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Medicine and the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference, March 4-5, 2015

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Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 12:04pm
Paul W. Child, Sam Houston State University

The 7th Annual Medicine and the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

Sam Houston State University
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Huntsville, Texas
March 4-5, 2015

Call for Papers

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sam Houston State University invites abstracts for paper and poster presentations on topics related to the intersection between medicine, the humanities, and the social sciences. This interdisciplinary conference, which is open to contributions from all relevant fields, includes plenary thematic sessions, scholarly panels, roundtables with community representatives and stakeholders, a full poster exhibition, student sessions, and a student poster competition.

[UPDATE] Abstracts due Sept. 30 for "Marginalized Texts and Modern Editions" roundtable

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Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 11:59am
NEMLA 2015 (April 30-May 3, 2015), Toronto

In recent years, a number of overlooked and forgotten texts have made their way to modern readers through new scholarly editions. This roundtable discussion hopes to address the following questions: How do new editions of marginal texts come to be? What is at stake in recuperating and reissuing neglected work? How can editors of these texts best address the needs of contemporary audiences—including undergraduates, graduate students, instructors, and the broader reading public?

Submit abstract of 250 words at www.nemla.org by September 30, 2014.

Figural Evasions: The Poetics of Defense (ACLA, March 26-29 Seattle)

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Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 11:56am
Lily Gurton-Wachter, University of Missouri & Andrea Gadberry, New York University

Poetics and defense have long been bedfellows, from Plato's infamous call for poets to be exiled from the polis to the cottage industry around the "defense of poetry" (Sidney, Du Bellay, Shelley, and so on). Our seminar aims to engage the problem of poetics and defense in a different way from this distinguished lineage, though. How might poetry itself be a method of evasion and defense? And what tropic entanglements do writers wishing to evade poetry and poetics find themselves in, perhaps in spite of themselves? What does poetry have to teach us about the art of avoidance both in the successful execution of evasion and in its botch? And how do poems figure avoidance itself, as both a goal and an object of critique?

[UPDATE} Call for submission Issue 03:2

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Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 8:50am
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies

The Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies calls for submissions for its sixth issue stressing trauma theory and its application to literature.
We welcome submissions that examine among other major concerns new directions in trauma theory and their impact on literary studies.
Articles should be submitted by December 15, 2014 in electronic format to david.miller@mmu.ac.uk and lucia.aiello@york.ac.uk.
Submissions should be in English, between 6000 and 8000 words, and should comply with the submission guidelines published on this website.

Lifewriting & Islam

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Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 9:25pm
Lifewriting Annual

Special Section on Lifewriting & Islam

Call for Papers: Film Studies at CEA 2015 (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

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Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 7:41pm
College English Association

Call for Papers: Film Studies at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One South Capital Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, Phone (317)-632-1234; Fax (317) 616-6299

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.

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2015 (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

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Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 7:37pm
College English Association

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One South Capital Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, Phone (317)-632-1234; Fax (317) 616-6299

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.

Call for Papers: Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2015 (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

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Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 7:31pm
College English Association

Call for Papers: Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One South Capital Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, Phone (317)-632-1234; Fax (317) 616-6299

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.

Call for Papers: Scottish Literature at CEA 2015 (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

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Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 7:24pm
College English Association

Call for Papers: Scottish Literature at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One South Capital Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, Phone (317)-632-1234; Fax (317) 616-6299

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.

Call for Papers: Irish Literature at CEA 2015 (1/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

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Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 7:18pm
College English Association

Call for Papers: Irish Literature at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, One South Capital Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204, Phone (317)-632-1234; Fax (317) 616-6299

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.

CFP -- The uses of teaching and researching foreign cultures in today's universities -- June 2015, Orléans, France

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Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 1:34pm
Rémélice -- Université d'Orléans

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CFP available in English, French and Spanish on the website of the Rémélice research team (University of Orléans, France) : http://www.univ-orleans.fr/remelice/
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The uses of teaching and researching foreign cultures in today's universities: what seems to be the problem?

International conference, June 11-13, 2015, University of Orléans, France.
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