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Contemporary Black British Women's Poetry (NeMLA)

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 8:46am
Sheree Mack, Open University

The Contemporary Black British Women's Poetry Panel at NeMLA 2013 in Boston seeks papers examining the poetry of black British women. This can include women writers either born in Britain or who have spent a major part of their lives in Britain. The topics of the panel include, but are not limited to : history, identity, memory, the body, nature, religion, motherhood, relationships, music and song, place, belonging and home, hybridity, language and form, creole. Please send 300-500 word abstracts and brief biographical statements to sheree.mack@gmail.com.

Health and Illness in Culture

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 6:10am
Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC), Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan

TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture
Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Friday, December 21, 2012

Rattle Journal vol.4, Call for Submissions - Deadline: 30th June

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 5:41am
Rattle - A Journal at the convergence of Art and Writing

Rattle - A Journal at the Convergence of Art and Writing is now accepting submissions for our fourth issue.
We are open to all work, written and visual, which considers itself to belong on the printed page. We publish essays, artworks, fiction, poetry, and are particularly interested in work which brings art and writing together in innovative ways.
Further details and submission guidelines can be found at our website: rattlejournal.org.uk

CFP: Networked Humanities: From Within and Without the University

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Monday, May 21, 2012 - 12:53pm
Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media (University of Kentucky)

Networked Humanities: From Within and Without the University
A Digital Humanities Symposium
February 15-16, 2013
The University of Kentucky
Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media Program

Keynote Speakers:
Kathleen Stewart, Professor of Anthropology, University of Texas

Malcolm McCullough, Professor of Architecture, University of Michigan

Luvah Volume 1 No. 2 (Deadline June 1st 2012)

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Monday, May 21, 2012 - 12:47pm
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination

The editorial board of Luvah ( http://mimes.is ) is seeking strong submissions for the forthcoming August issue. We are an interdisciplinary journal focused on the interplay of religion, philosophy, and politics in the late-capitalist spiritual vacuum. Our journal publishes critical texts, translations, and creative writing, such as poetry. If you are interested in submitting a paper or proposal, please contact the editor at editor@mimes.is.

The Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable (NEMLA)

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Monday, May 21, 2012 - 12:54am
Ryan Cordell, Digital Americanist Society

Abstract:
The Digital Americanist Society seeks speakers who will articulate a clear, interpretive intervention that digital scholarship has made (or could make) in their areas of study. Our goal will not be to describe digital projects, but instead to demonstrate how those projects advance, supplement, or disrupt the scholarly conversations of our respective literary subfields. We encourage "non-DH" scholars whose work has benefited from DH scholarship to contribute. Submit abstracts to Ryan Cordell, Northeastern University, rccordell@gmail.com, by September 30, 2012.

CFP New Wave Iranian Cinema

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Monday, May 21, 2012 - 12:39am
Persian Film Festival and Sydney Society for Literature and Aesthetics

Iranian New Wave Cinema – Call for papers

The Persian International Film Festival (Australia) and The Sydney Society for Literature and Aesthetics are proud to announce a call out for articles for a special edition of The Journal for the Sydney Society for Literature and Aesthetics on Iranian New Wave Cinema.
Guest editors are Dr. Omid Tofighian and festival co-director Sanaz Fotouhi.

Deadline for abstracts is 1st of July, 2012.

"CASCA" – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline September 1st 2012.)

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Sunday, May 20, 2012 - 12:04pm
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade

The interdisciplinary journal CASCA, which encourages the publication of articles in the fields of humanities, social sciences and arts, invites all interested authors to participate in the publication of its first issue. The first issue is not limited thematically. We are interested in publishing research papers, essays, book reviews, reviews of exhibitions, performing arts and other forms of artistic expression, etc. All interested researchers and practitioners can send their submissions to the web address casopis@casca.org.rs or cascajournal@gmail.com.

[UPDATE] Captivity Writing Unbound, October 11-13, 2012 Deadline for proposals extended to May 31, 2012.

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Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 9:48am
University of South Alabama / Department of English

Proposals for panels and papers are invited for a conference entitled "Captivity Writing Unbound," to be hosted by the University of South Alabama's Department of English and held at its Baldwin County campus, which is set in the heart of the quaint artist community of Fairhope, overlooking scenic Mobile Bay. As conference organizers, we envision a relatively concentrated event in which select scholars working in various disciplines and historical periods will present new ideas about the general area of writing and captivity. We are particularly interested in papers that explore and extend the traditional boundaries of the study of captivity writing, whether these are conceived generically, geographically, historically, or in disciplinary terms.

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