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CFP: [Collections] âSurrealism, Primitivism, and Orientalism in Latin American and Peninsular Literature & Filmâ

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008 - 12:39am
HISPANET

Hispanet’s Call for Papers 2009
“Surrealism, Primitivism, and Orientalism in Latin American and
Peninsular Literature & Film”
Florida International University /
Florida Memorial University

May 4th, 2009

We welcome papers of 20 to 25 pages, notes and works cited included, that
represent a critical study of gender in Latin American literature and
film. Hispanet is an online journal sponsored by the Modern Language
Department of Florida International University, the Graduate Student
Organization of this department and Florida Memorial University. The
deadline for submission is May 4th, 2008. Suggested topic headings
include but are not limited to:

CFP: [18th] Aphra Behn Society: Letting Flowers Fall: Memory & Meaning in Early Literature

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Monday, October 6, 2008 - 7:59pm
Michael Rex

The Aphra Behn Society for Women and the Arts 1660-1830
Presents
The 20th Aphra Behn Society Conference

Letting Flowers Fall: Memory and Meaning in Early Literature

5-7 November 2009
Cumberland University â€" Lebanon, Tennessee
25 min East of Nashville

Keynote Speaker: Margaret J.M. Ezell, Abbott Chair in English at Texas A&M

Accepted Papers by Graduate Students
     are eligible for
Outstanding Graduate Student Award
All Panelists must be members
of The Aphra Behn Society

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

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Monday, October 6, 2008 - 7:39pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10 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

CFP: [Computing-Internet] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Monday, October 6, 2008 - 7:39pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10 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

CFP: [Science] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Monday, October 6, 2008 - 7:39pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10 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

CFP: [20th] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Monday, October 6, 2008 - 7:38pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10 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

CFP: [Graduate] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Monday, October 6, 2008 - 7:38pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10 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

CFP: [Renaissance] Late Shakespeare: Texts and Afterlives - Dec. 5th & 6th 2008, Dublin, Ireland

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Monday, October 6, 2008 - 4:31pm
Andrew J. Power

Late Shakespeare: Texts and Afterlives
 
 
"That for which we find words is something already dead in our hearts.
There is always a kind of contempt in the act of speaking." Nietzsche,
Twilight of the Idols (1888).
 
We are pleased to announce that a two-day conference on "Late
Shakespeare: Texts and Afterlives" will take place in Trinity College
Dublin on December 5th & 6th interrogating things recent, late, and
belated in the study of Shakespeare. The conference is kindly supported
by the School of English at Trinity College Dublin. We are delighted to
announce that the plenary speaker for this event is Professor Michael
Hattaway.
 

CFP: [Collections] Variations 17 (2009)

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Monday, October 6, 2008 - 4:24pm
Christian Villiger

Call for papers â€" Variations 17 (2009)
 
The Materiality of Language
 
“Ce n’est point avec des idées, mon cher Degas, que l’on fait des vers. C’est avec des mots,”
Stéphane Mallarmé remarks and thus identifies a persistent concern of modern literature. But
how exactly can we conceive of words in the literary text when they no longer merely represent,
but materialize and expose themselves? What exactly do we mean when we talk about the
‘materiality’ of words? Structuralism has located such a linguistic materiality in the meaningless
signifier (l’insignifiant signifiant) as distinguished from the signified â€" but clearly, this use of the

CFP: [General] SIU-Carbondale 3rd Annual Graduate Conference - Borders and Boundaries (11/21/08)

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Monday, October 6, 2008 - 4:04pm
Julie Kares

Call for Papers
Borders and Boundaries
Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhetoric/Composition
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
March 27-28, 2009

Our third annual Graduate Conference would like to examine the ways in
which borders and boundaries enter the dialogue of literary, cultural, and
theoretical works. How are borders and boundaries established, questioned,
or deconstructed? In what ways are these delineations significant? In
what ways do they reflect the cultural geographies of particular periods
and places?

