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MLA 2016 Special Session: Postcolonial Poets and Publics

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 1:08pm
MLA 2016 Austin, TX

How do contemporary poets envision their role in the public life of a postcolony? This is not a question of social value but of social relations. In what ways does poetry mediate the discourses which, in part, inform the coherency of any public?

Negotiating Shakespeare: History, Culture and Context: Oct. 9-11, 2015

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 11:14am
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference

Please join us October 9-11, 2015 in Bowling Green, Ohio for the annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference.This year, the OVSC is especially interested in papers and panels on the topic of negotiating Shakespeare through history, culture, and context.

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 9:56am
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_

Call for Papers

_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_ Special Issue cfp

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

Deadline: June 3, 2015

Reminder: CFP 'Perfectly phrased and quite as true': Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 9:36am
Dr Kostas Boyiopoulos and Dr Michael Shallcross

We invite proposals for papers for the following academic conference, by 1st April 2015:

'Perfectly phrased and quite as true': Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950

4 July 2015, University of York

Plenary speakers:
Dr Mark Sandy, Durham University
Dr James Williams, University of York

[UPDATE] ARTICLE DEADLINE EXTENDED - Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 7:53am
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies have extended the deadline for submission of articles for Issue #14 until 1st April 2015.

The journal publishes scholarly articles and reviews on all aspects of the gothic and horror across literature, film, new media, television and beyond.

Please see http://irishgothichorrorjournal.homestead.com/AboutUs.html for further details.

War and Representation Conference, 21 November 2015

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 6:20am
School of English, University of Leicester UK

War and Representation Network Conference
Anniversary Culture II:
1815 and 1915: From Waterloo to Gallipoli
Saturday 21 November 2015, University of Leicester
Keynote Speakers:
Professor Simon Bainbridge, University of Lancaster
Professor Jane Chapman, University of Lincoln

Mothers without Frontiers: Inscriptions of Affective Maps in Contemporary Romania and the World

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 12:14am
MLA 2016

This panel opens a conversation about how motherhood is co-opted in the labor migration forces that are driving the current global culture. The participation of mothers in labor migration deserves reflection because it illuminates a turning point in modes of thinking about home, motherhood, geo-political borders as territories of ideological stability. Traditionally, labor migration was a masculine practice that naturalized paternal duty to be exercised from outside the house, many times reduced to economic expression. For example, after World War II, Germany rebuilt the economy with massive labor imports from Turkey. Maghrebian workers were instrumental in France.

[UPDATE] Call for Editors: Rising Dragon, new journal of Pacific Rim culture and media studies

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 11:45pm
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:
• Fluency in Japanese and/or English. Spanish, Chinese, Korean, or any other Pacific Rim language fluency is desirable but not required.

[UPDATE] CFP: Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 11:41pm
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

Fandom for us includes all aspects of being a fan, ranging from being a passive audience member to producing one's own parafictive or interfictive creations. Neomedia includes both new media as it is customarily defined as well as new ways of using and conceptualizing traditional media.

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