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CFP: [General] Scottish Gothic, 1764––Present: A One–day Symposium, University of Stirling, Scotland.

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Monday, January 26, 2009 - 6:31pm
Dale Townshend

Scottish Gothic, 1764â€"Present: A One-Day Symposium
Department of English Studies, University of Stirling, Scotland.
Saturday 24th October, 2009.
Confirmed Plenary Speakers: Peter Garside (University of Edinburgh) and
Angela Wright (University of Sheffield).
Scottish culture and the Gothic have interacted fruitfully with one
another ever since the rise of this literary mode during the late
eighteenth century. Writers and thinkers of the Scottish Enlightenment
such as David Hume, Adam Smith, Henry Mackenzie, James Thomson and James
MacPherson were crucial to the discursive foundations of the Gothic
aesthetic, while, during the 1790s and early 1800s, Scottish histories

CFP: [Medieval] Audience in Medieval & Early Modern Studies

updated: 
Monday, January 26, 2009 - 4:28pm
Jaume Silvestre

We are now welcoming submissions for our second issue on "Considerations
of Audience in Medieval & Early Modern Studies", to be released in Spring
2009.

Please note that a Postgraduate Colloquium will be held on this topic in
December 2008 at the University of Kent.

A selection of its papers will be published in the second issue of
Skepsi. Please click here [2] for our full call for papers and submission
guidelines.

http://www.kent.ac.uk/secl/journals/skepsi/

CFP: [Theatre] South Central Modern Language Association 2009

updated: 
Monday, January 26, 2009 - 3:35pm
Katherine Weiss

Modern Drama Session: Modern Drama and the South

The Modern Drama Session at SCMLA seeks proposals focusing on Southern
plays and playwrights. Proposals should not exceed 250 words and should
be emailed to Dr. Katherine Weiss of East Tennessee State University
(weisk01_at_etsu.edu; kweiss73_at_yahoo.com). Deadline for proposals is March
27, 2009. SCMLA convention will be held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana from
Oct. 29-31, 2009.

UPDATE: [Film] Registration open: Acting Out â A Symposium on Screen Performance, Inference and Interpretation

updated: 
Monday, January 26, 2009 - 2:31pm
Lucy Fife Donaldson

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for

Acting Out â€" A Symposium on Screen Performance, Inference and Interpretation

Friday March 20 2009, Department of Film, Theatre and Television,
University of Reading, UK

Keynote Speaker â€" Andrew Klevan, (St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford)
â€" Living Meaning: The Fluidity of Film Performance

This one-day symposium seeks to provide a forum for scholars of screen
acting to meet and progress the spate of recent work on performance on
film. We would like to explore how we draw out performance through an
interrogation of the relationship between performance, inference and
interpretation.

Confirmed speakers so far:

CFP: [Religion] Conference on Jews and Humor

updated: 
Monday, January 26, 2009 - 2:26pm
Leonard Greenspoon

CALL FOR PAPERS: “Jews and Humor”

The Twenty-Second Annual Klutznick-Harris Symposium
October 25 and 26, 2009
        
The Creighton University Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization and the
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Harris Center for Judaic Studies announce
the Twenty-Second Annual Klutznick-Harris Symposium, to take place in
Omaha, Nebraska, on Sunday, October 25, and Monday, October 26, 2009. The
theme of this year’s Symposium is “Jews and Humor.”

CFP: [American] American Identity

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Monday, January 26, 2009 - 9:17am
Wendy HARDING

Relation and Interaction in American Identity Construction

June 10-11, 2010
Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail, C.A.S.
France

An International Interdisciplinary Conference
organized by G.E.N.A. (Groupe d’Etudes Nord-Américaines)

For more information on the conference theme see our website:
(http://w3.cas.univ-tlse2.fr/spip.php?article55)

Paper proposals (a title, a 150 word abstract, and details of your institutional affiliation) should be
sent by April 5, 2009 to both Nathalie Dessens and Wendy Harding:
dessens_at_univ-tlse2.fr; harding_at_univ-tlse2.fr

CFP: [General] Working-Class Studies and Environmental Justice Edited Collection: Call for Submissions

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Monday, January 26, 2009 - 4:07am
Jennifer Westerman

Call for Manuscript Submissions
"Working on Earth: The Intersection of Working-Class Studies and
Environmental Justice"
Deadline for Proposals: April 6, 2009

“How we use nature,” Richard White has said, is “about ways of life,
about work, justice, and dreams for our children. There is no retreating
from that even if we wished to.” Paul Hawken has said that “in order to
create an enduring society, we will need a system of commerce and
production where each and every act is inherently sustainable and
restorative.”

