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CFP: [Collections] Popular Spirits: The Haunted Spaces of Everyday Culture

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Friday, February 15, 2008 - 8:05am
María P. Blanco

Current scholarship has dealt with ghosts and haunting in terms more temporal than spatial,
perhaps as a prolongation of Derrida’s decision in his seminal Specters of Marx to flesh out
Hamlet’s famous haunted observation, “the time is out of joint.”
        Alongside the poststructuralist emphasis on the ghost as a figure of relentless repetition
and temporal disturbance, psychoanalytic critics have theorized ghosts through an alignment of
their apparitions with theories of the reactivation of trauma, the return of the repressed (e.g.
Abraham and Torok, Avery Gordon, R. Bergland and others). While this scholarship has helped us

CFP: [Travel] Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography MLA 2008 (3/10)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:37am
William Craig Howes

Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography. When and why does
travel writing become autobiographical, if ever? 250-300 word abstracts for
papers investigating these questions, with attention to theoretical issues
and/or specific texts, due March 10 to Tom Smith at trs8_at_psu.edu. Inquiries
welcome.

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:37:40 EST

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Self Experimentation and Autobiography MLA 2008 (3/15)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:36am
William Craig Howes

Self-experimentation and autobiography: Papers on the phenomenon of
representing experience undertaken with the intention of writing it up
afterward (e.g., Supersize Me). Analysis of individual texts and/or
overviews of the phenomenon’s significance. Abstracts (300w) mid-March. Tom
Couser, enggtc_at_hofstra.edu.

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:36:01 EST

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography MLA 2008 (3/10)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:35am
William Craig Howes

Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography. When and why does
travel writing become autobiographical, if ever? 250-300 word abstracts for
papers investigating these questions, with attention to theoretical issues
and/or specific texts, due March 10 to Tom Smith at trs8_at_psu.edu. Inquiries
welcome.

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:35:33 EST

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] First Person Graphic MLA 2008 (3/15)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:35am
William Craig Howes

FIRST PERSON GRAPHIC. Techniques and effects of first-person narration in
graphic narrative. 1-2 page abstract and short CV by 10 March to Carolyn
Williams (carolyn.williams_at_rutgers.edu).

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:35:04 EST

CFP: [American] First Person Graphic MLA 2008 (3/15)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:33am
William Craig Howes

FIRST PERSON GRAPHIC. Techniques and effects of first-person narration in
graphic narrative. 1-2 page abstract and short CV by 10 March to Carolyn
Williams (carolyn.williams_at_rutgers.edu).

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:33:03 EST

CFP: [American] Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography MLA 2008 (3/10)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:32am
William Craig Howes

Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography. When and why does
travel writing become autobiographical, if ever? 250-300 word abstracts for
papers investigating these questions, with attention to theoretical issues
and/or specific texts, due March 10 to Tom Smith at trs8_at_psu.edu. Inquiries
welcome.

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:32:08 EST

CFP: [American] Self Experimentation and Autobiography MLA 2008 (3/15)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:31am
William Craig Howes

Self-experimentation and autobiography: Papers on the phenomenon of
representing experience undertaken with the intention of writing it up
afterward (e.g., Supersize Me). Analysis of individual texts and/or
overviews of the phenomenon’s significance. Abstracts (300w) mid-March. Tom
Couser, enggtc_at_hofstra.edu.

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:31:31 EST

CFP: [20th] Self Experimentation and Autobiography MLA 2008 (3/15)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:30am
William Craig Howes

Self-experimentation and autobiography: Papers on the phenomenon of
representing experience undertaken with the intention of writing it up
afterward (e.g., Supersize Me). Analysis of individual texts and/or
overviews of the phenomenon’s significance. Abstracts (300w) mid-March. Tom
Couser, enggtc_at_hofstra.edu.

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:30:26 EST

CFP: [20th] First Person Graphic MLA 2008 (3/15)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:29am
William Craig Howes

 FIRST PERSON GRAPHIC. Techniques and effects of first-person narration in
graphic narrative. 1-2 page abstract and short CV by 10 March to Carolyn
Williams (carolyn.williams_at_rutgers.edu).

