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NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature & Literary Theory Print ISSN 2277-3967 E- ISSN: 2347-2073

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Friday, September 18, 2015 - 6:47am
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Interactions Forum Pune
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CALL FOR PAPERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967) (Online ISSN: 2347-2073)

VOl. IV Issue IV OCT. 2015

Deadline for submission: 30 Sept. 2015

New Academia is a refereed and indexed journal published quarterly by Interactions Forum.

Editing Requirements:

The main paper should contain the Name, Affiliation and Email address of the author. The above information should be placed in the right corner under the Title of the paper.

Image and Information - 8 December 2015, University of St Andrews

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Friday, September 18, 2015 - 5:56am
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The Art of Identification Network

Identification has historically been ratified via the production of paper documents and the presentation of visual images. This workshop will be based upon the premise that the representation of identity formed by such documents and images can be constructively read/viewed alongside the representations offered by literary texts and visual art. The workshop will thus concentrate on the aesthetic dimension of identity documents and the information they contain, and will seek to elucidate the various strategies and theories which, historically, have underwritten the truth-claims made for and by identifying practices.

CFP - GRETA Journal (vol. 21) - Dec. 15th 2015

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Friday, September 18, 2015 - 5:13am
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GRETA Journal, Revista para Profesores de Inglés
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GRETA Journal, Revista para Profesores de Inglés (ISSN 1989-7146), is preparing the publication of its 21st volume. GRETA Journal publishes manuscripts on English Language Teaching Methodology. The objective of the journal is to bridge the gap between the field of Applied Linguistics and class praxis. Other fundamental goals include providing updated information about the latest trends, techniques, materials, and methodologies employed in EFL teaching and to exchange experiences and publications between research teams both on a national and international level.

World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain

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Friday, September 18, 2015 - 5:09am
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World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain

Deadline for submissions is 20 December 2015

• Anatomy and biomechanics
• Epidemiology: evidence based papers on effectivement diagnostic and therapy outcome
• Lumbar pain
• Pelvic girdle pain
• Motor Control
• Minimally invasive surgery
• Sports medicine
• Exercise and therapeutic intervention
• Manual techniques
• Prevention and education

All submissions of articles to be made through the abstract form on the website: http://www.worldcongresslbp.com/abstracts/

"New and Novel Ways of Teaching the Nineteenth Century"

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 11:13pm
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NSCA Graduate Student Caucus
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In the spirit of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association's conference theme, "The New and the Novel in the 19th Century/New Directions in 19th Century Studies," the NCSA Graduate Student Caucus invites submissions for the panel "New and Novel Ways of Teaching the Nineteenth Century." The panel will be held at the annual meeting in Lincoln, Nebraska on April 13-16, 2016.

CFP: Honors Education: Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (12/4/15;3/9/16-3/11/16)

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 8:17pm
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National Society for Minorities in Honors
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Call for Papers

Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education

March 9-11 2016
Oakland University
Rochester, Michigan

To launch the National Society for Minorities in Honors (NSFMIH), Oakland University's Honors College is hosting a two day conference, offering a key opportunity for discussion and networking.

The focus of the inaugural conference will be on topics concerned with the support of diversity, equity and inclusion in college honors programs and honors colleges.

We now invite proposals

[UPDATE] ACLA 2016, Harvard: Images of Science in Literature

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 7:59pm
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Catalina Florina Florescu, Pace University

This seminar investigates the views man has expressed about the impact of technology and science across recorded history. Questions that might be addressed include: What is the relationship between religion and technology? Has man always viewed technological innovations as positive? What relationship is there between man's vision of utopian society and technology? The seminar promotes awareness of the importance of literature in creating and maintaining the social, political, ethical and religious systems by which we live. The seminar also considers how humans have discussed the impact of technology and science on society. Suggested primary works may include, but are not limited to, T. More's Utopia; A.Huxley's Brave New World; H.

Call for Panelists - Bodies Out of Work: Staging the Experience of Unemployment (ATHE 2016)

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 7:13pm
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Laura Farrell-Wortman
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We are seeking participants for a proposed panel on the staging of unemployment for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2016 conference in Chicago, IL.

