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UPDATE: [Film] International Gothic Association: Monstrous Media/Spectral Subjects

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 11:41am
Catherine Spooner

Ninth Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association:
  
monstrous media/ spectral subjects
21-24 July 2009, Lancaster University, UK

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Elisabeth Bronfen, Christoph Grunenberg, Tanya Krzywinska, Marina Warner

Additional special guest speakers Jo Baker, Daragh Carville, Sarah
Kember, Paul Magrs

CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: [Victorian] International Gothic Association: Monstrous Media/Spectral Subjects

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 11:41am
Catherine Spooner

Ninth Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association:
  
monstrous media/ spectral subjects
21-24 July 2009, Lancaster University, UK

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Elisabeth Bronfen, Christoph Grunenberg, Tanya Krzywinska, Marina Warner

Additional special guest speakers Jo Baker, Daragh Carville, Sarah
Kember, Paul Magrs

CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: [20th] International Gothic Association: Monstrous Media/Spectral Subjects

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 11:41am
Catherine Spooner

Ninth Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association:
  
monstrous media/ spectral subjects
21-24 July 2009, Lancaster University, UK

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Elisabeth Bronfen, Christoph Grunenberg, Tanya Krzywinska, Marina Warner

Additional special guest speakers Jo Baker, Daragh Carville, Sarah
Kember, Paul Magrs

CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] International Gothic Association: Monstrous Media/Spectral Subjects

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 11:41am
Catherine Spooner

Ninth Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association:
  
monstrous media/ spectral subjects
21-24 July 2009, Lancaster University, UK

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Elisabeth Bronfen, Christoph Grunenberg, Tanya Krzywinska, Marina Warner

Additional special guest speakers Jo Baker, Daragh Carville, Sarah
Kember, Paul Magrs

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: [Collections] CFP - LITERA: Journal of Western Literature(s)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 10:11am
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LITERA: Journal of Western Literature(s)

LITERA, the bilingual journal of the Department of
Western Languages and Literatures of the Faculty of
Letters at Istanbul University, Turkey, is a refereed
journal appearing biannually. The journal publishes
scholarly articles that examine textual, visual, and
other media, which bear links with literary and
cultural studies.

For vol.22 issue 1 to appear in August, 2009, we call for
articles in English or Turkish. You are invited to
submit your articles by January 15, 2009.

For vol.22 issue 2 to appear in December, 2009, we call for
articles in English or Turkish. You are invited to
submit your articles by March 20, 2009.

CFP: [International] 1st Global Conference: Times of our Lives - Making Sense of Ageing

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 9:52am
Dr Rob Fisher

300 word abstracts should be submitted by Friday 6th February 2009. If your
paper is accepted for presentation at the conference, an 8 page draft paper
should be submitted by Friday 5th June 2009.

300 word abstracts should be submitted to the Organising Chairs; abstracts
may be in Word, WordPerfect, or RTF formats, following this order:

author(s), affiliation, email address, title of abstract, body of abstract

We acknowledge receipt and answer to all paper proposals submitted. If you
do not receive a reply from us in a week you should assume we did not
receive your proposal; it might be lost in cyberspace! We suggest, then, to
look for an alternative electronic route or resend.
Organising Chairs

CFP: [Collections] Literary Paritantra (Systems): An International Journal on Literature and Theory - Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 8:45am
V. PremLata

Literary Paritantra (Systems) is an international journal on literature and
theory. It is a matter of great pleasure and pride for us that we are going
to bring out the inaugural issue of this journal in January 2009. A
literary discourse is born out of a system what we call Paritantra - a
Sanskrit word - standing for all encompassing overall general systems. The
journal will provide a healthy platform for scholarly and authoritative
views on various dimensions of literary/ art creations and literary/art
appreciation. Journal reiterates the Tagorian wisdom that “by plucking the
petals you cannot gather the beauty of a flower” and thus makes an endeavor

CFP: [Collections] Literary Paritantra (Systems): An International Journal on Literature and Theory - Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 8:44am
V. PremLata

