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Special journal issue of Text Matters on 'Gothic Matters'

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Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 4:13am
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Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet, University of Lausanne

Once considered escapist or closely linked to fantasy, the Gothic genre (or mode, as scholars increasingly call it) has recently begun to be explored for its material concerns and engagement with real-world matters. This special issue of Text Matters invites essays that develop this line of inquiry, focusing on how the Gothic attempts to matter in concrete and critical ways, and mapping its rhetorical and aesthetic strategies of intervention and narration, affect and influence.

CFP: Reviewers needed

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 4:52pm
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Hypercultura - Hyperion University, Bucharest
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Dear Colleagues,

The recently founded Journal, Hypercultura, of the Hyperion University, Bucharest, Romania, now at his fourth number, is looking for reviewers for articles that have been submitted in the areas of Literature, Cultural Studies, Linguistics

- Hinduism, Western (movies), identity politics, racism (African-American, Gypsiness, Postcolonialism, Native-Americans, identity-sociology, Anglo-American Literature (Victorian, on raical minorities, on Africans)African Identity, media-propaganda)

If you are willing to act as reviewers, please send your CV at the following email address, so that we can know your areas of expertise, WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE AT LEAST PHD STUDENTS

UPDATE: CFP: Literature (General) Southwest PCA/ACA (11/15/14; 2/11-2/14/15)

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 1:40pm
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Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
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UPDATED with EXTENDED DEADLINE CFP: Literature (General) Southwest PCA/ACA (11/15/14; 2/11-2/14/15)

Organizers of the 36th annual Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference seek paper and panel submissions to the "Literature (General)" category. This area will provide a forum for scholarly presentations on literary subjects outside of our more specific Literature areas. (Before submitting to the general area, please peruse the specific area list: http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/#literature.)

[UPDATE] Studies in American Culture - Call for Submissions (Deadline 4/1/2015)

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 1:16pm
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Popular and American Culture Associations in the South

Call for Submissions
Studies in American Culture, a peer-reviewed journal, welcomes the submission of essays on all aspects of American culture, including studies of the literature, language, visual arts, and history of the United States, and from all scholarly and critical approaches.

Deadline to ensure consideration for the October 2015 issue is 1 April 2015. Queries are encouraged.

CFP: Toxic Grounds: Environmental Pollution and Materiality (deadline 11/24/14; ASLE Conference 6/23-27/15)

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 11:31am
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Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)

Toxic Grounds: Environmental Pollution and Materiality (deadline 11/24/14)

Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) Eleventh Biennial Conference
June 23-27, 2015
University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

[UPDATE] Call For Papers and Creative Writing Deadline 11/20/14

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 7:14pm
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the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
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The quint's twenty fifth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 20th November 2014—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.

All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board. Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint's editors or outside readers.

Book reviews

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 5:19pm
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Randy Robertson / Modern Language Studies
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Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association, is seeking reviews for the summer 2013 issue.

I am especially interested in reviews of primary sources (including scholarly editions, contemporary literature, art, film, comic books, visual and popular culture), pedagogical works, and hypertext publications. However, reviews are no longer restricted to these categories.

Graduate students are welcome to contribute to the journal. Please submit your review electronically (as a Word attachment) to Randy Robertson, Reviews Editor of MLS, at robertson@susqu.edu.

CULTURAL MEMORY - DEADLINE EXPANSION - 10 DECEMBER 2014

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 2:55pm
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Hypercultura - Hyperion University, Bucharest
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Dear all,

For those of you who would (have) like(d) to send us an article on these theme, I just wanted to let you know it's still time. I will (re)attach the cfp and........well......looking forward to hearing from you!

Best wishes,
Phd Lecturer Sorina Georgescu

HYPERCULTURA

BIANNUAL JOURNAL

OF THE

THE DEPARTMENT OF LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES
-THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL, HUMANISTIC AND NATURAL SCIENCES-

HYPERION UNIVERSITY
BUCHAREST

INVITES YOU
TO SEND THE FINAL VERSION OF YOUR ARTICLES FOR OUR VOLUME ENTITLED

CULTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY AS (A) MEANS OF PROGRESS

Theme

Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place, 04/03/15 (Deadline: 02/17/15)

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 11:28am
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UT Arlington English Graduate Student Association

The University of Texas at Arlington is proud to announce the 3rd Annual UTA English Graduate Conference on April 3, 2015

Title: "Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place"

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nathanael O'Reilly, Texas Christian University

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 11/15/14: CFP: Mystery/Detective Fiction, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/15/14; 2/11-14, 2015)

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 10:32am
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Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
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Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction Area
36th Annual Conference, Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
"Many Faces, Many Voices:
Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture"

Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 11-14, 2015

Submission Deadline: 15 November 2014 (extended)
Submission Address: http://conference2015.southwestpca.org/

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 11/15/14: CFP: Disability Studies, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/15/14; 2/11-14, 2015)

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 10:30am
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
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Call for Papers: Disability Studies Area
36th Annual Conference, Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
"Many Faces, Many Voices:
Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture"

Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 11-14, 2015

Submission Deadline: 15 November 2014 (extended)
Submission Address: http://conference2015.southwestpca.org/

"The New Historical Romances": Representing America in Historical Fiction of the 21st Century (12/12/14, 6/11-13/15)

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Monday, November 3, 2014 - 7:58pm
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The North American Review Bicentennial Creative Writing and Literature Conference, University of Northern Iowa
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In its first year of publication, the North American Review decried the new nation's "literary delinquency" and called for the development of a distinctly American literature. In the early decades of the journal's existence, historical novels were a central form in which writers and critics looked for explicitly American subject matter and themes. As W.H.

Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins at the ALA 2015

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Monday, November 3, 2014 - 5:58pm
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Pauline E. Hopkins Society
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The Pauline E. Hopkins Society will sponsor two sessions at the 26th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in Boston, May 21-24.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended- Rhetoric & Technical Communication, (11\9\14; 2/11-14/15)

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Monday, November 3, 2014 - 2:10pm
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Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
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The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is "Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture." We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that consider the theme as it relates to rhetoric and technical communication. We're excited to hear about the ways in which popular and American culture inform the pedagogical, theoretical, and practical work of rhetoric and technical communication. Feel free to interpret the conference theme broadly.

Proposals for individual presentations should not exceed 250 words. Multi-paper panel proposals must include separate abstracts and titles for each individual proposed paper.

Submission deadline EXTENDED: November 9, 2014

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