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CFP: [General] Altered States - UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Conference

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Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 7:47pm
Jessie Hock

Altered States: Metamorphosis, Epiphany, Revolution
An Interdisciplinary Conference Hosted by the U.C. Berkeley Comparative Literature
Department

Date: October 24 - 25, 2008
Deadline for Abstract Submission: April 7, 2008
Keynote: Amy Hollywood, Elizabeth H. Monrad Professor of Christian Studies, Harvard Divinity
School

For more information, or to submit an abstract, please contact: alteredstate08_at_gmail.com

Nothing of him that doth fade
But doth suffer a sea-change
Into something rich and strange.
                                --- Tempest, I, ii

CFP: [Renaissance] Digitizing Early Material Culture: from Antiquity to Modernity

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Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 6:47pm
Brent Nelson

Digitizing Early Material Culture: from Antiquity to Modernity

A Seminar to be held in conjunction with
CaSTA (the Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis) 2008:
New Directions in Text Analysis
A Joint Humanities Computing, Computer Science Seminar and Conference at
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 16-18 October 2008

CFP: [Medieval] Digitizing Early Material Culture: from Antiquity to Modernity

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Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 6:46pm
Brent Nelson

Digitizing Early Material Culture: from Antiquity to Modernity

A Seminar to be held in conjunction with
CaSTA (the Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis) 2008:
New Directions in Text Analysis
A Joint Humanities Computing, Computer Science Seminar and Conference at
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 16-18 October 2008

CFP: [Computing-Internet] CaSTA (the Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis) 2008: New Directions in Text Analysis

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Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 6:44pm
Brent Nelson

CaSTA (the Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis) 2008: New Directions in
Text Analysis

A Joint Humanities Computing, Computer Science Conference at
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
16-18 October 2008

CaSTA 2008â€"“New Directions in Text Analysis”â€" will be held at the
University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon from 16-18 October 2008, featuring
guest speakers:
â–¸ David Hoover, Professor of English at New York University (keynote)
â–¸ Hoyt Duggan, Professor Emeritus in English at University of Virginia
â–¸ Geoffrey Rockwell, Associate Professor in Humanities Computing and
Multimedia at University of Alberta
â–¸ Cara Leitch, PhD candidate in English at University of Victoria

CFP: [Postcolonial]

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Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 6:15pm
Susan Comfort

Works and Days
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
110 Leonard Hall
Indiana, PA 15705-1094
website: http://www.english.iup.edu/publications/works&days/
phone: (724) 357-6486

Works & Days

Special Issue Call For Papers:
Invisible Battlegrounds: Feminist Resistance in the Global Age of War and
Imperialism

UPDATE: [Renaissance] DEADLINE APPROACHING: George Herbertâs Travels: International Print and Cultural Legacies

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Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 3:04pm
Christopher Hodgkins

CALL FOR PAPERS

George Herbert’s Travels: International Print and Cultural Legacies
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
9-11 October, 2008

We are pleased to announce that the conference will now be extended into
the evening of Thursday, October 9, and will be opened by a shared reading
by two distinguished American poets:

--Carl Phillips of Washington University, Chancellor of the American
Academy of Poets

--Mark Strand of Columbia University, former U. S. Poet Laureate and Winner
of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

CFP: [20th] MLA: Modernism, Relgion, and the Secular

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Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 12:05pm
David Sherman

MLA Special Session, Dec. 27-30, San Francisco. Papers on modernist constructions and
interrogations of secular thought; modernizations of faith; representations of atheism; concepts of
the sacred, holy, divine; relations between religion and other categories of social identity;
engagements with theological discourse; new techniques of representation of interiority in terms of
faith and scepticism. Inquiries and 300-500 word abstracts by March 15 to David Sherman at
drs211_at_nyu.edu, both attached and in message.

