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2017 Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference: HIP HOP IN DIASPORA:

updated: 
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:10am
Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference (Albany State University)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017

In the 1970s, DJ Kool Herc, a Jamaican born man living in the Bronx, helped spark the birth of a new genre/culture:  Hip Hop.  Popularized by Black and Brown marginalized populations in the United States, Hip Hop is a genre and culture now known around the world.  From its early inception until now, Hip Hop has evolved into a culture and art form with its own Diaspora.  During this, our fifth annual conference, we will explore how Hip Hop has reached a global audience and undergirded a whole new worldview for the last thirty years.  This year, we will come to know Hip Hop in Diaspora

 

The committee invites proposals/abstracts that:

Victorian Material Culture

updated: 
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:10am
Centre for Victorian Studies, Jadavpur University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 10, 2016

The Confidential Clerk (ISSN 2454-6100), an open-access and peer-reviewed journal of the Centre for Victorian Studies, Jadavpur University, seeks contributions for its 2016/17 issue on Victorian Material Culture.

Concept Note

Brave New World: Revisiting Globalization in Literature and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 5:32am
McGill University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 30, 2016

Brave New World: Revisiting Globalization in Literature and Culture

A Multidisciplinary Graduate Conference hosted by the English Department of McGill University

Montréal, February 17-19, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Dec. 30, 2016

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Kurt Vonnegut Society Panels at the ALA

updated: 
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:10am
Tom Hertweck / Kurt Vonnegut Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Vonnegut Society will host two panels at the 2017 American Literature Association conference, which will be held at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, May 25-28.

Please submit proposals of 250 words to vonnegutsociety@gmail.com by January 15, 2017. Please indicate to which panel you are submitting in the subject line.

I.  Adapting/Performing/Framing Vonnegut: Film, Television, and Beyond in Context

RSAP Book Prize 2016

updated: 
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:10am
The Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

 The Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP)

proudly announces its $1000 Book Prize

 

The prize will be awarded for the best monograph on American

periodicals published by an academic press between January 1, 2015

and December 31, 2016. Books will be judged by a peer review of

three scholars chosen by the RSAP Advisory Board.

 

The Book Prize will be awarded at the American Literature

Association (ALA) conference in Boston, MA, May 25-28, 2017.

The winner and up to two honorable mentions will be notified by

March 1, 2017 and will be recognized at an RSAP-sponsored reception at ALA.

 

2017 English Graduate Organization (EGO) Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 4:33pm
IUP English Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED to January 12, 2017

The 2017 English Graduate Organization (EGO) Interdisciplinary Conference is in collaboration with Popular Culture Methodologies (PCM), a new graduate organization in IUP’s English Department. The conference theme is “Cultural Shifts” in Popular Culture. Cultural shifts modify a society through development, invention, discovery, resistance, and revolution. History reveals that such activities energize creative and critical responses as well as changes in disciplinary curricula. This year’s EGO/PCM Conference creates an inter- and trans-disciplinary space to share diverse perspectives on the ways cultural shifts affect, and are affected by, representations in Popular Culture.

 

Journal of Communciations Media Studies, 2017

updated: 
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:10am
Zack Stiegler / Journal of Communications Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

The Journal of Communications Media Studies welcomes original submissions for its annual volume, to be published in Fall 2017.

The Journal of Communications Media Studies is broad in focus and welcomes submissions on a variety of communication topics including (but not limited to) mass communication, international communication, educational technology, rhetorical studies, and organizational/corporate communication. Article submissions should be directed to Editor Zack Stiegler (stiegler@iup.edu) for consideration. All article submissions undergo double blind peer review.

Captivating Criminality 4. Crime Fiction: Detection, Public and Private, Past and Present.

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:08am
Captivating Criminality Network, Bath Spa University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

Captivating Criminality 4

Crime Fiction: Detection, Public and Private, Past and Present

29th June – 1st July 2017

Corsham Court, Bath Spa University, UK

The Captivating Criminality Network is delighted to announce its fourth UK conference. Building upon and developing ideas and themes from the previous three successful conferences, Crime Fiction: Detection, Public and Private, Past and Present will examine what is arguably the very heart of this field of critical study.

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REUNION: The Dallas Review

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:33pm
Chelsea Barnard / The University of Texas at Dallas, School of Arts & Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

REUNION: The Dallas Review, a graduate journal of the School of Arts & Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas, is now taking submissions for Volume 7, to be published in 2017.  The editors of Reunion are looking for submissions in the following genres: Visual Arts.  The subject of your submission is limited only by your imagination.  All submissions should be sent through Submittable at the following address: https://reunionthedallasreview.submittable.com/submit and should follow the guidelines outlined below.  We look forward to reading and viewing your work.

GeneralFormatting Guidelines:

(Ex)pressing Play: Harvard–Brown Chiasmi Graduate Conference of Italian Studies

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 11:59am
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 5, 2017

Please note: the deadline for the submission of abstracts is extended until February 5, 2017. 

(Ex)pressing Play

Harvard–Brown Chiasmi Conference of Italian Studies

Harvard University

April 7-8, 2017

 

Keynote Speaker: Professor Marco Arnaudo (Indiana University Bloomington)

We invite papers for a graduate student conference on play in the Italian tradition to be held at Harvard University on April 7-8, 2017.

Digitorium 2017 Digital Humanities Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:09am
University of Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 5, 2016

http://apps.lib.ua.edu/blogs/digitorium/cfp/

Event:                  Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference

When:                  Thursday, March 2nd – Saturday, March 4th 2017

Where:                 University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

We are delighted to invite proposals for Digitorium 2017, a large-scale, international Digital Humanities conference to be held for the third time at the University of Alabama from 2nd-4th March 2017.

Call for Papers for Edited Volume – Poverty and Sexuality

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:09am
Sarah Tobias/Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Institute for Research at Women at Rutgers University invites submissions for an edited volume on Poverty and Sexuality,which we anticipate publishing at a university press.

Hemingway Research Grant - Deadline Extended

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:09am
John F. Kennedy Library / Ernest Hemingway Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation provides funds to scholars and students interested in researching the Ernest Hemingway Collection. The grants (up to $2,500) are intended to help defray travel, living, and other research expenses.

Grant applications are evaluated on the basis of: expected utilization of the Hemingway Collection; the project's contributions to Hemingway and/or related studies; and applicants' qualifications. Preference is given to dissertation research, although all proposals are welcome and receive careful consideration.

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