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Soils and Narrative

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 11:12am
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Falmouth University

Soils and Narrative: 5 July 2014

A one day literary event held as part of the
Soil Culture Forum (http://ccanw.co.uk/soil-culture-forum.htm)

2 - 5 July 2014, Falmouth University.

Confirmed keynote speaker: Richard Kerridge (Author of forthcoming: Cold Blood: Adventures with Reptiles and Amphibians, Chatto & Windus (8 May 2014), Nature writer and literary critic, Course Director of the MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. Chair, ASLE-UK, 1999-2004)

The Soil Culture Forum is a four day event, the final day of which is devoted to connections between soil and the written word.

[UPDATE]

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 10:18am
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Visualizing Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference, July 4th, 2014

Lancaster University's department of English and Creative Writing invites proposals for an interdisciplinary conference: Visualizing Fantastika.

Fantastika, coined by John Clute, is an umbrella term which incorporates the genres of fantasy, science fiction, and horror, but can also include alternative histories, steampunk, young adult fiction, or any other imaginative space. The conference wishes to consider the visual possibilities of the fantastic in a wide range of arts and media, which may include, but is not limited to: graphic novels, film, illustrations, games, and other visual media.

3-Year-Scholarship: Doctoral, Post-Doctoral Research in Comparative Literature

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 8:53am
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Cusanuswerk

--- 3-Year-Scholarship: Doctoral, Post-Doctoral Research in Comparative Literature ---

The Cusanuswerk is the scholarship body of the Catholic Church in Germany and awards government scholarships to exceptionally gifted students and researchers in all branches of academic study. For more information, please visit www.cusanuswerk.org

With this Call for Papers, the foundation invites senior MA-students; PhD-candidates and Post-Doctoral researchers to submit yet unfunded PHD-projects or Post-Doctoral-Projects dealing with topics of contemporary literary theory and/or contemporary interpretations of literary texts from a comparative point of view.

22nd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association (November 1, 2014)

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 7:13am
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English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) & National Chengchi University, Taiwan

22nd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association

Theme: Literature and Emotions

Conference organizers: English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) & National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Date: November 1, 2014
Venue: National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

Call for Papers

CfP The 4th Global Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers', Athens, 23 – 24 May 2014

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 6:52am
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Euroacademia

The 4th Global Conference
'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers'
Athens, Greece

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

THE DATES: 23 – 24 May 2014
DEADLINE FOR PANEL PROPOSALS: 15 March 2014
DEADLINE FOR PAPER PROPOSALS: 11 April 2014

Description and aims

Twenty-first Century Scottish Fiction: Where are we now? 2nd September 2014

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 6:21am
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University of Manchester (in collaboration with University of Westminster)
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Date: 2nd September, 2014
Venue: Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of Manchester
Keynote speakers: Dr Aaron Kelly (University of Edinburgh) and Dr Monica Germanà (University of Westminster)
Website: c21scotfiction.co.uk

This one-day symposium aims to explore the exciting breadth and diversity of recent Scottish writing, attending to the importance of both tradition and innovation and examining how post-millennial texts negotiate and re-configure the boundaries of Scottish literature.

[update] Objections to War: pacifism, anti-interventionism and conscientious objection in literature, theatre and art 1830-1918

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 2:53am
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University of Hull

Supported by the British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS): www.bavsuk.org.

7-9 September 2014

Keynote speakers:
Professor Martin Ceadel, University of Oxford
Professor Sandi Cooper, City University of New York
Dr Grace Brockington, University of Bristol

CFP Affective Habitus, Canberra, Australia, June 19-21 2014 (deadline for abstracts March 31, 2014)

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Monday, March 10, 2014 - 11:11pm
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ASLEC-ANZ/The ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions/the Australian National University
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Call for Papers, 2014 Environmental Humanities Conference: "Affective Habitus: New Environmental Histories of Botany, Zoology and Emotions" – 19-21 June, 2014, Humanities Research Centre, ANU

Call for Papers: 'Situating Simondon: media and technics'

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Monday, March 10, 2014 - 8:43pm
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PLATFORM Journal
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Platform: Journal of Media and Communication
An interdisciplinary journal for early career researchers and graduate students

Volume editors: Scott Wark and Thomas Sutherland

Abstract submissions due: 1st of May, 2014
Full paper submissions due: 1st of July, 2014

Contemporary Studies: Midwest PCA/ACA

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Monday, March 10, 2014 - 6:44pm
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Midwest Popular Culture Association
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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.

Call for Papers on Television, MPCA/ACA, Conference October 3-5 2014

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Monday, March 10, 2014 - 5:53pm
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Cory Barker, Television Area Chair
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CALL FOR PAPERS ON TELEVISION

Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association 2014 Conference

Oct. 3-5, 2014

JW Marriot Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN
10 S. West St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 860-5800.

The Television area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its 2014 conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. We are looking for papers that examine any aspect of television, from any time period, and using any number of methods. Potential topics for paper or panel proposals include, but are not limited to:

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