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DEADLINE EXTENSION: Film Studies SWPACA (2/15-18/2017)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 11:44am
Southwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Proposals are now being accepted until November 15, 2016 for the Film Studies Area at the 2017 SWPACA Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Feb. 15-18, 2017. We invite presentations on any topic within film studies including, but not limited to, film as art, film as culture, and film as industry. Critical essays that employ recognized research methodologies are particularly desired. Paper presentations should be no more than 20 minutes and should present an arguable thesis or develop a compelling question. The best papers will be those that generate a conversation.

Submit all proposals to http://conference2016.southwestpca.org/

Style and Genre in the Novels of James Fenimore Cooper

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:09am
Luis Iglesias / James Fenimore Cooper Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The James Fenimore Cooper Society will host two panels at the 28th annual American Literature Association conference, which will take place from May 25-28, 2017, in Boston, MA.

Panel 2: Style and Genre in James Fenimore Cooper’ novels

James Fenimore Cooper and American Women Writers

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:09am
Luis Iglesias, James Fenimore Cooper Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The James Fenimore Cooper Society will host two panels at the 28th annual American Literature Association conference, which will take place from May 25-28, 2017, in Boston, MA.

Panel 1: James Fenimore Cooper and American Women Writers

The American West

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:09am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

American West in Literature and Film

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

 

15-18 February 2017

Albuquerque, NM

 

Proposal submission deadline: 1 November 2016

 

Conference hotel:  

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

330 Tijeras Avenue Northwest

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: (505) 842-1234

 

Further conference details are available at southwestpca.org

 

SEARCH FOR EDITORS

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:05am
Multimeans Media International
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

 

Multimeans Media International announces the search for editors  of  new journals of Science and Humanities to be launched in January, 2017  by her Academic Publishing Unit. The Journals are fully open access journals, and will consider solicited and unsolicited submissions.

 

Editorial Scope

MMI journals will be a universal forum for the rapid publication of a broad range of research results, with emphasis on interdisciplinary research. Fully peer reviewed and held to the same high standards of rigour as traditional print journals. The new journals articles will  provide authoritative information on all fields of Science and The Arts and Humanities.

The Radical Midwest--ALA 2017, Boston

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:06am
The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Call for Papers

“The Radical Midwest”

Sponsored by The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

American Literature Association Annual Conference

May 25-28, 2017

Boston, MA

 

Ezra Pound, Philadelphia Genius, and Modern American Poetry

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:00am
Ezra Pound International Conference & University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 31**

Kislak Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, Sixth Floor
Monday, 19 June – Friday, 23 June, 2017
 

Thom Gunn: Transient and Resident

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:06am
University of California, Berkeley
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

CFP: Thom Gunn: Transient and Resident 

A symposium organised by Prof. Dr Stefania Michelucci (University of Genoa, Italy)

and Dr Michael Nott (University College Cork, Ireland)

Friday 2nd December 2016

Department of English, Hearst Field Annex, University of California, Berkeley

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Enchanted, Stereotyped, Civilized: Garden Narratives in Literature, Art and Film

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:06am
Feryal Cubukcu and Sabine Planka /Dokuz Eylul University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Enchanted, Stereotyped, Civilized: Garden Narratives in Literature, Art and Film
(essay collection)
Gardens have been a crucial part in mythology and literature. Throughout English
literature for example, the idea of a garden is a recurrent image; these images largely
stem from the story of the Garden of Eden which is found in the Genesis, the first book of
the Bible. Gardens reveal the relationship between culture and nature – the garden can
be seen as civilized and ‘shaped’ and therefore domesticated nature –, in the vast library
of garden literature few books focus on what the garden means – on the ecology of
garden as idea, place, and action. Our volume will discuss the topic of the garden in

Aesthetic Studies in Education and Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:06am
Feryal Cubukcu/Dokuz Eylul University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

In the ancient Greek education  there was a focus on art education such as musical education and drama education. This primary art education is the rudiment of aesthetic education. It aims at leading students to be self-regulated and be able to get rid of all faults. Plato believes that students would get the habit to love the beautiful thing and integrate it with their mind unknowingly and prevent  the influence from the evil, the debauchery, the contemptibility, and the obscenity. Plato thinks that the best education is music education, for music is to look for the beauty and the good in heart and the person with good music education is smart to find out which the ugly is and which the beautiful is.

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