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Science Fiction Conference - April 17-18, 2015

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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 8:30pm
Oral Roberts University

We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker: Orson Scott Card.

sciencefiction.oru.edu

This two-day interdisciplinary conference - sponsored by the colleges of Arts and Cultural Studies and Science and Engineering at Oral Roberts University - will examine the relationships between science and science fiction, social science and science fiction, and theology and science fiction in all forms of science and science fiction, including science fiction stories, film, television, radio, graphic novels, and theoretical physics.

Potential contributors are invited to submit an abstract or paper for this conference on themes related to any of the following conference tracks:

Identity, Intimacy

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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 8:24pm
Modern Horizons

Intimacy, Identity (October 2015)

For the fifth annual Modern Horizons conference, to be held October 2015 in Toronto, Canada, we invite proposals for 20-minute talks on the theme of 'Identity, Intimacy'.

MMLA -- Arts and Sciences (2/15, 4/5, 4/15)

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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 7:42pm
Midwest Modern Language Association

The Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals for the 2015 conference, which will take place in Columbus, OH, November 12-15, 2015.

[UPDATE] Teaching Matters Conference: March 27-28th, 2015; Submission Deadline Extended to March 2nd

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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 7:01pm
Gordon State College

Teaching Matters is celebrating its thirteenth annual interdisciplinary conference on March 27-28th, 2015 at Gordon State College on its main campus (Barnesville, Georgia). This year's theme is Celebrating Creativity in the Classroom; and presentations/discussions will focus on innovative and creative pedagogical methods, approaches to various texts and/or concepts, and theories. The conference is open to all of those who have a passion for pedagogy; conference presentations are designed so that educators can share ideas and strategies that promote student success, student engagement, and active learning.

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

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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 5:52pm
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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

Jewishness & the Arts: Music and Composers in Nineteenth-Century Europe

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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 4:48pm
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/jewishness.html

Jewishness & the Arts: Music and Composers
in Nineteenth-Century Europe

organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca)
Palazzetto Bru Zane - Centre de musique romantique française (Venice)

In collaboration with
Accademia Filarmonica Romana
Ad Parnassum Journal
Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Dpt. of Musicology)

13-15 October 2015
Accademia Filarmonica Romana - Rome

[UPDATE] William Dean Howells Society Panels for ALA May, 2015

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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 2:15pm
Daniel Mrozowski / William Dean Howells Society

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 2015 American Literature Association conference in Boston in May 2015.

Panel 1: A Radical Howells

UPDATE Flannery O'Conner at 90: May 15 and 16, 2015

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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 10:28am
Division of English, Spartanburg Methodist College

CALL FOR PAPERS: FLANNERY O'CONNOR AT 90

Abstract Deadline Extended to March 6 (from February 6)
In observance of the ninetieth anniversary of Flannery O'Connor's birth, the Division of English at Spartanburg Methodist College will host a two-day conference—Friday, May 15th and Saturday, May 16th —honoring the distinguished short-story writer, essayist, and novelist.

Topics are open; subject matter may include any aspects of O'Connor's writings or her life. We encourage participation by scholars (affiliated, independent, and retired), graduate students, and undergraduate students. Presentations of individual papers will be strictly limited to 15 minutes each.

[UPDATE] Final Call for Papers for Revising the Rising Conference

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 6:44pm
Drew University

The History and Culture Department of the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies invites paper proposals for its upcoming Irish history conference entitled "Revising the Rising," to be hosted by Drew University from March 20th to 22nd.

[UPDATE] Victorian Dirt - Deadline Extended to 9 March 2015

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 6:19pm
Victorian Network

Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best postgraduate and early career work across the broad field of Victorian Studies.

[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
James Berkey and Mark Noonan

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.

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