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CFP: [General] Politics of Play and Performance

updated: 
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 - 10:06pm
Wendy Matlock

3nd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
April 18 and 19, 2008
California State University, Sacramento

The third annual ASNR conference invites papers that address the politics
or politicization of play and performance, festival and frivolity. This
interdisciplinary conference provides a forum for considering
manifestations of play and performance at macro- and micro-levels of
everyday life, both historically and contemporarily. We invite abstracts
for papers in the humanities and social sciences that address the
following or related ideas:

UPDATE: [General] International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

updated: 
Monday, October 8, 2007 - 10:15pm
Graham J. Murphy

The 29th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
                        
Delightful Horror and the Sense of Wonder:
Appreciating the Sublime in the Fantastic

[Feel free to distribute this updated Call for Papers]

UPDATE: [General] Mississippi Philological Association

updated: 
Friday, October 5, 2007 - 7:20pm
Dr.James.B.Potts_at_sas.upenn.edu, III

CFP: Mississippi Philological Association

The Mississippi Philological Association invites submissions of poetry,
fiction, and literary or pedagogical essays for this year’s literary
conference of the Mississippi Philological Association to be held at
Mississippi College in Clinton (a few miles west of Jackson) on January
25-6th, 2008. MPA welcomes scholars not only from Mississippi’s
universities but also from the region. Literary essays should be in MLA
format and should anticipate reading times of 18-20 minutes. Submissions
are due by November 1. Abstracts are acceptable from professors, full
drafts are necessary for graduate students.

CFP: [General] Mississippi Philological Conference, Jan. 26-7th, '08

updated: 
Friday, October 5, 2007 - 7:13pm
Dr.James.B.Potts_at_sas.upenn.edu, III

The Mississippi Philological Association invites submissions of poetry,
fiction, and literary or pedagogical essays for this year’s literary
conference of the Mississippi Philological Association to be held at
Mississippi College in Clinton (a few miles west of Jackson) on January
25-6th, 2008. MPA welcomes scholars not only from Mississippi’s
universities but also from the region. Literary essays should be in MLA
format and should anticipate reading times of 18-20 minutes.

The conference will feature a dinner and keynote address by Benjamin F.
Fisher IV, a noted Poe scholar, on Friday night.

CFP: [General] "Muslims, Race and the Public Sphere"

updated: 
Friday, October 5, 2007 - 1:30am
Salah D. Hassan

Call for Papers

The 3rd Muslim Studies Conference
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan

Conference Dates: April 3-5

Conference Title: “Muslims, Race and the Public Sphere”

Keynote Speakers: Mahmood Mamdani, Geneive Abdo, and Howard Winant

CFP: [General] Graduate Student Life Panel

updated: 
Thursday, October 4, 2007 - 1:26pm
Jordan Cofer

Call for Papers: College English Association National Conference 39TH
ANNUAL CONFERENCE | Passages St. Louis, Missouri March 27-29, 2008

College English Association invites those interested to speak in the
Graduate Student Life panel/roundtable discussion which will
focus on "navigating the interview," "writing the cover letter," and
"Job Interview War Stories." Since the conference theme this year is
passages, this panel will focus on a graduate student's "passage" into the
job market.

CFP: [General] Mystery and Detective Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 - 6:52pm
Marilyn Rye

Call for Papers
Mystery & Detective Fiction Section
Popular Culture Association
San Francisco
March 19-22, 2008

Investigating a topic in mystery or detective fiction?
Present your conclusions at the 2008 PCA Conference!

We welcome proposals for individual papers or panels on any aspect of
mystery & detective fiction, including history, criticism, theory, and
current trends.

CFP: [General] Perspectives on War: The Front (InterCulture e-journal, 11/16/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 - 3:43am
Katheryn Wright

Call for Papers: InterCulture (e-journal) for Fall 2007
Perspectives on War: The Front
Deadline for Submission: November 16, 2007

Current discourses concerning the “War on Terror” appear to describe a
confrontation that transcends spatial boundaries. As embedded reporting
brings war to the television screen and U.S. presidential candidates
campaign on the streets of Baghdad, communication technologies expand
what makes up “the front” of war. Unlike the fronts of WWI, the front
could now be anywhere.

CFP: [General] VISUALIZING THE (SUB)TEXT

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 10:12pm
Casey Rian McArdle

2008 CALL FOR PAPERS

February 8, 2008 Virginia Ball Center Ball State University

VISUALIZING THE (SUB)TEXT: A CRITICAL LOOK AT LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

The 2008 Ball State University PCM conference committee would like to
invite submissions of abstracts from all graduate programs in: composition
and rhetoric, linguistics, literature, TESOL, digital storytelling, and
creative writing.

CFP: [General]

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

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