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SCSC 2016 (August 18-20), Bruges: "Visualizing the Early Modern World in Digital Space and Time"

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 3:37pm
Sixteenth Century Society & Conference

This session invites digital projects—at any stage—that attempt to imagine the ways in which aspects of the early modern world can be visualized in digital spaces. We are particularly interested in projects that study the geographic movement of people and objects over time. Within this framework, we seek papers that explore the following questions: What are the spatial and temporal problems that early modern people, objects, and their metadata present to us? How can we reconcile the imprecision of historical sources with the required precision of digital technologies? How can we translate humanistic data into a digital platform in a way that captures the nuance of the source data? What are the limits of these methodologies?

Due March 31. SCMLA 2016 Session English I: Old and Middle English Language and Literature

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 2:07pm
South Central Modern Language Association

This panel welcomes papers on topics related to Old and Middle English Language and Literature. Presenters are required to be members of SCMLA, but may join after acceptance. Please submit 500 word abstracts or complete papers to Rebecca Dark at rebeccad@dbu.edu by March 31, 2016. Authors of accepted papers will be notified in April 2016. The conference will be held in Dallas, TX, Nov. 3-5, 2016.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE!! "YOU ARE HERE" CONFERENCE 2016

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
Creighton University Department of English

"YOU ARE HERE": AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON PLACE, SPACE, AND EMBODIMENT

March 11-13, 2016 at Creighton University

Overview

At the root of every critical discussion, from politics to religion to student affairs, is a discussion of space, place, and location — where am I? Where can I go? Who else is here? Who cares?

Place holds a particular importance in understanding society and the social relations within it. With questions on the importance of this "ever-shifting social geometry of power and signification" (Massey 1994) that is the 'spatial,' "You Are Here," is a conference dedicated to exploring the questions and implications of space and place.

Library Outreach to Writers and Poets: Interviews and Case Studies of Cooperation

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 12:47pm
Carol Smallwood/McFarland

One or two chapters sought from U.S. writers, poets, academic, public, school, special librarians, LIS and Creative Writing faculty, sharing practical know-how about outreach, workshops, literary festivals, readings, librarian/author/poet visits to schools and other groups, spotlights-on-authors, book talks/clubs. Interview format chapters by librarians/writers/poets welcomed.

No previously published, simultaneously submitted material. One, two, or three authors per chapter/interview; each by the same author(s). Compensation: one complimentary copy per 3,000-4,000 word chapter/interview accepted no matter how many co-authors, or if one or two chapters: author discount on more copies.

The Apollonian--Guest Editor Proposals

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 11:28am
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

Guest Editors Invited—The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

The Apollonian--Submissions and Proposals for Vol. III

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 11:25am
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

The Apollonian—Call for Papers for Vol. III, Issue 1 and Issue 2
For our Vol. III, Issue 1, to be published in March, 2016 we seek essays on the following issues:
The Syrian refugee crisis
The Paris attacks
Mass killings in the USA
Papers should not be merely descriptive but involve a philosophical/theoretical exploration of the issues. Any papers that merely describe the events journalistically will be rejected outright. Please see our submission guidelines for further details.

Critical Thinking and Writing in the Age of Globalization 3/31/16

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 9:22am
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing

Globalization, understood as the expanding integration of economic, cultural, political, technological and social activities on a worldwide scale, presents challenges, opportunities, and crises, which can involve emerging literacies and changing modes of thought. How might critical thinking and writing pedagogies shape and/or be shaped by this growing complexity? Double Helix welcomes the submission of work that both explores linkages of critical thinking and writing and considers how that work might contribute to, and perhaps to some extent define, the role of the university in the context of globalization.

The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2016.

Il Parlaggio

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 7:21am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)

This section of the academic journal "Sinestesieonline" is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in Italian and foreign languages.

"Il Parlaggio" is the name created by Gabriele d'Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the "neverending show".

UPDATE Symposium "Gender marketing: transdisciplinary and transnational perspectives", 18 March 2016

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 6:04am
Helene Charlery / University of Toulouse 2, France

In 1974, at a time when gender studies were investing several disciplines and departments of American colleges and universities, Sandra L. Bem, a researcher in social psychology, elaborated the Bem Sex Role Inventory (B.S.R.I). Made up of 20 items, the inventory invited participants to determine the degree to which they embraced and identified with the social and cultural gender roles as they had been framed in the 1970s American society. Out of her research, Sandra Bem developed the concept of psychological androgyny and posited that an individual's psychological balance was reached by the latter's capacity to find an intermediary position between the "masculine" and the "feminine".