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Beyond Boundaries: Recognition, Tolerance, Change; Submission of Abstracts by May 13 2016; Conference on July 29 2016

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 9:04am
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

Australia's response to the Syrian refugee crisis has raised issues in areas as diverse as immigration, religious tolerance and basic concepts of humanity. The 11th annual Limina conference seeks to uncover, explore and question both historical and contemporary boundaries that arise from people struggling for recognition.

We particularly invite papers that address boundaries that exist within, and between, academic disciplines and research themes. Topics include, but are not limited to:

 society, culture, politics
 racism, gender, sexuality
 identity – collective or individual
 geographical & bodily boundaries
 ethical, psycho-social, religious boundaries

Second Call for Papers: "Rereading Myths at the Beginnings of the 21st Century"

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 7:04am
Hyperion University, Bucharest / Hypercultura - Journal

Date: the 9th of June, 2016
Venue: The Faculty of Social, Humanistic and Natural Sciences, Department of "Letters and Foreign Languages"; Str. Calea Călăraşilor, nr. 169, Bucharest, Romania

Keynote speaker: Dr. Ana Gonzalez-Rivas – Fernandez - Universidad Autónoma de Madrid – via Skype

Evil Women; Women and Evil

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 5:35am
Inter-disciplinary.net

Evil Women; Women and Evil
The Evil Project: The 8th Global Meeting

Call for Presentations 2016

Friday 23rd September – Sunday 25th September 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Evil Women: Women and Evil seeks to engage fruitful discourse over the core theme of evil and monstrous women, and the variations thereof. We are welcoming papers, workshops, performances, talks, film demonstrations and photo exhibitions. Let us see. Let us feel. Let us touch. Let us hear.

Videogame Cultures

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 5:31am
Inter-disciplinary.net

Videogame Cultures
8th Global Meeting

Call for Presentations 2016

Monday 5th September – Wednesday 7th September 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and its Legacy Symposium

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Monday, March 14, 2016 - 9:14pm
The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and its Legacy Symposium

The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and its Legacy Symposium
25-28 April 2017
At Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand

Dear colleagues,

The Call for Papers for Myriad Faces is now open

The organizing partners are excited to send out this call for papers inviting submissions to this unique international, multidisciplinary symposium showcasing academic and creative work on the year 1917 and its myriad legacies.

July 15, 2016 Call for Papers - Literatures in English, Film Studies and Cultural Studies within Anglophonic contexts

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Monday, March 14, 2016 - 4:34pm
Ilha do Desterro Journal

Call for Papers

Issue: Jan-Apr, Vol.70, N.1, 2017

Deadline: July 15, 2016

Ilha do Desterro: A Journal of English Languages, Literatures in English and Cultural Studies, one of the longest-running Brazilian journals devoted to English studies, is currently receiving contributions on the following subjects: Literatures in English, Film Studies and Cultural Studies within Anglophonic contexts.

Submitted papers in English or in Portuguese should not have been published nor be in the review process of another journal. This call for papers has as its deadline July 15/2016 and the accepted papers will be published by January 2017.

Literatures (A)cross-Cultures Conference -- October 6-8, 2016

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Monday, March 14, 2016 - 3:01pm
Fresno Pacific University

Literatures (A)cross-Cultures Conference at Fresno Pacific University is extending a call for proposals. The conference will highlight Hispanic American literature of the past thirty years. Topics for papers could examine any of a variety of cross-cultural representations that come through queer theory, feminist criticism, post-national and post-colonial thought, or through religious perspectives. Speakers for the conference will be author Jorge Franco of Colombia and Raymond Williams of the University of California at Riverside.

The deadline to submit proposals is May 1, 2016.

Art and Political Ecology - Deadline April 29

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Monday, March 14, 2016 - 2:54pm
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics

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The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss art's relationship with political ecology: What role does art have to play – if any – under the precariously situated human and environmental consequences of neoliberalism and its political geography? Which potentials can be found in locally situated artistic discourses and re-imaginations of political ecology, for influencing global discourses on climate change? How can the dialogue between culturally and historically different ecological imaginaries and eco-philosophical traditions be significant in an era marked by unprecedented threats to the environment?

"Queers Read This: LGBTQ Literature Now," a special issue of GLQ Due March 31, 2017

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Monday, March 14, 2016 - 1:57pm
Shante Paradigm Smalls

Special Issue: "Queers Read This": LGBTQ Literature Now
GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies
Volume 23.2/3

Issue Guest Editors:
Ramzi Fawaz (Assistant Professor, English, University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Shanté Paradigm Smalls (Assistant Professor, English, St. John's University)

Submission Deadline: March 31, 2017
Publication Date: April 2018

Revolutionary Genders - Sibeal Annual Conference

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Monday, March 14, 2016 - 1:15pm
Sibeal Feminist and Gender Studies Network

CALL FOR PAPERS - REVOLUTIONARY GENDERS

Deadline for submissions: September 21, 2016

Conference dates: November 18 & 19, 2016, NUI Galway

The quest for equality always involves change, sometimes revolutionary change. This change, this revolution can be slow, living in the shadows, waiting for the moment to strike. Or it can be loud, visible and quick. Either way the landscape is changed.
In the wake of a revolution what remains? What is left behind? What changes? And for whom? What compromises are made?

After the Visual Turn: Boundaries of Print Culture

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Monday, March 14, 2016 - 12:24pm
Lisa Chinn/ Emory University

What can sound studies tell us about the printed word? What kinds of intersections exist between sound and print modes of reproduction? What has visual culture taught us about print culture, and how are we now going beyond the visual to understand the printed word?

This MLA 2017 panel will examine conception, production, and dissemination of the printed word with and beyond the visual, including intermediality or sound studies. 250-word abstract by 15 March 2016; Lisa Chinn lisa.marie.chinn@gmail.com

Vice and Transgressive Behavior in Travel

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Monday, March 14, 2016 - 12:21pm
NEASECS Panel

In Aphra Behn's play, The Widow Ranter, the entire Virginia colony seems to be spiraling into an unstoppable rebellion that may, or may not, have been caused by Bacchanalian bliss. From tobacco and alcohol to sex and marriage plots, the character Hazard is seemingly dropped into a den of vice as soon as he steps off the boat from England. This panel proposes to examine the concept of vice as a direct result of someone transgressing, or literally stepping over, a border in the long eighteenth century. How do the narratives of "self versus other" in the eighteenth century deal with naturalized behaviors coming home? How does the proliferation of tobacco in the American colonies cross the ocean and infiltrate domestic space?

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