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CFP: [18th] Disability in the Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 7:55pm
Mercy Cannon

South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
New Orleans, February 21-23, 2008

CFP: Disability in the Eighteenth Century

This panel will include papers addressing any aspect (literary, medical,
historical, etc.) of disability in the long eighteenth century.
Although “disability” is often used to designate more physical kinds of
impairment, papers that explore disability in other forms are welcome.

Please send 150-word abstract by October 15 to Mercy Cannon:
cannonm_at_apsu.edu

CFP: [General] Call for Manuscripts - Creative, Academic, and Translations

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 6:21pm
David Parker

The University of New Orleans and the UNO Press invites submissions of both
creative and scholarly work in the following areas:

Louisiana: Culture and Diversity
This broad category will include work by and about Louisiana artists,
musicians, and authors. It is open to creative work (fiction, poetry,
nonfiction, etc.) by authors living in or connected with Louisiana, and
also to scholarly work on Louisiana literature, music, and art, as well as
cultural and historical studies on any aspect of Louisiana.

CFP: [Medieval] Medieval Identity Politics: Landscaping the Community

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 5:28pm
Jeanne Provost

Seeking submissions for a panel for the July 2008 International Medieval
Congress in Leeds on the following topic:

During the Middle Ages, the texture and topography of the landscape were
integral elements of a community's sense of identity. Natural features such
as rivers, ridge-lines, and forests served as territorial boundaries of a
region; man-made interventions like burial mounds and agricultural tracts
marked the necessary ties between a community and its land.

CFP: [Graduate] Gender Reproduction & Culture (11/05/07;04-05-07)

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 3:08pm
Dean Allbritton

CALL FOR PAPERS - STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S STUDIES GRADUATE
CONFERENCE
Stony Brook University's Manhattan Campus
Saturday, April 5, 2008

"Artificial Reproduction Technologies: Copied Lives, Bodies, Discourse"

CFP: [General] CFP

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 5:32am
nathaniel tkacz

Submission has been extended to October 12, 2007 for antiTHESIS journal
2008. Further, whilst this remains a themed edition we are open to creative
interpretation. Original details below:

CFP: [Graduate] The Cultures of Rebuilding in Post-Katrina New Orleans

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 3:56am
Matthew Hackler

The Cultures of Rebuilding in Post-Katrina New Orleans
An interdisciplinary conference at the University of New Orleans and the
Louisiana State Museum, 4-6 September 2008
        
        Without a doubt, the response from the culture sectors in New Orleans
following Hurricane Katrina was one of the most striking narratives of the
storm. Cries from all over the country arose in the weeks after Katrina,
issuing forth clarion calls to save New Orleans’ culture, and the past two
years have seen an explosion of local, regional, and national efforts
intended to support the musical, artistic, culinary, performative, and
architectural industries. Some of these efforts have been modest individual

CFP: [American] Southeastern Geographics and National Imaginations

updated: 
Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 2:22am
Eric Gary Anderson

Southeastern Geographics and National Imaginations

A Panel for the Biennial Meeting of the Society for the Study of Southern
Literature
The College of William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA
April 18-20, 2008

We invite proposals for papers that explore the relationship between the
particular geology, geography, topography, or meteorology of the southeast
and larger national discourses (historical, political, cultural, etc.).
How do southeastern geographics inform or influence the cultural and
historical work of imagining nations, empires, transnational or
transcultural encounters, etc.?

CFP: [American] Asian American Culture Area––2nd Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference; Honolulu, HI

updated: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 11:38pm
Amy Nishimura

2nd Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference; Honolulu, HI,
May 23-25, 2008

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Panel and individual paper proposals are invited for the Asian American
Culture Area of the 2nd annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association
Conference. Topics and proposals that examine cultural production within
and/or about the Oceanic region are especially welcome. All proposals
will be considered. Possible topics include:

CFP: [Theatre] LGBTQ Theatre / ATHE Conference in Denver

updated: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 4:28pm
Jordan Schildcrout

CFP: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Theatre (ATHE)
(11/01/07; 7/31/08-8/3/08)

The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) will hold its annual
conference July 31 - August 3, 2008, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Denver,
Colorado. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Theatre Focus
Group invites proposals for the conference from scholars, graduate
students, artists, and practitioners.

