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CFP: [Film] Acting Out: A symposium on Screen Performance, Inference and Intepretation

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 12:01pm
Lucy Fife Donaldson

Acting Out â€" A symposium on Screen Performance, Inference and Interpretation

“Clearly films depend on a form of communication whereby meanings are acted
out.” (Naremore, Acting in the Cinema, p. 2)

“I would like to say that what I am doing in reading a film is performing
it (if you wish, performing it inside myself)” (Cavell, Pursuits of
Happiness, 1981, pp. 37-38.)

Keynote Speaker â€" Andrew Klevan, (St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford)
â€" Film Performance: From Achievement to Appreciation (Wallflower Press)

CFP: [International] Classics and Robert Graves

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 10:43am
Alisdair Gibson

RESEARCH WORKSHOPS â€"Call for papers - Deadline 1st December REMINDER

"Classics and Robert Graves: a relationship in literature, translation and
adaptation"

7th March, 19th September, 31st October, 21st November 2009

CFP: [Gender Studies] International Symposium on Trans Cinema Studies

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 10:34am
Eliza Steinbock

~~Call for Papers ~ Call for Papers ~ Call for Papers ~~

International Symposium on Trans Cinema Studies

19th May 2009 at the University of Amsterdam
Co-sponsored by T-Image Foundation and The Amsterdam School for Cultural
Analysis Convened by Eliza Steinbock, PhD Candidate at ASCA and board
member of T-Image Foundation

Taking place in conjunction with the Netherlands Transgender Film Festival
(NTGF)
20-24 May 2009 at de Balie Cultural Center

In celebration of our 5th bi-annual festival, we will convene a full day
of debate amongst scholars, filmmakers, the transgender community, and
festival attendees. We imagine this symposium to be both reflective and
forward-looking.

CFP: [Film] International Symposium on Trans Cinema Studies

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 10:33am
eliza steinbock

~~Call for Papers ~ Call for Papers ~ Call for Papers ~~

International Symposium on Trans Cinema Studies

19th May 2009 at the University of Amsterdam
Co-sponsored by T-Image Foundation and The Amsterdam School for Cultural
Analysis Convened by Eliza Steinbock, PhD Candidate at ASCA and board
member of T-Image Foundation

Taking place in conjunction with the Netherlands Transgender Film Festival
(NTGF)
20-24 May 2009 at de Balie Cultural Center

In celebration of our 5th bi-annual festival, we will convene a full day
of debate amongst scholars, filmmakers, the transgender community, and
festival attendees. We imagine this symposium to be both reflective and
forward-looking.

CFP: [International] International Symposium on Trans Cinema Studies

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 10:32am
Eliza Steinbock

~~Call for Papers ~ Call for Papers ~ Call for Papers ~~

International Symposium on Trans Cinema Studies

19th May 2009 at the University of Amsterdam
Co-sponsored by T-Image Foundation and The Amsterdam School for Cultural
Analysis Convened by Eliza Steinbock, PhD Candidate at ASCA and board
member of T-Image Foundation

Taking place in conjunction with the Netherlands Transgender Film Festival
(NTGF)
20-24 May 2009 at de Balie Cultural Center

In celebration of our 5th bi-annual festival, we will convene a full day
of debate amongst scholars, filmmakers, the transgender community, and
festival attendees. We imagine this symposium to be both reflective and
forward-looking.

CFP: [Children] call for papers BC CANADA children's lit conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 7:22am
Donna Wilford

Call for Papers:
Vancouver Island University is pleased to host the 2009 The Child and the
Book Conference for graduate and postgraduate students, in Nanaimo,
British Columbia, Canada, May 1-3, 2009. The keynote speakers will be
noted scholars Perry Nodelman and Mavis Reimer. For conference
information, see www.viu.ca/childandbook .
We particularly invite proposals for papers exploring the conference
theme, although all scholarly papers on topics related to children's
literature will be given careful consideration.
The theme of this year's conference is This Land is Our Land, and we

CFP: [American] william faulkner society cfps for mla and ala 2009 conferences

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 2:32am
john t. matthews

The William Faulkner Society

Calls for Papers for 2009

Calls for papers for two panels each at the American Literature Association
Conference in Boston (May 21-24, 2009) and the Modern Language Association
Conference in Philadelphia (December 27-30, 2009).

We encourage submissions of 250 word abstracts for individual papers or
proposals for entire panels on open topics for either conference.

Deadline for ALA submissions: January 15, 2009.

Deadline for MLA submissions: March 1, 2008.

