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[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: CFP Special Issue of American Periodicals on War and Periodicals (Abstracts Due: February 15, 2015)

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 6:13pm
full name / name of organization: 
James Berkey and Mark Noonan
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CFP: Special Issue of American Periodicals on War and Periodicals: EXTENDED DEADLINE (February 15)

American Periodicals is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on "War and Periodicals," guest edited by James Berkey (Duke University) and Mark Noonan (CUNY). The journal is devoted exclusively to scholarship and criticism relating to American magazines and newspapers of all periods.

Theatre - Dance - Music - Visual & Multimedia Art - Arts Administration - Performing Arts Training - Theatre Design & Technology

updated: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 2:55pm
full name / name of organization: 
IUGTE
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"Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity" is the annual international multidisciplinary conference researching the Bridge between Tradition and Contemporaneity in performing arts. Theatre - Dance - Music - Visual & Multimedia Art - Arts Administration - Performing Arts Training - Theatre Design & Technology.

The programme brings together practising performing arts academics and artists from various disciplines from all continents.

Re/Inventions 2015: Consumption CSULB April 9th 2015

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 1:44pm
full name / name of organization: 
California State University Long Beach English Graduate Student Association
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Re/Inventions 2015: Consumption
4th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Featuring Keynote Speaker: UC Riverside's Dr. Susan Zieger
April 9th, 2015

Abstracts Due: March 1st, 2015

Re/Inventions is the annual conference organized by the English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) of California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). Our goal is to provide a forum in which graduate students and advanced undergraduates may share their academic research and practice their presentation skills in a conference setting. Re/Inventions promotes interdisciplinary collaboration and engagement among students from Southern California and around the globe.

[UPDATE] Approaching Deadline Reminder: Consequences of "the Fall": Growth and Decline in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Cul

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 1:35pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- English Department

Consequences of "the Fall": Growth and Decline in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture

Very few aspects of late medieval and early modern literature and culture remain untouched by the Fall, concepts of original sin, and considerations of man's place in a postlapsarian world. Concerns over the state of the soul, right governance and maintenance of the commonweal, and engagement with the natural world were shaded by a need to recoup the loss incurred by the expulsion from Eden.

Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference, University College Dublin, 1 May 2015

updated: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 11:20am
full name / name of organization: 
UCD English Graduate Society
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Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference

University College Dublin, Ireland, 1 May 2015

MA and PhD students of all levels are encouraged to submit proposals for 20 minute papers on any aspect of English studies which responds to the theme, "Emerging Perspectives." Topics may include, but are not limited to:

• National literature, regional literature, archipelagic literature
• 20th and 21st century literature
• Medieval, Renaissance, 18th and 19th century literature
• Theory and new theoretical approaches to literature
• Film, media and drama

War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 10:53am
full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast

CFP 'War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture'

War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture is a three-day conference to be held on the 26th – 28th November 2015 in association with the School of English at Queen's University Belfast, exploring 'war and peace' in early modern Europe across literary and historical perspectives. Our aim is to engage with contemporary literary texts, historical analysis and more recent representations and appropriations of the period's numerous conflicts.

CfP: LGBT*QI Faculty & Staff Diversity AND LGBT*QI Graduate Student Diversity, MLA 2016, Austin, due 3/13/15

updated: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 10:50am
full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Annual Conference
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Call for Papers
MLA 2016, Austin TX

LGBT*QI Faculty and Staff Diversity

How do we quantify LGBT*QI faculty and staff diversity at universities and colleges? How do we prioritize LGBT*QI diversity in hiring practices without undermining ethical practices regarding privacy? Likewise, how do we support and build community for LGBT*QI university employees without eschewing such mores? How do we provide students with LGBT*QI role models and mentors when such diversity is argued to be invisible? We quantify race and gender (in faulty, binary terms), and yet LGBT*QI diversity lags behind.

Local Labor: Work in and Out of Central Appalachia (4 April 2015)

updated: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 9:44am
full name / name of organization: 
West Virginia University English Graduate Student Union

Call For Papers: WVU English Graduate Student Union 2015 Colloquium
Theme: Local Labor: Work In and Out of the Central Appalachians
Date: Saturday April 4th 2015

Situated between the coalfields of southern Appalachia and the industrial and agricultural centers of the upper Monongahela, north-central West Virginia is heir to a significant legacy of labor pride and problems. The 2015 West Virginia University English Graduate Student Union Colloquium invites abstracts from all disciplines for academic and creative presentations exploring our 2015 topic of "Local Labor: Work In and Out of the Central Appalachians." Proposals may discuss, but are not limited to:

General Call: Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 7:47am
full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College

General Call for Papers
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference May 8-10

What is the future of illustration studies?

What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

Do illustrated books or graphic novels resist the supposed obsolescence of the book? What do pictures want (now)?

These and related questions will be explored at the Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College to be held May 8,9, 10 2015.

George Meredith and His Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks, 24th-25th July 2015

updated: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 5:48am
full name / name of organization: 
Bishop Grosseteste University

George Meredith and His Circle:
Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

Bishop Grosseteste University
24th & 25th July 2015

Organised by Dr Claudia Capancioni and Dr Alice Crossley
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Sally Shuttleworth, University of Oxford

Call for Papers – History of Communism in Europe, 6/2015

updated: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 5:20am
full name / name of organization: 
The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile
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Open call for papers for the sixth issue of the scientific journal History of Communism in Europe: (Dis)Embedding. The Institutionalization of the Social Memory of Totalitarian Pasts: Practices, Politics, Arts.

http://www.iiccr.ro/en/press/call_for_papers_history_of_communism_in_eur...

International Conference: "On the Periphery of the Great War", 1st and 2nd October 2015

updated: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 3:53am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Anthony David Barker, Centre of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University of Aveiro, Portugal.
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Call for papers

International Conference:
"On the Periphery of the Great War"
organized by the
Centre of Languages, Literature and Cultures,
Venue: Department of Languages and Cultures,
University of Aveiro, Portugal.

Dates: 1st and 2nd October 2015

CFP: Masculinity, War and Violence

updated: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 3:25am
full name / name of organization: 
NORMA: International Journal for Masculinity Studies
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In this special issue we intend to address the relationship between masculinity, war and violence. We interpret this theme broadly and invite contributions that discuss gendered violence, military practice/s, resistance to war and violence from multilayered perspectives. Contributions may concern macro level phenomena such as public policies, debates and ideologies on war and terrorism, which may directly or indirectly reflect gendered discourses and specific notions of masculinity. Macro level issues may also include perceptions of national identity and questions of (re)making nations and national borders.

[UPDATE] UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen" (April 10-12, 2015) NEW PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Jan 27

updated: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:24am
full name / name of organization: 
Najwa Al-Tabaa / University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 

Guest speakers: Sheena C. Howard and José Alaniz

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 12th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media." The conference will be held from Friday, April 10th, 2015 to Sunday, April 12th, 2015. The proposal deadline has been extended to January 27, 2015.

The impossibility of imagining India: fractured lands and a fractured psyche. Eliding our past histories for the future.

updated: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:22am
full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj/ Open Windows: A feminist research center.
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The impossibility of imagining India: fractured lands and a fractured psyche. Eliding our past histories for the future.

This is a call for papers for new theoretical, interdisciplinary and literary interpretations on Indian citizenry and national identity. Is the psyche of the Indian nation in a state of eternal rupture, even as we perpetually desire to portray the emergence of a modern, stable, successful democratic nation-state?

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