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Literature and Politics (Nov. 3-5, 2016)

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Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 4:47pm
South Central MLA (www.southcentralmla.org)

We are currently seeking papers for this open topic session which explores the intersections of literature and politics. Please e-mail 350-500 word abstracts to Marina Trninic by March 31, 2016.The theme for this year's conference is "The Spectacular City: Glamour, Decadence, and Celebrity in Literature and Culture." For more on the 2016 SCMLA conference in Dallas, visit the website at http://www.southcentralmla.org/conference/

Multiculturalism, Multilingualism and the Self: PASE 2016 Conference, 31 March-2 April, 2016

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Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 4:46pm
University of Silesia, Poland, Institute of English and Institute of English Cultures and Literatures

The Institute of English and Institute of English Cultures and Literatures at the University of Silesia and the Polish Association for the Study of English are pleased to invite you to the 25th annual Conference of The Polish Association for the Study of English.

The theme of the conference is

Multiculturalism, Multilingualism and the Self

Submissions are welcome in the area of literature, culture studies, linguistics, applied linguistics, translation and teacher training.

The following topics are only our suggestions for presentations at the conference:

[UPDATE] Religious Experience in the Americas, April 9, 2016

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Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 9:09am
The 5th Biennial Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas

Religious Experience in the Americas
The 5th Biennial Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas

crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

We are soliciting papers from any discipline on topics discussing religious experience in the Americas.

Possible topics include (but are by no means limited to):
• Religion and social activism
• Religion and political life
• Religious communities
• Monasticism in the Americas
• Religion and public health
• Religion and migration
• Religion and integration
• Interfaith initiatives
• Religion and the arts

[UPDATED] DEADLINE EXTENDED to 12/8/15 - URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

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Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 7:24am
Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature

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The Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 2016 graduate student conference:

URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

Keynote Speaker: JOSÉ DAVID SALDÍVAR, Stanford University

March 3, 2016

"Scotland and the Sea" Scottish Studies/Etudes écossaises, 2017 Issue

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Friday, November 27, 2015 - 3:33am
Université Grenoble Alpes - ILCEA 4

"Scotland and the Sea"
Études écossaises/ Scottish Studies, n°20, 2017

The 2017 edition of the journal Études écossaises / Scottish Studies (Université Grenoble Alpes – ILCEA4) is seeking submissions of papers on Scottish culture, history and politics on the theme of the sea. Papers in English or French are welcomed from specialists in all fields of Scottish studies including arts and literature, civilization studies, history, political science, culture and the media.

Consuming (the) Victorians: annual BAVS conference 2016

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 4:21pm
School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University in conjunction with the British Association for Victorian Studies

Annual BAVS conference 2016

CONSUMING (THE) VICTORIANS

Cardiff University
Wednesday 31 August to Friday 2 September 2016

Keynotes: Christina Bashford (Illinois) & Frank Trentmann (Birkbeck)
Neo-Victorian Plenary: Patricia Duncker (Manchester)

CFAP > PSF2016: Intermittence+Interference | Group Exhibition

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 12:47pm
Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures

CALL FOR ART PROJECTS
MILLENNIUM GALLERY: Opening on November 11, 2016
Lisbon, Portugal
Deadline for submission: January 31, 2016

The PSF2016 in partnership with the Millennium Gallery – a joint effort of Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon University and Lusófona University – is calling for artists to submit an artwork to be presented at the group exhibition of the Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures.

Ponying the Slovos - Art-languages and translation corpora in literary criticism (18th March 2016, Coventry UK).

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 11:09am
Coventry University

Call for Papers: Ponying the Slovos -
Art-languages and translation corpora in literary criticism

A team of researchers based at Coventry University and the University of Birmingham have been studying how invented languages are translated, using parallel corpus techniques and comparing translations of Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange.

We now invite papers for a special one-day symposium event to be held at Coventry University on 18/3/2016, which will explore and expand upon all the various contexts of this interdisciplinary study.

Possible topics include:

Roald Dahl Centenary Conference

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 7:14am
Cardiff University

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in the city of Roald Dahl's birth and childhood in his centenary year, will give further impetus to the substantial critical attention devoted to the author's work by seeking new ways of understanding his achievement and place in twentieth- and twenty-first-century culture, broadly considered. The emphasis will be on defamiliarizing Dahl in the very act of bringing him 'home'.

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