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CFP: [Cultural-Historical]

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 4:24pm
Wail S. Hassan

Call for Papers
American Comparative Literature Association
April 24-27, 2008
Long Beach, CA

Seminar Title: Arabs and the New World

CFP: [Postcolonial]

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 4:23pm
Wail S. Hassan

Call for Papers
American Comparative Literature Association
April 24-27, 2008
Long Beach, CA

Seminar Title: Arabs and the New World

CFP: [Ethnic]

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 4:22pm
Wail S. Hassan

Call for Papers
American Comparative Literature Association
April 24-27, 2008
Long Beach, CA

Seminar Title: Arabs and the New World

CFP: [Poetry] conference France

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 3:49pm
Adrian Grafe

CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH POETRY 1950-2008, 27-28 JUNE 2008, PARIS SORBONNE-
PARIS IV
This conference will examine the nature, status and voice of poetry within
English culture from the perspective of the public/private dialectic. It
will aim to discern to what extent poetry can claim to make itself heard
beyond the confines of its often tiny readership (with certain
exceptions). Does English poetry have any real social or public dimension
or rôle? And with what authority can it claim to speak if it confines
itself to the albeit fascinating experimentation of a J.H. Prynne? Is
poetry capable of being both a private voice and civic discourse (cf the

CFP: [20th] Beat Generation

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 2:45pm
Jennie Skerl

Call for Proposals by the Beat Studies Association for a panel on new
scholarship on the Beats at the American Literature Association Annual
Conference to be held in San Francisco, May 22-25, 2007. Proposals are
requested reflecting new research or forthcoming publications on
individual writers or a broader historical/cultural analysis of the Beat
Generation. Send brief proposals (2-3 pages) and a brief professional
biography by December 1, 2006, to Dr. Jennie Skerl, 1502 Weatherstone
Dr., Paoli, PA, 19301 or jskerl_at_wcupa.edu.

 

CFP: [Medieval] Acad. Admin. Leader.: Create Communication.: Administrators/Administrated (11/1/07; CEA 3/27-29/08)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 1:21pm
Joseph Pestino

The College English Association (CEA)
Call for Papers on Academic Administrative Leadership at the Department
Level The 39th CEA Conference, St. Louisâ€"27-29 March 2008

We welcome submissions on the following topics as they relate to
administrative leadership on the departmental level (Chairing, Program
Directing, etc.):

1. Developing and Coordinating Internships for Literature and Writing
Majors: Issues, Tips and Guidelines.
2. “Can You Hear Me Now?”: Creating Lines of Communication between the
Administrator and the Administrated.

CFP: [General] Developing/Coordinating Internships for Lit/Writing Majors (Nov 1, 2007; CEA March 27-29, 2008)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 1:08pm
Joseph Pestino

The College English Association (CEA)
Call for Papers on Academic Administrative Leadership at the Department
Level The 39th CEA Conference, St. Louisâ€"27-29 March 2008

We welcome submissions on the following topics as they relate to
administrative leadership on the departmental level (Chairing, Program
Directing, etc.):

1. Developing and Coordinating Internships for Literature and Writing
Majors: Issues, Tips and Guidelines.
2. “Can You Hear Me Now?”: Creating Lines of Communication between the
Administrator and the Administrated.

CFP: [Graduate] Call for Papers - French and Italian Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 12:13pm
Amy C. Parker

CALL FOR PAPERS

Michigan Academy of Arts and Sciences

7 March 2008, University of Michigan

FRENCH AND ITALIAN

200 word abstracts sent to amy-christine.parker.1_at_ulaval.ca
by 15 November. Replies by end of November. Successful abstracts printed
in annual publication of the university.

www.alma.edu/michiganacademy/section_leaders

l'ecriture du soi, figure de l'auteur, l'histoire de la litterature, la
narration, la poesie, literatura della lingua italiana

en italiano et en francais

CFP: [Science] Transgressing Natureâs Body: Violating Mother Earth (Grad Panel, 10/15/07; 2/29/08-3/1/08)

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 8:36pm
Want Chyi

Be it bodies of water or bodies of land, documentaries such as Al
Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” and Leonardo DiCaprio’s “The 11th Hour”
speak to humanity’s continued rape of the physical world. In what ways
has industrialization prompted progress while damaging the planet? What
are the consequences of violating any form of “natural boundary”? This
panel seeks critical and creative presentations that explore these
questions.