CFP: [Graduate] IU/OSU conference call for papers

updated: 
Monday, January 26, 2009 - 2:26am
Jodine Perkins

We are happy to announce the 2008-2009 collaborative conference between the
Indiana University
Folklore & Ethnomusicology Student Associations and The Ohio State
University Folklore Student
Association. This conference aims to create a space for graduate and
undergraduate students to share
their research in folklore, ethnomusicology, cultural studies, material
culture, performance studies, and
related disciplines, as it relates to the study of academic and vernacular
interpretation of everyday life.
“Public and Private”
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
March 27-28, 2009
This year’s conference seeks to explore the following questions:

CFP: [20th] 2009 Society for Utopian Studies Meeting Panel: Meditating on the Break

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Sunday, January 25, 2009 - 10:43pm
Rob McAlear

CFP: 2009 Society for Utopian Studies Meeting Panel: Meditating on the Break

Society for Utopian Studies Meeting 2009

34th Annual Meeting
Blockade Runner Hotel
Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
October 29-November 1 2009

Panel Organizer: Rob McAlear (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

CFP: [General] Freshman English and English Composition

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Sunday, January 25, 2009 - 7:57pm
myra salcedo

Call for Papers

SCMLA
“Freshman English and English Composition” panel at the 66th annual South
Central Modern Language Association, Oct. 29-31 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
This panel has an open topic. Abstracts are accepted. Deadline is Feb. 20,
2009. Please send abstracts to myra.salcedo_at_mavs.uta.edu

For more information on the conference, including a complete CFP list:
http://www.ou.edu/scmla/

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Freshman English and English Composition

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Sunday, January 25, 2009 - 7:56pm
myra salcedo

Call for Papers

SCMLA
“Freshman English and English Composition” panel at the 66th annual South
Central Modern Language Association, Oct. 29-31 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
This panel has an open topic. Abstracts are accepted. Deadline is Feb. 20,
2009. Please send abstracts to myra.salcedo_at_mavs.uta.edu

For more information on the conference, including a complete CFP list:
http://www.ou.edu/scmla/

CFP: [Victorian] Annotated Bibliography of English Studies CFC

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Sunday, January 25, 2009 - 5:19pm
Johanna M Smith

Call for Contributors

Routledge are proud to announce the launch of the Routledge Annotated
Bibliography of English Studies (ABES), a unique reference tool for those
working in the field of English Literary Studies.

Routledge ABES is a specialised online bibliography providing annotated
entries on all of the most significant research in literary studies
published each year. It contains scholarly annotations on all the best new
criticism, from which users can find out about a publication, how it might
be of use to them, and whether it has particular strengths or weaknesses
that would be relevant to their work.

CFP: [International] Non-metropolitan Modernisms

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Sunday, January 25, 2009 - 5:54am
Sumanyu Satpathy

Non-metropolitan Modernisms

[An Interdisciplinary Conference of the Department of English, University
of Delhi]

                                                                          
               Dates: 23-25 March 2009
      Venue: University of Delhi

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Intersections of Identity and Difference

updated: 
Sunday, January 25, 2009 - 2:33am
Chris Bell

Intersections of Identity and Difference:
Race, Gender, Class, Ethnicity, Sexuality, Disability

This panel â€" part of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
Convention convening 8-10 October 2009 in Snowbird, Utah â€" seeks to
examine the operations and ongoing relevance of intersectionality
theory. Presenters might address intersectionality in literature;
intersectionality and “post” ideologies (e.g., claims of “post-race”);
intersectionality and academe; intersectionality and metaphors of coming
(crashing?) together, etc. The list is suggestive; proposals from various
disciplines and frameworks are welcomed.

CFP: [Gender Studies] CFP: Speaking From The Margins: Feminist Perspectives -Grad, undergrad, and postgrad conf! 02/06/09

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Sunday, January 25, 2009 - 1:44am
Benjamin Tucker

Speaking From the Margins:

Feminist Perspectives

The 11th Annual FAU Women's Studies Graduate Student Association Symposium

Friday, March 20, 2009

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Jennifer Vest

Spoken Word Poet and Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, University of Central Florida
 

The goal of this conference is to cross disciplinary boundaries and to
bring together feminist perspectives on marginality and voice. This
symposium is an opportunity for scholars from multiple disciplines to
present their ongoing research, including class papers, theses, and
dissertations.

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CFP: [Professional] SCMLA 2009 Panel for South Central College English Association: "Works We Love to Teach"

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Sunday, January 25, 2009 - 12:54am
Shari Hodges Holt

Proposals for 20-minute conference presentations are invited for the South
Central College English Association’s session “Works We Love to Teach” at
the SCMLA 2009 Convention, October 29-31, in Baton Rouge, LA. What are
the literary works we most enjoy teaching, and how do we pass on our
passion for these works to our students? Which texts pose unique
obstacles or offer exceptional rewards for instructors and students in the
classroom? Papers discussing pedagogical methods as well as specific
challenges and successes in teaching selected works are encouraged.

