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Special Issues - Christianity & Literature - "Sincerity"

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Monday, November 2, 2015 - 5:17pm
Christianity & Literature

CALL FOR PAPERS

Christianity & Literature
Two Special Issues:
"SINCERITY"

Special Issue Editors: Matthew J. Smith and Caleb Spencer

The journal Christianity & Literature seeks essay submissions for two companion special issues to be published on the topic of "Sincerity." These issues will explore the various ways that the history and thought of Christianity informs what we understand by sincerity. One issue will be devoted to literature written through the European Romantic movement, and the other to literature written since.

Play's the Thing: Phenomenology and Play in Early Modern Literature, 1500-1800--PROPOSALS DUE DECEMBER 4, 2015

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Monday, November 2, 2015 - 4:42pm
Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara

Play's the Thing: Phenomenology and Play in Early Modern Literature, 1500-1800
University of California, Santa Barbara
Conference Date: March 4-5, 2016
Proposal Due Date: December 4, 2015

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our annual conference, "Play's the Thing: Phenomenology and Play in Early Modern Literature, 1500-1800," to be held on March 4 and 5, 2016. We are happy to announce our three keynote speakers: Laura Engel (Duquesne University), James A. Knapp (Loyola University Chicago), and Bruce Smith (University of Southern California).

Classical Representations in Popular Culture, February 10-13, 2016

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Monday, November 2, 2015 - 1:58pm
Southwestern Popular/American Culture Association

The Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) will once again be sponsoring sessions on CLASSICAL REPRESENTATIONS IN POPULAR CULTURE at their 37th annual conference, February 10-13, 2016 at Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Papers on any aspect of Greek and Roman antiquity in contemporary culture are eligible for consideration. Potential topics include:

Medieval Globalisms: Movement in the Global Middle Ages (8-9 April 2016)

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Monday, November 2, 2015 - 11:30am
Medeival Studies Insititute of Indiana University, Bloomington

The Medieval Studies Institute of Indiana University invites proposals dealing with any aspect of Medieval Globalisms: movement, discourse, and cultural exchange. Scholars have rigorously interrogated modern models of globalism, but what does "global" mean for the Middle Ages? This symposium aims to identify the global perspectives that emerged in this period in which people, ideas, and objects traversed the globe through travel, trade, war, and exodus, and to explore the larger geographic context in which the Middle Ages occurred. In addition to the geographic, papers might explore studies of medieval conceptions of the globe and its relation to the self.

Bodies at Work: Reimagining the Lines of (Re)Production

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Monday, November 2, 2015 - 11:05am
UTA English Graduate Conference

Bodies at Work: Reimagining the Lines of (Re)Production
April 7-8, 2016, The University of Texas at Arlington
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2015
Conference Chairs: Stephanie Peebles Tavera, Robert LaRue

The University of Texas at Arlington invites 200-250 proposals for individual paper presentations as well as proposals for complete panels for our fourth annual English Graduate Conference. Please include your name, institutional affiliation, and contact email in your proposal. For complete panels, please include an abstract for the entire panel, along with brief explanations of the intended presentations.

[UPDATE] In More's Footsteps: Utopia and Science Fiction

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Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 4:40pm
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction

We have extended the deadline for this special issue of the journal. Next year marks the 500th anniversary of Sir Thomas More's seminal work, Utopia. Although the text has been of importance within Renaissance Studies and political philosophy, it has also occupied a special place within science fiction for helping to popularise the notion of 'the Great Good Place' to which society should strive to perfect. Whether directly or indirectly, More's text has been of huge significance for the utopian strand that runs through much science fiction.

We invite contributors to submit 6000 word articles on any aspect of More's text and its relationship to modern and contemporary science fiction. Topics might include (but are not limited to):

"Teaching Romanticism: Shakespearean Legacies"

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Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 4:24pm
Romantic Textualities

"Teaching Romanticism: Shakespearean Legacies"

As part of the ongoing series, Teaching Romanticism, we will consider Shakespeare's influence on Regency-era editors, essayists, novelists, poets, and forgers. It would be particularly useful to hear about which texts educators use and in what context, whether they place certain poems or prose works against those of Shakespeare, or connect these texts via contemporary works or theoretical practices…. or something else entirely!

Salient details:Individual entries can of course vary (as it's an online blog), but a typical entry should be about 200-400 words in length. Entries generally take an hour to write up.

"The Apollonian" Journal--Call for Papers--Open Issue

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Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 7:12pm
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [http://theapollonian.in]

Original, innovative and unpublished articles of high quality are invited for the open issue (Vol. 2, Issue 3; Dec. 2015) of "The Apollonian A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies" [http://theapollonian.in].
The articles are supposed to be interdisciplinary but must fall within the scope of Humanities.
Last date of submission: 30 Nov. 2015.
Please follow "Submission Guidelines" carefully before submitting your article.
Submission must be made electronically as MS Word file attachment to: apollonianjournal@gmail.com
There is NO publication fee.

CFP - KEEP IT DIRTY, vol., a, "Filth" / An open access, peer-reviewed online journal published by punctum books

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Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 2:05pm
KEEP IT DIRTY, vol., a, "Filth" / punctum books

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Filths savor nothing but themselves.

—William Shakespeare, King Lear (1603)
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With this call for content the multimedia journal KEEP IT DIRTY is announcing its new volume, "Filth." The volume, a critical project related to "filth," will be published online at http://keepitdirty.org/ starting December 2015. Submissions of text, audio, still images, video and other formats are welcome, provided they are complete at the time of submission and are somehow related to the concept—or more accurately, the nonconcept—of "filth."

Crafting Culture: Perspectives on Censorship

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Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 8:41pm
Caspersen School of Graduate Studies at Drew University

Crafting Culture: Perspectives on Censorship

Fourth Annual Dean Hopper New Scholars Conference
Drew University, June 10–12, 2016

Hosted by the graduate program in History & Culture at Drew, the Fourth Annual Dean Hopper New Scholars Conference provides an opportunity for current graduate students and early career scholars to present their work in an academic setting.

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