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CFP: [American] Writing into the Profession: Enacting and Exploring Roles of the English Scholar (Grad)

Thursday, March 13, 2008 - 7:42pm
Kimberly Reigle

Since our first two conferences met with such success, The University of
North Carolina -Greensboro’s English Graduate Student Association again
asks, “What you working on?” for its third interdisciplinary conference in
English studies. We are each “Writing into the Profession” as we employ
the theories and practices of effective English scholarship. This is not
your usual CFPâ€"we’re not asking you to bend your interests to suit a
specific theme. Instead, we want you to use our conference as an
opportunity to explore and enact just what it means to be part of the
English profession. Bring whatever you are currently working on and engage

CFP: [American] CFP: Righteous Readers: Race, Reception, and Book Club Mania

Thursday, March 13, 2008 - 11:05am
Michelle Taylor

History of Critical Reception Permanent Section
Righteous Readers: Race, Reception, and Book Club Mania
Midwest Modern Language Association, November 13-16, 2008, Minneapolis, MN
This session invites papers that examine the intersection of race,
reading, and ethnicity. Papers may explore such topics as the
intersection of race and literature in the 19th and 20th centuries; the
explosion of book clubs in communities of color; literacy, books clubs
and domestic nationalism; the explosion of urban literature; and
the ‘Oprah effect.’ Papers that examine race and readership are the focus
of the panel, but papers that explore other aspects of readership are

CFP: [American] Hauntings: Spectres, Spectrality and Spectatorship

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 - 2:43am
Deirdre Linkiewicz

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture
affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate scholars
to contribute articles, ficto-criticism, reviews, and opinions for a
special issue produced in conjunction with the convenors of UNSW’s School
of English, Media and Performing Arts Symposium. Revised papers from the
Symposium as well as new submissions are encouraged. Possible themes
include but are not limited to:

CFP: [American] 1950âs and 1960âs American Poetry

Thursday, March 6, 2008 - 12:41am
Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

Call for papers: 1950’s and 1960’s American Poetry

This proposed session is for the interdisciplinary conference, “John F.
Kennedy: History, Memory, Legacy” to be held on the University of North
Dakota’s campus September 25-27, 2008.