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UPDATE: [Theory] Speaker Update/Deadline Extension

updated: 
Sunday, December 21, 2008 - 3:12am
Daniel V Facchinetti

"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

UPDATE: [Theatre] Speaker Update/Deadline Extension

updated: 
Sunday, December 21, 2008 - 3:12am
Daniel V Facchinetti

"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

UPDATE: [American] Speaker Update/Deadline Extension

updated: 
Sunday, December 21, 2008 - 3:12am
Daniel V Facchinetti

"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

UPDATE: [20th] Speaker Update/Deadline Extension

updated: 
Sunday, December 21, 2008 - 3:12am
Daniel V Facchinetti

"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

UPDATE: [Victorian] Speaker Update/Deadline Extension

updated: 
Sunday, December 21, 2008 - 3:11am
Daniel V Facchinetti

"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

UPDATE: [Romantic] Speaker Update/Deadline Extension

updated: 
Sunday, December 21, 2008 - 3:11am
Daniel V Facchinetti

"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

UPDATE: [18th] Speaker Update/Deadline Extension

updated: 
Sunday, December 21, 2008 - 3:11am
Daniel V Facchinetti

"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

UPDATE: [Renaissance] Speaker Update/Deadline Extension

updated: 
Sunday, December 21, 2008 - 3:11am
Daniel V Facchinetti

"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

UPDATE: [Medieval] Speaker Update/Deadline Extension

updated: 
Sunday, December 21, 2008 - 3:10am
Daniel V Facchinetti

"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

CFP: [American] Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present

updated: 
Sunday, December 21, 2008 - 12:22am
Leslie Kreiner Wilson

Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture invites
American Studies submissions for its academic, peer-reviewed journal.

Please visit http://www.americanpopularculture.com to read previously
published articles in Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture,
1900 to present, and to see the submission guidelines.

The deadline for the Spring 2009 issue is 15 March 2009. Early submission
is encouraged. Attach and email MLA formatted papers to
editor_at_americanpopularculture.com.

CFP: [Collections] ASIAN POPULAR CULTURE: CALL FOR CHAPTERS

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 11:22pm
Lorna Fitzsimmons

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

Proposals for an international scholarly collection of chapters on ASIAN
POPULAR CULTURE are now being considered. The deadline for proposals is
February 15 2009. Proposals may address any of the full range of Asian
popular culture topics, e.g., music, popular food, toys and games,
decorative transport vehicles, the bar scene, tourism, fashion, fads,
sports, architecture, dating habits, film, television, and new media.
Finalists will be notified: chapters will be 7-8000 words; deadline
August 15 2009.

Send a 500-word proposal and brief teaching & publication profile to both
editors of the collection:

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] ASIAN POPULAR CULTURE: CALL FOR CHAPTERS

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 11:22pm
Lorna Fitzsimmons

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

Proposals for an international scholarly collection of chapters on ASIAN
POPULAR CULTURE are now being considered. The deadline for proposals is
February 15 2009. Proposals may address any of the full range of Asian
popular culture topics, e.g., music, popular food, toys and games,
decorative transport vehicles, the bar scene, tourism, fashion, fads,
sports, architecture, dating habits, film, television, and new media.
Finalists will be notified: chapters will be 7-8000 words; deadline
August 15 2009.

Send a 500-word proposal and brief teaching & publication profile to both
editors of the collection:

CFP: [Renaissance] Pirates

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 8:22pm
Linda Troost

Call for Essays: PIRATES
Topic: The Washington & Jefferson College Review

We are seeking well researched and clearly written essays discussing all
aspects of pirates and piracy, with particular attention to pirates in
history, literature, film, and contemporary life. Essays that address our
fascination with and romanticization of pirates are especially welcome.

Length: 5000-6000 words, including endnotes.
Style: Chicago, 15th edition.
Deadline for completed papers: 4 April 2009.
Send submissions as attachments to: topic_at_washjeff.edu.

www.washjeff.edu/topic

CFP: [Children] Pirates

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 8:22pm
Linda Troost

Call for Essays: PIRATES
Topic: The Washington & Jefferson College Review

We are seeking well researched and clearly written essays discussing all
aspects of pirates and piracy, with particular attention to pirates in
history, literature, film, and contemporary life. Essays that address our
fascination with and romanticization of pirates are especially welcome.

