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CFP: [American] CFP: Boston Poets 1950-2000

updated: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 3:34pm
Christopher Bock

Call for Papers

>From Suicide to Sublimation: Boston Poets 1950-2000

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

UPDATE: [Theory] World Picture Conference, Deadline 6/2

updated: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 3:32pm
Brian Price

The World Picture Conference
on
The Popular
October 24 and 25, 2008
Oklahoma State University

Keynote Speakers: Ernesto Laclau and Lauren Berlant

The World Picture conference is an annual meeting devoted to theory that
takes place in the intimate setting of Stillwater, Oklahoma. This year’s
meeting will gather theorists from around the world, and from across
disciplines, to address questions of the popular. We are accepting
proposals for papers that address this issue in any number of ways. Some
possible topics might include, but are not limited to:

CFP: [Renaissance] RSA 2009 Panel: The Work of Recusant Poetry, 1549-1700

updated: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 3:31pm
Russ Leo

Studies of Recusant writing, at least since the publication of Louis Martz’s pathbreaking study
The Poetry of Meditation in 1955, have consistently foregrounded the importance of Catholic
practices of affective devotion, introduced by Robert Southwell and his cohort, to literary
posterity. In particular, critics and historians have emphasized the influence of innovative
meditative strategies and poetic techniques evident in Jesuit writing (or, in a broader sense, in
Catholic) on Herbert, Donne, Crashaw, Vaughan, and others â€" to a canon of English poets
allegedly indebted to Counter-Reformation tools, styles, and practices. Recent work by Alison

CFP: [Film]

updated: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 5:27am
Pamela Bracken

New publisher Forty-Sixth Star Press invites essays on the theme of
Oklahoma films for an upcoming book. Essays should examine the film image
promoted by a film set in or about people from Oklahoma, one essay on any
one movie from Cimarron to Okie Noodling. The tone of the final essay
should be edgy and entertaining, and around 3000 words in length. E-mail
200-word abstract and contact information by September 15, 2008 to the
book’s editor vanmeter_at_fortysixthstarpress.com.

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Auto-bio-phagies

updated: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 5:30pm
Apostolos Lampropoulos

University of Cyprus
Department of French Studies and Modern Languages

AUTO-BIO-PHAGIES

International Conference
Nicosia (31.10.2008 â€" 2.11.2008)

Invited Speaker : Philippe Lejeune

Call for papers

CFP: [Theory] Auto-bio-phagies

updated: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 5:29pm
Apostolos Lampropoulos

University of Cyprus
Department of French Studies and Modern Languages

AUTO-BIO-PHAGIES

International Conference
Nicosia (31.10.2008 â€" 2.11.2008)

Invited Speaker : Philippe Lejeune

Call for papers

UPDATE: [20th] Auto-bio-phagies

updated: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 5:29pm
Apostolos Lampropoulos

University of Cyprus
Department of French Studies and Modern Languages

AUTO-BIO-PHAGIES

International Conference
Nicosia (31.10.2008 â€" 2.11.2008)

Invited Speaker : Philippe Lejeune

Call for papers

UPDATE: [International] Auto-bio-phagies

updated: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 5:28pm
Apostolos Lampropoulos

University of Cyprus
Department of French Studies and Modern Languages

AUTO-BIO-PHAGIES

International Conference
Nicosia (31.10.2008 â€" 2.11.2008)

Invited Speaker : Philippe Lejeune

Call for papers

CFP: [Graduate] Lines of Flight: The Deleuzian Text. An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference.

updated: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 5:26pm
Lucy Prodgers

Lines of Flight: The Deleuzian Text

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference
Friday 5th September 2008
English Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

Keynote Speaker:
Ian Buchanan, Professor of Critical and Cultural Theory in the School of
English, Communication, and Philosophy, Cardiff University.

‘It is never the beginning or the end which are interesting; the
beginning and the end are points. What is interesting is the middle’
Dialogues II, p.39

CFP: [20th] Lines of Flight: The Deleuzian Text. An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference.

updated: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 5:25pm
Lucy Prodgers

Lines of Flight: The Deleuzian Text

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference
Friday 5th September 2008
English Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

Keynote Speaker:
Ian Buchanan, Professor of Critical and Cultural Theory in the School of
English, Communication, and Philosophy, Cardiff University.

‘It is never the beginning or the end which are interesting; the
beginning and the end are points. What is interesting is the middle’
Dialogues II, p.39

UPDATE: [Theory] Lines of Flight: The Deleuzian Text. An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference.

updated: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 5:24pm
Lucy Prodgers

Lines of Flight: The Deleuzian Text

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference
Friday 5th September 2008
English Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

Keynote Speaker:
Ian Buchanan, Professor of Critical and Cultural Theory in the School of
English, Communication, and Philosophy, Cardiff University.

‘It is never the beginning or the end which are interesting; the
beginning and the end are points. What is interesting is the middle’
Dialogues II, p.39

UPDATE: [Romantic] Final Call: Companion to Romanticism (collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 12:57pm
Andrew Maunder

Contributors are sought for the above reference book (due for publication
in early 2009) which aims to cover British and European authors/works in
the period 1780-1850 and which are typically given the label "Romantic."

Topics include:
Author biographies and bibliographies
Analyses of individual poems, plays, novels and non-fiction prose.
Literary themes and terms
Historical events and personalities relevant to an understanding of the
Romantic period.

Contributors will be asked to write analytical essays of varying length
(500-2000 words).

Deadline for assigned pieces: 31 August 2008.

UPDATE: [Victorian] Who are the Victorians? Constructions of Identity in the Nineteenth Century (UK, GRAD)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 8:27am
Louisa Hodgson

Postgraduate conference, School of English, University of Leeds, UK, 6th
September 2008. In collaboration with the Leeds Humanities Research
Institute

Prof. Francis O’Gorman â€" Welcome Address

Plenary Speakers:

Prof. Bridget Bennett â€" ‘Transatlantic Relations’
Dr. Matt Rubery â€" ‘Literature Out Loud: Audio Resources for the
Classroom’

CFP: [American] Reclaiming the Comic Book Canon

updated: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 2:04am
A. David Lewis

“Reclaiming the Comic Book Canon”
40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

CFP: [Science] "Neil Gaiman: Intertextuality and Influences" NEMLA Boston 2/26-3/1/09 Deadline: 9/15/08

updated: 
Monday, May 19, 2008 - 6:20pm
Grace Wetzel

40th Annual Northeast MLA Conference. Boston, MA.
Feb. 26-Mar. 1, 2009.

Fantasy fiction writer and graphic novelist Neil Gaiman blurs the border
of reality through imaginative tales that transport us to strange and
alluring lands. Yet embedded in the extraordinary are hints of the
familiar. In what ways does Gaiman modernize old myths and narratives
and to what end? How does internet culture influence his work? What
other cultural texts, traditions, and conventions â€" both new and old â€"
inform Gaiman’s short stories, novels, comics, graphic novels, and
films? What does this generic heterogeneity signify and how can â€" and
should â€" we classify these texts?

CFP: [Film] âLostâ at NEMLA: Mapping TVâs Most Elusive Island

updated: 
Monday, May 19, 2008 - 4:30pm
Randy Laist

“Lost” at NEMLA: Mapping TV’s Most Elusive Island

40th Anniversary Convention â€" Northeast Modern Language Association
(NeMLA)
Feb. 26 â€" Mar 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency â€" Boston, MA

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