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(Un)Told Stories: Narratives from the Global Sex Trade - proposal deadline March 2, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Sessions panel
contact email: 
lcbarnes@ucla.edu

Paper proposals addressing narrative constructions of the sex tourism/trafficking industry from a transnational perspective are invited for a panel at the 2011 MLA conference in Los Angeles.

Windows: A Visual Studies Working Papers Conference / Friday, March 12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Visual Studies Graduate Student Association at UC Irvine
contact email: 
vs2010@post.com

Windows: A Visual Studies Working Papers Conference
University of California, Irvine
Friday, March 12, 2010

Abstracts due: Friday, February 26

'After the Modern' Postgraduate Symposium, 16-17 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
aftermodern2010@um.edu.mt

University of Malta
Department of English
Postgraduate Symposium
After the Modern: Language, Literature, Culture

Venue:
Valletta Campus,
Old University Building,
St Paul Street,
Valletta

CFP: “Beyond the Art/Craft Divide: Rethinking Ceramics History," 20-23 October 2010, deadline: 20 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Bibi Obler / George Washington University
contact email: 
bobler@gwu.edu

CFP: “Beyond the Art/Craft Divide: Rethinking Ceramics History”
20-23 October 2010
SECAC/MACAA Panel, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

CFP: Text and Context: Toni Morrison’s Life and Work (essay collection).

full name / name of organization: 
Ana Nunes, University of Coimbra
contact email: 
Ana.Nunes@ucd.ie

In 2004, Morrison was commissioned to write forewords to a new edition of her novels.

Extended Deadline: CFP: 'Life in Marvelous Times': Cultural Work in the Racial Present

full name / name of organization: 
The Race/Knowledge Project at University of Washington
contact email: 
rkp9@uw.edu

'LIFE IN MARVELOUS TIMES': CULTURAL WORK IN THE RACIAL PRESENT
A Race/Knowledge Project Conference, Friday, May 14, 2010
Keynote address by Vijay Prashad, Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Image in American Realism and Naturalism (SAMLA 5/15; 11/5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Nov 5-7, 2010
contact email: 
ahwood@salisbury.edu

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The Image in American Realism and Naturalism

[UPDATE] Anti: Revisions, Reconstructions, Refutations, University of Louisville, April 16, 2010 (Abstract deadline: March 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities
contact email: 
ahalouisville.com

The PhD in Humanities Program (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville announce the annual University of Louisville Graduate Confe

Aid, Relief or Bailout: Differing Aims, Ways, and Ends, Vol. 1, No. 3 Spring & Summer 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University contact email:
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving and reviewing submissions for the Spring & Summer 2010 issue

Folklore Panel (SAMLA 5/15; 11/5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
ekader@emory.edu

We welcome proposals that explore folklore, folklife, or traditional forms of expression.

Graduate Student Conference: Rhetoric, Race, and Readers (Deadline 4/12/10; Conference 4/24/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jackson State University
contact email: 
candis.p.pizzetta@jsums.edu

Graduate Student Conference, Rhetoric, Race, and Readers

24th of April 2010 at Jackson State University, Jackson, MS

{UPDATE} CFP for BLACK CAMERA: An International Film Journal: A SPECIAL ISSUE on “SEXUALITY AND EROTICISM IN BLACK FILM

full name / name of organization: 
L.H. Stallings
contact email: 
lhortons@indiana.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR BLACK CAMERA: An International Film Journal: A SPECIAL ISSUE on “SEXUALITY AND EROTICISM IN BLACK FILM, CINEMA AND VIDEO (Deadline: 4/5/10)

Forms of Social Failure

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Garrett/Wesleyan University, Joseph Drury/Wesleyan University
contact email: 
mcgarrett@wesleyan.edu

Paper proposals are invited for a panel at the 2011 MLA conference in Los Angeles on the topic of "Forms of Social Failure." In what ways have narratives explored the interarticulation of individual a

2010 ELLAK Global Conference: Languages, Literatures, and Cultures of the World in English, 2-4 December 2010, Daejeon, Korea du

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK): Chung-Ho Chung, President of the ELLAK; Youngmin Kim, Chair, Organizing Committee of the 2010 ELLAK International Conference, Daejeon Convention Center, Korea (Abstracts due April 1, 2010)
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

Call for Papers

Writing Into the Profession: Enacting and Exploring Roles of the English Scholar

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.graduateconference@gmail.com

