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UPDATE: [General] Popular Literary Landscapes

updated: 
Friday, June 20, 2008 - 4:10am
William J. Mistichelli

The Popular Literary Landscapes panel of the 2008 Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture
Association Conference seeks abstracts of papers (250 words) that address landscape descriptions
which serve to identify and define important aspects of the human condition. The descriptions may
be of fictional or actual places in verse or prose. The aim of the panel is to explore the presence of
important cultural ideals/values/concerns/debates which traditionally inform the descriptions of
landscapes in literary works.

Deadline for submissions: 15 July 2008
Conference meets 10/30-11/02 2008 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Please address e-mail submissions to wxm3_at_psu.edu

UPDATE: [20th] J.R.R.Tolkien/C.S. Lewis (7/15/08;MAPACA 10/30/08-11/02/08

updated: 
Friday, June 20, 2008 - 3:57am
William J. Mistichelli

The J.R.R. Tolkien/C.S. Lewis panel of the 2008 Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Conference seeks abstracts of papers (250 words) that address various aspects of each author's
works. Discussion of film versions of Rings and Narnia are welcome. The chair is open to a wide
variety of topics and critical approaches. The aim of the panel is to identify and characterize the
strong interest currently given to both writers as serious thinkers and gifted artists with immense
appeal as popular entertainers.

Deadline for submissions: 15 July 2008
Conference meets 10/30-11/02 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Please address e-mail submissions to wxm3_at_psu.edu

CFP: [Poetry] Sculpture and Literature in the Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 4:12pm
Vicky Greenaway

Sculpture and Literature in the Nineteenth Century

A one-day interdisciplinary conference on Saturday 25th April 2009

Hosted by the Centre for Victorian Studies at Royal Holloway, University
of London in association with the Henry Moore Institute

Keynote speakers: Professor Peter Read (Kent), Dr Jane Thomas (Hull)

CFP: [Victorian] Sculpture and Literature in the Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 4:10pm
Vicky Greenaway

Sculpture and Literature in the Nineteenth Century

A one-day interdisciplinary conference on Saturday 25th April 2009

Hosted by the Centre for Victorian Studies at Royal Holloway, University
of London in association with the Henry Moore Institute

Keynote speakers: Professor Peter Read (Kent), Dr Jane Thomas (Hull)

CFP: [Romantic] Sculpture and Literature in the Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 4:08pm
Vicky Greenaway

Sculpture and Literature in the Nineteenth Century

A one-day interdisciplinary conference on Saturday 25th April 2009

Hosted by the Centre for Victorian Studies at Royal Holloway, University
of London in association with the Henry Moore Institute

Keynote speakers: Professor Peter Read (Kent), Dr Jane Thomas (Hull)

CFP: [Gender Studies] 2009 ACA/PCA Women's Studies

updated: 
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 1:58pm
Linda S. Coleman

As Area Chair for the American Culture Association's "Women's Studies"
area and the Popular Culture Association's "Women's Lives and Literature"
area, I invite abstracts for the Spring 2009 joint ACA/PCA conference to
be held in New Orleans April 8-11, 2009.

Additional information about the
the association and conference is available at
http://pcaaca.org/conference/national.php

Please send 250 word abstracts to me by 11-15--08 via e-mail.

PCA and ACA are interdisciplinary organizations that give us a great opportunity to work across the
usual
academic borders and have fun in the process.

UPDATE: [General] Art and Commerce in Great Britain, XVIIIth-XXIst c.

updated: 
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 1:30pm
Charlotte Gould

The University of Rennes 2, France, will be organising an international conference on Art and
Commerce on April 23d and 24th 2009. An abstract and a short biographical note should be
submitted to charlotte Gould, c.gould_at_wanadoo.fr and Sophie Mesplede
sophie.mesplede_at_uhb.fr before June 30th, 2008

CFP: [20th] Radical Culture in the 21st Century

updated: 
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 1:28pm
John Maerhofer

Call for Papers
(Re) Theorizing Revolution: Radical Culture in the Contemporary Period

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

CFP: [Theory] "After Effects: Performing the Ends of Memory" Performance Paradigm 2009

updated: 
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 6:37am
Caroline Wake

With apologies for cross-postings ...
 
Call for Papers
 
PERFORMANCE PARADIGM (# 5) 2009
 
After Effects: Performing the Ends of Memory
 
This issue of Performance Paradigm investigates the role of performance
in the lived experiences and discourses of trauma and memory. Alongside
trauma studies, Performance studies foregrounds models of witnessing,
embodiment and rehearsal to examine why and how trauma is represented and
what work these representations do in the world. For some, performance
provides a social space in which to act out as well as work through
personal trauma. For others, performance facilitates processes of

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] "After Effects: Performing the Ends of Memory" Performance Paradigm 2009

updated: 
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 6:37am
Caroline Wake

With apologies for cross-postings ...
 
Call for Papers
 
PERFORMANCE PARADIGM (# 5) 2009
 
After Effects: Performing the Ends of Memory
 
This issue of Performance Paradigm investigates the role of performance
in the lived experiences and discourses of trauma and memory. Alongside
trauma studies, Performance studies foregrounds models of witnessing,
embodiment and rehearsal to examine why and how trauma is represented and
what work these representations do in the world. For some, performance
provides a social space in which to act out as well as work through
personal trauma. For others, performance facilitates processes of

CFP: [Collections] "After Effects: Performing the Ends of Memory" Performance Paradigm 2009

updated: 
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 6:37am
Caroline Wake

With apologies for cross-postings ...
 
