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UPDATE: [Film] ISLAND WRITERS

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 8:11pm
jeri pollock

ISLAND TIME: The Fate of Place in a Wired, Warming World
June 3-6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

We are looking for presenters to fill out a roundtable on island writers
(or artists, filmmakers, historians, etc.). We welcome abstracts on any
island region, but are particularly interested in the following areas: the
Caribbean; both Atlantic & Pacific island groups; ex-Portuguese colonial
islands, the Aleutian and Aegean groups; the Barrier Islands of the Eastern
US.

For further information, contact jeri pollock â€" jeripollock_at_gmail.com

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] ISLAND WRITERS

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 8:11pm
jeri pollock

ISLAND TIME: The Fate of Place in a Wired, Warming World
June 3-6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

We are looking for presenters to fill out a roundtable on island writers
(or artists, filmmakers, historians, etc.). We welcome abstracts on any
island region, but are particularly interested in the following areas: the
Caribbean; both Atlantic & Pacific island groups; ex-Portuguese colonial
islands, the Aleutian and Aegean groups; the Barrier Islands of the Eastern
US.

For further information, contact jeri pollock â€" jeripollock_at_gmail.com

UPDATE: [American] ISLAND WRITERS

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 8:11pm
jeri pollock

ISLAND TIME: The Fate of Place in a Wired, Warming World
June 3-6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

We are looking for presenters to fill out a roundtable on island writers
(or artists, filmmakers, historians, etc.). We welcome abstracts on any
island region, but are particularly interested in the following areas: the
Caribbean; both Atlantic & Pacific island groups; ex-Portuguese colonial
islands, the Aleutian and Aegean groups; the Barrier Islands of the Eastern
US.

For further information, contact jeri pollock â€" jeripollock_at_gmail.com

UPDATE: [20th] ISLAND WRITERS

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 8:10pm
jeri pollock

ISLAND TIME: The Fate of Place in a Wired, Warming World
June 3-6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

We are looking for presenters to fill out a roundtable on island writers
(or artists, filmmakers, historians, etc.). We welcome abstracts on any
island region, but are particularly interested in the following areas: the
Caribbean; both Atlantic & Pacific island groups; ex-Portuguese colonial
islands, the Aleutian and Aegean groups; the Barrier Islands of the Eastern
US.

For further information, contact jeri pollock â€" jeripollock_at_gmail.com

CFP: [Travel] ISLAND WRITERS

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 7:37pm
jeri pollock

ISLAND TIME: The Fate of Place in a Wired, Warming World
June 3-6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

We are looking for presenters to fill out a roundtable on island writers
(or artists, filmmakers, historians, etc.). We welcome abstracts on any
island region, but are particularly interested in the following areas: the
Caribbean; both Atlantic & Pacific island groups; ex-Portuguese colonial
islands, the Aleutian and Aegean groups; the Barrier Islands of the Eastern
US.

CFP: [Science] ISLAND WRITERS

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 7:37pm
jeri pollock

ISLAND TIME: The Fate of Place in a Wired, Warming World
June 3-6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

We are looking for presenters to fill out a roundtable on island writers
(or artists, filmmakers, historians, etc.). We welcome abstracts on any
island region, but are particularly interested in the following areas: the
Caribbean; both Atlantic & Pacific island groups; ex-Portuguese colonial
islands, the Aleutian and Aegean groups; the Barrier Islands of the Eastern
US.

CFP: [Ethnic] ISLAND WRITERS

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 7:37pm
jeri pollock

ISLAND TIME: The Fate of Place in a Wired, Warming World
June 3-6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

We are looking for presenters to fill out a roundtable on island writers
(or artists, filmmakers, historians, etc.). We welcome abstracts on any
island region, but are particularly interested in the following areas: the
Caribbean; both Atlantic & Pacific island groups; ex-Portuguese colonial
islands, the Aleutian and Aegean groups; the Barrier Islands of the Eastern
US.

