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CFP: [General] Studies in the Novel–– Special Issue on the Young Adult Novel

updated: 
Thursday, September 18, 2008 - 7:05pm
Sara Dammann

The Young Adult Novel. For a special issue on The Young Adult Novel,
Studies in the Novel seeks articles on young adult literature from any
critical/literary perspective. The volume is to be guest edited by Elise
Wormuth (formerly Earthman) of San Francisco State University. "Young adult
literature," in this context, refers to literature that has been written
specifically for and marketed to young adults. New perspectives on
well-known YA novels are welcome, as well as papers on those novels that
have received less critical attention. Completed articles and 1-page vita
to Elise Wormuth at (earthman_at_sfsu.edu ) WITH cc to
(studiesinthenovel_at_unt.edu ) by October 15, 2008.

CFP: [General] Journal of Literacy and Technology

updated: 
Thursday, September 18, 2008 - 6:23pm
Nancy.Rubin_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

The Journal of Literacy and Technology calls for submissions as the
journal publishes two or three times a year, using rolling deadlines
throughout the calendar year rather than set dates. The editors believe
that publishing articles as they come in better reflects The Journal of
Literacy and Technology's mission as an online-only peer-reviewed
academic journal.
 
Submit article manuscripts for consideration at any time. The Journal of
Literacy and Technology currently publishes research articles and book
reviews two or three times a year.

About JLT:

CFP: [General] Papers needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Thursday, September 18, 2008 - 5:43pm
John.V.Nance_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

This is a call for submissions that you wish to be considered for
publication in The St. John's University (Queens, NY) bi-annual literary
journal, The Humanities Review. The journal has published several notable
academics in their respective fields over the last few years such as:
Gayatri Spivak, Amy King and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are Modern Social Custom Flourishes,
Exemplary Figures, Corruption of Dialect and Post-9/11 Noir. However, we
will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with these ideas.
Whatever you have available will certainly suffice.

CFP: [General] Panel on Epistolary Novels NEMLA Conference, Boston 2009

updated: 
Thursday, September 18, 2008 - 3:00pm
Chiara Frenquellucci

The Epistolary Novel in World Literature
NEMLA Conference in Boston 2/26 - 3/1 2009

This session will explore the "correspondences" in the development of
epistolary novels in different linguistic and cultural traditions.
Epistolary fiction has been redefining the complex relationships between
fiction and verisimilitude from Roman times to today's e-pistolaries or
novels written as a series of email messages. Comparative papers are
especially welcome. Please
submit 150-word abstract to Chiara Frenquellucci, Harvard University,
cfrenq_at_fas.harvard.edu

Papers in English can be on a single literary tradition, such as English
and/or American or comparative in nature.

CFP: [General] Florida Collegiate Pride Conference

updated: 
Thursday, September 18, 2008 - 1:59am
Andrew Striker

The Florida Collegiate Pride Conference is a GLBT conference held once a
year for the GLBT organizations and colleges and universities across
Florida. This year the conference will also welcome organizations from
Georgia and Alabama institutions.

The conference will be held at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in
Daytona Beach, Florida on February 20-22 of 2009. Workshops will be taught
throughout the day on the 21st.

*****Currently accepting proposals for workshops and speakers.*****

Travel and lodging expenses negotiable, however, funds are limited.

CFP: [General] Latin American Modernismo Seminar. ACLA, March 26-29, 2009, Cambridge, MA

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:30am
Kelly Comfort

Call for Papers for Seminar at the American Comparative Literature
Association's "Global Languages, Global Cultures" Conference on March 26-
29, 2009 in Cambridge, MA.

* Seminar Title: Latin American Modernismo: Negotiating the Foreign and
the Local, the Aesthetic and the Social

* Seminar Organizer: Kelly Comfort, Georgia Institute of Technology

CFP: [General] Papers Needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:13am
John V. Nance

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities
Review.

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are: Approaching the Deconstruction of
Modern Political Rhetoric, The Corruption of Dialect, and Post-9/11 Noir.
However, we will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with
these ideas. Please send any and all.

CFP: [General] Humanities and Sustainability Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 6:39pm
Kimberly Jackson

Humanities and Sustainability: Ecology in the Information Age
 
Florida Gulf Coast University's Center for Environmental and
Sustainability Education, and Departments of Language & Literature and
Communication & Philosophy are currently accepting individual abstracts
and panel proposals for FGCU's first Humanities and Sustainability
Conference, to be held in Fort Myers, Florida on May 8th and 9th, 2009.
Our goal is to encourage interdisciplinary conversations about the role
of the humanities in both "the ecological era" and "the information age."
As such, we welcome submissions that explore (1) the ways humanities
disciplines can address ecological issues, and (2) the sustainability of

CFP: [General] Aerographies': unthought elemental assumptions in recent spatialities

updated: 
Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 8:26am
Mark Jackson

SECOND CALL

Call for Papers:

Seeking submissions from colleagues across the geographical humanities,
social sciences and sciences interested in engaging with the themes of air
and elementality.

Annual Meeting of the Association for American Geographers, Las Vegas March
22nd-29th, 2009

'Aerographies': re-thinking unthought elemental and metaphysical
assumptions in recent human geographies

"...our concepts have been formed on the model of solids." (H. Bergson)

"Metaphysics always supposes, in some manner, a solid crust from which to
raise a construction." (L. Irigaray)

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