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Literature and Politics (Nov. 3-5, 2016)

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Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 4:47pm
South Central MLA (www.southcentralmla.org)

We are currently seeking papers for this open topic session which explores the intersections of literature and politics. Please e-mail 350-500 word abstracts to Marina Trninic by March 31, 2016.The theme for this year's conference is "The Spectacular City: Glamour, Decadence, and Celebrity in Literature and Culture." For more on the 2016 SCMLA conference in Dallas, visit the website at http://www.southcentralmla.org/conference/

Multiculturalism, Multilingualism and the Self: PASE 2016 Conference, 31 March-2 April, 2016

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Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 4:46pm
University of Silesia, Poland, Institute of English and Institute of English Cultures and Literatures

The Institute of English and Institute of English Cultures and Literatures at the University of Silesia and the Polish Association for the Study of English are pleased to invite you to the 25th annual Conference of The Polish Association for the Study of English.

The theme of the conference is

Multiculturalism, Multilingualism and the Self

Submissions are welcome in the area of literature, culture studies, linguistics, applied linguistics, translation and teacher training.

The following topics are only our suggestions for presentations at the conference:

The Second International Conference on Big-data, Internet of things, and Zero-size intelligence (BIZ2016)

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Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 4:21pm
The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC)

The Second International Conference on Big-data, Internet of things, and Zero-size intelligence (BIZ2016)
University of Salford, MediaCityUK, Manchester, United Kingdom
July 26-28, 2016
http://sdiwc.net/conferences/biz2016/
All registered papers will be submitted to IEEE for potential inclusion to IEEE Xplore
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[UPDATE] Religious Experience in the Americas, April 9, 2016

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Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 9:09am
The 5th Biennial Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas

Religious Experience in the Americas
The 5th Biennial Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas

crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

We are soliciting papers from any discipline on topics discussing religious experience in the Americas.

Possible topics include (but are by no means limited to):
• Religion and social activism
• Religion and political life
• Religious communities
• Monasticism in the Americas
• Religion and public health
• Religion and migration
• Religion and integration
• Interfaith initiatives
• Religion and the arts

[UPDATED] DEADLINE EXTENDED to 12/8/15 - URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

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Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 7:24am
Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature

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The Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 2016 graduate student conference:

URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

Keynote Speaker: JOSÉ DAVID SALDÍVAR, Stanford University

March 3, 2016

ICSI'2016: Call for Papers and Proposals for Special Sessions, Tutorials, Symposia, etc.

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Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 6:05am
CIL PKU Peking University

ICSI'2016: Call for Papers and Proposals for Special Sessions, Tutorials, Symposia, etc.

Name: Seventh International Conference on Swarm Intelligence (ICSI'2016)
Theme: SERVING OUR LIFE WITH Swarm Intelligence
URL: http://www.ic-si.org/
Dates: 25-30 June, 2016
Location: Padma Resort Legian, Bali, Indonesia

Important Dates:

Jan. 01, 2016: Deadline for Special Session Proposal.
Jan. 30, 2016: Deadline for Paper Submission.

Edwidge Danticat Society Panel at ALA 2016 (San Francisco, CA May 2016) 20 December 2015 Deadline

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Friday, November 27, 2015 - 9:39pm
Edwidge Danticat Society

The Edwidge Danticat Society invites papers for a panel at the 27th Annual American Literature Association conference. In light of Edwidge Danticat's most recent concern with the Haitian/Dominican border and citizenship crisis, we welcome papers that explore Danticat's activist and creative work in relationship to borders, citizenship, and denationalization.

The Edwidge Danticat Society invites proposals for 15-minute presentations, possible topics include:

The Scholastic Forum: Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature:ISSN 2395-0889

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Friday, November 27, 2015 - 9:37am
D.A.V. College Sector 10 Chandigarh

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION
1. We invite original scholarly submissions from academicians, researchers and independent scholars in form of research papers, articles, poems, interviews and book reviews.
2. Articles should be followed by an abstract alongwith keywords.
3. Paper size - A4, Font - Times New Roman and Font Size - 12.
4. Spacing - 1.5 and margins of 1 inch on all four sides.
5. Word Limit: for abstract 250 – 300 for paper 3000 - 3500
6. Papers to be emailed at: scholasticdav@gmail.com
7. Book reviews must contain name of author/ editor, titles of the book reviewed,place of publisher, year of publication, number of pages and price of the book.

From TV to Screen: The Critical Relationship Between Popular Television Programmes and their Transition to Film

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Friday, November 27, 2015 - 8:03am
Open Library of Humanities

This Special Collection of articles for the Open Library of Humanities (OLH) will examine the critical and often complex relationship between television and film when popular television programmes are re-made for the big screen. The collection therefore aims to illuminate the complex networks of knowledge involved in this process, and to encourage a variety of critical approaches to examining the TV-to-Screen transition.

Papers can include, but are not restricted to, examinations of the transitional processes of:

"Scotland and the Sea" Scottish Studies/Etudes écossaises, 2017 Issue

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Friday, November 27, 2015 - 3:33am
Université Grenoble Alpes - ILCEA 4

"Scotland and the Sea"
Études écossaises/ Scottish Studies, n°20, 2017

The 2017 edition of the journal Études écossaises / Scottish Studies (Université Grenoble Alpes – ILCEA4) is seeking submissions of papers on Scottish culture, history and politics on the theme of the sea. Papers in English or French are welcomed from specialists in all fields of Scottish studies including arts and literature, civilization studies, history, political science, culture and the media.

From TV to Screen: The Critical Relationship Between Popular Televison Programmes and their Transition to Film

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 5:45pm
Open Library of Humanities

This Special Collection of articles for the Open Library of Humanities (OLH) will examine the critical and often complex relationship between television and film when popular television programmes are re-made for the big screen. The collection therefore aims to illuminate the complex networks of knowledge involved in this process, and to encourage a variety of critical approaches to examining the TV-to-Screen transition. 

Papers can include, but are not restricted to, examinations of the transitional processes of:

Consuming (the) Victorians: annual BAVS conference 2016

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 4:21pm
School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University in conjunction with the British Association for Victorian Studies

Annual BAVS conference 2016

CONSUMING (THE) VICTORIANS

Cardiff University
Wednesday 31 August to Friday 2 September 2016

Keynotes: Christina Bashford (Illinois) & Frank Trentmann (Birkbeck)
Neo-Victorian Plenary: Patricia Duncker (Manchester)

CFAP > PSF2016: Intermittence+Interference | Group Exhibition

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 12:47pm
Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures

CALL FOR ART PROJECTS
MILLENNIUM GALLERY: Opening on November 11, 2016
Lisbon, Portugal
Deadline for submission: January 31, 2016

The PSF2016 in partnership with the Millennium Gallery – a joint effort of Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon University and Lusófona University – is calling for artists to submit an artwork to be presented at the group exhibition of the Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures.

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