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CFP: [20th] Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2008 (4/15/08; PAMLA, 11/7/08-11/8/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 10:14pm
Wenji Zhou

Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2008 (4/15/08; PAMLA,
11/7/08-11/8/08)
Proposals for individual presentations are invited for the Asian and Asian
American Literature panel at the 2008 meeting of the Pacific Ancient and
Modern Language Association (PAMLA). The panel topic is open, but I am
especially interested in papers that explore relationships between Asian
American experiences, writing, identity, and so on and the larger Asian
diaspora and even postcolonial study of Asian and Asian American
experience. These relationships might include, but are not limited to

CFP: [Theory] Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2008 (4/15/08; PAMLA, 11/7/08-11/8/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 10:13pm
Wenji Zhou

Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2008 (4/15/08; PAMLA,
11/7/08-11/8/08)
Proposals for individual presentations are invited for the Asian and Asian
American Literature panel at the 2008 meeting of the Pacific Ancient and
Modern Language Association (PAMLA). The panel topic is open, but I am
especially interested in papers that explore relationships between Asian
American experiences, writing, identity, and so on and the larger Asian
diaspora and even postcolonial study of Asian and Asian American
experience. These relationships might include, but are not limited to

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2008 (4/15/08; PAMLA, 11/7/08-11/8/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 9:25pm
Wenji Zhou

Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2008 (4/15/08; PAMLA,
11/7/08-11/8/08)
Proposals for individual presentations are invited for the Asian and Asian
American Literature panel at the 2008 meeting of the Pacific Ancient and
Modern Language Association (PAMLA). The panel topic is open, but I am
especially interested in papers that explore relationships between Asian
American experiences, writing, identity, and so on and the larger Asian
diaspora and even postcolonial study of Asian and Asian American
experience. These relationships might include, but are not limited to

CFP: [Postcolonial] Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2008 (4/15/08; PAMLA, 11/7/08-11/8/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 9:22pm
Wenji Zhou

Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2008 (4/15/08; PAMLA,
11/7/08-11/8/08)
Proposals for individual presentations are invited for the Asian and
Asian American Literature panel at the 2008 meeting of the Pacific
Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA). The panel topic is open,
but I am especially interested in papers that explore relationships
between Asian American experiences, writing, identity, and so on and the
larger Asian diaspora and even postcolonial study of Asian and Asian
American experience. These relationships might include, but are not
limited to

CFP: [Film] Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2008 (4/15/08; PAMLA, 11/7/08-11/8/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 9:20pm
Wenji Zhou

Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2008 (4/15/08; PAMLA,
11/7/08-11/8/08)
Proposals for individual presentations are invited for the Asian and
Asian American Literature panel at the 2008 meeting of the Pacific
Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA). The panel topic is open,
but I am especially interested in papers that explore relationships
between Asian American experiences, writing, identity, and so on and the
larger Asian diaspora and even postcolonial study of Asian and Asian
American experience. These relationships might include, but are not
limited to

CFP: [Ethnic] Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2008 (4/15/08; PAMLA, 11/7/08-11/8/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 9:17pm
Wenji Zhou

Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2008 (4/15/08; PAMLA,
11/7/08-11/8/08)
Proposals for individual presentations are invited for the Asian and
Asian American Literature panel at the 2008 meeting of the Pacific
Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA). The panel topic is open,
but I am especially interested in papers that explore relationships
between Asian American experiences, writing, identity, and so on and the
larger Asian diaspora and even postcolonial study of Asian and Asian
American experience. These relationships might include, but are not
limited to

CFP: [General] Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2008 (4/15/08; PAMLA, 11/7/08-11/8/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 9:13pm
Wenji Zhou

Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2008 (4/15/08; PAMLA,
11/7/08-11/8/08)
Proposals for individual presentations are invited for the Asian and Asian
American Literature panel at the 2008 meeting of the Pacific Ancient and
Modern Language Association (PAMLA). The panel topic is open, but I am
especially interested in papers that explore relationships between Asian
American experiences, writing, identity, and so on and the larger Asian
diaspora and even postcolonial study of Asian and Asian American
experience. These relationships might include, but are not limited to

