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CFP: [International] Play

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 4:13pm
Hanna Sommerseth

Play: A two-day international, interdisciplinary conference hosted by the
School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh

http://forum.llc.ed.ac.uk/play/

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of
conversation.
Plato

Play is the exultation of the possible.
Martin Buber

What is play to the cat is death to the mouse.
German Proverb

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
Jack Nicholson

CFP: [Collections] Collection: American Literature Since 1945

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 3:32pm
Dr. Benjamin D. Carson

Submissions are currently being solicited by a leading publisher in India
for a collection of scholarly essays on American literature since 1945.
The editors are particularly interested in concise, tightly argued essays
that offer critical readings of novels, short stories, poetry or drama
from a philosophical perspective, though all topics will be considered.

Submissions should be around 5000 words in length (roughly 10 pages) and
in MLA format. Please send essays (in Word) or inquiries to Dr. Benjamin
Carson at benjamin.carson_at_gmail.com and Dr. G. Balakrishnan at
ganesanbalan_at_yahoo.com. All submissions will be acknowledged. The
deadline for submissions is May 15, 2008.
  

CFP: [Renaissance] SRR / SCSC joint sessions

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 2:50pm
Susan Boettcher

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society for Reformation Research (SRR; see our website at
www.reformationresearch.org) is now accepting proposals for individual
papers and complete sessions for its joint sessions with the Sixteenth
Century Studies Conference (SCSC), to be held October 23-26, 2008 in St.
Louis (the full SCSC Call for papers is found below). We seek papers for a
general theme as well as a number of panels (described below). In line
with our mission to support instruction of Reformation history and
Reformation themes in other courses, we also solicit papers with a primary
focus on teaching (see below).

CFP: [20th] Norman Mailer Society Conference

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 2:12pm
Constance E. Holmes

CALL FOR PAPER ABSTRACTS
NORMAN MAILER SOCIETY CONFERENCE
OCTOBER 16-19, 2008

The Program Committee seeks proposals for panel presentations during the Sixth Annual
Conference of The Norman Mailer Society, to be held in Provincetown, MA.

UPDATE: [Poetry] UPDATE (corrected version of CFP)

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 3:33am
zack finch

“George Oppen: A Centennial Conversation”

Featuring invited guests:
Rachel Blau DuPlessis
John Wilkinson
Stephen Cope

April 24-25, 2008
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

UPDATE: [Religion] Harriet Beecher Stowe and 19thC Religious Communities EXTENDED! (1/25/08; ALA 5/22-5/25/08)

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 2:59am
Ryan C. Cordell

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society will be sponsoring two panels at the upcoming American
Literature Association (ALA) Conference, held May 22-25, 2008 in San Francisco. More
information about the conference is available here:
http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2/

More information about the Harriet Beecher Stowe Society and our panels is available here:
www.stowesociety.org

UPDATE: [American] Stowe Society-deadline extended! (1/25/08; ALA 5/22-5/25/08)

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 2:58am
Ryan C. Cordell

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society will be sponsoring two panels at the upcoming American
Literature Association (ALA) Conference, held May 22-25, 2008 in San Francisco. More
information about the conference is available here:
http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2/

More information about the Harriet Beecher Stowe Society and our panels is available here:
www.stowesociety.org

CFP: [Poetry] CFP

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 2:47am
zack finch

“George Oppen: A Centennial Conversation”

Featuring invited guests:
Rachel Blau DuPlessis
John Wilkinson
Norma Cole
Stephen Cope

April 24-25, 2008
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

CFP: [Graduate] CFP: âKeeping the Ability to Respondâ: Panel for Free Exchange Graduate Conference, University of C

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 1:55am
Mike Roberson

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for a panel entitled “Keeping the Ability to Respond: Ethics
and the Creative Act” as part of the annual Free Exchange Graduate Conference to be held March
28-30, 2008 at the University of Calgary. The theme for this year’s conference is “Literature and
Its Others: Inside, Outside, and Between the Disciplines.”

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] CFP: âKeeping the Ability to Respondâ: Panel for Free Exchange Graduate Conference, University of C

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 1:55am
Mike Roberson

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for a panel entitled “Keeping the Ability to Respond: Ethics
and the Creative Act” as part of the annual Free Exchange Graduate Conference to be held March
28-30, 2008 at the University of Calgary. The theme for this year’s conference is “Literature and
Its Others: Inside, Outside, and Between the Disciplines.”

