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CFP: [American] Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:56pm
Brooke.McLaughlin.Mitchell_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers, Trauma and Literature 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

CFP: [African-American] Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:55pm
Brooke.McLaughlin.Mitchell_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers, Trauma and Literature 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

CFP: [Theory] Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:55pm
Brooke.McLaughlin.Mitchell_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers, Trauma and Literature 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

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Pedagogy at CEA 2009

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:51pm
Brooke.McLaughlin.Mitchell_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers, Pedagogy 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 pedagogy in the
college classroom for our 40th annual conference, celebrating the
organization’s 70th anniversary. In keeping with the conference’s general
theme of Design, papers are sought that specifically address the role of
design in the construction and execution of our courses. Both practical
and theoretical responses are encouraged.

CFP: [Professional] Pedagogy at CEA 2009

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:51pm
Brooke.McLaughlin.Mitchell_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers, Pedagogy 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 pedagogy in the
college classroom for our 40th annual conference, celebrating the
organization’s 70th anniversary. In keeping with the conference’s general
theme of Design, papers are sought that specifically address the role of
design in the construction and execution of our courses. Both practical
and theoretical responses are encouraged.

CFP: [Film] Avant-Doc Conference (University of Iowa)

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:15pm
Ryan Watson

Avant-Doc: Intersections of Avant-Garde and Documentary Film is hosted by
the Department of Cinema and Comparative
Literature at the University of Iowa and co-sponsored by the Institute for
Cinema and Culture at the University of Iowa.

Avant-Doc: Intersections of Avant-Garde and Documentary Film
The University of Iowa
March 5-7, 2009
Abstract Deadline: November 21, 2008

CFP: [Graduate] Natures: Authenticity, Artificiality, and Authorship [11/21/08; 2/20/09]

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 5:33pm
Lora Geriguis

The Natures Conference, open to graduate students in all area of
humanities research, will be held at La Sierra University on February 20,
2009. Proposals for 20 minute paper presentations on a wide range of
topics broadly related to the theme of “NATURES: Authenticity,
Artificiality, and Authorship” are invited.

CFP: [Gender Studies] Women's Connection at CEA 2009 (11/1/2008, 3/26-28/2009)

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 4:27pm
Carol Osborne

Call for Papers, Women’s Connection 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 women’s issues
for our 40th annual conference, celebrating the organization’s 70th
anniversary.

CFP: [General] Philosophy and Popular Culture

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 3:21pm
Burcu Gurkan

Call for Papers: Philosophy and Popular Culture Area
2009 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Priority Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2008
Final Deadline: December 1, 2008

30th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 25-28, 2009

CFP: [Film] Twentieth-Century American Literary Masculinity: Man or Myth?

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 3:03pm
Kathleen McDonald

This panel proposes to look at how several American texts in the 20th
century questioned “what is male/masculine?” in a century when feminism
drastically altered the answer to “what is female/feminine?” The
panelists will examine how their books/films undertook that task by
asking one central question: How does the creator construct what it means
to be masculine in an age when that is no longer a foregone
determination? What tools, roles, tasks and/or world views are depicted
in/by the male characters, either in strait-forward depiction or by
implication, that inform the reader of the author’s understanding of
being male in the modern world? Do these depictions continue unimpeded

CFP: [General] Twentieth-Century American Literary Masculinity: Man or Myth?

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 3:01pm
Kathleen McDonald

This panel proposes to look at how several American texts in the 20th
century questioned “what is male/masculine?” in a century when feminism
drastically altered the answer to “what is female/feminine?” The
panelists will examine how their books/films undertook that task by
asking one central question: How does the creator construct what it means
to be masculine in an age when that is no longer a foregone
determination? What tools, roles, tasks and/or world views are depicted
in/by the male characters, either in strait-forward depiction or by
implication, that inform the reader of the author’s understanding of
being male in the modern world? Do these depictions continue unimpeded

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Twentieth-Century American Literary Masculinity: Man or Myth?

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 3:00pm
Kathleen McDonald

This panel proposes to look at how several American texts in the 20th
century questioned “what is male/masculine?” in a century when feminism
drastically altered the answer to “what is female/feminine?” The
panelists will examine how their books/films undertook that task by
asking one central question: How does the creator construct what it means
to be masculine in an age when that is no longer a foregone
determination? What tools, roles, tasks and/or world views are depicted
in/by the male characters, either in strait-forward depiction or by
implication, that inform the reader of the author’s understanding of
being male in the modern world? Do these depictions continue unimpeded

CFP: [Gender Studies] Twentieth-Century American Literary Masculinity: Man or Myth?

