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[UPDATE] Pippi to Ripley3/ITHACON40: Women & Gender in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Comics. Ithaca College; May 1-2, 2015

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 4:45pm
full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Kittredge/Ithaca College English Department
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Keynote Speaker: Bruce Coville (children's fantasy author)
Special Guest: Laura Lee Gulledge (YA graphic novelist)
Guiding Spirit: Marleen Barr, Founding Mother of Feminist Science Fiction Criticism

Pippi to Ripley 3 is an interdisciplinary conference with a focus on women and gender in science fiction and fantasy. We invite papers devoted to imaginative representation in all media: comics, films, television, and video games as well as in folklore, Children's, Young Adult, and adult-directed literature.

[UPDATE] Constructing Humanity (Feb 2015), Extended Call 11/17, Keynote Eric Lott

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 2:42pm
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University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)
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5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals -- EXTENDED DEADLINE

Constructing Humanity
(re/de)constructing (in)humanit(ies)

February 26, 27 & 28, 2015

With Keynote Speaker, ERIC LOTT

Colour: Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference 2015 - April 17th-18th (CFP deadline January 25th)

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 1:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference, University of Oxford, with sponsorship from Medium AEvum
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We are pleased to open the Call for Papers for the eleventh Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference, sponsored by the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature. The conference is aimed at early career scholars and graduate students working in medieval studies. Contributions are welcomed from diverse fields of research such as history of art and architecture, history, theology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and history of ideas.

Papers should be a maximum of 20 minutes. Please email 250-word abstracts (text only, no attachments please) to oxgradconf@gmail.com by 25th January 2015.

The Silverstein Variations

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 12:59pm
full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca LaPointe
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The Silverstein Variations
by Rebecca LaPointe

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eighteen luscious, scrumptious flavors-
chocolate, lime and cherry,
coffee, pumpkin, fudge-banana,
caramel cream and boysenberry,
Rocky road and toasted almond,
Butterscotch, vanilla dip,
Butter-brickle, apple ripple,
Coconut and mocha chip,
Brandy peach and lemon custard,
Each scoop lovely, smooth, and round,
Tallest ice-cream cone in town,
Lying there (sniff) on the ground.

EMOTION(S) Conference 17-19 April, 2015

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 11:53am
full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies, University of Wrocław
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We are pleased to announce that the 24th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE of the Polish Association for the Study of English (PASE), a branch of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE), will be held in Wrocław, Poland.

The Conference will be organized and hosted by the
Department of English Studies, University of Wrocław
and The Polish Association for the Study of English
17-19 April 2015

We invite papers, sessions and poster proposals related to the broadly conceived thematic field of
Emotion(s):

CFP: "Moving Forms: The Global Circulation of Victorian Narrative Innovations ":Panel for NAVSA ( July 9-12, 2015); due 11/21

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 8:15am
full name / name of organization: 
John Plotz (Brandeis)
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CFP: "Moving Forms: The Global Circulation of Victorian Narrative Innovations "

A panel proposal for NAVSA (July 9-12, 2015, Hawaii)
Organizers: Pablo Mukherjee (Warwick); John Plotz, (Brandeis)

Abstracts sought for a panel that will explore ways in which narrative innovations, or generic and formal variants, circulate globally between (an approximate date-range only) 1880-1900. The post-Darwin rise of Naturalist fiction under various names is one area of special interest; another is crime fiction's global circulation; another is the debates on "diffusion" of folk-tales (e.g. Lang, Jacobs et. al.). But other instances are equally welcome.

Thanks in advance for reposting and circulating this CFP to relevant venues!

