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Call for submissions to RED INK: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDIGENOUS LITERATURE, ART, & HUMANITIES [Deadline June 1, 2015]

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Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 3:55pm
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Red Ink International Jounral

Open submissions: We are currently open to submissions of poetry, short fiction, literary essays, book reviews, and artwork. Our theme for this issue to be published in Fall 2015 is Continuance: beginning, transitioning, sustaining. This can include things which invite or consider complexity of presence, modernities, future planning and leadership, memory, activism, syncretism. The deadline is June 1, 2015.

Micro-/macro-: What issues at stake in English Linguistics? October 8-10, 2015.

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Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 8:44am
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Vasilica Le Floch, Université de Lorraine, France

Micro-/macro-: What issues at stake in English Linguistics?

Dates: 8-10 October 2015

Location: Metz, France, Université de Lorraine

Organised by: IDEA Research Laboratory (Interdisciplinarity in English Studies) EA2338

Call for Papers:

« Le texte se présente comme une extrapolation de la phrase. » (M. Wilmet, Grammaire critique du français, Paris, Hachette-Duculot, 1997, p. 582)

Creativity, Political Repression and Censorship in the Iberian and Ibero-American Contexts-Deadline 30 JUN

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Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 7:17am
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Fundação José Saramago-Lisbon (Portugal)
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International Colloquium: "Creativity, Political Repression and Censorship in the Iberian and Ibero-American Contexts"

Fundação Saramago
Centro de Estudos Comparatistas
Faculdade de Letras, Universidade de Lisboa
Lisboa, 29-30 de Outubro de 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE 1 APRIL: Metamorphoses: The III International Flann O'Brien Conference

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Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 4:31am
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Charles University, Prague (16-19 September 2015)

Metamorphoses:The III International Flann O'Brien Conference
Charles University, Prague, 16-19 September 2015

EXTENDED DEALINE: 1 APRIL

Keynote Speakers
Joseph Brooker (Birkbeck, University of London)
Catherine Flynn (University of California, Berkeley)
Brian Ó Conchubhair (University of Notre Dame)

Guest Writer
Kevin Barry (City of Bohane; winner of the 2013 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award)

Headland: Literary Frontiers & Emerging Voices (Issue 3)

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Friday, March 20, 2015 - 7:00pm
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Headland

Headland is now calling for submissions for Issue 3. A New Zealand-based international literary journal, Headland is a quarterly e-publication featuring the best short stories and creative non-fiction (of 2,000 - 5,000 words) from both emerging and established writers.

With Issue 3, we also specially invite submissions of flash fiction, of 1,000 words or less.

Writers are strongly encouraged to read thoroughly our submission guidelines at http://headland.org.nz/guidelines/

The submission deadline for Issue 3 is Friday 29 May.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended: VISAWUS 2015 Conference: Victorian Self-Fashioning (4/10/2015; 10/22-24/2015)

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Friday, March 20, 2015 - 4:31pm
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Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS)
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The Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS)
has extended the deadline for abstracts for its 2015 conference to April 10, 2015:

Victorian Self-Fashioning
Keynote Speaker: Bernard Lightman, York University
Sheraton Downtown, Denver, CO USA
October 22-24, 2015
Abstracts by April 10, 2015.
We encourage papers across all disciplines. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

Special Session Panel: Religion in American Literature (PAMLA), Portland, OR, 11/6-8, 2015

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Friday, March 20, 2015 - 4:21pm
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2015 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Portland, Oregon
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This panel seeks to address how questions of faith have shaped cultural meanings in American literary history. In particular, it welcomes papers that examine the relationship between suffering and religious identity. Some of the questions we will consider are: how do literary texts represent the connection between suffering and faith? How did the growth in secularity influence the way American writers conceptualized and responded to suffering? Do religious and non-religious writers come to terms with human suffering in different ways?

SLSA 2015 November 12-15. Panel: 'The Biopolitics of Sensation'. Abstract deadline MARCH 30.

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Friday, March 20, 2015 - 2:03pm
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Mark Paterson, University of Pittsburgh
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We are currently seeking submissions for our panel "The biopolitics of sensation" for SLSA (Society for Literature, Science and the Arts) meeting, 'After Biopolitics', at Rice University, Houston, Texas, November 12 – 15, 2015. Deadline is soon, March 30th.

Panel stream will include Roundtable with Patricia Clough

Mark Paterson, University of Pittsburgh (Paterson@pitt.edu)
David Parisi, College of Charleston (ParisiD@cofc.edu)

MMLA 2015 Canadian Literature

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Friday, March 20, 2015 - 1:08pm
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Ellen Feig MMLA2015
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"Every human society possesses a mythology/which is inherited, transmitted and diversified by literature."

Northrop Frye, Words with Power: Being a Second Study of the Bible and Literature (1990)

A champion of Canadian literature, literary critic Northrop Frye argued that, although provincial in nature, Canadian literature provided a deeper understanding into the Canadian imagination and the view of the Canadian environment. Calling this idea the "garrison mentality," Frye argued that all of Canadian literature falls within one central archetype – the belief that due to the "hostile nature" of the Canadian landscape, the literature exhibited a theme of isolation and moral discomfort.

The Value of Survival - May 15th, 2015

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Friday, March 20, 2015 - 10:41am
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MANCEPT Workshops 2015

The Value of Survival

Convenors: Carlo Burelli (carlo.burelli@unimi.it), Marco Piasentier (marco.piasentier@gmail.com)

Since at least Hobbes, political philosophy has been either explicitly or implicitly revolving around the question of survival and its normative status. However, this status has rarely been brought to light. Some traditions, like political realism or bio politics, do address this theme directly, while in others, like for example liberalism, it lays dormant as a hidden but crucial assumption.

Homeliness, Domesticity and Security in American Culture. September 23-25, 2015.

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Friday, March 20, 2015 - 10:38am
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Polish Association for American Studies
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Recent academic interests and explorations within the field of broadly understood American Studies have been largely concentrating on the unusual and exceptional aspects of American literature, art and life, such as wildness, transgression, excess, violence, sublimity, greatness, intemperance, extraordinariness. The questions which the conference is going to address will focus on the constructions and the place of the "ordinary" viewed from the perspective of various "home"-inspired discourses, from housing to domestic policy, through questions of family values, ethics of modesty, simplicity of living, unpretentiousness, individual and domestic security, American communities, localities and neighborhoods.

Revenge Conference

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Friday, March 20, 2015 - 4:23am
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Dr Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
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Reflections for Revenge Conference at the University of Leicester – only two weeks left to submit your abstract!
Please can I remind you all of the exciting new conference we are holding in September at the University of Leicester. The Call for Papers is open but will close on the 2nd April. For more details about the conference, and the wider collaboration into the study of revenge, please visit our website: http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/criminology/research/current-projects/r... or contact us on revenge@le.ac.uk.

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