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International Pynchon Week: June 8-12 2015

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 2:22pm
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International Pynchon Week 2015 - Pynchon on the Edge
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International Pynchon Week: Pynchon on the Edge
http://www.ipw2015athens.com

Greek capital Athens hosts the first International Pynchon Week since the release of his eighth novel, Bleeding Edge. Here on the edges of the Mediterranean, of the European Union, of Western History, we have an opportunity not only to discuss the new novel, but also to reconsider the outer limits and internal limitations of the whole field of Pynchon studies. Paper proposals on any aspect of Pynchon's work, life, thought and significance are welcome, but particular weight will be given to proposals that contribute deliberately to a fresh demarcation of these edges.

[update] Alfred Hitchcock: An Interdisciplinary Study (submissions due Dec 1, 2014)

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:52pm
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Humanities Education and Research Association
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This special Spring 2015 issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities will focus on Alfred Hitchcock, the "master of suspense" whose career spanned from the 1920s to the 1970s. Hitchcock produced and directed over fifty motion pictures, in addition to hosting two anthology series on television. His film craftsmanship is still relevant today, as his influence is continuously cited by contemporary filmmakers and he is regularly taught in cinema classes. For this special issue, we will be looking for scholarly articles, book reviews, and nonfiction essays that explore various aspects of Hitchcock's work and personal life, and how the two often connected: music, television, gender, humor, voyeurism, film history, or film theory, to name just a few.

Nature in the Age of Defoe: Defoe Society Conference

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:49pm
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Defoe Society; Stephen Gregg
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Call for proposals for panels and papers.

The fourth biennial conference of the Defoe Society, 22-23 July, 2015, Bath, England.

The conference invites proposals for panels on any topic related to the study of Defoe and his contemporaries, broadly defined as stretching from the Restoration period to the mid eighteenth century. Proposals are invited for fully comprised panels of three papers, for roundtable sessions of up to five speakers, and for 'alternative format' sessions of your devising.

Alfred Hitchcock: An Interdisciplinary Study

updated: 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:44pm
full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 

This special issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities will focus on Alfred Hitchcock, the "master of suspense" whose career spanned from the 1920s to the 1970s. Hitchcock produced and directed over fifty motion pictures, in addition to hosting two anthology series on television. His film craftsmanship is still relevant today, as his influence is continuously cited by contemporary filmmakers and he is regularly taught in cinema classes. For this special issue, we will be looking for scholarly articles, book reviews, and nonfiction essays that explore various aspects of Hitchcock's work and personal life, and how the two often connected: music, television, gender, humor, voyeurism, film history, or film theory, to name just a few.

Lucie Viakinnou-Brinson Kennesaw State University

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:12pm
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Lucie Viakinnou-Brinson
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We are now accepting submissions for an edited commissioned book titled: Approaches to Developing Ecological Consciousness in the 21st Century Classroom.

Rationale
With the many environmental challenges of the world including, global warming, pollution, erosion, deforestation and endangered species to name just a few, environmental and sustainability themes have become increasingly prevalent in the media. Literary authors have also begun to use their pens to examine how our treatment of the environment can impact our daily lives.

Travel and Literature at CEA 2015 (Mar 26-28; Deadline Nov. 1) -- Indianapolis

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:46am
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College English Association Travel and Literature Area
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Call for Papers: Travel and Literature at CEA 2015
March 26-28, 2015 | Indianapolis, IN
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis | 1 South Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46204
Tel: +1 317-616-6060. www.indianapolis.hyatt.com

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Travel and Literature for our 46th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org.

Scritture migranti 8/2014 - call for abstracts

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:29am
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Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali

The Editorial Board of Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali is now accepting proposals for its 8/2014 issue. Interested scholars should send an abstract (at least 2 pages long) and a short bio to redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it. Materials must be unpublished and submitted exclusively to our journal . Deadline for submissions: DECEMBER 10, 2014.

Make Contact: Circulating Small and Micro Press Poetry in Canada (ACCUTE 2015; due November 1)

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:18am
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ACCUTE 2015 (University of Ottawa)

The history of small and micro presses in Canada is, in part, an exploration of creative modes of distributing literature. Many of these presses extend the modernist injunction to "make it new" to modes of publishing and to modes of distribution. In Cerberus (1952), the first title from Contact Press and a pivotal publication in Canadian small press, Raymond Souster declares, "the big thing is to get it across, 'make contact'" (75). Making contact for small and micro presses often requires navigating the space between writer and reader in new and creative ways. We seek papers that ask how small and micro press literature has been distributed, historically and in our contemporary moment.

2015 UNC Asheville Queer Studies Conference April 2-4, Asheville, NC; deadline Nov. 24

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:03am
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“Navigating Normativities, Queering Institutions and Challenging Inequalities” UNC Asheville Queer Studies Conference

Call for Papers
2015 UNC Asheville Queer Studies Conference April 2-4, Asheville, NC
"Navigating Normativities, Queering Institutions and Challenging Inequalities"

Abstract Deadline Monday, November 24, 2014

Psychoanalysis in Our Time 2015 – Psychoanalysis and Science (Tallinn University, Estonia: 13th-15th March 2015)

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 9:09am
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Psychoanalysis in Our Time
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CFP: Psychoanalysis in Our Time 2015 – Psychoanalysis and Science
Tallinn University, Estonia – 13th-15th March 2015

"In addition to Freud's three impossible positions – government, education, and psychoanalysis – I would add a fourth, science. But the experts are not expert enough to know that their position is untenable."
–Jacques Lacan

Following the success of our inaugural sessions in Copenhagen and Sauðárkrókur last year, the Psychoanalysis in Our Time research circle is very pleased to announce the call for papers for our next event, which will take place in Tallinn, Estonia from 13th to 15th March 2015. The topic for this symposium will be "Psychoanalysis and Science".

"Intertextuality in Music since 1900" Universidade Nova de Lisboa 6-7 March 2015

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 7:28am
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CESEM/FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa & Institut für Musikwissenschaft, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck

Keynote speakers to include:
Nicholas Cook, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge
Julian Johnson, Royal Holloway, University of London
Lawrence Kramer, Fordham University, New York

[Reminder] The 2015 International Conference on Narrative - March 5-8, 2015

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Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:27pm
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The International Society for the Study of Narrative

[Reminder] We welcome proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative in any genre, period, discipline, language, and medium.
Proposals for Individual Papers. Please provide a title and a 300-word abstract of the paper you are proposing; your name, institutional affiliation, and email address; and a brief statement (no more than 100 words) about your work and your publications.

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