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[UPDATE - Deadline Extension] "The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition"

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Monday, December 1, 2014 - 8:54am
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GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference
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New Submission Deadline: December 10, 2014

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference. This year's annual conference will be held February 5-7, 2015 at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, and will feature papers, panels, workshops, creative writing readings, and speakers related to our annual theme, which is as follows.

Dirty Talk: The Forms and Language of Pleasure (MadLit) - Abstracts Due 1/3/2015

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Monday, December 1, 2014 - 8:42am
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University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Dirty Talk:The Forms and Language of Pleasure
The 11th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit)
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison // February 26-28, 2015w

Dirty talk. Guilty pleasure. Darkest desire. Our everyday discourse is littered with phrases that shun or shame the pleasurable. Yet seeking pleasure, as fig- ures from Chaucer to Freud have argued, is a basic human instinct. Scholarship across a variety of fields has gravitated toward humanity's complex relationship with pleasure.

"Arriving in the 20th Century: Public Speaking and Literary Resistance" (MELUS 2015)

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Monday, December 1, 2014 - 8:31am
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MELUS (Society for the Study of Multiethnic Literatures of the United States)
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Looking for additional participant(s) for "Arriving in the 20th Century: Public Speaking and Literary Resistance" panel at 2015 MELUS conference (April 9-12, Athens, GA). Please respond with 250-word abstract and two-page cv by December 12 so that we may meet the MELUS submission deadline of December 15; send to jdmattox@iusb.edu and hellen.lee@csus.edu. Broadly speaking, papers could focus on the work of literary/political figures and their writings, public speeches, or performances pertaining to uplift, belonging, citizenship, assimilation, or other related topic, at the turn of the 20th century.

Nobrow: The History and Future of Popular Culture

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Monday, December 1, 2014 - 7:48am
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CFP for edited collection "Nobrow: The History and Future of Popular Culture"

Traditional distinctions between "highbrow" and "lowbrow" are not sufficient to describe the cultural production of our times. We live—and have been living for a long time—in the age of "nobrow," which intertwines art and entertainment into a complex yet identifiable mode of cultural practice. Our increasingly global, digital, and culturally eclectic world is dominated by endless varieties of nobrow culture. Yet, with few exceptions, the historical nature, aesthetic complexity, and social interpretation of this cultural formation have largely escaped critical analysis.

CFP: New Writing - international creative writing journal (Routledge) - (1/2/15)

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Monday, December 1, 2014 - 7:42am
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New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory" is open for submissions for Volume 12 (Issues 12.1, 12.2 and 12.3) and Volume 13.

The journal considers critical work relating to Creative Writing practice and the critical examination of Creative Writing. Strong pedagogically focused papers are considered. Creative work (in any genre) is also welcome.

Word length and submission guidelines at: www.newwriting.org.uk

Submissions welcome via this journal submission site.

JCDE: Journal of Contemporary Drama in English 3.2 (2015)

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Monday, December 1, 2014 - 3:20am
full name / name of organization: 
Martin Middeke

JCDE: Journal of Contemporary Drama in English 3.2 (2015)

Editors:
Martin Middeke (Augsburg, Editor in Chief), Eckart Voigts (Brunswick),Christina Wald (Constance, Reviews), Clare Wallace (Prague)

Advisory Board:
Mireia Aragay (Barcelona), John Bull (Reading), Johan Callens
(Brussels), Jill S Dolan (Princeton), Tobias Döring (Munich), Nicholas
Grene (Dublin), Christopher Innes (Toronto), Stephen L Lacey
(Glamorgan), Deirdre Osborne (London), Dan Rebellato (London), Bernhard
Reitz (Mainz), Anthony Roche (Dublin), Annette J Saddik (New York),
Elizabeth Sakellaridou (Thessaloniki), Aleks Sierz (London)

The 2015 Summer Institute in Asian American Studies "The Subject(s) of Human Rights"--July 16-18, 2015, Taipei, Taiwan

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Monday, December 1, 2014 - 2:08am
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National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
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The 2015 Summer Institute in Asian American Studies will take place at National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, Taiwan from July 16 to 18, 2015. This year's gathering will address "The Subject(s) of Human Rights." By "subject(s)," we refer both to social agents attempting to effect forms of change (progressive or otherwise) as well as to academic subjects organizing and regulating the sorts of knowledge produced around such subjects.

THE ALTERNATIVE DOCUMENT

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Monday, December 1, 2014 - 1:59am
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Mary O'Neill and Angela Bartram /University of Lincoln
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The Alternative Document
This symposium explores the relationship between event and documentation as a provocation between the text /visual record and ephemeral art practices as a negotiation between sites that are often represented as polar opposites. These sites could be imagined as a territory where the distinction between land and sea is blurred, for example in alluvial plains, where the interplay between its different stages replenishes and revives each state. Rather than prioritizing one form over another, each manifestation generates potential for further responses, creating an ongoing work.

Les espaces de Blanchot/ Blanchot's Spaces

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Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 4:06pm
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Word and Text - A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics

Les espaces de Blanchot

Editeurs : Laura Marin (CESI Bucarest), Arleen Ionescu (UPG Ploiesti)

« Une marche dans les régions frontières et en frontière de la marche » (L'Entretien infini).

[UPDATE] Frames: Jewish Culture and the Comic Book (April 10, 2015)

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Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 3:02pm
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Charlotte Werbe, Princeton University

Call for Papers
Princeton University Conference
April 10, 2015

Frames: Jewish Culture and the Comic Book

"Spiegelman prompts one to see the panel as a picture and a window, as an oxymoronic 'picture window' that must at once be looked at and looked through: looked at because its signifying surface does not simply efface itself, does not merely yield before the authority of a signified reality or become a transparent means to an end outside itself; looked through because such 'picture windows' do open onto other windows, onto the abyssal depths of panes within panes."
Michael G. Levine, "Necessary Stains: Spiegelman's Maus and the Bleeding of History"

[UPDATE] Rethinking Democracy in Literature, Language and Culture (DEADLINE EXTENSION]

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Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 11:39am
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School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
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Rethinking Democracy in Literature, Language and Culture
(http://www.enl.auth.gr/democracy/)

Conference of the Hellenic Association for the Study of English
School of English
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

15-17 May 2015

Extended Abstract Submission Deadline: 20 December 2014

Plenary Speakers

Athina Athanasiou, University of Athens
Peter Buse, Kingston University
John McLeod, University of Leeds

CFP - Vol 2, issue 1 releasing 15th Jan 2015

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Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 1:32am
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International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, United Kingdom
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IJECM (ISSN 2348-0386) is a refereed monthly e-journal from Rochester, with a strong Editorial Board and a tested rapid review system. IJECM intends to contribute to the development & dissemination of knowledge on management, commerce & economics.

Submission: Inviting quality research papers/ review papers/ conceptual papers/ didactic articles for its Vol 3, issue 1. Submission due date is 31st Dec 2014. Release date is 15th Jan 2015.

Authors' guidelines: http://ijecm.co.uk/for-authors/

Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologies, Ecologies, Topologies

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Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 5:58pm
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American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
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American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologies, Ecologies, Topologies. The special issue will explore patterns of continuity and change in Anglophone screen culture after the year 2000 within a wide spatial and conceptual frame.

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