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CFP: [Victorian] The Victorian Everyday (10/15/08; NVSA; Wellesley 4/3-4/5/09)

updated: 
Friday, July 11, 2008 - 12:27am
Deb Gettelman

CFP: NVSA 2009
THE VICTORIAN EVERYDAY
Wellesley College: April 3-5 , 2009

NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year
is The Victorian Everyday.

The conference will feature a keynote panel including Tim Barringer and
Ruth Yeazell and a visit to the remarkable Ruskin Collection at the
Wellesley College Library.

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CFP: [Collections] Companion to Charles Bernstein

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 9:49pm
William Allegrezza

I’m seeking articles, interviews, and even some creative responses to the
work of the American poet/theorist Charles Bernstein for the forthcoming
book The Salt Companion to Charles Bernstein. The articles can deal with
any aspect of Bernstein’s work, from specific books of poetry and theory to
his poetic influences to his part in the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E movement.

Completed articles should range from 6,500-10,000 words, though exceptions
can be made for exceptional articles.

CFP: [20th] Experimental Writing and Aesthetics

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 9:48pm
Hugh Tribbey

        Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics
        
        Abstract/Proposals by 1 December 2008

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 29th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM, February 24-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Panels are now forming on topics related to Experimental Writing and
Aesthetics in such areas as

● the aesthetics of experimental writing in any genre or in multi-
genre/multi-media works including digital and graphic compositions
involving language,

● the poetics of performance of experimental compositions,

CFP: [20th] Companion to Charles Bernstein.

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 9:37pm
William Allegrezza

I’m seeking articles, interviews, and even some creative responses to the
work of the American poet/theorist Charles Bernstein for the forthcoming
book The Salt Companion to Charles Bernstein. The articles can deal with
any aspect of Bernstein’s work, from specific books of poetry and theory to
his poetic influences to his part in the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E movement.

Completed articles should range from 6,500-10,000 words, though exceptions
can be made for exceptional articles.

CFP: [Poetry] Companion to Charles Bernstein

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 9:26pm
William Allegrezza

I’m seeking articles, interviews, and even some creative responses to the
work of the American poet/theorist Charles Bernstein for the forthcoming
book The Salt Companion to Charles Bernstein. The articles can deal with
any aspect of Bernstein’s work, from specific books of poetry and theory to
his poetic influences to his part in the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E movement.

Completed articles should range from 6,500-10,000 words, though exceptions
can be made for exceptional articles.

CFP: [American] The Writing Cure: Scripting the Self in Trauma Memoir (NeMLA 2009)

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 8:50pm
Paul Rosa

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Boston, Massachusetts

The Writing Cure: Scripting the Self in Trauma Memoir

This panel seeks papers that consider how post-structuralist notions of a
de-centered self intersect with the “re-centering” psychotherapeutic work
of the trauma memoirs so popular today.

CFP: [Film] Perspectives on Sound

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 8:32pm
Brad D. Foster

CFP: PERSPECTIVES ON AUDITION

Seeking submissions for a panel entitled_PERSPECTIVES ON AUDITION_at the
2009 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Tokyo, Japan (May
21-24, 2009).

CFP: [American] CFP: Phillis Wheatley (9/15/08; NeMLA, 2/26/09-3/1/09)

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 6:52pm
Jason Haslam

New Approaches to Phillis Wheatley
NeMLA Board-Sponsored Panel.

40th Anniversary Northeast MLA Convention
Boston, MA
February 26-March 1, 2009

This panel invites papers on any aspect of the works of Phillis Wheatley.
Especially welcome are those papers that analyze her work in relation to
Boston, but any and all approaches are welcome.

Please send 250- to 500-word abstracts, in the body of an email (no
attachments, please), to Jason Haslam, Dalhousie University
<Jason.Haslam_at_dal.ca>

Deadline: Sept. 15, 2008.

See the full call for papers for the NeMLA convention at our website:
www.nemla.org

UPDATE: [Renaissance] Criminality, Liminality, and Imprisonment in the Early Modern Era, Oct. 24-25, 2008

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 2:53pm
emod_at_msu.edu

"Criminality, Liminality, and Imprisonment in the Early Modern Era"

Call for papers
Michigan State University, October 24-25, 2008
East Lansing, Michigan

Guest speakers:
• Patricia Fumerton, University of California, Santa Barbara
• Niels Herold, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan

The conference will also include a viewing and discussion of the 2005
documentary Shakespeare Behind Bars

CFP: [American] An Interethnic Approach to American Self-WritinG

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 11:45am
Bego Simal

Call for contributions

Editors seek full-length contributions for a book intended for the RODOPI series CAEAL (Critical
Approaches to Ethnic American Literature).