CFP: [General] Transgressing Natureâs Body: Violating Mother Earth (Grad Panel, 10/15/07; 2/29/08-3/1/08)

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 8:35pm
Want Chyi

Be it bodies of water or bodies of land, documentaries such as Al
Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” and Leonardo DiCaprio’s “The 11th Hour”
speak to humanity’s continued rape of the physical world. In what ways
has industrialization prompted progress while damaging the planet? What
are the consequences of violating any form of “natural boundary”? This
panel seeks critical and creative presentations that explore these
questions.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Transgressing Natureâs Body: Violating Mother Earth (Grad Panel, 10/15/07; 2/29/08-3/1/08)

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 8:34pm
Want Chyi

Be it bodies of water or bodies of land, documentaries such as Al
Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” and Leonardo DiCaprio’s “The 11th Hour”
speak to humanity’s continued rape of the physical world. In what ways
has industrialization prompted progress while damaging the planet? What
are the consequences of violating any form of “natural boundary”? This
panel seeks critical and creative presentations that explore these
questions.

CFP: [American] Transgressing Natureâs Body: Violating Mother Earth (Grad Panel, 10/15/07; 2/29/08-3/1/08)

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 8:34pm
Want Chyi

Be it bodies of water or bodies of land, documentaries such as Al
Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” and Leonardo DiCaprio’s “The 11th Hour”
speak to humanity’s continued rape of the physical world. In what ways
has industrialization prompted progress while damaging the planet? What
are the consequences of violating any form of “natural boundary”? This
panel seeks critical and creative presentations that explore these
questions.

CFP: [20th] Transgressing Natureâs Body: Violating Mother Earth (Grad Panel, 10/15/07; 2/29/08-3/1/08)

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 8:32pm
Want Chyi

Be it bodies of water or bodies of land, documentaries such as Al
Gore’s "An Inconvenient Truth" and Leonardo DiCaprio’s "The 11th Hour"
speak to humanity’s continued rape of the physical world. In what ways
has industrialization prompted progress while damaging the planet? What
are the consequences of violating any form of “natural boundary”? This
panel seeks critical and creative presentations that explore these
questions.

CFP: [20th] Experimental Writing & Aesthetics

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 8:29pm
Hugh Tribbey

Please Post and Announce

Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics

Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2007

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 29th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM, February 13-16, 2008
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
http://albuquerque.hyatt.com

CFP: [Science] Environmental Writers' Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 6:51pm
Barbara Ward Klein

Fifth Environmental Writers' Conference in honor of Rachel Carson
Boothbay Harbor, Maine
June 10 â€" 13, 2008

The Fifth Environmental Writers' Conference in honor of Rachel Carson will
be held once again at The Spruce Point Inn in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, and
scholars, writers, educators and artists are welcome to attend. The
Conference is held biennially, and it is a blend of scholarly and creative
presentations, readings, informal discussions and workshops. In addition,
it offers participants an opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of outdoor
activities in one of the North Atlantic coastline’s most serene locations
where the forest really does meet the sea.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Photographic Proofs (grad) (10/15/07; 4/4/08-4/5/08)

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 6:27pm
Francesca Ammon

CALL FOR PAPERS
Photographic Proofs
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Friday-Saturday, April 4-5, 2008
www.photographicproofs.com

“A photograph passes for incontrovertible proof that a given thing
happened. The picture may distort; but there is always a presumption that
something exists, or did exist, which is like what's in the picture.” â€"
Susan Sontag

“But the proof of the pictures was in the reading. The photographs had to
have their status as truth produced and institutionally sanctioned.” â€"
John Tagg

CFP: [Professional] College English and Distance Education

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 6:01pm
Stone Shiflet

College English Association National Conference
March 27-29, 2008
St. Louis, Missouri

We invite papers on College English and teaching online/distance learning
for the 39th annual meeting of the CEA. Of particular interest are
presentations talking about a) converting pedagogies from traditional
classrooms to online education and b) the development of new distance
education and online teaching practices.

