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ASLE Panel at MMLA (Nov 13-16); Abstracts due June 20

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 9:37am
Midwest MLA / Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

Ecocritical Perspectives on Cities [Deadline Extended]

In response to the 2014 MMLA conference theme, this panel seeks papers that explore "the lives of cities" from an ecocritical perspective. Some possible topics include, but are not limited to: literary or filmic representations of urban nature; recent trends in urban / suburban ecology (such as urban farming); cities' responses to natural disasters; the rhetoric of urban sustainability; environmental justice in urban settings; the role of the humanities in urban sustainability; and teaching ecocriticism in urban settings. Papers related to any period/genre are welcome.

Call for Papers on the Theme of 'Light': kaleidoscope, the Journal of the Institute of Advanced Study at Durham University

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 9:11am
Kaleidoscope Journal, IAS, Durham University

Kaleidoscope, the journal of the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) at Durham University, is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal edited by postgraduate researchers. This publication is specifically aimed at postgraduate students and early-career academics and encourages international interdisciplinary exchange across the annual theme of the IAS.

The theme for the academic year 2013-2014 is 'Light'. Subjects might include but are not limited to:

-Nature and Geometry of Light
-Scientific Processes Utilising Light
-Narrating and Representing Light
-Experiencing Light
-Light and Wellbeing
-Light, Culture, and Practices

CFP - Remnants of the Nation (October 30-31 2014, İzmir, Turkey)

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 8:09am
Yasar University - Faculty of Science and Letters, Department of English Language and Literature

CFP: Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Symposium:
"Remnants of the Nation," 30-31 October, 2014
Yaşar Üniversity, English Language and Literature Department, İzmir, Turkey

BOUNDARIES: A one-day Symposium

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 7:20am
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex

E X C U R S I O N S Journal
presents

Boundaries: a one-day Symposium
Showcasing work from the upcoming issue

Keynote by Professor Nicholas Royle (Sussex):
'The University of Thought Out of Bounds'

Followed by wine reception
Lunch & refreshments provided

9.30am - 6pm, June 9th 2014
Creativity Zone, Pevensey III, University of Sussex

For more details see excursions-journal.org.uk,
@excursions_j and https://www.facebook.com/pages/Excursions-An-Interdisciplinary-Journal/1....

1st International Film Conference on Greek Cinema The Unknown Greek Cinema: New Cartographies, New Protagonists, New Discoveries

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 5:20am
School of Film Studies - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

The Greek films of the period 1945-1967 have traditionally been classified as belonging to the Old Greek Cinema, a label that has harbored several problematic assumptions regarding the artistic merit and the cultural significance of Greek filmmaking practices of the time. Most writings on Old Greek Cinema seem to reproduce the standard tenets of an equally 'old' trend in film historiography, which is built on two key premises; firstly, the interest in film as an art form and, secondly, the examination of film as a reflection or mirror of society.

2nd International Conference of Greek-Albanian Studies Tirana, Albania, March 27th-28th 2015

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Monday, May 26, 2014 - 5:04pm
Albanian-Greek Association of Philology

2nd International Conference of Greek-Albanian Studies
Tirana, Albania, March 27th-28th 2015

DIACHRONIC AND SYNCHRONIC DIMENSIONS OF CULTURAL INTERACTION BETWEEN GREEKS AND ALBANIANS

We are pleased to announce that the 2nd International Conference of Greek-Albanian Studies will be held in Tirana, Albania, in March 27th-28th 2015 under the general title: «DIACHRONIC AND SYNCHRONIC DIMENSIONS OF LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL INTERACTION BETWEEN GREEKS AND ALBANIANS».

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED: The 'Exotic' Body in 19th-century British Drama

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Monday, May 26, 2014 - 4:32pm
Dr Tiziana Morosetti/University of Oxford

THE DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS HAS NOW BEEN EXTENDED TO 15 JUNE.

The 'Exotic' Body in 19th-century British Drama

25-26 September, Faculty of English, University of Oxford
Convenor: Dr Tiziana Morosetti (Oxford)
Funded under the 2011 Marie Curie IEF scheme (EC)

Speakers: Ross Forman (Warwick), Peter Yeandle (Manchester), Hazel Waters (Institute of Race Relations)

Topics include:
• Definitions of 'exotic'
• Staging the 'exotic' body
• Cultural and political backgrounds
• The legacy of 19th-century 'exotic' body

Call for papers "Success and Failure in Languages for Specific Purposes"

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Monday, May 26, 2014 - 1:00pm
APLIUT

Call for papers for volume XXXIV N°2 of of the magazine "Researching and Teaching Languages for Specific Purposes" ("Recherche et pratiques pédagogiques en langues de spécialité") on the theme "Success and Failure in Languages for Specific Purposes" is available at the following address: http://apliut.revues.org/4350

The deadline for submission of abstracts is 15 June 2014 (see below).

Best regards,
Linda Terrier
Senior Lecturer
English Linguistics and Didactics
Laboratoire CAS, EA 801
Université Toulouse 2-Le Mirail (France)
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Success and Failure in Languages for Specific Purposes

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster in Culture (2/11-14, 2015 ; Abstract Due Nov 1)

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Monday, May 26, 2014 - 12:52pm
36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster in Culture
Area of the 36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association. February 11-14, 2015 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency Hotel

Our area now includes "dystopia"! The Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster in Culture Area is calling for papers about anything apocalyptic, dystopic, or disaster-related. This can be in movies, television, literature, graphic novels, or any other cultural examples of disaster, dystopia or the end.

Call for contributions; Issue 3, Volume 7. History: writing/re-writing – manipulation?

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Monday, May 26, 2014 - 12:49pm
Literophile Journal

History: writing/re-writing – manipulation?
Literophile. Call for contributions: Issue 3, Volume 7.

Cultural Studies Year
October 2013 – July 2014

"If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree."
― Michael Crichton
"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it."
― Winston Churchill

Edith Wharton

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Monday, May 26, 2014 - 12:28pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Annual Conference

This panel welcomes papers written on the works of Edith Wharton. Ideas include but are not limited to the following topics: Wharton's narrative style, the appearance of New York society in her works, how time creates distance between the old and the new, social expectations concerning manners, the commodity of marriage, choices for women, sexuality, or Wharton's connection to Henry James.

Please submit all proposals to www.pamla.org. and include your name, the name of the organization/institution with which you are affiliated, the title of your submission, and a proposal for your paper (approximately 250 words).

Please direct all questions to the email address above.

UPDATE Fourth International Edgar Allan Poe Conference

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Monday, May 26, 2014 - 11:57am
Poe Studies Association and Penn State Lehigh Valley Continuing Education

Fourth International Edgar Allan Poe Conference
full name / name of organization:
Poe Studies Association and Penn State Lehigh Valley Continuing Education
contact email:
rxk3@psu.edu and bac7@psu.edu

Proposals are invited for the Fourth International Edgar Allan Poe Conference to be held in New York City, February 26-March 1, 2015. Email 250-word abstracts, subject heading "2015 Poe Conference," to Barbara Cantalupo bac7@psu.edu by June 1, 2014.

Ejournal-Call for Scholarly Essays on Latin@ literature -June 30, 2014

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Monday, May 26, 2014 - 11:55am
Label Me Latina

Label Me Latina/o (www.labelmelatinao.com) is an online, refereed international e-journal that focuses on Latino Literary Production in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The journal invites scholarly essays focusing on these writers for its biannual publication. Interviews of Latino authors will also be considered. The Co-Directors will publish creative works and interviews in English, Spanish or Spanglish whereas analytical essays should be written in English or Spanish.

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