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South Asians in Africa [MLA]

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:29pm
Modern Language Association National Convention

The South Asian Literary Association and the African Literature Division of the Modern Language Association invite papers on the following topic for MLA 2015 in Vancouver--

South Asians in Africa: the literary, historical, and cinematic representation of the experience of the South Asian diaspora in Africa. Abstracts (300 words) by 15 March 2014; Madhurima Chakraborty (mchakraborty_at_colum.edu) and Joya Uraizee (uraizeej_at_slu.edu).

DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:00pm
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English

Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Dalhousie University (Halifax, N.S., Canada)
August 15-17, 2014

CFP: Editions as Sites of Memory for MLA 2015

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 10:39pm
Association for Documentary Editing (ADE)

How does an edition function as a site of memory? For MLA 2015 in Vancouver, the Association for Documentary Editing (ADE) invites presentations in keeping with the conference's Presidential theme, "Negotiating Sites of Memory." Send 300-word abstract and short CV by 15 March to Carol DeBoer-Langworthy, CDBL@Brown.edu. Panelists must be MLA members by 1 April.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] Panel: Early American Literature, RMMLA 2014 (abstracts due 31 March 2014)

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 7:06pm
Katherine E. Bishop / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

This is a regular session categorized under "English--U.S. and Canada Studies."

Submissions examining any aspect of Early American Literature are invited. Topics of interest include visual culture, technology, nation, animal studies, humor, and book history, but all proposals will be equally considered.

The 2014 RMMLA Annual Convention will be held on 11-14 October in Boise, Idaho. Abstracts for the "Early American Literature" session should be 300-500 words and must be submitted with a brief bio. to Katherine Bishop (katherine-bishop@uiowa.edu) by 31 March 2014.

World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014)

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 6:05pm
Infonomics Society

The World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014) will be held at the Temple University. The WCSNE is dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in special needs education. The WCSNE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from educational and industrial sectors. The aim of WCSNE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational and industrial sectors with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of special needs in education.

JNZL PRIZE for New Zealand Literary Studies 2014

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 5:20pm
The Journal of New Zealand Literature

The Journal of New Zealand Literature hosts an annual prize for new work in New Zealand Literary Studies.

The Prize is open to graduate students and to emerging researchers who have completed their PhDs within the last three years.

There is a cash prize.

The winning essay will be published in JNZL 33 (2015).

The Prize is open internationally.

Entries will be judged anonymously by majority decision of the JNZL International Advisory Board.

The judging panel reserves the right not to award the Prize in any given year.

Entries should be around 5000 words and in MHRA style. Please enclose a brief CV indicating your eligibility for the Prize.

Revised CFP: Special Session on George Eliot

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 3:45pm
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)

Call for Papers : Special Session: George Eliot, PAMLA 2014

Paper proposals are currently being accepted for a special session on George Eliot. This panel will explore the complex ideas and themes throughout Eliot's work. Contributors are encouraged to submit work that examines the many facets of Eliot's output, as she engaged the historical, literary, philosophical, and cultural trends of her day.

The annual conference for the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association will be held on October 31-November 2, 2014 at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside, California.

Call for papers: "Presbyterians in the trans-Atlantic world, 1550-1700"

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 2:58pm
Queen's University Belfast

Conference: "Presbyterians in the trans-Atlantic world, 1550-1700"
12-13 September 2014, Queen's University Belfast

This interdisciplinary conference will describe and analyse the development of Presbyterian ideas, identities, networks, and communities in the early modern trans-Atlantic. Speakers who have already confirmed their attendance include Francis Bremer, Polly Ha, Laurence Kirkpatrick, Scott Spurlock, Elliot Vernon, and Michael Winship. Selected papers from the conference will be published in an edited volume under the title, Presbyterians in the trans-Atlantic world, 1550-1700.

Midwest Regional Learning Conference at the University of Michigan (3/15 abstracts due; 5/18-5/19)

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 2:04pm
Association for Authentic Experiential and Evidence Based Learning

Integrative learning pedagogy fosters connections over time and across contexts: curricular and co-curricular, community-based, and personal and professional. It enables students to synthesize and transfer their learning from one setting to others, thus encouraging intentional decision-making in all aspects of life and enabling students build habits of mind that prepare them for "real world" engagement. As we know, eportfolio processes are, most often, deeply rooted in this pedagogy.

Food and Eating: From the Literal to the Metaphorical

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 1:24pm
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates or early career researchers on topics relating to the subject of Food and Eating: from the literal to the metaphorical, for the next edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for students of the Humanities and Arts, which is due to be published in Autumn 2014.

Our previous editions, 'Against the Grain', 'Space and Place' and 'Death and Decay' can be found at www.harts-minds.co.uk and updates at www.facebook.com/hartsandminds.

Sisterhood and Social Justice in Children's and Young Adult Literature--MLA 2015 (Jan 8-11, 2015)--abstracts due March 15, 2014

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:43am
Children's Literature Association/MLA Women's Studies Div.

Sisterhood remains a powerful way of imagining relationships among women, ranging in its symbolism from supportive friendship to the evil stepsister. Beyond what may appear to be conventional familial rhetoric, "sisterhood" offers the possibility for either rivalry or connection across difference. 300- to 500-word proposals on biological or symbolic sisterhood in children's/YA literature—particularly in relation to social justice—by the end of March 15 to Mary Jeanette Moran (mjmoran@ilstu.edu) and Madelyn Detloff (detlofmm@miamioh.edu ). This panel is co-sponsored by the Children's Literature Association and the Women's Studies Division, but is not guaranteed.

CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:38am
Bill Wolff / Rowan University

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen, which will eventually be submitted to Routledge's Studies in Popular Music series.

In the middle of Bruce Springsteen's 2012 Wrecking Ball tour promotional interview with the Paris media, one reporter observed, "so many people these past couple years look to you for your interpretation of events… . Look at us: when we were waiting for you earlier, so many people care about what you think, and what you feel about what is happening in the world."

NeoAmericanist CFP Issue 7.2

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 10:37am

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students. We are accepting any academic PAPERS as well as REVIEWS of books from Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level students on the topic of the United States of America.