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] NINE Conference on Baseball History and Culture (12/01/08; 3/12-15/09)

updated: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 1:42am
Trey Strecker

"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell
you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring." -- Rogers
Hornsby

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces THE 16th ANNUAL
SPRING TRAINING CONFERENCE on the Historical and Sociological Impact of
Baseball

March 12-15, 2009

Clarion Hotel Tucson Airport--Tucson, Arizona

Call for Papers

The NINE Spring Training Conference invites original, unpublished papers
that study all aspects of baseball, with particular emphasis on history
and social policy implications. Abstracts only, not to exceed 300
words, should be submitted by December 1, 2008, to:

CFP: [Gender Studies] UPDATE: Girlhood Studies Panel for SW/TX PCA/ACA

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 7:14pm
Abigail Heller

CFP: Girlhood Studies (12/01/08; SW/TX PCA/ACA; February 24-28, 2009)

Abstract Deadline: December 1, 2008

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 29th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM
February 24-28, 2009

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

For further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas,
hotel, registration, tours, etc.) please visit the conference website:
http://swtxpca.org/

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Extended deadline: (Un)conventional Parenthood

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:57pm
Centre for gender and diversity

Points of Exit:
(Un)conventional Parenthood: Unromantic Representations of Motherhood and
Fatherhood in Contemporary Western Societies
Extended deadline!

On Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2009, the Centre for Gender
and Diversity, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will mark its ten-
year anniversary with a conference entitled Points of Exit: (Un)
conventional Representations of Age, Parenting, and Sexuality. The
conference aims to examine the potential deconstruction of conventional
scripts of age, parenting, and sexuality.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Extended deadline: Queering Queer Texts

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:57pm
Centre for gender and diversity

Points of Exit: Queering Queer Texts
Extended deadline!

On Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2009, the Centre for Gender
and Diversity, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will mark its ten-
year anniversary with a conference entitled Points of Exit: (Un)
conventional Representations of Age, Parenting, and Sexuality. The
conference aims to examine the potential deconstruction of conventional
scripts of age, parenting, and sexuality.

For one of the panels, entitled Queering Queer Texts, we invite papers
that deal with the following theme:

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Extended deadline: New Directions in Age Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:57pm
Centre for gender and diversity

Points of Exit:
New Directions in Age Studies: Exploring Exits from the Narrative of
Decline
Extended deadline!

On Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2009, the Centre for Gender
and Diversity, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will mark its ten-
year anniversary with a conference entitled Points of Exit: (Un)
conventional Representations of Age, Parenting, and Sexuality. The
conference aims to examine the potential deconstruction of conventional
scripts of age, parenting, and sexuality.

For one of the panels, entitled New Directions in Age Studies: Exploring
Exits from the Narrative of Decline, we invite papers that deal with the
following theme:

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Extended deadline: Gothic Escapes?

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:56pm
Centre for gender and diversity

CALL FOR PAPERS
Points of Exit: Gothic Escapes? Maastricht University, 19-20 March 2009

- extended deadline: 1 December 2008 -

On Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2009, the Centre for Gender
and Diversity,
Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will mark its ten-year
anniversary with a conference
entitled Points of Exit: (Un)conventional Representations of Age,
Parenting, and Sexuality.
The conference aims to examine the potential deconstruction of
conventional scripts of age,
parenting, and sexuality.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Extended deadline: Biographies on the Move

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:56pm
Centre for gender and diversity

Points of Exit: Biographies on the Move
Extended deadline!

On Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2009, the Centre for Gender
and Diversity, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will mark its ten-
year anniversary with a conference entitled Points of Exit: (Un)
conventional Representations of Age, Parenting, and Sexuality. The
conference aims to examine the potential deconstruction of conventional
scripts of age, parenting, and sexuality.

For one of the panels, entitled Biographies on the Move, we invite papers
that deal with the following theme:

CFP: [International] Extended deadline: Biographies on the Move

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:54pm
Centre for gender and diversity

Points of Exit: Biographies on the Move
Extended deadline!

On Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2009, the Centre for Gender
and Diversity, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will mark its ten-
year anniversary with a conference entitled Points of Exit: (Un)
conventional Representations of Age, Parenting, and Sexuality. The
conference aims to examine the potential deconstruction of conventional
scripts of age, parenting, and sexuality.

For one of the panels, entitled Biographies on the Move, we invite papers
that deal with the following theme:

CFP: [International] Extended deadline: Gothic Escapes?

