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Permanent Vacation: Moves and Departures in Women’s Popular Music

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Languages Association (Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages/Midwest)
contact email: 
patriciarudden@gmail.com

For Midwest MLA in St. Louis, November 12-15, 2009

"Aftermath" -- book-length edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Foster Dickson
contact email: 
foster.dickson@gmail.com

Editor is making a second call for submissions for an edited collection, "Aftermath," which is a book of autobiographical creative nonfiction (memoirs) about growing up in the South AFTER the Civil Ri

Shifting Spatialities Graduate Symposium (Submissions Due: 7/1/09, Symposium:10/2-10/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University, Houston, TX
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Shifting Spatialities: The Dynamic Boundaries of Place and Space

Rice Graduate Symposium
October 2-3, 2009
Rice University, Houston, TX

Call For Papers
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2009

CFP: Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion (5/31/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Dwayne Mack, Ph.D.
contact email: 
dwayne_mack@berea.edu

As many of us who are members of academia know, the road to tenure and promotion is one that can be fraught with roadblocks, pitfalls and other often unexpected challenges.

New Journal: The Return of the Repressed - Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction Issue No 1 Fall 2009

full name / name of organization: 
The Return of the Repressed
contact email: 
editor@the-return-of-the-repressed.com

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the first issue (Fall 2009) of the new journal: The Return of the Repressed - A Journal of the Return to Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Polk / UNCW GEA
contact email: 
thp9064@uncw.edu

Call for Papers: “Rising Tides: Major and Minor Trends in English Studies”
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Graduate English Association Conference

SAMLA Creative Nonfiction Writers panel

full name / name of organization: 
Foster Dickson / Booker T. Washington Magnet High School
contact email: 
foster.dickson@gmail.com

The South Atlantic MLA Creative Nonfiction Writers panel is seeking papers to consider for inclusion at the 2009 convention to be held November 6-9, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Women in Literature: PAMLA Annual Conference at San Francisco State University (Nov. 6-7, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Baker / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Melissa.Baker@asu.edu

Call for Papers (Online Submission Deadline: March 30, 2009)

Metaphor in Public Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
htpp://www.pamla.org/2009/proposals

This session seeks to promote new knowledge about the nature and function of metaphor in public discourse.

Ancient and Modern Relations - PAMLA, March 30, 2009 - San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Warren
contact email: 
warrena@uci.edu

I will be chairing a panel on Ancient-Modern Relations at November's Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association's conference in San Francisco.

American Literature I: Literature Before 1870: “Migration: Crossing/Transgressing Sociocultural Borders/Barriers"

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association, Nov. 12-15, 2009, St. Louis, MO.
contact email: 
Anne Herbert, Bradley University English Department, satya@bradley.edu

For this M/MLA Permanent Panel, we invite papers that respond to the general conference theme of “Migration,” especially papers that focus on topics such as immigrant literature, transnational st

Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture - Call for Papers, Deadline: April 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
sh.ift@queensu.ca

We are pleased to announce an open call for submissions to the second issue of Shift, set to be launched 01 October 2009.

Call For Contributors: Black Southern Lesbian Culture & Politics Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Co-Editors: Marlon Moore, M.A. and L.H. Stallings, Ph.D.
contact email: 
Lmonda@juno.com and marlonRmoore@gmail.com

Call For Contributors: Black Southern Lesbian Culture & Politics Anthology; Abstracts due by May 15, 2009. Co-Editors: Marlon Moore, M.A. and L.H. Stallings, Ph.D.

[UPDATE] Date Extention- Submit Short Stories, Poetry, Hybrids Etc.

full name / name of organization: 
Dash Literary Journal
contact email: 
dashliteraryjournal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions

[UPDATE] Children's Literature Panel (PAMLA Nov. 6-7, 2009; deadline extended to April 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA- Tiffany Hutabarat
contact email: 
animeno13@gmail.com

This panel is open to any paper submissions dealing with the reading, adaptation, pedagogical use or critical interpretation of children’s literature.

Session Proposals due April 15, 2009 for 41st NeMLA Convention; Montreal, Quebec; April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Executive Director of NEMLA, Elizabeth Abele <northeast.mla@gmail.com>

Experience the lively and intimate exchange that NeMLA offers at its 41st annual convention in downtown Montreal, sponsored by McGill University.

