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Composing Feminist Interventions: Activism, Engagement, Praxis

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Friday, February 6, 2015 - 7:09am
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Kristine Blair & Lee Nickoson

All efforts at self-transformation challenge us to engage in on-going, critical self-examination and reflection about feminist practice, and about how we live in the world. This individual commitment, when coupled with engagement in collective discussion, provides a space for critical feedback which strengthens our efforts to change and make ourselves anew.
--bell hooks

Gender Questions Journal CFP

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Friday, February 6, 2015 - 2:17am
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University of South Africa
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Gender Questions is an interdisciplinary academic journal that is published annually by UNISA Press. The journal serves as a forum for scholarly research on all aspects of gender studies, including feminist research, studies in masculinities, LGBT and queer studies. Preference will be given to manuscripts with a solid base in gender theory which is coherently applied. We invite original submissions in the following categories:
• Research articles: 6000 to 8000 words. Please include an abstract of approximately 200 words as well as 4 to 6 keywords
• Book reviews: 1000 to 1500 words
We also welcome submissions from postgraduate students.

Circuit, Current, Connection: A CALS Symposium (2/27/15)

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Friday, February 6, 2015 - 2:15am
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Center for American Literary Studies
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On February 27, 10 AM-4 PM, the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Penn State will host the symposium "Circuit, Current, Connection" in Memorial Lounge at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center.

Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:45pm
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Dr. Catalina Florina Florescu, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, English Department, Pace University

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, "Provincializing English," that (in part) constitutes the foundation for my collection. Dr. Gikandi explains that there is no English but Englishes, a concept that is not novel, and yet not fully embraced by and/or employed in the academic circles. As Dr.

The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference - April 15 & 16, 2015

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 9:12pm
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The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference

Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers

For presentation at The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference – April 15 & 16, 2015

THEME: Research Across the Disciplines
• Including Literature Reviews, Research Papers, Research Manuscripts, Research Reports, Service Learning Research, Scientific Experiment Research, Exploratory Research, etc.

OPEN TO: Undergraduate students at both 2-year and 4-year institutions Students who complete their undergraduate degree in Dec. 2014 are eligible for conference consideration.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: Scholarly Work; Defined Justification; Logical Organization; Mastery of Subject; Appropriate Citation Documentation.

Digital America Issue no. 5 | Now Accepting Submissions

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 7:39pm
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Digital America: an online journal on digital culture and American life
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Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 5. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, and process pieces that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and new global networks of power and influence are shaping American life. All submissions should engage American life and digital culture and/or digitization in some way. We encourage creative responses to these parameters as we understand the complexities of engaging "America" in a global, networked world. If you are interested in joining our contributor team, please contact us at info@digitalamerica.org.

JAWS 40th Anniversary Symposium 17 June 2105 10.00 - 6.00.

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 5:00pm
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Professor Ian Hunter, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
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Proposals for 20 minute papers are invited for a One-Day Symposium to mark the 40th Anniversary of Steven Spielberg's JAWS on Wednesday 17 June 2015 from 10.00 - 6.00.

The Symposium is hosted at the Leicester Media School by The Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre and The Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Keynote speaker(s) TBA.

Brief proposals, biographies and a note of institutional affiliation should be sent to Professor Ian Hunter: iqhunter@dmu.ac.uk. The deadline for proposals is 31 March 2015.

Papers could be on *any* related topic such as but not restricted to:

Call for Editors: New Publication, The Rising Dragon, a Journal of Pacific Rim Culture and Media Studies

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 4:59pm
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The Rising Dragon

Call for Editors

We are pleased to present a call for editors for a proposed new publication, The Rising Dragon, a journal of Pacific Rim culture and media studies. We will cover topics ranging from copyright to ritual, fandom to technology, and many more besides. We take a broad view of what our mandate includes and encourage instructors and professionals from diverse fields to apply for a position as an associate editor of our new journal. The projected date for the first publication is Spring 2016.

Requirements:

University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference:"Interconnections: Patterns, Pathways & Possibilities"--Kingston, RI 4/18

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 3:18pm
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The 9th Annual University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference

The 9th Annual University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
Kingston, RI Campus

Saturday April 18, 2015

The URI Graduate Conference gives graduate students the opportunity to present their research or clinical work while receiving interdisciplinary feedback from, and networking with, peers and faculty. We invite proposals for paper and poster presentations, strongly encouraging submissions from across all disciplines. We also consider proposals that extend beyond this year's theme:

"Interconnections: Patterns, Pathways & Possibilities"

Affect, Images, and Digital Media: Engaging Multiple Worlds Conference

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 12:58pm
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Joshua Trey Barnett / The University of Utah
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AFFECT, IMAGES, AND DIGITAL MEDIA
ENGAGING MULTIPLE WORLDS

A Trans-Disciplinary Conference at The University of Utah
September 3-5, 2015 at the Tanner Humanities Center

For more information or to be added to the conference mailing list, contact: Joshua Trey Barnett // joshua.barnett@utah.edu

CFP, Feminist Spaces journal, Women and Technology (deadline 6 FEB 2015)

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 12:10pm
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Feminist Spaces Journal

_Feminist Spaces_: Women and Technology
full name / name of organization:
Feminist Spaces
contact email:
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com
_Feminist Spaces_ is now accepting student submissions for its second issue to be published in March of 2015.

_Feminist Spaces_ invites undergraduate and graduate students from universities worldwide to submit academic essays, creative writings, or multimodal/artistic pieces that adhere to this issue's theme of women and technology throughout history and across cultures. These pieces may investigate, but are not limited to, the following topics:

Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers – April 15 & 16, 2015

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 11:26am
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The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference

Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers – April 15 & 16, 2015

For presentation at The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference – April 15 & 16, 2015

THEME: Research Across the Disciplines

• Including Literature Reviews, Research Papers, Research Manuscripts, Research Reports, Service Learning Research, Scientific Experiment Research, Exploratory Research, etc.

OPEN TO: Undergraduate students at both 2-year and 4-year institutions Students who complete their undergraduate degree in Dec. 2014 are eligible for conference consideration.

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES REMAKING TRADITION Present-day Perspectives on Language, Literature

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 11:18am
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Faculty of Philology Banja Luka and Institute of English Studies London
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2nd International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with Institute of English Studies, University of London (UK)

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES
REMAKING TRADITION
Present-day Perspectives on Language, Literature and Culture.
Banja Luka, June 12th and 13th, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS

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