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Sound / Writing : On Homophonic Translation (Paris, Nov 17-19, 2016)

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 3:46am
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Vincent Broqua & Dirk Weissmann (Universities of Paris at Saint-Denis and Créteil)

Call for Papers [French and German versions: scroll below]

Sound / Writing: On Homophonic Translation

International conference, Paris, November 17-19, 2016

Organizers:
Vincent Broqua (University of Paris at Saint-Denis) and
Dirk Weissmann (University of Paris at Créteil)

Poetic Measures: A Variable Measure for the Fixed

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Monday, November 16, 2015 - 4:50pm
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University of York
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1-2 July, York.

How do we measure poetry? The words 'measure' and 'meter', with their shared etymological origin in the Greek metron, have a long history of being used synonymously. When William Carlos Williams wrote that '[t]he key to modern poetry is measure, which must reflect the flux of modern life', however, he proposed 'measure' as an alternative to the metrical foot in response to 'the flux of modern life' that demanded measures of more fluid and unstable permutations.

The Scattered Pelican Journal, Volume 1, Issue 2: Fight OR Flight, deadline 15 December

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Monday, November 16, 2015 - 3:06pm
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The Scattered Pelican, the graduate journal of Comparative Literature at Western University, London Canada

The Scattered Pelican, the graduate journal of Comparative Literature at Western University, is excited to share the Call for Papers for its forthcoming Spring issue, entitled "Fight OR Flight":

In 1915, Harvard scientist Walter Bradford Cannon coined the term "fight or flight" to describe animals' responses to challenging stimuli, including potential bodily harm and threats to survival. Cannon's work provided us with insight into how animals—humans included—employ physiological mechanisms to deal with stressful encounters, arguably with the end to maintain homeostasis in both the bodily and environmental systems.

Play's the Thing: Phenomenology and Play in Early Modern Literature, 1500-1800--PROPOSALS DUE DECEMBER 4, 2015

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Monday, November 16, 2015 - 2:59pm
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Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara
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Play's the Thing: Phenomenology and Play in Early Modern Literature, 1500-1800
University of California, Santa Barbara
Conference Date: March 4-5, 2016
Proposal Due Date: December 4, 2015

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our annual conference, "Play's the Thing: Phenomenology and Play in Early Modern Literature, 1500-1800," to be held on March 4 and 5, 2016. We are happy to announce our three keynote speakers: Laura Engel (Duquesne University), James A. Knapp (Loyola University Chicago), and Bruce Smith (University of Southern California).

New Critics VII Undergraduate English Conference. April 9, 2016

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Monday, November 16, 2015 - 12:42pm
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Bianca Tredennick/SUNY Oneonta

We are soliciting abstracts for critical undergraduate essays on any topic relating to literature or composition. If accepted, completed papers should be readable in no more than 15 minutes. Now in its seventh year, New Critics represents a rare opportunity for undergraduates to present their work in a forum modeled on professional academic conferences and concluding with a keynote address by a notable scholar (previous speakers include Jonathan Culler and Daniel Mendelsohn). The deadline for abstract submission is March 4, 2016.

S85 - Fantasy Literature & Place - ESSE Galway Monday 22nd – Friday 26th August 2016

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Monday, November 16, 2015 - 11:55am
full name / name of organization: 
Jane Suzanne Carroll, University of Roehampton; Anja Müller, University of Siegen

Call for papers

ESSE Galway Monday 22nd – Friday 26th August 2016
S85 - Fantasy Literature & Place

Conveners
Jane Suzanne Carroll, University of Roehampton, UK (jane.carroll@roehampton.ac.uk)
Anja Müller, University of Siegen, Germany (anja.mueller@anglistik.uni-siegen.de)

CFP: THE MATTER OF RESISTANCE CONFERENCE (April 26, 2016)

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Monday, November 16, 2015 - 9:53am
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University of Warwick

The Matter of Resistance Conference University of Warwick

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

Organizers:
Joseph Shafer (English and Comparative Literary Studies, Warwick)
Sourit Bhattacharya (English and Comparative Literary Studies, Warwick)
email: mattersofresistance@gmail.com

Friday, April 29th, 2016
Deadline for Submissions:January 20th, 2016

Call for Papers

CFP: Acta Philologica anniversary issue (deadline: January 31, 2016)

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Monday, November 16, 2015 - 8:32am
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Acta Philologica/University of Warsaw
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Acta Philologica

Call for papers
for the issue celebrating
the bicentennial of the University of Warsaw,
to be published in Autumn 2016

Acta Philologica is a peer-reviewed academic journal of the University of Warsaw, which for the last 47 years has published scholarship in the fields of linguistics as well as cultural and literary studies. It is indexed by the CEJSH (Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities), Academica, and Index Copernicus.

We accept manuscripts in English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Submission guidelines for authors

Shakespeare and the Object

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Monday, November 16, 2015 - 8:09am
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Rivista Costellazioni

In the year of the four hundredth anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare (1616-2016), the first issue of the journal Costellazioni will be devoted to Shakespearean drama, considered from a particular perspective that aims to analyze the role and function of the object in the texts, in stagings and in the critical reception of the works of the Elizabethan playwright.

Early Career Reseachers IV

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Monday, November 16, 2015 - 5:35am
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Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies

In order to encourage the next generation of academics, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed e-journal GenderForum (http://www.genderforum.org/) has launched its first annual Early Career Researchers Issue in October 2013. Now every October will see an issue that spotlights the work of emerging researchers.

Contributions can be new academic writing composed specifically for this issue, or exceptional, previously unpublished term papers on all topics pertaining to Gender Studies, Feminist Studies, Masculinity Studies, and/or Queer Theory.

Queer Cinema (Publication date: Fall 2016)

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Monday, November 16, 2015 - 5:32am
full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies

Ever since the momentous success of Ang Lee's western-drama Brokeback Mountain, queer film has increasingly reached the mainstream. Brokeback Mountain was followed by a considerable amount of Hollywood productions that focused on representations of queer issues and characters such as Milk, A Single Man, The Imitation Game and, as the youngest addition to the list, Stonewall. The latter is directed by Roland Emmerich, a filmmaker who is usually known for blockbusters like Independence Day. The fact that both star directors and casts have entered the production of critically and commercially successful queer film-making is indicative of its mainstream potential and a growing target audience.

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