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CFP to Lights: The MESSA Journal, A Graduate Publication from the University of Chicago - Deadline 1/18/2013

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 6:40pm
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)

We invite Master's students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies. We encourage papers that explore the political, linguistic, and cultural significance of the Middle East that transcend limitations across formal/generic cultural, ideological boundaries, and/or within varying aesthetic approaches. Book reviews, critical, analytic, creative fiction, creative
nonfiction, photographic, artistic, narrative, and poetic pieces related to Middle Eastern studies are welcome.

Deadline is 5pm, Friday, January 18, 2013.

Please send submissions electronically to:

[UPDATE]: "Public/Private" NC STATE Grad Extended Deadline Dec 1

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 2:36pm
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students

"I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private"

Extended Deadline: December 1, 2012

Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University would like to announce an extension of the deadline for abstracts from Nov 15 to December 1, 2012.

[UPDATE] Space and Place: Production and Transformation (Feb. 28 - Mar. 1)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 2:16am
University of Utah Department of English

University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012
Conference Dates: Thursday, February 28th and Friday, March 1st, 2013

Sponsored by the Department of English, College of Humanities, and Tanner Humanities Center

[UPDATE] 'In the Jungle of Cities': mobs, murders, crowds, riots and crises in the Modern City

Monday, November 19, 2012 - 4:02pm
The University of Manchester

'In the Jungle of Cities': mobs, murders, crowds, riots and crises in the Modern City

An academic conference to be held at Chetham's Library, Manchester, on 30th May 2013

Confirmed Speakers: Dr Katja Diefenbach, Dr David Alderson

Proposals are invited for papers on the relationship between the modern city and violence. The relationship has been an essential one for literature, film, television and other cultural production. Proposals are encouraged from across the whole range of disciplines dealing with representations of violence and the city. Suggested topics include but are not limited to:

What Lies Beneath: Subtle Ideology and Underlying Arguments

Monday, November 19, 2012 - 2:05pm
Graduate English Association at the University of NC in Wilmington

University of North Carolina Wilmington Graduate English Association

Call for Papers: "What Lies Beneath: Subtle Ideology and Underlying Arguments" Date: February 16, 2013 from 10 AM – 6 PM

Location: University of North Carolina Wilmington, Morton Hall

Submission Deadline: January 11, 2013


Monday, November 19, 2012 - 11:31am
Supernatural Studies Association

Supernatural Studies, previously announced as an e-journal, is now soliciting submissions for a peer-reviewed print journal. The inaugural issue will be published Spring 2013. We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural, including (but not limited to) art, literature, film, television, and other forms of popular culture. We welcome any approach. Articles of between 3,000 and 6,000 words in length (including references) are invited, and should use the MLA referencing system. Book reviews should be between 800 and 2,000 words. Complete articles and reviews will be due February 15, 2013. Please feel free to send queries and abstracts, as well.