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CFP: [20th] EGE UNIVERSITY 12TH INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL STUDIES SYMPOSIUM Redefining Modernism & Postmodernism

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Saturday, November 8, 2008 - 4:13pm
Sebnem Toplu

This symposium invites reconsideration of modernity, modernism and
postmodernism from literary, cultural and a wide range of
interdisciplinary aspects, aiming to broaden the current debates.

Panel proposals chaired by colleagues from different universities are
especially welcome, along with individual papers, roundtables, workshops
and performances either in English or Turkish. Please note that there
will be no translations during the symposium.

Topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: [Victorian] EGE UNIVERSITY 12TH INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL STUDIES SYMPOSIUM Redefining Modernism & Postmodernism

updated: 
Saturday, November 8, 2008 - 4:13pm
Sebnem Toplu

This symposium invites reconsideration of modernity, modernism and
postmodernism from literary, cultural and a wide range of
interdisciplinary aspects, aiming to broaden the current debates.

Panel proposals chaired by colleagues from different universities are
especially welcome, along with individual papers, roundtables, workshops
and performances either in English or Turkish. Please note that there
will be no translations during the symposium.

Topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: [Romantic] EGE UNIVERSITY 12TH INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL STUDIES SYMPOSIUM Redefining Modernism & Postmodernism

updated: 
Saturday, November 8, 2008 - 4:13pm
Sebnem Toplu

This symposium invites reconsideration of modernity, modernism and
postmodernism from literary, cultural and a wide range of
interdisciplinary aspects, aiming to broaden the current debates.

Panel proposals chaired by colleagues from different universities are
especially welcome, along with individual papers, roundtables, workshops
and performances either in English or Turkish. Please note that there
will be no translations during the symposium.

Topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: [18th] EGE UNIVERSITY 12TH INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL STUDIES SYMPOSIUM Redefining Modernism & Postmodernism

updated: 
Saturday, November 8, 2008 - 4:13pm
Sebnem Toplu

This symposium invites reconsideration of modernity, modernism and
postmodernism from literary, cultural and a wide range of
interdisciplinary aspects, aiming to broaden the current debates.

Panel proposals chaired by colleagues from different universities are
especially welcome, along with individual papers, roundtables, workshops
and performances either in English or Turkish. Please note that there
will be no translations during the symposium.

Topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: [Renaissance] EGE UNIVERSITY 12TH INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL STUDIES SYMPOSIUM Redefining Modernism & Postmodernism

updated: 
Saturday, November 8, 2008 - 4:13pm
Sebnem Toplu

This symposium invites reconsideration of modernity, modernism and
postmodernism from literary, cultural and a wide range of
interdisciplinary aspects, aiming to broaden the current debates.

Panel proposals chaired by colleagues from different universities are
especially welcome, along with individual papers, roundtables, workshops
and performances either in English or Turkish. Please note that there
will be no translations during the symposium.

Topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: [Medieval] EGE UNIVERSITY 12TH INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL STUDIES SYMPOSIUM Redefining Modernism & Postmodernism

updated: 
Saturday, November 8, 2008 - 4:13pm
Sebnem Toplu

This symposium invites reconsideration of modernity, modernism and
postmodernism from literary, cultural and a wide range of
interdisciplinary aspects, aiming to broaden the current debates.

Panel proposals chaired by colleagues from different universities are
especially welcome, along with individual papers, roundtables, workshops
and performances either in English or Turkish. Please note that there
will be no translations during the symposium.

Topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: [Graduate] With Pen in Hand: Place and Identity in 21st Century English Studies

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Saturday, November 8, 2008 - 4:01am
Jennifer Cover

With Pen in Hand: Place and Identity in 21st Century English Studies

Virginia Tech's Department of English welcomes the submission of abstracts
for the annual graduate student conference “With Pen in Hand” taking place
February 20-21, 2009. This year's topic is "Place and Identity in 21st
Century English Studies."