UPDATE: [Renaissance] Deadline Extension: The Idea of the Individual [Special Session Proposal for the MLA]

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 8:56pm
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? Essays might seek to
place the ideology of individualism in a literary, philosophical,

CFP: [General] Northeast Conference on British Studies

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 8:35pm
Chris Waters

THE NORTHEAST CONFERENCE ON BRITISH STUDIES

2008 ANNUAL MEETING, BOSTON

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Northeast Conference on British Studies (NECBS) will hold its annual
meeting this year in Boston on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th November
2008. The conference will be hosted by Boston College and take place on
its Chestnut Hill campus.

UPDATE: [20th] Encyclopedia of Contemporary Fiction

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 7:45pm
Geoff Hamilton

The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Fiction, forthcoming from Facts on File in
2009, is seeking contributors for entries on a number of authors and works.
A list of available entries can be found here:

http://www.geoffhamilton.com/contemporaryencyclopedia/entriesCONT.html

Contributors to our encyclopedia will receive a byline in the finished
book, identifying them as the author of their entry. In certain cases,
those authors contributing multiple entries will receive a complimentary
copy of the encyclopedia upon its publication.

CFP: [Film] Urban Studies (4/30/08; MPCA/ACA; 10/3-5/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 6:58pm
Brendan Kredell

Midwest PCA/ACA Conference
October 3-5, 2008
Cincinnati, OH

Proposals are now being accepted in the area of Urban Studies for the 2008
MPCA/ACA annual conference. Papers may include any and all topics related
to the field of urbanism, but given the nature of the conference, should
work at the interface of urban studies and popular culture. Proposals are
especially welcome that root their analyses of popular culture texts in the
historical and theoretical specificities of particular places and spaces.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Urban Studies (4/30/08; MPCA/ACA; 10/3-5/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 6:57pm
Brendan Kredell

Midwest PCA/ACA Conference
October 3-5, 2008
Cincinnati, OH

Proposals are now being accepted in the area of Urban Studies for the 2008
MPCA/ACA annual conference. Papers may include any and all topics related
to the field of urbanism, but given the nature of the conference, should
work at the interface of urban studies and popular culture. Proposals are
especially welcome that root their analyses of popular culture texts in the
historical and theoretical specificities of particular places and spaces.

CFP: [African-American] CEA at MLA

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 5:05pm
Coretta M. Pittman

Call for Papers: Confronting Issues of Race in the Academy: Examining
Literary Responses to Racism

CFP: [Collections] Adaptation

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 3:15pm
Deborah Cartmell

Adaptation (Oxford University Press) is a new international, peer-reviewed
journal, offering academic articles, film and book reviews, including both
book to screen adaptation, screen to book adaptation, popular and ‘classic’
adaptations, theatre and novel screen adaptations, television, animation,
soundtracks, production issues and genres in literature on screen.
Adaptation provides an international forum to theorise and interrogate the
phenomenon of literature on screen from both a literary and film studies
perspective.

http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/adaptation/

CFP: [Computing-Internet] From Folksonomies to Facebook: All Things Web 2.0

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 3:00pm
Molly Moran

Web 2.0 (formerly Blogs & Wikis)
MPCA/MACA - Regional Conference
October 3-5, 2008
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, Ohio

Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30, 2008

GENERAL CALL FOR PAPERS ON WEB 2.0
The Midwest Popular Culture Association / Midwest American Culture
Association seeks papers on any aspect of collaborative online
technologies such as blogs, wikis, social networking software, tagging
and folksonomies.

CFP: [Renaissance] Renaissance Drama - Open Topic (SCMLA)

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 2:48pm
J. Caitlin Finlayson

CFP: Renaissance Drama â€" Open Topic

South Central MLA,
San Antonio, Texas, November 6-8, 2008.

