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CFP: [Ethnic] Literatures of Montreal

updated: 
Monday, July 7, 2008 - 1:14am
Kelly MacPhail

Literatures of Montreal
40th Anniversary Convention,
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
February 26â€"March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regencyâ€"Boston, Massachusetts

CFP: [General] Literatures of Montreal

updated: 
Monday, July 7, 2008 - 1:13am
Kelly MacPhail

Literatures of Montreal
40th Anniversary Convention,
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
February 26â€"March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regencyâ€"Boston, Massachusetts

CFP: [20th] NeMLA: Literatures of Montreal

updated: 
Monday, July 7, 2008 - 1:12am
Kelly MacPhail

Literatures of Montreal
40th Anniversary Convention,
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
February 26â€"March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regencyâ€"Boston, Massachusetts

CFP: [General] TOLSTOY FILM ADAPTATIONS: CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

updated: 
Monday, July 7, 2008 - 12:46am
Lorna Fitzsimmons

TOLSTOY FILM ADAPTATIONS: CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
 
As the centenary of Tolstoy's death approaches (2010), proposals for
chapters in an international collection of essays on the cinematic
adaptation of Tolstoy's texts are being considered. All nationalities,
periods, and issues, including interdisciplinary connections with other
arts/media, cultural politics, economics, reception, translation. In
addition to the widely known films,proposals on neglected silents and
films not yet translated into English are encouraged. English language
collection. Send a statement of interest and brief bio to Dr. Lorna
Fitzsimmons: lfitzsimmons_at_csudh.edu 500-word proposals due by Oct. 25,

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Border States: Work in Progress Conference

updated: 
Sunday, July 6, 2008 - 10:47pm
Mary Trabucco

Border States
Mental, Political, and Textual Landscapes

Reminder: 12th Annual Work-in-Progress postgraduate conference
8â€"10 August 2008
English, Media Studies and Art History, University of Queensland
Keynotes: Professor Simon During, Johns Hopkins University; and Professor
Gordon McMullan, King’s College London
UPDATE: Deadline for submissions extended: 31 July 2008.
Please note online registration will be available from approximately Friday
11 July.
Website: www.emsah.uq.edu.au/wip2008
Convenors: Philipa Haly-Summerfield and Mary Trabucco
Email: wipconf_at_uq.edu.au

UPDATE: [Postcolonial] Border States: Work in Progress Conference

updated: 
Sunday, July 6, 2008 - 10:47pm
Mary Trabucco

Border States
Mental, Political, and Textual Landscapes

Reminder: 12th Annual Work-in-Progress postgraduate conference
8â€"10 August 2008
English, Media Studies and Art History, University of Queensland
Keynotes: Professor Simon During, Johns Hopkins University; and Professor
Gordon McMullan, King’s College London
UPDATE: Deadline for submissions extended: 31 July 2008.
Please note online registration will be available from approximately Friday
11 July.
Website: www.emsah.uq.edu.au/wip2008
Convenors: Philipa Haly-Summerfield and Mary Trabucco
Email: wipconf_at_uq.edu.au

UPDATE: [Ethnic] Border States: Work in Progress Conference

updated: 
Sunday, July 6, 2008 - 10:47pm
Mary Trabucco

Border States
Mental, Political, and Textual Landscapes

Reminder: 12th Annual Work-in-Progress postgraduate conference
8â€"10 August 2008
English, Media Studies and Art History, University of Queensland
Keynotes: Professor Simon During, Johns Hopkins University; and Professor
Gordon McMullan, King’s College London
UPDATE: Deadline for submissions extended: 31 July 2008.
Please note online registration will be available from approximately Friday
11 July.
Website: www.emsah.uq.edu.au/wip2008
Convenors: Philipa Haly-Summerfield and Mary Trabucco
Email: wipconf_at_uq.edu.au

UPDATE: [20th] Border States: Work in Progress Conference

updated: 
Sunday, July 6, 2008 - 10:47pm
Mary Trabucco

Border States
Mental, Political, and Textual Landscapes

Reminder: 12th Annual Work-in-Progress postgraduate conference
8â€"10 August 2008
English, Media Studies and Art History, University of Queensland
Keynotes: Professor Simon During, Johns Hopkins University; and Professor
Gordon McMullan, King’s College London
UPDATE: Deadline for submissions extended: 31 July 2008.
Please note online registration will be available from approximately Friday
11 July.
Website: www.emsah.uq.edu.au/wip2008
Convenors: Philipa Haly-Summerfield and Mary Trabucco
Email: wipconf_at_uq.edu.au