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:29:53 EST

CFP: [20th] Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography MLA 2008 (3/10)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:28am
William Craig Howes

Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography. When and why does
travel writing become autobiographical, if ever? 250-300 word abstracts for
papers investigating these questions, with attention to theoretical issues
and/or specific texts, due March 10 to Tom Smith at trs8_at_psu.edu. Inquiries
welcome.

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:28:39 EST

CFP: [Victorian] Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography MLA 2008 (3/10)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:26am
William Craig Howes

Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography. When and why does
travel writing become autobiographical, if ever? 250-300 word abstracts for
papers investigating these questions, with attention to theoretical issues
and/or specific texts, due March 10 to Tom Smith at trs8_at_psu.edu. Inquiries
welcome.

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:26:45 EST

CFP: [Romantic] Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography. MLA 2008 (3/15)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:25am
William Craig Howes

Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography. When and why does
travel writing become autobiographical, if ever? 250-300 word abstracts for
papers investigating these questions, with attention to theoretical issues
and/or specific texts, due March 10 to Tom Smith at trs8_at_psu.edu. Inquiries
welcome.

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:25:15 EST

CFP: [18th] Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography MLA 2008 (3/10)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:20am
William Craig Howes

Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography. When and why does
travel writing become autobiographical, if ever? 250-300 word abstracts for
papers investigating these questions, with attention to theoretical issues
and/or specific texts, due March 10 to Tom Smith at trs8_at_psu.edu. Inquiries
welcome.

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:20:53 EST

CFP: [Renaissance] Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography MLA 2008 (3/10)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:18am
William Craig Howes

Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography. When and why does
travel writing become autobiographical, if ever? 250-300 word abstracts for
papers investigating these questions, with attention to theoretical issues
and/or specific texts, due March 10 to Tom Smith at trs8_at_psu.edu. Inquiries
welcome.

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:18:51 EST

CFP: [General] Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography MLA 2008 (3/15)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:15am
William Craig Howes

Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography. When and why does
travel writing become autobiographical, if ever? 250-300 word abstracts for
papers investigating these questions, with attention to theoretical issues
and/or specific texts, due March 10 to Tom Smith at trs8_at_psu.edu. Inquiries
welcome.

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:15:28 EST

CFP: [General] Self Experimentation and Autobiography MLA 2008 (3/15)

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:14am
William Craig Howes

Self-experimentation and autobiography: Papers on the phenomenon of
representing experience undertaken with the intention of writing it up
afterward (e.g., Supersize Me). Analysis of individual texts and/or
overviews of the phenomenon’s significance. Abstracts (300w) mid-March. Tom
Couser, enggtc_at_hofstra.edu.

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:14:42 EST

CFP: [General] First Person Graphic MLA 2008

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:13am
William Craig Howes

FIRST PERSON GRAPHIC. Techniques and effects of first-person narration in
graphic narrative. 1-2 page abstract and short CV by 10 March to Carolyn
Williams (carolyn.williams_at_rutgers.edu).

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Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 02:13:04 EST

CFP: [General] The City

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 12:05am
Nathan Emmerich

Quest is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary forum for the publication of
postgraduate research in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Quest is
now seeking submissions for the seventh edition, to be published in Autumn
2008. The theme for this edition will be:

THE CITY

We invite proposals for papers from all subjects in the Arts, Humanities
and Social Sciences, at both Masters and Doctoral level, which interpret
the theme as widely as possible. We particularly welcome collaborative and
interdisciplinary efforts. The following list, which is neither
prescriptive not exhaustive, may serve as inspiration:

CFP: [General] Poetry/Poetics Panel (3/15/08; PAMLA, 11/07/08-11/08/08)

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 9:14pm
Brian R. Adler

Inviting papers (15-20 minutes) for “Poetry/Poetics” 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.
badler_at_uci.edu

Brian R. Adler
University of California, Irvine

CFP: [Ethnic] The Dialogue between Eastern Europe and the US via the Internet

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 8:57pm
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru

The Dialogue between Eastern Europe and the US via the Internet

Panel proposal on behalf of the Romanian Studies Association of America
as part of the Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association,
San Francisco, Dec. 27-30, 2008.

