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CFP: James Fenimore Cooper at ALA 2015

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Monday, November 3, 2014 - 10:18am
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James Fenimore Cooper Society
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Panel 1: Transnational Cooper
Chair: Lance Schachterle, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

UPDATE: New Deadline: November 9: Call for Papers: World Literature at CEA 2015

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Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 7:22pm
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College English Association

Call for Papers, CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One South Capital Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, 317-632-1234

Submission deadline: November 9, 2014 at http://cea-web.org/
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

Please see the submission instructions at http://cea-web.org/

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 11-14, 2015

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Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 1:38pm
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Southwest Popular/American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference
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Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
330 Tijeras Ave. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102 USA
Phone: 1-505-842-1234
Submission Deadline: November 15, 2014
Conference Website: (updated regularly)

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster in Culture (2/11-14, 2015 ; Abstract Due Nov 15) [Update]

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Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 12:45pm
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36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association in Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Deadline Extended to November 15th!

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster in Culture
Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
36th Annual Conference
Conference Theme: "Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular Culture"
February 11-14, 2015 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel

Our area now includes "dystopia"! The Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster in Culture Area is calling for papers about anything apocalyptic, dystopic, or disaster-related. This can be in movies, television, literature, graphic novels, or any other cultural examples of disaster, dystopia, or the end.

[UPDATE] "The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition"

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Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 12:19pm
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GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference
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The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference. This year's annual conference will be held February 5-7, 2015 at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, and will feature papers, panels, workshops, creative writing readings, and speakers related to our annual theme, which is as follows.

Nobody Understand Me. Evil Kids in Children's Literature

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Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 11:40am
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Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association Conference

Nobody Understand Me. Evil Kids in Children's Literature

Do researchers understand evil kid characters? In children's literature, the evil kid school of thought changes with history. Authors write the Puritan notion of the sinful kid school, the Lockean ignorant but educable kid, and the Romantic idealized innocent virtuous redeeming somewhat helpless kid. Modern, Postmodern, and New Sincerity "evil" kids range from bullies to baby vampires to misunderstood villains like Gregory Maguire's character Elphaba from his book Wicked: The Life and Ties of the Wicked Witch of the West (1995).

The Politics and Morality of Children's Literature: From Left to Right

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Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 11:39am
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Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association Conference

Authors use children's literature to communicate their political and moral viewpoints. For example, authors in the 19th century publish religious, didactic, cautionary stories and poetry in children's books to teach moral lessons. Not long after that, Nonsense writers challenge this form by irreverently writing and drawing mayhem as an alternative to worship of morality and the status quo. Recently, Michelle Abate in her book Raising Your Kids Right illustrates how conservative, right-wing values have become the subject of children's literature. On the other side of the political spectrum, we have a lineage from Dr.

[UPDATE] CFP Computer Culture (SWPACA Conference Feb. 11-14, 2015) Extended Deadline

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Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 9:32am
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Natasha Chuk – Southwest Popular / American Culture Association Conference
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Computer Culture Area
36th Annual Southwest Popular / American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM
www.southwestpca.org

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE (EXTENDED): Saturday, November 15, 2014

Proposals for papers are now being accepted for the area of Computer Culture, as one of the many areas within the 36th annual conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA). Please consider submitting.

This year's conference theme is:

Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture

WSQ Survival Issue [Due March 1, 2015]

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Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 3:12pm
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WSQ at the Feminist Press
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Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose

WSQ Special Issue Spring 2016: Survival
Guest Editors: Frances Bartowski, Elena Glasberg, and Taylor Black

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