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"CASCA" – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline September 1st 2013.)

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Friday, May 3, 2013 - 7:55am
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, culture and art. The journal publishes scientific papers and book reviews thematically related to literary theory, history of art, philosophy, anthropology, history, archeology, sociology, culturology, politicology, communicology, etc.
We are interested in publishing scientific and expert papers, book reviews, exhibition reviews, web portals, etc.
All the submitted papers are to undergo an adequate double blind peer review.

[UPDATE] PERSPECTIVES, 2013 - 2nd CALL FOR PAPERS (Deadline 31st May)

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Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 11:36pm
PoP2013 Organising Committee, School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics

PERSPECTIVES ON PROGRESS 2013
An interdisciplinary postgraduate and early career researcher conference.
The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. November 27-29, 2013.

In 1968, historian Sidney Pollard defined the Victorian ideal of 'progress' as, "the assumption that a pattern of change exists in the history of mankind... that it consists of irreversible changes in one direction only, and that this direction is towards improvement." Despite the increasingly problematic nature of this ideal, the 'progress myth' still remains pervasive in the Western cultural tradition.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

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Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 2:37pm
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities

Check the website, apollonejournal.org, for submission details on publication, or for an application to work with us

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
Apollon invites undergraduate students to get published in, review submissions for, or help edit a the third issue of our peer-reviewed eJournal, Apollon. By publishing superior examples of undergraduate academic work, Apollon highlights the importance of undergraduate research in the humanities. Apollon welcomes submissions that feature image, text, sound, and a variety of presentation platforms in the process of showcasing the many species of undergraduate research.

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for Fashion panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA conference

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 10:39am
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association

FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

Deadline: May 15, 2013
Submissions.mpcaaca.org

Topics can include, but are not limited to fashion as it is represented in literature, film, television, or music, fashion as it pertains to current popular culture or popular culture of any time period of the past, the fashions of celebrities, or sociological implications of fashion in our culture.

Art and Artifice in English Literature 1800-1900

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 12:39pm
Michael Toogood, Tufts University/ M/MLA

English Literature 1800-1900 (Enlgish II) is a Permanent Section held at the Midwest Modern Language Association's (M/MLA) annual convention. The topic for this year's panel is "open," but abstracts pertaining to the Convention's theme, "Art and Artifice," will be given particular consideration. Abstracts should be no more than 250 words. Deadline for submission is May 31st, 2013.

The M/MLA convention is being held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center from November 7-10, 2013. Membership and Convention fees apply.

Call For Papers - Journal of English Language, Literature and Culture

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 12:51am
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association

JELLiC: Journal of English Language, Literature and Culture is currently accepting manuscripts for publication in its next issue – July 2013. JELLiC is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes research articles from and across different academic disciplines that examine issues related to Language, Literature, Culture and Critical Theory, as well as dynamic cross-disciplinary discussions that engage the links between these and other domains.

ACIS Midwest Regional Conference (Deadline: August 1, 2013)

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Monday, April 29, 2013 - 2:59pm
The American Conference for Irish Studies

The 37th annual ACIS Midwest Regional Conference in Iowa City (October 10-12, 2013) welcomes proposals for papers on any and all topics related to Irish studies – from new and existing ACIS members, alike. The conference theme of "Other Irelands" considers all disciplines and approaches as warranted in our continued explication of Irish studies. Some of the many, many topics papers might address include:

-Immigration, emigration and the changing face of racism

-Architectural developments beyond the thatched cottage or Georgian house

-The social and economic impacts of the Celtic Tiger's rise and fall

-Literary evolutions in 21st century Ireland

-Digital landscapes and historical Ireland

Literature and Physical Culture, April 10-11 2014

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Monday, April 29, 2013 - 10:30am
International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University

For George Bernard Shaw's gentleman prizefighter Cashel Byron, sport was the perfect hybrid of physical and moral science and art, yet despite Shaw's constant assertion through the novel that boxing is an art form, the common perception is that sport and art are ultimately antagonistic, as aesthetes and athletes are pitted against each other in a battle of brains versus brawn. So whilst sport and physical culture is an integral part of social and cultural history, of all cultural pursuits sport is often considered incompatible with the more artistic of those such as literature and theatre.

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