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CFP: [International] Fourth Dimension Panel - British Society for Literature and Science

updated: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 2:43pm
Elizabeth Throesch

Papers are invited for a proposed panel on the fourth dimension for the
upcoming British Society for Literature and Science at the University of
Reading, 27-29 March 2009.

http://www.bsls.ac.uk/?p=88

The fourth dimension is a concept that arises frequently in literature,
philosophy and science. Papers on any aspect of this topic are warmly
encouraged, from a pre-Relativity or post-Relativity perspective.

Please send a 400 word abstract, along with an 100 word biography, to
e.throesch_at_yorksj.ac.uk by 15 Novemember.

Feel free to contact me with any questions in the meantime.

CFP: [Science] Fourth Dimension panel, British Society for Literature and Science

updated: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 2:42pm
Elizabeth Throesch

Papers are invited for a proposed panel on the fourth dimension for the
upcoming British Society for Literature and Science at the University of
Reading, 27-29 March 2009.

http://www.bsls.ac.uk/?p=88

The fourth dimension is a concept that arises frequently in literature,
philosophy and science. Papers on any aspect of this topic are warmly
encouraged, from a pre-Relativity or post-Relativity perspective.

Please send a 400 word abstract, along with an 100 word biography, to
e.throesch_at_yorksj.ac.uk by 15 Novemember.

Feel free to contact me with any questions in the meantime.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Call for Papers: Points of Exit

updated: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 11:44am
Christine Lausberg

Points of Exit: Biographies on the Move
On Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2009, the Centre for Gender
and Diversity, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will mark its ten-
year anniversary with a conference entitled Points of Exit: (Un)
conventional Representations of Age, Parenting, and Sexuality. The
conference aims to examine the potential deconstruction of conventional
scripts of age, parenting, and sexuality.

For one of the panels, entitled Biographies on the Move, we invite papers
that deal withthe following theme:

CFP: [International] Performing Lives

updated: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 10:46am
Lisa Hall

*PERFORMING LIVES*
An International Conference hosted by the Centre for Life Narratives
Kingston University, UK
6 - 8 July 2009

This international conference on ‘Performing Lives’ follows the inaugural
conference of the Centre for Life Narratives, ‘The Spirit of the Age’,
the focus of which was ‘Writing Lives’ (2007). Our second biennial
conference ‘Performing Lives’ (2009) invites analysis and debate on the
relationship between life histories and the ways in which they are
embodied and enacted in performance, across a range of cultures and a
variety of media: drama, dance, film, TV and video.

CFP: [Postcolonial] Collection of critical essays on the Caribbean short story

updated: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 7:55am
Lucy

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: COLLECTION OF CRITICAL ESSAYS
 
The Caribbean Short Story: Contexts, Theory, Practice [working title],
ed. by Lucy Evans, Mark McWatt & Emma Smith. Forthcoming with Peepal Tree
Press (Winter 2009/10)
 
According to Kenneth Ramchand, 'the history of Caribbean prose fiction
before 1950 is essentially the history of the short story'. This
collection posits the Caribbean short story not only as vitally
influential in the development of the region's literary tradition, but
also as a site of continuing reinvigoration. It investigates the
significance of short stories to Caribbean cultural production in the

CFP: [Collections] Collection of critical essays on the Caribbean short story

updated: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 7:52am
Lucy Evans

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: COLLECTION OF CRITICAL ESSAYS
 
The Caribbean Short Story: Contexts, Theory, Practice [working title],
ed. by Lucy Evans, Mark McWatt & Emma Smith. Forthcoming with Peepal Tree
Press (Winter 2009/10)
 
According to Kenneth Ramchand, 'the history of Caribbean prose fiction
before 1950 is essentially the history of the short story'. This
collection posits the Caribbean short story not only as vitally
influential in the development of the region's literary tradition, but
also as a site of continuing reinvigoration. It investigates the
significance of short stories to Caribbean cultural production in the

