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CFP: [American] 19th-Century American Lit (3/1/08; RMMLA, 10/9/08-10/11/08)

updated: 
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 9:53pm
Jeffrey W. Miller

19th-Century American Literature
RMMLA, 10/9/08-10/11/08, Reno, NV

Open Topic

Note that non-RMMLA members may propose a paper to a session chair, but
membership in RMMLA is required of all presenters by APRIL 1.

Abstracts DUE March 1, 2008.

Send 300-500 word abstract (email preferred) to panel chair,

Jeffrey W. Miller
Gonzaga U.
millerj3_at_gonzaga.edu

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CFP: [Science] American Literature and Science Panel at New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

updated: 
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 8:13pm
Sam Schwartz

For a panel at New Directions in Critical Theory, a graduate conference
at the University of Arizona, April 10-12.

This panel is interested in theoretical and historical investigations of
American literature and science. The panel organizer is especially
interested in "experimentation" and "invention" as both literary and
scientific constructs, but abstracts need not adhere to these more
limited topics.

Please send abstracts to sam29_at_email.arizona.edu on or before the Feb. 15
deadline. For the New Directions cfp, see "graduate conferences."

CFP: [Graduate] American Literature and Science Panel: New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

updated: 
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 8:11pm
Sam Schwartz

For a panel at New Directions in Critical Theory, a graduate conference
at the University of Arizona, April 10-12.

This panel is interested in theoretical and historical investigations of
American literature and science. The panel organizer is especially
interested in "experimentation" and "invention" as both literary and
scientific constructs, but abstracts need not adhere to these more
limited topics.

Please send abstracts to sam29_at_email.arizona.edu on or before the Feb. 15
deadline. For the New Directions cfp under "graduate conferences."

UPDATE: [20th] CFP: Carver and Feminism (4/15/08; online journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 6:20pm
Libe García Zarranz

Second Call for Papers: Carver and Feminism
The Raymond Carver Review (journal, deadline 04/15/08)

The Raymond Carver Review, a peer-reviewed, electronic annual, hosted by
Kent State University and published in cooperation with The International
Raymond Carver Society, is currently accepting submissions for Issue 2,
which is devoted to Carver and Feminism. The special issue will be guest
edited by Claire Fabre-Clark of the University of Paris XII and Libe
García Zarranz of the University of Zaragoza, Spain.

CFP: [Children] Children's Literature in India

updated: 
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 5:52pm
Dr. Soophia Ahmad

The Journal of Children's Literature, published biannually by the
Children's Literature Association of India, seeks insightful and well-
researched articles on children's literature in India for its June 2008
issue.

"Literature," of course, includes not just novels, short stories, or
magazines, but also movies, theater, TV shows, computer games, cartoons,
radio programs, music, advertisements, etc.

All submissions must conform to the basic MLA Handbook (sixth edition)
style.

Articles must be double-spaced, but not right justified.

Article length should be between 5000 to 10000 words.

All articles MUST be submitted by April 15, 2008.

CFP: [Graduate] The Portrayal of Contemporary Dance by Mass Media

updated: 
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 5:16pm
Kymberley Feltham

The rich history of contemporary dance has come to a cultural crossroads
with current dance trends at odds with authentic artistic development. The
recent appropriation of contemporary dance into mass media comes as a mixed
blessing. While contemporary dance is gaining public acceptance and
notoriety, the vehicle that is driving this movement forward is controlling
its content. The “culture industry” as referred to by Theodore Adorno is a
metaphor comparing popular culture to a factory, creating standardized
goods and “infecting everything with sameness”. As the genre gains mass
appeal the content becomes bland and easily digestible, neither challenging

CFP: [Film] Philosophy and Film / Film and Philosophy: An interdisciplinary conference

updated: 
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 4:53pm
Greg Tuck

Philosophy and Film / Film and Philosophy: An interdisciplinary conference
Conference announcement and first call for papers

UWE in association with the Arnolfini Arts Centre, Bristol
4-6 July 2008, the Arnolfini, Bristol

Keynote Speakers:
Vivian Sobchack (UCLA)
Stephen Mulhall (Oxford)
Robert Sinnerbrink (Maquarrie)
Catherine Constable (Warwick)
Karin Littau (Essex)
Julian Baggini (editor, The Philosopher’s Magazine)

CFP: [General] Mystery and Detective Fiction and Film (3/1/08; RMMLA, 10/9/08-10/11/08)

updated: 
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 2:39pm
Lisa Trochmann

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
Mystery and Detective Fiction and Film

We welcome submission of proposals for individual papers that consider any
aspect of mystery & detective fiction and film, including history,
criticism, theory, and current trends.

Please submit abstracts (200-300 words) to troc0020_at_umn.edu (write RMMLA
2008 in the subject line). Be sure to include name, phone number, mailing
address, and institutional affiliation.

CFP: [Film] Mystery and Detective Fiction and Film (3/1/08; RMMLA, 10/9/08-10/11/08)

updated: 
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 2:35pm
Lisa Trochmann

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
Mystery and Detective Fiction and Film

We welcome submission of proposals for individual papers that consider any
aspect of mystery & detective fiction and film, including history,
criticism, theory, and current trends.

Please submit abstracts (200-300 words) to troc0020_at_umn.edu (write RMMLA
2008 in the subject line). Be sure to include name, phone number, mailing
address, and institutional affiliation.

CFP: [General] Transformation and Translation Conference (Undergrad)

updated: 
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 3:06am
Alex Garganigo

Call for Abstracts

The Fifth Annual Austin College Undergraduate Conference
in the Humanities and Social Sciences

April 25-26, 2008
Austin College
            
Sherman, Texas

This Year's Theme: Transformation and Translation

We are interested in presentations from all disciplines in the humanities
and social sciences on transformations and translations of all kinds,
including but not limited to those

CFP: [Ethnic] Native Literature Panel: Rocky Mountain MLA (10/9-11/2008)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2008 - 7:48pm
Aloys Fleischmann

Due Date: March 1, 2008

Conference: Rocky Mountain MLA; Reno, Nevada; October 9-11, 2008.
Panel: Native American Literatures

This is an open call for conference papers (15 minutes) analyzing any
aspect of North American Native Literature (Canada or the U.S.). The panel
theme will be broad and based on the chosen submissions.

Please send an abstract (250 words or less) or any inquiries to
<aloys_at_ualberta.ca>.

CFP: [International] &quot;Democracy in Our Time: The Past and Future of the Enlightenment&quot;

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2008 - 6:48pm
Sura P. Rath

Forum on Contemporary Theory

11th International Conference
Theme: “Democracy in Our Time: The Past and Future of the Enlightenment”
18 â€" 21 December, 2008
Venue: Diamond Hotel, Varanasi

The eleventh International Conference of the Forum on Contemporary Theory
will be held in Varanasi from the 18th to 21st December, 2008 in
collaboration with the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University.

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