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CFP 31/10/2011: THEMED ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL LIFE WRITING

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Monday, October 3, 2011 - 6:07am
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LIFE WRITING
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Life Writing

A themed issue of the journal LIFE WRITING will be entitled 'Women's Life Writing and Diaspora'. Contributors are asked to focus on the postcolonial contexts of women's life writing, examining women's life writing in relation to recent articulations of postcolonial/feminist and diasporic theory. Articles should demonstrate some engagement with issues in the field of auto/biographical study and a critical examination or extension of current auto/biographical theory.

Deadline for submission: 31st October 2011

The journal will be published in 2012 as Volume 9, Issue 4.

Submissions to: j.ramone@newman.ac.uk

The Sensory Suburb: 9 December 2011

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Monday, October 3, 2011 - 4:53am
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The Suburban Cultures Interdisciplinary Reseach Network

The Suburban Cultures Interdisciplinary Research Network aims to further the scholarly, professional and public understanding of the cultures of the modern suburbs through international and interdisciplinary research.

[Update-]:Hierarchical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism and their Representation (Deadline Extended...)

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Monday, October 3, 2011 - 12:38am
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Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
www.rupkatha.com, ISSN 0975-2935

Theme: Hierarchical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism and their Representations

Editors
Tirtha Prasad Mukhopadhyay (Editorial)
Reynaldo Thompson (Latin American Section and Creative Section)
Tarun Tapas Mukherjee (Asian Section)

Double stories – Double lives: Reflecting on Textual Objects in the Pre-Print world Yale University, 13-15 April 2012

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 10:54pm
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Niv Allon, Julia Hsieh / Yale University

The physical aspects of texts – their existence as textual artifacts – may assume a particular prominence that is independent even from the contents of the texts themselves. Circulated and contextualized as objects, texts and inscriptions may impart dual meanings, which may either be complementary or contradictory. As such, manuscripts, inscribed amulets, ornamental objects, and similar artifacts draw complex 'biographies' as the attention alternates between the artifact's textuality and materiality. The biographies of these artifacts invite a variety of interpretive and analytical models, the application of which is dependent on the different degrees of distinction
and integration between the two aspects.

CFP: IJAPS themed issue: "Music and Performance in Asia"

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 10:20pm
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Joshua Paul Dale/Tokyo Gakugei University
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The International Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies (IJAPS), an electronic journal published by Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Press, is looking for articles for an issue on the theme: "Music and Performance in Asia."

The journal is a scholarly, multidisciplinary, internationally refereed publication focusing primarily on Asia (West, South, Southeast and East), Australasia and the Pacific Rim regions of the Americas (North, Central and South).

The publication date of this themed issue will either be January 2013 or July 2013. At this point, we're especially interested in papers on Japan, China or Korea.

[UPDATE] Australasian and Commonwealth Bildungsromans (NeMLA 3/15-18; 10/10)

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 7:53pm
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Elizabeth Abele / NeMLA
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The panel welcomes proposals that examine Australian, New Zealand and other Commonweath Bildungsromans. What are the differences between bildungsromans published at the beginning of the 20th century and bildungsromans published later? How do aboriginal authors employ the genre? What is the role of post-colonial and postmodern studies on Commonwealth bildungsromans? Though preference is given to Australasian literatures, Canadian and South African are also welcome. E-mail 250-400 word abstracts in body of email to Elizabeth Abele . Deadline extended to Oct. 10.

CFP: Internationally Read Print Magazine Publishing Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Stories, and Creative Non-Fiction

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 6:26pm
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A Few Lines Magazine
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Hello,

A Few Lines Magazine is an internationally read literary magazine (both online and in print) which actively seeks to publish the best that the literary world has to offer. We are always looking for poetry, flash fiction, short stories, creative non-fiction, and artwork. We generally take about 1-2 months to respond; however, we try to respond to all submissions as quickly as possible. We just completed our second issue and are currently working on our third. For submission details, go to www.afewlinesmagazine.com

Call for Submissions: Poetry, Fiction, Translations, Creative Nonfiction, Graphic Short Stories, Book Reviews, etc.

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 5:15pm
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ĕm: A Review of Text and Image
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ĕm: A Review of Text and Image invites submissions of poetry, translations, fiction, creative nonfiction, lyric essays, graphic short stories and essays, comic strips, photographs, paintings, miscellaneous artwork, interviews, and book reviews for its inaugural issue.

ĕm will be available on the Kindle, iPad, Nook, etc. Visit our website for submission guidelines: www.em-review.com. For more information, please contact the editors at editor@em-review.com.

CFP: Digital Legacies of the Avant-Garde Conference (Paris, 14 April 2012)

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 4:49pm
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The American University of Paris
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In what ways has the formation, development and critique of today's digital environments been shaped by the concepts and practices of the avant-garde? This international conference held at The American University of Paris considers the question by exploring the potential avant-garde and modernist genealogies of contemporary digital culture.

Topics may include:

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 8-11, 2012

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 4:02pm
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Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference
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Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
330 Tijeras Ave. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102 USA
Phone: 1-505-842-1234
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2011

Conference Website: (updated regularly)

Panels now forming for presentations on the films and career of Alfred Hitchcock. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations.

Hamlin Garland Society Panel at ALA, May 24-27, 2012; deadline: Jan. 16, 2012

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 2:11pm
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Hamlin Garland Society
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The Hamlin Garland Society will sponsor one panel at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco on May 24-27, 2012.

Papers are invited on any topic concerning Garland or his work.
Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes.

Please send abstracts (250-350 words) to the program chair by 16 January 2012. Email submissions are preferred.

Keith Newlin
Department of English
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5947
newlink@uncw.edu
http://www.uncw.edu/garland/

CORRECTION TO PROPOSAL DEADLINE: ON EXILE AND ITS VARIATIONS, CEA-CC SPRING 2012 CONFERENCE

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 1:58pm
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COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)

On Exile and Its Variations, CEA-CC Spring 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012, University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

PLEASE NOTE: A CORRECTION HAS BEEN MADE TO THE CALL'S ABSTRACT DEADLINE: PROPOSALS DUE DECEMBER 12, 2011.

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2012 annual conference.

Edited Collection "Because My Story Matters: Struggle and Success on Higher Education's Frontlines" (Abstracts due 11.30.11)

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 1:26pm
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Susan Bernadzikowski and Jennifer Levi/Cecil College

We are interested in what it takes for students to succeed in college—what must be balanced, what must be sacrificed, what must be overcome. We think that students, their parents, educators, administrators, and policy makers need this information, too.

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