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UPDATE: [Postcolonial] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 1:30pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production,
Knowledge, Authenticity

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

UPDATE: [Ethnic] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 1:30pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production,
Knowledge, Authenticity

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

UPDATE: [General] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 1:30pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production,
Knowledge, Authenticity

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 1:30pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production,
Knowledge, Authenticity

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

UPDATE: [Bibliography] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 1:30pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production,
Knowledge, Authenticity

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

UPDATE: [Film] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 1:30pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production,
Knowledge, Authenticity

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 1:30pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production,
Knowledge, Authenticity

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

UPDATE: [Theatre] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 1:30pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production,
Knowledge, Authenticity

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

UPDATE: [Theory] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 1:30pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production,
Knowledge, Authenticity

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

UPDATE: [Graduate] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 1:30pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production,
Knowledge, Authenticity

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

CFP: [International] International American Studies Association 4th World Congress

updated: 
Sunday, October 26, 2008 - 9:44pm
Lauren Anaya

CALL FOR PAPERS

INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION FOURTH WORLD CONGRESS

"Decoding American Cultures in the Global Context"

SEPTEMBER 18-20, 2009

HOSTED BY
Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China

The International American Studies Association (IASA) and the American
Studies Center (ASC) at Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU)
cordially invite scholars from all disciplines to participate in the 4th
congress of the IASA, to be held from September 18th to 20th (Friday to
Sunday), 2009 at BFSU, Beijing, China.

CONGRESS THEME AND SUB-THEMES

CFP: [Victorian] RSVP, 2009: Victorian Networks and the Periodical Press

updated: 
Sunday, October 26, 2008 - 8:22pm
Kelly Hulander

VICTORIAN NETWORKS and the PERIODICAL PRESS--Research Society for
Victorian Periodicals Annual Conference, August 21-22, 2009

The Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (RSVP) will hold its
annual conference at the University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, August 21-
22, 2009.

While papers addressing any aspect of Victorian periodicals will be
considered, RSVP particularly welcomes proposals for papers on the ways
in which the newspaper and periodical press relied on a variety of
networks, including journalistic, business, communication and technology,
transportation, imperialist, immigration, political/activist, scientific,
philosophical, literary, artistic, and other social networks.

UPDATE: [Ethnic] Salman Rushdie and Visual Culture(s)

updated: 
Sunday, October 26, 2008 - 2:41pm
Ana Mendes

Salman Rushdie’s work is overflowing with visual images. Essays are
invited for a collection of essays tentatively entitled Salman Rushdie
and Visual Culture(s) that seeks to shed light on Rushdie’s fictional and
non-fictional writings and their various connections with visual culture
(s). In the pursuit of its aims, the collection does not intend to set
aside textuality, but draws it into dialogue with visuality. Some
possible topics for consideration include, but are not limited to:
- film;
- photography;
- painting;
- sculpture;
- advertising;
- television;
A reputed academic publisher has shown interest in publishing the

UPDATE: [Postcolonial] Salman Rushdie and Visual Culture(s)

updated: 
Sunday, October 26, 2008 - 2:41pm
Ana Mendes

Salman Rushdie’s work is overflowing with visual images. Essays are
invited for a collection of essays tentatively entitled Salman Rushdie
and Visual Culture(s) that seeks to shed light on Rushdie’s fictional and
non-fictional writings and their various connections with visual culture
(s). In the pursuit of its aims, the collection does not intend to set
aside textuality, but draws it into dialogue with visuality. Some
possible topics for consideration include, but are not limited to:
- film;
- photography;
- painting;
- sculpture;
- advertising;
- television;
A reputed academic publisher has shown interest in publishing the

