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CFP: [Collections] Festshriften: Honorary essay collections wanted

updated: 
Saturday, December 15, 2007 - 1:53am
Allen Michie

Time’s Arrow Press is aiming to be the industry leader in academic
Festschrifenâ€"collections of essays in honor or memory of individuals who
have made extraordinary contributions to scholarship and teaching in the
Humanities. Most university presses reject Festschriften out of hand, or
they publish them reluctantly and with little marketing. Time’s Arrow
Press, however, welcomes them.

CFP: [Collections] Michael Moore: King of the Muckrakers

updated: 
Saturday, December 15, 2007 - 12:22am
Roland Patrick Finger

Michael Moore: King of the Muckrakers (May 15, 2008)

I am seeking submissions for an anthology of essays about any aspect of
Michael Moore’s many works. I am inviting close readings and
interpretation of any of his films, videos, or essays. I am also looking
for analyses that contextualize Moore’s significance as a documentarian,
gadfly, and muckraker.

Submissions should be from ten to twenty pages in length and should
attempt to appeal to scholars and general readers.

Possible subjects for focus:

Moore’s style and purpose in one or more of his films: Roger and Me;
Canadian Bacon; The Big One; Bowling for Columbine; Fahrenheit 9/11; Sicko

UPDATE: [Poetry] Self and Audience in Womenâs Poetry Since 1945

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 10:06pm
Lisa Sperber

Call For Papers: “Self and Audience in Women’s Poetry Since 1945” (ALA;
5/22-5/25/08)

The American Literature Association Conference
May 22-25, 2008
San Francisco

Paper proposals are invited on the relationship between self and audience
in any American woman poet/s since 1945. Topics might include, but are not
limited to:

UPDATE: [Renaissance] Essay collection –– Staging Supersitions

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 9:43pm
Verena Theile

Essay collection: Engagements with superstitions in early modern drama

We are still accepting proposals for a collection of critical articles on
the representation of supernatural imaginings, staged superstitions, and
enacted witchcraft and apparitions in the theaters of early modern Europe.
We are interested in both itinerant performers as well as stage productions
written for established commercial theaters.

The focus of the collection of essays lies with dramatic literature. At
this point we are particularly interested in essays that consider literary
interactions between fictional and allegedly non-fictional literatures:
pamphlets, treatises, and sermons.

CFP: [General] eSharp Journal Issue - In Action: Social Engagement, Empowerment, and Change

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 6:47pm
Jason Monson

In Action:
Social Engagement, Empowerment and Change

The eleventh issue of eSharp will consider themes of social engagement,
empowerment, and change. We welcome articles which examine the social
implications and practical applications of various theories, as well as how
these may empower marginalised social groups or promote social change. In
keeping with the interdisciplinary nature of the journal, the ideas of
engagement and empowerment within society can be interpreted broadly. We
encourage submissions from postgraduates in any area of the arts,
humanities, social sciences or education.

UPDATE: [General] Red River Conference on World Literature

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 5:59pm
Carol Pearson

THE ELEVENTH ANNUAL RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA

INFINITE DIVISIONS AND TRANSNATIONAL IDENTITIES
Keynote Speaker: New Mexico Eminent Scholar
Dr. Tey Diana Rebolledo

APRIL 4 - 6, 2008

We invite papers and panel proposals on topics that investigate any of the
following topics. While we are particularly interested in proposals that
focus on the conference theme, papers and panels on all aspects of world
literature will be considered.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: [Bibliography] Print Networks and Texts, Ma(r)kers, Markets III

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 5:21pm
Dr Matthew Day

Print Networks and Texts, Ma(r)kers, Markets III
Conference
Call for Papers,
July 22nd-24th 2008
Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln

Two long-running and regular conferences join together in 2008 at Bishop
Grosseteste University College Lincoln. The 25th Print Networks
conference and the 3rd Texts, Ma(r)kers Markets Conference will be held
in Lincoln, UK from 22nd -24th July, 2008.

This call for papers invites abstracts on any aspect of print culture
ranging from their production, through circulation to reception. Topics
might include but need not be limited to:

CFP: [Renaissance]

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 2:46pm
Margaret Bridges

The newly founded Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies (SAMEMES)
would like to announce its first

Conference and Call For Papers.