Performing Gender in the Middle East

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 5:03am
full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies

Since the Arab Spring the Middle East has undergone numerous changes. The role of women in and post the revolution remains one of the most interesting developments in Middle Eastern nations. This issue of Gender Forum will provide a specific area focus in Gender Studies, but also provide a gendered understanding of prevailing discourses, ideologies, social practices and trends in Middle East societies and politics. We are looking forward to submissions with an interdisciplinary scope as well as readings and theoretical underpinnings ranging from history, sociology and anthropology to political science, media studies all based within gender studies. Possible topics may include:

Conference on New perspectives on the Canada - Europe partnership - June 10- 13 2015

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 3:16am
full name / name of organization: 
University of Nantes (France)

In the context of the recent initialing of the Strategic Partnership Agreement and the negotiations of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in September 2014, we invite specialists (confirmed scholars and doctoral students) to reflect on the state of the relationship and partnership between Europe and Canada both from a historical perspective and a forward-looking one. Is this new political and economic framework a turning-point in the EU-Canada relationship ?

The conference organizers invite specialists in the fields of political sciences, economics, international relations and international law to provide their analysis on this "modernized" framework.

Call for Papers: The European Conference on Arts & Humanities

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 2:55am
full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
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The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global university partners, is proud to announce the European Conference on Arts & Humanities (ECAH2015), to be held from July 13 to July 16, 2015, at the Thistle Hotel Brighton in the United Kingdom.

Publish before a global audience. Present in a supportive environment. Network and create new relationships. Hear the latest research. Experience the UK. Join a global academic community.

http://ecah.iafor.org

The abstract submission deadline is March 15, 2015

The 2015 Conference Theme is "Power"

Streams include:

Arts -

Call for Papers: The European Conference on Media, Communication and Film 2015

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 2:12am
full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global university partners, is proud to announce the European Conference on Media, Communication and Film (EuroMedia2015), to be held from July 13 to July 16, 2015, at the Thistle Hotel Brighton in the United Kingdom.

http://euromedia.iafor.org

The abstract submission deadline is March 15, 2015

Publish before a global audience. Present in a supportive environment. Network and create new relationships. Hear the latest research. Experience the UK. Join a global academic community.

The 2015 Conference Themes are "Power" and "Human Rights, Justice, Media and Culture"

Streams:

Call for Papers: The European Conference on Literature and Librarianship

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 1:44am
full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
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The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global university partners, is proud to announce the European Conference on Literature and Librarianship (LibEuro2015), to be held from July 13 to July 16, 2015, at the Thistle Hotel Brighton in the United Kingdom.

The 2015 Conference Theme is "Power: Text and Context"
http://libeuro.iafor.org

The abstract submission deadline is March 15, 2015

Streams include:

Journal of Folklore Research - Call for Submissions

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 9:55pm
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Journal of Folklore Research
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Journal of Folklore Research
Submit by June 1, 2015

The Journal of Folklore Research invites submissions for a special issue devoted to medieval and early modern folklore and culture, tentatively scheduled for publication in 2016. We welcome submission of papers that deal with any aspect of this period, on material from any geographic area. Contributions that situate medieval and early modern culture within contemporary theoretical debates or engage with problems of methodology and interpretation are especially desired. All submissions should be informed by and engage with contemporary scholarship in folkloristics.

Reading the Books of Nature (12/1/14;2/13/15)

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 6:34pm
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Natures 2015: Seventh Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
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Authors and artists, from Galileo to Rousseau, Woolfe to Kingsolver, Attenborough to Cousteau, have been exploring how to read or record nature for thousands of years. We seek papers that continue this quest in the context of any genre, time period, or discipline within the humanities.

Making, Unmaking, and Remaking the Early Modern Era: 1500-1800

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 6:23pm
full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at UCSB's English Department
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University of California, Santa Barbara

Conference Date: February 27-28, 2015
Abstracts Due: December 5, 2014

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our fourteenth annual conference, "Making, Unmaking, and Remaking the Early Modern Era: 1500-1800," to be held on February 27-28, 2015. We are excited to announce our keynote speakers, Professor of English Patricia Fumerton (UC Santa Barbara) and Seth Low Professor of History Pamela H. Smith (Columbia).

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