CFP: [Renaissance] Milton session at RMMLA, October 8 - 10, 2009

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Saturday, November 8, 2008 - 1:27am
Clay Daniel

Milton, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain
Modern Language Association, October 8-10, 2007, Snow Bird, Utah (resort
near Salt Lake City; details can be found at www.rmmla.org). Papers on
any aspect of Milton are welcome. Email 1/2 page to 2 page proposals, for
15-20 minute presentations, by March 1, 2009 to daniel_at_panam.edu and
clayldaniel_at_sbcglobal.net

Hard copies of submissions may be sent to:

Clay Daniel
Department of English
University of Texas---Pan American
1201 W. University
Edinburg, Tx 78539-2999

All submissions will be acknowledged.

CFP: [African-American] CFP: Literary Horizons Journal

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Friday, November 7, 2008 - 7:01pm
Paul M. Mukundi

LITERARY HORIZONS JOURNAL

In Their Eyes were Watching God (1937), Zora Neal Hurston describes the
Black woman as the “mule of the world” because she is both a victim of
racism and of male domination. During the period in which Hurston writes,
do other writers, both male and female, support her perspective? What is
the place of the Black woman 50 years later? Given these questions, the
Literary Horizons Journal, a journal dedicated solely to publishing the
work of graduate students, is soliciting papers that explore the role of
the Black woman in American Literature. The topics may include but are
not limited to:

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Texts of Consequence: Composing Rhetorics of Social Activism for the Writ

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Friday, November 7, 2008 - 5:11pm
Christopher Wilkey

Looking for chapter proposals for edited collection. Published as part of
the Hampton Press series on Research and Teaching in Rhetoric and
Composition, this edited collection works to theorize and demonstrate how
encounters with writing in the composition classroom and beyond can
intersect productively with activist rhetorical strategies and goals. By
doing so, readers will gain insights into connecting the work of
composition with grassroots social change, using rhetoric that makes
marginalized and disenfranchised voices be taken seriously in the public
arena, finding ways to actualize action as compositionists in their
communities and institutions, and linking service-learning and multimedia

CFP: [Collections] Call for Papers: HISPANIC CULTURE REVIEW

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Friday, November 7, 2008 - 2:23pm
Diana Gumbar

HISPANIC CULTURE REVIEW

Hispanic Culture Review is a scholarly journal that publishes narratives
(fiction and nonfiction), reviews, essays, poetry, drama, and visual art
related to the Hispanic world at George Mason University. The journal
covers a variety of topics related to the world of Hispanic culture and
literature, including but not limited to social issues and their
reflection in literature, the problematic of multiculturalism and
immigration, cultural production of Latinos in the U.S. and identity
politics, literature of Latin America and Spain, personal testimonies and
book reviews.

UPDATE: [Science] British Society for Literature and Science

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Friday, November 7, 2008 - 10:27am
Dr John Holmes

CFP: British Society for Literature and Science conference 2009
September 5, 2008 in 2009 Conference, Events, News by John Holmes | No
comments

The 4th annual conference of the British Society for Literature and
Science will take place at the University of Reading on 27th-29th March,
2009. Keynote speakers will include Dame Gillian Beer, formerly King
Edward VII Professor of English Literature at Cambridge; Patrick
Parrinder, Professor of English at the University of Reading; and Simon
Conway Morris, Professor of Evolutionary Palaeontology at Cambridge.

CFP: [Collections] Special issue on English Language Teacher Education and Development for the AEFLJ

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Friday, November 7, 2008 - 9:37am
Arda

Special Issue Call for Submissions
English Language Teacher Education and Development:
Issues and Perspectives in Asia
Guest Editor: Eva Bernat
The Asian EFL Journal is one of the world's leading refereed and indexed
journals in the field of teaching and learning English. It provides a
unique and major forum devoted to discussions on English as an
International Language research and development. The journal plans to
publish a Special Issue on English Language Teacher Education and
Development in September, 2010. The aim is to provide a variety of
perspectives on matters related to language teacher education and
professional development in the Asian context.

