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UPDATE: [Victorian] 2nd Annual Conference; Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing, University College Cork, April 2-4

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 12:11pm
Making.Books_at_sas.upenn.edu, Shaping Readers

Call for Papers

The Second Annual Making Books, Shaping Readers Conference

April 2nd â€" 4th 2008
University College Cork
http://www.ucc.ie/en/mbsr; mbsr@ucc.ie

Conference Theme: Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Alistair McCleery, Co-Director of SAPPHIRE, Professor of
Literature and Culture at Napier University, and co-editor of The Book
History Reader

Professor Nora Crook, Professor of English Literature, Anglia Ruskin
University, and co-general editor of the multi-volume Complete Poetry of
Percy Bysshe Shelley

UPDATE: [Romantic] 2nd Annual Conference; Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing, University College Cork, April 2-4

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 12:11pm
Making.Books_at_sas.upenn.edu, Shaping Readers

Call for Papers

The Second Annual Making Books, Shaping Readers Conference

April 2nd â€" 4th 2008
University College Cork
http://www.ucc.ie/en/mbsr; mbsr@ucc.ie

Conference Theme: Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Alistair McCleery, Co-Director of SAPPHIRE, Professor of
Literature and Culture at Napier University, and co-editor of The Book
History Reader

Professor Nora Crook, Professor of English Literature, Anglia Ruskin
University, and co-general editor of the multi-volume Complete Poetry of
Percy Bysshe Shelley

UPDATE: [18th] 2nd Annual Conference; Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing, University College Cork, April 2-4

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 12:11pm
Making.Books_at_sas.upenn.edu, Shaping Readers

Call for Papers

The Second Annual Making Books, Shaping Readers Conference

April 2nd â€" 4th 2008
University College Cork
http://www.ucc.ie/en/mbsr; mbsr@ucc.ie

Conference Theme: Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Alistair McCleery, Co-Director of SAPPHIRE, Professor of
Literature and Culture at Napier University, and co-editor of The Book
History Reader

Professor Nora Crook, Professor of English Literature, Anglia Ruskin
University, and co-general editor of the multi-volume Complete Poetry of
Percy Bysshe Shelley

UPDATE: [Renaissance] 2nd Annual Conference; Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing, University College Cork, April 2-4

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 12:11pm
Making.Books_at_sas.upenn.edu, Shaping Readers

Call for Papers

The Second Annual Making Books, Shaping Readers Conference

April 2nd â€" 4th 2008
University College Cork
http://www.ucc.ie/en/mbsr; mbsr@ucc.ie

Conference Theme: Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Alistair McCleery, Co-Director of SAPPHIRE, Professor of
Literature and Culture at Napier University, and co-editor of The Book
History Reader

Professor Nora Crook, Professor of English Literature, Anglia Ruskin
University, and co-general editor of the multi-volume Complete Poetry of
Percy Bysshe Shelley

UPDATE: [Medieval] 2nd Annual Conference; Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing, University College Cork, April 2-4

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 12:11pm
Making.Books_at_sas.upenn.edu, Shaping Readers

Call for Papers

The Second Annual Making Books, Shaping Readers Conference

April 2nd â€" 4th 2008
University College Cork
http://www.ucc.ie/en/mbsr; mbsr@ucc.ie

Conference Theme: Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Alistair McCleery, Co-Director of SAPPHIRE, Professor of
Literature and Culture at Napier University, and co-editor of The Book
History Reader

Professor Nora Crook, Professor of English Literature, Anglia Ruskin
University, and co-general editor of the multi-volume Complete Poetry of
Percy Bysshe Shelley

UPDATE: [Theory] 2nd Annual Conference; Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing, University College Cork, April 2-4

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 12:10pm
Making.Books_at_sas.upenn.edu, Shaping Readers

Call for Papers

The Second Annual Making Books, Shaping Readers Conference

April 2nd â€" 4th 2008
University College Cork
http://www.ucc.ie/en/mbsr; mbsr@ucc.ie

Conference Theme: Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Alistair McCleery, Co-Director of SAPPHIRE, Professor of
Literature and Culture at Napier University, and co-editor of The Book
History Reader

Professor Nora Crook, Professor of English Literature, Anglia Ruskin
University, and co-general editor of the multi-volume Complete Poetry of
Percy Bysshe Shelley

UPDATE: [Bibliography] 2nd Annual Conference; Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing, University College Cork, April 2-4

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 12:10pm
Making.Books_at_sas.upenn.edu, Shaping Readers

Call for Papers

The Second Annual Making Books, Shaping Readers Conference

April 2nd â€" 4th 2008
University College Cork
http://www.ucc.ie/en/mbsr; mbsr@ucc.ie

