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[UPDATE]: UNApocalypse: Exploring Dystopianism in Texts

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Monday, January 4, 2016 - 1:30pm
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The University of North Alabama English Department
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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
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Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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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
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Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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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
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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
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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?

UPDATE: Power & Politics in Print

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

Call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D

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Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 3:34pm
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JRSD

The IHCS R&D invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, English language, French language and cultural studies for the January-February 2016 Issue. Manuscripts Submission Deadline: February 20, 2016. Issue Publication Date: March 2016.

Articles must be submitted by e-mail to submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

[UPDATE: Deadline Changed] "Culture, Identity, and Media: New Perspectives of Representation" (20-21 May 2016)

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Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 1:54pm
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Institute of English and American Studies/Goethe University Frankfurt

UPDATE: Deadline for abstract submissions changed to January 31st!

UPDATE 2: Visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ConferenceTransculturalMediaRelations

(May 2016: Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main)

Museal Practices and Cultural Politics of Exhibiting Popular Music

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Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 6:04am
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Lars Kaijser, Stockholm University, Sweden, and Klara Stephanie Szlezák, Passau University, Germany

No longer limited to records, stages, and videos, popular music has widened its sphere of influence by entering the realm of museums and tourism. For the past decades, popular music themed exhibitions have multiplied as well as diversified, and have in the process gained growing visibility and cultural momentum. Be it in the form of spatially fixed museum spaces that draw international audiences, or be it in the form of traveling exhibits that transport displays across the limits of cities and nations: Exhibitions revolving around popular music participate in and contribute to the global circulation of meanings, values, and emotions ascribed to and associated with diverse genres of and eras in popular music.

Extension: Stony Brook University 2016 graduate conference - Communication in the Humanities: abstracts due 1/16; conference 3/5

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Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 1:39am
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Stony Brook English Graduate Conference

The deadline for submissions has been extended to January 16th. Please consider submitting individual abstracts or full paper proposals.

Speaking Text(s): Communication in the Humanities

We are pleased to invite proposals for the 28th annual graduate conference presented by Stony Brook University's Graduate English Society.

Queer Death, De(con)struction, and Contagion: Affective Rhythms in Interdisciplinary Studies

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Saturday, January 2, 2016 - 7:08pm
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University of California, Merced/Queer Theory Symposium Committee

Inaugural Interdisciplinary Queer Studies Symposium
University of California, Merced
Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Keynote: Eric A. Stanley, UC Riverside

Eric A. Stanley is an assistant professor in the Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of California, Riverside. Along with Chris Vargas, Eric directed the films Homotopia (2006) and Criminal Queers (2015). A coeditor of the anthology Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex (AK Press, 2011) which won the Prevention for a Safe Society award and was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award, Eric's other writing can be found in the journals Social Text, American Quarterly, Women and Performance, and TSQ.

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