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Frank Miller (5/10/09; MWPCA/MWACA 10/30/09-11/01/09)

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - 2:54pm
Terrence Wandtke

Frank Miller (5/10/09; MWPCA/MWACA 10/30/09-11/01/09)

CALL FOR PAPERS (Please circulate)

Panel for the 2009 Midwest Popular Culture Association / Midwest American Culture Association Conference in Detroit, MI, October 30-November 1

Panel Title: Frank Miller—Comic Books and Graphic Novels

Deadline for submissions: May 10, 2009

"Spaces of Consumption and Disposable Culture: A Material Dialogue in Medieval Europe (c.1100-1500)" by 6/01/09

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - 1:05pm
Rebecca Flynn and Salvatore Musumeci

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Rebecca Flynn and Salvatore Musumeci are seeking proposals for a new collection of essays entitled Spaces of Consumption and Disposable Culture: A Material Dialogue in Medieval Europe (c.1100-1500). This volume will explore the ways in which private or public acts of consumption during the medieval period define relationships between people and the spaces they inhabit. Proposals concerning the use/consumption of material goods (culture) and how such consumptions relate to gender and power will be of particular interest. We would like the essays in this volume to cover but not necessarily be limited to the following:

Holocaust Representations Since 1975 (conference, 18th September 2009)

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - 12:14pm
The Department of English, The University of Chester

Holocaust Representations Since 1975
A conference at the Department of English, The University of Chester,Friday 18th September 2009

Keynote speaker: Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

We welcome contributions from a range of disciplines, including literature, film, history and philosophy. The scope of the conference will be broad, but some areas of interest might include:

Local/Global Shakespeares: 4th British Shakespeare Association Conference

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - 7:49am
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University

Local/Global Shakespeares
4th British Shakespeare Association Conference
11 – 13 September 2009
King's College London & Shakespeare's Globe
BSA 2009 invites theatre practitioners, academics, educators and members of the public to reflect on the ways in which Shakespeare has been, and is being, reshaped and rethought within different localities, contexts and traditions both now and in the past and in which different early modern localities, contexts and traditions can help us understand Shakespeare historically. Within this broad remit, contributors will be asked to address the role of Shakespeare.

Call for Book Reviews - AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples

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Monday, March 23, 2009 - 10:19pm
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

Call for AlterNative Book Reviews
The multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples is seeking reviews of books or edited volumes that include research relevant to Indigenous peoples and communities around the world. Book reviews present a brief synopsis of the volume's argument, methodology, and audience in under 1,000 words.
There are a number of recently released books and volumes of which editors would welcome reviews, including:
• Research Is Ceremony: Indigenous Research Methods
Shawn Wilson (2009)

Literature of Africa and the Diaspora Session; African Diasporic Differences [nov. 6-8, 09; 5/15/09]

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Monday, March 23, 2009 - 3:00pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association

African Diasporic Differences

Description: When an African writer lives outside of Africa does the literary product change? If so, what are the causes of such change? Targeted audience? Targeted publisher? Issues of language and cultural taste? This session seeks papers that will focus on the literary production of new African writers who live and write outside of Africa. Literary attributes to consider might include any of the following and more: language, characterization, setting, thematic content, voicing and perspective. Papers should seek to address the question of why differences exist and to analyze the differences.

Virginia Woolf Panel at PAMLA in San Francisco, Nov. 6-7, 2009

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Monday, March 23, 2009 - 1:30pm
Perrin Kerns/Marylhurst University

Call for Papers Online Submission Deadline: March 30, 2009
The Virginia Woolf panel for the 2009 PAMLA conference invites proposals for papers addressing Virginia Woolf and her work from a broad range of scholarly perspectives.
Graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars from the United States and abroad are all welcome to submit a proposal via PAMLA's online submission form at http://www.pamla.org/2009/proposals. Please keep proposals to 500 words or less and include an abstract of your paper no more than 50 words.

Call for Contributors - Aviation Film Text

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Monday, March 23, 2009 - 11:37am
Ron Thomas / Embry-Riddle Aeronuatical University

CALL for CONTRIBUTORS
FLIGHTS of FANCY:
AVIATION FILM as GENRE

Audience: Intended as a course text/reader for a new upper division undergraduate course at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, "Film Studies and Aviation," this would also be a book of scholarly interest in the areas of history, film, mass communications, and popular culture.

CFP 2009 OVSC (10/22-4 Athens, Ohio; deadline 6/5 and 8/28) Shakespeare on Screen

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Monday, March 23, 2009 - 11:13am
The Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference

The Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference will hold its annual meeting October 22-24, 2009 at Ohio University in Athens. The theme will be "Shakespeare on Screen: 1899-2009." The plenary speakers will be Peter Holland (University of Notre Dame), Linda Charnes (Indiana University), and Douglas Lanier (University of New Hampshire).