CFP: [Theory] Embodied Politics in Visual Autobiography (collection)

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Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 4:51am
Sarah Brophy

Call for Papers

Embodied Politics in Visual Autobiography

We invite contributions for a proposed collection of essays on visual
autobiography, focusing on health, bodies, and embodied subjectivities. The
collection will consider how cultural practices of self-narration and
self-portraiture image and imagine unruly bodies and, in so doing, respond
to Patricia Zimmerman’s call for “radical media democracies that animate
contentious public spheres” (2000, p. xx).

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Program Announcement: "Photographic Proofs" Conference at Yale, April 4-5, 2008

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 10:49pm
Francesca Ammon

"Photographic Proofs": A Graduate Student Conference
Yale University, April 4-5, 2008
REGISTER at www.photographicproofs.com

The Photographic Memory Workshop and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript
Library at Yale are pleased to announce the program for "Photographic
Proofs," an international and interdisciplinary graduate student
conference to be held at Yale University on April 4-5, 2008.

CFP: [Graduate] REMINDER: 20th Annual Free Exchange Graduate English Conference

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 10:19pm
James Lange

This is a reminder of the deadline for paper proposals for the 20th
Annual Free Exchange Graduate English Conference at the University of
Calgary. The Conference runs from March 28-30, 2008, at the University of
Calgary campus. The theme of this year's conference is "Literature and
Its Others: Inside, Outside, and Between the Diciplines."

The deadline for paper proposals is February 18th, 2008.

For further information, including a detailed list of panels and
submission guidelines, please visit our website:

english.ucalgary.ca/FreeExchange

If you have any questions please e-mail the conference chairs at
freeex_at_ucalgary.ca

CFP: [Gender Studies] Women in/and literature panel at October 2008 Reno, NV RMMLA

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 8:26pm
Lourdes Arciniega

We welcome submissions dealing with texts by or about women exploring
gender, class, race, or any related issues.
Deadline for paper submissions is March 1, 2008.

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CFP: [Gender Studies] MLA Special Session: Gender and Narrative Form in 20th-Century Detective Fiction

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 7:53pm
Lauryl Tucker

This panel seeks papers examining the expression of gender in the
narrative techniques of 20th-century detective fiction writers. As a
form inherently concerned with criminality, epistemology, concealment and
strategic disclosure, detective fiction also necessarily reflects, for
instance, how gender concepts are policed, mystified, voiced and
deduced. The conventions of detection narrative can easily be called
conservative, insofar as they represent a logically legible world in
which one kind of outsider, the detective, can reliably discovers
another, the criminal, through a kind of systematic, attentive close
reading practice. Yet recent critical attention to the often subversive

CFP: [20th] MLA Special Session: Gender and Narrative Form in 20th-Century Detective Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 7:53pm
Lauryl Tucker

This panel seeks papers examining the expression of gender in the
narrative techniques of 20th-century detective fiction writers. As a
form inherently concerned with criminality, epistemology, concealment and
strategic disclosure, detective fiction also necessarily reflects, for
instance, how gender concepts are policed, mystified, voiced and
deduced. The conventions of detection narrative can easily be called
conservative, insofar as they represent a logically legible world in
which one kind of outsider, the detective, can reliably discovers
another, the criminal, through a kind of systematic, attentive close
reading practice. Yet recent critical attention to the often subversive

CFP: [Collections] Literary and Cultural Criticism (UNDERGRAD)

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 6:18pm
Julia Pohl-Miranda

Hotel is a bilingual journal at McGill University which features literary
and cultural criticism on a broad palette of subjects. We're currently
calling for eloquent and innovative essays for Volume 6. The deadline is
February 20th 2008.

Submissions to Hotel in English or French must conform to MLA guidelines,
and should not exceed fifteen pages, double-spaced, 12-point font.
Previously published work will not be accepted. Essays must include
complete contact information. Please submit an attached file to
hotelreview_at_gmail.com.

