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Intertitles - a collection of essays on the printed text in silent cinema

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 7:14pm
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Gregory Robinson/Nevada State College
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This is a call for short proposals (title + 50-100 words) that could be developed into longer essays for a collection on intertitles - the printed text in silent movies. Potential topics include:

Intertitles and silent cinema
Intertitles and translation
Intertitles and adaptation
Intertitles in other mediums
Reading on screen
Projected text/embedded text
Intertitle writers
Intertitle cliches
intersections of text and image

Short proposals due: July 1st, 2016
Email: Gregory Robinson ~ gregory.robinson@nsc.edu

For more information on the project, visit:

After(-)Lives -- Deadline 30th July, 2016

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 4:45pm
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ANTAE - A Postgraduate Journal on the Interspaces of English Studies
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'While we talk, the sun is getting older. It will explode in 4.5 billion years.'
Jean François Lyotard, 'Can Thought Go on Without a Body?'

'living on can mean a reprieve or an afterlife, "life after life" or life after death, more life as more than life, and better; the state of suspension in which it's over - and over again'
Jacques Derrida, 'Living On: Borderlines'

'Whether my life had been before that sleep
The Heaven which I imagine, or a Hell
Like this harsh world in which I wake to weep,
I know not'
Percy Bysshe Shelley, 'The Triumph of Life'

Seeking short stories by women for Anthology- DEADLINE EXTENDED

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 1:54pm
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Project GirlSpire- Resources and Outreach for Liberia

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

We're looking for female writers to submit a story with the theme of overcoming challenges or "defeating the odds," and no more than 2,500- 5,000 words.

All stories should be Young Adult or New Adult, but can be dark and ominous, humorous, or even fantastical; you decide.

Stories should be submitted in standard manuscript format as a Microsoft word document. Send the story as an email attachment (stories sent in the body of the email will not be considered).

All stories must be unpublished. Although, this is an unpaid endeavor, this is for a great cause, and a great way to be published, and a great way to get reviews and press. Proceeds will go to Project READ's drop-in center in Liberia, Nedra House.

Call for Papers: Trespassing BODIES

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 1:14pm
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Trespassing Journal

Trespassing Journal is a fully peer-reviewed biannual journal that is committed to publishing fresh and original research in the fields of artistic production (including literature, film, new media, video-art, fine arts, experimental and avant-garde art, etc.) that trespass the sacrosanct grounds of the theoretical and artistic disciplines, and also question the established boundaries between art, science, and philosophy.Trespassing Journal focuses on artistic misfits, art and politics, artistic production in exile, and contradictory realms where art and technics break away from conventions.

Travel and Tourism Area of MAP/ACA Conference, Nov. 3-5, 2016

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 11:20am
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Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association

Call for papers for the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
Nov. 3-5, 2016 (Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA)

The Travel and Tourism area of MAPACA seeks papers that discuss and explore any aspect of travel and/or tourism. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to, the following:
- travel and gender/race/class
- heritage tourism
- material culture and tourism

Please feel free to consider a wide range of materials, texts and experiences. Applicants may also propose 3-person panels and roundtables.

Students (both undergraduate and graduate) and independent scholars are encouraged to apply.

The Verbal Text & National Literary Historiography: An Interdisciplinary Conference (November 2016), CFP deadline 1 June 2016

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 10:26am
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School of English & Drama, Queen Mary University of London
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The Verbal Text & National Literary Historiography
An Interdisciplinary Conference

10-12 November 2016
Queen Mary University of London

Call for Papers
Deadline for proposals: 1 June 2016.

Confirmed keynote speakers: Tsitsi Jaji (Duke), Peter Howarth (Queen Mary).
There will be performances by poets from South Africa and the United Kingdom.

ICR: "The Dark Side of Romanticism," Colorado Springs, CO, October 20-23, 2016

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 10:17am
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International Conference on Romanticism

The 2016 International Conference on Romanticism will be sponsored by The Colorado College, in Colorado Springs, near the base of Pikes Peak. Conference panels will be held in the Antlers Hotel, which will also serve as the main hotel for participants. In keeping with the traditions of the ICR we are sponsoring a conference with international and interdisciplinary aims. In the spirit of Halloween, our topic is "The Dark Side of Romanticism." We view this topic in a broad context and will accept papers on a wide range of topics.

We welcome proposals for completed panels with papers and participants.

Please send 250 word proposals to: ICR2016@ColoradoCollege.edu

Call For Submissions: "What to Make of 'Nation?"

