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Call for papers – Research in Social Change (The RSC) Journal, deadline February 25th, 2011

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 5:56am
School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia

Research in Social Change is a relatively young journal which was established in 2008 by School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia with the first issue being published on January 2009. The Journal is published three times per year in printed form and it is included in Applied Social Science Index and Abstracts (ASSIA) and CSA Sociological Abstracts.
Currently, there is the 8th number approaching and we are happy to announce this call for papers for May 2011 issue.


Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 5:34am
Roehampton University, London, UK

This conference aims to map and celebrate the achievements of contemporary women novelists. From A. L. Kennedy and Nicola Barker to Sarah Waters and Ali Smith, the voices of these fine writers have established an intellectually demanding literary generation with its own distinctive imagination. Invited speakers include: Claire Colebrook (Penn State), Nicola Humble (Roehampton), Laura Marcus (Oxford), and Kaye Mitchell (Manchester).

Includes readings by and discussions with:

Susanna Jones
A. L. Kennedy
Tiffany Murray
A special Virago Panel
More names TBA

Locations of Stardom

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 1:44am
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1

The Locations of Stardom

Teaching, Literacy, and the Role of English Studies (due 3/1/11;10/6-8/11)

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 11:20pm
Lynne M. Simpson / Sigma Tau Delta at Rocky Mountain MLA

"Teaching, Literacy, and the Role of English Studies"

Sigma Tau Delta is the International English Honor Society. This panel seeks, then, papers on areas central to the honorary society's purpose, including pedagogy and teaching, the promotion of literacy, and the role of English studies in the academy or society as a whole. Submissions from Sigma Tau Delta members will be given first priority. Please submit abstracts of no more than 500 words to Lynne Simpson at lsimpson@presby.edu by March 1, 2011.

The 65th annual Rocky Mountain MLA (RMMLA) convention will be held from October 6-8, 2011 at the Chaparral Suites Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.