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[UPDATE] CFP, 45th Mythopoeic Society Conference, 8-11 August, Wheaton College, Norton MA

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 10:35am
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Mythopoeic Society
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Call for Papers: Mythopoeic Society Conference 45
Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Friday, August 8 through Monday, August 11, 2014
http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon/45/

WHERE FANTASY FITS

Scholar Guest of Honor: Richard C. West
Winner of the 1976 Mythopoeic Award for Inklings Scholarship for Tolkien Criticism.

Author Guest of Honor: Ursula Vernon
Winner of the 2013 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature for Digger.

"Brendan Behan: rescuing the writer from the myth": International Brendan Behan Conference

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 10:34am
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Università Roma Tre/University of Notre Dame, Rome

"Brendan Behan: rescuing the writer from the myth": International Brendan Behan Conference
25-26 September 2014
Abstracts are invited for individual papers, round table or panel proposals for an international conference to be held to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Brendan Behan's death.

Domestic (Horror) Stories: Women Writers of the American Cold War Period

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 8:24am
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Society for the Study of American Women Writers
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Domestic (Horror) Stories: Women Writers of the American Cold War Period
Special Session proposed by the Society for the Study of American Women Writers for MLA in January 2015.
The Cold War period in America is typically remembered as a time in which women were returned to the domestic sphere en masse. This panel solicits proposals for work on women writing during the Cold War (roughly 1945- early 70s) about the horrors, limits, and anxieties of domestic and family life. Some writers to consider: Sylvia Plath, Shirley Jackson, Jean Kerr, Patricia Highsmith, Flannery O'Connor, May Sarton, Diane di Prima, Alix Kates Shulman, Grace Paley, Tillie Olsen.

Southeastern Renaissance Conference 2014, UNC-Greensboro, Oct 3-4

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 8:15am
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Southeastern Renaissance Conference
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The Southeastern Renaissance Conference invites submissions for our 71st annual conference, which will be held on October 3-4, 2014, at The University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Papers can be on any aspect of Renaissance literature, art or culture. Please submit your full essay (20 minute reading time) by email attachment in either Word or a PDF file to Dr. Susan Staub, President of the Southeastern Renaissance Conference, staubsc@appstate.edu, by June 1, 2014.
Submission of your work to the Conference is also an automatic submission to Renaissance Papers, the journal of the Conference. Even those articles not accepted for delivery at the meeting will be considered for publication in the journal.

Panel on "Game of Thrones" - 10/31-11/2, 2014 - abstract due 15 April 2014

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 3:15am
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Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
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This panel, accepted for the annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association, accepts proposals for papers from any perspective or theoretical focus on George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series or its HBO television adaptation "Game of Thrones," or any other aspect of this fictional world (Dunk & Egg, etc).

Submission Deadline: April 15. Please submit your proposal via the PAMLA website (to be opened soon): www.pamla.org/2014

For questions about the session, please contact Andrew Howe at ahowe@lasierra.edu

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.

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