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Edited volume(call for papers) English Education Policy in ASia and the Middle east

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Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 4:37am
SPRINGER

Call for papers
Upcoming Volume in the prestigious Springer Language Policy series http://www.springer.com/series/6209
This new volume, due for publication in late 2013 is part of the Language Policy series.
English Education Policy in Asia and the Middle East
This volume includes comprehensive state-of-the-art reviews of Asian and Middle Eastern countries' English education policies, giving clear assessments of the current policies and likely future trends.

1st International "Liberal Arts at Sapir" Conference

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Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 4:06am
Dept. of Multi Disciplinary Studies, Sapir Academic College, Israel

Borders are dangerous, hesitant, unstable, and yet, opportunities for co-existence. Borders are narrow and therefore inhabitable; one can turn back to revisit the familiar or push forward into unexplored terrains. Borders transform and reassemble identities; they define and disengage, untie and unite.
This conference sets out to explore the concepts of border, limit and threshold within and between disciplines, theoretical approaches and methodologies in the humanities and social sciences. Fields/areas of research and topics include, but are not limited to:
Crossing literal and figurative boundaries
Hybridity, liminality, and intertexuality
Adaptation and Appropriation
Globalization
Queer Theory

LGBT/Queer Film and Video (November 8-9, 2013; Proposals due July 19, 2013)

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Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 9:41pm
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU

We invite proposals pertaining to LGBT/queer film and video offerings, from any historical era, for presentation in a special series of panels at the Alternative Visions in Media Conference, to be held at Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, Texas) November 8-9, 2013.

Black Women's Health Conference June 13-14, 2014

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Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 8:26pm
Black Women's Health Conference Task Force at Tulane University

The 2nd annual Black Women's Health Conference will take place June 13-14, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. To review the call for proposals, or to register for the conference, please visit the following links: http://bwhconference.com/bwh/
http://bwhconference.com/bwh/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/BWH2014RFP632013.... For more information, please e-mail BWHConference@wave.tulane.edu.

Memory, Remembrance, Commemoration and the American West (8/15/13; 10/31/13-11/2/13)

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Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 6:02pm
John R. Milton Writers' Conference / The University of South Dakota

Please join us for the biennial John R. Milton Writers' Conference: A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of South Dakota Review, held October 31-November 2, 2013, at The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota.

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of South Dakota Review, we are seeking panel proposals, roundtable proposals, and scholarly papers related (either explicitly or implicitly) to the theme of Memory, Remembrance, Commemoration and the American West. Possible topics or approaches might include, but aren't limited to memory, (mis)remembering, remembrance, commemoration and:

UPDATE - Final Call - Composition Exercise Book (Under Contract with McFarland)

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Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 5:57pm
Evelyn Martens

NOTE: We are seeking a few more entries for our composition exercise book that is under contract with McFarland. Because our manuscript delivery date is approaching, we are requesting a quick turn around time and have set a final deadline for submissions of July 21, 2013. We will send you a Permission to Publish form that you MUST have returned no later than July 29.

As this project is now under contract with McFarland & Co, this is an update of an earlier CFP and is the FINAL call for additional exercises.

Composition Exercise Book
FORM: Composition exercise book (not a reader!). We are putting together a collection of exercises to be used as an aid to instructors in the composition classroom.

Annoucement: Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA becomes Southwest PACA

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Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 4:32pm
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association

The Southwest Texas Popular/American Culture Association proudly announces a name change to The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association, effective July 1, 2013. We will celebrate this change at our gala 35th annual conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 19 - 22, 2014. Full conference details can be found at http://southwestpca.org

Join us at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Albuquerque for this event and the launching of our new E-journal Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy. More information about Dialogue can be found at http://journaldialogue.org

Saints and Sinners: Postmodernism, Feminism and Medievalism in Literature in English

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Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 2:44am
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland

'I am a stranger in this world' says the nun, the narrator of a story of a forbidden book by Marguerite Porete. The year is 1340, thirty years after Marguerite was burned at the stake for writing and disseminating her heretical work, The Mirror of Simple Souls. The place is England, a Cistercian nunnery where she tells her story the night before her death, knowing that the book irretrievably changed but also shortened her life. But the idea of being a stranger in the world is not an uncommon one for many other Michele Roberts' characters. From the early feminists to postmodern protagonists her novels rewrite medieval saints and sinners, Victorian mediums and contemporary visionaries, offering us new perspectives on well known stories and motifs.

Eugene O'Neill: Hunted, Haunted, Home. The 9th International Conference on Eugene O'Neill

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Friday, July 5, 2013 - 7:23pm
The Eugene O'Neill Society

Eugene O'Neill: Hunted, Haunted, Home
The 9th International Conference on Eugene O'Neill
New London, Connecticut
June 18-21, 2014
Sponsored by
The Eugene O'Neill Society

The summers of Eugene O'Neill's formative years were spent in the family's vacation home in New London, Connecticut—what is known today as the Monte Cristo Cottage. This conference will explore the significance of this National Historic Landmark and other venues that inspired the plays of O'Neill, America's only Nobel-Prize-winning playwright.

[UPDATE] Green Humanities--Inaugural Call for Papers & Poems

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Friday, July 5, 2013 - 5:25pm
Green Humanities: A Journal of Ecological Thought in Literature, Philosophy & the Arts

Eco-Gencies: Eco-Critical Responses to Contemporary Environmental Crises

Call for Papers:
Putting the Humanities on the Frontlines of Ecological Discourse…

Journal of Feminist Scholarship (CFP)

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Friday, July 5, 2013 - 11:07am
Journal of Feminist Scholarship

Call for submissions for the Journal of Feminist Scholarship

The Journal of Feminist Scholarship is a twice-yearly, peer-reviewed, open-access journal published online and aimed at promoting feminist scholarship across the disciplines, as well as expanding the reach and definitions of feminist research. The journal can be found at http://www.jfsonline.org/.

The editors of JFS invite submissions on a rolling basis (for more information, please see the "Submissions" page on our website). The average time from submission to publication for accepted manuscripts has been less than a year, and our current acceptance rate stands at thirty five percent.

Identity and Conflict in the Middle East and its Diasporic Cultures (March 20-22, 2014)

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Friday, July 5, 2013 - 1:13am
Facult of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Balamand

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Balamand invites you to participate in its international conference, "Identity and Conflict in the Middle East and its Diasporic Cultures." The conference will be held on the campus of the University of Balamand in the Al-Kurah district of North Lebanon.

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