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CFP: [20th] Academic Autobiography in the 20th Century

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Friday, May 16, 2008 - 7:14pm
Rocio G. Davis

Proposals are sought for an Interdisciplinary Conference entitled “Academic
Autobiography, Intellectual History, and Cultural Memory in the 20th
Century” to be held at the University of Navarra (Pamplona, Spain) on the
26-28 of March, 2009. This conference aims to engage the current paradigms
of the debate on autobiographical writing by academics (historians,
literary critics, anthropologists, and sociologists, among others) and
analyze these in the interdisciplinary context of the consciousness of the
ways intellectual history and cultural memory may be developed,
articulated, and promoted in the twentieth century. Autobiographies by

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Critical Matrix: The Princeton Journal of Women, Gender, and Culture â¨Volume 18: Collaboration

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Friday, May 16, 2008 - 7:10pm
Marcelline Block

Critical Matrix: The Princeton Journal of Women, Gender, and Culture 
Volume 18: Collaboration
Critical Matrix: The Princeton Journal of Women, Gender, and Culture invites original submissions
for its forthcoming issue dedicated to collaboration. As the rhetoric of collaboration permeates
contemporary discourseâ€"from political and economic globalization to “relational aesthetics”â€"
what is the potential for new feminist practices and what are the historical lessons of feminism
about the limits and possibilities of collaborative practices?
To collaborate means to work together, usually in order to create and/or to change something.

UPDATE: [Collections] Critical Matrix: The Princeton Journal of Women, Gender, and Culture â¨Volume 18: Collaboration

updated: 
Friday, May 16, 2008 - 7:09pm
Marcelline Block

Critical Matrix: The Princeton Journal of Women, Gender, and Culture 
Volume 18: Collaboration
Critical Matrix: The Princeton Journal of Women, Gender, and Culture invites original submissions
for its forthcoming issue dedicated to collaboration. As the rhetoric of collaboration permeates
contemporary discourseâ€"from political and economic globalization to “relational aesthetics”â€"
what is the potential for new feminist practices and what are the historical lessons of feminism
about the limits and possibilities of collaborative practices?
To collaborate means to work together, usually in order to create and/or to change something.

CFP: [Collections] Collections of reviews of 19th-century literature (mss. due late 08; book)

updated: 
Friday, May 16, 2008 - 6:07pm
Doug Sanders

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking scholars to edit anthologies of nineteenth- and
early-twentieth-century criticism of major authors mostly of the
nineteenth century. Subject authors include Percy Shelley;
Jonathan Swift; George Eliot; Stephen Crane; and George Gordon, Lord
Byron. The scholar will introduce and provide context for the critical
extracts, discussing and interpreting how critical reputations are built
and change. In addition, contributing editors will be asked to supply
additional critical extracts and introductory commentary, where needed, to
bolster the publication’s offerings. Respondents should have a PhD, broad

CFP: [Ethnic] Indiana University Black Play Lab and Mini-Conference on Black Theatre

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Friday, May 16, 2008 - 4:52pm
Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe

INDIANA UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE & DRAMA
and NEW FRONTIERS IN THE ARTS & HUMANITIES
announces the creation of the
2008 IU BLACK PLAY LAB
July 18th â€" Aug 3rd, 2008
&
*mini-conference on Black Theatre*
Aug 1 â€" 3rd, 2008
Lee Norvelle Theatre & Drama Center
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

UPDATE: [African-American] Indiana University Black Lab and Mini-Conference on Black Theatre

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Friday, May 16, 2008 - 4:51pm
Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JUNE 1ST!

INDIANA UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE & DRAMA
and NEW FRONTIERS IN THE ARTS & HUMANITIES
announces the creation of the
2008 IU BLACK PLAY LAB
July 18th â€" Aug 3rd, 2008
&
*mini-conference on Black Theatre*
Aug 1 â€" 3rd, 2008
Lee Norvelle Theatre & Drama Center
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

UPDATE: [Theatre] Indiana University Black Play Lab and Mini-Conference on Black Theatre

updated: 
Friday, May 16, 2008 - 4:49pm
Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe

DEADLINE EXTENDED until June 1st!

INDIANA UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE & DRAMA
and NEW FRONTIERS IN THE ARTS & HUMANITIES
announces the creation of the
2008 IU BLACK PLAY LAB
July 18th â€" Aug 3rd, 2008
&
*mini-conference on Black Theatre*
Aug 1 â€" 3rd, 2008
Lee Norvelle Theatre & Drama Center
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

UPDATE: [Children] MAP/ACA - Deadline June 15

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Friday, May 16, 2008 - 4:35pm
Vibiana Bowman

Call for Papers MAPACA 2008
Children and Childhood Studies Section
Deadline for Submission: June 15, 2008

Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Annual Conference October 30 - November 2, 2008
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
For conference Information: www.mapacagazette.net
       
Group rate available until September 30, 2008. Subject to availability.
Reminder: Travel between the United States and Canada now requires a valid
passport

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] MAP/ACA - Deadline June 15

updated: 
Friday, May 16, 2008 - 4:35pm
Vibiana Bowman

Call for Papers MAPACA 2008
Children and Childhood Studies Section
Deadline for Submission: June 15, 2008

Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Annual Conference October 30 - November 2, 2008
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
For conference Information: www.mapacagazette.net
       
Group rate available until September 30, 2008. Subject to availability.
Reminder: Travel between the United States and Canada now requires a valid
passport

CFP: [Professional] North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing - âComposing Communityâ

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Friday, May 16, 2008 - 1:44pm
Kevin Brock

October 17-18, 2008
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC

The North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing seeks to facilitate the
growth of a regional community of scholars in rhetoric and the teaching of
writing across North Carolina and surrounding areas. We also invite others
interested in discussing the building of community and the teaching of
writing to participate in the symposium. To accomplish this, the symposium
organizers have chosen the theme of “Composing Community” for the inaugural
meeting in 2008. We welcome proposals for panels and papers on a variety of
topics; proposals which embrace the conference's theme of “community” will
be given special consideration.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing - âComposing Communityâ

updated: 
Friday, May 16, 2008 - 1:42pm
Kevin Brock

October 17-18, 2008
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC

The North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing seeks to facilitate the
growth of a regional community of scholars in rhetoric and the teaching of
writing across North Carolina and surrounding areas. We also invite others
interested in discussing the building of community and the teaching of
writing to participate in the symposium. To accomplish this, the symposium
organizers have chosen the theme of “Composing Community” for the inaugural
meeting in 2008. We welcome proposals for panels and papers on a variety of
topics; proposals which embrace the conference's theme of “community” will
be given special consideration.

CFP: [General] (Re)Connections: Bridging Boundaries and Creating Byways

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Friday, May 16, 2008 - 12:27pm
Curt Herr

EAPSU 2008
Call for Papers

(Re)Connections: Bridging Boundaries and Creating Byways

The 2008 EAPSU (English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities) Conference will be held
at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania October 17-18, 2008.

We invite proposals from faculty and graduate students for presentations, roundtable
discussions, and workshops that address attempts to decrease fragmentation, create
connections, and bridge together unique and creative themes in academic work and life in higher
education.

UPDATE: [Graduate] Spinning Scotland: Extended Abstract Deadline

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Friday, May 16, 2008 - 11:17am
Megan Coyer

CALL FOR PAPERS:
School of English and Scottish Language and Literature
University of Glasgow

SPINNING SCOTLAND: Exploring Literary and Cultural Perspectives
A One-Day Postgraduate Conference
Department of Scottish Literature
Glasgow, UK
Saturday, 13 September 2008

The Postgraduates of the Department of Scottish Literature invite
proposals for papers to answer the need for greater opportunity to explore
and present postgraduate work on the subject of Scottish literature and
its conjunctions with Scottish culture - from the local to the global.

CFP: [Travel] On the Road: Writing Travel and Travellers

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Friday, May 16, 2008 - 8:10am
Abhijit Gupta

International Conference
November 6-8, 2008, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

The Centre of Advanced Study in English, Jadavpur University, invites
abstracts of papers for an International Conference on the theme of travel
and travellers, to be held on 6-8 November 2008. Papers may address any of
the following range of themes, but should preferably be linked to a
particular travel text or texts, whether verbal, visual, or in other
material forms.

CFP: [International] CFP

updated: 
Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 9:06pm
Kahiudi Mabana

COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL AIME CESAIRE
UWI Cave Hill, Barbade, 15-17 octobre 2008

CFP: [Collections] CFP

updated: 
Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 9:00pm
Andrew Mara

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Technical Communication Quarterly
Posthuman Rhetorics and Technical Communication
Editors: Andrew Mara and Byron Hawk
 
According to N. Katherine Hayles, we have always been posthuman. Ever since
the first social organization, the first use of fire, and the first
development of language, humans have lived in and with systems. Even before
its emergence as an academic field, professional and technical writers had
been writing and living in organizational systems. Even when the profession
is imagined as an isolated endeavor or end-of-the-process set of tasks,
technical writers still must operate in larger, complex rhetorical

UPDATE: [Graduate] Displacing Directionality within American Studies (Extended Deadline: 6/15/08)

updated: 
Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 3:39pm
American Literature Colloquium at CU-Boulder

**Deadline for abstracts has been extended to June 15, 2008.**

University of Colorado at Boulder
SEPTEMBER 19-20, 2008
Graduate Student Conference in association with the Department of English
and the American Literature Colloquium at CU-Boulder

Keynote Speakers:

Ralph Bauer, University of Maryland - College Park
Lisa Lowe, University of California - San Diego

Complicating the Compass: Displacing Directionality within American Studies

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations

updated: 
Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 3:27pm
Jeff Dailey

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Lyrica Society for Word-Music Realtions is pleased to announce its
forthcoming seminar at the 2009 conference of the American Comparative
Literature Association (www.acla.org), March 26-29, at Harvard University.

The 2009 conference theme is: "Global Languages, Local Cultures". The
ACLA's
seminars extend over three days, and are organized into daily, two-hour
symposia during which a total of twelve papers are read. Each seminar
strives
for cohesion through presentations on inter-related, interlocking and
overlapping topics.

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