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[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

'Merica Magazine - Second Issue

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 2:13pm
'Merica Magazine: for the unlikely patriot

Fresh on the heels of our first issue of 'Merica Magazine we're asking for new submissions we hope to publish weekly on a rolling basis. 'Merica Magazine is a public humanities periodical committed to publishing work that examines American culture and the idea of "America" with a critical eye. Potential writers are asked to familiarize themselves with our style at mericamagazine.org. Queries, pitches, and submissions can be directed to mericamgazine@gmail.com.

Mothers, Motherhood, and Mothering in Popular Culture

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 1:50pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Proposals are now being accepted for the conference's newly established subject area, Mothers, Motherhood, and Mothering in Popular Culture. In this inaugural year, we are looking for papers that address mothers, motherhood, and/or mothering as seen within popular culture, such as through:
 representations of mothers, motherhood, and/or mothering including pregnancy, comparison to fathers,
 experiences of mothers, motherhood, and/or mothering and variances by race/ethnicity, genders, class, age, etc.
 theories related to mothers, motherhood, and/or mothering,
 studies about/with mothers, and
 pedagogical applications of research/writing relating to the topic.
KEY TERMS

English at Play: A Conference on Language and Literature [UPDATE]

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 1:29pm
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta of Western Illinois University

Please note our updated deadline for abstracts! Abstracts will be accepted until October 15, 2015.

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) and the Sigma Tau Delta (STD) chapter of Western Illinois University are currently seeking both individual papers and panel proposals from graduate and undergraduate students for our twelfth annual conference in Macomb, IL on Saturday, November 7, 2015.

[UPDATE] Due Date Extended American Literature Association Symposium Frontiers and Borders in American Literature

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 12:24pm
American Literature Association

Proposals are welcome on a range of topics related to varied conceptions of the frontier and American borderlands, including but not limited to nineteenth and twentieth-century narratives of the frontier, Western literature, the literature of nature and the environment, the literature of cultural contact, and science fiction. We welcome proposals for individual papers, complete panels, and roundtable discussions on any aspect of this important subject.

Due date for proposals is December 1, 2015.

The symposium will be held at the Sheraton Gunter Hotel in downtown San Antonio, TX from February 25-27, 2016.

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