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CFP: [Theory] where ghosts live (2/2/09; 9/4/09-9/6/09)

updated: 
Sunday, December 14, 2008 - 5:18pm
Graham Allen and David Coughlan

where ghosts live

Department of English, University College Cork, Ireland
4-6 September 2009

Confirmed speakers:
Prof. Nicholas Royle, University of Sussex
Dr Roy Sellars, University of Southern Denmark
Dr Sarah Wood, University of Kent

Call for Papers
Following the spectres of Marx, do we now see everywhere Derrida’s ghosts?
Or can it be said that the contemporary theorist has always been haunted by
the ghost (“which is neither present or absent, neither alive nor dead”
[Derrida]) of Derrida (“the philosopher renowned for his problematic
relation to presence” [McQuillan])?

CFP: [20th] CFP

updated: 
Sunday, December 14, 2008 - 3:06pm
Anne Goarzin

Call for submissions
Thematic volume
KLASK (Presses Universitaires de Rennes)
2008-09

EXPRESSING TRAUMA: LITERATURE, CULTURE AND HISTORY IN IRELAND

The publication comes within the framework of the Center for Irish Studies
research programme (part of the CRBC â€" Center for Breton and Celtic
Research Centre), University of Rennes 2, France

The publication will focus particularly on the following themes:

Historiographic questions: the unsaid, peripheral histories and the
peripheries of history
History text books
Museographic choices
Commemoration, memory, memorials
History and literature; arts and history

CFP: [African-American] Toni Morrison Symposium

updated: 
Sunday, December 14, 2008 - 2:08pm
Jenny Terry

Toni Morrison: New Directions
Symposium: University of Durham, 25th June 2009

Don’t be afraid. My telling can’t hurt you in spite of what I have done
[…] One question is who is responsible? Another is can you read?
Toni Morrison, A Mercy (2008)

Call for Papers:

CFP: [Travel] SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

updated: 
Sunday, December 14, 2008 - 12:56pm
CANADA––Montreal EGSS

SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Clive Doucet
poet and author of 'Urban Meltdown' (2007)

CLOSING SPEAKER: Jacob Wawatie
Elder and director of Kokomville Academy

CALL FOR PAPERS

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Please distribute widely
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Deadline for 250-word abstracts: January 16, 2009.

Deadline for travel grant applications: January 1, 2009.

CFP: [Science] SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

updated: 
Sunday, December 14, 2008 - 12:55pm
CANADA––Montreal EGSS

SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Clive Doucet
poet and author of 'Urban Meltdown' (2007)

CLOSING SPEAKER: Jacob Wawatie
Elder and director of Kokomville Academy

CALL FOR PAPERS

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Please distribute widely
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Deadline for 250-word abstracts: January 16, 2009.

Deadline for travel grant applications: January 1, 2009.

CFP: [Postcolonial] SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

updated: 
Sunday, December 14, 2008 - 12:55pm
CANADA––Montreal EGSS

SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Clive Doucet
poet and author of 'Urban Meltdown' (2007)

CLOSING SPEAKER: Jacob Wawatie
Elder and director of Kokomville Academy

CALL FOR PAPERS

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Please distribute widely
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Deadline for 250-word abstracts: January 16, 2009.

Deadline for travel grant applications: January 1, 2009.

CFP: [Ethnic] SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

updated: 
Sunday, December 14, 2008 - 12:55pm
CANADA––Montreal EGSS

SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Clive Doucet
poet and author of 'Urban Meltdown' (2007)

CLOSING SPEAKER: Jacob Wawatie
Elder and director of Kokomville Academy

CALL FOR PAPERS

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Please distribute widely
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Deadline for 250-word abstracts: January 16, 2009.

Deadline for travel grant applications: January 1, 2009.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

updated: 
Sunday, December 14, 2008 - 12:55pm
CANADA––Montreal EGSS

SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Clive Doucet
poet and author of 'Urban Meltdown' (2007)

CLOSING SPEAKER: Jacob Wawatie
Elder and director of Kokomville Academy

CALL FOR PAPERS

--------------------------
Please distribute widely
--------------------------

Deadline for 250-word abstracts: January 16, 2009.

Deadline for travel grant applications: January 1, 2009.

