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The Eleventh International Margaret Cavendish Society Conference (18 TO 21 JUNE, 2015)

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 8:17am
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The International Margaret Cavendish Society

THEME: Mediterranean and cross-cultural influences upon Cavendish's writings

The theme may include topics such as:

- Cross-cultural influences in relation to trade, art, literature, piracy and captivity
- Classical (Greco-Roman) identities, philosophy, literature, art and culture
- International conversations in science and philosophy including botany, animal husbandry, general agriculture, mathematics, etc.

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: 31 March 2015.

DETAILS AND REGISTRATION: WEBSITE

HOST: Centre for Visual Arts and Research (CVAR) with the support of the Cornaro Institute,
Cyprus College of Art

VENUE: Nicosia Museum
(Centre for Visual Arts and Research), Cyprus

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics, International Journal of Travel Writing [Deadline 20th February 2015]

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 5:22am
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Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications:

1) Diaries (diaries@coldnoon.com | upto 1500 words)
2) Dialogues (dialogues@coldnoon.com | above 1500, nonfiction/prose only).

Works can be in prose or poetry (or experimental) and should be pertaining to any dimension of travel/travel writing or its representation in writing, film and other media. Your subjects may address, but are not restricted to, the following domains:

New Directions in Flannery O'Connor Session (RMMLA, Oct 2015; deadline March 1, 2015)

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 3:24pm
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Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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CFP: Flannery O'Connor session at RMMLA 2015.

The Flannery O'Connor regular session of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association seeks proposals for presentations related to "New Directions in Flannery O'Connor." We are especially interested in projects inspired by newly available archives, but any new work on O'Connor or authors influenced by O'Connor considered. Send abstract and 2-page CV to tfpowell@gmail.com by March 1, 2015. RMMLA will meet October 8-10, 2015 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

EXCHANGES ABOUT DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 2:29pm
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Terrae Incognitae 47.2 (2015), 48.1/2 (2016), and 49.1/2 (2017)
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CALL FOR PAPERS: EXCHANGES ABOUT DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION

Terrae Incognitae 47.2 (2015), 48.1/2 (2016), and 49.1/2 (2017)

12th International ISC Conference on Information Security and Cryptology

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 12:05pm
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University of Guilan
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For the past fourteen years, the International ISC (Iranian Society of Cryptology) Conference on Information Security and Cryptology (ISCISC) has been the flagship conference in information security and cryptology. The 12th ISCISC conference is organized by the University of Guilan in co-operation with the Iranian Society of Cryptology. The conference will be held in the University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran from 1-3 September 2015. The objective of ISCISC'2015 is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in various aspects of information security and cryptology.

[UPDATE] Scenographic Things / Scenography Objects

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 8:15am
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Siobhan O'Gorman

Scenographic Things/ Scenography Objects
TaPRA Scenography Working Group Interim Event
Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin
23 April 2015
This day-long performance research seminar brings together a range of scholars and arts practitioners from the intersecting fields of theatre, performance, design and visual arts. Scenographic Things / Scenography Objects focuses on two connected, topical issues within the field: scenography's materiality and status as a craft; and its potential to 'object' – to challenge tradition through its material and visual aesthetics – as part of theatre, performance or political activism.

Scenographic Things / Scenography Objects

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 8:11am
full name / name of organization: 
Siobhan O'Gorman

This day-long performance research seminar brings together a range of scholars and arts practitioners from the intersecting fields of theatre, performance, design and visual arts. Scenographic Things / Scenography Objects focuses on two connected, topical issues within the field: scenography's materiality and status as a craft; and its potential to 'object' – to challenge tradition through its material and visual aesthetics – as part of theatre, performance or political activism.

Filolog - JOURNAL OF LITERARY, LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL STUDIES

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 6:32am
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UNIVERSITY OF BANJA LUKA, FACULTY OF PHILOLOGY
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CALL FOR PAPERS AND REVIEWS

Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal. We would also welcome papers dealing with meta-theories and their significance for the human and social sciences, as well as reviews of the most recent books in the field of cultural, language and literary theories and criticism.

Papers should be a maximum of 7.000 words, and use the New Harvard Citation System. Papers must include abstracts and key words. Authors should also provide a short bio (up to 20 lines).

[UPDATE]-Conference Registration Now Open-Making It New: Victorian and Modernist Literature and Periodicals 1875-1935

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Friday, February 6, 2015 - 7:59pm
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Deborah Mutch and Louise Kane, De Montfort University, UK

Making It New: Victorian and Modernist Literature
and Periodicals 1875-1935

A One-Day Conference, Saturday 28th February 2015
Hugh Aston Building, De Montfort University, UK

Keynote Speaker: Professor Scott McCracken, Keele University

Silence! McGill AHCS Graduate Student Conference (24/04/15)

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Friday, February 6, 2015 - 6:15pm
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McGill University Department of Art History and Communications
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Silence!
McGill Art History and Communication Studies Graduate Student Conference
CFP Deadline: March 1st, 2015.
Conference Date: April 24, 2015.
McGill University, Montréal

Silence itself—the things one declines to say, or is forbidden to name, the discretion that is required between different speakers—is less the absolute limit of discourse, the other side from which it is separated by a strict boundary, than an element that functions alongside the things said, with them and in relation to them within over-all strategies. [...]There is not one but many silences, and they are an integral part of the strategies that underlie and permeate discourses. (Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality Vol. 1: An Introduction )

CFP: Undergraduate Conference on Religion & Culture

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Friday, February 6, 2015 - 4:39pm
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The Department of Religion at Syracuse University

CFP: Undergraduate Conference on Religion & Culture

Second Undergraduate Conference on Religion and Culture

Syracuse University | March 28, 2015 | Syracuse, NY

The Department of Religion at Syracuse University will host its second annual "Undergraduate Conference on Religion and Culture" on Saturday, March 28, 2015. The goals of the conference are to recognize and encourage outstanding undergraduate work, and to provide undergraduate students with an opportunity to contribute to a broader academic conversation.

Seepersad & Sons: Naipaulian Creative Synergies, September 6-8, 2015, Trinidad, W.I.

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Friday, February 6, 2015 - 12:12pm
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Friends of Mr Biswas in collaboration with the Dept of Literary, Cultural and Communication Studies, UWI, St. Augustine, Trinidad

Friends of Mr Biswas in collaboration with the Department of Literary, Cultural and Communication Studies, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine is pleased to issue this call for papers for an interactive conference on the work of the three Naipauls - Seepersad and his sons, Vidia and Shiva. The conference on the theme: Seepersad and Sons: Naipaulian Creative Synergies will convene from September 6th. to 8th. 2015 on the St. Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies, with field trips and public lectures at the Lion House in Chaguanas and at the Naipaul House in St James, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies.

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