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CFP: [20th] 2008 INTERNATIONAL JAMES JOYCE CONFERENCE, SAINT-GERAND, FRANCE - JUNE 27-29, 2008

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 4:43am
Pascal Bataillard

2008 INTERNATIONAL JAMES JOYCE CONFERENCE, SAINT-GERAND, FRANCE

James Joyce et l’Italie / James Joyce’s Voyage in Italy

JUNE 27-29, 2008

The CARMA Research Center of Universités Lumière Lyon 2 and Jean Moulin
Lyon 3, in partnership with the city of Saint-Gérand-le-Puy, is pleased to
announce the 2008 International James Joyce Conference to be held in
Saint-Gérand, France, on June 27-29.

Conference Organizers: Franca Ruggieri, Jacques Aubert, Pascal Bataillard

Keynote Speakers: Carla Marengo-Vaglio, Jean-Michel Rabaté, Jacqueline Risset

Scholars are invited to submit 300-word proposals for a three-day
conference on all subjects pertaining to Joyce and Italy.

CFP: [Science] Southeast Asian Languages and Literatures â 2008 RMMLA Convention (Reno, NV, Oct 9-11)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 4:28am
Fify Juliana

CFP: Southeast Asian Languages and Literatures â€" 2008 RMMLA Convention
(Reno, NV, Oct 9-11)

Call for Papers

Southeast Asian Languages and Literatures: Theoretical and Practical
Approaches*

2008 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention
Reno, NV, October 9-11

For the time first time ever, a special topic session focusing on
Southeast Asian Languages and Literatures will be part of the Rocky
Mountain MLA Convention, which will be held in Reno, Nevada on October 9-
11 this year <http://rmmla.wsu.edu/conferences/default.asp>.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Second Language Writing - RMMLA Convention (Reno, NV, Oct 9-11)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 4:18am
Fify Juliana

CFP: Second Language Writing - RMMLA Convention (Reno, NV, Oct 9-11)

Call for Papers

Second Language Writing*: Reports of Research and Discussions of Central
Issues in Second/Foreign Language Writing

2008 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention
Reno, NV, October 9-11

For the time first time ever, a special topic session focusing on Second
Language Writing will be part of the Rocky Mountain MLA Convention, which
will be held in Reno, Nevada on October 9-11 this year
<http://rmmla.wsu.edu/conferences/default.asp>.

CFP: [Collections] M/C Journal 'able' Issue (5/2/08; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 3:21am
Axel Bruns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 27 Feb. 2008

                          M/C - Media and Culture
                     http://www.media-culture.org.au/
            is calling for contributors to the 'able' issue of

                                M/C Journal
                   http://journal.media-culture.org.au/

M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a crossover journal
between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and peer-reviewed
journal. In 2008, M/C Journal celebrates its tenth anniversary.

CFP: [Postcolonial] Diaspora and Ethnic Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 12:45am
Fu-jen Chen

Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities is pleased to announce the call for paper
for its 26th volume, which will be published in December 2008. This issue
is committed to examining the intersection of ethnic studies with diaspora
studiesâ€"how they connect and how they diverge in the trans-Pacific context.
At the intersection of ethnic studies with Asian diaspora, Native American
diaspora, African diaspora, Irish diaspora, and Queer diaspora lie not only
profound tensions but also creative possibilities. The upcoming volume
seeks submissions that explore diaspora/ethnic texts and reassess current
theoretical and methodological issues in the field. Submissions should be
sent to:
College of Liberal Arts

CFP: [Ethnic] Diaspora and Ethnic Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 12:40am
Fu-jen Chen

Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities is pleased to announce the call for paper
for its 26th volume, which will be published in December 2008. This issue
is committed to examining the intersection of ethnic studies with diaspora
studiesâ€"how they connect and how they diverge in the trans-Pacific context.
At the intersection of ethnic studies with Asian diaspora, Native American
diaspora, African diaspora, Irish diaspora, and Queer diaspora lie not only
profound tensions but also creative possibilities. The upcoming volume
seeks submissions that explore diaspora/ethnic texts and reassess current
theoretical and methodological issues in the field. Submissions can be sent
to:
College of Liberal Arts

CFP: [Renaissance] PAMLA &quot;English Literature pre-1700&quot;

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 10:49pm
Jennifer Ailles

I'm organizing the "English Literature pre-1700" panel for the PAMLA
conference at Pomona College in Claremont, California--November 7-8, 2008.
 The topic is wide open so if you have something fun/cool that you want to
present please send me a 500 word proposal and a 50-word abstract by March
15th to <jenniferailles_at_yahoo.com>. Papers will run 15-20 mins.