UPDATE: [Graduate] Early Literature in English: Crossing Borders (11/15/07; 03/13&14/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 4:12pm
Lea Puljcan Juric

Call for Papersâ€"NYU CELCE 2008 Graduate Student Conference

“Crossing Borders”

The Colloquium on Early Literature and Culture in English (CELCE) at New
York University is pleased to announce our first graduate student
conference, scheduled for Thursday and Friday, March 13 and 14, 2008. We
invite papers that take interdisciplinary approaches to representations of
borders (spatial, temporal, semiotic, and sensory), and the ways in which
respecting or crossing them affected individuals and societies in
English-speaking worlds from the medieval period up to the eighteenth century.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] "Writing Matters" Composition Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 3:34pm
Gail Odette Henderson

The English department at Baton Rouge Community College invites
submissions from faculty and graduate students to its annual spring
writing conference, "Writing Matters: An Exploration of the Diverse
Nature of the Composition Classroom." Papers and panel discussions are
welcome in all areas relating to the composition classroom, including
technology, cultural diversity, teaching methodology, interdisciplinary
approaches, and writing across the curriculum. Deadline for abstracts,
which should be a maximum of 200 words, is Friday, Feb. 1, 2008.
Selected participants will be notified no later than Monday, Feb. 11.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Composition Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 3:34pm
Gail Odette Henderson

The English department at Baton Rouge Community College invites
submissions from faculty and graduate students to its annual spring
writing conference, "Writing Matters: An Exploration of the Diverse
Nature of the Composition Classroom." Papers and panel discussions are
welcome in all areas relating to the composition classroom, including
technology, cultural diversity, teaching methodology, interdisciplinary
approaches, and writing across the curriculum. Deadline for abstracts,
which should be a maximum of 200 words, is Friday, Feb. 1, 2008.
Selected participants will be notified no later than Monday, Feb. 11.

CFP: [Postcolonial] Postcolonialism and the 'Hit' of the Real: Conference at NYU

updated: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 3:23pm
Shilpi Suneja

Postcolonialism and the ‘Hit’ of the Real
March 6th- 8th, 2008 at New York University

Call for Papers
How valid, in retrospect, is the founding claim of the postcolonial that it
offers a different view of the real?

If the world outside the west had been understood through traditions of
western representation which ignored the reality of what was actually
there, silencing different cultures, epistemologies, and the lives that
were lived in them, how successfully has postcolonial studies intervened to
enable the former subjects of Western representations to determine the
representation of their own realities?

CFP: [20th] Postmodern Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 3:10pm
Lynnea Chapman King

Submission due date, November 15, 2007.

Call for Papers: NEW AREA: Postmodern Culture. Southwest/Texas Popular
Culture/American Culture Association 29th Annual Conf., held in
beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The 2008 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will meet February 13 - 16
at the Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel in downtown ABQ.

Prospective topics include:

*Postmodern Theory and Application
*Postmodern Pedagogy
*Trends in Postmodern Culture and Studies
*Literary and Artistic Forms
*Beyond Postmodernism/Post-Postmodernism

Conference Rates: Professionals, $140; Graduate students $120; Spouse,
partner $50

CFP: [Film] Film Area SWTX PCA/ACA (2/13) due 11/15

updated: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 2:52pm
Lynnea Chapman King

Submission due date, November 15, 2007.

Call for Papers: Film Area, a long-standing, well-represented area
with outstanding past presentations. Southwest/Texas Popular
Culture/American Culture Association 29th Annual Conf., held in
beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The 2008 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will meet February 13 - 16
at the Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel in downtown ABQ. Join us this
year, as a returning participant or for your first-time.

CFP: [Film] Film Adaptation SWTX PCA/ACA (2/13) due 11/15

updated: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 2:50pm
Lynnea Chapman King

Submission Due date: 11/15

Call for Papers: Film Area: Film Adaptation.

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

FILM ADAPTATION:
*adaptation theory
*novel to film adaptation
*film to film adaptation
*stage to screen adaptation (excluding Shakespeare)
*video games, songs, cartoons, and even Disney rides to film adaptation

CFP: [Postcolonial] Europe in Black and White

updated: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 8:41am
Manuela Ribeiro Sanches

EUROPE IN BLACK AND WHITE

Lisbon, 12-14 May 2008

(The conference is part of the project Dislocating Europe)

Keynote Speakers:
Ella Shohat (New York University)
Paul Gilroy (London School of Economics)
Robert Stam (New York University)

CFP: [Poetry] Langston Hughes: Authenticity, Performance, and the Voice (12/1/07; ALA 08)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 9:28pm
Scarlett Higgins

Panel--Langston Hughes: Authenticity, Performance, and the Voice

American Literature Association
Memorial Day Weekend 2008
Hyatt Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA

Authenticity as a concept first attained prominence in literary studies
during the 1960s along with the rise of so-called confessional poetry and
anti-war protest poetry. Since then, the idea that literature should
accurately represent the writer’s experiences and views, in fact should
represent his or her own voice on the page, has remained largely dominant
despite some notable detractors.