UPDATE: [Theory] Border States: Work in Progress Conference

updated: 
Sunday, July 6, 2008 - 10:46pm
Mary Trabucco

Border States
Mental, Political, and Textual Landscapes

Reminder: 12th Annual Work-in-Progress postgraduate conference
8â€"10 August 2008
English, Media Studies and Art History, University of Queensland
Keynotes: Professor Simon During, Johns Hopkins University; and Professor
Gordon McMullan, King’s College London
UPDATE: Deadline for submissions extended: 31 July 2008.
Please note online registration will be available from approximately Friday
11 July.
Website: www.emsah.uq.edu.au/wip2008
Convenors: Philipa Haly-Summerfield and Mary Trabucco
Email: wipconf_at_uq.edu.au

CFP: [18th] Immortality in 18th century Britain (9/15/08; ASECS, 3/26-3/29/09

updated: 
Sunday, July 6, 2008 - 4:44pm
Jacob G.S. Sider Jost

American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Annual Meeting
Richmond, Virginia
March 26-29, 2009

Call for papers: Immortality in Britain in the Eighteenth Century.

This panel invites proposals for twenty-minute papers that consider the
theme of immortality in a British eighteenth-century context, broadly
defined. Angles of approach may include, but are by no means limited to:
literary (poets and other authors claiming immortality, changing
definitions of literary immortality, canon formation); philosophical
(debates about the immortality of the self/soul); theological (competing
doctrines or homiletic/devotional representations of immortality); or
historical.

UPDATE: [International] CFP "Bi-Directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences" (U Marburg): Second Circular

updated: 
Sunday, July 6, 2008 - 3:47pm
Wolfram R. Keller

Bi-directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences

February 27 â€" March 1, 2009
Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
Conference venue: Historischer Rathaussaal
(<http://www.staff.uni-marburg.de/~callies/BPCS/BPCSindex.html>)

Keynote Speakers
Gerard Steen (Amsterdam), Peter Stockwell (Nottingham)
Beatrix Busse (Münster), Beate Hampe (Jena), Susanne Niemeier (Koblenz)

UPDATE: [Science] CFP &quot;Bi-Directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences&quot; (U Marburg): Second Circular

updated: 
Sunday, July 6, 2008 - 3:46pm
Wolfram R. Keller

Bi-directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences

February 27 â€" March 1, 2009
Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
Conference venue: Historischer Rathaussaal
(<http://www.staff.uni-marburg.de/~callies/BPCS/BPCSindex.html>)

Keynote Speakers
Gerard Steen (Amsterdam), Peter Stockwell (Nottingham)
Beatrix Busse (Münster), Beate Hampe (Jena), Susanne Niemeier (Koblenz)

UPDATE: [General] CFP &quot;Bi-Directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences&quot; (U Marburg): Second Circular

updated: 
Sunday, July 6, 2008 - 3:46pm
Wolfram R. Keller

Bi-directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences

February 27 â€" March 1, 2009
Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
Conference venue: Historischer Rathaussaal
(<http://www.staff.uni-marburg.de/~callies/BPCS/BPCSindex.html>)

Keynote Speakers
Gerard Steen (Amsterdam), Peter Stockwell (Nottingham)
Beatrix Busse (Münster), Beate Hampe (Jena), Susanne Niemeier (Koblenz)

CFP: [Theory] CFP &quot;Bi-Directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences&quot; (U Marburg): Second Circular

updated: 
Sunday, July 6, 2008 - 3:46pm
Wolfram R. Keller

Bi-directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences

February 27 â€" March 1, 2009
Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
Conference venue: Historischer Rathaussaal
(<http://www.staff.uni-marburg.de/~callies/BPCS/BPCSindex.html>)

Keynote Speakers
Gerard Steen (Amsterdam), Peter Stockwell (Nottingham)
Beatrix Busse (Münster), Beate Hampe (Jena), Susanne Niemeier (Koblenz)

CFP: [Theory] Call for Papers: Ethics and Literature

updated: 
Sunday, July 6, 2008 - 7:26am
Adia Mendelson-Maoz

Philosophia
Philosophical Quarterly of Israel
Editor in Chief: Asa Kasher

Call for Papers: Ethics and Literature

The Journal PHILOSOPHIA, Philosophical Quarterly of Israel,
published by Springer, seeks submissions on Ethics and Literature.

We are interested in articles on issues such as: relationships
between moral philosophy and literature, literature as a mode of
moral investigation, moral 'effectiveness' in literature, the
practice of ethical criticism, and similar ones.