CFP: [Theory] SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

updated: 
Sunday, December 14, 2008 - 12:54pm
CANADA––Montreal EGSS

SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Clive Doucet
poet and author of 'Urban Meltdown' (2007)

CLOSING SPEAKER: Jacob Wawatie
Elder and director of Kokomville Academy

CALL FOR PAPERS

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Please distribute widely
--------------------------

Deadline for 250-word abstracts: January 16, 2009.

Deadline for travel grant applications: January 1, 2009.

CFP: [American] SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

updated: 
Sunday, December 14, 2008 - 12:54pm
CANADA––Montreal EGSS

SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Clive Doucet
poet and author of 'Urban Meltdown' (2007)

CLOSING SPEAKER: Jacob Wawatie
Elder and director of Kokomville Academy

CALL FOR PAPERS

--------------------------
Please distribute widely
--------------------------

Deadline for 250-word abstracts: January 16, 2009.

Deadline for travel grant applications: January 1, 2009.

CFP: [20th] SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

updated: 
Sunday, December 14, 2008 - 12:54pm
CANADA––Montreal EGSS

SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green approaches to reading (March 13-14, 2009)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Clive Doucet
poet and author of 'Urban Meltdown' (2007)

CLOSING SPEAKER: Jacob Wawatie
Elder and director of Kokomville Academy

CALL FOR PAPERS

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Please distribute widely
--------------------------

Deadline for 250-word abstracts: January 16, 2009.

Deadline for travel grant applications: January 1, 2009.

CFP: [Graduate] Religion, Secularism and Nationhood, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 3-4 2009

updated: 
Sunday, December 14, 2008 - 1:30am
British Modernities Group

Call for Papers

Religion, Secularism and Nationhood
April 3-4, 2009
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The British Modernities Group, in conjunction with the University of Illinois Unit for Criticism and
Interpretive Theory and the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, invites submissions
from diverse disciplinary backgrounds and methodological orientations for our annual graduate
student conference, this year themed “Religion, Secularism and Nationhood.” The conference will
open with a keynote address by Gauri Viswanathan of Columbia University.

CFP: [Professional] Technology and Distance Education

updated: 
Saturday, December 13, 2008 - 5:24pm
Alan Blackstock

I am soliciting proposals for presentations at the 2009 RMMLA Convention
in Snowbird, Utah. I am particulary interested in presentations on the
use of interactive video in literature and language classes, but
proposals focusing on other forms of distance-delivery will also be
considered.

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            cfp_at_english.upenn.edu
             more information at
         http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
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Received on Sat Dec 13 2008 - 12:24:55 EST

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies, Maltepe University (Turkey), 17-19 March 2009

updated: 
Saturday, December 13, 2008 - 1:54pm
Guljanat Kurmangaliyeva Ercilasun

nternational Conference on Central Eurasian Studies:
Past, Present and Future

Maltepe University (Turkey) -
University of Tokyo, Islamic Area Studies (Japan) -
University of Tsukuba (Japan)
 
March 17-19, 2009
Center for Eurasian Studies, Maltepe University,
Istanbul, Turkey

The organizing committee is pleased to invite paper proposals for the
International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies, organized by the
Maltepe University (Turkey), the University of Tokyo, Islamic Area
Studies (Japan) and the University of Tsukuba (Japan) to be held on March
17-19, 2009 at the Maltepe University Campus, Istanbul, Turkey.

CFP: [Film] International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies, Maltepe University (Turkey), 17-19 March 2009

updated: 
Saturday, December 13, 2008 - 1:53pm
Guljanat Kurmangaliyeva Ercilasun

International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies:
Past, Present and Future

Maltepe University (Turkey) -
University of Tokyo, Islamic Area Studies (Japan) -
University of Tsukuba (Japan)
 
March 17-19, 2009
Center for Eurasian Studies, Maltepe University,
Istanbul, Turkey

The organizing committee is pleased to invite paper proposals for the
International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies, organized by the
Maltepe University (Turkey), the University of Tokyo, Islamic Area
Studies (Japan) and the University of Tsukuba (Japan) to be held on March
17-19, 2009 at the Maltepe University Campus, Istanbul, Turkey.

