"Bodies in Motion"
The University of Rhode Islandâ€™s Third Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate
Saturday, March 28th, 2009.
Extended Submission Deadline: Monday, December 15th, 2009.
"Bodies in Motion"
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 5, 2009
We invite paper, panel, and roundtable proposals on theoretical,
critical, or pedagogical approaches to works produced since 1988.
Proposals focusing on satire, transnationalism, cosmopolitanism, or any
of the topics listed below are also welcomed.
Aesthetic Frameworks or Models
Literature and American Legal Discourse
[Re]constructions of Race and/or Gender
Revisioning Oral Traditions
Revisioning Signifying Practice
Urban Experience Novels
Call For Submissions--Specs
**Due December 15, 2008**
Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that
aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.
Navigating the Body: Spaces, Mapping, and Embodiment
University of Virginia Department of English
219 Bryan Hall, P.O. Box 400121
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4121
March 20-22, 2009
Title: Writing and Representinâ€™ Hip Hop Culture
Date: April 17-18, 2009
Location: University of California, Berkeley
Collecting, Collectibles, Collectors, Collections
30th Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture
Feb 25-28, 2009
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Proposals are being accepted for the Collecting, Collectibles,
Collectors, Collections Area. All proposals are welcome. We are
especially interested in papers that address the following areas:
* the intersections between literary/filmic/photographic techniques of
exhibition and curation and those of museums
*films and literature that engage museum themes
* the intersections between professional and popular archival forms as
expressed through any medium
At the time of his death, Paul Laurence Dunbar was the most famous poet in
America. A century later, his literary reputation rests upon many of the
same terms used to initially locate Dunbar as a writer of dialect poetry,
even as many of these terms have themselves been dismissed or subsequently
marginalized by contemporary criticism. Because of this, Dunbar's
reputation as an author practicing a form of literary assimilationism in
his work remains his central contemporary legacy. This panel seeks to
challenge and revise this picture of Dunbar's legacy by reexamining
Dunbar's careful negotiation of nineteenth century literary mores. In
doing so, this panel is interested in modernizing Dunbar's literary
Facts on File, Inc is putting together an ambitious, three-volume
reference work that will guide high school and college students through
the most commonly reoccurring themes in the most commonly assigned works
of literature. The work will begin with 1500-word essays on the 50 most
common themes in literature.
NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 â— 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) â— 3rd Floor Salons
. . . So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new . . . - Ralph Waldo Emerson