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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 28 March 2014

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 1:53am
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Writing from Below
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Huzzah! We're extending the deadline for submissions for our upcoming Death & the Maiden special issue. You now have until Friday 28 March 2014. You can still view the original call-for-papers for a guide to what we're looking for: http://www.lib.latrobe.edu.au/ojs/index.php/wfb/article/viewFile/441/414

The theme

liquid blackness April Symposium -- Call for Artists, Scholars, and Curators

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 6:44pm
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liquid blackness
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liquid blackness is proud to announce our Spring Symposium, April 11-12, 2014, at Georgia State University. We are extending our deadline for art and writing for our Spring online publication until Monday, March 11. For artists, scholars, and curators planning to submit work, please email liquidblackness@gsu.edu by THIS THURSDAY, March 6, to express your interest in submitting.

Our CFP and more information about the liquid blackness research project on blackness and aesthetics is available at www.liquidblackness.com.

Nineteenth Century Popular Culture CFP deadline 4/30/14 (Midwest PCA/ACA October 3-5 2014)

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 6:38pm
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Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
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Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN
Deadline: April 30, 2014
http://submissions.mpcaaca.org/

Topics may include, but are not limited to, historical and literary treatments of women's and children's periodicals or books, international affairs, nineteenth century "fads" or trends, travel/tourism, technology, science and medicine, temperance, advertising, and slavery.

The 2014 International Conference on Romanticism, Sept. 25-28

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 3:14pm
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The International Conference on Romanticism (ICR)
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The 2014 meeting of the International Conference on Romanticism will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, hosted by the University of St. Thomas. In keeping with the spirit of the ICR, the conference organizers wish to focus on the cross-disciplinary and international aspects of Romanticism. The theme will be "Romantic Reflections: Twins, Echoes, and Appropriations" which should be interpreted in its broadest context.

For more information please visit the conference website at http://www.stthomas.edu/mcl/icr/

Possible topics could include but should not be limited to:

[UPDATE] SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED - CSULA Significations May 3, 2014

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 3:06pm
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CSU Los Angeles/English Graduate Student Association

Significations - CSULA Department of English Graduate Student Conference - May 3, 2014
Deadline for Submissions: EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 10

***Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jayne Lewis, University of California, Irvine

Paper Topics
This year's theme is "Convergence." We invite submissions exploring the fields of literature, linguistics, composition and rhetoric, and creative writing. Areas of inquiry may also include cultural studies, critical theory, film, gender studies, philosophy, the social sciences, and visual and performing arts.

12th Annual Green Roof & Wall Conference - Call for Papers for March 10th

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 2:03pm
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Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
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The CitiesAlive Call for Papers has been extended one week until next Monday March 10th, 11:59pm EDT. All across North America, cities are learning to deal with new realities in managing water, either when there is too much or not enough of it. In California, a historic drought is threatening one of America's breadbaskets. In Nashville (the site of CitiesAlive 2014) there was extensive flooding in 2010. Green roofs, green walls, and other forms of green infrastructure are excellent tools that help to address water issues. CitiesAlive 2014 ​in Nashville (November 12-15) will focus on leading-edge discussion around all aspects of water management through living architecture.

[UPDATE] Enjoyment: Special issue of The Comparatist

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 1:55pm
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The Comparatist
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Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Enjoyment
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

We welcome contributions that examine the problematic of enjoyment in comparative studies and literary theory. What is enjoyment? What constitutes enjoyment today? Who enjoys? What does it name? How do we translate it? What are enjoyment's politics and ethics? Can literature, and the arts more generally, capitalize on enjoyment? Is enjoyment still possible after ideological critique and its hermeneutics of suspicion? Topics of interest could include:

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 1:21pm
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International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

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International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
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ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The IJHCS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, English language, cultural studies and creative writing for the June 2014 Issue. Manuscripts Submission Deadline: 10/ 05/ 2014 Issue Publication Date: June 2014. For more details on the manuscripts and submission guidelines, please visit the Submission guidelines webpage: http://ijhcschiefeditor.wix.com/ijhcs#!submission-guidelines/c24vq

Creative Management of Small Public Libraries in the 21st Century

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 12:58pm
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Carol Smallwood
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Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Co-editor: Carol Smallwood, public libraries consultant; Library Management Tips That Work, ed., (ALA Editions, 2011)

Chapters sought for an anthology by practicing public librarians and LIS faculty in the United States and Canada: creative, practical how-to chapters for a handbook on strengthening small and rural public libraries as centers of communities serving populations under 25,000. Possible topics: fostering positive staff attitudes; making an inviting atmosphere; successful living endowments; programming; handling patrons, volunteers, meetings; using technology; effective networking; staff evaluations; professional development; needs assessment surveys.

Making Libraries Integral in the Lives of Baby Boomers

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 12:56pm
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Carol Smallwood
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Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Editor: Carol Smallwood, Library Services for Multicultural Patrons to Encourage Library Use co-ed., (Scarecrow Press, 2013)

Chapters sought for an anthology by practicing public librarians and LIS faculty in the United States and Canada: creative, practical how-to chapters on strengthening and expanding services to the age group called baby boomers. Possible topics: fostering positive staff attitudes; encouraging endowments and advocacy; programming and workshops; maximizing their experience as volunteers; instruction in technology; needs assessment surveys; genealogy and oral histories; grants.

JLCDS Call for Papers: "Disability and Blood"

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 7:37am
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Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies (Liverpool University Press)
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Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies – Call for Papers
Special Issue: "Disability and Blood"
Guest Editors: Michael Davidson (UCSD) and Sören Fröhlich (UCSD)

Since the HIV/AIDS blood feuds of the 1990s, scholarship into social and cultural definitions of blood has provided much-needed insights into statistical (Tukufu Zuberi), economical (Catherine Waldby and Robert Mitchell), and medical constructions of what blood was, is and how it can function (Keith Wailoo).

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

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 6:54am
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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."

Contemporary Dynamics of Langauges and Cultures

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 6:03am
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Lumina, The University of South-East Europe
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The program of Applied Modern Languages at Lumina - University of South-East Europe was created with the aim to circulate, cross and encourage exchanges between the Western cultural and linguistic space, represented by the English and French languages, on the one hand, and the emerging South - Eastern European space, on the border between continents and cultures. It is this positioning, between the East and the West, between the North and the South, between religions that represents the hallmark of our program, open to students from all over the world. Out approach is supported by the Enlightenment paradigm that has been encouraging us for nearly two centuries and a half to venture out.

UPDATE

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 5:50am
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National University of Ireland, Galway

Chaucer at Galway II: Chaucer and Realism
International two-day conference at the National University of Ireland, Galway
25th-26th June, 2014

Confirmed Guest Speakers:
Professor Piero Boitani (Sapienza – Università di Roma)
Professor Paul Strohm (Columbia): 'Chaucer on the Waterfront'

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