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CfP for the Panel: Art and Identity

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 11:20am
Euroacademia

Call for Papers for the Panel
Art and Identity

As part of The Second Euroacademia International Conference 'Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities, 17 and 18 October 2014, Florence, Italy

Deadline for paper proposals: 12 September 2014

Panel Description:

ASECS 2015 Memorial Roundtable: "Adrianne Wadewitz and the Feminist Digital Humanities"

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 10:55am
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

The ASECS Digital Humanities Caucus invites proposals for a roundtable panel in memory of Adrianne Wadewitz. Before her untimely death, April 8, 2014, she was Mellon Digital Scholarship Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Digital Learning + Research at Occidental College and was to begin a new post as Assistant Professor of English at Whittier College in the Fall of 2014. Adrianne was a scholar of late eighteenth-century children's literature and a voice for the digital humanities, notably in her work on a primary source archive focused on the New England Primer. Adrianne was also a prominent and eloquent advocate for Wikipedia as an open and democratic source of information.

Canadian Precarities (May 30-June 2 2015, Ottawa, Canada)

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 10:33am
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English

What does it mean to feel precarious? Which bodies, subjects, and communities are more precarious than others? Is precarity a political-economic condition (the "precariat") and/or an affective, ethical, and psychoanalytical condition? Is there a social identity to "the precarious" in Canadian literature and culture, and is this identity entirely new or the renaming of an older category? To what extent does recent theoretical interest in precarity by European and U.S.-American scholars (Berardi, Berlant, Butler, Harvey, Lorey, Power, Puar, Standing) hold promise for Canadian cultural critics?

Women Writing North: ACCUTE 2015

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 10:17am
ACCUTE

It is common to conceive of Canada's North, especially in its early history, as a barren frontier conquerable only by the hardiest of men. However, as Barbara Kelcey's Alone in Silence: European Women in the Canadian North Before 1940 outlines, an estimated five hundred women or more traversed the Northwest Territories before World War II. While some of these women were the wives of missionaries or explorers, others were career-women in their own rights—artists, nurses, missionaries, entrepreneurs, or explorers.

World Lit Roundtable - NeMLA 2015, Toronto

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 10:31pm
NeMLA

As 'World Literature' continues to move beyond traditionally conceived boundaries, how do we think of it as an object of study? What are some new methodologies, foci of study, literary self-conceptions, and interdepartmental or interdisciplinary possibilities for its teaching to undergraduates? This roundtable seeks to open a dialogue on these and other matters of teaching world literature beyond the boundaries. We invite papers on such topics as, broadly, conceiving of syllabi to constructing courses; classroom practices to departmental—and interdepartmental—efficacy instituting world literature course; and any other practice that extends 'world literature' past the more traditional boundaries.

Call for papers: artciencia.com, Number 18 (December 2014-June 2015)

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 8:17pm
artciencia.com, Revista de Arte, Ciência e Comunicação

For the forthcoming issue planned for December 2014, the editors of artciencia.com invite essays and artwork with original approaches to the topics of Art and Education, History, Aesthetics, and/or Technology, in Cinema, Literature, Music, Video Art, Theatre, Performance, Photography, New Media, Painting, etc., as well as e-Learning, English Studies, Law and Communication Sciences.
We are especially interested in essays and artwork that address the convergence of studies in social sciences and/or cultural studies with those in art, or reconsider the encounter of art and culture with specific historical or scientific events (i.e. new discoveries, technological development, political and social change etc.).

(Reminder)The Versatile Genius: Renaissance Women Artists and the Canon.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 7:30pm
Elisa Modolo / Northeast Modern Language Association

Dear Colleagues,

This session seeks papers on pioneering women whose innovative work opened new fields of expression in literature, theater, music or the visual arts; on female artists who created or re-wrote the artistic canon; versatile talents who crossed genres and disciplines; women who resisted or rebelled against the limitations of their gender or socio-economical condition through art. Areas of interest: European female artists between the 15th and 17th centuries. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

Call for Contributions: A Virtual Underground Railroad

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 6:52pm
The Virtual Education Project

One of the most effective ways of learning is to immerse ourselves in the cultures we study; yet, we often encounter problems when these cultures are separated from us by constraints such as geography or time. When studying various people, places, events, and works, students and teachers rarely have the resources to visit each (if any) historical landmarks pertaining to their subject matter, restricting both research and teaching to textbooks and/or an amalgam of materials from various resources. The Virtual Education Project (VEP) is a large-scale pedagogical undertaking directed at providing both students and teachers with visual introductions to historical and contemporary landmarks (worldwide) relevant to the study of the humanities.

Call for Contributions: The Virtual Education Project

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 6:46pm
The Virtual Education Project

One of the most effective ways of learning is to immerse ourselves in the cultures we study; yet, we often encounter problems when these cultures are separated from us by constraints such as geography or time. When studying various people, places, events, and works, students and teachers rarely have the resources to visit each (if any) historical landmarks pertaining to their subject matter, restricting both research and teaching to textbooks and/or an amalgam of materials from various resources. The Virtual Education Project (VEP) is a large-scale pedagogical undertaking directed at providing both students and teachers with visual introductions to historical and contemporary landmarks (worldwide) relevant to the study of the humanities.

Wreck Park Journal Submission Deadline, Oct. 1st

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 4:41pm
Wreck Park Journal

WRECK PARK
A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Wreck Park is a double-blind, peer reviewed publication run out of Binghamton, New York. The journal publishes prose, poetry, criticism, and interviews, and is particularly interested in conceptual frameworks and developments that set to disrupt canonical and standardized discourses of the contemporary academic and literary landscapes. The journal welcomes authors, poets, researchers, and thinkers whose work reflects an interrogation of engendered norms and traditions within societies, cultures, intellectual circles, and beyond.

Rural Modernity in Britain: chapter proposals sought for edited collection (proposal deadline December 31, 2014)

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 2:48pm
Kristin Bluemel/Monmouth University and Michael McCluskey/University College London

We are seeking proposals for submissions to a collection of essays devoted to the theoretical and historical elaboration of the concept of rural modernity as it is worked out in literary, artistic, and other cultural objects and movements in early twentieth-century Britain.

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