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Weird Tools and Strange Investigations

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Friday, August 5, 2011 - 12:51pm
Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies in the Preternatural | http://preternature.org

UPDATED INFORMATION:

The journal Preternature (Penn State Press) invites articles that explore the relationship between objects, users and the preternatural world. How were objects construed? In what social, political and cultural contexts were they deployed, and how did the ways they were used help construct experience? How were these instruments related to crucial issues of proof and persuasion?

Sketched by themselves. Society tested by "panoramic" literature

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Friday, August 5, 2011 - 9:31am
Interférences littéraires - Literaire Interferenties (Open Access Journal)

Sketched by themselves
Society tested by "panoramic" literature
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Special issue of the open acces journal 'Interferences littéraires - Literaire interferenties' (number 8, May 2012)
edited by Nathalie Preiss (Université de Reims) & Valérie Stiénon (F.N.R.S - Université de Liège )

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

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Friday, August 5, 2011 - 9:21am
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their "end of days." And someone's Armageddon clock is always ticking—we just dodged Harold Camping's rapture on May 21st of this year, and the Mayan-predicted doomsday of 2012 is just around the corner. In the end, what do we reveal about ourselves when we dream of the apocalypse? What are the social and political functions of these narratives in any given historical period? How do different cultures imagine the apocalypse, and what do these differences reveal? What is particular to the narratological design and content of apocalyptic texts?

International Journal of Advancements in Technology

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Friday, August 5, 2011 - 5:37am
IJoAT Foundation

IJoAT is an International Online Journal dedicated to all scientists and engineers involved in engineering and technology. IJoAT welcomes original research work containing innovative ideas in all disciplines. Papers submitted for potential publication in IJoAT are peer reviewed to ensure originality, technical correctness, relevance, readability and timeliness. Review articles comprising of in-depth understanding of the state-of-the-art technology and application trends are also invited.

[UPDATE] Ishaan Literary Review - Submissions for Volume 1.1

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Friday, August 5, 2011 - 1:17am
Ishaan Literary Review (an online journal of poetry, fiction, and dramatic works)

Submission Deadline: Extended to September 30, 2011

Ishaan Literary Review is a new online journal of poetry, short fiction and dramatic works (including plays and screen plays).

We publish (roughly) 50% invited authors and 50% blind read/peer reviewed authors three times a year (Winter, Spring and Summer). We believe that readers should have a chance to see more than just one work by an author, so we will try to publish multiple works by the same author in each issue.

To Submit:

All submissions should be sent to our email address: ishaanlitreview@gmail.com

CFP - Edited Collection - Dancing with Shadows: Explorations in Invisibility

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Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 4:46pm
Ravindra N. Mohabeer Vancouver Island University

The word invisibility represents a little understood categorical figure in the shadows that surround all research and practice. As a central theme, this collection represents an opportunity to question invisibility as a theoretical construct. How can some things be seen but also remain invisible, purposefully or by accident? How does invisibility allow other things that can rarely be seen to be profoundly influential?

Creative Writing Pedagogy

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Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 2:50pm
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association Annual Meeting

CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/01/11 SWTX PCA 2/8-11/12)
Conference Theme for 2012: "Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context"
Please post and send to interested colleagues
Deadline for submission is 1 December 2011

Creative Writing Pedagogy
Area Chair: Julie Chappell chappell@tarleton.edu
33rd Annual SWTX PCA Conference
February 8-11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
Homepage: http://swtxpca.org

Cultural Studies Association 2012--SAN DIEGO: Trauma and the Material Body

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Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 12:31pm
Terra Caputo

Seeking paper proposals for a panel to be proposed at the Cultural Studies Association Conference to be held March 28-April 1 at the University of California in San Diego. This particular panel will consider the ways in which expressions of the material body articulate, negotiate, and/or represent psychological trauma. Paper proposals that engage with issues of ethnicity and gender are especially encouraged. Please send 250-500 word abstracts and C.V. to Terra Caputo at t.caputo@allegheny.edu by August 15, 2011.

"Eye of the Beholder: Perspectives on the Monstrous" - K'zoo May 10-13 2012

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Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 9:01am
Monsters: The Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory and Practical Application (MEARCSTAPA)

CALL FOR PAPERS

MEARCSTAPA Session for the International Medieval Congress at Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan
May 10-13, 2012
Session II : "Eye of the Beholder: Perspectives on the Monstrous"

You're So Juvenile: Monstrous Children in Medieval Culture - K'zoo May 10-13 2012

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 8:58am
Monsters: The Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory and Practical Application (MEARCSTAPA)

MEARCSTAPA Session for the International Medieval Congress at Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan
May 10-13, 2012
Session I: "You're So Juvenile: Monstrous Children in Medieval Culture"

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