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CFP: [Victorian] Registration for Bodies and Things Conference (Oxford) now open

updated: 
Thursday, July 17, 2008 - 11:11am
Katharina Boehm

Bodies and Things: Victorian Literature and the Matter of Culture,
27 September 2008, University of Oxford

****************REGISTRATION OPEN FOR NON-SPEAKERS*************************

Registration forms are available now at our website www.bodiesandthings.org
for non-speakers to register for the conference. The deadline for
registrations is Monday 15 September 2008, after which a late fee will be
charged.

***************BAVS BURSARIES FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS *******************

CFP: [African-American] Call For Papers â Black Greek Letter Organizations (BGLOs)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 10:10pm
Matthew W. Hughey

Twenty years have elapsed since the release of Spike Lee’s now infamous
indictment of Black fraternities and sororities in his film School Daze
(1988). Since then, the study of Black Greek Letter Organizations (BGLOs)
has burgeoned from a small peripheral field to one that has captured both
academic and mainstream attention; from the release of scholarship on BGLOs
such as Tamara Brown et. al’s African American Fraternities and Sororities:
The Legacy and the Vision (2005), Theda Skocpol et. al’s What a Mighty
Power We Can Be: African American Fraternal Groups and the Struggle for
Racial Equality (2007), and Gregory S. Park’s Black Greek-letter

CFP: [Gender Studies] SW/TX PCA/ACA Women's Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 10:02pm
Pat Tyrer

Proposals for individual presentations, panels, or roundtable discussions
on any aspect of the depiction of Women in Popular Culture which includes
(but is not limited to):

• Disco Divas â€" 30 years later
• TV Moms â€" June Cleaver Where Are You?
• Reality Series Women, Tough Girls, Action Heroes
• Film Fatales: Fact, Fantasy, Fabulous
• Betty Friedan Where Are You?: Focus on Feminism
• Fictional Women
• Factual Women
• The Creative Process â€" Women Writers and Women Writing
• Women at Thirty

CFP: [African-American] Edited anthology on Contemporary Slave Narratives

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 7:43pm
Marlene Allen

Call for Papers for Edited Anthology
Dredging Up Slavery:
Representations of Slavery in Contemporary Popular Culture

Though it has been over a century since it was outlawed in the U.S.,
slavery continually recurs as a theme in literature and other aspects of
American popular culture. Thus, this edited collection seeks to gather
essays that explore how the spectre of slavery appears and/or is rewritten
through a contemporary or even futuristic lens in popular culture. We
seek essays that examine this theme in literature, film, television,
music, graphic novels or comics, contemporary biography or autobiography,
etc.

CFP: [Film] International Gothic Association 2009: Monstrous Media/Spectral Subjects

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 7:41pm
Catherine Spooner

Ninth Biannual Conference of the International Gothic Association:

Monstrous Media/ Spectral Subjects

21-24 July 2009, Lancaster University, UK

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Elisabeth Bronfen, Tanya Krzywinska, Marina Warner
(Further plenary events to be confirmed.)

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: [20th] International Gothic Association 2009: Monstrous Media/Spectral Subjects

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 7:41pm
Catherine Spooner

Ninth Biannual Conference of the International Gothic Association:

Monstrous Media/ Spectral Subjects

21-24 July 2009, Lancaster University, UK

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Elisabeth Bronfen, Tanya Krzywinska, Marina Warner
(Further plenary events to be confirmed.)

CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: [Collections] Hip-Hop Around the World (Collection, 8/15)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 6:07pm
George Ciccariello-Maher

UPDATED:
SPECIFIC ENTRIES SOUGHT
SMALL PAYMENT POSSIBLE

(Proposals due AUGUST 15th, 2008)

Call for contributors for Hip Hop Around the World: An Encyclopedia, a
two-volume reference set under contract with Greenwood Press. This
collection will consist of 10,000-word essays on the most important hip hop
scenes around the world. I am currently seeking contributors interested in
writing chapters on the following countries and themes:

1.) MEXICO
2.) PUERTO RICO
3.) HAITI
4.) DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

5.) FRANCE
6.) ITALY

7.) SENEGAL
8.) ZIMBABWE
9.) NIGERIA

10.) COLOMBIA
11.) ARGENTINA

12.) IRAN

UPDATE: [Postcolonial] Hip-Hop Around the World (Collection, 8/15)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 6:07pm
George Ciccariello-Maher

UPDATED:
SPECIFIC ENTRIES SOUGHT
SMALL PAYMENT POSSIBLE

(Proposals due AUGUST 15th, 2008)

Call for contributors for Hip Hop Around the World: An Encyclopedia, a
two-volume reference set under contract with Greenwood Press. This
collection will consist of 10,000-word essays on the most important hip hop
scenes around the world. I am currently seeking contributors interested in
writing chapters on the following countries and themes:

1.) MEXICO
2.) PUERTO RICO
3.) HAITI
4.) DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

5.) FRANCE
6.) ITALY

7.) SENEGAL
8.) ZIMBABWE
9.) NIGERIA

10.) COLOMBIA
11.) ARGENTINA

12.) IRAN

UPDATE: [Ethnic] Hip-Hop Around the World (Collection, 8/15)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 6:03pm
George Ciccariello-Maher

UPDATED:
SPECIFIC ENTRIES SOUGHT
SMALL PAYMENT POSSIBLE

(Proposals due AUGUST 15th, 2008)

Call for contributors for Hip Hop Around the World: An Encyclopedia, a
two-volume reference set under contract with Greenwood Press. This
collection will consist of 10,000-word essays on the most important hip hop
scenes around the world. I am currently seeking contributors interested in
writing chapters on the following countries and themes:

1.) MEXICO
2.) PUERTO RICO
3.) HAITI
4.) DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

5.) FRANCE
6.) ITALY

7.) SENEGAL
8.) ZIMBABWE
9.) NIGERIA

10.) COLOMBIA
11.) ARGENTINA

12.) IRAN

UPDATE: [General] Hip-Hop Around the World (Collection, 8/15)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 6:03pm
George Ciccariello-Maher

UPDATED:
SPECIFIC ENTRIES SOUGHT
SMALL PAYMENT POSSIBLE

(Proposals due AUGUST 15th, 2008)

Call for contributors for Hip Hop Around the World: An Encyclopedia, a
two-volume reference set under contract with Greenwood Press. This
collection will consist of 10,000-word essays on the most important hip hop
scenes around the world. I am currently seeking contributors interested in
writing chapters on the following countries and themes:

1.) MEXICO
2.) PUERTO RICO
3.) HAITI
4.) DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

5.) FRANCE
6.) ITALY

7.) SENEGAL
8.) ZIMBABWE
9.) NIGERIA

10.) COLOMBIA
11.) ARGENTINA

12.) IRAN

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Hip-Hop Around the World (Collection, 8/15)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 6:03pm
George Ciccariello-Maher

UPDATED:
SPECIFIC ENTRIES SOUGHT
SMALL PAYMENT POSSIBLE

(Proposals due AUGUST 15th, 2008)

Call for contributors for Hip Hop Around the World: An Encyclopedia, a
two-volume reference set under contract with Greenwood Press. This
collection will consist of 10,000-word essays on the most important hip hop
scenes around the world. I am currently seeking contributors interested in
writing chapters on the following countries and themes:

1.) MEXICO
2.) PUERTO RICO
3.) HAITI
4.) DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

5.) FRANCE
6.) ITALY

7.) SENEGAL
8.) ZIMBABWE
9.) NIGERIA

10.) COLOMBIA
11.) ARGENTINA

12.) IRAN

UPDATE: [African-American] Hip-Hop Around the World (Collection, 8/15)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 6:03pm
George Ciccariello-Maher

