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Queer TV in the 21st Century (Abstracts due September 5, 2014)

Sunday, July 6, 2014 - 12:05am
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Ph.D.

Recently, I guest-edited a special issue of New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film on the theme of queer cinema in the 21st century. Based on the success of the project, it has been suggested that I edit a conceptually related academic anthology on the theme of queer television in the 21st century, and I am very enthusiastic about doing so.

Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2014 for SWPACA Conference, 11 - 14 February, 2015

Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 5:35pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2014

For the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association's 36th Annual Conference celebrating "Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture."

11 - 14 February, 2015

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
1-888-421-1442 / 1-888-421-1442
Fax: (505) 843-2710

NeMLA Seminar: Identity, Politics, and Universals in Literary Theory and Beyond (30/9/2014: 30-3/4-5/2015)

Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 4:39pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

In recent years, the position that argues that human actions are guided by certain Universals (biological, cognitive, emotive, and moral) that are common to all humanity has been contested. Literary traditions such as poststructuralist thought represented by the views of thinkers like Michael Foucault have seen human identity exclusively as a product of class struggle. However, alternate views represented by Martha Nussbaum and several others have challenged this by claiming that human identity is guided by certain non-coercive universals that determine how human beings identify and respond to society.

Poetry Studies & Creative Poetry at PCA/ACA in New Orleans - April 1-4, 2015

Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 4:21pm
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association

PCA/ACA - Poetry Studies & Creative Poetry

The Poetry Studies & Creative Poetry Area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association invites proposals from two kinds of panelists: those reading original poetry and those delivering short papers on some aspect of American poetry.

Creative Poetry: Panelists will have 15 minutes each to read/perform their own work. There will be time at the end of the session for interaction with the audience. Those interested in presenting should send 3 sample poems along with an abstract in the online system.

Gender and Work: Exploring Intersectionality, Resistance and Identity

Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 1:26pm
University of South Dakota

Organizers seek proposals for individual papers or panels on topics related to gendered work environments (whether formal or informal) and all the nuanced meanings of "work" in the context of feminism and gender equality. The April 9-10, 2015, conference seeks to explore several questions:

• The work of feminism: What are the main tasks still facing feminism? How do various feminist groups construct their identities through the lens of "work to be done"? How does feminism's work intersect with the goals of other social movements, such as sustainability and eco-feminism?

• Gendered meanings of work: What is women's work? What is men's work? What is a work of art? What is a work of heart?

William Shakespeare: A Victorian Hero-Poet

Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 12:57pm
Dr. Esmail Zare-Behtash

This paper intends to show Shakespeare in a Victorian context as the forefront of literary activities. It will try to show what Shakespeare meant to the Victorians at a time when all the traditional institutions were challenged from every corner. The Victorian audiences respected Shakespeare, reclaiming him as the nation's Bard. This reverence of Shakespeare has since been named Victorian 'Bardolatry'. Victorians, trained by novel reading, welcomed Shakespeare as a write of characters and appreciated his insights into the mind of his characters.

SubalternSpeak: An International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (Print ISSN 2277-3959) (Online ISSN: 2347 2013)

Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 2:24am
Interactions Forum, Pune India


Vol III Issue I

SubalternSpeak: An International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (Print ISSN 2277-3959) (Online ISSN: 2347 2013)

Paper Submission last date: 20 August 2014

SubalternSpeak is a refereed journal published quarterly by Interactions Forum, Pune. The Journal strives to publish works of high quality in the area of postcolonial studies. The aim of the journal is to give space to scholars and researchers to publish their research articles/papers.

We are always keen to receive submissions from scholars, academicians and researchers in the form of Research Papers, Articles, Poems, Short Stories, Interviews and Book Reviews.

The Great Irish Famine 1845-1851. submission deadline August 15, 2014

Friday, July 4, 2014 - 10:27am
EEE, CEMMC, Université Bordeaux Montaigne (France) & Mimmoc , UNiversité de POitiers (France)

"an Gorta Mór"
The Great Irish Famine (1845-1851)

Organised by

Université Bordeaux Montaigne (France)
( EA 7314 EEE and EA 2958 CEMMC)
Université de Poitiers (France)
(EA 3812 MIMMOC)

with the collaboration of
Université de Pau Pays d'Adour and Université de Tours

Bordeaux , 5 December 2014


Submit to ISSUE 3 of GUTS Canadian Feminist Magazine

Friday, July 4, 2014 - 10:14am
GUTS Canadian Feminist Magazine

ISSUE 3: SEX! Conceptions of bodies, sexuality, and desire have been rallying points for feminist activism, research, and advocacy in different historical moments. Looking back to the 1970s, advocates of the Canadian women's movement made courageous and influential efforts to secure safe access to abortion clinics, to establish supportive women's shelters and rape crisis centres, and to better understand women's reproductive and sexual health. The effects of this movement on Canadian society are undeniable. Take, for example, the Abortion Caravan (1969-70), a national feminist protest that mobilized over 500 activists from all over the country to demand that the government amend its abortion policy.

"CASCA" – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline September 1st 2014.)

Friday, July 4, 2014 - 9:58am
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, humanities, culture and art. The aim of the journal is to cover a wide spectrum of themes and critical analyses cutting across numerous theoretical and disciplinary boundaries related to critical theory, literary theory, language and literature, history of art, postcolonial theory, politics, cultural studies, history of thought, etc.
We are interested in publishing scientific and expert papers, book reviews, exhibition reviews, web portals.
All the submitted papers are to undergo an adequate double blind peer review.

The Unheard Voices. The Reformation in Eastern Europe, Nov. 12-14

Friday, July 4, 2014 - 5:49am
Emanuel University of Oradea, "Ethics and Society" Research Center

The purpose of the conference is to present the latest research on people, places and events that are neither well known to the general public, nor featured or debated in the mainstream books or conferences on the Reformation, but which had a local impact on the emergence and development of the Reformation in Eastern Europe, in the fields of religion, politics, social life, culture, and economics.

The conference aims to give a voice, at least to some of the people and events that shaped Eastern Europe throughout the Reformation, and who influenced the ideological development of Europe since that time up to the present day. The main question is: who are the people and which are the events that mattered, but no one knows about?

Call for Papers - IJORCS, Volume 4 Issue 4

Friday, July 4, 2014 - 5:17am
International Journal of Research in Computer Science

Call for Papers - IJORCS, Volume 4 Issue 4

Deadline: 1st August 2014
Notification: 15th August 2014
Revision: 25th August 2014
Publication: 5th September 2014

Welcoming the research scholars, scientists around the globe in the Open Access Dimension, IJORCS is now accepting manuscripts for its next issue (Volume 4, Issue 4). Authors are encouraged to contribute to the research community by submitting to IJORCS, articles that clarify new research results, projects, surveying works and industrial experiences that describe significant advances in field of computer science.