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[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Original, innovative and unpublished articles of high quality are invited for the open issue (Vol. 2, Issue 3; Dec. 2015) of "The Apollonian A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies"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."

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED for SCSECS (South Central ASECS) Feb 25-27 2016

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Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 12:46pm
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

The deadline for abstracts of proposed papers for this year's SCSECS meeting (South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies) in Oklahoma City has been extended to November 30, 2015.

An updated list of proposed panels is available at http://www.scsecs.net/scsecs/2016/panels.html Panel chairs have been asked to forward any proposals that will not fit on a full panel to the conference organizer.

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.

Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics 3.1 (April 2016)

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Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 2:44pm
Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics

Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics—a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary online journal and digital forum—invites submissions for its April 2016 issue. For this issue of the Ethos journal, we invite submissions of original scholarly work that consider topics relevant to the project's intellectual interests in the arts, humanities, and public ethics. Articles may explore literary texts, film, music, trends in cultural criticism and "theory," or issues of wider social and political concern. Interested contributors are encouraged to browse through our digital archive of forum posts and journal issues to learn more about the range of topics featured on the project.

[UPDATE] SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE - February 1-2-3, 2016

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Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 1:52am
The James Joyce Italian Foundation

SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE

The IX James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 1-2-3, 2016
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 5, 2015

Please visit the James Joyce Italian Foundation website for information about the "Giorgio Melchiori Grants" to take part in the conference: http://thejamesjoyceitalianfoundation.wordpress.com/

Confirmed speakers: Paola Pugliatti, Klaus Reichert, Laura Pelaschiar, Valerie Benejam

MOSF Journal of Science Fiction's Inaugural Issue -- DEADLINE: Nov. 30

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 5:44am
Museum of Science Fiction

Editorial Team: Monica Louzon, M.L.S. (Managing Editor), Rachel Lazarus, Ph.D. (Co-Editor), Heather McHale, Ph.D. (Co-Editor), Ben Bova, Ph.D. (Editorial Board Member), Nancy Kress, M.S, M.A. (Editorial Board Member)

Details:
We are soliciting manuscripts to be featured in the inaugural issue of the Museum of Science Fiction's Journal of Science Fiction (MOSF Journal of Science Fiction, http://publish.lib.umd.edu/scifi/index), to be released in January 2016. The MOSF Journal of Science Fiction is completely Open Access—there are no submission or subscription fees required.

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