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CFP: [Medieval] 2009 M/MLA CONVENTION

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 8:03pm
KASHAMA MULAMBA

Tha Applied Linguistics Section is welcoming papers from scholars for its
session at the 51st M/MLA Convention in St Louis, MO. the topic for this
year is: SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION IN A MULTICULTURAL CONTEXT

Participants will explore the issue of second language acquisition in a
multicultural context as it applies to the teaching and/or learning of a
second language. Topics on language acquisition (first or foreign
language acquisition) and/or Applied Linguistics in general are also
welcome.

UPDATE: [Medieval] Collection on Oscar Wildeâs 'The Importance

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 6:50pm
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
our 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 a 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.

CFP: [American] Emily Dickinson International Society Conference / Oxford, UK / August 5-8, 2010

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 5:31pm
Jed Deppman

The Emily Dickinson International Society (EDIS) is soliciting abstracts
for presentations at its 2010 international conference to be held in
Oxford, England, August 5-8.
 
The conference theme is "'Were I Britain born': Dickinson’s British
Connections." Preference will be given to papers that focus on Dickinson’s
transatlantic reading, connections with specific British writers,
reception, and transatlantic influences on Dickinson’s thought and writing,
but presentations on all related topics are welcome. Please send abstracts
of 250 words to Paul Crumbley (paul.crumbley_at_usu.edu), Jed Deppman
(jdeppman_at_oberlin.edu) or Cristanne Miller (ccmiller_at_buffalo.edu) by
October 15, 2009.

CFP: [20th] 2009 M/MLA session French III: Frontières réelles ou imaginées : Les défis de lâespace migratoire

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 4:48pm
Marina Calas

A l’heure actuelle, une personne sur 35 dans le monde est un migrant. Les
aspects du phénomène migratoire sont multiples et complexes. La progression
des techniques de transport et de communication qui ont pour effet de
relier des lieux et des personnes partout dans le monde favorise
l'émergence d'un
«espace migratoire transnational». On voit ainsi disparaître graduellement
la distinction entre «espace géographique» et «espace migratoire».
Aujourd'hui, les Etats reconnaissent que l'appartenance à un lieu n'est
plus liée à des considérations de territoire. Cependant, les défis subsistent.

CFP: [African-American] African American Women & Spirit Work-SAMLA 2009

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 1:58pm
Kameelah Martin Samuel

Seeking abstracts (250-300 words)for a special session at the 2009 South
Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention. The session, "African
American Women and Spirit Work" will critically engage African American
women and their various relationships with African-based spirituality
(Voodoo, Conjure, Obeah, etc.) from an interdisciplinary perspective. This
includes, but is not limited to such issues as: negotiation of power,
religious syncretism, image and representation, sexuality,
historical/cultural memory, ancestral lineage, and popular culture.

Please submit abstract and abbreviated CV as Microsoft Word documents to
Kameelah Martin Samuel at kmartin_at_gsu.edu by April 1, 2009.

CFP: [Professional] Alternate Publication Genres (3/1/09; MLA 09)

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 1:10pm
Timothy Carmody

Gaining a Public Voice: Alternate Genres of Publication for Graduate Students
(3/1/09; 12/27-30/09)

Call for abstracts; MLA session sponsored by the Committee on the Status of
the Graduate Students in the Profession (CSGSP)

This panel examines graduate students’ transition from the classroom to the
public, within and beyond the scholarly community. While graduate training
initiates young scholars into the discursive behavior and traditions of
their department, the broader disciplinary contexts of knowledge
construction become increasingly important as graduate students leave that
intimate framework and make use of the various genres of publication.

CFP: [International] BEYOND CONSTRUCTIONISM: TECHNOLOGY, COMMUNICATION, COMMUNITY,â a Symposium on Contemporary Philosoph

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 9:22am
Stephen Dougherty

Volda University College, April 16-17, 2009

In recent years a paradigm shift has been underway in the humanities and
the social sciences. This shift has resulted in the declining influence of
"constructionism," where the body's meaningfulness is understood in terms
of social practices, and the rising influence of theories of embodiment
that take fuller account of the body's materiality and its physical
situatedness. This two-day symposium will explore how the critical turn to
embodiment has impacted our understanding of technology, communication, and
community.

