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BSECS 41st Annual Conference (proposals due soon!)

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Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 12:23pm
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

*online submission and registration is now open*

BRITISH SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
41st Annual Conference

January 4-6, 2012

St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K

'Landscapes & Environments '

The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is Europe's largest and most prestigious annual conference dealing with all aspects of the history, literature, and culture of the long eighteenth century.

[UPDATE] (Con)Figurations of Citizenship in Caribbean Literature (D/LINE 9/30)

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Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 11:51am
North East MLA - Rochester, March 2012

Re-post: This panel will examine citizenship as a trope and a problem in Caribbean literature. Papers discussing texts from the late-colonial through the contemporary moment are welcome, as are papers (in English) on texts from across the Caribbean's several linguistic communities. Submissions that promise to explicitly interrogate the role of the transnational in figurations of Caribbean citizenship are particularly encouraged. Please send abstracts (250-300 words) in body of email to Rachel Mordecai, mordecai@english.umass.edu; deadline is 30 September, 2011.

Poetry & Psychoanalysis, 30 June - 1 July 2012

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Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 11:32am
Oxford University, UK

Poetry & Psychoanalysis
30 June – 1 July 2012, Oxford University, UK
Keynote speaker: Adam Phillips

Just as psychoanalysts have mined poetry for examples and case studies, the insights and the problems of psychoanalysis have been a rich source of inspiration for twentieth and twenty-first century poets. Psychoanalytic readings of poetry from Romanticism to the present have moved beyond symbol-hunting and biographical decoding: recent scholarship has explored a wide range of psychoanalytically-informed reading practices and models of subjectivity. In what ways do these two discourses continue to speak to one another? What preoccupations do they share? What frictions result from their conversation?

19th Century American Literature at CEA 2012

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Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 10:36am
College English Association

Call for Papers: 19th Century American Literature at CEA 2012

March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on 19th Century American Literature for our 43rd annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org

17th & 18th Century Early American Literature at CEA 2012

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Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 10:28am
College English Association

Call for Papers: 17th & 18th Century Early American Literature at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on 17th & 18th Century Early American Literature for our 43rd annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org

CFP: True Blood SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

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Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 12:35am
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations, Science Fiction & Fantasy Area

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Area Chairs of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations (www.swtxpca.org) invites paper or panel proposals about the television series True Blood.

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011.

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2012: Infighting and Rival Texts in 20th Cent. African-American Literature

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Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 12:33am
NEMLA

Intellectual Rivalry and Divisive Texts in 20th Century African-American Literature

What debates have informed our contemporary understanding of African-American Literature? Prior to its (purported) institutionalization, 20th Century African-American Literature was both a hot commodity and a dangerously fluid entity, mercurial and volatile depending on the reader. This panel intends to explore the written altercations between black writers during the years 1920-1960.

300-word Abstracts may be sent to: Timothy Griffiths, Brooklyn College, tgriffiths@brooklyn.cuny.edu

Deadline is September 30th.

CFP: Supernatural (TV series) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

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Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 12:32am
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations, Science Fiction & Fantasy Area

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Area Chairs of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations (www.swtxpca.org) invites paper or panel proposals about the television series Supernatural.

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011.

CFP: Eureka SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

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Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 12:28am
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations, Science Fiction & Fantasy Area

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Area Chairs of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations (www.swtxpca.org) invites paper or panel proposals about the SyFy channel television series Eureka.

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

CFP: Doctor Who and/or Torchwood SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

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Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 12:25am
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations, Science Fiction & Fantasy Area

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Area Chairs of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations (www.swtxpca.org) invites paper or panel proposals about the television series Doctor Who and/or Torchwood.

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011.

The Apocalypse in Popular Culture Feb 8-11; Abstract Dec 1st

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 11:23pm
Shane Trayers SWTX PCA/ACA

The Apocalypse in Popular Culture
SWTX PCA/ACA February 8-11, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

2012, the year of the Mayan predicted apocalypse, will certainly be a stellar year for apocalyptic research. These days the apocalypse is prolific in its depictions, creeping in to all kinds of popular culture. Proposals and panels are currently being accepted for this area. Ideas for topics are included below; however, proposals are not limited to these ideas.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS LiNQ VOLUME 38 2011

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 9:22pm
Literature in North Queensland

Society is in the balance a significant generational flux. As the baby boomers face retirement, they are sandwiched between caring for their elderly parents and encouraging their adult children to leave the nest. Gen X—now firmly at the helm with Gen Y biting at their heals close behind— is rapidly resisting its entry into middle-age. In the last American election, this generational transition played a key role in electing Barrack Obama, and in Australia the significance of this demographic shift is yet to be fully understood.

Quarterly Issued Literary Magazine Looking to Publish Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction and Artwork

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 9:19pm
A Few lines Magazine

A Few Lines Magazine is an internationally read publication which is currently seeking poetry, flash fiction, short stories, creative non-fiction, and visual artwork of all varieties. We publish on a quarterly basis online and are in the process of printing our first issue. We actively seek the work of up-and-coming artists as well as the work of the established. Our current issue is available online for free to serve as a preview into the type of works we publish.

In addition to the general submissions, we also host a monthly short story contest. Winners of the short story contest will be interviewed and published in a printed anthology called "The Best of A Few Lines 2011-12."

1. (Un)easy Joinings 2. Narrative Discipline - Kalamazoo May 10-13, 2012

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 7:41pm
Medieval Research Consortium of University of California, Davis

The Medieval Research Consortium of UC Davis invites submission of proposals for the following panels for the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies occurring at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan from May 10-13, 2012. Please submit a proposal of 300 words with a completed Participant Information Form (available at: http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/submissions/index.html#PIF) for consideration in these panels. You may submit proposals via e-mail or mail a hard copy of your proposal for consideration; all proposals are due by September 15, 2011.

CSA 2012 Panel: (Re)membering the historical "monster"

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 6:59pm
Erin DeYoung (Trinity College Dublin) and Sarah Jo Mayville (UCSD)

This year's theme, "Culture Matters," calls for proposals that critically and creatively reflect on culture and "the material" broadly conceived. How do we theorize the relationship between culture and materiality? In what ways might interdisciplinary formations such as ethnic studies, critical gender studies, queer theory, indigenous studies, and new media studies challenge or redefine notions of the material? How should cultural critics understand the material in relationship to the immaterial? What are the cultural-material aspects of knowledge production both inside and outside the university? How does culture become a material force and how can cultural critics and producers intervene in or transform institutions and material practices?

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