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Call for Editors: New Publication, The Rising Dragon, a Journal of Pacific Rim Culture and Media Studies

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 4:59pm
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The Rising Dragon

Call for Editors

We are pleased to present a call for editors for a proposed new publication, The Rising Dragon, a journal of Pacific Rim culture and media studies. We will cover topics ranging from copyright to ritual, fandom to technology, and many more besides. We take a broad view of what our mandate includes and encourage instructors and professionals from diverse fields to apply for a position as an associate editor of our new journal. The projected date for the first publication is Spring 2016.

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University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference:"Interconnections: Patterns, Pathways & Possibilities"--Kingston, RI 4/18

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 3:18pm
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The 9th Annual University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference

The 9th Annual University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
Kingston, RI Campus

Saturday April 18, 2015

The URI Graduate Conference gives graduate students the opportunity to present their research or clinical work while receiving interdisciplinary feedback from, and networking with, peers and faculty. We invite proposals for paper and poster presentations, strongly encouraging submissions from across all disciplines. We also consider proposals that extend beyond this year's theme:

"Interconnections: Patterns, Pathways & Possibilities"

Affect, Images, and Digital Media: Engaging Multiple Worlds Conference

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 12:58pm
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Joshua Trey Barnett / The University of Utah
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AFFECT, IMAGES, AND DIGITAL MEDIA
ENGAGING MULTIPLE WORLDS

A Trans-Disciplinary Conference at The University of Utah
September 3-5, 2015 at the Tanner Humanities Center

For more information or to be added to the conference mailing list, contact: Joshua Trey Barnett // joshua.barnett@utah.edu

Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers – April 15 & 16, 2015

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 11:26am
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The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference

Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers – April 15 & 16, 2015

For presentation at The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference – April 15 & 16, 2015

THEME: Research Across the Disciplines

• Including Literature Reviews, Research Papers, Research Manuscripts, Research Reports, Service Learning Research, Scientific Experiment Research, Exploratory Research, etc.

OPEN TO: Undergraduate students at both 2-year and 4-year institutions Students who complete their undergraduate degree in Dec. 2014 are eligible for conference consideration.

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES REMAKING TRADITION Present-day Perspectives on Language, Literature

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 11:18am
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Faculty of Philology Banja Luka and Institute of English Studies London
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2nd International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with Institute of English Studies, University of London (UK)

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES
REMAKING TRADITION
Present-day Perspectives on Language, Literature and Culture.
Banja Luka, June 12th and 13th, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS

Masterclass. The Postcolonial Cultural Industry: Icons, Markets, Mythologies

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:34am
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OSL (Netherlands Research School for Literary Studies), NOG (Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies) and PCI (Postcolonial Studies Initiative)
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The Postcolonial Cultural Industry: Icons, Markets, Mythologies
Masterclass with Prof. Dr. Sandra Ponzanesi
University of Amsterdam, University Theatre 1.01A
June 5, 2015

deadline: March 1, 2015
Organized by OSL (Netherlands Research School for Literary Studies), NOG (Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies) and PCI (Postcolonial Studies Initiative)

Testimony / The Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement Project

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 9:40am
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Rob Fisher / Inter-Disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Testimony

Saturday 11th July – Monday 13th July 2015

Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:all for Presentations:

The meeting seeks to examine, assess and explore the multiple uses and
contexts in which testimony finds a voice. It takes for its theme
Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, and Engagement. Why testimony? How
is it defined? How is testimony used in contexts such as legal,
restorative, pedagogical, artistic, clinical, to name a few? Why does
it continue to thrive and evolve in the twenty-first century and does
it, or does it not, differ from earlier modes, times, cultures?

Open Call for Paper

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 7:00am
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etum - eJournal for theatre and media
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Call for Papers – etum Etum invites researchers of theatre and media studies as well as practitioners of both fields to submit papers to etum (ejournal.theaterforschung.de). This peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, open-access e-journal publishes papers on a wide spectrum of theatrical and media phenomena.

After the successful launch of the first issue last year and the second issue this February, the editorial team is happy to announce the upcoming of the third issue. Articles will be accepted upon double blind peer-reviews.

Deadline for submissions is May 25th, 2015.

The following forms of papers are possible:

- Short articles
from 2,000 to 5,000 words.

- Long articles
from 5,000 to 10,000 words.

'James Ellroy: Visions of Noir' 1-3 July 2015

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 5:19am
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Dr Steven Powell University of Liverpool
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'James Ellroy: Visions of Noir' 1-3 July 2015, will be held at the University of Liverpool and sponsored by the School of English. This conference will examine Ellroy's influence on the genre, his inspirations as a writer and his achievements in forging an idiosyncratic and unique style. We seek to foster an interdisciplinary approach in order to explore subjects such as Ellroy's reinterpretation of the history of Los Angeles and the United States, as well as the connections between genre fiction and cinema through film noir.

[UPDATE] Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia, Abstract Due: March 9, 2015

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 12:40am
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Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association Department of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education Department of Early Childhood and Family Education, NTUE Feng Zikai Chinese Children’s Picture Book Award Executive Co
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An international conference sponsored by
Taiwan Children's Literature Research Association
Department of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education
Department of Early Childhood and Family Education, NTUE
Feng Zikai Chinese Children's Picture Book Award Executive Committee

Date: Saturday, November 14, 2015
Venue: National Taipei University of Education

Journal of Digital Arts and Practice - ongoing submissions

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 3:17pm
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International Digital Media Arts Association

The Journal of Digital Media Arts and Practice is dedicated to providing a platform for scholarly and creative publishing on the burning issues in the rapidly evolving, always contested, and unpredictable field of new media and digital media arts. The purpose of the journal is to provoke questions and discussion on digital media arts research and practice as a means of moving the field forward with rigor, thoughtfulness, and collaboration.

Topics might include but are not limited to:

Theorizing in the Chick Lit Genre (Proposed Collection of Essays)

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 2:42pm
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Erin Hurt, West Chester University
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Though the chick lit genre is most often cited as a location for the study of contemporary white women's experiences or perhaps to debate the genre's feminist credentials, it has in the last fifteen years emerged as a site where protagonists of many ethnicities negotiate their cultural identities and notions of national belonging. In novels such as Alisa Valdes Rodriguez's The Dirty Girls Social Club (2003) or Tara FT Sering's Amazing Grace (2008), Latina, African-American, South Asian-American, and Chinese-American protagonists redefine their relationship to the United States, their families, and their heritage while at the same time they attempt to achieve, in typical chick lit fashion, some measure of success.

CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session "Circulating Notions of TB"

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 2:36pm
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Amy Rubens
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"Circulating Notions of TB"

Conference papers invited that examine the representation of patients' experiences with tuberculosis in imaginative, digital, and other texts.

How do these narratives, metaphors, or images intersect with or even actively shape public behavior, public health initiatives, public thought, or other things "public" (like public personas)?

Ideally, I'd like this panel to explore notions of TB and their public circulation, broadly construed, from within various historical and national contexts.

Send 300-word abstracts to Amy Rubens, PhD at arubens@fmarion.edu by March 15.

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