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CALL FOR PROPOSALS (collection of essays): 'The Reception of Herodotus in Antiquity and Beyond' (Submissions due by 31/08/12)

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 7:00am
Dr Vasiliki Zali and Dr Jessica Priestley

(collection of essays)

'The Reception of Herodotus in Antiquity and Beyond'

Herodotus' 'Histories' has proved to be one of the most influential and controversial texts to have survived from antiquity. It has been adopted, adapted, imitated, contested, admired and criticized across a diverse range of genres, historical periods, and geographical boundaries.

The Qouch is seeking submissions

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 11:19pm
The Queer Psychoanalysis Society

The Qouch, an on-line publication of The Queer Psychoanalysis Society, is looking for submissions from scholars, writers, and artists who do work in the fields of queer studies, gender studies, and/or psychoanalysis. We welcome proposals or finished works that explore the psychology of sexuality and gender in the form of scholarly essays, well-informed opinion pieces, creative writing, and any other expressive media. The Qouch publishes articles on a continuing basis and there is no deadline for submissions. We will also consider previously published essays and previews of larger works in progress.

Mic Check: Resistance and Revolution

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 3:05pm
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

2nd Annual Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Friday, October 26, 2012
Tufts University, Medford, MA

On Location: The Second International Berkeley Conference on Silent Cinema (February 21-23, 2013)

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 1:35pm
Department of Film and Media at the University of California, Berkeley

The Department of Film and Media at the University of California, Berkeley


The Second International Berkeley Conference on Silent Cinema

February 21-23, 2013


Format: A two-and-a-half day conference that combines plenary lectures, concurrent paper panels, workshops, and film screenings with live accompaniment at the Pacific Film Archive.

[UPDATE] The Politics of Memory, September 6 – 9, 2012

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 12:32pm
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Science/University of Zadar, Croatia

The 3rd International Conference on Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Science is to be held at the University of Zadar, Croatia, from September 6 – 9, 2012. The conference has taken place every year since 2010.

Fighting Words: Aesthetic Protests in Nineteenth-Century Literature

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 10:26am
Northeast Modern Language Association

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

This panel invites papers that explore social protest from within the aesthetic conventions of nineteenth-century Anglo-American fiction. How are protests against accepted notions of kinship, class stratification, education, or government indirectly expressed through formal decisions: structure, metaphor, rhetoric, syntax, etc.? Papers that discuss writers operating in or against the genre conventions of romanticism, realism, and naturalism are especially encouraged. Please send abstracts and brief bios to Arielle Zibrak

Perspectives on Poe

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 9:16am
Lehigh University Press and Roman & Littlefield

Perspectives on Poe, a new series at Lehigh University Press (Roman & Littlefield), seeks book-length manuscripts on Poe's work, life, and/or influence from all literary/cultural/theoretical perspectives.

The Edgar Allan Poe Review

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 9:12am
Poe Studies Association and Penn State University Press

Essays on Poe's work, life, and influence from all perspectives as well as original work influenced by Poe are welcome.

Essays submitted for possible publication in Spring issues must be received by December 28; acceptances will be given by January 26. For publication in Fall issues, essays must be received by July 20, and acceptances will be sent by August 20.

Essays should be sent to Barbara Cantalupo at

The Politics of Fantasy in XX-XXI Century Latin American/Peninsular Literature and Cultural Studies

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 8:02am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association(SAMLA)

Phallogocentric discourse minimizes imagination, confabulation and fantasy as a matter for women and children, but fantasy is powerful, liberating and, therefore, dangerous to those who fear change. The purpose of this session is to rescue fantasy and confront the legalistic yoke of reason. Presentations in English and in Spanish are welcome. Send submissions to