CFP: [20th] DEADLINE EXTENDED: 2008 Joyce Studies Annual

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 8:30pm
liz foley

The 2008 deadline to submit manuscripts to the Joyce Studies Annual has
been extended until Friday, March 7, 2008.

 The editors invite significant contributions on Joyce and closely related
topics. In keeping with its founding tradition, JSA publishes essays of
greater length and scope than are normally found in scholarly journals.
While not limited to longer essays, it welcomes ambitious studies in the
areas of textual, historical, theoretical and comparative analysis. We will
consider essays up to 50 manuscript pages.

CFP: [20th] SCMLA Women of Color

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 7:56pm
Ravyn Wilson-Bernard

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for the Women of Color Session at the
2008 SCMLA conference held in San Antonio, TX, November 6-8. In keeping
with the conference theme of “Borders,” the title of this session
is “Im/migration in Women’s Literature.”

This panel seeks to engage a diversity of critical and theoretical
approaches as represented by Gloria Anzaldua, Homi K. Bhabha, Gayatri
Spivak, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Cheryl A. Wall, and others. Paper may
contemplate im/migration tropes in both literal and imagines spaces.

Please send 200-300 word abstracts electronically as Word documents to
Ravyn Wilson-Bernard (bernardr_at_wabash.edu).

CFP: [Postcolonial] SCMLA Women of Color

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 7:55pm
Ravyn Wilson-Bernard

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for the Women of Color Session at the
2008 SCMLA conference held in San Antonio, TX, November 6-8. In keeping
with the conference theme of “Borders,” the title of this session
is “Im/migration in Women’s Literature.”

This panel seeks to engage a diversity of critical and theoretical
approaches as represented by Gloria Anzaldua, Homi K. Bhabha, Gayatri
Spivak, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Cheryl A. Wall, and others. Paper may
contemplate im/migration tropes in both literal and imagines spaces.

Please send 200-300 word abstracts electronically as Word documents to
Ravyn Wilson-Bernard (bernardr_at_wabash.edu).

CFP: [Ethnic]

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 7:54pm
Ravyn Wilson-Bernard

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for the Women of Color Session at the
2008 SCMLA conference held in San Antonio, TX, November 6-8. In keeping
with the conference theme of “Borders,” the title of this session
is “Im/migration in Women’s Literature.”

This panel seeks to engage a diversity of critical and theoretical
approaches as represented by Gloria Anzaldua, Homi K. Bhabha, Gayatri
Spivak, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Cheryl A. Wall, and others. Paper may
contemplate im/migration tropes in both literal and imagines spaces.

Please send 200-300 word abstracts electronically as Word documents to
Ravyn Wilson-Bernard (bernardr_at_wabash.edu).

CFP: [African-American] SCMLA Women of Color

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 7:53pm
Ravyn Wilson-Bernard

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for the Women of Color Session at the
2008 SCMLA conference held in San Antonio, TX, November 6-8. In keeping
with the conference theme of “Borders,” the title of this session
is “Im/migration in Women’s Literature.”

This panel seeks to engage a diversity of critical and theoretical
approaches as represented by Gloria Anzaldua, Homi K. Bhabha, Gayatri
Spivak, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Cheryl A. Wall, and others. Paper may
contemplate im/migration tropes in both literal and imagines spaces.

Please send 200-300 word abstracts electronically as Word documents to
Ravyn Wilson-Bernard (bernardr_at_wabash.edu).

CFP: [Gender Studies] SCMLA Women of Color

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 7:53pm
Ravyn Wilson-Bernard

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for the Women of Color Session at the
2008 SCMLA conference held in San Antonio, TX, November 6-8. In keeping
with the conference theme of “Borders,” the title of this session
is “Im/migration in Women’s Literature.”

This panel seeks to engage a diversity of critical and theoretical
approaches as represented by Gloria Anzaldua, Homi K. Bhabha, Gayatri
Spivak, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Cheryl A. Wall, and others. Paper may
contemplate im/migration tropes in both literal and imagines spaces.

Please send 200-300 word abstracts electronically as Word documents to
Ravyn Wilson-Bernard (bernardr_at_wabash.edu).

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