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CFP: [General] Florida and the Popular Mind

updated: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 9:23pm
Julian C. Chambliss

Florida and the Popular Mind
Edited by
Julian C. Chambliss, Department of History, Rollins College and Denise K.
Cummings, Department of Critical Media and Cultural Studies, Rollins College

UPDATE: [General] CFP: Red River Conference on World Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 6:34pm
Carol Pearson

THE ELEVENTH ANNUAL RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA

INFINITE DIVISIONS AND TRANSNATIONAL IDENTITIES
Keynote Speaker: New Mexico Eminent Scholar
Dr. Tey Diana Rebolledo

APRIL 4 - 6, 2008

We invite papers and panel proposals on topics that investigate any of the
following topics. While we are particularly interested in proposals that
focus on the conference theme, papers and panels on all aspects of world
literature will be considered.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: [General] Southern Appalachian Student Conference on Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 5:17pm
Katherine Weiss

Call for Papers

Second Annual
Southern Appalachian Student
Conference on Literature

Sponsored by:
The Department of English, The College of Arts and Sciences, and The
Office of Academic Affairs

East Tennessee State University

Abstract Submission Deadline: April 7, 2008

Where will this conference be held?
The Culp Center on the ETSU campus in Johnson City, TN

When will it take place?
Saturday, September 27, 2008

CFP: [General] PCA Conference 2007––Mystery and Detective Fiction Area

updated: 
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 - 6:46pm
Marilyn Rye

Call for Papers
Mystery & Detective Fiction Section
Popular Culture Association
San Francisco
March 19-22, 2008

Investigating a topic in mystery or detective fiction?
Present your conclusions at the 2008 PCA Conference!

We welcome proposals for individual papers or panels on any aspect of
mystery & detective fiction, including history, criticism, theory, and
current trends.

CFP: [General] Update Deadline SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15; 2/13-2/16 Albuquerque)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 - 1:30am
Philip Heldrich

DEADLINE EXTENSION TO 12/15/07!

By request, the deadline for the SW/TX PCA/ACA has been extended.
New information also appears online: http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html

Keynote Speaker: Joy Harjo

The 29th Annual Meeting of the
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations
February 13â€"16, 2008
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The SW/TX PCA/ ACA invites papers for one of its 65+ Area offerings in
Literature, Film, Television, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Ethnic and
Gender Studies, Ecocriticism, Southwest Culture, Western Studies, Creative
Writing, Pedagogy, and many more!

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

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2007 - 11:34pm
James Ayers

18th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
Louisiana State University
January 30- February 1
Keynote Speaker: Cathy Davidson

“Artists on Their Arts”
The 18th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference invites papers for the proposed
panel,
“Artists on Their Arts.” We are seeking 15 minute papers that consider
artists who comment on their own craft. Papers should situate the artists’
perspective amongst a larger tradition of critical inquiries, and consider
the specific relevance of those authors’ theories on their own work,
keeping in mind the unique position of the author-critic.

Please send 250 word abstracts to: egsaconference_at_gmail.com

CFP: [General] The Black Female Body in Literature and Culture

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2007 - 8:51pm
Dr. Carol E. Henderson

Call for Papers: Imagining the black female body:
Text and Contexts in literature and culture

Only the BLACK WOMAN can say “when and where I enter, in the quiet,
undisputed dignity of my womanhood, without violence and without suing or
special patronage, then and there the whole…race enters with me.”
--Anna Julia Cooper, 1892

CFP: [General] Getting Obsessive: Culture and Excess, USC, graduate conference, March 28-29

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2007 - 6:40pm
Alice Bardan

Getting Obsessive: Culture and Excess
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium, March 28 and 29, 2008
Sponsored by USC's Assocation of English Graduate Students and the USC
Center for Feminist Research

Keynote Speaker: Tavia Nyong'o, NYU Performance Studies.

Everyone's a little bit obsessive; academics are usually more than a
little. But what consitutes our obsessions and what work do they do? What
is the relation between obsession and knowledge production; and what
about less legitimate obsessions, the things, places, people and cultural
forms about which we feel excessive love or hate?

CFP: [General] Journeys Across Media: Authenticity?

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2007 - 3:12pm
Lucy Fife

Authenticity?
Reality, Reliability and Access in Performance and Media

11 April 2008

Department of Film, Theatre & Television - University of Reading
Supported by the Standing Committee of University Drama Departments (SCUDD)
and the Graduate School in Arts and Humanities, University of Reading.

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