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CFP: [Medieval] University of Bristol's 15th Annual Postgraduate Medievalists Conference February 20th-21st 2009

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 7:09pm
David Harry

I am pleased to announce the University of Bristol's 15th Annual
Postgraduate Medieval Conference. This popular interdisciplinary event,
hosted by the University of Bristol's Centre for Medieval Studies, provides
an excellent opportunity for postgraduates to gain conference experience in
a friendly environment, share their research with other postgraduates and
meet peers in shared or related fields. Please find details below. Kind
regards, David Harry (University of Bristol, Centre for Medieval Studies).

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Centre for Medieval Studies,
University of Bristol, UK
15th Annual Postgraduate Medieval Conference
20th-21st February 2009

CFP: [General] Literature and War (11/1/2008-3/26-28/2009)

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 6:25pm
Meg Woolbright

Call for Papers, Literature and War at CEA 2009

70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA
15219; (412) 281-7100
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in
English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Literature and
War for our 40th annual conference, celebrating the organization’s 70th
anniversary.

War is part of the fabric of American culture, but there is often a gap
between the public myth and the private truth of war. This panel will
use literature to bridge this gap. Topics may include but are not
limited to:

UPDATE: [American] Literature and War

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 6:20pm
Meg Woolbright

Call for Papers, Literature and War at CEA 2009

70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA
15219; (412) 281-7100

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in
English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Literature and
War for our 40th annual conference, celebrating the organization’s 70th
anniversary.

War is part of the fabric of American culture, but there is often a gap
between the public myth and the private truth of war. This panel will
use literature to bridge this gap. Topics may include but are not
limited to:

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Crisis, Contradiction, Contestation: Postwar Economy and Culture

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 6:09pm
Annie McClanahan

CALL FOR PAPERSâ€"GRADUATE CONFERENCE

“Crisis, Contradiction, Contestation: Postwar Economy and Culture”

The Interdisciplinary Marxism Working Group at UC Berkeley invites graduate
students and independent scholars in the humanities and social sciences to
submit proposals for a conference, taking place on Friday March 6 and
Saturday March 7, 2009 at UC Berkeley, on economy and culture in the
post-WW2 era.

CFP: [20th] Crisis, Contradiction, Contestation: Postwar Economy and Culture

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 6:09pm
Annie McClanahan

CALL FOR PAPERSâ€"GRADUATE CONFERENCE

“Crisis, Contradiction, Contestation: Postwar Economy and Culture”

The Interdisciplinary Marxism Working Group at UC Berkeley invites graduate
students and independent scholars in the humanities and social sciences to
submit proposals for a conference, taking place on Friday March 6 and
Saturday March 7, 2009 at UC Berkeley, on economy and culture in the
post-WW2 era.

CFP: [Graduate] Crisis, Contradiction, Contestation: Postwar Economy and Culture

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 6:08pm
Annie McClanahan

CALL FOR PAPERSâ€"GRADUATE CONFERENCE

“Crisis, Contradiction, Contestation: Postwar Economy and Culture”

The Interdisciplinary Marxism Working Group at UC Berkeley invites graduate
students and independent scholars in the humanities and social sciences to
submit proposals for a conference, taking place on Friday March 6 and
Saturday March 7, 2009 at UC Berkeley, on economy and culture in the
post-WW2 era.

CFP: [American] Comics and the American South (Essay collection, 12/15/08 [abstracts])

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 3:33pm
Brannon Costello

With the skyscrapers of Superman's Metropolis, Batman's Gotham City, and
Chris Ware's Chicago dominating the storytelling landscape of American
comics, vivid images of southern life and culture are often overlooked. In
response, the editors of COMICS AND THE AMERICAN SOUTH seek essays that
demonstrate how familiar debates in southern literature surrounding race,
class, sexuality, religion, and regional identity find new expression in
serial comic books, graphic novels, editorial cartoons, webcomics, and
newspaper strips. We also seek essays that demonstrate how integrating
comics scholarship into southern studies might alter the terms of those

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Cassola Conference on Teaching Communication

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 2:36pm
Eileen Medeiros

Call for Proposals

Johnson & Wales University
12th Annual Cassola Conference on Teaching Communication
Friday, April 3, 2009

Exploring New Worlds: Teaching Communication in the 21st Century
This year we are pleased to have travel writer Rosemary Mahoney give the
keynote address at the 12th annual Cassola Conference on Teaching
Communication to be held on April 3, 2009, at Johnson & Wales University in
Providence, R.I. Mahoney is the author of several books, including Down the
Nile: Alone in a Fisherman’s Skiff, which appeared on the New York Times
list of 100 notable books of 2007.

