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UPDATE: [Victorian] Final CFP for Tennyson's Futures 27-28 March 2009

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Sunday, October 19, 2008 - 10:10am
Gregory Tate

CALL FOR PAPERS

‘TENNYSON’S FUTURES’, 27-28 MARCH 2009, ENGLISH FACULTY, UNIVERSITY OF
OXFORD

For I dipt into the future, far as human eye could see,
Saw the Vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be.
-‘Locksley Hall’

I remember once in London the realization coming over me, of the whole of
its inhabitants lying horizontal a hundred years hence.
-Alfred Tennyson

UPDATE: [Medieval] Collecting, Collectibles, Collectors, Collections

updated: 
Sunday, October 19, 2008 - 4:56am
Elizabeth Festa

Collecting, Collectibles, Collectors, Collections
30th Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture
Association
Feb 25-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposals are being accepted for the Collecting, Collectibles,
Collectors, Collections Area. All proposals are welcome. We are
especially interested in papers that address the following areas:

* the intersections between literary/filmic/photographic techniques of
exhibition and curation and those of museums

* the intersections between professional and popular archival forms as
expressed through any medium

CFP: [American] American Indians Today

updated: 
Saturday, October 18, 2008 - 8:48pm
Richard L. Allen

Call for Papers: American Indians Today
Abstract/Proposals by 1 December 2008
February 24-28, 2009

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Popular Culture Associations 29th
Annual Conference

Albuquerque, NM. February 24-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

CFP: [American] American Landscapes (11/15/08; ACCUTE, 05/23/09- 05/26/09)

updated: 
Saturday, October 18, 2008 - 3:00pm
Jason Haslam

"American Landscapes"
ACCUTE Conference, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
May 23-26, 2009
Joint ACCUTE/CAAS Session

"American Landscapes"
Submissions are invited for a joint session of ACCUTE and the Canadian
Association of American Studies (CAAS), on the topic of American
landscapes, literary and cultural. Topics could include, but are not
limited to:
- politics of place
- energy and environment
- redefining regions and/or the regional
- charting virtual landscapes
- the problematic of the "frontier" & disappearing frontiers
- territorial occupations and "homeland"
- exporting the homeland

CFP: [20th] Call for Submissions

updated: 
Saturday, October 18, 2008 - 12:10pm
Margarita Georgieva

The European Commission Stage 2008 Luxembourg Journal is looking for
sumbissions in the following areas:

1. multiculturalism, multilingualism

2. modern languages, language change and cultural diversity

3. relations between the USA and the EU

4. youth and the European Union

We accept interviews, short fiction, vulgarised academic articles,
journalistic writing, essays, social analysis papers. The length is
negotiable.

Persons interested are also invited to submit photography, doodles,
cartoons and other iconographic materials.

All submissions will be considered for publication. Material will be
reviewed by the Journal Committee. We offer publishing credit only.

CFP: [20th] Traveling from the Real/Virtual to the Virtual/Real and Back––ACLA

updated: 
Friday, October 17, 2008 - 9:14pm
Edward A. Aiken

From: Edward A. Aiken <eaaiken_at_syr.edu>
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 21:21:55 -0400
Papers are invited for a seminar on Traveling from the Real/Virtual to the Virtual/Real and Back
at the Annual ACLA Conference 
March 26-29, 2009 
Harvard University.
A traveler to Las Vegas today might go precisely because the city offers the possibility of
“visiting” Mandalay, Egypt, New York City, Paris, Venice and other locations well beyond the state
of Nevada. A traveler to Paris in 1867 might have gone to the French capital precisely because
such a visit would have made it possible to attend the great Universal Exposition, which would

CFP: [Religion] Unruly Catholic Women Writers, Vol. II

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Friday, October 17, 2008 - 8:56pm
Ana Kothe

Call For Papers: Unruly Catholic Women Writers, Volume II. The editors of
The Catholic Church and Unruly Women Writers: Critical Essays (Palgrave
2007) invite submissions for a second anthology, this time of creative
piecesâ€"short stories, poems, personal essaysâ€"on the topic of unruly
Catholic women, following a spirit of inquiry regarding the extent to which
the Roman Catholic Church enables or restricts female unruliness. Also in
keeping with the first volume, the editors wish to cover varied geographic
and ethnic points of view. All submissions must be written in or
translated into English. Please send submissions of no longer than 5000

CFP: [Gender Studies] Unruly Catholic Women Writers, Vol. II

updated: 
Friday, October 17, 2008 - 8:55pm
Ana Kothe

Call For Papers: Unruly Catholic Women Writers, Volume II. The editors of
The Catholic Church and Unruly Women Writers: Critical Essays (Palgrave
2007) invite submissions for a second anthology, this time of creative
piecesâ€"short stories, poems, personal essaysâ€"on the topic of unruly
Catholic women, following a spirit of inquiry regarding the extent to which
the Roman Catholic Church enables or restricts female unruliness. Also in
keeping with the first volume, the editors wish to cover varied geographic
and ethnic points of view. All submissions must be written in or
translated into English. Please send submissions of no longer than 5000