For its fifth annual interdisciplinary conference in English studies, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's English Graduate Student Association asks, “What academic work are you engaged

CFP: Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children's Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Fall issue of Red Feather Journal, www.redfeatherjournal.org

Graphic Aging, abstracts 3/1 (2011 MLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
marshallel@uwstout.edu

Graphic Aging: youth, ripening, and intergenerational relationships in _Love & Rockets_, _Likewise_, _Token_, etc.

cULTURAL STUDIES AND LITERATURE AND OTHERS- 452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
contact email: 
revista@452f.com

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Homebuilding in African American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2011 Special Session
contact email: 
mitchell.717@osu.edu

This panel will explore domestic arrangements in black-authored texts of any time period.

UPDATED: "Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond" - Abstract Deadline 3/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
2010 University of Texas at San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf@gmail.com

2010 UTSA English Graduate Symposium

The 2010 UTSA English Graduate Student Symposium "Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond.”

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts Volume 4, Number 1 (Autumn 2010) "Intersections of Race and Gender"

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts

Volume 4, Number 1 (Autumn 2010)
"Intersections of Race and Gender"

[UPDATE] Autobiography session, PAMLA (4/5/10; 11/13-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Cleland
contact email: 
jaime.cleland@gmail.com

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 108th Annual Conference
November 13-14, 2010
Chaminade University
Honolulu, Hawaii

CULTURAL STUDIES AND LITERATURE AND OTHERS- 452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
contact email: 
revista@452f.com

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[UPDATE] 2010 PAMLA Conference, November 13-14, 2010 (Honolulu, Hawai'i)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA): Craig Svonkin, Executive Director
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will be holding its 108th Annual Conference on November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawai'i.

Gnovis: Georgetown's Journal of Communication, Culture and Technology, Spring 2010, Due Feb. 23rd

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Fancher/ gnovis, Georgetown's Journal of Communication, Culture and Technology
contact email: 
gnovis.submit@gmail.com

gnovis is Georgetown's online peer-reviewed journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of communication culture and technology.

Determining Form: Creative Non-Fiction Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
determiningformconference@gla.ac.uk

[UPDATE] 108th PAMLA Conference, “Picturing Oceania and the Pacific," November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University, Honolulu, H

full name / name of organization: 
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
sabahi.monica@gmail.com

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is hosting its 108th Annual Conference, on Saturday and Sunday, November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Death of "The Reader"; MLA 2011 Los Angeles January 6-9, 2011; deadline: 3/8/10

full name / name of organization: 
Travis M. Foster / MLA
contact email: 
tfoster@wooster.edu

Papers that de-universalize "the reader" by interrogating how the history of reading can influence contemporary critical methods and literary historiography.

The Death of "The Reader"; MLA 2011 Los Angeles January 6-9, 2011; deadline: 3/8/10

full name / name of organization: 
Travis M. Foster / MLA
contact email: 
tfoster@wooster.edu

Papers that de-universalize "the reader" by interrogating how the history of reading can influence contemporary critical methods and literary historiography.

Aid, Relief or Bailout: Differing Aims, Ways, and Ends, Vol. 1, No. 3 Spring & Summer 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving and reviewing submissions for the Spring & Summer 2010 issue

SOUTHERN LITERATURE CFP - RMMLA 2010 - Deadline March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOUTHERN LITERATURE SESSIONS RMMLA 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico
October 14-16, 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline: March 1, 2010

Books to Review: Summer 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South
contact email: 
cranka@nsula.edu

The editors at Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South, a peer reviewed journal published quarterly from the Southern Studies Institute, invite scholars of southern literature, cul

Fellowships in Modern Literature and African American History and Culture at the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

full name / name of organization: 
Emory University
contact email: 
eachase@learnlink.emory.edu

The Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) of Emory University offers short-term fellowships to support research use of the library’s collections in modern literature and in African Ame

[UPDATE] UNC-CH Institute of African American Research Humanities Writing Competition, March 1, 2010 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of African American Research at the University of NC at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
iaar@unc.edu

The Institute of African American Research (IAAR) will offer a $1000 prize for the best cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort in the Arts and Humanities that yields a historically-grounded script o

Short Fiction: Open Topic--Papers or abstracts due March 18, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association, Oct. 28-30, 2010
contact email: 
rcutting@stmarytx.edu

Call for papers or abstracts for the session on short fiction at the SCMLA's 2010 meeting. Deadline for submission is March 18, 2010.

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