UPDATE: [Postcolonial] Poetries of Numerousness: an international conference on poetry and poetics (01/15/09; 5/14-16/09)

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Friday, November 7, 2008 - 5:17am
J. Mark Smith

Poetries of Numerousness: Singularities, Movements, Idealities

Poetries of Numerousness, a two-and-half day conference on contemporary
English language poetry and poetics, will be held at Grant MacEwan
College, May 14-16, 2009. Plenary events will feature the following poets
and critics/scholars: Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Steve McCaffery, Erin Mouré,
and Les Murray.

CFP: [General] Animal Studies and Native Literature Panel: Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

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Friday, November 7, 2008 - 5:16am
Brian K. Hudson

CONFERENCE: First Meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies
Association, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities â€" May, 21-23 2009

amin.umn.edu/NAISA2009

PANEL: Animal Studies and Native Literature

Animals, or the group of beings commonly referred to under that category,
have become the focus of current continental philosophy and literary
criticism. This panel is interested in studies addressing the depictions
of animals in Native literature. Papers that rely on Native-authored
criticism and theory are especially welcome.

Send a 500 word abstract by November 22, 2008 to Brian K. Hudson,
briankhudson_at_ou.edu

UPDATE: [Romantic] Poetries of Numerousness: an international conference on poetry and poetics (01/15/09; 5/14-16/09)

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Friday, November 7, 2008 - 5:14am
J. Mark Smith

Poetries of Numerousness: Singularities, Movements, Idealities

Poetries of Numerousness, a two-and-half day conference on contemporary
English language poetry and poetics, will be held at Grant MacEwan
College, May 14-16, 2009. Plenary events will feature the following poets
and critics/scholars: Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Steve McCaffery, Erin Mouré,
and Les Murray.

UPDATE: [American] Poetries of Numerousness: an international conference on poetry and poetics (01/15/09; 5/14-16/09)

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Friday, November 7, 2008 - 5:10am
J. Mark Smith

Poetries of Numerousness: Singularities, Movements, Idealities

Poetries of Numerousness, a two-and-half day conference on contemporary
English language poetry and poetics, will be held at Grant MacEwan
College, May 14-16, 2009. Plenary events will feature the following poets
and critics/scholars: Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Steve McCaffery, Erin Mouré,
and Les Murray.

UPDATE: [Theory] Poetries of Numerousness: an international conference on poetry and poetics (01/15/09; 5/14-16/09)

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Friday, November 7, 2008 - 4:50am
J. Mark Smith

Poetries of Numerousness: Singularities, Movements, Idealities

Poetries of Numerousness, a two-and-half day conference on contemporary
English language poetry and poetics, will be held at Grant MacEwan
College, May 14-16, 2009. Plenary events will feature the following poets
and critics/scholars: Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Steve McCaffery, Erin Mouré,
and Les Murray.

UPDATE: [20th] Poetries of Numerousness: an international conference on poetry and poetics (01/15/09; 5/14-16/09)

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Friday, November 7, 2008 - 4:48am
J. Mark Smith

Poetries of Numerousness: Singularities, Movements, Idealities

Poetries of Numerousness, a two-and-half day conference on contemporary
English language poetry and poetics, will be held at Grant MacEwan
College, May 14-16, 2009. Plenary events will feature the following poets
and critics/scholars: Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Steve McCaffery, Erin Mouré,
and Les Murray.

UPDATE: [Poetry] Poetries of Numerousness: an international conference on poetry & poetics (01/15/09; 5/14-16/09)

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Friday, November 7, 2008 - 4:46am
J. Mark Smith

Poetries of Numerousness: Singularities, Movements, Idealities

Poetries of Numerousness, a two-and-half day conference on contemporary
English language poetry and poetics, will be held at Grant MacEwan
College, May 14-16, 2009. Plenary events will feature the following poets
and critics/scholars: Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Steve McCaffery, Erin Mouré,
and Les Murray.

UPDATE: [General] Poetries of Numerousness: an international conference on poetry and poetics (01/15/09; 5/14-16/09)

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Friday, November 7, 2008 - 4:43am
J. Mark Smith

Poetries of Numerousness: Singularities, Movements, Idealities

Poetries of Numerousness, a two-and-half day conference on contemporary
English language poetry and poetics, will be held at Grant MacEwan
College, May 14-16, 2009. Plenary events will feature the following poets
and critics/scholars: Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Steve McCaffery, Erin Mouré,
and Les Murray.

