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Margaret Cavendish Society Conference

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 1:31pm
full name / name of organization: 
Professor James Fitzmaurice, Margaret Cavendish Society

CALL FOR PAPERS:

THE ELEVENTH INTERNATIONAL

MARGARET CAVENDISH SOCIETY CONFERENCE

18 TO 21 JUNE, 2015

Nicosia, Cyprus

HOST: Centre for Visual Arts and Research (CVAR) with the support of the Cornaro Institute, Cyprus College of Art

VENUE: Nicosia Museum (Centre for Visual Arts and Research), Cyprus

THEME: Mediterranean and cross-cultural influences upon Cavendish's writings. The theme may include topics such as:

Fourth International Conference on Literary Juvenilia. Barcelona, June 17-20, 2015

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 12:31pm
full name / name of organization: 
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The Fourth International Conference on Literary Juvenilia will be held in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, from 17-20 June, 2015.

In association with the Juvenilia Press (University of New South Wales, Australia), the conference will bring together researchers, teachers and students to discuss aspects of literary juvenilia and to share insights and ideas into the study of young writers and their works.

Black and Woman: Essays on Black Feminism in Contemporary Literature. November 30, 2014

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 8:40am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Blossom N. Fondo
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When it was stated that blacks are not women, it did not signify that black women were lacking in some essence of womanhood. Rather, it was meant to indicate the ways in which feminism as practiced by white women failed to take cognizance of the different experiences of non-white women. Consequently, black women came up with their version of feminist theory that took into consideration their unique experiences as well as their problems as black and women. They that the preoccupations of white feminism were not universal and neither were their problems identical. They therefore imagined a different feminism for themselves that will fully address the reality of the black woman.

Market Failures, Famines, & Crises (submission deadline: Nov. 25, 2014)

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 8:10am
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disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory

disClosure is an annual thematic publication dedicated to investigating and stimulating interest in new directions in contemporary social theory. The forthcoming Spring 2015 issue will draw on the work of a variety of scholars, artists, and acclaimed members of academia from a social theoretical perspective. The journal will include a variety of media including scholarly essays, poetry and visual art.

Writing for Liberty

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 6:25am
full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research, Lancaster University

Writing for Liberty is a two-day conference hosted by the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster University to be held on 17-18 April 2015.

We are now requesting academic papers and new creative writings for reading and performance. The Writing for Liberty Conference will focus on the relationship between forms of creative writing and questions of personal, artistic, social, and political liberty. Contributions may refer to any period in history and to any social, political or cultural context, though our main emphasis will be on contemporary writing practice and critical/theoretical response.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - Humour in Shakespeare's Arcadia - Florence 23 April 2015

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 2:57am
full name / name of organization: 
The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence
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The abstract submission deadline for "Shakespeare and his Contemporaries: The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence" has been extended to November 15, 2014.

Call for Papers
Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence
HUMOUR IN SHAKESPEARE'S ARCADIA: GENDER, GENRE, AND WORDPLAY IN EARLY MODERN COMEDY

Florence 23rd April 2015

MSSC: Order and Disorder in the Middle Ages (Feb 7, 2015)

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Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 11:21pm
full name / name of organization: 
John Wyatt Greenlee/Cornell University--Medieval Studies Student Colloquium
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The graduate students of Cornell's Medieval Studies Program are pleased to announce their twenty-fifth annual Student Colloquium. The Colloquium will take place Saturday, February 7th at the A.D. White House on campus. We look forward to a keynote lecture from Professor Nino Zchomelidse from John Hopkins University, entitled "The Place of Ritual in the Visual Culture(s) of Medieval Southern Italy." All attendees are invited to dinner with Professor Zchomelidse on Friday before the conference and Saturday afterwards.

CFP: Africa Conference at the University of Texas- Development, Urban Space, and Human Rights

updated: 
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 7:28pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas

Please distribute this to any and all interested parties.
Seeking abstracts and panels on African literature and themes of development, urban space, and human rights

CALL FOR PAPERS
The University of Texas Africa Conference
Development, Urban Space, and Human Rights
Venue: The University of Texas at Austin
April 3-5, 2015
http://www.utexas.edu/cola/orgs/2015africa-conference/call-for-papers.ph...

CFP: Mystery/Detective Fiction, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/14; 2/11-14, 2015)

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Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 5:30pm
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
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As popular genres, mystery and detective fiction reflect a wide range of changes in society, including representations of detectives and other characters from an increasingly wide range of racial, ethnic, gender, and sexual identities, as well as from a growing range of geographical and urban/rural locations, so in keeping with the theme of this year's SWPACA conference ("Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture"), submissions are particularly invited that consider mystery and detective fiction in conjunction with the idea of a diversity of faces and voices in popular and American culture.

CFP: Disability Studies, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/14; 2/11-14, 2015)

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Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 5:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
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Disability studies is definitely an area that highlights the many faces and many voices that make up the panorama of culture, so in keeping with the theme of this year's SWPACA conference ("Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture"), submissions are particularly invited that consider disability and its cultural treatment in conjunction with the idea of a diversity of faces and voices in popular and American culture in all media and cultural contexts (literature, TV, film, games, social media/web media, laws, social and cultural practices, politics, and so on).

Mystery Science Theater 3000 and the Culture Riff and the Mash-Up

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Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 3:38pm
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Assocation
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Call for Papers and Presentations:
Mystery Science Theater and the Culture of Riffing/the Mash-Up
SWPACA 2015
Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/
http://conference2015.southwestpca.org
Make plans to join the Southwest PCA/ACA for our 36th annual conference, February 11-14th 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 87102
Tel: +1 505 842 1234 or 888-421-1442

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