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AMSN2: Transnational Modernisms, 15-16 December 2014, University of Sydney, Australia

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Monday, August 4, 2014 - 2:33am
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Australian Modernist Studies Network Conference
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The 'Transnational turn' in literary studies has been the focus of intense debate and sustained reflection in recent years, as have critical re-evaluations of Modernism's transnational scope. Scholarly interventions by Paul Giles (Transnationalism in Practice), Wai Chee Dimock (Through Other Continents: American Literature Across Deep Time), Jahan Ramanzani (A Transnational Poetics), and Paul Jay (Global Matters: The Transnational Turn in Literary Studies), among many others, establish the viability of transnationality as a disciplinary focus.

Thinking and Writing Beyond Two Cultures: STEM, WAC/WID, and the Changing Academy

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Monday, August 4, 2014 - 12:17am
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Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing

In 2008 The Times Literary Supplement included the publication of C. P. Snow's 1959 Rede Lecture, The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution, on its list of the 100 books that have most influenced Western public discourse since the Second World War. Although Snow's lecture prompted a dustup between scientists and literary elites over who could lay claim to the superior form of knowledge, over time the sides and tenor of the "Two Cultures Debate" have changed.

Latina/o sexualities and spaces in cultural production

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Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 7:14pm
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Dr. Ed Chamberlain
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Panel topic - Latina/o sexualities and spaces in cultural production

Conference – The 2015 Latin American Studies Association Congress

Location – San Juan, Puerto Rico

Deadline for abstracts – August 25, 2014

CFA: Popping the Question | The Question of Popular Culture

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Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 6:46pm
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Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
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Call for Articles
Diffractions – Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
POPPING THE QUESTION: THE QUESTION OF POPULAR CULTURE
Deadline for article submissions: November 30, 2014​
As a concept, the popular – or popular culture for that matter – has never ceased to be debatable and ambivalent. Although it has come to occupy a particular place under the spotlight over the past decades within the broad study of culture, such apparently privileged position has not deprived it of the manifold ambiguities, complexities or misconceptions that have often involved its general understanding (John Storey, 2012; Angela McRobbie, 1994; Andrew Ross, 1989; John Fiske, 1989).

JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL - The VIII James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

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Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 3:30pm
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The James Joyce Italian Foundation

Conference Date: February 2-3, 2014
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 15, 2013

The James Joyce Italian Foundation invites proposals for the Eighth Annual Conference in Rome. It will be hosted by the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the Università Roma Tre, to celebrate Joyce's 133th birthday.

The conference will be the occasion to present unpublished papers and works in progress on Joyce to an international audience.

Confirmed speakers: Matthew Campbell, Erik Bindervoet, Robbert-Jan Henkes, Fritz Senn, Carla Marengo Vaglio

It's All About the Personalization: The Challenges of the Online Professor [UPDATE]

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Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 3:11pm
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Northeast Modern Language Association
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This roundtable looks to examine the pains and joys of teaching in the online classroom. There has been a rise in the quantity of online degree programs, but has the quality gone with it? Let's look at what educators could and should be doing to reach out to students that choose this medium for their education. In return, what possible online classroom staples and lessons could be used and brought into the face-to-face classroom as well?

The conference is through the Northeast Modern Language Association and will take place April 30 - May 3, 2015 in Toronto, Canada.
Submissions are due: September 30, 2014.

NEMLA 2015: It's All About the Personalization: The Challenges of the Online Professor

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Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 2:56pm
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Northeast Modern Language Association
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This roundtable looks to examine the pains and joys of teaching in the online classroom. There has been a rise in the quantity of online degree programs, but has the quality gone with it? Let's look at what educators could and should be doing to reach out to students that choose this medium for their education. In return, what possible online classroom staples and lessons could be used and brought into the face-to-face classroom as well?

 

The conference is through the Northeast Modern Language Association and will take place April 30 - May 3, 2015 in Toronto, Canada.

Submissions are due: September 30, 2014.

"Literary Landscapes as Imagined Places: Historical, Psychological, Ecological" (NeMLA) Toronto April 30 - May 3, 2015

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Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 2:02pm
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Northeast Modern Language Association

Please submit proposals to NeMLA website https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html.
CFP listed under "Interdisciplinary Humanities."
Deadline 9-30-2014. Conference held in Toronto Ontario April 30 to May 3, 2015

This panel examines how landscape theory provides insight into the literary process of transforming images of physical landscapes into conceptual networks of images that embody historical, psychological, and ecological perspectives. Representation of landscape may be constituted from observation (mimetic) but also from powerful emotions conveyed through reconstructions read as metaphor, symbol, and myth.

[UPDATE] Essay Collection Studying the Film "Mean Girls"

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Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 1:03pm
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Rice University, English Department
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[UPDATE] Also accepting first-drafts and detailed abstracts by September 1st.

Get in loser, we're calling for papers.

Mean Girls was released in 2004, and it launched its stars' careers and entertained people from every generation. Ever since, girls are all the rage in movies and television shows. From Mean Girls and Bridesmaids, to "New Girl," "Girls,"Two Broke Girls" and countless other films and shows about girls, one thing about girls is clear: they're fetch, they're grool, and they're in.

American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

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Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 4:14am
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Academic Anglophone Society of Romania

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, is now accepting submissions for its December 2014 issue, an open-theme edition featuring our usual selection of critical-creative multidisciplinary work. We invite contributions in the form of articles, essays, interviews, book reviews, conference presentations and project outlines that seek to take Anglophone studies to a new level of enquiry across disciplinary boundaries.

Literature and the Armenian Diaspora

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Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:49pm
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NEMLA conference 2015 Toronto

Literature and the Armenian Diaspora

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, abstracts are sought on the Armenian diaspora in literature. Papers might address depictions of diasporic Armenians in other literatures, or the subject of diaspora or the Genocide in any literature that Armenians have participated or are represented in, including in (but not limited to) the Armenian language. The Many other diasporic languages: French, Turkish, Arabic, English, Farsi, Russian, Italian, and German, etc. are welcome.

Chair: James Najarian

Area: World Literatures (non-European Languages)

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