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Edwidge Danticat Society Panel at ALA 2016 (San Francisco, CA May 2016) 20 December 2015 Deadline

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Friday, November 27, 2015 - 9:39pm
Edwidge Danticat Society

The Edwidge Danticat Society invites papers for a panel at the 27th Annual American Literature Association conference. In light of Edwidge Danticat's most recent concern with the Haitian/Dominican border and citizenship crisis, we welcome papers that explore Danticat's activist and creative work in relationship to borders, citizenship, and denationalization.

The Edwidge Danticat Society invites proposals for 15-minute presentations, possible topics include:

The Scholastic Forum: Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature:ISSN 2395-0889

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Friday, November 27, 2015 - 9:37am
D.A.V. College Sector 10 Chandigarh

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION
1. We invite original scholarly submissions from academicians, researchers and independent scholars in form of research papers, articles, poems, interviews and book reviews.
2. Articles should be followed by an abstract alongwith keywords.
3. Paper size - A4, Font - Times New Roman and Font Size - 12.
4. Spacing - 1.5 and margins of 1 inch on all four sides.
5. Word Limit: for abstract 250 – 300 for paper 3000 - 3500
6. Papers to be emailed at: scholasticdav@gmail.com
7. Book reviews must contain name of author/ editor, titles of the book reviewed,place of publisher, year of publication, number of pages and price of the book.

From TV to Screen: The Critical Relationship Between Popular Television Programmes and their Transition to Film

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Friday, November 27, 2015 - 8:03am
Open Library of Humanities

This Special Collection of articles for the Open Library of Humanities (OLH) will examine the critical and often complex relationship between television and film when popular television programmes are re-made for the big screen. The collection therefore aims to illuminate the complex networks of knowledge involved in this process, and to encourage a variety of critical approaches to examining the TV-to-Screen transition.

Papers can include, but are not restricted to, examinations of the transitional processes of:

"Scotland and the Sea" Scottish Studies/Etudes écossaises, 2017 Issue

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Friday, November 27, 2015 - 3:33am
Université Grenoble Alpes - ILCEA 4

"Scotland and the Sea"
Études écossaises/ Scottish Studies, n°20, 2017

The 2017 edition of the journal Études écossaises / Scottish Studies (Université Grenoble Alpes – ILCEA4) is seeking submissions of papers on Scottish culture, history and politics on the theme of the sea. Papers in English or French are welcomed from specialists in all fields of Scottish studies including arts and literature, civilization studies, history, political science, culture and the media.

From TV to Screen: The Critical Relationship Between Popular Televison Programmes and their Transition to Film

updated: 
Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 5:45pm
Open Library of Humanities

This Special Collection of articles for the Open Library of Humanities (OLH) will examine the critical and often complex relationship between television and film when popular television programmes are re-made for the big screen. The collection therefore aims to illuminate the complex networks of knowledge involved in this process, and to encourage a variety of critical approaches to examining the TV-to-Screen transition. 

Papers can include, but are not restricted to, examinations of the transitional processes of:

Consuming (the) Victorians: annual BAVS conference 2016

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 4:21pm
School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University in conjunction with the British Association for Victorian Studies

Annual BAVS conference 2016

CONSUMING (THE) VICTORIANS

Cardiff University
Wednesday 31 August to Friday 2 September 2016

Keynotes: Christina Bashford (Illinois) & Frank Trentmann (Birkbeck)
Neo-Victorian Plenary: Patricia Duncker (Manchester)

CFAP > PSF2016: Intermittence+Interference | Group Exhibition

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 12:47pm
Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures

CALL FOR ART PROJECTS
MILLENNIUM GALLERY: Opening on November 11, 2016
Lisbon, Portugal
Deadline for submission: January 31, 2016

The PSF2016 in partnership with the Millennium Gallery – a joint effort of Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon University and Lusófona University – is calling for artists to submit an artwork to be presented at the group exhibition of the Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures.

Ponying the Slovos - Art-languages and translation corpora in literary criticism (18th March 2016, Coventry UK).

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 11:09am
Coventry University

Call for Papers: Ponying the Slovos -
Art-languages and translation corpora in literary criticism

A team of researchers based at Coventry University and the University of Birmingham have been studying how invented languages are translated, using parallel corpus techniques and comparing translations of Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange.

We now invite papers for a special one-day symposium event to be held at Coventry University on 18/3/2016, which will explore and expand upon all the various contexts of this interdisciplinary study.

Possible topics include:

Roald Dahl Centenary Conference

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 7:14am
Cardiff University

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in the city of Roald Dahl's birth and childhood in his centenary year, will give further impetus to the substantial critical attention devoted to the author's work by seeking new ways of understanding his achievement and place in twentieth- and twenty-first-century culture, broadly considered. The emphasis will be on defamiliarizing Dahl in the very act of bringing him 'home'.

Gender, Translocality and the City Interdisciplinary Workshop

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 6:33am
Gender, Translocality and the City Research Group, University of Debrecen, Hungary

Gender, Translocality and the City Workshop
Interdisciplinary Workshop

February 26-27, 2016
Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen

Organisers:

Ágnes Györke, Senior Lecturer, Department of British Studies
Imola Bülgözdi, Senior Lecturer, North American Department

The Spanish Civil War and World Literature, London, July 11-12, 2016

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 9:36pm
Institute of Modern Languages Research, Senate House, University of London

July 2016 marks the 80th anniversary of the military revolt in Spain and the start of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Few 20th-century conflicts were as ideologically and emotionally charged. The consequences of a military victory and the fall of the Spanish Republic were dire: the outbreak of World War six months later, forty-years of repressive rule in Spain, and thousands of Spanish exiles and refugees displaced across Europe and the Americas. Internationally, writers and artists responded with moral outrage to the attack on democracy by military and fascist forces: Auden, Dos Passos, Ehrenburg, Hemingway, Koestler, Lee, Malraux, Neruda, Orwell, Vallejo, to name a few.

Call for Submissions: riverSedge: A Journal of Art and Literature

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 3:31pm
riverSedge: A Journal of Art and Literature

Since 1977, riverSedge has published the very best art and literature from the South Texas region and beyond. Past artists and authors have included Barry Deutsch, Eleanor L. Bennett, Larry McMurtry, Rolando Hinojosa, Angela de Hoyos, and Sandra Cisneros.

For our upcoming issue, all submissions (except reviews and interviews) will be eligible for contest prizes in three categories: poetry, prose, and art. Here are the full guidelines:

riverSedge 2016 General Submissions/Contest Guidelines

Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Conference (3/31/2016) Deadline: 1/29/2016

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 3:04pm
The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies at Collin College

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College, just north of Dallas, is pleased to announce a one-day Working-Class Studies conference for interested scholars and students. The conference will consist of panels in a range of disciplines and on a variety of issues related to social class and labor issues, both historical and contemporary. The keynote speaker will be noted Working-Class Studies scholar Dr. Sherry Linkon, Professor of English at Georgetown University. Dr. Linkon is the author of several books, including New Working-Class Studies, Steeltown U.S.A.: Work and Memory in Youngstown, and Teaching Working Class.

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