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Kalamazoo 2011: Symposium on Teachers and Students in the Middle Ages (May 12-15, 2011)

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Monday, July 12, 2010 - 8:44pm
Irina Dumitrescu/Medieval Studies Program, Southern Methodist University

Kalamazoo 2011: Symposium on Teachers and Students in the Middle Ages (May 12-15, 2011)

The Medieval Studies Program at Southern Methodist University invites contributions to a session on medieval teachers and students for the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 12-15, 2011, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Detective Fiction

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Monday, July 12, 2010 - 5:57pm
Julie H. Kim / Northeastern Illinois University

Call for papers for a collection of essays for a volume tentatively titled Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Detective Fiction.

I am looking to put together 10-12 essays (which I will edit and introduce) with the following sub-categories:

1) Gender power dynamics:
This section might study power dynamics between male-female investigating teams/pairs. This section would also address meaningful differences between the treatment of a primary series featuring a male detective and a secondary series featuring a female detective written by the same author (for example, P.D. James's series on Adam Dalgliesh and on Cordelia Gray).

CFP: Special Issue on "Oil Culture"

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Monday, July 12, 2010 - 3:43pm
Daniel Worden, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; Ross Barrett, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Petroleum has long been recognized to be a dangerously volatile commodity whose illuminative and propulsive capacities are inseparable from its destructive potential. This catastrophic power has been reaffirmed by the succession of environmental disasters that have accompanied the global expansion of oil extraction--a series of ecological tragedies culminating in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout--and the array of social antagonisms, global political conflicts, and chaotic economic cycles that have developed around the industry since its beginnings.

Seeking Innovative Work - Sept. 1st

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Monday, July 12, 2010 - 11:40am
Packingtown Review

Packingtown Review – a literature and arts journal published by the University of Illinois at Chicago – seeks excellent, innovative literary scholarship and cultural commentary for our upcoming third issue. If your inquiry challenges or complicates the boundaries of genre, form, aesthetics, and politics, Packingtown Review wants to hear about it. Send us your eclectic, your hybrid, your unusual, your exceptional scholarly work. Submissions must be 8,000 words or fewer, double-spaced, and postmarked no later than September 1st, 2010. Please include a cover letter and SASE. Response time is typically three months. No email submissions, please.

Time's excesses in music, literature and art

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Monday, July 12, 2010 - 7:38am
Université de Caen Basse-Normandie / ERIBIA / LSA

Time's excesses in music, literature and art

This international conference is intended to explore how time may be represented aesthetically in excessive, eccentric and unthinkable ways. Art appears to have found a means of getting around time's dilemmas by depicting it as irrational or portraying the impossibility of getting a firm grasp of it. In art, time has long been shaped as something out of proportion, excessive, or even violent, which is evidenced by works such as Saturn Devouring his Son.

romanticism

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Monday, July 12, 2010 - 7:34am
vafa keshavarzi

romantic studies Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelly the essays on the education in the nineteenth century. the difference between the nineteenth century way of looking at education and its difference with that of that of its previous century

Music and Philosophy, London 1-2 July 2011

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Monday, July 12, 2010 - 4:50am
Dr Nanette Nielsen / Music and Philosophy Study Group

Music and Philosophy

1st Annual Conference of the Royal Musical Association Music and Philosophy Study Group

Generously supported by the British Society of Aesthetics and the Centre for Music on Stage and Screen (University of Nottingham)

Institute of Musical Research and Institute of Philosophy, Stewart House, University of London

Friday and Saturday, 1-2 July 2011

Keynote speakers: tbc

Personal and Social Myth-making in the Work of Margaret Atwood

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Sunday, July 11, 2010 - 11:26pm
NEMLA

A central concern of Margaret Atwood's work has been myth-making. She has said the Edible Woman and Surfacing are about characters with unworkable mythologies. The Handmaid's Tale has been read as exploring potential consequences inherent in the beliefs(or mythologies) of religious conservatives. Her most recent work The Year of the Flood features a cult-like group. This panel seeks papers that examine Atwood's evolving vision of the role of mythologies in our lives. Please send 300-750 word abstract by Sept. 30th to Mary Lannon

Special Issue: Mixed Heritage Asian American Literature

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Sunday, July 11, 2010 - 6:59pm
Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies

Call for Papers

Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies (AALDP)

Special Issue on Mixed Heritage Asian American Literature

Hwa Kang English Journal No. 17, April 2011--CALL FOR PAPERS

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Sunday, July 11, 2010 - 6:23pm
Department of English Language and Literature, Chinese Culture University

Hwa Kang English Journal is a refereed scholarly journal, published by the Department of English Language and Literature, Chinese Culture University. Founded in 1995, the journal is now issued in April and October. Committed to promoting rigorous research and intellectual dialogue, the journal features articles that cover a wide range of scholarly concerns. We welcome original submissions from domestic and foreign scholars in the fields of literature, linguistics, English teaching, and cultural studies. In addition to articles on research, methodology and criticism, the journal also welcomes book reviews.

Submission Guidelines

1. Submission deadline for the April issue is December 31 and for the October issue is June 30.

World Religions Educator Network (WREN) Magazine

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Sunday, July 11, 2010 - 1:11pm
World Religions Educator Network

The World Religions Educator Network (WREN) is a professional organization for teachers who teach courses in world religions, religious studies, and/or who integrate the teaching of world religions into other courses.

WREN is launching a bi-annual magazine to promote idea-sharing among teacher-scholars from the middle, secondary and undergraduate levels in the field.

Call for submissions: WREN seeks article submissions on an on-going basis. The first issue will be related to the subjects of using technology in teaching world religions and on interdisciplinary approaches to teaching world religions.

WREN is accepting both scholarly articles and articles from a personal experience/practitioner perspective.

[Update] Creative works for anthology on War - September 2010

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Sunday, July 11, 2010 - 9:17am
Editions Bibliotekos

EDITIONS BIBLIOTEKOS (a small press operating out of Brooklyn, NY) is now seeking submissions for its anticipated third book, an anthology on the theme of War, entitled: Battle Runes: Writings on War.

We are updating our call to ask for more short stories - fiction (approx. 2000 words or less).

For guidelines, go to www.ebibliotekos.blogspot.com and click on Guidelines. (You can find other information and links there as well.) We have already collected a number of submissions (but have not yet begun the vetting process). Deadline (as per Guidelines) is September 2010 (which could change). We expect to publish by June 2011.

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