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Syntax and Poetry: MLA in Philadelphia 2017--deadline 27 Feb 2016

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 9:30pm
MLA Forum on Linguistic Approaches to Literature

The Forum on Linguistic Approaches to Literature is planning one of their 2017 sessions around syntax and poetry; look for the official MLA CFP following the 2106 MLA Convention. Following the successful session on syntax and poetry in 2016, we invite abstracts on how poets employ and challenge the conventions of syntax for poetic effect. 300-word abstract by 27 Feb 2016; Robert Troyer (troyerr@mail.wou.edu).

Postcolonial Stylistics: MLA in Philadelphia 2017--deadline 27 Feb 2016

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 9:27pm
MLA Forum on Linguistic Approaches to Literature

The Forum on Linguistic Approaches to Literature is planning one of their 2017 sessions around postcolonial stylistics; look for the official MLA CFP following the 2106 MLA Convention. We invite abstracts that explore representations of linguistic varieties and variation in postcolonial literature from the perspective of literary linguistics. 300-word abstract by 27 Feb 2016; Robert Troyer (troyerr@mail.wou.edu).

#Envisioning Black Digital Spaces

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 5:12pm
Central Pennsylvania Consortium’s Africana Studies Conference

CFP:Central Pennsylvania Consortium's Africana Studies Conference: #Envisioning Black Digital Spaces

Keynote speaker: Alicia Garza, Social Activist & Co-Creator of the viral Twitter Hashtag And Movement, #BlackLivesMatter

This year's conference will take place April 8-9, 2016 on the campus of Dickinson College, Carlisle PA.

Reminder--CFP: What Is the State of the Humanities Today? Abstracts Due Oct 15, 2015

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 3:18pm
Rendezvous Journal of Arts and Letters

What Is the State of the Humanities Today?

Abstracts due October 15, 2015
Full Articles due February 28, 2016

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Rendezvous Journal of Arts and Letters
Volume 43, Numbers 1 & 2

The Rendezvous Journal of Arts and Letters invites submissions for an upcoming issue that addresses the current state of the humanities and humanities education in colleges and universities in the United States.

Submissions may take the form of scholarly articles, reviews, or creative works (e.g., poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, art work). Provision may also be made for a select number of digital and multimedia works.

The American West in Literature and Film

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 2:41pm
Larry A. Van Meter / Southwest Popular Culture Association

Come to Albuquerque! This panel is seeking papers on any aspect of the American West in Literature or Film.

American West in Literature and Film
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

10-13 February 2016
Albuquerque, NM

Proposal submission deadline: 1 November 2015

Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
330 Tijeras Avenue Northwest
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 842-1234

Further conference details are available at southwestpca.org

Seeking Papers on any aspect of the American West in Literature or Film:

Kudzu Scholar (Vol. 6, Iss. 3: Fall Equinox) - Due March 1

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 12:14pm
Kudzu House Quarterly Review

Review our Formatting Guide for the Kudzu Scholar Issue before submitting.

Essay Cluster Themes:

--- American environments before 1900 (Guest edited by Steven Petersheim): How do narrative and storytelling practices (romantic conventions, oral traditions, travel narratives, etc.) influence representations of the environment in pre-1900 American literature. Possible topics include:

Essay Cluster: American Environments Before 1900

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 12:05pm
Kudzu Scholar (Vol. 6, Iss. 3: Fall Equinox) - Due March 1

American environments before 1900 (Guest edited by Steven Petersheim):

We invite essays that consider how narrative and storytelling practices influence representations of the environment in pre-1900 American literature.

Seventh International Conference on the Image - A Common Ground Conference

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 11:57am
Common Ground Publishing

SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE IMAGE
Art and Design Academy, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
1-2 September 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Proposals for paper presentations, workshops, posters, artist work, or colloquia are invited for the Seventh International Conference on the Image, held at the Art and Design Academy, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK, 1-2 September 2016. Proposals are invited that address the image through one of the following categories:

Theme 1: The Form of the Image
Theme 2: Image Work
Theme 3: The Image in Society

VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS

Call for contracted collection of essays on Chitra Divakaruni. Abstract due Oct 15, essay due Dec 1--updated CFP

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 11:51am
Samina Najmi CSU Fresno

We seek contributions to a collection of critical essays on the work of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. The volume is tentatively titled Feminism and Diaspora: Critical Perspectives on Chitra Divakaruni, and will be published by Rawat Books in Jaipur, India. Anticipated publication date is Summer or Fall 2016.
Rawat, a major Indian publisher in humanities, cultural studies, and social sciences, has co-published dozens of books with American university presses. See more information at http://rawatbooks.com/ and

[UPDATE] Call for Essays: Essays on Orhan Pamuk's Works – Edited Collection

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 10:37am
Dr. Taner Can, Dr. Berkan Ulu, Koray Melikoğlu

This book project aims to mark the 10th anniversary of Orhan Pamuk's Nobel Laureateship and will include essays on his major works to be published by Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart / Germany. The provisional title of the collection is Tales from His Father's Suitcase: Essays on Orhan Pamuk. We invite proposals for well-researched essays that address the major issues and themes in Pamuk's works, such as national identity, memory, historiography and ideology. We especially encourage contributions from scholars and academics working in the fields of comparative and translation studies. The collection is also open to other topics such as narratology and stylistics.

[UPDATE] Dependence in / to TV series. New deadline 18. Nov

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 9:25am
Sebastien Lefait

Dependence in / to TV series

An international interdisciplinary conference

Paris Ouest Nanterre University

Friday 5 February 2016

A conference organized with the support of CICLAHO, CREA (EA 370), EA 1569 (Paris 8), and CLIPSYD (EA 4430)

Organizing committee:

Nathalie Camart (CLIPSYD – EA 4430, Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense)
Sébastien Lefait (EA 1569, Université Paris 8)
Anne-Marie Paquet-Deyris (CICLAHO / CREA – EA 370, Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense)
Lucia Romo-Desprez (CLIPSYD – EA 4430, Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense)

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