CFP: [African-American] Langston Hughes: Authenticity, Performance, and the Voice (12/1/07; ALA 08)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 9:27pm
Scarlett Higgins

Panel--Langston Hughes: Authenticity, Performance, and the Voice

American Literature Association
Memorial Day Weekend 2008
Hyatt Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA

Authenticity as a concept first attained prominence in literary studies
during the 1960s along with the rise of so-called confessional poetry and
anti-war protest poetry. Since then, the idea that literature should
accurately represent the writer’s experiences and views, in fact should
represent his or her own voice on the page, has remained largely dominant
despite some notable detractors.

CFP: [American] Langston Hughes: Authenticity, Performance, and the Voice (12/1/07; ALA 08)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 9:26pm
Scarlett Higgins

Panel--Langston Hughes: Authenticity, Performance, and the Voice

American Literature Association
Memorial Day Weekend 2008
Hyatt Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA

Authenticity as a concept first attained prominence in literary studies
during the 1960s along with the rise of so-called confessional poetry and
anti-war protest poetry. Since then, the idea that literature should
accurately represent the writer’s experiences and views, in fact should
represent his or her own voice on the page, has remained largely dominant
despite some notable detractors.

CFP: [Religion] Spiritual Passages –– Religion and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 6:55pm
Maryellen Potts

Call for Papers: College English Association National Conference
39TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE | PASSAGES

St. Louis, Missouri

March 27-29, 2008

PASSAGES
Inspired by the St. Louis Gateway Arch, CEA pays tribute to St. Louis and
to the many pioneers who passed through its threshold, risking the world
they knew for nothing more (or less) than the promise of a new beginning.
Our theme for the 2008 conference is PASSAGES.

CFP: [Rhetoric–Composition] CFP––A Symposium in Rhetoric: Phronesis and Political Rhetoric: Campaigns, Comprom

updated: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 5:11pm
Rochelle Gregory

The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
Universities
Texas Woman's University, Denton , Texas
ACT 2
February 8, 2008

The Rhetoric Symposium is now accepting proposals for papers and panels
from faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars addressing
contemporary concerns with and applications of phronesis, which we define
broadly to include topics related to political rhetoric, civic discourse,
public political speeches, private political discourses, technology, and
critical theory.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Battleground States 2008: The Body and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 5:01pm
Colin Helb

The 2008 Battleground States Conference will explore the still contested
and always over-determined term: "the body." The human body, both as a
site of agency and subjectivity and as an object of knowledge, features
prominently in the work of disciplines from all branches of the academy.
However, rather than limit ourselves to this meaning, the Battleground
States Conference will be a space in which different but interconnected
meanings of "the body" (human bodies, bodies of land, bodies of work,
canonical bodies, bodies politic) can be discussed, debated, and explored
together. Thus this conference seeks presenters interested in exploring

CFP: [Gender Studies] Consuming Masculinties

updated: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 3:36pm
Dawn Vernooy-Epp

CFP: Consuming Masculinities (11/1/07; PCA/ACA, 3/19/08-3/22/08)
                        

2008 Popular Culture/American Culture Associations National Conference

March 19-22, 2008
San Francisco Marriott
San Francisco, California

For more information on the PCA/ACA, please go to http:www.h-net.org/~pcaaca. The
conference website is http:www.pcaaca.org

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE UPDATE: NOVEMBER 1, 2007

We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme, special panels, and/or
individual papers. Sessions are scheduled in 1 hour slots, usually with 4 papers/speakers per
session.

CFP: [18th] SCSECS Panel: "18th-Century Self-Improvement: Reinvention and Revolution"

updated: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 3:16pm
Diane Boyd

Papers adressing the complex issues of the methods, processes, difficulties, and ecstatic successes
of eighteenth-century self-improvement are welcomed for a panel entitled "18th-Century Self-
Improvement: Reinvention and Revolution" to be held during the South Central Society for 18th-
Century Studies' annual meeting February 21-23, 2008 in beautiful, reinvented New Orleans.

For the purposes of our conversations in February (and beyond), we will define "self-improvement"
broadly to include essays about spiritual, emotional, physical, political, and geographic
improvement, but are especially interested in essays that emphasize the intersections between
literature and culture.

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