UPDATE: [American] Ralph Waldo Emerson and George Herbert: MARK STRAND AND CARL PHILLIPS TO READ

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 2:06pm
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
9-11 October, 2008

We are pleased to announce that the conference will now be extended into
the evening of Thursday, October 9, and will be opened by a shared reading
by two distinguished American poets:

--Carl Phillips of Washington University, Chancellor of the American
Academy of Poets

--Mark Strand of Columbia University, former U. S. Poet Laureate and Winner
of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

UPDATE: [20th] W.H. Auden and George Herbert: MARK STRAND AND CARL PHILLIPS TO READ

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 2:05pm
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
9-11 October, 2008

We are pleased to announce that the conference will now be extended into
the evening of Thursday, October 9, and will be opened by a shared reading
by two distinguished American poets:

--Carl Phillips of Washington University, Chancellor of the American
Academy of Poets

--Mark Strand of Columbia University, former U. S. Poet Laureate and Winner
of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

UPDATE: [20th] Simone Weil and George Herbert: MARK STRAND AND CARL PHILLIPS TO READ

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 2:03pm
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
9-11 October, 2008

We are pleased to announce that the conference will now be extended into
the evening of Thursday, October 9, and will be opened by a shared reading
by two distinguished American poets:

--Carl Phillips of Washington University, Chancellor of the American
Academy of Poets

--Mark Strand of Columbia University, former U. S. Poet Laureate and Winner
of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

UPDATE: [20th] T.S. Eliot and George Herbert: MARK STRAND AND CARL PHILLIPS TO READ

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 2:01pm
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
9-11 October, 2008

We are pleased to announce that the conference will now be extended into
the evening of Thursday, October 9, and will be opened by a shared reading
by two distinguished American poets:

--Carl Phillips of Washington University, Chancellor of the American
Academy of Poets

--Mark Strand of Columbia University, former U. S. Poet Laureate and Winner
of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

UPDATE: [Medieval] Edward Taylor and George Herbert: MARK STRAND AND CARL PHILLIPS TO READ

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 1:59pm
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
9-11 October, 2008

We are pleased to announce that the conference will now be extended into
the evening of Thursday, October 9, and will be opened by a shared reading
by two distinguished American poets:

--Carl Phillips of Washington University, Chancellor of the American
Academy of Poets

--Mark Strand of Columbia University, former U. S. Poet Laureate and Winner
of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

UPDATE: [Renaissance] Henry Vaughan and George Herbert: MARK STRAND AND CARL PHILLIPS TO READ

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 1:57pm
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
9-11 October, 2008

We are pleased to announce that the conference will now be extended into
the evening of Thursday, October 9, and will be opened by a shared reading
by two distinguished American poets:

--Carl Phillips of Washington University, Chancellor of the American
Academy of Poets

--Mark Strand of Columbia University, former U. S. Poet Laureate and Winner
of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

UPDATE: [American] Anne Bradstreet and George Herbert: MARK STRAND AND CARL PHILLIPS TO READ

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 1:54pm
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
9-11 October, 2008

We are pleased to announce that the conference will now be extended into
the evening of Thursday, October 9, and will be opened by a shared reading
by two distinguished American poets:

--Carl Phillips of Washington University, Chancellor of the American
Academy of Poets

--Mark Strand of Columbia University, former U. S. Poet Laureate and Winner
of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

UPDATE: [Romantic] William Blake and George Herbert: MARK STRAND AND CARL PHILLIPS TO READ

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 1:52pm
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
9-11 October, 2008

We are pleased to announce that the conference will now be extended into
the evening of Thursday, October 9, and will be opened by a shared reading
by two distinguished American poets:

--Carl Phillips of Washington University, Chancellor of the American
Academy of Poets

--Mark Strand of Columbia University, former U. S. Poet Laureate and Winner
of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

UPDATE: [Renaissance] UPDATE: Richard Crashaw and George Herbert: MARK STRAND AND CARL PHILLIPS TO READ

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 1:50pm
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
9-11 October, 2008

We are pleased to announce that the conference will now be extended into
the evening of Thursday, October 9, and will be opened by a shared reading
by two distinguished American poets:

--Carl Phillips of Washington University, Chancellor of the American
Academy of Poets