UPDATE: [Collections] Salman Rushdie and Visual Culture(s)

updated: 
Sunday, October 26, 2008 - 2:41pm
Ana Mendes

Salman Rushdie’s work is overflowing with visual images. Essays are
invited for a collection of essays tentatively entitled Salman Rushdie
and Visual Culture(s) that seeks to shed light on Rushdie’s fictional and
non-fictional writings and their various connections with visual culture
(s). In the pursuit of its aims, the collection does not intend to set
aside textuality, but draws it into dialogue with visuality. Some
possible topics for consideration include, but are not limited to:
- film;
- photography;
- painting;
- sculpture;
- advertising;
- television;
A reputed academic publisher has shown interest in publishing the

CFP: [20th] Cognitive Estrangement: How Languag is Science Fiction's Most Powerful Technology

updated: 
Saturday, October 25, 2008 - 4:29pm
Jennifer Kelso Farrell

This panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between the science
fiction reader and the science fiction text. Science fiction scholar Darko
Suvin determined that science fiction is a mode of literature that at once
sets the reader in an alien environment while simultaneously making that
environment seem scientifically plausible. The reader's seemingly
contradictory situation is not remedied merely through detailed
descriptions of scientific terms, but is accomplished through the very use
of language, what Samuel Delany calls the subjunctive. In "About Five
Thousand One Hundred and Seventy-Five Words" Delany defines the subjunctive

UPDATE: [Collections] Time and Temporality (Journal issue June 2009)

updated: 
Saturday, October 25, 2008 - 1:29pm
Nandita Batra

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and
social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and
poetry.
URL: http://www.uprm.edu/atenea

The editorial board invites submissions for publication for a special
issue (June 2009) on "Time and Temporality"

Essays may address the intersection of time with a wide variety of topics
including (but not limited to) history, narrative, memory, consciousness,
and culture.

Submissions in either English or Spanish are welcome (see the guidelines
below):

UPDATE: [Postcolonial] Forthcoming book on the Caribbean short story

updated: 
Saturday, October 25, 2008 - 9:23am
Lucy Evans

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: COLLECTION OF CRITICAL ESSAYS
 
The Caribbean Short Story: Contexts, Theory, Practice [working title],
ed. by Lucy Evans, Mark McWatt & Emma Smith. Forthcoming with Peepal Tree
Press (Winter 2009/10)
 
According to Kenneth Ramchand, 'the history of Caribbean prose fiction
before 1950 is essentially the history of the short story'. This
collection posits the Caribbean short story not only as vitally
influential in the development of the region's literary tradition, but
also as a site of continuing reinvigoration. It investigates the
significance of short stories to Caribbean cultural production in the

UPDATE: [Collections] Forthcoming book on the Caribbean short story

updated: 
Saturday, October 25, 2008 - 9:21am
Lucy Evans

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: COLLECTION OF CRITICAL ESSAYS
 
The Caribbean Short Story: Contexts, Theory, Practice [working title],
ed. by Lucy Evans, Mark McWatt & Emma Smith. Forthcoming with Peepal Tree
Press (Winter 2009/10)
 
According to Kenneth Ramchand, 'the history of Caribbean prose fiction
before 1950 is essentially the history of the short story'. This
collection posits the Caribbean short story not only as vitally
influential in the development of the region's literary tradition, but
also as a site of continuing reinvigoration. It investigates the
significance of short stories to Caribbean cultural production in the

UPDATE: [Graduate]

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 10:51pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE: "THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC)- 3rd Floor Salons

...So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new... - Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [Professional]

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 10:51pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE: "THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC)- 3rd Floor Salons

...So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new... - Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition]

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 10:51pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE: "THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC)- 3rd Floor Salons

...So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new... - Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [Computing-Internet]

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 10:51pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE: "THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC)- 3rd Floor Salons

...So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new... - Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [Science]

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 10:50pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE: "THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC)- 3rd Floor Salons

...So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new... - Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [General]

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 10:50pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE: "THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC)- 3rd Floor Salons

...So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new... - Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [Film]

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 10:50pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE: "THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC)- 3rd Floor Salons

...So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new... - Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [Bibliography]

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 10:50pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE: "THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC)- 3rd Floor Salons

...So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new... - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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