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update, Call for Participation, International Conference Young Translators and Interpreters in an Europe of Post-Communication

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Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 3:22pm
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Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, department of Applied Modern Languages
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The Directorate-General for Translation, the European Commission
The Department of Applied Modern Languages
Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj
and
The Centre for Language Industries (CLI)

invites participation in the international annual conference on translation and conference interpreting. The event marks the commencement of the academic year for the Department's European Masters in Translation (METT) and European Masters in Conference Interpreting (MEIC).

CFP: Languages, Cultures and Gender (11-13 May 2016) Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY

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Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 2:21pm
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Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY
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The conference theme covers issues relating to gender with special emphasis on how language and culture defines, affects, influences, shapes and visualises gender in a wide spectrum ranging from the individual to the communal across an array of disciplines. Being ideologically, politically and socially constructed, language, culture and gender all intersect at some point. And it is this intersection that we wish to explore comparatively from varying perspectives. Concerned with the HOW and WHY's the aim of the conference is to analyse the content of gender within the very bones of language and culture.

Subjects for discussion may include, but are not limited to:

Submissions Invited to The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual

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Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 1:31pm
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Clemson University Press
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Clemson University Press is pleased to invite essay submissions of approximately 7,000 words to the T. S. Eliot Studies Annual. For the full list of the Annual's editorial advisory board or for the latest updates, please refer to facebook.com/tseannual. For specific questions, or to submit an essay for consideration, please contact John Morgenstern, general editor, at tseannual@clemson.edu. Submissions should be styled according to The Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) and follow Merriam-Webster's current edition for spelling. All submissions must be accompanied by an abstract of no more than 300 words and be received by December 1, 2015 for consideration in the first volume.

SSAWW Panels at ALA 2016 (San Francisco, CA May 2016) 4 January 2016 Deadline

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Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 7:29pm
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Society for the Study of American Women Writers
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The Society for the Study of American Women Writers will host two panels at the American Literature Association Conference (May 2016, San Francisco). The two ALA panels aim to present the varied ways in which women, as critics, dramatists, educators, essayists, journalists, oral storytellers, poets, novelists, short story writers, and practitioners of both older and emerging forms, invent and reinvent the American literary and cultural landscape. This year's panels will both take up the theme of transnationalism.

Panel 1: Transnational Approaches to Early American to 19C American Women Writers

Panel 2: Transnational Approaches to 20C to 21C American Women Writers

"Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

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Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 5:47pm
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7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
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Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

Plenary Speakers: Dr. Malea Powell (Michigan State University), Dr. Andrea Kitta (East Carolina University), and Dr. Dorothea Lasky (Columbia School of the Arts)

Website: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus/ (Try Alt+Shift when visiting!)

[Reminder] Adventures in Hybridity: Expanding the Boundaries of the Composition Classroom / NeMLA 2016, Hartford, CT March 17-20

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Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 2:00pm
full name / name of organization: 
William Magrino / Northeast Modern Language Association
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The classroom practices of composition studies, known for decades as a staid facet of undergraduate pedagogy, has been opened up due to opportunities afforded by the Internet. Virtual spaces have allowed composition instructors to reimagine the parameters of our learning spaces. Workshopping, peer editing, and revision, among other student writing strategies, have seen new potential as ambitious instructors work toward successfully mediating the line between the brick-and-mortar classroom and the Web. Despite these promises, many composition instructors are still challenged by the implementation of these contemporary technologies into their curriculum in a pedagogically sound way.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED for The Objects of Performance (ASECS -- 3/31/2016 - 4/3/2016)

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Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 12:27pm
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Ashley Bender / American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
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This panel seeks papers that consider the role of objects in the production and study of Restoration and eighteenth-century drama. How might a consideration of the physical and material conditions of performance shed light on the texts through which we so often engage with the drama? What do textual artifacts reveal about production practices or even specific performances? Please send 300-word abstracts.

Deadline extended to September 20, 2015.

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Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 12:26pm
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Centre for Comparative Literature

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Centre for Comparative Literature University of Toronto March 4th– March 6th 2016
Keynote Addresses: TBD
Linda Hutcheon and J. Edward Chamberlin Lecture in Literary Theory: TBD

[UPDATE] ACLA 2016: Philip Roth's Trans-disciplinary Translation: Psychoanalysis, Ethics, and Philosophy of Mind (due 09/23)

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Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 10:39am
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Maren Scheurer / Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Germany

When Horace Engdahl, permanent secretary of the Nobel prize jury, proclaimed in 2008 that "The US is too isolated, too insular. They … don't really participate in the big dialogue of literature," many understood Engdahl to be chastising Philip Roth in particular, a leading contender in Nobel Prize discussions, who, despite his international appeal, has been perennially overlooked by the prize jury. To the contrary, translations of Roth's work are available in languages as diverse as Mandarin, Romanian, and Arabic, to name only a few. In his novels, Roth dialogues with such artists as Shakespeare, Chekhov, Edna O'Brien, Milan Kundera, El Greco and Jasper Johns. However, Roth's relevance for comparative studies is not limited to these exchanges.

Call For Paper - IJIR, International Journal with High IC, NO Fees

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Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 7:48am
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Finlogy Publication

CALL FOR PAPER For IJIR (Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research)with High Impact Factor and Valid ISSN. No fees charged for publication in our journal, its supported by Finlogy Foundation.
We are accepting Original Unpublished Research papers for our upcoming issue for 2015.

For Online Submission Check our website http://onlinejournal.in

CFP SEMINAR ESSE 2016 WOMEN ON THE MOVE

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Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 6:30am
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EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF ENGLISH
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We would be very happy to welcome your contributions for the Seminar "Women on the Move: Diasporic Bodies, Diasporic Memories.Constructing Femininity in the Transitional and Transnational Era in Contemporary Narratives in English" to be held at 13th ESSE Conference, in Galway (Ireland), 22th-26th August 2016.
The specific information for our seminar can be found in the attached document and for more general information about the ESSE Conference please visit the following website: http://www.esse2016.org/.

Call for Papers: GRFDT Research Monograph Series

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Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 5:37am
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Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism
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Original research articles along with abstracts are invited from scholars for Working Paper Series. The papers should be about 5000-6000 words.

Illustrations, figures, maps and graphs should be prepared in black and white and be kept to the minimum.

All manuscripts are referred to experts in the areas concerned. The editorial decisions will normally be communicat-ed to the authors within one month from the date of submission unless otherwise delayed by the reviewers. The authors may be asked to revise the article after receiving referee's comments.

The revised version should highlight revisions so as to have a quick review of the revisions.

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