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2nd Global Conference on Fandom: Practices and Participatory Cultures (7-10 November 2014)

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 9:48am
Inter-Disciplinary.Net

2nd Global Conference on Fandom: Practices and Participatory Cultures

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:
The 2nd Global Conference on Fandom: Practices and Participatory Cultures facilitates deeper engagements involving participants from across disciplinary and professional backgrounds in explorations of the nature, meaning and implications of fandom as it impacts individuals, fan communities and the societies in which they operate. The Steering Group welcome the submission of proposals for presentations, workshops, preconstituted panels, performances and installations that explore themes such as:

Short Stories for Lit Mag Website - $5.00 Honorarium

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:35pm
Blank Fiction Literary Magazine

Blank Fiction is looking to start publishing quality short stories of no more than 2,000 words on our blog. We're looking for quality writing of any genre.

Please visit the site to familiarize yourself with the project and see if you would be interested in working with us. We're looking forward to it.

http://blankfictionmag.com/

BOOK CHAPTERS on Maya Angelou (Abstracts due NOVEMBER 30, 2014)

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 7:04pm
Kendra N. Bryant, Florida A&M University

In light of Maya Angelou's most recent passing, I am inviting chapter essays that provide 21st century criticisms of Angelou's autobiographies, creative non-fiction, and poetry—preferably beyond I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, "Phenomenal Woman," and "Still I Rise." While there are some criticisms of Angelou's work (Myra K. McMurry, 1976; Carol E. Neubauer, 1983; Francoise Lionnet, 1989; Mary J. Lupton, 1990; Harold Bloom, 1995; Pierre Walker, 1995; Joanne Braxton, 1999) they precede the 21st century. Others (Terrasita A. Cuffie, 1999; Judith E. Harper, 1999; Patricia Kite, 1999; Pamela Loos, 1999; Corrine J. Naden, 2005; Vicki Cox & Miles Shapiro, 2006) are basically biographies; and many of them are for juvenile readers.

Messengers from the Stars - Episode III [UPDATE]

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 4:52pm
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES)

The first two editions of the Conference Messengers from the Stars (Episode I and II), organized in 2010 and 2012, gained a significant success. So, we announce a third conference dedicated to this subject. The several contributions of national and international participants (artists and academics), which were of high quality and interest, justify that we further develop this thematic line. This is a wide universe with international tradition and recognition in several areas of modernity. The national and international promotion of Science Fiction and Fantasy has gathered a widespread and varied audience, and fostered the open debate on theoretical and creative issues,

Award for Graduate Student Research on Philip Roth

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 1:56pm
Philip Roth Society

Annual Siegel/McDaniel Award for Graduate Student Research
Sponsored by the Philip Roth Society

Call for Papers: Summer 2014

The Siegel/McDaniel Award recognizes high-quality work of graduate students written on any aspect of Philip Roth's fiction in the past year (ending June 1, 2014).

We recommend that faculty urge strong students to submit papers and welcome submissions from members and non-members alike.

Eligible graduate students should submit a clean copy of their 10-15 page essay, double-spaced, with 12 point Times New Roman font to David Gooblar, Philip Roth Society Program Chair, at gooblarprs@gmail.com.

The annual deadline is September 15.

American Prose Poetry: A conference in honor of Mary Caponegro

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:45am
University of Udine, Italy

Please submit 300-word abstract for twenty-minute arguments. Send your proposals to danadaniele@libero.it by Sept. 30, 2014

Keynote Speakers:
Olivier Brossard, Prof. American Literature and Translation (Univ. of Paris Créteil)
Mary Ann Caws, Distinguished Prof. of French, English, American and Comp. Lit. (Graduate Ctr. CUNY)
Michel Delville, Prof. of American and Comp. Lit. (Univ. of Liège)

Keynote Reader:
Mary Caponegro, Richard B. Fisher Family Prof. of Writing and Literature (Bard College)

[Update] ASEBL Journal - literature, ethics, and evolution

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:25am
ASEBL Journal - St. Francis College (NY)

The editors of ASEBL Journal (literature, ethics, and evolution) invite queries for the January 2015 issue - sooner rather than later if possible. Issues are housed on the St. Francis College (NY) website http://www.sfc.edu/page.cfm?p=3993. Before query or submission, please review the About tab on the blog http://asebl.blogspot.com/p/about.html for complete information. The journal is peer-reviewed and indexed in Humanities Source, a major database of EBSCO Host (as well as in the MLA International Bibliography).

Acta Iassyensia Comparationis No. 15 (1/2015): EROI ŞI ANTIEROI / HEROES AND ANTIHEROES / HÉROS ET ANTIHÉROS

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 7:34am
Acta Iassyensia Comparationis, Department of Comparative Literature of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania

The Editorial Board of Acta Iassyensia Comparationis, a thematic, interdisciplinary biannual e-journal published by the Department of Comparative Literature of the "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi, invites you to publish in AIC 15 (1/2015), devoted to the EROI ŞI ANTIEROI / HEROES AND ANTIHEROES / HÉROS ET ANTIHÉROS theme.
The deadline for the submission of scholarly articles and book reviews is November 24, 2014.
The final decision of the AIC Editorial Board will be passed on before January 12, 2015.
The e-publication of the AIC 14-th issue is planned for February 28, 2015.

1st International Graduate Research Symposium on Architectural History: TABULA RASA

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 7:20am
School of Architecture University of Navarra (Pamplona, Spain) in collaboration with the European Architectural History Network (EAHN) and the support of Museum University of Navarra

TABULA RASA. Graduate Research Symposium 2015

Call for Papers
School of Architecture University of Navarra (Pamplona, Spain)in collaboration with the European Architectural History Network (EAHN)and the support of Museum University of Navarra

Pamplona, February 19 th-20 th 2015

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] American Studies Association of Texas Conference date Nov. 13-15, 2014

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 6:53pm
American Studies Association of Texas

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Join us November 13-15, 2014, at Sam Houston State University in the beautiful piney woods of East Texas, as we celebrate multi-disciplinary interpretations and iterations of American Studies.

CFP: On Subtitles (SCMS 2015 Montreal, due 8/4)

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 6:18pm
Jeffrey Middents

Patricia Rozema's "Desperanto," the first section of the 1992 omnibus film Montréal vu par/Montreal Sextet, follows Ann, an Anglophone Canadian housewife who just wants to have a good time visiting this Francophone city, yet struggles mightily with her inability to speak or understand French. A fantasy sequence during a party, however, suddenly allows her to see – and the interact with – the subtitles in English at the bottom of the screen, eventually serving as a magic carpet of sorts that whisks her off the screen at the end of the film.

20th Annual Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium November 9-11 2014

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 5:54pm
Dr. Holli Levitsky/Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium

Accepting panel or individual paper proposals on topics relating to Jewish American and/or Holocaust Literature. We welcome proposals that discuss fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, film or other visual media, and which highlight new ways to think about the discipline.

The Jahlit Symposium is held yearly in exotic South Beach, Florida, at the majestic Betsy Hotel. 15-20 minute papers can be read or presented orally.

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