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George Meredith and His Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks, 24th-25th July 2015

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 5:48am
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Bishop Grosseteste University

George Meredith and His Circle:
Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

Bishop Grosseteste University
24th & 25th July 2015

Organised by Dr Claudia Capancioni and Dr Alice Crossley
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Sally Shuttleworth, University of Oxford

Call for Papers – History of Communism in Europe, 6/2015

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 5:20am
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The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile
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Open call for papers for the sixth issue of the scientific journal History of Communism in Europe: (Dis)Embedding. The Institutionalization of the Social Memory of Totalitarian Pasts: Practices, Politics, Arts.

http://www.iiccr.ro/en/press/call_for_papers_history_of_communism_in_eur...

International Conference: "On the Periphery of the Great War", 1st and 2nd October 2015

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 3:53am
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Dr. Anthony David Barker, Centre of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University of Aveiro, Portugal.
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Call for papers

International Conference:
"On the Periphery of the Great War"
organized by the
Centre of Languages, Literature and Cultures,
Venue: Department of Languages and Cultures,
University of Aveiro, Portugal.

Dates: 1st and 2nd October 2015

CFP: Masculinity, War and Violence

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 3:25am
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NORMA: International Journal for Masculinity Studies
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In this special issue we intend to address the relationship between masculinity, war and violence. We interpret this theme broadly and invite contributions that discuss gendered violence, military practice/s, resistance to war and violence from multilayered perspectives. Contributions may concern macro level phenomena such as public policies, debates and ideologies on war and terrorism, which may directly or indirectly reflect gendered discourses and specific notions of masculinity. Macro level issues may also include perceptions of national identity and questions of (re)making nations and national borders.

[UPDATE] UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen" (April 10-12, 2015) NEW PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Jan 27

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:24am
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Najwa Al-Tabaa / University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
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Guest speakers: Sheena C. Howard and José Alaniz

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 12th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media." The conference will be held from Friday, April 10th, 2015 to Sunday, April 12th, 2015. The proposal deadline has been extended to January 27, 2015.

The impossibility of imagining India: fractured lands and a fractured psyche. Eliding our past histories for the future.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:22am
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Tapati Bharadwaj/ Open Windows: A feminist research center.
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The impossibility of imagining India: fractured lands and a fractured psyche. Eliding our past histories for the future.

This is a call for papers for new theoretical, interdisciplinary and literary interpretations on Indian citizenry and national identity. Is the psyche of the Indian nation in a state of eternal rupture, even as we perpetually desire to portray the emergence of a modern, stable, successful democratic nation-state?

Call For Paper: Feminist Studies in English Literature

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 11:47pm
full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature

Call for Paper

Submission
Feminist Studies in English Literature welcomes essays on the study of literature that incorporate feminist perspectives. The journal does not limit its scope to English literature or to literary studies. It encourages articles on literatures of various nations and on feminist theories and criticisms. Book reviews are also welcome.

FSEL is published three times a year: April 30, October 31, and December 31. The April and December editions are published in English and the October edition is published in Korean. Submissions to the April edition of FSEL (Vol. 23, Iss. 1) will be accepted until March 15, 2015.

Places of Invention, Locations of Learning: Reading and Writing in the West (Oct. 2-3, 2015)

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 8:05pm
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TYCA-West
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Places of Invention, Locations of Learning: Reading and Writing in the West

Recent journal issues in English studies (CCC; Kairos; RSQ) suggest that place matters to our discipline, as it both shapes and is shaped by our reading and writing practices. Our material environments not only influence our understanding of our students and ourselves as teachers, but they also support and constrain our opportunities for creative and rhetorical invention. The ideas we consider and discuss with others, the tools we have available to write and to teach, and the available means of persuasion, are all directly or indirectly tied to our locations.

[UPDATE] Engaging with Archives and Records: Histories and Theories (I-CHORA 7)

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 6:04pm
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International Conference on the History of Records and Archives
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Seventh International Conference on the History of Records and Archives (I-CHORA 7)

Following previously successful I-CHORA conferences in Toronto (2003), Amsterdam (2005), Boston (2007), Perth (2008), London (2010) and Austin (2012), the University of Amsterdam, Media and Information Program is pleased to announce the forthcoming seventh International Conference on the History of Records and Archives to be held in Amsterdam from July 29-31, 2015. The conference will take place at De Bazel Conference Centre (http://www.debazelamsterdam.nl/index.html), located in the building that hosts the Amsterdam's City Archives.

Images of minority languages and identities. («Poli-Femo» special issue: submission deadline May 30th, 2015)

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 3:28pm
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IULM University, Milan, Italy

IMAGES OF MINORITY LANGUAGES AND IDENTITIES

The starting point is the underlying interests fueled by the Images of minority languages and identities meaning group or minority social community expressions in an expanded context like that of the current EU.

The image of a minority identity and of a minority language, besides serving as a "brand" for one or the other, represents a line of communication and of explanation that refers to the role of the minority within a given society and at the same time, is an effective tool with which to underline how important it is, in general, to understand the languages and cultures related to them.

[UPDATE] Trans Writ Large: Writing Difference

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 3:11pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati

Extended deadline:
Submissions accepted through Friday, February 6. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by Friday, February 13. Interested applicants should submit a 250-350 word proposal.

Keynote announcement:
Jonathan Alexander, the incoming editor of College Composition and Communication and former editor of Computers and Composition, will deliver the keynote address.

Date change:
The conference date has changed to Saturday, March 28.

The Future of Whedon

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 2:46pm
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Valerie Frankel
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Call for Papers: The Future of Whedon
We all know and love Buffy, Firefly, Avengers, and the other big Whedon projects. But what's on the horizon—giant Marvelverse movies and tie-in shows? What about the smaller, long-rumored projects like Doctor Horrible 2, Ripper, Wastelanders, The Serving Girl? Whedon just created Bellwether Studios to produce Much Ado About Nothing and In Your Eyes. Will he do more Shakespeares like Hamlet? Film his decades-old scripts like Afterlife? What of the beloved Wonder Woman?

Nation & Its Discontents_Edited Volume_31 Jan

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 1:52pm
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Editor, Nation & Its Discontents

Contributions are sought for an edited volume titled "Nation and Its Discontents" focusing on South Asia. The question concerning how to produce and disseminate knowledge on the 'nation', functioning as both an idea and a polity, without dispelling the 'cultural differences', calls for re-conceptualizing spaces, identities, diasporas etc. beyond western perception of nationhood. The 'nation-state', as often been argued, is an overtly restrictive projection of a model derived from western European experience onto the non-West where it may/does not apply.

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