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CFP: [20th] Globalgothic: Technology, Media, Horror

updated: 
Sunday, August 10, 2008 - 12:41pm
Glennis Byron

Postgraduate Symposium: Globalgothic: Technology, Media, Horror

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference
University of Stirling, 5-6 December 2008

Plenary Speakers
Katarzyna Ancuta Assumption University, Thailand
Fred Botting Lancaster University, England
Isabella Van Elferen Utrecht University, Netherlands

for further information about our guest speakers, please see our website:
http://www.globalgothic.stir.ac.uk/show_event.php?id=7

 
Call for papers

CFP: [Collections] SARGASSO/ Language and Gender: Caribbean

updated: 
Sunday, August 10, 2008 - 4:17am
Don Walicek

SARGASSO
â€" CALL FOR PAPERS â€"

LANGUAGE AND GENDER

submission deadline January 10, 2009

SARGASSO, a Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language, and Culture is accepting submissions for
an upcoming issue with the preliminary title "Language and Gender." Research on Caribbean
languages (especially Creoles) in fields of inquiry such as sociolinguistics, anthropological
linguistics, linguistic ethnography, and historical linguistics is welcome, as is work that is
interdisciplinary in nature.

CFP: [Gender Studies] SARGASSO/ Language and Gender: Caribbean

updated: 
Sunday, August 10, 2008 - 4:15am
Don Walicek

SARGASSO
â€" CALL FOR PAPERS â€"

LANGUAGE AND GENDER

submission deadline January 10, 2009

SARGASSO, a Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language, and Culture is accepting submissions for
an upcoming issue with the preliminary title "Language and Gender." Research on Caribbean
languages (especially Creoles) in fields of inquiry such as sociolinguistics, anthropological
linguistics, linguistic ethnography, and historical linguistics is welcome, as is work that is
interdisciplinary in nature.

CFP: [Film] ICFA-30: Call for Papers

updated: 
Sunday, August 10, 2008 - 3:35am
Graham J. Murphy

The 30th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
Time and the Fantastic

CFP: [20th] ICFA-30 Call for Papers

updated: 
Sunday, August 10, 2008 - 3:35am
Graham J. Murphy

The 30th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
Time and the Fantastic

CFP: [Poetry] reviews of poetry and poetry-related books

updated: 
Sunday, August 10, 2008 - 2:16am
Steven Schroeder

The virtual artists collective reading room features reviews of new and recent poetry collections as
well as poetry-related books, performances, and recordings.

If you are interested in writing a review, contact vacteampoetry_at_earthlink.net Please indicate the
title you'd like to review and briefly outline your qualifications.

For more information -- and a growing list of reviews -- visit http://vacpoetry.org/readingroom

CFP: [20th] Locating the Coterie: Writersâ Circles and their Cities

updated: 
Saturday, August 9, 2008 - 7:27pm
Pamela J. Francis

Locating the Coterie: Writers’ Circles and their Cities
The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900
http://modernlanguages.louisville.edu/conference/
                                  Louisville, KY | 19-21 February 2009

While Paris stands as the urban icon of the literary and artistic world in
the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, many other cities have
served as a locus for writers and artists, who by common attitudes towards
their art, by the virtue of proximity, or by forces such as war and empire,
have settled in a particular city. For instance,

UPDATE: [American] CFP UPDATE PCA New Orleans

updated: 
Friday, August 8, 2008 - 11:58pm
Christopher Bloss

Call for Papers: Southern Literature and Culture
Area Chair: Dr. Christopher Bloss
PCA, national conference
APRIL 8-11, 2009
Conference location: New Orleans MARRIOTT
New Orleans, Louisiana
  
Contemporary Southern literature remains a growing area for
further/future
discussion(s) and criticism(s) within the context of society. This CFP
seeks contributors offering a wide variety of interpretations and
criticisms of contemporary Southern literature and culture against the
backdrop of popular culture and postmodern society, although other
approaches are also solicited. Presentations covering a broad
range of Southern literature pieces, critical approaches, and cultural

CFP: [American] CFP: Making Race in Modern America (9/15/08; NEMLA, 2/26/09-3/1/09)

updated: 
Friday, August 8, 2008 - 3:37pm
Matthew Lessig

Call for Papers

40th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
February 26- March 1, 2009
Boston, MA

Making Race in Modern America

Characterized by economic and political upheaval, massive demographic
movements, an expanding American empire, competing definitions of race, and
nativist fears of mongrelization, the early decades of the twentieth
century represent a critical period in the history of American racial
formations. This panel invites papers that examine how literary, popular,
filmic, or other visual texts participate in developments in American
racial discourse during the period between the World Wars.

