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UPDATE: [General] In Other Worlds: Estrangement, Cognition, and the SF Imagination

updated: 
Friday, January 2, 2009 - 4:43pm
Eric D. Smith

UPDATE: Deadline for Abstracts has been extended to January 15

In Other Worlds: Estrangement, Cognition, and the SF Imagination

April 3-4, 2009

Graduate Student Conference
Department of English
University of Alabama in Huntsville

Speakers: Phillip E. Wegner (University of Florida)
                Tobias Buckell

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] History of Intellectual Property

updated: 
Friday, January 2, 2009 - 3:45pm
Martha Woodmansee

International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property

CALL FOR PAPERS

First Annual ISHTIP Workshop

The Construction of Immateriality
Practices of Appropriation and the Genealogy of Intellectual Property

Bocconi University, Milan Italy
26-27 June 2009

This workshop will explore the making of "intellectual property", understood broadly as the
myriad legal and non-legal processes by which individuals and groups are credited with, and
rewarded for, the authorship of intangible creations, while others are condemned or penalised
for using or claiming such creations as their own.

CFP: [International] Gothic Sensations - Sensational Gothic (09/10-12/09)

updated: 
Friday, January 2, 2009 - 11:54am
Gothic Sensations

Gothic Sensations â€" Sensational Gothic
University of Salford, UK, 10-12 September 2009

The recent (re)turn to the study of emotion in literary studies invites a
reconsideration of the Gothic as a mode that relies on the emotional
response of those who are confronted with the uncanny and who, as a
result, experience fear. The ways in which writers represent emotional
response and immediacy is central to understanding the Gothic as a force
that transcends and transmutes culturally enforced structures of (self-)
control and the fashioning of gender roles and stereotypes.

CFP: [Graduate] Gothic Sensations - Sensational Gothic (09/10-12/09)

updated: 
Friday, January 2, 2009 - 11:54am
Gothic Sensations

Gothic Sensations â€" Sensational Gothic
University of Salford, UK, 10-12 September 2009

The recent (re)turn to the study of emotion in literary studies invites a
reconsideration of the Gothic as a mode that relies on the emotional
response of those who are confronted with the uncanny and who, as a
result, experience fear. The ways in which writers represent emotional
response and immediacy is central to understanding the Gothic as a force
that transcends and transmutes culturally enforced structures of (self-)
control and the fashioning of gender roles and stereotypes.

CFP: [Victorian] Gothic Sensations - Sensational Gothic (09/10-12/09)

updated: 
Friday, January 2, 2009 - 11:54am
Gothic Sensations

Gothic Sensations â€" Sensational Gothic
University of Salford, UK, 10-12 September 2009

The recent (re)turn to the study of emotion in literary studies invites a
reconsideration of the Gothic as a mode that relies on the emotional
response of those who are confronted with the uncanny and who, as a
result, experience fear. The ways in which writers represent emotional
response and immediacy is central to understanding the Gothic as a force
that transcends and transmutes culturally enforced structures of (self-)
control and the fashioning of gender roles and stereotypes.

CFP: [Romantic] Gothic Sensations - Sensational Gothic (09/10-12/09)

updated: 
Friday, January 2, 2009 - 11:53am
Gothic Sensations

Gothic Sensations â€" Sensational Gothic
University of Salford, UK, 10-12 September 2009

The recent (re)turn to the study of emotion in literary studies invites a
reconsideration of the Gothic as a mode that relies on the emotional
response of those who are confronted with the uncanny and who, as a
result, experience fear. The ways in which writers represent emotional
response and immediacy is central to understanding the Gothic as a force
that transcends and transmutes culturally enforced structures of (self-)
control and the fashioning of gender roles and stereotypes.

CFP: [18th] Gothic Sensations - Sensational Gothic (09/10-12/09)

updated: 
Friday, January 2, 2009 - 11:53am
Gothic Sensations

Gothic Sensations â€" Sensational Gothic
University of Salford, UK, 10-12 September 2009

The recent (re)turn to the study of emotion in literary studies invites a
reconsideration of the Gothic as a mode that relies on the emotional
response of those who are confronted with the uncanny and who, as a
result, experience fear. The ways in which writers represent emotional
response and immediacy is central to understanding the Gothic as a force
that transcends and transmutes culturally enforced structures of (self-)
control and the fashioning of gender roles and stereotypes.