Anthology on the Corporate Academy Seeks Creative Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Fiorindi
contact email: 
lisa_fiorindi@yahoo.ca;r_gagliano@earthlink.net

Anthology on the Corporate Academy Seeks Short Story and Poetry Submissions

In his recent article “The Last Professor” (NY Times, Jan 09), Stanley Fish

The Fourth Annual Writing Into the Profession Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UNCG English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.graduateconference@gmail.com

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

September 25-26, 2009

5th Global Conference: Hope - Probing the Boundaries

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hope5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Hope: Probing the Boundaries

Tuesday 22nd September - Thursday 24th September 2009
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Resources For American Literary Study (journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Gib Prettyman, Associate Editor, RALS
contact email: 
cgp3@psu.edu

Editors Jackson R. Bryer and Richard Kopley invite submissions to the annual Resources for American Literary Study (AMS Press).

The interaction of the Arts in Public Spaces (Proposed MLA Special Session - 12/27/09-12/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
A.S.A.P. The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
mlam@cuhk.edu.hk

The private led outside: breaking down the barriers, the interaction of the Arts in Public Spaces.”

This topic will focus on the following questions:

Transatlantic routes of American roots music: September 12-13, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Worcester, UK
contact email: 
j.terry@worc.ac.uk

Call for Papers [DEADLINE April 24th 2009]:

Transatlantic routes of American roots music

University of Worcester, UK

September 12-13, 2009

Photography & International Conflict

full name / name of organization: 
Clinton Institute for American Studies UCD
contact email: 
justin.carville@iadt.ie

CALL FOR PAPERS

Photography and International Conflict

Clinton Institute for American Studies, University College Dublin

25-27 June 2009

Genre Migration in Antebellum Popular Print Culture (Proposed MMLA Special Session--November 12, 2009-November 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy Helwig/Western Illinois University
contact email: 
TW-Helwig@wiu.edu

Antebellum popular print culture was notoriously fluid, as texts regularly migrated from one genre to another.

Journal of Drama Studies--Jan 2009 issue. Sub by April 30,2009

full name / name of organization: 
Journalof Drama Studies, India
contact email: 
bhimsdahiya@gmail.com

research articles on Anglo Indian world drama,and American drama including works in translation of 12-15 pages length are invited for Journal of Drama Studies, India for Feb 2009 issue.

1st Global Conference: Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
saf@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners
A Diversity and Recognition Project

Tuesday 22nd September - Thursday 24th September 2009
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

States of Crisis - Graduate Student Conference - Friday, 9 October 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and American Literature, Brandeis University
contact email: 
statesofcrisis@brandeis.edu

States of Crisis
Friday, 9 October 2009
Brandeis University
Department of English and American Literature
Seventh Annual Graduate Conference

Children's Literature Panel (PAMLA Nov. 6-7, 2009; deadline March 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA- Tiffany Hutabarat
contact email: 
animeno13@gmail.com


This panel is open to any paper submissions dealing with the reading, adaptation, pedagogical use or critical interpretation of children’s literature.

1st Annual Conference on Louisiana Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 1st Annual Conference on Louisiana Studies will be held September 26, 2009 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Celebrating the Dead: Annniversaries and the Literary Afterlife - 22 April 2009 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
sm8729@bristol.ac.uk

This postgraduate conference will explore the rituals and ceremonies of literary commemoration from a variety of perspectives, and in various literary periods.

[UPDATE] Atlantic Exchanges

full name / name of organization: 
Mark West / University of Glasgow
contact email: 
mark@mindmechanics.net

The extended deadline is now Friday 27th March.

Glasgow University's postgraduate journal eSharp is currently accepting submissions for its 13th issue on Atlantic Exchanges.

Solitude and the Modern Metropolis

full name / name of organization: 
Ulrich E. Bach, Texas State University
contact email: 
ub10@txstate.edu

Call for Papers: "Solitude & the Modern Metropolis" @ PAMLA in San Francisco 11-6/7-2009

Folklore and Mythology

full name / name of organization: 
Sufen s Lai/ PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
lais@gvsu.edu

PAMLA 2009
107th Annual Conference
San Francisco

Topics related to studies of Folkore and Mythology

Deadline: March 15, 2009

Transforming Visions in African American Literature and Rhetoric (M/MLA, 11/12-15/09, deadline 4/20/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Permanent Session on African American Literature for the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
geiger.tj@gmail.com

Transforming Visions in African American Literature and Rhetoric

Poetics of Presence [ASAP 1: Arts of the Present (10/22-25/2009)]

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Arts of the Present
contact email: 
kenningeditions@gmail.com

Call for proposals for a panel submission to the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present, first annual conference.

Poetics of Presence

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