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NWSA Lesbian Caucus CFP "The Revolutionary Lesbian 1970s" due 2/18

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 2:45pm
full name / name of organization: 
National Women's Studies Association
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The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women's Studies Association invites submissions for a sponsored session on "The Revolutionary Lesbians of the 1970s," to be held at the annual conference in Milwaukee, WI on November 12-15, 2015.

Panel Title: The Revolutionary Lesbian 1970s
Conference Sub-Theme: Precarity, Distortion/Dispossession

[UPDATE] Christopher Isherwood Panel at Significations

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 2:23pm
full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association

CSULA's Significations graduate conference is looking for papers related to Christopher Isherwood's life, works, and/or his conceptions of Los Angeles. While the 2015 Significations theme is "Generation(s)" in all of its meanings, these papers need not deal directly with the concept of "generation" or "generations."

Please send an abstract, cover sheet that includes your contact information and school affiliation, and your paper (8-10 pages, double-spaced, MLA format) to significations15@gmail.com.

The deadline has been extended to Sunday, February 8th, 2015.

[UPDATE] Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 2/8

updated: 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 2:19pm
full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association

This year's theme is "Generation(s)." We invite submissions exploring "Generation(s)" in all or any of its meanings. Topics are not limited to, but could include: production/creation, lineage/ tradition, or history/ temporality.Areas of inquiry include the fields of literature, linguistics, composition, rhetoric, creative writing, cultural studies, critical theory, philosophy, history, film, gender studies, and the social sciences.The conference will be held on Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day and we especially welcome papers discussing Armenian history, culture, or the impact of trauma and violence.

Literary and Scientific Networks (MLA '16 special session)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 1:15pm
full name / name of organization: 
John Savarese

Proposed special session for MLA 2016 in Austin, TX, 1/7/16-1/10/16. How learned societies, coteries, school systems, or other networks (in any period) create interdisciplinary links; methods for researching/modeling a networked approach to literary history/disciplinary history. 300 words by 15 March 2015 to john.savarese@uwaterloo.ca

[UPDATE] Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts

updated: 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 12:39pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, English Department

ACED-17

THE 17TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

CALL FOR PAPERS

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 17th Annual Conference:

Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts

Dates: 4–6 June, 2015
Venue: The Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures,
Str. Pitar Mos 7–13, Bucharest, Romania

Invited speakers:
Adrian Grafe (University of Artois)
Hester Jones (University of Bristol)
Carl Lavery (University of Glasgow)
Tereza Sinigalia (George Oprescu Institute of Art History, Bucharest)

creative writing submissions for riverSedge literary journal

updated: 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 12:08pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas Pan American
contact email: 

Literary journal riverSedge seeks submissions of poetry, fiction, graphic literature, art, scripts and creative nonfiction with three contest worth $300 each for best in poetry, fiction and art.

Deadline for submissions March 1, 2015

Submissions only through Submittable

follow the link

https://riversedgeliterarymagazinedotcom1.wordpress.com

Seepersad & Sons: Naipaulian Creative Synergies 6th - 8th September, 2015

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 11:42am
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The University of the West Indies St Augustine
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Friends of Mr Biswas in collaboration with the Department of Literary, Cultural and Communication Studies, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine is pleased to issue this call for papers for an interactive conference on the work of the three Naipauls - Seepersad and his sons, Vidia and Shiva. The conference on the theme: Seepersad and Sons: Naipaulian Creative Synergies will convene from September 6th. to 8th. 2015 on the St. Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies, with field trips and public lectures at the Lion House in Chaguanas and at the Naipaul House in St James, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies.

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] CFP: "'Bad Books': Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation"

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 10:24am
full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Call for Papers and Posters:
"'Bad Books': Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation"

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

May 1-2, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Kevin Dettmar, W.M. Keck Professor of English at Pomona College

2nd IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Aerospace - MetroAeroSpace2015

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 10:22am
full name / name of organization: 
IEEE I&MS - IEEE AESS

ollowing the success of the 1st IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Aerospace, it was considered convenient to promote a second edition of this event, which aims at reinforcing and supporting the collaborations among people working in developing instrumentation and measurement methods for aerospace.
This new edition will complete the state of the art and practice started last year. Attention is paid, but not limited to, new technology for metrology-assisted production in aerospace industry, aircraft component measurement, sensors and associated signal conditioning for aerospace, and calibration methods for electronic test and measurement for aerospace.

CFP: BMCS Special Volume on Hilda Morley (online peer-reviewed journal; deadline 8/15/2015)

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 10:11am
full name / name of organization: 
Blake Hobby, Executive Editor; Chris Wilson Simpkins, Guest Editor/Black Mountain College Studies Journal
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Slated for publication in late fall of 2015, this volume of BMCS will contain scholarly essays, poems, artworks, and other forms of media that explore Hilda Morley's relationship to Black Mountain College. As much of Morley's work was published late in life or posthumously, contributors need not limit themselves to the years she was at BMC and should feel free to draw upon her entire life and oeuvre.

Call for Conference, Film Festival, and Exhibition Reports - Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, Issue 9 (Summer 2015)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 7:34am
full name / name of organization: 
Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media

The editors of Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media seek conference, film festival, and exhibition reports for Issue 9, to be published Summer 2015. Potential contributors are invited to submit a report (in MLA style), along with a short bibliography and contact information to the editors by 27 March 2015. Reports should be 1,500-2,500 words in length and should be original, unpublished in print or electronically, and not under consideration elsewhere.

Please contact the Reports Editor at:
Dr. Stefano Odorico, stefano.alphaville@gmail.com

Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media
www.alphavillejournal.com

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