CFP: [General] A Digital Showcase of E-Journals, MLA, Dec 27-30, 2009

updated: 
Thursday, January 1, 2009 - 11:02pm
Keith Dorwick

I am seeking Editors of E-only Journals (not just adjunct websites to
journals that are primarily conceived of as print) who would like to
participate with me in a digital roundtable at the Modern Language
Association (MLA) Conference in Philadelphia, 27â€"30 December, 2009. Digital
roundtables are new to the MLA: editors and potential contributors and
readers will meet in a room with eight or so networked computers. Editors
could display recent issues of their journals, talk to potential
contributors and discuss the problem of taking e-scholarship seriously.

CFP: [18th] "The Spectral 18th Century," SCSECS 2009

updated: 
Thursday, January 1, 2009 - 9:44pm
Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins

This panel focuses on the eighteenth-century fascination with the
immaterial, abstract, and spectral, whether in literature, architecture,
art and aesthetic theory, or natural philosophy. Topics may include but
are not limited to the following: immaterialism; theories of vision and
perception; theories of imagination; apparition literature; haunted spaces;
the realms of fantasy. Please send brief abstracts to Eugenia Zuroski
Jenkins at ezuroski_at_uark.edu.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Regionalism in U.S. Literature and Culture Before 1900 (MLA 2009)

updated: 
Thursday, January 1, 2009 - 6:00pm
John Funchion

Even as we attend to the global and transnational dimensions of literature,
Pascale Casanova has encouraged us to study both the formation and
character of so-called "small literatures" of dominated nations or of
subordinated regions within nations. While we have developed a rich
vocabulary for discussing cosmopolitanism and transnational literary
studies, we have not completely theorized regionalism or
regionalization--the process by which a literary and cultural space assumes
a local rather than a national or cosmopolitan character. This MLA panel
will move in the direction of arriving at a richer theoretical and critical
understanding of regionalism and regionalization by examining the local

CFP: [American] Regionalism in U.S. Literature and Culture Before 1900 (MLA 2009)

updated: 
Thursday, January 1, 2009 - 5:59pm
John Funchion

Even as we attend to the global and transnational dimensions of literature,
Pascale Casanova has encouraged us to study both the formation and
character of so-called "small literatures" of dominated nations or of
subordinated regions within nations. While we have developed a rich
vocabulary for discussing cosmopolitanism and transnational literary
studies, we have not completely theorized regionalism or
regionalization--the process by which a literary and cultural space assumes
a local rather than a national or cosmopolitan character. This MLA panel
will move in the direction of arriving at a richer theoretical and critical
understanding of regionalism and regionalization by examining the local

CFP: [General] Submissions/Contributions needed

updated: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 9:23pm
Mustafa Bal

epiphany (ISSN 1840-3719) is a refereed academic online journal and a
publication of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of International
University of Sarajevo. The journal started its publication in 2008, and
it publishes original articles on arts and social sciences. Only the
author(s) is (are) responsible for the opinions and views stated in the
articles. Un-published articles are not returned to the authors. Please
visit epiphany webpage at http://www.ius.edu.ba/epiphany for the
submission guidelines.

UPDATE: [General] Women in Indian Fiction by Women

updated: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 7:17pm
Asha Choubey

 The Editor of a collection on
“ Women in Indian Fiction by Women”
Seeks quality, scholarly research papers.
Abstracts due by: 1 January 2009. Deadline Extended: 7 January 2009.
Full papers due: 25 March 2009.
The collection has been commissioned by a renowned Delhi Publisher.
Address all your submissions & queries to: reader1234_at_rediffmail.com/
ashkar_us_at_yahoo.com

Dr. Asha Choubey
Reader in English
Head, Department of Humanities
MJP Rohilkhand University
Bareilly. U.P.
India

