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Edited Collection: "I am not what I once was": Unbecoming Queer Narratives

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 7:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Paul Walker, Dr. Josh Adair

This essay collection will focus upon the intersection of personal narrative and conceptions of self constructed through the lens of queer theory. In order for us to wriggle free of the shackles forged by the modern construct of the individual imbued with an infallible facility for self-sovereignty and an impervious, fixed identity, we must first acknowledge the fluidity, illogicality, and unpredictability which characterize most of our lived experiences.

CFP: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2015

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 1:59pm
full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 

Call for Papers: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2015
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One South Capital Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, Phone (317)-632-1234; Fax (317) 616-6299

Submission deadline: November 1, 2014 at http://cea-web.org/

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Caribbean Literature for our 46th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org

Writing for Liberty

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 6:25am
full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research, Lancaster University

Writing for Liberty is a two-day conference hosted by the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster University to be held on 17-18 April 2015.

We are now requesting academic papers and new creative writings for reading and performance. The Writing for Liberty Conference will focus on the relationship between forms of creative writing and questions of personal, artistic, social, and political liberty. Contributions may refer to any period in history and to any social, political or cultural context, though our main emphasis will be on contemporary writing practice and critical/theoretical response.

CFP: Mystery/Detective Fiction, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/14; 2/11-14, 2015)

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Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 5:30pm
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
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As popular genres, mystery and detective fiction reflect a wide range of changes in society, including representations of detectives and other characters from an increasingly wide range of racial, ethnic, gender, and sexual identities, as well as from a growing range of geographical and urban/rural locations, so in keeping with the theme of this year's SWPACA conference ("Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture"), submissions are particularly invited that consider mystery and detective fiction in conjunction with the idea of a diversity of faces and voices in popular and American culture.

CFP: Disability Studies, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/14; 2/11-14, 2015)

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Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 5:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 

Disability studies is definitely an area that highlights the many faces and many voices that make up the panorama of culture, so in keeping with the theme of this year's SWPACA conference ("Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture"), submissions are particularly invited that consider disability and its cultural treatment in conjunction with the idea of a diversity of faces and voices in popular and American culture in all media and cultural contexts (literature, TV, film, games, social media/web media, laws, social and cultural practices, politics, and so on).

Mystery Science Theater 3000 and the Culture Riff and the Mash-Up

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Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 3:38pm
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Assocation
contact email: 

Call for Papers and Presentations:
Mystery Science Theater and the Culture of Riffing/the Mash-Up
SWPACA 2015
Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/
http://conference2015.southwestpca.org
Make plans to join the Southwest PCA/ACA for our 36th annual conference, February 11-14th 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 87102
Tel: +1 505 842 1234 or 888-421-1442

Graphic Novels, Comics, and Popular Culture

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Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 3:31pm
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Assocation
contact email: 

Call for Papers and Presentations: Graphic Novels, Comics and Popular Culture
SWPACA 2015
Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/
http://conference2015.southwestpca.org
Make plans to join the Southwest PCA/ACA for our 36th annual conference, February 11-14th 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 87102
Tel: +1 505 842 1234 or 888-421-1442

Zombie Culture-CFP

updated: 
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 3:13pm
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Assocation
contact email: 

Call for Papers/Presentations: Zombie Culture
Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association 2015
http://southwestpca.org/
http://conference2015.southwestpca.org
Make plans to join the Southwest PCA/ACA for our 36th annual conference, February 11-14th
2015, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 87102
Tel: +1 505 842 1234 or 888-421-1442

The Human Journal is now open for submissions - Deadline: 20th November 2014

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Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 2:29pm
full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
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Article Submission

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary indexed journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and modern Turkish literature, drama studies, and comparative literature (where the pieces bridge literature of a country with Turkish literature). To learn more about The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture and its principles, please see our manifesto on this page: http://www.humanjournal.org/index.php/about-the-human-manifesto

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 10/16/2014

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Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 11:12am
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Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities

Check the website, www.apollonejournal.org, for submission details on publication, or for an application to work with us.

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION
Apollon invites undergraduate students to get published in, review submissions for, or help edit the fourth issue of our peer-reviewed eJournal, Apollon. By publishing superior examples of undergraduate academic work, Apollon highlights the importance of undergraduate research in the humanities. Apollon welcomes submissions that feature image, text, sound, and a variety of presentation platforms in the process of showcasing the many species of undergraduate research.

Defining and Defying Boundaries in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Regional Literature

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Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 4:56pm
full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers Annual Conference (2015)

For SSAWW's forthcoming 2015 conference on "Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives," we are assembling a panel focused on contested boundaries of race, class, and sexuality in women's nineteenth- and twentieth-century regional literature. Current papers for the session focus on contested gender roles in the work of New England authors Sarah Orne Jewett and Mary Wilkins Freeman, depictions of contested racial and regional identities in the work of antebellum antislavery novelist Mattie Griffith, and representations of the rural in the late twentieth century queer press.

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