CFP: [General] SCMLA 2009 South Central CEA Session: "Works We Love to Teach"

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Sunday, January 25, 2009 - 12:52am
Shari Hodges Holt

Proposals for 20-minute conference presentations are invited for the South
Central College English Association’s session “Works We Love to Teach” at
the SCMLA 2009 Convention, October 29-31, in Baton Rouge, LA. What are
the literary works we most enjoy teaching, and how do we pass on our
passion for these works to our students? Which texts pose unique
obstacles or offer exceptional rewards for instructors and students in the
classroom? Papers discussing pedagogical methods as well as specific
challenges and successes in teaching selected works are encouraged.

CFP: [20th] The Inklings and other fantasy writers

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Saturday, January 24, 2009 - 6:22pm
Joe R. Christopher

The Mythopoeic Society's fortieth annual convention will be held July 17-
20, 2009, at the UCLA DeNeve Conference Center, Los Angeles CA. Papers
can be two to an hour, at 20 minutes each, or one to an hour, at 40
minutes. The topics are usually the Inklings (Tolkien, C. S. Lewis,
Charles Williams, Owen Barfield) and other writers of modern fantasy or
mythic works; but fantasy movies, graphic novels, and earlier writers
(e.g., George MacDonald) are also possible topics. Presenters of papers
are encouraged (but not required) to submit the papers separately to
Mythlore, the Society's journal. Scholars not familiar with the Society
should be aware that the conventions are partly fannish (usually in the

CFP: [International] Submission of Conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 24, 2009 - 11:20am
Salman karim

Call for Papers

Political, Social and International Studies
Post-graduate Research Conference

Shifting Boundaries of the Public and Private

University of East Anglia
Norwich, UK, 5 June 2009

The boundaries between the public and private spheres are central to how we
study politics, society and culture, economy, political theory and
international relations, amongst others. The public/private distinction
encapsulates the division between state/family/individual and market and
between individual/family and state.

CFP: [General] SCMLA 2009 Gothic session-New Orleans

updated: 
Saturday, January 24, 2009 - 3:38am
Christopher Bundrick

The SCMLA Gothic session is now accepting proposals for the 2009 conference
to be held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (10/29/09-10/31/09). Any presentation
that deals with gothic literature is welcome, but considering the locale,
topics that explore the gothic traditions of Louisiana (from Marie Laveau
and Bras Coupé to _True Blood_ and Anne Rice and beyond) are especially
welcome.

Please submit proposals for fifteen to twenty minute presentations to
Christopher Bundrick at <cbundric_at_mailbox.sc.edu>.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Food(&amp;)Sovereignty and Cultural Studies

updated: 
Saturday, January 24, 2009 - 1:25am
Max Haiven & Scott Stoneman

Food Sovereignty and Cultural Studies â€" a special issue of Politics and
Culture (http://aspen.conncoll.edu/politicsandculture/)

In a moment of acute historical potential, food and sovereignty each name a
grave global crisis and a horizon of political hope. Together, they name
the rallying cry for increasingly global diversity of social movements
(both radical and reformist) prioritizing the "right" of local communities
to manage their agriculture against global neoliberalism and neocolonialism.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Jews in Visual Culture

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Friday, January 23, 2009 - 10:17pm
Warren Hoffman

Jews in Visual Culture
Papers examining Jewish racial, religious, and/or secular identity in
film,photography, visual art, print or new media, and performance.
Abstracts to whoffman18_at_gmail.com by March 15.

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CFP: [General] Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (3/19-20/09)

updated: 
Friday, January 23, 2009 - 8:24pm
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.

MCLLM is a two-day, interdisciplinary, international conference covering
all areas of English literary, language, and media studies, from early
modern drama to global and American studies.

Keynote speakers will be Dr. Robert Dale Parker (University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign) on Friday, presenting on "Identity after Identity:
Historicizing Identity in Contemporary Criticism," and by Dr. Salikoko S.
Mufwene (The University of Chicago) on Saturday March 21st, presenting on
"The Origins of American Englishes"

CFP: [Gender Studies] Rethinking Sex: Graduate Student Seminar

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Friday, January 23, 2009 - 6:31pm
Matthew Goldmark

Graduate Student Seminar
Thursday March 5, 2009

Leader: Judith Halberstam (Literature, University of Southern California)

This seminar provides graduate students with the opportunity to discuss
their reflections on Gayle Rubin’s essay “Thinking Sex” (1984). The
seminar will be a component of a larger state of the field conference in
gender and sexuality studies that celebrates the 25th anniversary of the
publication of Rubin’s essay.

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