UPDATE: [Postcolonial] Women in Indian Fiction by Women

updated: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 7:17pm
Asha Choubey

 The Editor of a collection on
“ Women in Indian Fiction by Women”
Seeks quality, scholarly research papers.
Abstracts due by: 1 January 2009. Deadline Extended: 7 January 2009.
Full papers due: 25 March 2009.
The collection has been commissioned by a renowned Delhi Publisher.
Address all your submissions & queries to: reader1234_at_rediffmail.com/
ashkar_us_at_yahoo.com

Dr. Asha Choubey
Reader in English
Head, Department of Humanities
MJP Rohilkhand University
Bareilly. U.P.
India

UPDATE: [Collections] Women in Indian Fiction by Women

updated: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 7:17pm
Asha Choubey

 The Editor of a collection on
“ Women in Indian Fiction by Women”
Seeks quality, scholarly research papers.
Abstracts due by: 1 January 2009. Deadline Extended: 7 January 2009.
Full papers due: 25 March 2009.
The collection has been commissioned by a renowned Delhi Publisher.
Address all your submissions & queries to: reader1234_at_rediffmail.com/
ashkar_us_at_yahoo.com

Dr. Asha Choubey
Reader in English
Head, Department of Humanities
MJP Rohilkhand University
Bareilly. U.P.
India

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Women in Indian Fiction by Women

updated: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 7:17pm
Asha Choubey

 The Editor of a collection on
“ Women in Indian Fiction by Women”
Seeks quality, scholarly research papers.
Abstracts due by: 1 January 2009. Deadline Extended: 7 January 2009.
Full papers due: 25 March 2009.
The collection has been commissioned by a renowned Delhi Publisher.
Address all your submissions & queries to: reader1234_at_rediffmail.com/
ashkar_us_at_yahoo.com

Dr. Asha Choubey
Reader in English
Head, Department of Humanities
MJP Rohilkhand University
Bareilly. U.P.
India

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Canadian Comparative Literature Association Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 2:15am
Dr. Karin Beeler

CFP: CCLA Meeting Congress 2009
CALL FOR PAPERS / APPEL DE COMMUNICATIONS
Canadian Comparative Literature Association
Association canadienne de littérature comparée
CONGRESS OF THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

CARLETON UNIVERSITY
Ottawa, Ontario
May 23 - 25 2009
Comparative Spaces: Changing Territories

(Le français suit.)

2009 marks the 40th anniversary of the Canadian Comparative Literature
Association. Join us at Carleton University to celebrate the discipline of
Comparative Literature in Canada. We invite papers, or proposals for
papers, as well as panels on the following subjects:

CFP: [General] The Role of the Writer in the Process of Creating and Defining Art

updated: 
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 - 6:31pm
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter

Deadline Extension for the CEA-CC’s 2009 Conference

Call for Papers for a Panel for the Conference on Art and the Artist in
Society

The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association (CEA-CC) is
extending the deadline for submitting proposals for the next conference,
Art and the Artist in Society (University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo; March
13-14), until January 18th. We are especially interested in
presentations for a session on the writer’s role in the process of
creating and defining art.

CFP: [Theory] The Role of the Writer in the Process of Creating and Defining Art

updated: 
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 - 6:30pm
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter

Deadline Extension for the CEA-CC’s 2009 Conference

Call for Papers for a Panel for the Conference on Art and the Artist in
Society

The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association (CEA-CC) is
extending the deadline for submitting proposals for the next conference,
Art and the Artist in Society (University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo; March
13-14), until January 18th. We are especially interested in
presentations for a session on the writer’s role in the process of
creating and defining art.

UPDATE: [American] ALA panel: Doctors and Divines in the New England Literary Tradition 1/25/09

updated: 
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 - 5:19pm
Kelly Bezio

American Literature Association
20th Annual Conference

          Dates: May 21-24, 2009
                        
Location:
The Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston MA 02116-5798
(617-262-9600)

"The Physician and the Pastor: Doctors and Divines in the New England
Literary Tradition"

 Please email 300-word abstracts to Kelly Bezio (bezio_at_email.unc.edu) or
Ashley Reed (reeda_at_email.unc.edu) no later than January 25, 2009.

