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Popular Culture and the Deep Past - Shakespeare's Day: 1616/2016

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 4:05pm
The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at The Ohio State University

On February 19-20, 2016, the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will host its third annual celebration of popular culture and the deep past at the Ohio State University, with 'Shakespeare's Day: Popular Culture 1616 / 2016,' an exploration of popular identities past and present with special attention to the world of Shakespeare's time. As in past years, this event will feature a scholarly conference (featuring papers, round tables, and other academic events) nested inside of a Renaissance-faire-like carnival (featuring exhibits, gaming, contests, and activities of all kinds).

[UPDATE] Comparative Drama Special Issue Deadline 1/1/16

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 2:42pm
Comparative Drama

Call for Papers: The Actor in the Interval

Comparative Drama will publish a special issue exploring the interval (understood as a space that distinguishes, connects, or performs) between theater and literary studies, with a focus on the actor. We seek submissions that engage both disciplines, either by combining methodologies or by taking the relationship between fields as a subject. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

25th CDE Conference: "Theater and Mobility", 26-29 May 2016 in Eichstätt, Germany

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 2:35pm
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English

The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE) is pleased to announce its 25th Annual Conference in Eichstätt, Germany (26-29 May 2016).

It is organized by the Chair of American Studies, Faculty of Languages and Literatures, at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt/Germany, and will be held as a residential conference at the Collegium Willibaldinum in Eichstätt.

Theater and Mobility

The 2016 CDE conference addresses the ongoing debate on issues of mobility in relation to contemporary drama and theater in English worldwide.

Call for Papers for volume 9, n° 1(17)/ 2016/ Communication in Statistics: Why? When? and How (not) to do it?

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 2:00pm
ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies

The Essachess – Journal for Communication Studies invites scholars to submit original papers for a Special Issue on "Communication in Statistics: Why? When? and How (not) to do it?" This special issue co-editors are looking for papers which are analyzing all relevant matters of communication in statistics.

[UPDATE] Life Writing as Empathy, Deadline for abstracts October 8, 2015

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 1:33pm
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 42 No. 2 | September 2016
Call for Papers
Life Writing as Empathy
Deadline for Submissions:
October 8, 2015 abstract
December 20, 2015 final paper

Guest editor: Rocío G. Davis
University of Navarra

February 1st. "Teaching Nineteenth- Century Literature and Gender in the Twenty-First Century Classroom," special issue of Ninet

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 12:20pm
Nineteenth- Century Gender Studies

Call for Papers:
"Teaching Nineteenth- Century Literature and Gender in the Twenty-First Century Classroom," special issue of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies. Summer 2016

Editors and Contact E-mails:
Lara Karpenko, Associate Professor of English, Carroll University: lkarpenk@carrollu.edu

Lauri Dietz, Director of the University Center for Writing-based Learning (UCWbL), De Paul University ldietz@depaul.edu

[UPDATE]

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 12:11pm
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature

DEADLINE EXTENDED

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

Women, Girls, and Young Adult Literature
Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature

Literature and arts / Litterature et arts / Letteratura e arti

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 10:03am
IULM University, Milan

The journal Poli-femo (IULM University, Milan)  announces the call for papers for its next thematic issue on "Literature and Arts".

We welcome articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following topics:

Topics and areas for research that may be covered will therefore take into consideration:
-Theoretical and methodological openings and perspectives
-Convergences between literary texts and artistic media: 
hybridization and duality
- Literary creation arising from an extraliterary artistic element
- Works of art as mediators for writers
- The signifiers of artistic media within a literary text

Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption #iuic16

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 9:03am
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled "Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption," to be held at Indiana University—Bloomington, March 4-5, 2016. Join us for our 14th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English.

CFP: Ninth Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS) (Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2016, Gothenburg)

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 5:47am
Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS)

Call for Panels
The Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS) will hold its 9th conference in Gothenburg on September 30 – October 1, 2016. For this occasion, we invite all scholars working in the interdisciplinary field of American Studies to submit proposals for panels. We welcome submissions from junior and senior scholars on any topic related to the study of the United States and North America from both a historical and contemporary perspective. Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY & THEATRE (ATHE Chicago - Aug 11-14 2016)

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 8:43pm
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference

The Electronic Technology Committee of the Association for Theater in Higher Education (ATHE) invites proposals for panels, roundtable discussions, and other innovative sessions related to electronic technologies for the annual ATHE Conference to be held Thursday, August 11 to Sunday, August 14, 2016 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Illinois.

[UPDATE]Now and Then: Historical Understandings in the Humanities, York University Graduate Student Conference Feb 19-20 2016

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 2:38pm
York University Humanities Graduate Student Association

The Humanities Graduate Student Association at York University announces an interdisciplinary conference interrogating the critical questions arising around historical understandings and subjective humanistic meanings. As humanists, how do we locate ourselves consciously, historically, in relation to our objects of inquiry?
Panel themes and topics might include (but are not limited to):
Present or past representations of the past, present, or future
Chronology and its relation to space/landscape
Transience in media culture (visual, digital, musical, etc.)
The nature of historical consciousness/awareness
Critical approaches to methodology

Now and Then: Historical Understandings in the Humanities, Graduate Program in Humanities Student Conference, Feb 19-20, 2016

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 2:25pm
Humanities Graduate Student Association (HUGSA)

The Humanities Graduate Student Association announces an interdisciplinary conference interrogating the critical questions arising around historical understandings and subjective humanistic meanings. As humanists, how do we locate ourselves consciously, historically, in relation to our objects of inquiry?
Panel themes and topics might include (but are not limited to):
Present or past representations of the past, present, or future
Chronology and its relation to space/landscape
Transience in media culture (visual, digital, musical, etc.)
The nature of historical consciousness/awareness
Critical approaches to methodology

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