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Transatlantic Connections Conference 3 January 2016 13-17

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Friday, June 26, 2015 - 1:34pm
full name / name of organization: 
Drew University

Call For Papers
The Transatlantic Connections Conference is a unique, multi-disciplinary gathering that aims to encourage conversation between scholars and researchers of Irish and Irish-American culture and the writers, artists, local historians, surfers, musicians, skaters, chefs, poets, thinkers and readers of Irish and Irish-American culture.This is the third year of Transatlantic Connections, and the overall theme of this year is Ireland and the Diaspora.

UPDATE: Edited Collection: Monstrous Messengers:Supernatural Figures Children's Picture Books Deadline July 15

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Friday, June 26, 2015 - 2:14am
full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Ormandy

CFP Edited Collection: Monstrous Moral Messengers:Supernatural Figures in Children's Picture Books Deadline Extended July 15
Full Name
Leslie Ormandy (Clackamas Community College)
Contact email: monstrousmessengers(at)gmail.com

I am still in need of several chapters for this edited collection. Please recall that the focus in on physical picture books and children, not on television or film. Deadline for submission is extended to July 15. Questions are welcomed.

Claflin University English and Language Arts Pedagogy Conference 2015

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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 4:05pm
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Claflin University
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Call For Papers
Fourteenth Claflin University Conference
on English and Language Arts Pedagogy
in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions

October 28-29, 2015

THEME: READING AND WRITING ACROSS THE
CURRICULUM
Tentative Schedule:
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM Ministers Hall,
Claflin University campus
Registration
Morning: Concurrent sessions
Luncheon
Afternoon: Keynote address and readings

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present

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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 2:33pm
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Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present, seeks American Studies submissions. We welcome a wide range of topics and approaches.

You can see the journal guidelines here:
http://www.americanpopularculture.com/journal/call_for_papers.htm

You can see past issues of the journal here:
http://www.americanpopularculture.com/journal/index.htm

Disability and Poetry: "Writing" the (Dis)abled Body in Poetry, NeMLA 3/17-20/2016

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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 1:55pm
full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016, Hartford, CT

The panel expands the discursive space where disability matters in poetic studies. While disability studies has been present as an active force in literary studies for decades, there is still much discussion concerning the category of "disability poetics." Many people argue that it is an activist movement, while others believe it as an aesthetic and/or a position around embodiment.

Call for Submissions to Fall 15 issue of the Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association.Topic: "The Lives of Cities"

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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 1:40pm
full name / name of organization: 
Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
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The Midwest Modern Language Association invites submissions for the Fall 15 issue of the JMMLA.

Deadline for essays: July 15th, 2015

"The Lives of Cities"

Deadline for essays: July 15th, 2015

Submissions are accepted from papers given at our 2014 Conference in Detroit, MI. The following topics are welcome:

Tarot/Divination at the PCA/ACA conference in Seattle March 21-25, 2016

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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 12:01pm
full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
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It's time to submit proposals for the Tarot and Other Methods of Divination area at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) conference in Seattle March 21-25 (Monday through Friday), 2016. Possible topics may include, but are not limited to,

a) any aspect of the traditional or innovative uses of Tarot, astrology, cartomancy, I Ching, numerology, runes, tarot, tasseomancy, etc., such as counseling, fortune-telling, and gaming, etc.

b) the history and analysis of any of these practices, including relevant individuals, organizations, objects, texts, etc.

c) the history and analysis of representations of any of these practices in comics, drama, film, graphic novels, literature, television, etc.

Philip K. Dick's Short Fiction (Panel) - Hartford, Connecticut, March 17-20, 2016

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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 11:14am
full name / name of organization: 
Brad Congdon / NeMLA 2016
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In an unpublished forward to The Preserving Machine, Philip K. Dick lamented that "As a writer builds up a novel-length piece it slowly begins to imprison him, to take away his freedom." Dick, who has published five volumes of short fiction, argued that short-story writing allows for freedom, crisis, and action, in contrast to the stultifying process of novel writing. "It is in SF stories," he claimed, "that SF action occurs."

The language of satire: Group section sponsered by the BCLA, ICLA Vienna, 21-27 July 2016

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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 4:56am
full name / name of organization: 
British Comparative Literature Association

Call for Papers: The language of satire
Group Section sponsored by the British Comparative Literature Association
ICLA: The Many Languages of Comparative Literature
21st World Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association
21st July – 27th July 2016
University of Vienna

'The satirist is the figure in whom the cannibal was received into civilization.'
Walter Benjamin on Karl Kraus

Engaging the Contemporary: Philosophy, Literature and Education Agamben and Rancière

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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 4:52am
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Department of Philosophy -- University of Malta

Following up on last year's Anniversary Seminar on Foucault and Derrida: Theory and Practice, the Departments of Philosophy, English and Education Studies would like to announce the second Engaging the Contemporary: Philosophy, Literature and Education seminar. The aim of this series is to organize an annual day seminar to encourage participation from graduate students, graduates and academics coming from different departments and backgrounds.

Knights Errant & Private Dicks: From Romance to Noir

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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 4:50am
full name / name of organization: 
Mary C. Flannery / University of Lausanne
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Down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid. He is the hero.
Raymond Chandler, 'The Simple Art of Murder'

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