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International Conference: "On the Periphery of the Great War", 1st and 2nd October 2015

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 3:53am
Dr. Anthony David Barker, Centre of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

Call for papers

International Conference:
"On the Periphery of the Great War"
organized by the
Centre of Languages, Literature and Cultures,
Venue: Department of Languages and Cultures,
University of Aveiro, Portugal.

Dates: 1st and 2nd October 2015

CFP: Masculinity, War and Violence

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 3:25am
NORMA: International Journal for Masculinity Studies

In this special issue we intend to address the relationship between masculinity, war and violence. We interpret this theme broadly and invite contributions that discuss gendered violence, military practice/s, resistance to war and violence from multilayered perspectives. Contributions may concern macro level phenomena such as public policies, debates and ideologies on war and terrorism, which may directly or indirectly reflect gendered discourses and specific notions of masculinity. Macro level issues may also include perceptions of national identity and questions of (re)making nations and national borders.

[UPDATE] UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen" (April 10-12, 2015) NEW PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Jan 27

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:24am
Najwa Al-Tabaa / University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization

Guest speakers: Sheena C. Howard and José Alaniz

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 12th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media." The conference will be held from Friday, April 10th, 2015 to Sunday, April 12th, 2015. The proposal deadline has been extended to January 27, 2015.

The impossibility of imagining India: fractured lands and a fractured psyche. Eliding our past histories for the future.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:22am
Tapati Bharadwaj/ Open Windows: A feminist research center.

The impossibility of imagining India: fractured lands and a fractured psyche. Eliding our past histories for the future.

This is a call for papers for new theoretical, interdisciplinary and literary interpretations on Indian citizenry and national identity. Is the psyche of the Indian nation in a state of eternal rupture, even as we perpetually desire to portray the emergence of a modern, stable, successful democratic nation-state?

Call For Paper: Feminist Studies in English Literature

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 11:47pm
The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature

Call for Paper

Submission
Feminist Studies in English Literature welcomes essays on the study of literature that incorporate feminist perspectives. The journal does not limit its scope to English literature or to literary studies. It encourages articles on literatures of various nations and on feminist theories and criticisms. Book reviews are also welcome.

FSEL is published three times a year: April 30, October 31, and December 31. The April and December editions are published in English and the October edition is published in Korean. Submissions to the April edition of FSEL (Vol. 23, Iss. 1) will be accepted until March 15, 2015.

[UPDATE] Engaging with Archives and Records: Histories and Theories (I-CHORA 7)

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 6:04pm
International Conference on the History of Records and Archives

Seventh International Conference on the History of Records and Archives (I-CHORA 7)

Following previously successful I-CHORA conferences in Toronto (2003), Amsterdam (2005), Boston (2007), Perth (2008), London (2010) and Austin (2012), the University of Amsterdam, Media and Information Program is pleased to announce the forthcoming seventh International Conference on the History of Records and Archives to be held in Amsterdam from July 29-31, 2015. The conference will take place at De Bazel Conference Centre (http://www.debazelamsterdam.nl/index.html), located in the building that hosts the Amsterdam's City Archives.

[UPDATE] Trans Writ Large: Writing Difference

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 3:11pm
University of Cincinnati

Extended deadline:
Submissions accepted through Friday, February 6. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by Friday, February 13. Interested applicants should submit a 250-350 word proposal.

Keynote announcement:
Jonathan Alexander, the incoming editor of College Composition and Communication and former editor of Computers and Composition, will deliver the keynote address.

Date change:
The conference date has changed to Saturday, March 28.

Nation & Its Discontents_Edited Volume_31 Jan

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 1:52pm
Editor, Nation & Its Discontents

Contributions are sought for an edited volume titled "Nation and Its Discontents" focusing on South Asia. The question concerning how to produce and disseminate knowledge on the 'nation', functioning as both an idea and a polity, without dispelling the 'cultural differences', calls for re-conceptualizing spaces, identities, diasporas etc. beyond western perception of nationhood. The 'nation-state', as often been argued, is an overtly restrictive projection of a model derived from western European experience onto the non-West where it may/does not apply.

[UPDATE] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 11:58am
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal

www.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers and Book Reviews: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 25 January 2015

Aelurus is an annual journal that publishes literary and theoretical scholarship from graduate students, which is run and staffed by graduate students in Weber State University's Master of Arts in English program. As such, Aelurus is devoted to a publication process in which we foster and lend experience to the scholarly endeavor of fellow graduate students.

"Approaches to the History of the English Language," November 13-15, 2015

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 11:00am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association 87, Durham, NC

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of the history of the English language. Interdisciplinary proposals are especially welcome. By Friday, May 15, 2015, please submit a 300-word abstract, brief biography, and description of audio/visual equipment requirements to Kevin Psonak, Georgia Southern University, at KPsonak@GeorgiaSouthern.edu.

Animal Suffering: Inter-Disciplinary Investigations in Animal Studies - October 22-23, 2015

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:32am
Southwestern College - Winfield, KS

We are seeking proposals for a conference on the question of animal suffering. Papers might examine (but are not limited to):

• Representations of Animals and animal suffering in Literature, Philosophy, and Religion
• Animals in Disability, Gender, and Postcolonial studies
• Animal Rights and/or Virtues
• Animals as Wildlife and Household Pets
• Farming, Fishing, and Hunting Practices
• Treatment of Animals in the Mid-West
• Animals and Theories of Environmental Justice
• Human-Animal Studies
• Companionship, Cooperation, and/or Friendship with Animals

{UPDATE]Bernadine Evaristo: Edited Collection of Essays

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 9:50am
Tracey Walters/Stony Brook University

This call for papers is for contributions to Bernadine Evaristo: An Edited Collection of Essays. This project focuses on the life and work of Black and British writer Bernadine Evaristo.

Economies of English, 24th-25th April 2015, proposals by 27th February

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 9:26am
Swiss Association of University Teachers of English and University of Geneva

As the world still reels from the financial crisis of 2007-8 it seems timely to reflect on the connections between money and value embedded in all our discourses about economy, language and literature. Marxists and neoliberals have classically theorized this as reflecting the mechanisms of capitalism and the market. More recently, however, the literary theorist Marc Shell has seen the invention of coinage as underlying the whole of Western philosophy, while the anthropologist David Graeber has proposed that all of the great religions and political ideologies are responses to the moral confusion of money.

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