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[Extended:] Eco-Emergenc(i)es and the Limits of Darwinian Thought (due 10 Nov 2014; U of Ottawa 30 May - 2 Jun 2015)

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Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 10:08am
full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
contact email: 

Evolutionary thinker Daniel Dennett compares Darwin's "dangerous idea" to a "universal acid: it eats through just about every traditional concept, and leaves in its wake a revolutionized world-view, with most of the old landmarks still recognizable" (63).

[UPDATE] CFP Computer Culture (SWPACA Conference Feb. 11-14, 2015) Extended Deadline

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Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 9:32am
full name / name of organization: 
Natasha Chuk – Southwest Popular / American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 

Computer Culture Area
36th Annual Southwest Popular / American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM
www.southwestpca.org

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE (EXTENDED): Saturday, November 15, 2014

Proposals for papers are now being accepted for the area of Computer Culture, as one of the many areas within the 36th annual conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA). Please consider submitting.

This year's conference theme is:

Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture

[UPDATE] CFP - Digital Humanities Area, Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 6:22am
full name / name of organization: 
Digital Humanities Area, Soutwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 

Proposal deadline extended to November 15, 2014. Please join us for the 36th annual conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association, February 11-14, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The theme for 2015 is "Many Face, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture."

WSQ Survival Issue [Due March 1, 2015]

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Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 3:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
WSQ at the Feminist Press
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Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose

WSQ Special Issue Spring 2016: Survival
Guest Editors: Frances Bartowski, Elena Glasberg, and Taylor Black

UPDATE: SWPACA Children's/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/15/14; 2/11-14/15)

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Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 9:50am
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 

SWPACA Children's/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area
Submission deadline EXTENDED: November 15, 2014
Submit proposals to: http://conference2015.southwestpca.org

36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015
Albuquerque, NM
http://southwestpca.org/

CFP: All topics relating to Harry Potter Novels and/or Fan Community (12/30/14; 5/21/15-5/25/15)

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Friday, October 31, 2014 - 6:13pm
full name / name of organization: 
Misti-Con 2015
contact email: 

Call for Proposals, Misti-Con 2015
Deadline for submissions: 12/30/2014
Date by which proposers shall be notified: 1/31/2015
Convention dates: 5/21-5/25/2015
Proposals should include a 500 word abstract and a 50-75 word biography, contact information, and the proposer's academic or other affiliation, if any; the submission form contains requests for needs such as audio-visual equipment.
For more information on formal programming: http://www.misti-con.org/programming.html

Scholars of the Culture: The Women of Hip-Hop

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Friday, October 31, 2014 - 4:56pm
full name / name of organization: 
Wiley College
contact email: 

The 2nd Annual Scholars of the Culture: The Wiley College Conference on the Hip-Hop Experience will be held at Wiley College in Marshall, TX, on March 20-21, 2015. This year's theme will be "Women of Hip-Hop." The conference is seeking proposals that address issues relevant to this theme. In addition to critical essays, SOTC also welcomes submissions for creative pieces that are relevant to this year's theme.

[UPDATE] [NEW DEADLINE: NOV. 30] Lines Between: Culture and Empire in the Eastern Mediterranean; Nicosia, Cyprus, 3-6 June 2015

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Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:34am
full name / name of organization: 
European University Cyprus and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Over the centuries, the peoples and nations of the Mediterranean have been divided but also connected by the sea. Its trade routes have facilitated traffic and ideas, artistic creativity, and architecture, as well as commerce. Cultures have evolved and empires have risen and declined through processes that have impacted the histories and cultures of countries washed by the Mediterranean.

CFP: Translation in Exile, 10-11 December 2015, Brussels, Belgium (Deadline: 15 January 2015)

updated: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 7:59am
full name / name of organization: 
Free University of Brussels (VUB) - Ghent University

International Conference organized by the Centre for Literature in Translation of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Ghent University, in cooperation with the University of Santiago de Compostela and the Federal University of Santa Catarina.

Venue: Vrije Universiteit Brussel, December 10-11, 2015

Bringing together scholars from different disciplines such as cultural studies, translation studies, area studies, comparative literature and anthropology, this conference aims at providing a new understanding of exile as a theoretical concept, analytical category, and lived experience in the study of the translation of (literary) texts.

[UPDATE] Pippi to Ripley3/ITHACON40: Women & Gender in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Comics. Ithaca College; May 1-2, 2015

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 4:45pm
full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Kittredge/Ithaca College English Department
contact email: 

Keynote Speaker: Bruce Coville (children's fantasy author)
Special Guest: Laura Lee Gulledge (YA graphic novelist)
Guiding Spirit: Marleen Barr, Founding Mother of Feminist Science Fiction Criticism

Pippi to Ripley 3 is an interdisciplinary conference with a focus on women and gender in science fiction and fantasy. We invite papers devoted to imaginative representation in all media: comics, films, television, and video games as well as in folklore, Children's, Young Adult, and adult-directed literature.

[UPDATE] Constructing Humanity (Feb 2015), Extended Call 11/17, Keynote Eric Lott

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 2:42pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 

5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals -- EXTENDED DEADLINE

Constructing Humanity
(re/de)constructing (in)humanit(ies)

February 26, 27 & 28, 2015

With Keynote Speaker, ERIC LOTT

Colour: Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference 2015 - April 17th-18th (CFP deadline January 25th)

updated: 
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 1:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference, University of Oxford, with sponsorship from Medium AEvum
contact email: 

We are pleased to open the Call for Papers for the eleventh Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference, sponsored by the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature. The conference is aimed at early career scholars and graduate students working in medieval studies. Contributions are welcomed from diverse fields of research such as history of art and architecture, history, theology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and history of ideas.

Papers should be a maximum of 20 minutes. Please email 250-word abstracts (text only, no attachments please) to oxgradconf@gmail.com by 25th January 2015.

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