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Urban Childhoods - NYC Conference CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 - 1:00pm
Jennifer Griffiths

Fifth Annual Interdisciplinary Conference: "Urban Childhoods"
 New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)
March 6, 2009
New York Institute of Technology Conference Facility
16 West 61st Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue)
11th Floor
New York, NY 10023
The New York Institute of Technology announces its fifth
interdisciplinary conference, “Urban Childhoods.” Scholars from a range
of disciplines are invited to interpret the theme broadly for this one-
day conference at NYIT's Columbus Circle campus.

CFP: [Collections] Shakespeare scholars; criticism/guides for HS/college students (mss. due late 09; book)

updated: 
Monday, December 29, 2008 - 8:03pm
Doug Sanders

Facts on File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking specialists to produce a variety of Shakespeare-
related book-length manuscripts following established series guidelines.
Prospective authors should be familiar with the less commonly studied
plays (in particular the romances and histories) and/or the history and
development of Shakespeare criticism from the seventeenth century to the
present day. The author must have a PhD, extensive knowledge of
Shakespeare’s life and works, and an ability to write clearly and
succinctly for students in both high school and college. Manuscripts would
be due in late 2009. If qualified and interested, please send a cover

CFP: [Professional] SCCC Creative Writing Festival

updated: 
Monday, December 29, 2008 - 5:43pm
SCCC Creative Writing Festival Committee

The English Department at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island
will be holding its Second Annual Creative Writing Festival April 25th,
2009. The Festival brings together students, poets, novelists, short
story writers, dramatists, creative non-fiction writers, and creative
writing professors for an engaging day of workshops, panel discussions,
readings, and events. Some of last year's participants included Brock
Clarke, Judy Baumel, Josh Gidding, Victor LaValle, Lawrence Epstein, and
Julie Sheehan. This year, the Creative Writing Festival Committee seeks
proposals from interested writers, faculty, and graduate students of the
following nature:

CFP: [Poetry] SCCC Creative Writing Festival

updated: 
Monday, December 29, 2008 - 5:36pm
SCCC Creative Writing Festival Committee

The English Department at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island
will be holding its Second Annual Creative Writing Festival April 25th,
2009. The Festival brings together students, poets, novelists, short
story writers, dramatists, creative non-fiction writers, and creative
writing professors for an engaging day of workshops, panel discussions,
readings, and events. Some of last year's participants included Brock
Clarke, Judy Baumel, Josh Gidding, Victor LaValle, Lawrence Epstein, and
Julie Sheehan. This year, the Creative Writing Festival Committee seeks
proposals from interested writers, faculty, and graduate students of the
following nature:

CFP: [International] The Politics of Space and Place

updated: 
Monday, December 29, 2008 - 9:31am
Nicola Clewer

Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics, University of Brighton, UK

Fourth International Interdisciplinary Conference: The politics of Space and Place

16 - 18 September 2009

Keynote speaker: Ilan Pappe, University of Exeter, UK
 

CFP: [American] CFP: open panel on Charles Johnson (ALA '09)

updated: 
Monday, December 29, 2008 - 5:22am
John Whalen-Bridge

The Charles Johnson Society will host an open panel at the American
Literature Association convention in Boston. We will have one panel on
Charles Johnson and politics, and the second panel topic is wide open. Send
abstracts to John Whalen-Bridge by January 19th (MLK Day) at
ellwbj-at-nus.edu.sg.

American Literature Association, 20th Annual Conference
Dates: May 21-24, 2009
http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2/

CFP: [American] CFP: open panel on Charles Johnson (ALA '09)

updated: 
Monday, December 29, 2008 - 5:18am
John Whalen-Bridge

The Charles Johnson Society will host an open panel at the American
Literature Association convention in Boston. We will have one panel on
Charles Johnson and politics, and the second panel topic is wide open. Send
abstracts to John Whalen-Bridge by January 19th (MLK Day) at
ellwbj-at-nus.edu.sg.

American Literature Association, 20th Annual Conference
Dates: May 21-24, 2009
http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2/

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