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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
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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

[UPDATE] Food & Culture DEADLINE EXTENDED

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Monday, November 3, 2014 - 2:02pm
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Southwest Popular/American Culture Assoc
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Individual paper and panel proposals related to Food and Culture are now being accepted for the 36th annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association to be held in Albuquerque, NM.

Presentations that connect to the conference theme "Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture" are especially encouraged, as are papers and panels that explore other topics connected to food, eating, and cooking in literature, film, and other popular and American culture.

Scholars, graduate students, teachers, foodies, and others interested in the intersection of culinary production/consumption and culture are encouraged to participate.

UPDATE: New Deadline: November 9: Call for Papers: World Literature at CEA 2015

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Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 7:22pm
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College English Association

Call for Papers, CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One South Capital Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, 317-632-1234

Submission deadline: November 9, 2014 at http://cea-web.org/
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

Please see the submission instructions at http://cea-web.org/

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 11-14, 2015

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Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 1:38pm
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Southwest Popular/American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference
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Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
330 Tijeras Ave. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102 USA
Phone: 1-505-842-1234
Submission Deadline: November 15, 2014
Conference Website: (updated regularly)

[UPDATE] "The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition"

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Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 12:19pm
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GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference
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The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference. This year's annual conference will be held February 5-7, 2015 at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, and will feature papers, panels, workshops, creative writing readings, and speakers related to our annual theme, which is as follows.

WSQ Survival Issue [Due March 1, 2015]

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Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 3:12pm
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WSQ at the Feminist Press
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Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose

WSQ Special Issue Spring 2016: Survival
Guest Editors: Frances Bartowski, Elena Glasberg, and Taylor Black

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Award

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Friday, October 31, 2014 - 9:42pm
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Anna Lillios / The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
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The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students. Prizes include $1,000 for graduate students and $500 for undergraduate students.

Students are expected to write 1500—3000 words—either a critical essay or a piece of creative work—on a subject related to the works, career, or legacy of Rawlings. They are expected to present their work at the next annual Rawlings conference, which will be held at Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL, March 27-28, 2015.

Send entries to Dr. Anna Lillios, Professor of English, University of Central Florida, at Anna@ucf.edu

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