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LURe Journal Call for Papers!

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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 8:49am
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LURe Journal
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The journal for Literary Undergraduate Research in English, LURe, invites undergraduate students from any institution to submit manuscripts for our upcoming issue.

Submissions should involve studies in English, Philosophy, or Film Studies.

Submissions may be no longer than 15 pages, must use MLA format, and must include research from secondary sources.

Please include the following information with your submission:

-Name
-College or University
-Classification
-Major
-Discipline of Paper
-Email address

Include your name, title of your paper, and the name of your institution within the subject line of your email.

Deadlines:

CfP: Gender and the Erotic

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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 8:22am
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Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies

In the cultural imagination, expressions of the erotic – sex, desire, relationships – are intrinsically linked to gender. Female gender stereotypes are often based in ideas about sexual behavior, from the lustful Jezebel who preys on innocent men to the sexually passive Angel in the House who endures sexuality for the sake of procreation. Similarly, behavior in sexual encounters is often strictly scripted based on gender, with "rules" on everything from who makes the first move to who gets to be on top.

Call for Book Reviewers for Gender Forum

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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 8:16am
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Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies

gender forum is looking for one time and ongoing reviewers who are interested in reviewing recent books on Gender Studies/Queer Theory/Feminist Theory. Reviews should not exceed 1500 words in the MLA style.

Here is a short list of books currently needing reviewers (other suggestions welcome):

* Bianchi, Emanuela. The Feminine Symptom. Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos. New York: Fordham University Press, 2014.

* Birkle, Carmen, Ramona Kahl, Gundula Ludwig, and Susanne Maurer, eds. Emanzipation und Feministische Politiken. Sulzbach and Taunus: Helmer Ulrike, 2012.

* Hogan, Susan, ed. Revisiting Feminist Approaches to Art Therapy. New York and Oxford: Berghahn, 2012.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Twentieth Century Women's Writing (Edited Volume)

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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 5:20am
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Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha (Department of English, University of North Bengal, India)

We invite scholarly papers that shed light on twentieth century women novelists, playwrights and poets for a forthcoming anthology on twentieth century women writers.
Scope of the volume:

Beasts of America: Perspectives on Animals and Animality in U.S. Culture, 1776-1920 (Abstracts due January 15th, 2015)

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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 4:38am
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Dominik Ohrem
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In American history, animals are everywhere. They are a ubiquitous presence in myriad historical, literary, biographical, scientific and other texts and narratives of the American past – a past that, both different from and just like the present, was characterized by a multiplicity of relations between humans and animals ranging from intimate co-existence to exploitation and outright violence. A host of quintessentially American species such as the bison and mustang of the Western plains or the grizzly, admired by California mountain man James Capen Adams as "the monarch of American beasts", continue to inhabit the discursive, imaginary and, now to a much lesser degree, the geographical spaces of the nation.

International Conference on the History of Hong Kong (10-11 April 2015)

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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 4:33am
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Hong Kong Institute of Education & Hong Kong Shue Yan University
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Call for Papers:

International Conference on the History of Hong Kong
Interpreting History through Culture and Literature
10-11 April 2015
Hong Kong

Organizers:
- Department of Literature and Cultural Studies, The Hong Kong Institute of Education
- Faculty of Humanities, The Hong Kong Institute of Education

Co-Organizers:
- Department of History, Hong Kong Shue Yan University
- Centre for Popular Culture, The Hong Kong Institute of Education

"Transgressions," Illinois State University, April 17th [Proposals due Jan 1st]

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Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 10:03pm
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Word's Worth English Studies Graduate Committee
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Word's Worth Call for Proposals
The Word's Worth Committee at Illinois State University invites graduate students to submit proposals for the ISU Word's Worth Conference to be held on Friday, April 17th, 2015. All proposals may be submitted through our online form at ISUWordsWorth.com no later than January 15th, 2015.

Memory in Action: Remembering the Past, Negotiating the Present & Imagining the Future (3/28/2015). Abstracts: 12/1/2014

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Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 7:09pm
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Abbes Maazaoui, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Lincoln University in Pennsylvania
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The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (Lincoln University, Pennsylvania) is requesting proposals/abstracts for its third international conference, to be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015. The conference theme is "Memory in Action: Remembering the Past, Negotiating the Present, and Imagining the Future." Abstract deadline: December 1, 2014.

Ethnic American Women and Illustrated Periodicals; deadline Dec 5, 2014; conference November 4-8, 2015

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Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 6:16pm
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Research Society for American Periodicals

The Research Society for American Periodicals invites submissions for a conference session of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW), November 4-8, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In keeping with the conference theme "Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives," the panel considers periodicals as the "liminal" or threshold sites of engagement between ethnic American cultural producers and their audiences. Papers may especially focus on how the hybridized forms of illustrated periodicals, as both visual and textual forms, enable self-expression for African American, Asian and Pacific American, Latina, and Native American women as authors and artists.
Possible topics may include:

Call for Papers: The Profession at CEA 2015

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Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 4:27pm
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College English Association
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Call for Papers, CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One South Capital Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, 317-632-1234

Submission deadline: November 1, 2014 at http://cea-web.org/

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

We invite proposals on aspects of The Profession that address the conference theme: Imaginations.

Please see the submission instructions at http://cea-web.org/

Call for Papers: British Literature: Anglo Saxon and Medieval Literature

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Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 4:08pm
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College English Association
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Call for Papers, CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One South Capital Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, 317-632-1234

Submission deadline: November 1, 2014 at http://cea-web.org/

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

We invite proposals on aspects of Anglo Saxon and Medieval Literature that address the conference theme: Imaginations.

Trans-Scripts Vol. 5, 2015 "Race/Gender Revisited"

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Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 2:50pm
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University of California, Irvine
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Journal Publication Date: May 15, 2015
Deadline for Abstract/Paper Submission: January 31, 2015

"We have still to recognize that all women do not have the same gender."
Elsa Barkley Brown (1992)

"The violence that produces blackness necessitates that from the existential vantage of black lived experience, gender and sexuality lose their coherence as normative categories."
Zakiyyah Iman Jackson (2011)

Trans-Scripts—the interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences based at the University of California, Irvine—invites professorial and graduate student scholars to submit their work for publication. The theme of our fifth volume is "Race/Gender Revisited."

David Simon's America: Special Edition of the European Journal of American Culture

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Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 1:50am
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Arin Keeble (Newcastle University, UK); Ivan Stacy (Royal Thimphu College, Bhutan)

David Simon's America: Special Edition of the European Journal of American Culture

2015 marks the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, an event that devastated New Orleans and surrounding areas. The storm's aftermath threw into relief America's divisions and inequalities, as well as the more dysfunctional aspects of government. Simon addressed the aftermath of Katrina directly in Treme (2010-13), but this series can be seen as part of his ongoing project, notably encompassing The Wire (2002-08), to hold up American institutions and democracy to scrutiny.

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