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CFP: [General] Getting Obsessive: Culture and Excess, USC, graduate conference, March 28-29

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2007 - 6:40pm
Alice Bardan

Getting Obsessive: Culture and Excess
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium, March 28 and 29, 2008
Sponsored by USC's Assocation of English Graduate Students and the USC
Center for Feminist Research

Keynote Speaker: Tavia Nyong'o, NYU Performance Studies.

Everyone's a little bit obsessive; academics are usually more than a
little. But what consitutes our obsessions and what work do they do? What
is the relation between obsession and knowledge production; and what
about less legitimate obsessions, the things, places, people and cultural
forms about which we feel excessive love or hate?

CFP: [General] Journeys Across Media: Authenticity?

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2007 - 3:12pm
Lucy Fife

Authenticity?
Reality, Reliability and Access in Performance and Media

11 April 2008

Department of Film, Theatre & Television - University of Reading
Supported by the Standing Committee of University Drama Departments (SCUDD)
and the Graduate School in Arts and Humanities, University of Reading.

UPDATE: [General] Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference (1/30/08; 5/23/08-5/25/08)

updated: 
Sunday, November 25, 2007 - 9:03pm
Cheryl Edelson

PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 30, 2008.

Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
Honolulu, HI
May 23-25, 2008
Chaminade University of Honolulu

Panel and individual paper proposals are now being accepted for the 2nd Oceanic Popular
Culture Association Conference. All topics and proposals are welcome, particularly those treating
cultural productions within and/or about the Oceanic region.

Abstracts/Proposals for individual papers or 3-4 paper panels are due January 30, 2008. Please
contact Cheryl Edelson <cedelson_at_chaminade.edu> and/or Stan Orr <sorr_at_hawaii.edu> with
general questions.

CFP: [General] Comics Arts Conference-San Diego

updated: 
Sunday, November 25, 2007 - 3:59am
Peter M. Coogan

Call for Papers, Presentations, and Participation
15th ANNUAL COMICS ARTS CONFERENCE-San Diego

Abstracts for papers, panels, poster sessions, and slide talks are being
accepted for a for a joint meeting of scholars and professionals during

Comic-Con International
San Diego, California July 26-29, 2007

We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical
perspectives, and welcome the participation of academic, independent, and
fan scholars. We welcome professionals from all areas of the comics
industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors,
and journalists.

CFP: [General] YA Lit &amp; the YSU English Festival

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2007 - 7:21pm
Jeff Buchanan

Call for Applications: Young Adults and Their Literature: An Inquiry-
Based Forum in Conjunction with the 30th Youngstown State University
English Festival. April 17-19, 2008.

The Youngstown (OH) State University English Festival Committee invites
scholars in English Education and Young Adult Literature, teachers of
English/Language Arts, librarians, and other interested professionals to
apply to participate in an inquiry-based forum centered on the 30th
anniversary celebration of the YSU English Festival.

UPDATE: [General] Mystery and Detective Fiction Popular Culture Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2007 - 5:46pm
Marilyn Rye

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

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] Mystery and Detective Fiction Popular Culture Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2007 - 5:45pm
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.

UPDATE: [General] American Literature Association, Latina/o Literature Society

updated: 
Saturday, November 17, 2007 - 7:36pm
Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson

 
CFP: Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
May 22-25, 2008
 
The Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature
Association seeks proposals for several panels at the American Literature
Association’s 19th annual conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, CA
May 25-28, 2008.
 
Those interested in submitting a paper should send a one-page abstract with
your name, position, affiliation, and contact information to Latina/o
Literature and Culture Society co-chair Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson at
eliza_rodriguezygibson_at_redlands.edu by January 17, 2008.
 

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