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Call for Submissions: Literary Undergraduate Research in English

updated: 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 8:59pm
full name / name of organization: 
LURe/University of West Georgia
contact email: 

The journal for Literary Undergraduate Research in English, LURe, invites undergraduate students from any institution to submit manuscripts for our upcoming issue.

Submissions should involve studies in English, Philosophy, or Film Studies.

Submissions may be no longer than 1500 words and must use MLA format.

Please include the following information with your submission:
-Name
-College or University
-Classification
-Major
-Discipline of Paper
-Email address

Include your name, title of your paper, and the name of your institution within the subject line of your email.

Culrun 2014: "The Humanities, Conflict and Development in Africa

updated: 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 8:39pm
full name / name of organization: 
Redeemer's University, Ogun State, Nigeria
contact email: 

The College of Humanities of Redeemer's University, a private university, in Redemption City, Ogun State, Nigeria, invites you to its first international conference which will hold from May 27th to 28th, 2014, under the theme: "The Humanities, Conflict and Development in Africa".

CLASH 2014: (Non)Belonging: (Re)Reading Identities [submission deadline June 30th]

updated: 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 7:09pm
full name / name of organization: 
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 

(Non)Belonging: (Re)Reading Identities

Department of English Literature and Literary Linguistics, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University Poznań
5-6 December 2014

In cooperation with:
Institute of German Studies
Institute Romance Languages and Literatures
Institute of Russian Studies

[UPDATE] Liminality in American Literature

updated: 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 4:58pm
full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference 2014, Riverside, CA
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This panel welcomes papers considering the role and function of liminality, liminal personae, and liminal landscapes in works of American Literature. Paper topics are not limited to, but may include, the application of Arnold van Gennep, Victor Turner, Pat Mora, and Gloria Anzaldua. Papers should explore the connection between liminality and the American understanding of land, race, gender, identity, genre, or reality (though other considerations are welcome).

Challenge Media Landscapes

updated: 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 3:55pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
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CALL FOR PAPERS
CHALLENGING MEDIA LANDSCAPES CONFERENCE 2014
Date: Monday 17-Tuesday 18 November 2014
Venue: University of Salford, MediacityUK, Salford, Manchester.
The theme of the Challenging Media Landscapes conference is Exploring Media Choice and Freedom. It is hosted and organized by the University of Salford at MediacityUK and is part of the five day 2014 International Media Festival, Salford.

[UPDATE] INDIAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION

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Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 2:24pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr R. P. Singh Associate Professor of English Department of English and Modern European Languages University of Lucknow Lucknow - 226007, U P, INDIA
contact email: 

Indian Literature in Translation
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com
The proposed book seeks to examine various aspects of Indian Literature in Translation with reference to the following:
1. Making of Indian Literature
2. Challenges before Indian Literature in Translation
3. Indian Poetry in Translation
4. Indian Novel in Translation
5. Indian Drama in Translation
6. Other Indian Genre in Translation
7. The Ramayana
8. The Mahabharata
9. Kalidas with special reference to Shakuntala
10. Jaishankar Prasad with special reference to Kamayani
11. Rabindra Nath Tagore with special reference to Gitanjali

Call for Submissions - April 15, 2014 - Short Articles

updated: 
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 6:59pm
full name / name of organization: 
US Editors / The New Union
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Call for Submissions: Issue 2

A new humanities journal is accepting submissions for articles on literature, culture, or politics for its second issue. We will accept abstracts or full essays, but we are looking for articles that will be ready for our May/June issue.

Please send your articles or abstracts to editorsustnu@gmail.com.

Asian Literature (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2), Riverside, CA

updated: 
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 5:36pm
full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

CFP: Asian Literature (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2) in Riverside, CA

Papers are sought for the Asian Literature standing session at the 112th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, to take place from October 31 to November 2 at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside, CA.

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY, 13-15 November, 2014

updated: 
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 3:16pm
full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
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American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Join us November 13-15, 2014, at Sam Houston State University in the beautiful piney woods of East Texas, as we celebrate multi-disciplinary interpretations and iterations of American Studies.

Exploring Liminality in Anglophone Studies

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Friday, March 21, 2014 - 1:30pm
full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo & Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies
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In line with the three previous successful ASYRAS conferences organised at the University of Salamanca and the University of Oviedo, the Department of English, French and German Studies of the University of Vigo is pleased to announce the 4th International Conference of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies. The event will be held at the School of Philology and Translation between the 4th and the 6th February 2015, keeping up with the society's interest in the overall promotion of literary, linguistic and cultural research in Anglophone Studies. In order to stimulate the exchange of research and ideas, the conference will take place concurrently with the 4th ELC (English Linguistics Circle) Postgraduate Conference.

CFP; James Hogg and His World 2015 Conference, University of Toronto

updated: 
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 3:18pm
full name / name of organization: 
James Hogg Society

Call for Papers
James Hogg and His World
Victoria College, University of Toronto (April 9 – 12, 2015)

The James Hogg Society welcomes paper proposals for its upcoming conference on James Hogg and His World, to be held at Alumni Hall, Victoria College, University of Toronto from April 9-12, 2015. Abstracts for 20-minute papers should be submitted to Sharon Alker and Holly Faith Nelson at alkersr@whitman.edu and holly.nelson@twu.ca respectively by September 15th, 2014.

Mothers, Mothering, and Motherhood in Literature Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, Oct 22-24, 2014

updated: 
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 9:05am
full name / name of organization: 
Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement

In 1976, Adrienne Rich broke new ground with her text Of Woman Born, in which she challenged scholars to confront their tendency to avoid discussions of motherhood, observing: "We know more about the air we breathe, the seas we travel, than about the nature and meaning of motherhood." Rich's book helped to launch the academic study of mothering in literature, as evidenced by the publication of several key texts: The Lost Tradition: Mothers and Daughters in Literature (1980), Mother Puzzles: Daughters and Mothers in Contemporary American Literature (1989), Women's Fiction Between the Wars: Mothers, Daughters, and Writing (1998), This Giving Birth: Pregnancy and Childbirth in American Women's Writing (2000), and Textual Mothers, Maternal Texts (2010).

British Culture after 9/11, 27 June 2014

updated: 
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 6:59am
full name / name of organization: 
Rehana Ahmed / Teesside University, UK
contact email: 

*Deadline for proposals: 31 March*

British Culture after 9/11

Teesside University (Darlington Campus)
Friday 27 June 2014

Keynote Speakers:
Dr Claire Chambers (University of York)
Professor Peter Morey (University of East London)
Avaes Mohammad (poet, playwright, performer)

Utopia and Nonviolence: 15th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society. Prague, 2–5 July 2014.

updated: 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 11:09pm
full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague
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The special focus of the 2014 conference of The Utopian Studies Society is nonviolence and its relationship to utopianism. Our politics and culture are built around violence and war. As already Ralph W. Emerson observed, "[t]hat the project of peace should appear visionary to great numbers of sensible men; should appear laughable, even, to numbers; should appear to the grave and good-natured to be embarrassed with extreme practical difficulties, —is very natural." Moreover, nonviolent ends are often justified by violent means; we "fight" for justice and peace. Even the word "nonviolence"—like utopia—is defined by a lack; and likewise charged with idealism or wishful thinking.

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