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UPDATE: [Renaissance] Deadline Extended - Codices and Communities: Material, Book and Print Culture (grad)

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Monday, September 15, 2008 - 6:24pm
Judith Anderson

CALL FOR PAPERS -- DEADLINE EXTENDED to September 26, 2008.

Codices and Communities: Material, Book and Print Culture and their
Medieval and Early Modern Contexts

An interdisciplinary graduate student colloquium hosted by the Medieval and
Early Modern Institute at the University of Alberta

December 4-5, 2008

Deadline for submissions: SEPTEMBER 26, 2008

UPDATE: [Medieval] Deadline Extended - Codices and Communities: Material, Book and Print Culture (grad)

updated: 
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 6:24pm
Judith Anderson

CALL FOR PAPERS -- DEADLINE EXTENDED to September 26, 2008.

Codices and Communities: Material, Book and Print Culture and their
Medieval and Early Modern Contexts

An interdisciplinary graduate student colloquium hosted by the Medieval and
Early Modern Institute at the University of Alberta

December 4-5, 2008

Deadline for submissions: SEPTEMBER 26, 2008

UPDATE: [Poetry] Dante's Heart Poetry Contest (Nov 1, 2008)

updated: 
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 6:06pm
Daniel Fusch

Entries Due: November 1, 2008
Winners Announced: December 2008

1st Prize - $125 + Publication
2nd Prize - $75 + Publication
3rd Prize - Honorable Mention + Publication

Contest Judge:
Ever Saskya, Author of _The Porch is a
Journey Different From the House_

Entry Fee: $7 (USD)

CFP: [20th] Atwood and the Environment (ACCUTE May 23-26, 2009)

updated: 
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 6:04pm
Tomoko Kuribayashi

Papers are sought that address Margaret Atwood's approach/es to environmental issues, including,
but not limited to, Canadian landscape
(e.g. the North), destruction of the natural environment in North America, neocolonial exploitation
of developing nations' natural resources,
science and technology (e.g. bio-engineering), and ecofeminism. Please follow the guidelines
found on the ACCUTE website (accute.ca) for proposal
submission and send the necessary documents to Tomoko Kuribayashi, tkuribay_at_uwsp.edu, by
November 15.

CFP: [Theory] Global Dictator Fictions Panel at ACLA 2009

updated: 
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 4:55pm
Jennifer Harford Vargas

ACLA 2009 Convention
March 26-29, 2009
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

"The Form of Power, the Power of Form: Global Dictator Fictions"

Co-chairs: Ulka Anjaria and Jennifer Harford Vargas

CFP: [20th] Global Dictator Fictions Panel at ACLA 2009

updated: 
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 4:55pm
Jennifer Harford Vargas

ACLA 2009 Convention
March 26-29, 2009
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

"The Form of Power, the Power of Form: Global Dictator Fictions"

Co-chairs: Ulka Anjaria and Jennifer Harford Vargas

CFP: [Ethnic] Global Dictator Fictions Panel at ACLA 2009

updated: 
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 4:55pm
Jennifer Harford Vargas

ACLA 2009 Convention
March 26-29, 2009
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

"The Form of Power, the Power of Form: Global Dictator Fictions"

Co-chairs: Ulka Anjaria and Jennifer Harford Vargas

CFP: [Postcolonial] Global Dictator Fictions Panel at ACLA 2009

updated: 
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 4:54pm
Jennifer Harford Vargas

ACLA 2009 Convention
March 26-29, 2009
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

"The Form of Power, the Power of Form: Global Dictator Fictions"

Co-chairs: Ulka Anjaria and Jennifer Harford Vargas

CFP: [International] Conference call

updated: 
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 2:27pm
Malgorzata Sokol

Us and Them â€" Them and Us: Constructions of the Other in Cultural
Stereotypes â€" Perceptions, Challenges, Meanings, May 6-8, 2009, University
of Szczecin, Poland
We encounter “them” every day often unaware of “their” constructed nature
which results from our cultural standards and the perception of ourselves.
Preconceptions of the Other are chiefly articulated through stereotypes.
For sociologists stereotypes can initially assist in coming to terms with a
complex world. Then they might serve as a first key to access the
previously unknown. In intercultural communication their value is defined
by their potential of either opening new vistas of other cultures or

