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CFP: [General] Dragon*Con Academic Mini-Conference

updated: 
Monday, July 21, 2008 - 4:51pm
Matthew J. Brown

Call for Participation

Institute for Comics Studies
Comic Book Convention Conference Series

DRAGON*CON ACADEMIC MINI-CONFERENCE

Atlanta, Georgia
August 29-September 1, 2008

The Institute for Comic Studies and the Comics and Pop Art division of
Dragon*Con are working together to develop an academic conference for
the studies of comics and pop art to take place at Dragon*Con, the
largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science
fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film
in the US.

CFP: [General] Late Imperial Chinese Womenâs Writings(MCAA 10/10-12 2008)

updated: 
Monday, July 21, 2008 - 2:15am
Li Guo

CFP: MACC 2008
Late Imperial Chinese Women’s Writings
St. Olaf College, Minnesota: October 10-12, 2008
This panel invites papers covering Chinese Women’s writings in the Ming
(1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Topics may include, but are not
limited to:

1. Women’s transgression such as transvestism in literary works
2. “Talented women” or “cainü” culture
3. women’s writings and literati
4. individual writers or works
5. women’s anthology studies
6. women’s poetry clubs and occasional writings

Please send an abstract of 250 words or less to li-guo_at_uiowa.edu by July
27th, 2008.

CFP: [General] Interpreting the Poetry of American Transcendentalism (c. 1800-1860) [Publication & Conference]

updated: 
Saturday, July 19, 2008 - 7:26pm
D. Rabinowitz

Call for Papers: Interpreting the Poetry of American Transcendentalism (c.
1800-1860).

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---> Date of Publication: March 2009

---> Deadline for Submissions: 31 July 2008

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We welcome essays of interest to those concerned with the study of
the poetry of American Transcendentalism and their representatives. Due to
successful fundraising during the past weeks, we are happy to
announce that the two volumes which are to be published in March 2009 will
contain up to 46 scholarly articles on the poetry of the American
Transcendentalism.

CFP: [General] Wizard World University-Texas

updated: 
Thursday, July 17, 2008 - 3:29pm
Peter Coogan

Institute for Comics Studies
Comic Book Convention Conference Series

WIZARD WORLD UNIVERSITY: TEXAS

Arlington Convention Center, Texas November 7-9, 2008

The Institute for Comics Studies is soliciting proposals for presentations,
book talks, slide talks, roundtables, professional-focus discussion panels,
workshops and other panels for Wizard World Universityâ€"Texas, the academic
track of Wizard World Texas.

Panels that include participation by comics industry professionals are
especially encouraged. ICS will provide assistance with recruiting
professionals for participation in WWU-TX panels.

UPDATE: [General] Hip-Hop Around the World (Collection, 8/15)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 - 6:03pm
George Ciccariello-Maher

UPDATED:
SPECIFIC ENTRIES SOUGHT
SMALL PAYMENT POSSIBLE

(Proposals due AUGUST 15th, 2008)

Call for contributors for Hip Hop Around the World: An Encyclopedia, a
two-volume reference set under contract with Greenwood Press. This
collection will consist of 10,000-word essays on the most important hip hop
scenes around the world. I am currently seeking contributors interested in
writing chapters on the following countries and themes:

1.) MEXICO
2.) PUERTO RICO
3.) HAITI
4.) DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

5.) FRANCE
6.) ITALY

7.) SENEGAL
8.) ZIMBABWE
9.) NIGERIA

10.) COLOMBIA
11.) ARGENTINA

12.) IRAN

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

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