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CFP: [Graduate] The Street Conference - Photography Section

updated: 
Thursday, December 20, 2007 - 7:03am
Chris Balaschak

The Street

The 2008 UC Irvine Visual Studies Graduate Student Association Conference
February 29 â€" March 1

Keynote Speakers:
Susan Buck-Morss, Cornell University
Mike Davis, University of California, Irvine

We are currently seeking papers for our photography panel, entitled “Sites
and Citations: The Photographic City.”

CFP: [American] Proposals for ALA conference (January 15, 2008)

updated: 
Thursday, December 20, 2007 - 3:51am
Earl Yarington

One-page abstracts are invited for a panel on nineteenth-century American
sentimentalism in the novel, short fiction, sketch, autobiography, and
poetry at the American Literature Association’s 19th Annual Conference in
San Francisco from May 22-25, 2008. Our interests include, but are not
limited to, sentimentalism as a negative or positive attribute within
individual works; differences in individual authors’ construction and use
of sentiment within their works; differences in male and female authors’
construction and use of sentiment; cross-gender and interracial dialogue;
sentimentalism in the captivity, slave, or conversion narrative;

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] RMMLA-Session on WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

updated: 
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 - 4:51pm
Joan Grenier-Winther

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)

RENO, Nevada ~ October 9-11, 2008 at HARRAH'S

CALL FOR PAPERS --> WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM (Open Topic)

Proposals for 15-20 min. presentations due to rmmla_at_wsu.edu by MARCH 1.

Non-RMMLA members may propose a paper, but membership in RMMLA is
required of all presenters by APRIL 1.

Requests for Audio-Visual equipment are due by MAY 1 (email
rmmla_at_wsu.edu)
 
Participation at the convention also requires payment of a convention
registration fee (registration opens in mid-summer; early discount rates
available).
 
See www.rmmla.org for more information.

CFP: [General] RMMLA-Session on Harry Potter (Open Topic)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 - 4:50pm
Joan Grenier-Winther

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)

RENO, Nevada ~ October 9-11, 2008 at HARRAH'S

CALL FOR PAPERS --> HARRY POTTER (Open Topic)

Proposals for 15-20 min. presentations due to rmmla_at_wsu.edu by MARCH 1.

Non-RMMLA members may propose a paper, but membership in RMMLA is
required of all presenters by APRIL 1.

Requests for Audio-Visual equipment are due by MAY 1 (email
rmmla_at_wsu.edu)
 
Participation at the convention also requires payment of a convention
registration fee (registration opens in mid-summer; early discount rates
available).
 
See www.rmmla.org for more information.

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

updated: 
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

updated: 
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 (SRudy_at_ucalgary.ca).
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)

updated: 
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 qvieregge_at_gmail.com 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 www.rmmla.org.

CFP: [Film] Reading Asian Television

updated: 
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

updated: 
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 - 3:37pm
Amy.H.Sturgis_at_sas.upenn.edu,

<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="http://www.mythsoc.org/press">Mythopoeic
Press</a> in early 2009.

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

updated: 
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:
www.internationalraymondcarversociety.org
Final deadline for submissions:

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