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CFP – Creative Writing II: Poetry – MMLA – Due April 5th

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 7:35pm
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Midwest Modern Language Association
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The Creative Writing II: Poetry section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for scholarly and literary presentations that examine, complicate, or challenge concepts of borders and bordering as imagined across multiple modes of poetic and scholarly production. The MMLA conference will take place in St. Louis, Missouri, November 10-13, 2016.

We welcome papers, poetry, and digital poetics projects. We are especially interested in critical-creative works that interpret the conference theme, "Border States," through experimental poetic strategies, like chance operations, procedural modes of writing, appropriation, bricolage, and documentary practice.

CFP – Creative Writing II: Poetry – MMLA – Due April 5th

updated: 
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 7:33pm
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 

The Creative Writing II: Poetry section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for scholarly and literary presentations that examine, complicate, or challenge concepts of borders and bordering as imagined across multiple modes of poetic and scholarly production. The MMLA conference will take place in St. Louis, Missouri, November 10-13, 2016.

We welcome papers, poetry, and digital poetics projects. We are especially interested in critical-creative works that interpret the conference theme, "Border States," through experimental poetic strategies, like chance operations, procedural modes of writing, appropriation, bricolage, and documentary practice.

CFP – Digital Humanities – MMLA – Due April 5th

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 7:32pm
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
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The Digital Humanities section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for scholarly and literary presentations that examine, complicate, or challenge concepts of borders and bordering as imagined across multiple modes of digital production. The MMLA conference will take place in St. Louis, Missouri, November 10-13, 2016.

We invite proposals that broadly interpret the conference theme, "Border States," through multiple disciplinary lenses, such as computational text analysis, critical/creative media, game studies, data mining/archiving, and digital pedagogy. We are especially interested in presentations that explore the impact of digital media on literary production.

[UPDATE] Milton Special Session / RMMLA Convention Oct 6-8, 2016

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 6:42pm
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Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Deadline extended to April 1. Papers on any aspect of Milton for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center Oct 6-8, 2016. Email 200-300 word proposals by April 1, 2016 to clayldaniel@live.com or clay.daniel@utrgv.edu. All proposals are acknowledged. You do not have to be a member of RMMLA to propose a paper, but you should become a member to be listed in the program. For further conference information, access the RMMLA website at www.rmmla.org.

Worshipping the Monstrous: The Supernatural Screen - June 1

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 6:24pm
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Film & History
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Proposals are now being accepted for Gods & Heretics, the 2016 Film & History Conference in Milwaukee, WI October 23-26, 2016.

CFP: Worshipping the Monstrous: The Supernatural Screen
This area examines notions of the monstrous, monstrosity, and the supernatural as they relate to on-screen representations, thematic inferences, narrative structures, or even production practices throughout the history of filmmaking. How do we better understand the implications of these histories, patterns, or aberrations? What is being signified or challenged, made visible or concealed, through our constructions of the monstrous?

Digital Textualities/Canadian Contexts - Sept. 20-22, 2016

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 3:26pm
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Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory (CWRC), University of Alberta

DIGITAL TEXTUALITIES/
CANADIAN CONTEXTS

TEXTUALITÉS NUMÉRIQUES/
CONTEXTES CANADIENS

Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory Launch
Conference, Sept. 20-22, 2016

Papers on the intersection of text and the digital in the
Canadian context are invited for a two-day conference
celebrating the launch of the Canadian Writing Research
Collaboratory (CWRC) at the University of Alberta.

Keynote: Lori Emerson (University of Colorado at
Boulder)

Edited Collection: Women in STEM on TV

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 3:23pm
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Ashley Carlson, University of Montana Western

A major publisher has shown interest in an edited collection on the portrayal of Women in STEM fields on television. I am currently soliciting chapter proposals for this collection.

