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CFP: [International] The Continuity of Change

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Friday, December 19, 2008 - 2:23pm
Maria Slowinska

Graduate School of North American Studies
John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Free University Berlin

The Continuity of Change
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on North America
July 10-11, 2009

Sparked by the compelling rhetoric in the U.S. presidential election
campaign of 2008, this conference examines the concept of change within an
interdisciplinary perspective. We invite inquiries into the different
implications of "change." We ask to what extent and in what ways change
appears as a recurring theme in North American history, culture,
literature, politics, society, and economics.

CFP: [Collections] humanities and social sciences, 1 May 2009

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Thursday, December 18, 2008 - 8:57pm
Nandita Batra

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and
social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and
poetry.
URL: http://www.uprm.edu/atenea
ISSN 0885-6079
Indexed by MLA.

The editorial board invites submission of essays and book reviews to be
considered for publication in the next open topic issue issue (December
2009).
Submissions in either English or Spanish are welcome (see the guidelines
below):

CFP: [Poetry] CFP: Coming to Voice Together: Literacy, Poetry, and Community"

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Thursday, December 18, 2008 - 7:44pm
Albino Carrillo

The University of Dayton English Department is asking for academic and
creative submissions for LitFest 2009: Coming to Voice Together: Literacy,
Poetry, and Community. Submissions should focus on the themes addressed in
the conference title and be no longer than 8 pages, suitable for a 20
minute reading in a conference setting. Confirmed readers include Janet
McAdams (Kenyon College), Jeff Gundy (Bluffton College), and Ruth Ellen
Kocher (University of Colorado, Boulder). The University of Dayton Litfest
is scheduled for March 27-29 2009 on the campus of the University of
Dayton. Submission postmark deadline is February 10, 2009.

CFP: [General] call for paper

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Thursday, December 18, 2008 - 5:34pm
Fiona McIntosh

Figures and figurations of power 5th-6th November 2009

CFP: [Theatre] The Language of the Stage: Translation, Adaptation, and Dramaturgy

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Thursday, December 18, 2008 - 5:09pm
Kurt Taroff

The Language of the Stage:
Translation, Adaptation, and Dramaturgy

The Translation, Adaptation, and Dramaturgy (formerly known as From Page to
Stage) working group of the International Federation for Theatre Research
(IFTR/FIRT) is proud to announce its change in title, and to offer a call
for papers for its first official meeting under the new name, to be held at
IFTR’s annual conference in Lisbon, Portugal from July 14-17, 2008.

CFP: [Theatre] Edwin Forrest Panel at ALA (5/2009)

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Thursday, December 18, 2008 - 3:24pm
Laura L. Mielke

A Panel for the Annual Conference of the American Literature Association
Boston, May 21-24, 2009

“The Age of Forrest” - This proposed panel will consider the impact of star
Edwin Forrest (1806-1872) on theatrical, oratorical, and literary culture
from the 1820s through the early 1870s. Papers on his performance of
masculinity, relationship with playwrights, and role in a highly publicized
divorce trial are particularly welcome.

Please send a one-page abstract and brief c.v. in MS Word by 9 January 2009
to: lmielke_at_ku.edu.

Thank you,

Laura L. Mielke
Assistant Professor, English
University of Kansas

CFP: [American] Edwin Forrest Panel at ALA (5/2009)

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Thursday, December 18, 2008 - 3:21pm
Laura L. Mielke

A Panel for the Annual Conference of the American Literature Association
Boston, May 21-24, 2009

“The Age of Forrest” - This proposed panel will consider the impact of star
Edwin Forrest (1806-1872) on theatrical, oratorical, and literary culture
from the 1820s through the early 1870s. Papers on his performance of
masculinity, relationship with playwrights, and role in a highly publicized
divorce trial are particularly welcome.

Please send a one-page abstract and brief c.v. in MS Word by 9 January 2009
to: lmielke_at_ku.edu.

Thank you,

Laura L. Mielke
Assistant Professor, English
University of Kansas

UPDATE: [Postcolonial] Edited Collection: Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature

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Thursday, December 18, 2008 - 2:40pm
Nathanael O'Reilly

Reminder: Deadline approaching

Contributors are sought for a collection of essays examining Postcolonial
issues in Australian literature. The collection will include a dozen or
more essays focusing on specifically postcolonial issues that are
addressed in Australian fiction, poetry, drama and creative non-fiction,
including hybridity, first contact, resistance, indigeneity,
immigration/invasion, land rights, national identity, marginalization,
expatriation, Diaspora, and anxieties regarding belonging. The editor
seeks essays that emphasize the postcolonial nature of Australian
literature and analyze Australian texts from a postcolonial theoretical
perspective.

