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CFP: [Poetry] Princeton Comparative Poetics Symposium

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 9:32pm
Rachel Galvin

CALL FOR PAPERS
 
“CURRENCY”
Graduate Student Poetics Symposium
Department of Comparative Literature
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Saturday, April 26, 2008
 
 
We are pleased to invite papers that offer questions, challenges,
elaborations, and interpretations of this year’s theme. We are
particularly interested in papers that work with poetry in languages other
than English and take a comparative or interdisciplinary approach.
Topics may include but are not confined to the following:
· Poetry and current events.
· Reportage. Timeliness and news-worthiness.
· Economies and circulatory systems as tropes for value.

CFP: [Graduate] Princeton Comparative Poetics Symposium

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 9:31pm
Rachel Galvin

CALL FOR PAPERS
 
“CURRENCY”
Graduate Student Poetics Symposium
Department of Comparative Literature
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Saturday, April 26, 2008
 
 
We are pleased to invite papers that offer questions, challenges,
elaborations, and interpretations of this year’s theme. We are
particularly interested in papers that work with poetry in languages other
than English and take a comparative or interdisciplinary approach.
Topics may include but are not confined to the following:
· Poetry and current events.
· Reportage. Timeliness and news-worthiness.
· Economies and circulatory systems as tropes for value.

CFP: [Bibliography] SAMLA 2008 "Readers, Writers, and Communities in Early Modern English Literature" 4/30/2008

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 7:12pm
Lara Dodds

CFP SAMLA 2008 Convention : “Readers, Writers, and Communities in Early
Modern English Literature”

Textual and Bibliographical Studies Session

Papers are invited that explore the formation of communities of readers and
writers in English literature. How do writers respond to one another in
manuscript and print? How do groups of readers find community in the
textual features of books? How are the social, intellectual, or political
needs of communities met by the texts they read and write? This panel will
explore the textual means by which literature contributes to the formation
of community.

CFP: [Renaissance] SAMLA 2008 "Readers, Writers, and Communities in Early Modern English Literature" 4/30/2008

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 7:12pm
Lara Dodds

CFP SAMLA 2008 Convention : “Readers, Writers, and Communities in Early
Modern English Literature”

Textual and Bibliographical Studies Session

Papers are invited that explore the formation of communities of readers and
writers in English literature. How do writers respond to one another in
manuscript and print? How do groups of readers find community in the
textual features of books? How are the social, intellectual, or political
needs of communities met by the texts they read and write? This panel will
explore the textual means by which literature contributes to the formation
of community.

CFP: [International] CFP: Cultures of Translation: Adaptation in Film and Performance (26-28 June 2008)

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 7:04pm
Marta Minier

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

Cultures of Translation:
Adaptation in Film and Performance

An interdisciplinary and international conference

University of Glamorgan, Cardiff
  26-28 June 2008

Contributions are invited to an international conference which focuses on
various aspects of adaptation into film, performance, television, radio
and other media.

CFP: [General] CFP: Cultures of Translation: Adaptation in Film and Performance (26-28 June 2008)

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 7:03pm
Marta Minier

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

Cultures of Translation:
Adaptation in Film and Performance

An interdisciplinary and international conference

University of Glamorgan, Cardiff
  26-28 June 2008

Contributions are invited to an international conference which focuses on
various aspects of adaptation into film, performance, television, radio
and other media.

CFP: [Film] CFP: Cultures of Translation: Adaptation in Film and Performance (26-28 June 2008)

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 7:01pm
Marta Minier

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

Cultures of Translation:
Adaptation in Film and Performance

An interdisciplinary and international conference

University of Glamorgan, Cardiff
  26-28 June 2008

Contributions are invited to an international conference which focuses on
various aspects of adaptation into film, performance, television, radio
and other media.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] CFP: Cultures of Translation: Adaptation in Film and Performance (26-28 June 2008)

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 6:58pm
Marta Minier

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

Cultures of Translation:
Adaptation in Film and Performance

An interdisciplinary and international conference

University of Glamorgan, Cardiff
  26-28 June 2008

Contributions are invited to an international conference which focuses on
various aspects of adaptation into film, performance, television, radio
and other media.

