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CFP: Black Mountain College Studies special volume on Hilda Morley (online peer-reviewed journal; deadline 8/15/2015).

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 6:04pm
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Black Mountain College Studies Journal (Blake Hobby, Executive Editor; Chris Wilson Simpkins, Guest Editor Slated for publication in late fall of 2015, this volume of BMCS will contain scholarly essays, poems, artworks, and other forms of media that expl
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Special Volume of Black Mountain College Studies Journal
Blake Hobby, Executive Editor; Chris Wilson Simpkins, Guest Editor

Slated for publication in late fall of 2015, this volume of BMCS will contain scholarly essays, poems, artworks, and other forms of media that explore Hilda Morley's relationship to Black Mountain College. As much of Morley's work was published late in life or posthumously, contributors need not limit themselves to the years she was at BMC and should feel free to draw upon her entire life and oeuvre.

London Conference in Critical Thought June 26-27, 2015

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 2:52pm
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London Critical Organization

London Conference in Critical Thought 2015: Call for Papers

LCCT 2015: UCL 26-27 June 2015.

CFP DEADLINE: 16 MARCH 2015.

The fourth annual London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT) will offer a space for an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas for scholars who work with critical traditions and concerns. It aims to provide opportunities for those who frequently find themselves at the margins of their department or discipline to engage with other scholars who share theoretical approaches and interests.

CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: 19th-Century Science Fiction

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 2:44pm
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MLA / Jessica Kuskey
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Papers sought for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2016 on any aspect of nineteenth-century science fiction. Potential angles on this topic may include:

- proto-science fiction
- texts traditionally not viewed as science fiction, reconsidered as aligned with the emergence of the genre
- historical/cultural influences on the emergence of the genre
- literary/cultural impacts of the emergence of the genre

300-word abstract and 1-page CV by 15 March 2015, sent to Jessica Kuskey (jkuskey@ucsc.edu)

University Film and Video Association - 2015 Conference Submissions - through March 1, 2015

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 1:47pm
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University Film and Video Association

The 2015 UFVA conference will be held August 4-8 at American University in Washington, DC. This year's conference theme is MEDIA WITH IMPACT.

Proposals and projects in the areas of Papers & Panels, Films & Videos, New Media, Scripts, and Workshops are all welcome. To submit, please visit www.ufva.org and follow the links provided. The deadline for Papers & Panels is 11:59 pm on February 15, 2015. The deadline for all other areas is 11:59 pm on March 1, 2015.

NOTE: You must be a member of UFVA to submit a proposal. If your membership is not current for 2015, you will be prompted to join or renew. UFVA members can submit up to two (2) proposals to the conference.

[UPDATE] United Fictions, Fictional States: Democracy and Patriotism in American Fiction (RMMLA; Deadline Extended to 2/16/15)

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 10:40am
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Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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This panel seeks papers about the diverse manifestations of democracy and patriotism in American fiction. Open to a wide range of areas, periods, and approaches within this broad topic. Submissions might address (but certainly are not limited to):

The Eleventh International Margaret Cavendish Society Conference (18 TO 21 JUNE, 2015)

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 8:17am
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The International Margaret Cavendish Society

THEME: Mediterranean and cross-cultural influences upon Cavendish's writings

The theme may include topics such as:

- Cross-cultural influences in relation to trade, art, literature, piracy and captivity
- Classical (Greco-Roman) identities, philosophy, literature, art and culture
- International conversations in science and philosophy including botany, animal husbandry, general agriculture, mathematics, etc.

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: 31 March 2015.

DETAILS AND REGISTRATION: WEBSITE

HOST: Centre for Visual Arts and Research (CVAR) with the support of the Cornaro Institute,
Cyprus College of Art

VENUE: Nicosia Museum
(Centre for Visual Arts and Research), Cyprus

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics, International Journal of Travel Writing [Deadline 20th February 2015]

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 5:22am
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Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications:

1) Diaries (diaries@coldnoon.com | upto 1500 words)
2) Dialogues (dialogues@coldnoon.com | above 1500, nonfiction/prose only).

Works can be in prose or poetry (or experimental) and should be pertaining to any dimension of travel/travel writing or its representation in writing, film and other media. Your subjects may address, but are not restricted to, the following domains:

Women's Voices in Poetry (CFP for RMMLA; Oct 2015; deadline March 1, 2015)

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 4:18pm
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Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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The Women's Voices in Poetry regular session of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association seeks proposals for its 2015 panel. We are especially interested in regional voices in 20th and 21st c. Amer. poetry, but all relevant proposals, including creative work, considered. Email abstract and 2-pg CV to tfpowell@gmail.com by March 1, 2015. For more information on RMMLA and other related cfps for 2015, see www.rmmla.org.

New Directions in Flannery O'Connor Session (RMMLA, Oct 2015; deadline March 1, 2015)

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 3:24pm
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Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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CFP: Flannery O'Connor session at RMMLA 2015.

The Flannery O'Connor regular session of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association seeks proposals for presentations related to "New Directions in Flannery O'Connor." We are especially interested in projects inspired by newly available archives, but any new work on O'Connor or authors influenced by O'Connor considered. Send abstract and 2-page CV to tfpowell@gmail.com by March 1, 2015. RMMLA will meet October 8-10, 2015 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

EXCHANGES ABOUT DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 2:29pm
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Terrae Incognitae 47.2 (2015), 48.1/2 (2016), and 49.1/2 (2017)
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CALL FOR PAPERS: EXCHANGES ABOUT DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION

Terrae Incognitae 47.2 (2015), 48.1/2 (2016), and 49.1/2 (2017)

12th International ISC Conference on Information Security and Cryptology

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 12:05pm
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University of Guilan
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For the past fourteen years, the International ISC (Iranian Society of Cryptology) Conference on Information Security and Cryptology (ISCISC) has been the flagship conference in information security and cryptology. The 12th ISCISC conference is organized by the University of Guilan in co-operation with the Iranian Society of Cryptology. The conference will be held in the University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran from 1-3 September 2015. The objective of ISCISC'2015 is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in various aspects of information security and cryptology.

[UPDATE] Scenographic Things / Scenography Objects

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 8:15am
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Siobhan O'Gorman

Scenographic Things/ Scenography Objects
TaPRA Scenography Working Group Interim Event
Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin
23 April 2015
This day-long performance research seminar brings together a range of scholars and arts practitioners from the intersecting fields of theatre, performance, design and visual arts. Scenographic Things / Scenography Objects focuses on two connected, topical issues within the field: scenography's materiality and status as a craft; and its potential to 'object' – to challenge tradition through its material and visual aesthetics – as part of theatre, performance or political activism.

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