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Fat Representations: A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

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Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 4:47pm
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association

The peer-reviewed journal Interdisciplinary Humanities invites submissions of scholarly articles, nonfiction essays, and book and film reviews that explore representations and theories of fat, gender and eating.
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:
Eating: Representations of eating in popular culture, literature, film, and art. How is eating positioned as an activity of significance/insignificance? How is eating gendered, raced, classed, sexed, etc? What are the linkages between eating and identity, and how are these connections theorized?

Pride and Humility: A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

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Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 4:32pm
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association

From the rage of Achilles to Priam's subservient pleadings for Hector's body, from the conceit of King Lear to the meekness of Cordelia, from the terribilità of Michelangelo's Moses to the earthy nobility of Van Gogh's Potato Eaters, from the detachment of Lao Tzu to the powerful assertions of Nietzsche, and from the pride punished in Dante's Purgatory to the pride celebrated by Michael Eric Dyson; writers, thinkers, and artists through the ages have addressed fundamental questions about the nature of pride and humility.

Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research journal

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Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 3:45pm
Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research journal

Call for Papers: Deadline November 30, 2012
Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research Journal (ISSN 2278 – 9529)
Research Papers are invited for January 2013 Issue (Vol. II. Issue. I)

Journal is Indexed/ Included in:
DOAJ
EBSCO
IndexCopernicus
Duotrope
Every Writer's Resource
Library of Congress
The Knowledge Network
National Library of Sweden

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For inquiries: galaxyimrj@gmail.com

For submissions: galaxyimrj@gmail.com

Website: http://www.galaxyimrj.com/

[CORRECTION] - The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Deadline for proposals: Jan. 31, 2013)

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Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 10:28am
Károli Gáspár University

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human. This conference invites papers on (1) the ways in which literary texts encode this faculty (tropologically, discoursively, narratologically, ideologically), and/or (2) the ways in which theories of reading have recognized or underestimated the arts and techniques of attention. We particularly invite contributions developing or dismissing the suggestion that literature offers privileged insight into the function of attention as a possibility condition for the imagination, for agency, and for community formation.

"The Location of Transnational Literature"

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 4:28pm
American Comparative Literature Association (Toronto, Canada, April 4-7, 2013)

Seeking paper proposals for a seminar on "The Location of Transnational Literature" at the 2013 ACLA Conference.

Kate Chopin International Society Panels at 2013 American Literature Association Conference

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 2:19pm
Kate Chopin International Society/American Literature Association

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2013 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2013.

The first panel, a roundtable on "Teaching Kate Chopin in Different Contexts," seeks short (seven-to eight-minute) papers/remarks that address either teaching Chopin juxtaposed with works/genres or in courses she isn't always associated with or in educational settings such as continuing education programs, prisons, women's shelters, literacy programs, etc. Proposals should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a paragraph about your proposed remarks.

Update--Reminder CFP Mystery/Detective Fiction Calls for Proposal due by 11/16/12

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 1:34pm
34th Annual Southwest/Texas Regional Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction
34th Southwest/Texas and American Popular Culture Association Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

This year's theme: "Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context."

Proposal submission deadline: November 16, 2012

Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
300 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Further conference details are available at http://www.swtxpca.org

Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 1:12pm
The Rat's Mouth Review - Graduate Literary Journal of Florida Atlantic University

In 1913, Ezra Pound articulated the literary imperative for the modernists' age: "Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth," and later urged artists to "Make it New." Conversely, the Hebraic King Solomon wrote, "What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun" (Ecc. 1:9 NIV).

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry, PCA/ACA National Conference, March 27-30, 2013. Deadline: November 30

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 12:59pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2013 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
March 27-30, 2013
Wardman Park Marriott
Washington, D.C.

Deadline: November 30, 2012

The 2013 PCA/ACA Poetry Studies & Creative Poetry Area chair is seeking two kinds of panelists: those reading original poetry and those delivering short papers on some aspect of American poetry.

The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Deadline for proposals: Jan. 31, 2013)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 3:29am
Károli Gáspár University

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human. This conference invites papers on (1) the ways in which literary texts encode this faculty (tropologically, discoursively, narratologically, ideologically), and/or (2) the ways in which theories of reading have recognized or underestimated the arts and techniques of attention. We particularly invite contributions developing or dismissing the suggestion that literature offers privileged insight into the function of attention as a possibility condition for the imagination, for agency, and for community formation.

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