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:54pm
Centre for gender and diversity

CALL FOR PAPERS
Points of Exit: Gothic Escapes? Maastricht University, 19-20 March 2009

- extended deadline: 1 December 2008 -

On Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2009, the Centre for Gender
and Diversity,
Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will mark its ten-year
anniversary with a conference
entitled Points of Exit: (Un)conventional Representations of Age,
Parenting, and Sexuality.
The conference aims to examine the potential deconstruction of
conventional scripts of age,
parenting, and sexuality.

CFP: [International] Extended deadline: New Directions in Age Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:53pm
Centre for gender and diversity

Points of Exit:
New Directions in Age Studies: Exploring Exits from the Narrative of
Decline
Extended deadline!

On Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2009, the Centre for Gender
and Diversity, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will mark its ten-
year anniversary with a conference entitled Points of Exit: (Un)
conventional Representations of Age, Parenting, and Sexuality. The
conference aims to examine the potential deconstruction of conventional
scripts of age, parenting, and sexuality.

For one of the panels, entitled New Directions in Age Studies: Exploring
Exits from the Narrative of Decline, we invite papers that deal with the
following theme:

CFP: [International] Extended deadline: Queering Queer Texts

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:52pm
Centre for Gender and Diversity

Points of Exit: Queering Queer Texts
Extended deadline!

On Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2009, the Centre for Gender
and Diversity, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will mark its ten-
year anniversary with a conference entitled Points of Exit: (Un)
conventional Representations of Age, Parenting, and Sexuality. The
conference aims to examine the potential deconstruction of conventional
scripts of age, parenting, and sexuality.

For one of the panels, entitled Queering Queer Texts, we invite papers
that deal with the following theme:

CFP: [International] Extended deadline: (Un)conventional Parenthood

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:50pm
Centre for Gender and Diversity

Points of Exit:
(Un)conventional Parenthood: Unromantic Representations of Motherhood and
Fatherhood in Contemporary Western Societies
Extended deadline!

On Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2009, the Centre for Gender
and Diversity, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will mark its ten-
year anniversary with a conference entitled Points of Exit: (Un)
conventional Representations of Age, Parenting, and Sexuality. The
conference aims to examine the potential deconstruction of conventional
scripts of age, parenting, and sexuality.

CFP: [Gender Studies] Extended Deadline: (Un)conventional Parenthood

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:49pm
Centre for Gender and Diversity

Points of Exit:
(Un)conventional Parenthood: Unromantic Representations of Motherhood and
Fatherhood in Contemporary Western Societies
Extended deadline!

On Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2009, the Centre for Gender
and Diversity, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will mark its ten-
year anniversary with a conference entitled Points of Exit: (Un)
conventional Representations of Age, Parenting, and Sexuality. The
conference aims to examine the potential deconstruction of conventional
scripts of age, parenting, and sexuality.

CFP: [Gender Studies] Extenden deadline: Biographies on the Move

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:45pm
Centre for Gender and Diversity

Points of Exit: Biographies on the Move
Extended deadline!

On Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2009, the Centre for Gender
and Diversity, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will mark its ten-
year anniversary with a conference entitled Points of Exit: (Un)
conventional Representations of Age, Parenting, and Sexuality. The
conference aims to examine the potential deconstruction of conventional
scripts of age, parenting, and sexuality.

For one of the panels, entitled Biographies on the Move, we invite papers
that deal with the following theme:

CFP: [Gender Studies] Extended deadline: Gothic Escapes?

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:44pm
Centre for Gender and Diversity

CALL FOR PAPERS
Points of Exit: Gothic Escapes? Maastricht University, 19-20 March 2009

- extended deadline: 1 December 2008 -

On Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2009, the Centre for Gender
and Diversity,
Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will mark its ten-year
anniversary with a conference
entitled Points of Exit: (Un)conventional Representations of Age,
Parenting, and Sexuality.
The conference aims to examine the potential deconstruction of
conventional scripts of age,
parenting, and sexuality.

UPDATE: [American] Rebecca Harding Davis at SSAWW

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:43pm
Alicia Mischa Renfroe

Reminder:

Rebecca Harding Davis Society/ Call for Papers
Fourth Conference of Society for the Study of American Women Writers

The Rebecca Harding Davis Society will host one panel at the Fourth
Conference of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers. The
conference will be held October 21-24, 2009, at the Sheraton Society Hill
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Rebecca Harding Davis Society invites proposals that consider women’s
issues and themes in Davis’s work. We are particularly interested in
proposals that focus on lesser-known Davis texts rather than on “Life in
the Iron Mills.” Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes.

Deadline: December 1, 2008

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