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CFP: [20th] Revisiting Literary Worlds: Prequels, Sequels, and Spin-offs (grad) (2/27/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/0

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Friday, February 13, 2009 - 9:53pm
Susana Brower

CFP: Revisiting Literary Worlds: Prequels, Sequels, and Spin-offs
(grad) (2/27/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)
        
This call for papers is for a proposed panel at (dis)junctions, the
University of California, Riverside’s 16th Annual Humanities Graduate
Conference, which will be held on April 3-4, 2009. This year’s theme
is “Brave New Worlds.”

CFP: [Gender Studies] Gay & Lesbian Literature (3/15/09)

updated: 
Friday, February 13, 2009 - 9:36pm
Joshua Fenton

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
November 6-7, 2009
San Francisco State University
San Francisco, California
"Gay & Lesbian Literature."
Paper proposals sought for PAMLA's regular-session panel on Gay and
Lesbian Literature.
P
roposals may address any area of Gay, Lesbian, Queer, or Transgendered
theory, literature or politics.

• A 500-word summary of the proposed conference paper
• A shorter abstract of 50 words with a paper title that would
        introduce the topic and significance of your paper for the
        conference program

Deadline for submissions is March 15, 2009.

UPDATE: [Graduate] Interrogation Techniques: Law, Texts, Culture EXTENDED DEADLINE

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Friday, February 13, 2009 - 9:13pm
Chloe Riley

Interrogation Techniques: Law, Texts, Culture
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference, May 29-30, 2009

This interdisciplinary conference will interrogate the role of the law in
the production, content, dissemination, and critical reception of texts.
The relationship between legal and other discourses affects how cultures
and individuals perceive the world, and act on that perception. Law,
literature, and society intersect in diverse forms, from the Ten
Commandments to the political role of the novel in Victorian England, from
vigilante justice in revenge tragedies to the establishment of the Creative
Commons online.

CFP: [International] Call for Proposals (extended: 09/02/20)

updated: 
Friday, February 13, 2009 - 8:54pm
Nam_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu, Soo-Young

The 19th Congress of International Comparative Literature Association
will be held in Seoul, Korea from August 15 â€" August 21, 2010, Seoul,
Korea under the theme of “Expanding the Frontiers of Comparative
Literature.” and we invite proposals for workshops, symposia, round
tables, and seminars for the following general sessions:

Congress Theme

"Expanding the Frontiers of Comparative Literature"

CFP: [General] MLA '09 Age Studies: Age and Affect

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Friday, February 13, 2009 - 8:00pm
Cynthia Port

Age and Affect: Fear, Denial, Fantasy

The Age Studies Discussion Group of the Modern Language Association seeks
papers on age and affect for a slotted panel at the 2009 MLA conference.

Chronological age and the processes of aging often elicit strong emotions
from individuals at any stage of life. We are interested in papers on
affective responses to age in literature, film, popular culture, or any
other media. Some possible topics might include:

CFP: [International] WOMEN WRITERS/ARTISTS AND TRAVELLING MODERNISMS

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Friday, February 13, 2009 - 6:43pm
Bonnie Kime Scott

Papers are invited on women writers/artists and any aspect of Modernism
in various parts of the world.

Thursday and Friday, 4-5 June 2009, at the Library Conference Room, The
University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane.
Already confirmed speakers include Bonnie Kime Scott (San Diego State),
Susan Sheridan (Adjunct, Flinders), Maryanne Dever (Monash).

Usual length of papers will be 20 minutes. Deadline for proposals is 30
March 2009.

Session Topics may include:

CFP: [General] DH Lawrence's Circle and Short Stories, MLA 2009

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Friday, February 13, 2009 - 4:37pm
Julianne Newmark

CFP: D. H. Lawrence's Circle and Short Stories
(3/25/09; MLA 12/27/09-12/30/09)

The D. H. Lawrence Society of North American (DHLSNA) invites individuals
to submit abstracts for consideration for the 2009 MLA meeting in
Philadelphia (which will be held from December 27th through 30th).

The DHLSNA is organizing two panels: "D. H. Lawrence's Circle" and "D. H.
Lawrence's Short Stories." We welcome abstracts of 250 words that address
either topic and that demonstrate an innovative scholarly approach to
primary texts while simultaneously addressing important critical approaches
to Lawrence.