CFP: [Gender Studies] British Women Writers Conference 2009

updated: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 3:43am
Anna Stenson

Seventeenth Annual Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers
Conference
University of Iowa, Iowa City
Call for Papers

"Fresh Threads of Connection"
April 2â€"5, 2009

CFP: [18th] British Women Writers Conference 2009

updated: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 3:42am
Anna Stenson

Seventeenth Annual British Women Writers Conference
University of Iowa, Iowa City
Call for Papers

"Fresh Threads of Connection"
April 2â€"5, 2009

CFP: [Romantic] BWWC 2009

updated: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 3:42am
Anna Stenson

Seventeenth Annual British Women Writers Conference
University of Iowa, Iowa City
Call for Papers

Fresh Threads of Connection
April 2â€"5, 2009

CFP: [Victorian] BWWC 2009

updated: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 3:41am
Anna Stenson

Seventeenth Annual British Women Writers Conference
University of Iowa, Iowa City
Call for Papers

Fresh Threads of Connection
April 2â€"5, 2009

UPDATE: [American] The Art of Deception in Nabokov's Ada––Deadline Extension

updated: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 2:25am
Sarah Sanislo Kingston

Deadline Extension:
October 1, 2008

40th Anniversary Convention, NeMLA
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, MA

Vladimir Nabokov’s novel Ada involves authorial deception on multiple
levels. Nabokov believed that the job of the author was not to portray
reality, but to create it, and that is what both he and his protagonist,
Van Veen, do in Ada. Papers discussing the author’s role in the
relationship between art and reality in Ada will be considered. Please
send abstracts (as MSWord attachments) to Sarah Kingston,
sarahesanislo_at_aol.com.

Please include with your abstract:

CFP: [Ethnic] Specs Journal––"Faux Histories"

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 10:21pm
Jennifer Ailles

Call For Submissions--Specs

“Faux Histories”

Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that
aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.

CFP: [Science] Specs Journal––"Faux Histories"

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 10:21pm
Jennifer Ailles

Call For Submissions--Specs

“Faux Histories”

Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that
aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.

CFP: [Poetry] Specs Journal––"Faux Histories"

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 10:21pm
Jennifer Ailles

Call For Submissions--Specs

“Faux Histories”

Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that
aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.

CFP: [General] Specs Journal––"Faux Histories"

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 10:20pm
Jennifer Ailles

Call For Submissions--Specs

“Faux Histories”

Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that
aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.

CFP: [Film] Specs Journal––"Faux Histories"

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 10:20pm
Jennifer Ailles

Call For Submissions--Specs

“Faux Histories”

Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that
aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.

CFP: [Theory] Specs Journal––"Faux Histories"

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 10:19pm
Jennifer Ailles

Call For Submissions--Specs

“Faux Histories”

Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that
aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.

CFP: [20th] Specs Journal––"Faux Histories"

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 10:19pm
Jennifer Ailles

Call For Submissions--Specs

“Faux Histories”

Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that
aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.

CFP: [20th] Russia in Britain, 1880-1940 (London, UK; 25-26 June 2009)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 5:52pm
Rebecca Beasley

RUSSIA IN BRITAIN, 1880-1940
RECEPTION, TRANSLATION & THE MODERNIST CULTURAL AGENDA

Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of
London
25-26 June 2009

Keynote speakers
Olga Kaznina, Senior Research Fellow, Gorky Institute of World Literature
and Art, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
Laura Marcus, Regius Professor of English, University of Edinburgh
Laurence Senelick, Professor of Drama, Tufts University, Boston

Organisers
Rebecca Beasley, School of English and Humanities, Birkbeck College,
University of London
Philip Ross Bullock, Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University
of Oxford

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Document Academy

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 4:08pm
David Beard

The Document Academy
Invites:
PROPOSALS FOR PAPERS
DOCAM '09
March 28-29, 2009

University of Wisconsin-Madison
School of Library and Information Studies
Helen C. White Hall
Madison, Wisconsin USA

DOCAM '09 is the sixth Annual meeting of the Document Academy, an
international network of scholars, artists and professionals in various
fields interested in the exploration of the document as a useful approach,
concept and tool in Sciences, Arts, Business, and Society.

