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First Call: "A Century of ´Priče iz davnine´ (Croatian Tales of Long Ago)" (Zagreb, 12th - 15th October, 2016)

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Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 1:57pm
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Croatian Association of Researchers in Children's Literature
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The International Conference A Century of Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić's 'Priče iz davnine' is the central event in the celebration of the centenary of the first publication of Priče iz davnine (Croatian Tales of Long Ago, 1916) by Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić, the most famous Croatian collection of fairy tales. Scholars and experts from Croatia and abroad are invited to take part in the Conference in a joint effort to critically examine the various aspects of this unique prose collection.

3rd Annual SF Symposium: The Timescapes of Science Fiction

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Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 10:21am
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Tel-Aviv University
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The Department of English and American Studies at Tel-Aviv University is pleased to announce its 3nd Annual Science Fiction Symposium!

From the earliest days of science fiction, the subject of Time has provided fertile ground for exploration and imagination. Divergent histories, time travel, chronoclasms and the manipulation of past and future events are prevalent tropes of the genre.

We are seeking proposals relating to representations and discussions of Time in Science Fiction, in any medium (television, film, novels, comics/graphic novels, anime, video games, etc.).

Title of Session: "Classical Influences in Dante" at the International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 12-15, 2016

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Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 9:21pm
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Organizer: Filippa Modesto / International Congress of Medieval Studies

Session: Classical Influences in Dante
51st. International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo
Organizer and Chair, Filippa Modesto, Ph.D, Brooklyn College, CUNY
Send abstracts to: filippam@brooklyn.cuny.edu

CFP: The International Pearl-Poet Society at Kalamazoo May 12-15, 2016

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Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 4:08pm
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The International Pearl-Poet Society
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The International Pearl-Poet Society is sponsoring the following two paper sessions at the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 12-15, 2016) at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI:

I: Speech, Sermons, and Silence in the Pearl-Poems
II: Places and Spaces in the Pearl-Poems

The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

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Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 6:53am
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EnJeu(x) - University of Maine (France) and Akron (US)

An international and multidisciplinary conference co-organized by Elisabeth Lamothe, Delphine Letort (University of Maine-Le Mans in France, 3L.AM), and Heather Braun (University of Akron, Ohio) with the support of the regional program EnJeu(x).

Université du Mans, June 15th and 16th, 2016

Anthology For Use in Composition Classes (essays, short stories, etc. on any subject)

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Friday, June 26, 2015 - 4:03pm
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Fey Publishing
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Fey Publishing is interested in compiling an anthology to be used primarily in first-year writing courses at the collegiate level. Students using this text will be enrolled in Developmental Writing, Composition I, or Composition II; therefore, submissions must meet the following qualifications:

Gender Politics in 20th-century British Drama -- NeMLA, March 17-20, 2016, Hartford, CT

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Friday, June 26, 2015 - 2:46pm
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Oscar Bojorquez - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
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The aims of this panel are to discuss and inform on the topic of gender politics of 20th-century English drama. The politics regard a total shift from the previous format of plays. Due mainly to the women's movement in society, many changes started to take place. Prior themes centering around a male-dominated world have given way to themes of men's abuse of power, sexual politics, pain, physical and psychological torture, general feminist themes, sexual desire and redemptive love just to name a few. The existence of cross-gender casting also makes its appearance in force. Two important playwrights who have made names for "women" in their work are Caryl Churchill and Sarah Kane.

Transatlantic Connections Conference 3 January 2016 13-17

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Friday, June 26, 2015 - 1:34pm
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Drew University

Call For Papers
The Transatlantic Connections Conference is a unique, multi-disciplinary gathering that aims to encourage conversation between scholars and researchers of Irish and Irish-American culture and the writers, artists, local historians, surfers, musicians, skaters, chefs, poets, thinkers and readers of Irish and Irish-American culture.This is the third year of Transatlantic Connections, and the overall theme of this year is Ireland and the Diaspora.

UPDATE: Edited Collection: Monstrous Messengers:Supernatural Figures Children's Picture Books Deadline July 15

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Friday, June 26, 2015 - 2:14am
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Leslie Ormandy

CFP Edited Collection: Monstrous Moral Messengers:Supernatural Figures in Children's Picture Books Deadline Extended July 15
Full Name
Leslie Ormandy (Clackamas Community College)
Contact email: monstrousmessengers(at)gmail.com

I am still in need of several chapters for this edited collection. Please recall that the focus in on physical picture books and children, not on television or film. Deadline for submission is extended to July 15. Questions are welcomed.

Claflin University English and Language Arts Pedagogy Conference 2015

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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 4:05pm
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Claflin University
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Call For Papers
Fourteenth Claflin University Conference
on English and Language Arts Pedagogy
in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions

October 28-29, 2015

THEME: READING AND WRITING ACROSS THE
CURRICULUM
Tentative Schedule:
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM Ministers Hall,
Claflin University campus
Registration
Morning: Concurrent sessions
Luncheon
Afternoon: Keynote address and readings

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present

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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 2:33pm
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Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present, seeks American Studies submissions. We welcome a wide range of topics and approaches.

You can see the journal guidelines here:
http://www.americanpopularculture.com/journal/call_for_papers.htm

You can see past issues of the journal here:
http://www.americanpopularculture.com/journal/index.htm

Disability and Poetry: "Writing" the (Dis)abled Body in Poetry, NeMLA 3/17-20/2016

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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 1:55pm
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NeMLA 2016, Hartford, CT

The panel expands the discursive space where disability matters in poetic studies. While disability studies has been present as an active force in literary studies for decades, there is still much discussion concerning the category of "disability poetics." Many people argue that it is an activist movement, while others believe it as an aesthetic and/or a position around embodiment.

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