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Rattle - A Journal at the convergence of Art and Writing Issue 3 Deadline: 30th November

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 4:29am
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rattlejournal.org.uk

Rattle is a journal of art, writing and thought. We are now accepting submissions for our third issue. Submissions may include, but are by no means limited to, theoretical and critical writing, page-based artworks and projects, reviews, fictions and poetry. We are actively seeking innovative approaches to working on the page. Interesting and unusual submissions are encouraged regardless of their form or subject.

[UPDATE] Vonnegut and Humor

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 4:23am
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Peter C. Kunze and Robert T. Tally, Jr.

2011 may well be called "The Year of Kurt Vonnegut." In April the Library of America issued a volume including his novels from 1963 to 1973, effectively canonizing Vonnegut. A school board of Republic, Missouri banned Slaughterhouse-Five from both its high school's required reading and library, prompting the recently opened Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library to offer affected students free copies of the acclaimed novel. This fall will see Charles J. Shields's highly anticipated biography, And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life, as well as several new scholarly monographs, Lawrence R. Broer's Vonnegut and Hemingway: Writers at War, Gregory D. Sumner's Unstuck in Time: A Journey through Kurt Vonnegut's Life and Novels, and Robert T.

Biennial - June and December

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 3:02am
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WEST AFRICAN THEATRE AND PERFORMING ARTS JOURNAL (WATPAJO)

Articles on any aspect of Theatre and Performing Arts in West Africa is hereby invited from scholars, researchers, theatre administrators, critics and practitioners, for publication in Vol 1. No 2 of the West Africa Theatre and Performing Arts Journal (WATPAJO). Articles submitted for consideration must be original, properly researched and not submitted for publication elsewhere.

Articles and technical reports should have a minimum of 5000 words and 2500 words repectively. All submissions must be typed double spaced. quotations including endnotes should be single spaced and presented in standard references MLA/APA format. Articles with incomplete referencing will be rejected.

"African Literatures, Wole Soyinka and the Politics of the Nobel Prize" (Abstract deadline:14 November 2011)

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 2:54am
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The English Studies Department, University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, South Africa
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"African Literatures, Wole Soyinka and the Politics of the Nobel Prize"
February 1st – 4th 2012
Abstract deadline: 14 November 2011

The English Studies Department of the University of South Africa invites abstracts for its international conference with the theme, "African Literatures, Wole Soyinka and the Politics of the Nobel Prize." Confirmed keynote speakers are Profs. Abiola Irele, Alain Ricard, Zodwa Motsa, Susan Petrilli, Mbulelo Mzamane, Omofolabo Ajayi-Soyinka. The Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka is scheduled to present a public lecture under the auspices of Africa Speaks at UNISA on February 1, 2012.

CFP - International Journal of Robotics and Automation (IJRA)

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 2:16am
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Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
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Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Robotics and Automation (IJRA) Volume 3, Issue 1.

CFP - Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies: An International Journal (NIJ)

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 2:12am
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Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
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Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies: An International Journal (NIJ) Volume 3, Issue 1.

Nanotechnology has enormous potential to change society as it lead to new medical treatments and tools; more efficient energy production, storage and transmission; better access to clean water; more effective pollution reduction and prevention; and stronger, lighter materials.

CFP - International Journal of Logic and Computation (IJLP)

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 2:07am
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Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
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Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Logic and Computation (IJLP) Volume 3, Issue 1.

CFP - International Journal of Human Computer Interaction (IJHCI)

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 2:03am
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Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
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Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Human Computer Interaction (IJHCI) Volume 3, Issue 1.

The International Journal of Human Computer Interaction (IJHCI) publishes original research over the whole spectrum of work relevant to the theory and practice of innovative and interactive systems. The journal is inherently interdisciplinary, covering research in computing, artificial intelligence, psychology, linguistics, communication, design, engineering, and social organization, which is relevant to the design, analysis, evaluation and application of human computer interactive systems.

UPDATE Sex...or Something Like It

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 2:00am
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Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
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The first step in is penetration. One frame out and two bodies present themselves. And more and more frames reveal more and more bodies, many different bodies in many different bodies in many different frames.

This is Sex...or Something Like It.

If we zoom in on microscopic levels, past the salacious tissues of skin and muscle, chromosomes are abound. 23 pairs with two minimum coupling at conception, determining identity.

This is Sex...or Something Like It.

And who assumed the two in the second sentence were engaged in conjugal conversation, or that the scene was limited to only two? What were the notions that allowed for such assumptions to take hold?

Sex...or Something Like It.

CFP - International Journal of Experimental Algorithms (IJEA)

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 1:58am
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Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
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Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Experimental Algorithms (IJEA) Volume 3, Issue 1.

CFP - International Journal of Data Engineering (IJDE)

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 1:51am
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Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
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Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Data Engineering (IJDE) Volume 3, Issue 1.

Data Engineering refers to the use of data engineering techniques and methodologies in the design, development and assessment of computer systems for different computing platforms and application environments. With the proliferation of the different forms of data and its rich semantics, the need for sophisticated techniques has resulted an in-depth content processing, engineering analysis, indexing, learning, mining, searching, management, and retrieval of data.

North Atlantic Connections: Texts and Interpretations of the Medieval North—10th Annual Comitatus Conference on Medieval Studies

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 12:48am
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Comitatus: A Purdue Medieval Studies Student Organization
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Feb. 24–25, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Marianne E. Kalinke
CAS Professor Emerita of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and author of The Arthur of the North: Arthurian Literature in the Norse and Rus' Realms

We invite submissions of abstracts for papers on any topic that addresses cultural transmission and interaction in the medieval North Atlantic, from Nova Scotia to Scandinavia, from Iceland to Normandy. Presenters are welcome to discuss any period of the Middle Ages. Possible themes include:

4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24, Chattanooga TN

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 12:28am
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Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contemporary, etc.), rhetoric, composition, or pedagogical studies. Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com. Submissions must include name, institutional affiliation, student status (graduate or undergraduate), contact information (name, phone number, address, email address), and a list of any audio/visual equipment needed for your presentation. Presentation time should be limited to 20 minutes (usually about ten pages).

CFP: "Naturalism and Crisis" (Nov 15, 2011; ACLA; March 29 - April 1, 2012, Brown U)

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 11:53pm
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Geoff Baker / American Comparative Literature Association
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In the 2010 Oscar-winning Best Documentary Feature film The Cove, the film's director Louie Psihoyos describes on-screen the film's approach and activist goals in documenting the slaughter of dolphins in Japan's Taiji: "There was two parts to the mission. The first one was to get the auditory experience. . . . The second mission, what we call the full orchestra," involved installing numerous cameras and microphones underwater and around the cove in which the slaughter took place. "I wanted to have a three-dimensional experience," Psihoyos then explains in voice-over, "with what's going on in that lagoon. I wanted to hear everything that the dolphins were doing, everything that the whalers were saying. The effort wasn't just to show the slaughter.

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