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CFP: [Gender Studies] (Collection) Resurrecting the "First Five Hundred": The Church Fathers and Early Modern England

updated: 
Saturday, June 14, 2008 - 9:32pm
Mitchell M. Harris

In his "Challenge Sermon" delivered at St. Paul’s Cross on November 26, 1559, Bishop John Jewel
argued that the Church Fathers were the true architects of the Christian religion and that the
English people would no longer be subjected to the sort of medieval tampering that had led the
one true Church astray. "The first five hundred years of the church," he would argue, "are worth
more than the whole thousand that followed afterward." For this collection, we are seeking
essays that address the topic of the Church Fathers in early modern English culture. Topics
addressed may include (but will not be limited to) the rhetorical, political, ethical, and material

CFP: [Bibliography] (Collection) Resurrecting the "First Five Hundred": The Church Fathers in Early Modern England

updated: 
Saturday, June 14, 2008 - 9:31pm
Mitchell M. Harris

In his "Challenge Sermon" delivered at St. Paul’s Cross on November 26, 1559, Bishop John Jewel
argued that the Church Fathers were the true architects of the Christian religion and that the
English people would no longer be subjected to the sort of medieval tampering that had led the
one true Church astray. "The first five hundred years of the church," he would argue, "are worth
more than the whole thousand that followed afterward." For this collection, we are seeking
essays that address the topic of the Church Fathers in early modern English culture. Topics
addressed may include (but will not be limited to) the rhetorical, political, ethical, and material

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] (Collection) Resurrecting the "First Five Hundred": The Church Fathers in Early Modern Engl

updated: 
Saturday, June 14, 2008 - 9:30pm
Mitchell M. Harris

In his "Challenge Sermon" delivered at St. Paul’s Cross on November 26, 1559, Bishop John Jewel
argued that the Church Fathers were the true architects of the Christian religion and that the
English people would no longer be subjected to the sort of medieval tampering that had led the
one true Church astray. "The first five hundred years of the church," he would argue, "are worth
more than the whole thousand that followed afterward." For this collection, we are seeking
essays that address the topic of the Church Fathers in early modern English culture. Topics
addressed may include (but will not be limited to) the rhetorical, political, ethical, and material

CFP: [18th] (Collection) Resurrecting the "First Five Hundred": The Church Fathers in Early Modern England

updated: 
Saturday, June 14, 2008 - 9:29pm
Mitchell M. Harris

In his "Challenge Sermon" delivered at St. Paul’s Cross on November 26, 1559, Bishop John Jewel
argued that the Church Fathers were the true architects of the Christian religion and that the
English people would no longer be subjected to the sort of medieval tampering that had led the
one true Church astray. "The first five hundred years of the church," he would argue, "are worth
more than the whole thousand that followed afterward." For this collection, we are seeking
essays that address the topic of the Church Fathers in early modern English culture. Topics
addressed may include (but will not be limited to) the rhetorical, political, ethical, and material

CFP: [Medieval] (Collection) Resurrecting the "First Five Hundred": The Church Fathers in Early Modern England

updated: 
Saturday, June 14, 2008 - 9:28pm
Mitchell M. Harris

In his "Challenge Sermon" delivered at St. Paul’s Cross on November 26, 1559, Bishop John Jewel
argued that the Church Fathers were the true architects of the Christian religion and that the
English people would no longer be subjected to the sort of medieval tampering that had led the
one true Church astray. "The first five hundred years of the church," he would argue, "are worth
more than the whole thousand that followed afterward." For this collection, we are seeking
essays that address the topic of the Church Fathers in early modern English culture. Topics
addressed may include (but will not be limited to) the rhetorical, political, ethical, and material

CFP: [Renaissance] (Collection) Resurrecting the "First Five Hundred": The Church Fathers in Early Modern England

updated: 
Saturday, June 14, 2008 - 9:26pm
Mitchell M. Harris

In his "Challenge Sermon" delivered at St. Paul’s Cross on November 26, 1559, Bishop John Jewel
argued that the Church Fathers were the true architects of the Christian religion and that the
English people would no longer be subjected to the sort of medieval tampering that had led the
one true Church astray. "The first five hundred years of the church," he would argue, "are worth
more than the whole thousand that followed afterward." For this collection, we are seeking
essays that address the topic of the Church Fathers in early modern English culture. Topics
addressed may include (but will not be limited to) the rhetorical, political, ethical, and material

UPDATE: [General] Detective Fiction (MAPACA 7/10/08; 10/31/08-11/01/08)

updated: 
Saturday, June 14, 2008 - 7:09pm
Alexander N. Howe

CFP: Detective Fiction (MAPACA 7/10/08; 10/31/08-11/01/08)

Deadline extended to July 10, 2008

The Detective Fiction Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture
Association seeks proposals for the annual MAPACA conference, which will
be held this year in Niagara Falls, Ontario (10/31/08-11/01/08).