Conference Theme: Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Alistair McCleery, Co-Director of SAPPHIRE, Professor of
Literature and Culture at Napier University, and co-editor of The Book
History Reader

Professor Nora Crook, Professor of English Literature, Anglia Ruskin
University, and co-general editor of the multi-volume Complete Poetry of
Percy Bysshe Shelley

UPDATE: [General] 2nd Annual Conference; Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing, University College Cork, April 2-4

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 12:10pm
Making.Books_at_sas.upenn.edu, Shaping Readers

Call for Papers

The Second Annual Making Books, Shaping Readers Conference

April 2nd â€" 4th 2008
University College Cork
http://www.ucc.ie/en/mbsr; mbsr@ucc.ie

Conference Theme: Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Alistair McCleery, Co-Director of SAPPHIRE, Professor of
Literature and Culture at Napier University, and co-editor of The Book
History Reader

Professor Nora Crook, Professor of English Literature, Anglia Ruskin
University, and co-general editor of the multi-volume Complete Poetry of
Percy Bysshe Shelley

UPDATE: [Computing-Internet] 2nd Annual Conference; Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing, University College Cork, April 2-4

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 12:10pm
Making.Books_at_sas.upenn.edu, Shaping Readers

Call for Papers

The Second Annual Making Books, Shaping Readers Conference

April 2nd â€" 4th 2008
University College Cork
http://www.ucc.ie/en/mbsr; mbsr@ucc.ie

Conference Theme: Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Alistair McCleery, Co-Director of SAPPHIRE, Professor of
Literature and Culture at Napier University, and co-editor of The Book
History Reader

Professor Nora Crook, Professor of English Literature, Anglia Ruskin
University, and co-general editor of the multi-volume Complete Poetry of
Percy Bysshe Shelley

UPDATE: [International] 2nd Annual Conference; Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing, University College Cork, April 2-4

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 12:10pm
Making.Books_at_sas.upenn.edu, Shaping Readers

Call for Papers

The Second Annual Making Books, Shaping Readers Conference

April 2nd â€" 4th 2008
University College Cork
http://www.ucc.ie/en/mbsr; mbsr@ucc.ie

Conference Theme: Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Alistair McCleery, Co-Director of SAPPHIRE, Professor of
Literature and Culture at Napier University, and co-editor of The Book
History Reader

Professor Nora Crook, Professor of English Literature, Anglia Ruskin
University, and co-general editor of the multi-volume Complete Poetry of
Percy Bysshe Shelley

CFP: [Postcolonial] Critical Responses to Kiran Desai

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 7:31am
Dr. Sunita Sinha

Respected
Sir/Madam,
   

‘Avant Garde - A Literary Forum’ invites an article from you on “Critical
Responses to Kiran Desai,” which will be published by Atlantic Publishers
and Distributors, New Delhi.

The forum requests for your contribution in approximately 3500-5000
words. All references and notes should be incorporated preferably
according to MLA style sheet. Copy of your article as - Hard copy (Print
out), soft copy (CD) and a copy by Email, would be preferred by the first
week of March 08.
Yours sincerely

Dr. Sunita Sinha
Editor: Avant Garde â€" A Literary Forum
Email: drsunitasinha_at_gmail.com, drsunitasinha_at_sify.com
Mobile No: 9934917117

CFP: [General] New Perspectives on British Literature

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 7:30am
Dr. Sunita Sinha

Respected
Sir/Madam,
   

‘Avant Garde - A Literary Forum’ invites an article from you on British
Fiction, Poetry and Drama from Chaucer to present times for publication
in “New Perspectives on British Literature,” which will be published by
Atlantic Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi.

The forum requests for your contribution in approximately 3500-5000
words. All references and notes should be incorporated preferably
according to MLA style sheet. Copy of your article as - Hard copy (Print
out), soft copy (CD) and a copy by Email, would be preferred by the first
week of March 08.

Yours sincerely

CFP: [Postcolonial] New Urges in Postcolonial Literature

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 7:18am
Dr. Sunita Sinha

Respected
Sir/Madam,
   

‘Avant Garde - A Literary Forum’ invites an article from you on any of
the following topic areas for publication in, “New Urges in Post-Colonial
Literature,” which will be published by Atlantic Publishers and
Distributors, New Delhi.