CFP: [General] ISLAND WRITERS

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 7:37pm
jeri pollock

ISLAND TIME: The Fate of Place in a Wired, Warming World
June 3-6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

We are looking for presenters to fill out a roundtable on island writers
(or artists, filmmakers, historians, etc.). We welcome abstracts on any
island region, but are particularly interested in the following areas: the
Caribbean; both Atlantic & Pacific island groups; ex-Portuguese colonial
islands, the Aleutian and Aegean groups; the Barrier Islands of the Eastern
US.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] ISLAND WRITERS

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 7:37pm
jeri pollock

ISLAND TIME: The Fate of Place in a Wired, Warming World
June 3-6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

We are looking for presenters to fill out a roundtable on island writers
(or artists, filmmakers, historians, etc.). We welcome abstracts on any
island region, but are particularly interested in the following areas: the
Caribbean; both Atlantic & Pacific island groups; ex-Portuguese colonial
islands, the Aleutian and Aegean groups; the Barrier Islands of the Eastern
US.

CFP: [American] ISLAND WRITERS

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 7:37pm
jeri pollock

ISLAND TIME: The Fate of Place in a Wired, Warming World
June 3-6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

We are looking for presenters to fill out a roundtable on island writers
(or artists, filmmakers, historians, etc.). We welcome abstracts on any
island region, but are particularly interested in the following areas: the
Caribbean; both Atlantic & Pacific island groups; ex-Portuguese colonial
islands, the Aleutian and Aegean groups; the Barrier Islands of the Eastern
US.

CFP: [20th] ISLAND WRITERS

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 7:36pm
jeri pollock

ISLAND TIME: The Fate of Place in a Wired, Warming World
June 3-6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

We are looking for presenters to fill out a roundtable on island writers
(or artists, filmmakers, historians, etc.). We welcome abstracts on any
island region, but are particularly interested in the following areas: the
Caribbean; both Atlantic & Pacific island groups; ex-Portuguese colonial
islands, the Aleutian and Aegean groups; the Barrier Islands of the Eastern
US.

CFP: [20th] Saul Bellow Society: 2009 American Literature Association Conference Boston

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 5:04pm
Allan Chavkin

Saul Bellow Society: Call for Papers

 The Saul Bellow Society hopes to sponsor two sessions (an open panel and
a roundtable discussion) at the American Literature Association
Conference, May 21-24, 2009, in Boston

1. For the panel, papers are welcome on any aspect of Saul Bellow's life
and work. Send abstracts or completed papers to Allan Chavkin at
Chavkin_at_txstate.edu

CFP: [African-American] 2009 Heart's Day Conference

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 4:08pm
Marlena E. Bremseth

* * * * * * * * * * * * *
CALL FOR PAPERS
HEART’S DAY 2009
* * * * * * * * * * * * *
THE WORLD OF TONI MORRISON â€" A CELEBRATION OF HER LIFE AND WORKS

The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts of
papers to be presented at its annual Heart’s Day celebration to be held
on the University’s main campus Friday, February 13, 2009. The Heart’s
Day Conference commemorates the work of African-American and Diasporic
writers and supports the endowment of the Sterling A. Brown Professorship.

CFP: [Collections] Essays on Steven Millauser

updated: 
Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 11:12pm
Pedro Ponce

Critical Essays on Steven Millhauser
 
Drs. Alexander, Ponce, and Rodriguez, editors of a special issue of the
Review of Contemporary Fiction on Steven Millhauser, seek essays on the
work of Pulitzer-Prize winning fiction writer Steven Millhauser for a
collection in progress. The book aims to investigate Millhauser's oeuvre
from many perspectives, including (but not limited to) narratology;
post-colonial, feminist, and psychoanalytic approaches; queer theory; film
adaptation theory; and cyborg/machine/technology issues. While Millhauser
has been covered widely in France, he has been overlooked in the United
States. This collection seeks to correct this dearth of American

