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[UPDATE] CFP Arts and Literature. Copyrighted - deadline: 15 Mar 2015

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 8:04am
Maciej Jakubowiak, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland

Arts and Literature. Copyrighted

Centre for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Department of Literary Anthropology and Cultural Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland

Date: 5-6 June, 2015

Application deadline: 15 March, 2015

Special Issue: Steampunk and the Neo-Victorian: America, England, and the Transnational

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 7:54am
JAST: Journal of American Studies of Turkey

JAST: Journal of American Studies of Turkey
Special Issue: Steampunk and the Neo-Victorian: America, England, and the Transnational
Guest Editor: Gordon J. Marshall, Department of English Language and Literature, Istanbul Aydin University, Istanbul, Turkey
Submission Date: June 1st 2015

Epiphany - Journal of Transdisciplinary Studies

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 7:45am
International University of Sarajevo

We would like to invite you to submit your papers for possible publication in Epiphany – Journal of Transdisciplinary Studies. Journal is published on biannual basis (June, December). All submitted articles should be original and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. It covers the topics in the area of humanities and social sciences including anthropology, philosophy, economics, media studies, history, psychology, sociology, visual and performing arts, literature, technology and cultural studies. Manuscripts should follow the formatting style of the journal. All submissions should be made online through:

Time, Freedom & Narrative | Postgraduate Conference | Manchester (July 3rd 2015)

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 5:18am
University of Manchester

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference hosted by doctoral students at the Centre for New Writing and the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

'[How] are we to interpret history's claim, when it constructs a narrative, to reconstruct something from the past? What authorizes us to think of this construction as reconstruction?'
(Ricoeur, Time and Narrative Vol. 3)

[UPDATE] The Poetics of Knowledge (5-7 Nov 2015, Berne, Switzerland)

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4:30am
Wolfgang Funk (Leibniz University Hanover) and Irmtraud Huber (University of Berne)

One very common narrative about Victorian Britain is that it was an age of ground-breaking scientific discoveries: Charles Lyell significantly extended the age of our planet; Charles Darwin forced a rethinking of the origins and development of life; Michael Faraday and James Maxwell Clark paved the way for modern physics; Non-Euclidean Geometry changed the way mathematicians measured and formalized the world; Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace laid the foundation for computing. The list could be expanded at leisure, as scientists made and remade the various fields in which humans have tried to make sense of the natural world.

Chaplains in Higher Education Global Conference| DIGGING, DIALOGUE & DIVERSITY| 11-15 July, 2016

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 12:07am
Hosted by Tertiary Campus Ministry Association (Australia) on behalf of the International Association for Chaplains in Higher Education

Chaplains in Higher Education Global Conference


11 – 15 July, 2016

Proposals are invited for papers and workshops that examine the practise of chaplaincy on the higher education campus by addressing the conference theme: "Digging, Dialogue and Diversity". This conference is multi-faith, multi-disciplinary and international in nature, and the program of presentations will reflect these broad perspectives. Papers and workshops may be theoretic or practical and may present original research, reflective practise or examples of best practise.

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching: Victorian Dirt (9 March)

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 11:49pm
Victorian Network

Call for Papers: Victorian Dirt

Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best postgraduate and early career work across the broad field of Victorian Studies.

[UPDATE] CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: 19th-Century Science Fiction

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 10:28pm
MLA / Jessica Kuskey

Papers sought for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2016 on any aspect of nineteenth-century science fiction. Potential angles on this topic may include:

- proto-science fiction
- texts traditionally not viewed as science fiction, reconsidered as aligned with the emergence of the genre
- historical/cultural influences on the emergence of the genre
- literary/cultural impacts of the emergence of the genre

300-word abstract and 1-page CV by 15 March 2015, sent to Jessica Kuskey (

Philament 21: Terror Australis (Postgraduate Journal of Arts and Culture), 30 June 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 10:05pm
Chris Rudge (Managing Editor, Philament), University of Sydney

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, seeks submissions from postgraduate students and early-career scholars (fewer than five years since qualification) that explore the notion or thematic "Terror Australis."

Panic, apprehension, alarm, fear, dread: these and other relatives of terror have long infected Australian texts. Resisting demarcation, terror can be a protean sense, a chimerical substance, an uncontainable ill feeling, or an institutionalised technic—a form of disciplinary power.

Death, Violence and Fiction

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 9:59pm
MLA Special Session

We invite essays focusing on representations of death and/or violence in U.S. religiously-inflected fictions of the nineteenth century.

Essays might examine consider, for example:

-the ways authors associated with religious traditions have embraced or rejected imagery commonly associated with death and/or violence

-the kinds of spaces in which violence and/or death are figured

-death and/or violence as metaphors for religious experience

-the rhetorical strategies deployed to use religion as a justification for sectional, racial, and territorial violence

-how struggles for political representation are waged via religious representations, and the connotations that accompany particular religious traditions.

CFP MLA 2016: The Academic Language of Measurement: Considerations & Best Practices

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 6:13pm
MLA Discussion Group: Global Languages

At its most basic level, attention to the language of measurement means something as simple as advising a student to "avoid wordiness" rather than "watch wordiness," an inexact command because it is a metaphor. But concerns regarding the language of assessment, judgment, and evaluation reach beyond this basic realm into the political and cultural spheres. Most of us, for instance, are aware of studies exposing school tests for using gendered language that affect student performance and reinforce gender stereotypes.

Local Modernisms: 1890-1950

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 4:58pm
Centre for the Study of Cultural Modernity, The University of Birmingham

Modernism – cosmopolitan and international in its connections and networks – found its home in cities, regions and locales. And yet provincialism and localism are still dirty words in criticism surrounding literary and artistic responses to modernity: they remain tinged with the reactionary and the conservative. Many narratives of artistic culture of the period 1890-1945 maintain that advanced aesthetics move from core to province, losing vitality as they become part of a supposedly 'middlebrow' culture. But what if the current were reversed? What if the local, the regional, the provincial, the civic and the municipal were the sites of artistic energy rather than cultural backwaters?

Conference: Appropriation in the Age of Global Shakespeare (11/12, 13,14, 2015)

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 4:07pm
University of Georgia

March 2, 2015

Call for Papers: "Appropriation in the Age of Global Shakespeare"

University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA, November 12, 13, and 14, 2015

A conference to be held on November 13-15, 2015, at the University of Georgia and sponsored by the University Libraries, the Willson Center for Arts and Humanities, the Department of English, the Department of Theatre and Film Studies, the Office of Service Learning, and the University of Georgia Symposium on the Book.