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SAMLA 87: "In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts" Nov 13-15, 2015

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Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 12:46pm
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)

We are now soliciting session proposals for SAMLA 87! Forms for proposal submissions are listed on our home page at http://samla.memberclicks.net/.

SAMLA 87 will take place November 13th through 15th, 2015 in Durham, North Carolina. Our topic, "In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts" invites interdisciplinary session proposals that investigate the relationship literature and language hold with their fellow arts. We look forward to receiving your CFPs!

Bound labor in the Americas before the abolition of slavery

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Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 11:05am
University of Poitiers

One-day conference

Bound labor in the Americas before the abolition of slavery: legal codifications, transfers and the harmonization of the practices

Poitiers University, France,
Friday October 16th, 2015

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP Pauline Hopkins Society Scholarship Award

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Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 9:34am
Pauline Hopkins Society

The Pauline Hopkins Society (http://www.paulinehopkinssociety.org) is pleased to announce the inauguration of its first bi-annual competition for the best essay or book chapter on Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins published between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2014. If you have published an essay or chapter that discusses Hopkins and/or her work, we invite you to consider entering before the January 31, 2015 deadline.

Because entries will be judged through a system of blind reviewing we recommend that any self-citation, either in the body or in notes, be reworked to the third person.

The Failed Individual, International Conference (Universität Mannheim, Germany, November 12-14, 2015), DEADLINE: March 1, 2015

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Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 9:03am
American Studies Department, Universität Mannheim

"If there is one thing in this world that I hate, it's losers. I despise them," then-Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared to a group of high school students, expressing a firm belief in success and failure as the results of individual action and ambition. Himself embodying the American Dream as an immigrant who 'made it big in America,' Schwarzenegger demeaned the worth of individuals he perceived to be 'losers,' and thus echoed an attitude prevalent in contemporary Western neoliberal politics that glorifies 'success,' i.e. striving for the good life, as the only valuable way of being in the world and as the ultimate goal of one's existence.

CFP: THE GREAT WAR AS AN INTERCULTURAL EVENT

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Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 8:33am
Studi interculturali, #3-2015 (December) - Four-Monthly published by Mediterránea, Intercultural Studies Centre, Humanities Dept., University of Trieste, Italy

CFP: THE GREAT WAR AS AN INTERCULTURAL EVENT

Studi interculturali, #3-2015 (December)

GUEST EDITOR: UMBERTO ROSSI

English

The Lion and the Unicorn Special Edition: Children's Literature and WWI

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Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 8:08am
The Lion and the Unicorn

Call for Submissions

WRITING HOME: BATTLEFRONT AND HOMEFRONT, CHILDREN'S LITERATURE OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

This special issue of The Lion and the Unicorn invites submissions focused on children's literature of the First World War from a variety of international perspectives. Among other things, essays could focus on:

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Call for Papers for Vol. II Issue 1

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Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 4:49am
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

FOCUS: Crime/Criminal/Criminality

"The term crime denotes an unlawful act punishable by a state…in modern criminal law (however, it does not) have any simple and universally accepted definition…" (Wikipedia)

Criminal: n. A person who has committed a crime. Adj. Informal. Disgraceful and regrettable. (Oxford English Dictionary)

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