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CFP: Where did DH Come From? -- MLA (Vancouver, 2015).

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Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 10:02pm
The MLA Discussion Group on Computer Studies of Languages and Literature

The descriptor "digital humanities" was first used in an ad in the MLA Job Information List in 2000 (Ridolfo, 2014). Since then, the rubric of "Digital Humanities" has inspired official meditations on the state of the profession and now features regularly in op-ed pieces on the death and rebirth of the humanities and higher education. Where did DH come from? And what has it displaced or obscured? Too often the established narratives of the digital humanities are narrowly conceived.

Faulkner and Print Culture, July 19-23, 2015

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Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 9:52pm
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha conference, University of Mississippi

William Faulkner's first published works were drawings that appeared in his high school and college yearbooks and poems and stories that appeared in newspapers. His first book, THE MARBLE FAUN, was published in 1924 by a vanity press. His artistic forays into print culture, in other words, began far from the world of highbrow literary publishing with which he is usually associated—the world of New York publishing houses like Boni and Liveright or Random House and little magazines like THE DOUBLE-DEALER—though with time they would come to encompass that world as well.

Classical Hollywood Musical [DEADLINE: 1 June 2014]

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Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 3:32pm
Film & History Conference 2014 / Golden Ages: Styles and Personalities, Genres and Histories

CFP: The Classical Hollywood Musical
An area of multiple panels for the 2014 Film & History Conference:
Golden Ages: Styles and Personalities, Genres and Histories
October 29-November 2, 2014
The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club
Madison, WI (USA)

DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2014

AREA: The Classical Hollywood Musical

Teaching Hemingway and Race

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Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 10:16am
Gary Holcomb

CFP: Teaching Hemingway and Race (Kent State UP essay collection; deadline for abstracts is Oct. 15, 2014; accepted essays due Dec. 31, 2014)
The goal of the Teaching Hemingway series is to present collections of essays with various approaches to teaching emergent themes in Hemingway's major works to a variety of students in secondary and private schools and at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teacher-scholars who have used Hemingway's work in domestic, international, HBCU, MA/PhD, MFA, and many other settings can apply.

Call for Submissions: Journal of Bruce Springsteen Studies

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Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 9:08am
BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies

BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies is an open access academic journal that publishes peer-reviewed essays pertaining to Bruce Springsteen. The first edition of BOSS will be published in June, 2014 and the editors are currently soliciting papers for the second edition. BOSS provides a scholarly space for Springsteen Studies in the contemporary academy by publishing articles that examine the political, economic, and socio-cultural factors that have influenced Springsteen's music and shaped its reception. The editors of BOSS welcome broad interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary approaches to Springsteen's songwriting, performance, and fan community, as well as studies that conform to specific disciplinary perspectives.

Technology in the Classroom SCMLA

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Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 12:12am
South Central MLA

Technology in the Classroom abstracts accepted through March 31 for SCMLA conference in Austin, TX, October 18-22.

Abstracts of ~250 words and a one-page CV should be submitted to Suanna Davis at shd11a@acu.edu by March 31.

Acceptances will be sent out by April 15.

SCMLA will be meeting in Austin, Texas, October 18-22, 2014.

Technology in the Classroom (formerly Computer Applications in the Language Classroom) has recently had presentations on the challenges in creating iBooks for classroom use, on using podcasts for a flipped classroom, and on student-created resources such as Instructables.