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Call for Undergraduate Research Papers in the Humanities

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 8:20pm
Valley Humanities Review

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2016 Issue. We seek essays of high quality, intellectual rigor and originality that challenge or contribute substantially to ongoing conversations in the humanities. Topics may include but are not limited to: literature, history, religion, philosophy, art, art history and foreign languages. VHR is also currently seeking poetry, fiction, and non-fiction submissions; students may submit up to three poems or one other creative work. VHR is committed to undergraduate research and scholarship in the field; therefore, we only accept submissions by current or recently graduated undergraduate students.

Learning Outcomes and Assessment

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 3:31pm
College English Association

College English Association

Learning Outcomes and Assessment

Creation is this spring's conference theme. Related to Learning Outcomes and Assessment, we're interested in the creation of such terms and concepts as Student Learning Outcomes, Assessment, and related issues that are increasingly important parts of our responsibilities as teachers of English. Additionally, how do we creatively address these issues, and how do we assess creativity—of our students' work or our own work?

"Costs of Abstraction," Natura Graduate Conference, March 25, 2016, Rutgers—New Brunswick

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 11:03am
Natura: The Science and Epistemology Working Group

Costs of Abstraction
5th Annual Natura Conference on Science and Epistemology
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 3/25/2016

Keynote Speaker
Steven Shapin
Franklin L. Ford Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University

"…any measurement, however comprehensive, is an act of abstraction, an act of replacing the thing measured" (Rosen 1991: 60).

Temporal Discombobulations: Time and the Experience of the Gothic (August, 2016; University of Surrey, United Kingdom)

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 10:25am
Gothic Temporalities Group in conjunction with the University of Surrey

CFP: Temporal Discombobulations: Time and the Experience of the Gothic

Gothic Temporalities Group in conjunction with the University of Surrey

22-24 August 2016 University of Surrey United Kingdom

Our experience of the Gothic is one founded in time. Whether it is of a past that will not or cannot die, multiple presents that can never resolved, or infinite futures that can never be realised it speaks of a temporal excess that refuses to be contained.

International Conference: 'Katherine Mansfield and the Art of the Short Story', Bandol, France, 10-12 June 2016.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 9:42am
Katherine Mansfield Society

Katherine Mansfield and
the Art of the Short Story

Bandol, France, 10-12 June 2016

Organised by the Katherine Mansfield Society
Hosted by the town of Bandol, France
Supported by the New Zealand Embassy, Paris
and the University of Northampton, UK

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Professor Enda Duffy
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Professor Ailsa Cox
Edge Hill University, UK

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Medicine and Modernity in the Long Nineteenth Century

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 7:22am
St Anne's College, Oxford

Medicine and Modernity in the Long Nineteenth Century
St Anne's College, Oxford
10th – 11th September 2016

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: CHRISTOPHER HAMLIN AND LAURA OTIS

THE BODY OF HUMAN MEMORIES

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 3:37am
IoDeposito NGO

THE BODY OF HUMAN MEMORIES – CROSSED AND INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES ON THE ROLE OF THE BODY IN LITERATURE, HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, VISUAL ARTS. FROM THE GREAT WAR TO THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

Call for Papers *New* : Socrates Vol. 3 No.4 (2015) Issue- December

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 12:47am
Socrates: Scholarly research Journal

Research papers and manuscripts are invited for consideration of publication in the regular issue- VOL. 3 NO. 4 (2015) ISSUE- DECEMBER OF the Journal SOCRATES. Deadline: November 20, 2015. Information For Authors is available on :
http://www.socratesjournal.com/index.php/socrates/information/authors
Authors can also use the quick submit portal available on the footer of the website.
http://www.socratesjournal.com

Early Modern Digestion

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Monday, October 12, 2015 - 11:31pm
ACCUTE (Calgary 28-31 May, 2016, Calgary); Submission deadline November 1

Proposals are invited for papers ruminating on aspects of digestion in early modern literature, culture, and medicine. Participants might consider, for example, the relationship between literal and figurative digestion in the context of theories about the nexus of body and language more generally; the relationship between digestion and cognition or emotion; the ideological underpinnings of discourses of specific digestive organs or aspects of digestion like assimilation, excretion, indigestion, or vomiting; or the significance of specific kinds of digestion, like anthropophagy, to identity. Papers might also explore medical texts by writers like Sanctorius, Paracelsus, or Van Helmont.

Call for Research Papers International Journal of Multimedia Learning and Content Assessment

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Monday, October 12, 2015 - 9:21pm
The YAMweb® Education Network/Regulus Communications, Inc. (Publisher)

The mission of the Journal is to present wide-ranging, multi-disciplinary positions on multimedia learning and the assessment of multimedia learning content to help increase its effectiveness, to help increase the attention of learners and to help enhance the acquisition of knowledge through visual content.

Multimedia learning now reaches across all disciplines and touches all learners, from patients needing to learn better post-operative recovery skills, to technicians needing to learn better installation skills for critical infrastructure, to students in public and private schools needing to learn from compositions that optimize attention.

Staging the East: Drama and Opera (25-27 February 2016)

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Monday, October 12, 2015 - 8:33pm
Ashley Bender / South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Oklahoma City, OK)

This panel seeks proposals that consider representations of the East in dramatic and operatic productions of the long eighteenth century. Please e-mail abstracts of 250-300 words to abender@twu.edu.

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