Tentative title: Selves in Dialog: An Interethnic Approach to American Self-Writing.
  
Corpus: autobiographical texts written by US authors of different “ethnic/racial” backgrounds.

Topics and theoretical approach: any comparative intra/inter-ethnic study of self/life-writing
from a variety of perspectives, e.g. addressing

CFP: [Graduate] Doing Comparative Literature: Ways of Seeing

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 8:17am
Monica Filimon

Ways of Seeing
In Our Conference Series “Doing Comparative Literature”

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
February 6, 2009
Program in Comparative Literature
Rutgers University

Submission deadline: November 1, 2008

It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world; we
explain that world with words, but words can never undo the fact that we
are surrounded by it. The relationship between what we see and what we
know is never settled.
--John Berger, Ways of Seeing

CFP: [Computing-Internet] A Spectatorial Turn of Digital Indexicality (SCMS - 10 Aug 2008; 21-24 May 2009)

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 12:21am
Seung-hoon Jeong

Recent demonstrations in Korea against the government’s US beef import
deal have yielded the “Web 2.0” generation. So-called “Broadcasting
Jockey (BJ)s” have connected their camcorders to their laptops on the
spot, so that live events can be immediately transferred to the internet,
interfacing “netizens” with every detail that mainstream media miss,
omit, and distort. Netizens in turn have reproduced and distributed these
images through various interfaces, often prompting other viewers to rush
to the streets. The government has tried in vain to stigmatize these
anonymous, amorphous activists as anti-US leftists, when their concern
over communal life has been less political than ethical.

CFP: [Film] A Spectatorial Turn of Digital Indexicality (SCMS - 10 Aug 2008; 21-24 May 2009)

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 12:20am
Seung-hoon Jeong

Recent demonstrations in Korea against the government’s US beef import
deal have yielded the “Web 2.0” generation. So-called “Broadcasting
Jockey (BJ)s” have connected their camcorders to their laptops on the
spot, so that live events can be immediately transferred to the internet,
interfacing “netizens” with every detail that mainstream media miss,
omit, and distort. Netizens in turn have reproduced and distributed these
images through various interfaces, often prompting other viewers to rush
to the streets. The government has tried in vain to stigmatize these
anonymous, amorphous activists as anti-US leftists, when their concern
over communal life has been less political than ethical.

CFP: [General] World-wide Reception of Canadian Writers -ACSUS '09

updated: 
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 - 8:38pm
Charlotte Templin

20th Biennial Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in the US

Westin Gaslamp, San Diego, CA
November 18-22, 2009

I invite papers that explore the reception of Canadian writers around the
world for a panel at the ACSUS conference. Canadian writers are getting
world-wide recognition, but their works are read differently in the various
countries as diverse cultural settings provide the context for literary
interpretation and literary reception.

Email abstracts of 300 words to Charlotte Templin (templin_at_uindy.edu) by
September 15, 2008

Include your name, affiliation, postal address and phone number.

The complete call for papers for ACSUS is at acsus.org

CFP: [Renaissance] Criminality, Liminality, and Imprisonment in the Early Modern Era (Oct. 24-25, 2008)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 - 3:41pm
Early Modern_at_MSU

"Criminality, Liminality, and Imprisonment in the Early Modern Era"

Call for papers
Michigan State University, October 24 -25, 2008
East Lansing, Michigan

Guest speakers:
• Patricia Fumerton, University of California, Santa Barbara
• Niels Herold, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan

The conference will also include a viewing and discussion of the 2005
documentary Shakespeare Behind Bars

CFP: [Medieval] Making Readers Work (9/15/08; Kalamazoo 2009)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 - 3:31pm
Heather Blatt

The Center for Medieval Studies at Fordham University is sponsoring two
sessions at the 44th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 7-10 May
2009 at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on the subject
of "Making Readers Work: Constructing Readers and Their Actions in the
Late Middle Ages."

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