CFP: [General] Science and Literature, grad journal

updated: 
Saturday, June 14, 2008 - 4:39pm
Dana Harrison

Science: How do developments in science and / or technology
(communications, medicine, transportation, physics, etc)
interact with literature and/or how have human relationships
to technological advancements changed through time? While
articles could consider works of science fiction, we're also
seeking examinations of how technological developments are
portrayed in literature (broadly conceived- fiction,
non-fiction, or poetry across time periods and national
boundaries), how literature and writing is in turn affected by
these developments and/or how it attempts to justify,
celebrate, rationalize, or control them. We are actively
seeking work from all disciplines, so please interpret

CFP: [Science] Literature and Science

updated: 
Saturday, June 14, 2008 - 4:37pm
Dana Harrison

Science: How do developments in science and / or technology
(communications, medicine, transportation, physics, etc)
interact with literature and/or how have human relationships
to technological advancements changed through time? While
articles could consider works of science fiction, we're also
seeking examinations of how technological developments are
portrayed in literature (broadly conceived- fiction,
non-fiction, or poetry across time periods and national
boundaries), how literature and writing is in turn affected by
these developments and/or how it attempts to justify,
celebrate, rationalize, or control them. We are actively
seeking work from all disciplines, so please interpret

UPDATE: [Travel] Travel and Tourism (7/10/08; MAPACA 10/30/08-11/02/08)

updated: 
Saturday, June 14, 2008 - 3:05pm
Jennifer Erica Sweda

*PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE*

Call for papers for the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Conference

October 30-November 2, 2008
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

Travel and Tourism Studies continues to gain popularity as an academic
field, in part because of its inter-disciplinary nature. The Travel and
Tourism area seeks papers that explore and discuss any aspect of travel
and tourism. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to, the
following:

CFP: [General] Linguistics Area SW/TX PCA/ACA

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 8:26pm
Nancy Mae Antrim

 
Call for Papers: Linguistics Area
2009 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

The 30th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 24-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The 2009 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico
at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Further details regarding the conference
(listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at

http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html

UPDATE: [African-American] NeMLA, Boston, Feb. 26-March 1, 2009

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 7:43pm
Josephine McQuail

NeMLA convention, Feb. 26-March 1, 2009, Boston, Mass. The Posthumous
Writings of Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison Several posthumous works by
Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison have been published. Wright's A Father's
Law and Ralph Ellison's After the Shooting in 2008; Wright's Juneteenth
(posthumous novel) and Flying Home (collection of short stories), both
edited by John Callahan, in the 90s. Papers or abstracts for presentations
of 15-20 min. analyzing the posthumous works and their quality, or dealing
with editorial problems, on either or both Wright's and Ellison's
posthumous works are welcome. Send proposals or papers to Josephine
McQuail, Box 5053 TN Tech U Cookeville TN 38505 or via e-mail at

CFP: [20th] NeMLA: Gender & Humor in 20th/21st Century

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 7:41pm
Lauryl Tucker

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

This panel will explore how twentieth-century texts, literary or
theoretical, convey the relationship between gender and humor. How do
gender norms help determine a text’s invitation to laughter, and how does
humor shape, preserve, and/or disrupt these concepts of gender identity?
Might there be a categorical alliance between the queer and the comic?
How has humor functioned as a gendered liability or advantage in modern
canon-making?

CFP: [African-American] Wright and Ellison. NeMLA, Boston, 2/26-3/1/2009

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 7:39pm
Josephine McQuail

Feb. 26-March 1 2009. Boston, Mass. Northeast Modern Language
Association convention. The Posthumous Writings of Richard Wright and
Ralph Ellison Several posthumous works by Richard Wright and Ralph
Ellison have been published. Wright's A Father's Law and Ralph Ellison's
After the Shooting in 2008; Wright's Juneteenth (posthumous novel) and
Flying Home (collection of short stories), both edited by John Callahan,
in the 90s. Papers or abstracts analyzing the posthumous works and their
quality, or dealing with editorial problems, on either or both Wright's
and Ellison's posthumous works are welcome. Send proposals or papers for
presentations of 15-20 min. to Josephine McQuail, Box 5053 TN Tech U

CFP: [Ethnic] Colonial and Postcolonial Studies Conference

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 6:26pm
Will Jackson

For historians, watersheds are an inescapable tool. To think in terms of
continuity and change, scholars cannot help but look for ruptures and
breaks, turning points and defining moments. But a timeframe demands a
beginning and an end. The validity of origins or beginnings has now been
challenged. But what of ‘end’?