Literary Paritantra (Systems) is an international journal on literature and
theory. It is a matter of great pleasure and pride for us that we are going
to bring out the inaugural issue of this journal in January 2009. A
literary discourse is born out of a system what we call Paritantra - a
Sanskrit word - standing for all encompassing overall general systems. The
journal will provide a healthy platform for scholarly and authoritative
views on various dimensions of literary/ art creations and literary/art
appreciation. Journal reiterates the Tagorian wisdom that “by plucking the
petals you cannot gather the beauty of a flower” and thus makes an endeavor

CFP: [Victorian] Victorian Markets and Marketing (Mar 10)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 5:28am
karen selesky

Preliminary Call for Papers: Victorian Markets and Marketing
October 15-17, 2009 at The Coast Renaissance Hotel, Vancouver, BC

A Joint Conference of the Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada
and the Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western
United States. Hosted by Emily Carr University of Art and Design and the
University of the Fraser Valley

CFP: [General] Making Sympathy Visible SSAWW 10/21-24, 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 3:28am
Kimberly Lamm

Making Sympathy Visible: Interdisciplinary Approaches
to Sentiment in American Women’s Writing

Panel Proposal for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers
10/21-24 2009

CFP: [American] Making Sympathy Visible SSAWW 10/21-24, 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 3:27am
Kimberly Lamm

Making Sympathy Visible: Interdisciplinary Approaches
to Sentiment in American Women’s Writing

Panel Proposal for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers
10/21-24 2009

UPDATE: [American] Melville and Philosophy (ALA)

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 9:23pm
Maurice S. Lee

Call for Papers
American Literature Association Annual Conference
Boston, MA, May 21-24
“Melville and the End(s) of Philosophy”
This panel, sponsored by the Melville Society, explores the relationship between Melville’s writings
and philosophy broadly construed. To what ends does Melville put philosophy? Does he see
philosophy reaching a telos or losing its legitimacy? How does he draw on philosophical traditions
and/or anticipate changes in philosophy? What are the boundaries of philosophy, particularly in
relation to other domains of thought and social practice? Send 250-500 word abstracts to Maurice

CFP: [Collections] CFP: New German Review (journal submission 3/01/09)

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 8:45pm
karinamarieash

Call for Papers Volume 24, 2009

Since 1985, the New German Review has been a medium for graduate students
to share their ideas with the academic community worldwide.

We publish articles on German, Scandinavian and Dutch literature, but we
strongly encourage contributions within the broader field of Germanic
studies, including history, culture, philosophy and linguistics. Book
reviews, new translations, and interviews also form an essential part of
our publication.

CFP: [General] College Readiness

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 8:22pm
Angelle Haney Gullett

The Editorial Department at Glencoe/McGraw-Hill is seeking proposals with
sample content for a high school College Readiness program. We are
considering submissions from postsecondary and qualified secondary
instructors. The deadline for proposals is 2/4/2009.

Covered topics may include but are not limited to:
Academic Preparation
Transitional Life Skills
Independent Living
Time Management
Cognitive Skills
Study Habits
Academic Ethics

CFP: [Professional] College Readiness

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 8:07pm
Angelle Haney Gullett

The Editorial Department at Glencoe/McGraw-Hill is seeking proposals with
sample content for a high school College Readiness program. We are
considering submissions from postsecondary and qualified secondary
instructors. The deadline for proposals is 2/4/2009.

Covered topics may include but are not limited to:
Academic Preparation
Transitional Life Skillls
Independent Living
Time Management
Cognitive Skills
Study Habits
 

CFP: [General] Literature, Art and Culture in an Age of Global Risk

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 5:41pm
Dr Paul Crosthwaite

CALL FOR PAPERS: Literature, Art and Culture in an Age of Global Risk

An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

Cardiff University, UK
Thursday 2â€"Friday 3 July 2009

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Imre Szemán (McMaster University, Canada)
Dr Charlie Gere (Lancaster University, UK)

What are the cultural implications of living under conditions of global,
manufactured risk?

