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[UPDATE] CSUF Acacia Conference 2014: Spaces and Places, March 14 – 15, 2014

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 12:52am
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The Acacia Group

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2014 Conference, Spaces and Places. The Acacia Group is an organization of English students and faculty members committed to developing student scholastic advancement while fostering a strong sense of academic community.
California State University, Fullerton's Acacia Group and Creative Writing Club are looking for thoughtful interdisciplinary undergraduate, graduate, and professional-level presentations of no longer than 20 minutes that interacts with the concepts of space and place in literature, critical theory, or culture.

"Intersections" Conference - Spring 2014

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 12:01am
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Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN

AGSE Spring 2014 Conference CFP
"Intersections"

"I, like other queer people, am two in one body, both male and female. I am the embodiment of the hieros gamos: the coming together of opposite qualities within" - Gloria Anzaldúa

The Associated Graduate Students of English (AGSE) at California State University, Northridge is now accepting proposals for our annual spring conference. We are interested in critical papers/panels and creative pieces that investigate intersections.

Second Annual International CCCS Conference 2014 "Media: Theory and Practice" 4-6 September 2014 Skopje, Macedonia

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Monday, January 6, 2014 - 10:05pm
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Centre for Culture and Cultural Studies (CCCS, Skopje)

The Centre for Culture and Cultural Studies (CCCS) invites proposals for papers, thematic panels and original media productions for Second Annual International CCCS Conference 2014 'Media: Theory and Practice'
The aim of this conference revolves around a foundational impetus to shed greater light on all relevant aspects of media studies, including mass communication, media technology, the visual and the performing arts, TV, radio, WEB and print media, as well as other key components of media studies and mass communication.

Forms of Life, Forms of Death

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Monday, January 6, 2014 - 8:12pm
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Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 41 No. 1 | March 2015
"Forms of Life, Forms of Death"
In collaboration with Outis! Journal of (Post)European Philosophy
Deadline for Submission: June 30, 2014

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 24** "Remix the Conference" University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference

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Monday, January 6, 2014 - 5:54pm
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Free-Exchange Conference, University of Calgary Department of English
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"Remix the Conference" University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

"It's the remix to ignition, hot and fresh out the kitchen..." – R. Kelly, "Ignition"

"It's taking little pieces from here, adding it to little pieces from there—as many different disparate elements as you can find—and make something totally new out of it." – DJ Shadow

Mirrored Subjectivities: Technology and Visual Representation in Film and other Media [April 18-19, 2014]

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Monday, January 6, 2014 - 4:59pm
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Department of Foreign Languages, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Call for Papers

Sixth Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 18-19, 2014

Mirrored Subjectivities: Technology and Visual Representation in Film and other Media

Keynote lecture to be delivered by: TBA

ALA 2014: Late Whitman

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Monday, January 6, 2014 - 12:41pm
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American Literature Association
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American Literature Association 25th Annual Conference
May 22 – 25, 2014
Washington DC

WALT WHITMAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Late Whitman, Whitman's Lateness (Sponsored by the Walt Whitman Studies Association)

1914/2014: Experimentalism Then and Now

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Monday, January 6, 2014 - 9:14am
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Hosted by the Yale English Department 20/21 Colloquium and the American Literature Association’s Society for Contemporary Literature
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1914/2014: Experimentalism Then and Now
Hosted by the Yale English Department 20/21 Colloquium
And the American Literature Association's Society for Contemporary Literature

March 6, 2014
Linsly-Chittenden Hall – Yale University – New Haven, CT

10:00-12:00 Colloquium I.
12:00-1:00 Catered Lunch
2:00-3:00 Plenary Lecture
3:00-5:00 Colloquium II.

[UPDATE] Hard Times: Austerity and Popular Culture edited collection

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Monday, January 6, 2014 - 8:26am
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Helen Davies and Claire O'Callaghan

Please see below for a cfp seeking essays on austerity in popular culture. Claire and I have had some excellent submissions so far, and are particularly interested in receiving further abstracts about austerity/class in popular music...

HARD TIMES: AUSTERITY AND POPULAR CULTURE

Edited by Helen Davies and Claire O'Callaghan

"I said pretend you've got no money, she just laughed and said oh you're so funny. I said yeah? Well I can't see anyone else smiling in here." ("Common People", Pulp)

"I decree today that life
Is simply taking and not giving
England is mine - it owes me a living" ("Still Ill", The Smiths)

"Folks don't laugh so loud when you've a grand in your back pocket." (The Full Monty)

EXTENDED DEADLINE (1/17/14): British Women Writers Conference @ Binghamton University (SUNY): June 19-21, 2014

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Sunday, January 5, 2014 - 2:44pm
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Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference
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"REFLECTIONS"

22nd Annual Meeting of the British Women Writers Conference
June 19-21, 2014
Binghamton University, State University of New York

For the 22nd annual meeting of the British Women Writers Conference, we will focus on the theme of "Reflections." Cross-disciplinary in scope and implication, we invite papers—as well as panel and roundtable proposals—to explore "reflections" as broadly as possible, whether they are physical or metaphysical; individual or cultural; social, historical or fictional; real or imagined; seen or unseen.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline, Jan 15, New Directions in Sherwood Anderson at ALA 2014

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Sunday, January 5, 2014 - 10:15am
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Peter Nagy
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Proposed Panel for the 2014 American Literature Association Annual Conference (ALA) to be held in Washington, D.C., May 22-25, 2014

"New Directions in Sherwood Anderson"

This panel seeks paper proposals that offer new perspectives on the fictional and non-fictional works of Sherwood Anderson. We invite a broad range of Anderson related topics that include his influence on /relationship with writers of his era, such as Jean Toomer, Ernest Hemingway, and William Faulkner; his current reception among literary critics; and his future within an expanding literary canon.

The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future

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Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 4:09pm
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Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University

Call for Papers:
We are soliciting papers and panel proposals from graduate students in English studies as well as other fields of research and are seeking a range of perspectives and topics for the 2014 Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University.

[UPDATE] DEADLINEXTENDED to Jan. 31 for "Greenways: The Interconnected Pathways of Communication and the Environment" Mar.6-8

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Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 9:40am
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Department of English, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
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Greenways: The Interconnected Pathways of Communication and the Environment

A NEXUS Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Thursday, March 6- Saturday, March 8, 2014

Plenary Speakers: Sandra Alcosser (San Diego State University), Mark Pedelty (University of Minnesota), and Jennifer Peeples (Utah State University)

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