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UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Dads in Academia

updated: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 4:29pm
Mary Ruth Marotte and Paige Reynolds

The editors of Dads in Academia: Male Voices In and Out of the Ivory Tower
invite contributions for an interdisciplinary collection of creative
nonfiction essays on the rewards and challenges of being both a father and
an academic. Much recent discussion about the juxtaposition of parenthood
and the academy has focused on the difficulties that female professors
face when they choose to become mothers. Books like Mama, PhD: Women Write
about Motherhood and Academic Life, edited by Caroline Grant and Elrena
Evans, depict the oftentimes bleak prospects of merging the two
endeavors. This collection welcomes the masculine voice into this lively

UPDATE: [Professional] Dads in Academia

updated: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 4:29pm
Mary Ruth Marotte and Paige Reynolds

The editors of Dads in Academia: Male Voices In and Out of the Ivory Tower
invite contributions for an interdisciplinary collection of creative
nonfiction essays on the rewards and challenges of being both a father and
an academic. Much recent discussion about the juxtaposition of parenthood
and the academy has focused on the difficulties that female professors
face when they choose to become mothers. Books like Mama, PhD: Women Write
about Motherhood and Academic Life, edited by Caroline Grant and Elrena
Evans, depict the oftentimes bleak prospects of merging the two
endeavors. This collection welcomes the masculine voice into this lively

UPDATE: [Collections] Dads in Academia

updated: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 4:29pm
Mary Ruth Marotte and Paige Reynolds

The editors of Dads in Academia: Male Voices In and Out of the Ivory Tower
invite contributions for an interdisciplinary collection of creative
nonfiction essays on the rewards and challenges of being both a father and
an academic. Much recent discussion about the juxtaposition of parenthood
and the academy has focused on the difficulties that female professors
face when they choose to become mothers. Books like Mama, PhD: Women Write
about Motherhood and Academic Life, edited by Caroline Grant and Elrena
Evans, depict the oftentimes bleak prospects of merging the two
endeavors. This collection welcomes the masculine voice into this lively

UPDATE: [International] The Politics of Space and Place

updated: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 12:56pm
Nicola Clewer

Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (CAPPE)
University of Brighton, UK

4th International Interdisciplinary Conference
The Politics of Space and Place
Wednesday 16 â€" Friday 18 September 2009

Keynote speaker: Ilan Pappe, University of Exeter, UK

Having now accepted about 60 proposals in response to our first call for papers we would
particularly welcome contributions in the following areas, while nevertheless not excluding
others:
• political and philosophical aspects of space and place
• sexual space and place
• space, place and globalisation
• current affairs

Final Call for Papers

CFP: [Victorian] Victorian Popular Novelists 1860-1900

updated: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 10:21am
Dr Greta Depledge

CALL FOR PAPERS

Victorian Popular Novelists 1860-1900
10-12 September 2009
at the Institute for English Studies, Senate House, University of London.
Supported by the Centre for Nineteenth Century Studies, Birkbeck College

CFP: [Postcolonial] Slavery in Barbados Lecture Series

updated: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 9:09pm
Carmel Haynes

The Department of History and Philosophy at the University of the West
Indies (UWI), Cave Hill, and The Barbados Museum and Historical Society
(BMHS) have launched their 10-part lecture series “Slavery in Barbados”.

The second lecture will be delivered by UWI doctoral candidate and acting
director of the Commission for Pan-African Affairs Deryck Murray, on the
“Origins of the Enslaved” on February 17, 2009 at 8 p.m. at ‘Solidarity
House’, the Barbados Workers Union headquarters in Harmony Hall, St Michael.

UPDATE: [Film] MLA 2009 Eric Rohmer Special Session

updated: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 8:33pm
Leah Anderst

MLA Proposed Special Session: Eric Rohmer: The Moral Tales.

I am seeking 20-minute papers that address any aspect of the films that
make up Rohmer’s Six Moral Tales for an MLA special session proposal.
(Philadelphia, December 2009). Send 250-word abstracts and a brief vitae
by 1 March to Leah Anderst (leah.anderst_at_gmail.com). Notification of
acceptance will be made by 20 March. Accepted panelists must be MLA
members by 7 April (www.mla.org).

The MLA's description of Special Sessions:

CFP: [Collections] specialist in Arab-American/Muslim-American YA, high school, and college literature (due fall 09; bo

updated: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 7:21pm
Doug Sanders

Chelsea House, a New York publisher of reference works for schools and
libraries, is seeking an author to write a critical guide to literature
produced by and relating to Arab Americans and Muslim Americans, with a
particular focus on both the classic and contemporary, mainstream titles
currently read by high school (and university) English students. The title
will profile, in approximately 40,000 to 50,000 words, eight to ten
prominent contemporary figures (subject to approval) two of their major
works each, in addition to providing a general overview of the history and
development of Muslim- and Arab-American literature in the United States.

UPDATE: [General] CFP: D. H. Lawrence's Circle and Short Stories

updated: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 5:38pm
Julianne Newmark

CFP: D. H. Lawrence's Circle and Short Stories
(3/25/09; MLA 12/27/09-12/30/09)

The D. H. Lawrence Society of North American (DHLSNA) invites individuals to submit abstracts
for consideration for the 2009 MLA meeting in Philadelphia (which will be held from December
27th through 30th).