CFP: [Poetry] CFP: "Keeping the Ability to Respond": Panel for Free Exchange Graduate Conferece

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 1:51am
Mike Roberson

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for a panel entitled “Keeping the Ability to Respond: Ethics
and the Creative Act” as part of the annual Free Exchange Graduate Conference to be held March
28-30, 2008 at the University of Calgary. The theme for this year’s conference is “Literature and
Its Others: Inside, Outside, and Between the Disciplines.”

CFP: [Theory] CFP: "Keeping the Ability to Respond": Panel for Free Exchange Conference, University of Calgary

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 1:50am
Mike Roberson

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for a panel entitled “Keeping the Ability to Respond: Ethics
and the Creative Act” as part of the annual Free Exchange Graduate Conference to be held March
28-30, 2008 at the University of Calgary. The theme for this year’s conference is “Literature and
Its Others: Inside, Outside, and Between the Disciplines.”

UPDATE: [Graduate] Deadline Extension (Feb. 1, 2008): "Writing War": Literary Explorations of Conflict

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 11:39pm
Caroline Krzakowski

“Writing War”: Literary Explorations of Conflict
McGill University, Montréal
14th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
March 28-30, 2008

The English Graduate Students Association of McGill University is pleased
to announce its 14th annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature,
and is seeking papers on the theme “‘Writing War’: Literary Explorations of
Conflict.” The conference will be held in Montréal, Canada, on March 28 -
30, 2008.

GENERAL CALL FOR PAPERS:

DEADLINE: 1 February 2008

CFP: [Gender Studies] POPULAR WOMEN'S FICTION OF THE 18TH & 19TH CENTURIES (RMMLA 10/9-11, 2008, RENO, NEVADA)

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 11:00pm
Barbara Z. Vielma

This special session invites papers that explore any aspect of popular
women's fiction of the 18th and 19th Centuries, both British and American.
Popular fiction could include novels, short fiction, or serialized fiction
written by either women or by men primarily for a female audience.
300-500 word proposals (MSWord) are welcomed; please also include a brief
CV or equivalent biographical statement. The deadline for submission is
3/1/2008, and the conference dates are October 9-11, 2008, in beautiful
Reno, Nevada.
Send to bvielma_at_utpa.edu or snail-mail them to Barbara Z. Vielma,
University of Texas-Pan American, CoAS 211, Edinburg, TX 78539

CFP: [Victorian] Popular Women's Fiction of the 18th & 19th Centuries (RMMLA 10/9-11, 2008, Reno, Nevada)

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 10:57pm
Barbara Z. Vielma

This special session invites papers that explore any aspect of popular
women's fiction of the 18th and 19th Centuries, both British and American.
Popular fiction could include novels, short fiction, or serialized fiction
written by either women or by men primarily for a female audience.
300-500 word proposals (MSWord) are welcomed; please also include a brief
CV or equivalent biographical statement. The deadline for submission is
3/1/2008, and the conference dates are October 9-11, 2008, in beautiful
Reno, Nevada.
Send to bvielma_at_utpa.edu or snail-mail them to Barbara Z. Vielma,
University of Texas-Pan American, CoAS 211, Edinburg, TX 78539

CFP: [18th] POPULAR WOMEN'S FICTION IN THE 18TH/19TH CENTURIES (RMMLA 10/9-11, 2008 Reno, Nevada)

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 10:55pm
BARBARA Z. VIELMA

This special session invites papers that explore any aspect of popular
women's fiction of the 18th and 19th Centuries, both British and American.
Popular fiction could include novels, short fiction, or serialized fiction
written by either women or by men primarily for a female audience.
300-500 word proposals (MSWord) are welcomed; please also include a brief
CV or equivalent biographical statement. The deadline for submission is
3/1/2008, and the conference dates are October 9-11, 2008, in beautiful
Reno, Nevada.
Send to bvielma_at_utpa.edu or snail-mail them to Barbara Z. Vielma,
University of Texas-Pan American, CoAS 211, Edinburg, TX 78539

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies: Special Issue: Gender and Disability

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 10:08pm
Mark Mossman

CALL FOR PAPERS
NINETEENTH-CENTURY GENDER STUDIES
SUMMER 2008
SUBMISSION DATE: March 1, 2008

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is a peer-reviewed, online journal
committed to publishing insightful and innovative scholarship on gender
studies and nineteenth-century British literature, art and culture. The
journal is a collaborative effort that brings together advanced graduate
students and scholars from a variety of universities to create a unique
voice in the field. We endorse a broad definition of gender studies and
welcome submissions that consider gender and sexuality in conjunction
with race, class, place and nationality.

