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[UPDATE] New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - 01/30/14 - 02/01/14 - Atlanta, GA

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Monday, November 4, 2013 - 9:43pm
New Voices Graduate Student Conference


New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University's English department and sponsored by the department's Graduate English Association. The conference is designed to provide emerging and experienced graduate scholars in the humanities with a forum for sharing their latest research. While the conference has a different suggested theme each year, adherence to the suggested theme is not at all necessary to be considered for inclusion in the conference. New Voices invites papers on all topics and themes related not only to English studies, but all other humanities disciplines as well as the social sciences and political science.

Interrogating Colonization and New Politics, April 4th and 5th, 2014

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Monday, November 4, 2013 - 9:29pm
Bowling Green State University, Literary and Textual Studies Program

"It is generally recognized that the current era of globalization is one in which economics has triumphed over politics." - Brett Neilson, "Cultural Studies and Giorgio Agamben," New Cultural Studies: Adventures in Theory

[UPDATE-DEADLINE EXTENSION 12/1] Call for Papers "Interdisciplinary Arts: Retrospectives and Future Visions" March 21-22, 2014

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Monday, November 4, 2013 - 9:04pm
School of Interdisciplinary Arts, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio USA

In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the Ohio University School of Interdisciplinary will hold an international conference on the past, present, and future of interdisciplinary arts. Interdisciplinarity is based on the deep affinity of all branches of knowledge and provides a site for exploring this affinity. In the dynamic current world, as the boundaries between the arts become increasingly permeable, scholars recognize the methodological importance of multidisciplinary scholarship to facilitate our historical and critical understanding of the arts.

Bruce Kirle Memorial Debut Panel in Music Theatre/Dance

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Monday, November 4, 2013 - 6:09pm
ATHE, Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group

Call for Papers
ATHE's Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group:
The Bruce Kirle Memorial Debut Panel in Music Theatre/Dance

The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) announces its call for papers for the Bruce Kirle Memorial Debut Panel in Music Theatre/Dance at the 2014 ATHE conference in Scottsdale, AZ, July 24–27, 2014.

[UPDATE] CFP: Stardom and Fandom, SW PACA (11/15/13; 2/19-22/14)

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Monday, November 4, 2013 - 5:37pm
Lynn Zubernis/Southwest Popular and American Culture Association

DEADLINE EXTENDED! CFP: Special Topics: Stardom and Fandom, SW PACA (11/15/13; 2/19-22/14)

Join us for the 35th Annual Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference (www.southwestpca.org), February 19 – 22, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The theme of this year's conference is "Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow." The Special Topics Area Chair for Stardom and Fandom invites paper or panel proposals on any aspect of stardom or fandom.

Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2013. (Please see below) Any and all topics will be considered, although we especially encourage proposals on:

Re/Inventions 2014: Nature+

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Monday, November 4, 2013 - 5:20pm
English Graduate Student Association, California State University Long Beach

Re/Inventions 2014: Nature+
Department of English
California State University Long Beach
Egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2014: Nature+
3rd Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Featuring Keynote Speaker: UCLA's Dr. Ursula Heise
April 10th 2014

Abstracts Due: January 2nd 2014

Short and interesting articles required for online literary magazine.

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Monday, November 4, 2013 - 3:42pm
The New Union

The New Union (www.new-union.co.uk), an online literary magazine, requires articles for online publication.

We welcome articles on any and all subjects and genres, and from any period in history.

We also invite articles that look at current news, events, politics, etc and connect them with literary topics past and present.

Articles should be approximately 1,000-2,000 words in length.

The only stipulation is that every article must be interesting and unique. No dull, academically formal articles required! We want funny, irreverent, and witty articles (unless your specialist subject is death, in which case you are excused!).

Thinking Makes My Head Hurt! Deadline January 1, 2014

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Monday, November 4, 2013 - 1:49pm
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices/Ivy Tech Community College

Share Your Best Practices with Colleagues Across the Disciplines.

Whether you're a new or a seasoned faculty member, your voice can make a difference in the success of your fellow-faculty as well as your students. The Atrium seeks your reflections of challenges and successes in your classroom. This issue looks at the good, the bad, and the ugly of our classroom experiences.

The Wild Things. Where Are They Now?

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Monday, November 4, 2013 - 12:37pm
Children's Literature Society/American Literrature Association Conference

Fifty years after the publication of the iconic picture book Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, the public imagination is still captivated by Max's story of adventure, mischief, power, journey, fantasy, repression, surrealism, and illusion in place and time. The expansion of Sendak's imagination for this title has led to a feature length film and to a popular culture phenomenon based on the impact of his work on readers. Likewise literary criticism in children's literature has continued to explore the importance of this work and its reverberations through the genre of children's literature.

American Children's and Young Adult Literature

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Monday, November 4, 2013 - 12:34pm
Children's Literature Society/American Literature Association Conference

The Children's Literature Society and the Association for the Study of American Indian Literature invite abstracts (of about 250 words) for a panel on Native American children's and young adult literature. We welcome critical analysis and surveys about historical fiction, cultural stories of family and community, school stories, stories of fine arts and artists and performers, stories of important political figures, and transcriptions of oral histories. Papers may address representations of Native communities in text and image, Native-authored texts, and broader trends in American children's and young adult literature.

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS - Women's Lives Around the World Encyclopedia

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Monday, November 4, 2013 - 12:22pm
Nancy Barbour, Oregon State University

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS – Edited Volume on Women's Lives Around the World

Women's Lives Around the World: A Global Encyclopedia
Volume 4: Europe

Editor: Nancy Barbour, MAIS
Executive Editor: Susan Shaw, PhD
To be published by ABC-CLIO Greenwood Press in 2017

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