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Digital Philology - 2013 Open Issue

Sunday, November 6, 2011 - 11:58am
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures

Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures

Call for Submissions, 2013 Open Issue

Digital Philology is a new peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of medieval vernacular texts and cultures. Founded by Stephen G. Nichols and Nadia R. Altschul, the journal aims to foster scholarship that crosses disciplines upsetting traditional fields of study, national boundaries and periodizations. Digital Philology also encourages both applied and theoretical research that engages with the digital humanities and shows why and how digital resources require new questions, new approaches, and yield radical results.

[UPDATE] Comparative English: Reassessing Language and Literature Studies in a Globalized World

Sunday, November 6, 2011 - 7:18am
Myles Chilton, Chiba University; Ryan Melsom, independent researcher

The worldwide growth of English as a first and foreign language has by now necessitated the a term like 'Global Englishes' to describe the range of dialects and usages. Such a term calls attention to the de-coupling of the language from its Anglo-American 'homes', and to the popularity of English as a foreign subject of study. The place of Anglophone literary education, however, is less firm. Despite the fame of certain canonical Anglophone writers and the global domination of Anglophone publishing conglomerates, Anglophone literature is often taught in the service of language rather than literary education.

Call For Submissions: Publishers Looking for Chapbook Manuscripts

Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 11:03pm
Wormwood Chapbooks

Wormwood Chapbooks, an off-shoot of A Few Lines Magazine, is now taking in submissions for chapbook manuscripts. We have two different types of chapbooks: poetry books and prose-poetry/flash fiction collections.

For poetry chapbooks, please send us - in a single document (.doc) - 10 to 20 poems, previously published or unpublished. For prose-poetry/flash fiction collections, please send us - in a single document (.doc) - 8 to 15 pieces, previous published or unpublished.

For full details, please carefully read the instructions listed on this link:

Call For Submissions: Internationally Read Magazine Publishing Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Stories, and Creative Non-Fiction

Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 10:53pm
A Few Lines Magazine

A Few Lines Magazine is currently accepting submissions for its fourth issue, which is slated to come out in March or April. Our publication is growing rapidly, and our readership is larger than ever.

We accept submissions of poetry, flash fiction, fiction, and creative non-fiction. We read on a daily basis, so please feel free to submit at any time.

We're in the process of printing our second issue, and the electronic edition of our third issue is scheduled to release on the 7th of December. Please feel free to flip through the pages of our past publications to get a sense of what we publish. We are not partial to any sort of aesthetic per se; we simply aim to publish literature.


Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 8:15pm
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini/Università degli Studi di Salerno

International Conference

Fisciano-Salerno, Campus Universitario and Fondazione Filiberto Menna
26-28 SEPTEMBER 2012

Organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca/Pistoia
Università degli Studi di Salerno - DISPAC

In association with
Observatoire interdisciplinaire de création et de recherche en musique (Montréal)
Fondazione Marino Marini (Pistoia)
Fondazione Filiberto Menna (Salerno)

"Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism," Graduate Student Conference, Rutgers – New Brunswick on March 23, 2012.

Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 10:44am
Mark DiGiacomo / Rutgers Modernist Studies Group

The Rutgers University Modernist Studies Group and the Americanist Colloquium announce "Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism," a transatlantic and interdisciplinary graduate student conference. This day-long event will take place at Rutgers – New Brunswick on March 23, 2012. Christopher Reed, Professor of English and Visual Studies at Penn State, will deliver the keynote lecture, "Bachelor Japanists."

"Re-presenting Memory" - Graduate Student Conference - Submission Deadline: December 25, 2011

Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 7:26am
Istanbul University / Department of American Culture and Literature

International Graduate Student Conference
Call for Papers - "Re-presenting Memory"

"Re-presenting Memory" is the fourth of a series of graduate conferences, organized annually by the Department of American Culture and Literature at Istanbul University. It is part of the "Literature and ..." conferences, the aim of which is to establish an intellectual platform for the discussion of literature in relation to other systems of signification and representation including the cultural, social, political, historical and so on.

The Medieval in New Age and Neopagan Movements

Friday, November 4, 2011 - 4:05pm
Call for submissions: Edited collection

We welcome contributions to a collection of essays tentatively entitled "Intuiting the Past: New Age and Neopagan Medievalisms." Scholars of Religious Studies, Gender Studies, Art History, Music History, and Cultural Studies, as well as historians and literary critics, are particularly encouraged to contribute.

Topics may include but need not be limited to:
Appropriations of Kabbalah
Medievalism and Tarot
Hildegard of Bingen and New Age music
Neopagan and New Age Pilgrimage
Grails and femininity
Quests and masculinity
Apocalyptic visions
Christian mystics in New Age contexts
Herbal and "alternative" healing

[UPDATE] "Forms of Exile" (ACLA Seminar, 11/15/11, 3/29/12-4/1/12) @ Brown University, Providence, RI

Friday, November 4, 2011 - 2:29pm
Ian Butcher / Duquesne University; Rachel Luckenbill / Duquesne University

A number of eminent scholars and writers have underscored the perils of romanticising exile, Edward Said and George Steiner among them. This panel will critically revisit (though not necessarily reject) the idea that exile is a liberating, illuminating, and enriching experience. But what can be lost in scholarly engagements with exile are the violence, displacement, pain, and severance that accompany it, which is to say the "catastrophe" of exilic experience. This panel invites papers that explore the complexities and paradoxes produced by exile, namely the tension between exile as catastrophic and exile as empowering. The panel seeks papers that engage "postcolonial" fiction, which does not strictly mean fiction from postcolonial countries.