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CFP: [American] PAMLA: American Literature post-1865

updated: 
Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 3:05am
Emily Merriman

Inviting papers (15-20 minutes) for “American Literature post-1865”

Panel of the 106th
Annual Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association Conference,
Pomona
College in Claremont, California, November 7-8th 2008.

PAMLA: http://www.pamla.org/2008/

Please send paper title, 50-word abstract, & 500-word proposal by
March 15.
estm_at_sfsu.edu and kdrake_at_scrippscollege.edu

Emily Merriman
San Francisco State University

Kimberly Drake
Scripps College

CFP: [Film] Science of the Kill: The Tangled Web of Crime and Punishment (5/1/08; 10/30-11/2/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 9:28pm
Cynthia Miller

Call for Papers
“Science of the Kill: The Tangled Web of Crime and Punishment” 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: Science of the Kill: The Tangled Web of Crime and Punishment

CFP: [African-American] Intersections of African American Literacies and Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 8:47pm
Faith Bennett

M/MLA (Midwest Modern Language Association) African American Literature I Panel CFP:
Intersections of African American Literacies and Popular Culture
        Paper topics should explore connections between popular culture (film, music, TV) and African
American literacies. For example, Cornel West, one of the most prominent African American
theorists, has produced a rap CD. What are the implications of such crossover scholarships? Other
questions to consider include, but are not limited to, what are the connections between popular
culture and African American literacies? How are these connections defined? What are the common
attitudes and practices that inform African American productions in both popular culture and

CFP: [Renaissance] PAMLA Shakespeare and Related Topics

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 8:11pm
Liberty Stanavage

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)
Panel Topic: Shakespeare and Related Topics
November 7-8, 2008
Pomona College
Claremont, California

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2008

Papers are invited for a panel on Shakespeare and Related Topics.
Proposals are encouraged on any subject of Shakespeare studies as well as
contemporaneous authors. In keeping with this year's special theme for the
conference, "Violence and representation", papers are particularly welcome
on topics that address representations of violence and vengeance in these
texts.

CFP: [20th] Chocolate: Exotic and Erotic Elixir (3/15/08; MLA '08)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 7:26pm
Judy A. Hayden

This panel explores contemporary women writers and the use of chocolate as
an exotic, erotic, or even magical substance in any area/genre, including
fiction, non-fiction, diaries/memoirs, poetry, drama and film. Send 250
word abstracts by 15 March, 2008 by email to Judy A. Hayden, University of
Tampa, at jhayden_at_ut.edu.

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CFP: [Theatre] CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 6:19pm
Kara Reilly

APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING

CFP: Performing Science:
Drama, History, Literature

Friday, 4 July 2008
Department of Drama and Theatre Artsâ€"University of Birmingham
Supported in part by University of Birmingham Dean’s Strategic Initiative
Funding

Increasing intersections between natural philosophy, the history of
science, and spectacle demonstrate that theatre history is intellectual
history.
Individual worldviews are shaped by natural philosophy and science, and
it is impossible to underestimate the degree to which a person’s
worldview shapes their creative output.

CFP: [Gender Studies] CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 6:19pm
Kara Reilly

APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING

CFP: Performing Science:
Drama, History, Literature

Friday, 4 July 2008
Department of Drama and Theatre Artsâ€"University of Birmingham
Supported in part by University of Birmingham Dean’s Strategic Initiative
Funding

Increasing intersections between natural philosophy, the history of
science, and spectacle demonstrate that theatre history is intellectual
history.
Individual worldviews are shaped by natural philosophy and science, and
it is impossible to underestimate the degree to which a person’s
worldview shapes their creative output.

CFP: [International] CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 6:18pm
Kara Reilly

APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING

CFP: Performing Science:
Drama, History, Literature

Friday, 4 July 2008
Department of Drama and Theatre Artsâ€"University of Birmingham
Supported in part by University of Birmingham Dean’s Strategic Initiative
Funding

Increasing intersections between natural philosophy, the history of
science, and spectacle demonstrate that theatre history is intellectual
history.
Individual worldviews are shaped by natural philosophy and science, and
it is impossible to underestimate the degree to which a person’s
worldview shapes their creative output.

