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Jewish Literature and Culture, October 2012, submission deadline April 22

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 2:07am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

This panel will explore the richness and complexity of the Jewish
experience across the globe and through the centuries.

The panel welcomes papers that examine Jewish literature, film, and other forms of cultural production, and that take up questions of identity, race, class, religion and secularism, migration, gender and sexuality, humor, politics, and aesthetics, among others, through the multiple lenses of Jewish experience.

To submit an abstract please use the submission manager at http://www.pamla.org/2012/

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT (5/31/2012)

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 1:52am
The AnaChronisT

The AnaChronisT 17 (2012) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2012/3. Papers are to be sent to The AnaChronisT (Department of English Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, H–1088 Budapest, Rákóczi út 5.) by Thursday, 31 May 2012.

The AnaChronisT http://seas3.elte.hu/anachronist/ welcomes submissions by graduate and doctoral students as well as academics. The requirements of application are as follows:

- one hard copy of the essay sent to the above address;

"Social Justice: Voices from the Past and Beyond" --- deadline July 1, 2012

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 9:48pm
"Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity"

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our fall 2012 issue. The theme for this issue is "Social Justice: Voices from the Past and Beyond," and the deadline is July 1, 2012. We publish academic essays from any discipline, poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, book reviews and original artworks (we print in black and white) that explore cultural diversity. Making Connections is a national journal published by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative.

Experimental Fiction -- new work or critical essays/reviews

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 6:54pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

For interested writers/teachers/grad students: the techniques, motivations, and other deviations from what is considered mainstream literary fiction will be closely examined in order to consider both potential advancements and shortcomings in the genre. Proposals of both experimental works and critical examinations of experimental works are welcome.

http://www.pamla.org/2012/topics/experimental-fiction
PAMLA 2012
October 20-22, Seattle University

SAMLA 2012: Victorian Conviviality (abstracts due May 20)

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 5:07pm
Hugh Davis / South Atlantic Modern Language Association

This panel invites proposals relating to the representation of conviviality in Victorian literature. Topics may include but are not limited to discussions of food and drink; friendship; pub culture; connoisseurship; societies such as the Cannibal Club; group travel and leisure activities; sports and athleticism; public celebrations; lectures and debates; Christmas and other religious holidays; town parks; seaside excursions; and societies for mental improvement. SAMLA will be held November 9-11, 2012, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center at Research Triangle Park in Durham, North Carolina. By May 20, 2012, please submit 250-word abstracts to Hugh Davis, Piedmont College, at hdavis@piedmont.edu.

PAMLA Session on Travel and Literature. Seattle University, Oct 19-21, 2012. Deadline: Apr 22, 2012.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 3:18pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

We are seeking exceptional papers for the standing session on Travel and Literature at the 110th annual meeting of the PAMLA conference at Seattle University from October 19 to 21, 2012.

This session is open to papers addressing all aspects of travel and literature, and papers that address this year's conference theme, "Migration, Immigration, and Movement," are particularly welcome.

Please submit your proposal online before April 22 at http://www.pamla.org/2012/proposals.

For questions, please contact the Travel and Literature presiding officer at jkeys@csusb.edu

Jewish Literature and Culture, October 2012, submission deadline April 22

updated: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 2:57pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

This panel will explore the richness and complexity of the Jewish
experience across the globe and through the centuries.

The panel welcomes papers that examine Jewish literature, film, and other forms of cultural production, and that take up questions of identity, race, class, religion and secularism, migration, gender and sexuality, humor, politics, and aesthetics, among others, through the multiple lenses of Jewish experience.

To submit an abstract please use PAMLA's online proposal system. http://www.pamla.org/2012/

4th World Conference on Remedies to Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 2:49pm
Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice

Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice
University of Minnesota
CONFERENCE ANNOUCEMENT AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
The Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, USA, will host its Fourth World Conference on Remedies to Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality, October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Minnesota. Previous World Conferences on Remedies to Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality were held in South Australia, Durban, South Africa and Minneapolis. Topics of interest for this year's conference include:
•The effectiveness of alternative approaches to remedying intra-group vs. intergroup inequality;

Print Culture and Colonialism (SHARP Affiliate Session, SAMLA 2012)

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 2:45pm
Melissa Makala

Papers are invited for the inaugural Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP) affiliate session at the 2012 SAMLA Convention. In keeping with this year's theme of "Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile," this session seeks topics dealing with the relationship between print culture and colonies. Papers which examine print culture from a variety of historical periods, geographic regions, and colonial/imperialist perspectives are welcomed.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

Memsahib Memoirs: Women Writing the Raj (SAMLA 2012)

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 2:36pm
Melissa Makala

Women occupied a unique social space in colonial India. Unlike British men, they did not make political decisions, build roads and bridges, or serve in the army. They were instead expected to manage the household and support their husbands in whatever way was needed to contribute to the maintenance of a smoothly-working imperial project. However, there were many British "memsahibs" who took their observations of empire a step further.

PAMLA 2012 CFP - October 19-21 at Seattle University

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 1:53pm
Luz Elizabeth Lara - University of Utah

There are over 120 approved session topics for this year's conference, to be held October 19-21 at Seattle University. All proposals must be submitted online through the PAMLA 2012 website by midnight, April 22, 2012. Presiding Officers will inform submitters whether their papers are accepted or declined between April 23 and May 15.

For complete guidelines and further details about the venue, please visit www.pamla.org/2012

PAMLA: Panel CFP: Indigenous Literatures and Cultures

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 1:42pm
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

The 110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will be held October 19-21 in Seattle, Washington. The theme for this year's forum and many of our special sessions is "Migration, Immigration, and Movement."

Science Fiction Cinema Panel, Deadline: April 22nd, 2012

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 1:33pm
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association

Call For Papers: PAMLA 2012, Science Fiction Cinema

Seattle University, October 19-21 - 110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association.

Science Fiction Cinema

This panel will examine Science Fiction Cinema from various theoretical, historical, and aesthetic contexts. Paper topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

[UPDATE] PAMLA Conference: Seattle University (April 22 paper proposal deadline; October 19-21 conference

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 11:45am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

The 2012 PAMLA Conference at Seattle University (October 19-21, 2012) has over 130 approved sessions. This year's conference special theme is "Migration, Immigration, and Movement," with many special sessions and addresses focusing on the theme (papers not focused on the theme are also welcome). Our Creative Artist Spotlight Speaker for the conference is award-winning author Sandra Cisneros. Our Plenary Speaker is José David Saldívar of Stanford University. For more information about the conference, or to submit a paper proposal, please go to: http://www.pamla.org/2012/

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for CWWA-FWSA conference

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 10:02am
The Feminist and Women's Studies Association/The Contemporary Women's Writing Association

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity?
Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012
The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Mary Eagleton (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University)
Professor Mary Evans (Gender Institute, London School of Economics and
Political Science)

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