UPDATE: [Romantic] Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies: Special Issue: Gender and Disability

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 10:07pm
Mark Mossman

CALL FOR PAPERS
NINETEENTH-CENTURY GENDER STUDIES
SUMMER 2008
SUBMISSION DATE: March 1, 2008

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is a peer-reviewed, online journal
committed to publishing insightful and innovative scholarship on gender
studies and nineteenth-century British literature, art and culture. The
journal is a collaborative effort that brings together advanced graduate
students and scholars from a variety of universities to create a unique
voice in the field. We endorse a broad definition of gender studies and
welcome submissions that consider gender and sexuality in conjunction
with race, class, place and nationality.

UPDATE: [Victorian] Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies: Special Issue: Gender and Disability

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 10:05pm
Mark Mossman

CALL FOR PAPERS
NINETEENTH-CENTURY GENDER STUDIES
SUMMER 2008
SUBMISSION DATE: March 1, 2008

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is a peer-reviewed, online journal
committed to publishing insightful and innovative scholarship on gender
studies and nineteenth-century British literature, art and culture. The
journal is a collaborative effort that brings together advanced graduate
students and scholars from a variety of universities to create a unique
voice in the field. We endorse a broad definition of gender studies and
welcome submissions that consider gender and sexuality in conjunction
with race, class, place and nationality.

CFP: [20th] 2008 Modernist Studies Association: Nashville, November 13-16

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 8:02pm
msax_at_vanderbilt.edu

MSA X: Call for Seminar, Panel, and Roundtable Proposals

Deadline for Submission of Seminar Proposals: March 3, 2008

Deadline for Submission of Panel Proposals: May 12, 2008

Deadline for Submission of Roundtable Proposals: May 12, 2008

CFP: [Collections] Hot Metal Bridge: Call for Critical Work (online journal)

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 7:02pm
Alexandra Valint

Hot Metal Bridge, the online literary magazine of the University of
Pittsburgh graduate English department, is currently accepting
submissions for its “Criticism” section. Hot Metal Bridge is invested in
publishing pieces of criticism that are intelligent and intriguing in
idea and argument, as well as sophisticated and risky in style and
language.

UPDATE: [20th] Activism, Apocalypse, and the Avant-Garde

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 3:51pm
Tom Bristow

Activism, Apocalypse, and the Avant-Garde
The University of Edinburgh, 10-13th July 2008

Please Note: Extension to call for papers. New deadline: Sun 16 March, 2008

Plenary speakers include Timothy Morton (University of California, Davis),
Kate Rigby (Monash University), and Rebecca Solnit.
 

CFP: [Victorian] CFP: The Brontes in Context - conference (05/01/2008)

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 3:43pm
Bronte Conference

The Brontes in Context

2â€"3 May 2008
Centre for Literary Studies at the Institute for Social, Culture and
Policy Research, University of Salford, UK

This two-day conference aims to be a contribution to the
contextualisation of the works of the Bronte sisters. Approaches to and
interpretations of contexts of gender and sexual politics, identity, the
longing for self-realisation, materialism, education, writing and print
culture and the Brontes’ engagement with the publishing spheres, the
negotiation of female authorial identity and the constructed authorial
persona and many more themes are welcomed.

CFP: [Collections] CFP: HISPANIC CULTURE REVIEW Vol. 14

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 2:58pm
Diana Gumbar

HISPANIC CULTURE REVIEW

CALL FOR PAPERS

Hispanic Culture Review is a journal that publishes scholarly
articles,narratives (fiction and nonfiction), reviews, essays, poetry,
drama, and visual art related to the Hispanic world at George Mason
University. Contributions in English should relate to the culture,
literature, or art of the countries where Spanish is spoken. There are no
other eligibility requirements.

All submitted material should include the author's name, address and
phone number, as well as an e-mail address. Work should be sent as an e-
mail attachment.

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