CFP: [Theory] CFP: Cultures of Translation: Adaptation in Film and Performance (26-28 June 2008)

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 6:56pm
Marta Minier

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

Cultures of Translation:
Adaptation in Film and Performance

An interdisciplinary and international conference

University of Glamorgan, Cardiff
  26-28 June 2008

Contributions are invited to an international conference which focuses on
various aspects of adaptation into film, performance, television, radio
and other media.

CFP: [Theatre] 'Cultures of Translation: Adaptation in Film and Performance'

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 6:48pm
Marta Minier

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

Cultures of Translation:
Adaptation in Film and Performance

An interdisciplinary and international conference

University of Glamorgan, Cardiff
  26-28 June 2008

Contributions are invited to an international conference which focuses on
various aspects of adaptation into film, performance, television, radio
and other media.

UPDATE: [American] Humor in American Literature -and in Theory

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 3:58pm
Stephanie Taitano

Reminder:

Send one page abstracts for Humor in American Literature session at RMMLA
to staitano_at_saddleback.edu by March 1, 2008.

The 2008 RMMLA conference will be held in downtown Reno, Nevada, from
October 9-11, 2008, at Harrah's Reno.

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            cfp_at_english.upenn.edu
             more information at
         http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
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Received on Sun Feb 17 2008 - 10:58:39 EST

CFP: [Professional] Female Academic Superstardom (2008 M/MLA)

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 3:35pm
Andrea Powell

The Women's Caucus for the Midwest Modern Languages Association is
inviting 250-word abstracts for a panel entitled "Female Academic
Superstardom." The 50th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language
Association will take place on November 13-16, 2008 in Minneapolis,
Minnesota.

This panel will explore female academic superstardom from a variety of
perspectives. Successful abstracts might address one or more of the
following questions:

How does a critic or theorist become an "academostar," a term used to
describe a high-profile academic in a 2001 special issue of The Minnesota
Review devoted to academic superstardom?

Is there room on the runway for female "academostars"?

CFP: [Theory] Female Academic Superstardom (2008 M/MLA)

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 3:35pm
Andrea Powell

The Women's Caucus for the Midwest Modern Languages Association is
inviting 250-word abstracts for a panel entitled "Female Academic
Superstardom." The 50th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language
Association will take place on November 13-16, 2008 in Minneapolis,
Minnesota.

This panel will explore female academic superstardom from a variety of
perspectives. Successful abstracts might address one or more of the
following questions:

How does a critic or theorist become an "academostar," a term used to
describe a high-profile academic in a 2001 special issue of The Minnesota
Review devoted to academic superstardom?

Is there room on the runway for female "academostars"?

CFP: [Ethnic] American Jewish Literature Call for Papers MLA

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 3:27pm
Ann R. Shapiro

MLA 2008 in San Francisco

American Association of Professors of Yiddish

American Jewish Literature: Its Founders, Malamud, Bellow, Roth, Ozick,
Paley and their contemporaries and followers. Proposals by 30 March; Ann
R. Shapiro (ann.shapiro_at_farmingdale.edu)

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            cfp_at_english.upenn.edu
             more information at
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Received on Sun Feb 17 2008 - 10:27:17 EST

CFP: [20th] Female Academic Superstardom (2008 M/MLA)

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 3:27pm
Andrea Powell

The Women's Caucus for the Midwest Modern Languages Association is
inviting 250-word abstracts for a panel entitled "Female Academic
Superstardom." The 50th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language
Association will take place on November 13-16, 2008 in Minneapolis,
Minnesota.

This panel will explore female academic superstardom from a variety of
perspectives. Successful abstracts might address one or more of the
following questions:

How does a critic or theorist become an "academostar," a term used to
describe a high-profile academic in a 2001 special issue of The Minnesota
Review devoted to academic superstardom?

Is there room on the runway for female "academostars"?

