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Undergraduate essays in the humanities

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 11:56am
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The Valley Humanities Review
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The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2011 Issue. We seek essays of high quality, intellectual rigor and originality that challenge or contribute substantially to ongoing conversations in the humanities. Topics may include but are not limited to: literature, history, religion, philosophy, art, art history and foreign languages. VHR is also currently seeking poetry submissions; students may submit up to three poems. VHR is committed to undergraduate research and scholarship in the field; therefore, we only accept submissions by current or recently graduated undergraduate students. Our reading period runs from September 1 to December 15 of each year.

Interfaces: encounters beyond the page / screen / stage

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 9:28am
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University of Exeter
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1 Day Postgraduate Research Workshop and Exhibition, 29th January 2011

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Dr Judith Buchanan (University of York)

Funded by the AHRC Beyond Text Student-led Initiative Scheme

VISIT THE EVENT BLOG @: www.interfaces-beyond-text.blogspot.com

This innovative multidisciplinary research training event examines questions of mediation and memory in

encounters with non-textual archival materials in the arts. By creating dialogues between postgraduates and

experienced researchers, and featuring practical sessions with curators and archivists, the research workshop

CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, "Ambivalence"

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Monday, October 4, 2010 - 7:21pm
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Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for "Ambivalence," a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26, 2011, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies and its research theme for 2009-2011: "Figuring Place and Time."

Mexican Studies 1880-1960

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Monday, October 4, 2010 - 4:17pm
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Evelia Reyes Díaz
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Colmex P.h. D. student.
Topics: Mexican History, cinema history, social and cultural history. Nowadays I'm working about xenophobia in México.
Temporality: 1880 - 1960.
email: tazycat@gmail.com

Why Allegory Now?

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Monday, October 4, 2010 - 4:00pm
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University of Manchester
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Call for Papers: Why Allegory Now?
A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Manchester, Friday April 1st 2011

Confirmed plenary speaker:
Professor Jeremy Tambling, English and American Studies, University of Manchester

The University of Manchester invites scholars and early researchers to submit papers for the conference 'Why Allegory Now?', an interdisciplinary event which will allow a forum of discussion on the disparate ways in which allegory has been used throughout history, and consider how such an elusive yet prominent form can be interpreted today.

"English Real Estate: Narratives of Entailment and Transmission in the English Novel" Panel for Narrative 2011

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Monday, October 4, 2010 - 3:15pm
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International Conference on Narrative
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Papers are being solicited for a panel entitled, "English Real Estate: Narratives of Entailment and Transmission in the English Novel" for this year's International Conference on Narrative, to be held at Washington University in St Louis April 7-10, 2011.

Women and Challenge - March 24-25, 2011

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Monday, October 4, 2010 - 2:37pm
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The University of South Dakota
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Women and Challenge will be the focus of The University of South Dakota's Biennial Women's Research Conference, to be held on the USD campus in Vermillion, SD on March 24 and 25, 2011. Organizers seek proposals for individual papers or panels of three or four presenters on the challenges that women have faced, or perhaps continue to face, and on women's responses to such challenges, whether those challenges are specific to their status as women or prompted by other circumstances. Challenges may be physical, aesthetic, environmental, economic, psychological, ethical, or social (to name a few); they may be the result of war, legal inequity, colonization, ethnic/religious conflicts, or other factors.

[UPDATE] Pater's Poetics Panel Proposal

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Monday, October 4, 2010 - 4:13am
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Dr. Kate Hext, university of Exeter

Panel CFP: Walter Pater's Poetics
at
Decadent Poetics, a conference at the University of Exeter (1st-2nd July 2011)

**Please note forthcoming deadline!**

I am seeking abstracts on Walter Pater's Poetics for a panel proposal at Decadent Poetics, next summer. The general conference CFP can be found here: http://www.essenglish.org/cfp/conf1103.html
The confirmed keynote speakers are Stephen Arata (Virginia), Joseph Bristow (UCLA), Regenia Gagnier (Exeter), Catherine Maxwell (Queen Mary, London).

Special Issue of Clio "Nationalism, Literature, and National Culture" (Abstracts Due October 31, 2010)

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Sunday, October 3, 2010 - 5:47pm
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Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History
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Call for Papers: Special Issue of Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History "Nationalism, Literature, and National Culture"

For the special issue of Clio on "Nationalism, Literature, and National Culture" we invite papers that explore the relationship between nationalism and the creation of national literary culture. Essay may focus on any nation or time period but should align with Clio's interdisciplinary approach described below.

About Clio:
Clio, an international triennial journal, welcomes submission of scholarly essays on three interrelated topics:

The Black Maritime Atlantic in the Nineteenth Century (10/10/2010 ; 4/7-11/2011)

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Sunday, October 3, 2010 - 3:18pm
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NeMLA

[UPDATE] deadline extended:
The Black Maritime Atlantic in the Nineteenth Century (10/10/2010 ; 4/7-11/2011)

NeMLA CFP --

According to historical census records, over the nineteenth century a growing number of blacks – slaves liberated from slave ships, indentured servants and freed men – joined the ranks of the naval and merchant marine service as sailors, stokers, cabin boys, translators and navigators. This panel calls for papers on maritime literature that represented, for example, "Black Jacks," "Prize Negroes," "Seedy Boys" and "Kru Men," and their experience of and contribution to nineteenth-century Atlantic maritime culture.

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (2011 issue, Deadline January 21, 2011)

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 5:30pm
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Brigham Young University
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Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Deadline: 21 January 2011

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism is published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program. It is an annual journal
dedicated to publishing excellent literary analysis and criticism produced by undergraduate and master's students.

The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 3:59pm
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University of Notre Dame Department of English

The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody
Notre Dame English Graduate Student Conference
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
March 3-4, 2011
Keynote Speaker: Professor Julie Sanders, University of Nottingham

[UPDATE] NVSA 2011--Systems and Archives.

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 2:42pm
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Northeast Victorian Studies Association
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*NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year is SYSTEMS AND ARCHIVES.* The conference will take place at the University of Maryland: April 15-17, 2011. The keynote speakers will be: Bernard Lightman, Paul Saint-Amour, and Catherine Robson.

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