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Walter Besant Collection [UPDATE]

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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:35am
Kevin Morrison

I have received a number of excellent proposals for an edited collection on Walter Besant but am looking for a few more essays to round out the collection. I'd be particularly interested in receiving abstracts on the following topics:

-Besant and the Palestine Exploration Fund
-Besant's involvement in the Survey of London
-Besant's work with the Society of Authors (champion of copyright, chairman until 1892, and editor of its journal)
-Besant and the Atlantic Union

The original cfp, with contact information, appears below:

Call for Submission for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 11:10pm
Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies

Call for Submissions for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies (ISSN2324-4895) www.aeternumjournal.com

Aeternum is an open-access biannual online journal of peer-reviewed academic articles on all aspects of the contemporary Gothic. The purpose of the Journal is to provide an emphasis on contemporary Gothic scholarship, bringing together innovative perspectives from different areas of study.

Revisiting Shakespeare in the 21st Century

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:52pm
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Patna

Title: Revisiting Shakespeare in the 21st Century

ights depending on the changing social scenarios.

However, the topic that clearly emerges is 'gender'. Gender has always been a debatable topic of discussion since time immemorial and in times when glass- ceilings are breaking fast it would be worth to compare and contrast the concept and role of genders as depicted in Shakespeare's plays to the concept of gender as it eThe year 2016 marks the 400th death anniversary of one of the greatest English playwright William Shakespeare. The effort here is to commemorate the death of this great dramatist immortalized by his landmark works of fiction.

Concept Note

EXTENDED DEADLINE: First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture, 22-23 July 2016

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 6:50pm
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

The School of English Literature and Culture at Mainz University will be hosting its first graduate conference on 22 and 23 July 2016. We invite potential participants to submit proposals for 20-minute papers that fit into one of the following sections:

1. Text, Language, Reader
2. Text, History, Form
3. Text, Culture, Identity

Please send 200-word abstracts to the organisers by 15 May 2016: wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

Lehigh Valley Vanguard Seeking Bloggers

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 5:30pm
Lehigh Valley Vanguard

Submissions in PROSE

Please look back through our posts to be sure your work is a good fit for us. (www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org)

We are interested in radical politics. This means writing that considers poor, working class, and marginalized groups. Explorations of identity, neoliberalism, building a broad-based left movement, and resisting oppression: these topics are the most interesting to the editorial board.

Currently we'd especially like to see more about:

Slow Down [Edited Collection] 7/1/16

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 2:17pm
Stephannie S. Gearhart and Jonathan Chambers

We are currently seeking original essays for "Slow Down," a collection of articles written by arts and humanities scholars across disciplines, which together argue that higher education has been compromised by its uncritical acceptance of our culture's standards of productivity, busyness, and speed. Our project is inspired by the slow movement, which was made popular by Carlo Petrini's Slow Food movement and has since been adopted by many others concerned about the quality of life in a fast world.

My Body, My Bowels, My Bathroom - Call for Papers, Poems, Art, and more

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 11:42am
Journal of Reproductive Justice

Enough is enough! The Journal of Reproductive Justice is pulling together an anthology of works categorized as a contemporary commentary on discriminatory legislation that affects the LGBT+ community, most specifically our trans and non-binary siblings. This project, "My Body, My Bowels, My Bathroom" focuses specifically on the exclusion of noncis, nonbinary, and nonconforming folks/folx from restrooms based upon their identities, reverting to the archaic and demeaning practice of forcing people to conform to an arbitrary binary system that assigned their gender at birth.

Deadline for submission: June 15, 2016
Notification of Selection: Rolling/By August 1st, 2016

Write a book about a great book or great author

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:00am
Bob Batchelor

There are countless books and authors that could be featured in the Rowman & Littlefield book series "Great Authors/Great Books" (www.rowman.com), edited by Bob Batchelor (www.bobbatchelor.com), Miami University.

The first book under contract in the series is Josef Benson's (Wisconsin-Parkside) analysis of J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye. For a model in understanding the kind of books the series plans to publish, one might consider Gatsby: The Cultural History of the Great American Novel by Bob Batchelor.

Call for Proposals

Great Authors/Great Books

Call for Research Papers Apr-May 2016-Deadline: Apr 29, 2016

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 12:32am
International Academy of Science , Engineering and Technology (IASET)

Call For Papers - IASET Journals
ISSN ACCREDITED | NAAS Rated JOURNALS | HIGH IMPACT FACTOR (JCC) | HIGH IC Value (Index Copernicus Value 3.0)| IBI Factor: 3.68
Volume 5 | Issue 3 | Apr-May 2016

International Academy of Science , Engineering and Technology (IASET)

Website: www.iaset.us | Mail id: editor@iaset.us

(All Published papers will be indexed on Thomson Reuter ReseacherID)
Thomson Reuters ReseacherID indexed Journal ReseacherID: F-9901-2015
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Last Date for Papers Submission
Deadline: Apr 29, 2016

UPDATE - Lands of Milk and Honey: The Spatial Turn in Religion

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 9:41pm
Ed Simon

In his 1967 "Des Espace Autres" Michel Foucault wrote that in contrast to literary and cultural criticism's previous privileging of history, periodization, and time that "The present epoch will perhaps be above all the epoch of space." In the past generation scholars working across a wide variety of the humanities including literary theory, history, philosophy, cultural studies and religious studies have confirmed Foucault's prediction.

PAMLA 2016: American Queerness after 1945- Due 6/10/16

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 9:08pm
Grant Palmer

CALL FOR PAPERS
American Queerness after 1945
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
114th Annual Conference
November 11-13, 2016
Pasadena, California

What new valences of power and politics have arisen in queer literature since the Lavender Scare? What are the consequences of rendering the private as public? What are its legacies for the contemporary? This panel welcomes a broad range of approaches to these topics within American Literature since 1945.

25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference, Nov. 12th, 2016 (Abstracts due May 15th)

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 5:39pm
Department of English and Foreign Languages, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL

CALL FOR PAPERS
for the 25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference
to be held at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL on Saturday, November 12, 2016
Featuring poet Roger Reeves as keynote speaker

Please submit abstracts (approx. 250 words) for proposed papers by May 15, 2016, and completed papers (approx. 2000-3000 words or 1500-2000 words for AP and introductory students) no later than Sept. 15, 2016 in any of the following categories:
English literatures ● literatures in translation ● comparative literature ● critical theory ● film ● creative writing ● teaching English ● special sessions for introductory and AP English students

Texas Heritage: Inheritances and Legacies

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:01pm
Texas College English Association

In the summer of 2015, the San Antonio Missions were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the first in Texas, which provokes considerations of the complex inheritances from colonizers and native peoples--their languages, symbols, religions, architecture, modes of survival, and technologies.

[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; issue 13: non-thematic; submission deadline: 1 August 2016

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 1:46pm
University of Zadar

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

Call for Papers
(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 13th issue. We accept:

- original research papers: 5,000 to 7,000 words
- reviews: up to 2,000 words
- translations of literary texts: 5,000 to 7,000 words
- video essays (max 50 MB) – video submissions are welcome from all fields within the journal's focus

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