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Ten Years Gone: Celebrating the Works of Octavia Butler-- SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Shelat / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jshelat1@student.gsu.edu

This year marks 10 years since the untimely death of Octavia Butler. It is also the 40th anniversary of the publication of her first novel, Patternmaster.

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP: Re-conceptualizing Cultures of Remote Warfare / Special Issue of The Journal of War and Culture Stud

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca A. Adelman and David Kieran
contact email: 
adelman@umbc.edu

We are now into the second century in which aerial warfare is commonplace in a range of forms, and the second decade in which drone warfare is routinized.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA - St. Louis 2016
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

In the spirit of MMLA’s conference theme of “Border States,” this roundtable seeks to explore new pedagogical approaches to the teaching of world literature to college undergraduates, especially

Call for Papers: Indian Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Bharatiya Prajna: an Interdisciplinary Journal of Indian Studies
contact email: 
submission@indianstudies.net

Bharatiya Prajna: an Interdisciplinary Journal of Indian Studies
www.indianstudies.net

CFP: Animal Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Calls for Papers
Vol. VIII, No. 3, 2016
www.rupkatha.com

We are inviting papers on the selected focus area of Animal Studies and other general topics.

Focus Area:

Subjected to Play: Locating the Subject in the Promise of Play JUNE 3rd deadline

full name / name of organization: 
ZdC First Forum, USC Cinema and Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
zdcfirstforum@gmail.com

As utopian aspirations for new and more participatory media meet the sobering realities of digital labor and the politics of self management, First Forum invites scholars to examine the ways play has

[UPDATE] Wreck Park Journal Summer Issue Submission Deadline Approaching

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

Wreck Park is an international journal run out of Binghamton, New York.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE- 2 MAY 2016] Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope - 12-13 July 2016, Durham University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

RISKING THE FUTURE: VULNERABILITY, RESISTANCE, HOPE
Durham University, UK
12-13 July 2016

Keynote Speakers: Michaeline Crichlow; Simon During; Walter Mignolo

[UPDATE] Aboriginal North America and Europe: Strengthening Connections An interdisciplinary international conference

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
contact email: 
strengtheningconnectionspoznan@gmail.com

The aim of the conference is to bring together aboriginal and non-aboriginal North American and European scholars, artists and activists and provide a venue for exchanging views, ideas and scholarship

Last Call for Submissions to Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance. 30 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
De La Salle University, Department of Literature
contact email: 
jeremy.dechavez@dlsu.edu.ph

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance is an international peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish cutting-edge articles in the areas and intersections of Literary, Cultural,

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