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MLA 2017 Special Session: Mental Health in Contemporary Literature (DEADLINE 3/10/16)

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Monday, January 18, 2016 - 6:07pm
Isabel Meusen / Modern Language Association

This is a call for papers for a proposed special session at the MLA conference 2017 in Philadelphia. Acceptance at the call for paper stage is NOT a guarantee of the session being accepted and running at the MLA 2017.

This proposed special session will explore the relationships and connections between issues in mental health and literature. Submissions for any language dealing with post-1945 literature are welcome. Panelists may consider:

"Gender Cartographies: Histories, Texts and Cultures, 1660-1830" (5-7 October, 2016)

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Monday, January 18, 2016 - 5:25pm
University of Huelva, Spain

6TH CONFERENCE OF THE APHRA BEHN EUROPE SOCIETY

"GENDER CARTOGRAPHIES: HISTORIES, TEXTS & CULTURES
IN THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, 1660-1830"

University of Huelva, Spain
5-7 October, 2016

The Aphra Behn Europe Society invites submissions of papers for its biennial conference, "Gender Cartographies: Histories, Texts & Cultures in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1660-1830", to be held at the University of Huelva, Spain, from 5-7 October 2016. This conference encourages interdisciplinary approaches to the fields of historical writing and historiography, textual studies, and the analysis of culture(s) with especial emphasis on women's writing of the long eighteenth century.

Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words - May 12-14, 2016

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Monday, January 18, 2016 - 2:25pm
2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature (at California Baptist University, Riverside, Calif.)

The Modern Languages and Literature Department of California Baptist University is pleased to invite you to the 2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature, to be held in Riverside, California, on May 12-14, 2016. Our conference theme is "Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words."

South Asian Pornographies: Vernacular Formations of the Permissible and the Obscene

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Monday, January 18, 2016 - 2:21pm
Anirban Baishya (University of Southern California)

This special issue of Porn Studies focuses on the varied notions of the pornographic and the obscene that are in currency in the geopolitical region of South Asia. Starting with the question of how a porn studies approach can be applied to view various regional formations of pornography, this issue aims to explore whether a particular "vernacular" idea of pornography can be arrived at through such an enquiry. Like questions of identity that can only be answered in the plural (identities rather than identity), this issue seeks papers that will demonstrate how a range of pornographies constitutes the force field of sexualized media in South Asia.

NARRATOLOGY: STATE OF THE ART (Deadline for submission: 31st March 2016).

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Monday, January 18, 2016 - 12:41pm
«Comparatismi: digital periodical of the Board of Literary Criticism and Compared Literature»

NARRATOLOGY: STATE OF THE ART
First Issue of «Comparatismi: digital periodical of the Board of Literary Criticism and Compared Literature».
Deadline for the submission of articles: 31st March 2016.

The Ageless Agatha Christie: Adaptations and Afterlives

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Monday, January 18, 2016 - 12:05pm
University of Exeter

Call for Papers

The Ageless Agatha Christie: Adaptations and Afterlives

A One-Day Conference at the University of Exeter, Monday 20th June 2016

Confirmed Keynotes
Sophie Hannah, author of Hercule Poirot mysteries
Dr Mark Aldridge, Southampton Solent University

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2016

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Monday, January 18, 2016 - 9:58am
Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF]

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2016

with keynotes from:
Dr Caroline Edwards (Birkbeck, University of London)
and
Dr Patricia Wheeler (University of Hertfordshire)

VPFA 8th annual conference: Victorian Popular Genres, 14-15th July 2016

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Monday, January 18, 2016 - 4:55am
Victorian Popular Fiction Association

Victorian Popular Genres, 14-15th July 2016

Keynote Speaker – Dr Joanne Knowles (Liverpool John Moores University)

Keynote Speaker – Dr Andrew Maunder (University of Hertfordshire)

Exhibition – 'Popular Victorian & Edwardian Fiction: From Cheaper, to Cheap, and then to Cheapest', Curated by John Spiers

Call for Papers

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

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Monday, January 18, 2016 - 1:49am
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics



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.

CALL for PAPER 2016 : SOCRATES JOURNAL

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Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 9:29pm
Socrates: Scholarly research Journal

Socrates Journal invites Authors/Researchers to submit their research papers for consideration of publication in the regular Issues of the Journal.

We accept paper submission from 22 Disciplines and 3 languages (English- Hindi- Persian).
It is recommended for Authors to read our Editorial Policies and Current Openings for submission before making paper submission.
There is no Article Submission fee,No Article Processing fee and no Publication Fees
Papers would be selected on the basis of authenticity, originality and depth of research.
Authors should provide complete Metadata for their paper whenever they make a paper submission.
Deadline For Regular Paper Submission: February 15, 2016

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