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Call for Papers and Creative Writing 02/15/16

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Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 10:16am
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north

the quint's thirtieth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 15th February 2016—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.

All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board. Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint's editors or outside readers.

CFP: Seventh Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium at Gordon College, Wenham, MA (02/01/16; 04/02/16)

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - 11:45am
Gordon College

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their seventh annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC). Undergraduate students from all colleges and universities are encouraged to submit 8-10 page papers in English on any linguistic or literary topic. Please provide a 100-200 word summary (abstract) of your essay in addition to your completed paper. Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes. The submission deadline is February 1, 2016.

Old age and aging in Northern Irish and Irish theatre and drama - Seeking last contributions for an edited collection

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 9:08pm
dr Katarzyna Bronk

The editors of the collection of essays on old age and aging in (currently) British theatre and drama have received a few wonderful contributions on Irish playwrights and plays. We therefore decided to potentially broaden the scope of the initially planned publication and include some more essays, focused on Irish and Northern Irish dramaturgy and old age/aging.

We invite abstracts on the following topics but other notions related to age, the elderly and aging in drama across centuries are likewise encouraged:

• biological, chronological, functional, cultural definitions of old age, senescence and aging in drama but also beyond

• performativity of old age (markers of old age; the old body on stage; etc)

U.S. Imperialism and Pacific Narratives of the Long Nineteenth Century, ALA Conference, May 26-29, 2016

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 2:19pm
Spencer Tricker

Writing of the Pacific in 1870, Walt Whitman proclaimed that the U.S. was "destined to the mastership of that sea and its countless paradises of islands." While the touchstone year of U.S. Imperialism in that hemisphere remains 1898, literary representations of the Pacific and its peoples are present throughout the long nineteenth century.

Gradaute Conference: Seeking Refuge, 23-24 May, 2016

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 12:58pm
King's College London

The OED defines 'refuge' as "the state of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger or difficulty." As this all-encompassing definition suggests, refuge is a multifarious concept, subject to many interpretations. Conditions of economic, social and political crisis in our contemporary world have, however, rendered achieving 'refuge' an ever more elusive state.

CfP: HUMOSEXUALLY SPEAKING Laughter and the Intersections of Gender

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Monday, December 21, 2015 - 4:05pm
de genere. Journal of Literary, Postcolonial and Gender Studies / Rivista di studi letterari, postcoloniali e di genere

Call for Papers:

Issue 2 (2016)
de genere. Journal of Literary, Postcolonial and Gender Studies / Rivista di studi letterari, postcoloniali e di genere
www.degenere-journal.it

HUMOSEXUALLY SPEAKING
Laughter and the Intersections of Gender

Eds. Giuseppe Balirano and Delia Chiaro

[UPDATE] Edwidge Danticat Society at American Literature Association May 26-29, 2016

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Monday, December 21, 2015 - 1:58pm
Edwidge Danticat Society

[UPDATE: Extended deadline is January 15, 2016]

The Edwidge Danticat Society invites papers for a panel at the 27h Annual American Literature Association conference. In light of Edwidge Danticat's most recent concern with the Haitian/Dominican border and citizenship crisis, we welcome papers that explore Danticat's activist and creative work in relationship to borders, citizenship, and denationalization.

The Edwidge Danticat Society invites proposals for 15-minute presentations, possible topics include:

Call for Submission: Journal of Indian Studies

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Monday, December 21, 2015 - 10:06am
Bharatiya Prajna: an Interdisciplinary Journal of Indian Studies

Call for Submission for the Inaugural Issue

We are inviting articles, notes and book reviews on the following broad areas. However we are open to inclusion of new topics/areas as per the scope of the journal:

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