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Atlantic Studies (Routledge)--Call for Editors/Appointment of New Editors

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 9:27pm
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Atlantic Studies Journal

Atlantic Studies (Routledge)--Appointment of New Editors

The Routledge periodical Atlantic Studies wishes to recruit a new team of editors. Atlantic Studies is a multi-disciplinary quarterly that publishes cutting edge research in literature, history, and cultural studies. It publishes 25 articles per annum and has widespread library and individual subscriptions. The journal examines the Atlantic as a conceptual, historical, and cultural space.

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is accepting submissions for its third edition

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 9:15pm
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Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is
accepting submissions for its third edition. We are seeking
original scholarly research as well as book and film reviews.
Edge is a peer-reviewed, open access, interdisciplinary graduate
student journal. The journal is published annually under the
direction of graduate students in the German and Scandinavian
Studies program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst with
the support of the W.E.B.DuBois Library.

UNC Wilmington Graduate English Conference April 21, 2012

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 7:47pm
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UNCW Graduate English Association
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University of North Carolina Wilmington Graduate English Association
Call for Papers: "Great Textations: Celebrating English Scholarship"
Date: April 21, 2012 from 10 AM – 6 PM
Location: University of North Carolina Wilmington, Morton Hall
Submission Deadline: February 27, 2012

"The Violence of the Image," April 26-27, 2012

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 6:56pm
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Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo

"The Violence of the Image," Second Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference, State University of New York at Buffalo

Although the tradition of thinking about the image in philosophy and aesthetics goes all the way back to Plato and Aristotle there have recently been numerous critical approaches that depart from this tradition and envision the image as neither a copy of a copy nor as an ideological formation. The Graduate Conference "The Violence of the Image" seeks to further these new insights into the nature of the image.

CFP Update: Small Cinemas: Promotion and Reception, Deadline February 1, 2012

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 6:28pm
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Center for Eastern European Film and Media Studies, West University of Timisoara, Romania
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Small Cinemas: Promotion and Reception
Timisoara, Romania, 1-3 June 2012
Organizing Institution: Center for Eastern European Film and Media Studies, West University of Timisoara, Romania, contact email: ceefms@gmail.com

Plenary Speakers: Dina Iordanova, Professor of Film Studies and Provost, St. Leonard's College, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK; Janina Falkowska, Professor of Film Studies, University of Western Ontario, Canada.
Deadline: February 1, 2012
Website: http://www.ceefms.polsci.uvt.ro/scc/

Call For Submissions: Chapbook Publishers Looking for Manuscripts

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 4:47pm
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Wormwood Chapbooks
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JFoster.Editor@gmail.com
Wormwood Chapbooks, an off-shoot of A Few Lines Magazine, is now taking in submissions for chapbook manuscripts. We have two different types of chapbooks: poetry books and prose-poetry/flash fiction collections.

For poetry chapbooks, please send us - in a single document (.doc) - 10 to 20 poems, previously published or unpublished. For prose-poetry/flash fiction collections, please send us - in a single document (.doc) - 8 to 15 pieces, previous published or unpublished.

For full details, please carefully read the instructions listed on this link:

www.wormwoodchapbooks.org

Between History and Personal Narrative: East-European Women's Stories of Migration in the New Millennium

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 4:08pm
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University of Bucharest

CFP: Between History and Personal Narrative: East-European Women's Stories of Migration in the New Millennium (International Conference)

University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
21-22 September, 2012

Invited speakers:

Jasmina Lukić
Department of Gender Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Silvia Schultermandl
Department of American Studies, University of Graz
Anca Gheauş
Department of Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam

HISTORICAL FUTURES: new directions in early modern historicism [deadline extended]

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 3:09pm
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CUNY Graduate Center Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group
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HISTORICAL FUTURES: new directions in early modern historicism

full name / name of organization:

CUNY Graduate Center Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group

contact email:

mplunkett@gc.cuny.edu

HISTORICAL FUTURES

17 February 2012 in New York City

CFP for NANO: New American Notes Online. Issue 2.1: Evaluation, Critique, Prizes, and Peer Review

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 12:20pm
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NANO: New American Notes Online

Issue 2.1: Evaluation, Critique, Prizes, and Peer Review

What are the best and newest methods for creating, evaluating, and disseminating scholarly and creative work? This question motivates the next issue of NANO. As digital formats help foster new ways to share and critique written and artistic work, as more people try to squeeze through the narrowing bottleneck of publishing and approval and jobs, something has to give, or at least change.

Literary London 2012: Representations of London in Literature (4-6 July 2012)

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 11:36am
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Hosted by: the Institute of English Studies, University of London; Organised by: The Literary London Society

Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers, comprised panels, and roundtable sessions, which consider any period or genre of literature about, set in, inspired by, or alluding to central and suburban London and its environs, from the city's roots in pre-Roman times to its imagined futures. While the main focus of the conference will be on literary texts, we actively encourage interdisciplinary contributions relating film, architecture, geography, theories of urban space, etc., to literary representations of London. Papers from postgraduate students are particularly welcome for consideration. While papers on all areas of literary London are welcomed, the conference theme in 2012 is 'Sports, Games, and Pastimes'. Topics that might be addressed are:

[Update] The Institution of Literature: 250 Years of English Studies and Cultural Transfer (30 August - 1 September 2012)

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 9:32am
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Department of British Literature and Culture / Department of English Didactics, Goettingen University

Keynote speakers: Susan Bassnett, Terry Eagleton, and Konrad Schröder.

2012 marks the 250th anniversary of the election of John Tompson as the first Professor of English at Goettingen University. His English Miscellanies was one of the first English publications ever in Germany, and was also the first anthology composed in an academic context for the purpose of the mediation of English literature and culture to German students of English. The Miscellanies was therefore an important watershed in the development of British-German literary and cultural transfer.

[Extended Deadline 16 February] Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 9:05am
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University of Edinburgh
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Deformity is traditionally sanitised and fitted into a structure of normality. The academy tends to obscure the complexity of the sensuous/sensual/sensed body of the deformed subject, and of the questions, anxieties, and denials which surround deformity when it is located within a continuum of sense.

The Politics of Critique

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 6:20am
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Critical Studies Research Group (CSRG), School of Humanities, University of Brighton

Call for Papers: The Politics of Critique
2nd Critical Studies Research Group Postgraduate Conference
Organised by the Critical Studies Research Group (CSRG)
18-19 July 2012, University of Brighton, UK

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