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CFP: [Collections] Contributors for Dictionary of American, British,and World Literary Characters

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 - 9:33pm
Michael D. Sollars

Call for Contributors:
A leading publisher has decided to develop a series of volumes entitled
The Dictionary of American Literary Characters and the Dictionary of
British Literary Characters. This will be a 4-volume set. As the editor,
I am seeking scholars to write about literary characters in novels,
plays, short stories that will be included in these volumes. The
publisher is Facts on File, Inc.

I request entries on the following:

I. American short stories and dramas published during the past 7 years.
    American novels published during or after 2001.

II. British short stories and dramas published during the past 12 years.
    British novels published during or after 2001.

CFP: [Poetry] MLA San Francisco 2008: Oppositional Politics, Avant-Garde Poetics, Canada

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 - 8:39pm
Susan Rudy

The MLA Discussion Group “Canadian Literature in English” invites paper
proposals that address the connections and/or disjunctions among
oppositional politics, avant-garde poetics, and Canada. 500-word abstract
and 1-page CV by March 14, 2008 to Susan Rudy (
Presenters must be members in good standing of the MLA by 7 April 2008 to
be listed in the Program issue of PMLA.

CFP: [Renaissance] Seventeenth Century British Literature (3/1/08; RMMLA, 10/9/08-10/11/08)

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 - 7:33pm
Quentin Vieregge

This is an open session on Seventeenth Century British Literature at the
2008 RMMLA conference, to be held in Reno, Nevada. The conference will
run from 9 October to 11 October 2008. Papers may concern any aspect of
Seventeenth Century Literature, but papers that examine the use of
metadrama are especially encouraged.

Send a 200 word abstract to Quentin Vieregge at by 1
March 2008 for consideration.

Hard copies of submissions may be sent to:

Quentin Vieregge
University of South Florida
Department of English, 4202 East Fowler Ave, CPR â€" 107
Tampa, Fl 33620-5550

Details can be found at

CFP: [Film] Reading Asian Television

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 - 3:40pm
Dr Jeongmee Kim

Call for Papers: Reading Asian Television

The growing cultural significance of Asian television is evident when
looking at the media and popular attention garnered by such phenomenon as
the Korean Wave. This is a call for papers for a collection entitled
Reading Asian Television: Crossing Borders and Breaking Boundaries,
published by I.B. Tauris, and to be edited by Jeongmee Kim. This book is
part of the Reading Television series (series editors: Kim Akass and
Janet McCabe) and aims to examine both the text and context of current
Asian television.

UPDATE: [Collections] Fantasy and Native America

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 - 3:37pm,

<b>By request, the abstract submission due date has been extended to
January 15, 2008!</b>

<b>Call for Papers: Scholarly Anthology â€" Fantasy and Native America</b>

Submissions are sought for a forthcoming multidisciplinary anthology of
critical essays on the subject of Fantasy and Native America to be
published by the <a href="">Mythopoeic
Press</a> in early 2009.

CFP: [20th] Raymond Carver Sessions; 1/5/2008; 5/22-5/25/2008

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 - 11:26am
Sandra Lee Kleppe

The International Raymond Carver Society is sponsoring two sessions at the
2008 ALA conference in San Francisco, May 22-25.
Round Table Session: "Raymond Carver's Life: Does It Matter?"
Panel: "Raymond Carver and the Aesthetic of the Quotidian."
For more information and instructions on how to submit a proposal, please
consult our website and click on the Call for Papers button:
Final deadline for submissions:

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Music and Art Conference

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 - 7:13am
Henry Johnson

The Music Department at the University of Otago announces an international
conference in New Zealand



This conference aims to draw together scholars from a variety of
disciplines who share an interest in the way music and musicians are
represented in the visual arts. The conference will provide a forum for
wide-ranging discussions on future directions, opportunities and challenges
for research in music iconography.

Keynote speakers:

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] &quot;American Indians Today: Emigrational conflict and the Jockeying for Cultural Hegemony&quot;

Monday, December 17, 2007 - 9:21pm
Rebecca M Seaman

Panel for Southwest/Texas Popular and American Cultural Conference in
Albuquerque, NM, Feb 13-16, 2008. The panel seeks to explore the historic
and current phenomena of repeated migrations of people into North America
and the reactions of dominant cultural groups and incoming cultural
groups. In particular, the panel seeks to explore how Native Americans
have faired in this cyclical process of cultural struggles to dominate or
just to survive. I propose to present a paper that explores the historic
backdrop of this cultural struggle as it moved across North America,
affecting various groups of Native Americans in the wake of advancing
European based cultures. Other participants will be asked to contribute

CFP: [International] Fifth International Richard Aldington Conference

Monday, December 17, 2007 - 8:52pm
Daniel Kempton

V International Richard Aldington Society Conference, les
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France July 8-10, 2008

The International Richard Aldington Society holds its bi-annual conference
in the historic town on the coast of the Mediterranean in the Camargue,
where Catherine Aldington has lived for many years. The conference
directors welcome papers on any aspect of Richard Aldington's life and
work. They are also interested in papers that address connections between
Aldington and other twentieth-century writers, such as H. D., Durrell,
Pound, Eliot, Lawrence, Hemingway.