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Women and Work in Literature

Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 2:47pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association: PAMLA

How do writers represent the work of being women—where "work" is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and domesticity? How do writers address social assumptions about who should be performing work, and for what purpose? Proposals of 250-500 words should be submitted via PAMLA's online system (visit by March 31, 2013.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics invites works in poetry, creative non fiction, art/book/fil review & research papers on "travel"

Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 4:33am
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics [( 2278-9650] invites writers and researchers to submit their works in original poetry, creative non-fiction, art/book/film reviews or research papers on "travel" for publication in Coldnoon: Travel Poetics, Mar '13, Issue VI (online). The works published in the forthcoming issue will be republished in Coldnoon: Travel Poetics, Summer 2013 (print_ISSN – 2278-9642), along with the previous online issue, Nov '12, Issue V, in April-May, 2013. The last date of sending submissions is 17th February, 2013.

Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 3:33pm

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Euroacademia International Conference
'Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities' to be held in Zagreb, Croatia
Esplanade Zagreb
18 – 20 April 2013
Deadline for Paper Proposals: 1st of March 2013

Conference description:

San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- May 1, 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 2:43pm
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.

ROUNDTABLE SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 1:08pm
Kirin Makker/hobart william smith colleges

ROUNDTABLE Participants SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

SACRPH, The Society for American City and Regional Planning History
National Conference, Toronto, Ontario
October 3-6, 2013

2nd International Conference on Dialect and Literature 10-12 July 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 11:41am
University of Sheffield, UK

This conference invites papers that explore the representation of dialect in literary texts. We welcome papers from across different periods, different genres and different geographical locations. Questions that might be addressed include, but are not restricted to:

SAMLA 2013: Making Meaning in Print Culture (SHARP affiliate session)

Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 3:24pm

Papers are invited for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP) affiliate session at the 2013 SAMLA Convention. Potential topics include print culture, history of the book, authorship, publishing history, publishers' archives, circulation, and reception. Papers addressing this year's theme, "Cultures, Contexts, Images, Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds," are especially welcome. The 85th annual SAMLA Convention will be held 8-10 November 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center.

Digging the Digital 2013: Graduate Research in Digital Humanities - Saturday, April 6, 2013

Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 12:33pm
University of Alberta Humanities Computing Graduate Student Association

The University of Alberta Humanities Computing Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for abstracts for its annual conference:

"Digging the Digital 2013: Graduate Research in Digital Humanities,"

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2013
Location: Alumni House, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB
Keynote Speakers: TBA.

Steampunk and the City, FEB 15

Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 9:58am
Brian Croxall and Rachel Bowser

We are soliciting abstracts for essays that consider in one way or another representations of the city in steampunk. The term "city" should be understood widely to signify large and small urban spaces and need not be limited to a particular geography or time period. As texts, essays could consider one or more of the following: literature (including YA lit), film, graphic novels, anime, as well as fandom and performance.

The essay will be part of an edited collection exploring steampunk in its literary, filmic, material and fan culture instantiations. The editors have met with multiple university presses who have expressed enthusiastic interest. Completed essays will be expected in early summer 2013.