Bodies Out of Work: Staging the Experience of Unemployment

In considering this year's conference theme of "bodies at work," we must simultaneously reconcile the precarity of contemporary labor: "bodies at work" also occur alongside "bodies out of work." Moreover, the un- and under-employed body has increasingly garnered attention in both performance and academic circles via discourses of faculty adjunctification, the limits of non-profit funding models in supporting theatre-making, and the shifting landscape of labor in both classrooms and on stages.

Secularization and the Novel, a Seminar for ACLA 2016 at Harvard, March 17-20 - Proposals Due Sept 23rd [UPDATE]

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 6:31pm
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American Comparative Literature Association
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The history of the novel is also, it would appear, a history of secularization. For Ian Watt, Michael McKeon, Franco Moretti, and many others, the novel is a product of what Max Weber called rationalization. More recently, in Martha Nussbaum's _Love's Knowledge_ and Lynn Hunt's _Inventing Human Rights_, the novel is seen as participating in the production of secular modernity—-through the elaboration of modernity's ethics and the encouragement of empathy across socio-economic boundaries, respectively. How then should we characterize the relationship between the novel and secularization? Is the novel an effect or a cause of secularization? Or, if the relationship between the two is more dialectical, how should that dialectic be described?

FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HUMANITIES - A Common Ground Conference

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 4:53pm
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Common Ground Publishing

FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HUMANITIES

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, USA
8-11 June 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Proposals for paper presentations, workshops, posters, or colloquia are invited for the Fourteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities held at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in Chicago, USA, 8-11 June 2016. Proposals are invited that address the humanities through one of the following categories:

Theme 1: Critical Cultural Studies

Theme 2: Communications and Linguistics Studies

Theme 3: Civic, Political, and Community Studies
Theme 4: Literary Humanities
Theme 5: Humanities Education

America's Contradictory Promise (Nov. 1)

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 4:46pm
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ACCUTE / Congress 2016 (28-31 May 2016)
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"Commerce between master and slave is despotism. Nothing is more certainly written in the book of fate than that these people are to be free." These words inscribed on founding father and slave-owner Thomas Jefferson's Memorial speak to the essential principles of equality and freedom in the new American nation. Over 200 years later, Ta-Nehisi Coates writes in Between the World and Me (2015), "In America, it is traditional to destroy the black body—it is heritage." This contradiction between laudable ideals and material reality forms the heart of the American ethos. This panel welcomes papers on U.S. literary or filmic narratives, historical or current, that attempt to expose, expand, or resolve this contradiction.

[UPDATE] Proposed Panels for SCSECS (South Central SECS) Feb 25-27 2016

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 4:36pm
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South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
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The list of proposed panels for this year's meeting of the South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (SCSECS) is now available at http://www.scsecs.net/scsecs/2016/panels.html

This year's conference theme is "East Meets West in the Eighteenth Century." The theme is meant to be evocative rather than exclusionary, so if you've got an idea for a paper or panel that doesn't quite fit with the east/west theme... Send it in anyway!

ACLA 2016: Consumerism and Prestige (abstracts due 9/23/15)

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 3:47pm
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Anthony Enns / Dalhousie University
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"Consumerism and Prestige: The Materiality of Literature in the Postindustrial Age"
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting
Harvard University
March 17-20, 2016

Organizers:
Anthony Enns (Dalhousie University)
Bernhard Metz (Freie Universität Berlin)
Anh Nguyen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

CALL FOR MEMOIRS/APPEL DE MÉMOIRE

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 3:42pm
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Peninsula: A Journal of Relational Politics
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(La version française suit l'anglais)

Memoir. noun. 1. A historical account or biography written from personal knowledge; 1.1 (memoirs) An account written by a public figure of their life and experiences; 2. An essay on a learned subject; 2.1 (memoirs) The proceedings of a learned society. Origin – Late 15th century (denoting a memorandum or record): from French mémoire (masculine), a special use of mémoire (feminine) 'memory'. (OED)

Peninsula: A Journal of Relational Politics is a journal of political theory open to a broad range of methodological, philosophical, and disciplinary perspectives. Our area of focus is politics; our approach is critical; and our perspective is relational.

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