CFP: [Film] International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies, Maltepe University (Turkey), 17-19 March 2009

updated: 
Saturday, December 13, 2008 - 1:53pm
Guljanat Kurmangaliyeva Ercilasun

International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies:
Past, Present and Future

Maltepe University (Turkey) -
University of Tokyo, Islamic Area Studies (Japan) -
University of Tsukuba (Japan)
 
March 17-19, 2009
Center for Eurasian Studies, Maltepe University,
Istanbul, Turkey

The organizing committee is pleased to invite paper proposals for the
International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies, organized by the
Maltepe University (Turkey), the University of Tokyo, Islamic Area
Studies (Japan) and the University of Tsukuba (Japan) to be held on March
17-19, 2009 at the Maltepe University Campus, Istanbul, Turkey.

CFP: [International] International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies, Maltepe University (Turkey), 17-19 March 2009

updated: 
Saturday, December 13, 2008 - 1:50pm
Guljanat Kurmangaliyeva Ercilasun

International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies:
Past, Present and Future

Maltepe University (Turkey) -
University of Tokyo, Islamic Area Studies (Japan) -
University of Tsukuba (Japan)
 
March 17-19, 2009
Center for Eurasian Studies, Maltepe University,
Istanbul, Turkey

The organizing committee is pleased to invite paper proposals for the
International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies, organized by the
Maltepe University (Turkey), the University of Tokyo, Islamic Area
Studies (Japan) and the University of Tsukuba (Japan) to be held on March
17-19, 2009 at the Maltepe University Campus, Istanbul, Turkey.

UPDATE: [Ethnic] Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English

updated: 
Saturday, December 13, 2008 - 10:06am
Dr. Nath Aldalala'a

From: Nath Aldalala'a <nathelietra_at_unizwa.edu.om>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 01:25:18 -0500
 Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English
Call for Papers:
The Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Anglo-Arab and Muslim Writing
(jointly hosted by University of Nizwa, Oman and University of Sunderland,
UK):
Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English (University of
Nizwa, Oman, April 11-12, 2009)
Confirmed Speakers:
Dr. Amin Malik (Grant MacEwan College)
Leila Aboulela
Prof. Stuart Sim (University of Sunderland)
Dr. Layla Al Maleh (University of Kuwait)
Dr. Syrine Hout (American University of Beirut)

UPDATE: [Ethnic] Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English

updated: 
Saturday, December 13, 2008 - 10:05am
Dr. Nath Aldalala'a

From: Nath Aldalala'a <nathelietra_at_unizwa.edu.om>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 01:25:18 -0500
 Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English
Call for Papers:
The Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Anglo-Arab and Muslim Writing
(jointly hosted by University of Nizwa, Oman and University of Sunderland,
UK):
Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English (University of
Nizwa, Oman, April 11-12, 2009)
Confirmed Speakers:
Dr. Amin Malik (Grant MacEwan College)
Leila Aboulela
Prof. Stuart Sim (University of Sunderland)
Dr. Layla Al Maleh (University of Kuwait)
Dr. Syrine Hout (American University of Beirut)

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English

updated: 
Saturday, December 13, 2008 - 10:05am
Dr. Nath Aldalala'a

From: Nath Aldalala'a <nathelietra_at_unizwa.edu.om>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 01:25:18 -0500
 Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English
Call for Papers:
The Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Anglo-Arab and Muslim Writing
(jointly hosted by University of Nizwa, Oman and University of Sunderland,
UK):
Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English (University of
Nizwa, Oman, April 11-12, 2009)
Confirmed Speakers:
Dr. Amin Malik (Grant MacEwan College)
Leila Aboulela
Prof. Stuart Sim (University of Sunderland)
Dr. Layla Al Maleh (University of Kuwait)
Dr. Syrine Hout (American University of Beirut)

UPDATE: [20th] Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English

updated: 
Saturday, December 13, 2008 - 10:05am
Dr. Nath Aldalala'a

From: Nath Aldalala'a <nathelietra_at_unizwa.edu.om>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 01:25:18 -0500
 Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English
Call for Papers:
The Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Anglo-Arab and Muslim Writing
(jointly hosted by University of Nizwa, Oman and University of Sunderland,
UK):
Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English (University of
Nizwa, Oman, April 11-12, 2009)
Confirmed Speakers:
Dr. Amin Malik (Grant MacEwan College)
Leila Aboulela
Prof. Stuart Sim (University of Sunderland)
Dr. Layla Al Maleh (University of Kuwait)
Dr. Syrine Hout (American University of Beirut)