CFP: [Graduate] Writing Bodies / Reading Bodies in Contemporary Women's Writing (University of Oxford, UK)

updated: 
Friday, February 13, 2009 - 2:40pm
Nadine Muller

The 2nd Biennial Conference of the Postgraduate Contemporary Women's
Writing Network:

'WRITING BODIES/ READING BODIES IN CONTEMPORARY WOMEN'S WRITING'

11th - 12th September 2009, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Keynote Speakers:
* Professor Lucie Armitt (University of Salford, UK)
* Dr. Mark Llewellyn (University of Liverpool, UK)

Featured Authors:
* Professor Susan Sellers (University of St. Andrews, UK)
* Christine Wilks

CFP: [20th] Rhythm in C20 British Poetry (Lyon, France) (4/30/09; 11/13/09-11/14/09)

updated: 
Friday, February 13, 2009 - 2:20pm
Lacy Rumsey

Call for papers: Rhythm in Twentieth-Century British Poetry
 
Ecole Normale Supérieure Lettres et Sciences Humaines (ENS LSH), University
of Lyon, France, November 13-14, 2009.
 
Conference organised on behalf of the Société d’études anglaises
contemporaines (SEAC).
 
Keynote speaker: Derek Attridge (University of York)
 
Convenors: Lacy Rumsey (ENS LSH), Simon Jarvis (University of Cambridge),
Paul Volsik (Université Paris Diderot)
 
The twentieth century was one of great change in poetic rhythm in
English-language poetry, in Britain as elsewhere, seeing the powerful
spread of free or non-metrical forms, continued strength and innovation

CFP: [Poetry] Rhythm in C20 British Poetry (Lyon, France) (4/30/09; 11/13/09-11/14/09)

updated: 
Friday, February 13, 2009 - 2:19pm
Lacy Rumsey

Call for papers: Rhythm in Twentieth-Century British Poetry
 
Ecole Normale Supérieure Lettres et Sciences Humaines (ENS LSH), University
of Lyon, France, November 13-14, 2009.
 
Conference organised on behalf of the Société d’études anglaises
contemporaines (SEAC).
 
Keynote speaker: Derek Attridge (University of York)
 
Convenors: Lacy Rumsey (ENS LSH), Simon Jarvis (University of Cambridge),
Paul Volsik (Université Paris Diderot)
 
The twentieth century was one of great change in poetic rhythm in
English-language poetry, in Britain as elsewhere, seeing the powerful
spread of free or non-metrical forms, continued strength and innovation

CFP: [Victorian] MLA 2009: British graphic novels and comics

updated: 
Friday, February 13, 2009 - 1:30pm
Elizabeth Ho

CFP: MLA, Philadelphia 2009: British graphic novels and comics.

Proposals are invited on British graphic novels and comics.

According to the New York Times, Britain finally “embrace(d) the graphic novel” in 2007,
supposedly many years behind the rest of the reading world. The British graphic novel industry is
perceived to be dwarfed by its American and continental counterparts, despite the success of
Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, publishing houses like Jonathan Cape and the patronage of Posy
Simmonds by The Guardian. In what ways is it appropriate to talk about a distinctly British
tradition of sequential art?

CFP: [Postcolonial] MLA 2009: British graphic novels and comics

updated: 
Friday, February 13, 2009 - 1:30pm
Elizabeth Ho

CFP: MLA, Philadelphia 2009: British graphic novels and comics.

Proposals are invited on British graphic novels and comics.

According to the New York Times, Britain finally “embrace(d) the graphic novel” in 2007,
supposedly many years behind the rest of the reading world. The British graphic novel industry is
perceived to be dwarfed by its American and continental counterparts, despite the success of
Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, publishing houses like Jonathan Cape and the patronage of Posy
Simmonds by The Guardian. In what ways is it appropriate to talk about a distinctly British
tradition of sequential art?

CFP: [Ethnic] MLA 2009: British graphic novels and comics

updated: 
Friday, February 13, 2009 - 1:29pm
Elizabeth Ho

CFP: MLA, Philadelphia 2009: British graphic novels and comics.

Proposals are invited on British graphic novels and comics.

According to the New York Times, Britain finally “embrace(d) the graphic novel” in 2007,
supposedly many years behind the rest of the reading world. The British graphic novel industry is
perceived to be dwarfed by its American and continental counterparts, despite the success of
Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, publishing houses like Jonathan Cape and the patronage of Posy
Simmonds by The Guardian. In what ways is it appropriate to talk about a distinctly British
tradition of sequential art?

