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[UPDATE] Border Crossings, Deadline Extended to December 18 , 2015

Monday, December 7, 2015 - 12:17pm
GWU English Graduate Student Association

CFP Deadline Extended to Friday December 18th, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Mimi Thi Nguyen, associate professor of Gender and Womens Studies and Asian American Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and author of The Gift of Freedom: War, Debt and Other Refugee Passages (2012).

Aelurus Graduate Journal: Deadline is January 25th, 2016

Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 7:04pm
Weber State University's Aelurus Graduate Journal

Weber State University is accepting, poetry, fiction, non fiction, and scholarly articles for the Aelurus Graduate Journal.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, January 25th, 2016.

[REMINDER] Call for Papers: Cold War Narratives Reimagined (DUE DEC. 15)

Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 1:30pm
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Yale University

Yale University, April 8-9, 2016
Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2015

Keynote speaker: Lilya Kaganovsky, Associate Professor of Slavic, Comparative Literature, and Film at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

C PRACSIS International Conference on History, Theory and Writing 11&12January 2016 • Changanassery, Kerala, India

Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 10:28pm
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia In Association with The Institute of Social Justice, Australian Catholic University and The Department of English, SB College Changanassery.

C PRACSIS announces its 2016 edition of International Conference on 'History, Theory and Writing'. Nikolas Kompridis, Director, Institute for Social Justice and Research Professor in Philosophy and Political Thought at Australian Catholic University, North Sydney Campus will deliver the keynote address. Allison Weir, Professor in Social and Political 
Philosophy and Gender Studies at the Institute for Social Justice, Australian Catholic University will be the plenary speaker.

Octavia Butler essay collection

Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 4:57pm
Martin Japtok and Rafiki Jenkins

We invite essays on any aspect of Octavia Butler's multi-faceted work, from her continued exploration of the topics of domination, slavery, symbiosis, and exploitation, to her ecological vision, to her exploration of gender systems, to genre considerations, etc. etc. Essays from 3000 to 5000 words are recommended (MLA format).
Please send essays to either Martin Japtok ( or Rafiki Jenkins ( by May 15, 2016.

London and the Globe: The Literary London Society's Annual Conference

Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 4:11pm
Literary London Society

Dear friends,

You are warmly invited to the Literary London Society's annual conference. To acknowledge this year of Shakespearean celebrations, the conference theme in 2016 will be 'London and the Globe'. This event will follow the trace of London's transnational connections across historical periods and through novelistic, dramatic, poetic and other modes of expression. Please see attachment or follow this link for the full call for papers:

6-8 July 2016

London and the Globe

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Deadline for submissions: 15 February 2016

[UPDATE] Bodies at Work: Reimagining the Lines of (Re)Production

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 9:35pm
UTA English Graduate Conference

Bodies at Work: Reimagining the Lines of (Re)Production
April 7-8, 2016, The University of Texas at Arlington
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2015
Conference Chairs: Stephanie Peebles Tavera, Robert LaRue
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Theresa M. Towner, Professor of Literary Studies in the Arts & Humanities Department at the University of Texas at Dallas

[UPDATE] Acacia Group's Philip K. Dick Conference April 29-30 [JANUARY 15 Deadline]

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 7:46pm
The Acacia Group at California State University, Fullerton

Call for Papers for the Acacia Group's Philip K. Dick Conference to be held at Cal State Fullerton, April 29-30, 2016. Confirmed Special Guests: Dr. Ursula Heise, Jonathan Lethem, Tim Powers and James Blaylock.

Deadline for proposals: Interested individuals should submit a titled, 250-word abstract and complete contact information—name, institutional affiliation (if applicable), mail and email addresses, and telephone number—by January 15. Submission email:

Our theme: Philip K. Dick, Here and Now.