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Handbook of Reserach on Trends in Gamification

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 8:51pm
Harsha Gangadharbatla

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Proposal Submission Deadline: March 15, 2014
Handbook of Research on Trends in Gamification
A book edited by
Harsha Gangadharbatla (University of Colorado Boulder, USA)
Donna Davis (University of Oregon, USA)

To be published by IGI Global: http://bit.ly/1h8cIrS

For release in the Advances in Multimedia and Interactive Technologies (AMIT) Book Series.

ISSN: 2327-929X

The Literature of America's Colonies (MLA 2015; 3/15/2014)

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 8:04pm
Karma Waltonen

We invite papers exploring the literature of America's present (and former) colonies. 300 word abstract and cv by 15 March 2014 for the MLA Convention (2015; Vancouver).

The Political Atwood (MLA 2015; 14 March 2014)

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 7:53pm
The Margaret Atwood Society

Inviting papers discussing the political dimensions of Atwood's work, regardless of genre or publication date. Abstracts, 200-400 words by 14 March 2014; Denise DuVernay (duvernay@sxu.edu).

Multiethnic Maximalisms, MLA 2015

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 6:51pm
Brendan Beirne / New York University

This panel investigates the multiethnic dimension of 20th and 21st century maximalist works of art, cinema and literature. Do recent works by novelists such as Leslie Silko, Karen Yamashita, Anna Deveare Smith, Sergio de la Pava, Junot Diaz et al evince continuities with what Lawrence Buell has recently described (in The Dream of the Great American Novel) as "the minoritarian turn in protagonist-centric narrative from the mid-twentieth century onward," or are such works better understood as harbingers of a new relationship between ethnic-American writers / writing and forms of 'total fiction'?

Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 6:14pm
Textual Overtures

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of "Bodies". We invite papers to address this topic from creative perspectives, including bodies of text, bodies of work, the human and non-human body, and so on. We value innovative and inventive interpretation of both subject matter and presentation, and welcome work that embraces digital media, including multimodal and hyperlinked work. We accept work from both Literature and Rhetoric & Composition disciplines.

NeMLA April 30 - May 3, 2015, Toronto, ON Canada

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 5:13pm
Northeast Modern Language Association - Women's and Gender Studies Caucus

The Women's and Gender Studies Caucus (WGSC) of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) welcomes session proposals (panel, roundtable, seminar) for the 2015 Convention in Toronto ON Canada, April 30 – May 3. The deadline for submission is April 22, 2014, and the online proposal form will be available mid-March. Please see www.nemla.org.

Please note that these are for session topics only. NeMLA does not accept pre-formed sessions. The full Call for Papers for approved sessions will be available online in June. The abstract submission deadline of individual papers for approved sessions will be September 30, 2014.

New book series, Cultures of Play, 1300-1700

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 4:00pm
Erika Gaffney, Ashgate Publishing Co.

Announcing a new series from Ashgate Publishing Company—

Cultures of Play, 1300-1700
Series Editor: Bret Rothstein, Indiana University

Romantic Sustainability

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 1:10pm
Ben P. Robertson / Keats-Shelley Association of America / SAMLA (7-9 Nov. 2014)

Romantic Sustainability, an affiliated session of the Keats-Shelley Association of America at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, USA (7-9 Nov. 2014)

Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 12:03pm
St. John's University

Abstracts Deadline: February 14th

The St. John's English Graduate Conference is proud to announce its keynote speakers: Jamie "Skye" Bianco, New York University, Karl Steel, Brooklyn College, CUNY Grad Center and Steve Mentz, St. John's University

CfP: Special Issue/Section on "Improving medical decision making through culture-sensitive health communication" in MDM

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 11:02am
Cornelia Betsch (University of Erfurt, Germany) and Robert Böhm (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Improving medical decision making through culture-sensitive health communication

Guest Editors: Drs. Cornelia Betsch and Robert Böhm

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Medical Decision Making, the journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making, encourages submissions for a special theme issue or section on the role of cultural differences in health communication that affect medical decision making.

Inaugural issue of the James Baldwin Review

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 9:15am
James Baldwin Review

The James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions for its inaugural issue. An Open Access online publication, The James Baldwin Review will bring together a wide array of peer-reviewed critical and creative work on the life, writings, and legacy of James Baldwin. JBR publishes essays that invigorate scholarship on James Baldwin, catalyze explorations of the literary, political, and cultural influence of Baldwin' writing and political activism, and deepen our understanding and appreciation of this complex and luminary figure.
Deadline for submissions: Sept 30th, 2014. Submissions must be accompanied by a 250-word abstract. Detailed submission instructions can be found on our website:

Literary Rape Culture (MLA 2015 Vancouver January 8-11)

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 8:48am
Sonya Brockman / University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Lucretia. Philomela. Lavinia. Clarissa. Tess. Jennifer.

Sex and violence have been intertwined throughout literary history. Why is rape such a significant part of so much literature and art? For this MLA Special Session we invite papers that take on questions of rape culture literary texts and popular culture throughout history. Please submit abstracts of 300-word abstracts by 7 March 2014 to Sonya L. Brockman (slbrockm@uncc.edu).

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