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] MLA 2009: British graphic novels and comics

updated: 
Friday, February 13, 2009 - 1:29pm
Elizabeth Ho

CFP: MLA, Philadelphia 2009: British graphic novels and comics.

Proposals are invited on British graphic novels and comics.

According to the New York Times, Britain finally “embrace(d) the graphic novel” in 2007,
supposedly many years behind the rest of the reading world. The British graphic novel industry is
perceived to be dwarfed by its American and continental counterparts, despite the success of
Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, publishing houses like Jonathan Cape and the patronage of Posy
Simmonds by The Guardian. In what ways is it appropriate to talk about a distinctly British
tradition of sequential art?

CFP: [20th] MLA 2009: British graphic novels and comics

updated: 
Friday, February 13, 2009 - 1:29pm
Elizabeth Ho

CFP: MLA, Philadelphia 2009: British graphic novels and comics.

Proposals are invited on British graphic novels and comics.

According to the New York Times, Britain finally “embrace(d) the graphic novel” in 2007,
supposedly many years behind the rest of the reading world. The British graphic novel industry is
perceived to be dwarfed by its American and continental counterparts, despite the success of
Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, publishing houses like Jonathan Cape and the patronage of Posy
Simmonds by The Guardian. In what ways is it appropriate to talk about a distinctly British
tradition of sequential art?

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Feminist Transitions, FWSA Conference 2009: DEADLINE EXTENDED

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Friday, February 13, 2009 - 8:53am
Dr Stephanie Genz

Feminist Transitions
22nd Feminist and Women’s Studies Association Conference
Hosted by Edge Hill University at the Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK
June 19-21, 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 1 MARCH 2009
After a very positive response to the initial call for papers, we have
been contacted by a number of academics who would still like to submit an
abstract. In order to respond to this demand we have extended the deadline
until 1 March.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] The Cosmopolitan Novel: Old Paradigms, New Directions

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Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:48pm
Soo Kim

CFP: MLA 2009 Special Session

We seek proposals for presentations taking diverse approaches to the
cosmopolitan novel--its definitions, narratives, and changing
cartographies in the past/present/future.

Proposals focused on individual authors/novels as well as
historical/theoretical approaches are welcome. We especially invite
approaches that challenge/interrogate dominant paradigms(e.g.
postnational, metropolitan, or neoliberal cosmopolitanisms).

A 300-word abstract to Berthold Schoene or Soo Kim by March 14, 2009 at
b.schoene_at_mmu.ac.uk or sooykim_at_tamu.edu

UPDATE: [Graduate] Convergences / Divergences : Au carrefour des idées

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Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:43pm
Rosa Saverino

Convergences / Divergences : Au carrefour des idées

La Société des Études Supérieures du Département d'Études Françaises
(SESDEF) de l'Université de Toronto lance un appel à communications aux
étudiants de maîtrise et de doctorat en études françaises. Le colloque se
tiendra les 8 et 9 mai 2009 à Toronto, campus centre-ville.

Cette année, le comité organisateur recherche des communications de vingt
minutes portant sur le thème : Convergences / divergences : Au carrefour
des idées. Que représentent ces notions? Quelles en sont les enjeux? Est-
ce que les convergences entraînent forcément des divergences? Ou, au
contraire, s'agit-il de concepts qui s’excluent mutuellement?

CFP: [Collections] The Changing Images of the Businessman through Literature (Collection)

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Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:36pm
Christa Mahalik

Proposals are sought for a collection of essays about the changing image
of the businessman (or woman) through literature.

Due to interest in the topic of businessman through literature the
opportunity has arisen to partake in submitting an essay to a collection
based solely on this concept.

Topics are not limited to a specific area or concentration. We are
hoping to get a range of essays from different time periods and different
genres of interest. From Shylock, to Bartleby, and the novels of Dickens
to Martin Amis' fierce display of the businessman's persona of 1980s
America and Britain, all ranges of topics about the changing image of
the "businessman" are welcome.

CFP: [Poetry] The Changing Images of the Businessman through Literature (Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:36pm
Christa Mahalik

Proposals are sought for a collection of essays about the changing image
of the businessman (or woman) through literature.

Due to interest in the topic of businessman through literature the
opportunity has arisen to partake in submitting an essay to a collection
based solely on this concept.

Topics are not limited to a specific area or concentration. We are
hoping to get a range of essays from different time periods and different
genres of interest. From Shylock, to Bartleby, and the novels of Dickens
to Martin Amis' fierce display of the businessman's persona of 1980s
America and Britain, all ranges of topics about the changing image of
the "businessman" are welcome.

