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ACIS-West 2013 - San Francisco, CA - 27-29 Sept. 2013

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 6:33pm
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region

Abstract are welcome on all aspects of Irish Studies: history, art, drama, literature, theory, law, current events, pop culture, identity, gender studies, etc.

Send abstracts of 250-300 words to Jodi Chilson ( with subject line: "ACIS-West 2013 Abstract."

Or submit online through submission manager (

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College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 1:47pm
Graham MacPhee / College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

College Literature is an international, peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to publishing original and innovative research from across the discipline of literary studies. The journal is currently accepting manuscripts for publication in 2014 (Volume 41). While we welcome submissions from across the various periods and intellectual fields of Anglophone and comparative literary studies, we particularly encourage submissions that interrogate the terms of their own critical practice and reflect on the current parameters of literary study.

Guest Bloggers Wanted: Interesting Literature

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 12:18pm
Interesting Literature: A Library of Literary Interestingness

Interesting Literature is a blog which features regular posts on all aspects of literature, from Shakespeare to F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce to J. R. R. Tolkien, Aeschylus to Sherlock Holmes.

We are interested in receiving proposals for guest blog posts from researchers with university affiliation working in any field of literature. If you can make your research (past or present) sound interesting, eye-catching, and understandable to the general reader (e.g. jargon-free), we'd love to hear from you, whether you're a doctoral candidate or a tenured professor.

JVC Online's Neo-Victorian Studies & Digital Humanities Week (7/15; 9/15)

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 10:20pm
The Journal of Victorian Culture Online

This fall, the Journal of Victorian Culture Online will feature a week of posts devoted to the connections between Neo-Victorian studies and digital humanities. The goal of this week is to consider the ways in which we are mobilizing the tools, concepts, and methodologies of digital humanities research and pedagogy to recontextualize, revise, and re-envision Victorian culture in terms of our age.

Children, Childhood, and Popular Culture

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 9:37am

The Children and Childhood Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association invites you to participate in the annual MAPACA conference. Papers in this area examine intersections of childhood and pop culture including the impact of pop culture on children and childhood, representations of childhood in pop culture, and the role of children and young adults as influencers and creators of popular and American culture.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE/JULY 15] The Society for Utopian Studies Conference, Charleston, S.C. (Nov 14-17)

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 3:58pm
The Society for Utopian Studies

"Freedom and Utopia"
: 38th Annual Meeting
, Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina
November 14-17, 2013

We welcome papers from a diversity of disciplines that explore utopian and dystopian thought and practice: including art, architecture, geography, history, literature, music, film and new media, political science, rhetoric, sociology, theory and philosophy, and urban and rural planning.