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CFP: [Collections] Origins of English Dramatic Modernism

updated: 
Saturday, April 19, 2008 - 2:47pm
Gregory F. Tague

Academica Press, LLC (Bethesda, MD; Palo Alto, CA; Dublin and Oxford) is
pleased to announce a call for essays to be included in an edited
collection entitled: Origins of Dramatic Modernism in England, 1870-1914.

CFP: [Renaissance] SAMLA Renaissance Session

updated: 
Saturday, April 19, 2008 - 1:36pm
Katie Kalpin

Southeastern Renaissance Conference Session, SAMLA, Nov 7-9, 2008,
Louisville, KY
In keeping with this year’s special focus on drama, this is an open call
for papers on any topic within Renaissance drama. Please send abstracts
(250-500 words) by May 15th via email to katiek_at_usca.edu or via post to
Dr. Katie Kalpin, Department of English, University of South Carolina,
Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. For further information
on the conference, see the conference website:
http://samla.gsu.edu/convention/convention.htm

UPDATE: [Romantic] 2008 International Conference on Romanticism

updated: 
Saturday, April 19, 2008 - 2:38am
Jeffrey Insko

The 2008 International Conference on Romanticism has extended the deadline for submissions. We
will accept propoals until May 1, 2008.

The conference will be held Oct 16-19, 2008 at Oakland University, Rochester, Mich.

CFP: [20th] Modernism, Media, and the Transnational Public Sphere - MSA X

updated: 
Friday, April 18, 2008 - 5:53pm
Aarthi Vadde

Seeking papers for a panel to be proposed for the Modernist Studies
Association's 10th annual conference, Nashville, Nov.13-Nov.16 2008.

Modernism, Media, and the Transnational Public Sphere:

This panel invites proposals which theorize modernism’s relationship to the
public sphere in transnational and diasporic contexts.

CFP: [20th] Trialoguesânew online journal devoted to the study of contemporary literature

updated: 
Friday, April 18, 2008 - 12:06pm
Martyn Colebrook

Trialoguesâ€"new online journal devoted to the study of contemporary
literature

Trialogues as an online journal is setting out to deal with contemporary
literature by entering into dialogic relations with writers, critics and
fans to produce a constant roving barrage of arguments about the meaning
of Literature.

Trialogues is concerned with thought experiment; with the testing of
written modes to redraw our interior maps of the literary and theoretical
landscapes.

Trialogues is fundamentally about peer debate and the critique of
judgement drawn from the fast and furious argument of the fanbase.

CFP: [Collections] Trialoguesânew online journal devoted to the study of contemporary literature

updated: 
Friday, April 18, 2008 - 12:05pm
Martyn Colebrook

Trialoguesâ€"new online journal devoted to the study of contemporary
literature

Trialogues as an online journal is setting out to deal with contemporary
literature by entering into dialogic relations with writers, critics and
fans to produce a constant roving barrage of arguments about the meaning
of Literature.

Trialogues is concerned with thought experiment; with the testing of
written modes to redraw our interior maps of the literary and theoretical
landscapes.

Trialogues is fundamentally about peer debate and the critique of
judgement drawn from the fast and furious argument of the fanbase.

UPDATE: [Theatre] Renderings: Shakespeare across Continents

updated: 
Friday, April 18, 2008 - 3:17am
Roshni Mooneeram

Second Call for Papers
Renderings: Shakespeare across Continents. An international conference
at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, 10-12th September 2008.
This conference explores current trends and possible shifts of paradigms
in the translation, performance and teaching of Shakespeare.
Paper sessions are 20 minute slots with 10 minutes for
questions/discussion.
Presentations are invited in particular on the following themes:
Shakespeare in translation
• The impact of translation on linguistic legitimisation and
linguistic extension.
• The use of local dialects and other linguistic resources in
representing Shakespeare’s slang.

CFP: [American] Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present)

updated: 
Friday, April 18, 2008 - 2:54am
Leslie Kreiner Wilson

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) invites
submissions for the spring 2008 edition. Attach essays on any aspect of
twenty or twenty-first century American Studies (literature, film,
television, music, sports etc.) and email them to
editor_at_americanpopularculture.com. Please visit the journal at
http://www.americanpopularculture.com/journal.htm for guidelines and past
issues.

CFP: [Theatre] Futurist Dramaturgy and Performance Due June 30 Conference November 7,8, 2008 University of Toronto

updated: 
Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 11:30pm
Luella Massey

Futurist Dramaturgy and Performance
 

Sponsored by the University of Toronto’s Graduate Centre for Study of Drama
In collaboration with the Emilio Goggio Chair in Italian Studies,
Centro di Studi «Aldo Palazzeschi» dell'Università di Firenze, and
Instituto Italiano di Cultura - Toronto;
and with the support of Centre for Comparative Literature and
Department of Language Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga

CFP: [General] session proposals: NeMLA 2009 in Boston

updated: 
Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 11:12pm
Cecilia Feilla

Dear colleagues,

The Northeast Modern Language Association’s

40th anniversary meeting will take place next year

in Boston, MA

February 26 â€" March 1, 2009

Please consider proposing a panel on any aspect of British, American,
and/or Anglophone culture, literature, and film; we also welcome
cross-disciplinary and comparative panels.

