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[UPDATE] - Atlantic World Foodways CFP Due October 16 - CONFERENCE DATE Jan. 30 - Feb, 2, 2014

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Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 8:29pm
Atlantic World Research Network and Quaintance-Weaver

Call for Papers—UPDATED DUE DATE OCTOBER 16
Atlantic World Foodways:
The Carolina Lowcountry, Africa, Italy, and Spain
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference Featuring Scholars and Chefs
Presented by the Atlantic World Research Network and Quaintance-Weaver
http://www.uncg.edu/eng/awrn/
January 30-February 2, 2014
The Proximity and O.Henry Hotels, Greensboro, NC
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Elliott University Center

Sound+ Conference Call For Posters, March 28-29, 2014

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Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 6:59pm
University of Maryland, College Park

Call for Posters:

Jonathan Sterne has written, "Sound studies should be a central meeting place where sonic imaginations go to be challenged, nurtured, refreshed and transformed." Sound+ offers a space to pursue this goal among other individuals who are interested in exploring this exciting and emergent field of study. In addition to the work of our invited speakers during our conference, Sound+ would like to extend this meeting place to researchers across disciplines.

Feeling in Place (ACLA 2014, March 20-23, NYU)

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Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 1:40pm
Lily Cui / American Comparative Literature Association

What does it mean to feel in place? This panel proceeds from the premise that feeling's aesthetic and rhetorical modalities, conditions of ethical engagement, and world-making vocation are predicated on the "places" that enable feeling's emergence, transmutation, and deployment toward particular political agendas or aesthetic regimes. To feel in place thus carries two discursive dimensions. On the one hand, it may designate the ways in which "uncontrollable" feelings, as in the disruptive re-sentiments against colonial discourses, or "out-of-place" feelings amongst the racialized Other, are put "in place" through various means of formalization, such as the closure of subjectivity or objectification through appeals to the discourses of law and science.

"Remix the Conference" University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

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Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 7:42pm
Free-Exchange Committee, Graduate Department of English, University of Calgary

"It's the remix to ignition, hot and fresh out the kitchen..." – R. Kelly, "Ignition"

"It's taking little pieces from here, adding it to little pieces from there—as many different disparate elements as you can find—and make something totally new out of it." – DJ Shadow

Panel for ABRN Conference, 8-10 Dec 2014

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Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 7:11pm
Asian Borders Research Network

We are proposing a panel " Imagi(n)ing The Nation: Maps, Borders, Cartographies " in the upcoming ABRN Conference to be held in Hong Kong during 8-10 December 2014. Maps and borders are always contingent entities and those who inhabit those spaces pitch themselves as a nodal point of (op)positioning with respect to identity-contentions among different other 'imagined communities'. While the 'nation-state', as often been argued, is an overtly restrictive projection of a model derived from western European experience onto the non-West where it seldom applies, this panel seeks to understand the disjunctive temporalities and multiple vernacular iterations that render the map/border perceptible.

date correction

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Friday, October 4, 2013 - 9:34am
Southern Humanities Council Conference

Call for Papers

Southern Humanities Council Conference

January 30-February 2, 2014

Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
Richmond, Virginia

"Memories, Histories, Fantasies"

Studies in American Culture (submisson deadline 4/1/14)

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Friday, October 4, 2013 - 9:03am
STUDIES IN AMERICAN CULTURE

Studies in American Culture

Call for Submissions

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all aspects of American culture, including studies of the literature, language, visual arts, and history of the United States, and from all scholarly and critical approaches.

The Editorial Board will consider any essay that explores an interesting dimension of American culture, but we are particularly eager to see submissions that approach their subjects from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Our diverse readership includes academics and non-academics from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds.

[UPDATE] The Human journal is NOW accepting submissions for its December 2013 issue.

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Friday, October 4, 2013 - 8:24am
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and modern Turkish literature, drama studies, and comparative literature (where the pieces bridge literature of a country with Turkish literature). To learn more about The Human and its principles, please visit this page: http://www.humanjournal.org/index.php/about-the-human-manifesto

CFP BSECS 43rd Annual Conference

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Friday, October 4, 2013 - 7:07am
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

***registration is now open***
***abstracts due by 20 October***

www.bsecs.org.uk

Call for Papers
BSECS 43rd Annual Conference

8th – 10th January 2014
St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is Europe's largest and most prestigious annual conference dealing with all aspects of the history, culture and literature of the long eighteenth century.

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