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UPDATE: [Victorian] Conference Registration Info

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Wednesday, January 7, 2009 - 11:14am
Joseph Pizza

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

‘TENNYSON’S FUTURES’, 27-28 MARCH 2009, ENGLISH FACULTY, UNIVERSITY OF
OXFORD

For I dipt into the future, far as human eye could see,
Saw the Vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be.
-‘Locksley Hall’

I remember once in London the realization coming over me, of the whole of
its inhabitants lying horizontal a hundred years hence.
-Alfred Tennyson

CFP: [International] HANNELS OF TRANSITION: 2ND CZECH-POLISH-SLOVAK COMMUNICATION CONFERENCE

updated: 
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 - 11:20pm
Radim Hladik

The conference “CHANNELS OF TRANSITION: 2ND CZECH-POLISH-SLOVAK
COMMUNICATION CONFERENCE” â€" submissions deadline approaching soon!
7-9 May, 2009
Brno â€" Telc, Czech Republic
Abstract submissions deadline: January 31, 2009
Please submit abstracts not longer than 400 words via
info_at_channels-of-transition.eu

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Ann Gray (University of Lincoln, Great Britain)
Karol Jakubowicz (Chair of the Information for All Programme of UNESCO)
Kaarle Nordenstreng, (University of Tampere, Finland)

For more details please see the full version of CFP below or visit
http://www.channels-of-transition.eu

CFP: [American] Summer School

updated: 
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 - 10:23pm
Liam Kennedy

Clinton Institute Summer School, University College Dublin, 5-11 July 2009.

The Clinton Institute Summer School will bring together scholars and graduate students from
around the world to engage in wide-ranging discussion on interdisciplinary study of the United
States. The School is aimed at advanced graduate students and junior faculty in the fields of
American Studies, History, Political Sciences and Literary and Cultural Studies.

UPDATE: [Graduate] St. John's University Graduate Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 - 5:11pm
Michael Jacobs

St. John’s University

English Graduate Conference
“The Disciplines of English”
April 4, 2009

Manhattan Campus

Presented by English Graduate Studies at St. John’s University

UPDATE: [18th] MLA 2009 Lexicography Discussion Group/Johnson's Tercentenary

updated: 
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 - 3:54pm
Felicia Jean Steele

Papers in honor of Samuel Johnson's Tercentary are invited. Papers may
address Johnson's dictionary specifically, or associated topics, such as
single-author dictionaries, Johnson's role in the formation of the English
literary canon, or contemporary uses of Johnson's work. All papers must be
presented in 20 minutes and all speakers must be members of the MLA by
April 1. Abstracts of no more than 250 words should be sent to Felicia
Jean Steele (The College of New Jersey), steele_at_tcnj.edu, no later than
March 15, 2009.

CFP: [Theory] Inscribing the Impossible: Instances of the Letter in Psychoanalysis

updated: 
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 - 3:44pm
Rebecca Colesworthy

Inscribing the Impossible: Instances of the Letter in Psychoanalysis

Featuring Keynote Speakers:

Juliet Flower MacCannell, Professor Emeritus, University of California,
Irvine, and author of The Hysteric's Guide to the Future Female Subject,
The Regime of the Brother: After the Patriarchy, and Figuring Lacan:
Criticism and the Cultural Unconscious

CFP: [18th] MLA 2010 Lexicography Discussion Group/Johnson's Tercentenary

updated: 
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 - 3:36pm
Felicia Jean Steele

Papers in honor of Samuel Johnson's Tercentary are invited. Papers may
address Johnson's dictionary specifically, or associated topics, such as
single-author dictionaries, Johnson's role in the formation of the English
literary canon, or contemporary uses of Johnson's work. All papers must be
presented in 20 minutes and all speakers must be members of the MLA by
April 1. Abstracts of no more than 250 words should be sent to Felicia
Jean Steele (The College of New Jersey), steele_at_tcnj.edu, no later than
March 15, 2009.

CFP: [General] MLA 2010/Philadelphia Division on Language Change

updated: 
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 - 3:33pm
Felicia Jean Steele

The MLA Division on Language Change invites submissions for three sessions
at the January 2010 MLA in Philadelphia. Two sessions invite papers that
deal with the following topics: language change and online discourse,
language change in progress, language change and literary texts, new
directions with electronic text databases. Papers may be on any aspect of
language change at any linguistic level (phonological, morphological,
syntactic, pragmatic, semantic, stylistic) in any modern language in any
period. Papers on such topics as attitudes towards change, pedagogical
approaches to language change, and theories of change are also welcome.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Writing and the Environment

updated: 
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 - 3:27pm
Randall McClure

Focus:
In recent years, many schools have added sustainable, green practices to
their mission statements. Some have also added course requirements that
help students develop an ecological perspective while others have changed
operations to limit their institution’s impact on the environment. Writing
teachers have often contributed to this charge by integrating readings and
writing activities that help students better understand their relationship
to the environment. These teachers believe in the shared responsibility for
helping students come to terms with environmental crises and fostering
biospheric literacy. This approach to literacy education often includes an

CFP: [18th] Spain and the British Isles in the Long Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 - 12:42pm
John Stone

Spain and the British Isles in the Long Eighteenth Century

An International Conference at the Faculty of Philology, Universitat de
Barcelona

10-11 December 2009

Call for Papers

The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Sociedad
Española de Estudios del Siglo XVIII are pleased to announce their first
joint conference, to be held in Barcelona in December 2009.
The conference will focus on the full range of contacts and exchanges
between Great Britain, Ireland, Spain, and British and Spanish colonies in
the long eighteenth century (1689â€"1832). Proposals for papers, panels, and
round tables are invited on topics such as, but not limited to

CFP: [Collections] ASEBL Journal

updated: 
Monday, January 5, 2009 - 10:43pm
Gregory.F.Tague_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

ASEBL Journal
http://www.stfranciscollege.edu/academics/programsAndMajors/asebl is
looking for short, critical, analytical (possibly reflective) essays for
upcoming issues.

Some approaches: What, if any, ethical complications arise between a
character and his/her actions and the narrator, or the author, or the
reader? What is ethical behavior in terms of reader-response?

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] "Bodies in Motion" URI Interdisciplinary

updated: 
Monday, January 5, 2009 - 9:21pm
Jenn Brandt

"Bodies in Motion" The University of Rhode Island’s Third Annual
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Saturday, March 28th, 2009
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stuart Pimm, Professor of Conservation Ecology, Duke
University
Extended Submission Deadline: Sunday, February 1, 2009

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