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Learning in Utero and Preschool Age Children

updated: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:54pm
International Interface
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Learning in Utero and Preschool Age Children

 

Call for Presentations

 

Abstract Deadline: April 30, 2017

Conference Dates: August 17&18, 2017

#Agreement20: The Legacy and Impact of the 1998 Agreement

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:55pm
Dr Caroline Magennis, University of Salford
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Please find the CFP for our Special Collection of essays on the conference theme here

April 2018 will see the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement, the central protections of which are currently under threat from the Brexit negotiations, special elections and the RHI Scandal. This special issue will discuss the impact and legacy of this Agreement on social, political and cultural life in Northern Ireland. The Agreement has proven strangely resilient. It has suffered many challenges, from inside and out, for the last 20 years but at the time of writing remains enshrined in UK and Irish law.

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein at 200 (Science Fiction Studies, Special Issue)

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:55pm
Nicole Lobdell and Michael Griffin
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Science Fiction Studies is currently soliciting proposals for a July 2018 special issue celebrating the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818), a work that forever changed the genre of science fiction. In Frankenstein, Shelley experimented not only with subject matter, new scientific inventions and their many terrifying and horrific possibilities, but also narrative and form. Her use of multiple frame narratives, nested one within another, was a notable shift from the eighteenth-century novels she grew up reading, and her merging of popular culture’s fascination with science and the Gothic broadened the emerging genre of science fiction.

Literature and Psychology (SCMLA, Oct. 5-8, 2017)

updated: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:55pm
South Central Modern Language Association (Oct. 5-8, 2017)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

500-word abstracts for conference presentations on the topic of Literature and Psychology are sought for South Central Modern Language Association’s 2017 conference in Tulsa, OK (Oct. 5-8, 2017). 

Possible topics include:

Reading and empathy

Reading, writing, and brain research

Narratives of psychosocial development

Psychoanalysis

Text and reader

Emotion and affect

Trauma

Disorders

Gender

etc.

Please send your 500-word abstract, contact information (name, affiliation, email address, and telephone number), and brief bio (2-5 sentences) to

James Kelley (jkelley@meridian.msstate.edu). 

KULA Journal Inaugural Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:21am
KULA: Knowledge Creation, Dissemination, and Preservation Studies / University of Victoria Libraries
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

KULA: Knowledge Creation, Dissemination, and Preservation Studies is a new peer-reviewed, open-access electronic journal based at the University of Victoria Libraries (in Victoria, BC, Canada). KULA, named for the Sanskrit word for “community” and as a reference to the “Kula Plate,” the Pacific Rim Terrane from which Vancouver Island was formed, welcomes multi-disciplinary scholarship on the study of human knowledge processes throughout history. We are interested in both humanistic and technological perspectives on how we have and continue to create, cultivate, disseminate, and preserve knowledge.

Women and Archives

updated: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:56pm
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, edited by Emily Rutter and Laura Engel

Women on the Edge in Early Modern Europe

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 11:43pm
Edited by Lisa Hopkins and Aidan Norrie
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

The editors invite chapters of c. 7000 words for an edited collection called Women on the Edge in Early Modern Europe. We are interested primarily in historical rather than fictional women, but also welcome discussion of the treatment of historical women in early modern writing and drama. Topics might include (but are not limited to) women whose geographical location is in some way marginal; women in liminal positions and situations; women whose marital status was uncertain or ambiguous; women with mental health issues; women waiting to see if they would or might inherit land or titles; divorced women; women whose status shifted throughout their lives; or women who were neither maid, widow, nor wife.

"He Said WHAAT??!! Editing Oral Texts for Print Publication"

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:57pm
Association for Documentary Editing
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

Association for Documentary Editing SessionModern Language Association Conference, 4 - 7 January 2018

Conference Theme: "States of Insecurity"

ADE's session during the Modern Language Association's 2018 meeting in NYC will address the challenges of editing oral texts into print—including those of editing transcripts of oral texts. Inquiries welcome.
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MLA 2018: Nonhuman Forms

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:27am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

MLA Working Group on "Nonhuman Forms"  Humanistic inquiry of late is obsessed with the nonhuman. Uncoupling the humanities from the human, the range of approaches operating under the umbrella of “the nonhuman turn” have reconfigured the standard divide between subject and object, agency and volition, person and thing.

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