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

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:31pm
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: [18th] The Changing Images of the Businessman through Literature (Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:31pm
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: [Renaissance] The Changing Images of the Businessman Through Literature (Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:28pm
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: [Medieval] Changing Image of the Businessman Through Literature (Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:27pm
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.

UPDATE: [Collections] Collection on 'The Importance of Being Earnest': FINAL EXTENSION OF DEADLINE

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:26pm
Suman Chakraborty

UPDATE for Call for Papers: Collection on Oscar Wilde’s 'The Importance
of Being Earnest': FINAL EXTENSION OF DEADLINE.

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We thank you very much for your interest in our collection. A number of
prospective contributors have recently requested us to extend the
deadline for the last time as they could not finish their researches.
Therefore, the editorial board of ROMAN Books has taken a decision that
there would be FINAL EXTENSION OF DEADLINE.

THE NEW DEADLINE IS 28th FEBRUARY 2009.

Early submission is always welcome and highly appreciated. Please note
that this deadline will NOT be extended again.

UPDATE: [Romantic] Mary Shelley Essay Collection

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:04pm
L. Adam Mekler

Essays are invited for a collection titled "Mary Shelley and her
Contemporaries and Circle." This book is currently under contract, but the
editors are seeking a few additional selections to complete the collection.
This collection of essays broadens the ways in which Mary Shelley is
positioned within both her family circle and the larger Romantic literary
scene. The editors are interested in seeing completed essays discussing
Mary Shelley's works in relation to those of her contemporaries;
interdisciplinary considerations are especially sought. Please email
enquiries and completed essays of about 20 pages by May 28th to both of the

CFP: [American] Asian American Literature (3/1/09; RMMLA, 10/08-10/09)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 7:59pm
Linda Naranjo-Huebl

Inviting papers (20 minutes) for the Asian American Literature session of
the RMMLA conference, Oct. 8-10, 2009, in Snowbird, Utah.

>From the Songs of Gold Mountain to the blossoming literatures of Southeast
Asian Americans, Asian American literature reflects diverse, complex voices
shaped by and reacting to sinophobia, egregious legal discrimination, Asian
culture and history, and generational conflict related to the negotiation
of American culture and identity. This session invites papers on the voices
of Americans from Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Korean, Pacific Island, or
Southeast Asian heritages.

UPDATE: [Graduate] SDSU Crisis Carnival: Ecstasy of Speed

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 5:07pm
Kevin Gossett

THE ECSTASY OF SPEED
April 10, 2008

New deadline for Proposals! March 1, 2009

The Ecstasy of Speed: SDSU’s Annual Graduate Conference 2009

What do Gillette’s Mach 3 Turbo razor, Instant Oatmeal/Coffee/Messaging/ Diets, Wikipedia, V12
motor engines, ready-made products (pre-assembled, pre-packaged, pre-washed, pre-
cooked), freeways, and the Fastpass option for ‘beating the line’ at Disneyland have in common?

A culturally legitimized, capitalistically promoted, technologically induced need for SPEED.

CFP: [International] Symposium: On Bathos

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 2:05pm
Sara Crangle

CALL FOR PAPERS

"ON BATHOS"
a one-day symposium to be held at the University of Sussex, Brighton

April 17th, 2009
Sponsored by the Centre for Modernist Studies, Sussex

CFP: [International] Continuities: From Medieval to Early Modern in English Literature (1400-1650)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 1:31pm
Emily O'Brien

Continuities: From Medieval to Early Modern in English Literature
(1400-1650): A Two-Day Postgraduate Conference, Trinity College Dublin,
25th and 26th June 2009. Deadline for abstracts: 3 April 2009.

The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Trinity College Dublin, is
pleased to announce a forthcoming conference for postgraduates in the field
of English Literature.

Confirmed keynote speaker: Prof. Andrew Hiscock (University of Wales, Bangor)

CFP: [Graduate] Continuities: From Medieval to Early Modern in English Literature (1400-1650)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 1:30pm
Emily O'Brien

Continuities: From Medieval to Early Modern in English Literature
(1400-1650): A Two-Day Postgraduate Conference, Trinity College Dublin,
25th and 26th June 2009. Deadline for abstracts: 3 April 2009.

The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Trinity College Dublin, is
pleased to announce a forthcoming conference for postgraduates in the field
of English Literature.

Confirmed keynote speaker: Prof. Andrew Hiscock (University of Wales, Bangor)

CFP: [Renaissance] Continuities: From Medieval to Early Modern in English Literature (1400-1650)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 1:30pm
Emily O'Brien

Continuities: From Medieval to Early Modern in English Literature
(1400-1650): A Two-Day Postgraduate Conference, Trinity College Dublin,
25th and 26th June 2009. Deadline for abstracts: 3 April 2009.

