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[UPDATE] Ideas of Place and Particularity - Journal Issue - Deadline Jan 15, 2012

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Monday, December 19, 2011 - 5:45pm
Modern Horizons Journal

For the June 2012 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various philosophical, literary, artistic, and political expressions of place and particularity which have led to and are part of our time.

Place and particularity may be emphasised practically or addressed theoretically; in both cases, the importance of our own time, space, and experiences, and how these relate to what is different or other, is evident. Whether considering buying and growing food locally, participating in community activism, or working to sustain the diminishing realities of neighbourhoods, the urge to encourage and realise place and particularity is prevalent in our societies.

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present

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Monday, December 19, 2011 - 11:32am
First Monday's Research Forum, Queen's University Belfast

Please circulate widely.

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present
An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference

9th-10th March 2012
Queen's University Belfast

This two-day interdisciplinary conference seeks to examine the multi-faceted nature of women's relationship with the media. Encompassing the press, art, advertising and literature alongside a progressive shift towards more modern
forms such as social networking and blogging, this conference will look at the media's categorization and censorship of women through culture and the law, issues of prostitution, abortion, illegitimacy, rape and asylums as well as challenges to heteronormativity.

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (1/15/12) [UPDATE]

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Monday, December 19, 2011 - 8:36am
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Representing the Body in Culture and Society." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that reflect upon the issue's theme. We are particularly interested in work that focuses on the body from a Disability Studies perspective, though submissions from all disciplines are welcome. We are looking for broad theoretical inquiries, individual case studies, and traditional scholarly articles on the subject of the body, as well as theme-related photographs, poetry, and creative writing.

Full Essays Due by January 15, 2012. Submit them electronically (MS Word preferred) to proteus@ship.edu.

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

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Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 2:19pm
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contemporary, etc.), rhetoric, composition, or pedagogical studies. Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com. Submissions must include name, institutional affiliation, student status (graduate or undergraduate), contact information (name, phone number, address, email address), and a list of any audio/visual equipment needed for your presentation. Presentation time should be limited to 20 minutes (usually about ten pages).

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

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Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 10:39am
Ryan Dobran, University of Cambridge

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

7 July 2012
Faculty of English
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Opening Plenary: John Wilkinson (University of Chicago, USA)
Closing Plenary: Jonathan Culler (Cornell University, USA)

[UPDATE] Extended Call for Papers, Narratives of Peace, 1854-1914

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Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 10:43am
Dr Ingrid Hanson, University of Sheffield

CFP EXTENDED DEADLINE: 16 January 2012
Narratives of Peace, 1854-1914
University of Sheffield, 25-26 May 2012
Keynote speakers: Professor Anthony Howe, University of East Anglia
Dr Wendy E. Chmielewski, Curator, Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Pennsylvania

"Time after Time" (journal special topic)

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Friday, December 16, 2011 - 9:03pm
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 38 No. 2 (September 2012)
Special Topic Call for Submissions
Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2012

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal is seeking submissions

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Friday, December 16, 2011 - 6:18pm
Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites essays on topics related to any and all aspects of human values, including aesthetic, moral, political, economic, scientific, or religious values. We welcome essays on a wide variety of topics. Additionally, we are interested in submissions related to plans for two special issues: one on themes related to debt, indebtedness, or more generally, financial difficulties; and another focused on the one hundredth anniversary of the beginning of World War I. For these issues, as more generally, we welcome work from a variety of disciplinary and/or interdisciplinary approaches, including the arts, cultural studies, history, literature, philosophy, and religion, among others.

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