CFP: [Computing-Internet] TEI@Galway

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 6:04pm
Justin Tonra

Call for Papers: TEI_at_galway, Moore Institute, NUI Galway, 2 April 2008

The Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies at
NUI Galway will host this year's annual meeting of the Text Encoding
Initiative (TEI) Council. This meeting will be accompanied by a one day
symposium allowing researchers to present and discuss TEI-related topics
and projects particularly in but not restricted to) Ireland. It is designed
to create a communication forum among scholars and the TEI Council and to
strengthen the TEI community by bringing together experts from the various
initiatives and projects.

Contributions from all disciplines using the TEI are encouraged, for example:

CFP: [Collections] Writing guides on the works of R. Frost and T. Williams (due Nov 08; book)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 6:01pm
Doug Sanders

Facts on File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking authors to write approximately 80,000-word
manuscripts, following established series guidelines, offering strategies
and techniques for writing about a particular author. Contributors are
sought for the following authors: Robert Frost and Tennessee Williams. The
authors sought will have a PhD, broad knowledge of the assigned author’s
life and works, and an ability to write clearly, cleanly, and succinctly
for students in both high school and college. Manuscripts would be due in
the latter months of 2008. If qualified and interested, please send a
cover letter and cv, preferably via e-mail, to:

CFP: [Collections] specialist in Arab American / Muslim American literature (due late 08; book)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 5:57pm
Doug Sanders

Chelsea House, a New York publisher of reference works for schools and
libraries, is seeking an author to write a critical guide to literature
produced by and relating to Arab Americans and Muslim Americans, with a
particular focus on the young adult and mainstream titles currently read
by high school English students. The title will profile, in approximately
40,000 to 50,000 words, eight to ten prominent contemporary figures
(subject to approval) and two to four of their major works each. The ideal
author will have taught or have familiarity with the multicultural
literature and writers assigned in high schools today and have experience
producing school-and-library titles targeting this readership. If

CFP: [Collections] Doomsday: Journal of the Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 4:43pm
Dr. Shelley Rees

Seeking submissions of scholarly articles in topics related to
poet/dramatist Thomas Lovell Beddoes, including but not limited to:

Thomas Lovell Beddoes, works and/or life
Dr. Thomas Beddoes
Maria Edgeworth
Barry Cornwall
others connected to TLB

19th-Century literature
Romanticism
Gothic literature
The literary grotesque
Queer literature

Please submit articles in MLA format electronically as MS Word documents
to: Dr. Shelley S. Rees, editor, at srees_at_usao.edu.

Doomsday: The Journal of the Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society is a peer-
reviewed academic journal published annually by the Thomas Lovell Beddoes
Society and the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

CFP: [Postcolonial] Im/migration in Women's Literature

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 4:36pm
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] Im/migration in Women's Literature

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 4:36pm
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] Im/migration in Women's Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 4:36pm
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] Im/migration in Women's Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 4:36pm
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: [Graduate] Madison Conference 2008

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 2:08pm
Erik Moellering

“Appropriation: Anxiety or Ecstasy?”

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia
Department of English
Saturday April 19th, 2008

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mark Facknitz, James Madison University

UPDATE: [Children] The Adolescent Novel (MLA 2008)

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 1:17pm
Judith Broome

Critical or theoretical approaces to the adolescent novel, broadly
conceived: coming-of-age novels; first novels as "adolescent" texts;
future of the adolescent novel; graphic novels. 1-page abstracts by 20
March. Electronic submission preferred.

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CFP: [Gender Studies] The Adolescent Novel (MLA 2008)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 1:16pm
Judith Broome

Critical or theoretical approaces to the adolescent novel, broadly
conceived: coming-of-age novels; first novels as "adolescent" texts;
future of the adolescent novel; graphic novels. 1-page abstracts by 20
March. Electronic submission preferred.

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CFP: [Cultural-Historical] The Adolescent Novel (MLA 2008)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 1:16pm
Judith Broome

Critical or theoretical approaces to the adolescent novel, broadly
conceived: coming-of-age novels; first novels as "adolescent" texts;
future of the adolescent novel; graphic novels. 1-page abstracts by 20
March. Electronic submission preferred.

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