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[UPDATE] Deadline extended to November 1st:: Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 8:40pm
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Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
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The Lehigh University English graduate program is organizing our first annual conference on "Literature and Social Justice" for March 7th, 2015, to be held at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. We welcome proposals for 15-20 minute presentations by MA and Doctoral students on all aspects of literature and social justice across any specialties within the discipline of English, comparative literature, or modern languages. Scholars working in all time periods, genres, and theoretical methodologies are welcome to submit abstracts. Potential topics could include, but are not restricted to:
-questions on whether literature should be socially or morally "useful"
-the current state of didactic literature

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Craft & DIY Rhetorics

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 11:45am
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Harlot

Deadline extended: April 15, 2015

These days the word "craft" gets attached to a lot—from cocktails to crochet, 3D printing to upcycled t-shirts, handmade paper to handmade pickles. And this trend only appears to be growing as craft is closely connected to the DIY movement: a wide-ranging, ever-expanding, and sometimes controversial field of work and play.

[UPDATE] ACLA 2015 After Nature: Feminist Futures DEADLINE 15 Oct, 2014

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 11:04pm
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American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, 26-29 Mar 2015, Seattle, WA
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Organizer: Regina Lee, University of Washington
The deconstruction of categories of animal, human, and cybernetic organisms has led to wholesale rethinking of corporeal futures and agential action. Likewise, the increase of information-based interactions refigures interactivity in ways which seem to subvert embodied expectation. At these removes, who is an agential actor, and what are the borders of her presence? What are the frontiers of imagining embodied futures?

Writers in Conversation 2(1) Jan 2015 - Deadline Nov 30th 2014

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 10:25am
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Gillian Dooley, Flinders University; Nick Turner, Edge Hill University

Gillian Dooley and Nick Turner, the editors of 'Writers in Conversation', an international open-access online literary journal, are seeking interviews with writers of all kinds.

Interviews provide an opportunity for engagement between writers and critics/literary scholars and help ground literary criticism and theory in the reality of creative practice. They are of interest not only to literary and creative writing scholars, but also to many other readers. 'Writers in Conversation' contributes to the resources available to researchers internationally and to the development of a creative and engaged critical community.

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: Vol 2, No 4 (2014) Issue - December

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 9:54am
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SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL

Research Papers/Manuscripts/Articles/Findings of Sponsored Research Projects/Conference Proceedings are Invited for consideration of Publication In the Up-coming Issue of Socrates!!

Deadline - November 30, 2014
Please Note : Papers submitted to the journal for publication would not be rejected. We have Author Self-Archiving Policy which facilitates revision and re-submission of the paper till publication. This journal permits and encourages authors to post items submitted to the journal on personal websites or institutional repositories both prior to and after publication, while providing bibliographic details that credit, if applicable, its publication in this journal.

Katherine Mansfield and Antipodean Modernism – 29 January 2015

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 4:30am
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The Katherine Mansfield Society Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Conference, held in conjunction with the Centre for Modernism Studies in Australia, UNSW Sydney
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When Wyndham Lewis described Katherine Mansfield as 'the famous New Zealand Mag.-story writer' in September 1922, it was not meant as a compliment. Yet this disparaging remark gives a hint as to what makes her such a fascinating figure today. In the context of the recent scholarly extension of modernism's borders in terms of geography, gender, class, and time, as well as such diverse new interests as the roles of literary networks, periodicals, and popular and material cultures, Mansfield is more important than ever.

ATHE Religion and Theatre Call for Panels: 2015 Conference

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 9:59pm
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Association for Theatre in Higher Education: Religion and Theatre Focus Group
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DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2014

ATHE 2015: Religion and Theatre CFP
CALL FOR PAPERS:

Religion and Theatre Focus Group

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference

30 July to 02 August 2015, Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal, Québec, Canada

"Je Me Souviens / I Remember"

The Religion and Theatre Focus Group invites panels that address any issues arising from the conference theme and location. In addition to the traditional format of paper panels, we also welcome proposals in the form of roundtables, collaborations, staged readings, talkbacks, and more.

CFP: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2015

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 1:59pm
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College English Association
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Call for Papers: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2015
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 on Caribbean Literature for our 46th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org

Black and Woman: Essays on Black Feminism in Contemporary Literature. November 30, 2014

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 8:40am
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Dr Blossom N. Fondo
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When it was stated that blacks are not women, it did not signify that black women were lacking in some essence of womanhood. Rather, it was meant to indicate the ways in which feminism as practiced by white women failed to take cognizance of the different experiences of non-white women. Consequently, black women came up with their version of feminist theory that took into consideration their unique experiences as well as their problems as black and women. They that the preoccupations of white feminism were not universal and neither were their problems identical. They therefore imagined a different feminism for themselves that will fully address the reality of the black woman.

Writing for Liberty

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 6:25am
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Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research, Lancaster University

Writing for Liberty is a two-day conference hosted by the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster University to be held on 17-18 April 2015.

We are now requesting academic papers and new creative writings for reading and performance. The Writing for Liberty Conference will focus on the relationship between forms of creative writing and questions of personal, artistic, social, and political liberty. Contributions may refer to any period in history and to any social, political or cultural context, though our main emphasis will be on contemporary writing practice and critical/theoretical response.

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