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Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body Conference

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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 5:41pm
Dept of English and Drama, Loughborough University, UK

Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body

22-23 July 2014, Loughborough University

Plenary speakers: Professor Mary Fissell (Johns Hopkins) and Dr Katharine Hodgkin (University of East London)

With public lecture by Alison Weir (evening of 22 July, Martin Hall Theatre): '"The Prince expected in due season": The Queen's First Duty'

Speech, Performance, and Authority in Later Medieval Religious Literature

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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 12:09pm
special session, 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 8-11 May 2014

This session will explore the use of speech, voice, and dialogue in later medieval religious literature, including texts produced during the high and late Middle Ages (c. 1000-1500). The session will engage with current scholarly discourse from a number of disciplinary angles, including studies of the performativity and rhetoric of medieval religious texts as well as the study of the history of dialogue. The papers in the session will seek to expand upon J.L.

Undergraduate Refereed Journal Needs Reviewers

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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 11:08am
Queen City Writers, University of Cincinnati

Queen City Writers is a refereed journal that publishes essays and multimedia work by undergraduate students affiliated with any post-secondary institution. We seek faculty reviewers to complement our current staff. Graduate students, contingent faculty, and tenured faculty are welcome. Reviewers for our journal need two characteristics: 1. A commitment to undergraduate writing, digital composing, and publication; 2. A professionalism that means submitting thorough reviews that meet our journal's guidelines by deadlines. We ask that our reviewers offer rigorous feedback aimed at facilitating publication-quality work, but also show sensitivity and an encouraging attitude toward undergraduate (and inexperienced) writers.

Call for Undergrad Work on Civil Rights and Race

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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 11:06am
Queen City Writers, University of Cincinnati

The year 2013 marks several important anniversaries related to, directly leading up to, and resulting from the American Civil Rights Movement. To honor these, Queen City Writers will publish undergraduate works related to civil rights and race relations in our Spring 2014 issue. We seek critical essays grounded in research; multimedia pieces including video, audio, photography, and mixed media; rhetorical analyses; and outstanding essays that show thinking "outside the box." Please encourage students from your classes last spring semester, this summer, and this fall to submit their relevant and excellent work.

Call for Papers: Excellent Undergraduate Work

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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 11:05am
Queen City Writers, University of Cincinnati

Queen City Writers is a refereed journal that publishes essays and multimedia work by undergraduate students affiliated with any post-secondary institution. We want to see and possibly publish what your students are composing. We are currently seeking submissions for the fall 2013 and spring 2014 issues; we operate on a rolling deadline basis and will consider your students' works as we receive them. Please encourage your students from last spring semester and next fall semester to consider submitting.

[UPDATE] The Ethics of War and Conflict in Graphic Narratives, April 3-6 2014, The Hague, Netherlands (Abstracts due Oct. 1)

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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 4:02am
European Association for American Studies (EAAS) annual conference

This session seeks papers by Americanists from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds who are interested in the ways that graphic narratives address the ethical dimensions of war and conflict. We are using the term "graphic narrative" (cf. Chute and deKoven) here to refer to a variety of genres in comic book format because it usefully covers comic strips, superhero comics, graphic reportage, autobiographical comics, etc.

Leeds IMC 2014 - Call for Papers: Anglo-Norman Texts, Language and Contexts

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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 3:50am
Anglo-Norman Dictionary

The Anglo-Norman Dictionary (www.anglo-norman.net) is interested in sponsoring a session or series of sessions at the Leeds IMC 2014 devoted to new research on Anglo-Norman texts and their contexts. We are particularly interested in hearing about new texts, new editions of texts, and texts that fall outside of the literary context. Paper topics could include, but are not limited to:

-the use of Anglo-Norman in literary and non-literary contexts

-the intended audience of Anglo-Norman texts throughout the medieval period

-the transmission of Anglo-Norman texts

-the revision, annotation or translation of Anglo-Norman texts