Call for Papers
 
PERFORMANCE PARADIGM (# 5) 2009
 
After Effects: Performing the Ends of Memory
 
This issue of Performance Paradigm investigates the role of performance
in the lived experiences and discourses of trauma and memory. Alongside
trauma studies, Performance studies foregrounds models of witnessing,
embodiment and rehearsal to examine why and how trauma is represented and
what work these representations do in the world. For some, performance
provides a social space in which to act out as well as work through
personal trauma. For others, performance facilitates processes of

CFP: [Theatre] "After Effects: Performing the Ends of Memory" Performance Paradigm 2009

updated: 
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 6:36am
Caroline Wake

With apologies for cross-postings ...
 
Call for Papers
 
PERFORMANCE PARADIGM (# 5) 2009
 
After Effects: Performing the Ends of Memory
 
This issue of Performance Paradigm investigates the role of performance
in the lived experiences and discourses of trauma and memory. Alongside
trauma studies, Performance studies foregrounds models of witnessing,
embodiment and rehearsal to examine why and how trauma is represented and
what work these representations do in the world. For some, performance
provides a social space in which to act out as well as work through
personal trauma. For others, performance facilitates processes of

CFP: [General] Cather, Chicago and Modernsim

updated: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 6:42pm
Beth Burke

CALL FOR PAPERS

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Cather Foundation (Red Cloud,
NE) present

The International Cather Seminar 2009
Cather, Chicago and Modernism
June 25-28, 2009
University Center, Chicago, IL

CFP: [Medieval] Medieval Passions conference at St Francis Xavier

updated: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 5:57pm
Cory James Rushton

Medieval Cultures at X is pleased to announce an interdisciplinary
conference on the topic of Medieval Passions. The conference will be held
at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, on October 2-
3rd, 2008. Proposals for 20-minute papers in any discipline related to the
study of the Middle Ages are due by August 1st 2008. Possible relevant
topics include but are not limited to:
        
Martyrs and Martyrology

Ascetic suffering

Christ’s Passion

        Passion in medieval romance

Passion and gender

        Passion and ethnicity

        Passion and the aristocratic court

Theory, philosophy and history of passions and/or emotions

CFP: [International] Art, Religion, Identity

updated: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 12:14pm
Alana M. Vincent

Art, Religion, Identity:
An interdisciplinary symposium
Hosted by
The University of Glasgow
Graduate School of Arts and Humanities
23-24 September 2008

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Melissa Raphael-Levine (University of Gloucestershire)
Professor Shulamit Reinharz (Brandeis University)
Dr. Laura Levitt (Temple University)

Call for Papers

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] GEMCS 2008 in Philadelphia

updated: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 11:36am
Susan Shifrin

Deadline extended!

Panel Proposal for GEMCS 2008, Philadelphia
"Appetite, Desire, and Gargantuan Pleasures"
NEW Individual Abstract Deadline; JUNE 30, 2008

Panel title: “Women A-part: The Delectation of Women's Bodies in Early Modern Texts and Images”

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] GEMCS 2008 in Philadelphia

updated: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 11:28am
Susan Shifrin

Panel Proposal for GEMCS 2008, Philadelphia
"Appetite, Desire, and Gargantuan Pleasures"
Individual Abstract Deadline; June 30, 2008

Panel title: "Women A-part: The Delectation of Women's Bodies in Early Modern Texts and Images"

CFP: [Religion] SE Conference on Christianity and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 8:25pm
Paul K. Hesselink

    The 2009 Southeast Regional CCL Conference will be held April 2-4 at
Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, near Chattanooga,
Tennessee. The theme of the conference will be "'Hebrew Melodies': The Old
Testament as Literature; The Old Testament in Literature." The featured
speaker will be Scott C. Jones, an Old Testament scholar who is an
authority on the book of Job.
    Papers may focus on such topics as literary art in the Old Testament,
the influence of the Psalms in the Western tradition, the use of the Old
Testament by Christian or secular authors, the Old Testament and film.
Papers on any aspect of the relationship between Christianity and

CFP: [General] SE Conference on Christianity and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 8:24pm
Paul K. Hesselink

    The 2009 Southeast Regional CCL Conference will be held April 2-4 at
Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, near Chattanooga,
Tennessee. The theme of the conference will be "'Hebrew Melodies': The Old
Testament as Literature; The Old Testament in Literature." The featured
speaker will be Scott C. Jones, an Old Testament scholar who is an
authority on the book of Job.
    Papers may focus on such topics as literary art in the Old Testament,
the influence of the Psalms in the Western tradition, the use of the Old
Testament by Christian or secular authors, the Old Testament and film.
Papers on any aspect of the relationship between Christianity and

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] History, Memory, and Cultural Discourse in Spain

updated: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 6:00pm
Alfredo J. Sosa-Velasco

Call for Papers

History, Memory, and Cultural Discourse in Spain

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

Memory matters. It is crucial to some of the fields of scholarly inquiry that have been most
prominent in recent years: the study of nationalism, questions of ethnic identity and the politics
of recognition, in which groups are given recognition not least for the past experience of
exclusion and suffering. Moreover, there have been numerous studies of cultural memory as
expressed in monuments, memorials and works of art, and school textbooks.

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