Panels can be proposed electronically through NEMLA’s website:
http://www.nemla.org Please follow the link “convention.” A new window will
open from which you access the 2009 panel proposal form.

The deadline for panel proposals is fast approaching: May 10, 2008.

CFP: [Renaissance] UVA-Wise Medieval/Renaissance (Undergrad) (7/1/08; 9/18/08-9/20/08)

updated: 
Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 8:38pm
John Adrian

Medieval/Renaissance Conference XXII

The University of Virginia's College at Wise

September 18-20, 2008

The University of Virginia's College at Wise, Medieval-Renaissance
Conference is pleased to announce a call for undergraduate papers for the
upcoming Medieval-Renaissance Conference, September 18-20, 2008.

Papers by undergraduates covering any area of medieval and renaissance
studies are welcome. Abstracts for papers should be 250-300 words in length
and should be accompanied by a brief letter of recommendation from a
faculty sponsor.

Abstracts (and letters) should be submitted electronically or by regular
mail by July 1 to:

CFP: [Medieval] UVA-Wise Medieval/Renaissance (Undergrad) (7/1/08; 9/18/08-9/20/08)

updated: 
Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 8:36pm
John Adrian

Medieval/Renaissance Conference XXII

The University of Virginia's College at Wise

September 18-20, 2008

The University of Virginia's College at Wise, Medieval-Renaissance
Conference is pleased to announce a call for undergraduate papers for the
upcoming Medieval-Renaissance Conference, September 18-20, 2008.

Papers by undergraduates covering any area of medieval and renaissance
studies are welcome. Abstracts for papers should be 250-300 words in length
and should be accompanied by a brief letter of recommendation from a
faculty sponsor.

Abstracts (and letters) should be submitted electronically or by regular
mail by July 1 to:

CFP: [Renaissance] New Technologies and Renaissance Studies (RSA 2009, Los Angeles)

updated: 
Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 5:30pm
Ray Siemens

CFP: New Technologies and Renaissance Studies
Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference
Los Angeles, 19-21 March 2009

For the past eight years, the RSA program has featured a number of sessions
that document innovative ways in which computing technology is being
incorporated into the scholarly activity of our community. At the 2009 RSA
meeting, several sessions will continue to follow this interest across
several key projects, through a number of thematic touchstones, and in
several emerging areas.

For these sessions, we seek proposals in the following general areas, and
beyond, at their points of intersection with new technologies:

CFP: [Gender Studies] Hip Hop's Languages of Love

updated: 
Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 3:53am
Ebony Utley

Women and Language calls for submissions to a special issue dedicated to
“Hip Hop’s Languages of Love.” The issue will focus on love in hip hop as
it relates to language and gender. It will be published in the Fall of 2009.

CFP: [Poetry] Native American women's poetry since 1900

updated: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 6:19pm
Jessica Chainer Nowacki

Call for Papers:
Native American women's poetry since 1900
 part of Lifting Belly High: a conference on women's poetry since 1900
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA
11-13 September 2008

This conference celebrates women poets of the twentieth and twenty-first
centuries through a national gathering of critics, scholars, and poets.
Exploring the rich and diverse textures of poetry and scholarhsip, the
conference encourages discussion about the shape and direction of women's
poetry and discourse that can carry poetry into academic, social, and
political life.

Featured speakers include, among many others, Kathleen Fraser, Jan
Beatty, Dawn Lundy Martin, and Rachel Blau DuPlessis.

UPDATE: [20th] Deadline extended - Canadian Literature: Canadian Regions and Regionalism.

updated: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 5:14pm
Emily Sharpe

Canadian Literature: "Canadian Regions and Regionalism." In the Foreword to
Two Solitudes, Hugh MacLennan explains that because “it is a novel of
Canada … some of the characters in the book are presumed to speak only
English, others only French, while many are bilingual.” The novel’s
dialogue, however, is written solely in English. This panel will explore
representations of Canada’s land, communities, citizens, and dialects. How
does language inform nationality and the concept of only two linguistic and
cultural solitudes? How do provincial, territorial, and municipal
allegiances undermine or bolster the image of a united country with a

CFP: [Renaissance] Call for Papers: Shakespeare's Life( book collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 2:28pm
Bhim S. Dahiya

