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CFP: [General] TARS: PERSONAE, HETERONYMS, PSEUDONYMS. Department of Comparative Literature, Stanford University

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 4:19am
Christopher Donaldson

Department of Comparative Literature, Stanford University
3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference
April 10-11, 2009


"Every individual human being, one may say, carries within him,
potentially and prescriptively, an ideal man, the archetype of a human
being, and it is his life's task to be, through all his changing
manifestations, in harmony with the unchanging unity of this ideal."
    --Friedrich Schiller, Letters on the Aesthetic Education of Man (1795)

CFP: [General] Call for CEA at MLA Panel Submissions

Monday, November 24, 2008 - 8:51am,

Call for MLA/CEA Panel Submissions

Do you have an idea for a panel to represent CEA at the 2010 MLA
Conference? If so, send your a proposal to, written in
the form of a call for papers. CEA board members will consider all
submissions and decide on two panels at our winter board meeting in

At that point, should your proposal be chosen, you'll call for presentation
submissions in the UPenn CFP listing and notify MLA/CEA membership, as well
as reminding potential participants that membership in both groups is
required. You'll submit your panel to MLA by its due date in the spring.

Some of our previous CEA/MLA panels include the following:

CFP: [General] Undergraduate Conference for Critical and Creative Engagement: Open Topic

Sunday, November 23, 2008 - 10:33pm
Michelle Parkinson

Undergraduate Conference for Critical and Creative Engagement: Open
Topic (10/2/2009)

This third annual undergraduate academic and creative conference at
University of Wisconsin â€" River Falls invites students from all majors to
present critical papers on literature, and creative writing on any

Presentation time â€" which may consist of the reading of a creative work
or works, the reading of a paper, a poster presentation and discussion,
or a more formal “talk” â€" is limited to fifteen minutes; presentations
will be clustered into one-hour panels to allow time for thematic
discussion after the presentations. Panel proposals are also welcome.

CFP: [General] Visual Arts of the West (12/15; SWPCA Albuquerque 2/25-28/08)

Sunday, November 23, 2008 - 10:32pm
Phil Heldrich

CFP: Visual Arts of the West - 30th Anniversary of the Southwest/Texas
Popular & American Culture Associations

Deadline for submission: December 15, 2008

Online: http://SWTXPCA.ORG

30th Anniversary Meeting!
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations
February 25â€"28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

UPDATE: [General] Approaches to Teaching Coetzee's Disgrace and Other Works (1/1/09)

Sunday, November 23, 2008 - 6:14pm
Laura Wright

We seek proposals of 500 words for an approved volume, “Approaches to 
Teaching Coetzee's
Disgrace and Other Works,” in the MLA series Approaches to Teaching World 
Literature. The
volume editors are Laura Wright (Western Carolina University), Jane Poyner (University of Exeter),
and Elleke Boehmer (Oxford University).
We are seeking essays that address pedagogical issues in teaching any combination of the
following novels:
Waiting for the Barbarians (1980)
Life & Times of Michael K (1983)
Foe (1986)

CFP: [General] WSQ Call for Papers: special issue on Citizenship

Saturday, November 22, 2008 - 7:42pm
Zoe Meleo-Erwin

WSQ Call for Papers: special issue on Citizenship
Guest Editors: Terri Gordon and Robin Rogers-Dillon
Citizenship is a category of inclusion, belonging, protection and allegiance, as well as a
boundary, an instantiation of exclusion, and an occasion for social and political conflict. In our
historical moment, the meanings of citizenship in relation to feminist thinking about gender,
sexuality, race and nation are far from straightforward. This is a moment for reimagining a wide
range of issues related to citizenship, such as national and transnational allegiances and
identities in a globalized world, statelessness and asylum, claims to the rights and protections of

UPDATE: [General] Deadline Extended 11/28 Animal Studies and Native Literature

Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 4:20pm
Brian K. Hudson

Indigenous Studies Association
CONFERENCE: First Meeting of the Native American and Indigenous
Studies Association, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities â€" May, 21-23
PANEL: Animal Studies and Native Literature
Animals, or the group of beings commonly referred to under that category,
have become the focus of current continental philosophy and literary
criticism. This panel is interested in studies addressing the depictions
animals in Native literature. Papers that rely on Native-authored
and theory are especially welcome.
Send a 500 word abstract by November 28, 2008 to Brian K. Hudson,