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CFP: [Collections] Bloom's Literary Themes (Second Series): Essayists Needed

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 9:55pm
Dr. Blake G. Hobby

Bloom’s Literary Themes

Chelsea House, a New York publisher of over 600 volumes of Harold Bloom literary criticism, is
seeking scholars to write 3000 to 4000-word essays for a series of volumes on literary themes. The
ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of literature and specific knowledge of a major
work of literature (for a list of works and themes to be covered, visit:
<http://facstaff.unca.edu/bhobby/bloom.htm>), and an ability to write clearly and succinctly for
students in both high school and college. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines will be required. If
interested please send letter and CV, via e-mail, to:

CFP: [18th] Trades: ECF special issue, call for articles

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 9:32pm
Jacqueline Langille

Eighteenth-Century Fiction
Call for Articles

TRADES
How was skilled physical work practiced and represented in the eighteenth
century? What are the pleasures and perils of labour for the body and the
body politic? How does work's embodiment implicate or complicate
subjectivity, sensibility, and sociality? How do gender, race, and class
inform ideas of labour? Readings of trades in literature and the visual
arts are welcome, and investigations in the histories of economics,
science, and technology are particularly encouraged.
Deadline: 1 August 2009; send electronic submissions to <ecf_at_mcmaster.ca>.

CFP: [Postcolonial] The Journal of African Literature (Oral Traditions)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 9:20pm
IRCALC Editors

our 2009 project is an important contribution toward integrating the oral
traditions of African writing within some contemporary expressions of new
African writings. This study in oral traditions is borne from the
awareness that African verbal arts still survive in works of discerning
writers, and in the conscious exploration of its tropes, perspectives,
philosophy and consciousness, its complementary realism, and ontology,
for the delineation of authentic African response to memory, history and
all possible confrontations with modern existence such as witnessed in
recent analysis of the African novel using multi-faceted theories of
orality which discuss and deconstruct notions of history, truth-claim,

CFP: [18th] Religion in the Age of Enlightment (SCSECS 2009)

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 8:54pm
Brett McInelly

Paper proposals are requested for a panel entitled "Religion in the Age
of Enlightenment." This panel will be part of the South Central Society
for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference in Galveston, TX, February 5-8,
2009. Accepted papers might address such topics as 1) religion and
religious attitudes and practices during the age of Enlightenment; (2)
the impact of the Enlightenment on religion, religious thought, and
religious experience; and/or (3) the ways religion informed Enlightenment
ideas and values, from a range of disciplinary perspectives, including,
but not limited to, history, theology, literature, philosophy, the social
and physical sciences, economics, and the law.

CFP: [20th] ACLA 2009:(Neo)avant-gardes, the postmodern and strategies of resistance

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 8:07pm
Tatjana Aleksic

Postmodernism has most frequently been discussed in terms of a radical break with modernism,
usurping the sanctity of its achievements with neocon and often vulgar populism.
Early theories of the postmodern, unlike its more recent Marxist criticism, more readily establish
connections between the avant- gardes, both post-WWII neo-avant-gardes, and the avant-garde
movements in the first half of the 20th century, and postmodernism. They trace this link to the
linguistic and narrative strategies intended for the undermining of the totalitarian project that
originated in the traditions of modernity and in which modernism, especially in its later phases, was
clearly seen as participating.

CFP: [African-American] CFP: Symposium on Richard Wright

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 7:52pm
Nicole N. Aljoe

CALL FOR PAPERS

Symposium on "Richard Wright: The Man, the Writer,
and his Place in American and African American Letters"
University of Utah
April 2-5, 2009

The Department of English and the Ethnic Studies Program at the University
of Utah and the African American Literature and Culture Society of the
American Literature Association are soliciting scholarly papers for the
symposium "Richard Wright: The Man, the Writer and Their Place in American
and African American Letters." We are especially interested in papers that
address:

CFP: [Medieval] Teaching Manuscripts and Text-Editing (asap)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 5:49pm
Michael Elam

