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Everyday Stowe: The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society's 20th Anniversary Conference

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Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 11:06pm
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society

Everyday Stowe: The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society's 20th Anniversary Conference
Spokane, WA
June 24-26, 2016

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society announces a conference celebrating Harriet Beecher Stowe—her life and works—at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington, our first conference in the Pacific Northwest!

Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice--February 5, 2016

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Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 8:00pm
Phoebe Jackson; Christopher Weaver

For an edited collection, "Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice," we seek chapter proposals that revisit the practice of peer review. Broadly defined as students responding to each other's writing, peer review has been a foundational practice since its adoption from the process movement in the 1960s. Though a mainstay of the writing classroom, peer review still poses many unanswered questions for instructors. The aim of this collection is twofold: to examine and reflect on the rationale and the theoretical premises that underlie the practice and to consider the centrality of peer review as a part of collaborative learning in today's writing classroom.

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

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Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 6:01pm
Editors: Jared Champion (Young Harris College) and Pete Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

Taking a Stand: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals

Editors: Jared Champion (Young Harris College) and Pete Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)

[REMINDER] Call for Papers: Cold War Narratives Reimagined (DUE DEC. 15)

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Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 1:30pm
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Yale University

Yale University, April 8-9, 2016
Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2015

Keynote speaker: Lilya Kaganovsky, Associate Professor of Slavic, Comparative Literature, and Film at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

VISAWUS 2016 Conference: Transgressions, Austin, TX September 29-October 1, 2016

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Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 10:50am
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS)

The Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies of the Western United States invites papers on transgressions of established boundaries, ways of seeing transgression, those who transgressed, and behaviors or beliefs that were seen as transgressive in the nineteenth century. Papers may address the following (though participants do not have to restrict their proposals to these suggestions):

C PRACSIS International Conference on History, Theory and Writing 11&12January 2016 • Changanassery, Kerala, India

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Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 10:28pm
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia In Association with The Institute of Social Justice, Australian Catholic University and The Department of English, SB College Changanassery.

C PRACSIS announces its 2016 edition of International Conference on 'History, Theory and Writing'. Nikolas Kompridis, Director, Institute for Social Justice and Research Professor in Philosophy and Political Thought at Australian Catholic University, North Sydney Campus will deliver the keynote address. Allison Weir, Professor in Social and Political 
Philosophy and Gender Studies at the Institute for Social Justice, Australian Catholic University will be the plenary speaker.

London and the Globe: The Literary London Society's Annual Conference

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Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 4:11pm
Literary London Society

Dear friends,

You are warmly invited to the Literary London Society's annual conference. To acknowledge this year of Shakespearean celebrations, the conference theme in 2016 will be 'London and the Globe'. This event will follow the trace of London's transnational connections across historical periods and through novelistic, dramatic, poetic and other modes of expression. Please see attachment or follow this link for the full call for papers:

http://www.literarylondon.org/conference/

6-8 July 2016

London and the Globe

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Deadline for submissions: 15 February 2016

CFP, Panel(s): The Business of Literature: Authorship, Publishing, Aesthetics

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Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 12:54pm
Vance Byrd and Ervin Malakaj

CFP, Panel(s): The Business of Literature: Authorship, Publishing, Aesthetics
Fortieth Annual German Studies Association Conference
September 29 – October 2, San Diego, CA

In the context of expanding literary markets throughout the nineteenth century, this series of panels seeks to foreground new approaches that consider how evolving publishing practices impacted the production of literary texts. Papers might address issues such as:

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