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ACAH2016 : The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities, Apr 7, 2016

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Monday, June 29, 2015 - 3:37am
full name / name of organization: 
International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
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IAFOR and its global partners invite you to participate in the Seventh Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities. Join us and delegates from around tin the exciting seaside city of Kobe, Japan and discuss research centered around the theme "Justice".

• arts theory and criticism
• communication
• ethnicity
• film studies
• globalization
• humanities
• literature
• media
• performing arts
• religion
• sexuality
• spirituality
• teaching and learning the arts

Women Authors from the Great War

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Monday, June 29, 2015 - 2:58am
full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA

Scholarship on women's writing on the First World War has helped recover important texts that give us insight on the important roles women played as nurses and ambulance drivers. This panel seeks papers that examine the ways in which women depicted their new jobs. How did these new jobs affect their views on their gender? What about their responsibilities as citizens? And, how do these texts help change our views on the First World War?

Submit abstracts through NeMLA's website:
http://www.cfplist.com//nemla/Home/S/15804

Journal of New Zealand Literature Essay Prize (31 August 2015)

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Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 5:55pm
full name / name of organization: 
Journal of New Zealand Literature

JNZL essay prize
The JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies 2015
The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) offers an annual prize for an essay in the area of New Zealand literary studies.
• The prize is available to graduate students and to emerging scholars who have completed their PhDs within the last three years.
• There is a cash prize.
• The winning entry will be published in JNZL.
• The prize is open internationally.
• Entries will be judged anonymously by the Editorial Committee and the International Advisory Board of JNZL. Judging will be by majority decision.
• The Editorial Committee reserves the right not to award the prize in any given year.

Responsibility, Morality and The Costs of War: PTSD, Moral Injury and Beyond

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Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 4:45pm
full name / name of organization: 
The Ohio State University
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CALL FOR PAPERS, PROPOSALS AND CREATIVE WORK
Responsibility, Morality and The Costs of War:
PTSD, Moral Injury and Beyond

Deadline: August 3, 2015

Symposium, Exhibition and Performances
November 12-14, 2015

This symposium is a three-day interdisciplinary event that speaks to key issues facing our nation today: namely the challenges that confront veterans from the numerous, ongoing sites of combat and conflict around the globe. The symposium will include panel discussions by a range of scholars, artists, and veterans, keynote lectures, an art installation, an exhibition, a film screening, a short film exhibition, a solo performance, and a staged reading of a new play.

Entangled Poetics: Mediating Ecology (NeMLA 2016) Sept 30 Deadline

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Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 4:21pm
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Northeast Modern Language Association 47th Annual NeMLA Convention March 17-20, 2016 Hartford, CT
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This panel means to investigate the entangled relationship of modern and contemporary American poetry and ecology. Referencing Rey Chow's notion of entanglement, i.e., a "condition of overlapping recurrences," the panel seeks to analyze the points of recursive coincidence that ensue between cultural manifestations, poetic production, and environmental thinking. Entanglement points to associations of spatial proximity, of overlaying, but also of resistance and tension between phenomena. It thus brings occurrences together through affinity and disjunction alike and offers a powerful paradigm to think about mediation in relation to complex networks and loop interactions.

Call for digital American studies project ideas

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Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 2:11pm
full name / name of organization: 
Miriam Posner
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Want to get started on a digital American studies project? We may be able to help!

At this year's American Studies Association annual meeting in Toronto, the Digital Humanities Caucus would like to help you get started on a digital project by offering one-hour consultations with experienced digital humanities practitioners. We'll hold these consultations from 6 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, in the conference hotel.

We can think your idea through with you, suggest useful tools and resources, and give you some suggestions about where you might go next.

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
full name / name of organization: 
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
full name / name of organization: 
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
full name / name of organization: 
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
full name / name of organization: 
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
full name / name of organization: 
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
full name / name of organization: 
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.

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