Proposals should be submitted via the online database at
http://english.ttu.edu/cea/conftool by November 1st, 2007.

CFP: [Poetry] The Pretty that Hurts: The Cult of Pain and Violating the Body (Grad Panel, 10/15/07; 2/29/08-3/1/08

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 5:39pm
Want Chyi

>From self-mutilation to the rise of plastic surgery; from the Gothic
genre to representations of pain in media and art, how has transgressing
the body yielded consequences for artists and audiences? This panel seeks
critical and creative presentations that explore these questions.

Submit 350-word paper proposals by October 15 to the Southwest Graduate
English Symposium, held at Arizona State University, February 29-March 1,
2008. Please include your name, professional affiliation, home and office
numbers, mailing address, and email address. Also, please include any A/V
requirements with your submission.

CFP: [General] The Pretty that Hurts: The Cult of Pain and Violating the Body (Grad Panel, 10/15/07; 2/29/08-3/1/08

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 5:39pm
Want Chyi

>From self-mutilation to the rise of plastic surgery; from the Gothic
genre to representations of pain in media and art, how has transgressing
the body yielded consequences for artists and audiences? This panel seeks
critical and creative presentations that explore these questions.

Submit 350-word paper proposals by October 15 to the Southwest Graduate
English Symposium, held at Arizona State University, February 29-March 1,
2008. Please include your name, professional affiliation, home and office
numbers, mailing address, and email address. Also, please include any A/V
requirements with your submission.

CFP: [Gender Studies] The Pretty that Hurts: The Cult of Pain and Violating the Body (Grad Panel, 10/15/07; 2/29/08-3/1/08

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 5:38pm
Want Chyi

>From self-mutilation to the rise of plastic surgery; from the Gothic
genre to representations of pain in media and art, how has transgressing
the body yielded consequences for artists and audiences? This panel seeks
critical and creative presentations that explore these questions.

Submit 350-word paper proposals by October 15 to the Southwest Graduate
English Symposium, held at Arizona State University, February 29-March 1,
2008. Please include your name, professional affiliation, home and office
numbers, mailing address, and email address. Also, please include any A/V
requirements with your submission.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] The Pretty that Hurts: The Cult of Pain and Violating the Body (Grad Panel, 10/15/07; 2/29/08-3/1/08

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 5:37pm
Want Chyi

>From self-mutilation to the rise of plastic surgery; from the Gothic
genre to representations of pain in media and art, how has transgressing
the body yielded consequences for artists and audiences? This panel seeks
critical and creative presentations that explore these questions.

Submit 350-word paper proposals by October 15 to the Southwest Graduate
English Symposium, held at Arizona State University, February 29-March 1,
2008. Please include your name, professional affiliation, home and office
numbers, mailing address, and email address. Also, please include any A/V
requirements with your submission.

CFP: [Theatre] The Pretty that Hurts: The Cult of Pain and Violating the Body (Grad Panel, 10/15/07; 2/29/08-3/1/08

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 5:36pm
Want Chyi

>From self-mutilation to the rise of plastic surgery; from the Gothic
genre to representations of pain in media and art, how has transgressing
the body yielded consequences for artists and audiences? This panel seeks
critical and creative presentations that explore these questions.

Submit 350-word paper proposals by October 15 to the Southwest Graduate
English Symposium, held at Arizona State University, February 29-March 1,
2008. Please include your name, professional affiliation, home and office
numbers, mailing address, and email address. Also, please include any A/V
requirements with your submission.

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