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Literary Fiction Story Submissions: Deadline Oct 15. (Blind Submissions & $50 Honorariums)

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Friday, July 19, 2013 - 6:55pm
Blank Fiction Literary Magazine

Blank Fiction Magazine is looking for stories of the "Literary Fiction" genre that are no longer than 15,000 words. Please visit the submissions guidelines page on our website for more information.

Top four stories will be published in the iPad App store and online via PDF download. Accepted authors will receive a $50 honorarium.

www.blankfictionmag.com

Concepts of Identity

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Friday, July 19, 2013 - 4:27pm
Saint Bonaventure University English Department

On November 15-16, the English Department at St. Bonaventure University will hold a graduate conference concerned with concepts of identity. The various understandings of identity held by critics, theorists, readers, and writers are embedded in the history of literature and guide its trajectory. Concepts of identity also impact the ways individuals think about selfhood and inform scholarship on critical thinking, composition, and rhetoric. This conference seeks to draw upon a wealth of perspectives from graduate students engaged in the humanities — especially English language and literature and Composition/Rhetoric. We will also consider exceptional submissions from undergraduates as well as students working outside of the aforementioned areas.

Embodied Affect in Cinema and Media; Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference, March 2014

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Friday, July 19, 2013 - 2:44pm
Heather Collette-VanDeraa, Mila Zuo, UCLA School of Theater Film and Television

This panel seeks a diverse range of papers that address the significance of affect and embodied sensation in both representation and "reception" of film and media. Many scholars have contended that we engage film with our entire body and with all our sensory faculties (ie; Vivian Sobchack, Anne Rutherford, Laura Marks). Various theoretical approaches, including affect theory, phenomenology, feminist theory, critical race theory and embodiment studies, have demonstrated the ways in which affect is mobilized to both mark and resolve differences. As such, we seek papers that consider how embodied affect mediates the social and cultural meanings situated at the cinematic intersections of embodied difference.

Staging the New Woman: Bernard Shaw, Suffrage, and Theatre as Activism

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Friday, July 19, 2013 - 2:15pm
Ellen Dolgin/NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)

Sarah Grand's essays on the woman question published in the North American Review in 1894 coined the phrase 'new woman': Shaw created a series of characters and 'unwomanly' women. Actress/activists like Elizabeth Robins and Cicely Hamilton worked with Shaw and wrote their own feminist plays. This panel will examine the audience impact of these plays. 250 word abstracts to:
Ellen Dolgin

Global Shaw (Roundtable) 250 word- abstracts due 9/30

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Friday, July 19, 2013 - 2:08pm
Ellen Dolgin/NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)

Global Shaw

This roundtable celebrates the diversity of Shaw's plays. Through his iconoclastic stances on issues like war, gender and class inequality, and income distribution, Shaw and his works have garnered international attention for over a century. His talky but humorous dialogue inverts social mores to focus on human rights that transcend borders. Participants can consider particular plays, Shavian characters, or suggest why Shaw is a global figure whose works engender fresh interpretations. 250 word abstracts to: ellen.dolgin@dc.edu

Mediality, April 3-4 2014

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Friday, July 19, 2013 - 1:27pm
New York University, Medieval and Renaissance Center

New York University's Medieval and Renaissance Center invites proposals for papers that address the topic of mediality with respect to any medieval or early modern cultural practices.

Call for Journal Submissions: Media and Methods for Opening Education, October 20, 2013

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Friday, July 19, 2013 - 11:45am
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy is a peer-reviewed and open-access journal that welcomes work that explores critical and creative uses of interactive technology in teaching, learning, and research. For Issue 5, we are seeking submissions under the theme of "Media and Methods for Opening Education." This theme invites submissions that critically and creatively consider both media and methods that open up traditional educational settings to more democratic and diverse modes of learning and knowledge production.

CFP for SCMS 2014: 'Commercial Auteurs"

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Friday, July 19, 2013 - 11:40am
David Richler / Carleton University

CALL FOR PAPERS
SCMS March 2014, Seattle WA
Proposed Panel title: "Commercial Auteurs"

10th Workshop on Agents for Complex Systems, Timisoara, Romania, September 23 - 26, 2013

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Friday, July 19, 2013 - 5:38am
West University of Timisoara, Department of Computer Science

10th Workshop on Agents for Complex Systems, Timisoara, Romania

in conjunction with SYNASC 2013 - 15th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing

Timisoara, Romania
September 23 - 26, 2013

http://synasc13.info.uvt.ro

Workshop deadlines
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+ Submission of papers: Extended deadline: 31.07.2013
+ Notification of acceptance: August 15, 2013
+ Final paper: September 08, 2013
+ Registration: September 1, 2013
+ Symposium: September 23 - 26, 2013
+ Revised papers for postproceedings: November 30, 2013

CFP Interactions Journal vol 23 (2014), ANNUAL DEADLINE : October 15

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Friday, July 19, 2013 - 3:15am
Ege University, Departments of British and American Studies (Izmir/Turkey).

Interactions is an international journal on British and American Literature and Culture, published annually in two volumes by Ege University, Departments of British and American Studies (Izmir/Turkey).
It is internationally blind refereed and indexed in MLA International Bibliography and Thomson Gale Cengage and available at the British Library and the Harvard University Library, featuring essays on British and American Culture and Literature (ISSN 1300-574-X).

Articles (4000-7000 words) should follow MLA parenthetical citation format.

The Precarious Alliance: Energy in Transition (April 3-4, 2014)

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Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 8:15pm
Michael Stamps / Delaware Valley College

Join us at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, PA, for The Precarious Alliance, a sustainability symposium that explores present and future challenges related to how we can better adapt human networks to reduce and reverse trends of environmental degradation, economic instability, and social inequalities.

AN ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS ON THE PEDAGOGY OF COMPOSITION

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Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 4:05pm
Dr. Martin Nakell / Chapman University

FOR AN ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS ON THE PEDAGOGY
OF DEVELOPMENTAL COMPOSITION AND FRESHMAN COMPOSITION
TO BE PUBLISHED BY FOUNTAINHEAD PRESS.

The following is a list of suggested topics. We are very much open to topic suggestions and would greet warmly any ideas.

1. The new ESL
Many of our students now are first generation immigrants from around the world. Each group faces different difficulties in moving from their first language to English. We seek, in this essay, to explore unique learning challenges to different language groups. Giving Professors this information can help them teach a diverse student population.

[UPDATE] Virginia Universities and Race Histories conference November 8-9, 2013

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Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 12:04pm
UCARE (University and Community Action for Racial Equity)

Virginia Universities and Race Histories
Call for Proposals
The University of Virginia: November 8th (evening) and 9th, 2013

This inaugural conference will bring together faculty, students, administrators, staff and community members to discuss slavery, its aftermath and its persistent influence on the present at Virginia's colleges and universities. We will explore varying traditions and experiences that have to do with race and the myriad ways slavery and segregation are remembered or represented. We seek to facilitate dialogue and share methods of engaging the past. We invite paper, panel, workshop and discussion proposals on a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, the following:

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