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UPDATE: [20th] Cool Writings: Theorizing Coolness in Twentieth-Century Literature. NEMLA (09/15/2008, 2/26/2009)

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 7:50pm
Alexander Moffett

        There have been a number of intersections between American literature and
“cool” subcultures in the latter half of the twentieth century. From the
Beats of the 1950s to the poetry slams of the 1980s and 1990s, literary
scenes have often developed symbiotically with countercultural artistic
communities.
However, the deeper connections between twentieth-century literature and
the coevally developing American (and subsequently global) attitude of
coolness remain largely unexplored.
        Social historian Peter Stearns crucially reconfigures the chronology of
American coolness by tracing its development to the 1910s and 20s.

CFP: [Collections] Hot Metal Bridge: Call for Critical Work (online journal)

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 4:53pm
Alexandra Valint

Hot Metal Bridge, the online literary magazine of the University of
Pittsburgh graduate English department, is currently accepting
submissions for its “Criticism” section. Hot Metal Bridge is invested in
publishing pieces of criticism that are intelligent and intriguing in
idea and argument, as well as sophisticated and risky in style and
language.

Submission deadline: September 30, 2008.
We will contact you regarding the status of your submission by early
November 2008. Please see below for more details. Thank you!

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] PEACE at CEA 2009

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 4:39pm
Karen Lentz Madison

Call for Papers, PEACE at CEA 2009

70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219;
(412) 281-7100

For the 40th annual meeting of the CEA, the 2009 CEA Peace Panel Committee
requests PEACE Panel presentations focusing on drafting peace:

Drafting Peace

UPDATE: [Collections] Parnassus

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 4:00pm
Nilanshu Kumar agarwal

Parnassus: An Innovative Journal of Literary Criticism invites
contributions for its first issue, to be published in India (deadline for
submissions: 30 October 2008). This journal will aim at investigating and
researching new approaches to world literatures. It proposes to promote
innovative critical response in every branch of literary studies.
Submissions of research papers on literary subjects of whatever kind and
book reviews will be welcomed from established as well as emerging
scholars. Please note that creative writing will not normally be
included. Contributions should conform to the latest edition of the MLA
handbook/stylesheet. Contributors should send both hard and soft copies

CFP: [Computing-Internet] Call for Chapter Proposals-Interpersonal Relations and Social

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 12:58pm
Jung-ran Park

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Proposal Submission Deadline: October 30, 2008

Interpersonal Relations and Social Patterns in Communication
Technologies: Discourse Norms, Language Structures and Cultural Variables

A book edited by Dr. Jung-ran Park
College of Information Science and Technology
Drexel University

Introduction

CFP: [International] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Sex/ualities In and Out of Time Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 12:32pm
Jana Funke

Registration for the upcoming 'Sex/ualities In and Out of Time' Conference at the University of
Edinburgh, UK, on 28th and 29th November 2008 is now open.
 
Our plenary speakers are Professor Judith Halberstam and Professor Claire Colebrook.
 
Please visit our website at http://www.sexualitiesconference.co.uk for registration details and
the complete conference programme.

Conference Focus

CFP: [Graduate] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Sex/ualities In and Out of Time Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 12:32pm
Jana Funke

Registration for the upcoming 'Sex/ualities In and Out of Time' Conference at the University of
Edinburgh, UK, on 28th and 29th November 2008 is now open.
 
Our plenary speakers are Professor Judith Halberstam and Professor Claire Colebrook.
 
Please visit our website at http://www.sexualitiesconference.co.uk for registration details and
the complete conference programme.

Conference Focus

CFP: [Science] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Sex/ualities In and Out of Time Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 12:32pm
Jana Funke

Registration for the upcoming 'Sex/ualities In and Out of Time' Conference at the University of
Edinburgh, UK, on 28th and 29th November 2008 is now open.
 
Our plenary speakers are Professor Judith Halberstam and Professor Claire Colebrook.
 
Please visit our website at http://www.sexualitiesconference.co.uk for registration details and
the complete conference programme.

Conference Focus

CFP: [General] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Sex/ualities In and Out of Time Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 12:32pm
Jana Funke

Registration for the upcoming 'Sex/ualities In and Out of Time' Conference at the University of
Edinburgh, UK, on 28th and 29th November 2008 is now open.
 
Our plenary speakers are Professor Judith Halberstam and Professor Claire Colebrook.
 
Please visit our website at http://www.sexualitiesconference.co.uk for registration details and
the complete conference programme.

Conference Focus

CFP: [Gender Studies] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Sex/ualities In and Out of Time Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 12:32pm
Jana Funke

Registration for the upcoming 'Sex/ualities In and Out of Time' Conference at the University of
Edinburgh, UK, on 28th and 29th November 2008 is now open.
 
Our plenary speakers are Professor Judith Halberstam and Professor Claire Colebrook.
 
Please visit our website at http://www.sexualitiesconference.co.uk for registration details and
the complete conference programme.

Conference Focus

CFP: [Film] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Sex/ualities In and Out of Time Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 12:32pm
Jana Funke

Registration for the upcoming 'Sex/ualities In and Out of Time' Conference at the University of
Edinburgh, UK, on 28th and 29th November 2008 is now open.
 
Our plenary speakers are Professor Judith Halberstam and Professor Claire Colebrook.
 
Please visit our website at http://www.sexualitiesconference.co.uk for registration details and
the complete conference programme.

Conference Focus

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Sex/ualities In and Out of Time Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 12:32pm
Jana Funke

Registration for the upcoming 'Sex/ualities In and Out of Time' Conference at the University of
Edinburgh, UK, on 28th and 29th November 2008 is now open.
 
Our plenary speakers are Professor Judith Halberstam and Professor Claire Colebrook.
 