CFP: [General] Federation Rhetoric Symposium - February 6, 2009 - Commerce, TX

updated: 
Friday, October 17, 2008 - 8:08pm
Brandi Westmoreland

Memory: Rhetoric’s Forgotten Canon

***Open to faculty, graduates, independent scholars, and undergraduates***

Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2009
Texas A&M University-Commerce
February 6, 2009

Submission Deadline: November 21, 2008
Acceptance Notification: December 31, 2008

“Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.” â€"Cicero, De Oratore

UPDATE: [Collections] Extended deadline: Atlantikos: A Journal of Transatlantic Scholarship (10/31/08)

updated: 
Friday, October 17, 2008 - 4:46pm
Michelle Veenstra

* Deadline has been extended to October 31, 2008 *

Atlantikos seeks articles, position pieces, and book reviews for its
Spring 2009 issue.

As a resource for young scholars new to the field of transatlantic
studies, Atlantikos is particularly interested in publishing the work of
advanced graduate students and new professors. We encourage submissions
that join an ongoing conversation about the current status and evolution
of transatlantic scholarship, both generally and in relation to specific
texts, figures, and concepts.

CFP: [Children] Asterisks and Obelisks: Greece and Rome in Childrenâs Literature

updated: 
Friday, October 17, 2008 - 4:21pm
Owen Hodkinson

Call for papers: Asterisks and Obelisks: Greece and Rome in Children’s
Literature.
University of Wales Lampeter, 6-10 July 2009.
Organisers: Helen Lovatt (Nottingham); Owen Hodkinson (Lampeter).

Keynote speakers: Prof. Edith Hall, RHUL
                        Prof. Sheila Murnaghan, Pennsylvania
                        Prof. Deborah Roberts, Haverford College

Children’s authors confirmed as participating:

Michael Cadnum (author of many versions of classical myths based on Ovid
Metamorphoses)
Lucy Coats (Atticus the storyteller’s Greek myths)
Caroline Lawrence (the Roman Mysteries series),

Deadline for abstracts: 1 December 2008

CFP: [Collections] Ray Bradbury reference book

updated: 
Friday, October 17, 2008 - 3:49pm
Jeff Soloway

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume reference book on
Ray Bradbury, focusing on critical analysis of his works. The ideal author
will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Hughes's life and works, and an
ability to write clearly and succinctly for students in both high school
and college. This large project (250,000-300,000 words) must be completed
within two years. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines will be required.
If interested please send letter and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Keats, Chaos, Canada: A Study of the Postcolonial Scramble

updated: 
Friday, October 17, 2008 - 10:32am
SYED ZAMANAT ABBAS

The paper intends to trace a commonality among a lesser known work of art,
John Keats’ unfinished epic poem HYPERION, and the recent changes in the
critical stands of contemporary literary theorists such as Benitez Rojo,
Brantlinger, or for that matter Derrida with that of the cartographical
manifestation of a well known phenomena much read by the second half of
the postcolonial studies exponents such as Said or Bhabha. The paper
states that the outcome of man’s actions is chaos, here man is the man who
bears the ‘burden’ not the ones who cannot ‘speak’. The paper also takes
into its purview the Hellenistic flaw that Keats wishes to neutralize in

UPDATE: [18th] &quot;Before Environmentalism&quot; Conference at UCSB

updated: 
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 11:15pm
Catherine Zusky

The Early Modern Center of the University of California at Santa Barbara
invites paper proposals for our 2009 Winter Conference, "Before
Environmentalism." The conference will take place on Friday, March 6,
2009 at UCSB.

CFP: [Renaissance] SCSC Geneva 2009: The European Context of Spenser's Poetry

updated: 
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 11:06pm
Ayesha Ramachandran

Scott Lucas and Ayesha Ramachandran are hoping to put together a panel
on Spenser's poetry for the 2009 Sixteenth Century Studies Conference,
which will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, on May 28-30, 2009. In
keeping with the location of this year's SCSC, our panel is titled "The
European Context of Spenser's Poetry." We are defining the topic
broadly and welcome any proposal investigating the influence of medieval
or Renaissance continental European literature or thought upon the
poetry of Edmund Spenser (or, perhaps, the influence of Spenser's verse
upon the poetry of continental Europe).

CFP: [Film] Mediterranean Film and TV beyond America

updated: 
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 7:24pm
Nicholas Potamitis

Call For Papers

A Special Issue of the New Review of Film and Television Studies : "Appropriation/ Antagonism/
Alternatives: Mediterranean Film and TV beyond America", Autumn 2010

Guest Editors: Dr. Daniela Treveri-Gennari (Oxford Brookes, UK) Dr. Nick Potamitis (Birmingham,
UK)

UPDATE: [Collections] All Topics (23/2/2009, journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 4:51pm
Boldizsár Fejérvári

The AnaChronisT,

a peer-reviewed yearbook published by the Department of English Studies,
Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary,

invites research papers, book reviews, and interviews on literatures in
English for its next issue, to be published in 2009. All topics
pertaining to English-language literatures and cultures are eligible.
Papers are to be submitted by the extended deadline, Monday, 23 February 2009.

