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CFP: [General] Applying Theory in Comic Books panel (2/15/2008; CAC 7/24-27/2008)

updated: 
Monday, December 10, 2007 - 5:07pm
A. David Lewis

As part of the July 24-27 Comic Arts Conference in San Diego, CA, 200-word
abstracts for papers or presentations are now being accepted for this panel
specifically focused on the application of contemporary theoretical models
to the practice and published work of the comic book medium.

UPDATE: [General] Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

updated: 
Saturday, December 8, 2007 - 7:20am
Melissa Morphew

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers
Deadline Extended
Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2007
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 29th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 14-17, 2007
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Panels now forming on topics related to all areas of myth and fairy tale
and their connections to popular culture.
Special Areas of Interest Include:
Fairy Tale and Myth in Film, Revisionist Myth and Fairy Tale, The Works
of Angela Carter, Margaret Atwood and Fairytale, Fairy Tale in
Contemporary Poetry, Myth in Contemporary Poetry, Fairy Tale and the

CFP: [General] International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest, 1500-Present

updated: 
Saturday, December 8, 2007 - 3:59am
Jesse S. Cohn

Call for Essay Contributions -- The International Encyclopedia of
Revolution and Protest, 1500-Present

This eight-volume, 5,000-page, peer-reviewed work, to be published by
Blackwell next year is intended to become “the definitive reference work on
the role of popular agency in transforming the world in which we live.”

We are in the process of dramatically expanding the Encyclopedia’s coverage
of anarchism. To that end, we are soliciting essay contributions on the
topics listed below.

CFP: [General] e-MEdia website

updated: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2007 - 4:21pm
Jonathan Pitts

e-Media, a new media studies website produced by Ohio Northern University
and devoted to the intersections of new media and the liberal arts,
invites contributions from all disciplines on media studies topics for
its inaugural issue, whose theme is Gaming. Contributors can interpret
the theme however they wish. Scholarly articles, multimedia work,
creative work, are all welcome. E-Media’s tentative launch date is May
21, 2007.

UPDATE: [General] Spring Conference of the New Jersey College English Association

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 5:39pm
Burt Kimmelman

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS
31st Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference
Saturday, March 29, 2008
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

Keynote Speaker: Edward Halsey Foster

The New Jersey College English Association is soliciting papers
considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its
annual conference. The NJCEA brings together those interested in
language, literature, pedagogy, and other aspects of the teaching and
study of literature and writing.

UPDATE: [General] "Sifting Through Lies: Toward an Aesthetic Impunity"

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 5:00pm
Emily Churilla

The 20th Annual Stony Brook Manhattan Graduate Conference
Sifting Through Lies: Toward an Aesthetic Impunity
February 15th and 16th, 2008
Stony Brook Manhattan Campus

Featuring a showing of "a/k/a Mrs. George Gilbert" by Coco Fusco

Keynote Speaker: Arlene Dávila, Professor of Anthropology, Social and
Cultural Analysis at NYU, Friday, February 16th at 6 p.m.

UPDATE: [General] International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (New Due Date)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 1:59am
Graham J. Murphy

 he 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 general Call for Papers. The more it's passed
around the merrier! Also, although the original deadline of Oct. 31 has
passed, the recent news of SFRA's change of venue for SFRA 2008 has
prompted the IAFA to revise its deadline for paper proposals for ICFA-29.
The new deadline is December 15th.]

CFP: [General] Placing Poesis: The Work of Art and the Future of Literary Studies

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2007 - 9:21pm
James Ayers

DEADLINE EXTENDED: DECEMBER 17, 2007

The 18th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
January 31- February 1, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Professor Cathy Davidson

We are pleased to announce the 18th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference,
titled “Placing Poesis: The Work of Art and the Future of Literary
Studies,” to be held at Louisiana State University January 31 â€" February 1.

CFP: [General] Eludamos. Journal for Computer Game Culture

updated: 
Friday, November 30, 2007 - 7:18pm
Andreas Jahn-Sudmann

The call for papers for the new, international, peer-reviewed online
journal "Eludamos. Journal for Computer Game Culture" is now open.
Submissions are expected to be in English and to include full papers plus
abstracts. Please note that we can only consider papers which have not been
previously published and which are not under consideration for another
journal (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
For further specificiation of submission guidelines please consult
http://www.eludamos.org
<http://www.eludamos.org/index.php/eludamos/information/authors>

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