CFP: [Victorian] Tennyson's Futures, University of Oxford, 27-28 March 2009

updated: 
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 1:34pm
Gregory Tate

CALL FOR PAPERS

‘TENNYSON’S FUTURES’, 27-28 MARCH 2009, ENGLISH FACULTY, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

For I dipt into the future, far as human eye could see,
Saw the Vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be.
-‘Locksley Hall’

I remember once in London the realization coming over me, of the whole of
its inhabitants lying horizontal a hundred years hence.
-Alfred Tennyson

CFP: [Gender Studies] Queer Autobiography

updated: 
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 12:37pm
Richard Maguire

The Queer_at_King’s Research Centre presents a one-day conference on queer
autobiography:

TELL IT LIKE IT IS. TELL IT LIKE IT ISN’T â€" QUEER LIVES REMODELLED

Friday June 12th 2009

 
‘Tell It Like It Is. Tell It Like It Isn’t’ continues on from 2004’s
successful ‘Queer Lives’ symposium which examined the ways we chronicle
the varied stories of our multiple queer selves. There are still more
stories to be told.

CFP: [International] 1st Global Conference: Digital Memories

updated: 
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 8:29am
Dr Robert Fisher

1st Global Conference
Digital Memories

Tuesday 17th March - Thursday 19th March 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers
This inter- and multi-disciplinary conference aims to examine, explore and
critically engage with the issues and implications created by massive
exploitation of digital technologies for inter-human communication and
examine how on-line users form, archive and de-/code their memories in
cybermedia environment. In particular the conference will encourage equally
theoretical and practical debates which surround the cultural contexts of
memory co-/production, re-/mediation, dissemination, personal/mass
interpretation and preservation.

CFP: [International] 10th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil

updated: 
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 8:23am
Dr Robert Fisher

10th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Monday 16th March - Thursday 19th March 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers
This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine
and explore issues surrounding evil and human wickedness. Papers,
presentations, reports and workshops are invited on issues on or broadly
related to any of the following themes:

CFP: [20th] Mythology in Contemporary Culture

updated: 
Sunday, September 14, 2008 - 7:04pm
Stephen Y. Wilkerson

Mythology in Contemporary Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS

2009 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/American Culture Association (ACA)
Annual National Conference
New Orleans Marriott
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 8 - 11, 2009

The “Mythology in Contemporary Culture” area is dedicated to exploring
mythological figures and motifs (from all cultures and historical periods)
in all areas of popular cultureâ€"from movies, video games and television to
novels, politics and blogsâ€"and the significance of these mythological
figures and motifs in contemporary, postmodern culture.

CFP: [General] Fairy Tales, Popular Culture Association

updated: 
Sunday, September 14, 2008 - 4:28pm
Linda J. Holland-Toll

Fairy Tales

The newly constituted Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association
invites submissions on any topic involving Fairy Tales for the 2009
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Convention, to
be held April 8-11 2009 at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans,
Louisiana .

The Fairy Tales Area covers original fairy tales, (i.e. Straparola,
Perrault and Grimm, etc.), contemporary/re-envisioned Fairy Tales
(Datlow & Windling anthologies, The Fairy Tale series, novels, etc.), and
Jack Tales as well as films based on Fairy Tales.

CFP: [International] 'Literature without Bordersâ 08/09 University of Leeds, UK

updated: 
Sunday, September 14, 2008 - 4:07pm
Owen Clayton

Dear all,
               With the generous support of the School of Modern
Languages and Cultures and the School of English, we are delighted to
announce the launch of ‘Literature without Borders’, a series of monthly
interdisciplinary literature seminars at the University of Leeds. We are
anticipating a series of engaging papers and some lively discussion. Here
are the seminar dates for 2008-2009:

22 October â€" inaugural lecture by Prof. Paulo de Medeiros (Universiteit
Utrecht), title tbc

12 November â€" Dr Paul Taylor (Institute of Communications Studies,
University of Leeds) â€" ‘Mitsein to Bitsein: Digital Dystopias and
Literature's Saving Power’

CFP: [American] Hamlin Garland (ALA 2009, Boston)

updated: 
Sunday, September 14, 2008 - 2:59pm
Roark Mulligan

Call for Papers
American Literature Association
21-24 May 2009
Boston, Massachusetts

The Hamlin Garland Society will sponsor one session at the American
Literature Association 20th Annual Conference.

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