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Amiri Baraka Society -- American Literature Association 25th Annual Conference, May 26-29, 2016

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 10:42am
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Amiri Baraka Society

CALL FOR PAPERS
Amiri Baraka Society
American Literature Association
25th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA

The Amiri Baraka Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://www.americanliteratureassociation.org/). We will also consider a limited number of panel proposals (of no more than 500 words).

African American Literature and Culture Organization -- American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 10:37am
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African American Literature and Culture Organization

The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the American Literature Association (http://americanliteratureassociation.org/). We will also consider a limited number of panel proposals (of no more than 500 words).

Animals under Capitalism: Art and Politics

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 8:54am
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University of Bristol
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Animals under Capitalism: Art and Politics

The University of Bristol invites submissions for a 1-day conference to be held on May 25, 2016, on the subject of 'Animals under Capitalism: Art and Politics'. The conference aims to explore the relations between capitalism and animal life, and will emphasise the following themes: 1) the intersections between capitalism and the 'Sixth Extinction'; 2) artistic representations of animals under the aegis of capitalism; 3) the biopolitics of domestication; 4) the development of industrial animal farms.

TIME: Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference 28 August - 1 September 2016

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 6:21am
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Department of English Studies & College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria, Tshwane
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Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference

University of South Africa (UNISA)
College of Human Sciences
Hosted by the Department of English Studies

Theme: Time
Date: 28 August – 1 September 2016
Venue: Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift (South Africa)

CALL FOR PAPERS

Social Media: Connected Cultures

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 5:57am
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Inter-Disciplinary.Net

Social Media: Connected Cultures
Call for Participation 2016

The Social Media Project: 1st Global Conference

Sunday 8th May – Tuesday 10th May 2016
Prague, Czech Republic

Monstrous Geographies

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 5:07am
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Inter-Disciplinary.Net

Monstrous Geographies

5th Global Meeting
Call for Presentations 2016

Wednesday 11th May – Friday 13th May 2016
Prague, Czech Republic

What do ancient burial sites, haunted houses, post-apocalyptic landscapes, and even recent topographical manifestations of the Gaza conflict or the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 all have in common? Even if they no longer bear the physical markers of violence, the geographic locations of devastation and human suffering are often imbued with memories of horror that are passed on from generation to generation through various textual, audial and visual media.

"Englishes and Changing Identities in the North", May 4-7 2016

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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 4:09am
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Nordic Association of English Studies
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The 12th triennial conference for the Nordic Association of English Studies (NAES) will take place at the University of Agder, in Norway, from May 4 to 7, 2016. The conference is broadly inclusive, open to academics working in such fields as English linguistics, literatures in English, cultural studies, and English-language pedagogy. Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

CFP: Theatre & Performance Studies Area

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Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 11:42pm
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Southwest PCA/ACA
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CFP: Theatre & Performance Studies
Abstracts Due November 15, 2015

37th Annual Southwest PCA/ACA Conference
February 10-13, 2016, Albuquerque, NM
http://www.southwestpca.org

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
300 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Submission Deadline: 11/15/15

Papers across performance modes, cultural contexts, and historical periods are welcome. Topics might include but are not limited to:

Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility (16-18 February 2017)

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Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 10:21pm
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RSAA: Romantic Studies Association of Australasia

The Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), in conjunction with Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington, are pleased to announce the theme for its next biennial conference in Wellington, New Zealand: "Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility."

Under Western Skies 2016: Water: Events, Trends, Analysis (Sept 27-30, 2016)

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Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 9:23pm
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Mount Royal University, Calgary, CANADA
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Under Western Skies 2016 is pleased to confirm the following participants:

-Bruno Latour
-Gaia Global Circus (Chloé Latour, Frédérique Aït-Touati, Olivier Vallet & Company)
-Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair

Under Western Skies (UWS) is a biennial, interdisciplinary conference series on the environment. The fourth conference organizers invite prospective researchers, authors, artists, and presenters to consider submitting proposals for oral and poster presentations as well as workshops and panels.

The conference theme, Water: Events, Trends, Analysis, will be threaded through four inter- and transdisciplinary conference tracks:

CFP: Peripheral Modernity and South Asian Literary-World (Deadline Nov 30,2015)

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Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 9:00pm
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24th European Conference on South Asian Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland

"Peripheral Modernity and the South Asian Literary-World" is a conference panel, jointly held by Sourit Bhattacharya (University of Warwick) and Priyanka Basu (SOAS, London), at the 24th Biennial European Conference on South Asian Studies (ECSAS), to take place at the University of Warsaw, Poland, July 27-30, 2016. Here is the proposal in short and long abstracts:

Short Abstract

How has South Asian literary and artistic work responded to the recent crisis in capitalist world-system? Papers sought that take "peripheral modernity" as analytical framework and focus on literary form, space, rights and activism, economic crisis, global literary marketplace, and comparativism.

Long Abstract

International Conference on Narrative: June 16-18, 2016

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Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 5:25pm
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ISSN / University of Amsterdam
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The International Conference on Narrative is an interdisciplinary forum addressing all dimensions of narrative theory and practice. We welcome proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative in any genre, period, discipline, language, and medium. The 2016 conference will be held at the University of Amsterdam from June 16-18.

Keynote Speakers
Espen Aarseth, IT University of Copenhagen
Clare Hemmings, The London School of Economics
Roberta Pearson, University of Nottingham

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