I am chairing a session Teaching Manuscripts and Text-Editing
sponsored by Saint Louis University's Center for Medieval and
Rennaissance Studies to be held at the 44th International Congress on
Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo. The session still has vacancies, and
those interested on presenting should contact me ASAP.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Fan Culture &amp; Theory

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 5:22pm
Katherine Larsen

PCA/ACA 2009 National Conference,
New Orleans Marriott,
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 8 through April 11

        Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being
accepted for all aspects of Fan Culture and Theory, including, but not
limited to, the following areas:

        Â·Fan Fiction
        Â·Fan/Creator interaction
        Â·Race, Gender and Sexuality in Fandom
        Â·Music Fandom
        Â·Reality Television Fandom
        Â·The Internet and Fandom - Live Journal, IMDB and beyond
        Â·Fan Communities
        Â·Fan Media Production â€" icons, fanvids, fan art and filk.
        Â·Fans as Critics

CFP: [Science] Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association 2009 Joint Conference: Sports Area

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 4:30pm
James A. Vlasich

     As Area Chair for the SPORTS AREA of the Popular Culture Association
and the American Culture Association, I invite proposals for individual
presentations or panels to be presented at the

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
2009 JOINT CONFERENCE
to be held at the
New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 8 â€" 11, 2009

UPDATE: [Collections] Teaching the Novel and Short Fiction (11/30/08; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:26pm
James B. Kelley

Academic Exchange Quarterly, a peer-reviewed journal appearing in print
and electronic format, will include in its Spring 2009 issue a cluster of
essays on Teaching the Novel and Short Fiction. Literature and creative
writing instructors at universities, community colleges, and high schools
are invited to submit short, academic essays to the journal.

CFP: [Medieval] Saints and Sinners of the Middle Ages

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:06pm
Jack R. Baker

The seventh annual Conference for Medieval Studies, a graduate student
conference sponsored by Comitatus (the Purdue Medieval Studies student
organization) will be held at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana on
February 20-21, 2009. The theme for this year's conference will be "Saints
and Sinners of the Middle Ages."

Ann W. Astell, Professor of Theology at Notre Dame University and author of
The Song of Songs in the Middle Ages (1990), Job, Boethius, and Epic Truth
(1994), Chaucer and the Universe of Learning (1996), and Eating Beauty: The
Eucharist and the Spiritual Arts of the Middle Ages (2006) will be the
keynote speaker for this year's conference.

UPDATE: [Collections] CFP: Gothic and Horror Studies Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 11:41am
Bernice Murphy

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies: Issue 5 CFP Reminder

The deadline for submissions for the fifth issue (November 2008) of the
online
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
(irishgothichorrorjournal.homestead.com) is September 22nd 2008. Articles
on
any aspect of the horror and gothic genres will be considered, as will
reviews
of of recent film, television, video game and graphic novel/comic book
releases. Reviews should be between 800-1,200 words, articles between 6-
8,000 words. Please see our "About Us" page for more details.

Email: irish_gothic_journal_at_yahoo.ie

CFP: [Theatre] Staging Interculturality (1/15/2009; CDE Vienna 6/4-7/2009)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 10:37am
Mark Berninger

Call for Papers

CDE Conference 2009, Vienna, Austria, 4-7June 2009

“Staging Interculturality”

The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English is pleased
to announce its 18th Annual Conference (4-7June 2009). It will be organised
by the Department of English (Prof. Rubik, Prof. Huber) at the University
of Vienna and held as a rooming-in conference at the Don-Bosco-Haus, Vienna
(13th district).

CFP: [20th] Staging Interculturality (1/15/2009; CDE Vienna 6/4-7/2009)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 10:35am
Mark Berninger

Call for Papers

CDE Conference 2009, Vienna, Austria, 4-7June 2009

“Staging Interculturality”

The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English is pleased
to announce its 18th Annual Conference (4-7June 2009). It will be organised
by the Department of English (Prof. Rubik, Prof. Huber) at the University
of Vienna and held as a rooming-in conference at the Don-Bosco-Haus, Vienna
(13th district).

