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CFP: [Postcolonial] Literary Horizons Journal

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 4:15pm
PAUL MUKUNDI

LITERARY HORIZONS JOURNAL

In Their Eyes were Watching God (1937), Zora Neal Hurston describes the
Black woman as the “mule of the world” because she is both a victim of
racism and of male domination. During the period in which Hurston writes,
do other writers, both male and female, support her perspective? What is
the place of the Black woman 50 years later? Given these questions, the
Literary Horizons Journal, a journal dedicated solely to publishing the
work of graduate students, is soliciting papers that explore the role of
the Black woman in Literature. The topics may include but are not limited
to:

-The portrayal of Black women in the creative works written by authors of
other races;

UPDATE: [African-American] Literary Horizons Journal

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 4:14pm
PAUL MUKUNDI

LITERARY HORIZONS JOURNAL

In Their Eyes were Watching God (1937), Zora Neal Hurston describes the
Black woman as the “mule of the world” because she is both a victim of
racism and of male domination. During the period in which Hurston writes,
do other writers, both male and female, support her perspective? What is
the place of the Black woman 50 years later? Given these questions, the
Literary Horizons Journal, a journal dedicated solely to publishing the
work of graduate students, is soliciting papers that explore the role of
the Black woman in American Literature. The topics may include but are
not limited to:

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Literary Horizons Journal

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 4:14pm
PAUL MUKUNDI

LITERARY HORIZONS JOURNAL

In Their Eyes were Watching God (1937), Zora Neal Hurston describes the
Black woman as the “mule of the world” because she is both a victim of
racism and of male domination. During the period in which Hurston writes,
do other writers, both male and female, support her perspective? What is
the place of the Black woman 50 years later? Given these questions, the
Literary Horizons Journal, a journal dedicated solely to publishing the
work of graduate students, is soliciting papers that explore the role of
the Black woman in American Literature. The topics may include but are
not limited to:

CFP: [International] 'Glocal Imaginaries' Conference, Lancaster University, 9-12 September 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 3:16pm
Mrs Jo McVicker

'Glocal Imaginaries': Writing / Migration / Place
Lancaster University and Whitworth Gallery, Manchester

With an interest in both the material and the imaginative (re)
configuration of location, mobility and migration in cities across the
world, this conference invites papers from colleagues working in all
disciplines/media including the creative arts.

Plenary speakers include Mieke Bal, Roger Bromley, Shirley Chew, David L.
Eng, Gayatri Gopinath, Ranjana Khanna, Susheila Nasta, James Procter,
John Thieme, John Urry, Robert J.C. Young, Ruth Wodak

UPDATE: [Theatre] Edited Collection on Early Modern Audiences

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 2:41pm
Annalisa Castaldo

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Play’d to Great Applause”: Early Modern Audience and Audiences of Early
Modern Drama

Editors seek articles of 5000-7000 words, including notes, for a proposed
book-length collection entitled “Play’d to Great Applause”: Early Modern
Audience and Audiences of Early Modern Drama

We seek essays discussing the behaviors, beliefs, attitudes or composition
of either contemporary or current audiences of early modern drama. Part One
will look at audiences from 1580-1640, while Part Two will focus on
late-twentieth and twenty-first century productions of early modern drama.
This collection will focus on live performance, not film and television
productions.

UPDATE: [Renaissance] Edited Collection on Early Modern Audiences

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 2:41pm
Annalisa Castaldo

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Play’d to Great Applause”: Early Modern Audience and Audiences of Early
Modern Drama

Editors seek articles of 5000-7000 words, including notes, for a proposed
book-length collection entitled “Play’d to Great Applause”: Early Modern
Audience and Audiences of Early Modern Drama

We seek essays discussing the behaviors, beliefs, attitudes or composition
of either contemporary or current audiences of early modern drama. Part One
will look at audiences from 1580-1640, while Part Two will focus on
late-twentieth and twenty-first century productions of early modern drama.
This collection will focus on live performance, not film and television
productions.

UPDATE: [International] International Gothic Association: Monstrous Media/Spectral Subjects

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 11:41am
Catherine Spooner

Ninth Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association:
  
monstrous media/ spectral subjects
21-24 July 2009, Lancaster University, UK

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Elisabeth Bronfen, Christoph Grunenberg, Tanya Krzywinska, Marina Warner

Additional special guest speakers Jo Baker, Daragh Carville, Sarah
Kember, Paul Magrs

CALL FOR PAPERS

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

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 11:41am
Catherine Spooner

Ninth Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association:
  
monstrous media/ spectral subjects
21-24 July 2009, Lancaster University, UK

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Elisabeth Bronfen, Christoph Grunenberg, Tanya Krzywinska, Marina Warner

Additional special guest speakers Jo Baker, Daragh Carville, Sarah
Kember, Paul Magrs

CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: [Victorian] International Gothic Association: Monstrous Media/Spectral Subjects

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 11:41am
Catherine Spooner

Ninth Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association:
  
monstrous media/ spectral subjects
21-24 July 2009, Lancaster University, UK

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Elisabeth Bronfen, Christoph Grunenberg, Tanya Krzywinska, Marina Warner

Additional special guest speakers Jo Baker, Daragh Carville, Sarah
Kember, Paul Magrs

CALL FOR PAPERS

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

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 11:41am
Catherine Spooner

Ninth Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association:
  
monstrous media/ spectral subjects
21-24 July 2009, Lancaster University, UK

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Elisabeth Bronfen, Christoph Grunenberg, Tanya Krzywinska, Marina Warner

Additional special guest speakers Jo Baker, Daragh Carville, Sarah
Kember, Paul Magrs

CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] International Gothic Association: Monstrous Media/Spectral Subjects

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 11:41am
Catherine Spooner

Ninth Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association:
  
monstrous media/ spectral subjects
21-24 July 2009, Lancaster University, UK

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Elisabeth Bronfen, Christoph Grunenberg, Tanya Krzywinska, Marina Warner

Additional special guest speakers Jo Baker, Daragh Carville, Sarah
Kember, Paul Magrs

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: [Collections] CFP - LITERA: Journal of Western Literature(s)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 10:11am
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LITERA: Journal of Western Literature(s)

LITERA, the bilingual journal of the Department of
Western Languages and Literatures of the Faculty of
Letters at Istanbul University, Turkey, is a refereed
journal appearing biannually. The journal publishes
scholarly articles that examine textual, visual, and
other media, which bear links with literary and
cultural studies.

