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Short essay needed on Neo Futurists' production on the stage directions of O'Neill's one-act plays (Contact us ASAP)

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Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 11:55am
Michael Y. Bennett / University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State University

Though we have already collected most of the chapters for our forthcoming collection of essays, entitled Eugene O'Neill's One-Act Plays: New Critical Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), Benjamin D. Carson and I (Michael Y. Bennett) are putting out a call for a single short essay (~2,000-3,000 words) from a scholar who saw this recent production: "The Complete & Condensed Stage Directions of Eugene O'Neill Volume 1: Early Plays/Lost Plays" by the Neo Futurists in NYC this past September. Please contact us ASAP if you saw this production and are interested in writing a short essay on it: bennettm@uww.edu and/or benjamin.carson@bridgew.edu.

Queer Writers & Scholars: Open Call for Submission

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Friday, October 14, 2011 - 7:30pm
Polari Journal: An International Queer Creative Writing Journal

Polari Journal is holding an open call for submissions for its next issue (published online April 2012).

There is no specific theme for this issue; however Polari tends towards the shorter forms: short stories, poetry, essays, scholarly papers, one act plays/scripts and reviews. In general, the word limit for fiction, plays and essays is 6000 words. Reviews should not be more than 1500 words. For poetry, the maximum is 100 lines.

At this time financial remuneration is not offered.

All rights remain with the author/s.

The Final Date for submission is January 1st 2012.
Review the Submissions Guide on our homepage before submitting.

Queer Indigenous Writers - Call for Submission

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Friday, October 14, 2011 - 7:27pm
Polari Journal: An International Queer Creative Writing Journal

Queer Indigenous Writers - Call for Submission

Polari Journal is calling for submissions for a special issue to be published online in October 2012.

This special issue will feature the best queer indigenous/aboriginal writing from around the globe.

Polari tends towards the shorter forms: short stories, poetry, essays, scholarly papers, one act plays/scripts and reviews. In general, the word limit for fiction, plays and essays is 6000 words. Reviews should not be more than 1500 words. For poetry, the maximum is 100 lines.

At this time financial remuneration is not offered.

All rights remain with the author/s.

The Final Date for submission is July 1st 2012.

Radical Imagination and Literature

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Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 11:43pm
American Comparative Literature Association, March 29-April 1, 2012

What is the role of literature in creating new ways of being in the world? If many conceptualizations of political freedom terminate in teleologically- determined emancipation, and thus separate the possibility of freedom from the conditions of social life, how can literary form, by contrast, support invention in the face of the unknown?

Feminist and Women's Issues in Contemporary Irish Society

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Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 3:15pm
Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies

The peer-reviewed journal Etudes Irlandaises is inviting contributions for its Autumn 2012 issue entitled 'Feminist and Women's Issues in Contemporary Irish Society', which will be guest edited by Fiona McCann and Nathalie Sebbane.

CFP - Publication of Doctoral Dissertation

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Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 4:56am
ROMAN Books

ROMAN Books, an independent publishing house of international repute, is now accepting proposals for doctoral and postgraduate dissertation for publication. After publication the book will be available and sold in USA, UK and Ireland by major bookstores like Amazon, Waterstones and Barnes & Noble.

The dissertation must be complete. Authors are paid annual royalties at a competitive rate.

Please send a 1000 word abstract, a detail chapter-by-chapter synopsis and three sample chapters for consideration to response@romanbooks.co.in

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 4:40pm
Department of English/Texas Southern University

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2012 – 14th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Fourteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, April 12-13, 2012, Houston, Texas.

The general topic for the presentations is "Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts."

Adaptations

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 12:31pm
University of Pennsylvania Graduate Humanities Forum

The Graduate Humanities Forum of the University of Pennsylvania invites submissions for its twelfth annual conference: "Adaptations." This one-day interdisciplinary conference will take place on Friday, February 17th, 2012 at the Penn Humanities Forum, in conjunction with its 2011-2012 theme, "Adaptations." Our keynote speaker is Dr. Rey Chow.

Performing Research: Creative Exchanges

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 7:11am
Central School of Speech and Drama

Performing Research: Creative Exchanges

Central School of Speech and Drama Postgraduate Conference

19th and 20th January 2012



The postgraduate community of the Central School of Speech & Drama invites proposals for papers, provocations and performance lectures for their January conference, Performing Research: Creative Exchanges. Engaging with a wide variety of research areas in theatre and performance, we welcome submissions from postgraduate students, established scholars and independent researchers.



Prospective Themes include, but are not limited to, the following...



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