Length: 5000-6000 words, including endnotes.
Style: Chicago, 15th edition.
Deadline for completed papers: 4 April 2009.
Send submissions as attachments to: topic_at_washjeff.edu.

www.washjeff.edu/topic

CFP: [Travel] Pirates

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 8:22pm
Linda Troost

Call for Essays: PIRATES
Topic: The Washington & Jefferson College Review

We are seeking well researched and clearly written essays discussing all
aspects of pirates and piracy, with particular attention to pirates in
history, literature, film, and contemporary life. Essays that address our
fascination with and romanticization of pirates are especially welcome.

Length: 5000-6000 words, including endnotes.
Style: Chicago, 15th edition.
Deadline for completed papers: 4 April 2009.
Send submissions as attachments to: topic_at_washjeff.edu.

www.washjeff.edu/topic

CFP: [Film] Pirates

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 8:22pm
Linda Troost

Call for Essays: PIRATES
Topic: The Washington & Jefferson College Review

We are seeking well researched and clearly written essays discussing all
aspects of pirates and piracy, with particular attention to pirates in
history, literature, film, and contemporary life. Essays that address our
fascination with and romanticization of pirates are especially welcome.

Length: 5000-6000 words, including endnotes.
Style: Chicago, 15th edition.
Deadline for completed papers: 4 April 2009.
Send submissions as attachments to: topic_at_washjeff.edu.

www.washjeff.edu/topic

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Pirates

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 8:21pm
Linda Troost

Call for Essays: PIRATES
Topic: The Washington & Jefferson College Review

We are seeking well researched and clearly written essays discussing all
aspects of pirates and piracy, with particular attention to pirates in
history, literature, film, and contemporary life. Essays that address our
fascination with and romanticization of pirates are especially welcome.

Length: 5000-6000 words, including endnotes.
Style: Chicago, 15th edition.
Deadline for completed papers: 4 April 2009.
Send submissions as attachments to: topic_at_washjeff.edu.

www.washjeff.edu/topic

CFP: [Theatre] Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 3/10/09)

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 7:33am
Timothy Mark Robinson

Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature
UPDATED LIST
(Deadline 3/10/09)

Contributors sought for a work tentatively entitled The Encyclopedia of
Slavery and Freedom in American Literature. This book is scheduled to be
published by Facts on File in 2010.

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to provide a comprehensive and accessible
catalog on the subject of slavery in American literature. It will identify
the most important and influential literary works, authors, abolitionists
and historical figures, and it will define and explain various
terminologies and subjects related to American slavery in American
literature.

UPDATE: [American] Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 3/10/09)

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 7:22am
Timothy Mark Robinson

Contributors sought for a work tentatively entitled The Encyclopedia of
Slavery and Freedom in American Literature. This book is scheduled to be
published by Facts on File in 2010.

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to provide a comprehensive and accessible
catalog on the subject of slavery in American literature. It will identify
the most important and influential literary works, authors, abolitionists
and historical figures, and it will define and explain various
terminologies and subjects related to American slavery in American
literature.

UPDATE: [Collections] Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 3/10/09)

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 7:21am
Timothy Mark Robinson

Contributors sought for a work tentatively entitled The Encyclopedia of
Slavery and Freedom in American Literature. This book is scheduled to be
published by Facts on File in 2010.

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to provide a comprehensive and accessible
catalog on the subject of slavery in American literature. It will identify
the most important and influential literary works, authors, abolitionists
and historical figures, and it will define and explain various
terminologies and subjects related to American slavery in American
literature.

UPDATE: [African-American] Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 3/10/09)

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 7:19am
Timothy Mark Robinson

Contributors sought for a work tentatively entitled The Encyclopedia of
Slavery and Freedom in American Literature. This book is scheduled to be
published by Facts on File in 2010.

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to provide a comprehensive and accessible
catalog on the subject of slavery in American literature. It will identify
the most important and influential literary works, authors, abolitionists
and historical figures, and it will define and explain various
terminologies and subjects related to American slavery in American
literature.

CFP: [African-American] CFP: ASA: "Illness and Disability; Citizenship and Belonging"

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 5:59am
Jennifer James

 
Seeking papers for the American Studies Association's Annual Convention
(November 5-8, 2009, Washington D.C.). Following the convention's
theme, "Practices of Citizenship, Sustainability and Belonging," the
panel is tenatively entitled "Illness and Disability; Citizenship and
Belonging." Some potential topics might include the relationships between
illness and/or disability and the following: citizenship rights;
veterans (esp. Gulf I and II); Katrina victims and survivors; migrant
laborers; immigration; medical migration; alternative sites and
structures of belonging. ASA encourages panels representing multiple
disciplines. Ideally, papers will intersect theories of illness and/or

CFP: [Gender Studies] CFP: ASA: "Illness and Disability; Citizenship and Belonging"

