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Sustainable Stories of Carson McCullers (The 86th Annual SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 7-9, 2014)

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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 11:51am
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Alison Bertolini: The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians (Columbus State University) in conjunction with The Carson McCullers Society

In recent years, there has been a revived interest in the work of Carson McCullers. For example, in 2001 the Library of America published a collection of her novels followed by a second print run in 2004. Also in 2004, talk show host Oprah Winfrey chose The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter as the selection for her popular book club, and soon after The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter became part of The Big Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. More than 40 years after McCullers's death, the love, loneliness, and longing that haunt her stories still resonate with readers.

[UPDATED]: InnovAction for Poverty International Research Paper Prize Competition (Extended Deadline: June 23, 2014)

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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 9:05am
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Academic Studies Department / Kimse Yok Mu

InnovAction for Poverty International Research Paper Prize Competition

Kimse Yok Mu is an international non-governmental relief organization based in Turkey and Academic Studies Department of KYM organized an international research paper competition called InnovAction for Poverty . The prize competition is open to masters and PhD. students or graduates all over the world and purposes to produce applicable and innovative ideas for struggling poverty, to support human and social development, to create social awareness and to make social impact by implementing these ideas.

In line with these aims we invite papers on a variety of topics including, but not limited to:

The IAFOR North American Conference on Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, September 25-28 2014

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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 2:33am
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The International Academic Forum
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2014 Conference Theme: "Individual, Community & Society: Conflict, Resolution & Synergy"

Abstract Submission Deadline: 15th May, 2014
Registration Deadline: 1st September, 2014

Conflict is an integral part of the human condition. The universal struggle between our personal selves – who we are as unique, separate and different from others, with our specific blend of experiences, abilities, attitudes, aspirations, needs and wants – and our social selves, intricately connected to, and interdependent on, others – our loved ones, our friends and favoured groups, our communities and cultures – leads inevitably to internal as well as interpersonal conflict.

The IAFOR North American Conference on the Arts and Humanities - September 18-21, 2014

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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 1:01am
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The International Academic Forum
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Conference Theme 2014: "Individual, Community & Society: Conflict, Resolution & Synergy"

Abstract Submission Deadline: 15th May, 2014
Registration Deadline: 15th August, 2014

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global university and institutional partners is proud to announce the First North American Conference on the Arts and Humanities.

Hear the latest research, publish before a global audience, present in a supportive environment, network, engage in new relationships, experience the US, explore Boston, New York and New England, join a global academic community…

The IAFOR North American Conference on Media, Film and Cultural Studies - 18-21 September, 2014

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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 12:57am
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The International Academic Forum
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Conference Themes 2014: "Individual, Community, Society: Conflict, Resolution & Synergy", and "Borderlands of Becoming, Belonging, and Sharing"

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global university and institutional partners is proud to announce the Inaugural North American Conference on Media, Film and Cultural Studies.

Hear the latest research, publish before a global audience, present in a supportive environment, network, engage in new relationships, experience the US, explore Boston, New York and New England, join a global academic community…

English for specific purposes (ESP)

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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 12:51am
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Dr Alka Singh Assistant Professor of English Department of Humanities and Other Studies Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Lucknow - 226012, U P, INDIA Email: blueeyemini@gmail.com
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English for specific purposes (ESP)

For a proposed edited book I seek some serious papers examining any aspect of English for Specific Purposes (ESP).
The following are the broad areas:
Business English
Technical English
Scientific English
English for Medical professional
English for Law
English for Hotel industry
English for Tourism,
English for Art Purposes,
Aviation English
Technical Communication
Professional Communication
English as a Foreign or Second Language
English as a Second Language
English for Academic Purposes
Professional Communication
Technical Communication
Any other related theme

UPDATE CFP Stability: International Journal of Security & Development

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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 12:48am
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Stability: International Journal of Security & Development

Over the course of the past two decades, interventions to end conflicts, prevent conflict recurrence and foster peace have been launched across the world. These have involved transitional administrations in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and Timor-Leste as well as efforts aimed at countering insurgencies and gang violence in Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Colombia, Chechnya, Mexico and elsewhere. Research, policymaking and programming in this area has been on the rise. It has brought together militaries, multilateral institutions, national aid agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), international financial institutions, regional development banks, charities, the private sector and others.

The IAFOR North American Conference on the Social Sciences - September 11-14, 2014

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 9:37pm
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The International Academic Forum
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The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global university and institutional partners is proud to announce the Inaugural North American Conference on the Social Sciences.

Hear the latest research, publish before a global audience, present in a supportive environment, network, engage in new relationships, experience the US, explore Boston, New York and New England, join a global academic community…

Our NACSS 2014 Conference Theme is: "Individual, Community & Society: Conflict, Resolution & Synergy"

The IAFOR North American Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment 2014

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 9:33pm
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The International Academic Forum
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NACSEE2014 September 11-14, 2014 The Marriott – Downtown Providence, Rhode Island, USA

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global university and institutional partners is proud to announce the First North American Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment.

Hear the latest research, publish before a global audience, present in a supportive environment, network, engage in new relationships, experience the US, explore Boston, New York and New England, join a global academic community…

Our 2014 Conference Theme is: "Individual, Community & Society: Conflict, Resolution & Synergy"

English (to 1700) [Standing Session] PAMLA 2014 Riverside, CA 2014

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 8:12pm
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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
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We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on works of English literature prior to 1700 for a panel at the 2014 PAMLA Conference, October 31-November 2, 2014 in Riverside, California.

As a standing session, "English (to 1700)" entertains papers on a wide variety of topics. All proposals are welcome, and submissions that speak to the conference's larger theme "Familiar Spirits" are adiitionally encouraged (for example, hauntings, mythologies, magic, spiritualism, etc.).

Please submit proposals before May 15th, 2014, using the on-line submission system at "http://www.pamla.org/2014/proposals".

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 3:49pm
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Bill Wolff / Rowan University

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen, which will eventually be submitted to Routledge's Studies in Popular Music series. The editor of this series has expressed an interest in seeing a Springsteen collection proposal.

In the middle of Bruce Springsteen's 2012 Wrecking Ball tour promotional interview with the Paris media, one reporter observed, "so many people these past couple years look to you for your interpretation of events… . Look at us: when we were waiting for you earlier, so many people care about what you think, and what you feel about what is happening in the world."

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