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Claremont Journal of Religion: CFP

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Saturday, July 9, 2011 - 2:11pm
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Claremont Journal of Religion
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Call for Papers: Claremont Journal of Religion is issuing a call for papers for its upcoming Inaugural Issue set to come out January 2012. We invite papers related to any of these topics:

Defining Religion
Theories of Religion
Religion and Society
Religious Pluralism
Religion, the Public Sphere, and American Politics

Deadline for submission is November 1, 2011. Please see "submission" page for requirements, formatting, and general submission information. Email your submission to Kile Jones, Editor-in-chief, at kile.jones@cst.edu. www.claremontjournal.com

2nd Conference on Formulas in Medieval Culture, Nancy & Metz (France), 7-9 June 2012 (Submission deadline 1 October 2011)

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Saturday, July 9, 2011 - 12:46pm
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Université Nancy 2

Languages: English, French, Italian and German
Abstract submission deadline: October 1st, 2011

The Conference welcomes speakers from all fields of Medieval Studies, including History, Diplomatics, Art History, Literature, Linguistics, Musicology, Theology and Law.

2012 PLJ Calls for Papers - Varied Deadlines

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Saturday, July 9, 2011 - 11:38am
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Pennsylvania Literary Journal: Anaphora Literary Press

Pennsylvania Literary Journal (ISSN#: 2151-3066) is a printed peer-reviewed journal that publishes critical essays, book-reviews, short stories, interviews, photographs, art, and poetry. Three issues, starting with the Summer 2010 Issue, "New and Old Historical Perspectives on Literature," are on sale through Amazon and other distributors. PLJ is also available through the EBSCO Academic Complete database in full-text. It is listed in the MLA International Bibliography, the MLA Directory of Periodicals, Genamics JournalSeek, and Duotrope's Digest.

Teaching John Dos Passos

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Saturday, July 9, 2011 - 9:24am
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The John Dos Passos Society/American Literature Association
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The John Dos Passos Society seeks participants for a round table discussion on teaching Dos Passos in the college classroom. Papers should be between 5 and 7 minutes in length and may address your experiences teaching this author, discussions of the contexts in which he work teaches well, tactics you have taken with undergraduate and/or graduate students, materials you have found helpful in your instruction, etc. We are looking for a panel of about 6 or 7 people. Please send your abstract and a brief CV or resume to jdpsociety@gmail.com by January 15, 2012.

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

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Saturday, July 9, 2011 - 3:52am
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Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
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Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions. 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.

RUST BELT (Great Lakes/ Great Books)

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Saturday, July 9, 2011 - 2:54am
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Northeast Modern Language Association
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Seminar Session at NeMLA 2012 (Rochester) considers 'Rust Belt' as place/condition/plotline. Session examines literary responses to urban centers, presupposing industrial stagnation & political intransigence (Cleveland Rochester Toronto Detroit/Windsor Duluth) Looks to fiction by Wideman, Susan Power, Ondaatje, Jeffery Allen, M. Attwood, Eugenides, Alex Shakar. Asks how writers define Rust Belt? 'Region?' 'Local epic?' 'Workshop of the Nation?' or 'Republic's Slop Sink?' Have its writers produced 'last books of 20th century?' 300-500 words & bio or questions to:
M. Antonucci (mantonucci@keene.edu) by September 21, 2011.

CFP: Queer Mentoring in Contemporary Culture

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Friday, July 8, 2011 - 7:54pm
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10th Annual Cultural Studies Association Conference
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Conference Dates: March 28th to April 1st 2012
Location: University of California San Diego, U.S.A.
Deadline for abstracts: Sunday, August 28th 2011

The alien in/to the city

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Friday, July 8, 2011 - 6:12pm
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University of Cergy Pontoise, France

This conference aims at investigating the theme of the "alien in/to the city" in the fields of British and American literature, visual arts and civilisation. The guidelines provided here do not aim at exhaustivity and, though given separately, are not mutually exclusive.
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V International Gothic Congress, FFYL, UNAM, Mexico City, March 2012

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Friday, July 8, 2011 - 2:18pm
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International Gothic Congress

V International Gothic Congress

'Gothic Plurality'

During the last years, Gothic Literature has just begun to be accepted as a literary field worth of study among Mexican scholars. The doors remain open to deepen into the study of a style whose manifestations go beyond the barriers represented by time, culture, genre, and art modes.

International Conference Decolonising the Stage: Paradigm, Practice and Politics Department of English Banaras Hindu U

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Friday, July 8, 2011 - 1:32pm
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International Conference Decolonising the Stage: Paradigm, Practice and Politics Department of English Banaras Hindu University www.bhu.ac.in November 15 – 17, 2011
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International Conference

Decolonising the Stage:
Paradigm, Practice and Politics

Department of English
Banaras Hindu University
www.bhu.ac.in

November 15 – 17, 2011

Convener

R. N. Rai
Professor & Head
Department of English
Faculty of Arts
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi-221005
India
email:headenglishbhu@gmail.com

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium, March 22-23, 2012

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Friday, July 8, 2011 - 1:25pm
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Texas Southern University, Department of English
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Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2012 – 14th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Fourteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 22-23, 2012, Houston, Texas.

The general topic for the presentations is "Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts."

Scholarly research and presentations are invited that cover a wide area of interest, including but not limited to the following:

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader [25 Sept 2011]

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Friday, July 8, 2011 - 4:57am
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Dr Amit Sarwal, Asst. Prof., Department of English, Rajdhani College (University of Delhi), New Delhi
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Call for Papers

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader

Edited by Amit Sarwal

During the last few years college / university curriculum in India has opened up to adjust new literatures of which Spy thriller is an integral part. Since this shift to include such emerging areas of study is very recent in the Indian context, we still lack the essential Readers or critical books designed particularly to cater to the needs of Indian teachers and students.

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader [25 Sept 2011]

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2011 - 12:45am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Amit Sarwal, Asst. Prof., Department of English, Rajdhani College (University of Delhi), New Delhi
contact email: 

Call for Papers

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader

Edited by Amit Sarwal

During the last few years college / university curriculum in India has opened up to adjust new literatures of which Spy thriller is an integral part. Since this shift to include such emerging areas of study is very recent in the Indian context, we still lack the essential Readers or critical books designed particularly to cater to the needs of Indian teachers and students.

[Extended Deadline] Cultural Studies and Its Discontents (Nov. 17-19, 2011 / Application Deadline: Aug. 15, 2011)

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Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 10:31pm
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The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK)
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CULTURAL STUDIES AND ITS DISCONTENTS
RECONSIDERING CULTURAL STUDIES FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

2011 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
NOVEMBER 17–19, ONYANG, KOREA
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CALL FOR PAPERS

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) invites papers for an international conference to be held in Onyang, Korea, November 17–19, 2011. The theme for special sessions is "Cultural Studies and Its Discontents: Reconsidering Cultural Studies for the Twenty-First Century."

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