See link for more information: <http://www.pamla.org/2008/cfp.html#proposals>

Cheers,

Jennifer Ailles

CFP: [American] CAAS 2008: American Legacies / Newfoundland and the Americas

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 6:54pm
Christopher Lockett

Canadian Association of American Studies (CAAS)
Annual Conference 2008
August 13-16
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL.

AMERICAN LEGACIES
**Deadline for Proposals: April 20, 2008**

CAAS invites paper proposals for its annual conference, which will be
held in St. John’s, at Memorial University of Newfoundland August 13-16.
Please send 500 word proposals to: CAAS 2008 Committee, c/o Michael Epp
(michaelepp_at_trentu.ca). Please include with proposals your name, academic
affiliation, email address and any AV requirements your paper will have.

CFP: [Graduate] cultural memory docotral symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 3:17pm
Roberta Mock

CULTURAL MEMORY

A DOCTORAL SYMPOSIUM

JUNE 25-27, 2008, at Hazelwood House, South Devon, U.K.

A Project of the CENTRE FOR CRITICAL CULTURAL RESEARCH in the Faculty of
Arts at the University of Plymouth, U.K.

 

Considering culture as creative practice and a way of life, both of which
are historically specific, how is experience remembered, represented and
shared? How and why do memories and representations shape present
attitudes, intentions, politics, power structures, cultural work and
imagined futures? Among aspects of the theme which may be covered are:

Memories of place framing social formation;

Shared memories as means of empowering social groups;

CFP: [General] disClosure: a journal of social theory ⢠Issue 18: WAR

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 2:46pm
Pearl James

disClosure: a journal of social theory • Issue 18: WAR

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1, 2008

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore WAR
as it is understood in a variety of areas and disciplines. Possible topics
might include:

 
Terror
Torture
Trauma
Territoriality
Genocide
Resistance
Sovereignty

Geographies of War
Historiographies of War
War and the Economy
The Media and War
Identities and War
Memories of War
Gender and War

CFP: [18th] SCMLA German II: Literature and Culture from 1700-1890

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 2:30pm
Norma Jane Chapple

Session German II: Linguistics, Literature and Culture from 1700 to 1890: Open Topic

We invite abstracts to the German II session for the 65th convention of the SCMLA in San
Antonio, TX, November 6 â€" 8, 2008 at the Sheraton Gunter.

UPDATE: [Travel] Women Travellers to India, 3/3; 30/4/08, UK

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 1:50pm
Betty Hagglund

The deadline for proposals for the one day seminar on Women Travellers in
India has been extended to Monday 3rd March.

As part of the Maria Graham research project, the Centre for Travel
Writing Studies at Nottingham Trent University will be hosting three one-
day seminars in 2008. These will focus on women travellers to each of the
three principal regions that Maria Graham visited and wrote about: Italy,
India and Latin America.

The CTWS accordingly invites proposals for 20 minute papers that consider
any aspect of women’s travel, or women’s travel writing, relating to each
of these regions. The papers can approach the topic from any disciplinary
angle, and can focus on any historical period.

CFP: [Ethnic] UPDATE: Latino Masculinities, Family/Politics and Pop Culture (LASA June 2009, Brazil)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 2:56am
Dr. Rosa E. Soto

Due: March 15, 2008

Send to:
48 Waverly Terrace #1
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

We have two papers and are seeking 2-3 more for a panel on
representations of Latino and Latin American masculinities in literature
and popular media. The first paper EXAMINES HOW TV AND FILM images of
overbearing Latina mothers FRAME Latino men AS BOTH MACHOS AND "MAMA'S
BOYS." The second paper examines the tenuous relationship of hegemonic
masculinity to gender, national identity, and family in Cristina Garcia’s
novel, Monkey Hunting.