For vol.22 issue 1 to appear in August, 2009, we call for
articles in English or Turkish. You are invited to
submit your articles by January 15, 2009.

For vol.22 issue 2 to appear in December, 2009, we call for
articles in English or Turkish. You are invited to
submit your articles by March 20, 2009.

CFP: [International] 1st Global Conference: Times of our Lives - Making Sense of Ageing

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 9:52am
Dr Rob Fisher

300 word abstracts should be submitted by Friday 6th February 2009. If your
paper is accepted for presentation at the conference, an 8 page draft paper
should be submitted by Friday 5th June 2009.

300 word abstracts should be submitted to the Organising Chairs; abstracts
may be in Word, WordPerfect, or RTF formats, following this order:

author(s), affiliation, email address, title of abstract, body of abstract

We acknowledge receipt and answer to all paper proposals submitted. If you
do not receive a reply from us in a week you should assume we did not
receive your proposal; it might be lost in cyberspace! We suggest, then, to
look for an alternative electronic route or resend.
Organising Chairs

CFP: [Collections] Literary Paritantra (Systems): An International Journal on Literature and Theory - Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 8:45am
V. PremLata

Literary Paritantra (Systems) is an international journal on literature and
theory. It is a matter of great pleasure and pride for us that we are going
to bring out the inaugural issue of this journal in January 2009. A
literary discourse is born out of a system what we call Paritantra - a
Sanskrit word - standing for all encompassing overall general systems. The
journal will provide a healthy platform for scholarly and authoritative
views on various dimensions of literary/ art creations and literary/art
appreciation. Journal reiterates the Tagorian wisdom that “by plucking the
petals you cannot gather the beauty of a flower” and thus makes an endeavor

CFP: [Collections] Literary Paritantra (Systems): An International Journal on Literature and Theory - Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 8:44am
V. PremLata

Literary Paritantra (Systems) is an international journal on literature and
theory. It is a matter of great pleasure and pride for us that we are going
to bring out the inaugural issue of this journal in January 2009. A
literary discourse is born out of a system what we call Paritantra - a
Sanskrit word - standing for all encompassing overall general systems. The
journal will provide a healthy platform for scholarly and authoritative
views on various dimensions of literary/ art creations and literary/art
appreciation. Journal reiterates the Tagorian wisdom that “by plucking the
petals you cannot gather the beauty of a flower” and thus makes an endeavor

CFP: [Victorian] Victorian Markets and Marketing (Mar 10)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 5:28am
karen selesky

Preliminary Call for Papers: Victorian Markets and Marketing
October 15-17, 2009 at The Coast Renaissance Hotel, Vancouver, BC

A Joint Conference of the Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada
and the Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western
United States. Hosted by Emily Carr University of Art and Design and the
University of the Fraser Valley

CFP: [General] Making Sympathy Visible SSAWW 10/21-24, 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 3:28am
Kimberly Lamm

Making Sympathy Visible: Interdisciplinary Approaches
to Sentiment in American Women’s Writing

Panel Proposal for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers
10/21-24 2009

CFP: [American] Making Sympathy Visible SSAWW 10/21-24, 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 3:27am
Kimberly Lamm

Making Sympathy Visible: Interdisciplinary Approaches
to Sentiment in American Women’s Writing

Panel Proposal for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers
10/21-24 2009

UPDATE: [American] Melville and Philosophy (ALA)

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 9:23pm
Maurice S. Lee

Call for Papers
American Literature Association Annual Conference
Boston, MA, May 21-24
“Melville and the End(s) of Philosophy”
This panel, sponsored by the Melville Society, explores the relationship between Melville’s writings
and philosophy broadly construed. To what ends does Melville put philosophy? Does he see
philosophy reaching a telos or losing its legitimacy? How does he draw on philosophical traditions
and/or anticipate changes in philosophy? What are the boundaries of philosophy, particularly in
relation to other domains of thought and social practice? Send 250-500 word abstracts to Maurice

CFP: [Collections] CFP: New German Review (journal submission 3/01/09)

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 8:45pm
karinamarieash

Call for Papers Volume 24, 2009

Since 1985, the New German Review has been a medium for graduate students
to share their ideas with the academic community worldwide.

We publish articles on German, Scandinavian and Dutch literature, but we
strongly encourage contributions within the broader field of Germanic
studies, including history, culture, philosophy and linguistics. Book
reviews, new translations, and interviews also form an essential part of
our publication.

CFP: [General] College Readiness

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 8:22pm
Angelle Haney Gullett

The Editorial Department at Glencoe/McGraw-Hill is seeking proposals with
sample content for a high school College Readiness program. We are
considering submissions from postsecondary and qualified secondary
instructors. The deadline for proposals is 2/4/2009.

Covered topics may include but are not limited to:
Academic Preparation
Transitional Life Skills
Independent Living
Time Management
Cognitive Skills
Study Habits
Academic Ethics

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