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MVSA SEMINAR: The Transatlantic Periodical Press (April 8-10, 2016)

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Friday, September 4, 2015 - 2:09pm
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Midwest Victorian Studies Association
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MVSA SEMINAR: The Transatlantic Periodical Press
Seminar Leader: Jennifer Phegley, Department of English, University of Missouri – Kansas City

Midwest Victorian Studies Association (MVSA) 2016
Conference Topic: Victorian News: Print Culture & The Periodical Press

April 8-10, University of Missouri, Columbia

MVSA SEMINAR: Finding/Creating a Voice in the Periodical Press (April 8-10, 2016)

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Friday, September 4, 2015 - 2:08pm
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Midwest Victorian Studies Association
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MVSA SEMINAR: Finding/Creating a Voice in the Periodical Press
Seminar Leader: Leanne Langley, IMR Lifetime Fellow, University of London

Midwest Victorian Studies Association (MVSA) 2016
Conference Topic: Victorian News: Print Culture & The Periodical Press

April 8-10, University of Missouri, Columbia

MVSA Seminar: Print Culture and the Mass Public: Dissemination and Democratization (April 8-10, 2016)

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Friday, September 4, 2015 - 2:06pm
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Midwest Victorian Studies Association
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MVSA SEMINAR: Print Culture and the Mass Public: Dissemination and Democratization
Seminar Leader: Julie Codell, School of Art, Arizona State University

Midwest Victorian Studies Association (MVSA) 2016
Conference Topic: Victorian News: Print Culture & The Periodical Press

April 8-10, University of Missouri, Columbia

REMINDER- Call for book essays, Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship (Updated)

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Friday, September 4, 2015 - 1:28pm
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Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila

Call for papers for Book Essays in edited collection
** Apologies for any cross-postings

Co-editors: Corey Dzenko, Ph.D., Monmouth University, cjdzenko@gmail.com; Theresa Avila, Ph.D., Arizona State University, sahibah@hotmail.com

Exploring the Medieval Imaginative Landscape

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Friday, September 4, 2015 - 1:22pm
full name / name of organization: 
Rose Sawyer
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Please find below a call for papers for IMC July 2016; 'Exploring the Medieval Imaginative Landscape'.

Session details

I am organising a session around the broad topic of 'The Medieval Imaginative Landscape', which is seeking collaborators working in any area which touches on medieval discourses about the strange or the supernatural. I would like to encourage a holistic approach to this topic, thus papers could draw upon a wide range of sources including, but not limited to: altarpieces, tapestries, tombs, archaeological finds, sagas, romances, chronicles, exempla, saints' lives etc. Participants might approach the sources from a variety of perspectives including cultural history, art history, literary analysis etc.

H.D. panel at Louisville Conf. on Lit and Culture since 1900, Feb 18-20, 2016

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Friday, September 4, 2015 - 11:48am
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H.D. International Society
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Abstracts due Sept 14, 2015

Paper proposals are invited for an H.D. International Society panel at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 18-20, 2016. This is a welcoming conference that is hosted each year by the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY and which typically features a healthy mix of academic and creative writing presentations. Keynote speakers on the program will include Rodrigo Toscano, Johanna Drucker, Mat Johnson, and Lisa Gitelman.

[UPDATE] CFP: Post45 Graduate Conference

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Friday, September 4, 2015 - 11:44am
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Post45 Graduate Student Conference
February 5 & 6, 2016
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Keynote Speech by Danielle Christmas

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill English Department seeks graduate-level works-in-progress in post-1945 American literature and culture. Works-in-progress may range from conference papers to article or dissertation chapter drafts.

9/28/15 Subverting Institutional Prejudice in the Ivory Tower

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Friday, September 4, 2015 - 11:24am
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NeMLA 2016 University of Hartford
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This call for papers requests personal essays that disclose experiences of dealing with prejudice (of any kind) as a professor or as a graduate student. Please write about what happened and mediate your experience by analyzing it as well.

Southwestern American Literature's special music issue, Fall 2016

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Friday, September 4, 2015 - 10:39am
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Southwestern American Literature
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Southwestern American Literature's special music issue

From now until August 1, 2016 we will be accepting submissions for our Fall 2016 issue, which will focus on music and musicians of the American Southwest.

For this issue we are accepting a multitude of forms and genres such as:
• Poetry
• Fiction
• Creative Non-Fiction
• Critical essays
• Interviews
• Song Lyrics
• and more!

We ask that you limit prose submissions to 25 pages or less and poetry submissions to 10 pages. You may submit more than once, but please wait until you hear from us before resubmitting. 

[UPDATE] Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

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Friday, September 4, 2015 - 6:43am
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Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
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The editors invite contributions to Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to pursuing fundamental questions on the forms and functions of the symbolic. Symbolism publishes high-profile research on topics related to the use of figurative language, thought and signification in artistic expression and representation. While maintaining a strong literary focus, the annual also inquires into practices of the symbolic across discourses in media ranging from the cinema and painting to opera, sculpture and other arts.

International conference on Postcolonialism and the future of POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES Multidisciplinary Perspectives April 27- 29

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Friday, September 4, 2015 - 6:41am
full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Letters and Social Sciences University of Maroua and Department of English Higher Teacher Training College, University of Maroua

International conference on
Postcolonialism and the future of POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES
Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Conference convenor:
Professor Edward O.Ako, Rector, University of Maroua
Host: Faculty of letters and Social Sciences and Department of English (ENS Maroua)
Date: April 27th-29th 2016

[UPDATE] Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

updated: 
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 6:37am
full name / name of organization: 
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 

The editors invite contributions to Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to pursuing fundamental questions on the forms and functions of the symbolic. Symbolism publishes high-profile research on topics related to the use of figurative language, thought and signification in artistic expression and representation. While maintaining a strong literary focus, the annual also inquires into practices of the symbolic across discourses in media ranging from the cinema and painting to opera, sculpture and other arts.

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