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CFP: [Graduate] NYU graduate student conference 2008, Comp Lit & Area Studies

Monday, November 12, 2007 - 7:49pm
Sage Anderson

Age of Comparison?
NYU Graduate Student Conference
Hosted by the departments of Comparative Literature, East Asian Studies,
and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Call for Papers

The common ground of literary and area studies lies in our joint focus on
questions of comparison. At the root of our academic activity is the
characterization of similarity and difference, be it cultural, political,
linguistic or aesthetic. Issues of comparability are visible in shared
anxieties regarding the origins and directions of our disciplines. In our
overlapping pursuit of self-definition we depend on each other for
collaboration and provocation.

CFP: [Ethnic] âThe Angry and the Aestheticâ (12/1/07; MELUS, 3/27/08 â 3/30/08)

Monday, November 12, 2007 - 6:18pm
Sue J. Kim

DUE DATE: December 5

We are looking for papers for a PROPOSED PANEL for the MELUS conference at
Ohio State University, March 27-30, 2008. For more information about the
conference, see

This panel will explore issues around anger and emotion as they relate to
“minority” cultural productions and/or representations. We are open to a
variety of methodologies and approaches. Possible topics include but are
not limited to:

CFP: [Collections] Call for Papers for Issue 3 of Peer English: The Journal of New Critical Thinking

Monday, November 12, 2007 - 11:28am
Chris Louttit

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621), a refereed annual journal produced jointly
by the Department of English at the University of Leicester and the
English Association, requests submissions for inclusion in its third
issue to be published Autumn 2008.

The focus of the journal is on high-quality work by early career
researchers. We especially welcome submissions, therefore, from
lecturers, assistant or associate professors, senior graduate students,
or post-doctoral researchers or teachers.

UPDATE: [General] Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Monday, November 12, 2007 - 10:03am
Tsai-yu Chen

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies is inviting submissions for its
forthcoming issues. We encourage contributions from both Taiwan and
international communities addressing our special topics; articles on
other aspects of literature and culture are also welcome. If your
manuscript is intended as a special topic submission, please so indicate.
All correspondence should be addressed to Editor, Concentric: Literary
and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal
University, 162 Hoping East Road, Section 1, Taipei 106, Taiwan. [e-mail:

Forthcoming Special Topics

CFP: [Collections] M/C Journal 'citizen' Issue (1/18/08; journal issue)

Monday, November 12, 2007 - 4:52am
Axel Bruns


                          M/C - Media and Culture
           is calling for contributors to the 'citizen' issue of

                                M/C Journal

M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a crossover journal
between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and peer-reviewed
journal. In 2008, M/C Journal celebrates its tenth anniversary.

CFP: [General] ACLA 2008: With or against the flow: Conversation and Movement

Monday, November 12, 2007 - 3:32am
Barbara van Feggelen

Join one of the panels at the ACLA conference 2008!!

With or Against the Flow: Conversation and Movement

This panel examines the way in which the social spaces of conversation
that have characterized our social, cultural and political history and
their representations have always depended on the phenomenon of movement.
For not only do the salon, the cafe, and other such social groups allow
for a great number of arrivals and departures from people with different
nationalities, they are also the archetypal space for a collectivity of
language based on the traveling of words and ideas.

UPDATE: [Film] Film/Adaptation Areas, SWTX PCA/ACA (2/13-16) Due 11/15

Monday, November 12, 2007 - 2:58am
Lynnea Chapman King

The deadline for the 2008 Film/Adaptation Area of the Southwest/Texas
PCA/ACA conference approaches. We'd certainly be interested in seeing
you in Albuquerque in February!

Submission due date, November 15, 2007.

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association 29th Annual
Conference, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Join us February 13-16, 2008, at
The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel, downtown Albuquerque. We are pleased
to announce the Joy Harjo will be the keynote speaker for the conference.

We welcome any aspect of film studies; prospective topics include:

CFP: [American] CFP: ALA Panel, Capote Revisited

Sunday, November 11, 2007 - 6:45pm
Kristen Proehl

A Panel for the Annual Conference of the
American Literature Association
San Francisco, CA, May 22-28, 2008

Panel Proposal: Capote Revisited

CFP: [Theory] The Substance of Though: Critical and Pre-Critical, Cornell University

Saturday, November 10, 2007 - 11:24pm
Robert S. Lehman

The Theory Reading Group at Cornell University invites submissions for
its fourth annual interdisciplinary spring conference

The Substance of Thought: Critical and Pre-Critical

featuring keynote speakers Simon Critchley (The New School for Social
Research) and Alberto Toscano (Goldsmiths, University of London)

Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
April 10th-12th, 2008

CFP: [Collections] Call for Book Reviews

Saturday, November 10, 2007 - 10:41pm
Randy Robertson

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language
Association, is seeking reviews of primary sources (including scholarly
editions, contemporary literature, art, film, comic books, visual and
popular culture), pedagogy, and hypertext publications. Graduate
students are welcome to contribute to the journal. Please submit your
review electronically (as a Word attachment) to Randy Robertson, Reviews
Editor of MLS, at

CFP: [Ethnic] Intersections of Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in Multiethnic America; ACA 11/30/07; 3/19-22/08

Saturday, November 10, 2007 - 5:41pm
George Moore

Expressions of a Different Understanding:The Intersection of Gender, Race,
and Ethnicity in Multiethnic Multiracial America



The 2008 National PCA/ACA Conference will be held at the San Francisco
Marriott Hotel from Wednesday, March 19, through Saturday, March 22.

Literature & Politics Sessions, American Culture Association

CFP: [20th] Modernism and Fascism; ACA 11/30.07; 3/19-22/08

Saturday, November 10, 2007 - 5:30pm
George Moore

Special Session on Modernism and Fascism for the Literature and Politics
Sessions of American Culture Assoc. meeting in the spring of 2008.

Deadline: Nov 30th

2008 National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
Conference: March 19 â€" 22, 2008
San Francisco Marriott
55 Fourth Street
San Francisco, California