Political Ecologies (InterCulture e-journal, 05/10/09)

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Monday, March 23, 2009 - 11:13am
InterCulture

InterCulture is a peer-reviewed e-journal seeking academic papers (3,000 to 6,000 words), reviews (1,000 to 3,000 words) and creative work pertaining to the theme "Political Ecologies" (volume 6, issue 2) due on Monday, May 10, 2009.

Spain and the British Isles in the Long Eighteenth Century (10-12 Dec. 2009)

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Monday, March 23, 2009 - 11:00am
Universitat de Barcelona, Sociedad Española de Estudios del Siglo XVIII, British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Sociedad Española de Estudios del Siglo XVIII are pleased to announce their first joint conference, to be held in Barcelona in December 2009.

The conference will focus on the full range of contacts and exchanges between Great Britain, Ireland, Spain, and British and Spanish colonies in the long eighteenth century (1689–1832). Proposals for papers, panels, and round tables are invited on topics such as, but not limited to

Film Studies at PAMLA (San Fran Nov. 6-7 2009)

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Monday, March 23, 2009 - 1:12am
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association

ATTN: PAMLA SPECIAL SESSION: FILM STUDIES ABSTRACTS DUE (3/30/09)

Hello Film Buddies and Bruisers,

Paradoxa, "Three Asias: Japan, South Korea, China,"

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Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 11:46pm
Paradoxa: World Literary Genres

CFP for "Three Asias -- Japan, South Korea, China"

In the wake of globalization, popular culture travels faster across
national boundaries than ever before. In this emerging global
culture, Asian countries play an increasingly important role,
challenging the predominance of the American entertainment industry.
From anime and soap opera to pop music and online gaming communities,
popular culture exports from three nations in particular--Japan,
South Korea, and China--are capturing the attention of audiences
everywhere.

Grad Conf: Captive Senses and Aesthetic Habits. October 8-9.

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Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 6:22pm
English and Art History Departments, University of Chicago

Call for Papers: Captive Senses and Aesthetic Habits.
A joint graduate conference between English Language & Literature and Art History

Fourth Annual Graduate Conference ~ October 8-9, 2009
The University of Chicago

But what sort of sense is constitutive of the everydayness? Surely this sense includes not sense so much as sensuousness, . . . a knowledge that lies as much in the objects and spaces of observation as in the body and mind of the observer.
– Michael Taussig, "Tactility and Distraction"

Call for Essay Proposals on Pedro Almodovar

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Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 4:06pm
Maria R. Matz and Carole Salmon. UMass Lowell

Editors: Maria R. Matz and Carole Salmon, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Objective of the Book: The major objective of the proposed collection of essays on Pedro Almodovar is to provide a collection of multidisciplinary academic research and theoretical papers written by scholars and professionals of varied backgrounds.

Submission procedure: Potential authors should submit between 300-500 words proposal (Spanish or English) with a short reference list and a short bio by June 15th , 2009. This proposal should clearly state the objectives of the essay and its content. Submissions should be made electronically in Microsoft Word.

ArcheTime: Cross-Disciplinary Conference and Exhibition on Time (Submission due April 12th)

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Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 4:02pm
Olga Ast / Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; The Tank; New York City Future Salon

ArcheTime: Cross-Disciplinary Conference and Exhibition on Time

The ArcheTime conference and art exhibition aims to foster critical discourse between scientific, academic and artistic thought on Time. We endeavor to examine and compare the various models of Time that have been suggested across disciplinary boundaries. We invite participants from these divergent disciplines to come together and share their visions of Time in the spirit of multi-disciplinary collaboration and the search for new perspectives.

Constellations: Of Comparative Literature and the New Humanities--October 16-18, 2009

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Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 1:46pm
Emory Comparative Literature

Constellations: Of Comparative Literature and the New Humanities

October 16-18, 2009
Hosted By:
The Department of Comparative Literature
Emory University

With a Two Day Roundtable Featuring:
Geoffrey Bennington, Eduardo Cadava, Cathy Caruth, Peggy Kamuf, Thomas Keenan, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Permanent Vacation: Moves and Departures in Women's Popular Music

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Sunday, March 22, 2009 - 9:41am
Midwest Modern Languages Association (Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages/Midwest)

For Midwest MLA in St. Louis, November 12-15, 2009

A change in location, focus, allegiance or perspective can lead to a major shift in an artist's work, which can then lead to a different sound, a different public persona, a different audience. Women artists who start out as one thing end up something else—gospel singers go secular and vice versa, country goes disco, folk rock goes jazz. We invite papers that explore this sort of transition and explore its aesthetic (and other) consequences in the career of a woman artist or group.