CFP: [Science] CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 6:18pm
Kara Reilly

APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING

CFP: Performing Science:
Drama, History, Literature

Friday, 4 July 2008
Department of Drama and Theatre Artsâ€"University of Birmingham
Supported in part by University of Birmingham Dean’s Strategic Initiative
Funding

Increasing intersections between natural philosophy, the history of
science, and spectacle demonstrate that theatre history is intellectual
history.
Individual worldviews are shaped by natural philosophy and science, and
it is impossible to underestimate the degree to which a person’s
worldview shapes their creative output.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 6:18pm
Kara Reilly

APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING

CFP: Performing Science:
Drama, History, Literature

Friday, 4 July 2008
Department of Drama and Theatre Artsâ€"University of Birmingham
Supported in part by University of Birmingham Dean’s Strategic Initiative
Funding

Increasing intersections between natural philosophy, the history of
science, and spectacle demonstrate that theatre history is intellectual
history.
Individual worldviews are shaped by natural philosophy and science, and
it is impossible to underestimate the degree to which a person’s
worldview shapes their creative output.

CFP: [Renaissance] Marlowe Special Issue of Shakespeare Bulletin

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 5:11pm
Pierre Hecker

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Shakespeare Bulletin, a peer-reviewed journal for the study of Shakespeare
in performance published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, will be
devoting a special issue to Christopher Marlowe. Performance-related
articles on Marlowe (in keeping with the Shakespeare Bulletin's focus on
performance criticism and scholarship) may be submitted electronically to
Pierre Hecker (phecker_at_carleton.edu) by September 15, 2008.

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] CFP John Brown Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 3:18pm
Peggy A. Russo

John Brown Remembered: 150th Anniversary of the Raid on Harpers Ferry.
Multi-disciplinary, academic symposium.
Content areas: John Brown's plan, John Brown and Frederick Douglass,
Events leading up to the raid, Individual raiders, Survivors of the raid,
the Secret Six, the trial, Press coverage of the raid, Lincoln's
response, Responses in the North and/or the South, Governor Wise,
Political responses to the raid.
Submissions: 300 word proposals by 15 January 2009.
Conference dates: 13-17 October 2009
Location: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry, WV.
Plenary Speakers Include: Dr. David Blight, Dr. Spencer Crew, Dr. Paul
Finkelman.

CFP: [American] CFP John Brown Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 3:16pm
Peggy A. Russo

John Brown Remembered: 150th Anniversary of the Raid on Harpers Ferry.
Multi-disciplinary, academic symposium.
Content areas: John Brown's plan, John Brown and Frederick Douglass,
Events leading up to the raid, Individual raiders, Survivors of the raid,
the Secret Six, the trial, Press coverage of the raid, Lincoln's
response, Responses in the North and/or the South, Governor Wise,
Political responses to the raid.
Submissions: 300 word proposals by 15 January 2009.
Conference dates: 13-17 October 2009
Location: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry, WV.
Plenary Speakers Include: Dr. David Blight, Dr. Spencer Crew, Dr. Paul
Finkelman.

CFP: [African-American] CFP John Brown Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 3:15pm
Peggy A. Russo

John Brown Remembered: 150th Anniversary of the Raid on Harpers Ferry.
Multi-disciplinary, academic symposium.
Content areas: John Brown's plan, John Brown and Frederick Douglass,
Events leading up to the raid, Individual raiders, Survivors of the raid,
the Secret Six, the trial, Press coverage of the raid, Lincoln's
response, Responses in the North and/or the South, Governor Wise,
Political responses to the raid.
Submissions: 300 word proposals by 15 January 2009.
Conference dates: 13-17 October 2009
Location: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry, WV.
Plenary Speakers Include: Dr. David Blight, Dr. Spencer Crew, Dr. Paul
Finkelman.