Symposium Organizer: Stephen Dougherty

Speakers:

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Melvillean Moments - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 8:03am
Alan Lovegreen

MELVILLEAN MOVEMENTS

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on Herman Melville.
Papers may examine any aspect of the writer’s work, study the emergence
of his use as a cultural apparatus, or engage spin-offs that use themes
or elements of his work or image. We are interested in the politics that
allow Melville’s works and ideas to ‘transcend’ boundaries of space,
time, and media to retain their appeal. Possible topics may include:

Gender
Melville’s reemergence in the 1920s
Melville’s works in popular culture; art
Whale Lore
Critical history or popular culture response
Performance, music and song in the texts
Use of myth and history

CFP: [American] Melvillean Moments - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 8:03am
Alan Lovegreen

MELVILLEAN MOVEMENTS

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on Herman Melville.
Papers may examine any aspect of the writer’s work, study the emergence
of his use as a cultural apparatus, or engage spin-offs that use themes
or elements of his work or image. We are interested in the politics that
allow Melville’s works and ideas to ‘transcend’ boundaries of space,
time, and media to retain their appeal. Possible topics may include:

Gender
Melville’s reemergence in the 1920s
Melville’s works in popular culture; art
Whale Lore
Critical history or popular culture response
Performance, music and song in the texts
Use of myth and history

CFP: [Victorian] Melvillean Moments - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 8:02am
Alan Lovegreen

MELVILLEAN MOVEMENTS

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on Herman Melville.
Papers may examine any aspect of the writer’s work, study the emergence
of his use as a cultural apparatus, or engage spin-offs that use themes
or elements of his work or image. We are interested in the politics that
allow Melville’s works and ideas to ‘transcend’ boundaries of space,
time, and media to retain their appeal. Possible topics may include:

Gender
Melville’s reemergence in the 1920s
Melville’s works in popular culture; art
Whale Lore
Critical history or popular culture response
Performance, music and song in the texts
Use of myth and history

CFP: [Romantic] Melvillean Moments - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 8:02am
Alan Lovegreen

MELVILLEAN MOVEMENTS

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on Herman Melville.
Papers may examine any aspect of the writer’s work, study the emergence
of his use as a cultural apparatus, or engage spin-offs that use themes
or elements of his work or image. We are interested in the politics that
allow Melville’s works and ideas to ‘transcend’ boundaries of space,
time, and media to retain their appeal. Possible topics may include:

Gender
Melville’s reemergence in the 1920s
Melville’s works in popular culture; art
Whale Lore
Critical history or popular culture response
Performance, music and song in the texts
Use of myth and history

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Poetics of Space - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 8:00am
Alan Lovegreen

POETICS OF SPACE

While its title is borrowed from Gaston Bachelard’s work, this CFP
broadens its focus to include not only theories or politics of domestic
spaces, but asks contributors to also interrogate how larger, more
abstract “spaces” are thought of, constructed, arranged, and removed in a
wide array of literature, media, and/or other terrains. Possible topics
may include:

Physical, theoretical, and corporeal spaces
City planning or infrastructure
Urban/suburban space in theory or literature
Surplus / excess
Psychological implications of space
Space in rural settings
Social displacement
Non-fictional uses of waste
Space and cultural construction

CFP: [American] Poetics of Space - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:59am
Alan Lovegreen

POETICS OF SPACE

While its title is borrowed from Gaston Bachelard’s work, this CFP
broadens its focus to include not only theories or politics of domestic
spaces, but asks contributors to also interrogate how larger, more
abstract “spaces” are thought of, constructed, arranged, and removed in a
wide array of literature, media, and/or other terrains. Possible topics
may include:

Physical, theoretical, and corporeal spaces
City planning or infrastructure
Urban/suburban space in theory or literature
Surplus / excess
Psychological implications of space
Space in rural settings
Social displacement
Non-fictional uses of waste
Space and cultural construction

CFP: [20th] Poetics of Space - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:59am
Alan Lovegreen

POETICS OF SPACE

While its title is borrowed from Gaston Bachelard’s work, this CFP
broadens its focus to include not only theories or politics of domestic
spaces, but asks contributors to also interrogate how larger, more
abstract “spaces” are thought of, constructed, arranged, and removed in a
wide array of literature, media, and/or other terrains. Possible topics
may include:

