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Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

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Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 7:12am
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Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel. Submissions are rolling, send yours today.

Selected writings, published in Diaries and Dialogues will qualify for publication in the journal, both online and print (EISSN 2278-9650; ISSN 2278-9642)

[Update] The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, & Youth Media: A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

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Friday, April 8, 2016 - 6:35pm
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Joseph Michael Sommers/ in association with the Children's Literature Association
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-Call For Papers-

The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, and Youth Media:
A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

Edited by Joseph Michael Sommers
Deadline: 1 November 2016

Special Issue: The Rising Tide of Climate Change Fiction (submissions due Feb. 10, 2017)

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Friday, April 8, 2016 - 2:41pm
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Studies in the Novel

Studies in the Novel is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on "The Rising Tide of Climate Change Fiction," guest-edited by Stef Craps (Ghent University) and Rick Crownshaw (Goldsmiths, University of London), which will be published in spring 2018 as part of the journal's 50th anniversary volume.

Poetry and Poetics at PAMLA (Pasadena, November 11-13)

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Friday, April 8, 2016 - 2:00pm
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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

The standing Poetry and Poetics session seeks abstract submissions exploring any aspects of poetry and poetics, but paper proposals on any of the following three topics are particularly welcome: 1) the presence and role of the person(al) in linguistically experimental poetics; 2) ecopoetics; 3) the conference theme of "Archives, Libraries, Properties" in relation to modern and/or contemporary American poetry.

Call for Presentations/Artwork - 2016 Fashion: Now & Then Conference

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Friday, April 8, 2016 - 11:38am
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Nicole LaMoreaux/LIM College

Fashion: Now & Then: Fashion as Art
October 20 - 22, 2016
LIM College, New York City, NY

Call for Presentations & Artwork

Submission Due Date: Monday, June 6, 2016
Date of Notification: Monday, June 27, 2016

The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College invites participation in the sixth annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference, a three day conference in which participants will discuss the past, present, and future uses of fashion information and art in fashion. Participants will be drawn from the fashion industry, libraries, archives, academic institutions, publishers, collectors, and museums to represent a full range of expertise.

Call For Papers deadline is extended : SCPLC Conference 4/19/16

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Friday, April 8, 2016 - 9:55am
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South Carolina State University/Department of English
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South Carolina State University's Department of English and The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) will host an inter-disciplinary Conference on October 7, 2016.
Conference Theme: America's southern cultures and identities: language, customs, literature.

In and outside the frame / American and British Studies Annual

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Friday, April 8, 2016 - 5:40am
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Department of American and British Studies, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic
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The Department of English and American Studies, at the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Pardubice, Czech Republic is pleased to announce its 13th International Cultural Studies Conference & 2nd International Conference on Linguistics and Teaching/Learning English which will take place on 13-14 October 2016.

Papers which employ an interdisciplinary approach are encouraged along with any proposals dealing with the literature or other cultural artifacts of Anglophone nations or communities. Plenary sessions on topics in English linguistics and the teaching / learning of English will also take place.

Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World

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Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 5:38am
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Universitas Press

Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World
An interdisciplinary volume to be edited by:
Professor of French and Fulbright Scholar
Eileen M. Angelini, Ph.D.
Canisius College

What is it about culture and society that creates an environment in which an athlete is able to excel or fail in his/her respective sport? Which factors, such as racism, discrimination, financial advantage or hardship, propel or hinder an athlete's achievements? This volume seeks to explore how the world of sports is often a microcosm of the real world and the many ways in which it uniquely reflects cultural and societal issues. Abstracts are welcomed from all disciplines.

CFP: thresholds no. 1, Extraneous

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Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 5:31am
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Fran McDonald, Whitney Trettien

thresholds is a new digital journal co-edited by Whitney Trettien (UNC) and Fran McDonald (U. Louisville). The journal's platform bears witness to the dynamic processes that constitute reading and writing by way of a split-screen architecture. On the left side of the screen, we publish short essays (essayer – trial, attempt, test). The right side of the screen is populated by the various text fragments, images, audio, and video clips that inspired the author and propelled the corresponding work. Unlike a footnote or endnote, these fragments are not explicitly harnessed to the essay's main body; they do not rustle the reader toward a specific interpretative conclusion.

"East/West: Ruptures and Convergences," An International Conference, 1-2 December, 2016

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Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 3:38am
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The Department of English, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

In order to promote dialogue between East and West we welcome papers that address a broad range of issues, especially in relation to literature, art, film, and popular culture. Interdisciplinary and theoretical approaches are encouraged and especially approaches that focus on contentious political and moral issues. While traditional forms of presentation are welcome, participants may also make use of less conventional modes involving, for example, pictorial essays or the incorporation of social media. The conference will take place at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on December 1-2, 2016. Scholars from all parts of the world—East and West—will be very welcome.

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