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CFP: [General] Tolkien Society Seminar (28th June 2008)

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Monday, May 19, 2008 - 1:10am
Christopher Kreuzer

2004 TOLKIEN SOCIETY SEMINAR
Freedom, Fate and Choice in Middle-earth

Saturday 28th June 2008

The theme for this year's seminar is "Freedom, Fate and Choice in the
Middle-earth writings of J. R. R. Tolkien". Papers are sought on a wide
range of topics related to this theme, including concepts such as free will
and doom. The Middle-earth material ranges from The Silmarillion and The
Children of Hurin through the twelve volumes of the History of Middle-earth
and Tolkien's Letters to The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

If you want to offer a paper, please contact Christopher Kreuzer as soon as
possible at seminar AT tolkiensociety DOT org.

CFP: [Theatre] JDTC: General Call for Papers

updated: 
Sunday, May 18, 2008 - 11:48pm
Jocelyn L. Buckner

GENERAL CALL FOR PAPERS
JOURNAL of DRAMATIC THEORY and CRITICISM

paradigm . . . n. . . . 1 a) a pattern, example, or model b) an overall
concept accepted by most people in an intellectual community, as a
science, because of its effectiveness in explaining a complex process,
idea, or set of data 2 Gram. an example of a declension or conjugation,
giving all the inflectional forms of a word---SYN. model.

praxis . . . n. . . . 1 practice, as distinguished from theory, of an
art, science, etc. 2 established practice, custom 3 [Now Rare] a set of
examples or exercises, as in grammar

CFP: [Collections] JDTC: General Call for Papers

updated: 
Sunday, May 18, 2008 - 11:47pm
Jocelyn L. Buckner

GENERAL CALL FOR PAPERS
JOURNAL of DRAMATIC THEORY and CRITICISM

paradigm . . . n. . . . 1 a) a pattern, example, or model b) an overall
concept accepted by most people in an intellectual community, as a
science, because of its effectiveness in explaining a complex process,
idea, or set of data 2 Gram. an example of a declension or conjugation,
giving all the inflectional forms of a word---SYN. model.

praxis . . . n. . . . 1 practice, as distinguished from theory, of an
art, science, etc. 2 established practice, custom 3 [Now Rare] a set of
examples or exercises, as in grammar

CFP: [Theatre] JDTC: Glocal Dramatic Theories

updated: 
Sunday, May 18, 2008 - 11:46pm
Jocelyn L. Buckner

CALL FOR PAPERS

GLOCAL DRAMATIC THEORIES

A SPECIAL SECTION
IN THE SPRING 2009 ISSUE OF THE
JOURNAL of DRAMATIC THEORY and CRITICISM

UPDATE: [Medieval] UPDATE

updated: 
Sunday, May 18, 2008 - 8:42pm
Karmen Lenz

Intersections in Anglo-Saxon Culture
On behalf of the Southeastern Medieval Association's Old English
session at the upcoming South-Atlantic MLA conference, we invite papers
for a session on cultural intersections in Anglo-Saxon England. We invite
papers addressing the integration of cultural influences in various forms
of Anglo-Saxon expression. The session will be held Louisville, Kentucky,
Nov. 7-9 2008. Please send abstracts to complete with name, proposed
paper title, institutional affiliation, and contact information by email
attachment to Karmen Lenz at karmen.lenz_at_maconstate.edu by June 20, 2008.
Accepted papers will be notified by June 26, 2008. Those accepted are

CFP: [Gender Studies] Feminism in Practice

updated: 
Sunday, May 18, 2008 - 6:41pm
Colleen Clemens

Call for Papers
Feminism in Practice Conference
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA
November 15, 2008

Abstracts Due: August 30, 2008

The 2008 Feminism in Practice Conference, hosted by Lehigh University’s
Women’s Center and Office of Graduate Student Life, invites submissions for
roundtable discussions, panels, research and/or poster presentations, and
scholarly papers.

CFP: [American] American Drama

updated: 
Sunday, May 18, 2008 - 4:24pm
Barbara Ozieblo

SAAS IX CONFERENCE
Spanish Association for American Studies

WATER AND AMERICAN RENEWAL:
Critical readings. Political interventions

Barcelona, 1-3 April 2009

Panel 17: “THE FLOW OF INSPIRATION OR HOW THE DESIRE OF ONE PLAYWRIGHT
AFFECTS ANOTHER IN THE AMERICAN DRAMA.”