CFP: [African-American] 2009 Heart's Day Conference

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Thursday, November 6, 2008 - 11:21pm
Marlena E. Bremseth

* * * * * * * * * * * * *
CALL FOR PAPERS
HEART’S DAY 2009
* * * * * * * * * * * * *
THE WORLD OF TONI MORRISON â€" A CELEBRATION OF HER LIFE AND WORKS

The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts of
papers to be presented at its annual Heart’s Day celebration to be held
on the University’s main campus Friday, February 13, 2009. The Heart’s
Day Conference commemorates the work of African-American and Diasporic
writers and supports the endowment of the Sterling A. Brown Professorship.

CFP: [Children] Spring Tolkien Conference

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Thursday, November 6, 2008 - 6:25pm
Christopher Vaccaro

Tolkien at the University of Vermont 2009, an academic conference
devoted to the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, will be held at the UVM in
Burlington, Vermont on Saturday, April 11th and Sunday, April 12th. The
keynote address will be delivered by Professor Jane Chance of Rice
University.

The conference organizers seek 20-minute papers on any topic related to
Tolkien or his texts, but the following topic will be given priority
consideration: sex and/or gender in Middle-earth or related to Tolkien’s
life or works.

CFP: [Gender Studies] Spring Tolkien Conference

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Thursday, November 6, 2008 - 6:25pm
Christopher Vaccaro

Tolkien at the University of Vermont 2009, an academic conference
devoted to the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, will be held at the UVM in
Burlington, Vermont on Saturday, April 11th and Sunday, April 12th. The
keynote address will be delivered by Professor Jane Chance of Rice
University.

The conference organizers seek 20-minute papers on any topic related to
Tolkien or his texts, but the following topic will be given priority
consideration: sex and/or gender in Middle-earth or related to Tolkien’s
life or works.

CFP: [20th] Spring Tolkien Conference

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Thursday, November 6, 2008 - 6:25pm
Christopher Vaccaro

Tolkien at the University of Vermont 2009, an academic conference
devoted to the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, will be held at the UVM in
Burlington, Vermont on Saturday, April 11th and Sunday, April 12th. The
keynote address will be delivered by Professor Jane Chance of Rice
University.

The conference organizers seek 20-minute papers on any topic related to
Tolkien or his texts, but the following topic will be given priority
consideration: sex and/or gender in Middle-earth or related to Tolkien’s
life or works.

CFP: [Graduate] Boston College Graduate Student Conference "On Education"

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Thursday, November 6, 2008 - 5:29pm
Graduate Conference Committee

Boston College Philosophy Department 10th Annual Graduate Student Conference
On Education
March 20-21 2009

Plato gave us a remarkable image: through the process of education, the
student leaves behind the shackles and darkness of a cave and ascends to
knowledge of the divine forms. That process has practical consequences,
which the prisoner faces in returning to the cave and transforming the
community.

CFP: [Film] Framed and Spliced: Hollywood's Search for "The Story" in History

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Thursday, November 6, 2008 - 5:20pm
Cristine Soliz

>From DW Griffith’s take on American history in Birth of a Nation to
Steven Spielberg’s version of a 50s con artist in Catch Me If You Can,
Hollywood has searched for “the story” in history, reorganizing the
chronology of events to sell history on the Big Screen . How fictive is
history on the Big Screen?
Proposals are being accepted for the Historical Fiction Area of the 2009
SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency
downtown from Feb 25-28. All proposals and abstracts of 250 words or less
are welcome. Please include your Vita. First major deadline is Nov 15.
Final deadline is Dec 1. Send inquiries to Dr. Cristine Soliz, 719-549-

CFP: [Film] SW/TX PCA/ACA; Film & History Area

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Thursday, November 6, 2008 - 3:20pm
Christoph Laucht

Call for Papers: Film & History
Deadline for Abstracts/Proposals: 1 December 2008

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations’ 30th Anniversary
Meeting
Albuquerque, NM, February 25-28, 2009

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