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CFP: [General] Cather, Chicago and Modernsim

updated: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 6:42pm
Beth Burke

CALL FOR PAPERS

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Cather Foundation (Red Cloud,
NE) present

The International Cather Seminar 2009
Cather, Chicago and Modernism
June 25-28, 2009
University Center, Chicago, IL

CFP: [Medieval] Medieval Passions conference at St Francis Xavier

updated: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 5:57pm
Cory James Rushton

Medieval Cultures at X is pleased to announce an interdisciplinary
conference on the topic of Medieval Passions. The conference will be held
at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, on October 2-
3rd, 2008. Proposals for 20-minute papers in any discipline related to the
study of the Middle Ages are due by August 1st 2008. Possible relevant
topics include but are not limited to:
        
Martyrs and Martyrology

Ascetic suffering

Christ’s Passion

        Passion in medieval romance

Passion and gender

        Passion and ethnicity

        Passion and the aristocratic court

Theory, philosophy and history of passions and/or emotions

CFP: [International] Art, Religion, Identity

updated: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 12:14pm
Alana M. Vincent

Art, Religion, Identity:
An interdisciplinary symposium
Hosted by
The University of Glasgow
Graduate School of Arts and Humanities
23-24 September 2008

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Melissa Raphael-Levine (University of Gloucestershire)
Professor Shulamit Reinharz (Brandeis University)
Dr. Laura Levitt (Temple University)

Call for Papers

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] GEMCS 2008 in Philadelphia

updated: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 11:36am
Susan Shifrin

Deadline extended!

Panel Proposal for GEMCS 2008, Philadelphia
"Appetite, Desire, and Gargantuan Pleasures"
NEW Individual Abstract Deadline; JUNE 30, 2008

Panel title: “Women A-part: The Delectation of Women's Bodies in Early Modern Texts and Images”

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] GEMCS 2008 in Philadelphia

updated: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 11:28am
Susan Shifrin

Panel Proposal for GEMCS 2008, Philadelphia
"Appetite, Desire, and Gargantuan Pleasures"
Individual Abstract Deadline; June 30, 2008

Panel title: "Women A-part: The Delectation of Women's Bodies in Early Modern Texts and Images"

CFP: [Religion] SE Conference on Christianity and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 8:25pm
Paul K. Hesselink

    The 2009 Southeast Regional CCL Conference will be held April 2-4 at
Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, near Chattanooga,
Tennessee. The theme of the conference will be "'Hebrew Melodies': The Old
Testament as Literature; The Old Testament in Literature." The featured
speaker will be Scott C. Jones, an Old Testament scholar who is an
authority on the book of Job.
    Papers may focus on such topics as literary art in the Old Testament,
the influence of the Psalms in the Western tradition, the use of the Old
Testament by Christian or secular authors, the Old Testament and film.
Papers on any aspect of the relationship between Christianity and

CFP: [General] SE Conference on Christianity and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 8:24pm
Paul K. Hesselink

    The 2009 Southeast Regional CCL Conference will be held April 2-4 at
Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, near Chattanooga,
Tennessee. The theme of the conference will be "'Hebrew Melodies': The Old
Testament as Literature; The Old Testament in Literature." The featured
speaker will be Scott C. Jones, an Old Testament scholar who is an
authority on the book of Job.
    Papers may focus on such topics as literary art in the Old Testament,
the influence of the Psalms in the Western tradition, the use of the Old
Testament by Christian or secular authors, the Old Testament and film.
Papers on any aspect of the relationship between Christianity and

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] History, Memory, and Cultural Discourse in Spain

updated: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 6:00pm
Alfredo J. Sosa-Velasco

Call for Papers

History, Memory, and Cultural Discourse in Spain

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

Memory matters. It is crucial to some of the fields of scholarly inquiry that have been most
prominent in recent years: the study of nationalism, questions of ethnic identity and the politics
of recognition, in which groups are given recognition not least for the past experience of
exclusion and suffering. Moreover, there have been numerous studies of cultural memory as
expressed in monuments, memorials and works of art, and school textbooks.

CFP: [Poetry] Towards a True Avant-Garde Poetics (Northeast MLA 2009, Boston, 2/26-3/1)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 12:20am
Michael S. Hennessey

Towards a True Avant-Garde Poetics

While conventional notions of the avant-garde suggest work which is
groundbreaking, confrontational and even impenetrable, this panel seeks to
investigate poetry and poetics which adhere to a narrower sense of the
termâ€"namely, Peter Bürger's conception of the avant-garde as work which
"demand[s] that art becomes practical once again," or returns art to the
praxis of everyday life. Understood this way, Bürger's avant-garde
aesthetic changes the ways in which an audience interacts with art, calling
for personal action, and provides new, democratized inroads to the creative
process.

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