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Crime and Criminality, CGLS Conference April 1-2, 2016

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Saturday, December 19, 2015 - 11:55am
Carolina Graduate Literature Society

Third Annual Graduate English Conference: Crime and Criminality
(April 1-2, 2016, University of South Carolina)

We are currently welcoming submissions, which should include a 250 word abstract. This year, rather than panel presentations, we will host a series of seminars. Seminars will provide participants the opportunity for a collaborative conversation around a particular topic. Each seminar will be capped at 15 participants and will be run by faculty with expertise in the topic. Each participant will submit a five-page position paper before the conference to be read and commented on in advance by the other participants; time in the seminar itself will be reserved for discussion.

Wilde on the Borders: Symposium, Theatre, and Art, April 2, 2016 - Extended deadline

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Friday, December 18, 2015 - 4:07pm
Niagara University, NY

On February 8, 1882, after his seventh lecture in America in just over a week, Oscar Wilde traveled north from Buffalo, NY crossing the border by train to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada to play the role of tourist. In typical Wilde fashion, his response to seeing the falls was paradoxical, proclaiming it "one of the earliest, if not the keenest, disappointments" of a bride's married life, yet appreciating its aesthetic and spiritual power as "a sort of embodiment of pantheism." Wilde's visit to Niagara Falls is both microcosm and metaphor for all of what might be called Wilde's 'border crossings'—national, classed, sexual, religious, and aesthetic.

ALA Conference: CFP James Fenimore Cooper and Visual Culture, May 26-29, 2016

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Friday, December 18, 2015 - 3:57pm
Luis A. Iglesias, James Fenimore Cooper Society

The James Fenimore Cooper Society will host two panels at the 27th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in San Francisco, CA at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco from May 26-29th, 2016.

ALA Conference: CFP Teaching James Fenimore Cooper, May 26-29, 2016

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Friday, December 18, 2015 - 3:54pm
Luis A. Iglesias, James Fenimore Cooper Society

The James Fenimore Cooper Society will host two panels at the 27th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in San Francisco, CA at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco from May 26-29th, 2016.
Panel 1: Teaching James Fenimore Cooper's works and novels

CFP: Peer English

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Friday, December 18, 2015 - 8:02am
Peer English

CFP: Peer English

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed, open-access online journal produced by the Department of English at the University of Leicester and the English Association. Since 2006, its remit has been to provide a forum for exciting, high-quality work and new critical thinking by early career researchers (graduate study, post-doctoral research) through to those already established within the community. This approach also includes the notion of 'work in progress' and we welcome contributions of high academic standards from those currently involved in active research, be they doctoral candidates or Heads of Departments.

CFP – Lit, Lore, and Canon: Forms of Textuality in Medieval Digital Gaming – Proposals 2/15/16

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Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 8:13pm
Daniel T. Kline / University of Alaska Anchorage

CFP – Lit, Lore, and Canon: Forms of Textuality in Medieval Digital Gaming – Proposals 2/15/16

As a follow-up to the successful publication of Digital Gaming Re-imagines the Middle Ages (Routledge, 2014), I am soliciting proposals for a follow-on volume tentatively entitled, Lit, Lore, and Canon in Medieval Digital Gaming.

Urban Humanities Convergence | March 16-18, 2016

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Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 7:59pm
Essex County College Humanities Division

Urban Humanities Convergence
March 16-18, 2016

As the world becomes more urbanized, we seek to understand how the Humanities engages with and contributes to urban communities. The Urban Humanities Convergence will interrogate notions of urban spaces, identities and movements by bringing together scholars, artists and activists working within these terrains. From anti-gentrification activism to art movements, from urban fiction to graphic novels, the conference will encompass a wide range of disciplines and encourages interdisciplinary inquiry beyond the ivory tower.

Translation and philososophy

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Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 4:31pm
Claire Wrobel / Bentham Centre (Sciences Po Law School) and University Paris II

Call for papers for the one-day conference
TRANSLATION AND PHILOSOPHY
organized by the Bentham Centre (Sciences Po Law School, EA 4461) in Paris, France, on April 15th, 2016

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