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Native American Literature at CEA Conference (March 25-7, 2010 – San Antonio, Texas)

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Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 9:03am
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College

Native American Literature
The 41st Annual College English Association Conference
March 25-7, 2010 – San Antonio, Texas

Conference Theme: Voices
"And in my voice most welcome shall you be." As You Like It 2:4.87

The Native American Literature panel at CEA welcomes submissions on any aspect of Native American Literature, including, but not limited to, papers on individual authors, Native American literary separatism, the Native American Renaissance, native sovereignty, indigenous rhetorics, etc. Of particular interest will be papers analyzed from an indigenous perspective or worldview.

Submit proposals online at www2.widener.edu/~cea.

The 41st Annual College English Association Conference, March 25-7, 2010-San Antonio

updated: 
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 8:54pm
College English Association

Conference Theme:
Voices

"And in my voice most welcome shall you be." As You Like It 2:4.87

San Antonio. Images of the River Walk merge with the memories of its most famous location, the Alamo. Remember it, the voices from the past call out, and we do.

Those voices on opposing sides of its walls, representing Santa Anna and Sam Houston, spoke for two distinctly diverse cultures. And within those cultures were voices and texts that influenced the actions during that struggle – significant cultural markers of time, place, and being.

"Music and the Written Word" January 16-17, 2010, Deadline Oct. 9

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 3:24pm
UC Santa Barbara Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM)

The UCSB Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM) is seeking submissions for the 2010 Music and the Written Word Graduate Conference to be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara, on 16-17 January 2010. Run by and geared towards graduate students, this interdisciplinary conference will focus on music, the written word, and their convergence. We welcome submissions covering the full spectrum of methodologies, disciplinary approaches, and all genres of music.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

AlterNative: Volume 6, 2010

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Monday, September 28, 2009 - 5:05pm
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

AlterNative is announcing a general call for papers to be published in Volume 6, 2010.

AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal. It aims to present Indigenous worldviews from native Indigenous perspectives. It is dedicated to the analysis and dissemination of native Indigenous knowledge that uniquely belongs to cultural, traditional, tribal and aboriginal peoples as well as first nations, from around the world.

Submissions responding to this general call for papers should relate to one or more of themes of the journal:

Urban Places: The Literary Ecology of American Cities (Abstracts by 9/30)

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Monday, September 28, 2009 - 2:39pm
Karen E. Waldron / Northeast Modern Language Association Conf. April 7-11, 2010

This proposed panel follows on a very successful seminar discussion conducted at NeMLA 2009 entitled: "The Literary Ecology of American Literature: Constructions of Place." It proposes to continue wrestling with the significant questions of methodology in studying literature of and about the environment through a particular focus on the literature of cities. This work is critical to studies of literature and environment, an area which has not been theorized adequately. The need to draw effectively on other disciplinary knowledges and how they manifest in linguistic form is central to this effort and the ultimate goal of the project is an edited collection of essays on the literary construction of place within the American context.

[UPDATE] The Politics of the Western

updated: 
Sunday, September 27, 2009 - 10:39am
Darren Millar, John Abbott College

Call for Papers

The Politics of the Western (Expanded Topic)

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Call for Proposals: Death and Representation, a One-Day Conference

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Saturday, September 26, 2009 - 1:19am
Department of English, University of Rochester

Death and Representation
Keynote Speaker: Dana Luciano, Georgetown University
Author of "Arranging Grief: Sacred Time and the Body in Nineteenth-Century America," winner of the 2008 MLA Prize for a First Book
Conference Date: March 26, 2010
Please submit abstracts (maximum 500 words) by November 15 via email to:
Jason Middleton, jmiddle2@mail.rochester.edu
Genevieve Guenther, vive@mail.rochester.edu

RE: Nebula Latest Issue & Call For Papers

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Friday, September 25, 2009 - 10:24pm
Nebula: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Scholarship

Nebula 6.3 is now online with unrestricted access at http://www.nobleworld.biz . The editors now invite submissions for Nebula 6.4 (December, 2009) with a manuscript deadine of November 5, 2009. The current CFP is reproduced below the contents page for the current issue, provided here for your convenience.

NEBULA 6.3

Catherine Akca and Ali Gunes. "Male Myth-Making: The Origins of Feminism." 1-15

Steve Redhead. "Hooligan Writing and the Study of Football Fan Culture: Problems and Possibilities." 16-41

Kane X. Faucher. "Sphacelated Grammars (or: Language Likes to Hide)." 42-52

[CFP] Battleground States Conference 2010: War(s) and Peace - February 26 - 27, 2010

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Friday, September 25, 2009 - 8:10pm
The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars Association at Bowling Green State University

Battleground States 2010: War(s) and Peace will be held February 26th and 27th, 2010 on the Bowling Green State University campus. The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars' Association hopes to elicit presenters who consider the conference theme from multiple perspectives and media. As our aim is to create a conference dedicated to interdisciplinarity, we invite proposals from graduate students, emerging and independent scholars, junior faculty, artists, activists, filmmakers, and educators.

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