UPDATE: [Postcolonial] Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English

updated: 
Saturday, December 13, 2008 - 10:04am
Dr. Nath Aldalala'a

From: Nath Aldalala'a <nathelietra_at_unizwa.edu.om>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 01:25:18 -0500
 Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English
Call for Papers:
The Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Anglo-Arab and Muslim Writing
(jointly hosted by University of Nizwa, Oman and University of Sunderland,
UK):
Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English (University of
Nizwa, Oman, April 11-12, 2009)
Confirmed Speakers:
Dr. Amin Malik (Grant MacEwan College)
Leila Aboulela
Prof. Stuart Sim (University of Sunderland)
Dr. Layla Al Maleh (University of Kuwait)
Dr. Syrine Hout (American University of Beirut)

UPDATE: [International] Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English

updated: 
Saturday, December 13, 2008 - 10:04am
Dr. Nath Aldalala'a

From: Nath Aldalala'a <nathelietra_at_unizwa.edu.om>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 01:25:18 -0500
 Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English
Call for Papers:
The Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Anglo-Arab and Muslim Writing
(jointly hosted by University of Nizwa, Oman and University of Sunderland,
UK):
Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English (University of
Nizwa, Oman, April 11-12, 2009)
Confirmed Speakers:
Dr. Amin Malik (Grant MacEwan College)
Leila Aboulela
Prof. Stuart Sim (University of Sunderland)
Dr. Layla Al Maleh (University of Kuwait)
Dr. Syrine Hout (American University of Beirut)

CFP: [Film] NCA Summer Conference, Istanbul

updated: 
Saturday, December 13, 2008 - 10:02am
nazan haydari

The National Communication Association Summer Conference on Intercultural
Dialogue for 2009 will be held July 22-26, 2009 at Maltepe University in
Istanbul, Turkey.

The conference website is www.natcom.org/Istanbul

Conference description:
This conference is designed around two main issues: to discuss the current
status of intercultural communication in various cultural, social,
historical and political contexts, including the term "culture," and to
explore ways of understanding and managing productively intercultural
interactions through dialogue.

CFP: [International] NCA Summer Conference, Istanbul

updated: 
Saturday, December 13, 2008 - 9:57am
Nazan Haydari

The National Communication Association Summer Conference on Intercultural
Dialogue for 2009 will be held July 22-26, 2009 at Maltepe University in
Istanbul, Turkey.

The conference website is www.natcom.org/Istanbul

Conference description:
This conference is designed around two main issues: to discuss the current
status of intercultural communication in various cultural, social,
historical and political contexts, including the term "culture," and to
explore ways of understanding and managing productively intercultural
interactions through dialogue.

UPDATE: [Medieval] Waiting Time

updated: 
Friday, December 12, 2008 - 10:40pm
The Comparative Literature Department at NYU

Waiting Time
New York University
Department of Comparative Literature
Graduate Student Conference
April 16-19, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Marshall Berman

Waiting Time

What are we waiting for? What awaits us? While often dismissed as a period of wastefulness or
lost time, waiting may also intensify experience and become a condition in which to consider
questions of modernity, aesthetic process, politics, erotics and the tempos of everyday life.

UPDATE: [Renaissance] Waiting Time

updated: 
Friday, December 12, 2008 - 10:40pm
The Comparative Literature Department at NYU

Waiting Time
New York University
Department of Comparative Literature
Graduate Student Conference
April 16-19, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Marshall Berman

Waiting Time

What are we waiting for? What awaits us? While often dismissed as a period of wastefulness or
lost time, waiting may also intensify experience and become a condition in which to consider
questions of modernity, aesthetic process, politics, erotics and the tempos of everyday life.

UPDATE: [18th] Waiting Time

updated: 
Friday, December 12, 2008 - 10:40pm
The Comparative Literature Department at NYU

Waiting Time
New York University
Department of Comparative Literature
Graduate Student Conference
April 16-19, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Marshall Berman

Waiting Time

What are we waiting for? What awaits us? While often dismissed as a period of wastefulness or
lost time, waiting may also intensify experience and become a condition in which to consider
questions of modernity, aesthetic process, politics, erotics and the tempos of everyday life.

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