CFP: [Computing-Internet] Document Academy

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 4:07pm
David Beard

The Document Academy
Invites:
PROPOSALS FOR PAPERS
DOCAM '09
March 28-29, 2009

University of Wisconsin-Madison
School of Library and Information Studies
Helen C. White Hall
Madison, Wisconsin USA

DOCAM '09 is the sixth Annual meeting of the Document Academy, an
international network of scholars, artists and professionals in various
fields interested in the exploration of the document as a useful approach,
concept and tool in Sciences, Arts, Business, and Society.

CFP: [Bibliography] Document Academy

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 4:07pm
David Beard

The Document Academy
Invites:
PROPOSALS FOR PAPERS
DOCAM '09
March 28-29, 2009

University of Wisconsin-Madison
School of Library and Information Studies
Helen C. White Hall
Madison, Wisconsin USA

DOCAM '09 is the sixth Annual meeting of the Document Academy, an
international network of scholars, artists and professionals in various
fields interested in the exploration of the document as a useful approach,
concept and tool in Sciences, Arts, Business, and Society.

CFP: [18th] International Symposium: "Johnson at 300: A Houghton Library Symposium"

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 4:04pm
John Overholt

CALL FOR PAPERS for an international symposium: "Johnson at 300: A Houghton
Library Symposium" to be held at Harvard University, Cambridge,
Massachusetts, 27-29 August 2009, sponsored by Houghton Library, Harvard
University. Dedicated to exploring Johnson's manifold contributions to
intellectual and creative cultures, the symposium will examine or
re-examine various aspects of Johnson's life and legacy.

Several session themes have been identified by symposium organizers. Those
interested in participating in one of these sessions, should submit an
abstract (300 words) or completed papers by email to the session chair by
January 15, 2009.

CFP: [Cultural–Historical] The Everyday Journal–––Eucharist/Communion Issue

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 3:52pm
Thomas Turner

The Everyday Journal (www.everydayliturgy.com/magazine) is focusing on the
Eucharist for its November issue.

Possible topics include:

-The Eucharist and Culture
-The Eucharist in Poetry
-The Eucharist in Contemporary Music
-The Eucharist in Literature
-The Eucharist and Politics
-The Eucharist and new liturgies/rituals

For Submission directions please read the instructions at
http://www.everydayliturgy.com/submissions

Please e-mail submissions to everydayjournal-at-gmail-dot-com

CFP: [Religion] The Everyday Journal–––Eucharist/Communion Issue

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 3:50pm
Thomas Turner

The Everyday Journal (www.everydayliturgy.com/magazine) is focusing on the
Eucharist for its November issue.

Possible topics include:

-The Eucharist and Culture
-The Eucharist in Poetry
-The Eucharist in Contemporary Music
-The Eucharist in Literature
-The Eucharist and Politics
-The Eucharist and new liturgies/rituals

For Submission directions please read the instructions at
http://www.everydayliturgy.com/submissions

Please e-mail submissions to everydayjournal-at-gmail-dot-com

CFP: [Collections] The Everyday Journal–––Eucharist/Communion Issue

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 3:49pm
Thomas Turner

The Everyday Journal (www.everydayliturgy.com/magazine) is focusing on the
Eucharist for its November issue.

Possible topics include:

-The Eucharist and Culture
-The Eucharist in Poetry
-The Eucharist in Contemporary Music
-The Eucharist in Literature
-The Eucharist and Politics
-The Eucharist and new liturgies/rituals

For Submission directions please read the instructions at
http://www.everydayliturgy.com/submissions

Please e-mail submissions to everydayjournal-at-gmail-dot-com

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