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International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women

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Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 3:13am
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Women's Worlds Congress

The theme of the Congress is Gender in a Changing World.
Scheduled on 17th -22nd August, 2014,the congress is being hosted by the University of Hyderabad, India.

Please visit our website for details http://www.womensworld2014india.com/

to view details on the Call for Paper please click here
http://womensworld2014india.com/images/IICW_First_call_for_Papers.pdf

Fugitive Bodies: Critical Writings on Race, Queerness and Contemporary Dance. UC Santa Barbara April 23, 2014. CFP deadline 3/1.

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Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 12:31am
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University of California, Santa Barbara Dept. of Theater and Dance

A conference in honor of dance scholar-artist Thomas DeFrantz and dancer-choreographer Kyle Abraham, April 21st – April 23rd, 2014. Call for Graduate Student Papers (Read and/or Performed). We invite emerging scholars and artists in all fields to join us for a half-day graduate student conference. De Frantz and Abraham will be on campus, in public conversation with each other about the issues of race, queerness, and contemporary dance. We join this conversation through our sharing of conference papers and embodied theory presentations that investigate the intersections and conflicts between these three experiential modes.

Kings of Infinite Space?: Renaissance Literature and the Spatial Turn (October 16-19, 2014 New Orleans, Louisiana)

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 10:43pm
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Sixteenth Century Society and Conference
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Literary critic Robert Tally has identified what he calls a "turn to the spatial" in humanistic inquiry over the past generation. The insights of spatial theorists like Henri Lefebvre, Michel de Certeau, and Bertrand Westphal, as well as those of radical geographers like Doreen Massey, Edward Soja, David Harvey, and Yi-Fu Tuan have altered how literary critics speak about the idea of "space" in relation to literary production. The "turn to the spatial" has been particularly embraced by those who work on literature in an era of the internet and globalization in which our very understanding of how space is experienced is so radically different.

[UPDATE] Mirrored Subjectivities (4/18-19/14)

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 5:20pm
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Mirrored Subjectivities / University of New Mexico

Call for Papers

Sixth Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 18-19, 2014

Mirrored Subjectivities: Technology and Visual Representation in Film and other Media

Keynote lecture to be delivered by: Dr. Bambi Haggins, Arizona State University

Early Ecocriticism: Environments in Medieval and Early Modern Literature, 68th RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho (Oct. 9-11-2014)

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 5:18pm
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Dr. Peter Remien / Rocky Mountain MLA
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"Early Ecocriticism: Environments in Medieval and Early Modern Literature"

68th RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho (Oct. 9-11, 2014)

Contact Information:
Dr. Peter Remien,
Lewis-Clark State College (Lewiston, Idaho)
pcremien@lcsc.edu

Florida English Irish-American Issue (May 1, 2014)

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 4:12pm
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Florida English
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For the 12th annual issue of Florida English, our final issue as associate editors of the journal, we invite submissions dealing with the theme: Irish-American. Ideas for critical articles might include individual literary works by Irish-American authors or directors, films, etc, and the influence of these in shaping genres or the identities of the country at large, communities, or individuals. One might consider the issues of immigration, assimilation, tradition or the loss of tradition, religion, or food. In addition, Florida English is also looking for original pieces of fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction that are rooted in the Irish-American experience or explore any facet thereof.

Urban Symphonies. Creating, Performing and Writing the Space in Cinema, Cfp Ekphrasis, deadline 30 March 2014

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 3:42pm
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EKPHRASIS. Images, Cinema, Theatre, Media/ Babes-Bolyai University

During the history of the cinema, cities and films have always been inspirational to one another. The city has been regarded as the "founding myth of cinema" and it has been its companion since the beginning of its history. The city has been not only a constant source of inspiration for the most important trends and movements throughout film history (Weimar city film, Expressionism, film noir, rubble war films, New Waves, auteurism, New realisms, Cold War science fiction and dystopian films, disaster movies etc) but also the very texture on which the cinematic space was woven.

6th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference, September 19-20, 2014, Natchitoches, Louisiana

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 2:49pm
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Shane Rasmussen, Northwestern State University of Louisiana
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The 6th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 19-20, 2014 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The Conference Committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conference. The theme of this year's conference is "Louisiana Realities."

Religion after War (MLA 2015, 8-11 January-Vancouver)

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 1:54pm
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Modern Language Association, Division of Literature and Religion
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Religion after War
From the Crusades to Afghanistan, from the Bhagavad-Gita to Wiesel's Night--papers welcomed on how wartime experiences have led to literary expressions of religious doubt, affirmation, and exploration. Abstract/CV by 15 March 2014; Liam Corley (wccorley@csupomona.edu).

Panel sponsored by MLA Division on Literature and Religion.

The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) will host a Student Conference on October 3, 2014

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 1:24pm
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The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) is a program of the Department of English and Modern Languages and the College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences, SC State University, Orangeburg, SC.
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Conference Theme: South Carolina's Cultures and Languages: Identifying, Documenting and Interpreting

The organizing committee is soliciting proposals for 20-minute presentations on topics related to language, culture, dialects, literature, film, communities, and other areas that highlight research and documentation studies on South Carolina's cultures and languages. Please send a 250-300 word abstract by March 14, 2014 via email to ssalone@scsu.edu. Please send the following information with the abstract.

1.Name and affiliation of the presenter.
2.Email address
3.Title of the presentation.
4.Abstract (approximately 250-300 words)
5.AV equipment requests, if any.

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 1:18pm
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Textual Overtures

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of "Bodies". We invite papers to address this topic from creative perspectives, including bodies of text, bodies of work, the human and non-human body, and so on. We value innovative and inventive interpretation of both subject matter and presentation, and welcome work that embraces digital media, including multimodal and hyperlinked work. We accept work from both Literature and Rhetoric & Composition disciplines.

[UPDATE] Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 12:25pm
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Issues in Critical Investigation
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Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI) seeks significant, original manuscripts that enrich and develop research in fields related to the study of the African Diaspora. Only untenured professors and independent scholars in the relevant fields are eligible for the competition. The candidate may submit a manuscript on a single, cohesive topic or a series of linked essays in either the Humanities or the Social Sciences.

Submissions will be evaluated by senior professors in various fields of African Diasporic studies. Winners of the two prizes - the Anna Julia Cooper Prize in the Humanities and the Ida B. Wells Prize in the Social Sciences - will each receive $1500 and the opportunity for a book contract.

Issue of Biography on Online Auto/Biography (7/1/2014)

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 12:24pm
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Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
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Call for Submissions: Issue of Biography on Online Auto/Biography

The editors of the journal Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly seek contributions to an issue devoted to the various modes of online auto/biography that have emerged in the decade following the journal's Winter 2003 special issue "Lives Online," which brought together scholars examining online diaries, personal home pages, and some of the earliest manifestations of blogs.

"Women's Writing/Women's Work in Early Modernity" Submissions due 3/20/14

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 11:55am
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Amy L. Tigner? Early Modern Studies Journal
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Early Modern Studies Journal is soliciting essays for a special volume whose subject concerns women's writing and its connection to women's work, broadly interpreted. Essays might focus more particularly on either the writing or the work of women, or they might show the intricate ways in which writing and work are related in the female sphere of the 16th and 17th centuries. Though the journal primarily focuses on the literature and culture of England, we encourage articles concerning women's literary and material production in other geographical contexts in the early modern period, though essays need to be written in English. The following list is of possible topics, but should not be considered exhaustive:

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