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CFP: [20th] Perspectives on Contemporary Legend Conference June 2009

Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 3:41pm
Mikel Koven


International Society for Contemporary Legend Research
Twenty-seventh International Conference
Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
June 3-7, 2009

The International Society for Contemporary Legend Research is pleased to
announce that the 2009 Perspectives on Contemporary Legend Twenty-seventh
International Conference is to be held at the Inverary Resort in Baddeck,
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, summer home of Alexander Graham Bell and site of
the first powered flight in the Commonwealth.

CFP: [Gender Studies] Call For Papers "Eccentricity and Gender"

Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 10:48am
Leonhard Kreuzer

Call for Papers:

Gender Forum: Off Centre: Eccentricity and Gender
(Guest editors Prof. Dr. Ingrid Hotz-Davies (English Department)
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Gropper (Department for Scandinavian Studies)
University of Tübingen)

For a special issue of gender forum, submissions addressing questions of
gender and eccentricity are invited.

CFP: [International] I Annual AEEII Conference. India in Canada, Canada in India: Managing Diversity

Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 10:41am
Spanish Association for Interdisciplinary India St

The Spanish Association for Interdisciplinary India Studies is organizing
the first International Conference after its recent creation and invites
papers from a variety of fields, including politics, literary criticism,
sociology, philosophy, history, ecology, anthropology, technology,
economics, and others, which consider the relationship between India and
Canada in all its possible manifestations. We will also hold parallel
sessions with miscellaneous papers not related to Canada.

The Conference will be hosted by the University of Cordoba, Facultad de
Filosofía y Letras, Spain, during June 29-July 1, 2009.

CFP: [International] CFP

Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 4:41am
Nena Bierbaum

Dear Colleagues,

Once again Flinders Humanities Research Centre, Flinders University will
be hosting a conference at Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia.
The Conference will be held in the Seafront Hotel from Monday 7 to
Wednesday 9 December 2009. The conference theme is:

CFP: [American] Editor Needed, Contemporary American Literature volume

Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 2:08am
Linda S. Watts

Editor needed immediately for one volume in a 7-volume series, "Research
Guide to American Literature." The unassigned volume addresses contemporary
American literature (1970-present). If interested in further information, a
series overview and sample entries are available upon request.

Richard Layman
Bruccoli Clark Layman
2006 Sumter St.
Columbia, S.C. 29201

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Barack Obama and the Dream Fulfilled: Civil Rights Then and Now

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 - 9:33pm
Shawn David Young

Baby-Boomer Culture: Leading Edge and Late-Boomers
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National
APRIL 8th-11th, 2009
New Orleans Marriott
Submission Deadline: 15 December, 2008

The Baby-Boomer Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes
submissions on any aspect of this topic. Subjects of interest might
include, but are not limited to:
-Barack Obama and the dream fulfilled
-Civil rights then and now
-Boomer politics past, present and future
-JFK and Obama
-Vietnam and Iraq

Deadline for submission of a 100-250-word abstract is December 15, 2008.

CFP: [General] CFP

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 - 8:22pm
Benito Gomez

California State University Dominguez Hills

To be presented at the International Symposium

“El papel del escritor en el mundo hispano”
(“The Role of the Writer in the Hispanic World”)

March 19-20, 2009

*The conference is free of charge for the presenters and the audience.

*Suggested topic: Issues that deal with the role of the writer on an
increasingly global and complex world and how these issues are reflected in
a literature that goes beyond traditional cultural boundaries. All papers
dealing with the title of the conference or related topics will be considered.