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The Apollonian Vol. 3, Issues 1 & 2 (March-June 2016) Joint "OPEN ISSUE"

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Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 4:56pm
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The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

We seek essays that are interdisciplinary in nature. Papers should not be merely descriptive but involve a philosophical/theoretical exploration of the issues. Any papers that merely describe the events journalistically will be rejected outright. Please see our submission guidelines for further details.

We also seek book reviews within 1200 words and conforming to the MLA style. For works academic and non-fiction works, the books to be reviewed should have been published between 2014 and the present. For works of fiction, the reviews are to be restricted to books published from 2015 to the present.

Marvell at RSA 2017

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Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 2:18pm
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Andrew Marvell Society

For the 2017 RSA in Chicago, the Andrew Marvell Society welcomes submissions on topics such as

• Non-Historicist Approaches to Marvell
• Cognitive/Evolutionary Approaches to Marvell
• Marvell and Holland
• Marvell and Religion
• Marvell and the Duke of Buckingham

Please send CVs and proposals (max. 150 words) to Alex Garganigo (agarganigo@austincollege.edu) by 24 May 2016.

Non-Historicist Approaches to Marvell

CFP: PAMLA 2016 Postcolonial Literatures

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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 2:33pm
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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
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Call for Papers: PAMLA 2016 - Postcolonial Literatures

We invite paper submissions on Postcolonial Literatures, a standing session of the annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association conference. The 2016 PAMLA Conference will be held at the Westin Pasadena from Friday, November 11 to Sunday, November 13.

This year's theme is "Archives, Libraries, Properties." However, papers on topics related to postcolonial literary studies (such as resistance, mimicry, hybridity, nationalism, transnationalism/diaspora, neo-colonialism/imperialism, decolonization/de-imperialization) are welcome.

[UPDATE] Intersections of Whiteness (January 11-13, 2017)

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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:25am
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Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund (Germany)

The protests against racial profiling and racist police brutality in the U.S. and Britain, Donald Trump's alarming comments about Muslims, the Confederate flag controversy in South Carolina, the all-white Academy Award nominations, the organization "Operation Black Vote" feeling compelled to urge people of color not to leave the political field to white people in the wake of the UK General Elections, the reactions of the European Union to the masses of refugees and many Europeans' xenophobic reactions to those seeking refuge: the specters of whiteness are still urgently haunting the western world.

Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2016)

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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 7:35am
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Infonomics Society
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Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2016): Call for Submissions!

Apologies for cross-postings.

Kindly email this call for papers to your colleagues,
faculty members and postgraduate students.

Call for Abstract, Extended Abstracts, Papers, Posters, Tutorials and Workshops!

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Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2016)
October 24-27, 2016
Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge
Dublin, Ireland
http://www.iicedu.org
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Competing Visions of Place, PAMLA 2016

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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 1:35am
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Danielle Crawford and Kara Hisatake / PAMLA 2016

This special session examines contested representations of place, questioning how literary, visual, filmic, and archival materials can encapsulate competing visions of what a place is or should become. The session explores how these particular ideological visions of place can legitimize material acts of violence, or offer alternate re-visions.

Walter Besant Collection [UPDATE]

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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:35am
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Kevin Morrison
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I have received a number of excellent proposals for an edited collection on Walter Besant but am looking for a few more essays to round out the collection. I'd be particularly interested in receiving abstracts on the following topics:

-Besant and the Palestine Exploration Fund
-Besant's involvement in the Survey of London
-Besant's work with the Society of Authors (champion of copyright, chairman until 1892, and editor of its journal)
-Besant and the Atlantic Union

The original cfp, with contact information, appears below:

Call for Submission for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 11:10pm
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Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies

Call for Submissions for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies (ISSN2324-4895) www.aeternumjournal.com

Aeternum is an open-access biannual online journal of peer-reviewed academic articles on all aspects of the contemporary Gothic. The purpose of the Journal is to provide an emphasis on contemporary Gothic scholarship, bringing together innovative perspectives from different areas of study.

Revisiting Shakespeare in the 21st Century

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:52pm
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School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Patna
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Title: Revisiting Shakespeare in the 21st Century

ights depending on the changing social scenarios.

However, the topic that clearly emerges is 'gender'. Gender has always been a debatable topic of discussion since time immemorial and in times when glass- ceilings are breaking fast it would be worth to compare and contrast the concept and role of genders as depicted in Shakespeare's plays to the concept of gender as it eThe year 2016 marks the 400th death anniversary of one of the greatest English playwright William Shakespeare. The effort here is to commemorate the death of this great dramatist immortalized by his landmark works of fiction.

Concept Note

EXTENDED DEADLINE: First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture, 22-23 July 2016

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 6:50pm
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English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

The School of English Literature and Culture at Mainz University will be hosting its first graduate conference on 22 and 23 July 2016. We invite potential participants to submit proposals for 20-minute papers that fit into one of the following sections:

1. Text, Language, Reader
2. Text, History, Form
3. Text, Culture, Identity

Please send 200-word abstracts to the organisers by 15 May 2016: wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

Lehigh Valley Vanguard Seeking Bloggers

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 5:30pm
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Lehigh Valley Vanguard

Submissions in PROSE

Please look back through our posts to be sure your work is a good fit for us. (www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org)

We are interested in radical politics. This means writing that considers poor, working class, and marginalized groups. Explorations of identity, neoliberalism, building a broad-based left movement, and resisting oppression: these topics are the most interesting to the editorial board.

Currently we'd especially like to see more about:

Slow Down [Edited Collection] 7/1/16

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 2:17pm
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Stephannie S. Gearhart and Jonathan Chambers
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We are currently seeking original essays for "Slow Down," a collection of articles written by arts and humanities scholars across disciplines, which together argue that higher education has been compromised by its uncritical acceptance of our culture's standards of productivity, busyness, and speed. Our project is inspired by the slow movement, which was made popular by Carlo Petrini's Slow Food movement and has since been adopted by many others concerned about the quality of life in a fast world.

My Body, My Bowels, My Bathroom - Call for Papers, Poems, Art, and more

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 11:42am
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Journal of Reproductive Justice

Enough is enough! The Journal of Reproductive Justice is pulling together an anthology of works categorized as a contemporary commentary on discriminatory legislation that affects the LGBT+ community, most specifically our trans and non-binary siblings. This project, "My Body, My Bowels, My Bathroom" focuses specifically on the exclusion of noncis, nonbinary, and nonconforming folks/folx from restrooms based upon their identities, reverting to the archaic and demeaning practice of forcing people to conform to an arbitrary binary system that assigned their gender at birth.

Deadline for submission: June 15, 2016
Notification of Selection: Rolling/By August 1st, 2016

Write a book about a great book or great author

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:00am
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Bob Batchelor
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There are countless books and authors that could be featured in the Rowman & Littlefield book series "Great Authors/Great Books" (www.rowman.com), edited by Bob Batchelor (www.bobbatchelor.com), Miami University.

The first book under contract in the series is Josef Benson's (Wisconsin-Parkside) analysis of J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye. For a model in understanding the kind of books the series plans to publish, one might consider Gatsby: The Cultural History of the Great American Novel by Bob Batchelor.

Call for Proposals

Great Authors/Great Books

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