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NWSA Lesbian Caucus CFP "The Revolutionary Lesbian 1970s" due 2/18

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 2:45pm
National Women's Studies Association

The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women's Studies Association invites submissions for a sponsored session on "The Revolutionary Lesbians of the 1970s," to be held at the annual conference in Milwaukee, WI on November 12-15, 2015.

Panel Title: The Revolutionary Lesbian 1970s
Conference Sub-Theme: Precarity, Distortion/Dispossession

[UPDATE] Christopher Isherwood Panel at Significations

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 2:23pm
CSULA English Graduate Student Association

CSULA's Significations graduate conference is looking for papers related to Christopher Isherwood's life, works, and/or his conceptions of Los Angeles. While the 2015 Significations theme is "Generation(s)" in all of its meanings, these papers need not deal directly with the concept of "generation" or "generations."

Please send an abstract, cover sheet that includes your contact information and school affiliation, and your paper (8-10 pages, double-spaced, MLA format) to significations15@gmail.com.

The deadline has been extended to Sunday, February 8th, 2015.

[UPDATE] Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 2/8

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 2:19pm
CSULA English Graduate Student Association

This year's theme is "Generation(s)." We invite submissions exploring "Generation(s)" in all or any of its meanings. Topics are not limited to, but could include: production/creation, lineage/ tradition, or history/ temporality.Areas of inquiry include the fields of literature, linguistics, composition, rhetoric, creative writing, cultural studies, critical theory, philosophy, history, film, gender studies, and the social sciences.The conference will be held on Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day and we especially welcome papers discussing Armenian history, culture, or the impact of trauma and violence.

Literary and Scientific Networks (MLA '16 special session)

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 1:15pm
John Savarese

Proposed special session for MLA 2016 in Austin, TX, 1/7/16-1/10/16. How learned societies, coteries, school systems, or other networks (in any period) create interdisciplinary links; methods for researching/modeling a networked approach to literary history/disciplinary history. 300 words by 15 March 2015 to john.savarese@uwaterloo.ca

[UPDATE] Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 12:39pm
University of Bucharest, English Department

ACED-17

THE 17TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

CALL FOR PAPERS

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 17th Annual Conference:

Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts

Dates: 4–6 June, 2015
Venue: The Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures,
Str. Pitar Mos 7–13, Bucharest, Romania

Invited speakers:
Adrian Grafe (University of Artois)
Hester Jones (University of Bristol)
Carl Lavery (University of Glasgow)
Tereza Sinigalia (George Oprescu Institute of Art History, Bucharest)

Seepersad & Sons: Naipaulian Creative Synergies 6th - 8th September, 2015

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 11:42am
The University of the West Indies St Augustine

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.

Token: A Journal of English Linguistics (Vol. 4, 2015)

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 10:00am
University of Texas at Brownsville & Jan Kochanowski University of Kielce, Poland

Call for Papers
Token: A Journal of English Linguistics
Call Deadline 31-May-2015

Editors:
John G. Newman, University of Texas at Brownsville
Sylwester Łodej, Jan Kochanowski University of Kielce

http://www.ujk.edu.pl/token

International Conference Relations and Networks in Indian Ocean Writing November 26th-27th 2015

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 4:12am
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

The Indian Ocean is a cultural and economic system that dates back over five thousand years as Malays, Chinese, Arabs, Indians and Africans traded across it for centuries before the Europeans set foot in the area. Since the 1980s Indian Ocean studies have gained impetus, particularly among social scientists, and current debates on transnationalism are based on recent research carried out by scholars who have gradually understood the Indian Ocean as a network rather than as discrete geographical regions.

The Global American West March 26-28, 2015

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 2:55am
University of Texas at El Paso, Graduate Student English Association

In conjunction with the 30th Annual Literature at the University of Texas at El Paso, featuring Dr. Neil Campbell of the University of Derby, the Graduate Student English Association (GradSEA) invites proposals for panels or individual papers for a graduate conference entitled "The Global American West" that will take place at UTEP on March 26-28, 2015. Author of The Rhizomatic West and PostWesterns, among other major works, Campbell is a leading theorist of critical regionalism whose work reads the American West not as a stratified or constrained space, but as a ruptured and fluid discursive system.

[REMINDER] CFP: A Manifesto for Cyborgs thirty years on

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Monday, February 2, 2015 - 9:25pm
Platform: Journal of Media and Communication

REMINDER: Abstracts due 27/2/2015

CALL FOR PAPERS

A Manifesto for Cyborgs thirty-years on: Gender, Technology and Feminist-Technoscience in the twenty-first century

Platform: Journal of Media and Communication
An interdisciplinary journal for early career researchers and graduate students

Abstracts due: Friday 27th of February, 2015
Volume Editor: Thao Phan

CALL FOR CHAIRS: "The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions" (SDSU, April 17-18)

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Monday, February 2, 2015 - 4:26pm
San Diego State University LGBTQ Research Consortium

CALL FOR CHAIRS: "The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions"
San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Karen Tongson (USC)

As LGBTQ Studies finds disciplinary space on a growing number of university and college campuses, questions about the cultural and intellectual effects of academic institutionalization have become progressively more urgent. "The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies" is a two-day conference devoted to exploring these and related questions.

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