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Publication 'Crime Uncovered: Anti-heroes' 300 word proposal by 1/10/14 (full papers January 2015)

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Friday, September 5, 2014 - 6:39am
full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Stewart/Bath Spa University
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This collection of essays will focus on the anti-heroes of Crime Fiction in order to give readers a greater insight into these characters. It will look at worldwide literature, including UK, Europe and the US. This insight will give readers a deeper understanding of the anti-heroes and examine how aspects of characterisation, methodology, social context and morality make up these protagonists.

Conference- Reimagining American History in Film and Media

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Friday, September 5, 2014 - 4:41am
full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and American Studies Tel Aviv University

Reimagining American History in Film and Media

A Two Day International Conference at Tel Aviv University, The English and American Studies Department.

June 14-15, 2015.

Keynote speaker - Professor Elisabeth Bronfen, University of Zurich.

[UPDATE] Hunger (abstract delivery: 30th Sept 2014)

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Friday, September 5, 2014 - 2:17am
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Altre Modernità/Other Modernities, Università degli Studi di Milano - Italy
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The Universal Exposition, which will bring millions of visitors to the city of Milan between 1 May and 31 October 2015, is around the corner. The Expo will mainly focus on the issue of food, as it is an indubitable fact that all around the world there are people who have too much of it, but, on the other hand, also people who still have too little.

CFP: Popular Culture & Pedagogy

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Friday, September 5, 2014 - 12:01am
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Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
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Call for Papers: Pedagogy and Popular Culture
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2014
Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-842-1234

We are happy to announce the 36th annual Southwest Popular & American Culture conference in
beautiful downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico!

Festivals & Faires Area, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2015; Abstract Due: 11/1/14

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Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 8:05pm
full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
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The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions on any festival or faire—modern or historical. Scholars of theatre / theater, drama, performance studies, American studies, popular culture, religion, history, anthropology, folklore, English, theory, and non-western traditions are encouraged to apply. The PCAACA Conference is in New Orleans, April 1-4, 2015. Other specific areas of interest for this year's panels include, but are not limited to:
1. Burning Man;
2. Contemporary American Renaissance Festivals & Faires, including performative panels;
3. Festivals & Faires from outside the United States;
4. Theatre festivals, Shakespeare festivals, and music festivals;

O'Neill & Ecocriticism (due Nov. 21 2014)

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Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 5:52pm
full name / name of organization: 
39th Annual Comparative Drama Conference, March 26-28, 2015
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Although Eugene O'Neill wrote decades before the emergence of Ecocriticism and Eco-theater, his plays reverberate with concerns about human relationships with the environment, including apprehensions about commercialization (The Glencairn Plays, 'Ile, The Hairy Ape), connections to the sea (Anna Christie and Long Day's Journey Into Night), and to the land (Beyond the Horizon and Desire Under the Elms), and the colonial encounters with native peoples (The Moon of the Caribbees and The Emperor Jones). Having received rather little critical attention, these reverberations with Ecocriticism represent fertile areas of scholarship for both O'Neill studies and modern drama.

Symposium on "Textual Machines", April 18, 2015 The University of Georgia Athens, GA

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Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 3:53pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Georgia
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International Symposium
"Textual Machines"

April 18, 2015
The University of Georgia
Athens, GA

Keynote speakers

- Janet MURRAY, Professor at the School of Literature, Media and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology and interaction designer.

- Serge BOUCHARDON, Professor at the University of Technology of Compiegne and author of interactive fictions.

Themes and topics

The Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SASECS Panels for ISECS and ASECS 2015

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Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 3:04pm
full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
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The Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SASECS), an affiliate society of the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS), is the first regional eighteenth-century society specific to Southeast Asia.Dedicated to a global approach to eighteenth-century studies, SASECS has sponsored sessions at conferences in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information on SASECS, go to www.SASECS.com

A SASECS-sponored panel at the ISECS Congress, July 26-31, 2015, Rotterdam

"Eighteenth-Century Narrative Traffic."

ASECS 2015 DH Caucus: "Current Conversations in Eighteenth-Century Digital Humanities"

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Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 2:58pm
full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

The aim of this panel is to assess the state of digital humanities work within eighteenth-century studies. We ask what are the conversations, both current and emerging, surrounding digital approaches to research and pedagogy? If, as Alan Liu has suggested, the goal of digital humanities work is to move from "signal" to "meaning," how are scholars of the eighteenth century approaching this issue in their methods, theory, and teaching? This panel is especially interested in interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary perspectives and innovative presentation formats.

Send brief proposals by September 15 to thowe@marymount.edu and/or vareschi@wisc.edu

Books and Ideas / Ideas and Books, 30 May to 2 June 2015

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Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 2:55pm
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Bibliographical Society of Canada / Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English
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The Bibliographical Society of Canada/La Société bibliographique du Canada and ACCUTE invite proposals on the theme of "Capital Ideas" for the 2015 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, to be held at the University of Ottawa, Ontario from 30 May to 2 June 2015. In particular, proposals are invited on the following topics:

"Thomas Merton and Imagination" (11/1/2014,3/26-28/2015

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Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 2:06pm
full name / name of organization: 
Monica Weis SSJ/ International Thomas Merton Society
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Special Topics CFP Template

Call for Papers: "Thomas Merton and Imagination" at CEA 2015

Call for Papers, CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA 
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One South Capital Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, Phone (317)-632-1234; Fax (317) 616-6299
Submission deadline: November 1, 2014 at http://cea-web.org/
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

War, Remembered: 200 Years of Nostalgia and (Post)Memory (due 1 November 2014; U of Ottawa 30 May - 2 June 2015)

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Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 1:59pm
full name / name of organization: 
Irene Mangoutas / ACCUTE
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Samuel Hynes identifies the Great War as "the great imaginative event": "not a falsification of reality, but […] the accepted interpretation of the war, repeated in texts written by authors who did not experience the war, but who inherited its myth." With the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War just behind us, and the bicentenary of the end of the Napoleonic Wars just ahead, this panel explores the ways in which the 'great wars' of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are (re)interpreted and (re)imagined, both by their contemporaries and, perhaps more pressingly, by ours.

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