CFP: [International] UPDATE: Latino Masculinities, Family/Politics and Pop Culture (LASA June 2009, Brazil)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 2:55am
Dr. Rosa E. Soto

Due: March 15, 2008

Send to:
48 Waverly Terrace #1
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

We have two papers and are seeking 2-3 more for a panel on
representations of Latino and Latin American masculinities in literature
and popular media. The first paper EXAMINES HOW TV AND FILM images of
overbearing Latina mothers FRAME Latino men AS BOTH MACHOS AND "MAMA'S
BOYS." The second paper examines the tenuous relationship of hegemonic
masculinity to gender, national identity, and family in Cristina Garcia’s
novel, Monkey Hunting.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Final call: Missing Persons

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 2:21am
Rachel Morley

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS

The Writing and Society Research Group at the University of Western
Sydney, Australia presents:

"Missing Persons" - An inter-disciplinary conference to be held on the
Bankstown campus of the University of Western Sydney on Thursday 10 and
Friday 11 July 2008

Call for papers:

Missing Persons seeks to examine and explore issues arising from loss and
displacement, memory and forgetting, disappearance, erasures and caesuras,
death and dying in artistic and creative production.

UPDATE: [Poetry] Update - CFP: Poetry and the Trace Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 12:48am
Olga Lipkin

Poetry and the Trace: An International Conference
Monash University, Australia July 12-14 2008
Venue: State Library of Victoria

Confirmed Keynote speakers: Susan Stewart, Joan Retallack, Rachel Blau
DuPlessis, Lionel Fogarty.

Convenors: Ann Vickery, Rose Lucas, John Hawke

Poetic language speaks of the elusivity, the impossible seductions of the
trace â€" trace of memory, desire, the dreams of an impossible language
which encompasses, of a presence which underpins…

UPDATE: [Graduate] Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Jill E. Anderson

The 14th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of
Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the
Annual
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern Studies
invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July 17th-19th,
2008.
 The keynote speaker will be John T. Edge, director of the Southern
Foodways Alliance and author of numerous books on Southern cuisine,
including Fried Chicken: An American Story.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may
include:

UPDATE: [Travel] Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Jill E. Anderson

The 14th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of
Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the
Annual
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern Studies
invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July 17th-19th,
2008.
 The keynote speaker will be John T. Edge, director of the Southern
Foodways Alliance and author of numerous books on Southern cuisine,
including Fried Chicken: An American Story.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may
include:

UPDATE: [Religion] Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 25, 2008 - 11:59pm
Jill E. Anderson

The 14th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of
Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the
Annual
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern Studies
invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July 17th-19th,
2008.
 The keynote speaker will be John T. Edge, director of the Southern
Foodways Alliance and author of numerous books on Southern cuisine,
including Fried Chicken: An American Story.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may
include:

UPDATE: [Poetry] Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 25, 2008 - 11:59pm
Jill E. Anderson

The 14th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of
Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the
Annual
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern Studies
invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July 17th-19th,
2008.
 The keynote speaker will be John T. Edge, director of the Southern
Foodways Alliance and author of numerous books on Southern cuisine,
including Fried Chicken: An American Story.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may
include:

UPDATE: [Postcolonial] Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 25, 2008 - 11:59pm
Jill E. Anderson

The 14th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of
Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the
Annual
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern Studies
invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July 17th-19th,
2008.
 The keynote speaker will be John T. Edge, director of the Southern
Foodways Alliance and author of numerous books on Southern cuisine,
including Fried Chicken: An American Story.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may
include:

UPDATE: [Ethnic] Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 25, 2008 - 11:59pm
Jill E. Anderson

The 14th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of
Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the
Annual
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern Studies
invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July 17th-19th,
2008.
 The keynote speaker will be John T. Edge, director of the Southern
Foodways Alliance and author of numerous books on Southern cuisine,
including Fried Chicken: An American Story.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may
include:

UPDATE: [General] Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 25, 2008 - 11:59pm
Jill E. Anderson

The 14th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of
Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the
Annual
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern Studies
invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July 17th-19th,
2008.
 The keynote speaker will be John T. Edge, director of the Southern
Foodways Alliance and author of numerous books on Southern cuisine,
including Fried Chicken: An American Story.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may
include:

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 25, 2008 - 11:59pm
Jill E. Anderson

The 14th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of
Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the
Annual
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern Studies
invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July 17th-19th,
2008.
 The keynote speaker will be John T. Edge, director of the Southern
Foodways Alliance and author of numerous books on Southern cuisine,
including Fried Chicken: An American Story.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may
include:

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