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UPDATE: [Collections] Origins of Literary Modernism in England - Update

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 2:52pm
Gregory F. Tague

Academica Press (Bethesda â€" London â€" Dublin) is pleased to update its Call
for essays to be included in an edited (now contracted) collection
entitled: Origins of Literary Modernism in England.

Since the original Call (July 2007), we have established 15 contributors,
covering topics and authors such as: Modernist Poetics; T.E. Hulme and
Wyndham Lewis; Thomas Hardy as Modern Folklorist; Modernism and the
Androgynous Imagination; Silences in Henry James; the Ethics of Self;
Joseph Conrad and F.M. Ford; Post-Impressionism; Comparative Mythology;
essays covering both the fiction and the non-fiction of E.M. Forster, D.H.
Lawrence, and Virginia Woolf.

CFP: [Renaissance] Samuel de Champlain Quadricentennial International Symposium "When the French Were Here"

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 2:33pm
Antoine J. Polgar

Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont will host an international
academic symposium on July 2-5, 2009 amidst the pageantry of the
Champlain Quadricentennial Observances commemorating Samuel de
Champlain’s exploration of Lake Champlain in 1609. The 2009 celebration
of historical memory and identity in the Lake Champlain Basin evokes the
150 year French presence in the region (beginning with its exploration by
Champlain in 1609) and perpetuates a tradition of earlier observances of
public memory in 1909 and 1959.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] International Symposium - Samuel de Champlain Quadricentennial "When the French Were Here"

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 2:28pm
Antoine J. Polgar Ph.D

Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont will host an international acad-
emic symposium on July 2-5, 2009 amidst the pageantry of the Champlain
Quadricentennial Observances commemorating Samuel de Champlain’s explor-
ation of Lake Champlain in 1609. The 2009 celebration of historical
memory and identity in the Lake Champlain Basin evokes the 150 year
French presence in the region (beginning with its exploration by Cham-
plain in 1609) and perpetuates a tradition of earlier observances of
public memory in 1909 and 1959. Entitled “When the French Were Here,” the
Symposium takes place in the context of the experience of temporality.

CFP: [Graduate] New Directions in Critical Theory Conference: Academic Geographies and the Space Between Disciplines

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 1:25pm
James E. Wermers

New Directions in Critical Theory is an annual interdisciplinary graduate
student conference at the University of Arizona; the 2008 conference will
focus on a self-conscious examination of the ways we do work at the
university. While interdiscplinarity questions the boundaries that mark off
everything from university departments to methods of inquiry, the space
between disciplines is not a neutral zone. When we shuffle prefixes and
suffixes in an attempt to announce new disciplines and identities, we work
in a liminal space that we participate in creating. This endeavor must be
undertaken cautiously; remapping disciplines and identities is never an
innocent game.

CFP: [20th] Nick Cave Conference - London, U.K. (July 2008)

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 12:06pm
Dr John H. Baker

The University of Westminster in London, U.K., proposes to host a two-day
conference on the work and career of renowned Australian singer-
songwriter Nick Cave on July 5-6, 2008. Proposals for papers are
welcomed. The conference will primarily focus on Cave as a lyricist and
songwriter, but other perspectives - musical, cultural, critical - will
be most welcome. Please submit proposals (300 words max.) to Dr John
Baker at bakerj_at_westminster.ac.uk by November 30, 2007. Informal
preliminary enquiries are also welcome.

UPDATE: [African-American] AEGIS conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 4:02am
Krystal MCMillen

Call For Papers: Power of Form and Forms of Power

Annual AEGIS Conference at SIUC
Carbondale Illinois
April 3rd-5th 2008

UPDATE: [Theory] AEGIS conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 4:02am
Krystal MCMillen

Call For Papers: Power of Form and Forms of Power

Annual AEGIS Conference at SIUC
Carbondale Illinois
April 3rd-5th 2008

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] AEGIS conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 4:02am
Krystal MCMillen

Call For Papers: Power of Form and Forms of Power

Annual AEGIS Conference at SIUC
Carbondale Illinois
April 3rd-5th 2008

UPDATE: [General] AEGIS conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 4:01am
Krystal MCMillen

Call For Papers: Power of Form and Forms of Power

Annual AEGIS Conference at SIUC
Carbondale Illinois
April 3rd-5th 2008

UPDATE: [Ethnic] AEGIS conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 4:01am
Krystal MCMillen

Call For Papers: Power of Form and Forms of Power

Annual AEGIS Conference at SIUC
Carbondale Illinois
April 3rd-5th 2008

UPDATE: [Postcolonial] AEGIS conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 4:01am
Krystal MCMillen

Call For Papers: Power of Form and Forms of Power

Annual AEGIS Conference at SIUC
Carbondale Illinois
April 3rd-5th 2008

UPDATE: [Religion] AEGIS conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 4:00am
Krystal MCMillen

Call For Papers: Power of Form and Forms of Power

Annual AEGIS Conference at SIUC
Carbondale Illinois
April 3rd-5th 2008

UPDATE: [Graduate] AEGIS conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 4:00am
Krystal MCMillen

Call For Papers: Power of Form and Forms of Power

Annual AEGIS Conference at SIUC
Carbondale Illinois
April 3rd-5th 2008

UPDATE: [Renaissance] John Donne and George Herbert

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 1:43am
Christopher Hodgkins

CALL FOR PAPERS

George Herbert’s Travels: International Print and Cultural Legacies
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
10-11 October, 2008

Panel Topic: John Donne and George Herbert. We are seeking proposals for
papers relating John Donne to George Herbert and comparing their work.