CFP: [Gender Studies] Female Academic Superstardom (2008 M/MLA)

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 3:26pm
Andrea Powell

The Women's Caucus for the Midwest Modern Languages Association is
inviting 250-word abstracts for a panel entitled "Female Academic
Superstardom." The 50th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language
Association will take place on November 13-16, 2008 in Minneapolis,
Minnesota.

This panel will explore female academic superstardom from a variety of
perspectives. Successful abstracts might address one or more of the
following questions:

How does a critic or theorist become an "academostar," a term used to
describe a high-profile academic in a 2001 special issue of The Minnesota
Review devoted to academic superstardom?

Is there room on the runway for female "academostars"?

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Age, Illness, and the Question of Beauty (3/1/08; ESSE 9, 8/22/08 â 8/26/08)

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 10:32am
Heike Hartung

We seek proposals of 200-word abstracts by March 1, 2008 for our seminar on
“Ageing Studies” at the Conference of the European Society for the Study of
English (ESSE 9) at the University of Aarhus, Ã…rhus, 8/22/2008 â€" 8/26/2008.
Please send abstracts to both of the convenors at the Email addresses
mentioned below. We will let you know whether your proposals have been
accepted no later than 21 March 2008.

CFP: Ageing Studies: Age, Illness and the Question of Beauty in
Contemporary Anglophone Cultures

Convenor: Professor Roberta Maierhofer (University of Graz)
Email: roberta.maierhofer_at_uni-graz.at
Co-convenor: Dr. Heike Hartung (Berlin)
Email: heike.s.hartung_at_web.de

CFP: [Collections] Joanna Newsom: Book Project

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2008 - 8:27pm
Bradley W. Buchanan

I am putting together a book of writings about the famous
harpist/singer/songwriter, to be called “Visions of Joanna Newsom” (yes,
the reference to Bob Dylan is intentional). I’m looking for art, essays,
poems, true stories, academic readings of songs, anecdotes, and all things
brilliant and bizarre related to Ms. Newsom. I’ve already secured a
contribution from the novelist and Joanna-acolyte Dave Eggers. The book
will be published in 2009 by a small press in Sacramento, Saclifornia.
Deadline: January 1, 2009

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Joanna Newsom: Book Project

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2008 - 8:26pm
Bradley W. Buchanan

I am putting together a book of writings about the famous
harpist/singer/songwriter, to be called “Visions of Joanna Newsom” (yes,
the reference to Bob Dylan is intentional). I’m looking for art, essays,
poems, true stories, academic readings of songs, anecdotes, and all things
brilliant and bizarre related to Ms. Newsom. I’ve already secured a
contribution from the novelist and Joanna-acolyte Dave Eggers. The book
will be published in 2009 by a small press in Sacramento, Saclifornia.
Deadline: January 1, 2009

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Joanna Newsom: Book Project

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2008 - 8:25pm
Bradley W. Buchanan

I am putting together a book of writings about the famous former Mills
student, to be called “Visions of Joanna Newsom” (yes, the reference to Bob
Dylan is intentional). I’m looking for art, essays, poems, true stories,
academic readings of songs, anecdotes, and all things brilliant and bizarre
related to Ms. Newsom. I’ve already secured a contribution from the
novelist and Joanna-acolyte Dave Eggers. The book will be published in 2009
by a small press in Sacramento, Saclifornia. Deadline: January 1, 2009

UPDATE: [Theory] The Idea of Voice, Deconstruction, and Narrative Theory (3/10/2008; MLA 2008)

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2008 - 6:23pm
Olga Medvedeva

This special session aims to re-examine the idea of voice in narrative
theory, and in particular to question the concept of voice as an inherent
and independent agent of narrative discourse. The assumption of the
stability and even validity of this concept and of the idea of voice more
generally have been questioned in a number of recent developments, arguably
most radically in Jacques Derrida’s deconstructive work, although the work
of other thinkers, such as Mikhail Bakhtin, Maurice Blanchot and Paul de
Man, has been nearly as significant in this respect. A crucial part of
Derrida’s deconstructive project, especially in his early work, is his

