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Ashgate Studies in Childhood: 1700 to the Present (no deadline; book series)

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Ann Donahue, Ashgate Publishing
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Series Editor: Claudia Nelson, Texas A&M University
This series recognizes and supports innovative work on the child and on
literature for children and adolescents that informs teaching and engages
with current and emerging debates in the field. Proposals are welcome for
interdisciplinary and comparative studies by humanities scholars working in
a variety of fields, including literature; book history, periodicals
history, and print culture and the sociology of texts; theater, film,
musicology, and performance studies; history, including the history of
education; gender studies; art history and visual culture; cultural studies;
and religion.

Two Panel Call For Papers - Border Crossings and Revolutions

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2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference
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Jennifer Andrews ( and Richard Cole (

Two Panel Call For Papers at the 2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference at Queen’s University, Belfast (7-9 April 2016)

Ashgate Studies in Publishing History: Manuscript, Print, Digital, Call for Book Proposals

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Ashgate Publishing Co.
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Series Editors: Ann R. Hawkins, Texas Tech University, and Maura Ives, Texas A&M University

Evil Spaces, Wicked Places: Geographies and Architectures of Evil. Monday 18th January - Wednesday 20th January 2016: London: UK

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Evil Spaces, Wicked Places
The Geographies and Architectures of Evil

Call for Presentations 2016
Special Focus: London

Monday 18th January – Wednesday 20th January 2016

Forgotten Geographies in the Fin de Siècle, 1880-1920 | Conference CFP | 8-9 July 2016

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Birkbeck, University of London
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The glamour and mystery of the place, with its sinister atmosphere of forgotten nations, appealed to the imagination of my friend.

"Daddy, What did you Do in the Culture Wars?": Academia and Public Life - NeMLA 2016

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Northeastern Modern Language Association - Hartford CT, March 17-20, 1016
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It’s been almost thirty years since Allan Bloom made his clarion call to classicism within the American academy with the publication of The Closing of the American Mind.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to 15 JULY for RICE ENGLISH SYMPOSIUM

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"Modalities: Politics and Poetics," Rice University English Graduate Symposium
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***Extended Submission Deadline: 15 July 2015***

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This is a symposium about –alities. Now commonplace, terms like temporality, governmentality, positionality, and so on have made their way into literary studies and the humanities more broadly. The broadening of scholarship beyond the human now underway requires that we take a fresh look at the poetics and politics of interpretation, whether or not our scholarship studies the nonhuman explicitly. At the precise moment at which we are being told to look “outside,” we need to get clear again: what is this outside? Is it thinkable? Can we say what we have been saying in such a climate?

We choose to consider not “environment,” say, but “environmentality” in order to avoid sounding monolithic or reified. But if these terms are more than academic politesse, it is time to revisit what we mean by monolithic, reified, and, of course, –ality. By animality, do we mean the conditions of possibility for animals or being-animal? By materiality, are we shifting our focus from material characteristics and attributes to describe instead what modulates or grounds existence? Moreover, are theorizations of animality and materiality as politically motivated and implicative as socially-conscious work on sexuality or postcoloniality?

Edited collection on settler colonialism

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Rebecca Weaver-Hightower / University of North Dakota
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We seek submissions for a collection of new examinations of settler colonialism as expressed and developed through literature or other “texts” (including films, historical documents, art, architec

Humanism and Its Prefixes

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Department of Rhetoric, UC Berkeley
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Humanism and its prefixes
(non-, trans-, post-, in-, a-)

October 3rd-4th, 2015

Organized by the graduate students of UC Berkeley’s Department of Rhetoric

Call for Submissions to a Special Issue of the Journal of Popular Film and Television on Holmes Onscreen (Tentative Title)

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Tom Ue, Department of English, University College London
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Heralded by The Telegraph as a ‘global phenomenon,’ BBC’s Sherlock is now one of the most commercially and critically successful television series of all time.

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