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1st Global Conference: Revolt and Revolution (November 2013: Athens, Greece)

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 4:21am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference
Revolt and Revolution

Monday 4th November 2013 – Wednesday 6th November 2013
Athens, Greece

Call for Presentations
While contemporary nations pride themselves of their political stability, the reality is that our world is continuously experience revolt and revolution. From the events of the Arab Spring, to the anti-austerity street marches in Europe, the reactionary TEA Party in the United States and the progressive 'No Borders' global movement, the solidity that nations strive for is continuously been threatened.

CFP: General Submissions (ProudFlesh Journal)

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 2:29am
ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics, and Consciousness

PROUDFLESH is pleased to issue its 2013 call for general submissions!

Deadline: June 15, 2013.

If you wish to propose a Special Issue, contact the Editor directly at sonjah.stanley at uwimona.edu.jm.

Call for Papers: Riding the Wave of Resistance (ProudFlesh Journal)

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 2:16am
ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics, and Consciousness

ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics, and Consciousness is pleased to announce its forthcoming issue: Riding the Wave of Resistance (dedicated to Caribbean Women Writers).

Deadline: April 15, 2013

Submit your paper directly to Prof. Adisa at opalpalmeradisa at gmail dot com.

We are seeking the following:

Poetry (send no more than 4 poems, 8 pages max)

Stories, Articles, Essays & Drama (2500 words max)

Visual art (no more than 5 images, 300 resolution, jpeg)

Only submit work that has not been published before. Send as a word document attachment. Make sure name and email appear on every page. Please put (PFSubmission) in subject box.

PAMLA 2013 (Nov 1-3): Writing Defeat: The Failure of Politics and the Politics of Failure in Contemporary Hispanic Literatures

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 12:15am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association; Sarah Thomas (NYU), Presiding Officer

The twentieth and twenty-first centuries have seen a remarkable number of civil wars, dictatorships, and revolutions in the Spanish-speaking world. As a result, numerous writers have found themselves confronting political and personal losses. How is the experience of defeat written in contemporary Spanish and Latin American literatures? Can writing from a position of defeat be productive or dissident, or does the writing of defeat suppose the defeat of writing?

CFP - Special issue of Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 10:39pm
Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society

Call for Papers

Special issue of Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society on Intersections, guest edited by Cat Pausé, PhD

This special issue of Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society will engage with the issue of intersectionality. As an interdisciplinary field, Fat Studies represents an intersection for many academics: a blending of the home discipline with the theoretical and methodological frameworks of Fat Studies. This intersection provides richness, but also possible tension.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers Rodopi Press New Essays on Marilynne Robinson Submission Deadline Extended: May 31, 2013

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 9:44pm
Rodopi Press

Call For Papers
The Rodopi Press Dialogue Series seeks proposals for new writings to be included in a volume of critical essays devoted to Pulitzer-prize winning author Marilynne Robinson's fiction with specific emphasis on the novels Gilead and Home, as well as her first novel, Housekeeping, and her collected and uncollected essays. The volume seeks submissions in the following areas:
● Robinson's ecological concerns and their relationship to her spirituality and aesthetics.
● Robinson's influence on contemporary writers via her work in the Iowa Writers Workshop.

[UPDATE] CFP: Engaging Bayard Taylor, PAMLA 2013 (4/15/2013)

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 7:00pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Engaging Bayard Taylor: This once-forgotten poet, novelist, and travel writer is now frequently referenced in studies of transnationalism, sexuality, class, and imperialism in 19th c. American literature. What interpretive issues result from his revival as a touchstone of popular literary culture? Papers on individual works by Taylor or on Taylor in relation to other literary figures welcome. Abstracts and CV via PAMLA's online proposal system by 4/15/2013.
http://www.pamla.org/2013/topics/engaging-bayard-taylor

[UPDATE] 2013 SFSU Humanities Symposium Conference

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 5:52pm
San Franciscso State University Humanities Department

CONFERENCE DATE: Saturday April 13th, 2013
Proposal Deadline: Friday March 29th, 2013

[UPDATE] Keynote Speaker Confirmed: Dr. James Martel will be delivering the keynote lecture on his recent book "Divine Violence: Walter Benjamin and the Eschatology of Sovereignty"

The San Francisco State University Humanities Department is currently soliciting paper proposals for the 2013 Humanities Symposium to be held on Saturday April 13, 2013. Presentations should be 15-20 minutes long. We are also open to topic-centered panel proposals of 3 presenters per panel. The Humanities Symposium is interdisciplinary in scope and open to all students in all humanities-related fields.

All things Contextual and Cultural must Converge: Flannery O'Connor though Interrelated Factors and Cultural Depictions

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 4:38pm
Flannery O’Connor Society Affiliated Group (SAMLA: 8-10 Nov 2013, Atlanta)

The theme of this year's SAMLA Conference is "Cultures, Contexts, Images, Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networking Worlds," and as such the Flannery O'Connor Society Affiliated Group would like to invite 15-20 minute presentations that reflect scholarship dealing with a wide range of categories within depictions of culture and/or interrelated contextual connections in the body of work of Flannery O'Connor.

CFP: Summer Shaw Symposium at the Shaw Festival, July 26-28, 2013

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 3:48pm
International Shaw Society

The 10th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium on July 16-28, 2013, co-hosted with the International Shaw Society by the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, invites proposals for papers to be submitted to Professor Brad Kent at Brad.Kent@lit.ulaval.ca for 20 minute presentations. The ISS and the Shaw Festival also offer a combination Travel Grant/Bryden Scholarship for Emerging Scholars that provides free accommodation for the three days of the symposium, free registration, and some help with paying for travel.

Feminisms, Academia, Austerity

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 1:58pm
Journal of Gender Studies

JOURNAL OF GENDER STUDIES
Special Issue 2014: Call for Papers

CFP Death Studies MPCA/ACA 2013

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 11:59am
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Call for Papers: Death Studies
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis Union Station Hotel
Deadline: April 30, 2012
http://submissions.mpcaaca.org

This is a new area for the MPCA/ACA so the goal of the call is to show the depth, breadth, and contours of death studies. Topics can include, but are not limited to:

Is It Brazil's Turn? Call for Reviews - May 10, 2013

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 11:30am
Brújula, an interdisciplinary journal of Latin American culture

Brújula, an interdisciplinary journal of Latin American studies published annually through the Davis Humanities Institute and the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas at the University of California, Davis, is seeking book reviews of recently published scholarly monographs for the Travesía Critica section of its tenth volume: Is It Brazil's Turn? Comparative Approximations to the Country of the Future (Spring 2013).

Brújula is a peer reviewed journal: http://brujula.ucdavis.edu/

2nd Global Conference: Hollywood and the World (November 2013: Athens, Greece)

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 10:44am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

2nd Global Conference
Hollywood and the World

Sunday 10th November 2013 – Tuesday 12th November 2013
Athens, Greece

Call for Presentations
The popularity in Western culture of all things Hollywood reflects the eternal fascination with the world of Hollywood cinema. This inter-disciplinary research conference seeks to explore issues of Hollywood films and their international influence across historical periods and within cultural, political and social contexts both in the US and abroad. We are also interested in exploring this cinema in personal experience and interpersonal relationships and across a range of critical perspectives.

[UPDATE] Now Accepting Submissions for the Spring Quarter

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 10:26am
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association at the University of Chicago

Good afternoon,

The Middle Eastern Studies Students' Association at the University of Chicago would like to extend this opportunity to Master's students from all departments to submit pieces for its journal, Lights. The journal is currently taking submissions for the Spring quarter. The upcoming deadline is Friday, April 19, 2013.

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