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Cute Studies: a special issue of the East Asian Journal of Popular Culture - 15 April 2014

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Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 11:47pm
Joshua Paul Dale / Tokyo Gakugei University

Call for Papers: "Cute Studies," a special issue of the East Asian Journal of Popular Culture

Cuteness has a global reach: it is an affective response; an aesthetic category; a performative act of self-expression; and an immensely popular form of consumption. This themed issue of the East Asian Journal of Popular Culture is intended to launch the new, interdisciplinary, transnational academic field of Cute Studies.

Fifth Graduate Student Conference Caribbean Without Borders: Beyond the Can[n]on's Range March 19-21st, 2014

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Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 8:31pm
English Department. Faculty of Humanities. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

Dr. Carolyn Cooper, Guest Speaker
Professor of Literature and Cultural Studies
University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
Author of Noise in the Blood: Orality, Gender and the "Vulgar" Body of Jamaican Popular Culture, Sound Clash: Jamaican Dancehall Culture at Large, and Global Reggae

Inaugural Issue - Journal of Contemporary Issues in Higher Education (JCIHE) Spring 2014

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Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 4:45pm
Association of Contemporary Issues in Higher Education

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

Spring 2014 Volume 1 Issue 1 ‡ ONLINE ISSN 2327-5936

The Editors of Journal of Contemporary Issues in Higher Education (JCIHE) encourages the submission of manuscripts from educational researchers that will contribute to the understanding or improvement of educational processes and outcomes. The Journal's audience includes faculty, administrators, graduate students and other educators engaged in research and practice in higher education.

TYPES OF SUBMISSIONS
• Manuscripts include quantitative or qualitative studies that focus on the interpretation, implication, or significance of research related to higher education (limit 3,500 words).

Indigenous Rights Reflected in Stories and Storytelling

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Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 12:45pm
ICIK E-News

Call for Proposals for articles on the theme of INDIGENOUS RIGHTS REFLECTED IN INDIGENOUS STORIES AND STORYTELLING. Articles will be included in a guest-edited Fall 2014 issue of the Interinstitutional Consortium for Indigenous Knowledge newsletter (ICIK E-News).
Located at the Pennsylvania State University, the Interinstitutional Consortium for Indigenous Knowledge is part of a global network of indigenous knowledge resource centers, and it is the only global indigenous knowledge resource center in the United States. ICIK's newsletter is published electronically in Spring, Summer, and Fall. The ICIK Newsletter is archived at http://icik.psu.edu.

Victorian Network: Victorian Bodies and Body Parts

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Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 11:51am
Victorian Netowrk

The ninth issue of Victorian Network, guest edited by Professor Pamela K. Gilbert (University of Florida), is dedicated to a reassessment of the place of the human body in the Victorian literary and cultural imagination. Rapid medical and scientific advances, advancing industrialization and new forms of labour, legal reforms, the rise of comparative ethnology and anthropology, the growth of consumer culture, and the ever changing trends of Victorian fashion are just a few of the many forces that transformed how Victorians thought about the human body and about the relationship between the embodied, or disembodied, self and the object world.

Fourth International Edgar Allan Poe Conference

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Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 11:18am
Poe Studies Association and Penn State Lehigh Valley Continuing Education

Proposals for individual papers or panels are invited for the Fourth International Edgar Allan Poe Conference to be held in New York City at the Roosevelt Hotel from Thursday, February 26 to Sunday, March 1, 2015.

Possible topics include:

Fifth International Graphic Novel and Comics conference: production, institution and sedition 17-19 July 2014

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Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 11:12am
Dave Huxley and Joan Ormrod, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

After a series of successful, conferences in Manchester, Bournemouth, Glasgow and Dundee, we are pleased to announce that the Fifth International Graphic Novel and Comics conference (17th-19th July, 2014) will be held at the British Library to coincide with the exhibition, 'Anarchy between the Lines: The Tradition of sedition in British Comics'. It will concentrate on two main themes: 'Comics production and institution' and 'Comics: Sedition and anarchy'.

Comics: production and institution

Poe and Music

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Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 11:11am
Dennis Perry, Brigham Young University

For a guest-edited issue of The Edgar Allan Poe Review, we invite essays that
-explore why Poe's work has drawn so much musical attention, and/or why it seems to lend itself so readily to all manner of musical expression,
- explore musical tie-ins to Poe themes, the psychological Gothic, the sublime, the uncanny, Poe's biography, or particular Poe genres,
-make close readings of specific musical adaptations, though these should be written for general readers,
-analyze individual works by Poe as they have been adapted in a specific musical genre, or in a variety of genres,
-explore and re-theorize dimensions of Poe's own musicality in poetry and prose.

Autobiography

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Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 8:57am
Södertörn University

Although autobiographical writing has ancient origins, the term 'autobiography' itself has only been in use since the late eighteenth century. Theories about autobiographical writing have been developed even more recently. Whereas early autobiographical writing was often either self-celebrating (res gestae) or self-justifying (apologiae), Augustine's Confessions marked a turning point. The contemporary study of autobiography encompasses a broad variety of research perspectives. This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore a broad variety of ideas within the field of autobiography. We invite papers and presentations on the following or related topics:

[UPDATE] Post-Sexuality/Post-Queer

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Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 8:37am
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University

This panel is for participation in the George Washington University's English Graduate Student Association's symposium, "Post-ing: A Symposium on What Comes After." For more information please visit the symposium website: http://2014egsapost-ing.webs.com/

C&C Thinking Globally, Composing Locally

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Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 2:59am
Computers and Composition

Computers & Composition 32.3 (Special Fall 2015 Issue)

Thinking Globally, Composing Locally: Digital Composition for the International Media Ecosystem

EDITORS

Kirk St.Amant, East Carolina University

Rich Rice, Texas Tech University

OVERVIEW