Physical, theoretical, and corporeal spaces
City planning or infrastructure
Urban/suburban space in theory or literature
Surplus / excess
Psychological implications of space
Space in rural settings
Social displacement
Non-fictional uses of waste
Space and cultural construction

CFP: [Victorian] Poetics of Space - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:59am
Alan Lovegreen

POETICS OF SPACE

While its title is borrowed from Gaston Bachelard’s work, this CFP
broadens its focus to include not only theories or politics of domestic
spaces, but asks contributors to also interrogate how larger, more
abstract “spaces” are thought of, constructed, arranged, and removed in a
wide array of literature, media, and/or other terrains. Possible topics
may include:

Physical, theoretical, and corporeal spaces
City planning or infrastructure
Urban/suburban space in theory or literature
Surplus / excess
Psychological implications of space
Space in rural settings
Social displacement
Non-fictional uses of waste
Space and cultural construction

CFP: [Romantic] Poetics of Space - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:59am
Alan Lovegreen

POETICS OF SPACE

While its title is borrowed from Gaston Bachelard’s work, this CFP
broadens its focus to include not only theories or politics of domestic
spaces, but asks contributors to also interrogate how larger, more
abstract “spaces” are thought of, constructed, arranged, and removed in a
wide array of literature, media, and/or other terrains. Possible topics
may include:

Physical, theoretical, and corporeal spaces
City planning or infrastructure
Urban/suburban space in theory or literature
Surplus / excess
Psychological implications of space
Space in rural settings
Social displacement
Non-fictional uses of waste
Space and cultural construction

CFP: [American] Green Poetics - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:57am
Alan Lovegreen

GREEN POETICS

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the topic of so-
called ‘Green’ writing in any
genre. Potential variants include:

Ecopoetics
Ecotheater
Ecocriticism
Biocentrism
Landscape architecture
Cultural geography
Comparative literature
Borderlands writing
Travel writing
Scientific research and writing
Animalism
Environmental rhetoric

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed to
alan.lovegreen_at_email.ucr.edu by February
27, 2009 (text in the body of the message; please no attachments).

CFP: [20th] Green Poetics - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:57am
Alan Lovegreen

GREEN POETICS

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the topic of so-
called ‘Green’ writing in any
genre. Potential variants include:

Ecopoetics
Ecotheater
Ecocriticism
Biocentrism
Landscape architecture
Cultural geography
Comparative literature
Borderlands writing
Travel writing
Scientific research and writing
Animalism
Environmental rhetoric

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed to
alan.lovegreen_at_email.ucr.edu by February
27, 2009 (text in the body of the message; please no attachments).

CFP: [Victorian] Green Poetics - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:57am
Alan Lovegreen

GREEN POETICS

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the topic of so-
called ‘Green’ writing in any
genre. Potential variants include:

Ecopoetics
Ecotheater
Ecocriticism
Biocentrism
Landscape architecture
Cultural geography
Comparative literature
Borderlands writing
Travel writing
Scientific research and writing
Animalism
Environmental rhetoric

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed to
alan.lovegreen_at_email.ucr.edu by February
27, 2009 (text in the body of the message; please no attachments).

CFP: [Romantic] Green Poetics - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:57am
Alan Lovegreen

GREEN POETICS

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the topic of so-
called ‘Green’ writing in any
genre. Potential variants include:

Ecopoetics
Ecotheater
Ecocriticism
Biocentrism
Landscape architecture
Cultural geography
Comparative literature
Borderlands writing
Travel writing
Scientific research and writing
Animalism
Environmental rhetoric

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed to
alan.lovegreen_at_email.ucr.edu by February
27, 2009 (text in the body of the message; please no attachments).

CFP: [Travel] The Rogue Sea - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:55am
Alan Lovegreen

THE ROGUE SEA
Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the sea and its
literary, cinematic, and/or
cultural adaptations or mutations. Potential topics might intersect:

Maritime themes
Environmental rhetoric
Exploration narratives
Freudian readings
Historic or modern aspects of piracy
The ocean as territory
The sea in literature, myth, and folklore
Transatlantic studies

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed to
alan.lovegreen_at_email.ucr.edu by February
27, 2009 (text in the body of the message; please no attachments).

