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UPDATE: [Film] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:25am
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: [Bibliography] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:25am
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: [Cultural-Historical] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:25am
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: [Theory] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:24am
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: [Theatre] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:24am
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: [African-American] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:23am
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: [American] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:23am
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: [20th] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:23am
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: [Victorian] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:23am
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: [Romantic] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:23am
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: [18th] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:22am
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

CFP: [Medieval] Liminal Literature: Borders and Genre

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 1:59am
Eric Vivier

"Liminal Literature: Borders and Genre"

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
February 26-28, 2009

The fifth annual University of Wisconsin-Madison Literature Conference
(MadLit) invites paper and panel proposals for this year's topic, "Liminal
Literature: Borders and Genre."

CFP: [20th] AAIS 2009 Panel-Views from the Grand Tour: On Cinema and Architecture

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 9:59pm
Gaoheng Zhang

Over the centuries, grand tourists have produced numerous literary and
artistic works that disseminated knowledge and captured the imagination of
Italy. How has cinema, an art form that emerged during the fin-de-siècle
and is uniquely adept at capturing architectural and town planning
configurations, depicted the Grand Tour cities? Following the lead of Bruno
(1993), Bertozzi (2001), Cresti (2003) and others, we invite panelists to
consider the nexus between Italian cinema and architecture, be it formal,
structural, aesthetic, ideological, socio-historical, cultural, functional,
or gender related. Interdisciplinary and comparative studies are

UPDATE: [Film] AAIS 2009 Panel-Views from the Grand Tour: On Cinema and Architecture

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 9:59pm
Gaoheng Zhang

Over the centuries, grand tourists have produced numerous literary and
artistic works that disseminated knowledge and captured the imagination of
Italy. How has cinema, an art form that emerged during the fin-de-siècle
and is uniquely adept at capturing architectural and town planning
configurations, depicted the Grand Tour cities? Following the lead of Bruno
(1993), Bertozzi (2001), Cresti (2003) and others, we invite panelists to
consider the nexus between Italian cinema and architecture, be it formal,
structural, aesthetic, ideological, socio-historical, cultural, functional,
or gender related. Interdisciplinary and comparative studies are

CFP: [Film] AAIS 2009 Panel-Views from the Grand Tour: On Cinema and Architecture

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 9:56pm
Gaoheng Zhang

Over the centuries, grand tourists have produced numerous literary and
artistic works that disseminated knowledge and captured the imagination of
Italy. How has cinema, an art form that emerged during the fin-de-siècle
and is uniquely adept at capturing architectural and town planning
configurations, depicted the Grand Tour cities? Following the lead of Bruno
(1993), Bertozzi (2001), Cresti (2003) and others, we invite panelists to
consider the nexus between Italian cinema and architecture, be it formal,
structural, aesthetic, ideological, socio-historical, cultural, functional,
or gender related. Interdisciplinary and comparative studies are

CFP: [Gender Studies] Trans/Gender Migrations

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 9:27pm
Trystan T. Cotten

Trans/Gender Migrations: Bodies, Borders,
and the (Geo)Politics of Gender Crossing

Editor: Trystan T. Cotten
Deadline for abstracts: January 15, 2009
Deadline for complete essays: April 1, 2009
Email: Trystan38_at_hotmail.com

CFP: [Romantic] BYRON INTERNATIONAL BYRON CONFERENCE: "Lord Byron an History"

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 9:07pm
Charles E. Robinson

The 35th International Byron Society Conference
6-13 September 2009, Greece
Conference theme: "Lord Byron and History"

The 35th International Byron Conference will be held September 6-12, 2009,
at Athens University and in Messolonghi, with an overnight excursion on
Saturday, September 12, to Nafplion with visits to Mycenae and Epidaurus,
concluded by a return by bus to Athens and the airport on Sunday
afternoon, 13 September 2009.

CFP: [American] [American] Poe Panels at American Literature Assoc. Conference 2009

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 6:12pm
Lorianne Ramirez-Madera

THE POE STUDIES ASSOCIATION is sponsoring TWO panels at the American
Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA, May 21-24, 2009.
TEACHING POE
This panel invites abstracts on any aspect of teaching Poe.
Possible topics include but are not limited to:
• Teaching Poe in the digital classroom
• Poe in a variety of pedagogical contexts, including survey
courses in World and American literature
• Poe in the 19th-Century literature seminar
• Poe in the writing classroom
Please send brief C.V. and 250 word abstracts for papers on these or any
topic related to teaching Poe to Susan Amper at susanamper_at_yahoo.com
by
Jan. 15, 2009.
POE AND THEORY

CFP: [Ethnic] Locating Taiwan: Space, Culture and Society (NATSA)

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 4:52pm
Fang-Yu Wang

NATSA 2009
The 15th Annual North American Taiwan Studies Conference
Call for Papers
 
Abstract Submission Deadline: November 30, 2008
Date: June 26-28, 2009
Location: The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Main Theme: Locating Taiwan: Space, Culture and Society

UPDATE: [Collections]

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 4:46pm
Dr. Sharmain van Blommestein

WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE LIVES: AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HEALTH, HISTORY, AND
POPULAR CULTURE

EDITOR/S: Dr. Sharmain van Blommestein
DEADLINE: April 30th 2009

Good publishing opportunity for Faculty, particularly junior faculty,
grad students, and independent scholars.

