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

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 7:53pm
full name / name of organization: 
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
full name / name of organization: 
A Few Lines Magazine
contact email: 

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
full name / name of organization: 
The American University of Paris
contact email: 

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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
full name / name of organization: 
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
full name / name of organization: 
Hamlin Garland Society
contact email: 

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
full name / name of organization: 
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
full name / name of organization: 
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.

Horror Studies

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 10:44am
full name / name of organization: 
Steven Bruhm, Managing Editor, Horror Studies
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Horror Studies serves the international academic community in the humanities and specifically those scholars interested in horror. Exclusively examining horror, this journal provides interested professionals with an opportunity to read outstanding scholarship from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including work conceived as interdisciplinary. By expanding the conversation to include specialists concerned with diverse historical periods, varied geography, and a wide variety of expressive media, this journal will inform and stimulate anyone interested in a wider and deeper understanding of horror.

The Archaeology of Slavery: Toward a Comparative Global Framework, March 30-31, 2012

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 10:01am
full name / name of organization: 
Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
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This is the first and final call for papers for the 2012 CAI Visiting Scholar Conference at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Abstract submission is open to all who are interested, and early career scholars are encouraged to apply. Abstract submissions are due December 5, 2011.

The goals of the 2012 Visiting Scholar Conference are (1) to develop an interregional and cross-temporal framework of the archaeological interpretation of slavery and (2) to promote a diachronic approach to the topic, extending from before the moment of capture to beyond emancipation.

The Second International Conference on Digital Information and Communication Technology and its Applications (DICTAP2012)

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 9:27am
full name / name of organization: 
The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communicationsis
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The Second International Conference on Digital Information and Communication Technology and its Applications (DICTAP2012)
University of Thai Chamber of Commerce(UTCC), Bangkok, Thailand
May 16-18, 2012
http://www.sdiwc.net/thi/

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The proposed conference on the above theme will be held at University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce(UTCC), Bangkok, Thailand during the period of May 16-18, 2012. The DICTAP2012 aims to enable researchers build connections between different digital applications.

[Update] Call for Papers--Imaginatio et Ratio: A Journal of Theology and the Arts

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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 1:25am
full name / name of organization: 
Imaginatio et Ratio: A Journal of Theology and the Arts

Imaginatio et Ratio (www.imaginatioetratio.org) is a journal focusing on the arts and theology. Imaginatio et Ratio was started in the hopes that it could serve a growing community of artists and thinkers and strives to present accessible but high quality art, literature and theology/philosophy–as well as interviews and book, film, art and music reviews. The journal is published twice a year and is available in print and digital formats. We are currrently looking for submissions for our spring issue (March), but submissions are ongoing.

Submission Guidelines:

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