category: science and culture

Call for Submission for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies

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Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies
contact email: 
editor@aeternumjournal.com

Call for Submissions for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies (ISSN2324-4895) www.aeternumjournal.com

UPDATE - Lands of Milk and Honey: The Spatial Turn in Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Simon
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

In his 1967 "Des Espace Autres" Michel Foucault wrote that in contrast to literary and cultural criticism’s previous privileging of history, periodization, and time that “The present epoch will pe

25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference, Nov. 12th, 2016 (Abstracts due May 15th)

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Department of English and Foreign Languages, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL
contact email: 
ell@stfrancis.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
for the 25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference
to be held at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL on Saturday, November 12, 2016

[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; issue 13: non-thematic; submission deadline: 1 August 2016

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University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

Call for Papers

British Literature and Culture: Long 19th Century (PAMLA, Pasadena, Nov 11-13) Deadline: June 10, 2016

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Pacific Ancient and Modern Langiage Association
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Send proposals to PAMLA online system: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

This panel is open to papers on any and all relevant topics within the broad range of this session's focus.Proposals should be 250-300 words in length and provide a brief overview of the presentation.

Scale of Nature: Long Nineteenth Century Culture and The Great Chain of Being (18 March 17, CFP 29 July 16)

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Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Durham University, UK
contact email: 
cncs@durham.ac.uk

One-Day Conference
Saturday 18 March 2017
Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies and Centre for Visual Arts and Culture
Durham University, UK

Modernisms and Modernities:Comparing Literary and Cultural Experiences, Fudan University in Shanghai, 19-22 July, 2017

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University of Hamburg, Department of English and American Studies
contact email: 
modernisms.iaa@uni-hamburg.de

Convened by Fudan University (China), Universität Hamburg (Germany), Macquarie University (Australia)

PAMLA 2016 French & Francophone Sessions (Nov. 11-13, Pasadena)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emcefalo@umd.edu

Call for Papers.

The PAMLA Conference in 2016 will be held at the Westin Pasadena from Friday, November 11 to Sunday, November 13.

Bulletin: a non academic art paper

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Droste Effect magazine
contact email: 
submissions@drosteeffectmag.com

A new project by Droste Effect magazine, Bulletin is a non-academic, curated online publication.

Edited Collection--On the DL: Athletes, Athletics, and Disability, July 31, 2016

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Joseph P. Fisher
contact email: 
fishdog@gwu.edu

Popular rhetoric about athletics consistently emphasizes corporeal mastery and bodily perfection. Always exhibiting physical and mental toughness, athletes train ceaselessly to reach the pinnacle of sporting accomplishment: taking things to the next level. In fact, there is a good argument to be made that athletic excellence requires superhuman skill, for it is only when athletes devote 110% of themselves to their sports that victory can be achieved.

Yet, despite their apparent otherworldly physical strength and endurance, athletes constantly inhabit positions of disability. Whether experiencing performance interruptions due to “overuse” injuries or bearing the brunt of permanently disabling violence—concussions, spinal cord damage, any number of musculoskeletal traumas—athletes are defined by disability just as much as they are defined against it.

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