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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?

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries, Issue 4.1 (Open Topic)

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Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 4:37pm
Digital Defoe / Daniel Defoe Society

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is now accepting submissions for: Issue 4.1 Fall 2012: Open Topic

For the fall 2012 issue, Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is accepting submissions in any medium and on any topic of relevance to early eighteenth-century culture.

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.

Generation M: Resetting Modernist Time

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Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 11:30am
Generation M Group

Generation M:
Resetting Modernist Time
11-12 May 2012
Amsterdam
(Proposals Due, 15 December 2011)

[Extended Deadline] New British Fiction Special Issue

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Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 10:40am
Modern Fiction Studies

Call for Papers: Upcoming Special Issue
New British Fiction

Guest Editor: Patrick O'Donnell
EXTENDED deadline for Submission: 15 November 2011

4th Global Conference: Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 10:07am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

4th Global Conference
Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Wednesday 11th July 2012 – Friday 13th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:
This inter- and multi-disciplinary conference aims to examine, explore and critically engage with the issues and implications created by the mass use of computers and videogames for human entertainment and focus on the impact of innovative videogame titles and interfaces for human communication and ludic culture. In particular the conference will encourage equally theoretical and practical debates which surround the cultural contexts within which videogames flourish.

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

The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture [March 29-31 2012]

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Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 1:43am
The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture

The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture presents:

Media, Technology and the Imagination

March 29-31, 2012
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Keynote Speaker:
Del Jacobs
State College of Florida
Author of Interrogating the Image: Movies and the World of Film and Television

Occupy Wall Street

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 4:37pm
Trans-Portal: The Hub of Transformation Studies

www.transtudies.org

Seeking submissions of articles, both scholarly and lyric, related to any aspect of the OWS movement. Trans-Portal focuses on trans-cultural, trans-personal, and trans-national issues. Topics for the Occupy Wall Street issue could include but are not limited to trans-economics; alternative communities; protest movements; capitalism and the financial crisis; political movements; art and protest; police conduct; systems theories; race/class and OWS; political poetry/fiction; the aesthetics of protest

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