CFP: [Postcolonial] The Changing Images of the Businessman through Literature (Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:35pm
Christa Mahalik

Proposals are sought for a collection of essays about the changing image
of the businessman (or woman) through literature.

Due to interest in the topic of businessman through literature the
opportunity has arisen to partake in submitting an essay to a collection
based solely on this concept.

Topics are not limited to a specific area or concentration. We are
hoping to get a range of essays from different time periods and different
genres of interest. From Shylock, to Bartleby, and the novels of Dickens
to Martin Amis' fierce display of the businessman's persona of 1980s
America and Britain, all ranges of topics about the changing image of
the "businessman" are welcome.

CFP: [Gender Studies] The Changing Images of the Businessman through Literature (Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:35pm
Christa Mahalik

Proposals are sought for a collection of essays about the changing image
of the businessman (or woman) through literature.

Due to interest in the topic of businessman through literature the
opportunity has arisen to partake in submitting an essay to a collection
based solely on this concept.

Topics are not limited to a specific area or concentration. We are
hoping to get a range of essays from different time periods and different
genres of interest. From Shylock, to Bartleby, and the novels of Dickens
to Martin Amis' fierce display of the businessman's persona of 1980s
America and Britain, all ranges of topics about the changing image of
the "businessman" are welcome.

CFP: [Theatre] The Changing Images of the Businessman through Literature (Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:34pm
Christa Mahalik

Proposals are sought for a collection of essays about the changing image
of the businessman (or woman) through literature.

Due to interest in the topic of businessman through literature the
opportunity has arisen to partake in submitting an essay to a collection
based solely on this concept.

Topics are not limited to a specific area or concentration. We are
hoping to get a range of essays from different time periods and different
genres of interest. From Shylock, to Bartleby, and the novels of Dickens
to Martin Amis' fierce display of the businessman's persona of 1980s
America and Britain, all ranges of topics about the changing image of
the "businessman" are welcome.

CFP: [African-American] The Changing Images of the Businessman through Literature (Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:34pm
Christa Mahalik

Proposals are sought for a collection of essays about the changing image
of the businessman (or woman) through literature.

Due to interest in the topic of businessman through literature the
opportunity has arisen to partake in submitting an essay to a collection
based solely on this concept.

Topics are not limited to a specific area or concentration. We are
hoping to get a range of essays from different time periods and different
genres of interest. From Shylock, to Bartleby, and the novels of Dickens
to Martin Amis' fierce display of the businessman's persona of 1980s
America and Britain, all ranges of topics about the changing image of
the "businessman" are welcome.

CFP: [American] The Changing Images of the Businessman through Literature (Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:33pm
Christa Mahalik

Proposals are sought for a collection of essays about the changing image
of the businessman (or woman) through literature.

Due to interest in the topic of businessman through literature the
opportunity has arisen to partake in submitting an essay to a collection
based solely on this concept.

Topics are not limited to a specific area or concentration. We are
hoping to get a range of essays from different time periods and different
genres of interest. From Shylock, to Bartleby, and the novels of Dickens
to Martin Amis' fierce display of the businessman's persona of 1980s
America and Britain, all ranges of topics about the changing image of
the "businessman" are welcome.

CFP: [20th] The Changing Images of the Businessman through Literature (Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:32pm
Christa Mahalik

Proposals are sought for a collection of essays about the changing image
of the businessman (or woman) through literature.

Due to interest in the topic of businessman through literature the
opportunity has arisen to partake in submitting an essay to a collection
based solely on this concept.

Topics are not limited to a specific area or concentration. We are
hoping to get a range of essays from different time periods and different
genres of interest. From Shylock, to Bartleby, and the novels of Dickens
to Martin Amis' fierce display of the businessman's persona of 1980s
America and Britain, all ranges of topics about the changing image of
the "businessman" are welcome.

CFP: [Victorian] The Changing Images of the Businessman through Literature (Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:32pm
Christa Mahalik

Proposals are sought for a collection of essays about the changing image
of the businessman (or woman) through literature.

Due to interest in the topic of businessman through literature the
opportunity has arisen to partake in submitting an essay to a collection
based solely on this concept.

Topics are not limited to a specific area or concentration. We are
hoping to get a range of essays from different time periods and different
genres of interest. From Shylock, to Bartleby, and the novels of Dickens
to Martin Amis' fierce display of the businessman's persona of 1980s
America and Britain, all ranges of topics about the changing image of
the "businessman" are welcome.

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