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Monday, June 30, 2014 - 10:31am
Tbilisi Javakhishvili State University, Tbilisi, Georgia

The aim of the conference is to make translators and translation theorists meet in a colorful city of Tbilisi - the meeting place of Eastern and Western Cultures.

Topics for Presentation:

1. Literary translation in the modern world and its future prospects;
2. Tradition and theory of translation;
3. Socio-cultural, ethnolinguistic and psycholinguistic aspects of translation;
4. Intercultural communication and intercultural dialogue;
5. The problem of equivalence in translation and bilingual lexicography.

A short CV and a 250-word abstract must be submitted by 15 July 2014

Registration fee 30 E covers printed materials of the Conference(program with abstracts) and light lunch

American Studies and American History: Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 9:37am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

Call for Papers: American Studies and American History
36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference (SWPACA)
Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture

February 11-14, 2015, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
330 Tijeras NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Toll Free: 888-421-1442

Essay Prize: The British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS)

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 8:54am
The British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS)

**The British Association for Modernist Studies Essay**

Prize 2014

The British Association for Modernist Studies announces the launch of an essay prize for early career scholars. The winning essay will be published in Modernist Cultures, and the winning entrant will also receive £250 of books.

Eligibility and Requirements

[UPDATE] The Story of Memory Conference DEADLINE 18 JULY 2014

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 7:28am
The Memory Network / University of Roehampton


'The Story of Memory' seeks to pose new questions about the relationship between the senses, cognition, memory, and emotion, and to reinvigorate the debate about the return to a critical investigation of story telling in the twenty-first century.

CFP: Between Texts and Cities - A themed edition of Writing Visual Culture

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 6:46am
Daniel Marques Sampaio / University of Hertfordshire


A themed edition of Writing Visual Culture


Writing Visual Culture is the journal of the TVAD research group. It publishes original double-blind peer-reviewed open access scholarship on all aspects of visual culture, spanning art, design and media. We are seeking submissions for a new themed edition exploring the relationships between texts and urban spaces in contemporary society.

The urban spaces with which this edition is concerned are those of the contemporary, networked cities that have emerged since the crises of Capitalism of the 1970s. These contemporary networked cities are inseparable from texts –

[EXTENSION to 2014-08-01] Don DeLillo (Special Issue of Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon)

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 4:30am
Crystal Alberts/University of North Dakota

To mark the 45th anniversary of DeLillo's debut novel and his decades of influence, Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, an open access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writings of Thomas Pynchon, related authors and adjacent fields, will publish a special issue dedicated to Don DeLillo in 2016.

UPDATE English for specific purposes (ESP)

Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 10:06pm
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:

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 Indian Literature in Translation

Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 10:02pm
Dr R. P. Singh Associate Professor of English Department of English and Modern European Languages University of Lucknow Lucknow - 226007, U P, INDIA Phone: +91 94151 59137

Indian Literature in Translation
Call For Papers!
For a proposed edited book I seek some serious papers examining any aspect of the following broad areas:
Making of Indian Literature
Gujarati Literature in Translation
Kannada literature in Translation
Malayalam Literature in Translation
Tamil Literature in Translation
Punjabi Literature in Translation
Assamese Literature in Translation
Marathi Literature in Translation
Kashmiri Literature in Translation

Full-text manuscripts/enquiries are welcome!

American Literature Association Symposium on God and the American Writer

Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 10:49am
American Literature Association and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts at the University of Texas, San Antonio

The American Literature Association and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts will sponsor a symposium "God and the American Writer" on February 26-28, 2015.

Submission of papers and panels are encouraged on any topic related to God, religion, belief, skepticism, and similar topics, as they relate to American writers from the colonial period to the present.

See symposium details and submission guidelines on the American Literature Association website.

"Race, Gender, and Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century," CFP Deadline: September 1, 2014

Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 4:25pm
Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (WSECS) Conference, February 13-14, 2015, San Luis Obispo, California

We invite submissions from all disciplines exploring any aspect of race, gender, or empire in the late seventeenth through early nineteenth centuries. Topics might include the formation of racial categories and ideologies; changing constructions of femininity, masculinity, and sexuality; the shaping of the empire abroad and national identity at home; trans-national and cross-cultural encounters; exploration and scientific expeditions; indigenous religions and missionary activity; global commodity exchange; slavery and abolition; influences between the metropole and the colony; classifications of the civilized and savage; colonial projects and post-colonial critiques; and the era's connections to classical empire and modern imperialism.

"What Sticks to Memory": Vietnam War Representations in American Culture - April 30 - May 3

Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 4:12pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30th - May 3rd
Toronto, Ontario

This year's NeMLA conference is scheduled on the fortieth anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War (the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975), which provides an opportunity to reflect on the representation of one of America's most unpopular and violent wars of the twentieth century. In addition to the timing of the conference and the anniversary of the war's end, the site, Toronto, also correlates with a romanticized location of Vietnam War fiction: Many soldier-authors fantasize about dodging the draft and heading to Canada.