CFP: [Film] Building Walls in a Borderless World

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Monday, October 6, 2008 - 3:54pm
Jaime Nasser

USC School of Cinematic Arts, Critical Studies -- Spectator Special Issue:
Building Walls in a Borderless World: Old and New Media, Globalization and
Human (im)Mobility Volume 29, Number 1 (Spring 2009)

Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2008

CFP: [20th] Toward A Minor Literature (ACLA 09, Please submit by Nov 1, 08)

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Monday, October 6, 2008 - 3:45pm
Esra Atamer

D. H. Lawrence once stated that it is hard to hear a new voice, as hard as
it is to listen to an unknown language. It is precisely around this analogy
that Lawrence’s claim becomes political. What is it that makes the spoken
word unintelligible? It is not simply a matter of speaking in a language
unknown to others. Rather, the problem lies in not being understood or
heard despite shared language. Deleuze’s notion of minor literature becomes
the aegis for such thinking. Posited as a practice of politics, minor
literature seeks the conditions of possibility of becoming a nomad in
relation to one’s own language. This nomadic relation to the major language

CFP: [American] Kurt Vonnegut Panels at 2009 ALA

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Monday, October 6, 2008 - 1:49pm
Robert Tally

The Kurt Vonnegut Society invites proposals for papers to be presented at
two sessions of the 2009 American Literature Association in Boston, MA,
May 21-24. Presenters need not be members of the Kurt Vonnegut Society
(though we certainly hope they will join). Please send a 250-word
abstract for 15-minute presentations to Robert Tally at
robert.tally_at_txstate.edu by December 1, 2008.

CFP: [Medieval] Memory and Remembering in the Middle Ages (Graduate)

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Monday, October 6, 2008 - 6:28am
Jonathan Eskew

Relics, Resurrections, and Reconstructions: Memory and Remembering(s) in the Middle Ages
A conference presented by the Columbia University Medieval Guild

The Columbia University Medieval Guild with the support of Columbia Department of English and
Comparative Literature is pleased to announce that it will be holding its 19th Annual
Interdisclipinary Graduate Student Conference on 24 January, 2009. The topic for this year is
memory both personal and public in all of its abstract and physical represenations and
incarnations in the medieval period. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

CFP: [Collections] ECO Trauma and Film

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Monday, October 6, 2008 - 2:57am
Editors at eco_trauma [at] hotmail [dot] com

For Wide Circulation

Call for Papers â€" Edited Collection, “Eco Trauma and Film”

Potential authors please contact the : eco_trauma_at_hotmail.com

The Editors seek scholarly essays for a collection examining depictions of ecological crises in
contemporary and recent historical narrative film and documentary. With some flexibility, the
book hopes to address “eco trauma” films, which are centrally preoccupied with environmental
degradation, but which routinely find a prominent place for human traumas--including armed
conflicts, suffering caused by natural disasters or “vengeful nature,” displacement, and famineâ€"
in their narratives.

CFP: [20th] "Narrating 9/11" : ACLA panel

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Monday, October 6, 2008 - 1:42am
bimbisar irom

Please submit proposals for individual papers through the ACLA (American
Comparative Literature Association) website. This is for the conference
next year at Harvard, 26-29 March 2009. The deadline for submission is 1
November, 2008. For any queries, please email bimbisar irom
(bsirom_at_gmail.com)

Narrating 9/11- Towards a Cosmopolitan Art

UPDATE: [General] UPDATE: WSQ Special Edition: Mother - Deadline extended to October 15

updated: 
Monday, October 6, 2008 - 1:18am
Stacie McCormick

Call for Papers: MOTHER
Guest Editors: Nicole Cooley and Pamela Stone

We have entered a motherhood moment--from celebrity mom baby-bump sightings
to recent televised debates between “stay at home moms” and “working moms,”
from “welfare mothers” to “Alpha moms,” images of motherhood are
circulating in our culture as never before.

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] UPDATE: WSQ Special Edition: Mother - Deadline extended to October 15

updated: 
Monday, October 6, 2008 - 1:18am
Stacie McCormick

Call for Papers: MOTHER
Guest Editors: Nicole Cooley and Pamela Stone

We have entered a motherhood moment--from celebrity mom baby-bump sightings
to recent televised debates between “stay at home moms” and “working moms,”
from “welfare mothers” to “Alpha moms,” images of motherhood are
circulating in our culture as never before.

CFP: [American] American Studies Area 2009 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference

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Monday, October 6, 2008 - 12:22am
Paul D. Reich

Call for Papers: American Studies area

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture / American Culture Associations

30th Annual Conference, February 24-28, 2009 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

The 2009 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt
Regency downtown. Further details about the conference are available at http://swtxpca.org.

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