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Religion and Early Literature (MLA 2016 in Austin, TX, 7-10 January)

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Monday, February 9, 2015 - 11:48am
MLA Forum on Religion and Literature

Given the difficulty of distinguishing between literary and religious texts in early periods, how do literary scholars differ in their approaches to early texts from scholars of religious studies? We invite papers on religious literature from the sixth to the seventeenth centuries, from a range of literary disciplines and languages (Old English, Scandinavian, Hebrew, Spanish, Arabic, etc.), exploring questions of approach and practice. Panel sponsored by MLA Forum on Religion and Literature. Abstract/CV by 15 March 2015 to Adrienne Williams Boyarin, aboyarin@uvic.ca

The Eleventh International Margaret Cavendish Society Conference (18 TO 21 JUNE, 2015)

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 8:17am
The International Margaret Cavendish Society

THEME: Mediterranean and cross-cultural influences upon Cavendish's writings

The theme may include topics such as:

- Cross-cultural influences in relation to trade, art, literature, piracy and captivity
- Classical (Greco-Roman) identities, philosophy, literature, art and culture
- International conversations in science and philosophy including botany, animal husbandry, general agriculture, mathematics, etc.

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: 31 March 2015.

DETAILS AND REGISTRATION: WEBSITE

HOST: Centre for Visual Arts and Research (CVAR) with the support of the Cornaro Institute,
Cyprus College of Art

VENUE: Nicosia Museum
(Centre for Visual Arts and Research), Cyprus

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics, International Journal of Travel Writing [Deadline 20th February 2015]

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 5:22am
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications:

1) Diaries (diaries@coldnoon.com | upto 1500 words)
2) Dialogues (dialogues@coldnoon.com | above 1500, nonfiction/prose only).

Works can be in prose or poetry (or experimental) and should be pertaining to any dimension of travel/travel writing or its representation in writing, film and other media. Your subjects may address, but are not restricted to, the following domains:

EXCHANGES ABOUT DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 2:29pm
Terrae Incognitae 47.2 (2015), 48.1/2 (2016), and 49.1/2 (2017)

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXCHANGES ABOUT DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION

Terrae Incognitae 47.2 (2015), 48.1/2 (2016), and 49.1/2 (2017)

Filolog - JOURNAL OF LITERARY, LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL STUDIES

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 6:32am
UNIVERSITY OF BANJA LUKA, FACULTY OF PHILOLOGY

CALL FOR PAPERS AND REVIEWS

Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal. We would also welcome papers dealing with meta-theories and their significance for the human and social sciences, as well as reviews of the most recent books in the field of cultural, language and literary theories and criticism.

Papers should be a maximum of 7.000 words, and use the New Harvard Citation System. Papers must include abstracts and key words. Authors should also provide a short bio (up to 20 lines).

Silence! McGill AHCS Graduate Student Conference (24/04/15)

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Friday, February 6, 2015 - 6:15pm
McGill University Department of Art History and Communications

Silence!
McGill Art History and Communication Studies Graduate Student Conference
CFP Deadline: March 1st, 2015.
Conference Date: April 24, 2015.
McGill University, Montréal

Silence itself—the things one declines to say, or is forbidden to name, the discretion that is required between different speakers—is less the absolute limit of discourse, the other side from which it is separated by a strict boundary, than an element that functions alongside the things said, with them and in relation to them within over-all strategies. [...]There is not one but many silences, and they are an integral part of the strategies that underlie and permeate discourses. (Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality Vol. 1: An Introduction )

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