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63rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, Sept 16-18, 2016

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 3:58pm
Midwest Conference on British Studies

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 63rd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Iowa State University in Ames, September 16-18, 2016. The keynote speaker will be Susan Kingsley Kent of University of Colorado Boulder.

The Routledge Companion to Literature and Food

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 4:38pm
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien

This Companion will cover the relationship between food and literature in the broadest sense. In recent years, food studies has developed into a solid and distinctly academic field of studies; the relationship between representational structures –such as literature – and the uses of food metaphors that these make has gained significant interest from the academic community, in interdisciplinary and transnational contexts. 'Literary food studies' can be viewed as a new and emerging field of enquiry, which re-evaluates, rethinks and (re-)discovers the importance of food and eating in understanding the ways we live and communicate.

Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words - May 12-14, 2016

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Monday, January 18, 2016 - 2:25pm
2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature (at California Baptist University, Riverside, Calif.)

The Modern Languages and Literature Department of California Baptist University is pleased to invite you to the 2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature, to be held in Riverside, California, on May 12-14, 2016. Our conference theme is "Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words."

[UPDATE] Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

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Monday, January 18, 2016 - 1:49am
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics



The editors invite contributions to Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to pursuing fundamental questions on the forms and functions of the symbolic. Symbolism publishes high-profile research on topics related to the use of figurative language, thought and signification in artistic expression and representation. While maintaining a strong literary focus, the annual also inquires into practices of the symbolic across discourses in media ranging from the cinema and painting to opera, sculpture and other arts.

CALL for PAPER 2016 : SOCRATES JOURNAL

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Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 9:29pm
Socrates: Scholarly research Journal

Socrates Journal invites Authors/Researchers to submit their research papers for consideration of publication in the regular Issues of the Journal.

We accept paper submission from 22 Disciplines and 3 languages (English- Hindi- Persian).
It is recommended for Authors to read our Editorial Policies and Current Openings for submission before making paper submission.
There is no Article Submission fee,No Article Processing fee and no Publication Fees
Papers would be selected on the basis of authenticity, originality and depth of research.
Authors should provide complete Metadata for their paper whenever they make a paper submission.
Deadline For Regular Paper Submission: February 15, 2016

World Congress of Scottish Literatures: Dialogues and Diasporas

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Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 4:17pm
International Association for the Study of Scottish Literature

World Congress of Scottish Literatures: Dialogues and Diasporas

The second World Congress of Scottish Literatures will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from June 21-25, 2017 and will coincide with the annual meeting of the Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society. The Congress's subtitle, "Dialogues and Diasporas," speaks to the range of ways in which Scotland is articulated both at home and within a global context. At the same time, it acknowledges the multiple roles Scotland has played in the production of both globalism and localism.

Chapter Proposals for "Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment"

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Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 6:39pm
D. Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment, due by March 1, 2016. This volume will explore the intersection between transgender studies and ecology, with contributions from an international group of scholars representing a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, including but not limited to such fields as literary criticism, gender studies, environmental studies, history, philosophy, religious studies, women's studies, anthropology, sociology, psychology, economics, geography, and political science. Chapters exploring any of the world's literary traditions, within any genre and during any period, are especially welcome.

[UPDATE] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th 2016]

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Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 6:18pm
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal

Aelurus is an annual journal that publishes literary and theoretical scholarship from graduate students, which is run and staffed by graduate students in Weber State University's Master of Arts in English program. As such, Aelurus is devoted to a publication process in which we foster and lend experience to the scholarly endeavor of fellow graduate students.

Accepting:

Scholarly Articles (15-20 pages in length, but we will not turn away exceptional works that are outside of these margins)

Submission Guidelines:
Aelurus is currently accepting submissions for its 2016 issue. Submissions must be original works produced by graduate-level students at institutions within the United States.

Terrible Beauty [Deadline Extended to 1/30/2016]

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 8:22pm
University of Virginia

We take our title from W. B. Yeats' poem "Easter, 1916" to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics. This three-day graduate conference at the University of Virginia, featuring poet Paul Muldoon as keynote speaker, will mark the centenary of the Easter Rising in Ireland and invite fresh thinking about how art rises through its occasions.

Today it has become a commonplace within the academy that human artifacts—artistic or otherwise—be considered within the social and material contexts of their production. As Rita Felski has observed, "What word ["context"] could be more ubiquitous in literary and cultural studies: more earnestly invoked, more diligently defended, more devoutly kowtowed to?"

In Repertoire: The Repertory System in/and Theatre History (MLA 2017 CFP)

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 5:28pm
Elizabeth Tavares / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

In what ways does the repertory system condition the performance event? How has/does this production mode influence actorly practice or playgoing? We invite work from a range of periods and traditions; e.g., from sixteenth-century English London theatre to contemporary American showcases for new work.

200-250 word abstracts by 15 March; Elizabeth E. Tavares (tavares1@illinois.edu). For more: https://apps.mla.org/cfp_detail_8523.

Call for Submissions: Catholic Library World

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 4:27pm
Catholic Library World/ Catholic Library Association

Submissions are being accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming issues of Catholic Library World.

Catholic Library World is the official journal of the Catholic Library Association. Established in 1929, CLW is an international refereed quarterly journal. CLW publishes articles that focus on all aspects of librarianship, especially as it relates to Catholicism and Catholic Studies. CLW articles are intended for an audience that is interested in the broad role and impact of various types of libraries, including, but not limited to academic, public, theological, parish and church libraries, and school libraries. CLW respects diverse Christian traditions as well as non-Christian and welcomes relevant articles from a variety of religious traditions.

"Archives of the North Atlantic" Seminar at Early Medieval Seafaring Conference [November 3-5, 2016]

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 12:15pm
Seafaring: an early medieval conference on the islands of the North Atlantic

This seminar for the early medieval Seafaring conference (http://www.du.edu/ahss/english/news-events/seafaring-conference.html) invites proposals on the archive, broadly conceived, as well as on the special challenges early medievalists face in creating an archive of materials with which to work.

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