CFP: [Collections] Foodsumptions: Fun, Games, and the Politics of What We Eat

updated: 
Saturday, July 5, 2008 - 6:10pm
Lisa DeTora

In It Must Have Been Something I Ate, Jeffrey Steingarten notes that
writing about food should always be fun. But is it? In millennia of
writing, food has been taken as a topic in religious, health, political,
professional, and popular texts. This writing can be instructive,
educational, entertaining, polemical, antagonistic, technical, or
reflective. The current popularity of the Food Network, cooking programs
and contests, like The Next Food Network Star, indicate that writing,
thinking, and speaking about food currently occupy an important place in
the public imagination.
 
The editors seek scholarly submissions of 8-10,000 words, inclusive of

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Foodsumptions: Fun, Games, and the Politics of What We Eat

updated: 
Saturday, July 5, 2008 - 6:08pm
Lisa DeTora

In It Must Have Been Something I Ate, Jeffrey Steingarten notes that
writing about food should always be fun. But is it? In millennia of
writing, food has been taken as a topic in religious, health, political,
professional, and popular texts. This writing can be instructive,
educational, entertaining, polemical, antagonistic, technical, or
reflective. The current popoularity of the Food Network, cooking programs
and contests, like The Next Food Network Star, indicate that writing,
thinking, and speaking about food currently occupy an important place in
the public imagination.

UPDATE: [Graduate] Crossroads Conference&ndash;&ndash;Extended Deadline to July 30

updated: 
Friday, July 4, 2008 - 4:33pm
Matthew Goodwin

Call for Papers
Deadline extended: July 30, 2008

The Organization of Graduate Students in Comparative Literature (OGSCL) is
welcoming papers for an interdisciplinary conference held at the University
of Massachusetts Amherst on October 11th and 12th.

The 2008 Crossroads Conference envisions a student dialogue on the
extraordinary outcomes of cultural encounters, national and ideological
borders, disciplines in interaction, the overlapping of distinct historical
periods, the interweaving of literary genres, the symbiosis between
academics and social change, and the foreplays between rhetorics of war,
freedom, memory, and silence.

CFP: [Renaissance] &quot;George Herbert's Travels: Featuring Mark Strand and Richard Strier&quot;

updated: 
Friday, July 4, 2008 - 1:25pm
Christopher Hodgkins

George Herbert’s Travels: International Print and Cultural Legacies
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, October 9-11, 2008
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

We are pleased to announce an international and interdisciplinary
conference on George Herbert’s transatlantic print and cultural legacies.
The conference will meet October 9-11, 2008 at the University of North
Carolina at Greensboro. The conference features plenary addresses by
distinguished American and British scholars Richard Strier of the
University of Chicago, Elizabeth Clarke of the University of Warwick, and
Judith Maltby of Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

CFP: [Collections] Revisiting Islamic Homosexualities (edited collection)

updated: 
Friday, July 4, 2008 - 11:16am
Dr Samar Habib

CFP: Revisiting Islamic Homosexualities (edited collection)

Abstracts of 400 words for articles of 4000-8000 words are now being
invited for an edited collection of essays on Homosexuality in Islam
and/or Muslim communities: both past and present.

Papers are invited from all disciplines relevant to the topic. The
collection intends to reflect and assemble new scholarship in this field
since the 1997 publication of Murray and Roscoe's seminal collecion
Islamic Homosexualities.

CFP: [Medieval] Revisiting Islamic Homosexualities (edited collection)

updated: 
Friday, July 4, 2008 - 11:15am
Dr Samar Habib

CFP: Revisiting Islamic Homosexualities (edited collection)

Abstracts of 400 words for articles of 4000-8000 words are now being
invited for an edited collection of essays on Homosexuality in Islam
and/or Muslim communities: both past and present.

Papers are invited from all disciplines relevant to the topic. The
collection intends to reflect and assemble new scholarship in this field
since the 1997 publication of Murray and Roscoe's seminal collecion
Islamic Homosexualities.

CFP: [20th] NEMLA (2/26-3/1 2009 Boston) Representing the 21st Century City

updated: 
Thursday, July 3, 2008 - 7:46pm
Martha Kuhlman

Critics (Huyssen, Alter, Lehan, Kern, among others) have argued that literary experimentation is
central to the modernist project of representing the city. At the turn of the twenty-first century, the
tensions that drove modernist textsâ€"class disparities, global exchange and communication, and
chance encountersâ€"have only exponentially increased. How are contemporary literary and artistic
interpretations of the city reinventing this familiar modernist trope? International examples are
welcome. Papers that address hypertext, internet, or multimedia projects are especially
encouraged. Please send 500-word abstracts to Martha Kuhlman by Sept 10th 2008,
mkuhlman_at_bryant.edu

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