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Call for Poetry, Short Fiction, and Art - Pomona Valley Review 6 (deadline March 30th, 2012).

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Sunday, January 8, 2012 - 10:49pm
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Pomona Valley Review

Pomona Valley Review is looking for poetry, short fiction, and artwork for its sixth online issue this April. Run by Cal Poly Pomona graduate students in English, PVR needs quality prose and art from undergraduates and graduates alike from any college campus.

The deadline for submissions, electronic only, is March 30th. Please see our website for details and specifics on the online submission process. Thank you always for your continued support. Additional notes below.

- We need your short fiction, poetry, and art for our spring 2012 issue.

- We encourage first-time unpublished writers to submit.

- This is a great opportunity to gain professional experience in the humanities.

Review Board & Undergraduate Advisory Board Openings for Online Journal of Literary Criticism

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Sunday, January 8, 2012 - 4:07pm
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Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities

Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities (ISSN 2161-3095), is an open-access journal of literary criticism particularly interested in giving voice to undergraduate and graduate students. This journal is devoted to the exploration of authorial, literary, and socio-political identities across time, space, and genre. Diesis is published bi-annually in the spring and fall.

The editors are currently seeking review board and undergraduate advisory board members from all literary specialties to review submissions, provide comments, and recommend articles for publication in Diesis. Review Board and Undergraduate Advisory board members are named both on our website and on each issue. Please note: all positions are unpaid.

Call for Guest Columnist - Revolutions & Reversals - Volume 2, Issue 2

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Sunday, January 8, 2012 - 4:02pm
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Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities

Call for Guest Columnist

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Abstract Deadline: March 15, 2012

The Editorial Board of Diesis: Footnotes Literary Identities (ISSN 2161-3095), a journal of literary criticism particularly interested in giving voice to undergraduate and graduate students, is seeking a guest columnist for its third issue. This issue takes up authority, social structure, and the construction of desired realities in literature as its primary focus.

Call for Articles - Revolutions and Reversals - Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2

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Sunday, January 8, 2012 - 3:56pm
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Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012

The Editorial Board of Diesis: Footnotes Literary Identities (ISSN 2161-3095), a journal of literary criticism particularly interested in giving voice to undergraduate and graduate students, is inviting submissions to its third issue. This issue takes up authority, social structure, and the construction of desired realities in literature as its primary focus.

[Update] Journal articles/guest blog posts: Ethics, literature, biology (no deadline)

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Sunday, January 8, 2012 - 3:14pm
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ASEBL Journal (St. Francis College, NY)
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ASEBL Journal appears as a PDF / ISSUU publication online at
St. Francis College (NY): www.sfc.edu/academics/publications

If you are interested in submitting a short article on the theme of reader-response ethical criticism, contact Prof. Gregory F. Tague. If you scan previous issues, you can get a good idea of the editorial scope. We are now particularly interested in articles that investigate the connections between evolutionary biology and literature.

Film: Indebted Reflections (deadline: June 1, 2012)

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Sunday, January 8, 2012 - 1:35pm
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Todd Comer and Isaac Vayo (Midwest Modern Language Association)
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Lars von Trier's movies constantly thematize debt, but never so memorably as in Dancer in the Dark which links hospitality to insanity and blindness, and, yet, such giving, such indebtedness, is also framed by an excessive, formal exuberance as Selma (played by Björk) dances and sings her way to the gallows.

Spatial Perspectives: Literature and Architecture, 1850 – Present, Friday 22nd June 2012

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Sunday, January 8, 2012 - 10:43am
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University of Oxford, Terri Mullholland and Nicole Sierra

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to foster a dialogue between literature and architecture by bringing together papers that encompass the diversity of thinking about these two disciplines and the ways in which they engage and interact. This will be the first conference to examine the intersections of architecture and literature globally over a broad timeframe.

We warmly encourage contributions from practising architects, architectural historians, creative writers, and scholars of literature. An edited collection of conference proceedings is planned.

Papers are invited that address, but are not limited to, the following broad themes:

National Identity and Subjectivity in Spain*: Regionalisms, Diaspora and Colonialism (1800-Present)

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Sunday, January 8, 2012 - 10:39am
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Ana-Maria Medina
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Call for Papers

2012 RMMLA Convention
Boulder, Colorado ~ October 11-13, 2012

Description: This panel explores the cultural processes that have occurred throughout Spain since1800. We are specifically looking to present how the national identity and subjectivity have been reconstructed, re-vindicated and reinvented.
http://rmmla.wsu.edu/call/cfp_sessions_by_group.asp?group_id=19

The Shifting Self: Radical Transfigurations

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Saturday, January 7, 2012 - 7:44pm
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Brooklyn College Graduate English Committee

The Shifting Self: Radical Transfigurations
Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
April 28, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Eileen Myles

"My narrative begins in media res, when many things have already taken place to make me and my story possible in language. I am always recuperating, reconstructing, and I am left to fictionalize and fabulate origins I cannot know."
– Judith Butler, "An Account of Oneself"

"Writing so as not to die, as Blanchot said, or perhaps even speaking so as not to die is a task, undoubtedly as old as the world."
– Michel Foucault, "Language to Infinity"

The Reception of Newton

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Saturday, January 7, 2012 - 12:09pm
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The Edward Worth Library, Dublin, Ireland
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When: 12-13 July 2012
Where: The Edward Worth Library, Dublin, Ireland.
Information and Registration: eaboran@tcd.ie

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