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Enarratio: Journal of the Medieval Association of the Midwest

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Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 4:13pm
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Medieval Association of the Midwest
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Enarratio, the annual journal of the Medieval Association of the Midwest, invites articles on all fields of medieval studies, including but not limited to archaeology, art, bibliography, history, language, literature, music, philosophy, religion, and science. Enarratio is available by print subscription as well as open-access via Ohio State University Library's Knowledge Bank platform.

Accepted articles generally range from 5000-9000 words. Authors are held to high standards of accuracy, currency, and relevance to the field. All papers are judged by at least two peer reviewers.

Agricultural and Food Law Consortium: Call For Letters of Interest Due 02/12/16

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Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 2:49pm
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Agricultural and Food Law Consortium
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The Agricultural & Food Law Consortium is seeking formal collaboration with individuals, organizations, and institutions to conduct research and outreach activities that support the delivery of objective agricultural and food law research and information to the nation's agricultural community. The deadline for pre-proposals is February 12, 2016. To learn more about funding availability, the application process and timelines and other related information visit www.nationalaglawcenter.org/consortium/

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP, Performance and Materiality in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

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Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 2:09pm
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University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
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Please note: the deadline of this CFP has been extended to Jan 17th

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference, "Performance and Materiality in Medieval and Early Modern Culture" at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, March 11-12, 2016.

Journal of Dracula Studies

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Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 1:23pm
full name / name of organization: 
Anne DeLong/Curt Herr

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture, and related topics.
Submissions should be sent electronically (as an e-mail attachment in .doc or .rtf). Please indicate the title of your submission in the subject line of your e-mail.
Please follow the 2009 updated MLA style.
Contributors are responsible for obtaining any necessary permissions and ensuring observance of copyright.
Manuscripts will be peer-reviewed independently by at least two scholars in the field.
Copyright for published articles remains with the author.

Bridging Divides (journal issue)

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Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 11:43am
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Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
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The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars, is currently soliciting submissions for an upcoming special issue on: Bridging Divides.

The Queer South on Screen

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Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 10:58am
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Tison Pugh / University of Central Florida
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The Queer South on Screen tackles the longstanding invisibility of GLBT individuals both in the American South and in cinematic and television portrayals of the South. While the last several years have witnessed seismic shifts in depictions of GLBT life, corresponding with the greater visibility of and legal protections for queer citizens, the essays in this collection will ponder the ways in which representations (and misrepresentations) found their way to the screen in the past, as well as the ways in which more contemporaneous depictions of queer Southern life differ from those set in America's urban metropolises.

Call for Papers and Creative Writing Deadline: 02/15/16

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Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 9:25am
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the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
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the quint's thirtieth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 15th February 2016—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.

quint guidelines

All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to members of the editorial board for double-blind peer review. Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint's editors or outside readers.

[UPDATE] Journal: Language and Semiotic Studies

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Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 8:31am
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Soochow University
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Language and Semiotic Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal of international scope. Published by Soochow University Press, China, it is an authorized quarterly journal with an independent ISSN (2096-031X) and CN (32-1859/H) granted by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People's Republic of China. With all its contents appearing in English, the journal serves and supports the Chinese Association for Language and Semiotic Studies (founded at Soochow University in 1994) while it reaches out and joins colleagues from all around the world for trans-cultural exchange and inter-disciplinary dialogue.

Screening New England: 100 Years of Regional Moving Image History  

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Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 8:20am
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17th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
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The rich amateur and non-theatrical moving image history of New England will be the focus of the 2016 Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium. In commemoration of the Alamo Theatre's 100 years of cinematic exhibition and Northeast Historic Film's 30th year as a regional moving image archive, we invite archivists, scholars and technical specialists to explore all aspects of the moving image history of New England. Proposals that utilize the NHF collections are particularly welcome.

Seminar "Life-Writing and Celebrity: Exploring Intersections", ESSE Conference Galway, 22-26 August 2016

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Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 7:51am
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Sandra Mayer (University of Vienna) and Julia Lajta-Novak (King's College London)

Proposals are invited for the "Life-Writing and Celebrity" panel at the Conference of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)

22-26 Aug 2016, Galway, Ireland

Co-convenors:
Sandra Mayer, University of Vienna, Austria, sandra.mayer@univie.ac.at
Julia Lajta-Novak, King's College London, UK, julia.lajta-novak@kcl.ac.uk

(Dis)Connected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self (8th-9th September 2016)

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Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 5:08am
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(Dis)Connected Forms, University of Hull UK

Discourses concerning the concept of (dis)connection are especially prevalent in contemporary society. The relationship between the mind and the body – whether fractured or in flux – feeds into notions of identity, the self, and the 'other'. Contemporary scholarship focusing upon borders, transformations and creations considers the manifold ways in which the body can be (re)organised and (dis)assembled.

Fantastic Materials: Things and the Workings of the Non-Real. 7-8 July 2016, Sosnowiec, Poland

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 11:33pm
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Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, University of Silesia

The conference aims to address the use of materiality by the fantastic in its aesthetic, narrative and world building strategies. In the broadest sense then, the conference wishes to investigate the contribution of things to the achievement of the non-real and the production of its estranging appeal, which, at the same time, frequently bears responsibility for its immersive qualities.

SCSC 2016 (August 18-20), Bruges: "Visualizing the Early Modern World in Digital Space and Time"

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 3:37pm
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Sixteenth Century Society & Conference
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This session invites digital projects—at any stage—that attempt to imagine the ways in which aspects of the early modern world can be visualized in digital spaces. We are particularly interested in projects that study the geographic movement of people and objects over time. Within this framework, we seek papers that explore the following questions: What are the spatial and temporal problems that early modern people, objects, and their metadata present to us? How can we reconcile the imprecision of historical sources with the required precision of digital technologies? How can we translate humanistic data into a digital platform in a way that captures the nuance of the source data? What are the limits of these methodologies?

Due March 31. SCMLA 2016 Session English I: Old and Middle English Language and Literature

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 2:07pm
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South Central Modern Language Association
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This panel welcomes papers on topics related to Old and Middle English Language and Literature. Presenters are required to be members of SCMLA, but may join after acceptance. Please submit 500 word abstracts or complete papers to Rebecca Dark at rebeccad@dbu.edu by March 31, 2016. Authors of accepted papers will be notified in April 2016. The conference will be held in Dallas, TX, Nov. 3-5, 2016.

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