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The Great War: Centenary Perspectives, Special Topics Issue 2014

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Friday, August 31, 2012 - 12:32pm
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The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945 (Interdisciplinary Journal)
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The editors of The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945, seek submissions for the next special topics issue of the journal (vol. 10) on "The Great War: Centenary Perspectives." Guest edited by Mark D. Larabee of the US Naval Academy, larabee@usna.edu, this issue will be published in fall 2014. Deadline for submissions is April 15, 2013. Of special interest are interdisciplinary articles on new developments in understanding literature, art, and culture of the First World War, produced by combatants or noncombatants and representing any nations and languages.

Call for Chapter Submissions – Ecocritical Approaches to Francophone Literatures, Edited Collection–Abstract Deadline 10-1-12

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Friday, August 31, 2012 - 12:22pm
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Marnie M. Sullivan / Mercyhurst University
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Overview:

Submissions are now being accepted for a new collection of works on ecocritical approaches to francophone literatures that explore perspectives of environmentality, examine ecologies rooted in the specificity of local place, and illuminate the aesthetic, cultural, and political characteristics of ecocritical approaches to the environment. Ecocritical scholarship that intersects with postcolonial studies, feminist theory, philosophy and ethics, environmental justice, regional studies, and other fields are welcome.

Edited by:
Douglas Boudreau , Mercyhurst University
Marnie Sullivan, Mercyhurst University

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ICAF: International Comic Arts Forum, May 23-25, 2013

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Friday, August 31, 2012 - 12:09pm
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International Comic Arts Forum
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ICAF, the International Comic Arts Forum, invites proposals for scholarly papers for its sixteenth annual meeting, to be held at the White Stag Building at the University of Oregon in Portland, from Thursday, May 23, through Saturday, May 25, 2013.

The deadline to submit proposals is November 9, 2012. (Scroll down for proposal guidelines and submission information.)

UPDATE: edited collection: BUST CULTURE: THE GREAT RECESSION IN FICTION, FILM, AND TELEVISION (Lexington Books, 2013)

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Friday, August 31, 2012 - 9:38am
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Editors: Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
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Abstracts due Oct 1, 2011 (250-300 words; include contact info and short bio)
Final essays due December 2012 (4,000-8,000 words)
We are specifically seeking two proposals examining representations of race and ethnicity in the popular culture of the Great Recession. Bust Culture: The Great Recession in Fiction, Film, and Television is under contract with Lexington Books with a scheduled 2013 publication date.

War and Peace: Violence, Justice, Representation. Macomb, IL, November 9-10, 2012.

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Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 6:51pm
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English Graduate Organization of Western Illinois University
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War and Peace: Violence, Justice, Representation

The English Graduate Organization and Liberal Arts and Sciences Graduate Organization of Western Illinois University invite submissions for our ninth annual conference. We are interested in how the humanities, social sciences, and sciences navigate and interpret the spaces of war and peace. We seek papers and panels that address any aspect of war or peace.

Possible topics include but are not limited to:

CFP - Edited Collection - Critical Innovations: Reading and Writing Experimental Texts

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Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 6:20pm
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Kristina Quynn (CSU) & Robin Silbergleid (MSU)

We seek essays for an edited collection on the topic of innovative criticism. Building on the work of the autobiographical or creative modes popularized in the late 1980s and early 1990s, this collection assembles essays that explore the alternative methods, approaches, and practices that experimental, innovative, alternative, minor, and/or avant-garde texts call for or require. As such, this collection acknowledges that the act of literary or cultural criticism is not neutral or distanced but is a personal and politicized practice that performs critical authority and expertise according to understood and agreed upon critical conventions.

Wreck, The UBC Grad Journal of Art History - Processes of Change: Translation, Metamorphosis, and Conversion -Deadline Oct 15/12

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Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 5:17pm
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Wreck - The University of British Columbia Graduate Journal of Art History, Visual Art, and Theory
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Call for Papers and Reviews
Wreck – University of British Columbia Graduate Journal of Art History, Visual Art & Theory, Volume 4 (2012)

Processes of Change: Translation, Metamorphosis, and Conversion

"Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal." – Arthur Schopenhauer

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