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[UPDATE] The Atrium

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 2:43pm
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices

THE ATRIUM: A Journal of Academic Community Voices, is a publication of the English and Communications Department of Ivy Tech Community College's Northwest Region, and is the only academic journal of the college. The Atrium invites and encourages academic discourse across the disciplines in two- and four-year colleges and universities. We seek innovative, creative, and critical articles, including classroom best practices, research-based articles, book and website reviews, short narratives, as well as limited fiction, poetry, and .jpg artwork. We do not accept previously-published material, theses, or dissertations. Research should follow through into practice in the classroom.

New Approaches to Teaching the Surveys

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 2:02pm
Special Session Proposal for MLA 2013

Innovative approaches to teaching British and American literature survey courses. Seeking practical, tested strategies for new ways to frame and manage the surveys. 250-word abstracts by 1 March 2012; James Lang ( and John Staunton (

III UbiMus - deadline: April 4

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 1:55pm
Ubiquitous Music Group (g-ubimus) -

III UbiMus: Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing for Education and Creative Industries

The Third Workshop on Ubiquitous Music will take place at the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of São Paulo (IME-USP), from 4th - 6th of May 2012. Researchers dealing with sonic and musical applications of information technology are invited to share proposals, initial results and complete research projects.

Full papers will be published in the Journal Cadernos de Informática (ISSN 1519-132X).

Visual Culture and Race

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 1:20pm
Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States

Submissions are invited for a special issue of MELUS on visual culture and race. Many excellent studies have examined representations of race in recent decades. This special issue seeks to build on that important work, but also to shift focus in order to consider not only what race "looks like," not only how race has been inscribed in images, but also how looking and seeing are racialized practices. The special issue will posit an understanding of visual culture as a theater of racialized looking and performance, in which subjects claim the right to look, seek the gaze in order to be seen, refuse to look, or refuse to be seen.

"Modernist Spectacles of Destruction"; March 26, 2012; MSA annual conference, Oct. 18 - 21, 2012

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 12:25pm
Mark Hussey and Brenda Helt

Much of modernist art and writing features or reflects on images of destruction, those of war and mass violence being primary among these. As advances in film, radio, and photography made it possible to bring representations of such destruction home to viewers, listeners, and readers, questions of the ethical use of these spectacles as aesthetic commodities arose, and these dilemmas were often foregrounded in modernist work/art. We seek a third panelist for a panel focused on the ethics and aesthetics of modernist depictions of destruction, whether written or visual, poetic, narrative, musical, or performative.

Victorian Networks - Submission Deadline March 1, 2012

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 12:24pm
North American Victorian Studies Association

The North American Victorian Studies Association Conference for 2012, in Madison, Wisconsin, September 27-30, invites papers on the theme of networks. Keynotes include Amanda Anderson, Adam Phillips, and a visual networks panel with Caroline Arscott, Tim Barringer, Julie Codell, and Mary Roberts. Participants will also be able to sign up for networks seminars of 15 presenters of precirculated 5-page position papers on the topic.

[REMINDER] "Literature and the Philosophy of Technology" Special Session MLA Boston 2013 (March 1, 2012)

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 10:28am
Jessica Kuskey

Please consider this CFP for a Special Session for MLA 2013, Boston:

"Literature and the Philosophy of Technology"

Approaches to literature drawing from philosophy of technology or critical theory of technology. Literary critical responses or challenges to theories of technology.

Submission requirements:
400-word proposal; brief bio

Deadline for submissions:
1 March 2012

Contact person information:
Jessica Kuskey (

* All special sessions are subject to MLA approval.

Digital Culture and Environmental Practice

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 9:40am
MLA Convention 2013, Boston

This session invites projects and proposals that consider intersections between digital poetics and environmental practice, both construed broadly, as well as the implications of such connections. Email Lisa Swanstrom at swanstro at gmail dot com with 500 word abstracts and/or questions.

Fresh Submission Invited-IJAET2012

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 7:18am
International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology

IJAET is an online, open access, bimonthly peer-reviewed, international journal which publishes original innovative research works, reviews and case reports dealing with engineering and relevant fields. The journal allows free access to its contents, which is likely to attract more readers and citations to published articles.

It is a great pleasure to invite you to contribute your best knowledge and research. Your contribution will help us to establish a high standard.
The journal covers all areas of computer science, electronics engg., mechanical engg., information technology, electrical engg., and many more.

For author's convenience, we strongly follow the following steps:

Transmission, Translation and Dissemination in the European Middle Ages, 1000-1500

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 5:15am
Forum for Medieval & Renaissance Studies in Ireland

Transmission, Translation and Dissemination in the European Middle Ages, 1000–1500 AD, is an interdisciplinary, international, two-day conference to be held at University College Cork on 28– 29 September 2012.

This conference will explore the issues of textual transmission and the movement of ideas across medieval Europe. Indeed, going beyond consideration of literary texts alone, the scope of discussions will include the transmission of images, music, scientific learning, and related areas.

Keynote addresses will be given by Dr Caoimhín Breatnach, School of Irish, Celtic Studies, Irish Folklore and Linguistics, University College Dublin and Dr Anthony Lappin, School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, University of Manchester.

Call For Submissions: Chapbook Publishers Looking for Manuscripts

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 12:49am
Wormwood Chapbooks


Wormwood Chapbooks is now seeking chapbook manuscripts for publication. We publish both poetry and short story collections; for full details, please consult our submishmash, which can be found by following the link under the "submit" tab on our website:

Please read the instructions carefully before submitting to Wormwood; also, please send all manuscripts via submishmash - not through e-mail.

Our reading time varies, but we try to read manuscripts within three months of the original submission date. Please do not inquire about the status of your submitted manuscripts unless 90 days have passed.

Call for Submissions: Electronic & Print Journal Looking for Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 12:47am
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 fourth issue is scheduled to release sometime within the next few months. 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.

Popular Women's Fiction in the 18th and 19th Centuries (3/1/12; RMMLA, 10/11-10/13)

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 8:02pm
Jeremy Hurley / Rocky Mountain Modern Languages Association

Inviting papers (15-20 minutes) for the Popular Women's Fiction in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries session of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association conference, Oct. 11-13, 2012, in Boulder, Colorado.

The session generally accepts papers over American and British women's fiction of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Papers on all genres will be considered as long as the work being analyzed falls within the framework of "popular" literature.

Cultural Studies Association of Australasia annual conference Dec 4th-6th 2012

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 6:37pm
University of Sydney

Cultural Studies Association of Australasia annual conference 2012, Dec 4th-6th (pre-fix pre-conference Dec 3rd)

Hosted by the Department of Gender & Cultural Studies, University of Sydney

'Materialities: Economies, Empiricism, & Things'

Call for Papers