UPDATE: [Collections] Edited Collection: Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature

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Thursday, December 18, 2008 - 2:39pm
Nathanael O'Reilly

Reminder: Deadline approaching

Contributors are sought for a collection of essays examining Postcolonial
issues in Australian literature. The collection will include a dozen or
more essays focusing on specifically postcolonial issues that are
addressed in Australian fiction, poetry, drama and creative non-fiction,
including hybridity, first contact, resistance, indigeneity,
immigration/invasion, land rights, national identity, marginalization,
expatriation, Diaspora, and anxieties regarding belonging. The editor
seeks essays that emphasize the postcolonial nature of Australian
literature and analyze Australian texts from a postcolonial theoretical
perspective.

CFP: [International]

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Thursday, December 18, 2008 - 11:30am
Dr. Belkacem BELMEKKI

Reciprocal Images of Two Spaces: Africa and the West
University of Oran, Algeria - 4â€"5 May 2009
Deadline for proposals: 31 January 2009
 
The Laboratory of Languages, Literature, Civilisation and History in
Africa invites proposals (up to 300 words) for an inter-disciplinary
conference on the theme of Reciprocal Images of Two Spaces: Africa and
the West to be held in the University of Oran, Algeria, on 4â€"5 May 2009.
Papers addressing any of the following themes are invited : 1- Identity,
otherness and migratory movement; 2- Contact of languages and cultures; 3-
 Intercultural space; 4- Cultural relativism; 5- Mediterraneity. Please

CFP: [Postcolonial] Derek Walcott: A Postcolonial Reading

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Thursday, December 18, 2008 - 2:45am
Om Prakash Dwivedi

CALL FOR PAPERS

Contributions are invited toward a collection of critical essays on the
poetry of Derek Walcott. We seek essays that address the various
postcolonial themes of racism, hybridty, diaspora, linguistic
innovations, identity. Essays dealing with coparative studies are also
welcome. Original manuscripts of 2500-4000 words in MLA format should be
submitted no later than 30th September, 2009.Please include a brief
biographical statement. Papers must be submitted electronically (MS Word
2003 or 2007 document only) to om_dwivedi2003_at_yahoo.com and hard copies
sent by snailmail to:

Dr. O.P. DwivediM-61,
Govindpur Colony
Allahabad-211004
Uttar Pradesh
INDIA

CFP: [Medieval] /SEDUCTION AND SENTIMENT IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD/ (essay collection)

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 11:33pm
Tita Chico

CFP: /SEDUCTION AND SENTIMENT IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD/. (essay collection)

What relations pertained between seduction plots, sentimental narratives,
and the economic and political imperatives of the Atlantic world in the
seventeenth and eighteenth centuries? When, how, and why are the languages
of seduction (whether sexual, financial, social, cultural, or political)
and sentiment (whether designed to foreground feeling or to produce
sympathy and affective relations) positioned in relation to one another? In
what ways do the varied exigencies of the seventeenth- and
eighteenth-century Atlantic world reconfigure old and shape new
possibilities for seduction and sentiment?

CFP: [African-American] /SEDUCTION AND SENTIMENT IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD/ (essay collection)

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 11:32pm
Tita Chico

CFP: /SEDUCTION AND SENTIMENT IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD/. (essay collection)

What relations pertained between seduction plots, sentimental narratives,
and the economic and political imperatives of the Atlantic world in the
seventeenth and eighteenth centuries? When, how, and why are the languages
of seduction (whether sexual, financial, social, cultural, or political)
and sentiment (whether designed to foreground feeling or to produce
sympathy and affective relations) positioned in relation to one another? In
what ways do the varied exigencies of the seventeenth- and
eighteenth-century Atlantic world reconfigure old and shape new
possibilities for seduction and sentiment?

CFP: [Collections] *SEDUCTION AND SENTIMENT IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD* (essay collection)

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 11:01pm
Tita Chico

CFP: /Seduction and Sentiment in the Atlantic World/. (essay collection)

What relations pertained between seduction plots, sentimental narratives,
and the economic and political imperatives of the Atlantic world in the
seventeenth and eighteenth centuries? When, how, and why are the languages
of seduction (whether sexual, financial, social, cultural, or political)
and sentiment (whether designed to foreground feeling or to produce
sympathy and affective relations) positioned in relation to one another? In
what ways do the varied exigencies of the seventeenth- and
eighteenth-century Atlantic world reconfigure old and shape new
possibilities for seduction and sentiment?

CFP: [American] *SEDUCTION AND SENTIMENT IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD* (essay collection)

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 10:59pm
Tita Chico

*SEDUCTION AND SENTIMENT IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD* (essay collection)

What relations pertained between seduction plots, sentimental narratives,
and the economic and political imperatives of the Atlantic world in the
seventeenth and eighteenth centuries? When, how, and why are the languages
of seduction (whether sexual, financial, social, cultural, or political)
and sentiment (whether designed to foreground feeling or to produce
sympathy and affective relations) positioned in relation to one another? In
what ways do the varied exigencies of the seventeenth- and
eighteenth-century Atlantic world reconfigure old and shape new
possibilities for seduction and sentiment?