The AnaChronisT welcomes submissions by graduate and doctoral students as
well as academics. The requirements of application are as follows:

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] [ACLA 2009 Seminar:] Asian Heroic Narratives in the Global Context (11/3/08; ACLA, 3/26-29/09)

updated: 
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 3:36pm
Hongmei Sun

This panel invites papers that examine the transformation of images of the
heroic in Asian narratives when they evolve in interactions with other
cultures, growing in a new cultural space. We are specially interested in
exploring the change in the representation of a hero/heroine: what it
represents traditionally and what it means today when local cultures are
faced with global influences. Traditional heroic narratives of Asian origin
often flourish with offshoots, being adapted to a variety of modern media,
and probably revised to contemporary settings. While these narratives are
alive, the heroes/heroines in them are also living heroes/heroines. We

CFP: [20th] Globalisation and the Gothic

updated: 
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 3:17pm
Glennis Byron

CFP: Globalisation and the Gothic
University of Stirling, Scotland
28-29 July 2009

The AHRC Global Gothic Network, in association with the University of
Stirling, Scotland, invites proposals for a multidisciplinary conference on
the topic of ‘Globalisation and the Gothic’. Our main concerns are with the
various ways gothic productions from around the world have engaged with the
politics of globalisation, the production of gothic in a global
marketplace, and the ways in which globalisation has led to the production
of new forms of Gothic and to a plethora of appropriations and adaptations.

CFP: [General] Globalisation and the Gothic

updated: 
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 3:17pm
Glennis Byron

CFP: Globalisation and the Gothic
University of Stirling, Scotland
28-29 July 2009

The AHRC Global Gothic Network, in association with the University of
Stirling, Scotland, invites proposals for a multidisciplinary conference on
the topic of ‘Globalisation and the Gothic’. Our main concerns are with the
various ways gothic productions from around the world have engaged with the
politics of globalisation, the production of gothic in a global
marketplace, and the ways in which globalisation has led to the production
of new forms of Gothic and to a plethora of appropriations and adaptations.

CFP: [International] Globalisation and the Gothic

updated: 
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 3:15pm
Glennis Byron

CFP: Globalisation and the Gothic
University of Stirling, Scotland
28-29 July 2009

The AHRC Global Gothic Network, in association with the University of
Stirling, Scotland, invites proposals for a multidisciplinary conference on
the topic of ‘Globalisation and the Gothic’. Our main concerns are with the
various ways gothic productions from around the world have engaged with the
politics of globalisation, the production of gothic in a global
marketplace, and the ways in which globalisation has led to the production
of new forms of Gothic and to a plethora of appropriations and adaptations.

CFP: [Victorian] Swinburne: A Centenary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 3:02pm
Catherine Maxwell

‘Swinburne: A Centenary Conference’

Proposals for papers are invited for a conference marking the hundredth anniversary of
Swinburne’s death. ‘Swinburne: A Centenary Conference’ will take place in the Institute of English
Studies, Senate House (London) on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th of July, 2009.

CFP: [Poetry] Glossator 3: Commentaries on the poems of J.H. Prynne

updated: 
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 2:27pm
Ryan Dobran

Glossator 3: Commentaries on the Poems of J.H. Prynne
Call for Proposals

In darkness by day we must press on,
giddy at the tilt of a negative crystal.
                                J.H. Prynne

CFP: [Theatre] Essay Collection on Suzan-Lori Parks

updated: 
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 1:56pm
Gregory Leon Miller

Call for Submissions for an Essay Collection on Suzan-Lori Parks

All proposals will receive serious consideration, but essays based on any
of the following themes or theoretical perspectives are especially welcome:
 
performance theory and/or practice
African-American drama
stage vs. page
comparative
interdisciplinary
cultural studies
gender and sexuality
style
tradition and modernity/postmodernity
politics
experimental / popular

Please submit abstracts or essays, along with a brief CV, by December 15,
2008 to Greg Miller at: <gleonmiller_at_gmail.com>. Completed essays will be
due June 2009.

CFP: [African-American] Essay Collection on Suzan-Lori Parks

updated: 
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 1:56pm
Gregory Leon Miller

Call for Submissions for an Essay Collection on Suzan-Lori Parks

All proposals will receive serious consideration, but essays based on any
of the following themes or theoretical perspectives are especially welcome:
 
performance theory and/or practice
African-American drama
stage vs. page
comparative
interdisciplinary
cultural studies
gender and sexuality
style
tradition and modernity/postmodernity
politics
experimental / popular

Please submit abstracts or essays, along with a brief CV, by December 15,
2008 to Greg Miller at: <gleonmiller_at_gmail.com>. Completed essays will be
due June 2009.

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