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CFP: [General] CFP: Cultures of Translation: Adaptation in Film and Performance (26-28 June 2008)

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 7:03pm
Marta Minier

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

Cultures of Translation:
Adaptation in Film and Performance

An interdisciplinary and international conference

University of Glamorgan, Cardiff
  26-28 June 2008

Contributions are invited to an international conference which focuses on
various aspects of adaptation into film, performance, television, radio
and other media.

CFP: [General] Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography MLA 2008 (3/15)

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Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:15am
William Craig Howes

Borders of Genre: Travel Writing and Autobiography. When and why does
travel writing become autobiographical, if ever? 250-300 word abstracts for
papers investigating these questions, with attention to theoretical issues
and/or specific texts, due March 10 to Tom Smith at trs8_at_psu.edu. Inquiries
welcome.

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CFP: [General] Self Experimentation and Autobiography MLA 2008 (3/15)

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Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:14am
William Craig Howes

Self-experimentation and autobiography: Papers on the phenomenon of
representing experience undertaken with the intention of writing it up
afterward (e.g., Supersize Me). Analysis of individual texts and/or
overviews of the phenomenon’s significance. Abstracts (300w) mid-March. Tom
Couser, enggtc_at_hofstra.edu.

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CFP: [General] First Person Graphic MLA 2008

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 7:13am
William Craig Howes

FIRST PERSON GRAPHIC. Techniques and effects of first-person narration in
graphic narrative. 1-2 page abstract and short CV by 10 March to Carolyn
Williams (carolyn.williams_at_rutgers.edu).

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CFP: [General] The City

updated: 
Friday, February 15, 2008 - 12:05am
Nathan Emmerich

Quest is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary forum for the publication of
postgraduate research in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Quest is
now seeking submissions for the seventh edition, to be published in Autumn
2008. The theme for this edition will be:

THE CITY

We invite proposals for papers from all subjects in the Arts, Humanities
and Social Sciences, at both Masters and Doctoral level, which interpret
the theme as widely as possible. We particularly welcome collaborative and
interdisciplinary efforts. The following list, which is neither
prescriptive not exhaustive, may serve as inspiration:

CFP: [General] Poetry/Poetics Panel (3/15/08; PAMLA, 11/07/08-11/08/08)

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 9:14pm
Brian R. Adler

Inviting papers (15-20 minutes) for “Poetry/Poetics” Panel of the 106th
Annual Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association Conference, Pomona
College in Claremont, California, November 7-8th 2008.

PAMLA: http://www.pamla.org/2008/

Please send paper title, 50-word abstract, & 500-word proposal by March 15.
badler_at_uci.edu

Brian R. Adler
University of California, Irvine

CFP: [General] Altered States - UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 7:47pm
Jessie Hock

Altered States: Metamorphosis, Epiphany, Revolution
An Interdisciplinary Conference Hosted by the U.C. Berkeley Comparative Literature
Department

Date: October 24 - 25, 2008
Deadline for Abstract Submission: April 7, 2008
Keynote: Amy Hollywood, Elizabeth H. Monrad Professor of Christian Studies, Harvard Divinity
School

For more information, or to submit an abstract, please contact: alteredstate08_at_gmail.com

Nothing of him that doth fade
But doth suffer a sea-change
Into something rich and strange.
                                --- Tempest, I, ii

UPDATE: [General] The Adolescent Novel (MLA 2008)

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 1:15pm
Judith Broome

Critical or theoretical approaces to the adolescent novel, broadly
conceived: coming-of-age novels; first novels as "adolescent" texts;
future of the adolescent novel; graphic novels. 1-page abstracts by 20
March. Electronic submission preferred.

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UPDATE: [General] REMINDER: Textuality, Visuality and their Convergence (RMMLA Panel; March 1 Deadline)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 5:43pm
Susan Cook

Call for Papers:
Textuality, Visuality and their Convergence
Submissions are invited for this Special Topic Session at the October 9-
11, 2008 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention in Reno, Nevada. Papers may
address but are not limited to the following topics:

Writing the visual
Seeing or not seeing texts
Cultural and/or theoretical approaches to textuality and visuality
The role of visual studies in literary scholarship
The role of literary studies in visual studies scholarship
Particular readings that blend these two approaches

Please send a 300-word abstract and a brief CV in .doc or .pdf format to
Susan Cook, susan.elizabeth.cook_at_gmail.com.

CFP: [General] The Impact of Darwin's Ideas in the Humanities and the Social Sciences

updated: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 4:34pm
Mark R. Wheeler

Researchers and scholars from all disciplines are invited to submit papers
addressing the impact of Darwin’s ideas in the Humanities and Social
Sciences. Both disciplinary-specific and broadly interdisciplinary
approaches are encouraged.

The symposium honors Charles Darwin's 200th birthday and the 150th
anniversary of the publication of ”Origins of Species,”
and will be held at San Diego State University, 20-22 November 2009.

Papers accepted for the symposium will be included in a volume to be
published by San Diego State University Press.

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