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CFP: Pauline Hopkins and Washington D.C.

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Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 11:02am
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Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
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Call for Papers
***DEADLINE EXTENDED***
American Literature Association
25th Annual Conference
May 22-25, 2014
Hyatt Regency, Capitol Hill

Session Sponsored By
The Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society

Resources of Resistance: Production, Consumption, Transformation, PSA Postgraduate Conference, 24-25 July 2014

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Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 9:07am
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University of York

Call for Papers

Resources of Resistance:
Production, Consumption, Transformation

The Biennial Postcolonial Studies Association (PSA) Postgraduate Conference

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Dr Sharae Deckard (UCD) & Dr Anthony Carrigan (Leeds)

Prize to be awarded for best PG conference paper

1st Global Conference: Augmentation (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 3:28am
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Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference: Augmentation

Wednesday 3rd September – Friday 5th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

Augmented humans often star in our favourite science fictions: from the cyberpunk heroes of William Gibson's Sprawl Trilogy to the villainous Darth Vader of George Lucas's Star Wars, fictional augmented characters teach the viewer what it means to live augmented lives. And yet, cyborgs and other types of augmented individuals are not just found in science fiction.

{UPDATE} Biology and Manners: The Worlds of Lois McMaster Bujold 20th August 2014

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Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 2:21am
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Anglia Ruskin University

Keynote Speaker: Edward James

Potential contributors are invited to submit an abstract for a one-day conference to be held at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, on August 20th 2014. This inter-disciplinary conference will explore the works of Hugo and Nebula Award winning writer Lois McMaster Bujold, encompassing both her science fiction and her fantasy novels. Papers and pre-formed panels are invited on issues related to (but not limited to) any of the following themes related to the works of Lois McMaster Bujold:

Jim Harrison Panel (ALA May 23-26, 2013); due Jan 27, 2014

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 11:10pm
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Jim Harrison Society/American Literature Association
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The Jim Harrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2014 American Literature Association convention in Washington, D.C., May 22-25, 2014. All topics are welcome, but here are a few suggestions:

Harrison and Geography
Harrison in the context of his contemporaries
Harrison and McGuane
Harrison's non-fiction
Harrison's poetry
Harrison and myth

Presentations will be limited to 15-20 minutes. Please send 250-word abstract and a brief c.v. to Robert Murray, Department of English, St. Thomas Aquinas College at rmurray@stac.edu by January 27, 2014.

[Akademeia] Multidisciplinary Peer-Reviewed Journal - Call for papers (Submit by 05-31-14 for next issue)

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 7:46pm
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Akademeia
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Akademeia is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that provides its services to authors and readers free of charge. We are currently accepting submissions from the sciences and liberal arts. Prospective authors should consult the most recent Guide For Authors, available on our website, www.akademeia.ca. All submissions (either in the form of research articles, essays, literature, hypotheses, or reviews) are subjected to double-blinded peer review.

William Carlos Williams: The Poet-Doctor as Environmentalist (Abstracts Due 1/25)

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 6:51pm
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William Carlos Williams Panel / American Literature Association (5/22-5/25)
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In Writing for an Endangered World, Lawrence Buell lauds Williams's "Paterson" as an "experiment in urban ecopoetics" that "stands as a distinctive combination of attainments" (117). More recently in Can Poetry Save the Earth? John Felstiner describes Williams as "an environmentalist before the movement took hold" (xiv). The proposed panel invites essay
submissions that probe the different ways Williams's work can be considered in the broader conversation about nature poetry, ecopoetry, and environmentalism. It welcomes papers on any aspect of Williams's writings, as well as comparative analyses. 250 word abstracts and CV are due by January 25th to Paul Cappucci at cappuccip@georgian.edu.

Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition - Deadline: February 15, 2014

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 6:26pm
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Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI)
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Announcing: Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition

Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI) seeks significant, original manuscripts that enrich and develop research in fields related to the study of the African Diaspora. Only untenured professors and independent scholars in the relevant fields are eligible for the competition. The candidate may submit a manuscript on a single, cohesive topic or a series of linked essays in either the Humanities or the Social Sciences.

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.3

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 3:03pm
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Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Introducing

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.3

Featuring:

Artwork by Toni Simon

Special Section on "Digital Narcissisms" edited by Kane Faucher with articles by Faucher, Tara Brabazon, Evgeniya Boklage, Delores Phillips, and Kevin Moberly

Science Fictions by Marleen Barr and James H. Clinton

Articles by Sigmund Shen, Muneer Aram Kuzhiyan, Anh Hua, Kane Faucher, Elaine LaForteza, and Sébastien Lefait.

Review Essays by Marc Oullette, Salma Monani, and Miranda Brady

Book Reviews by Fariba NoorBakhsh and Anthony T. Sansone

Technical Editor: Joe McDermott

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[Extention] Jacques Rancière and the Politics of A-disciplinarity

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 11:17am
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Binghamton University (SUNY) Graduate Student Organization

The Seventh Annual
Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton University (SUNY)

Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics:
Jacques Rancière and the Politics of A-disciplinarity

March 28-29, 2014
Keynote: Dr. Gabriel Rockhill, Villanova University

Pop Narratology: Social, Historical and Political Perspectives on Pop Cultural Narratives

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 11:04am
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Department of English and American Studies, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany

Call for Papers:
5. Wuppertaler Graduiertenforum Narratologie
19. - 21. June 2014, Bergische Universität Wuppertal

Pop-Narratology:
Social, Historical and Political Perspectives on Pop Cultural Narratives

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