Please visit our website at http://www.sexualitiesconference.co.uk for registration details and
the complete conference programme.

Conference Focus

CFP: [Theory] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Sex/ualities In and Out of Time Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 12:32pm
Jana Funke

Registration for the upcoming 'Sex/ualities In and Out of Time' Conference at the University of
Edinburgh, UK, on 28th and 29th November 2008 is now open.
 
Our plenary speakers are Professor Judith Halberstam and Professor Claire Colebrook.
 
Please visit our website at http://www.sexualitiesconference.co.uk for registration details and
the complete conference programme.

Conference Focus

CFP: [Victorian] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Sex/ualities In and Out of Time Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 12:32pm
Jana Funke

Registration for the upcoming 'Sex/ualities In and Out of Time' Conference at the University of
Edinburgh, UK, on 28th and 29th November 2008 is now open.
 
Our plenary speakers are Professor Judith Halberstam and Professor Claire Colebrook.
 
Please visit our website at http://www.sexualitiesconference.co.uk for registration details and
the complete conference programme.

Conference Focus

CFP: [20th] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Sex/ualities In and Out of Time Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 12:32pm
Jana Funke

Registration for the upcoming 'Sex/ualities In and Out of Time' Conference at the University of
Edinburgh, UK, on 28th and 29th November 2008 is now open.
 
Our plenary speakers are Professor Judith Halberstam and Professor Claire Colebrook.
 
Please visit our website at http://www.sexualitiesconference.co.uk for registration details and
the complete conference programme.

Conference Focus

CFP: [Medieval] Medieval Literature (11/1/2008, 3/26-28/2009)

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 10:52pm
Sara Richardson

Call for Papers, Medieval Literature at CEA 2009
70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219;
(412) 281-7100

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English
studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on medieval literature for
our 40th annual conference, celebrating the organization’s 70th anniversary.
 
We invite submissions for a panel on medieval manuscripts. Papers are also
welcome on any of the aspects of medieval literature, especially varying
genres and audiences.

CFP: [20th] Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:56pm
Brooke.McLaughlin.Mitchell_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers, Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009
70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA
15219; (412) 281-7100

CFP: [Victorian] Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:56pm
Brooke.McLaughlin.Mitchell_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers, Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009
70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA
15219; (412) 281-7100

CFP: [American] Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:56pm
Brooke.McLaughlin.Mitchell_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers, Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009
70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA
15219; (412) 281-7100

CFP: [African-American] Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:55pm
Brooke.McLaughlin.Mitchell_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers, Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009
70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA
15219; (412) 281-7100

CFP: [Theory] Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:55pm
Brooke.McLaughlin.Mitchell_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers, Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009
70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA
15219; (412) 281-7100

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Pedagogy at CEA 2009

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:51pm
Brooke.McLaughlin.Mitchell_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers, Pedagogy at CEA 2009
70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA
15219; (412) 281-7100

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in
English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on pedagogy in the
college classroom for our 40th annual conference, celebrating the
organization’s 70th anniversary. In keeping with the conference’s general
theme of Design, papers are sought that specifically address the role of
design in the construction and execution of our courses. Both practical
and theoretical responses are encouraged.

CFP: [Professional] Pedagogy at CEA 2009

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:51pm
Brooke.McLaughlin.Mitchell_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers, Pedagogy at CEA 2009
70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA
15219; (412) 281-7100

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in
English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on pedagogy in the
college classroom for our 40th annual conference, celebrating the
organization’s 70th anniversary. In keeping with the conference’s general
theme of Design, papers are sought that specifically address the role of
design in the construction and execution of our courses. Both practical
and theoretical responses are encouraged.

CFP: [Film] Avant-Doc Conference (University of Iowa)

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:15pm
Ryan Watson

Avant-Doc: Intersections of Avant-Garde and Documentary Film is hosted by
the Department of Cinema and Comparative
Literature at the University of Iowa and co-sponsored by the Institute for
Cinema and Culture at the University of Iowa.

Avant-Doc: Intersections of Avant-Garde and Documentary Film
The University of Iowa
March 5-7, 2009
Abstract Deadline: November 21, 2008

CFP: [Graduate] Natures: Authenticity, Artificiality, and Authorship [11/21/08; 2/20/09]

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 5:33pm
Lora Geriguis

The Natures Conference, open to graduate students in all area of
humanities research, will be held at La Sierra University on February 20,
2009. Proposals for 20 minute paper presentations on a wide range of
topics broadly related to the theme of “NATURES: Authenticity,
Artificiality, and Authorship” are invited.

CFP: [Gender Studies] Women's Connection at CEA 2009 (11/1/2008, 3/26-28/2009)

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 4:27pm
Carol Osborne

Call for Papers, Women’s Connection at CEA 2009
70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA
15219; (412) 281-7100

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in
English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on women’s issues
for our 40th annual conference, celebrating the organization’s 70th
anniversary.

CFP: [General] Philosophy and Popular Culture

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 3:21pm
Burcu Gurkan

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

Priority Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2008
Final Deadline: December 1, 2008

30th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 25-28, 2009

CFP: [Film] Twentieth-Century American Literary Masculinity: Man or Myth?

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 3:03pm
Kathleen McDonald

This panel proposes to look at how several American texts in the 20th
century questioned “what is male/masculine?” in a century when feminism
drastically altered the answer to “what is female/feminine?” The
panelists will examine how their books/films undertook that task by
asking one central question: How does the creator construct what it means
to be masculine in an age when that is no longer a foregone
determination? What tools, roles, tasks and/or world views are depicted
in/by the male characters, either in strait-forward depiction or by
implication, that inform the reader of the author’s understanding of
being male in the modern world? Do these depictions continue unimpeded

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