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The View from Above: Cosmopolitan Culture and its Critics

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 8:49pm
Special edition of New Scholar

Call for Papers
'The View from Above: Cosmopolitan Culture and its Critics'

We are calling for papers for a Special Edition of New Scholar that will explore the notion of cosmopolitanism, both as a utopian project and as an object of critique. This Special Edition follows on from the conference, The View from Above: Cosmopolitan Culture and its Critics, which was held at the University of Melbourne on 22 and 23 September 2014. We invite contributors (especially postgraduate students and early career researchers) to submit papers (scholarly and/or creative) that address some aspect of cosmopolitanism. Potential topics include:

[UPDATE / New Deadline] The Conference on Community Writing

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 6:45pm
Program for Writing & Rhetoric, University of Colorado Boulder

The Conference on Community Writing: Building Engaged Infrastructure
Boulder, CO | October 16-17, 2015

Update: Sub­mis­sion dead­line is now Feb­ru­ary 2, 2015

    "This is not your aver­age con­fer­ence, and the theme, Build­ing Engaged Infra­struc­ture, isn't just a concept—it's a chal­lenge, a call to action."

How do we, on a local and a national scale, cre­ate engaged infra­struc­ture? What does that look like? What bar­ri­ers do we fore­see? What resources and sup­port struc­tures do we need?

Chat with a Journal Editor at MLA Vancouver, 9–10 January, 2015

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 4:46pm
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals

MLA members—especially graduate students and junior faculty—are invited to chat with a journal editor at the MLA Convention. This opportunity is provided at each MLA Convention by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals.

[UPDATE] CFP: The Power of the Word International Conference IV: Thresholds of Wonder (deadline extended to 11/30/14)

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 4:42pm
Pontifical University of St Anselm/Heythrop College, University of London/Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

The fourth Power of the Word conference, Thresholds of Wonder: Poetry, Philosophy and Theology in Conversation, will be held at the Pontifical University of St Anselm, Rome, 17-20 June, 2015. Proposals from established scholars and research students in the fields of literary studies, theology and philosophy are welcome. See submission details at: http://www.heythrop.ac.uk/events/power-word-international-conference-iv

CFP: essays on film sound

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 3:54pm
The Cine-Files

THE CINE-FILES (www.thecine-files.com) is now accepting submissions (4000-6000 words) for the "Featured Scholarship" segment of Issue 8 (Spring 2015), a special issue on film sound.

Submission Deadline: February 30, 2015

Papers should make an argument about some aspect of cinematic sound. We welcome a diversity of methodologies. Though writing should follow traditional essay conventions (strong thesis, linear organization and development of argument), we encourage the use of embedded film clips, audio files, and/or images to support the paper's claims.

Dissident Environments: Race and the Underground

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 3:33pm
ASLE Conference (6/23-27/15, Moscow, Idaho)

(Abstract deadline 11/24/14; ASLE Conference 6/23-27/15, Moscow, Idaho)

This panel seeks abstracts for papers that bring race into conversation with cultural and material histories of environment in the Americas.

Stimulated by the counter-discursive possibilities suggested by the topic of the 2015 ASLE conference on "Notes from Underground: The Depths of Environmental Arts, Culture and Justice," we seek work investigating race and environments, especially work grounded in the study of site histories and critical geographies.

Call for Undergraduate Work on the Arts

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 2:27pm
Queen City Writers journal

Queen City Writers, a refereed journal of undergraduate writing and multimedia composing, seeks submissions that relate to the arts for an upcoming issue. "The arts," loosely interpreted, refers to music, dance, visual arts such as drawing and painting, theater and film, and so on.

Call for Papers: Excellent Undergraduate Work

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 2:25pm
Queen City Writers journal

Queen City Writers is a refereed journal that publishes essays and multimedia work by undergraduate students affiliated with any post-secondary institution. We are currently seeking submissions for the spring 2015 and fall 2015 issues; we operate on a rolling deadline basis and will consider students' works as we receive them.

"Imagined Frontiers/Imagined Communities"

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 12:47pm
20th International James Fenimore Cooper/Susan Fenimore Cooper Conference

20th International James Fenimore Cooper/Susan Fenimore Cooper Conference & Seminar
June 1-4, 2015
SUNY, College at Oneonta

Keynote Speaker: Rochelle Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor of English, College of Idaho; Author of Passions for Nature and biographer of Susan Fenimore Cooper

"Imagined Frontiers/Imagined Communities"

CFP: South Asian Canadian Literature and Culture (abstracts 15 Jan 2015; full papers 20 April 2015)

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 12:21pm
South Asian Review

South Asian Review, the refereed journal of the South Asian Literary Association, invites submissions for its 2015 Special Topic Issue, 36.3, devoted to South Asian Canadian Literature. The recent centennial of the Komagata Maru incident underscores the storied history of South Asians arriving, struggling, and putting down their roots in Canada. Canonical and emerging South Asian Canadian writers and artists have raised some fraught issues about the nation's reception of South Asians and the efficacy of Canadian multiculturalism.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 12/07/2014

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 11:46am
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities

Apollon invites undergraduate students to get published in, review submissions for, or help edit the fourth issue of our peer-reviewed eJournal, Apollon. By publishing superior examples of undergraduate academic work, Apollon highlights the importance of undergraduate research in the humanities. Apollon welcomes submissions that feature image, text, sound, and a variety of presentation platforms in the process of showcasing the many species of undergraduate research.

Forum essay prize 2015 - translating cultures

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 9:00am
Forum for Modern Language Studies

The Forum Prize 2015 – Call for Articles

The Forum for Modern Language Studies Prize competition 2015 invites submissions on the subject of translating cultures.

In an increasingly transnational, multi-cultural and multi-lingual world, translation has a crucial role to play in inter-cultural understanding, to which research in Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures makes a vital contribution. Translation has long been at the heart of LLC teaching and research activity and is a thriving area of interdisciplinary scholarship across a broad range of historical and geographical contexts.