UPDATE: [Graduate] The Idea of Voice, Deconstruction, and Narrative Theory (3/10/2008; MLA 2008)

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2008 - 6:21pm
Olga Medvedeva

This special session aims to re-examine the idea of voice in narrative
theory, and in particular to question the concept of voice as an inherent
and independent agent of narrative discourse. The assumption of the
stability and even validity of this concept and of the idea of voice more
generally have been questioned in a number of recent developments, arguably
most radically in Jacques Derrida’s deconstructive work, although the work
of other thinkers, such as Mikhail Bakhtin, Maurice Blanchot and Paul de
Man, has been nearly as significant in this respect. A crucial part of
Derrida’s deconstructive project, especially in his early work, is his

CFP: [20th] CFP

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2008 - 2:26am
Mary Newell

“Re-viewing Adrienne Rich’s Poetics”
  
MLA 2008 Special Session
Deadline for proposals: March 1, 2008
This roundtable welcomes a variety of approaches to Adrienne Rich’s
poetics, including, but not limited to, geographical, ecocritical,
feminist, historical, and comparative. Our preference is to focus on
writings from the 1980’s forward, including her most recent text, Telephone
Ringing in the Labyrinth.
Please send 500-word abstracts and brief bio by March 1 to Mary Newell at
mnewell4_at_gmail.com.

CFP: [American] CFP

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2008 - 2:25am
Mary Newell

“Re-viewing Adrienne Rich’s Poetics”
  
MLA 2008 Special Session
Deadline for proposals: March 1, 2008
This roundtable welcomes a variety of approaches to Adrienne Rich’s
poetics, including, but not limited to, geographical, ecocritical,
feminist, historical, and comparative. Our preference is to focus on
writings from the 1980’s forward, including her most recent text, Telephone
Ringing in the Labyrinth.
Please send 500-word abstracts and brief bio by March 1 to Mary Newell at
mnewell4_at_gmail.com.

CFP: [Collections] Calls for papers

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2008 - 1:45am
Franklin Cox

Search is a new, peer-reviewed journal focused on the creative arts and culture. Search will
focus upon sharing information about significant new developments in music and the others
arts. Furthermore, Search will exist as a forum for critical and speculative assessments not only
of the work of individual artists and artistic movements, but also of the state of the art form and
its possible roles and responsibilities in society.

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] MLA 2008 Special Session: The Idea of the Individual

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 11:54pm
Lynne Simpson

Jacob Burckhardt, in his seminal work of intellectual history The
Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, defines the idea of the
individual for the nineteenth century, locating it among the combative
early modern city-states: “The more frequently the governing party was
changed, the more the individual was led to make the utmost of the
exercise and enjoyment of power” (83). To what extent does the
construction of the individual depend upon socially determined dynamics
of power? Is there a dialectic or a more productive way to conceive of
the place of the individual in the Renaissanceâ€"or even the new
millennium? Papers might seek to place the ideology of individualism in

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] The Idea of the Individual

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 11:31pm
Lynne Simpson

Jacob Burckhardt, in his seminal work of intellectual history The
Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, defines the idea of the
individual for the nineteenth century, locating it among the combative
early modern city-states: “The more frequently the governing party was
changed, the more the individual was led to make the utmost of the
exercise and enjoyment of power” (83). To what extent does the
construction of the individual depend upon socially determined dynamics
of power? Is there a dialectic or a more productive way to conceive of
the place of the individual in the Renaissance--or even the new
millennium? Essays might seek to place the ideology of individualism in

CFP: [Renaissance] The Idea of the Individual

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 11:31pm
Lynne Simpson

Jacob Burckhardt, in his seminal work of intellectual history The
Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, defines the idea of the
individual for the nineteenth century, locating it among the combative
early modern city-states: “The more frequently the governing party was
changed, the more the individual was led to make the utmost of the
exercise and enjoyment of power” (83). To what extent does the
construction of the individual depend upon socially determined dynamics
of power? Is there a dialectic or a more productive way to conceive of
the place of the individual in the Renaissance--or even the new
millennium? Essays might seek to place the ideology of individualism in

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