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DEAD LINE EXTENDED: International Postgraduate Conference on Translation Studies and Literatures in English 13-14 May 2013

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Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 11:57am
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Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Department of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey

Translation Studies and Literatures in English:
an interdisciplinary/international Postgraduate Conference
13-14 May 2013
Cankaya University Ankara/Turkey
www.elts.cankaya.edu.tr

Anglo-Saxon Art, Poetry, and Prose due 15 June 2013

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Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 11:01am
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Contemporary Old English

Contemporary Old English is a web source for Old English and Anglo-Saxon culture presented in a modern aesthetic. It is intended to aid scholars who are seeking a personal connection beyond textbooks, to foster the contemporary exercise of a medieval language, and to showcase creative uses of Old English.

http://contemporaryoldengli.wix.com/contempoldenglish

Please submit art, poetry and prose that demonstrate creative engagements with Old English by 15 June 2013 to:

contemporaryoldenglish@gmail.com

Engaging Students in Non-Traditional Formats - Abstracts due May 15th, 2013

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Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 6:34am
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Dr. Prudence Layne/Elon University
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CFP: Abstracts for edited collection
Engaging Student Learning in Non-Traditional Formats
Deadline: May 15th, 2013

We are soliciting abstracts for an interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary book that examines whether course format, delivery, & duration make a difference in students' academic performance and achievement. In particular, we are interested in approaches to some of the following questions:

Do students learn the content of their coursework more effectively, with greater retention, or with deeper reflection than they do in a non-traditional, brick and mortar format?

Between Vulnerability and Resilience: Representations of the Veil in Literature

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Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 2:18am
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2014 MLA Convention in Chicago, 9-12 January 2014

This roundtable invites paper proposals that will explore the re-emergence of the veil and its literary and cultural representations. We seek 6/7 diverse participants who could present on literary and cultural representations of the veil in recent times. Please send 250-word abstracts and vitae by 15 March 2013 to azeenat@uark.edu and ummeal-wazedi@augustana.edu

Human Rights International Conference (Nov. 21-23, 2013); Abstracts Due: Mar.31, 2013

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Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 6:34pm
full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
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Call For Papers: Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences International Conference, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant
November 21-23, 2013

The persistence of repressive and discriminatory national policies, cultural practices, wars, genocide, religious conflict, ethnic cleansing, terrorism, rape, child-soldiering, sex-trafficking, and other forms of violence threaten the maintenance of human rights. These conditions remind us of the ever pressing need to safeguard our humanity through the preservation of human rights.

Poetry & Poetics panel 2013 PAMLA Conference, Nov. 1-3 (deadline April 15)

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Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 6:26pm
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Poetry Session: 111th Annual PAMLA Conference. San Diego, CA. 2013.
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Inviting paper proposals for panel on Poetry & Poetics. This is a general call for poetry scholarship for a standing session of the PAMLA annual conference.

The Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association is the Western regional affiliate of the Modern Language Association. PAMLA is dedicated to the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of ancient and modern languages and literatures: http://www.pamla.org/

The 2013 conference's special theme is "Stages of Life: Age, Identity, and Culture"; however, please note that this Poetry session is open to all papers with a focus on poetry and poetics.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Open CFP for Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

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Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 2:46pm
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Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
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Deadline extended to March 15th!

All manuscripts should be sent by email to editors@shiftjournal.org. Submissions must be received the editors of Shift by midnight on 15 March 2013 to be considered for publication in issue 6.

See details at:

http://www.shiftjournal.org/call.html

Shift welcomes academic papers, exhibition and book reviews, as well as discussions concerning other art-related events from current graduate students. Please see Submission and Style Guidelines for appropriate guidelines.

Imprisonment and Resistance (Special Session MLA 2014)

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Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 2:11pm
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Katy Ryan / West Virginia University
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Interested in papers on 20-century American literature and imprisonment, with a focus on abolitionist visions and struggles. How have writers imagined or recounted the experiences of imprisonment? How has literature and film impacted public perception? Especially eager for ideas about new directions in prison literary studies. 300-word abstracts by 15 March 2013.

[Update] ASEBL Journal - Ethical Behavior/Evolutionary Biology & Literature. Deadline September 2013

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Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 8:54am
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St. Francis College

The editors of ASEBL Journal invite queries for the January 2014 issue. Deadline for articles is 1 September 2013 (early submissions are encouraged). Issues are housed on the St. Francis College (NY) website http://www.sfc.edu/page.cfm?p=3993. Before query or submission, please see the About tab at the blog www.asebl.blogspot.com for complete information. We urge potential contributors to pay particular attention to the lead article by Eric Luttrell in the January 2013 issue since it serves as a good model in terms of the mission and scope of the journal.

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation - 7th Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

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Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 7:23am
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[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 7th issue. We accept:

• academic papers from different disciplines such as literary theory, culture studies, anthropology, history, sociology, etc.
• writings on literary translation as well as translations from all languages into Croatian and English. (Introductory essays [up to 2,500 words] dealing with specific problems of the submitted translation from the perspective of literary translation are welcome.)

Please include the following with your submissions:

CALL FOR CHAPTERS "Contemporary Television Series: Narrative Structures and Audience Perception"

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Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 5:00am
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Valentina Marinescu-Uiversity of Bucharest

CALL FOR CHAPTERS
"Contemporary Television Series: Narrative Structures and Audience Perception"

Overview of the Book:
Through a collection of original contributions, this book seeks to provide readers with new perspectives on the current research in Contemporary Television Series - narrative structures and audience perception.

Pupil Online Journal - Composition Across the Disciplines - Deadline: 4/1/13

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Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 2:51am
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Teaching Writing Club - California State University Fullerton

Pupil CFP
Pupil is an online rhetoric and composition pedagogy journal that features essays from undergraduate and graduate students from across disciplines on the topic of teaching composition and rhetoric. General approaches to writing, and rhetorical specificities, differ across disciplines. Pupil strives to be a source and link between these differing pedagogical approaches toward composition and rhetoric by bringing them together. This journal's interdisciplinary focus is an attempt to present writing from multiple fields of study with the hope of imparting insight into how other disciplines treat college writing.

CFP Performing History / NCA November 21-24, 2013

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Friday, March 1, 2013 - 8:27pm
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NCA / National Communication Association
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We are seeking papers that explore the relationship between performance, performativity, and history (broadly conceived) for submission to the Performance Studies Division of the National Communication Association.

Paper topics might include, but are by no means limited to:
- Affect and Historiography
- Performative Economies of Time, Temporality, and Futurity
- Race, Gender, Sexuality, Class, and Historical Embodiments
- Performative Writing as Historical Method
- Trauma, Witnessing, and Cultural Memory
- Performance and (New) Historicism
- Philosophical Engagements with Memory (Freud, Nietzsche, Bergson, etc.)
- Remembering Across Bodies and Borders (Spatial, Temporal, Geopolitical, etc.)

[UPDATE] What's Material about Vulnerability? MLA, Chicago, Jan 9-12, 2014 (deadline: March 15)

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Friday, March 1, 2013 - 7:12pm
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Joanna Fax and Kimberly Macellaro/Rice University

Seeking new perspectives on the place of materialist theory in the study of vulnerability in American culture, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; racial, economic, sexual vulnerabilities; vulnerability and property.

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