On September 26, 2008 the Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies
at the University of Leeds (UK) is holding a postgraduate conference on the
subject of the idea of an end to empire.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Colonial and Postcolonial Studies Conference

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 6:26pm
Will Jackson

For historians, watersheds are an inescapable tool. To think in terms of
continuity and change, scholars cannot help but look for ruptures and
breaks, turning points and defining moments. But a timeframe demands a
beginning and an end. The validity of origins or beginnings has now been
challenged. But what of ‘end’?

On September 26, 2008 the Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies
at the University of Leeds (UK) is holding a postgraduate conference on the
subject of the idea of an end to empire.

CFP: [International] Colonial and Postcolonial Studies Conference

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 6:26pm
Will Jackson

For historians, watersheds are an inescapable tool. To think in terms of
continuity and change, scholars cannot help but look for ruptures and
breaks, turning points and defining moments. But a timeframe demands a
beginning and an end. The validity of origins or beginnings has now been
challenged. But what of ‘end’?

On September 26, 2008 the Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies
at the University of Leeds (UK) is holding a postgraduate conference on the
subject of the idea of an end to empire.

CFP: [Graduate] Colonial and Postcolonial Studies Conference

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 6:24pm
Will Jackson

For historians, watersheds are an inescapable tool. To think in terms of
continuity and change, scholars cannot help but look for ruptures and
breaks, turning points and defining moments. But a timeframe demands a
beginning and an end. The validity of origins or beginnings has now been
challenged. But what of ‘end’?

CFP: [Postcolonial] Colonial and Postcolonial Studies Conference

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 6:24pm
Will Jackson

For historians, watersheds are an inescapable tool. To think in terms of
continuity and change, scholars cannot help but look for ruptures and
breaks, turning points and defining moments. But a timeframe demands a
beginning and an end. The validity of origins or beginnings has now been
challenged. But what of ‘end’?

UPDATE: [General] MAPACA 2008 conference, general CFP

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 2:55pm
Annalisa Castaldo

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 10th

Call for Papers (CFP) MAPACA 2008
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Annual Conference October 30 - November 2, 2008
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Conference Info and list of areas : www.mapaca.net

UPDATE: [General] UPDATE

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 2:40pm
Enrique Morales-Diaz

Call for Papers (CFP) MAPACA 2008

Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Annual Conference October 30 - November 2, 2008
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Sheraton Fallsview Hotel & Conference Center

UPDATE: [Ethnic] UPDATE

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 2:39pm
Enrique Morales-Diaz

Call for Papers (CFP) MAPACA 2008

Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Annual Conference October 30 - November 2, 2008
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Sheraton Fallsview Hotel & Conference Center

CFP: [Collections] English Literature Today

updated: 
Thursday, June 12, 2008 - 6:50pm
Manana GELASHVILI

ENGLISH LITERATURE TODAY

An International Conference: August 28-29, 2008
Organizers: Prof. Manana Gelashvili
            Tbilisi State University, Georgia
            Mr Carl Schmidt
            Oxford University, UK

The aim of this open topic conference is to bring academics from all
parts of the world to meet in Oxford to discuss their research on English
Literature.

The conference will be held at Christ Church, Oxford.

Registration Fee: 25 GBP

Email a 200-word abstract and a short bio to manana_gelashvili_at_yahoo.co.uk
before August 1

CFP: [Victorian] At Home and Abroad: Hospitality and the Nineteenth-Century British Subject (9/15/08; 2/26-3/1/09)

updated: 
Thursday, June 12, 2008 - 6:46pm
Cynthia Schoolar Williams

40th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Boston MA

At the beginning of the 19th century, when it was common for European
countries to assert hospitableness as a defining national characteristic,
their proclamations were often accompanied by a violent countervailing
impulse. This panel will explore hospitality, that is, the dynamic
encounter between host and stranger, when the boundary separating known and
unknown is brought into sharp relief.

CFP: [Romantic] At Home and Abroad: Hospitality and the Nineteenth-Century British Subject (9/15/08; 2/26-3/1/09)

updated: 
Thursday, June 12, 2008 - 6:45pm
Cynthia Schoolar Williams

40th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Boston MA

At the beginning of the 19th century, when it was common for European
countries to assert hospitableness as a defining national characteristic,
their proclamations were often accompanied by a violent countervailing
impulse. This panel will explore hospitality, that is, the dynamic
encounter between host and stranger, when the boundary separating known and
unknown is brought into sharp relief.

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