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UPDATE: [General] Arab Culture in the U.S.

updated: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 12:15am
LUTFI M HUSSEIN

[The Conference organizers have extended the deadlines for submissions and
priority registration. Please see below.]

Accepting Proposals for the Area “Arab Culture in the U.S.” at the 30th
conference of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & American
Culture Association (SW/TX PCA/ACA)

Conference Date: February 25-28, 2009
Conference URL: http://swtxpca.org/

Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Phone: +1.505.8423.1234
Fax: +1.505.766.6710

Deadlines for Submission and Registration:
Priority Rate Deadline Extension: 12/1/2008

UPDATE: [Religion] Arab Culture in the U.S.

updated: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 12:15am
LUTFI M HUSSEIN

[The Conference organizers have extended the deadlines for submissions and
priority registration. Please see below.]

Accepting Proposals for the Area “Arab Culture in the U.S.” at the 30th
conference of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & American
Culture Association (SW/TX PCA/ACA)

Conference Date: February 25-28, 2009
Conference URL: http://swtxpca.org/

Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Phone: +1.505.8423.1234
Fax: +1.505.766.6710

Deadlines for Submission and Registration:
Priority Rate Deadline Extension: 12/1/2008

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Arab Culture in the U.S.

updated: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 12:14am
LUTFI M HUSSEIN

[The Conference organizers have extended the deadlines for submissions and
priority registration. Please see below.]

Accepting Proposals for the Area “Arab Culture in the U.S.” at the 30th
conference of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & American
Culture Association (SW/TX PCA/ACA)

Conference Date: February 25-28, 2009
Conference URL: http://swtxpca.org/

Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Phone: +1.505.8423.1234
Fax: +1.505.766.6710

Deadlines for Submission and Registration:
Priority Rate Deadline Extension: 12/1/2008

UPDATE: [Ethnic] Arab Culture in the U.S.

updated: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 12:14am
LUTFI M HUSSEIN

[The Conference organizers have extended the deadlines for submissions and
priority registration. Please see below.]

Accepting Proposals for the Area “Arab Culture in the U.S.” at the 30th
conference of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & American
Culture Association (SW/TX PCA/ACA)

Conference Date: February 25-28, 2009
Conference URL: http://swtxpca.org/

Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Phone: +1.505.8423.1234
Fax: +1.505.766.6710

Deadlines for Submission and Registration:
Priority Rate Deadline Extension: 12/1/2008

CFP: [General] The Feral Issue: Animals and Animal Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 8:59pm
the minnesota review

the minnesota review, a journal of literary and cultural studies, invites submissions for a special
issue on animals and animal studies: “The Feral Issue.” Our goal is to reflect on the state of
animal studies now and on directions for the future, as well as to expand the conversation about
animals in the context of a journal devoted to cultural politics. Essays may address the
contemporary moment or any time in history, and we welcome contributions from any discipline
or critical perspective.

We hope that contributors will take advantage of the several genres minnesota review publishes:

CFP: [Science] The Feral Issue: Animals and Animal Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 8:59pm
the minnesota review

the minnesota review, a journal of literary and cultural studies, invites submissions for a special
issue on animals and animal studies: “The Feral Issue.” Our goal is to reflect on the state of
animal studies now and on directions for the future, as well as to expand the conversation about
animals in the context of a journal devoted to cultural politics. Essays may address the
contemporary moment or any time in history, and we welcome contributions from any discipline
or critical perspective.

We hope that contributors will take advantage of the several genres minnesota review publishes:

CFP: [Theory] The Feral Issue: Animals and Animal Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 8:58pm
the minnesota review

the minnesota review, a journal of literary and cultural studies, invites submissions for a special
issue on animals and animal studies: “The Feral Issue.” Our goal is to reflect on the state of
animal studies now and on directions for the future, as well as to expand the conversation about
animals in the context of a journal devoted to cultural politics. Essays may address the
contemporary moment or any time in history, and we welcome contributions from any discipline
or critical perspective.

We hope that contributors will take advantage of the several genres minnesota review publishes:

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] The Feral Issue: Animals and Animal Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 8:58pm
the minnesota review

the minnesota review, a journal of literary and cultural studies, invites submissions for a special
issue on animals and animal studies: “The Feral Issue.” Our goal is to reflect on the state of
animal studies now and on directions for the future, as well as to expand the conversation about
animals in the context of a journal devoted to cultural politics. Essays may address the
contemporary moment or any time in history, and we welcome contributions from any discipline
or critical perspective.

We hope that contributors will take advantage of the several genres minnesota review publishes:

CFP: [Collections] The Feral Issue: Animals and Animal Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 8:58pm
the minnesota review

the minnesota review, a journal of literary and cultural studies, invites submissions for a special
issue on animals and animal studies: “The Feral Issue.” Our goal is to reflect on the state of
animal studies now and on directions for the future, as well as to expand the conversation about
animals in the context of a journal devoted to cultural politics. Essays may address the
contemporary moment or any time in history, and we welcome contributions from any discipline
or critical perspective.