Preferred topic areas being:
Diaspora
Feminism
Immigrant Experience and Pain of Exile.
Hybridity
Concept of Otherness
Orientalism
Ecofeminism
Multiculturism
 

CFP: [Collections] doodlescope: journal of the international society for doodling praxis and research

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 2:57am
Christopher Kelen

doodlescope

journal of the international society for doodling praxis and research

Doodling is the definitive minoritarian art â€" but what does it mean to
doodle? And what does a doodle mean? The OED defines a doodle as a drawing
made absentmindedly. As such it embodies the pure bloodyminded distraction
of the perruque â€" that theft of time made famous by Michel de Certeau. A
doodle is what you do when you’re meant to be paying attention to
something else. When you doodle you’re supposed to be focused, to be
following, but you hand over the reins to the unconscious. You allow the
line to drift, you drift into the line, along it â€" you drift where it
takes you, beyond what’s allowed.

CFP: [Graduate] Literature and the Body

updated: 
Sunday, January 20, 2008 - 5:18pm
Veronique Dorais

Literature and the Body:
Inside, Outside, and Between the Skin

“Why should our bodies end at the skin, or include at best other beings
encapsulated by skin?” Donna Haraway, A Manifesto for Cyborgs

“And the men stepped out in colours up to their necks, pulling wet hides
out after them so it appeared they had removed the skin from their own
bodies. They had leapt into different colours as if into different
countries.” Michael Ondaatje, In the Skin of a Lion

CFP: [Postcolonial] In-between Spaces: Moving Literature into a Hybrid Location (Univ of Calgary Grad Student Con)

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 10:10pm
Natalie Wall

Literature and Its Others:
Inside, Outside, and Between the Disciplines
University of Calgary Free Exchange Graduate Conference
28-30 March 2008
For more information, please email freeex_at_ucalgary.ca
http://www.english.ucalgary.ca/FreeExchange (site still in development)

In-between Spaces: Moving Literature into a Hybrid Location

“The margin of hybridity, where cultural differences ‘contingently’ and
conflictually touch, becomes the moment of panic which reveals the
borderlines experience” (Homi K. Bhabha, Location of Culture 296).

CFP: [Children] Convention Alley: An International Harry Potter Conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 8:57pm
Sheryll Townsend

This international conference envisions bringing the Harry Potter fandom
together in the beautiful city of Ottawa to discuss J.K. Rowling's novels
with one another and with literary scholars. In addition to keynote
speakers and programming sessions presented by fans and professionals, the
convention will feature directed discussion groups as well as informal
opportunities for fans and scholars to get to know one another and to
enjoy the city of Ottawa.

UPDATE: [Travel] Journeys: The International Journal of Travel and Travel Writing

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 8:27pm
Brian Yothers

Please note the new email address for submissions to Journeys:
Board.Journeys_at_gmail.com

JOURNEYS
THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TRAVEL AND TRAVEL WRITING

Published by Berghahn Books (New York and Oxford)
Log on to: http://www.berghahnbooks.com

Editorial Board
Robert C. Davis (Ohio State University), Maria Pia Di Bella (CNRS-IRIS-
EHESS, Paris) and Brian Yothers (University of Texas at El Paso)

UPDATE: [Film] UCLA's Mediascape seeks papers on comedy, deadline: 2/15/08

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 7:48pm
Brett McCracken

MEDIASCAPE CALL FOR PAPERS:
 
Submission deadline has been extended to February 15, 2008!
 
Features:

The features section is seeking articles that consider themes and
variations of comedy within all areas of media studies. Topics on comedy
may include, but are not limited to:

· Historical perspectives: classical, global, national, local

· Effects of technology: means of production, distribution and exhibition

· Performance: reality, stand-up, animation, make-over

· Genre: variety shows, single/multi-camera, romantic, tragicomic

· Modes of spectatorship: theater-going, home video rentals, DVR viewership

CFP: [Collections] Women's Voices in Post-Communist Eastern Europe (colection) III: Transnational Gender Performance

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 3:17pm
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru

In recent years migration has no longer been perceived as a one-way
definitive move from an origin to a target-point, but increasingly as an
undoable and redoable process of discursive redefinition within new
contexts and value-systems, prompted by global processes of inclusion
such as EU enlargement. As national boundaries are becoming blurred and
people are travelling, studying and changing jobs across borders,
national perceptions of identity are giving way to wider
conceptualisations of selfhood as always in the making, always changing
masks to fit within new contexts. Likewise, theatrical metaphors are
repositioned beyond stage boundaries, so that performance of selfhood

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Women's Voices in Post-Communist Eastern Europe (collection) III: Transnational Gender Performances

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 3:15pm
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru