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 10:09am
full name / name of organization: 
The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal, University of Connecticut

We are pleased to announce a call for papers to be featured in the second issue of The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal, housed in the University of Connecticut's Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages. For this issue, titled "What to Make of 'Nation?", we welcome article submissions that treat the often-problematic complexities of nation-centric constructs such as nationhood, nationalism, and national identity, as well as counter-constructs rooted in discourses of globality, postcolonialism, universality, human rights, and other bustling spheres of critical inquiry. This issue aims to complicate the very idea of nation by interrogating the limitations of its political, geographical, and socio-cultural dimensions.

LITERATURE, ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN SPACE '17 / International Conference on Literature, Architecture and Urban Space

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 9:03am
full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
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LITERATURE, ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN SPACE '17 / International Conference on Literature, Architecture and Urban Space will be held on March 3-4, 2017 in Istanbul. The conference is organized by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center).

PUBLICATION
Papers will be published in DAKAM's online library and in the proceedings e-book (with an ISBN number), which will be given to you in a DVD box and will be sent to be reviewed in the "Thomson & Reuters WOS' Conference Proceedings Citation Index-CPCI"

AGENDA
Deadline for abstract submission: NOVEMBER 25, 2016
Deadline for registration: JANUARY 20, 2017
Deadline for full papers submission: JANUARY 27, 2017

TRANSLATION STUDIES '16 / International Conference on Translation and Interpreting

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 8:15am
full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
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TRANSLATION STUDIES '16 / International Conference on Translation and Interpreting will be held on October 7-8, 2016 in Istanbul. The conference is organized by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center).

PUBLICATION
Papers will be published in DAKAM's online library and in the proceedings e-book (with an ISBN number), which will be given to you in a DVD box and will be sent to be reviewed in the "Thomson & Reuters WOS' Conference Proceedings Citation Index-CPCI"

AGENDA
Deadline for abstract submission: July 1, 2016
Deadline for registration: August 26, 2016
Deadline for full papers submission: September 2, 2016

LANGUAGE, PHONETICS AND ETYMOLOGY '16 / International Conference in Language Studies

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 8:13am
full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 

LANGUAGE, PHONETICS AND ETYMOLOGY '16 / International Conference in Language Studies will be held on October 7-8, 2016 in Istanbul. The conference is organized by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center).

PUBLICATION
Papers will be published in DAKAM's online library and in the proceedings e-book (with an ISBN number), which will be given to you in a DVD box and will be sent to be reviewed in the "Thomson & Reuters WOS' Conference Proceedings Citation Index-CPCI"

AGENDA
Deadline for abstract submission: July 1, 2016
Deadline for registration: August 26, 2016
Deadline for full papers submission: September 2, 2016

UNDERSTANDING BEAUTY AND UGLINESS '16 / International Conference on Art Theory and Philosophy

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 8:09am
full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 

UNDERSTANDING BEAUTY AND UGLINESS '16 / Interdisciplinary Conference on Art Theory and Philosophy will be held on November 11-12 in Istanbul. The conference is coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center).

PUBLICATION
Papers will be published in DAKAM's online library and in the proceedings e-book (with an ISBN number), which will be given to you in a DVD box and will be sent to be reviewed in the "Thomson & Reuters WOS' Conference Proceedings Citation Index-CPCI"

AGENDA
Deadline for abstract submission: August 5, 2016
Deadline for registration: September 30, 2016
Deadline for full papers submission: October 7, 2016

EXPERIENCE AND EXPRESSION OF LOVE '16 / International Conference in Literature, Arts, History and Psychology

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 7:36am
full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 

IDENTITY & THE SELF '16 / Interdisciplinary Conference on Cultural Identity and Philosophy of the Self will be held on November 11-12, 2016 in Istanbul. The conference is organized by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center).

PUBLICATION
Papers will be published in DAKAM's online library and in the proceedings e-book (with an ISBN number), which will be given to you in a DVD box and will be sent to be reviewed in the "Thomson & Reuters WOS' Conference Proceedings Citation Index-CPCI"

AGENDA
Deadline for abstract submission: August 5, 2016
Deadline for registration: September 30, 2016
Deadline for full papers submission: October 7, 2016

Gender and Women's Studies '16 / Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender and Women's Studies

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 7:29am
full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 

GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES '16 / Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender and Women's Studies in Social Sciences and Art will be held on November 11-12, 2016 in Istanbul. The conference is coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center.

PUBLICATION
Papers will be published in DAKAM's online library and in the proceedings e-book (with an ISBN number), which will be given to you in a DVD box and will be sent to be reviewed in the "Thomson & Reuters WOS' Conference Proceedings Citation Index-CPCI".

AGENDA
Deadline for abstract submission: August 5, 2016
Deadline for registration: September 30, 2016
Deadline for full papers submission: October 7, 2016

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