We hope that contributors will take advantage of the several genres minnesota review publishes:

UPDATE: [African-American] SW/TX PCA/ACA Collecting Panels

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 8:39pm
Elizabeth Festa

FINAL UPDATE
Collecting, Collectibles, Collectors, Collections
30th Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture
Association
Feb 25-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposals are being accepted for the Collecting, Collectibles,
Collectors, Collections Area. All proposals are welcome. We are
especially interested in papers that address the following areas:

* the intersections between literary/filmic/photographic techniques of
exhibition and curation and those of museums

*films and literature that engage museum themes

* the intersections between professional and popular archival forms as
expressed through any medium

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] SW/TX PCA/ACA Collecting Panels

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 8:38pm
Elizabeth Festa

FINAL UPDATE
Collecting, Collectibles, Collectors, Collections
30th Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture
Association
Feb 25-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposals are being accepted for the Collecting, Collectibles,
Collectors, Collections Area. All proposals are welcome. We are
especially interested in papers that address the following areas:

* the intersections between literary/filmic/photographic techniques of
exhibition and curation and those of museums

*films and literature that engage museum themes

* the intersections between professional and popular archival forms as
expressed through any medium

CFP: [American] SW/TX PCA/ACA Collecting Panels

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 8:36pm
Elizabeth Festa

Collecting, Collectibles, Collectors, Collections
30th Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture
Association
Feb 25-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposals are being accepted for the Collecting, Collectibles,
Collectors, Collections Area. All proposals are welcome. We are
especially interested in papers that address the following areas:

* the intersections between literary/filmic/photographic techniques of
exhibition and curation and those of museums

*films and literature that engage museum themes

* the intersections between professional and popular archival forms as
expressed through any medium

CFP: [Renaissance] Book HIstory NEH Summer Seminar 2009

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 8:04pm
Mark Rankin

John N. King and James K. Bracken of The Ohio State University will direct
a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and
University Teachers on continuity and change in the production,
dissemination, and reading of Western European books during the 200 years
following the advent of printing with movable type. In particular, they
plan to pose the governing question of whether the advent of printing was a
necessary precondition for the Protestant Reformation. Participants will
consider ways in which adherents of different religious faiths shared
common ground in exploiting elements such as book layout, typography,

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature, Film, Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 7:12pm
Jeanette Sanchez

Chicana/o Literature, Film, Culture

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will
hold their 30th annual meeting, “Reeling in the Years,” in Albuquerque, New
Mexico, February 24 through 28, 2009. The organizations have met there for
several years, and members wanted to return because of the great location,
the fine hotels, food, sights, museums, and more. Albuquerque is the home
of the National Hispanic Cultural Center, which promises research and
entertainment possibilities.

UPDATE: [Collections] American Writers, Twilight Years

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 6:35pm
Dr. Jeffrey Hotz

American Writers During Their Twilight Years: "Final" Works from
America's First Three Generations

This collection of essays will focus on the "final" or “late” works of
important American authorsâ€"authors whose major works were written in the
nineteenth century or the early twentieth century and whose life spans
and literary careers were long enough for the writers to have lived
through, at least, two major literary movements. The writers who
published in the twentieth century will be limited to authors who grew
up, from birth to early adulthood, in the nineteenth century.

CFP: [Film] Edited Collection on FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 5:35pm
Jonathan Lupo

Proposals are invited for an edited collection on the television series Friday Night Lights with an
extended deadline of January 5, 2009. The editor is interested in essays that discuss and analyze
the program from multiple critical, cultural, theoretical, and industrial perspectives.

CFP: [International] Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference - Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 11:38am
Verity Warne

CALL FOR PAPERS
Blackwell Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference: “Breaking Down
Barriers”
19-30 October 2009
www.blackwell-compass.com/home_conference
Join the largest online meeting of minds in the social sciences and
humanities

Location: ONLINE | Free registration
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 1 JANUARY 2009
Registration Is Free! To register visit
http://www.blackwellpublishingsurvey.com/survey/149278/29a8/

CFP: [International] CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 8:35am
Silvia Schultermandl

22-25 October 2009, Graz

CONTACT SPACES OF AMERICAN CULTURE:
LOCALIZING GLOBAL PHENOMENA

UPDATE: [General] DEADLINE EXTENDED - Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:50am
Melissa Knous

Memory: Rhetoric’s Forgotten Canon

***Open to faculty, graduates, independent scholars, and undergraduates***

Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2009
Texas A&M University-Commerce
February 6, 2009

The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the
Federation of North Texas Area Universities
In partnership with English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) at
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Submission Deadline Extended: December 19, 2008
Acceptance Notification: December 31, 2008

“Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.”
â€"Cicero, De Oratore

CFP: [Collections] Dads in Academia: Male Voices In and Out of the Ivory Tower

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:36am
Mary Ruth Marotte and Paige Martin Reynolds

The editors of Dads in Academia: Male Voices In and Out of the Ivory Tower
invite contributions for an interdisciplinary collection of creative
nonfiction essays on the rewards and challenges of being both a father and
an academic. Much recent discussion about the juxtaposition of parenthood
and the academy has focused on the difficulties that female professors
face when they choose to become mothers. Books like Mama, PhD: Women Write
about Motherhood and Academic Life, edited by Caroline Grant and Elrena
Evans, depict the oftentimes bleak prospects of merging the two
endeavors. This collection welcomes the masculine voice into this lively

UPDATE: [Religion] Religion: Open Topic for FRS 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:29am
LeAnn R. Nash

The 2009 North Texas Federation Rhetoric Symposium will be held February
6, 2009 at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The conference theme
is “Memory: Rhetoric’s Forgotten Canon.” Proposals may be related to the
theme, but it is not required. Please submit your 250 word (one page)
proposal for the “Religion: Open Topic” session by email to
rhetoric_symposium_at_tamu-commerce.edu. Include the session
topic "Religion: Open Topic" on the subject line of your email.

