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CFP: [Cultural-Historical] SCMLA 2008 Literature and Psychology Panel

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 4:59pm
Ronald Fields

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for the Literature and Psychology
panel of the SCMLA conference being held in San Antonio, TX November 6-8,
2008. In keeping with the conference theme of “borders,” the session is
called “Literature and Psychology: Humanity on the Border.” This session
explores the psychological aspects of literary works or authors as they
relate to existence on various borders or margins, with particular
interest in psycho-cultural borderlines. Potential topics include:

CFP: [American] SCMLA 2008 Literature and Psychology Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 4:59pm
Ronald Fields

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for the Literature and Psychology
panel of the SCMLA conference being held in San Antonio, TX November 6-8,
2008. In keeping with the conference theme of “borders,” the session is
called “Literature and Psychology: Humanity on the Border.” This session
explores the psychological aspects of literary works or authors as they
relate to existence on various borders or margins, with particular
interest in psycho-cultural borderlines. Potential topics include:

CFP: [General] SCMLA 2008 Literature and Psychology Panel

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 4:58pm
Ronald Fields

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for the Literature and Psychology
panel of the SCMLA conference being held in San Antonio, TX November 6-8,
2008. In keeping with the conference theme of “borders,” the session is
called “Literature and Psychology: Humanity on the Border.” This session
explores the psychological aspects of literary works or authors as they
relate to existence on various borders or margins, with particular
interest in psycho-cultural borderlines. Potential topics include:

CFP: [General] Textuality, Visuality and their Convergence (2008 RMMLA; Deadline March 1)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 4:22pm
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.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Cultural Studies Association Conference Seminar: Risk

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 4:05pm
Helen Kapstein

Cultural Studies Association Conference Seminar:
Taking Risks in Literature and Culture

A seminar proposed for the upcoming Cultural Studies Association
conference, May 22-24 2008,
New York City

Deadline: January 20, 2008

Seminar Description:

In his 1992 book Risk Society, Ulrich Beck describes a society organized by
its response to risk in which “risk may be defined as a systematic way of
dealing with hazards and insecurities induced and introduced by
modernization itself.”

CFP: [20th] Don DeLillo's _Falling Man_: Windows on the World (1/28/08; ALA 5/22-25/08)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:54pm
Mary Holland

CALL FOR PAPERS (deadline 1/28/08; ALA in San Francisco 5/22-25/08)

Don DeLillo’s _Falling Man_: Windows on the World

The Don DeLillo Society announces a call for papers for a panel focusing
on Don DeLillo’s _Falling Man_, convening May 22-25, 2008 at the American
Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA.

CFP: [Gender Studies] Gender and Jewish Culture

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:41pm
gender forum

For an upcoming special issue, the multidisciplinary online journal “gender
forum” (http://www.genderforum.uni-koeln.de) invites contributions
discussing Jewish culture from a gender perspective. Proposed topics
include but are not limited to culturally specific discourses of gender and
sexuality, questions of media representation and visibility, the
representation of Jewish women in popular culture, the gendering of
Anti-Semitism as well as gender perspectives on Diaspora existences.

CFP: [Medieval] 3rd International Anchoritic Society Conference in Hiroshima

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:02pm
Dr Liz Herbert McAvoy

The International Anchoritic Society's third international conference,
'Mapping the Medieval Anchorhold: Dialogue between East and West', is to be
held at Hiroshima Shudo University on September 15-17, 2008.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr Bella Millett (University of Southampton)
Professor Yoko Wada (Kansai University)

Papers of 20-minutes in duration are being sought on any aspect of medieval
anchoritic enclosure and interested parties are asked to send abstracts of
approximately 500 words to the conference email address
(ias3_at_comm.shudo-u.ac.jp) by January 31, 2008.

