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Lehigh Valley Vanguard Seeking Bloggers

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 5:30pm
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Lehigh Valley Vanguard

Submissions in PROSE

Please look back through our posts to be sure your work is a good fit for us. (www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org)

We are interested in radical politics. This means writing that considers poor, working class, and marginalized groups. Explorations of identity, neoliberalism, building a broad-based left movement, and resisting oppression: these topics are the most interesting to the editorial board.

Currently we'd especially like to see more about:

Write a book about a great book or great author

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:00am
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Bob Batchelor
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There are countless books and authors that could be featured in the Rowman & Littlefield book series "Great Authors/Great Books" (www.rowman.com), edited by Bob Batchelor (www.bobbatchelor.com), Miami University.

The first book under contract in the series is Josef Benson's (Wisconsin-Parkside) analysis of J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye. For a model in understanding the kind of books the series plans to publish, one might consider Gatsby: The Cultural History of the Great American Novel by Bob Batchelor.

Call for Proposals

Great Authors/Great Books

UPDATE - Lands of Milk and Honey: The Spatial Turn in Religion

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 9:41pm
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Ed Simon
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In his 1967 "Des Espace Autres" Michel Foucault wrote that in contrast to literary and cultural criticism's previous privileging of history, periodization, and time that "The present epoch will perhaps be above all the epoch of space." In the past generation scholars working across a wide variety of the humanities including literary theory, history, philosophy, cultural studies and religious studies have confirmed Foucault's prediction.

PAMLA 2016: American Queerness after 1945- Due 6/10/16

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 9:08pm
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Grant Palmer
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CALL FOR PAPERS
American Queerness after 1945
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
114th Annual Conference
November 11-13, 2016
Pasadena, California

What new valences of power and politics have arisen in queer literature since the Lavender Scare? What are the consequences of rendering the private as public? What are its legacies for the contemporary? This panel welcomes a broad range of approaches to these topics within American Literature since 1945.

25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference, Nov. 12th, 2016 (Abstracts due May 15th)

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 5:39pm
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Department of English and Foreign Languages, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL
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CALL FOR PAPERS
for the 25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference
to be held at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL on Saturday, November 12, 2016
Featuring poet Roger Reeves as keynote speaker

Please submit abstracts (approx. 250 words) for proposed papers by May 15, 2016, and completed papers (approx. 2000-3000 words or 1500-2000 words for AP and introductory students) no later than Sept. 15, 2016 in any of the following categories:
English literatures ● literatures in translation ● comparative literature ● critical theory ● film ● creative writing ● teaching English ● special sessions for introductory and AP English students

Texas Heritage: Inheritances and Legacies

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:01pm
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Texas College English Association
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In the summer of 2015, the San Antonio Missions were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the first in Texas, which provokes considerations of the complex inheritances from colonizers and native peoples--their languages, symbols, religions, architecture, modes of survival, and technologies.

[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; issue 13: non-thematic; submission deadline: 1 August 2016

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 1:46pm
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University of Zadar

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

Call for Papers
(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 13th issue. We accept:

- original research papers: 5,000 to 7,000 words
- reviews: up to 2,000 words
- translations of literary texts: 5,000 to 7,000 words
- video essays (max 50 MB) – video submissions are welcome from all fields within the journal's focus

Thessaloniki, May 2017- Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception. International Conference

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 6:39am
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School of Film Studies and School of English Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception

School of Film Studies and School of English
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

May 25-27, 2017
Thessaloniki

Keynote Speaker: Deborah Cartmell

Site: http://filmadaptationthessaloniki2017.web.auth.gr/

Competing Visions of Place

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 5:06pm
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PAMLA 2016

This special session examines contested representations of place, questioning how literary, visual, filmic, and archival materials can encapsulate competing visions of what a place is or should become. The session explores how these particular ideological visions of place can legitimize material acts of violence, or offer alternate re-visions.

Call for Abstracts: Undisciplining U.S. Television Studies @ Flow Conference (9/15-9/17, Austin TX)

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 4:08pm
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Melissa Phruksachart / The Graduate Center CUNY

Call for abstracts for "Undisciplining U.S. Television Studies," a proposed roundtable at the 2016 Flow TV conference to be held in Austin, TX from Sept. 15-17, 2916. Please send 150 words in response to the prompt below. Submissions should be sent via the Flow TV website by May 20, 5pm (CST): http://www.flowjournal.org/flow-conference-2016/flow-2016-panel-question...

Bulletin: a non academic art paper

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 2:51pm
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Droste Effect magazine

A new project by Droste Effect magazine, Bulletin is a non-academic, curated online publication.
After a process of editorial curatorship, a selection of the online Bulletins will be published on paper.

PAMLA 2016: British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 1:30pm
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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
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We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century. This standing session entertains paper proposals on a wide variety of topics, but particularly welcomes papers focusing on context, especially the relation of an author's life to his or her texts, and the influence from earlier historical periods on works, items, customs, etc. of the eighteenth century.

Proposals attending to the conference theme "Archives, Libraries, Properties" are especially welcome.

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