250-word abstracts by April 30, 2009 to

Patricia S. Rudden, New York City Coll. of Technology, patriciarudden@gmail.com.

Call for Papers: QUARTERLY REVIEW OF FILM AND VIDEO

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Saturday, March 21, 2009 - 4:51pm
Quarterly Review of Film and Video

The editors (Wheeler Winston Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster) of Quarterly Review of Film and Video seek submissions of manuscripts in film, video, and moving image studies. The journal publishes five times per year (four regular issues, and one year-end special issue), and is now seeking selected articles for publication.

QRFV is devoted to providing innovative perspectives from a broad range of methodologies, including writings on newly developing technologies, as well as essays and interviews in any area of film history, production, reception and criticism.

Our page length for articles is from 17 minimum to 35 pages maximum, including notes and/or works cited.

"Tulsa School" (and NY School) Conference 11/5/2009-11/7/2009

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Saturday, March 21, 2009 - 1:48pm
Grant Matthew Jenkins, University of Tulsa

Call for Papers
the "Tulsa School"
Conference
November 5-7 2009

at the University of Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Invited Participants: RON PADGETT, DICK GALLUP,
Alice Notley, Robert Harris, Anselm Berrigan, and Edmund Berrigan

[UPDATE] Modernism/Postmodernism (3/30/09; San Francisco 11/6-11/7/09)

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Saturday, March 21, 2009 - 1:14pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

A newly formed panel entitled Modernism/Postmodernism, to be held at the annual PAMLA conference in San Francisco (11/6-11/7/09), seeks papers of 15-20 minutes. The field is relatively open, though papers on poetry or narrative that deal specifically with modernist/postmodernist aesthetics and/or politics are particularly sought. Deadline for submissions is 3/30/09. Please submit a 50-word abstract and 200-word proposal directly to the PAMLA online submission tool at www.pamla.org. Direct inquiries to amymrobbins@gmail.com.

Modernism/Postmodernism

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Saturday, March 21, 2009 - 12:56pm
3/30/09: PAMLA Conference (San Fracisco 11/6-11/7/09)

A newly formed panel entitled Modernism/Postmodernism, to be held at the annual PAMLA conference in San Francisco (11/6-11/7/09), seeks submissions for papers of 15-20 minutes. The field within this panel is relatively open, though papers on modern/postmodern poetry, as well as papers (focused upon any genre) that make trans-century connections between modern and postmodern aesthetics and politics, are particularly sought. Deadline for submissions is 3/30/09. Please send proposals of 200 words, a 50-word abstract, and brief bio to amymrobbins@gmail.com.

&Now Conference of Innovative Writing & the Literary Arts: October 15-17, 2009

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Saturday, March 21, 2009 - 12:54pm
University at Buffalo

The &Now Conference explores intersections between creative and critical praxes, examines innovative and experimental acts of writing, and advances a serious inquiry into theories of language.

PLEASE SUBMIT….

Critical papers, criti-fictional presentations, fiction readings,
performance pieces (digital, sound, and otherwise), electronic and
multimedia projects, and cross genre work of all kinds. Pieces that
address linguistic transgressions, the limits of genre, or works that promote interdisciplinary explorations are particularly encouraged.

Proposals can be for individual readings, critical panels, creative
panels, and/or roundtable discussions.

[UPDATE] Continuities Graduate Conference: From Medieval to Early Modern in English Literature (1400-1650). Due 3 April 2009.

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Saturday, March 21, 2009 - 8:34am
Trinity College Dublin

The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Trinity College Dublin, is pleased to announce a forthcoming conference for postgraduates in the field of English Literature, taking place on 25 and 26 June 2009.

Thanks to the generous support of the Society for Renaissance Studies, a number of postgraduate travel bursaries will be available. For further information, please contact the conference organisers.

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Prof. Andrew Hiscock (University of Wales, Bangor)
Dr. John McCafferty (University College Dublin, Ireland)

Final CFP: "The Unbearable Charm of Frailty. Philosophizing in/on Eastern Europe" (update)

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Friday, March 20, 2009 - 7:48pm
Angelaki

(Please circulate widely & apologies for cross-postings!)

Final Call for Papers: "The Unbearable Charm of Frailty. Philosophizing in/on Eastern Europe."

A Special Issue of "ANGELAKI – The Journal of the Theoretical Humanities"

http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/routledge/0969725x.html

Guest Editor: Costica Bradatan (The Honors College, Texas Tech University)

ANGELAKI hereby invites contributions on the topic of "Philosophizing in/on Eastern Europe."

This special issue is scheduled for early 2010.

CALL FOR PAPERS

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