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SAMLA 88 (Nov 4-6, 2016) / The United States of America: Hero or Villain on the World Stage?

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Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 4:51pm
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MELUS at SAMLA 88
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deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 13, 2016

In a 2005 article for The New York Times, Canadian-Russian author and American academic Michael Ignatieff raised a provocative question: "Who Are Americans to Think That Democracy Is Theirs to Spread?" Surveying a range of critical responses to the US war in the Middle East, such as the idea that US involvement is economically self-serving, or that it facilitates the rise of increasingly repressive regimes, Ignatieff argues that the US has been ineffective, if not oppositional, in its stated aims of promoting democracy worldwide. This MELUS panel builds on SAMLA 88's theme of "Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise Is It" and perspectives like Ignatieff's to ask how multi-ethnic American writers position the US amidst the political unrest of their birth nation.

"Sincerity" -- *Deadline Extended* (July 10) -- Special Issue

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Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 10:07am
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Christianity & Literature
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deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2016

Special Issues - Christianity & Literature - "Sincerity" full name / name of organization: Christianity & Literature contact email: mjsmith@apu.edu 

CALL FOR PAPERS 

Christianity & Literature
Two Special Issues:
"SINCERITY" 

Special Issue Editors: Matthew J. Smith and Caleb Spencer 

Dramatic Humor in Renaissance Popular Culture

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Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 10:07am
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NeMLA 2017 Panel -- Nicole Sheriko (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

NeMLA Annual Convention 2017 -- Baltimore, MD

March 23-26

Il Parlaggio Collection - Ebook 'Il giovane d'Annunzio e la fascinazione del teatro'

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Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 9:59am
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Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2016

This call for papers is for those scholars who teach Italian language and literature abroad:

 

Il giovane d’Annunzio e la fascinazione del teatro

Ebook delle Edizioni Sinestesie, Collana “Il Parlaggio”

 

Questa raccolta di saggi in formato ebook si propone di valutare un aspetto molto significativo, ma ancora poco indagato, della giovinezza di Gabriele d’Annunzio: la rilevanza del teatro nei suoi anni romani e nella sua prima produzione giornalistica.

Vol. 1, No. 3 of MOSF Journal of Science Fiction

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Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 9:59am
full name / name of organization: 
Monica Louzon / Museum of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2016

Call for Papers: MOSF Journal of Science Fiction

 

Submission Deadline: July 1, 2016.

 Editorial Team: Monica Louzon, M.L.S. (Managing Editor), Rachel Lazarus, Ph.D. (Co-Editor), Heather McHale, Ph.D. (Co-Editor), Barbara Jasny, Ph.D. (Co-Editor),

 Editorial Board: Nancy Kress, M.S., M.A.; Charles Gannon, Ph.D.; Patrick Thaddeus Jackson, Ph.D.; Terence McSweeney, Ph.D.

 

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Transdisciplinary and Transnational Approaches to Caribbean Literatures

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 7:26pm
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PAMLA 2016 Special Session - Stephanie Hankinson (University of Washington)
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 10, 2016

DEADLINE FRIDAY JUNE 10 -- SUBMIT ASAP

2016 PAMLA 114th Annual Conference - Pasadena, CA 

Friday Nov. 11 - Sunday Nov 13, 2016

CFP SPECIAL SESSION: Transdisciplinary and Transnational Approaches to Caribbean Literatures

Utopia and Dystopia in 'Cannibal' Literature of the Black Atlantic

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 11:30am
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SAMLA 88
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deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2016

In The Tropics Bite Back, literary scholar Valérie Loichot highlights Maryse Condé’s urging of Caribbean writers to “bite back” (mordre en retour) at their respective colonial powers. One method, which Condé calls ‘literary cannibalism,’ has been employed by authors throughout the African diaspora. Examples include Zora Neale Hurston’s revisiting of Shakespeare’s Hamlet in her short story “Spunk”, Condé’s own Windward Heights, a revision of Charlotte Brönte’s Victorian classic, and Alice Randall’s The Wind Done Gone.

Creative Session, NeMLA: The Hybrid Form

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 10:17am
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Llana Carroll / University at Albany, SUNY
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deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Creative Session NeMLA: The Hybrid Form

Deadline: September 30, 2016

Full name / name of organization

Llana Carroll / University at Albany, SUNY

Rae Muhlstock / University at Albany, SUNY

Contact email: lcarroll3@albany.edu

NeMLA 2017: Baltimore, MD March 23-26

Creative Session: The Hybrid Form:

Description:

We will each present a hybrid-form piece that draws on our interdisciplinary creative and scholarly work.  

American Journal of Social Science Studies R&D ​

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 10:17am
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JSRD
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2016

American Journal of Social Science Studies R&D

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/jsss

 editor@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

American Journal of Social Science Studies R&D understands the importance of social science study for the betterment of the society and for the better understanding of the human behavior, that’s why it is providing a platform to all the researchers of all over the world to publish and share their valuable information in any field of social sciences. 

  1. Culture and theory

  2. Economics

Reminder: LFA 'Alternate Worlds' | Literature/Film Conference, October 13-16, 2016 - CFP due June 20

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 10:16am
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Literature/Film Association
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deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 20, 2016

Film and media adaptations have frequently projected an alternate cinematic world on screen that re-imagines the past and future. Movies (Blade Runner, The Quiet American), TV shows (Sherlock, Agent Carter), and digital ‘new media’ series—increasingly streamed and ‘binge watched’ on Netflix (House of Cards) and Amazon (The Man in the High Castle)—have been inspired by a variety of fiction novels, short stories, plays, comics, graphic novels, and historical works of nonfiction, memoirs (Bridge of Spies) or documentary (Jazz on a Summer’s Day) cine-essays that mediate and reframe history to portray an alternate worldview which re-imagines the past and anticipates a vision of future events.

Fashionating Images. Audiovisual media studies meet Fashion

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 10:16am
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Comunicazioni Sociali. Journal of Media, Performing Arts and Cultural Studies
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deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016

This CS Journal special issue aims at exploring the encounter and intersection between fashion studies and media studies, with particular reference to visual and audiovisual products, e.g. cinema, television, advertising and digital media. Over the past decades, fashion acquired centrality in social and economical dynamics in Western culture for its capability to penetrate and influence both production and identitarian practices. Fashion both fully takes part in artistic processes as an autonomous aesthetic and semantic object (fashion as a medium) and has a pivotal role in crea­tive industry as a provider of fundamental material for the formation of imaginary worlds and characters (fash­ion as a media industry).

When the Virtual Becomes Real: Gender Violence and Social, Mobile, and Interactive Media

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 10:15am
full name / name of organization: 
Heather McIntosh
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Call for Chapters and Proposals

Working Title: When the Virtual Becomes Real: Gender Violence and Social, Mobile, and Interactive Media

Editors
Lisa Cuklanz, Ph.D.
Communication Department,
Boston College
lisa.cuklanz@bc.edu

Heather McIntosh, Ph.D.
Mass Media Department,
Minnesota State University, Mankato
heather.mcintosh@mnsu.edu

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2016

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