Editor of Poet-Critics on Shakespeare, Love, Sex and Marriage in
Shakespeare, and Shakespeare's Intellectual Backgroud, as also the editor
of Journal of Drama Studies, Prof. Bhim S. Dahiya invites papers for his
next anthology on Shakespeare--Shakespeare's Life. The book has been
contracted with Viva Books, India in Shakespeare's series.Viva is a
leading publishing house of India.
 Professor Dahiya is interested in constructing Shakespeare's Biography
by putting together positve bits of information about his life, absences
in civil life and religious records of the writer's time. Some of the
essays already received are: " Shakespere's Daughters," Shakespeare's

CFP: [Renaissance] Drinking (GEMCS 2008)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 2:25pm
David Swain

Inviting papers on drink and drinking in sixteenth and seventeenth century
literature, including non-fiction prose, for GEMCS 2008. Topics may
include drunkenness and social disorder; drinking and social status;
brewers and brewsters; beer, ale, wine, or spirits; church-ales and other
festivities; social histories of brewing and drinking; pubs and alehouses;
economics of drink; alcohol and health; temperance. Proposals that
emphasize social history or technical and economic approaches are
encouraged. Abstracts of 250 words should be sent to David Swain (d.swain
at snhu.edu) by 12 May 2008.

CFP: [18th] CFP Gender and Sexual Deviance at the End of the Long 18th-C France

updated: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 2:25pm
Rudy de Mattos

CALL FOR ARTICLES "Gender and/or Sexual Deviances in France at the End of
the Long Eighteenth Century"

I will be the editor of a new book on "Gender and/or Sexual Deviances in
France at the End of the Long Eighteenth Century", published by Cambridge
Scholars Publishing some time in 2009. I am seeking articles (5,000 -
10,000 words) dealing with what could have been perceived by the
hegemonic discourse as gender or sexual deviance at the end of the long
eighteenth century in France (approximately from the 1780’s to the
1815’s) . I am looking for articles that explore this particular topic
under a literary, cultural, aesthetic, historical, or socio-political
angle.

CFP: [Gender Studies] CFP Gender and Sexual Deviance at the End of the Long 18th-C France

updated: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 2:12pm
Rudy de Mattos

CALL FOR ARTICLES "Gender and/or Sexual Deviances in France at the End of
the Long Eighteenth Century"

I will be the editor of a new book on "Gender and/or Sexual Deviances in
France at the End of the Long Eighteenth Century", published by Cambridge
Scholars Publishing some time in 2009. I am seeking articles (5,000 -
10,000 words) dealing with what could have been perceived by the
hegemonic discourse as gender or sexual deviance at the end of the long
eighteenth century in France (approximately from the 1780’s to the
1815’s) . I am looking for articles that explore this particular topic
under a literary, cultural, aesthetic, historical, or socio-political
angle.

CFP: [20th] Poetry and Philosophy: Rethinking the Divide (4/21/08, MMLA 11/13/08-11/16/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 1:28pm
Jett McAlister

Recent discussions on poetry and philosophy have tended to focus on how these two modes of
writing might “think” differentlyâ€"while philosophy depends on logic, reason, or argumentation,
poetry has recourse to non-rational or trans-rational methods, affect, and musicality. But
discussions of poetry “thinking” are often reduced to the paraphrase of an argument supposedly
contained in the poem, an argument that seems to follow the rules of philosophy, traditionally
conceived. But rather than distinguishing between them, might we not consider what philosophy
can contribute to the reading of poetry, and poetry to the practice of philosophy? Rather than

UPDATE: [Theory] Poetry and Philosophy: Rethinking the Divide (4/21/08, MMLA 11/13/08-11/16/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 1:28pm
Jett McAlister

Recent discussions on poetry and philosophy have tended to focus on how these two modes of
writing might “think” differentlyâ€"while philosophy depends on logic, reason, or argumentation,
poetry has recourse to non-rational or trans-rational methods, affect, and musicality. But
discussions of poetry “thinking” are often reduced to the paraphrase of an argument supposedly
contained in the poem, an argument that seems to follow the rules of philosophy, traditionally
conceived. But rather than distinguishing between them, might we not consider what philosophy
can contribute to the reading of poetry, and poetry to the practice of philosophy? Rather than

UPDATE: [Poetry] Poetry and Philosophy: Rethinking the Divide (4/21/08, MMLA 11/13/08-11/16/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 1:27pm
Jett McAlister

Recent discussions on poetry and philosophy have tended to focus on how these two modes of
writing might “think” differentlyâ€"while philosophy depends on logic, reason, or argumentation,
poetry has recourse to non-rational or trans-rational methods, affect, and musicality. But
discussions of poetry “thinking” are often reduced to the paraphrase of an argument supposedly
contained in the poem, an argument that seems to follow the rules of philosophy, traditionally
conceived. But rather than distinguishing between them, might we not consider what philosophy
can contribute to the reading of poetry, and poetry to the practice of philosophy? Rather than

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