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Religion & the Environment in Contemp Lit (ALA Symp, TX, Feb 26-28); due Sept 15

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Friday, July 18, 2014 - 5:22pm
Society for Contemporary Literature

The Society for Contemporary Literature, a group dedicated to the study of literature of the last 25 years, invites 300-word abstracts for a proposed panel at the God & the American Writer Symposium of the American Literature Assoc. We encourage scholars to think broadly about the environment and its relationship to the divine in contemporary literature. Recent writing occupies various points on a spectrum of approaches to that relationship—examples include the acceptance of the degradation of the environment as a sign of the Second Coming in the apocalyptic tenor of popular "rapture fiction," the opposition of evangelical preaching to sociobiology and science in E.O.

gender peace education and development

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Friday, July 18, 2014 - 4:38pm
VIVEK COLLEGE OF EDUCATION BIJNOR UTTARPRADESH INDIA 246701

pl send the paper for the conference which i going to beheld in bijnor uttar pradesh india on 29th -30th nov 2014
Gender, Peace, Education and Development
Sub-Themes
?Gender Equity in Education
?Gender Based Violence
?Gender and Peace Education
?Gender and Development
?Peace education sustainable development
?Women as activists and agents of promoting peace
?Gandhian concepts on Peace, Non violence & conflict resolution

Indigenous Children's Literature (1/07/15)

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Friday, July 18, 2014 - 3:36pm
Roxanne Harde / Bookbird: A Journal of International Children's Literature

Bookbird: A Journal of International Children's Literature invites contributions for a special issue exploring Indigenous Children's Literature from around the world. Taking our cue from studies like Clare Bradford's germinal Unsettling Narratives, which examines First Nations' issues in texts by Indigenous and non-Indigenous authors, this issue welcomes articles that focus on texts for children and young adults by Indigenous/Native/Aboriginal/First Nations authors. Topics might include, but are not limited to:

[UPDATE] American Indian Quarterly--books reviewers

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Friday, July 18, 2014 - 12:13pm
American Indian Quarterly

American Indian Quarterly (AIQ) is looking for established and new scholars of Native American studies who would like to write book reviews for AIQ. In order to be considered for selection as a reviewer, please contact our book review editor with a set of research goals/interests and short CV/Resume at aiqsubmissions@okstate.edu
AIQ is a peer reviewed, refereed journal that specializes in a wide range of issues pertaining to Native American issues and literature, politics, environmental justice, multimedia, screen studies, and the like. If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us at aiqsubmissions@okstate.edu

Field Journal | submissions due October 15th

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Friday, July 18, 2014 - 8:23am
Field Journal | A Journal of Socially-Engaged Art Criticism

FIELD, a new on-line, peer-reviewed journal devoted to socially engaged art practice, is pleased to solicit critical essays for its inaugural issue.

POP EUROPE? Symposium on Tuesday 2 December 2014

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Friday, July 18, 2014 - 5:12am
Wolverhampton Art Gallery

POP EUROPE? Symposium
CALL FOR PAPERS
Tuesday 2 December 2014
10.30am – 4.30pm
Arena Theatre, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1SE &
Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1DU, UK
01902 552055
www.wolverhamptonart.org.uk

Was Pop Art a British and American phenomenon?

NeMLA 2015 - Shakespearean [Re]Visions: Adapting the Bard in 21st-Century Visual Culture - Deadline 9/30/14

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 8:04pm
Mary Ellen Iatropoulos

Shakespearean [Re]Visions: Adapting the Bard in 21st-Century Visual Culture

Call for proposals for NeMLA 2015 panel

In what ways do twenty-first century adaptations of Shakespeare's works refashion, reinvent, and comment upon the Bard's texts? How is Shakespeare transformed through adaptation into visual media? What new insights are revealed about Shakespeare's works through the art of adaptation in the digital age? This panel seeks proposals that examine interpretations, adaptations, and/or [re]visions of Shakespeare's works in the twenty first century.

Chair: Mary Ellen Iatropoulos (maryiatrop@gmail.com)
Area: Culture & Media Studies
Cross: Interdisciplinary Humanities

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 7:41pm
Department of English at the University of Chicago

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders
Annual Graduate Conference of the Department of English at the University of Chicago, November 20-21, 2014
https://aestheticdisordersuchicago.wordpress.com/

Keynote Speaker: Claudia Rankine, Henry G. Lee Professor of English, Pomona College
With a public discussion conducted by Lauren Berlant, George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor of English, University of Chicago

Proposal submission deadline: July 25th, 2014

Television, Historicity, Theory--SCMS Panel, Montreal 2015

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 5:21pm
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference March, 2015 Montreal

Recent publications, such as Amy Villarejo's _Ethereal Queer: Television, Historicity, Desire_ (Duke, 2014) and Jason Mittell's _Complex Television: The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytelling_ (MediaCommons Press, 2012-13), among others, herald a paradigm shift in television theory and historiography, one that deepens and expands the current critical language of TV studies. This panel seeks to pursue this shift in critical and theoretical approaches to television studies, inviting papers that situate television in broader questions of narrativity, historicity, critical theory, and continental philosophy.

the quint: call for papers DEADLINE: 08/15/14

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 4:12pm
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north

the quint's twenty fourth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books, music, and films. The deadline for this call is 15th August 2014—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.

quint guidelines

All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board. Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint's editors or outside readers.

Edited Volume on Western Film and Television Abstract Deadline 11/15/14

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 4:04pm
ICONOGPRAHY AND ARCHETYPES IN WESTERN FILM AND TELEVISION

Call for Papers

ICONOGPRAHY AND ARCHETYPES IN WESTERN FILM AND TELEVISION

Eds. Sue Matheson and Andrew Patrick Nelson

We are currently soliciting abstracts of 100 words for essays to be included the first book to examine the richness and complexity of the film and television Western through its iconography and archetypes, foregrounding the significant contributions made to our understanding of America's narratives of land, nation and cultural identity by the recurrent symbols and artifacts of Hollywood's wild west.

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