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Literary journal Movimiento Paroxista. May 30th

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Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 3:31am
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Movimiento Paroxista

Calling for literary work: poetry, short stories, novel excerpts, literary essays, translations, and reviews.

Movimiento Paroxista is a inter-university journal sponsored by the Autonomous University of Madrid, the National University of Mexico, and UNC-Chapel Hill. Please visit our website at http://movimiento-paroxista.jimdo.com/

Literary journal Movimiento Paroxista. May 30th

updated: 
Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 3:30am
full name / name of organization: 
Movimiento Paroxista

Calling for literary work: poetry, short stories, novel excerpts, literary essays, translations, and reviews.

Movimiento Paroxista is a inter-university journal sponsored by the Autonomous University of Madrid, the National University of Mexico, and UNC-Chapel Hill. Please visit our website at http://movimiento-paroxista.jimdo.com/

The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation (proposals due by May 15, 2011)

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Friday, April 15, 2011 - 11:27pm
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SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) - Special Session at the 2011 SAMLA Convention, November 4-6, 2011
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The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation

"We seek the balance between cosmopolitan pluralism and deep local consciousness. We are asking how the whole human race can regain self-determination in place after centuries of having been disenfranchised by hierarchy and/or centralized power" (Gary Snyder, "The Place, the Region, and the Commons").

"And so I look upon the sort of regionalism that I am talking about not just as a recurrent literary phenomenon, but as a necessity of civilization and survival" (Wendell Berry, "The Regional Motive").

Thought & Action, a journal of higher education, invites submissions (due June 1)

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Friday, April 15, 2011 - 11:10pm
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Thought & Action, the National Education Association's journal of higher education
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The Thought & Action Review Panel invites submissions for "Defining our Values, Affirming our Ideas," a Special Focus section in the 2011 edition of Thought & Action, the higher education Journal of the National Education Association.

We know that partisan winds are sweeping through the halls of state legislatures, where increasingly strident voices want to know, "What are we paying for? Can't it be done by a computer, with less money, in a bigger class, for more elite students, by somebody else?"

But we would not leave it to them to answer.

Advanced Composition Panel for 4Cs in St. Louis, March 21-24, 2012

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Friday, April 15, 2011 - 8:22pm
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Tina S. Kazan/Elmhurst College
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Advanced Composition Panel for 4Cs in St. Louis, March 21-24, 2012

We are looking for people to join us on a panel or roundtable exploring what "Advanced Composition" has been, is, and could be. We invite co-panelists who teach "advanced composition" (or a version of it) in an English Department and/or Writing Program. If you're interested, please send an e-mail to both of us with the following: name, contact info, working title for your paper, and a sense of your theoretical framework.

Please respond by Monday, April 25.

Playing Across Borders: Katherine Mansfield and the Margins of the Modern--deadline for abstracts 3 June 2011

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Friday, April 15, 2011 - 3:46pm
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Midwest Modern Language Society--panel sponsored by the Katherine Mansfield Society
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Panelists are invited to submit abstracts (250 words) for papers on Mansfield's difficult relations with the transnational scene of the modern, modernism, modernity. Submissions might consider facets of Mansfield's ambivalences about national and imperial affiliation or other modernists or modernisms or literary professionalism. Send abstracts to Todd Martin, tmartin@huntington.edu by 3 June 2011.

Intersections: Literature, Technology, Science October 21-22, 2011

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Friday, April 15, 2011 - 2:07pm
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Western Illinois University English Graduate Organization
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Call for Papers

Intersections: Literature, Technology, Science
Eighth Annual English Graduate Organization Conference, presented in association with the Liberal Arts and Sciences Graduate Organization.

October 21-22, 2011
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
Keynote Speakers:

Jackie Orr is Associate Professor of Sociology at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University and the author of Panic Diaries: A Genealogy of Panic Disorder (Duke). Her research focuses on contemporary and feminist theory; critical studies of technology, science and psychiatry; and cultural politics.

CFP: Journal of Feminist Scholarship

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Friday, April 15, 2011 - 11:13am
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UMass Dartmouth
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Call for submissions for a new online, peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Feminist Scholarship.

The Journal of Feminist Scholarship is a new twice-yearly, peer-reviewed, open-access journal published online and aimed at promoting feminist scholarship across the disciplines, as well as expanding the reach and definitions of feminist research.

The journal can be found at http://www.umassd.edu/jfs

Why a new journal? Why now?

CFP : Cyborg in Cinema

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Friday, April 15, 2011 - 10:54am
full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema

CFP : Cyborg in Cinema

The online journal 'Jura Gentium Cinema' (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking articles (3,000-4,000 words) for a special issue on 'Cyborg in Cinema.'

Time and Space in Contemporary Women's Writing, 8-9th September 2011

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Friday, April 15, 2011 - 6:39am
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PG CWWN

Contemporary women's writing continues to be preoccupied with and influenced by conceptualisations of time and space, both as separate and as inherently interconnected concepts. At the turn of themillennium, it is inevitable that feminist theory, politics and practice are increasingly interested in the relationships between past, present and future,
and at the same time they have also become more global and diversified in their focus. This event seeks to explore the ways in which contemporary women writers – through fiction and non-fiction, short story and poetry, drama and critical theory – engage with and conceptualise notions of time and space in their work. Topics may include but are by no means limited to:

Writing Into the Profession

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Friday, April 15, 2011 - 3:13am
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English Graduate Student Association at UNC-Greensboro

For its sixth annual interdisciplinary conference in English studies, we at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's English Graduate Student Association ask you to join us as we work to build a community of graduate scholars. Our conference provides forums for ongoing research in an encouraging and receptive academic environment. Additionally, the Writing into the Profession conference brings graduate scholars into contact with established professionals who can answer questions about best practices, research methods, and the field of English Studies.

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