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CFP: [Postcolonial] 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: [Ethnic] 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: [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

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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_at_english.upenn.edu
             more information at
         http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
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Received on Wed Feb 13 2008 - 08:17:09 EST

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_at_english.upenn.edu
             more information at
         http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
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Received on Wed Feb 13 2008 - 08:16:52 EST

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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            cfp_at_english.upenn.edu
             more information at
         http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
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Received on Wed Feb 13 2008 - 08:16:23 EST

UPDATE: [20th] The Adolescent Novel (MLA 2008)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 1:15pm
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_at_english.upenn.edu
             more information at
         http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
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Received on Wed Feb 13 2008 - 08:15:59 EST

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

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 1:15pm
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_at_english.upenn.edu
             more information at
         http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
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Received on Wed Feb 13 2008 - 08:15:17 EST

CFP: [Theatre] Theatre and Popular Culture - MAP/ACA Conference, Niagara Falls

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 7:46am
Jason D. Scott

MID-ATLANTIC POPULAR / AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION (MAP/ACA)
NOVEMBER 2008 CONFERENCE
NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO

CALL FOR PAPERS
THEATRE and POPULAR CULTURE

The study of theatre often reveals unexpected insights into a culture’s
historical and ideological conditions. Papers for this conference will
address how the institutions and practices of the living drama define
concepts of taste, suggest causes and solutions for social conflict, and
reflect the importance of race, gender, and religion in relation to
national or regional identity.

CFP: [20th] JFK and Literature––3/31/2008

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 6:17am
Crystal Alberts

John F. Kennedy: History, Memory, and Legacy
An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of North Dakota

Call for Papers

September 25 - 27, 2008
Deadline for abstracts: March 31, 2008

CFP: [Film] JFK and Film––3/31/2008

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 6:16am
Crystal Alberts

John F. Kennedy: History, Memory, and Legacy
An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of North Dakota

Call for Papers

September 25 - 27, 2008
Deadline for abstracts: March 31, 2008

CFP: [American] Don DeLillo and JFK––3/31/2008

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 6:14am
Crystal Alberts

John F. Kennedy: History, Memory, and Legacy
An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of North Dakota

Call for Papers

September 25 - 27, 2008
Deadline for abstracts: March 31, 2008

CFP: [American] Cold War Fiction––3/31/2008

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 6:14am
Crystal Alberts

John F. Kennedy: History, Memory, and Legacy
An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of North Dakota

Call for Papers

September 25 - 27, 2008
Deadline for abstracts: March 31, 2008

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

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 6:02am
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: [Cultural-Historical] 2008 AIHA Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 4:25am
JoAnne Ruvoli

2008 AIHA Conference
CALL FOR PAPERS

41st Annual Conference
American Italian Historical Association
New Haven, Connecticut
Southern Connecticut State University
And Courtyard by Marriot

6-8 November 2008

“Small Towns, Big Cities:
The Urban Experience of Italian Americans”

Printable AIHA Call for Papers--2008 on website:
www.aihaweb.org

The 41st conference of AIHA will investigate the urban
experience of Italian Americans in its many facets.
Papers on all topics welcome, especially those
concerned with the following:

CFP: [Collections] HISPANIC CULTURE REVIEW Vol. 14

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 4:15am
Diana Gumbar

HISPANIC CULTURE REVIEW

Hispanic Culture Review is a journal that publishes narratives (fiction
and nonfiction), reviews, essays, poetry, drama, and visual art related
to the Hispanic world at George Mason University. Contributions in
English should relate to the culture, literature, or art of the countries
where Spanish is spoken. There are no other eligibility requirements.

All submitted material should include the author's name, address and
phone number, as well as an e-mail address. Work should be sent as an e-
mail attachment.

SUBMISSION DETAILS:

The journal welcomes original submissions written in either Spanish or
English.
Submission deadline: March 1, 2008.

UPDATE: [African-American] Black Masculinity Collection

updated: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 11:46pm
Peter Caster

Due to interest from several university presses and an NEH grant under
review, we are extending our call for submissions for the collection of
essays.

Black Masculinity in U.S. History and Literature, 1730-1945.

Timothy R. Buckner and Peter Caster, eds.

CFP: [Graduate] Law and the Outlaw––(dis)junctions graduate student conference––UCR

updated: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 9:29pm
Kristin Noone

This panel is interested in concepts of the “law” and what it means to be
an “outlaw,” or outside of the law, throughout history. Papers will be
accepted on topics ranging from Robin Hood to Joss Whedon’s Firefly.

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be emailed to kristin.noone_at_email.ucr.edu
by February 15, 2008

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CFP: [Graduate] Mythology & Folklore––(dis)junctions graduate student conference––UCR

updated: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 9:28pm
Kristin Noone

Myth, fairy tales, and folk heroes are an indelible part of global culture.
In keeping with this year’s conference theme, this panel is interested in
how mythologies or mythical heroes frequently transcend boundariesâ€"between
this world and the fairy world, between the past and the present, between
one culture and another. Possible topics (though contributors are not
limited to these) may include:
Folk heroes in popular culture
Reading mythology in terms of cultural capital
Film or other adaptations
Heroism
Cross-culture comparison/transmission
Children’s fairy tales

Please email abstracts of approximately 250 words to
kristin.noone_at_email.ucr.edu

CFP: [Graduate] Mapping Middle–Earth: Reading Tolkien in a Global Age––(dis)junctions grad student conference&

updated: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 9:26pm
Kristin Noone

The works of J.R.R. Tolkien have enjoyed a recent upsurge in popularity in
both scholarship and popular culture; in keeping with this year’s
conference theme, we are interested in how these works transcend boundaries
of space, time, and media to retain their appeal. Some possible topics (but
contributors are not limited to these) may include:
Film (or other) adaptations of the Lord of the Rings
Appeal in international countries
Use of myth and history
Critical history or popular culture response
Performance, music and song in the texts
The construction of heroism
Gender questions
Tolkien and the Great War
The fantasy genre

UPDATE: [Computing-Internet] REMINDER: Textuality, Visuality and their Convergence (RMMLA Panel; March 1 Deadline)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 5:44pm
Susan Cook

Call for Papers:
Textuality, Visuality and their Convergence
Submissions are invited for this Special Topic Session at the October 9-
11, 2008 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention in Reno, Nevada. Papers may
address but are not limited to the following topics:

Writing the visual
Seeing or not seeing texts
Cultural and/or theoretical approaches to textuality and visuality
The role of visual studies in literary scholarship
The role of literary studies in visual studies scholarship
Particular readings that blend these two approaches

Please send a 300-word abstract and a brief CV in .doc or .pdf format to
Susan Cook, susan.elizabeth.cook_at_gmail.com.

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