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CFP: [Renaissance] Narrating Cities - Special Issue of The Journal of Narrative Theory

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Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 12:49pm
Adam Hansen

CFP â€" Special Issue of The Journal of Narrative Theory: “Narrating Cities”

The Journal of Narrative Theory seeks submissions for a forthcoming
special issue: “Narrating Cities”.

Since 2007, for the first time in history, the majority of the world’s
population has lived in cities.
Have narratives, and readings of them, prepared us for this?

CFP: [Collections] Narrating Cities - Special Issue of The Journal of Narrative Theory

updated: 
Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 12:27pm
Adam Hansen

CFP â€" Special Issue of The Journal of Narrative Theory: “Narrating Cities”

The Journal of Narrative Theory seeks submissions for a forthcoming
special issue: “Narrating Cities”.

Since 2007, for the first time in history, the majority of the world’s
population has lived in cities.
Have narratives, and readings of them, prepared us for this?

CFP: [Gender Studies] Women's Studies Conference on Leadership

updated: 
Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 9:54am
Marta McClintock-Comeaux

Call for Papers:
4th Annual Audrey-Beth Fitch Women's Studies Conference

“Leadership: Women Take Charge”
Thursday, March 26th, 2009

The Women's Studies Program at California University of PA is holding its
fourth annual conference on March 26th, 2009. This year’s theme
is “Leadership: Women Take Charge.

CFP: [Gender Studies] ACLA 2009: The Invention of Human Rights in the Nineteenth-Century Novel ( due 11/1/08; 3/26-9/08)

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Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 3:11am
Keridiana Chez

Transnational Humanity: The Invention of Human Rights through the
Nineteenth-Century Novel

This ACLA seminar will explore the transatlantic invention of human rights,
and the construction of the multivalent discourse of “humanity,” through
the nineteenth-century novel. Novels have participated in directing and
redirecting the discourse of the “human”â€"the human as closed system, as
biopolitical species-being unit, as rational individualâ€"by charting
interiorities that are deemed to constitute a “human.”

CFP: [Postcolonial] ACLA 2009: The Invention of Human Rights in the Nineteenth-Century Novel ( due 11/1/08; 3/26-9/08)

updated: 
Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 3:10am
Keridiana Chez

Transnational Humanity: The Invention of Human Rights through the
Nineteenth-Century Novel

This ACLA seminar will explore the transatlantic invention of human rights,
and the construction of the multivalent discourse of “humanity,” through
the nineteenth-century novel. Novels have participated in directing and
redirecting the discourse of the “human”â€"the human as closed system, as
biopolitical species-being unit, as rational individualâ€"by charting
interiorities that are deemed to constitute a “human.”

CFP: [Ethnic] ACLA 2009: The Invention of Human Rights in the Nineteenth-Century Novel ( due 11/1/08; 3/26-9/08)

updated: 
Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 3:09am
Keridiana Chez

Transnational Humanity: The Invention of Human Rights through the
Nineteenth-Century Novel

This ACLA seminar will explore the transatlantic invention of human rights,
and the construction of the multivalent discourse of “humanity,” through
the nineteenth-century novel. Novels have participated in directing and
redirecting the discourse of the “human”â€"the human as closed system, as
biopolitical species-being unit, as rational individualâ€"by charting
interiorities that are deemed to constitute a “human.”

CFP: [Victorian] ACLA 2009: The Invention of Human Rights in the Nineteenth-Century Novel ( due 11/1/08; 3/26-9/08)

updated: 
Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 3:08am
Keridiana Chez

Transnational Humanity: The Invention of Human Rights through the
Nineteenth-Century Novel

This ACLA seminar will explore the transatlantic invention of human rights,
and the construction of the multivalent discourse of “humanity,” through
the nineteenth-century novel. Novels have participated in directing and
redirecting the discourse of the “human”â€"the human as closed system, as
biopolitical species-being unit, as rational individualâ€"by charting
interiorities that are deemed to constitute a “human.”

CFP: [American] ACLA 2009: The Invention of Human Rights in the Nineteenth-Century Novel ( due 11/1/08; 3/26-9/08)

updated: 
Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 3:08am
Keridiana Chez

Transnational Humanity: The Invention of Human Rights through the
Nineteenth-Century Novel

This ACLA seminar will explore the transatlantic invention of human rights,
and the construction of the multivalent discourse of “humanity,” through
the nineteenth-century novel. Novels have participated in directing and
redirecting the discourse of the “human”â€"the human as closed system, as
biopolitical species-being unit, as rational individualâ€"by charting
interiorities that are deemed to constitute a “human.”

CFP: [Film] ACLA 2009: Recycling the Local: New Cinemas as Global Voices

updated: 
Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 2:25am
Hugo Rios

Whether committed to “clear the ruins” of a traumatic and guilty past or
simply in an outburst of youthful energy determined to do away with “le
cinéma du papa,” new waves embody a paradox: they want to break away from
an exhausted filmic language which has colonized the “old” national
cinema and give voice to an aesthetically and politically new, local
language which would, nevertheless, reintegrate them within a global
community. From European New Waves, the new cinemas of post-1989 Eastern
and Central Europe and the movements in Asia and Latin America, film has
been used as a visual, self-reflexive mechanism by means of which

CFP: [American] Robert Frost and Willa Cather ALA 2009

updated: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 9:07pm
Robert Bernard Hass

Call for Papers
American Literature Association
21-24 May 2009
Boston, Massachusetts

The Robert Frost Society will sponsor two sessions at the American
Literature Association 20th Annual Conference.

Session 1:

Robert Frost and Willa Cather: Crossroads of Regional Landscapes

CFP: [General] Art and the Artist in Society (deadline: 12/19/2008; conf.: 3/13/2009 â

updated: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 7:44pm
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter

Call for Papers

Art and the Artist in Society

The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association (CEA-CC) will
hold its 2009 Conference entitled Art and the Artist in Society in the
University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo (Puerto Rico) on
March 13 â€" 14.

CFP: [American] Rebecca Harding Davis

updated: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 7:15pm
Alicia Mischa Renfroe

Rebecca Harding Davis Society/ Call for Papers
Fourth Conference of Society for the Study of American Women Writers

The Rebecca Harding Davis Society will host one panel at the Fourth
Conference of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers. The
conference will be held October 21-24, 2009, at the Sheraton Society Hill
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Rebecca Harding Davis Society invites proposals that consider women’s
issues and themes in Davis’s work. We are particularly interested in
proposals that focus on lesser-known Davis texts rather than on “Life in
the Iron Mills.” Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes.

Deadline: December 1, 2008

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