Topics might include (but need not be restricted to)

CFP: [American] Eugenics in American History and Culture (1/24; ALA 5/22-25)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:01pm
Christina Mar

he Society for the Study of Mixed Race invites paper submissions on all
aspects of eugenics in American history and culture for a panel to take
place at the American Literature Association Annual Conference (details
below). Widely influential in early 20 th century America, eugenic thought
informed anti-miscegenation laws, anti-immigration movements, intelligence
theories, etc. Witnessing Nazi atrocities ostensibly stemmed the eugenic
tide in the U.S., but recent scholarship suggests eugenics, in the forms of
discriminatory birth control practices and technologies introduced by the
science of human genetics (cloning, screening, engineering), remains a

CFP: [Romantic] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:56pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [Travel] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:55pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [Religion] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:55pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [Gender Studies] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:55pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:54pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [Collections] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:54pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [18th] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:54pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Re-mapping Jewishness (3/15/08; MLA â08)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:37pm
Lori Harrison-Kahan

The Jewish Cultural Studies Discussion Group of the MLA is seeking
papers for the following session at the MLA's annual conference in
San Francisco, CA, December 27-30, 2008.

Re-mapping Jewishness

How and where is Jewishness located? Papers examining Jewishness in
relation to: globalization and transnationalism, virtual and emergent
communities, archives/exhibitions, Jews of color, Jews and race. 250-
word abstracts to Lori Harrison-Kahan at lharriso_at_conncoll.edu by March
15.

Lori Harrison-Kahan
Department of English
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Drive
New London, CT 06320

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Harry Potter & His Dark Materials (articles) 4/4/08

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 1:42pm
Topic: The W&J Review

J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series and Philip Pullman’s trilogy “His
Dark Materials” have been among the most widely read works of the last
fifteen years. “Topic: The Washington & Jefferson College Review” seeks
original, well researched, and gracefully written scholarly essays that
analyze the novels, the film adaptations, or the reception of the works.
Essays may focus on one author or both, either a single text or several.
For submission guidelines, see www.washjeff.edu/topic. Deadline for
completed papers: 4 April 2008.

CFP: [Collections] Harry Potter & His Dark Materials (articles) 4/4/08

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 1:42pm
Topic: The W&J Review

J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series and Philip Pullman’s trilogy “His
Dark Materials” have been among the most widely read works of the last
fifteen years. “Topic: The Washington & Jefferson College Review” seeks
original, well researched, and gracefully written scholarly essays that
analyze the novels, the film adaptations, or the reception of the works.
Essays may focus on one author or both, either a single text or several.
For submission guidelines, see www.washjeff.edu/topic. Deadline for
completed papers: 4 April 2008.

CFP: [Film] Harry Potter & His Dark Materials (articles) 4/4/08

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 1:42pm
Topic: The W&J Review

J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series and Philip Pullman’s trilogy “His
Dark Materials” have been among the most widely read works of the last
fifteen years. “Topic: The Washington & Jefferson College Review” seeks
original, well researched, and gracefully written scholarly essays that
analyze the novels, the film adaptations, or the reception of the works.
Essays may focus on one author or both, either a single text or several.
For submission guidelines, see www.washjeff.edu/topic. Deadline for
completed papers: 4 April 2008.

CFP: [20th] Harry Potter & His Dark Materials (articles) 4/4/08

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 1:41pm
Topic: The W&J Review

J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series and Philip Pullman’s trilogy “His
Dark Materials” have been among the most widely read works of the last
fifteen years. “Topic: The Washington & Jefferson College Review” seeks
original, well researched, and gracefully written scholarly essays that
analyze the novels, the film adaptations, or the reception of the works.
Essays may focus on one author or both, either a single text or several.
For submission guidelines, see www.washjeff.edu/topic. Deadline for
completed papers: 4 April 2008.

