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Watermark: Graduate Student Journal - Deadline to Submit: Feb. 8, 2016

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Monday, January 4, 2016 - 6:55pm
Watermark: California State University, Long Beach

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our tenth volume. Watermark is dedicated to publishing original critical and theoretical papers concerned with the fields of rhetoric and composition and literature of all genres and periods. Watermark also accepts reviews of recent books published in these fields of study. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for emerging voices, only student work will be considered.

The deadline to submit an essay or review for consideration is Monday, February 8, 2016. Early submissions are strongly encouraged and will receive priority in the peer-review process.

Re/Inventions: Altern[arr]atives (April 2016)

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Monday, January 4, 2016 - 6:52pm
California State University, Long Beach - English Graduate Student Assoc.

Re/Inventions 2016 : Altern[arr]atives
5th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Thursday, April 7th, 2016
Karl Anatol Center, California State University, Long Beach
Abstract Deadline: Monday, February 15, 2016

This interdisciplinary conference encourages abstracts that explore the theme of Altern[arr]atives from a wide range of fields and disciplines. The theme this year welcomes narratives that challenge dominant discourse and/or suggest alternatives. Suggested topics and schools of thought include, but are not limited to, the following:

Fellowship Opportunity

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Monday, January 4, 2016 - 3:16pm
Maria DiFrancesco on behalf of NeMLA

The NeMLA Summer Fellowship Program Summer fellowships up to $1,500 are intended to defray the cost of traveling incurred by researchers in pursuing their work-in-progress over the summer. Fellowships primarily support untenured junior faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars. All applicants will be notified before the convention. Recipients of the Summer Fellowship are announced at the Open Brunch held on Sunday, March 20, at the Hartford 2016 Convention. Awardees will be asked to create a poster (digital or hard copy), which will be showcased at the Baltimore 2017 convention. To apply, please visit buffalo.edu/nemla/awards/ fellowships/summer-fellowships.html. Deadline: February 6, 2016.

Eighth Annual Charles Town International Maroon Conference: Toward a Borderless Indigenous Community June 23-26, 2016, Charles T

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Monday, January 4, 2016 - 2:10pm
Charles Town Maroon Council

Indigenous communities offer models of collective sustainability, territorial sovereignty, ecological justice, and cultural persistence keenly appealing to a world threatened by environmental rapine and ideological warfare. The Eighth Annual Charles Town International Maroon Conference aims at nothing less than building a global indigenous community without borders. Legacy of the recently deceased Colonel Frank Lumsden, leader of the Charles Town Maroons, this vision of global unity among geographically distinct yet politically allied indigenous communities advances an alternative to global woes that combines transnational commonality with cultural specificity and political purpose.

[UPDATE]: UNApocalypse: Exploring Dystopianism in Texts

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Monday, January 4, 2016 - 1:30pm
The University of North Alabama English Department

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 7th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 26-27, 2016

UNApocalypse: Exploring Dystopianism in Texts

Literature and Science

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Monday, January 4, 2016 - 11:51am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

We welcome proposals for our upcoming Conference 6-8 October 2016, in Salt Lake City, Utah. The proposal should focus on the artist's use of science in literature, whether physical, biological, or medical. For example, Dante utilized many aspects of medieval optical physics in the creation of his "Paradiso." William Carlos Williams, used his education as a physician to create his works of poetry. Science and Art possess a deep connection that extends through centuries. This is your opportunity to reveal this symbiotic relationship to others. Please submit your proposal to krascoe@dcccd.edu no later than 1 March 2016. We look forward to hearing from you.

Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature

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Monday, January 4, 2016 - 11:45am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Talks on any aspect of the session topic are welcome: models, tips, strategies for teaching literature (English, American, world, other). Come share what's working in your classroom. This is a fun panel with great energy and enthusiasm.

Please send a 250 word proposal and a brief bio by March 1 to Monica Hart at mhart@wtamu.edu.

For more information about the conference, check out the general CFP http://rmmla.innoved.org/call/default.asp

Phalansteries, Groups, Circles and Guilds. Modernist Aesthetics and the Utopian Lure of Community. 1880-1940

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Monday, January 4, 2016 - 8:56am
Laura Scuriatti / Bard College Berlin

We are seeking contributions for a special issue of the online peer-reviewed journal Other Modernities/Altre Modernità/Autres Modernités ISSN 2035-7680 (http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/AMonline/index), published by the State University of Milan, Italy.
Editors: Caroline Patey and Laura Scuriatti

Deadline for papers: 28th February 2016

Authors guidelines: http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/AMonline/about/submissions#authorGuide...

[UPDATE] Gender, Translocality and the City Interdisciplinary Workshop

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Monday, January 4, 2016 - 7:15am
Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen, Hungary

The Gender, Translocality and the City Research Group at the University of Debrecen is pleased to announce its first annual workshop, which is going to explore the intersections of gender, location and emotion in post-1945 literary and visual texts. The primary aim of the workshop is to investigate the production of metropolitan spaces in a comparative theoretical framework, focusing on iconic cities such as London, New York, Budapest, Berlin, among other locations. The main theoretical questions we intend to address are the following: what is the role of literature in mapping the intersection of emotion and contemporary urban spatialities?

Feminist Spaces 2.2 Journal CFW

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Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 9:45pm
Feminist Spaces Journal

Call for Works (deadline for submission is April 29, 2016)

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016)

UPDATE: Power & Politics in Print

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Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 5:38pm
The Free Exchange Conference, University of Calgary

We are writing to let you know about an exciting partnership which has developed as we move forward with plans for our annual "Free Exchange Conference" this year. We are pleased to be now be joining with
"The Insurgent Architects," a research group founded at the University of Calgary, and dedicated to the intersections of creative writing and social justice research. This is a particularly complementary partnership because the stated agenda of their group segues with our chosen topic for this year, "Power and Politics in Print."

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