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Coldnoon: Travel Poetics invites works in poetry, creative non fiction, art/book/fil review & research papers on "travel"

Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 4:33am
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (www.coldnoon.com)

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics [(www.coldnoon.com)_ISSN: 2278-9650] invites writers and researchers to submit their works in original poetry, creative non-fiction, art/book/film reviews or research papers on "travel" for publication in Coldnoon: Travel Poetics, Mar '13, Issue VI (online). The works published in the forthcoming issue will be republished in Coldnoon: Travel Poetics, Summer 2013 (print_ISSN – 2278-9642), along with the previous online issue, Nov '12, Issue V, in April-May, 2013. The last date of sending submissions is 17th February, 2013.

EASA 12 Conference "On the Margins" 4th-7th September 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 4:12pm
European Association for Studies of Australia

"Margin" is clearly not a stable term when talking about Australia, and gives rise to questions such as who is on the margin of whom or what? Is the margin mainly territorial or conceptual? Are those on the margin there by choice or not? How has the definition of the margin changed over the years and how is it likely to change again in the future?

Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 3:33pm

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Euroacademia International Conference
'Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities' to be held in Zagreb, Croatia
Esplanade Zagreb
18 – 20 April 2013
Deadline for Paper Proposals: 1st of March 2013

Conference description:

Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 3:30pm

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Third Global Conference
'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers' to be held in Prague, Czech Republic
Grand Majestic Plaza

THE DATES: 15 – 16 of March 2013

Description and aims

PHI Spring Conference: "Women, Religion, and Empowerment"

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 2:57pm
Public Heritage Institute at Regis College

The Public Heritage Institute (PHI) at Regis College invites proposals for papers and panels that address the topic of "Women, Religion, and Empowerment." The conference will be held on the campus of Regis College in Weston, MA on April 12 and 13, 2013.

San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- May 1, 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 2:43pm
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue. SJVJ is an online, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the Department of English at California State University, Stanislaus. The annual journal offers a forum for the discussion of literature, critical theory, rhetoric and composition, pedagogy, and issues relevant to teaching in academe. SJVJ is particularly interested in scholarly essays that engage issues and ideas in connection with the literature and culture of the San Joaquin Valley. In view of its regional emphasis, SJVJ also welcomes profiles on San Joaquin Valley writers, creative nonfiction, book reviews, faculty interviews, and commentaries related to the southern portion of California's Central Valley.

ROUNDTABLE SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 1:08pm
Kirin Makker/hobart william smith colleges

ROUNDTABLE Participants SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

SACRPH, The Society for American City and Regional Planning History
National Conference, Toronto, Ontario
October 3-6, 2013

CFP: Special Issue "Framing Lives"

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 12:03pm
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies

CFP: Special Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, "Framing Lives"

The editors of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, in collaboration with Guest Editor Paul Arthur of the Australian National University, invite submissions for a special illustrated issue that grows from the 2012 International Auto/Biography Association Conference, "Framing Lives."

2nd International Conference on Dialect and Literature 10-12 July 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 11:41am
University of Sheffield, UK

This conference invites papers that explore the representation of dialect in literary texts. We welcome papers from across different periods, different genres and different geographical locations. Questions that might be addressed include, but are not restricted to:

Comedy Studies

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 11:07am
Comedy Studies journal


For Comedy Studies Volume 4, Number 2, Autumn 2013
Inter and Cross-disciplinary Edition
Issue Editor: Ian Wilkie
Comedy Studies is a bi-annual international academic journal that covers multiple aspects of comedy, with articles about both contemporary and historical comedy, interviews with practicing comedians and writers, reviews, letters, illustrations, photographs and editorials. The journal seeks to be instrumental in providing a forum for the disparate voices of comedians, academics and writers.

The Hockliffe Conference: Conflict in Children's and Young Adult Fiction - 6th September 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 10:52am
Clare Walsh and Nicola Darwood / University of Bedfordshire

All children face conflict at some time in their lives and this conference explores the way in which this is represented in children's and young adult fiction.

Writers of children's and young adult fiction have never shied away from writing about conflict faced by children whether it's the conflict of a world war in The Silver Sword (1956) or inter-tribal conflict in East Africa in Little Soldier (1999) – both explored at last year's exhibition, 'Once Upon a Wartime', at the Imperial War Museum – generational conflict such as that experienced by Mossy Trotter (1967) or intra-racial conflict faced by the eponymous Rani and Sukh in Bali Rai's book (2004).

Rushdie in the 21st Century (22 June 2013)

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 10:40am
Institute of English Studies, University of London (in association with the University of Keele and Royal Holloway, University of London)

Rushdie in the 21st Century: a Graduate Symposium

Saturday 22 June 2013


Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London WC1E 7HU

Keynote speakers: Dr Nick Bentley (Keele), Dr Stephen Morton (Southampton)

'[H]e will dream about this scene, understanding that his story is a sort of prologue: the tale of the moment when the first blackbird lands' – Salman Rushdie

452ºF CFP: Theatre and Dictatorship

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 6:23am
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature

On January 31st 2013, we start the CFP for the tenth issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published in January 2014.
The deadline for submissions is July 31st 2013.


The monographic section will bring together a body of texts dealing with Theatre and Dictatorship in the 20th Century. A non-comprehensive list of possible topics is:

"Cultures in movement , 19th-21st centuries. The Stakes of Changing Cultures." 10-11 October 2013, La Rochelle, France.

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 2:47am
Faculté de Lettres, Langues, Arts et Sciences Humaines (FLASH), Université de La Rochelle, France.

This conference is part of a larger research project, focusing on societies, exchanges and power in the Americas and the Asia / Pacific region, as well as questions of identity representation on an international scale. More precisely, it might be useful to re-think the very notion of culture by examining the experiences / situations and the representations of those who chose – or were forced – to change cultures. The primary goal is to study a cultural displacement within the geographical confines of the Americas / Asia Pacific region, in which the CRHIA (Research center, international and Atlantic history) specializes.