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The Retro-Futurism of Cuteness (Punctum Books)

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 1:21pm
Wan-Chuan Kao / Washington and Lee University

CFP: The Retro-Futurism of Cuteness

Editors: Jen Boyle (Coastal Carolina University) and Wan-Chuan Kao (Washington and Lee University)

Publisher: Punctum Books (http://punctumbooks.com) — UNDER CONTRACT
("punctum books is an open-access and print-on-demand independent publisher dedicated to radically creative modes of intellectual inquiry and writing across a whimsical para-humanities assemblage.")

Call for Proposals - Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来 Conference - October 22-24,2015

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 11:28am
LIM College

Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来
Thursday, October 22, 2015 to Saturday, October 24, 2015
LIM College, New York City, NY, U.S.A.

Proposal Due Date: June 8, 2015

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

British Association & Irish Association for American Studies Joint Conference, 7-9 April 2016, Queen's University Belfast

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 11:10am
British Association for American Studies (BAAS) & Irish Association for American Studies (IAAS)

BAAS 61 & IAAS 46
7-9 April 2016
Queen's University Belfast

The 61st annual conference of the British Association for American Studies will be a joint event with the Irish Association for American Studies as it holds its own 46th annual conference. For the first time in a generation both associations will come together for what promises to be an exciting and not-to-be-missed conference at The Queen's University of Belfast.

Call for papers and creative writing DEADLINE 15/05/20015

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 10:09am
the quint: an interdisciplinary journal from the north

The quint's twenty ninth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 15th May 2015—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.

All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board. Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint's editors or outside readers.

Call for Proposals for The Future Scholar: Researching & Teaching the Frameworks for Writing and Information Literacy (6/1/2015)

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 9:42am
Randall McClure

CALL FOR PAPERS:
The Future Scholar: Researching & Teaching the Frameworks for Writing & Information Literacy

Framework documents are playing an increasingly important role in the higher education landscape. Two are of particular importance to those of us invested in rhetorical and information literacy in a digital world.

Proposed Special Issue: "Fictions of Circulation"

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Monday, April 13, 2015 - 6:20pm
Gretchen Busl

I am seeking abstracts for additional contributions to a proposed special journal issue, "Fictions of Circulation."

This proposed issue is a result of discussions in the World Literature: Production and Circulation affinity group at the 2014 Institute for World Literature in Hong Kong, and a seminar stream at the 2015 American Comparative Literature Association Conference in Seattle, WA. The emphasis for the issue will be on self-theorizing texts, as described below:

From the Page to the Stage: Authorial Adaptation from Fiction to Drama - Special Session at the SAMLA conference (Nov. 13-15)

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Monday, April 13, 2015 - 4:47pm
Renee Schatteman/ South Atlantic Modern Language Associaion

Most stage adaptations are written by someone other than the author of the source material, but this panel will examine the issues and complexities that arise when an author chooses to transition a work from a narrative into a dramatic form. Given the unique aspects of dramatic writing (the economy of expression, the restrictions of time and space, the immediacy of the action, the reliance on dialogue and movement, etc.), what might motivate an author to adapt his or her fictional work and what does the adaption reveal about the original text (as well as the author)? Papers about contemporary writers are particularly welcomed.

Oceanic Literatures and Cultures: Standing Session at PAMLA 2015 (Nov. 6th-8th), in Portland, OR

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Monday, April 13, 2015 - 3:33pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

We are seeking paper proposals for a standing session on Oceanic Literature and Culture at PAMLA 2015, which will take place from November 6th-8th at Portland State University, Oregon.

This session is open to a broad range of topics pertaining to Oceania, including: travel narratives, tourism, colonialism, post-colonialism, exploration, and cultural exchange.

PAMLA 2015-Portland-U.S. Lit Before 1865

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Monday, April 13, 2015 - 1:58pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association

The 113th Annual PAMLA Conference will be held at the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower and Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, on November 6-8, 2015.

This standing sessions seeks papers on any topic in American literature before 1865. Please submit your paper title, a 500 word proposal, and a 50 word abstract via our online proposal system here: http://www.pamla.org/2015/proposals by May 15, 2015.

AV equipment is very limited this year, so please indicate whether you plan on needing AV support.

Contributors Wanted for Low-Tech Film-Making Textbook

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Monday, April 13, 2015 - 1:40pm
Alan Smithee Publications

I'm a f/t professor in cinema with recent success running a two semester university course on film-making on your mobile phone (See Baker's "Tangerine" 2015 at Sundance for an inspiring example [not my work]). My schtick is using the mobile phones and tablets students already have in their pockets plus freely available editing software to create low-tech solutions to high-tech shooting dilemmas. Why? Because I had to run a university film-school before any equipment arrived. I've got enough from my lecture notes for the bare bones of a textbook on the subject but I want more content and am willing to pay for it (or share authorship if the contribution so warrants). So ...

Critical Thinking and Writing in the Age of Globalization 3/31/16

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Monday, April 13, 2015 - 1:02pm
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing

Globalization, understood as the expanding integration of economic, cultural, political, technological and social activities on a worldwide scale, presents challenges, opportunities, and crises, which can involve emerging literacies and changing modes of thought. How might critical thinking and writing pedagogies shape and/or be shaped by this growing complexity? Double Helix welcomes the submission of work that both explores linkages of critical thinking and writing and considers how that work might contribute to, and perhaps to some extent define, the role of the university in the context of globalization.

The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2016.

Northeast Popular/American Culture Association Call for Papers: Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Collections area

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Monday, April 13, 2015 - 12:34pm
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association

The ​Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Collections​area of the N​ortheast Popular/American Culture Association ​welcomes paper submissions from librarians, archivists, curators, graduate students, faculty, collectors, writers, patrons, and researchers of popular culture and information settings of all types.

We encourage panel proposals, as well as, individual submissions.

NEPCA's 2015 fall conference will be held on the campus of ​Colby-Sawyer College (New London, NH)​the weekend of ​October 30-31, 2015​.

The deadline for proposals is ​June 15, 2015​. ​

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