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 5:58am
Jennifer James

 
Seeking papers for the American Studies Association's Annual Convention
(November 5-8, 2009, Washington D.C.). Following the convention's
theme, "Practices of Citizenship, Sustainability and Belonging," the
panel is tenatively entitled "Illness and Disability; Citizenship and
Belonging." Some potential topics might include the relationships between
illness and/or disability and the following: citizenship rights;
veterans (esp. Gulf I and II); Katrina victims and survivors; migrant
laborers; immigration; medical migration; alternative sites and
structures of belonging. ASA encourages panels representing multiple
disciplines. Ideally, papers will intersect theories of illness and/or

CFP: [African-American] CFP: ASA: "Illness and Disability; Citizenship and Belonging"

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 5:58am
Jennifer James

 
Seeking papers for the American Studies Association's Annual Convention
(November 5-8, 2009, Washington D.C.). Following the convention's
theme, "Practices of Citizenship, Sustainability and Belonging," the
panel is tenatively entitled "Illness and Disability; Citizenship and
Belonging." Some potential topics might include the relationships between
illness and/or disability and the following: citizenship rights;
veterans (esp. Gulf I and II); Katrina victims and survivors; migrant
laborers; immigration; medical migration; alternative sites and
structures of belonging. ASA encourages panels representing multiple
disciplines. Ideally, papers will intersect theories of illness and/or

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] CFP; ASA: "Illness and Disability: Citizenship and Belonging"

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 5:54am
Jennifer James

 
Seeking papers for the American Studies Association's Annual Convention
(November 5-8, 2009, Washington D.C.). Following the convention's
theme, "Practices of Citizenship, Sustainability and Belonging," the
panel is tenatively entitled "Illness and Disability; Citizenship and
Belonging." Some potential topics might include the relationships between
illness and/or disability and the following: citizenship rights;
veterans (esp. Gulf I and II); Katrina victims and survivors; migrant
laborers; immigration; medical migration; alternative sites and
structures of belonging. ASA encourages panels representing multiple
disciplines. Ideally, papers will intersect theories of illness and/or

CFP: [American] Charles Brockden Brown Society at ALA

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 1:45am
Jennifer Desiderio

Charles Brockden Brown Society: Charles Brockden Brown and His Female
Contemporaries
The Charles Brockden Brown Society invites papers on Brown and his female
contemporaries. While Brown’s engagement with European Enlightenment
thinkers and American political philosophy has been well documented, his
interest in female thinkers and authors and his relationship to their
careers are less known. For instance, Brown’s and Susanna Rowson’s
professional careers have interesting similarities that remain relatively
unexplored; they both authored Gothic familial narratives, historical
romances, and sentimental stories of loss and love in the first half of

CFP: [Ethnic] CFP: Asian American Literature and Film

updated: 
Friday, December 19, 2008 - 10:00pm
Amy Nishimura

3rd Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference; Honolulu, HI,
May 22-23, 2009

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Panel and individual paper proposals are invited for the Asian American
Culture Area of the 2nd annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association
Conference. Topics and proposals that examine cultural production within
and/or about the Oceanic region are especially welcome. All proposals
will be considered. Possible topics include:

CFP: [20th] Visual & Verbal Intersections

updated: 
Friday, December 19, 2008 - 7:18pm
Slavica Grujicic

VISUAL AND VERBAL INTERSECTIONS

The aim of this session is to explore the intersection between verbal and
visual languages as expressed in but not limited to literary works in
order to engage in a dialogue on the mutual collaboration between the
word and the image. Possible topics may include ekphrastic writing,
novels that integrate images as part of the narration, iconicity,
photography, futurism, illustrated narratives (graphic novels and comics
included). Word & Image act not only as two kinds of expression but also
as two modes of narration. Different approaches may include image
theories, visual semiotics, cultural studies, literary theory, etc.

CFP: [Poetry] Visual & Verbal Intersections

updated: 
Friday, December 19, 2008 - 7:17pm
Slavica Grujicic

VISUAL AND VERBAL INTERSECTIONS

The aim of this session is to explore the intersection between verbal and
visual languages as expressed in but not limited to literary works in
order to engage in a dialogue on the mutual collaboration between the
word and the image. Possible topics may include ekphrastic writing,
novels that integrate images as part of the narration, iconicity,
photography, futurism, illustrated narratives (graphic novels and comics
included). Word & Image act not only as two kinds of expression but also
as two modes of narration. Different approaches may include image
theories, visual semiotics, cultural studies, literary theory, etc.

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