Final Deadline for submission: December 19, 2008.

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Bibliography & History of the Book: Open Topic - FRS 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:29am
Melissa Knous

The 2009 North Texas Federation Rhetoric Symposium will be held February 6,
2009 at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The conference theme is “Memory:
Rhetoric’s Forgotten Canon.” Proposals may be related to the theme, but it
is not required. Please submit your 250 word (one page) proposal for the
“Bibliography and History of the Book: Open Topic” session by email to
rhetoric_symposium_at_tamu-commerce.edu. Include the session topic
"Bibliography and History of the Book: Open Topic" on the subject line of
your email.

Final Deadline for submission: December 19, 2008.

UPDATE: [Postcolonial] Postcolonial Studies: Open Topic for FRS 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:28am
LeAnn Nash

The 2009 North Texas Federation Rhetoric Symposium will be held February
6, 2009 at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The conference theme
is “Memory: Rhetoric’s Forgotten Canon.” Proposals may be related to the
theme, but it is not required. Please submit your 250 word (one page)
proposal for the “Postcolonial Studies: Open Topic” session by email to
rhetoric_symposium_at_tamu-commerce.edu. Include the session
topic "Postcolonial Studies: Open Topic" on the subject line of your
email.

Final Deadline for submission: December 19, 2008.

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Classical Rhetoric: Open Topic at FRS 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:27am
Melissa Knous

The 2009 North Texas Federation Rhetoric Symposium will be held February 6,
2009 at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The conference theme is “Memory:
Rhetoric’s Forgotten Canon.” Proposals may be related to the theme, but it
is not required. Please submit your 250 word (one page) proposal for the
“Classical Rhetoric: Open Topic” session by email to
rhetoric_symposium_at_tamu-commerce.edu. Include the session topic "Classical
Rhetoric: Open Topic" on the subject line of your email.

Final Deadline for submission: December 19, 2008.

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Gender Studies and Sexuality: Open Topic for FRS 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:26am
LeAnn Nash

The 2009 North Texas Federation Rhetoric Symposium will be held February
6, 2009 at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The conference theme
is “Memory: Rhetoric’s Forgotten Canon.” Proposals may be related to the
theme, but it is not required. Please submit your 250 word (one page)
proposal for the “Gender Studies and Sexuality: Open Topic” session by
email to rhetoric_symposium_at_tamu-commerce.edu. Include the session
topic "Gender Studies and Sexuality: Open Topic" on the subject line of
your email.

Final Deadline for submission: December 19, 2008.

UPDATE: [Computing-Internet] Humanities, Computing and the Internet: Open Topic for FRS 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:25am
LeAnn Nash

The 2009 North Texas Federation Rhetoric Symposium will be held February
6, 2009 at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The conference theme
is “Memory: Rhetoric’s Forgotten Canon.” Proposals may be related to the
theme, but it is not required. Please submit your 250 word (one page)
proposal for the “Humanities, Computing, and the Internet: Open Topic”
session by email to rhetoric_symposium_at_tamu-commerce.edu. Include the
session topic "Humanities, Computing, and the Internet: Open Topic" on
the subject line of your email.

Final Deadline for submission: December 19, 2008.

UPDATE: [Science] Science and Culture: Open Topic for FRS 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:24am
LeAnn Nash

The 2009 North Texas Federation Rhetoric Symposium will be held February
6, 2009 at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The conference theme
is “Memory: Rhetoric’s Forgotten Canon.” Proposals may be related to the
theme, but it is not required. Please submit your 250 word (one page)
proposal for the “Science and Culture: Open Topic” session by email to
rhetoric_symposium_at_tamu-commerce.edu. Include the session topic "Science
and Culture: Open Topic" on the subject line of your email.

Final Deadline for submission: December 19, 2008.

UPDATE: [Professional] Writing Center Studies: Open Topic at FRS 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:23am
Melissa Knous

The 2009 North Texas Federation Rhetoric Symposium will be held February 6,
2009 at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The conference theme is “Memory:
Rhetoric’s Forgotten Canon.” Proposals may be related to the theme, but it
is not required. Please submit your 250 word (one page) proposal for the
“Writing Center Studies: Open Topic” session by email to
rhetoric_symposium_at_tamu-commerce.edu. Include the session topic "Writing
Center Studies: Open Topic" on the subject line of your email.

Final Deadline for submission: December 19, 2008.

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