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[UPDATE] Emotional Geographies: Gender, Affect, and Urban Space in Post-1945 Translocal Literary and Visual Texts

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Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 6:02am
Gender, Translocality and the City Research Group, University of Debrecen, Hungary

Call for Papers

Emotional Geographies: Gender, Affect, and Urban Space in Post-1945 Translocal Literary and Visual Texts

Edited volume
Editors:
Ágnes Györke, Senior Lecturer, University of Debrecen, Department of British Studies
Imola Bülgözdi, Senior Lecturer, University of Debrecen, North American Department

UPDATE

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 7:30pm
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]

HERA
Call for Papers
Humanities Education and Research Association
Annual Conference, 23-26 March
New Orleans, LA

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Issue 5 "Scum and Villainy"

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 4:14pm
Word Hoard interdisciplinary graduate journal

Word Hoard is soliciting articles, essays, interviews, short fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and other publishable works on the theme of "Scum and Villainy" for our fifth issue. (Please find our previous issues at http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/wordhoard). We believe both "scum" and "villainy" have social, ethical, and epistemological implications reaching far beyond literary and popular tropes, and thus far beyond the lush taxonomy of opportunistic or conniving archetypes (e.g., muggers, grifters, the debased; psychopaths, traitors, the corrupt). Characterizations of "scum" or "villainy" interest us far more than literary characters as "scum" or "villains."

[UPDATE] CONTEMPORARY POETRY: THINKING AND FEELING, MAY 20th-22nd 2016: EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 2:29pm
Plymouth University, UK

This conference is dedicated to exploring the interplay and divide between thinking and feeling in poetry. In what ways might poetry embody a process of thinking? What's the role of emotion in recent poetry? Can thinking be divided from feeling? Does a poetry of the head preclude a poetry of affect, and vice versa? Are these the terms of competing antagonisms or productive dialogues? What's the relationship between the intellect and affect?

CFP - 47th Mythopoeic Conference, "Faces of Mythology: Ancient, Medieval, Modern," San Antonio, TX Aug. 5-8, 2016

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 12:53pm
Mythopoeic Society

Mythcon 47, Omni Colonnade, San Antonio, TX. Guests of Honor: Midori Snyder (author) and Andrew Lazo (scholar). http://mythcon.org. Inspired by the 60th anniversary of C.S. Lewis's Till We Have Faces and The Last Battle, this year's theme focuses on the mythology that has shaped and "given faces" to so many of our beloved characters, ranging from the myths of the Ancient Greeks to the legends of the Middle Ages and even to the modern mythology of the American Southwest. Similarly, this mythological influence is also evident in the works of many of our favorite mythopoeic authors, from J.R.R. Tolkien to J.K. Rowling, from Ursula K. Le Guin to Alan Garner, and many, many more.

Call For Editors

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 12:43pm
Watchung Review supported by the New Jersey College English Association

The NJCEA is seeking scholars interested in serving on their advisory board as and as editors for their open-source academic and creative journal the Watchung Review. Watchung Review is a peer-reviewed journal focused on current trends and cutting edge literary writing and research including work on rhetoric and composition as well as digital humanities. The journal aims to foster opportunities for scholars and practitioners to engage in disciplinary conversations critical to the advancement of the humanities by promoting the critical nexus of literature, writing theory, pedagogy and technology. Watchung Review is supported by the New Jersey College English Association. These are volunteer positions.

Jack London Society Panels for American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016 San Francisco, CA

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 11:09am
The Jack London Society

Call for Papers
Jack London Society
http://jacklondonsociety.org/
American Literature Association's
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA

Paper submissions are invited for the Jack London Society panels at the American Literature Association's 27th Annual Conference (Hyatt Regency San Francisco on May 26-29, 2016). Papers may address any aspect of Jack London studies. Send a 250-word abstract for a twenty-minute presentation to Kenneth Brandt at kbrandt@scad.edu by January 20, 2015. Include a brief biographical sketch and any AV equipment needs.

Disquiet: An Interdisciplinary Conference

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 10:51am
University of St. Thomas Graduate English and Art History Departments

Call for Papers
Disquiet: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
University of St. Thomas, April 29, 2016

Displacement 2016 NYU Conference CFP

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 10:48am
NYU Graduate Student Cinema Studies Conference

March 4-5, 2016
The recent passing of Chantal Akerman dealt an irrecoverable blow to the history of cinema. For nearly the past half-century, Akerman continually produced provocative work that meditated on concepts of home, belonging, and identity, while consistently investigating these via contemporary formats and technologies. Her latest and final film, No Home Movie, found Akerman probing these issues anew; reconciling distances through the use of Skype, developing her self-understanding through conversations with her mother, amongst others. This conference, designed to celebrate Akerman's memory, focuses on one of her most consistent and deeply examined themes: displacement.

Time and Timelessness: Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 10:02am
Ray Browne Conference for Cultural and Critical Studies

Time and Timelessness:
Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
April 1-3, 2016
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH

"Memory is a stopgap for humans, for whom time flies and what is passed is passed."
Umberto Eco
The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana

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