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CFP: [20th] Writing Survival: Coping with and learning from violence in literature

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 4:07pm
Kim Fordham

RMMLA Rocky Mountain Modern Languages Association October 8-10, 2009
Snowbird, Utah
Special Topic Session (General Topics)
Submission deadline: March 1, 2009

Title: Writing Survival: Coping with and learning from violence in
literature
Session Chair: Kim Fordham kfordham_at_augustana.ca

This session will focus on what we can learn from violence in literary
texts written by women since 1960.

CFP: [Religion]

updated: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 6:25am
Nath Aldalala'a

CFP: Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English

Call for Papers:

The Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Anglo-Arab and Muslim Writing
(jointly hosted by University of Nizwa, Oman and University of Sunderland,
UK):

Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English (University of
Nizwa, Oman, April 11-12, 2009)

Confirmed Speakers:

Prof. Stuart Sim (University of Sunderland)
Dr. Layla Al Maleh (University of Kuwait)
Dr. Syrine Hout (American University of Beirut)

CFP: [International]

updated: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 6:25am
Nath Aldalala'a

CFP: Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English

Call for Papers:

The Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Anglo-Arab and Muslim Writing
(jointly hosted by University of Nizwa, Oman and University of Sunderland,
UK):

Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English (University of
Nizwa, Oman, April 11-12, 2009)

Confirmed Speakers:

Prof. Stuart Sim (University of Sunderland)
Dr. Layla Al Maleh (University of Kuwait)
Dr. Syrine Hout (American University of Beirut)

CFP: [Ethnic]

updated: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 6:25am
Nath Aldalala'a

CFP: Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English

Call for Papers:

The Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Anglo-Arab and Muslim Writing
(jointly hosted by University of Nizwa, Oman and University of Sunderland,
UK):

Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English (University of
Nizwa, Oman, April 11-12, 2009)

Confirmed Speakers:

Prof. Stuart Sim (University of Sunderland)
Dr. Layla Al Maleh (University of Kuwait)
Dr. Syrine Hout (American University of Beirut)

CFP: [Theory]

updated: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 6:24am
Nath Aldalala'a

CFP: Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English

Call for Papers:

The Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Anglo-Arab and Muslim Writing
(jointly hosted by University of Nizwa, Oman and University of Sunderland,
UK):

Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English (University of
Nizwa, Oman, April 11-12, 2009)

Confirmed Speakers:

Prof. Stuart Sim (University of Sunderland)
Dr. Layla Al Maleh (University of Kuwait)
Dr. Syrine Hout (American University of Beirut)

CFP: [20th]

updated: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 6:24am
Nath Aldalala'a

CFP: Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English

Call for Papers:

The Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Anglo-Arab and Muslim Writing
(jointly hosted by University of Nizwa, Oman and University of Sunderland,
UK):

Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English (University of
Nizwa, Oman, April 11-12, 2009)

Confirmed Speakers:

Prof. Stuart Sim (University of Sunderland)
Dr. Layla Al Maleh (University of Kuwait)
Dr. Syrine Hout (American University of Beirut)

CFP: [Cultural-Historical]

updated: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 6:24am
Nath Aldalala'a

CFP: Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English

Call for Papers:

The Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Anglo-Arab and Muslim Writing
(jointly hosted by University of Nizwa, Oman and University of Sunderland,
UK):

Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English (University of
Nizwa, Oman, April 11-12, 2009)

Confirmed Speakers:

Prof. Stuart Sim (University of Sunderland)
Dr. Layla Al Maleh (University of Kuwait)
Dr. Syrine Hout (American University of Beirut)

CFP: [Postcolonial]

updated: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 6:22am
Nath Aldalala'a

CFP: Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English

Call for Papers:

The Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Anglo-Arab and Muslim Writing
(jointly hosted by University of Nizwa, Oman and University of Sunderland,
UK):

Mapping Emergent Arab and Muslim Literatures in English (University of
Nizwa, Oman, April 11-12, 2009)

Confirmed Speakers:

Prof. Stuart Sim (University of Sunderland)
Dr. Layla Al Maleh (University of Kuwait)
Dr. Syrine Hout (American University of Beirut)

CFP: [Film] European Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 3:25am
Jack Hutchens

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

Cultural studies panels now forming on topics related to English and
non-English representations of popular culture from Europe. Possible areas
of interest include film, music, literature, photography, folk culture,
art, comic books, parades, etc.

Scholars, teachers, independent scholars, and other interested
professionals are encouraged to submit papers and/or panels. Graduate
students are also particularly welcome with award opportunities for best
graduate papers.

CFP: [International] ANZCA 2009 Digital and Social Media Stream (submissions due 5 Feb. 2009)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 2:13am
Axel Bruns

The 2009 conference of the Australia/New Zealand Communication Association
will take place in Brisbane on 8-10 July 2009. We are now calling for paper
submissions for the conference overall, and for the Digital and Social
Media stream in particular. For more information about the conference, a
full list of all conference streams, and to submit your papers, please see
the conference Website at http://www.anzca09.org/.

Digital and Social Media

ANZCA09: Communication, Creativity and Global Citizenship conference stream
http://www.anzca09.org/

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

updated: 
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/

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