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CFP - Vol 2, issue 1 releasing 15th Jan 2015

Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 1:32am
International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, United Kingdom

IJECM (ISSN 2348-0386) is a refereed monthly e-journal from Rochester, with a strong Editorial Board and a tested rapid review system. IJECM intends to contribute to the development & dissemination of knowledge on management, commerce & economics.

Submission: Inviting quality research papers/ review papers/ conceptual papers/ didactic articles for its Vol 3, issue 1. Submission due date is 31st Dec 2014. Release date is 15th Jan 2015.

Authors' guidelines:

Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologies, Ecologies, Topologies

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 5:58pm
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologies, Ecologies, Topologies. The special issue will explore patterns of continuity and change in Anglophone screen culture after the year 2000 within a wide spatial and conceptual frame.

Oxford English Graduate Conference, 'Value', 5 June 2015

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 3:09pm
University of Oxford

'What's aught but as 'tis valued?'

William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida, II.ii, 53

In times of austerity, it is more than ever essential that what and how we value, and the far-reaching effects of any such valuation, be closely examined. The need for such attention has become particularly urgent within universities, where recent reductions of funding have sparked a sharp increase of debate over 'the value of the Humanities'. With that in mind, the Oxford English Faculty Graduate Conference 2015 invites papers on all aspects of 'value', as a concept that has, and will always inspire great passion, and great controversy.

New Media in the Humanities

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 9:34am
Revista Liberia

Revista Liberia will be publishing its third issue in May 2015.

Our third issue invites papers that take an interdisciplinary
approach in exploring the significance of new media and digital
humanities to studies of contemporary Hispanic literature, film,
visual culture, and history. We welcome papers that focus on
the use of new media and technologies, and traditional media
in the digital age.

We are also accepting open topic essays, reviews, and


Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 6:36am
Masaryk University in Brno

Deadline: 31 December 2014
Quarter of a century ago, at the turn of 1989 and 1990, Central and Eastern Europe – then known as the 'Soviet bloc' – experienced an unprecedented socio-economic and political transformation. The hitherto existing system, known as 'Actually Existing Socialism', crumbled, and countries of the region started a transition towards a capitalist market economy and a political democracy.

Multi-ethnic Literature in United States: Prospects and Perspectives

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 5:21am
Dr.K.Subapriya/ Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai, TamilNadu, India.

Papers are invited on Multi-ethnic literature in United States which is a fast growing field in contemporary literary studies. The field is vast and needs ample attention to deal with issues on ethnicity, caste and race. MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature in United States) with more than forty ethnic groups still requires intense exploratory, analytic and comparative study and research. Multi-ethnic literature at a broader level includes Native American literature, Latino American literature, African American literature, Asian and Pacific American literature and Euro-American literature.

Re-visioning Space(s), Time and Bodies. 9 -11 April, 2015 (Conference). 8 April, 2015 (1-day Writing and Publishing Workshop)

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 7:40pm
Institute of Interdisciplinary Inquiry , State Library of New South Wales, Sydney.

III Inaugural Conference: Re-visioning Space(s), Time and Bodies

9-11 April, 2015: Main Conference
8 April, 2015: 1-day Writing and Publishing Workshop

Throughout history our understandings of categories such as space, time, and bodies have changed. Living in a more than human world, we have constructed these categories into systems of shared, and often unquestioned, meaning. This method of organising knowledge acquisition has a tendency to construct boundaries or borders which conceals the complex nature and varied connections between spatiality, instances of time and understandings of bodies.

[UPDATE] "Excess": UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Conference, February 19-20, 2015

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 4:31pm
UCLA Department of Comparative Literature


February 19-20, 2015
UCLA, Royce Hall, Room 306

We are excited to announce the speakers for the upcoming UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Conference! Cultural critic Steven Shaviro, from Wayne St. University, will make the keynote address. We will also have plenary addresses from leading experimental poet and critic Juliana Spahr (Mills College) and postcolonial critic and theoretician Toral Gajarawala (NYU). For more information about our speakers, as well as links to their works, see our website.

"Porn Studies Journal" forum section CFP (entries of less than 1,500 words. due 3/22/15)

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 4:05pm
"Porn On the Move"

Pornography is the most transient of all media texts. Attempts to situate pornography within the realm of the private, because of increased internet accessibility coupled with the destruction of many metropolitan porn theaters, fail to recognize the porn text's insistent ability to seamlessly shift between private and public viewing spaces. For instance, not only is porn accessible through any internet enabled wireless device, but porn consumers are now also producing vast amounts of their own amateur porn content and distributing it through these same devices.

[UPDATE] Meaning in Motion: Knowledge, Dialogue, and Discourse CFP Extended

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 2:51pm
Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference

Meaning in Motion:
Knowledge, Dialogue, and Discourse
DUE DECEMBER 15th, 2014
Submissions are welcomed for the
21st Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference

To be held March 5th, 2015, Concordia University
Faculty Lounge, Hall Building H-765, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Montreal.

Graduate Students & the Public Sphere, in NYC, Feb 28, 2015

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 2:02pm
Graduate Student Association of Fordham University Interdisciplinary Conference

The work of graduate students is an increasingly public business. Graduate students of recent years have new ways of engaging publics, including blogs, Twitter, and personal websites. Katina Rogers argues that "[r]ather than focusing academic work inwardly, exclusively within academic institutions, humanities programs should be preparing students for much more flexibility in terms of audience and engagement." Rogers observes that publicly-minded work has "often been considered distinct from—and, unfortunately, less prestigious than—the research-focused side of the discipline." What's more, graduate training typically features little to no training in how to navigate this brave new world.

CFP: Suburban Film - Book Chapters (1/16/2015 - 11/1/2015)

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 1:38pm
Filmuburbia: Screening the Suburbs (book)

Call For Chapter Proposals

"Filmurbia! Screening the Suburbs" (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2016)
edited by David Forrest, Graeme Harper and Jonathan Rayner

A range of invited chapter writers are already in place for this contracted book - which will be published internationally in late 2016. However, in order to broaden and deepen the analysis we seek proposals for chapters in a number of specific areas.

These areas include sexuality and suburban film (e.g. queering suburban cinema); race and the films of the suburbs; conflict and suburban film; Asian cinemas and suburban film (e.g. Hong Kong film and the suburbs, Indian cinema and the suburbs). Though these are our priorities, other areas might be considered.