The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Trinity College Dublin, is
pleased to announce a forthcoming conference for postgraduates in the field
of English Literature.

Confirmed keynote speaker: Prof. Andrew Hiscock (University of Wales, Bangor)

CFP: [Medieval] Continuities: From Medieval to Early Modern in English Literature (1400-1650)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 1:30pm
Emily O'Brien

Continuities: From Medieval to Early Modern in English Literature
(1400-1650): A Two-Day Postgraduate Conference, Trinity College Dublin,
25th and 26th June 2009. Deadline for abstracts: 3 April 2009.

The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Trinity College Dublin, is
pleased to announce a forthcoming conference for postgraduates in the field
of English Literature.

Confirmed keynote speaker: Prof. Andrew Hiscock (University of Wales, Bangor)

CFP: [International] Worlds in Dialogue

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:18am
Alwyn Roux

First call for papers:
Worlds in Dialogue

A conference presented jointly by the Association of University English
Teachers of Southern Africa (AUETSA), the South African Association for
Commonwealth Language and Literature Studies (SAACLALS), the South
African Society for General Literary studies (SAVAL), the 4th Conference
on South African Children’s and Youth Literature and the South African
Association for Language Teaching (SAALT).

CFP: [International] 2009 Joint Conference: Worlds in Dialogue

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:11am
Alwyn Roux

Hosts: The School of Languages
and the Research Unit: Languages and literature in the South African
context
Dates: 8-11 July 2009
Venue: North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), Potchefstroom, South
Africa
        
Final deadline for abstracts: 30 April 2009

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

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 5:52am
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.”

UPDATE: [Victorian] Victorian Markets and Marketing, Vancouver BC, Oct 2009 / Mar 5, 2009

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 3:20am
Karen Selesky

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

Keynote Speaker: Erika Rappaport, Department of History, UCSB

CFP: [Collections] artciencia.com deadline extended

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 1:09am
artscience.editor

Art, Communication and Science
CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline extended: 28 February 2009
The purpose of the electronic journal, artciencia.com, Revista de Arte,
Ciência e Comunicação (www.artciencia.com), is to explore the
relationship between art, science and communication through articles and
essays, reviews, thesis, interviews and artworks, including film,
painting, literature, performance, video art, and other. The editorial
board encourages submissions from scholars and practitioners. Texts may
be written in one or two of the following languages: Portuguese, English,
French, Spanish and Italian.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Gay & Lesbian Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 9:32pm
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.

Proposals 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.

CFP: [Theory] Gay & Lesbian Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 9:32pm
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.

Proposals 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.

To submit your proposal please do both of the following:

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

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 9:31pm
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.
Proposals 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.

CFP: [General] American Name Society Annual Meeting

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 9:09pm
Kemp Williams

The American Name Society (ANS), a professional organization devoted to
the study of names and their role in society, invites précis and
abstracts for papers for its annual meeting to be held in conjunction
with the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) and other allied,
professional organizations.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Essays that frame narrative in new currents of critical theory and cultural studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 8:39pm
Craig Dionne

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory invites submissions that address the
intersection of narrative, history, ideology, and culture. We particularly
seek essays that theorize narrative in the context of interdisciplinary,
cross-cultural, and critical contexts, such as history and narrative,
representations of class, gender, sexuality, race, and ethnicity, narrative
and film, new historical approaches to literary forms, along with essays
that cross disciplinary boundaries.
JNT is a refereed, international journal published by the Department of
English Language at Eastern Michigan University.
Contributions should follow MLA style:
 Craig Dionne and Abby Coykendall, Editors

CFP: [Medieval] Medieval Literature (grad) (2/27/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 7:58pm
Thomas Schneider

This panel welcomes papers investigating any aspect of medieval
literature. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

The spaces and landscapes of the medieval world

Medieval mythology

Malory and other Arthurian literature

Early medieval poetry, epic, and saga

Chaucer

Anachronism and historical representation

Medievalism and adaptations

Religion and magic

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be emailed to Tom Schneider at
thomas.schneider_at_email.ucr.edu by 2/27/2009. Please indicate any A/V
needs you may have.

UPDATE: [18th] MWASECS Expanding Borders

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 7:08pm
Jeanne HAGEMAN

CALL FOR PAPERS: NEW DEADLINE

Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

October 8 â€" 11, 2009
Fargo, North Dakota

Expanding Borders

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