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] ACLA 2009: Liminal Bodies: Questioning the Functionality of the Human Body

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 9:20am
Catalina Florescu

Where and how could we define the space(s) of our bodies? We all need and
have our space. We populate this space with many objects; we welcome some
people in, while we leave others out. But most importantly of all, within
us there lies the vast, more often than not ignored space of our lived
lives; the space of the body that has become a story mixing identities,
misplacements, and partial recoveries. Alongside the space of the lived
moments of our lives, there is the space of incubating desires, just as
there are spaces never to be explored.

CFP: [International] 2nd Congress on Gothic Literature (UNAM, Mexico City)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 5:53am
Tony Alcala

Gothic Literature: A local and Global Phenomenon

Objetive: After the great response received last year for the first Gothic
Congress (1er Coloquio de Literatura Gótica 2008) this time the aim is to
keep encouraging the interest in the Gothic among both students and
scholars at the UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico) and other
Mexican institutions. To achieve this, we propose to start from the idea of
the Gothic seen as a series of conventions reappearing into different time
and cultural contexts. Besides, emphasis will be made on exploring the
intertextual connections between the Gothic and other literary modes, as
well as artistic forms in general.

CFP: [General] Latin American Modernismo Seminar. ACLA, March 26-29, 2009, Cambridge, MA

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:30am
Kelly Comfort

Call for Papers for Seminar at the American Comparative Literature
Association's "Global Languages, Global Cultures" Conference on March 26-
29, 2009 in Cambridge, MA.

* Seminar Title: Latin American Modernismo: Negotiating the Foreign and
the Local, the Aesthetic and the Social

* Seminar Organizer: Kelly Comfort, Georgia Institute of Technology

CFP: [Computing-Internet] Papers Needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:15am
John V. Nance

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities
Review.

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are: Approaching the Deconstruction of
Modern Political Rhetoric, The Corruption of Dialect, and Post-9/11 Noir.
However, we will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with
these ideas. Please send any and all.

CFP: [Theatre] Papers Needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:14am
John V. Nance

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities
Review.

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are: Approaching the Deconstruction of
Modern Political Rhetoric, The Corruption of Dialect, and Post-9/11 Noir.
However, we will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with
these ideas. Please send any and all.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Papers Needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:14am
John V. Nance

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities
Review.

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are: Approaching the Deconstruction of
Modern Political Rhetoric, The Corruption of Dialect, and Post-9/11 Noir.
However, we will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with
these ideas. Please send any and all.

CFP: [Graduate] Papers Needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:14am
John V. Nance

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities
Review.

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are: Approaching the Deconstruction of
Modern Political Rhetoric, The Corruption of Dialect, and Post-9/11 Noir.
However, we will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with
these ideas. Please send any and all.

CFP: [Ethnic] Papers Needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:13am
John V. Nance

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities
Review.

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are: Approaching the Deconstruction of
Modern Political Rhetoric, The Corruption of Dialect, and Post-9/11 Noir.
However, we will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with
these ideas. Please send any and all.

CFP: [Science] Papers Needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:13am
John V. Nance

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities
Review.

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are: Approaching the Deconstruction of
Modern Political Rhetoric, The Corruption of Dialect, and Post-9/11 Noir.
However, we will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with
these ideas. Please send any and all.

UPDATE: [Renaissance] Papers Needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:13am
John V. Nance

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities
Review.

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are: Approaching the Deconstruction of
Modern Political Rhetoric, The Corruption of Dialect, and Post-9/11 Noir.
However, we will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with
these ideas. Please send any and all.

CFP: [General] Papers Needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:13am
John V. Nance

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities
Review.

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are: Approaching the Deconstruction of
Modern Political Rhetoric, The Corruption of Dialect, and Post-9/11 Noir.
However, we will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with
these ideas. Please send any and all.

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Papers Needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:12am
John V. Nance

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities
Review.

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are: Approaching the Deconstruction of
Modern Political Rhetoric, The Corruption of Dialect, and Post-9/11 Noir.
However, we will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with
these ideas. Please send any and all.

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