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Allegory: New Ideas, New Theories at MLA (Vancouver)

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 9:43pm
Brenda Machosky

This is an open call for papers about new approaches to allegory in any form. Unusual approaches to canonical allegories; unconventional applications; provocative theories or readings encouraged. 500 word abstracts March 10 by 10 March 2014 Will consider standard panel or roundtable format based on submissions. Initial inquiries welcome.

Nineteenth Century Popular Culture CFP deadline 4/30/14 (Midwest PCA/ACA October 3-5 2014)

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 6:38pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference

Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN
Deadline: April 30, 2014
http://submissions.mpcaaca.org/

Topics may include, but are not limited to, historical and literary treatments of women's and children's periodicals or books, international affairs, nineteenth century "fads" or trends, travel/tourism, technology, science and medicine, temperance, advertising, and slavery.

[UPDATE] SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED - CSULA Significations May 3, 2014

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 3:06pm
CSU Los Angeles/English Graduate Student Association

Significations - CSULA Department of English Graduate Student Conference - May 3, 2014
Deadline for Submissions: EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 10

***Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jayne Lewis, University of California, Irvine

Paper Topics
This year's theme is "Convergence." We invite submissions exploring the fields of literature, linguistics, composition and rhetoric, and creative writing. Areas of inquiry may also include cultural studies, critical theory, film, gender studies, philosophy, the social sciences, and visual and performing arts.

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 1:21pm
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization:
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email:
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The IJHCS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, English language, cultural studies and creative writing for the June 2014 Issue. Manuscripts Submission Deadline: 10/ 05/ 2014 Issue Publication Date: June 2014. For more details on the manuscripts and submission guidelines, please visit the Submission guidelines webpage: http://ijhcschiefeditor.wix.com/ijhcs#!submission-guidelines/c24vq

DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

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Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:00pm
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English



Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Dalhousie University (Halifax, N.S., Canada)
August 15-17, 2014

CFP: Editions as Sites of Memory for MLA 2015

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Monday, March 3, 2014 - 10:39pm
Association for Documentary Editing (ADE)

How does an edition function as a site of memory? For MLA 2015 in Vancouver, the Association for Documentary Editing (ADE) invites presentations in keeping with the conference's Presidential theme, "Negotiating Sites of Memory." Send 300-word abstract and short CV by 15 March to Carol DeBoer-Langworthy, CDBL@Brown.edu. Panelists must be MLA members by 1 April.

Revised CFP: Special Session on George Eliot

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Monday, March 3, 2014 - 3:45pm
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)

Call for Papers : Special Session: George Eliot, PAMLA 2014

Paper proposals are currently being accepted for a special session on George Eliot. This panel will explore the complex ideas and themes throughout Eliot's work. Contributors are encouraged to submit work that examines the many facets of Eliot's output, as she engaged the historical, literary, philosophical, and cultural trends of her day.

The annual conference for the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association will be held on October 31-November 2, 2014 at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside, California.

Call for papers: "Presbyterians in the trans-Atlantic world, 1550-1700"

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Monday, March 3, 2014 - 2:58pm
Queen's University Belfast

Conference: "Presbyterians in the trans-Atlantic world, 1550-1700"
12-13 September 2014, Queen's University Belfast

This interdisciplinary conference will describe and analyse the development of Presbyterian ideas, identities, networks, and communities in the early modern trans-Atlantic. Speakers who have already confirmed their attendance include Francis Bremer, Polly Ha, Laurence Kirkpatrick, Scott Spurlock, Elliot Vernon, and Michael Winship. Selected papers from the conference will be published in an edited volume under the title, Presbyterians in the trans-Atlantic world, 1550-1700.

Food and Eating: From the Literal to the Metaphorical

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Monday, March 3, 2014 - 1:24pm
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates or early career researchers on topics relating to the subject of Food and Eating: from the literal to the metaphorical, for the next edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for students of the Humanities and Arts, which is due to be published in Autumn 2014.

Our previous editions, 'Against the Grain', 'Space and Place' and 'Death and Decay' can be found at www.harts-minds.co.uk and updates at www.facebook.com/hartsandminds.

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present), An International Workshop, 4-5 December 2014

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Monday, March 3, 2014 - 7:18am
Ertegun Graduate Programme in the Humanities, Oxford Centre for Global History and the Postcolonial Writing and Theory Seminar, University of Oxford

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present) is a two-day interdisciplinary workshop organised by doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in conjunction with the English Faculty's Postcolonial Writing and Theory Seminar, the Oxford Centre for Global History and the University of Oxford's Ertegun Graduate Programme in the Humanities, to be held on the 4th and 5th of December 2014 at Ertegun House, Oxford.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: BCLA PG Conference "Alternatives: Translation and the (Anti-)Canon"

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Monday, March 3, 2014 - 6:46am
BCLA, Universities of Glasgow and St Andrews, Scottish PEN

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EXTENDED DEADLINE: 10th MARCH 2014
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BCLA Postgraduate Conference

Alternatives: Translation and the (Anti-)Canon
24-25 April 2014

University of Glasgow and University of St Andrews
in collaboration with Scottish PEN
including
Workshops in Translation and Creative Writing

Keynotes:
Dr. Robin MacKenzie, University of St Andrews & BCLA
Speaker invited by Scottish PEN, TBA

[UPDATE] English Seventeenth-Century Literature

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Monday, March 3, 2014 - 5:28am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

The deadline for proposals has been extended to March 31.

Papers on any aspect of British seventeenth-century literature, for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, October 9-11, 2014 in Boise, Idaho. Email 200-300 word proposals to clayldaniel@live.com or daniel@utpa.edu. All proposals are acknowledged. For further conference information, access the RMMLA website at http://www.rmmla.org/.

CFP for Gender & Childhood Conference Proposal Due 5/1/2014

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Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 8:23am
Gender Studies at University of Notre Dame

Call for Papers

"Fun with Dick and Jane: Gender and Childhood"
A Gender Studies Conference at the University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
December 4-6, 2014

In recent years, there has been great interest in questions of gender and childhood, ranging from issues around boys wearing princess costumes to school; to Disney princess culture; to parents refusing to announce a baby's biological sex; to pre-teen children coming out as gay, lesbian, and queer; to toy companies marketing toys by gender; to gender-related bullying, and more.

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