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The Renaissance Virgil (RSA Boston, March 31-April 2, 2016)

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Friday, May 8, 2015 - 1:43pm
full name / name of organization: 
Joseph M. Ortiz, University of Texas at El Paso
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Papers are sought for an RSA (Renaissance Society of America) session proposal that explore the uses of Virgil in Renaissance literature, art, or music. Papers may consider imitations or translations of Virgilian poetry, as well as the use of classical Rome or the Troy legend as exemplary models. Papers that focus on Renaissance epic poetry and/or transnational issues are especially welcome.

Please submit a 150-word abstract for a 20-minute presentation and a one-page abbreviated CV (300-word maximum) to Joseph M. Ortiz (jmortiz7@utep.edu) by June 1.

[UPDATE]: June - International Creative Writing Conference (UK) 2015

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Friday, May 8, 2015 - 11:11am
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Great Writing: International Creative Writing Conference - Imperial College, London

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Great Writing 2015

The 18th Annual Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College London
Sat. June 20th - Sun. June 21st 2015

A SMALL NUMBER OF PRESENTER PLACES REMAIN - AUDIENCE PLACES ALSO AVAILABLE

Critical or creative presentations are invited for the 18th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference.

In this 18th conference we look to celebrate creative writing in all its forms and to explore topics in creative writing teaching and learning. Proposals are peer reviewed. The conference also features the Annual International Creative Writing Lecture.

"Collaboration & Betrayal" ... Special Session @ SAMLA 2015 (proposal due June 1, 2015)

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Friday, May 8, 2015 - 8:01am
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South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), Durham, NC

In its aesthetic and political senses, "collaboration" has a twofold, seemingly contradictory meaning. On the one hand, collaboration names a creative and democratically communicative sharing between individuals, disciplines, traditions, etc. Yet, on the other hand, this positive sense is countered by negative connotations of traitorous and nefarious "collaborationism." While the positive sense of collaboration has found academic credibility in its interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary guises, the negative connotations of collaboration refer us to traditions of appropriation, marginalization, and usurpation.

Special Issue: MASCULINITIES

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Friday, May 8, 2015 - 2:41am
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Writing from Below
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Writing from Below calls for submissions for a special themed issue on queer and non-normative masculinities – the diversity of masculinities, the disruption of traditional hegemonic heterosexual masculinity, the masculine written and rewritten from below.

We seek critical and creative works in any publishable format or medium on any aspect of masculinity and/or its critique in art, society and culture. Topics might include (but should not be limited to):

Indigenous Literatures and Cultures

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Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 7:22pm
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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
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Please consider submitting a proposal to the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference at Portland State University November 6-8. Possible Indigenous Literatures and Cultures sessions: transnational Pacific literatures and visual culture; early Native American literature and visual culture (with a focus on west coast Indigenous narratives); Indigenous sound and movement (reading geographical and cultural spaces as language); Indigenous futurity and futurisms; and/or Indigenous gender, sexuality and the erotic in a west coast context.

The deadline for submissions is May 15. Please see the following for conference information and to register.

Request for Proposals - The Intersection of Diplomacy, Development and Defense: Faith and Ethnicity at the Crossroads

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Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 2:40pm
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International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation
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The International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation (ICERM) is currently accepting papers for the 2015 Annual International Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding to be held October 9-11, 2015 at the Riverfront Library Auditorium, Yonkers Public Library, 1 Larkin Center Yonkers, New York 10701. To learn more, visit: http://icermediation.org/Mediation/Daf/AnnualInternationalConference2015...​.

Theme: "The Intersection of Diplomacy, Development and Defense: Faith and Ethnicity at the Crossroads"

Conference Synopsis:

Overpopulation

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Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 11:29am
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Oxford Literary Review
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Oxford Literary Review 38.1 (2016): Overpopulation

Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology. [Due June 1, 2015]

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Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 3:09am
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TRACE Journal - TRACE@UF
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Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology

TRACE publishes online peer-reviewed collections in ecology, posthumanism, and media studies. Providing an interdisciplinary forum for scholars, we focus on the ethical and material impact of technology. We welcome submissions in a variety of media that engage cultures, theories, and environments to "trace" the connections across and within various ecologies.

How to Feel About Horror; October 22-24, 2015

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 3:18pm
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English Graduate Organization, University of Florida
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"Horror," Eugene Thacker contends, "is a non-philosophical attempt to think about the world-without-us philosophically" (8). Beginning with his 2011 work In The Dust Of This Planet, Thacker's work on horror has lead, according to Quinn Lester's recent article in The New Inquiry, to a revival in thinking about this unthinkable possibility.

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Magazine

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 2:01pm
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These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Magazine

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs
full name / name of organization:
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Magazine
contact email:
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com
Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs
full name / name of organization:
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Journal
contact email:
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com
The deadline for submissions for our inaugural volume is May 31, 2015.
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Send submissions to thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

Edited Collection: Shakespeare's 'Mortal Living Ghost(s)': Supernatural Appropriations and Afterlives

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 1:30pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Page, Northwestern Oklahoma State University

I am seeking essays for a proposed collection for Routledge, titled "Shakespeare's 'Mortal Living Ghost(s)': Supernatural Appropriations and Afterlives." The collection will take a broad approach to rethinking Shakespeare's use of the supernatural as well as how subsequent authors and artists have interpreted Shakespeare's image and/or works vis-à-vis the supernatural. Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

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