CFP: [Bibliography] APHA 2008 Conference: Saving the History of Printing

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 3:13pm
Gerald Cloud

Saving the History of Printing

The American Printing History Association (APHA) welcomes proposals for its
33rd annual conference, Saving the History of Printing.
The conference will be held in New York City on October 10-12, 2008, with a
keynote address by James Mosley at the Grolier Club on Friday October 10
and the main proceedings on Saturday, October 11 at Columbia University.
Full conference details will be available at the APHA website,
www.printinghistory.org

CFP: [Collections] Diaspora and Ethnic Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 8:48am
Fu-jen Chen

Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities is pleased to announce the call for
paper for its 26th volume, which will be published in December 2008. This
issue is committed to examining the intersection of ethnic studies with
diaspora studiesâ€"how they connect and how they diverge in the trans-
Pacific context. At the intersection of ethnic studies with Asian
diaspora, Native American diaspora, African diaspora, Irish diaspora, and
Queer diaspora lie not only profound tensions but also creative
possibilities. The upcoming volume seeks submissions that explore
diaspora/ethnic texts and reassess current theoretical and methodological
issues in the field. Submissions should be sent to:
College of Liberal Arts

CFP: [20th] 2008 INTERNATIONAL JAMES JOYCE CONFERENCE, SAINT-GERAND, FRANCE - JUNE 27-29, 2008

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 4:43am
Pascal Bataillard

2008 INTERNATIONAL JAMES JOYCE CONFERENCE, SAINT-GERAND, FRANCE

James Joyce et l’Italie / James Joyce’s Voyage in Italy

JUNE 27-29, 2008

The CARMA Research Center of Universités Lumière Lyon 2 and Jean Moulin
Lyon 3, in partnership with the city of Saint-Gérand-le-Puy, is pleased to
announce the 2008 International James Joyce Conference to be held in
Saint-Gérand, France, on June 27-29.

Conference Organizers: Franca Ruggieri, Jacques Aubert, Pascal Bataillard

Keynote Speakers: Carla Marengo-Vaglio, Jean-Michel Rabaté, Jacqueline Risset

Scholars are invited to submit 300-word proposals for a three-day
conference on all subjects pertaining to Joyce and Italy.

CFP: [Science] Southeast Asian Languages and Literatures â 2008 RMMLA Convention (Reno, NV, Oct 9-11)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 4:28am
Fify Juliana

CFP: Southeast Asian Languages and Literatures â€" 2008 RMMLA Convention
(Reno, NV, Oct 9-11)

Call for Papers

Southeast Asian Languages and Literatures: Theoretical and Practical
Approaches*

2008 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention
Reno, NV, October 9-11

For the time first time ever, a special topic session focusing on
Southeast Asian Languages and Literatures will be part of the Rocky
Mountain MLA Convention, which will be held in Reno, Nevada on October 9-
11 this year <http://rmmla.wsu.edu/conferences/default.asp>.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Second Language Writing - RMMLA Convention (Reno, NV, Oct 9-11)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 4:18am
Fify Juliana

CFP: Second Language Writing - RMMLA Convention (Reno, NV, Oct 9-11)

Call for Papers

Second Language Writing*: Reports of Research and Discussions of Central
Issues in Second/Foreign Language Writing

2008 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention
Reno, NV, October 9-11

For the time first time ever, a special topic session focusing on Second
Language Writing will be part of the Rocky Mountain MLA Convention, which
will be held in Reno, Nevada on October 9-11 this year
<http://rmmla.wsu.edu/conferences/default.asp>.

CFP: [Collections] M/C Journal 'able' Issue (5/2/08; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 3:21am
Axel Bruns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 27 Feb. 2008

                          M/C - Media and Culture
                     http://www.media-culture.org.au/
            is calling for contributors to the 'able' issue of

                                M/C Journal
                   http://journal.media-culture.org.au/

M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a crossover journal
between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and peer-reviewed
journal. In 2008, M/C Journal celebrates its tenth anniversary.