UPDATE: [Film] American Independent Cinema

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 1:39pm
Claire Molloy

American Independent Cinema: Past, Present and Future.

An international conference co-organised by Claire Molloy (Liverpool John
Moores University) and Yannis Tzioumakis (University of Liverpool).

May 8th- 10th 2009
Liverpool, UK.

This is an updated call for papers. We are delighted to announce that the
confirmed keynote speakers at this conference will be:
Warren Buckland (Oxford Brookes University), Geoff King (Brunel
University), Peter Kramer (University of East Anglia), Steve Neale
(University of Exeter) Janet Staiger (University of Texas at Austin).

CFP: [Film] Acting Out: A symposium on Screen Performance, Inference and Intepretation

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 12:01pm
Lucy Fife Donaldson

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

“Clearly films depend on a form of communication whereby meanings are acted
out.” (Naremore, Acting in the Cinema, p. 2)

“I would like to say that what I am doing in reading a film is performing
it (if you wish, performing it inside myself)” (Cavell, Pursuits of
Happiness, 1981, pp. 37-38.)

Keynote Speaker â€" Andrew Klevan, (St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford)
â€" Film Performance: From Achievement to Appreciation (Wallflower Press)

CFP: [International] Classics and Robert Graves

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 10:43am
Alisdair Gibson

RESEARCH WORKSHOPS â€"Call for papers - Deadline 1st December REMINDER

"Classics and Robert Graves: a relationship in literature, translation and
adaptation"

7th March, 19th September, 31st October, 21st November 2009

CFP: [Gender Studies] International Symposium on Trans Cinema Studies

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 10:34am
Eliza Steinbock

~~Call for Papers ~ Call for Papers ~ Call for Papers ~~

International Symposium on Trans Cinema Studies

19th May 2009 at the University of Amsterdam
Co-sponsored by T-Image Foundation and The Amsterdam School for Cultural
Analysis Convened by Eliza Steinbock, PhD Candidate at ASCA and board
member of T-Image Foundation

Taking place in conjunction with the Netherlands Transgender Film Festival
(NTGF)
20-24 May 2009 at de Balie Cultural Center

In celebration of our 5th bi-annual festival, we will convene a full day
of debate amongst scholars, filmmakers, the transgender community, and
festival attendees. We imagine this symposium to be both reflective and
forward-looking.

CFP: [Film] International Symposium on Trans Cinema Studies

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 10:33am
eliza steinbock

~~Call for Papers ~ Call for Papers ~ Call for Papers ~~

International Symposium on Trans Cinema Studies

19th May 2009 at the University of Amsterdam
Co-sponsored by T-Image Foundation and The Amsterdam School for Cultural
Analysis Convened by Eliza Steinbock, PhD Candidate at ASCA and board
member of T-Image Foundation

Taking place in conjunction with the Netherlands Transgender Film Festival
(NTGF)
20-24 May 2009 at de Balie Cultural Center

In celebration of our 5th bi-annual festival, we will convene a full day
of debate amongst scholars, filmmakers, the transgender community, and
festival attendees. We imagine this symposium to be both reflective and
forward-looking.

CFP: [International] International Symposium on Trans Cinema Studies

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 10:32am
Eliza Steinbock

~~Call for Papers ~ Call for Papers ~ Call for Papers ~~

International Symposium on Trans Cinema Studies

19th May 2009 at the University of Amsterdam
Co-sponsored by T-Image Foundation and The Amsterdam School for Cultural
Analysis Convened by Eliza Steinbock, PhD Candidate at ASCA and board
member of T-Image Foundation

Taking place in conjunction with the Netherlands Transgender Film Festival
(NTGF)
20-24 May 2009 at de Balie Cultural Center

In celebration of our 5th bi-annual festival, we will convene a full day
of debate amongst scholars, filmmakers, the transgender community, and
festival attendees. We imagine this symposium to be both reflective and
forward-looking.

CFP: [Children] call for papers BC CANADA children's lit conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 7:22am
Donna Wilford

Call for Papers:
Vancouver Island University is pleased to host the 2009 The Child and the
Book Conference for graduate and postgraduate students, in Nanaimo,
British Columbia, Canada, May 1-3, 2009. The keynote speakers will be
noted scholars Perry Nodelman and Mavis Reimer. For conference
information, see www.viu.ca/childandbook .
We particularly invite proposals for papers exploring the conference
theme, although all scholarly papers on topics related to children's
literature will be given careful consideration.
The theme of this year's conference is This Land is Our Land, and we

CFP: [American] william faulkner society cfps for mla and ala 2009 conferences

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 2:32am
john t. matthews

The William Faulkner Society

Calls for Papers for 2009

Calls for papers for two panels each at the American Literature Association
Conference in Boston (May 21-24, 2009) and the Modern Language Association
Conference in Philadelphia (December 27-30, 2009).

We encourage submissions of 250 word abstracts for individual papers or
proposals for entire panels on open topics for either conference.

Deadline for ALA submissions: January 15, 2009.

Deadline for MLA submissions: March 1, 2008.

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