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[UPDATE] Deviance in Culture and Society; full manuscripts, deadline extended to 4/15

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Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 10:58am
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PROTEUS: A JOURNAL OF IDEAS
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_Proteus: A Journal of Ideas_ seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Deviance in Culture and Society." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that reflect upon the issue's theme. We are looking for broad theoretical inquiries, individual case studies, and traditional scholarly articles related to the theme. Additionally, we strongly encourage submissions of theme-related photographs, poetry, and creative writing.

Proteus is a refereed journal that has been published continuously for more than twenty-five years and has featured the work of leading international scholars and commentators.

Contemporary Studies: Midwest PCA/ACA

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Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 8:29am
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MPCA/ACA
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Call for Papers:
Contemporary Studies
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014
Submissions.mpcaaca.org
Topics can explore any facet of Contemporary studies including: Modern Social and Political Thought; Bio-Politics; Intersecting Bodies, Selves and Environments or any other contemporary issue.

Fan Phenomena: Jane Austen - deadline 30th March - publication date April 2015

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Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 4:12am
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Dr Gabrielle Malcolm
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Call for Submissions
FAN PHENOMENA: JANE AUSTEN
Intellect Books

Editor: Gabrielle Malcolm

A Call for Essay/Chapter Submissions for a collection on the Fan Culture of Jane Austen.

This book will be an edited collection of essays and texts on the Fan Phenomena of Jane Austen. It will be a new addition to the successful Fan Phenomena series from Intellect Books, which acts as a more topic specific accompaniment to their 'Journal of Fandom Studies'.

"Modernist Studies and Comic Books" at MSA 16 in Pittsburgh, PA

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Friday, March 14, 2014 - 9:52pm
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Jeremy Carnes, Ball State University
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In their seminal article "The New Modernist Studies" Douglas Mao and Rebecca Walkowitz note, when speaking of the study of periodicals, that "to study the media of modernism…is to encounter ambitions for literary art that might be otherwise lost to historical memory." While the artistic ambitions of a postmodern view of comic books are well known, modernist studies has been slower to recognize the value of early twentieth-century comics or to integrate comics into scholarly dialogues on the "new modernisms." Thus, I seek papers that discuss the significance of the rise of comics and comic books as artifacts of print culture and as specific elements of the "media of modernism." In this way, this panel hopes to keep the study of comics and comic books from

[UPDATE] Remembering (in) Hitchcock

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Friday, March 14, 2014 - 9:34pm
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MLA-2015 Vancouver
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How does memory function as form and/or as narrative in Hitchcock's films (addressing trauma, cure, desire, film ontology welcome but not limited to). Serving as sorts of human thumb drives, both Mr. Memory in Thirty-Nine Steps and Van Meer in Foreign Correspondent serve as memory correlatives in Hitchcock films, a crucial aspect of psychoanalytic cure of trauma.

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing)

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Friday, March 14, 2014 - 8:16pm
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Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
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Have you taught a terrific literature class recently? Contributions are solicited for Teaching College Literature, a web resource focused on teaching English literature at the college/university level.

Screen Textures: Haptics, Tactility, and the Moving Image, October 17–18, 2014

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Friday, March 14, 2014 - 6:26pm
full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh
"When verbal and visual representation is saturated, meanings seep into bodily and other dense, seemingly silent registers."
Laura Marks, The Skin of the Film

To address the rise of haptic media, which pervades everything from gaming to 3D cinema to the surfaces of digital devices – "those skins that beg to be touched," as Alexander Galloway puts it in The Interface Effect – our conference affirms the need to rethink the haptics of images, historical and contemporary, and welcomes papers that attend to the textural dimensions of interfaces, broadly conceived.

UPDATE Deadline Extended to 4/14/14 for Proposals for SCPLC Student Conference October 14, 2014

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Friday, March 14, 2014 - 5:40pm
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South Carolina Project on Language and Culture
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The deadline for proposals has been extended to April 14, 2014 for the SCPLC Student Conference scheduled for October 10, 2014 at SC State University. If you teach at a college or university within driving distance of our campus, we invite you to create a student panel on any of the topics listed in our original CFP.

VIctorian Collections and Collecting (October 16-18, 2014): DEADLINE EXTENDED

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Friday, March 14, 2014 - 5:33pm
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Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
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Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
2014 Conference

Victorian Collections
& Collecting

October 16-18, 2014
California State University, Fullerton

We encourage papers across all disciplines. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

Special issue call for papers on Politics, Democracy & Digital Cultures, The Greek Review of Social Research (GRSR).

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Friday, March 14, 2014 - 5:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alex Afouxenidis/National Centre for Social Research (EKKE)
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CALL FOR PAPERS

Special issue call for papers on Politics, Democracy & Digital Cultures, The Greek Review of Social Research (GRSR).
Editor:
Dr Alex Afouxenidis
Researcher
National Centre for Social Research (EKKE)
afouxenidis@ekke.gr
www.ekke.gr

Students in/and the Digital Humanities (MLA - Vancouver 2015)

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Friday, March 14, 2014 - 4:37pm
full name / name of organization: 
Lindsey Seatter

Special Session Roundtable Proposal on Students and/in the Digital Humanities

Proposing a collection of 7-minute roundtable presentations exploring current issues in student labour, training, funding, collaboration, project management, and publication in the digital humanities.

Scholars at any level of study and all humanities fields are encouraged to apply.

300-word abstracts are due 19 March and should be emailed to Lindsey Seatter (lindseymseatter@gmail.com)

[UPDATE] East/ West Cultural Passage conference: Changing Places, 29-31 May 2014

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Friday, March 14, 2014 - 3:23pm
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Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania

CALL FOR PAPERS

CHANGING PLACES

29-31 May 2014

The Department of Anglo-American and German Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
and The Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
are pleased to invite you to

the CHANGING PLACES international conference, to be held in Sibiu.

Keynote Speeches:
Mihaela Irimia, University of Bucharest: "Spaces on the Map, Places of the Mind: The Grand Tour and Classic Modernity"
Merritt Moseley, University of North Carolina at Asheville: "East-West in Academic Fiction: An Unequal Exchange?"
Rubén G. Rumbaut, University of California, Irvine: "Crossing Borders: Immigrant America in a World on the Move"

The City in the Eighteenth Century: 10/17-19/2014; 5/1/2014

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Friday, March 14, 2014 - 3:16pm
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Midwest American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (MWASECS)
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MWASECS 2014: October 17-19, Kansas City, MO

MWASECS invites paper/panel proposals from all disciplines and fields of study on the topic of the City in the (Long) Eighteenth Century.

Second call for papers: Distance and Proximity

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Friday, March 14, 2014 - 1:59pm
full name / name of organization: 
UCL

"Distance and Proximity"

The dynamics of relation are central to interdisciplinary study in the Arts and Humanities. The relational dyad of distance and proximity provides us with a rich set of spatial, affective, theoretical, and historical relations in which we can explore the dynamics that run throughout the fabric of our own cultural inquiry. Moreover, navigating the distances between disciplines enables the preservation and affirmation of the significance of "difference", cultural, sexual, artistic, conceptual and/or otherwise.

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