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UPDATE: [General] Life Writing and Translations IABA Honolulu Conference

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 - 1:44am
Craig Howes

Call for Papers
The Sixth Biennial International Auto/Biography Association Conference
Honolulu, Hawai'i
June 23-26, 2008
Abstract Deadline: EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 15, 2007

Conference Topic: Life Writing and Translations

The Center for Biographical Research and the International Auto/Biography
Association invite scholars from around the world to attend the sixth
IABA conference, which will be held at the East-West Center, next to the
campus of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa, in Honolulu.

CFP: [General] 2008 National Coalition of Independent Scholars Conference

Monday, October 29, 2007 - 3:42pm
Kendra Leonard

The National Coalition of Independent Scholars will hold its 2008 Biennial
Conference from October 24-26, 2008, at the Graduate Theological Union in
Berkeley, California. We welcome participation by all scholars whose
research is not supported by employment in an academic or research
institution; this includes adjunct faculty and graduate students.
Presenters need not be members of NCIS.
The Program Committee invites proposals for individual papers, formal
sessions, and short panel discussions for either the practical track, on
independent scholarship itself; or the scholarly track, focusing on
presenters’ individual research and findings.

CFP: [General] Canadian and Quebec Literatures (Congress 2008)

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 - 7:20pm
Deena Rymhs

Call for Papers / Appel à communications

The Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures (ACQL)
Association des littératures canadienne et québécoise (ALCQ)

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
University of British Columbia
31 May-2 June 2008

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Writing and Reading Beyond Borders

CFP: [General] Michigan Academy Language and Literature Section

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 - 2:36am
Maureen Thum

Language and Literature Section of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts,
and Letters

Call for papers in British, American, Ethnic, Comparative literature,
literature and film; Literature and popular culture; Interdisciplinary
approaches to Literature; Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Literature
and culture; Shakespeare and the Renaissance. All periods and genres of
literature are welcome.

Send 200 Word Abstracts by email to Maureen Thum, Chair, Lang

Abstract due date: November 6, 2007

Date of Conference: March 7, 2008
Location: Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan U.S.A.

CFP: [General] Fashioning Postmodern/Postcolonial Bodies

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 - 8:04am
Monica Germana

Fashioning Postmodern/Postcolonial Bodies

Westminster University,

5-6 September 2008

Call for Papers

We are seeking papers exploring the intersections of fashion and
literature in postmodern/postcolonial cultures. Possible topics include
(but are not limited to):

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•Global Fashions
•Dress Policies

Please send 500 words abstracts and any queries to:

Dr Monica Germanà,