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 3:00pm
Kathleen McDonald

This panel proposes to look at how several American texts in the 20th
century questioned “what is male/masculine?” in a century when feminism
drastically altered the answer to “what is female/feminine?” The
panelists will examine how their books/films undertook that task by
asking one central question: How does the creator construct what it means
to be masculine in an age when that is no longer a foregone
determination? What tools, roles, tasks and/or world views are depicted
in/by the male characters, either in strait-forward depiction or by
implication, that inform the reader of the author’s understanding of
being male in the modern world? Do these depictions continue unimpeded

CFP: [American] Twentieth-Century American Literary Masculinity: Man or Myth?

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 2:59pm
Kathleen McDonald

This panel proposes to look at how several American texts in the 20th
century questioned “what is male/masculine?” in a century when feminism
drastically altered the answer to “what is female/feminine?” The
panelists will examine how their books/films undertook that task by
asking one central question: How does the creator construct what it means
to be masculine in an age when that is no longer a foregone
determination? What tools, roles, tasks and/or world views are depicted
in/by the male characters, either in strait-forward depiction or by
implication, that inform the reader of the author’s understanding of
being male in the modern world? Do these depictions continue unimpeded

CFP: [20th] Twentieth-Century American Literary Masculinity: Man or Myth?

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 2:58pm
Kathleen McDonald

This panel proposes to look at how several American texts in the 20th
century questioned “what is male/masculine?” in a century when feminism
drastically altered the answer to “what is female/feminine?” The
panelists will examine how their books/films undertook that task by
asking one central question: How does the creator construct what it means
to be masculine in an age when that is no longer a foregone
determination? What tools, roles, tasks and/or world views are depicted
in/by the male characters, either in strait-forward depiction or by
implication, that inform the reader of the author’s understanding of
being male in the modern world? Do these depictions continue unimpeded

CFP: [General] Teaching Eng at Military Colleges and Academies

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 2:54pm
Lea Williams

Please consider being part of a roundtable discussion I am hoping to
organize at the College English Association’s annual meeting in
Pittsburgh on March 26-28, 2009. The subject of the discussion will be
the challenges and rewards of teaching English at military colleges and
academies. It can be difficult to assert the importance of studying
literature and writing to any college student given that students have
become more focused on obtaining an education that will guarantee them a
job and financial stability. Certainly, teaching students whose primary
goal is to commission in the military can add additional challenges to
that task. Join our discussion in order to share information about your

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Radical Culture in the 21st Century

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 12:53pm
John Maerhofer

Call for Papers
(Re) Theorizing Revolution: Radical Culture in the Contemporary Period

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

CFP: [Professional] Teaching ENG at Military Colleges and Academies

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 12:49pm
Lea Williams

Please consider being part of a roundtable discussion I am hoping to
organize at the College English Association’s annual meeting in
Pittsburgh on March 26-28, 2009. The subject of the discussion will be
the challenges and rewards of teaching English at military colleges and
academies. It can be difficult to assert the importance of studying
literature and writing to any college student given that students have
become more focused on obtaining an education that will guarantee them a
job and financial stability. Certainly, teaching students whose primary
goal is to commission in the military can add additional challenges to
that task. Please join our discussion in order to share information about

CFP: [Science] British Society for Literature and Science conference

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 8:46am
Dr John Holmes

The 4th annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the
University of Reading on 27th-29th March, 2009. Keynote speakers will include Dame Gillian Beer,
formerly King Edward VII Professor of English Literature at Cambridge; Patrick Parrinder, Professor
of English at the University of Reading; and Simon Conway Morris, Professor of Evolutionary
Palaeontology at Cambridge.

CFP: [Ethnic] Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 1/10/09)

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 1:56am
Timothy M.Robinson

Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 1/10/09)

Contributors sought for a work tentatively entitled The Encyclopedia of
Slavery and Freedom in American Literature. This book is scheduled to be
published by Facts on File in 2010.

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to provide a comprehensive and accessible
catalog on the subject of slavery in American literature. It will identify
the most important and influential literary works, authors, abolitionists
and historical figures, and it will define and explain various
terminologies and subjects related to American slavery in American
literature.

CFP: [Collections] Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 1/10/09)

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 1:55am
Timothy M.Robinson

Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 1/10/09)

Contributors sought for a work tentatively entitled The Encyclopedia of
Slavery and Freedom in American Literature. This book is scheduled to be
published by Facts on File in 2010.

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to provide a comprehensive and accessible
catalog on the subject of slavery in American literature. It will identify
the most important and influential literary works, authors, abolitionists
and historical figures, and it will define and explain various
terminologies and subjects related to American slavery in American
literature.

CFP: [African-American] Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 1/10/09)

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 1:55am
Timothy M.Robinson

Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 1/10/09)

Contributors sought for a work tentatively entitled The Encyclopedia of
Slavery and Freedom in American Literature. This book is scheduled to be
published by Facts on File in 2010.

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to provide a comprehensive and accessible
catalog on the subject of slavery in American literature. It will identify
the most important and influential literary works, authors, abolitionists
and historical figures, and it will define and explain various
terminologies and subjects related to American slavery in American
literature.

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