Plenary Speakers:
Richard Strier of the University of Chicago, Elizabeth Clarke of the
University of Warwick, and Judith Maltby of Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

Two University Presses have expressed interest in publication of conference
proceedings.

UPDATE: [Romantic] William Blake and George Herbert

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 1:41am
Christopher Hodgkins

CALL FOR PAPERS

George Herbert’s Travels: International Print and Cultural Legacies
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
10-11 October, 2008

Panel Topic: William Blake and George Herbert. We are seeking proposals for
papers relating William Blake to George Herbert and comparing their work.

Plenary Speakers:
Richard Strier of the University of Chicago, Elizabeth Clarke of the
University of Warwick, and Judith Maltby of Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

Two University Presses have expressed interest in publication of conference
proceedings.

UPDATE: [American] Elizabeth Bishop and George Herbert

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 1:39am
Christopher Hodgkins

CALL FOR PAPERS

George Herbert’s Travels: International Print and Cultural Legacies
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
10-11 October, 2008

Panel Topic: Elizabeth Bishop and George Herbert. We are seeking proposals
for papers relating Elizabeth Bishop to George Herbert and comparing their
work.

Plenary Speakers:
Richard Strier of the University of Chicago, Elizabeth Clarke of the
University of Warwick, and Judith Maltby of Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

Two University Presses have expressed interest in publication of conference
proceedings.

UPDATE: [General] Update on Virtual Caribbeans

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 - 11:01pm
Natalia Porto

Last days to submit proposals for Virtual Caribbeans in New Orleans!

The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute at Tulane University, in
conjunction with the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, is pleased
to announce Virtual Caribbeans, to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana
February 28 - March 1, 2008.

CFP: [20th] J.K. Rowling reference book (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 - 9:55pm
Jeff Soloway

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume reference book on
J.K. Rowling, focusing on critical analysis of her novels. The ideal
author will have a Ph.D., extensive knowledge of Rowling's life and works,
and an ability to write clearly and succinctly for students. This large
project (250,000-300,000 words) must be completed within two years.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines will be required. If interested
please send letter and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

Jeff Soloway

Executive Editor

Facts on File, Inc.

132 W. 31st St., 17th Floor

New York, NY 10001

jsoloway_at_factsonfile.com

UPDATE: [American] Bernard Malamud at ALA (May 2008)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 - 9:24pm
Brian Adler

Call for Papers--UPDATE
Papers and/or complete panels on all aspects of Bernard Malamud’s writing
and related topics are welcome at the American Literature Association 19th
Annual Conference, May 22-25, 2008, in San Francisco.
Possible paper/panel themes include:
The Role of Biography
New Critical Approaches to Malamud
Findings from the Archives (Library of Congress, Ransom Center, Oregon State)
Malamud and the Holocaust
Philosophical Approaches to Malamud
Enduring Malamud
New Directions in Malamud
Nature in Malamud
Malamud's Chesed
Literary Responsa
What it Means Human
What are We Missing?
Bridges between Worlds

UPDATE: [Collections] Kurt Vonnegut Edited Collection UPDATE

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 - 8:34pm
Dr David Simmons

CFP: Kurt Vonnegut Edited Collection
(Deadline: 10/11/07)(new deadline 01/03/08)

Further to the success of the original call for papers, a major academic
publisher has expressed an interest in the collection. As a result I am
now seeking completed pieces of work to submit as the next part of the
editorial process.

In accordance with the needs of the volume, particular preference will be
shown to essays that considers Vonnegut's influence on both his
contemporaries and later British/American writers or satirists.

All original style/content guidelines still apply

(original CFP)

UPDATE: [Professional] Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the Profession

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 - 8:04pm
Matt Hurwitz

The University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization is proud to
announce the speakers for our upcoming 2008 Graduate
Conference “Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in
Literature, Composition, and the Profession” to be held March 7-8. This
year’s speakers will be Patricia Bizzell, Meredith Hall, and Sharon
O’Dair. We are thrilled that they have all agreed to speak on various
aspects of the conference theme. See below for more detailed information
about each speaker.

We are also announcing a change to our proposal deadline; the new
deadline is Monday, December 10th by noon.

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