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The Old Capital

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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 9:11pm
American Comparative Literature Association

"To walk is to lack a place. It is the indefinite process of being absent and in search of a proper. The moving about that the city multiplies and concentrates makes the city itself an immense social experience of lacking a place – […] the place but is only a name, the City…a universe of rented spaces haunted by a nowhere or by dreamed-of places." ― Michel de Certeau

Coleridge Summer Conference 2014

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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 5:38pm
Friends of Coleridge (Academic Director: Tim Fulford)

The Coleridge Summer Conference, Cannington, Somerset.
28 July-1 August 2014

Academic Director: Tim Fulford

Keynote speakers: Marjorie Levinson, J. C. C. Mays, Damian Walford Davies

Deadline for abstracts: 30 November 2013

Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers

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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 4:55pm
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway (U.S. Highway 82) in Waycross, Georgia, on Friday, May 16, 2014. We invite proposals for session topics, panel discussion topics, and scholarly papers in English on any subjects relating to American, British, French, Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or language, as well as composition, philosophy, history, translation, the general humanities, interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Reading times for individual paper presentations will be strictly limited to 15 minutes (approximately eight double-spaced typed pages).

[UPDATE] MadLit 2014: "Texts and Violence" with keynote speaker Hillary Chute/ Feb 20-22

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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 4:13pm
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association

MadLit 2013: Texts and Violence

Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus

The University of Wisconsin-Madison's tenth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature will take place February 20-22, 2014. This year's conference, "Texts and Violence" engages the intersections between literature, culture, philosophy, and politics.

Nineteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture

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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 3:08pm
Ron Kates

April 4, 2014

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Keynote Address: Skip Nipper, Nashville baseball historian

Luncheon Speaker: Former Kansas City Royal Willie Wilson.

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon 12/15

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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 12:32pm
Comics Arts Conference

100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequences) are being accepted for a meeting of scholars and professionals at WonderCon 2014 in Anaheim. WonderCon is a popular culture convention organized annually by Comic-Con International. We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars. The CAC is designed to bring together comics scholars, professionals, critics, and historians to engage in a discussion of the comics medium in a forum that includes the public.

UPDATE Call for Papers: the quint

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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 10:28am
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north

The quint's twentieth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 15th December 2013—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time.

All contributions accompanied by a short biography will be forwarded to a member of the editorial board. Manuscripts must not be previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere while being reviewed by the quint's editors or outside readers.

Ottoman Pasts, Present Cities: Cosmopolitanism and Transcultural Memories 26-27 June 2014

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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 9:43am
Ottoman Cosmopolitanism AHRC Network

Ottoman Pasts, Present Cities: Cosmopolitanism and Transcultural Memories AHRC Research Network

International two-day conference
26- 27 June 2014, Birkbeck College, University of London

Plenary speakers include Professor Ulrike Freitag, Freie Universität Berlin; Susan Meiselas, documentary photographer; Claudia Roden, chef, writer and cultural anthropologist; Professor Gayatri Spivak, Columbia University

ADES III (8-9 May, 2014)

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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 3:17am
3rd International Symposium on Asian Languages and Literatures

In recent years, novels of Asian writers such as Murakami Haruki, Mo Yan have been widely read. Not only literature but also Asian culture from everyday life to intellectual area attracts attention in Asian and Western countries. In games from go to mahjonga, anime to Bollywood movies, martial sports from Taijiquan to Taekwondo, food culture from sushi to curry sauce take place in the Western and Asian everyday life harmonously. For this reason, we have chosen "Literature - Culture" as main theme for the International Symposium on Asian Languages and Literatures III. We are expecting to build an international platform for both academical researches and also interesting cultural sharing.

Politics of Mobility and Identity

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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 12:52am
Humanities Circle: International Journal of Central University of Kerala, India

International Journal of Central University of Kerala, India
ISSN 2321-8010

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Vol. 1, Issue 3, Jan. 2014
Last Date for Submission: 31 December 2013

Focal Theme of the Issue:
Politics of Mobility & Identity

Humanities Circle, a peer reviewed biannual international journal of Central University of Kerala, India, covering the broad disciplines of Humanities and Social Sciences, invites unpublished original research papers, project reports, critical commentaries, photo essays, professional reviews, and English translations of historical/literary texts related to the theme, Politics of Mobility & Identity, preferably with an interdisciplinary perspective, for its January 2014 issue.

Discourse of Dispossessions

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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 12:49am
Humanities Circle: International Journal of Central University of Kerala, India

Humanities Circle: International Journal of Central University of Kerala, India
ISSN 2321-8010

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Vol. 2, Issue 2, June 2013 (Pending Issue)
Last Date for Submission: 30 November 2013

Focal Theme of the Issue:
Discourse of Dispossessions

Humanities Circle, a peer reviewed biannual interdisciplinary journal of Central University of Kerala, India, invites unpublished original research papers, project reports, critical commentaries, photo essays, professional reviews, and English translations of historical/literary texts related to the theme, Discourse of Dispossessions, preferably with an interdisciplinary perspective, for its June 2013 (pending) issue.