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CFP: THE GREAT WAR AS AN INTERCULTURAL EVENT

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Studi interculturali, #3-2015 (December) - Four-Monthly published by Mediterránea, Intercultural Studies Centre, Humanities Dept., University of Trieste, Italy

CFP: THE GREAT WAR AS AN INTERCULTURAL EVENT

Studi interculturali, #3-2015 (December)

GUEST EDITOR: UMBERTO ROSSI

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Neo-Victorianism & Discourses of Education: 2015 special issue of Neo-Victorian Studies

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Neo-Victorian Studies
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The nineteenth century saw the beginnings of mass education in Britain and elsewhere, while the more recent millennial turn has seen a range of reforms and 'revolutions' within educational systems world-wide, not least the insistent commercialisation of universities and a concomitant move to redefining educators and students as 'service providers' and 'customers' respectively. A large number of neo-Victorian novels are set in or engage with educational contexts, including universities, libraries, anatomy schools, private tutoring/governessing, ragged schools, and art colleges, mirroring the settings and concerns with Bildung in canonical works by Victorian writers such as Charles Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, and others.

The Lion and the Unicorn Special Edition: Children's Literature and WWI

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Call for Submissions

WRITING HOME: BATTLEFRONT AND HOMEFRONT, CHILDREN'S LITERATURE OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

This special issue of The Lion and the Unicorn invites submissions focused on children's literature of the First World War from a variety of international perspectives. Among other things, essays could focus on:

Update: Study Day on Order and Disorder in April 21st, 2015 In the memory of the late Najib Fathlaoui

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the ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia
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The department of English at the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, invites you to participate in its study day on Order and Disorder. The study day will be held April 21st, 2015, on the campus of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Tunisia.

[UPDATE] Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives: SSAWW 2015 (02.13.15; 11.4.15 - 11.8.15

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Society for the Study of American Women Writers

SSAWW Triennial Conference November 4-8, 2015
Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA

Due Date: Friday, February 13, 2015 for all proposals. Send proposals to: ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com
Please see the complete submission guidelines posted on the website: http://ssawwnew.wordpress.com/2015-conference/

Football and Cultural Production

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Centre for the Study of Football and its Communities
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The 4th annual Centre for the Study of Football and its Communities (CSFC) conference "Football and Cultural Production" will be held at Manchester Metropolitan University on Friday 10th April 2015.

Call for Papers

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Call for Papers for Vol. II Issue 1

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The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

FOCUS: Crime/Criminal/Criminality

"The term crime denotes an unlawful act punishable by a state…in modern criminal law (however, it does not) have any simple and universally accepted definition…" (Wikipedia)

Criminal: n. A person who has committed a crime. Adj. Informal. Disgraceful and regrettable. (Oxford English Dictionary)

JANE AUSTEN'S PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: A CRITICAL COMPANION [UPDATE]

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Subashish Bhattacharjee

"If the authentic test for a great novel is rereading, and the joys of yet further rereading, then Pride and Prejudice can rival any novel ever written." — Harold Bloom One of the most popular works of fiction in English literature, Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice (1813) has withstood the tests of time and has been revisited time and again with renewed critical engagements, adaptations and popular celebration. Regardless to say, several tomes have been dedicated to this particular work over the years, and many more continue to be produced with consistency that engage with the novel across areas such as the application of literary theories, in the context of cultural studies or even popular culture.

RMMLA Chinese Literature and Film Since 1900 panel-cfp

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Yanhong Zhu/Washington and Lee University
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Call for Papers: Chinese Literature and Film Since 1900 Panel(s) at 2015 RMMLA Convention

Santa Fe, New Mexico ~ October 8-10, 2015

We welcome paper proposals that address a range of critical issues and themes relating to modern and contemporary Chinese literature and film. Topics may include but are not limited to:

Chinese literature, film, and the question of modernity
Gender, sexuality, and subjectivity
Historical imagination, political power, and cultural production
Author, auteur, and authority
Film adaptation
Chinese literature, film, and popular culture
Transnational cultural and media production and reception
Sinophone literature and film

[UPDATE] deadline extended to January 31, 2015

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Space Between Society: Literature and Culture 1914-1945
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At Home in the Space Between
June 19-21, 2015
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana

[UPDATE] Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

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American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore
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ABC-Clio is publishing a three-volume reference collection titled American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore in 2015 or 2016. The editors seek contributors from fields of literature, history, anthropology, sociology, folklore, and allied subjects to write entries ranging from 750-2500 words on a wide range of topics. The purpose of the encyclopedia is to introduce students and general readers to the key myths and legends in North American culture, and to provide extensive, easily accessible coverage of the multifaceted American folklore tradition.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: The North American Bicentennial Creative Writing & Literature Conference, June 11-13, 2015

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North American Review / University of Northern Iowa
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DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 22, 2015

Dates: June 11–13, 2015
Location: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Keynotes: Martín Espada, Patricia Hampl, Steven Schwartz

The North American Review, the longest-lived literary magazine in the United States, is pleased to announce that it is now accepting submissions to its Bicentennial Creative Writing & Literature Conference, to be held on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, IA, June 11-13, 2015. The editors invite proposals for individual papers, pre-formed panels (3-4 panelists), or roundtable discussions (4-6 participants).

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE]

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University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association

Human Terrains: Identity, Geography, Politics
EXTENDED ABSTRACT DUE DATE: January 30th, 2015

April 10th, 11th, 12th, 2015

Keynote speech by Jasbir Puar

Master class by Marlon Ross

Taxonomy and tribe; gender and globe; state, sex, and system. We're categorization machines: it would sound like a weak generalization if it weren't such a persistent impulse. We survey exteriors and interiors. We reform law and language in a quest to codify identity. The more terrain we successfully chart, the wider, deeper, more tortuous we find the human landscape. How manifold are the ways we can map our worlds?

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