CFP: [18th] Holy Sites, Sights and Cites (ASECS 3/26-29/09; Deadline: 9/25/09)

updated: 
Friday, August 8, 2008 - 3:31pm
Michael Rotenberg-Schwartz

Papers are sought on eighteenth-century conceptions of sacred space for a
panel at ASECS 2009.

Of particular interest are assessments of or participation in pilgrimages,
proto-sociological, philosophical or historical readings of sacredness, the
relationship between seeing and believing, and the use of previous
authorities in descriptions of sacred space in the literary, visual, or
musical arts.

Interdisciplinary and non-Anglo approaches are welcome. Please e-mail
one-page proposals for 20-minute papers to mjs205_at_nyu.edu. The deadline is
September 25th.

CFP: [Computing-Internet] Media in Transtion 6:

updated: 
Friday, August 8, 2008 - 2:39pm
Brad Seawell

MIT Comparative Media Studies and the MIT Communications Forum are now
evaluating proposals for the sixth Media in transition conference to be
held at MIT April 24-26, 2009. Abstracts, full papers and panel proposals
will be evaluated on a rolling basis until Jan. 9, 2009:

CFP: [International] The Brontes in Context (II) (11/14-15/08)

updated: 
Friday, August 8, 2008 - 10:42am
Bronte Conference

The Brontes in Context (II): The Professor, Agnes Grey, The Tenant of
Wildfell Hall
14-15 November 2008,
Centre for Literary Studies; Institute for Social, Cultural and Policy
Research, University of Salford (UK)

Meant as a follow-up to the very successful first “The Brontes in
Context” conference, this conference aims to re-read The Professor, Agnes
Grey, and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall,as well as contextualise the novels
in the light of historically informed research of contexts.

UPDATE: [General] Deadline Extended- Underground

updated: 
Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 10:20pm
Anick Boyd

The deadline has been extended two weeks for abstract submissions. The
new and final deadline for submissions will be September 1, 2008.

CFP: [Medieval] Capital and Corporal Punishment in Anglo-Saxon England (9/15/08; Kalamazoo 2009)

updated: 
Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 5:59pm
Nicole Marafioti

Call for Papers: Capital and Corporal Punishment in Anglo-Saxon England

44th International Congress on Medieval Studies
7-10 May 2009
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo MI

Execution, mutilation, and bodily punishment permeate our understanding of
Anglo-Saxon judicial practice. In addition to the Old English law codes
that prescribe death and mutilation for criminal offenders, physical
penalties figure prominently in biblical exegesis and theological
discourse, in hagiographical and literary texts, in works of art, and in
the archaeology of the pre-Conquest landscape.

CFP: [International] Women, Displacement, and Cultural Identity

updated: 
Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 4:03pm
Hyungji Park

Call for Papers:
Women, Displacement, and Cultural Identity
The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature
International Conference
June 12-13, 2009
Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

UPDATE: [General] TransCanada 3

updated: 
Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 3:18pm
Robert Zacharias

Updated CFP for TransCanada 3: please note the updated keynote, roundtable, and literary
speakers, as well as the fast-approaching deadline (August 15, 2008).

TransCanada 3: Literature, Institutions, Citizenship
Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB, Canada
July 16-19, 2009

Keynotes: Marie Battiste (Sask), Roy Miki (SFU), Fransçois Paré (Waterloo)

Roundtable plenary speakers:
Jack Butler & Ruby Arngna’naaq, Sakej Youngblood Henderson (Sask),
Katherine McKittrick (Queen’s), Peter McLaren (UCLA), Catriona Mortimer-Sandilands (York),
Donna Pennee (Western), Julie Rak (Alberta), Laurie Ricou (UBC),
Diana Taylor (New York).

UPDATE: [International] Concepts of :: I - Self - Subject(ivity) :: in Literature and Literary Theory (Publ. and Conf.)

updated: 
Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 7:04am
Prof. Dr. J. Taffarel

UPDATE for CfP: http://cfp.english.upenn.edu/archive/International/1203.html

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Due to many extension requests we will accept submissions until 08
September 2008.

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