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CFP: [Collections] Body Worlds Collection: Jewish & Islamic Perspectives

updated: 
Friday, November 9, 2007 - 9:48pm
Alicita Rodriguez

We are seeking 4,000-6,000 word essays for an interdisciplinary
collection about Gunther von Hagens' Body Worlds to be published in the
fall of 2008 by McFarland & Co., Inc. We are looking for essays that
look at Body Worlds (any of the 3 traveling exhibitions) from Jewish and
Islamic perspectives. Please send drafts to Dr. Alicita Rodriguez via e-
mail at arodriguez_at_western.edu. Deadline is December 20, 2007. Final,
revised drafts will be due January 15, 2008.

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

updated: 
Friday, November 9, 2007 - 8:13pm
Sue J. Kim

CFP: “The Angry and the Aesthetic” (12/1/07; MELUS, 3/27/08 â€" 3/30/08)
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 http://webspace.ship.edu/kmlong/melus/.

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: [20th] Atwood Panel for ACCUTE (Vancouver, May 31 through June 3, 2008)

updated: 
Friday, November 9, 2007 - 7:13pm
Tomoko Kuribayashi

Presentations on various adaptations of Margaret Atwood's work sought for
the 2008 ACCUTE meeting in Vancouver (May 31 through June 3).
Possibilities include, but are not limited to, stage, film, music, and
visual arts.

Send a completed copy of the ACCUTE Proposal Submitters Information
Sheet, http://www.accute.ca/Conference.htm., a 700-word abstract or an
equivalent by January 3, 2008 to Tomoko Kuribayashi at
tkuribay_at_uwsp.edu. Also, for the use of the convention planners, please
include a 100-word abstract, a 50-word biography, any A/V requirements
and an information sheet (which is posted on this website).

Inquiries welcome.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] âMusic and Traditionâ at SW/TX-PCA/ACA 13-16 Feb 2008 (Dec 1)

updated: 
Friday, November 9, 2007 - 7:07pm
Christopher J. Smith

UPDATE: “Music and Tradition” at SW/TX-PCA/ACA 13-16 Feb 2008 (Dec 1)

The 29th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 13â€"16, 2008
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The SW/TX PCA/ACA annual conference represents one of the nation's largest
gatherings of interdisciplinary scholars, with a particular interest in
critical examinations of non-traditional or cross-disciplinary topics. In
order to maximize the pool of submissions, the deadline for proposals has
been extended to December 1.

UPDATE: [Poetry] Dylan Thomas and George Herbert

updated: 
Friday, November 9, 2007 - 5:20pm
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: Dylan Thomas and George Herbert. We are seeking proposals for
papers relating Dylan Thomas 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] Ralph Waldo Emerson

updated: 
Friday, November 9, 2007 - 5:15pm
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: Ralph Waldo Emerson and George Herbert. We are seeking
proposals for papers relating Ralph Waldo Emerson 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: [Renaissance] Richard Crashaw and George Herbert

updated: 
Friday, November 9, 2007 - 5:13pm
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: Richard Crashaw and George Herbert. We are seeking proposals
for papers relating Richard Crashaw 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.

CFP: [Victorian] Mary Cholmondeley collection

updated: 
Friday, November 9, 2007 - 1:50pm
SueAnn Schatz

Call for Papers

Essays are being solicited for a collection of original scholarly articles
on late Victorian/early Modern author Mary Cholmondeley (1859-1925).

Contributions on any aspect of Cholmondeley’s writing are invited. While
articles on her novels are welcome, essays on Cholmondeley’s short fiction
and essays are especially encouraged.

The ideal length of the final essay will be between 6,000-8,000 words.

Please send abstracts (either via email or post) of approximately 300-500
words by May 1, 2008, to both:

CFP: [18th] Identity/Identities in the long eighteenth century:BSECS postgraduates' conference

updated: 
Friday, November 9, 2007 - 1:41pm
Debbie Welham

The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference for
postgraduate students and early career academics and researchers is being
held on the 27th and 28th June 2008. The conference will take place at
the University of Winchester. Details of the conference can be found on
the BSECS website at www.bsecs.org.uk

Whilst proposals on all and any eighteenth-century topics are welcome,
the conference theme this year is 'Identities'. We therefore particularly
welcome proposals for papers that address any aspect of identity, or
identities, throughout the long eighteenth century and in any part of the
world.

CFP: [18th] UPDATE

updated: 
Friday, November 9, 2007 - 11:56am
Linda Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
publishes articles and book reviews in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history. It focuses
on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest of the
world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from the
restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane Austen
(1817).

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