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Lehigh Valley Vanguard Magazine Call for Papers

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Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 4:49pm
Lehigh Valley Vanguard Magazine

The Lehigh Valley Vanguard is a regional publication based in Easton, PA. Founded earlier this year, we have a significantly large readership for a brand new magazine of over 15,000 unique view per month. Our mission, broadly defined is to cater to those who like to think critically about the world we live in, seeking meaning in our current society.

We are seeking commentary on the topics below, but feel free to pitch other appropriate topics once you've had a look around our site.(www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org)

We have a rolling submissions policy and will always give consideration to submissions with the following in mind.

"Illustration and Gender" special issue of NCGS (3/15/15; Summer 2015)

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Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 2:41pm
Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies

In Reading Victorian Illustration, 1855-1875 (Ashgate 2012), Paul Goldman calls for an "enlargement" of illustration studies; "[t]he breadth and depth of what exists and remains relatively unexplored is staggering" (15). In response to Goldman's call and the increasing critical interest in nineteenth-century illustration, brought about by better digital access and the digitization of obscure materials, we are devoting the summer 2015 special issue of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies to the topic "Illustration and Gender."

"Order and Disorder in the Middle Ages"--Cornell University-Medieval Studies Student Colloquium, Saturday, February 7, 2014

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Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:36pm
Cornell University Medieval Studies

The graduate students of Cornell's Medieval Studies Program are pleased to announce their twenty-fifth annual Student Colloquium. The Colloquium will take place Saturday, February 7th at the AD White House on Central Campus. We look forward to a keynote lecture from Professor Nino Zchomelidse from John Hopkins University, entitled "The Place of Ritual in the Visual Culture(s) of Medieval Southern Italy." All attendees are invited to dinner with Professor Zchomelidse on Friday, February 6th and also on Saturday February 7th directly after the conference.

*Update* Registration Open: The Wizard of Oz and the Cultural Imagination (Brighton, UK) - Nov 21-22, 2014

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Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 6:21am
University of Brighton

Brighton University's College of Arts and Bath Spa University are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the international and interdisciplinary conference, The Wizard of Oz and the Cultural Imagination. The conference takes place from Friday 21st November to Saturday 22nd November at Grand Parade, Brighton (UK). We are especially pleased to announce our keynote speakers;

Landscape, Space, and Place conference

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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 1:52pm
Landscape Studies and Geography Department at Indiana University

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9th Annual Landscape, Space, and Place Conference
Indiana University – Indiana Memorial Union in Bloomington, Indiana
February 26-28th 2015

Images of Identity: International Symposium at the University of Zurich, 30-31 January 2015

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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 12:39pm
University of Zurich

Words and images have always been used to fashion, refashion and challenge identities. In the age of discovery, written and visual texts combined to negotiate identities of self and other; the nineteenth and twentieth centuries saw an explosion of visual technologies. In the early twenty-first century, our lives have become more permeated by multimedial texts and images than ever before.

[UDPDATE] The International Conference Performance studies – literary studies – somaesthetics; December 12th-14th 2014

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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 6:42am
The Doctoral Students’ Research Group of Literary Theory , The University of Wrocław/Doktoranckie Koło Naukowe Teorrytków Literarury, Uniwersytet Wrocławski

The Doctoral Students' Research Group of Literary Theory is pleased to announce

 

The International Conference

Performance studies – literary studies – somaesthetics

 

With Professor Richard Shusterman as the keynote speaker

 

[UPDATE] The Poetics/Politics of Post-Postmodernism

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 10:28pm
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)

In the epilogue to the second edition of The Politics of Postmodernism, Linda Hutcheon heralds the closure of the very period she helped to define: "Let's just say it," she admits, "it's over" (2002: 165-166). This view has in recent years been echoed by an increasing number of cultural critics, who cite the failure of the postmodern aesthetic—developed in the 1970s and characterized by fragmentation, self-reflexivity, and irony—to embody the very real ethical and political concerns of twenty-first century citizens (cf. Eshelman, 2008; Kirby, 2009; Toth, 2010; Vermeulen and van den Akker, 2010; Abrahamson, 2013).

Conference on Community Writing, October 16-17, 2015, Boulder, CO -- [UPDATE]

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 10:21pm
Program for Writing and Rhetoric, University of Colorado Boulder

The Conference on Community Writing, hosted by the Program for Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Theme: Building Engaged Infrastructure
October 16-17, 2015

Find the CFP and conference information at www.communitywriting.org

Who's coming?:

Keynotes: Eli Goldblatt and Paul Feigenbaum

Editor's Roundtable --
Kathleen Blake Yancey -- outgoing College Composition and Communications (CCCs) editor
Jonathan Alexander -- incoming CCCs editor
Michael Moore -- Community Literacy Journal editor
Cristina Kirklighter --Reflections: Public Rhetoric, Civic Writing, and Service Learning editor

Science and/as Process: SLSA-sponsored panel at ASLE 2015

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 4:13pm
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)

ASLE conference website: http://www.aslebiennialconference.com/

The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts(SLSA) is sponsoring a panel at the upcoming ASLE Biennial conference on this general subject. Approaches may be critical or creative (or a continuum of both) and could include -- but are not limited to -- the following topics:

Science and the poetics of process and/as place

Science and Poetics as intersecting processes and/or onto-epistemologies

Fluid ontologies and hard realities (in scientific outcomes, ecological limits, etc.)

[UPDATE] IMPACT: The Journal for the Center of Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 1:34pm
BU, CGS, Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning

IMPACT, the bi-annual, peer-reviewed, online journal for the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning, accepts submissions of scholarly and creative non-fiction essays about the theory, practice and assessment of interdisciplinary education. It also publishes essays that explore the connections between the ideas of great thinkers from various disciplines and times, as well as essays that examine interdisciplinary programs and practices. Essays should be from 1, 000 - 4,000 words. Submission information: http://sites.bu.edu/impact/.

cfp categories:
interdisciplinary
professional topics
journals and collections of essays

RAW 2015 - Research-Art-Writing - March 6 & 7 2015 - Submit by December 6th

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 8:15am
Research, Art, Writing (RAW) - University of Texas, Dallas

RAW - Research, Art, Writing 2015
University of Texas at Dallas
Arts & Humanities Graduate Student Association
utd.gsa@gmail.com
March 6th and 7th, 2015
Keynote: Sophia Roosth, Assistant Professor in the History of Science at Harvard University
Theme: Public Scholarship
Submission Deadline: December 6th, 2014

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