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What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture: Cannibalism in Fiction

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 6:17pm
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Panel for ASLE Conference 2015 (Moscow, ID)
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What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture? Cannibals in Fiction

Call for Presentation Abstracts for organized panel
11th Biennial ASLE Conference, June 23-27, 2015 in Moscow, Idaho
CFP Deadline: November 30, 2014

[UPDATE] SHAKESPEARE ON FILM AND TELEVISION, April 1-4, 2015, New Orleans. Proposals due by November 1, 2014

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 4:48pm
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Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
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All proposals must be submitted through the PCA/ACA Database, http://ncp.pcaaca.org.

Please submit a proposal to only one area at a time. See the conference site for exceptions and rules. http://pcaaca.org/national-conference/proposing-a-presentation-at-the-co...

CFP: New Approaches to H.D. panel, Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 (deadline Fri, Sept 12)

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 3:19pm
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H.D. International Society
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We invite paper proposals for a panel the H.D. International Society is organizing at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 26-28, 2015, hosted each year by the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY. The focus of the panel, "New Approaches to H.D." is open-ended, and we will consider work focusing on any aspect of H.D. and/or her circle, although the interdisciplinary emphasis of the conference (which expressly embraces literature's relationship to other arts and disciplines) means that an interdisciplinary angle might be especially appropriate.

Human Rights in the Humanities: Practices, Methods, and Pedagogies

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 1:18pm
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NEMLA
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Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario
April 30-May 3, 2015
The 46th Annual Convention will feature approximately 350 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events. Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA session; however, panelists can only present one paper (panel or seminar). Convention participants may present a paper at a panel and also present at a creative session or participate in a roundtable.
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014

Fan Studies in the Classroom; Abstracts by December 18, 2014

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 12:24pm
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Katherine Anderson Howell
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Fan Studies in the Classroom strives to connect the popular with the scholarly, using popular and fan cultural artifacts to engage student interest, motivate student research, and cast a new light on learning objectives. Increasingly, teachers in all disciplines incorporate fan creations, remix concepts, and media studies approaches in the classroom. These exercises range from using fan materials as examples, to having students study remix works, to asking students to rewrite canon.

Native American Literature at CEA Conference (March 26-28, 2015 – Indianapolis, IN)

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 11:56am
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Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State University
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Call for Papers: Native American Literature at CEA 2015

Call for Papers, CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One South Capital Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, Phone (317)-632-1234; Fax (317) 616-6299

Submission deadline: November 1, 2014 at http://cea-web.org/
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

UTOPIA AND POLITICAL THEOLOGY TODAY - [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation - Issue 10 (May 2015)

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 11:27am
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[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

10th Call for Papers
CFP: Utopia and political theology today

CFP: Utopia and political theology today

CfP for the Panel: Art and Identity

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 11:20am
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Euroacademia

Call for Papers for the Panel
Art and Identity

As part of The Second Euroacademia International Conference 'Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities, 17 and 18 October 2014, Florence, Italy

Deadline for paper proposals: 12 September 2014

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Women Writing North: ACCUTE 2015

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 10:17am
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ACCUTE

It is common to conceive of Canada's North, especially in its early history, as a barren frontier conquerable only by the hardiest of men. However, as Barbara Kelcey's Alone in Silence: European Women in the Canadian North Before 1940 outlines, an estimated five hundred women or more traversed the Northwest Territories before World War II. While some of these women were the wives of missionaries or explorers, others were career-women in their own rights—artists, nurses, missionaries, entrepreneurs, or explorers.

World Lit Roundtable - NeMLA 2015, Toronto

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 10:31pm
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NeMLA
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As 'World Literature' continues to move beyond traditionally conceived boundaries, how do we think of it as an object of study? What are some new methodologies, foci of study, literary self-conceptions, and interdepartmental or interdisciplinary possibilities for its teaching to undergraduates? This roundtable seeks to open a dialogue on these and other matters of teaching world literature beyond the boundaries. We invite papers on such topics as, broadly, conceiving of syllabi to constructing courses; classroom practices to departmental—and interdepartmental—efficacy instituting world literature course; and any other practice that extends 'world literature' past the more traditional boundaries.

Call for papers: artciencia.com, Number 18 (December 2014-June 2015)

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 8:17pm
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artciencia.com, Revista de Arte, Ciência e Comunicação
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For the forthcoming issue planned for December 2014, the editors of artciencia.com invite essays and artwork with original approaches to the topics of Art and Education, History, Aesthetics, and/or Technology, in Cinema, Literature, Music, Video Art, Theatre, Performance, Photography, New Media, Painting, etc., as well as e-Learning, English Studies, Law and Communication Sciences.
We are especially interested in essays and artwork that address the convergence of studies in social sciences and/or cultural studies with those in art, or reconsider the encounter of art and culture with specific historical or scientific events (i.e. new discoveries, technological development, political and social change etc.).

(Reminder)The Versatile Genius: Renaissance Women Artists and the Canon.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 7:30pm
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Elisa Modolo / Northeast Modern Language Association
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Dear Colleagues,

This session seeks papers on pioneering women whose innovative work opened new fields of expression in literature, theater, music or the visual arts; on female artists who created or re-wrote the artistic canon; versatile talents who crossed genres and disciplines; women who resisted or rebelled against the limitations of their gender or socio-economical condition through art. Areas of interest: European female artists between the 15th and 17th centuries. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

Call for Contributions: A Virtual Underground Railroad

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 6:52pm
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The Virtual Education Project

One of the most effective ways of learning is to immerse ourselves in the cultures we study; yet, we often encounter problems when these cultures are separated from us by constraints such as geography or time. When studying various people, places, events, and works, students and teachers rarely have the resources to visit each (if any) historical landmarks pertaining to their subject matter, restricting both research and teaching to textbooks and/or an amalgam of materials from various resources. The Virtual Education Project (VEP) is a large-scale pedagogical undertaking directed at providing both students and teachers with visual introductions to historical and contemporary landmarks (worldwide) relevant to the study of the humanities.

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