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MMLA -- Arts and Sciences (2/15, 4/5, 4/15)

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 7:42pm
Midwest Modern Language Association

The Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals for the 2015 conference, which will take place in Columbus, OH, November 12-15, 2015.

[UPDATE] Teaching Matters Conference: March 27-28th, 2015; Submission Deadline Extended to March 2nd

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 7:01pm
Gordon State College

Teaching Matters is celebrating its thirteenth annual interdisciplinary conference on March 27-28th, 2015 at Gordon State College on its main campus (Barnesville, Georgia). This year's theme is Celebrating Creativity in the Classroom; and presentations/discussions will focus on innovative and creative pedagogical methods, approaches to various texts and/or concepts, and theories. The conference is open to all of those who have a passion for pedagogy; conference presentations are designed so that educators can share ideas and strategies that promote student success, student engagement, and active learning.

Jewishness & the Arts: Music and Composers in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 4:48pm
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini

Jewishness & the Arts: Music and Composers
in Nineteenth-Century Europe

organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca)
Palazzetto Bru Zane - Centre de musique romantique française (Venice)

In collaboration with
Accademia Filarmonica Romana
Ad Parnassum Journal
Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Dpt. of Musicology)

13-15 October 2015
Accademia Filarmonica Romana - Rome

[UPDATE] William Dean Howells Society Panels for ALA May, 2015

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 2:15pm
Daniel Mrozowski / William Dean Howells Society

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 2015 American Literature Association conference in Boston in May 2015.

Panel 1: A Radical Howells

UPDATE Flannery O'Conner at 90: May 15 and 16, 2015

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 10:28am
Division of English, Spartanburg Methodist College


Abstract Deadline Extended to March 6 (from February 6)
In observance of the ninetieth anniversary of Flannery O'Connor's birth, the Division of English at Spartanburg Methodist College will host a two-day conference—Friday, May 15th and Saturday, May 16th —honoring the distinguished short-story writer, essayist, and novelist.

Topics are open; subject matter may include any aspects of O'Connor's writings or her life. We encourage participation by scholars (affiliated, independent, and retired), graduate students, and undergraduate students. Presentations of individual papers will be strictly limited to 15 minutes each.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: CFP Special Issue of American Periodicals on War and Periodicals (Abstracts Due: February 15, 2015)

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 6:13pm
James Berkey and Mark Noonan

CFP: Special Issue of American Periodicals on War and Periodicals: EXTENDED DEADLINE (February 15)

American Periodicals is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on "War and Periodicals," guest edited by James Berkey (Duke University) and Mark Noonan (CUNY). The journal is devoted exclusively to scholarship and criticism relating to American magazines and newspapers of all periods.

Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference, University College Dublin, 1 May 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 11:20am
UCD English Graduate Society

Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference

University College Dublin, Ireland, 1 May 2015

MA and PhD students of all levels are encouraged to submit proposals for 20 minute papers on any aspect of English studies which responds to the theme, "Emerging Perspectives." Topics may include, but are not limited to:

• National literature, regional literature, archipelagic literature
• 20th and 21st century literature
• Medieval, Renaissance, 18th and 19th century literature
• Theory and new theoretical approaches to literature
• Film, media and drama