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Detective Fiction and Chaos Theory

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 6:28pm
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The Butterfly Effect: Tracking Chaos Theory in Detective Fiction Collection

Seeking 200-250 word abstracts and short biographies for a collection of essays discussing Chaos theory (a notion of chaos as part of the order of things instead of a breakdown) and how it works in Detective Fiction.

Call for Papers for Collected Essays: Women Activists Online

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 3:54pm
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Linda Levitt

The early promise of the Internet as an opportunity to enhance community, bringing people together to work together toward positive ends, long seemed a pipe dream. More recently, social media has become an undeniably powerful site of cultural influence and change. Women's issues in particular benefit from an expanded dialogue online.

(In)visible Lines: Feminist & Gender Studies. Uni of Limerick, 20-21st November 2015

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 11:21am
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Sibéal Network
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The feminist movement has been categorised as a series of different waves, first, second and third, with some contemporary critics suggesting we are now on the precipice of a fourth wave. Each of these stages had their own aims and means of achieving those aims: underlying all was a quest for equality, for some or for all. Increasingly this neat categorization of the feminist movement has been questioned and challenged, especially with the internet age offering a greater platform of communication for female-identified individuals and feminists alike.

[UPDATE] Unity and Division in the History of Art - DEADLINE EXTENDED!

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 11:08am
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Cleveland Symposium/Department of Art History and Art, Case Western Reserve University

CALL FOR PAPERS – DEADLINE EXTENDED
Unity and Division in the History of Art
41st Annual Cleveland Symposium
Friday, October 23, 2015
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

In what ways can the visual arts unite or divide humanity? How can their subjects and functions stir us to collaboration or lead to disagreement, apathy, or even war? How do objects themselves change when their relationships to one another, or to the viewer, are altered or rearranged?

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference October 10, 2015

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 10:27am
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Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will host its twelfth annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 10, 2015.

We are delighted to welcome Anne Lake Prescott of Barnard College as our keynote speaker.

Textual Liberation: Feminist Writing at the Fin-de-Siècle November 13–15, 2015

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 10:04am
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SAMLA 87 Durham, North Carolina
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Feminism altered the course of literature by challenging those literary conventions that governed the portrayal of women and women's experience at the fin de siècle. Feminist texts explicitly advocated social change and discussed new women's roles in society. This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of nineteenth-century feminism. Comparative approaches are welcome. By June 19, 2015, please submit a 250-300 word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Elena Shabliy, eshabliy@tulane.edu.

SAMLA 87 – In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts
Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center
Durham, North Carolina
November 13–15, 2015

[UPDATE] Bloomsbury C21 Writings Conference - Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century - Deadline 5 Dec 2015)

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 9:49am
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C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton

[UPDATE - please note the change to conference dates and CfP deadline)

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Annual International Conference 2016

Writing And Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century
31 Mar-1 Apr 2016, University of Brighton, UK

In the impasse induced by crisis, being treads water; mainly, it does not drown. Even those whom you would think of as defeated are living beings figuring out how to stay attached to life from within it, and to protect what optimism they have for that, at least. - Lauren Berlant, "Cruel Optimism"

[REMINDER] Shakespeare & Education International Conference, 29-30 April 2016 - deadline: 10 July 2015

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 9:39am
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C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton, UK

Speakers include:

Prof. Catherine Belsey (Swansea)
Prof. Michael Dobson(Shakespeare Institute/Birmingham)tbc
Prof. Alexa Huang (George Washington)tbc
Prof. Coppelia Kahn (Brown)
Dr. Sean McEvoy (Varndean College)
Prof. Shormishtha Panja (Delhi)
Dr. Emma Smith (Oxford)

With participation from Royal Shakespeare Company Education and Cambridge Schools Shakespeare.

[Update] Special Issue on W.B. Yeats, Celebrating 150th Year of His Birth

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 8:55am
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The Golden Line: A Magazine on English Literature
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The Golden Line: A Magazine on English Literature
ISSN 2395-1583 [Print], ISSN 2395-1591 [Online]
www.goldenline.bcdedu.net

Call for Critical Writings

Focus: W.B. Yeats, Celebrating 150th Year of His Birth

To be Guest-edited by

Dr. Zinia Mitra, Nakshalbari College, Darjeeling

 

UPDATE Call for Papers Etudes écossaises, n°19, 2016 : "Scotland – migrations and borders"

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:50am
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Université Grenoble Alpes

Call for Papers
Etudes écossaises, n°19, 2016 : "Scotland – migrations and borders"

The 2016 edition of the journal Etudes écossaises will focus on Scottish culture, history and politics through the prism of migrations and borders. Papers in English or French will be welcomed from specialists in all fields of Scottish studies including arts and literature, civilization studies, history, political science, culture and the media.

Crime Fiction and the Creative/Critical Nexus (for publication in October 2016)

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 5:02am
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TEXT: JOURNAL OF WRITING AND WRITING COURSES (An international electronic refereed journal published twice yearly - ERA rank A)

The aim of this special issue is to examine the interaction of the creative and critical in the genres of crime fiction, true crime and academic crime fiction studies. It is not our intention, however, to leave this interaction to the serendipity of juxtaposition. For our purposes, therefore, creative writing and literary criticism will not be considered discrete practices; rather, it is at the junction and amalgamation of what may otherwise appear different discursive modes that we wish to tease out the "critical/creative nexus" with a focus on the craft of writing.

Indian Popular Culture

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 1:52am
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Aju Aravind & M. Abou Raihan Rinku/ Indian School of Mines
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Call for paper

Topic:
Indian Popular Culture

Concept note:

Textual Liberation: Feminist Writing at the Fin-de-Siècle, November 13–15, 2015, Durham, North Carolina DEADLINE JUNE 18

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Monday, June 15, 2015 - 8:05pm
full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 87 Durham, North Carolina
contact email: 

Feminism altered the course of literature by challenging those literary conventions that governed the portrayal of women and women's experience at the fin de siècle. Feminist texts explicitly advocated social change and discussed new women's roles in society. This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of nineteenth-century feminism. Comparative approaches are welcome. By June 18, 2015, please submit a 250-300 word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Elena Shabliy, eshabliy@tulane.edu.

SAMLA 87 – In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts
Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center
Durham, North Carolina
November 13–15, 2015

[UPDATE] Deadline Ext to Wed, June 17: More Matter with Less Art? Literature & the Other Arts in Early Modern England [SAMLA 87]

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Monday, June 15, 2015 - 11:48am
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South Atlantic Modern Language Association
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How did poetry, theater, music, visual art, dance, architecture, and other forms of art coexist in the English-speaking world during the Early Modern period? This panel invites papers concerning the intersections of literature and the other arts during the 16th and early 17th centuries.

Suggested topics include but are not limited to: the influence of religion on artistic production, the use of music in the public theater and beyond, representations of courtly masques, the musicality of verse, representations of architecture in literature, etc.

SAMLA 87 will be held from November 13-15, 2015, in Durham, NC.

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