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New York City: Written, Erased, Rewritten (ACLA 2014)

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 10:31pm
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)

American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting
20-23 March 2014, New York University

Seminar Organizers: Matthew Scully (Tufts University) and Nell Wasserstrom (Boston College)

Taiwan Journal of TESOL

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 10:20pm
National Chengchi University

Taiwan Journal of TESOL

American Literature in the World Graduate Conference, Yale University, April 11, 2014

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 9:25pm
Yale University

The conference hopes to broaden the scope of American literature, opening it to more complex geographies, and to a variety of genres and media. Part of the impetus comes from a survey of what is currently in the field: it is impossible to read the work of Junot Diaz and Edwidge Danticat, Robert Hass and Jorie Graham, Dave Eggers and Jhumpa Lahiri without seeing that, for all these authors, the reference frame is no longer simply the United States, but a larger, looser, more contextually varied set of coordinates, populated by laboring bodies, migrating faiths, generational sagas, memories of war, as well as the accents of unforgotten tongues, the taste and smell of beloved foods and spices.

Burning Daylight Academic Journal Accepting Submissions from Graduate and Undergraduate Students from October 1st - January 1st

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 8:59pm
Burning Daylight

Burning Daylight is an annual student journal published through Sonoma State University's Department of English graduate program dedicated to providing a place for the emergent voices in the field of literature. We publish original critical and theoretical essays from B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. students that represent the current work, trends, and thoughts in literary criticism, composition, and rhetoric. We are open to (and excited about) reading submissions that push at these boundaries - if in doubt, please submit.

Submission Guidelines:

Ethnic U.S. Lit & Religion, deadline 26 Oct (MELUS, March 6-9 2014)

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 7:18pm
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia

Any topic related to the use/depiction/influence of religion in ethnic U.S. literature (including pop culture) is welcome.

Please submit a 1-page abstract to Dr. J. Stephen Pearson; include a working title, your campus, and any A/V needs.

Submissions welcome through Sunday, 26 October; notifications will be sent out that same week.

Early Caribbean Society CFP: Date Update

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 3:31pm
Early Caribbean Society

Call for Papers
"Early European Caribbeana"
The Third Symposium of the Early Caribbean Society
20-21 July, 2014, at Kingston University, London, England

Following on the successful symposiums of the Early Caribbean Society (ECS) held in Barbados in 2011 and Puerto Rico in 2012, the ECS will host its third symposium in London, England to promote the study of early Caribbean literary history. The symposium will take place immediately following the Society of Early Americanists conference on "London and the Americas, 1492-1812," which will be held in London on July 17-19, 2014. Attendees can sign up for the SEA conference, the ECS symposium, or both events through one registration process.

"Economies" – April 4-5, 2014 University of South Carolina, Columbia

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 3:27pm
Department of English - American Literature Colloquium

"Economies" – April 4-5, 2014 University of South Carolina, Columbia

The Inaugural American Literature Graduate Conference at
The University of South Carolina

The English Department at the University of South Carolina is pleased to announce its inaugural Graduate American Literature Conference on the theme of "Economies." We are currently accepting individual paper and panel proposals addressing all aspects of economies: What is an economy? What kinds of economies exist? How do economies impose themselves on literature, and vice versa? How do economies affect genre?

Staging Student Peer Review--Panel Proposal: Deadline October 25, 2013

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 2:04pm
Dr. Kimberly J. Banks, Assistant Professor, English Department, Queensborough Community College

Panel Proposal
Staging Student Peer Review
Third Annual Tri-State Best Practices Conference: Collaborations and Connections
Sponsored by Bergen Community College (NJ)
March 1, 2014

2014 First Ever International Women's Issues Conference (IWIC): Women at Crossroads: Literacy, Leadership, Power and Technology

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 1:54pm
University Central Florida, Women's Studies Program and the College of Education in partnership with International Policy Analysis Center (IPAC)

Call for Abstracts
Deadline: November 11, 2013.

Abstracts proposals of 250-300 words,include author's name and institutional/organizational affiliation. Notifications will be sent out two weeks after the deadline. Authors can submit the following types of papers: conceptual, research and case studies.
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Anthology of Bangla Dalit Women writing in Translation

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 12:06pm
DR. UJJWAL JANA,DEPT OF ENGLISH ,PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY,INDIA

The emergence of dalit literature in Bangla as a cultural discourse has been a recent phenomenon, spanning for a period of about twenty five years. But examined historically, it dates back to the period of Caryapada,earlist literary expressions of Bangla literature. The origin, growth and development of this significant branch of Bangla literature has not only been of antiquity but demands a penetrating archival study as it involves multiple strands of ideas given by critics. In terms of output, Bangla dalit literature has produced a great body of writings by very promising writers, almost in every genre ranging from autobiography, literary criticism, short story, poems to plays novels etc.

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