SCMLA 2016: Southern Literature (abstracts due March 31)

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 2:59pm
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South Central Modern Language Association
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Submissions are welcomed for this regular session of the SCMLA annual conference to be held in Dallas, TX, November 3-5, 2016. The topic for the Southern Literature panel is open, however abstracts that relate directly to the conference theme "The Spectacular City: Glamour, Decadence, and Celebrity in Literature and Culture" are particularly welcome.

Abstracts of 300 to 500 words should be sent to mdsursav@central.uh.edu by March 31st.

Presenters are required to be members of SCMLA but can join the organization after abstracts are accepted.

[UPDATE] Leadership, Popular Culture, and Social Change Chapter Proposals Due Mar. 15

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 12:02pm
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Kristin Bezio & Kimberly Yost, New Horizons in Leadership Studies, Edward Elgar

A volume in the New Horizons in Leadership Studies series to be published by Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd. in late 2017. Volume co-editors: Kimberly Yost, College of Business and Leadership, Lourdes University; Kristin Bezio, Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond.

Musical Theatre area Inaugural Session at NEPCA October 21/22, 2016; deadline 6/1/16

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 11:55am
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Northeast Popular Culture Association
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The Northeast Popular Culture Association is soliciting paper proposals for the inaugural session of the new area on Musical Theatre at the NEPCA conference at Keene State College in Keene, NH on October 21 and 22, 2016.

Paper proposals may address any aspect of musical theatre and its impact on or reflection in popular culture. Papers on politics and historical subjects in the musical theatre are prioritized, but papers on any subject in the area are welcome.

Please submit a 250-word abstract, along with professional vitae, via the conference website: www.wordpress.com Deadline for submissions is June 1, 2016.

trauma and traumatic memory

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 11:36am
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A monographic volume

Traumatic Memory CFP
A monographic volume on trauma and traumatic memory

Papers are invited to discuss a wide range of issues concerning trauma and traumatic memory ---- in poetry, novels, autobiographical works, book reviews etc.

Essays should be 7,000-8,500 words, including all quotations and bibliographic references, and should follow the MLA Style Manual (7th edition) for internal citation and Works Cited.

Deadline for submitting abstracts: 30 April 2016
Notification of acceptance: 15 May 2016
The final date for submitting articles: July 2016

Please send your abstract to: spiritualityvsscience@gmail.com

Lavender Languages & Linguistics 24 University of Nottingham, 28-30 April 2017

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 8:49am
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Lavender Languages & Linguistics

Description

The Lavender Languages & Linguistics conference series has a rich history of examining language use and representation in relation to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and/or queer life, as well as language and sexuality more broadly. In April 2017, LavLang will be held in the UK for the first time, having been hosted annually by American University (Washington, D.C.) since 1993. We anticipate that, by bringing LavLang24 to Europe, more students and scholars with an interest in language and sexuality will be able to join our conversation.

World's Longest Undefended Border: Canadian Literature in the Shadow of America

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 7:47am
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Midwest Modern Language Association
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Established in 1783 by the Treaty of Paris, the border between Canada and the United States is considered the longest international border in the world. What makes this border unique (unlike the border between the United States and Mexico) is the fact that it can be considered the "longest undefended border" due to the rather low level of security that maintains this boundary. Like this undefended border, the border between Canadian and American literature has been historically misunderstood. It is through review and use of the theory of liminality, as defined by Van Gennep in 1909 and Turner in the 1960s, that one must begin to discuss and define the geographical boundaries between Canada and American literature.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] Call for Articles: New Voices in Jewish-American Literature

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 7:26am
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Open Library of the Humanities

The retirement of Philip Roth in 2012 signifies a definite break with the past, the silencing of one of the last living links with the Jewish generation that dominated post-war American literary culture (Saul Bellow, Bernard Malamud, Isaac Bashevis Singer et al.). This does not, however, mean the end of Jewish-American literature. Recent years have shown the remarkable tenacity of Jewish-American writing: its enduring ability to grapple with contemporary society's pivotal issues along with its power to initiate new critical debates.

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