

Deadline: April 15, 2013

Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars/Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Introductions: Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2013 – 15th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

Short-Term Research Fellowships, NYPL, 2013-2014

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
thomaslannon@nypl.org, elizabethdenlinger@nypl.org

I am glad to be able to announce the NYPL Short-Term Research Fellowships, though sorry that again they are only for people who can legally work in the US.

[UPDATE] CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-assemblingidentities2013@glasgow.ac.uk

CFP DEADLINE APPROACHING, Friday 1st March 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Pierre Joris (SUNY at Albany)

Call for papers from 20th Feb.2013 to end of April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English and Literatures of English Expression of the Higher Teacher Training College of the University of Maroua in Cameroon invites papers for the inaugural issue of Springs to be published in June 2013
contact email: 
pangmeshi@gmail.com, arundie@yahoo.com

Springs is an international peer-reviewed journal.

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