UPDATE: [Film] UPDATE: Film and Television of 1979 (12/1; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/25-2/28/09)

updated: 
Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 10:14pm
Phil Heldrich

UPDATE: REDUCED FEE DEADLINE 11/15/2008

CFP: Film and Television of 1979 (12/1; SW/TX PCA/ACA; 2/25-2/28/09)

Final Deadline for submission: December 1, 2008
(Reduced Fee Deadline 11/15/08)

Online: http://SWTXPCA.ORG

Keynote Speaker: Former New Mexico Governor David F. Cargo (1967-1971)

30th Anniversary Meeting!
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations
February 25â€"28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

CFP: [Film] Film (General) (12/1; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/25-2/28/09)

updated: 
Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 10:12pm
Cheryl Wiltse

REDUCED FEE DEADLINE 11/15/2008

CFP: Film (General) (12/1; SW/TX PCA/ACA; 2/25-28/09)

Final Deadline for submission: December 1, 2008
(Reduced Fee Deadline 11/15/08)

Online: http://SWTXPCA.ORG

30th Anniversary Meeting!
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations
February 25â€"28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

This area is seeking presentations on any aspect of film not covered by one
of our other film-focused areas:

http://swtxpca.org/documents/area_chairs.html#Film_Bookmark

UPDATE: [Professional] UPDATE: Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/1; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/25-2/28/09)

updated: 
Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 10:04pm
Phil Heldrich

UPDATE: REDUCED FEE PRIORITY DEADLINE 11/15/2008

CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/1; SW/TX PCA/ACA; 2/25-2/28/09)
(please forward to interested colleagues and graduate students)

30th Anniversary Meeting!
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations
February 25â€"28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Final Deadline (regular fees): 12/1

No forum setting or those same talking heads who appear on multiple panels
here, but individual panels dedicated to the teaching of creative writing
in academic and community settings. Interdisciplinary, experimental, and
innovative approaches to creative writing pedagogy welcome.

UPDATE: [General] UPDATE: 30th Anniversary Conference (12/1; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/25-2/28/09)

updated: 
Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 10:01pm
Phil Heldrich

UPDATE: PRIORITY DEADLINE FOR REDUCED FEE 11/15/2008

CFP: 30th Anniversary Conference (12/1; SW/TX PCA/ACA; 2/25-28/09)

Deadline for submission: December 1, 2008

Online: http://SWTXPCA.ORG

Keynote Speaker: Former New Mexico Governor David F. Cargo (1967-1971)

30th Anniversary Meeting!
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations
February 25â€"28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

CFP: [American] Music and Southern Writing (MLA 3/5/09;12/27-30/09, Philadelphia)

updated: 
Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 4:24pm
Barbara Ladd

Proposals sought for 20-minute papers on the connections, intersections,
and interactions between music and writing in the southern United States.
Papers might address the nature of narrative and lyric in southern
writing; oral traditions of song and chant; the role of the musician in
southern literature; the blues (or jazz) aesthetic in literature; or
southern writing and any aspect of musical expression. These suggestions
are not meant to be exhaustiveâ€"other approaches are welcome.

UPDATE: [Children] Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture (11/15/08; SW/TX PCA/ACA; 2/25/09-2/28/09)

updated: 
Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 12:00pm
Diana Dominguez

Priority Deadline Fast approaching â€" November 15, 2008
Early submission and acceptance means you are eligible for the discounted
registration fee (it goes up after November 15)

Final Deadline â€" December 1, 2008
Please note there will be no submission date extensions! Get your
proposals in now â€" space filling up fast at the conference hotel

Please Note: proposals submitted after November 15 up to December 1 will
be accepted/included in panels only if there is room. For a more likely
chance of being accepted, please submit abstracts/proposal by November
15. .

We're turning 30 this year! Come join us in Albuquerque to celebrate.

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