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CFP Victorians and the Law

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 1:28pm
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Victorian Network

Call for Papers: Victorians and the Law

Victorian Network is an MLA-indexed online journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best postgraduate work in Victorian Studies.

Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 1:03pm
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Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures
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Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures is an interdisciplinary, refereed academic journal whose mandate is to publish research on and to provide a forum for discussion about cultural productions for, by, and about young people. Our scope is international; while we have a special interest in Canada, we welcome submissions concerning all areas and cultures. The focus of the journal is on the cultural functions and representations of "the child." This can include children's and young adult literature and media; young people's material culture, including toys; digital culture and young people; historical and contemporary constructions, functions, and roles of "the child" and adolescents; and literature, art, and films by children and young adults.

Reading and Health in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 12:36pm
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Medieval and Early Modern Research Group, Newcastle University
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5th-6th July, 2013

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Katharine Craik
Helen Smith
Richard Wistreich

'Also it is seene that the reading of histories doth so hold and allure good wits, that divers times it not only maketh them to forget all other pleasures, but also serveth very fittely to turne away their griefes, and somtimes also to remedie their diseases.'
Thomas North (trans.), 'Amiot to the Readers', in Plutarch, The lives of the noble Grecians and Romanes (1579), sig. *vv.

CFP Paranormal Romance (PCA/ACA Washington 2013) Submission Deadline: Dec. 7

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 11:01am
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Popular Culture Association Amerincan Culture Association
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The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers and roundtables for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference to be held March 27-30, 2013, at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington, D.C.

Papers which cover any aspect of Paranormal Romance are sought for presentation. Papers should be limited to a reading time of 15-20 minutes (3 person panels allow for 20 minute papers while 4 person panels allow for 15 minute papers; panels will be formed no later than January 2013 in order to provide panelists ample time to adjust their presentation time).

CFP True Blood (PCA/ACA Washington, 3/2012) Submission Deadline: Dec. 7

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 10:57am
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The Popular Culture Association American Culture Association
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The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers and roundtables for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference to be held March 27-30, 2013, at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington, D.C.

Papers which cover any aspect of the HBO True Blood series or the Charlaine Harris Sookie Stackhouse books are sought for presentation. Papers should be limited to a reading time of 15-20 minutes (3 person panels allow for 20 minute papers while 4 person panels allow for 15 minute papers; panels will be formed no later than January 2013 in order to provide panelists ample time to adjust their presentation time).

REMINDER - DEADLINE December 1, 2012 - Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2 -

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 10:04am
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Centre for Studies in Otherness

The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2.
Articles should be between 5,000 – 8,000 words. All electronic submissions should be sent via email with Word document attachment formatted to Chicago Manual of Style standards, to editor Matthias Stephan at otherness.research@gmail.com
Previous issues can be found at our website at www.otherness.dk

The Role of Language in Society and Education

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 6:38am
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Academic Exchange Quarterly

Academic Exchange Quarterly
Winter 2013, Volume 17, Issue 4
Expanded issue up to 400+ pages.
Articles on various topics plus the following special sections.
The Role of Language in Society and Education
Feature Editors:
Emilia Di Martino, ricercatore of Lingua e Traduzione Inglese
Università Suor Orsola Benincasa, Napoli (Italia)
E-mail: emiliadimartino@gmail.com
&
Bruna Di Sabato, full professor of Didattica delle lingue moderne
Università Suor Orsola Benincasa, Napoli (Italia)
E-mail: bdisabato.unisob@gmail.com

Innocence and Experience – March 9, 2013. Abstract submission deadline by Dec. 23, 2012

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 1:35am
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The Associated Graduate Student of English (AGSE) at California State University, Northridge

Innocence and Experience – March 9, 2013 at California State University, Northridge.

"My mother groaned, my father wept, into the dangerous world I leapt." –William Blake

The Associated Graduate Students of English (AGSE) at California State University, Northridge are accepting proposals for our annual Spring Conference. We are looking for critical papers or creative works that explore the notions of "Innocence and Experience."

All-Irish Issue of Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (Initial Deadline 1/31/13)

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 12:51am
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Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
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Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal is seeking articulate and well-reasoned articles exploring any element of Irish women's writing and experience. Articles from any discipline are welcome and articles embracing a transdisciplinary methodology are of particular interest. As well, book reviews of academic texts, as well as fiction, poetry, and drama are of interest.

The initial deadline for submission is January 31st, 2013. Submissions should be emailed to Brian F. McCabe, Special Editor at mccabeb@cgu.edu.

The Fourth International Conference on e-Learning (ICEL2013)

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 12:21am
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The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC)
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CALL FOR RESEARCHED PAPERS
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Deadline: May 19, 2012

Members are invited to offer papers for the conference. The ICEL2013 welcomes submissions on any topic in the field of e-learning.

The conference welcomes papers on the following (but not limited to) research topics:

Cinephile: Reevaluating Television (9.1)

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 9:54pm
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The University of British Columbia, Department of Theatre and FIlm Studies
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CALL FOR PAPERS
Cinephile 9.1, Reevaluating Television
cinephile.ca

Deadline for draft submissions: March 1, 2013
Since the early 2000s, with the onset of The Sopranos and Sex and the City, serialized television has captured the attention of viewers and scholars alike. The popularity of shows such as Six Feet Under,Lost, The Wire, Deadwood, Battlestar Galactica, Mad Men, Breaking Bad or Game of Thrones suggests that these complex shows are by no means restricted to a specific genre.

The Monstrous, the Marginalized, and Transgressive Forms of "Humanity", Graduate Conf, 5-6 April 2013; Deadline: 15 Jan 2013

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 9:43pm
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Religion Graduate Organization at Syracuse Univeristy
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Monsters, angels, demons, vampires and cyborgs challenge conventional notions of humanity. The lived experience of many humans also pushes against these norms. Through the investigation of trangressive being(s), this conference will explore what it means to be "human."

We welcome panel and individual paper proposals on topics relating to the boundaries of humanness including, but not limited to discussions of Avatars, Angels, Demons, Cyborgs, Superheroes, Vampires, and Post-human Bodies. We also welcome papers which address Abilities/disabilities, Madness, Genius and Mental Illness, Animality, Hybridity, Race, Gender, Religion and Sexuality.

[UPDATE] CFP - "Catholics and Puritans in the trans-Atlantic world, 1500-1800"

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 7:23pm
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Trinity College Dublin
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"Catholics and Puritans in the trans-Atlantic world, 1500-1800"
16-17 September 2013, Trinity College Dublin

This conference, funded by the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences, builds upon the recent recovery of interest in religion in the early modern trans-Atlantic world. With a focus on Catholics and Puritans, the conference will seek out fresh perspectives on religiously motivated activities and systems of belief, with an emphasis on those activities identified in their contexts as "radical." The organisers invite papers discussing literature and history, and topics may include, but are not limited to:

The Monstrous, the Marginalized, and Transgressive Forms of "Humanity"due January 15th 2013

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 3:25pm
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The Religion Graduate Organization at the Religion Department of Syracuse University
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The Religion Graduate Organization at the Religion Department of Syracuse University seeks submissions for its graduate student conference:

The Monstrous, the Marginalized, and Transgressive Forms of "Humanity", April 5th and 6th 2013

Monsters, angels, demons, vampires and cyborgs challenge conventional notions of
humanity. The lived experience of many humans also pushes against these norms. Through the investigation of trangressive being(s), this conference will explore what it means to be "human."

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