CFP: [International] The Metareferential Turn in Contemporary Arts and Media

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 2:32pm
Jeff Thoss

The Metareferential Turn in Contemporary Arts and Media: Forms, Functions,
and Attempts at Explanation

Date: October 1-3, 2009
Venue: University of Graz, Austria

The aim of this symposium is to elucidate the current ‘metareferential
turn’ in the arts and media (high ‘meta-art’ as well as ‘meta-pop’) from
both a functional and a cultural-historical perspective.

CFP: [Film] Cinema and Childhood

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 1:45pm
Burlin Barr

Looking for essays for a two-volume series on depictions of childhood and adolescence in
international cinema. We encourage theoretical and multidisciplinary approaches that include
serious scholarship in the following areas: cinema studies, children’s literature, adolescent
literature, and the history, psychology, and philosophy of childhood and adolescence. Essays should
offer close analyses of film texts from different national, transnational, historical, and multicultural
perspectives. Interested in different varieties of film: documentary, nonfiction, experimental, and
narrative.

CFP: [Children] Childhood and Cinema

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 1:44pm
Burlin Barr

Looking for essays for a two-volume series on depictions of childhood and adolescence in
international cinema. We encourage theoretical and multidisciplinary approaches that include
serious scholarship in the following areas: cinema studies, children’s literature, adolescent
literature, and the history, psychology, and philosophy of childhood and adolescence. Essays should
offer close analyses of film texts from different national, transnational, historical, and multicultural
perspectives. Interested in different varieties of film: documentary, nonfiction, experimental, and
narrative.

CFP: [Film] Ol3Media [e-Journal University Roma 3]

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 10:54am
Barbara Maio

Ol3Media is the new e-journal edited by Radio&Tv Master, Department of Spettacolo e
Comunicazione, University Roma 3.
The journal is published every 3 months (march, june, september, december).
We invite now submissions that address cinema, television, new media, cross-disciplinary topics
for the next issue.
The essay should be between 2.000/3.000 words. The essay can be in Italian or English but the
publications will be in Italian.
Next deadline 17 november 2008
Next publications 10 december 2008
Web site: http://host.uniroma3.it/riviste/Ol3Media/
Blog: http://ol3media.blogspot.com/

CFP: [Victorian] Victorian Prosody: Special Issue of *Victorian Poetry*

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 6:03am
Yisrael Levin

"What form is best for poems?" asks Elizabeth Barrett Browning in her
verse-novel Aurora Leigh. Recent years have shown a growing number of
scholars interested in investigating the cultural, political, historical,
and aesthetic significance of Victorian prosody. For a special issue of
*Victorian Poetry*, we invite papers that focus on Victorian approaches
toward the study of English prosody as a discourse distinct from both
Classical and Romantic prosody. The subject of prosody touches on Victorian
concerns about Englishness, education, music, linguistics, neurology,
physiology, mathematics, geology, philosophy, and even military science;

CFP: [20th] CFP: Hemispheric American studies, New Southern studies (ASA Panel 2009)

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 1:25am
Sharada Balachandran-Orihuela

I am a doctoral student in the English department at the University of
California, Davis and I am interested in putting together a panel for the
American Studies Association Conference in 2009. I would like this panel
to question the geographic and symbolic boundaries of American studies
through the use of Hemispheric American studies and New Southern studies.
By way of getting this conversation started, I would like to present a few
informal “definitions” of Hemispheric American studies and New Southern
studies.

CFP: [Victorian] Boundaries and boundary violation in 19th Century American literature

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Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - 11:32pm
Meredith Clermont-Ferrand

How did 19th Century American authors, such as Edgar Allan Poe and
Nathaniel Hawthorne, challenge the boundaries of storytelling within
their works? How did 19th Century authors challenge what was
considered “acceptable” and “suitable” subject matter by portraying
characters that were insane and/or morally corrupt? How did the
shattering of these boundaries aid in the emergence of the realism found
in 20th Century literature? Connecticut Review is looking for academic
essays that address the boundaries and boundary violations in 19th
Century American literature. Your work should be 2,000 to 4,000 words.
Submit work to: clermontm_at_easternct.edu in hypertext form or send 2 hard
copies to:

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