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A special issue of ESQ to celebrate the landmark contribution of Paula Bernat Bennett

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 2:31pm
Faith Barrett (Duquesne University), Paraic Finnerty (University of Portsmouth), Elizabeth Petrino (Fairfield University).

Call for papers for a special issue of ESQ to celebrate the landmark contribution of Paula Bernat Bennett to the recovery of nineteenth-century American women poets and the 20th anniversary of the publication of her ground-breaking anthology Nineteenth-Century American Women Poets (1997). Papers that acknowledge her contribution to the field and both extend and respond to her scholarly recovery work are invited. Essays that focus on writers that she has recovered or explicitly respond to her scholarship would be especially welcome.

IGNCC Comics Conference - Graphic Gothic - CFP deadline 31/01/16

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 12:59pm
International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics; Studies in Comics; Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics; Gothic Studies Network

The Seventh International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics present GRAPHIC GOTHIC
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK: w/c 11 July 2016

In association with Studies in Comics (Intellect Books), the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (Routledge), and the Gothic Studies Network

Proposals (for 20 minute papers) on the relationship between comics and Gothic are now invited for our seventh annual conference, including but not limited to:

"Archives of the North Atlantic" Seminar at Early Medieval Seafaring Conference [November 3-5, 2016]

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 12:15pm
Seafaring: an early medieval conference on the islands of the North Atlantic

This seminar for the early medieval Seafaring conference (http://www.du.edu/ahss/english/news-events/seafaring-conference.html) invites proposals on the archive, broadly conceived, as well as on the special challenges early medievalists face in creating an archive of materials with which to work.

UPDATE: Fighting Words (Cold War, Korea, Vietnam) - Abstracts by JANUARY 30

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 12:08pm
Postwar Area Studies Group, American Literature Association, 26-29 May 2016, San Francisco

How did war terminologies and war mentalities manifest themselves in important texts from the postwar period? Did war narrative change significantly after WWII, in the period 1945 to 1975? Did it go underground, such that we could no longer tell stories about battles, foxholes, and beloved leaders in the way we did in the mid-century? Did Heller's Catch-22 and Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five rewrite the rules in significant ways? We welcome all papers treating representations of war in influential American texts, 1945-1975.
By Jan, 30, 2016 / Jacqueline Foertsch, Postwar Area Studies Chair / foertsch@unt.edu

Fighting Words (Cold War, Korea, Vietnam) - Abstracts by JANUARY 30

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 11:49am
Postwar Area Studies Group, American Literature Association, 26-29 May 2016, San Francisco

How did war terminologies and war mentalities manifest themselves in important texts from the postwar period? Did war narrative change significantly after WWII, in the period 1945 to 1975? Did it go underground, such that we could no longer tell stories about battles, foxholes, and beloved leaders in the way we did in the mid-century? Did Heller's Catch-22 and Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five rewrite the rules in significant ways? We welcome all papers treating representations of war in influential American texts, 1945-1975.
By Jan, 30, 2016 / Jacqueline Foertsch, Postwar Area Studies Chair / foertsch@unt.edu

The Suburban Sublime - Abstracts by JANUARY 30

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 11:48am
Postwar Area Studies Group, American Literature Association, 26-29 May 2016, San Francisco

How did important texts from the postwar period frame the suburbs as a locus of refuge, anger, hysteria, or (even) self-realization at a moment when American cities themselves experienced a shifting and growing economy, African American rights protests, atomic fears, etc.? How did the suburban aesthetic, the collision of romantic and realist, and spatial concepts including place, space, geography, zones, neighborhoods, distance, and scale feature in suburban narrative? We welcome all papers treating the suburban experience, as this approached or averted the apocalyptic, in American texts, 1945-1975.
By Jan, 30, 2016 / Jacqueline Foertsch, Postwar Area Studies Chair / foertsch@unt.edu

CFP: Walter L. Arnstein Prize for Dissertation Research in Victorian Studies

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 10:43am
Midwest Victorian Studies Association

Graduate students in the fields of literature, history, art history, and musicology are invited to apply to the Walter L. Arnstein Prize for Dissertation Research in Victorian Studies. The deadline is February 1st.

This is the 25th year the MVSA Arnstein prize has been awarded to graduate students in British Victorian Studies. Please encourage colleagues and students to apply.

Walter L. Arnstein Prize for Dissertation Research in Victorian Studies

[REMINDER] Transatlantic Britain//NACBS// January 30, 2016

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 7:35am
The North American Conference for British Studies

Call for Presenters: The North American Conference for British Studies

Where: Washington, D.C.

When: November 11-13, 2016

Abstract due: January 30, 2016

Panel Topic: The Eighteenth-Century Transatlantic Britain

As part of the NACBS protocol, I'm soliciting for paper proposals to be submitted as a full panel to this year's conference in Washington. The panel will give focus to new scholarship on transatlantic Britain in the eighteenth century. As it strives to be interdisciplinary, scholars from all fields may submit an abstract.

CFP Open issue from the Rupkatha Journal

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 6:36am
The Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
[Indexed by Elsevier Scopus, EBSCO, MLA International Directory , DOAJ, Keepers Registry, Ulrichs Web, WorldCat etc.]

Madness

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 5:18am
Inter-Disciplinary.Net

Madness
8th Global Meeting
The Making Sense Of: Madness Project

Sunday 10th July – Tuesday 12th July 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

CFP- estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities, 29th February 2016

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Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 6:14pm
estrema at Centre for Comparative Studies of the University of Lisbon

estrema: interdisciplinary magazine for the humanities is an on-line publication of the Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC) of the School of Arts of the University of Lisbon (FLUL). Its main goal is to publish the papers of both undergraduate and graduate students. Giving its interdisciplinary character, estrema accepts works from several areas of studies such as (but not limited to):
-Linguistics
-Literature
-Music
-Cinema
-Theology
-Philosophy
-History
-Visual arts

All papers will be subjected to a double blind peer review process.

[UPDATE]

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Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 5:56pm
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara

Conference dates: Thursday-Friday, May 12-13, 2016
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara
Abstract deadline Monday, February 29, 2016

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