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UPDATE: [American] UCLA Southland Conference: Genre Matters

updated: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 4:00am
Laura Haupt and Sam See

19th Annual UCLA Southland Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Conference Title: Genre Matters
Conference Date: Friday, May 16, 2008
Keynote Speakers: Lowell Gallagher and Yogita Goyal, UCLA Department of
English

CFP: [American] Black Humor

updated: 
Monday, February 11, 2008 - 6:07pm
Kathryn Buelterman

University of California at Riverside
Graduate Humanities Conference, April 11-12, 2008

BLACK HUMOR
The general focus of this panel is on Black Humor of
the mid-twentieth century, but submissions addressing
dark comedy from different times are also welcome.

Potential topics include:
post-modernism
literature, drama, or film
satire
the absurd
irony

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed to kbuel001_at_ucr.edu by
February 15, 2008.

CFP: [American] Contemporary Poetry

updated: 
Monday, February 11, 2008 - 6:05pm
Kathryn Buelterman

University of California at Riverside
Graduate Humanities Conference, April 11-12, 2008

Submissions for this panel may address any of a wide
range of issues dealing with contemporary poetry of
any nationality.

Potential topics include:
influence of popular culture
specific poet/poem(s)
popular vs. academic poetry
experimental poetry/new media
audience

Abstracts of 250-300 words shoould be e-mailed to kbuel001_at_ucr.edu by
February 15, 2008.

CFP: [American] Ecocriticism

updated: 
Sunday, February 10, 2008 - 1:24pm
Breyan Strickler

Ecocriticism
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
October 9-11, 2008
Reno, Nevada

UPDATE: [American] Carver and Feminism (4/15/08; online journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, February 9, 2008 - 9:08am
Libe García Zarranz

Second Call for Papers: Carver and Feminism
The Raymond Carver Review (journal, deadline 04/15/08)

The Raymond Carver Review, a peer-reviewed, electronic annual, hosted by
Kent State University and published in cooperation with The International
Raymond Carver Society, is currently accepting submissions for Issue 2,
which is devoted to Carver and Feminism. The special issue will be guest
edited by Claire Fabre-Clark of the University of Paris XII and Libe
García Zarranz of the University of Zaragoza, Spain.

CFP: [American] 19th-Century American Lit (3/1/08; RMMLA, 10/9/08-10/11/08)

updated: 
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 9:53pm
Jeffrey W. Miller

19th-Century American Literature
RMMLA, 10/9/08-10/11/08, Reno, NV

Open Topic

Note that non-RMMLA members may propose a paper to a session chair, but
membership in RMMLA is required of all presenters by APRIL 1.

Abstracts DUE March 1, 2008.

Send 300-500 word abstract (email preferred) to panel chair,

Jeffrey W. Miller
Gonzaga U.
millerj3_at_gonzaga.edu

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UPDATE: [American] DEADLINE EXTENDED: âThe Succession of Simulacra: The Legacy of Jean Baudrillard (1929-2007)â

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - 7:49pm
David Roh

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Abstract Submission Due FEB 18th

“The Succession of Simulacra: The Legacy of Jean Baudrillard (1929-2007)”
A Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
April 18-19, 2008
University of California, Santa Barbara
http://transcriptions.english.ucsb.edu/baudrillard/

The recent death of Jean Baudrillard has stimulated an engagement with his
work and its legacy across various fields both within academia and beyond
it. As seen in the recent “Remembering Baudrillard” issue of the
International Journal of Baudrillard Studies, his ideas continue to foster
productive discussion.

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