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[UPDATE] Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--deadline extended to June 15

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 11:39pm
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manifestations of a protest culture encircling the globe. No longer silent in the face of the continuing effects of colonialism and its derivative hierarchical structures, indigenous populations and other citizens are registering their discontent, while fostering networks of solidarity.

CFP Oscar Wilde at NeMLA-- deadline Sept 20, 2013

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 4:35pm
Annette M. Magid/ Northeast Modern Language Association

Subject: The Wilde Celebration: A Retrospective Commemorating the 160th Anniversary of Oscar Wilde's Birth

Northeast Modern Language Association
April 3rd – 6th, 2014
Harrisburg, PA
Paper Proposal/ Abstract deadline: September 20th, 2013

Registration open for "Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities" - A Postgraduate Conference

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 11:52am
De Montfort University

This conference focuses on the influence of cultural 'legacies' within current humanities research. By highlighting the work of postgraduates and early career researchers, this interdisciplinary conference will examine the various ways in which 'legacies' are created, restructured, perpetuated and even rejected. It will also question whether newer disciplines respond to cultural mythologies by establishing their own 'legacy' as a means of achieving academic authentication.

Call for Papers "Interdisciplinary Arts: Retrospectives and Future Visions" March 21-22, 2014

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 9:08am
School of Interdisciplinary Arts, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio USA

In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the Ohio University School of Interdisciplinary will hold an international conference on the past, present, and future of interdisciplinary arts. Interdisciplinarity is based on the deep affinity of all branches of knowledge and provides a site for exploring this affinity. In the dynamic current world, as the boundaries between the arts become increasingly permeable, scholars recognize the methodological importance of multidisciplinary scholarship to facilitate our historical and critical understanding of the arts.

Death and Decay (deadline 4th October 2013)

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 4:16am
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal for the Arts and Humanities

This call for papers invites submissions on the subject of 'Death and Decay' for the third edition of HARTS & Minds, an online postgraduate journal for students of the Humanities and Arts, which is due to be published online in Winter 2013-14.

Our first edition and further information can be found at www.harts-minds.co.uk and you can get updates on our journal at www.facebook.com/hartsandminds.

[UPDATE] San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- August 1, 2013

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Monday, June 3, 2013 - 7:13pm
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue. SJVJ is an online, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the Department of English at California State University, Stanislaus. The annual journal offers a forum for the discussion of literature, critical theory, rhetoric and composition, pedagogy, and issues relevant to teaching in academe. SJVJ is particularly interested in scholarly essays that engage issues and ideas in connection with the literature and culture of the San Joaquin Valley. In view of its regional emphasis, SJVJ also welcomes profiles on San Joaquin Valley writers, creative nonfiction, book reviews, faculty interviews, and commentaries related to the southern portion of California's Central Valley.

The Arts and the Body: NeMLA 2014, Harrisburg, PA

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Monday, June 3, 2013 - 5:32pm
Anna Peak / Temple University

The Arts and the Body

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

What role did ideas about race and sexuality play in nineteenth-century British conceptions of art and aesthetic response? Papers might consider (but are not limited to) such topics as: The figure of the gypsy musician; artistic temperament and homosexuality at the fin de siècle; Orientalism and fashion; the arts and crafts movement and British nationalism; or the body of the dancing girl. Please send 250-500 word proposals to Anna Peak at anna.peak@temple.edu.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED 21/6/13: Romantic Lacunae: Silences, Gaps, and Empty Spaces

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Monday, June 3, 2013 - 11:49am
Queen's University Belfast, UK

We invite paper and panel proposals on topics related to silences, disjunctions, and absences in Romantic-era texts, for a one-day conference hosted by the School of English and the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies at Queen's University Belfast on 2 August, 2013. The keynote speaker will be Dr Fiona Price, Reader in English Literature at the University of Chichester.

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