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CFP: [General] Philosophy and Popular Culture

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 3:21pm
Burcu Gurkan

Call for Papers: Philosophy and Popular Culture Area
2009 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Priority Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2008
Final Deadline: December 1, 2008

30th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 25-28, 2009

CFP: [General] Twentieth-Century American Literary Masculinity: Man or Myth?

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 3:01pm
Kathleen McDonald

This panel proposes to look at how several American texts in the 20th
century questioned “what is male/masculine?” in a century when feminism
drastically altered the answer to “what is female/feminine?” The
panelists will examine how their books/films undertook that task by
asking one central question: How does the creator construct what it means
to be masculine in an age when that is no longer a foregone
determination? What tools, roles, tasks and/or world views are depicted
in/by the male characters, either in strait-forward depiction or by
implication, that inform the reader of the author’s understanding of
being male in the modern world? Do these depictions continue unimpeded

CFP: [General] Teaching Eng at Military Colleges and Academies

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 2:54pm
Lea Williams

Please consider being part of a roundtable discussion I am hoping to
organize at the College English Association’s annual meeting in
Pittsburgh on March 26-28, 2009. The subject of the discussion will be
the challenges and rewards of teaching English at military colleges and
academies. It can be difficult to assert the importance of studying
literature and writing to any college student given that students have
become more focused on obtaining an education that will guarantee them a
job and financial stability. Certainly, teaching students whose primary
goal is to commission in the military can add additional challenges to
that task. Join our discussion in order to share information about your

UPDATE: [General] Biographical Spectacle: Theorizing Non-Literary Auto/Biography (NeMLA, 9/15; 2/26/09-3/1/09)

updated: 
Thursday, September 4, 2008 - 8:25pm
Lindsay Adamson Livingston

Call for Papers

Biographical Spectacle: Theorizing Non-Literary Auto/Biography

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

As the influence of new media continues to expand, more and more people
obtain news and information through non-literary channels. This panel seeks
papers that explore non-literary types of auto/biography, including biopics
(film), biodramas (theatre), fan magazines, reality television, and
websites. How do these new sites of auto/biography function? How are they
distinct from or similar to traditional biography?

CFP: [General] Proposed Panel: "Ecocritical Agriculturalities/Agricultural Ecocriticisms" (ASLE, June 2009)

updated: 
Thursday, September 4, 2008 - 7:28pm
Scott Hicks

CFP: ASLE 8th Biennial Conference, Proposed Panel (Deadline Oct. 19, 2008)
June 3 to 6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
 
Proposed Panel: "Ecocritical Agriculturalities/Agricultural Ecocriticisms"
 
In keeping with ASLE’s interest in presentations of work related to literature from rooted modes
of life and ecocriticism (http://www.asle.org/assets/docs/ASLEcfp2009.pdf), I welcome paper
proposals for a proposed panel that will theorize and explore the complex intersections of
agriculture, literature, and environmental studies in post-“Battle of Seattle” world.
 

CFP: [General] –––––> Sexual Fetishes and/in Literature and Film <–––&ndas

updated: 
Friday, August 15, 2008 - 8:48am
P.Koteas_at_sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers
---------------

Sexual Fetishes and/in Literature and Film

*****
---> Date of Publication: July 2009
---> Date of Colloquium: 1-3 May 2009 (Paris)

---> Submissions beginning NOW, ending: 13 October 2008
*****

We welcome 12 more essays of interest to those concerned with the study of
sexuality and/in literature or film. The collection of essays will be
published in July 2009 with Rodopi and will contain 25 scholarly articles
on “Sexual Fetishes and/in Literature and Film.”

CFP: [General] Sociology and Folklore in the Fantastic (10/31/08; ICFA, 3/18/09 â 3/22/09)

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 4:51pm
Barbara Lucas

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Sociology and
Folklore in the Fantastic for the 30th Annual International Conference on
the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 30 is on time and the fantastic, and while papers
relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to
this call will be considered. The conference will be held in Orlando,
Florida, from March 18 - 22, 2009 at the Orlando Airport Marriott Hotel.
For more information and updates about the conference, please visit
www.iafa.org.

Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the following topics:

CFP: [General] Fan Art, Fiction, and Culture (10/31/08; ICFA, 3/18/09 â 3/22/09)

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 4:49pm
Barbara Lucas

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Art, Fiction, and
Culture for the 30th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in
the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 30 is on time and the fantastic, and while papers
relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to
this call will be considered. The conference will be held in Orlando,
Florida, from March 18 - 22, 2009 at the Orlando Airport Marriott Hotel.
For more information and updates about the conference, please visit
www.iafa.org.

Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the following:

CFP: [General] Hypertexts, New Media, and Convergence in the Fantastic (10/31/08; ICFA, 3/18/09 â 3/22/09)

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 4:48pm
Barbara Lucas

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Hypertexts, New
Media, and Convergence in the Fantastic for the 30th Annual International
Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 30 is on time and the fantastic, and while papers
relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to
this call will be considered. The conference will be held in Orlando,
Florida, from March 18 - 22, 2009 at the Orlando Airport Marriott Hotel.
For more information and updates about the conference, please visit
www.iafa.org.

Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the following topics:

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