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Watermark: Graduate Student Journal - Deadline to Submit: Feb. 8, 2016

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Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 5:23pm
Watermark: California State University, Long Beach

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our tenth volume. Watermark is dedicated to publishing original critical and theoretical papers concerned with the fields of rhetoric and composition and literature of all genres and periods. Watermark also accepts reviews of recent books published in these fields of study. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for emerging voices, only student work will be considered.

The deadline to submit an essay or review for consideration is Monday, February 8, 2016. Early submissions are strongly encouraged and will receive priority in the peer-review process.

Comics Arts Conference at Comic-Con, 2/1

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Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 11:49am
Comics Arts Conference

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentation, panels, and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International in San Diego, July 21-24, 2016. We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars. We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publisher, retailers, distributors, and journalists.

[UPDATE] Emotional Geographies: Gender, Affect, and Urban Space in Post-1945 Translocal Literary and Visual Texts

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Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 6:02am
Gender, Translocality and the City Research Group, University of Debrecen, Hungary

Call for Papers

Emotional Geographies: Gender, Affect, and Urban Space in Post-1945 Translocal Literary and Visual Texts

Edited volume
Editors:
Ágnes Györke, Senior Lecturer, University of Debrecen, Department of British Studies
Imola Bülgözdi, Senior Lecturer, University of Debrecen, North American Department

Many Worlds to Walk In: Exploring Diversity in Children's Literature, Librarianship, and Education

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 9:56pm
School of Library and Information Studies, University of British Columbia

Many Worlds to Walk In: Exploring Diversity in Children's Literature, Librarianship, and Education is a one-day conference on April 30, 2016 showcasing graduate student research in children's literature. You are invited to submit an academic paper proposal that contributes to research in the area of children's and young adult literature, librarianship, education, media, or cultural studies. Submissions of creative writing for children and young adults are also welcome. We are particularly interested in research and creative pieces that draw on the broadly interpreted theme of diversity--including research on narratives that depict diversity and the diverse formats we use to create and share narratives.

UPDATE

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 7:30pm
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]

HERA
Call for Papers
Humanities Education and Research Association
Annual Conference, 23-26 March
New Orleans, LA

MAKING EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH - Conference - 23-25 September 2016

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 5:36pm
University of Victoria

Making Early Middle English - CFP - Abstracts 21 December 2015
Conference 23-25 September 2016 @ University of Victoria

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Susanna Fein (Kent State University), Delbert Russell (University of Waterloo), Pinchas Roth (Bar-Ilan University), Jennifer Miller (University of California, Berkeley)

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Issue 5 "Scum and Villainy"

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 4:14pm
Word Hoard interdisciplinary graduate journal

Word Hoard is soliciting articles, essays, interviews, short fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and other publishable works on the theme of "Scum and Villainy" for our fifth issue. (Please find our previous issues at http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/wordhoard). We believe both "scum" and "villainy" have social, ethical, and epistemological implications reaching far beyond literary and popular tropes, and thus far beyond the lush taxonomy of opportunistic or conniving archetypes (e.g., muggers, grifters, the debased; psychopaths, traitors, the corrupt). Characterizations of "scum" or "villainy" interest us far more than literary characters as "scum" or "villains."

[UPDATE] CONTEMPORARY POETRY: THINKING AND FEELING, MAY 20th-22nd 2016: EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 2:29pm
Plymouth University, UK

This conference is dedicated to exploring the interplay and divide between thinking and feeling in poetry. In what ways might poetry embody a process of thinking? What's the role of emotion in recent poetry? Can thinking be divided from feeling? Does a poetry of the head preclude a poetry of affect, and vice versa? Are these the terms of competing antagonisms or productive dialogues? What's the relationship between the intellect and affect?

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