The DHLSNA is organizing two panels: "D. H. Lawrence's Circle" and "D. H.
Lawrence's Short Stories." For the "D. H. Lawrence's Short Stories" panel, we are interested in
projects of theoretical, biographical, literary, or cultural interest involving one or more of the
short stories.

CFP: [Victorian] 2009 MLA Special Session: "Victorian Poetry, Literary Form, and the Socialâ

updated: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 5:01pm
Linda M. Shires

Abstracts are invited for a proposed special session at the 2009 MLA
Convention (to be held 27-30 December in Philadelphia). This session
seeks papers which explore aesthetics and cultural politics in Victorian
poetry. Because of its dense and complex linguistic experimentation and
structural ambiguity, Victorian poetry foregrounds the inseparability of
the epistemological and the discursive to the degree that it is
distinctive among cultural forms of the period and not merely one among
many. Varying theoretical accounts of both Romantic and Victorian poetic
form have been offered (for instance: Wolfson, Esterhammer, Armstrong,
Slinn). Still, despite this important earlier work, few Victorian

CFP: [General] Representations of the intellectual in Ireland

updated: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 1:25pm
Etudes Irlandaises-French Journal of Irish Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies (PEER REVIEW)
Autumn 2009 issue Special issue

Representations of the intellectual in Ireland
---------
Editors: Prof. Carle Bonafous-Murat & Prof. Maurice Goldring

 DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 31 MAY 2009

CFP: [Postcolonial] Representations of the intellectual in Ireland

updated: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 1:25pm
Etudes Irlandaises-French Journal of Irish Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies (PEER REVIEW)
Autumn 2009 issue Special issue

Representations of the intellectual in Ireland
---------
Editors: Prof. Carle Bonafous-Murat & Prof. Maurice Goldring

 DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 31 MAY 2009

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Representations of the intellectual in Ireland

updated: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 1:25pm
Etudes Irlandaises-French Journal of Irish Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies (PEER REVIEW)
Autumn 2009 issue Special issue

Representations of the intellectual in Ireland
---------
Editors: Prof. Carle Bonafous-Murat & Prof. Maurice Goldring

 DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 31 MAY 2009

CFP: [Victorian] Representations of the intellectual in Ireland

updated: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 1:25pm
Etudes Irlandaises-French Journal of Irish Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies (PEER REVIEW)
Autumn 2009 issue Special issue

Representations of the intellectual in Ireland
---------
Editors: Prof. Carle Bonafous-Murat & Prof. Maurice Goldring

 DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 31 MAY 2009

CFP: [20th] Representations of the intellectual in Ireland

updated: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 1:24pm
Etudes Irlandaises-French Journal of Irish Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies (PEER REVIEW)
Autumn 2009 issue Special issue

Representations of the intellectual in Ireland
---------
Editors: Prof. Carle Bonafous-Murat & Prof. Maurice Goldring

 DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 31 MAY 2009

CFP: [Ethnic] Representations of the intellectual in Ireland

updated: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 1:24pm
Etudes Irlandaises-French Journal of Irish Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies (PEER REVIEW)
Autumn 2009 issue Special issue

Representations of the intellectual in Ireland
---------
Editors: Prof. Carle Bonafous-Murat & Prof. Maurice Goldring

 DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 31 MAY 2009

CFP: [Film] REMINDER: "Imagining Amsterdam" (last and final submission date: March 7, 2009)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 1:19pm
Marco de Waard

Amsterdam has always been a locus of powerful imagining, and for
centuries the city has been the subject of representation in literature,
music, and the visual arts. Yet while artists and writers have long
emphasised the city's reputation for permissiveness and tolerance, in
recent years the international image of Amsterdam as the paradigm of
an "open society" has been charged with new significance and urgency.
Against the backdrop of the "war on terror", an increasingly polarised
debate has taken place about multiculturalism and about new, global
challenges to our Western models of capitalist democracy. In this context
Amsterdam has emerged as a privileged site of representation which

CFP: [International] 7th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous

updated: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 11:41am
Dr Rob Fisher

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary project seeks to investigate
and explore the enduring influence and imagery of monsters and the
monstrous on human culture throughout history. In particular, the project
will have a dual focus with the intention of examining specific ‘monsters’
as well as assessing the role, function and consequences of persons,
actions or events identified as ‘monstrous’. The history and contemporary
cultural influences of monsters and monstrous metaphors will also be examined.

Papers, reports, work-in-progress and workshops are invited on issues
related to any of the following themes:

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Bangor University postgraduate "Truth and Lies" interdisciplinary conference.

updated: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 11:01am
Emma Dixon

Truth and Lies: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference
June 11th - 12th

Organized by the College of Arts and Humanities, Bangor University, Wales

Call for Papers

Our society bombards us with deception: false reports, embellished
testimony, misleading advertising, and that which goes unsaid. But are we
really being lied to? Or is the truth hiding underneath the deception, and
is it up to us to actively bring it to light?

We invite contributions from postgraduates across the disciplines in the
Arts and Humanities. Topic areas should reflect the interdisciplinary theme
of the conference. Suggestions may include (but are not limited to):

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