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Anemoi: Journal of Pre-Modern Studies 2014 Call for Papers

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 3:07pm
Anemoi: The New College of Florida Journal of Pre-Modern Studies

Anemoi: Undergraduate Journal of Pre-Modern Studies
New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida
Holly McArthur, Sarah Tew, and Tyler Kirby, editors.

Anemoi, named after the Greek deities of the four winds in honor of New College's four winds symbolism, provides an outlet for publication of high quality undergraduate papers. It also gives students experience in working with a peer-reviewed journal. It emphasizes pre-modern studies—time periods that are often overlooked. Anemoi highlights how the major fields within pre-modern are closely interrelated while academically separate.

Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference, May 1-2, 2014, University College Dublin

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 2:12pm
UCD English Graduate Society

Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference — 1-2 May 2014, at University College Dublin, Ireland.

The UCD English Graduate Society warmly invites MA and PhD students of all levels to submit abstracts of no more than 300 words that engage with the theme 'Emerging Perspectives' for the 2014 EGS Graduate Conference.

Since 2010 the UCD English Graduate Society has provided early-stage scholars in universities across Ireland with the opportunity to share their research in a supportive environment. The fruits of their labour have been published annually in the postgraduate journal Emerging Perspectives. Both the conference and journal are kindly supported by the UCD School of English, Drama and Film.

Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Pre-modern Journal - Submission Deadline Feb. 14:

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 2:00pm
Anemoi Journal

Anemoi is a peer-reviewed undergraduate journal of pre-modern studies published by students at New College of Florida in Sarasota. We are looking for submissions and team members. We aim to provide a voice and professional experience opportunities to undergraduates.

It is an opportunity for new scholars to be published or involved in the facilitation of the journal. In addition to submitting papers for publication, students who would like to be more involved may apply on the website to be peer reviewers; students are also encouraged to take part in our publicity efforts as part of our outreach team. In return anyone on the outreach team will be formally acknowledged for their efforts.

Critical Studies on the Covenants of the Prophet

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 1:11pm
Covenants Foundation / Angelico Press / Sophia Perennis


Scholars from diverse fields of study are invited to contribute chapters for a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary book on the treaties, letters, and covenants of the Prophet Muhammad, tentatively titled:


3rd Biennial BABEL Meeting - "Marooned" Session

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 3:12pm
Benjamin Ambler / Arthur J Russell

Session for "On the Beach: Precariousness, Risk, Forms of Life, Affinity, and Play at the Edge of the World" ~ Third Biennial Meeting of the BABEL Working Group @ UC-Santa Barbara, 16-18 October 2014.

Marooned: This session is a search and rescue. What, or who—we ask—has been cast away or lost at sea?

Essay Collection on Grief and Gender in the Middle Ages

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 11:55am
Dr. Lee Templeton, North Carolina Wesleyan College

This proposed collection seeks to explore the intersections of grief and gender in the Middle Ages across a variety of texts and disciplines, including literature, history, medicine, law, art, and religion.

1st Global Conference: Augmentation (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 3:28am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference: Augmentation

Wednesday 3rd September – Friday 5th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

Augmented humans often star in our favourite science fictions: from the cyberpunk heroes of William Gibson's Sprawl Trilogy to the villainous Darth Vader of George Lucas's Star Wars, fictional augmented characters teach the viewer what it means to live augmented lives. And yet, cyborgs and other types of augmented individuals are not just found in science fiction.

Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition - Deadline: February 15, 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 6:26pm
Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI)

Announcing: Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition

Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI) seeks significant, original manuscripts that enrich and develop research in fields related to the study of the African Diaspora. Only untenured professors and independent scholars in the relevant fields are eligible for the competition. The candidate may submit a manuscript on a single, cohesive topic or a series of linked essays in either the Humanities or the Social Sciences.

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.3

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 3:03pm
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture


Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.3


Artwork by Toni Simon

Special Section on "Digital Narcissisms" edited by Kane Faucher with articles by Faucher, Tara Brabazon, Evgeniya Boklage, Delores Phillips, and Kevin Moberly

Science Fictions by Marleen Barr and James H. Clinton

Articles by Sigmund Shen, Muneer Aram Kuzhiyan, Anh Hua, Kane Faucher, Elaine LaForteza, and Sébastien Lefait.

Review Essays by Marc Oullette, Salma Monani, and Miranda Brady

Book Reviews by Fariba NoorBakhsh and Anthony T. Sansone

Technical Editor: Joe McDermott


[EXTENDED DEADLINE: Jan 23rd] Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period, Feb 21-22, 2014

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 11:45pm
Early Modern Colloquium, University of Michigan

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference, "Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period" at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, February 21-22, 2014 with conference keynotes by Professor Arthur Little (Department of English, University of California- Los Angeles)and Professor Peter Erickson (Department of Theater, Northwestern University).