Panel Chair: Barbara Ozieblo
Institution: Universidad de Málaga
E.mail: ozieblo_at_uma.es

CFP: [20th] The Future of Text & Image

updated: 
Saturday, May 17, 2008 - 10:32pm
Ofra Amihay

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

CFP: [Graduate] Marking the Event: 20th Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference

updated: 
Saturday, May 17, 2008 - 6:46pm
Laurel Hankins

20th Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
Friday, October 24, 2008

MARKING THE EVENT

Keynote Address: Professor Michael Warner, Yale University

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:
The Event changes everything. And yet we have difficulty defining the
event. How do we theorize the transitory? As community members, we mark
events with ceremonies of celebration and mourning. As scholars, we
strive to leave our critical mark. Ultimately we must ask ourselves, do
we mark the event or does the event mark us?

CFP: [Theory] Alternative Ethics: A 2009 NeMLA/Society for Critical Exchange Session

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Saturday, May 17, 2008 - 5:29pm
Scott DeShong

Alternative Ethics
A session sponsored by the Society for Critical Exchange
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
Boston, Mass., Feb. 26 â€" March 1, 2008

Papers examining the varieties, or proliferation, or possibility of ethics,
perhaps considering a post-Darwinian view of the human, or culture or nature,
perhaps a post-human, post-categorical, maybe Queer perspective, etc.

Abstracts for 20-minute presentations due 15 Sept. 2008 to Scott DeShong,
spdes_at_conncoll.edu (preferred) or alternatively Quinebaug Valley Community
College, 742 Upper Maple St., Danielson CT 06239, USA.

Besides the abstract, a proposal must include the following:

CFP: [20th] Rilune 8 â The Reception of Ideograms in Early 20th Century European Poetry

updated: 
Saturday, May 17, 2008 - 3:04pm
Enrico Monti

Rilune 8 â€" The Reception of Ideograms in Early 20th Century European Poetry

Deadline for abstracts (400 words): July 10, 2008
Deadline for completed articles: November 30, 2008

RiLUnE â€" Review of Literatures of the European Union (www.rilune.org), ISSN
1827-7047
Directed by Ruggero Campagnoli and Anna Soncini

Monographic issue edited by Enrico Monti

Rilune 8 â€" The Reception of Ideograms in Early 20th Century European Poetry

Like nature, the Chinese words are alive and plastic,
because thing and action are not formally separated.
(Fenollosa/Pound 1920)

CFP: [Collections] Book Reviews: Various (7/15/08; journal issue)

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Saturday, May 17, 2008 - 4:18am
G.R. Taneja

_*In-between: Essays & Studies in Literary Criticism*_

An open biannual that focuses on British and American literary criticism
invites book reviews of publications which focus on 20th century literature
and related interdisciplinary studies, as also the titles listed below.
Reviews of books dealing with prose, auto/biographies and neglected areas
and minor authors are especially encouraged. Please check with the editor
before reviewing whether a title is unassigned and available.
Some review copies have been received and will be mailed to interested
reviewers on request.

CFP: [American] Ecology & Ideology

updated: 
Saturday, May 17, 2008 - 2:58am
Gerry Canavan

Polygraph 22â€"Call for Papers

Special Issue: Ecology and Ideology

The contemporary moment abounds with speculation concerning our ecological
future. Specialists in a variety of fields forecast immanent catastrophe,
stemming from a combination of climate change, fossil-fuel depletion, and
consumer waste. The recent bestowal of the Nobel Peace Prize on a group of
scientists studying climate change indicates the degree to which "peace"
has come to signify ecological balance; even the declaration by the Vatican
of a new set of "7 Deadly Sins for the modern age" includes pollution in an
attempt to grapple with the potential of individuals to inflict ecological
damage on a global scale.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Ecology & Ideology

updated: 
Saturday, May 17, 2008 - 2:58am
Gerry Canavan

Polygraph 22â€"Call for Papers

Special Issue: Ecology and Ideology

The contemporary moment abounds with speculation concerning our ecological
future. Specialists in a variety of fields forecast immanent catastrophe,
stemming from a combination of climate change, fossil-fuel depletion, and
consumer waste. The recent bestowal of the Nobel Peace Prize on a group of
scientists studying climate change indicates the degree to which "peace"
has come to signify ecological balance; even the declaration by the Vatican
of a new set of "7 Deadly Sins for the modern age" includes pollution in an
attempt to grapple with the potential of individuals to inflict ecological
damage on a global scale.

CFP: [Gender Studies] Ecology & Ideology

updated: 
Saturday, May 17, 2008 - 2:58am
Gerry Canavan

Polygraph 22â€"Call for Papers

Special Issue: Ecology and Ideology

The contemporary moment abounds with speculation concerning our ecological
future. Specialists in a variety of fields forecast immanent catastrophe,
stemming from a combination of climate change, fossil-fuel depletion, and
consumer waste. The recent bestowal of the Nobel Peace Prize on a group of
scientists studying climate change indicates the degree to which "peace"
has come to signify ecological balance; even the declaration by the Vatican
of a new set of "7 Deadly Sins for the modern age" includes pollution in an
attempt to grapple with the potential of individuals to inflict ecological
damage on a global scale.

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