UPDATE: [Victorian] Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 5:00pm
Paul Petrovic

Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM) 2009

17th Annual Conference will be held March 20-21, 2009 at Northern
Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. Keynote speakers will be Dr.
Salikoko S. Mufwene (The University of Chicago) and Dr. Robert
Dale Parker (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

UPDATE: [General] Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 4:59pm
Paul Petrovic

Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM) 2009

17th Annual Conference will be held March 20-21, 2009 at Northern
Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. Keynote speakers will be Dr.
Salikoko S. Mufwene (The University of Chicago) and Dr. Robert
Dale Parker (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

UPDATE: [Graduate] Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 4:59pm
Paul Petrovic

Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM) 2009

17th Annual Conference will be held March 20-21, 2009 at Northern
Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. Keynote speakers will be Dr.
Salikoko S. Mufwene (The University of Chicago) and Dr. Robert
Dale Parker (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

UPDATE: [Film] Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 4:59pm
Paul Petrovic

Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM) 2009

17th Annual Conference will be held March 20-21, 2009 at Northern
Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. Keynote speakers will be Dr.
Salikoko S. Mufwene (The University of Chicago) and Dr. Robert
Dale Parker (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

UPDATE: [20th] Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 4:59pm
Paul Petrovic

Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM) 2009

17th Annual Conference will be held March 20-21, 2009 at Northern
Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. Keynote speakers will be Dr.
Salikoko S. Mufwene (The University of Chicago) and Dr. Robert
Dale Parker (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

UPDATE: [American] Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 4:58pm
Paul Petrovic

Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM) 2009

17th Annual Conference will be held March 20-21, 2009 at Northern
Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. Keynote speakers will be Dr.
Salikoko S. Mufwene (The University of Chicago) and Dr. Robert
Dale Parker (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

UPDATE: [Medieval] Extension of Deadline for Abstracts - Unknowing: Perspectives on Premodern Religion and Theology

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 2:05pm
Stuart McWilliams

Due to the continued submission of high-quality abstracts from interested
doctoral candidates, the organisers of Unknowing have extended the
deadline for receipt of abstracts until Friday December 19th, and to
schedule additional conference sessions as necessary.

Prospective delegates who have not yet made submissions are welcome to
send abstracts and requests for international travel bursaries to
unknowing_at_qub.ac.uk.

Final decisions on abstracts will be made after the revised closing date,
and delegates will be contacted with further details on Monday December
22nd.

CFP: [Gender Studies] RMMLA '09: Contemporary American Women Writers Representing Masculinities (3/1/09; 10/8/09-10/10/09)

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 5:05am
Katie O'Donnell Arosteguy

Seeking papers that address ways in which contemporary American women writers are constructing
and/or 
 critiquing masculinities in their work. Papers should look at how women writers are 

representing masculinities and how this may be influencing contemporary American women's 

writing, new visions of femininity, understandings of nationalism, etc.

CFP: [20th] David Mitchell, 3rd-4th September 2009, University of St Andrews

updated: 
Sunday, December 7, 2008 - 8:31pm
Dr Sarah Dillon

David Mitchell is one of Britain’s foremost contemporary writers, author of
four novels with a fifth forthcoming: his first novel, Ghostwritten (1999),
won the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and was shortlisted for
the Guardian First Book Award; his second, number9dream (2001), was
shortlisted for the 2002 Man Booker Prize for Fiction; his third novel,
Cloud Atlas (2004), was shortlisted for the 2004 Man Booker Prize for
Fiction and nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award; and his fourth novel,
Black Swan Green (2006) was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award and the
Quill Book Award (USA). In 2003, David Mitchell was amongst one of twenty

CFP: [Medieval] CFP: Witches, Wizards and Magic (Journal Issue 3/01/09)

updated: 
Sunday, December 7, 2008 - 8:18pm
karina marie ash

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies

Special Call For Papers for Upcoming Issue on:

Witches, Wizards and Magic from the Middle Ages to the Early Modern Period

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed
journal devoted to the literature and cultures of the medieval world.
Published electronically once a year, its mission is to present a forum in
which graduate students from around the globe may share their ideas. For
further information please visit our website at http://hortulus.net.

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