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CFP: Horror Area, PCA/ACA - Chicago, 16-19 April, 2014

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 8:13am
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)

HORROR (text, media, culture) - Proposal Deadline, 1 Nov. 2013

The Horror Area co-chairs of the Popular Culture Association invite interested scholars to submit proposals for papers or complete panels on any aspect of horror in fiction, cinema, television, gaming, theory and culture for the 2014 PCA/ACA National Convention to be held in Chicago, IL. The conference runs from 16 to 19 April, 2014. Please be aware that the deadline for proposals is 1 November, 2013.

10th LIES (13.04.2014): On imagination, borders and friendship with Hanif Kureishi

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 6:32am
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland

'Las palabras no se caen en el vacío' [Words do not fall into the void]: On imagination, borders and friendship

"The imagination creates reality rather than imitates it," says Hanif Kureishi in his unpublished essay entitled "Anarchy and the Imagination." Yet, he continues "[t]here is no interesting consensus about the way the world is. In the end, there is nothing out there but what we make of it, and whether we make more or less of it is a daily question about how we want to live and who we want to be".

[UPDATE] CFA: Supernatural in the Nineteenth Century

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 5:39am
The Journal of Supernatural Studies

CFA: Supernatural in the Nineteenth Century (abstracts: 30 November 2013, articles: 31 March 2014)

full name / name of organization:
The Journal of Supernatural Studies

contact email:
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

The Supernatural Studies Journal is now accepting proposals for a themed issue on the supernatural in the nineteenth century (due Winter 2014), guest edited by Janine Hatter and Sara Williams.

[UPDATE] Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature: Deadline extended to Sept. 27, 2013

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 10:34am
English Graduate Organization, Western Illinois Univesity

CFP: Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature
UPDATE: 250 word abstract due date extended to 27 September, 2013.

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) of Western Illinois University is currently seeking both individual papers and panel proposals for our tenth annual EGO Conference in Macomb, IL on October 25 – October 26. We are interested in the production, consumption and the symbolism of the culinary within and beyond English Studies. Our conference will feature a keynote speech by Dr. David B. Goldstein entitled "Toward a Skeptical Ethics of Eating: Shakespeare, Montaigne, Levinas."

Reminder - CFP - HYPERCULTURA - VOLUME ON 'Identity and Conflict in Cultural and Geo-Political Contexts'

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 3:37am
HYPERCULTURA - BIANNUAL JOURNAL (HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST)

HYPERCULTURA

BIANNUAL JOURNAL

OF THE

DEPARTMENT OF LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES
-THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL, HUMANISTIC AND NATURAL SCIENCES-

HYPERION UNIVERSITY
BUCHAREST

INVITES YOU
TO SEND THE FINAL VERSION OF YOUR ARTICLES FOR OUR VOLUME ENTITLED

Identity and Conflict in Cultural and Geo-Political Contexts

The theme:

CFP: Southwest Popular and American Culture Association (Feb 19-22, 2014); Deadline: Nov. 1, 2014

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Monday, September 2, 2013 - 6:06pm
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association

The Southwest PACA is currently accepting proposals for paper, panel, round table, and special topic presentations for its 35th annual conference, February 19-22, 2014.

The 2014 conference will mark the Southwest PACA's 35th anniversary. This year's conference theme, Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow, encapsulates the association's beginnings as a regional organization and highlights the changes underway today and tomorrow for this international conference—with our new website, new organizational logo, and new E-Journal project!

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