UPDATED:
SPECIFIC ENTRIES SOUGHT
SMALL PAYMENT POSSIBLE

(Proposals due AUGUST 15th, 2008)

Call for contributors for Hip Hop Around the World: An Encyclopedia, a
two-volume reference set under contract with Greenwood Press. This
collection will consist of 10,000-word essays on the most important hip hop
scenes around the world. I am currently seeking contributors interested in
writing chapters on the following countries and themes:

1.) MEXICO
2.) PUERTO RICO
3.) HAITI
4.) DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

5.) FRANCE
6.) ITALY

7.) SENEGAL
8.) ZIMBABWE
9.) NIGERIA

10.) COLOMBIA
11.) ARGENTINA

12.) IRAN

UPDATE: [American] Hip-Hop Around the World (Collection, 8/15)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 6:01pm
George Ciccariello-Maher

UPDATED:
SPECIFIC ENTRIES SOUGHT
SMALL PAYMENT POSSIBLE

(Proposals due AUGUST 15th, 2008)

Call for contributors for Hip Hop Around the World: An Encyclopedia, a
two-volume reference set under contract with Greenwood Press. This
collection will consist of 10,000-word essays on the most important hip hop
scenes around the world. I am currently seeking contributors interested in
writing chapters on the following countries and themes:

1.) MEXICO
2.) PUERTO RICO
3.) HAITI
4.) DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

5.) FRANCE
6.) ITALY

7.) SENEGAL
8.) ZIMBABWE
9.) NIGERIA

10.) COLOMBIA
11.) ARGENTINA

12.) IRAN

UPDATE: [20th] Hip-Hop Around the World (Collection, 8/15)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 6:00pm
George Ciccariello-Maher

UPDATED:
SPECIFIC ENTRIES SOUGHT
SMALL PAYMENT POSSIBLE

(Proposals due AUGUST 15th, 2008)

Call for contributors for Hip Hop Around the World: An Encyclopedia, a
two-volume reference set under contract with Greenwood Press. This
collection will consist of 10,000-word essays on the most important hip hop
scenes around the world. I am currently seeking contributors interested in
writing chapters on the following countries and themes:

1.) MEXICO
2.) PUERTO RICO
3.) HAITI
4.) DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

5.) FRANCE
6.) ITALY

7.) SENEGAL
8.) ZIMBABWE
9.) NIGERIA

10.) COLOMBIA
11.) ARGENTINA

12.) IRAN

CFP: [Film] Global (Tele)visions

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 1:45am
Aviva Dove-Viebahn

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference
Tokyo, Japan
May 21-24, 2009

Call for Papers for a Proposed Panel

GLOBAL (TELE)VISIONS

This is a general call for papers for a proposed panel about television and
televisuality in a global context for the Society for Cinema and Media
Studies annual conference, which will be held in Tokyo, Japan this year.
Once I have received and selected abstracts for the panel, I will craft a
more specific abstract to submit to SCMS. Please email me with inquiries
and abstracts by August 10th.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: [Collections] Afterlives of Deconstruction (Journal Issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 1:16am
Anthony Reynolds

CFP

Afterlives of Deconstruction

In Memoires: for Paul de Man Derrida writes that the “proper story” of deconstruction would
consist of “transference, and of a thinking through of transference, in all the senses that this
word acquires in more than one language, and first of all that of the transference between
languages,” which leads Derrida to define deconstruction as “plus d’une langue â€" both more than
one language and no more of a single language.”