In recent years migration has no longer been perceived as a one-way
definitive move from an origin to a target-point, but increasingly as an
undoable and redoable process of discursive redefinition within new
contexts and value-systems, prompted by global processes of inclusion
such as EU enlargement. As national boundaries are becoming blurred and
people are travelling, studying and changing jobs across borders,
national perceptions of identity are giving way to wider
conceptualisations of selfhood as always in the making, always changing
masks to fit within new contexts. Likewise, theatrical metaphors are
repositioned beyond stage boundaries, so that performance of selfhood

CFP: [Collections] Women's Voices in Post-Communist Eastern Europe (collection) III: Transnational Gender Performances

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 3:02pm
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru

In recent years migration has no longer been perceived as a one-way
definitive move from an origin to a target-point, but increasingly as an
undoable and redoable process of discursive redefinition within new
contexts and value-systems, prompted by global processes of inclusion
such as EU enlargement. As national boundaries are becoming blurred and
people are travelling, studying and changing jobs across borders,
national perceptions of identity are giving way to wider
conceptualisations of selfhood as always in the making, always changing
masks to fit within new contexts. Likewise, theatrical metaphors are
repositioned beyond stage boundaries, so that performance of selfhood

UPDATE: [Collections] Portals: Comparative Literature Journal Vol. 6 (grad) (2/3/08; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 3:20am
Adrianna E. Frick

Note: Only a short time left for students to publish their work!!!

Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature is a graduate student journal
published annually by the Comparative Literature Student Association of San
Francisco State University.

Portals invites original, critical essay submissions that explore
comparative literary topics across cultural, regional, linguistic, and
temporal boundaries for the Spring 2008 issue.

Submission Guidelines
NOTE: Only papers by currently enrolled graduate students and doctoral
candidates will be considered.

CFP: [Postcolonial] ACIS/ MLA 2008: RACE AND EMIGRATION IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH ART

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 12:38am
Ellen Crowell

CALL FOR PAPERS

Modern Language Association (MLA) / (American Conference for Irish
Studies) ACIS panels, 2008, San Francisco.

NEW IRELAND: RACE AND EMIGRATION IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH ART Papers should
address changing representations of race, ancestry, nationality and
immigration/emigration in contemporary Irish writing, film, and/or the
visual arts. Of particular interest will be papers addressing the 2007
Doyle/Adigun production of a revised Playboy of the Western World as well
as papers that explore John Carney’s Once (2007).

Please send 200-word abstracts to Ellen Crowell by March 21, 2008. All
panelists must be ACIS and MLA members by July 1, 2008.

CFP: [Ethnic] ACIS/ MLA 2008: RACE AND EMIGRATION IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH ART

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 12:38am
Ellen Crowell

CALL FOR PAPERS

Modern Language Association (MLA) / (American Conference for Irish
Studies) ACIS panels, 2008, San Francisco.

NEW IRELAND: RACE AND EMIGRATION IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH ART Papers should
address changing representations of race, ancestry, nationality and
immigration/emigration in contemporary Irish writing, film, and/or the
visual arts. Of particular interest will be papers addressing the 2007
Doyle/Adigun production of a revised Playboy of the Western World as well
as papers that explore John Carney’s Once (2007).

Please send 200-word abstracts to Ellen Crowell by March 21, 2008. All
panelists must be ACIS and MLA members by July 1, 2008.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] ACIS/ MLA 2008: RACE AND EMIGRATION IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH ART

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 12:38am
Ellen Crowell

CALL FOR PAPERS

Modern Language Association (MLA) / (American Conference for Irish
Studies) ACIS panels, 2008, San Francisco.

NEW IRELAND: RACE AND EMIGRATION IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH ART Papers should
address changing representations of race, ancestry, nationality and
immigration/emigration in contemporary Irish writing, film, and/or the
visual arts. Of particular interest will be papers addressing the 2007
Doyle/Adigun production of a revised Playboy of the Western World as well
as papers that explore John Carney’s Once (2007).

Please send 200-word abstracts to Ellen Crowell by March 21, 2008. All
panelists must be ACIS and MLA members by July 1, 2008.

CFP: [20th] ACIS/ MLA 2008: RACE AND EMIGRATION IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH ART

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 12:38am
Ellen Crowell

CALL FOR PAPERS

Modern Language Association (MLA) / (American Conference for Irish
Studies) ACIS panels, 2008, San Francisco.

NEW IRELAND: RACE AND EMIGRATION IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH ART Papers should
address changing representations of race, ancestry, nationality and
immigration/emigration in contemporary Irish writing, film, and/or the
visual arts. Of particular interest will be papers addressing the 2007
Doyle/Adigun production of a revised Playboy of the Western World as well
as papers that explore John Carney’s Once (2007).

Please send 200-word abstracts to Ellen Crowell by March 21, 2008. All
panelists must be ACIS and MLA members by July 1, 2008.

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