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Veganism and Anorexia (November 15, 2012)

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 1:28pm
Laura Wright/Western Carolina University

I'm currently working on a book that examines cultural representations of vegans and veganism in popular culture. I am interested in collecting personal narratives from women about veganism and eating disorders that run counter to the various studies that continue to perpetuate linkages between vegetarian and vegan diets and anorexia (detailed below). Please send stories of 1000 words or less to lwright@email.wcu.edu by November 15, 2012.

Transatlantic Literature at CEA (11/1/2012, 4/4-6/2013)

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 12:51pm
College English Association

Call for Papers: Transatlantic Literature at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:
100 General McIntosh Boulevard, Savannah, Georgia 31401.
Phone (912) 233-7722; Fax (912) 233-3765.

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Transatlantic Literature for our 44th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org

Book History at CEA (11/1/2012, 4/4-6/2013)

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 12:46pm
College English Association

Call for Papers: Book History at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:
100 General McIntosh Boulevard, Savannah, Georgia 31401.
Phone (912) 233-7722; Fax (912) 233-3765.

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Book History for our 44th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org

Book History and Textual Criticism invites proposals for presentations on book history, bibliography, textual criticism, readership, authorship, print culture, and book history pedagogy.

Learning Outcomes and Assessment (11/1/2012, 4/4-6/2013)

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 10:44am
College English Association

Call for Papers: Learning Outcomes and Assessment at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:
100 General McIntosh Boulevard, Savannah, Georgia 31401.
Phone (912) 233-7722; Fax (912) 233-3765.

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English
studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Learning Outcomes and Assessment for our
44th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org

UPDATE: Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemp. Turkish Literature/Culture

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 9:10am
Jaspal K. Singh, Northern MIchigan University

UPDATE: Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemp. Turkish Literature/Culture
full name / name of organization:
Jaspal K. Singh, Northern Michigan University
contact email:
jsingh@nmu.edu
Call for Papers (New Deadline: 1 Nov. 2012)

Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemporary Turkish Literature and Culture

APPS AND AFFECT: October 18-20, 2013 [UPDATE] Deadline extended - OCTOBER 1, 2012

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 8:49am
University of Western Ontario (FIMS and CSTC)

Keynote speakers:

Jodi Dean (Hobart and William Smith Colleges)
Mark Andrejevic (Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies)
Patricia Ticineto Clough (Queens College and The Graduate School, CUNY)
Ed Keller (Parsons The New School for Design)
Alexander Galloway (New York University)
Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky

Chinese Literature: Special Issue - November 15, 2012 Deadline

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 6:17am
Pennsylvania Literary Journal/ Anaphora Literary Press

Soliciting critical essays in English about Chinese Literature from all periods and in all critical styles. Anaphora's Director, Anna Faktorovich, Ph.D., is stationed in Shantou University, China this year, and we would like to see criticism related to that part of the world. Critical essays should be of the standard size, 4,500-9,000 words. PLJ also welcomes book reviews - you can recieve free books from any of the publishers on the list on the website, www.anaphoraliterary.com. Creative short stories and poetry is also welcome. PLJ is available on EBSCO and ProQuest.

Exclusivity: Boundaries of Difference, submission deadline 1st October 2012

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 11:09pm
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

Submissions Deadline: 1 October 2012

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the School of Humanities at The University of Western Australia.

Volume 19, issue 1: Exclusivity – Boundaries of Difference

Exclusivity: Who is on the inside? Who is on the outside? The notion of "community" while commonly talked about in celebratory terms always necessitates an Other. For Volume 19, issue 1 we are looking for papers that discuss the ideas of exclusivity, for example, but not limited to change and continuity in:

-social classes/boundaries

-race/ethnic/national identity

-gender

-popular culture

-religion

-sexuality

-cyber culture

CFP: Anthology on the Work of Michael Chabon

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 9:54pm
Bob Batchelor, Kent State University

Call for Papers: Anthology on the Work of Michael Chabon, edited by Bob Batchelor and Jesse Kavadlo

Scholarly essays sought on the work of Michael Chabon. This collection of essays (edited by Bob Batchelor, Kent State University, and Jesse Kavadlo, Maryville University) will be the first volume in the Scarecrow Press "Contemporary American Literature" Series edited by Batchelor. Its goal is to provide scholars, faculty members, student readers, and the general reading public with creative, well-researched, and well-written analyses on the work of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Michael Chabon.

[Update] Call for Papers: iDMAa 2012: Fast Forward – perspectives on the future of digital media and arts (#idmaa2012)

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 9:43pm
International Digital Media and Arts Association

We've extended the deadline for the tenth annual International Digital Media and Arts Association Conference, will be held November 8-10, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Commemorating a decade of convergence, this year's conference looks to celebrate iDMAa's rich history of interdisciplinarity, collaboration, communication, and commitment to digital media and arts. iDMAa invites you to share your perspectives on the future of digital media and arts.

{UPDATE} The Langston Hughes Society Panel ( CLA Convention 04/10/13-04/13/13)

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 8:44pm
The Langston Hughes Society

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: "Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers" in the Writings of Langston Hughes in the Americas, Europe, and Asia
College Language Association Convention 2013
Convention Dates: April 10-13, 2013
Location: Lexington, Kentucky

THE PLEASURES OF IDENTITY: LIVING QUEER (Edited Collection; 12/15 proposal deadline)

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 7:58pm
Ellen M. Gil-Goméz, Jacqueline Rhodes

As evidenced by recent work such as the Encyclopedia of Gay and Lesbian Popular Culture (2007); LGBTQ America Today: An Encyclopedia (2008); Queers in History: The Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Historical Gays, Lesbians and Bisexuals (2009); and Queer America: A People's GLBT History of the United States (2011), our field has taken an encyclopedic and historical turn. While we applaud these works and see their value, we are less interested in the canonization of LGBTQ voices throughout history than in taking the temperature of old and new activists, artists, and scholars of LGBTQ Studies--what choices have you made (freely or by coercion?), how has the landscape changed since your work began?

[Deadline Reminder: Sept 30] Genre and genus: Categories for Humans and Animals in Early Modern English Literature (NeMLA 2013)

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 7:21pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

This panel explores how literature represents the relationship between humans and animals in a range of early modern texts. How do representations of the mutable boundary between humans and animals differ depending on their generic context? How do concerns about literary kinds relate to and intersect with concerns about species categorization? To what extent does generic mingling and experimentation relate to the varying representations of inter-species similitude and difference? Send 300 word abstracts to Julia Gingerich <7jg32@queensu.ca>

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