--Mark Strand of Columbia University, former U. S. Poet Laureate and Winner
of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

UPDATE: [Renaissance] UPDATE: George Herbert's Travels: MARK STRAND AND CARL PHILLIPS TO READ

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 1:48pm
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
9-11 October, 2008

We are pleased to announce that the conference will now be extended into
the evening of Thursday, October 9, and will be opened by a shared reading
by two distinguished American poets:

--Carl Phillips of Washington University, Chancellor of the American
Academy of Poets

--Mark Strand of Columbia University, former U. S. Poet Laureate and Winner
of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

CFP: [American] Narratives on the Margins: Popular Genre Fiction

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 2:46am
Cameron Leader-Picone

In examining popular genre fiction, from gangster novels, detective novels, alternate histories,
science fiction, etc., one is often able to access marginal discourses on major topics. Everything
from race to historiography to gender takes on strikingly different tenors through literature that
either stands on the margins of, or completely apart from, canons of American Literature. Please
submit abstracts (limit to 250-500 words) on papers for possible presentation at ASA 2008 on
any topic related to popular genre fiction and how its marginal status provides unique insight
into unexpected topics. Possible paper topics include African American detective fiction,

UPDATE: [Graduate] Negotiating Narrative Authority: Intersecting Relationships in English Studies

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 12:25am
The Acacia Group

Negotiating Narrative Authority:
Intersecting Relationships in English Studies
February 22-23, 2008

Narrative writing comprises a significant portion
of what we read, what we write and what our students write.
Yet the concept of authority complicates our reading and
writing of and about narrative texts. This complication invites diverse
theorizations, interpretations, and representations from various
branches of English studies, including literary studies, composition,
creative writing, comparative literature, and linguistics.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Missing Persons 2008

updated: 
Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 10:37pm
Kathleen Olive

The Writing and Society Research Group
at the University of Western Sydney
presents

Missing Persons

An inter-disciplinary conference for postgraduates
to be held on the Bankstown campus of
the University of Western Sydney
on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 July 2008

Call for papers:

Missing Persons seeks to examine and explore issues arising from loss and
displacement, memory and forgetting, disappearance, erasures and caesuras,
death and dying in artistic and creative production.

CFP: [American] Twins, Commodity Fetishism, & Bedtricks in American Literature (ALA 2008)

updated: 
Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 9:18pm
Lynn Langmade

Proposals are invited for a panel at the 2008 ALA Conference on the
psychosexuality of *identical* twins and commodity fetishism in American
literature.

The American Literature Association annual conference will be held in San
Francisco, CA on May 22-25, 2008.
        
Topics may address any of the following issues so long as they discuss a
work of American literature that specifically foregrounds the relationship
between identical twins:

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

updated: 
Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 6:18pm
Matthew Hurwitz

The English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
would like to announce that it has extended the deadline for proposal
submissions to its 2008 Graduate Conference entitled “Challenging Faith:
Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the
Profession” to be held March 7-8. The new deadline will be December 22,
2007. Papers on both religious and non-religious topics are encouraged.
We intend the conference to cover all matters of “faith,” understood in
its broadest sense and look forward to a rewarding conference experience
for all. Speakers at this year’s conference will be Patricia Bizzell,

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

updated: 
Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 6:17pm
Matthew Hurwitz

The English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
would like to announce that it has extended the deadline for proposal
submissions to its 2008 Graduate Conference entitled “Challenging Faith:
Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the
Profession” to be held March 7-8. The new deadline will be December 22,
2007. Papers on both religious and non-religious topics are encouraged.
We intend the conference to cover all matters of “faith,” understood in
its broadest sense and look forward to a rewarding conference experience
for all. Speakers at this year’s conference will be Patricia Bizzell,

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the Professi

updated: 
Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 6:17pm
Matthew Hurwitz

The English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
would like to announce that it has extended the deadline for proposal
submissions to its 2008 Graduate Conference entitled “Challenging Faith:
Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the
Profession” to be held March 7-8. The new deadline will be December 22,
2007. Papers on both religious and non-religious topics are encouraged.
We intend the conference to cover all matters of “faith,” understood in
its broadest sense and look forward to a rewarding conference experience
for all. Speakers at this year’s conference will be Patricia Bizzell,

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