The Renaissance Drama Open Topic panel invites papers for the 2008 SCMLA.

Please submit abstracts or completed papers by March 26, 2008 to:

J. Caitlin Finlayson
Literature, Philosophy and the Arts
3011 CB
University of Michigan-Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48128-2406
cfinlay_at_umd.umich.edu

UPDATE: [Film] Rhizomes Special Issue: Deleuze and FIlm

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 2:24pm
Dyrk Ashton

Rhizomes would like to re-issue this CFP:

Deadline for Submissions: April 15, 2008.

CALL FOR PAPERS
SPECIAL ISSUE OF RHIZOMES: DELEUZE AND FILM

This special issue of Rhizomes calls for essays that explore ways in
which the works of Deleuze or Deleuze and Guattari in collaboration
contribute to the critical analysis, theory, or historical study of film.
Of special interest are essays that utilize or investigate concepts from
Deleuze’s cinema books, although essays that use any aspect of Deleuze’s
work are welcome.

CFP: [Collections] EAPSU Online Journal

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 2:13pm
Kim Martin Long

EAPSU ONLINE, a peer-reviewed journal published by the English
Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, is accepting submissions
for critical or creative works in any area of English studies. Articles
on pedagogy are also welcome.

Work should not have been published anywhere else, and should be sent as
a Word attachment (MLA in-text documentation). Do not include name on
the manuscript; instead send a separate file with title, personal contact
information, and affiliation, as well as a brief (several sentence)
abstract or description of your work.

Deadline for fall 2008 issue is June 1. Kim Martin Long, Editor;
kmlong_at_ship.edu.

CFP: [20th] Contermporary Irish Literature, South Central MLA

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 2:05pm
Moira DiMauro-Jackson

SCMLA 2008, San Antonio, "Borders"
Regular Session
Contemporary Irish Literature

Call for Papers
Deadline: March 14, 2008
Papers or abstracts to session chair:
Moira DiMauro-Jackson, Texas State U, Dept of Modern Languages, San
Marcos, TX 78666 md11_at_txstate.edu

"An Escape from History? The Literature of Irish Cultural Transformation"

CFP: [Film] Explorers and Exploration (5/1/08; 10/30-11/2/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 2:36am
Cynthia Miller

Call for Papers
“Adventure! Danger! Romance!: Explorers and Exploration in Film and
History” Area
2008 Film & History Conference
Film & Science: Fictions, Documentaries, and Beyond
October 30-November 2, 2008
Chicago, Illinois
www.uwosh.edu/filmandhistory
Second-Round Deadline: May 1, 2008

AREA: Adventure! Danger! Romance!: Explorers and Exploration in Film and
History

CFP: [Film] Film Theory and Criticism (3/29/08; RMMLA, 10/9/08-10/11-08)

updated: 
Sunday, March 16, 2008 - 8:46pm
Carlen Donovan

2008 62nd Annual Convention of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Assoc.
RENO, Nevada at Harrah's Casino (October 9-11)
Local Host: University of Nevada, Reno
Website: rmmla.wsu.edu

Call For Papers
Film Theory and Criticism

Seeking submissions of proposals for papers addressing aspects of film
theory and criticism, including but not limited to:

*Metafilm
*Metacriticism
*Film as criticism/Theory as text
*Historical approaches to theory/criticism
*Technologies (DVD commentaries or "extras", home theatre/Blu-ray/high
definition, internet databases, blogs, YouTube or other video sharing
applications) and their place in/effect on academic criticism

CFP: [20th] PAMLA conference Nov. 2008: English Lit. post-1700

updated: 
Sunday, March 16, 2008 - 4:37am
Jeff Strabone

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
One Hundred Sixth Annual Conference
November 7-8, 2008
Pomona College
Claremont, California

For two panels of 'English Literature Post-1700' please send proposals of
500 words and a 50-word abstract by April 8, 2008 to Jeff Strabone at
js3595_at_nyu.edu.

