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Call For Submissions: Internationally Read Magazine Publishing Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Stories, and Creative Non-Fiction

Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 10:53pm
A Few Lines Magazine

A Few Lines Magazine is currently accepting submissions for its fourth issue, which is slated to come out in March or April. Our publication is growing rapidly, and our readership is larger than ever.

We accept submissions of poetry, flash fiction, fiction, and creative non-fiction. We read on a daily basis, so please feel free to submit at any time.

We're in the process of printing our second issue, and the electronic edition of our third issue is scheduled to release on the 7th of December. Please feel free to flip through the pages of our past publications to get a sense of what we publish. We are not partial to any sort of aesthetic per se; we simply aim to publish literature.


Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 8:15pm
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini/Università degli Studi di Salerno

International Conference

Fisciano-Salerno, Campus Universitario and Fondazione Filiberto Menna
26-28 SEPTEMBER 2012

Organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca/Pistoia
Università degli Studi di Salerno - DISPAC

In association with
Observatoire interdisciplinaire de création et de recherche en musique (Montréal)
Fondazione Marino Marini (Pistoia)
Fondazione Filiberto Menna (Salerno)

CFP: Women, Myth, and Art (Special Issue) [Deadline: 15 March 2012]

Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 2:15pm

Femspec, an interdisciplinary journal dedicated to challenging gender through speculative means in any genre, announces a call for material on women, myth, and art.

Do you use myth in your creative writing in any genre, or art? Do you write about women artists and writers who do so? Do you critique or contribute to the growing body of feminist myth scholarship exploring what the ancient mythic archetypes such as these can contribute to women in the modern world?

We are looking for publishable critical and creative material that explores women's reclamation of myth from our own and other cultures, plus the creation and use of new myth.

CFP: Speculative Dimensions of Divination [Deadline: Feb. 15 2012]

Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 2:11pm

Femspec (a peer reviewed journal dedicated to critical and creative works that challenge gender through speculative means in a variety of genres) is seeking submissions on speculative aspects of divination through any means including Tarot – particularly representations of Tarot and other readings in film, speculative literature, art, poetry, and popular culture.

CFP: "Kick *ss" Moms: Mothering and Reproduction in SF [Deadline: Dec. 15 2011]

Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 2:06pm

Femspec is an interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to sf, fantasy, magical realism, surrealism, myth, folklore, and other supernatural genres. We have been in print since 1999 and boast of an advisory board that includes Suzie Charnas, Pamela Sargeant, and Samuel Delany. We are currently seeking submissions for a special issue or themed section dedicated to women who balance the worlds of adventurer and caregiver, with a focus on mothering and reproduction in sf.

"Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism," Graduate Student Conference, Rutgers – New Brunswick on March 23, 2012.

Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 10:44am
Mark DiGiacomo / Rutgers Modernist Studies Group

The Rutgers University Modernist Studies Group and the Americanist Colloquium announce "Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism," a transatlantic and interdisciplinary graduate student conference. This day-long event will take place at Rutgers – New Brunswick on March 23, 2012. Christopher Reed, Professor of English and Visual Studies at Penn State, will deliver the keynote lecture, "Bachelor Japanists."

"Re-presenting Memory" - Graduate Student Conference - Submission Deadline: December 25, 2011

Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 7:26am
Istanbul University / Department of American Culture and Literature

International Graduate Student Conference
Call for Papers - "Re-presenting Memory"

"Re-presenting Memory" is the fourth of a series of graduate conferences, organized annually by the Department of American Culture and Literature at Istanbul University. It is part of the "Literature and ..." conferences, the aim of which is to establish an intellectual platform for the discussion of literature in relation to other systems of signification and representation including the cultural, social, political, historical and so on.

[REMINDER] Performing Research: Creative Exchanges (Deadline - 15/10/2011)

Friday, November 4, 2011 - 6:41pm
Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London

Performing Research: Creative Exchanges

Central School of Speech and Drama Postgraduate Conference

19th and 20th January 2012

The postgraduate community of the Central School of Speech & Drama invites proposals for papers, provocations and performance lectures for their January conference, Performing Research: Creative Exchanges. Engaging with a wide variety of research areas in theatre and performance, we welcome submissions from postgraduate students, established scholars and independent researchers.

Prospective Themes include, but are not limited to, the following...

CFP- Sports Area, SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb 8 - 11, 2012

Friday, November 4, 2011 - 4:39pm
Andrew Harrington, Sports Area Chair

Call for Papers

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations 33rd Annual Conference celebrating "Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context"

February 8 - 11, 2012
being held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
located in downtown Albuquerque, NM

The new Sports Area of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association annual conference is now accepting abstracts for individual presentations and pre-constituted panels. Submissions on any topics dealing with sports and popular culture/American culture are welcomed, but papers relating the topic of sports to this 2012's conference theme, "Foods & Culture(s) in a Global Context," are particularly welcomed.

The Medieval in New Age and Neopagan Movements

Friday, November 4, 2011 - 4:05pm
Call for submissions: Edited collection

We welcome contributions to a collection of essays tentatively entitled "Intuiting the Past: New Age and Neopagan Medievalisms." Scholars of Religious Studies, Gender Studies, Art History, Music History, and Cultural Studies, as well as historians and literary critics, are particularly encouraged to contribute.

Topics may include but need not be limited to:
Appropriations of Kabbalah
Medievalism and Tarot
Hildegard of Bingen and New Age music
Neopagan and New Age Pilgrimage
Grails and femininity
Quests and masculinity
Apocalyptic visions
Christian mystics in New Age contexts
Herbal and "alternative" healing

Hispanic Culture Review - Call for papers (December 20, 2011)

Friday, November 4, 2011 - 3:43pm
George Mason University/Hispanic Culture Review

Hispanic Culture Review is a scholarly journal that publishes narratives, reviews, essays, poetry, drama, and visual art, related to the Hispanic world at George Mason University. The journal covers a variety of topics related to the world of Hispanic culture, literature, linguistics and art. This year we are celebrating 21 years of promoting Hispanic culture.

The journal welcomes original submissions written in either Spanish or English.

Acceptable length of submissions:

Essays, including footnotes: 3,000 words
Narratives: 2,500 words
Reviews: 1,000 words
Poetry: 50 lines
Visual Art: JPEG format

Submission deadline: December 20th 2011

[UPDATE] "Forms of Exile" (ACLA Seminar, 11/15/11, 3/29/12-4/1/12) @ Brown University, Providence, RI

Friday, November 4, 2011 - 2:29pm
Ian Butcher / Duquesne University; Rachel Luckenbill / Duquesne University

A number of eminent scholars and writers have underscored the perils of romanticising exile, Edward Said and George Steiner among them. This panel will critically revisit (though not necessarily reject) the idea that exile is a liberating, illuminating, and enriching experience. But what can be lost in scholarly engagements with exile are the violence, displacement, pain, and severance that accompany it, which is to say the "catastrophe" of exilic experience. This panel invites papers that explore the complexities and paradoxes produced by exile, namely the tension between exile as catastrophic and exile as empowering. The panel seeks papers that engage "postcolonial" fiction, which does not strictly mean fiction from postcolonial countries.