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Caribbean Sessions at NeMLA (3/21-24/13; deadline 9/30)

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Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 10:37am
Northeast.mla@gmail.com

The NeMLA Board and Tufts University are pleased to announce that Dionne Brand will be the keynote speaker; her presentation is accompanied by 11 Caribbean sessions now accepting abstracts.

Born in Trinidad, Dionne Brand is a renowned Canadian poet, novelist, and essayist. Her writing is notable for the beauty of its language, and for its intense engagement with issues of social justice, including particularly issues of gender and race.

NeMLA is particularly delighted to welcome Dionne Brand as part of our long standing commitment to Caribbean Literatures. 2013 Caribbean sessions:

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

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Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 3:13am
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS seeks to be as inclusive as possible in its area of inquiry. Papers address the full spectrum of masculinities and sexualities, particularly those which are seldom heard. Similarly, JMMS addresses not only monotheistic religions and spiritualities but also Eastern, indigenous, new religious movements and other spiritualities which resist categorization. JMMS papers address historical and contemporary phenomena as well as speculative essays about future spiritualities.

JMMS always welcomes submissions; it also considers republishing articles that are not available elsewhere on the Internet, such as chapters from edited collections.

CFP Popular Culture & the Classroom SWTXPCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/2013)

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Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 10:56pm
Southwest and Texas Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association

Call for Papers: Popular Culture & The Classroom
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 16, 2012

Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-842-1234

2013 College English Association-Caribbean Chapter Conference, March 15 & 16th, "Technology and the Humanities"

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Friday, August 24, 2012 - 4:11pm
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2013 annual conference which will be held at the University of Puerto Rico, in Arecibo on Friday, March 15 and Saturday March 16, 2013.

This year the topic is TECHNOLOGY AND THE HUMANITIES. Thus, we welcome papers that
investigate the cultural, social and political interactions of the humanities (arts, language
and literature) and technology.

The Review of English Studies Annual Prize

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Friday, August 24, 2012 - 10:52am
The Review of English Studies

*with apologies for cross posting*

The editors of The Review of English Studies want to briefly remind you of their annual prize, which aims to encourage scholarship amongst postgraduate research students in Britain and abroad. The essay can be on any topic of English literature or the English language from the earliest period to the present.
Deadline for entries is 15 September 2012 and more information about the prize can be found by clicking here:
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/4794/1

CFP: Literature and Photography Special Issue, September 17, 2012

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Friday, August 24, 2012 - 10:05am
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory

How do you "see" literature? How do you "write" photography? In recent years, scholars have drawn a connection between the nineteenth-century realist novel and the rise of photography, suggesting that the novel genre is intrinsically photographic. This argument hinges, in part, on realism, or at the very least on reality effects. Nineteenth-century photography was indeed often used to document: to record landscapes, cityscapes, portraits, and crime scenes. Yet it was also from the start a creative technology, a mode of representation open to experimentation and artistic innovation. How does photography intersect with literature when the aims of one or both are not to represent reality?

KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY FOURTH ESSAY PRIZE

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Friday, August 24, 2012 - 7:14am
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY

The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce its fourth essay competition, open to all, on the subject of:

KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND THE (POST)COLONIAL

Call for Papers: Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

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Friday, August 24, 2012 - 7:12am
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY

PLEASE CIRCULATE WIDELY

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 5 OF

Katherine Mansfield Studies

(THE PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY)

on the theme of

Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

Submissions are sought on the following:

• Critical articles on the theme of this issue: 'Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial'

• Creative pieces – poetry and prose with a connection to Katherine Mansfield

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