CFP: [American] The Rogue Sea - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:55am
Alan Lovegreen

THE ROGUE SEA
Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the sea and its
literary, cinematic, and/or
cultural adaptations or mutations. Potential topics might intersect:

Maritime themes
Environmental rhetoric
Exploration narratives
Freudian readings
Historic or modern aspects of piracy
The ocean as territory
The sea in literature, myth, and folklore
Transatlantic studies

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed to
alan.lovegreen_at_email.ucr.edu by February
27, 2009 (text in the body of the message; please no attachments).

CFP: [20th] The Rogue Sea - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:55am
Alan Lovegreen

THE ROGUE SEA
Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the sea and its
literary, cinematic, and/or
cultural adaptations or mutations. Potential topics might intersect:

Maritime themes
Environmental rhetoric
Exploration narratives
Freudian readings
Historic or modern aspects of piracy
The ocean as territory
The sea in literature, myth, and folklore
Transatlantic studies

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed to
alan.lovegreen_at_email.ucr.edu by February
27, 2009 (text in the body of the message; please no attachments).

CFP: [Victorian] The Rogue Sea - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:55am
Alan Lovegreen

THE ROGUE SEA
Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the sea and its
literary, cinematic, and/or
cultural adaptations or mutations. Potential topics might intersect:

Maritime themes
Environmental rhetoric
Exploration narratives
Freudian readings
Historic or modern aspects of piracy
The ocean as territory
The sea in literature, myth, and folklore
Transatlantic studies

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed to
alan.lovegreen_at_email.ucr.edu by February
27, 2009 (text in the body of the message; please no attachments).

CFP: [Romantic] The Rogue Sea - Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:54am
Alan Lovegreen

THE ROGUE SEA
Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the sea and its
literary, cinematic, and/or
cultural adaptations or mutations. Potential topics might intersect:

Maritime themes
Environmental rhetoric
Exploration narratives
Freudian readings
Historic or modern aspects of piracy
The ocean as territory
The sea in literature, myth, and folklore
Transatlantic studies

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed to
alan.lovegreen_at_email.ucr.edu by February
27, 2009 (text in the body of the message; please no attachments).

CFP: [Science] Green Poetics Abstract 2/27 â Conference 4/3-4/4

updated: 
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:50am
Alan Lovegreen

GREEN POETICS

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the topic of so-
called ‘Green’ writing in any
genre. Potential variants include:

Ecopoetics
Ecotheater
Ecocriticism
Biocentrism
Landscape architecture
Cultural geography
Comparative literature
Borderlands writing
Travel writing
Scientific research and writing
Animalism
Environmental rhetoric

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed to
alan.lovegreen_at_email.ucr.edu by February
27, 2009 (text in the body of the message; please no attachments).

UPDATE: [Collections] F. M. Ford's _The Good Soldier_

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:09am
Dr Rossie Artemis

Second call for papers â€" deadline extended!
Rodopi Press Amsterdam/Atlanta announces a forthcoming book of essays on
Ford Madox Ford's The Good Soldier. The editor invites submissions which
present new approaches that will enlighten the discussion of the text and
the possible controversial issues surrounding it. Both emerging and
experienced scholars are invited to participate. No previously published
essays will be accepted. Please submit completed articles of 20-25 pages
following MLA style, together with an abstract and a current resume by
April 13, 2009 to the editor Dr Rossie Artemis at <artemis.r_at_unic.ac.cy>.
Inquiries welcomed!

CFP: [Poetry] Modernist Studies Association XI -SEMINAR, PANEL, AND ROUNDTABLE PROPOSALS

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 4:02am
Emily Essert

CALL FOR SEMINAR, PANEL, AND ROUNDTABLE PROPOSALS

The annual meeting of the Modernist Studies Association will take place at the Hotel Delta
Centre-Ville in Montreal, Quebec, November 5-8, 2009. The MSA conference brings together
more than 600 scholars from a variety of disciplines from North America, Europe, Australia, New
Zealand, and elsewhere. This year the MSA XI conference, co-hosted by McGill University,
Concordia University, and Université de Montréal, is devoted to the general theme “Languages of
Modernism.” We invite panels, seminars, and proposals that address this theme, although
participants are welcome to propose papers and panels that speak to their own research
interests as well.

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