CFP: [Renaissance] *SEDUCTION AND SENTIMENT IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD* (essay collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 10:58pm
Tita Chico

*SEDUCTION AND SENTIMENT IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD* (essay collection)

What relations pertained between seduction plots, sentimental narratives,
and the economic and political imperatives of the Atlantic world in the
seventeenth and eighteenth centuries? When, how, and why are the languages
of seduction (whether sexual, financial, social, cultural, or political)
and sentiment (whether designed to foreground feeling or to produce
sympathy and affective relations) positioned in relation to one another? In
what ways do the varied exigencies of the seventeenth- and
eighteenth-century Atlantic world reconfigure old and shape new
possibilities for seduction and sentiment?

CFP: [18th] SEDUCTION AND SENTIMENT IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD (essay collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 10:58pm
Tita Chico

*SEDUCTION AND SENTIMENT IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD* (essay collection)

What relations pertained between seduction plots, sentimental narratives,
and the economic and political imperatives of the Atlantic world in the
seventeenth and eighteenth centuries? When, how, and why are the languages
of seduction (whether sexual, financial, social, cultural, or political)
and sentiment (whether designed to foreground feeling or to produce
sympathy and affective relations) positioned in relation to one another? In
what ways do the varied exigencies of the seventeenth- and
eighteenth-century Atlantic world reconfigure old and shape new
possibilities for seduction and sentiment?

CFP: [Medieval] A Useful Past

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 8:26pm
Victor I. Scherb

The 5th College of Arts and Sciences Conference on Classical, Medieval,
and Renaissance Studies will take place Saturday, March 28th at The
University of Texas at Tyler. The conference, entitled "A Useful Past:
History, Politics, and Literature from Classical Antiquity to the Present
Day, is intended to bring together students, faculty, and the local
community to discuss a range of issues concerning how history affects
diverse aspects of culture, the arts, and our conception of our place in
the world. Abstracts from undergraduate, graduate students, faculty, and
interested members of the community are encouraged on all topics
concerning classical antiquity through the modern period (including

CFP: [18th] (18th c.) SCSECS 2/5-2/8 2009

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 7:51pm
Phyllis Thompson

The South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies will hold its
annual conference in Corpus Christi, Texas, February 5-8, 2009. Please
submit proposals for "Women and Medical Practices" to Phyllis Thompson at
thompsop_at_etsu.edu by December 30. Papers may address 18th c. medical
representations of the body, medicinal recipes and home healthcare, women
healers, the healing arts, medicine, and/or medical practices. The
proposal should give a title, a short description, your name, your
academic affiliation, and contact information.

CFP: [Children] The Formative Years: Children's Literature in the University

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 4:05pm
Spencer D. C. Keralis

Deadline Extended to January 15, 2009.

Call for Papers
The Formative Years: Children's Literature in the University

The NEW YORK UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE and
the FALES LIBRARY are pleased to announce a two-day Graduate Student
Conference on Children's Literature entitled "THE FORMATIVE YEARS:
CHILDREN"S LITERATURE IN THE UNIVERSITY" to be held March 26-27, 2009. The
conference will feature a Keynote Address by KAREN SANCHEZ-EPPLER.

CFP: [International] Land & Identity Symposium

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 1:31pm
Dr. Christine Berberich

Land & Identity

A One-Day Symposium
Saturday, May 16th 2009,
University of Derby

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Stephen Daniels
(University of Nottingham)

Professor Donna Landry
(University of Kent)
        

CFP: [General] Journal The Grove, Working Papers on English Studies

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 12:09pm
EROULLA DEMETRIOU

The Grove - Working Papers on English Studies is a peer reviewed, MLA
indexed periodical. Published annually and distributed both nationally
and internationally, The Grove is sponsored by the research group
HUM.0217 of the Regional Andalusian Government and is published by the
University of Jaén (Spain).

The major scope of The Grove is literatures in English, critical theory,
English language and linguistics, translation, English as a foreign
language and cultural studies.

The Editor kindly invites submissions of original unpublished articles
and book reviews within the domain of the above topics, as well as
unpublished poems or short literary contributions.

UPDATE: [Graduate] DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Machine in the Garden 2.0

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 4:58am
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) ● 3rd Floor Salons

. . . So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new . . .
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [Professional] DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 4:57am
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) ● 3rd Floor Salons

. . . So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new . . .
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 4:57am
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) ● 3rd Floor Salons

. . . So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new . . .
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [Computing-Internet] DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 4:57am
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) ● 3rd Floor Salons

. . . So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new . . .
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [Science] DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 4:57am
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) ● 3rd Floor Salons

. . . So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new . . .
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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