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SLSA Panel: "A Cyborg Manifesto" at 30 March 23rd

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Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:47am
Society for Literature, Science and the Arts

2015 marks the thirty-year anniversary of the publication of Donna Haraway's "A Cyborg Manifesto." This groundbreaking essay has influenced a generation of scholars in diverse fields.

[UPDATE] MSA 17 - Modernism's Reiterations

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Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:32am
Modernist Studies Association

In "Tradition and the Practice of Poetry", T.S. Eliot states that "The perpetual task of poetry is to make all things new. Not necessarily to make new things." In a similar vein, in ABC of Reading, Ezra Pound famously argues that literature is "news that stays news". Years after its hey-day, how do we understand modernism's commitment to the "new"? From a contemporary standpoint, how has modernism's past been made new again? From W.B. Yeats' turning gyre, to Charlie Chaplin's persistent factory gears in Modern Times, we can gather that when it comes to modernism, "revolution" need not only mean change, but also the very cyclicality of change itself.

The Art of the Archive/Art in the Archives; SAMLA; Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15, 2015

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Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 9:14am
SAMLA: South Atlantic Modern Language Association

This year's 87th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world. The theme this year is "In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts."

Special Issue: Social Inclusion and Indigenous Peoples - Deadline for Abstracts: 31 May 2015

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Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 9:12am
Cogitatio

The journal Social Inclusion (2183-2803) is preparing a special issue on Indigenous Peoples.

The issue will be edited by Professor Pat Dudgeon (University of Western Australia, Australia), Dr. Waikaremoana Waitoki (University of Waikato, New Zealand), Rose LeMay (Wharerātā Group, Canada) and Professor Linda Waimarie Nikora (University of Waikato, New Zealand).

Deadline for Abstracts: 31 May 2015
Deadline for Full Papers: 31 August 2015
Publication of the Special Issue: February 2016

Unmasking the Persona: In Theory and Practice, DL: 14 April 2015

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Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 7:52am
Kunstlicht, Journal for Visual Art, Visual Culture, and Architecture

Unmasking the Persona: In Theory and Practice (working title)

Kunstlicht, Journal for Visual Art, Visual Culture, and Architecture
Vol. 36 (2015) no. 2
Deadline proposals: 14 April 2015
Issue release: Fall 2015

"The Songs They Sang on Seventh Street": Tracing the Inter-Arts Collaborations of the Harlem Renaissance Era

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Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 4:23am
Christopher Allen Varlack, University of Maryland Baltimore County

From Langston Hughes' 1955 collaboration with photographer Roy DeCarava in The Sweet Flypaper of Life, Wallace Thurman's 1929 collaboration with William Jourdan Rapp in Harlem: A Melodrama of Negro Life in Harlem, and the infamous collaboration of Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston in Mule Bone: A Comedy of Negro Life, the Harlem Renaissance era was a time of flourishing inter-arts collaborations under-examined in contemporary criticism. This panel therefore welcomes papers about the inter-arts collaborations of the Harlem Renaissance inspired by the SAMLA 87 theme, In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts.

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 9:29pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Cincinnati, OH

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
Address: 35 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45202, Phone: (513) 421-9100

Submit paper, abstract, or panel proposals (including the title of the presentation) to the Contemporary Studies Area on the Submissions website (submissions.mpcaaca.org).

Individuals may only submit one paper, and please do not submit the same item to more than one Area.

Deadline for receipt of proposals is April 30, 2015.

Please include AV requirements

ADAPTATION 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 6:22pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association

Call for Papers:
ADAPTATION
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Cincinnati, OH
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
35 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
Deadline: April 30 2015
submissions.mpcaaca.org

Sigma Tau Delta Southern Conference: Discovering the World in a Word

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 5:14pm
Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society - Alpha Epsilon Omega Chapter

Sigma Tau Delta Southern Conference: Discovering the World in a Word
St. Augustine, FL @ Flagler College
October 2-3, 2015

This year, 2015, St. Augustine, Florida celebrates its 450th year. It's a milestone that invites reflection on the city as well as on the process of discovery. Discovery often requires a vision, a destination, and dedication. In keeping with the city's celebration of discovery, the Alpha Epsilon Omega chapter of Sigma Tau Delta at Flagler College will hold an undergraduate research conference for the Southern region: "Discovering the World in a Word." Flagler College's chapter of Sigma Tau Delta invites eligible members to send proposals for papers, creative works, and panels on "Discovery" and related topics.

Literary and Legal Persons - 2016 MLA Special Session

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 2:47pm
Peter Leman

Personhood, personality, impersonation, personification in literature and law: Can literary persons provide insight into corporate personhood and other forms of artificial legal personality? How can legal fictions of personhood inform discussions of personhood in literary fictions?

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