CFP: [Postcolonial] Diaspora and Ethnic Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 12:45am
Fu-jen Chen

Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities is pleased to announce the call for paper
for its 26th volume, which will be published in December 2008. This issue
is committed to examining the intersection of ethnic studies with diaspora
studiesâ€"how they connect and how they diverge in the trans-Pacific context.
At the intersection of ethnic studies with Asian diaspora, Native American
diaspora, African diaspora, Irish diaspora, and Queer diaspora lie not only
profound tensions but also creative possibilities. The upcoming volume
seeks submissions that explore diaspora/ethnic texts and reassess current
theoretical and methodological issues in the field. Submissions should be
sent to:
College of Liberal Arts

CFP: [Ethnic] Diaspora and Ethnic Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 12:40am
Fu-jen Chen

Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities is pleased to announce the call for paper
for its 26th volume, which will be published in December 2008. This issue
is committed to examining the intersection of ethnic studies with diaspora
studiesâ€"how they connect and how they diverge in the trans-Pacific context.
At the intersection of ethnic studies with Asian diaspora, Native American
diaspora, African diaspora, Irish diaspora, and Queer diaspora lie not only
profound tensions but also creative possibilities. The upcoming volume
seeks submissions that explore diaspora/ethnic texts and reassess current
theoretical and methodological issues in the field. Submissions can be sent
to:
College of Liberal Arts

CFP: [Renaissance] PAMLA &quot;English Literature pre-1700&quot;

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 10:49pm
Jennifer Ailles

I'm organizing the "English Literature pre-1700" panel for the PAMLA
conference at Pomona College in Claremont, California--November 7-8, 2008.
 The topic is wide open so if you have something fun/cool that you want to
present please send me a 500 word proposal and a 50-word abstract by March
15th to <jenniferailles_at_yahoo.com>. Papers will run 15-20 mins.

See link for more information: <http://www.pamla.org/2008/cfp.html#proposals>

Cheers,

Jennifer Ailles

CFP: [American] CAAS 2008: American Legacies / Newfoundland and the Americas

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 6:54pm
Christopher Lockett

Canadian Association of American Studies (CAAS)
Annual Conference 2008
August 13-16
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL.

AMERICAN LEGACIES
**Deadline for Proposals: April 20, 2008**

CAAS invites paper proposals for its annual conference, which will be
held in St. John’s, at Memorial University of Newfoundland August 13-16.
Please send 500 word proposals to: CAAS 2008 Committee, c/o Michael Epp
(michaelepp_at_trentu.ca). Please include with proposals your name, academic
affiliation, email address and any AV requirements your paper will have.

CFP: [Graduate] cultural memory docotral symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 3:17pm
Roberta Mock

CULTURAL MEMORY

A DOCTORAL SYMPOSIUM

JUNE 25-27, 2008, at Hazelwood House, South Devon, U.K.

A Project of the CENTRE FOR CRITICAL CULTURAL RESEARCH in the Faculty of
Arts at the University of Plymouth, U.K.

 

Considering culture as creative practice and a way of life, both of which
are historically specific, how is experience remembered, represented and
shared? How and why do memories and representations shape present
attitudes, intentions, politics, power structures, cultural work and
imagined futures? Among aspects of the theme which may be covered are:

Memories of place framing social formation;

Shared memories as means of empowering social groups;

CFP: [General] disClosure: a journal of social theory ⢠Issue 18: WAR

updated: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 2:46pm
Pearl James

disClosure: a journal of social theory • Issue 18: WAR

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1, 2008

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore WAR
as it is understood in a variety of areas and disciplines. Possible topics
might include:

 
Terror
Torture
Trauma
Territoriality
Genocide
Resistance
Sovereignty

Geographies of War
Historiographies of War
War and the Economy
The Media and War
Identities and War
Memories of War
Gender and War

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