CFP: [Children] Harry Potter & His Dark Materials (articles)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 1:41pm
Topic: The W&J Review

J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series and Philip Pullman’s trilogy “His
Dark Materials” have been among the most widely read works of the last
fifteen years. “Topic: The Washington & Jefferson College Review” seeks
original, well researched, and gracefully written scholarly essays that
analyze the novels, the film adaptations, or the reception of the works.
Essays may focus on one author or both, either a single text or several.
For submission guidelines, see www.washjeff.edu/topic. Deadline for
completed papers: 4 April 2008.

CFP: [Victorian] Bric-a-Brackery 2008: Victorian Culture and Literature

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 10:53am
Jennifer Sattaur

Derived from the French for ‘at random’, the phrase 'bric-à-brac' was
first introduced to the English language in 1840 by Thackeray who
used it to describe a visit to the Palace of Versailles. The purpose of
this conference is to use Thackeray’s expression to debate the nature
of the impact of the curious, exotic and downright odd on Victorian
literature and culture.

CFP: [20th] Journals and Collections of Essays

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 6:57am
Prof.G.Balakrishnan_at_sas.upenn.edu,

A bi-annual online literary journal, The Indian Review of World
Literature in English - ISSN: 0974 - 097X (URL www.worldlitonline.net),
published in January and July every year, welcomes submission of articles
on various aspects of World literature in English. Scholarly articles on
individual authors or works are welcome for publication, subject to the
approval of our editorial team. Potential contributors are requested to
confine themselves to the following areas:

1 British literature since 1945

2 American literature since 1945

3 Twentieth century European authors/works in translation

4 Commonwealth Literature

CFP: [Postcolonial] Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn (ASA '08)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:53am
James Davis

Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn
CFP: ASA 2008

The panel will explore the tensions embedded in transnational and
multicultural Caribbean Brooklyn in the twentieth and twenty-first
centuries. The panel will consider questions about the nature of
racialized and ethnicized urban space, including novelistic and visual
space, and its connection to migration, diaspora, language,
cosmopolitanism, and home.

Please send a one-page abstract and a one-page cv to James Davis at
jcdavis_at_brooklyn.cuny.edu by January 20.

CFP: [Ethnic] Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn (ASA '08)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:52am
James Davis

Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn
CFP: ASA 2008

The panel will explore the tensions embedded in transnational and
multicultural Caribbean Brooklyn in the twentieth and twenty-first
centuries. The panel will consider questions about the nature of
racialized and ethnicized urban space, including novelistic and visual
space, and its connection to migration, diaspora, language,
cosmopolitanism, and home.

Please send a one-page abstract and a one-page cv to James Davis at
jcdavis_at_brooklyn.cuny.edu by January 20.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn (ASA '08)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:50am
James Davis

Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn
CFP: ASA 2008

The panel will explore the tensions embedded in transnational and
multicultural Caribbean Brooklyn in the twentieth and twenty-first
centuries. The panel will consider questions about the nature of
racialized and ethnicized urban space, including novelistic and visual
space, and its connection to migration, diaspora, language,
cosmopolitanism, and home.

Please send a one-page abstract and a one-page cv to James Davis at
jcdavis_at_brooklyn.cuny.edu by January 20.

CFP: [African-American] Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn (ASA '08)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:48am
James Davis

Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn
CFP: ASA 2008

The panel will explore the tensions embedded in transnational and
multicultural Caribbean Brooklyn in the twentieth and twenty-first
centuries. The panel will consider questions about the nature of
racialized and ethnicized urban space, including novelistic and visual
space, and its connection to migration, diaspora, language,
cosmopolitanism, and home.

Please send a one-page abstract and a one-page cv to James Davis at
jcdavis_at_brooklyn.cuny.edu by January 20.

CFP: [American] Critical Approaches to Chris Ware (3/10)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:11am
David M. Ball

Call for submissions for _The Cult of Difficulty: Critical Approaches to
the Comics of Chris Ware_, edited by David M. Ball, Dickinson College, and
Martha Kuhlman, Bryant University.

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