For complete conference planning schedule and guidelines, see the
February 2008 Newsletter (PDF):
http://www.pamla.org/newsletters/february2008.pdf

CFP: [Victorian] PAMLA conference Nov. 2008: English Lit. post-1700

updated: 
Sunday, March 16, 2008 - 4:37am
Jeff Strabone

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
One Hundred Sixth Annual Conference
November 7-8, 2008
Pomona College
Claremont, California

For two panels of 'English Literature Post-1700' please send proposals of
500 words and a 50-word abstract by April 8, 2008 to Jeff Strabone at
js3595_at_nyu.edu.

For complete conference planning schedule and guidelines, see the
February 2008 Newsletter (PDF):
http://www.pamla.org/newsletters/february2008.pdf

CFP: [Romantic] PAMLA conference Nov. 2008: English Lit. post-1700

updated: 
Sunday, March 16, 2008 - 4:37am
Jeff Strabone

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
One Hundred Sixth Annual Conference
November 7-8, 2008
Pomona College
Claremont, California

For two panels of 'English Literature Post-1700' please send proposals of
500 words and a 50-word abstract by April 8, 2008 to Jeff Strabone at
js3595_at_nyu.edu.

For complete conference planning schedule and guidelines, see the
February 2008 Newsletter (PDF):
http://www.pamla.org/newsletters/february2008.pdf

CFP: [18th] PAMLA conference Nov. 2008: English Lit. post-1700

updated: 
Sunday, March 16, 2008 - 4:36am
Jeff Strabone

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
One Hundred Sixth Annual Conference
November 7-8, 2008
Pomona College
Claremont, California

For two panels of 'English Literature Post-1700' please send proposals of
500 words and a 50-word abstract by April 8, 2008 to Jeff Strabone at
js3595_at_nyu.edu.

For complete conference planning schedule and guidelines, see the
February 2008 Newsletter (PDF):
http://www.pamla.org/newsletters/february2008.pdf

CFP: [Renaissance] Beowulf to Shakespeare: Popular Culture in the Middle Ages & Renaissance (6/15/08

updated: 
Sunday, March 16, 2008 - 12:55am
Diana Vecchio

Call for Papers MAPACA 2008
Beowulf to Shakespeare: Popular Culture in the Middle Ages and the
Renaissance

Conference October 30-November 2, 2008
Niagra Falls, Ontario

The wealth of material found in the literature of the Middle Ages and
Renaissance continues to attract modern audiences with new works in
fiction, film, and other areas, whether through adaptation or
incorporation of themes and characters. This is a call for papers or
panels dealing with any aspect of medieval or renaissance representation
in popular culture. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to:

-modern portrayals of any aspect of Arthurian legends or Shakespeare

CFP: [Renaissance] MAPACA Beowulf to Shakespeare: Popular Culture in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (6/15/08)

updated: 
Sunday, March 16, 2008 - 12:53am
Diana Vecchio

Call for Papers MAPACA 2008
Beowulf to Shakespeare: Popular Culture in the Middle Ages and the
Renaissance

Conference October 30-November 2, 2008
Niagra Falls, Ontario

The wealth of material found in the literature of the Middle Ages and
Renaissance continues to attract modern audiences with new works in
fiction, film, and other areas, whether through adaptation or
incorporation of themes and characters. This is a call for papers or
panels dealing with any aspect of medieval or renaissance representation
in popular culture. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to:

-modern portrayals of any aspect of Arthurian legends or Shakespeare

CFP: [General] Spaces of Utopia

updated: 
Saturday, March 15, 2008 - 11:14pm
Maria Aline Ferreira

Spaces of Utopia: Call for Papers
Special Issue on “Women Scientists in Utopia”

Science has always played a fundamental role in utopian/dystopian texts. The majority of
scientists, however, even in those texts, were men. The questions this special issue of Spaces of
Utopia wishes to raise are the following:
- Why are there so few women scientists in the utopian genre?
- Is that still the case?
- When did that situation change and why?

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