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MLA 2014 - European Periodicals

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 6:10pm
European Society for Periodical Research (ESPRit)

European magazines and newspapers. ESPRit, the European Society for Periodical Research, seeks papers for a special session at the MLA 2014 (Chicago, January 9-12) on topics related to editing periodicals. Papers for this Europe-related panel (including the UK) might address shifts and continuities from periodicals to networks and from editing to curating.

Edited Collection: Levinas and Early Modern Literature (proposals 6/15/13, essays 1/15/14)

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 5:16pm
Kent Lehnhof

Proposals sought for an edited collection to be pitched to an academic press. The aim of the collection is to explore the relationship between the writings of Emmanuel Levinas and the writings of early modern authors, especially Shakespeare.

For consideration, please submit a chapter proposal (500-1000 words), a brief bio (<250 words), and an abbreviated cv (<3 pages). All submissions will be acknowledged.

Deadline for proposals is 6/15/2013.
Delivery of completed chapters will be expected by 1/15/2014.

CFP: Teaching Language, Teaching Literature: State of a Union

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 2:13pm
QUEENS CONSORTIUM ON LOTE and INSTITUTE FOR LANGUAGE EDUCATION IN TRANSCULTURAL CONTEXT (ILETC)

Teaching Language, Teaching Literature: State of a Union
May 6th, 2013
The Graduate School and University Center (CUNY)

The Institute for Language Education in Transcultural Context (ILETC) is pleased to co-sponsor the Queens Consortium on LOTE's Second Conference, Teaching Language, Teaching Literature: State of a Union to be held on May 6th, 2013 at CUNY, The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York.

The confirmed keynote speakers are Rosemary G. Feal, Executive Director of the MLA, and Dan E. Davidson, President of American Councils for International Education and Professor of Russian and Second Language Acquisition at Bryn Mawr College.

CFP: Growing LCTLs: A Forum for the Less Commonly Taught Languages at CUNY

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 2:11pm
Institute for Language Education in Transcultural Context

The Institute for Language Education in Transcultural Context (ILETC) kindly invites you to participate in Growing LCTLs: A Forum for the Less Commonly Taught Languages at CUNY on May 3rd (all day) at the Graduate Center.

Confirmed Guest Lecturer (4pm-6pm): Dan E. Davidson, President of American Councils for International Education and Professor of Russian and Second Language Acquisition at Bryn Mawr College.

The Words Beats and Life: A Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 12:02pm
Words Beats and Life

Call For Submissions

The Words Beats and Life: A Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture is
seeking submissions for three themes that will be presented at the
2013 Teach-In:

 

  1. Hip Hop as an
    identity,
  2. Hip Hop capacity building,
    and
  3. Legacy: Lessons learned
    from our elders and ancestors


Hip Hop as an
Identity

Time Travel in the Media

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 11:46am
Joan Ormrod, Manchester Metropolitan University

CfP: Time Travel in the Media

We are currently seeking chapter proposals for the first collection of essay to address time travel across different media formats. The collection, to be be published by McFarland, will be edited by Joan Ormrod (Manchester Metropolitan University) and Matthew Jones (UCL).

The Alice Munro Symposium, 9-11 May 2014

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 10:17am
Department of English, University of Ottawa

THE ALICE MUNRO SYMPOSIUM
University of Ottawa, May 9-11, 2014
Call For Papers

[UPDATE] (Deadline: March 15; MLA 2014) Balkan Vulnerabilities in Contemporary Literature, Film, and Music

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 1:49am
Mihaela P. Harper, Program in Cultures, Civilizations, and Ideas, Bilkent University

Is Balkan "always the other" (Zizek), and for whom? How have Balkan self-consciousness and/or image altered, if at all, since 2000? Please send an abstract of 250 words by March 15.

Possible topics include:

--figures of Balkan in contemporary national and transnational literatures and film

--new genres of music that evoke and transform traditional Balkan motifs

--interactions between Balkan nations and the EU

--current economic dimensions of the term "Balkanization"

--contemporary political parameters of the term "Balkan"

--traditional Balkan literary tropes returned to or recast

Call for Papers - Network and Communication Technologie

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 1:05am
Network and Communication Technologie

Network and Communication Technologies is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal, published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. The journal publishes high-quality original research, applied, and educational articles in all areas of communications and network.

We are soliciting high-quality original papers in the following topics:
* Wireless system architectures
* Network protocols
* Network services
* Multimedia networking
* Network applications
* Security, authentication, and cryptography
* Signal processing techniques and tools
* Network operation and management
* Network design and performance evaluation
* Complex network models

Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference New Orleans 10/3/2013 - 10/5/2013

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Monday, March 11, 2013 - 10:44pm
South Central MLA - submission deadline: March 31, 2013

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 250-500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature. Proposals are welcome on the full range of Native American literature and criticism.
Submit abstract by March 31, 2013 to Jamie Korsmo at jkorsmo1@gsu.edu

South Central Modern Language Association's 70th Annual Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana

October 3-5, 2013

Conference theme: "Masking and Unmasking the Subject"

The 21st METU British Novelists Conference: The Bronte Sisters and Their Work 12-13 December 2013

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Monday, March 11, 2013 - 6:24pm
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

"The Bronte Sisters and Their Work" is the theme for this year's METU British Novelists Conference organized by the Department of Foreign Language Education in Middle East Technical University. The organizers invite proposals for 20-minute presentations on any aspect of the work of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte. Interdisciplinary and comparative approaches placing the work of the Bronte Sisters within contexts such as media, performance and adaptation studies are also welcome. Selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

Edited Collection: CINEPHILIA AND TEACHING (Abstract due: June 1, 2013)

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Monday, March 11, 2013 - 6:15pm
Rashna Wadia Richards (Rhodes College) and David T. Johnson (Salisbury University)

We invite contributions to CINEPHILIA AND TEACHING, an edited collection of essays clustered around ideas of cinephilia and pedagogy. While essays may explicitly interrogate connections between ciné-love and teaching, we envision a collection that explores both concepts broadly, creating a productive dialogue between cinephilia and education, a long-neglected relationship in Film Studies.

CFP: "Literature and Pornography" Special Issue, March 17, 2013

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Monday, March 11, 2013 - 6:02pm
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory

The dust may have begun to settle in the blogosphere, but E. L. James's Fifty Shades of Gray novels continue to dominate the bestseller list, impervious to the literary outrage that greeted their remarkable success. In the wake of this phenomenon, LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory invites essays on literary works that flirt with, dabble in, or wholly embrace the pornographic. We are interested in scholarly engagements with the history, theory, and politics of pornography, as well as studies of the popularity, reception, censorship, and "literariness" of texts considered pornographic.

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