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Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites submissions (deadline 2/15/2015)

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:24am
Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Call for Submissions

Deadline to ensure consideration for Issue #3: 15 February 2015

For Issue #3, general submissions are welcome as well as work on the following topics:
•Age and the Posthuman
•Pain and Old Age

Deadline for 2015 Graduate Student Essay Contest: 15 February 2015

Shock Value: Experience, Affect and the Moving Image

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 8:29pm
Cinema Studies Department, New York University

NYU Cinema Studies Student Conference
February 20-21, 2015

From theorists Munsterberg and Benjamin to Deleuze and Gunning, the concept of shock has a long historical and theoretical legacy in cinema and media studies. Moving images and sound can challenge zones of sensory, emotional, or intellectual comfort. Movie theater, gallery, television, or touch screen, what does it mean to produce and experience shock in media? Or, have we entered a post-shock era? With a news cycle that appears increasingly punctuated by one explosive event after another, the time is ripe to revisit moving image media through the lens of shock.

MAP annual conference, April 10-11, 2015 "Reform and Resistance" [UPDATE]

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 7:34pm
Medieval Association of the Pacific

MAP is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for its annual conference hosted by the University of Nevada-Reno in Reno, NV, April 10-11, 2015. The program committee invites proposals for individual 20-minute papers as well as organized sessions of three 20-minute papers. We welcome papers and panels that explore any topic related to the study and teaching of the Middle Ages, especially those that connect to the conference theme, broadly conceived. All speakers must be fully-paid ("active") members of MAP to register for the conference and participate.

Proposals need to include the following for each speaker:

Anarchism and the Body Conference June 12-14, 2015 @ Purdue University

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 4:26pm
Anarchism and the Body Conference June 12-14, 2015 @ Purdue University

This conference seeks to be the first of its kind that is dedicated to questions of anarchism in conjunction with questions about the body conceived of as real, social, perceived, constructed, or institutionalized. The conference committee will consider papers that use anarchism to inform studies related to the body or studies related to the body informing anarchism. We encourage innovative papers that engage with multiple aspects of anarchism intersecting with multiple disciplines and fields. While we encourage innovation, radical thought, diversity, and interdisciplinarity, we ask that individuals explain how their argument or presentation is applicable or significant to the fields with which they engage to ensure a coherent program.

[UPDATE] Young Shakespeare (extended deadline: 11/10/14)

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 5:24am
Société Française Shakespeare

The 2015 Annual Conference of the French Shakespeare Society will take place in Paris in March 19-21, 2015.

We welcome proposals on all aspects concerning youth and Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

- What exactly was innovative, revolutionary even, in Shakespeare's youthful productions, and what might be learnt from them by today's young audiences, scholars, performers and readers?
- How far can today's young actors, directors, academics in literature and history, find inspiration for their own works in the "Young Shakespeare" experience?
- What types of products and productions aimed at young people today draw their titles, characters or elements of plots from Shakespeare?

California State, University, Long Beach -- Watermark 9 -- English Scholarly Journal -- Deadline February 2, 2015

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 4:13am
Watermark Journal

Watermark, an annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our ninth volume. Watermark is dedicated to publishing original critical and theoretical papers concerned with the fields of rhetoric and composition, and literature of all genres and periods. As this journal is intended to provide a forum for emerging voices, only student work will be considered.

Possible topics may include, but are not limited to:

Constance Fenimore Woolson Society at SSAWW Nov. 2015

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 3:40pm
Constance Fenimore Woolson Society

Constance Fenimore Woolson Society Call For Papers: Society for the Study of American Women Writers Triennial Conference, Philadelphia PA, Nov. 2015

"Constance Fenimore Woolson: Geographic Borders, Social Crossings"

The Constance Fenimore Woolson Society invites paper submissions for the CFW Society's panel at the SSAWW Triennial Conference in Philadelphia, PA 2015. In keeping with SSAWW's conference theme of "Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives," this panel will explore Woolson's liminal status as regionalist, international traveler, and genre-crossing woman writer. The Society warmly welcomes paper proposals on any of the following topics/keywords:

Being Non/Human: Bodily Borders. Abstracts due 02/02/15. Conference on 17th June 2015.

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 1:45pm
Queen Mary University of London

'Being Non/Human' is organising a conference for 2015 on the topic of 'bodily borders' and we invite any postgraduate or early career researcher interested in this theme to submit an abstract or propose a panel. Being Non/Human is an interdisciplinary group that engages with research on interactions between the human and nonhuman, providing a forum for graduate students and early career researchers to present current research. We hope this conference will offer a similar opportunity.

[UPDATE]Permacultural Practices, panel proposed for the ASLE Eleventh Biennial Conference, June 23-27, 2015, University of Idaho

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:53am
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

Writing in 1978, founders Bill Mollison and David Holmgren coined the term permaculture—a portmanteau compounding and eliding "permanent agriculture"—to signify a design ethics suitable to an imminently low-energy future. In the intervening years, "permaculture" has become a truly global movement, inspiring home gardeners and farmers, intentional communities and design courses, and artists and activists, coming to refer more broadly to all aspects of culture, and referring as much to an ethics of life and the living as to principles of conscientious and efficient design.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): C A L L F O R E N T R I E S

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 7:44am
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics
(International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642 | E-ISSN 2278-9650

No. XI | Issue 4(1) | Jan '15
Deadline: November 20 2014
Please visit:
in addition to following the notice below.
Ph: 91-8130224674

Call for contributors to The Roma: An Encyclopedia of "Gypsy" Life, Culture, and Society.

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 1:35pm
Andrew Hund

I would like to invite you to contribute to The Roma: An Encyclopedia of "Gypsy" Life, Culture, and Society. Please feel free to pass along to colleagues that might be interested in contributing to this reference work.

This one volume encyclopedia, to be published by ABC-CLIO, is soliciting contributors for 18 thematic essays Roma throughout the world. Thematic essays vary in length between 4,000-6,000 words. All contributors get their name in the contributor list and associated with their article and payment is $125 (USD) per thematic essay or a copy of the work.

The book will be geared toward our target audience of high school and early college students with little background knowledge on the Roma population.

Special Edition 2015 Journal of Dracula Studies (Jan 1, 2015)

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 12:10pm
Journal of Dracula Studies

In 2015 we will be publishing a
special edition of the Journal of
Dracula Studies to mark the 20th
anniversary of our Chapter. The
theme of this edition will be The
Horror Classics.
We invite manuscripts of
scholarly, reader-friendly,
articles of 3000 words or less for
The Horror Classics. We are
looking for articles which explore
the classic horror monsters of
literature, film, comics from the
Golden Age of horror (Tales
From the Crypt etc), and TV: The
Mummy, Ghosts, The Witch,
Mad Scientists, Swamp Monsters,
Zombies, The Haunted House,
The Werewolf, Aliens, Edward
Gory etc. (For this special edition,