CFP: [American] Willa Cather and Aestheticism, a Volume of Essays

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 7:28pm
Sarah Cheney Watson

Call for Papers

Sarah Watson and Ann Moseley are co-editing a volume of essays to be
entitled Willa Cather and Aestheticism. We are seeking insightful and
well-written (not previously published) essays that explore connections
between Willa Cather and relevant aspects of aestheticism, especially of
the Nineteenth-Century Aesthetic Movement. In making connections to
Cather’s life, career, and art, writers may want to include social,
cultural, and historical elements, but the focus should be clearly
grounded in Cather’s work itself. Possible topics include the following,
but other aspects regarding the relationship between Cather and the
Aesthetic Movement will be considered:

CFP: [20th] Constructions of Home (10/01/08; 11/26/08-11/28/08)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 6:14pm
Prof. Klaus Stierstorfer

CALL FOR PAPERS:

CONSTRUCTIONS OF HOME
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN ARCHITECTURE, LAW AND LITERATURE

AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
26-28 November 2008
TO BE HELD AT:
ENGLISCHES SEMINAR, WESTFÃ"LISCHE WILHELMS-UNIVERSITÃ"T MÃœNSTER
JOHANNISSTR. 12-20, 48143 MÃœNSTER

IN COOPERATION WITH
ZENTRALINSTITUT FÃœR KUNSTGESCHICHTE, MÃœNCHEN
INSTITUT FÃœR INFORMATIONS-, TELEKOMMUNIKATIONS- UND MEDIENRECHT, MÃœNSTER
INSTITUT FÃœR ANGLOPHONE STUDIEN, ESSEN

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Conference on Constructions of Home

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 6:06pm
Prof. Klaus Stierstorfer

CALL FOR PAPERS:

CONSTRUCTIONS OF HOME
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN ARCHITECTURE, LAW AND LITERATURE

AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
26-28 November 2008
TO BE HELD AT:
ENGLISCHES SEMINAR, WESTFÃ"LISCHE WILHELMS-UNIVERSITÃ"T MÃœNSTER
JOHANNISSTR. 12-20, 48143 MÃœNSTER

IN COOPERATION WITH
ZENTRALINSTITUT FÃœR KUNSTGESCHICHTE, MÃœNCHEN
INSTITUT FÃœR INFORMATIONS-, TELEKOMMUNIKATIONS- UND MEDIENRECHT, MÃœNSTER
INSTITUT FÃœR ANGLOPHONE STUDIEN, ESSEN

CFP: [African-American] Callaloo Special Issue (Rudolph Fisher)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 5:19pm
Molly Anne Rothenberg

Call for Papers
Rudolph Fisher, Luminary of the Harlem Renaissance
We invite submissions for a special issue on the work of Rudolph Fisher. Essays re-assessing all
of Fisher’s work using contemporary literary critical methods and current approaches to
diaspora, race, and cross-cultural encounter are especially welcome. Specific topics and themes
may include, but are not limited to: new critical approaches to Fisher’s writing; Fisher and
theories of race; reconsidering the detective genre; alternative modernisms in Fisher’s work;
Fisher’s essays and book reviews, and previously unpublished material; early cinema and

UPDATE: [Graduate] Marking the Event - Tufts University Graduate Conference - Deadline extended

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 5:02pm
Laurel Hankins

The abstract submission deadline for the 20th Annual Tufts University
English Graduate Organization Conference has been extended to Friday,
July 25.

20th Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
Friday, October 24, 2008

MARKING THE EVENT

Keynote Address: Professor Michael Warner, Yale University

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:
The Event changes everything. And yet we have difficulty defining the
event. How do we theorize the transitory? As community members, we mark
events with ceremonies of celebration and mourning. As scholars, we
strive to leave our critical mark. Ultimately we must ask ourselves, do
we mark the event or does the event mark us?

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Marking the Event - Tufts University Graduate Conference - Deadline extended

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 5:02pm
Laurel Hankins

The abstract submission deadline for the 20th Annual Tufts University
English Graduate Organization Conference has been extended to Friday,
July 25.

20th Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
Friday, October 24, 2008

MARKING THE EVENT

Keynote Address: Professor Michael Warner, Yale University

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:
The Event changes everything. And yet we have difficulty defining the
event. How do we theorize the transitory? As community members, we mark
events with ceremonies of celebration and mourning. As scholars, we
strive to leave our critical mark. Ultimately we must ask ourselves, do
we mark the event or does the event mark us?

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