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CFP: [General] Technology and Humanity

updated: 
Monday, July 14, 2008 - 4:39pm
Philippa Smith

Technology and Humanity

The following is a call for articles for a forthcoming themed issue of
eSharp, an established peer-reviewed journal publishing high-quality
research by postgraduate students. eSharp is pleased to support new and
early-career authors, and has actively encouraged emerging academic talent
since 2002.

CFP: [General] CFP

updated: 
Friday, July 11, 2008 - 5:58pm
Lara Smith

This is a call for papers for the regular session, Holocaust in
Literature and Film, at the SAMLA Convention scheduled for November 7-9,
2008, in Louisville, Kentucky.

HOLOCAUST IN LITERATURE AND FILM
This is an open session. Please submit a brief abstract on any topic
related to studies in the area of the Holocaust, particularly in
literature and film. The proposals should be sent by July 30, 2008, to
Lara Smith, Georgia State University, at ljsmith_at_gsu.edu.

CFP: [General] World-wide Reception of Canadian Writers -ACSUS '09

updated: 
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 - 8:38pm
Charlotte Templin

20th Biennial Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in the US

Westin Gaslamp, San Diego, CA
November 18-22, 2009

I invite papers that explore the reception of Canadian writers around the
world for a panel at the ACSUS conference. Canadian writers are getting
world-wide recognition, but their works are read differently in the various
countries as diverse cultural settings provide the context for literary
interpretation and literary reception.

Email abstracts of 300 words to Charlotte Templin (templin_at_uindy.edu) by
September 15, 2008

Include your name, affiliation, postal address and phone number.

The complete call for papers for ACSUS is at acsus.org

UPDATE: [Collections] Amitav Ghosh's 'The Shadow Lines'

updated: 
Tuesday, July 8, 2008 - 3:35pm
Sandip Ain

Deadline Extended

Book’s Way, a leading academic publishing house in Eastern India is
bringing out a series of collections of essays on representative texts of
contemporary writers. The titles will address different issues
related to theme, plot, character sketches, comparative studies and
theoretical analysis of particular texts. Contributions are hereby invited
on Amitav Ghosh’s The Shadow Lines for incorporation in a volume to be
brought out within 2008. The contributors will be sent complimentary
copies of the volume they publish in. The essays should be within 4500-
7000 words, and engage contemporary theoretical issues.

CFP: [General] Literatures of Montreal

updated: 
Monday, July 7, 2008 - 1:13am
Kelly MacPhail

Literatures of Montreal
40th Anniversary Convention,
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
February 26â€"March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regencyâ€"Boston, Massachusetts

CFP: [General] TOLSTOY FILM ADAPTATIONS: CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

updated: 
Monday, July 7, 2008 - 12:46am
Lorna Fitzsimmons

TOLSTOY FILM ADAPTATIONS: CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
 
As the centenary of Tolstoy's death approaches (2010), proposals for
chapters in an international collection of essays on the cinematic
adaptation of Tolstoy's texts are being considered. All nationalities,
periods, and issues, including interdisciplinary connections with other
arts/media, cultural politics, economics, reception, translation. In
addition to the widely known films,proposals on neglected silents and
films not yet translated into English are encouraged. English language
collection. Send a statement of interest and brief bio to Dr. Lorna
Fitzsimmons: lfitzsimmons_at_csudh.edu 500-word proposals due by Oct. 25,

UPDATE: [General] CFP "Bi-Directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences" (U Marburg): Second Circular

updated: 
Sunday, July 6, 2008 - 3:46pm
Wolfram R. Keller

Bi-directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences

February 27 â€" March 1, 2009
Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
Conference venue: Historischer Rathaussaal
(<http://www.staff.uni-marburg.de/~callies/BPCS/BPCSindex.html>)

Keynote Speakers
Gerard Steen (Amsterdam), Peter Stockwell (Nottingham)
Beatrix Busse (Münster), Beate Hampe (Jena), Susanne Niemeier (Koblenz)

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